Fashion & Style

Under normal circumstances, asking the question, “How are you?” would likely render a habitual response. “Fine.” But as 2020—and the first few weeks of 2021—proved, there’s nothing normal about the current state of the world. Posing the same question to the famed fashion editor and author of The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir, André Leon Talley
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She was Prince’s muse, a former member of President Obama’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, inspired a documentary, starred in a Disney film…and so much more. As the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland is a legend. She broke the ballerina mold and fought for diversity on and
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At the beginning of quarantine, everyone hopped on Instagram Live, including the fashion industry. Designers sought out new ways to connect with their customers digitally in every form imaginable. They streamed concerts performed by brand ambassadors. Digital workshops were held on Zoom, teaching us how to illustrate like an artist. Your favorite creative directors shared
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Back in September 2020 before election results were announced (and baselessly questioned), Believe in Better merchandise was launched in support of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, urging everyone to vote. Designers from Thom Browne to Carly Cushnie backed the campaign in support of the candidates. Now that the inauguration is on the
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While it seems that our timelines are constantly being bombarded with bad news, perhaps Coach’s latest campaign offers an antidote to temporarily distract us from our woes. Looking to illuminate the silver lining, “Coach it Forward” is the brand’s latest interactive advertising campaign for its spring 2021 collection, honing in on the power of positivity.
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Dennis Leupold/Labyrinth of Collages Nothing says self-love like a new ensemble from Savage X Fenty. Luckily, the Valentine’s Day drop debuts on January 14 and offers several pretty little things to invest in. The brand partnered with collage artist Labyrinth of Collages, which has fashioned inventive assortments surrounding celebs including Zoe Kravitz, Zendaya, and Harry
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You know that saying about how anything Fred Astaire did, Ginger Rogers did backward and in high heels? It comes to mind as Jodie Turner-Smith recounts filming the action movie Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse while in her second trimester of pregnancy—something her costars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell were quite assuredly not dealing with.
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David M. BenettGetty Images British supermodel Stella Tennant died suddenly on Tuesday, five days after her 50th birthday on December 17, her family confirmed. “It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020,” the family wrote in a statement, according to The Guardian. “Stella was a wonderful
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Of the three hoodies featured in DKNY’s #StateOfMind campaign—the Risk Takers, the Work Ethic, and the Hustle—it’s the Work Ethic hoodie that musical duo and DKNY’s holiday partners Chloe and Halle keep returning to. Emblazoned on the front is a quote that reads: “Do not be fooled by this hoodie. There is nothing ‘business casual’
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Dominique CharriauGetty Images Courtesy Medium Lady D-Lite Bag Dior dior.com Since its debut in 1995, the Lady Dior bag has remained a hallmark in the fashion house’s lineup. The Lady Dior bag became synonymous with the woman it was named after—Lady Diana, Princess of Wales—thanks to its elegance, playfulness, and beauty. Leaning into the bag’s
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Courtesy of Saint Laurent Fashion in 2020 has taken a turn. We traded in heels for slippers and dressed up to go nowhere. Designers reimagined the spring-summer 2021 season into digital presentations, masked events, staged runways, or opted out of showing altogether. Those that did were creative, but the successful collections were the ones empathetic
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In ELLE.com’s series Unexpected Expert, we’re going straight to the source to find out which items are actually worth your hard-earned cash. . It wasn’t long into the pandemic that a common balm for coping with quarantine emerged: walking. In cities and in suburbs, the relatively-safe outdoor activity (when masked and distanced from others) has
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