Fashion & Style

Supermodel Emily Ratajkowski is the poster girl (literally) for a lot of things: Countless ad campaigns, body positivity, toi-et-moi-turned-“just moi” divorce rings…the list goes on. But perhaps most of all, she’s the poster girl for summer. To further solidify her standing as summertime supreme, EmRata has a new campaign with Victoria’s Secret that’s all about
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What’s your ideal setting for some rest and relaxation? For me, it’s a warm bubble bath. The ambiance of a dark, candlelit bathroom and the sound of a running faucet help me totally unwind; it’s almost like an out-of-body experience. Throughout my life, my mom similarly dedicated her “me time” to baths, so it’s no
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What makes an It Bag an It Bag? These days, with oversaturated markets and a deluge of ads on social media, it can be harder to stand out. Back in 2001, however, the fashion calendar was less jam-packed and the opportunity for placements on A-listers felt organic; thus, the birth of an icon occurred: the
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I tore through my apartment like a junkie, craving my ex’s scent. I couldn’t say exactly what that scent was, only that he—we’ll call him X—had one when he was mine. After five years together, X and I had parted just some months earlier. The possibility of a lingering cologne didn’t feel unrealistic. I came
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Last night in Los Angeles, The Fashion Trust U.S., a non-profit that provides grants and strategic mentoring to U.S. designers, hosted their second annual awards ceremony with a star-studded carpet at a private residence. Featuring a special performance by Macy Gray, the event honored brands and individuals with a variety of awards. The night was
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Courtesy, Rati Sahi Levesque In ELLE.com’s monthly series Office Hours, we ask people in powerful positions to take us through their first jobs, worst jobs, and everything in between. This month, we spoke with Rati Sahi Levesque, the president and chief operating officer of The RealReal, the trailblazing e-tail source for secondhand, luxury shopping. Along
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There’s a moment in the life of every clotheshorse when a dedication to sartorial acquisition crosses into a different breed of hunger. For me, for a while, it was an altruistic mission. There I was, in a Thrift Town in San Antonio, Texas, in the late ’90s, a recent transplant from Hong Kong in my
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Consider the humble cactus. A resident of this planet well before humans emerged, outliving both us and the elements, it’s playing nature’s ultimate version of the long game. For Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez Duarte, it also might be the spiky secret to solving fashion’s waste problem. After meeting while studying abroad in Taiwan—and
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In high school, when I wanted to purchase a T-shirt with holes intentionally perforated throughout, my mother was appalled. I garnered the same reaction when I bought a pair of jeans pre-shredded within an inch of their life, my mother in disbelief: “Why spend money on something that’s so destroyed?” Courtesy of Miu MiuA detail
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Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. When she was young and impressionable, Iris Apfel received a backhanded compliment that would change her life. She was told by a department store owner that, well, she wasn’t pretty. But the woman quickly softened the blow. “You have something better.
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