Fashion

Stephane Cardinale – CorbisGetty Images As a society, we tend to look at fashion through rose-colored, obnoxiously tiny sunglasses. The accessibility of Instagram influencers wearing the latest runway garbs and the immediacy of fast fashion makes us consume trends faster than ever. We participate before common sense kicks in. We line up to buy questionable
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As a Tall Girl™, I struggle firsthand when shopping for denim that extends past my ankles, or sweaters that cover my wrists. Dressing for summer is feasible, but cold weather present stylistic, shall we say, shortcomings, for taller women. The U.S. Department of Health determined that the average height for an American woman is 5’4”,
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Alex John Beck The holidays are fast approaching, and while you shop for all of your friends and family, why not treat yourself to a little something special? We’ve gathered up six winter style essentials, from the shoe that will define an outfit to the it-bag you’ll be wearing all season long. Gift yourself these
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Courtesy Wool Trousers Frankie Shop thefrankieshop.com $189.00 When you think of style icons, Bernie Sanders is probably low on your list. I’m not referencing campaign trail Bernie, with his hypebeast parka and sleek navy suit. I’m all about Bernie off-duty: the one who visits Ariana Grande concerts or walks around in stained button downs. His
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She’s collaborated with Usher and Tyler the Creator, but when it comes to her personal style icons, Malaysian singer/songwriter Yuna is strictly with the girls. A little Gwen Stefani and a lot Audrey Hepburn, the pop star (who boasts more than 750,000 followers on Instagram alone) looks to these women, plus the ‘90s and ‘00s
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As a culture, we’ve decided that with the stroke of November 1, the holiday season officially begins. (So long, spooky season.) However, there’s nothing spookier than tackling your holiday shopping list. In a society that considers binging a whole season of a Netflix series a days work, why not conquer your yuletide to-dos in two?
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Every day on the job is different for 25-year-old Hannah Miller—and that’s how she likes it. “I couldn’t just sit at a desk all day—I would go crazy,” she says. Miller is a photo producer for Hearst Digital, where she produces all of the branded content shoots (including for ELLE)! “It’s nice always being on
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Every once in a while, the iconic picture of Cher Horowitz standing ankle-deep in a sea of clothing on her bedroom floor circulates on social media and I’m reminded of exactly what my bedroom looks like…anytime I get dressed. After about two-to-three outfit try-ons, I usually admit defeat and settle on something either super comfy—tracksuits
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Christian VierigGetty Images “I had a C-section, so I was nervous to wear jeans at all,” said art history professor Meredith Greif. The simple task of finding well-fitting postpartum clothes—beyond a comfy pair of leggings—can be utterly monumental. Between sleep deprivation and the tremendous change your body and psyche undergo, fashion might not be your
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Chic winter shoes can seem like an oxymoron. When temperatures drop, we’re not eager to reach for stilettos because come snowfall, moon boots are about as sexy as we’re getting. Thankfully on the runways of Prada, Bottega Veneta, and others, designers prioritized functional footwear and didn’t sacrifice style. And just to get real inside baseball,
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“It doesn’t matter how many times you see her. It’s always special,” says Diane von Furstenberg. She’s not talking about a supermodel or a socialite, but a very different kind of muse: the Statue of Liberty, which has been an object of fascination for the designer since she first glimpsed it upon her arrival in
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Courtesy AirPods Pro Apple apple.com $249.00 As an AirPods convert—now enthusiast—I once held reservations about the divisive product. But slowly, something happened. Everyone from Kristen Stewart to Henry Golding were fans, and eventually I accepted that AirPods are not just cool, but sexy. I wrote about my scientific findings proving that AirPods maketh the hot
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Anthony Xavier There are some boots that will never go out of style. This reason in itself justifies the investment—if it’s something you can wear for years, it’s absolutely worth the splurge. But how do you make something so timeless feel fresh? We asked style influencer Brittany Xavier to style four classic boot silhouettes in
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Edward BerthelotGetty Images People are shopping secondhand now more than ever. The recommerce industry has seen some major growth: ThredUp’s 2019 Resale Report gave the resale clothing market a current valuation of $24 billion, and that is projected to more than double in the next five years. In the handbag industry in particular, an Hermes
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For the millions of converts to clothing rental platforms like Rent the Runway, Le Tote and Gwynnie Bee, trying out the latest trends without destroying the planet is a big part of the allure. I recently leased a gold sequin skirt and a ruffled red dress for date night—the kind of wear-it-once styles documented on
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