Month: September 2020

To celebrate the countless hours of handcrafted excellence of Zuhair Murad’s Paris and Beirut couture ateliers, the Lebanese couturier is the subject of a new book featured in the 2020-2021 catalogue of luxury publisher Assouline. Written by journalist and fashion critic Alexander Fury, with a foreword by Babeth Djian, editorial director and founder of Numéro
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What is Olivier Rousteing — one of fashion’s youngest, most social media-savvy creative directors — doing trawling through Balmain’s archives, and scouring flea markets, too? He’s not only marking the French house’s 75th anniversary — he’s searching for more DNA, though he’s taken Pierre Balmain’s audaciousness and run with that idea for a decade already.
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Zendaya can pull off nearly anything, and it’s to her credit that this truly enormous lid has not slammed down on her. But it has for sure swollen beyond the point of “dramatic” and into “farcical,” to the point where I cannot look at her and NOT think of this scene from Spaceballs. Or, almost
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This year has offered a rare opportunity for many artists to slow down, reflect on what they value most, and delve deeper into their creative process. “Coming up for air,” (followed by a turtle emoji) is how rising star, Oyinda, describes the current state of her creativity in an Instagram bio. But for the London-bred,
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With a new season comes new drink orders, footwear choices, makeup, and, of course, hair-color options. My color chameleons feel me: Fall would be way less fun without some fresh new hues to choose from. As we mourn the (naturally or not-so-naturally) sun-kissed strands we wore for the last few months, there’s nothing like a
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Just when you thought 2020 had no surprises left, Biden Beauty enters the chat. The latest beauty venture isn’t associated with presidential nominee Joe Biden himself, although he and Harris have reportedly given the mystery brand their seal of approval, according to Fashionista. Instead, it’s backed by a mystery figure with a political agenda. Courtesy
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Marie-Christine Statz felt it was time to reveal a softer, more vulnerable side to Gauchere. To wit: She staged her socially distanced show at the Espace Commines as a “decompression ceremony” scented with burning palo santo and to the sound of shamanic drumming by “energy ceremonialist” John James. Rituals aside, her tailored uniform took on
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This is another reader request, and friends — I live to serve. I also hope that by putting this intel out into the universe, I am somehow magicking some rain to California, where we desperately need it and have NONE en route. So, in researching this, it came to my attention that there are a
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When Kerby Jean-Raymond joined forces with Reebok in 2017, the Pyer Moss designer had one job: to create a sneaker and a few clothing items to support the shoe’s debut. That inaugural collection blossomed into an ongoing partnership between the two brands that spawned several collections and sneakers. After making an indelible mark on the
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Getty Images Thompson and her team were ready to head inside (to the air conditioning!) and felt safe doing so when given the green light by the state. Thompson feels optimistic Governor Newsom won’t shut salons down again. “As licensed professionals, we are trained in sanitation, especially in preventing the spread of infection and disease,”
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Every year, Net-a-Porter announces the brands that it’s backing for global success that season, and considering that it’s regarded by fashion editors as an authority on fashion’s up-and-comers, this is something we sit up and pay attention to. The Vanguard global mentorship program might be a new initiative, but it’s a brilliant a way to support young designers, and of course, a chance for
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The 2020 presidential election is getting an unexpected new player: a beauty brand. Today, Biden Beauty is launching online with the aim of leveraging the vast beauty community to encourage voters to support former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign. The beauty brand is launching with one product, the Biden Beat,
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While every member of the Who What Wear team possesses their own distinctive sense of style, there are a few fashion items that transcend our differing tastes, including jumpers. A definitive cold-weather Brit staple, the humble jumper has been unwavering in its appeal over the decades, variously shrinking down and bulking up as trending silhouettes come
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To help keep your breath steady, picture a balloon inflating and deflating with each inhale and exhale. A tool on the Calm app called the “Breathe Bubble” makes this visual. “It supports people to easily breathe in, hold, and breathe out at a pace that feels comfortable,” says Tamara Levitt, head of mindfulness at Calm
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Feature Image by RMS Beauty It’s officially autumn, which means it’s time to bring out deep eyeshadows (think purples and mauves), extra-hydrating skin care products, and nourishing makeup products to boot. Ahead, we rounded up our favorite beauty releases in September (so you don’t have to go searching for them). Happy fall! Huda Beauty Haze
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