Month: August 2020

If quarantine has you sick of sweatpants and oversized t-shirts, it’s time to invest in the next best thing that’s equally as comfortable and reliable: silk pajamas. Don’t sleep on the power of a good pair of pjs. Proper sleepwear not only helps you sleep peacefully, but slipping into a soft, color-coordinated outfit makes you
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Whether 2020 is bringing out your minimalist side or your wildest fashion instincts, we’re all in this—and our face masks—together. Here are the biggest fits of the week coming to you from backyards, hiking trails, and the MTV Video Music Awards.  Pharrell A little outdoorsy, a little unhinged? A textbook quar fit.  Michael Lockley Spice
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Photography by Noelle Sagher.The beadwork artist launches a fresh batch of earrings at 8pm EST. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date August 31, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter “My interest in beadwork came from looking at my family beadwork, my background and my identity,” says Bronwyn Butterfield, the Métis-identifying artist whose jewellery features natural and geometric motifs mainly
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Rosalía is officially entering the beauty game. After conquering the music world earlier this year at the Grammy’s, the singer and ELLE summer cover star is MAC’s newest VIVA GLAM Ambassador. “The Barcelona-born singer, songwriter and record producer embodies passion, courage and originality that inspires us and her fans across the world,” MAC announced in
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CW: Nigel Thornberry. Pleated safari shorts? Hell yeah. Also, my life changed when Frank Ocean wore those sparkly Comme des Garçons basketball shorts. WB: Harry Styles. This is non-negotiable. MG: Picasso and Harry Styles. SH: Anyone born before the ’70s. CS: Steve McQueen for the famous Dominis photos, but also some shots in The Thomas
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Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images Of course Keke Palmer went big. To prepare for hosting the MTV Video Music Awards this year, Palmer took more than 10 precautionary COVID-19 tests to ensure she’d be in top form for the big night. Given her devotion to making sure she’s healthy onstage, we knew she had something
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Rich Fury/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images The first-ever major award show red carpet during the coronavirus pandemic is happening tonight in New York City. This year’s MTV VMAs are happening outdoors throughout the city, so photos are coming from all different locations instead of one central spot (and some were shot ahead of time, as celebs
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During Mad Men’s heyday, Jon Hamm’s Don Draper was the man your man wanted to dress like: the generic-but-expertly-tailored suits, the skinny ties, the pocket squares, the tie bars. The show’s run from 2007 to 2015 was a boom time for your local haberdashery and perfectly coincided with the boys-have-swag-men-have-class era. Draper’s watches, too, were
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Photograph courtesy of Brunette x Juicy CoutureWe spoke with creative director and CEO Miriam Alden to get the lowdown on the new pieces. By Maddison Glendinning Date August 28, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter This week, Vancouver-based apparel brand Brunette launched its second limited edition collaboration with Juicy Couture. Brimming with ‘gram-worthy tie-dye prints in pastel hues
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New York Fashion Week will go forward, but with a new format. The Council of Fashion Designers of America has released the official lineup for the spring 2021 season, along with a digital initiative that will allow designers to present their collections to both industry professionals and the general public. Titled Runway360, the platform is
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Photography via Kiwi CollectionMinutes from the Louvre, Opera Garnier and Galeries Lafayette, what more could we ask for from this hidden gem? By Eliza Grossman Date August 27, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Fact: There’s no shortage of architectural eye candy in Paris. It’s this neoclassical style, thanks to Baron Haussmann’s city overhaul in the latter half of
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Merch is so ingrained within the world of album releases that practically every new record also gives birth to a T-shirt line. (In recent years, the practice of bundling limited tees with album purchases to goose chart numbers has given rise to even more merch.) Lots of artists have done it: Travis Scott, Taylor Swift,
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Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImageThe ‘Never Have I Ever’ star is teaming up with Gillette Venus to normalize all skin types and textures on National Beach Day. By Maddison Glendinning Date August 27, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter “I feel a sense of responsibility to be part of the fight for authentic representation of all identities,” actress Maitreyi
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GABRIEL BOUYSGetty Images Jil Sander has rekindled her relationship with Uniqlo. This October, the celebrated German designer will release a new collection for men and women under +J, a line that the Japan-based retailer produced from 2009 to 2011. Indeed, it has been a little less than a decade since Sander lent her talents to
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Back in January, or a full lifetime ago in the year 2020, the Black girl coalition at ELLE.com—Nerisha Penrose, Angel Lenise, and I—came together to create an editorial package centering the joy and beauty of our communities. The brief was simple: How can we use our platform to spotlight the beauty of Blackness in all
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The Tyler Twins Since its inception, the hair care industry in America has been rooted in the idea that Black hair, in its natural state, is unacceptable. Our great-grandfather Garret A. Morgan, an inventor known as “the Black Edison,” was one of the first people to discover chemical relaxers. His company, G.A. Morgan’s Hair Refiner,
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IMAXTREE.COM Don’t you feel more in control of your life when your nails look amazing? I know I do. Nail lacquer is a great way to create a polished appearance. But if you fail to invest in the proper products to keep them healthy, you’ll ultimately stunt their growth, make them brittle, and cause them
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