Month: January 2019

In the poetic words of Kimberly “Sweet Brown” Wilkins, “Ain’t nobody got time for that.” We all don’t have enough time. This is just a fact. Before critics of my time management skills start citing “How I Hacked Time” articles and “I’m a Mom of 17 Who Meal Preps, Works Out, and Travels in the
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Getty ImagesMarc Piasecki Please hold all other news for the next 24 hours, because Celine Dion just rendered half the internet incapable of moving after debuting her latest Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week look. While arriving at the Folies Bergere Music Hall in Paris, Dion channeled her inner chic flight attendant with Alexandre Vauthier Haute
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The urbanist’s approach to going coastal? A neutral color palette punctuated by animal prints and carefree leather fringe. Gown, knit brief, choker, all, Dior. CHRIS COLLS Leather vest, Coach 1941, $2,000. Bikini bottom, Melissa Odabash, $123. CHRIS COLLS Viscose jersey dress, Roberto Cavalli, $2,450. Brass hoop earrings, Laura Lombardi, $120. Bronze cuff, Joanna Laura Constantine,
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FOR VACATION A bright dress like this pairs well with white accessories, but try a bolder look with even more color. Search for elevated takes on beach classics: a beaded bag over straw, lucite heels instead of espadrilles, and load up on jewelry. Prabal Gurung Tie Dye Midi Dress, $1,795; modaoperandi.com Rejina Pyo Zoe Perspex
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For Hold That’ll Keep Your Blowout for Days Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray nordstrom.com $22.00 There’s a reason this spray has reach cult-favorite status. It adds some grit to the hair so you get texture, but it also has a really strong hold (so strong it can extend the length of your blowout to one, two,
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STEAL: DR BRONNER’S PURE-CASTILE LIQUID SOAP PEPPERMINT Dr. Bronner’s amazon.com $15.01 I recently bought the big daddy bottle of this product and it’s literally lasted me a year! Dr. Bronner’s uses all natural ingredients—organic hemp, olive, coconut oil, and peppermint oil—to create the pure castile soap, so no synthetic detergents or preservatives in this product! Note: Because its so natural
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Some days you’re the glamorous Princess of Genovia. Other days, frizz makes you feel like a pre-makeover Mia Thermopolis. Blame humidity or DNA (shoutout to my fellow curly-haired queens), but whatever the source, the frizz requires management skills. Los Angeles-based hairstylists Michael Dueñas and Caile Noble shared some of the best tips, tricks, and products
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For Natural Hair Vernon Francois Whipped Deep Conditoner sephora.com $39.00 Vernon Francois, the curl expert behind Lupita Nyong’o’s brilliant natural looks on the red carpet, formulated this treatment to “whip” hair back into shape. Even the most damaged of strands will benefit from this cocktail of jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, and strengthening keratin amino
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Getty ImagesDominique Charriau The Giambattista Valli runway was awash with voluminous, extra AF frocks, because everyone knows when it comes to the Italian designer’s dreamy creations, there’s no such thing as too much tulle. The designer took a deep dive into the ’80s for the house’s spring 2019 collection, bringing back the off-the-shoulder necklines, high-low
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There’s something almost mythical about red lipstick. Here, five writers attempt to unpack its power to shield, embolden, and transform. For Freedom Vivek ShrayaMusician, poet, and author of I’m Afraid of Men A common stereotype about trans people is that they suffer from “special snowflake syndrome,” but I am actually quite content to be a
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Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, the married Dutch photography team, have worked together for 32 years, shooting for every household name in luxury, from Gucci to Louis Vuitton to Saint Laurent. But it was only recently that they were handed their dream assignment. And, surprisingly, it wasn’t for a fashion brand. The duo was
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