Month: February 2021

Paul Massey/Shutterstock “Enter the Era of Elegance,” read the cover line of Harper’s BAZAAR‘s September 1992 issue, and it was models who represented this credo. From ’80s powerhouses like Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, and Cindy Crawford to newcomers like Kate Moss, Alek Wek, and Jenny Shimizu, these diverse beauties superseded the close, esoteric confines, stepping
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Photography courtesy of The Second Co.Including SophieGrace’s RBG tee. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date February 26, 2021 From a fresh selection of lounge apparel by The Second Co. to SophieGrace’s RBG tee, catch up on the Canadian fashion news you might have missed. Toronto’s The Second Co. introduces apparel next week Photography courtesy of The
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The “basic bitch”—the hypothetical mindless consumer of mass cultural distractions like pumpkin spice lattes, Lululemon, and old Celine bags—has haunted fashion for nearly a decade now, turning designers’ carefully considered, most artistic output into items to be catalogued and over-consumed. For the most part, menswear has remained blissfully free of the basic bitch. While the
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Photography via instagram.com/withlovetikaWelcome to My Story, a weekly series dedicated to creatives of colour and their paths to success. By championing these diverse stories and backgrounds, we hope that our cultural conversations will expand and that respect for our differences will flourish. By Souzan Michael Galway Date February 26, 2021 Five years ago, multidisciplinary artist
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The joint efforts of Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons have not gone unnoticed. The very opposite, in fact—they’re all anyone can talk about. Since the announcement [hyperlink https://www.elle.com/fashion/a31067150/raf-simons-prada-co-creative-director/] of their co-creative director titles in February 2020, right before the COVID-19 led to global lockdowns, the runway has drastically changed. Their debut collection last September came
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Photography via BECCA CosmeticsThe brand that paved the way for natural, lit-from-within beauty is officially closing its doors come September 2021. By Meaghan Wray Date February 25, 2021 Becca Cosmetics, the brand responsible for see-them-from-space highlighted cheekbones, is the latest company to be hit hard by COVID-19. On February 24, the influential beauty brand announced
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What do you do after conquering YouTube? Since Emma Chamberlain’s rise to internet superstardom, the 19-year-old is still making viral videos for her 10 million subscribers but added more gigs onto her already impressive resume. Her own coffee company? Check. A fashion partnership with Louis Vuitton? Check. Chamberlain’s latest role finds her in the beauty
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Sound the alarm! Todd Snyder just knocked nearly 30% off a grip of their collaborative Champion sweats. You know the ones we mean: Todd Snyder + Champion’s hoodies, sweatshirts, sweatpants, and tees consistently rank among our absolute favorites. Their upgraded materials and top-notch construction are so good, they’ll make you question every prior sweat purchase
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But Angelo apologized, nonetheless, not quite satisfied with what he’d done thus far in such a short time. “Collection was done in two months,” he said. That was January 2020. What a time to launch a new business! But 4S Designs is something special. Something totally new at the level of scale and ambition of
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Kinsee Morlan was working 12-hour days, which really meant she spent 12 hours each day searching for 20-minute pockets when she could get her actual job done between running her household and overseeing distance learning for her two young sons. Every morning, she gets the kids fed and dressed, helps them log onto their virtual
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Songs, memes, and listicles have all been known to go viral—but a sweater? After Harry Styles wore one of JW Anderson’s patchwork knit pieces and fans began re-creating it en masse on TikTok, the designer decided to release the pattern and instructions to the public. The idea, Anderson explains, was “to help promote this idea
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Andre Walker is a New York classic—the kind of person who is anywhere anything cool is happening. The Ditmas Park-born fashion designer was a star of New York’s downtown fashion seen in the ’80s and ’90s—his wry collections included styles with names like “Boring wrap dress”—and has been a longtime friend and onetime consultant to
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COURTESY PARFUMS CHRISTIAN DIOR When I first met Dior master perfumer François Demachy in 2019 at a fragrance launch event in New York City, I was utterly starstruck—his hands (and nose) were part of a formative part of my teenage years. At age 14, my dad had taken me shopping at Neiman Marcus to choose
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