“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Coco Chanel’s now-famous piece of style advice has transcended decades of style evolutions, serving many of us well on date nights, for prom, and even at the occasional job interview. Enter: TikTok LGBTQ+ Trailblazer and self-described icon Kenneth Pabon, whose personal style mantra is all about doing the most every single day. Known for his signature dating advice videos and his “How to Be Iconic” series with his mom, Patti, Kenneth is no stranger to bright colors, bold prints, and over-the-top accessories. Exhibit A: the four-inch heels, formal high-low dress, and glass of Merlot he regularly works on the treadmill, aka his at-home catwalk.
“Pick out the craziest piece of clothing that you want to wear, and then match everything else to that.”
“It doesn’t have to be Halloween to wear a nice costume,” Kenneth said … Read the rest
Today marks the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, a time to celebrate the richness of Indigenous culture while recognizing there is still much work that needs to be done in regards to reconciliation. Through fashion, music and comedy (among other things), Indigenous content creators have been educating people through their social media platforms — and we can’t get enough. To help you get started, here is a list of five creators who are amplifying Indigenous stories through their lived experiences and sharing it on TikTok.
Marika Sila (@thatwarriorprincess)
@thatwarriorprincessGuess which part was more fun to play? 🐒 The receptionist? Or the Queen? 👑 ##nativeamerican ##culture ##indigenous ##inuit ##feminist♬ The Queen is Coming – Seth Sanker
Marika Sila is an Inuit actress from Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories, best known for her lead role as sergeant Yuka Mongoyak in The Twilight Zone. In her videos, you will … Read the rest
If I was asked to name a retailer with more organizational items in one place than Amazon, I don’t think I’d be able to do it. It’s truly a one-stop-shop for every useful item you could possibly need in life. And that’s probably why I was placing daily Amazon orders after I moved last year. Whether it’s your closet, kitchen, desk, or laundry that needs organizing, there’s something for every need.
Given that it’s Prime Day and you’re probably shopping on Amazon anyway, what better time to add some of those useful organizational items you know you’ve been needing to your cart? Of the items rounded up below, I can personally attest to some of them, and others have great reviews, so you can shop with confidence. You’ll notice that some of the items I chose aren’t strictly organizational, but they’re very useful and definitely made my life easier, so … Read the rest
The Scented Market launches hand sanitizers in summery scents
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Canada’s own The Scented Market has just launched three new hand sanitizers in irresistibly summery scents (Beach Day, Raspberry Bush and Peaches), expanding their already impressive offering of hand sanitizers (all approved by Health Canada, of course). The new summer scents are also available in the brand’s bath bombs, hand soaps and more.
Kosas’s Good Body Skin AHA + Enzyme Exfoliating Body Wash is here
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This past week, clean beauty fave Kosas launched Good Body Skin AHA + Enzyme Exfoliating Body Wash, a daily exfoliating gel body cleanser that’s loaded with AHAs (a combo of glycolic, lactic and mandelic acids) and fruit enzymes (papaya and pineapple, to be exact) to … Read the rest
The vast world of beauty products can be overwhelming. Whether you seek advice from experts on Instagram, influencers on TikTok, or even our own editors, determining what products are actually worth your time—and investment—can be daunting.
Fortunately, instead of cobbling together a spreadsheet with finds from the For You page on TikTok or filling up your cart through Instagram’s shopping feature, someone, or rather something, has done the heavy lifting for you. That’s right—Amazon has aggregated the most viral, top-selling products into a single handy Internet Famous landing page that is easy to filter by category and price, which, most importantly, makes it even easier to add things to your cart so you can experience these buzzworthy products for yourself while stocking up on Prime Day tomorrow.
With that in mind, we sifted through the four pages of viral products to unearth 33 of the most affordable (and efficacious) beauty … Read the rest
It was a busy week in the fashion world. In keeping with her enduring focus on sustainability, Stella McCartney delivered her Fall 2021 lineup with a fantastical presentation of fashionable animals. Also aiming to make the future of fashion a little greener, Allbirds added hemp fabric to its roster of natural materials for their new summer line. Plus, Afterpay is blurring the lines with a genderless shopping platform. Read on to find out more about what global changemakers are doing to make the fashion world a better place.
Stella McCartney’s Fall 2021 collection is a direct nod to animal cruelty
Enter a world where animals and humans coexist as equals with Stella McCartney’s Fall 2021 campaign “Our Time Has Come.” This dream-like display of stylish animals rewilding in London (wearing McCartney’s Fall 2021 clothing, of course) communicates a message that animals are our equals. Think: … Read the rest
My summer is looking a bit different this year: I don’t have any international getaways planned, all of my group trips are on hiatus, and now my patio has become my source of capturing that vacation feeling. As I sit on my outdoor chairs and sip on a homemade (and poorly mixed) cocktail, in my mind it’s an Aperol Spritz and I’m aboard a yacht along the pastel shores of the Amalfi Coast. It’s a bit of a stretch, and a long way from anywhere in Italy, but what’s been helping me at least transport there mentally, is wearing a chic designer bikini.
As much as I love a good bargain, even I succumb to the beauty of a designer swimsuit. From the luxurious-looking fabrics to the one-of-a-kind details, it’s really hard to pass up a fancy bikini when the design is right. Right now, I’ve been loving brands like … Read the rest
Victoria’s Secret is shedding its angel wings for something stronger. On June 16, the lingerie brand announced that its next chapter will be led by influential individuals across various industries. Pro athlete Megan Rapinoe, actress Priyanka Chopra, photographer Amanda de Cadenet, skier Eileen Gu, and models Adut Akech, Paloma Elsesser, and Valentina Sampaio make up Victoria’s Secret’s new partnership platform: VS Collective.
“We are proud to announce an exciting new partnership platform, #TheVSCollective, designed to shape the future of Victoria’s Secret,” the brand wrote on Instagram Wednesday. “These extraordinary partners, with their unique backgrounds, interests and passions will collaborate with us to create revolutionary product collections, compelling and inspiring content, new internal associate programs and rally support for causes vital to women.”
Victoria’s Secret’s revamped direction comes after years of criticism over the brand’s lack of body diversity. Its controversial annual fashion show saw its last year in 2018, around … Read the rest
After premiering in April 2020, Netflix’s Never Have I Ever quickly became a beloved quarantine comfort show. The binge-worthy dramedy, written by actor Mindy Kaling, is a coming-of-age story about Devi (played by Mississauga-born actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), a first-generation Indian American teen who’s trying to establish a cool girl image at her high school. The show follows Devi’s experiences dealing with her overbearing yet loving mother, her father’s recent passing, and her challenges trying to reach certain milestones of adulthood (like losing her virginity), with every episode full of the the classic Mindy Kaling humour we know and love.
The show received countless accolades for its debut season, so it’s unsurprising that it’s is coming back for season two this summer. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming season of Never Have I Ever.
What is the Never Have I Ever season 2 release date?
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