Exactly one week before the 2020 presidential election, Lizzo wanted everyone to know that the last time we were on such a precipice, in 2016, a good portion of America’s eligible voting population did not cast a ballot. The message was particularly clear because the statistic sat atop her head: the numeral 40 and a
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I first heard the siren call 26 days into quarantine. During a 3 a.m. insomnia-induced Instagram scroll, I fixated on Bella Hadid’s 2019 blonde transformation, DM-ing it to ELLE’s beauty and health director with the succinct “Should I?” Apparently, I wasn’t the only one desiring change while in our Groundhog Day–esque shelter-in-place: Rosalía, Emily Ratajkowski,
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2021’s smoothest, shiniest collaboration is coming to you straight from the drugstore beauty aisle. Dove’s Hair Therapy collection is teaming up with Brother Vellies and Fifteen Percent Pledge founder Aurora James for a limited-edition three-piece accessory collection. “Dove was one of the first brands I saw use women with different body shapes in their campaigns
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As Rihanna’s fans beg her to release her highly anticipated album, the singer turned mogul has other plans. The Badgal is adding more business endeavors to the Fenty brand. Her company, Roraj Trade, LLC, recently filed legal documents targeted towards hair care products and tools. On March 3, Rihanna trademarked “Fenty Hair,” a line that
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Courtesy of Dior / @Elina_Kechicheva Dior’s magic is the stuff of fairytales. From its embrace of the feminine mystique to an international, all-star fanbase that includes its newest face, Jisoo of Blackpink, to supernatural growth in sales in 2020 despite a global pandemic, the fashion house knows the power of storytelling. For its fall-winter 2021
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Courtesy of Chanel / Inez & Vinoodh We’ll be the first to admit there are things we don’t miss about fashion week: the rigid, never-ending itinerary; midnight deadlines; frantically searching for a bathroom between shows; the guilt associated with being tired, annoyed and overworked while being part of such a beautiful industry. But one thing
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Courtesy of Louis Vuitton Scientific research claims that the act of planning a trip, one you don’t even intend on taking, boosts dopamine levels the same way actually traveling can. With flight restrictions in play and the population still largely unvaccinated, the very thought of venturing outside of your country—hell, out of your borough—can induce
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Craig BarrittGetty Images Brandon Maxwell has quite the resume, from designing for Michelle Obama to Lady Gaga to his designs draping the bodies of Meghan Markle, Regina King, Anne Hathaway, and more. But before he was a purveyor of high-end fashion, he spent much of his childhood shopping for goods in Walmart. Today, Maxwell becomes
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There are few bags that stand the test of time better than a Chanel. Specifically, the Chanel 11.12 comes to mind when one even thinks of an iconic style. Colloquially known as the flap bag, the design first came on the scene in the ‘80s, when Karl Lagerfeld reimagined the house’s signature 2.55 (which was
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