In less than two weeks, Kamala Harris will make history as the first Black woman and first South Asian American woman sworn in as vice president of the United States. To mark such a momentous achievement, Vogue featured the politician as its February 2021 cover star, but the publication’s leaked cover quickly drew criticism. According to internet commentators, the styling and lighting didn’t reflect the powerful position Kamala will soon hold.

With photographer Tyler Mitchell behind the camera, Kamala posed in a black Donald Deal suit and her signature Converse sneakers for Vogue‘s print cover. She honored her Alpha Kappa Alpha roots with a strand of pearls as she stood against a draping pink and green background, signifying the sorority’s colors.

However, critics described the cover as “awkward” and said the lighting “washed out” our future VP. They also questioned the magazine’s decision to feature Kamala in … Read the rest

Sex and The City: torna la serie tv cult

Sì, è ufficiale. I fan che hanno atteso pazientemente il ritorno di Sex and the City possono sorridere. Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker e Kristin Davis hanno condiviso un nuovo mini video per annunciare “And Just Like That”, il prossimo capitolo dell'amatissima serie tv.

“Non ho potuto fare a meno di chiedermi … dove sono adesso?”, scrive nel post Sarah Jessica Parker, aggiungendo gli hashtag che di sicuro sono già trending sulle piattaforme social: #AndJustLikeThat #SATCNextChapter". Nel breve video, in cui si riconoscono le strade di New York, possiamo sentire Carrie  mentre scrive al computer: "E proprio così …". Le parole appaiono sullo schermo, seguite da "la storia continua …".

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Miranda, Carrie e Charlotte saranno le protagoniste del nuovo capitolo di Sex and The City

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La nuova serie segue Carrie, Miranda

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This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. With these insider tricks in mind, go ahead and show off to all your Instagram followers.

Every time I open up Instagram, I see a perfectly positioned model or influencer showing off their outfit. Without fail, I assume the seemingly perfect photo was effortless to capture. I always take it for granted that the person in the photo is naturally photogenic (and that if I’m not naturally photogenic, I’d never be able to pull off the same photo). But guess what: That couldn’t be further from the truth. Anyone who frequently has their photo taken just knows what works for them, mostly from trial and error.

For Instagram’s director of fashion partnerships, Eva Chen, it’s her baby giraffe pose, while the Barbie feet pose is a favorite among celebs and models everywhere. It’s no big secret how … Read the rest

Meet Everist, a Local Haircare Line of Eco-Friendly In-Shower Pastes

Courtesy of Everist

Clean, waterless and zero-waste. These three big terms are what pushed Toronto-based founders Jayme Jenkins and Jessica Stevenson, who both hail from Big Beauty (think: stints at Giorgio Aramni, Revlon and YSL) to set out on their own and disrupt the industry with their new brand, Everist, a line consisting of patent-pending shampoo and conditioner pastes that officially became available for pre-order earlier this week. “One thing we saw from the inside is this consumer demand for cleaner alternatives and more sustainable options from these big brands. We both tried to influence from the inside, but we just found it super difficult to steer the direction,” says Jenkins. “We decided if we wanted to see something come to life, we had to do it ourselves.” For the duo, the biggest area in need of an eco-friendly … Read the rest

The Queen’s Gambit is Netflix’s most watched series to date. Chess master Beth Harmon (played by Anya Taylor-Joy) captivated viewers with her wit, passion, and intensity, but it was her ’60s wardrobe designed and sourced by costumer Gabrielle Binder that gave the series its iconic element. Wonder where the costumes are now? Taylor-Joy stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to share how she was gifted all of her character’s outfits, her affinity with Beth Harmon, and why she sadly won’t be able to wear any of those gorgeous clothes.

“When I first read the book, I was so in love with Beth, instantly”, Taylor-Joy told Colbert. “And I think people follow passion, so I felt impassioned by chess when I finished reading the book. However, that being said, I think there’s thinking something will go down well and then there’s the mind-boggling numbers that you’ve just … Read the rest

Fashion photography has long-shared an inextricable relationship with the allure of exotic animals—which have long-been thought to heighten a brand’s appeal and intensify its symbols and codes of exclusivity. 

In a bid to construct a lucid fantasy-driven world, where haute couture is balanced and buoyed by its proximity to rare animals fashion photographers’ have sought out exotic locales and breeds with the same fervency, ever since fashion magazines have existed. For Vogue’s January 1926 issue, an illustrative cover depicted a model in a green gown, riding horseback on a zebra. For the better part of the 1960s and 70s, models like Apollonia and Lilly Daché were photographed time and time again dining with cheetahs (shot by Leombruno-Bodi) and lounging on the backs of giant turtles in Seychelles (captured by Norman Parkinson and styled by Grace Coddington). 

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A zebra and giraffes on the cover of “Vogue”, January 1926.
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There is nothing quite like living in swimsuit season all year round. I recently relocated to Miami from New York, and I have to admit, I often find myself reflecting on why I didn’t make the move sooner. From discovering emerging swimwear designers to wear-testing the latest trends, I am undoubtedly bikini-obsessed. After being an editor in the swimwear industry for over six years, fully immersing myself in the world of swim, at times, it feels like I have truly seen it all. However, I am pleasantly proven wrong season after season as swim takes on new silhouettes (sometimes rather shocking ones),  innovative printing techniques, and rare fabrications.

In 2021, beloved swimwear trends are getting a much-needed makeover—think sophisticated animal prints and soft-to-touch comforting fabrics. There is something about swim that instantly elevates your mood, perhaps because they symbolize warm summer days or nostalgic vacation memories. Read the rest

Ok, so maybe we haven’t landed on what “New year, new you” means in 2021 quite yet. To help us gather our thoughts, we’ve rounded up the recent fashion news that will help you sweat, stay cozy and find some positivity right now – from the Smash + Tess collab with Brunette the Label to Acne Studios’s latest upcycled collection.

Smash + Tess has teamed up with Brunette the Label on a WFH wardrobe staple

Photography courtesy of Smash + Tess.

Loungewear lovers, rejoice! Two female-founded Canadian brands, Smash + Tess and Brunette the Label, have collaborated to create a new romper style that has a ski suit silhouette and comes in two colourways (wild and mild) which will launch on Tuesday, January 12th. “We wanted to find a way to combine the two things both brands do best – rompers and sweatshirts,” says Smash + Tess co-founder and … Read the rest

The search for the ultimate beauty product that can delay aging never seems to end. • Try to go for mens black shoes that would match well with your belt. However, if the belt you would wear is of multi-coloured, then you don’t have to worry about choosing the design or cut of your footwear very carefully. There is no need to struggle to change the minds of those who make a personal choice function as an individual and not as a member of an ethnic family; with the obligations that family membership entails. But we do need to be clear about who chooses to be in the family and who prefers to be an individual or just ‘happens to be Black.’ Understanding this distinction will clarify the kinds of expectations or challenges which might be posed by certain people. It will help us to know who will be an … Read the rest

London Fashion Week is officially starting its new chapter this February. Instead of forecasting what we will be wearing in fall and winter 2021, the British Fashion Council will use LFW February to give us some style inspiration for the spring and summer months that we’re all chuffed about.

Taking place from Friday, Feb. 19 to Tuesday, Feb. 23, London Fashion Week February 2021 will feature both womenswear and menswear collections for a genderless (and soon to be season-less) appreciation of innovative clothing design. Fashion shows, short films, and some exclusive chats with industry leaders will be accessible to everyone with an internet connection through the London Fashion Week digital platform – with a few physical activations being hosted in and around London.

See the full lineup for LFW Feb 2021 ahead before the official schedule is released, and keep reading for a closer look at the nine standout designers … Read the rest