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Pocket Square Clothing’s Big 1st

05/26/2017

From pompadoured hair to high end sneakers, men’s styles have been reaching for new heights in the past five years. Pocket Square Clothing hoped it could wrap some of the creative ferment in a handkerchief. It celebrated the first anniversary of its downtown Los Angeles shop on May 25.

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The Credit- and Debit-Card Business Is Booming

05/25/2017

Credit, debit and prepaid cards in 2016 saw a purchase volume increase of 7 percent based on a year-over-year comparison, according to The Nilson Report, a Carpinteria, Calif.–based trade publication reporting on the payments industry. In America, credit, debit and prepaid cards’ purchase volume reached $5.648 trillion in 2016.

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CCA Showcase SF Style in 2017 Fashion Experience

05/25/2017

California College of the Arts hosted its annual runway show—called the 2017 Fashion Experience—on the back lot of the college’s San Francisco campus.

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Tukatech Introduces New Cloud-Based Solutions for Design Community

05/25/2017

Los Angeles–based technology and software company Tukatech is increasing its offerings for the design community.

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Funko Acquires So Cal–based Fashion Accessories Company Loungfly

05/25/2017

Pop-culture consumer products company Funko LLC has acquired Loungefly, a Southern California–based contemporary fashion accessories company that produces products under licensed brands such as Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Sanrio and Pokémon.

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Centric Launches Visual Innovation Platform to Share Information Visually Across Company Departments in Real Time

05/25/2017

Campbell, Calif.–based technology solutions provider Centric Software has launched the Centric Visual Innovation Platform, a collection of digital boards for mobile devices such as the iPad and the iPhone, as well as large-scale, touch-screen televisions.

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Leading the Los Angeles Fashion District in a New Era

05/25/2017

Every day, seven tons of trash are collected in the Los Angeles Fashion District, up from six tons a day last year.

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Aussie Retailer Showpo to L.A.

05/25/2017

When Sydney entrepreneur Jane Lu started posting pictures of fast-fashion styles on social-media sites for her Australian e-commerce label, Showpo, she was surprised that she got interest from California.

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S.M.N. Plans To Offer the ‘Real’ Premium

05/25/2017

S.M.N. Studio sells men’s denim that retails from $200 to $600, but the pricing is not a repeat of the go-go days of Los Angeles’ premium-denim business from a decade ago when denim labels typically asked consumers to pay hundreds of dollars for a pair of jeans, according to Jazmin Kim, cofounder of S.M.N.

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The Leverage Makes Millions from Overlooked Market

05/25/2017

During a time when conventional wisdom says that retailers are not making big merchandise orders, The Leverage fashion house reported making millions of dollars from an overlooked boutique market.

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Reformation Brings Eco, Tech Store Concept to L.A.

05/25/2017

Reformation made fashion headlines in Northern California this year when it opened an eco-friendly boutique that featured retail tech such as touchscreens. The women’s fashion line recently announced that it will bring its new store concept to its hometown of Los Angeles.

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Wolk Morais Shows Collection 5

05/25/2017

To make a Wolk Morais runway show, you need a few main ingredients.

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Will Google Assistant Become Retail’s Next Big Thing?

05/25/2017

Technology company Google recently announced new angles to its Google Assistant. With a voice command, Google Assistant can offer help with a number of tasks, such as making phone calls, playing music and looking up information, similar to Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Echo.

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Jake Takes A Bow

05/25/2017

NorCal fashion label Jake took a bow this year with suiting, dresses and casual looks that explore style, gender and architecture,

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ComplexCon Adds Colette’s Sarah Andelman to 2nd Run of Festival

05/25/2017

ComplexCon surprised many, when thousands of people bought tickets to the festival’s inaugural run in Long Beach, Calif. last year, to take in its mix of hip hop acts, art displays, food truck style cuisine and yes, retail. On May 25, ComplexCon producers Complex Networks and Reedpop announced a sophomore run for the festival. It also announced a committee to guide the festival. One of the co...

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Betches Teams up With JustFab

05/24/2017

JustFab is getting its snark back on thanks to a new partnership with Betches, the website, Instagram, book series and store founded in 2011by Jordana Abraham, Samantha Fishbein, and Aleen Kuperman.

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Sugar + Baywatch Surfs into Ron Robinson

05/23/2017

On May 18, the label Sugar introduced its Sugar + Baywatch at Ron Robinson.

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Avec Les Filles' Los Angeles Pop-up

05/22/2017

After spending the past year or so launching the Avec Les Filles brand, and rolling out the brand in 155 Macy’s, Joyce Azria, Avec Les Filles’ founder, said it was time to celebrate. Her way of celebration? Open up a pop-up shop.

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Rag & Bone's LA Sale

05/22/2017

Rag & Bone kicks off its LA sample sale this week,

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Open For Business: Trade Show Organizers Gear Up for the Shows

05/18/2017

In the months leading up to their events, trade-show organizers are working to create an environment for attendees that will facilitate their business—from fine-tuning the exhibitor mix to lining up a slate of B2B seminars.

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SportsOneSource Transitions to SGB Media

07/21/2016

New site brings entire scope and depth of SGB Media content including SGB Updates, SGB Today, SGB Magazine and SGB Executive to one place on a modern and mobile-adaptive platform. ...

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Athletic Dealers of America Reach Rebates Milestone

07/18/2016

The Athletic Dealers of America shared at its recent Buying Show in Orlando, FL that the group has surpassed the $1 million mark in rebates distributed to its members for 2015... ...

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Under Armour Spends $70.3 Million on New Headquarters Site

07/17/2016

Under Armour has closed on a $70.3 million deal to purchase the land for its new headquarters along Baltimore's waterfront......

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Nike Appoints VP of Running

07/17/2016

Nike Inc. announced that Steve Lesnard will become VP, GM of global running, succeeding Patrick Seehafer who will become VP, Europe Merchandising... ...

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Tory Sport Expands to Honolulu

07/17/2016

Tory Burch’s activewear brand Tory Sport is scouting a retail location in Honolulu... ...

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STYR Converts Health & Fitness Data into Customized Supplements

07/17/2016

STYR Labs is bringing together activity tracking and nutrition supplement recommendation via kits that deliver personalized nutrition solutions......

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Whoop Expands Market From Elites to Consumers

07/17/2016

Whoop will begin marketing its wearable performance optimization system to consumers in time for the 2016 holiday season... ...

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Planet Fitness to Open Second Club in Columbus

07/17/2016

Planet Fitness, a health club franchise known for its “Judgement Free Zone,” plans to to open its second location in Columbus, GA......

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Callaway Golf Staff Pro Cards Championship Record

07/17/2016

Callaway Golf Company congratulated Staff Professional Henrik Stenson for becoming Champion Golfer Of The Year... ...

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Rack Room Launches Real People Project Campaign

07/17/2016

Rack Room Shoes for more than a decade has featured real customers instead of professional models in all of its seasonal advertisements, selected through the retailer’s annual Models Wanted contes...

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Liquid Force Co-Founder Tony Finn Stepping Down as GM

05/26/2017

Finn will remain as sales, marketing and brand consultant.

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2017 SBIA Surf Industry Awards Winners Announced

05/26/2017

The Australian Surf and Boardsports Industry Association’s annual awards celebrate the high achievers of Australia’s multi-million dollar surf industry.

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Sanuk Continued to Struggle in Fiscal 2017

05/26/2017

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Details about how Sanuk performed for Q4 and the full year, plus comments from the new leadership team about the resul...

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K2, Völkl Sold to Private Equity Firm

05/26/2017

Details about the sale price and the private equity player buying the important winter sports equipment brands

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ComplexCon Returns for 2nd Annual Festival and Exhibition

05/25/2017

‘Collaboration’ is the theme of 2017’s weekend festival mixing music, art, fashion, innovation and food into powerful enriching experiences.

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Emerald Expositions Reports Revenue and Profit Growth

05/25/2017

6% reveune growth in company's Q1 came from organic growth and acquisitions, CEO David Loechner says.

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Jeff Kearl's Thought-Provoking Speech

05/25/2017

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The Stance CEO did not pull any punches at Surf Summit about big problems in the industry and the radically changing r...

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adidas Skateboarding Presents HRLD Benefit Photography Exhibition

05/25/2017

The exhibit features iconic photography by skateboarding’s most influential photographers. 

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Procopio: The Equal Pay Act, Pay Differentials, and Gender

05/25/2017

Procopio Partner Tyler Paetkau discusses the impact of a recent ruling by the Ninth Circuit on pay differentials.

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New Combined OR + Snow Show to Debut in January

05/24/2017

SIA members overwhelmingly approve merging Outdoor Retailer with the Snow Show in Denver.

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K2, Ride Snowboards acquired as part of $240 million winter sports group sale

05/26/2017

K2 parent company Newell Brands Inc. has signed an agreement to sell its winter sports businesses, which include other brands Ride, Völkl,  Marker, Dalbello, Madshus, Line, Full Tilt, Atlas, Tubbs, BCA, to Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., a private equity firm specializing in middle-market investing. The sale of the winter sports division is part of Newell Brands’ ongoing strategy

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White moose captured in hi-res video called a ‘once in a lifetime’ encounter

05/26/2017

Gerald Gale was driving in the small farming and forestry community of Black Duck Siding in Newfoundland in hopes of spotting a white moose known to inhabit the Canadian island. Gale, a professional photographer who lives in nearby Stephenville, was just about ready to give up. “Went right up past the bridge, turned around and

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How the Trump budget proposal would impact National Park Service and EPA

05/26/2017

President Donald Trump released his administration’s proposed fiscal year 2018 federal budget on Tuesday. Within it are major cuts to programs that could drastically affect the great outdoors we love. The Environmental Protection Agency is one of the biggest targets of the Trump administration’s proposed budget, which would see its current funding cut by more

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Vans Park Series crowns Rune Glifberg and Amelia Brodka first-ever European Park Terrain champs

05/26/2017

Malmö, SWEDEN (May 26, 2017) – Vans Park Series (VPS), the official park terrain skateboarding World Championship tour, salutes an historic event in the evolution of global park terrain competition with the crowning of Rune Glifberg (Denmark) and Amelia Brodka (Poland) as the first ever VPS European park terrain champions. Introduced this year, the VPS

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Why a life jacket and leash are 2 things you need for paddle season; video

05/26/2017

Memorial Day weekend is here, marking the unofficial start to summer, beach barbecues … and paddling season. With an ever-increasing amount of people taking to paddle sports — the Outdoor Foundation reports that, from 2010 to 2015, the amount of paddlers in the United States jumped by more than 3 million, totaling 7.4 percent of

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What it?s like living off-grid as a skier in the Alaskan wilderness

05/26/2017

This story first appeared in the February issue of POWDER. Words by Julie Brown. Derek Galbraith lives in a cabin, in the woods, in a remote corner of Alaska, far from the conveniences of modern life, but close to the best skiing in the world — Thompson Pass. Galbraith, 45, built his sparse home with

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N.O.A.A. predicts ?above-normal? 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

05/26/2017

On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N.O.A.A.) announced their predictions for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. They are predicting that 11 to 17 storms will be named in what they are calling an “above-normal” hurricane season. Running from June 1 to November 30, the Atlantic hurricane season already had an outlier this year

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Hunter attacked by bear in viral video gets revenge, tells his story

05/26/2017

Richard Wesley was bear hunting in Fire River in Ontario, Canada, on his birthday when a black bear turned the tables on him and went on the attack, a scary moment that was captured on his GoPro camera attached to his head. “It happened so fast, it was unbelievable,” Wesley, a member of First Nation

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Liquid Force co-founder Tony Finn steps down from GM to focus on ?the fun stuff?

05/26/2017

After serving as Liquid Force’s general manager for 21 years, Tony Finn decided to step down and focus on sales, marketing, and brand consulting. The GM position has been handed off to Senior VP of Sales Don Wallace. “I have been extremely lucky to have been able to direct and guide such an awesome brand

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Mark Healey weighs in on Laird Hamilton?s comment about sharks and menstruation

05/26/2017

In case you missed it, earlier this week Laird Hamilton was asked by TMZ Sports about all the shark activity this year in Southern California. He proceeded to tell the camera that women who are menstruating attract more sharks and shark attacks. The internet then weighed in on the comments, creating quite the debate. Waterman

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HUF releases a tribute shoe in celebration of Dylan Rieder?s birthday

05/26/2017

In October 2016, iconic skateboarder Dylan Rieder lost his battle to leukemia at age 28. Dylan was one of the most influential skateboarders, and will undoubtedly be remembered for his creative, aggressive and versatile style. Many skateboarders still look to his 2010 Gravis video part for inspiration. In honor of Dylan’s life, HUF is running

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These 5 surf trips are more than just epic waves

05/26/2017

Here are five surf trips that offer more than just great waves and incredible scenery — including the chance to die happy.

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Campfire 101: A complete explanation of ferro rod fire starters

05/26/2017

Editor’s note: This article was originally written by our friends at OFFGRID. Check out their site for more survival-related tips. Ferrocerium: It’s a word that sounds like it should describe the contents of a pill bottle from the drugstore rather than a tool in your survival kit. Adding to this confusion, ferrocerium rods, or “ferro

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Airbnb etiquette tips for hosts and guests

05/26/2017

The following Airbnb etiquette tips will guarantee you a pleasant stay and (hopefully) rave reviews. Think of it as an amped-up Golden Rule.

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New video shows functional hoverboard soaring above Lake Havasu

05/25/2017

Ever since Marty McFly rocked a hoverboard in Back to the Future II, people have been obsessed with attempting to create a functioning hoverboard — with companies like Lexus going to great lengths to do just that. Last year, French inventor Franky Zapata unveiled his Flyboard Air, a fully functional hoverboard that could allegedly travel

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Pregnant leopard is rescued from well, then the unexpected occurs; video

05/25/2017

In an all-too-familiar scenario in India, a leopard became trapped when it fell into a 40-foot well bordering a sugarcane field in the village of Borwadi, located about 25 miles from Junnar in the state of Maharashtra. Forest officers were summoned to the scene on private property to assess the situation, according to the Hindustan

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British parkour team breaks many Joshua Tree National Park rules in videos

05/25/2017

The national park system is all about preserving natural areas for future generations to enjoy. It’s about taking responsibility, but with the proliferation of social media in recent years we’ve seen some pretty boneheaded actions within national parks by people attempting to “get the shot.” A British parkour team may have just raised the bar

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All Good Expeditions: Bringing brand spirit and adventure together on one epic trip

05/25/2017

It doesn’t matter what you do for a living: at one point or another, you will get burned out, beaten down, “over it.” For some of us, the only way to recharge is to get outdoors – far away from the cubical maze that dominates 5 days out of 7, and see the natural world

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Adorable baby elephant mock charges tourists to ‘protect’ mom; video

05/25/2017

Tourists on safari in Kruger National Park couldn’t help but laugh hysterically as an adorable baby elephant put on a comical show of force. The baby elephant was walking alongside its mother and two other adult elephants down a road in the famous park in South Africa, forcing the safari vehicle to drive backwards for

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The 8 best ski gloves of the year

05/25/2017

This story originally appeared in POWDER. Words by Sam Taggert. When it’s stormy and you need to zip your jacket up tighter or pull on your hood, having gloves that keep your hands mobile is paramount. Here are eight gloves we wore this winter. Flylow Oven Mitt ($45; on sale $32) Not too thick, not

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ComplexCon returns to Long Beach

05/25/2017

On November 4-5, 2017 ComplexCon is returning to Long Beach, California for their 2nd annual festival and exhibition. This year, the theme is going to be collaboration, since collaboration was the main reason why last year’s event was so successful. The host committee are, “Asking all participants, from our audience and exhibitors to the performers and host

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Bode Miller left off of US Ski Team roster, 2018 Olympics questionable

05/25/2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Ski Team announced its official roster for the 2017-2018 season, and one notable name was absent from the list of over 30 athletes: Bode Miller, the winningest male skier in U.S. history. Bode Miller off U.S. ski roster, but has invitation to pic.twitter.com/0eENxnaPLq — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) May 25, 2017

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Momma elk comes to rescue of its crying baby confronted by bear; video

05/25/2017

A couple driving on a Forest Service road near Flagstaff, Arizona, stumbled upon a scene rarely witnessed in the wild, let alone captured on video. A bear was apparently attempting to attack a baby elk that was huddled under a fallen tree, though Shannon Seville and her boyfriend, Joel Floyd, didn’t realize it at first.

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Laird Hamilton tells TMZ menstruating women invite shark attacks; video

05/25/2017

Shark craze is certainly still alive and well in Southern California at the moment, what with San Clemente beaches having been closed this past weekend. TMZ caught up with the always outspoken Laird Hamilton in Malibu recently and got his thoughts on why there is so much shark activity right now in SoCal. Did you

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A complete guide to never getting invited hiking again

05/25/2017

Have you been invited on yet another hike to an incredible peak? Make this the last time that ever happens by following our handy guide. RELATED: ’17 Summer Gear Guide: The Best in Hiking Bring food you don’t really like Nothing satisfies intense mid-hike hunger like kale chips. Bring plenty of nutritious food so you

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Cynthia Cook Brides, David Yurman & Vogue Celebrate Weddings

04/10/2017

Cynthia Cook Smith hosted 15 brides-to-be at the David Yurman boutique in Beverly Hills to showcase the wedding jewelry collection. Guests tried on pieces from three vignettes of jewelry and got advice from Cynthia on how to style for their upcoming wedding day.  

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Beyoncé and More Stars Who Ruled the Pregnancy Bump Reveal

02/01/2017

Beyoncé is pregnant with twins—a revelation that shook the Internet, when the star casually dropped the news on Instagram this afternoon. “We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two,” she wrote, her growing bump on full display, artfully surrounded by a vivid floral arrangement and lemon-yellow veil. The singer is one in a long line of celebrities that have rule...

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What Will Beyoncé Wear Now That She’s Pregnant?

02/01/2017

While Beyoncé’s baby announcement today left little to the imagination—the pop singer revealed the impending birth of twins by posting a selfie dressed in nothing more than a sierra frilled bra top, tie dye hipster shorts, and a teal veil (the religious iconography is all there!)—there are still some things that remain to be seen. In addition to the sex of her new little ones, there...

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New York’s “One Book, One New York” Campaign Wants To Get The Entire City On The Same Page

02/01/2017

New York may already be lauded for its legendary literary scene, but if the Mayor’s office has its way, those literary lions are about to get a whole lot more democratic. The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) today announced a new initiative, “One Book, One NY” which will be fêted at a party with BuzzFeed tonight and which aims to get all of New York Cit...

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An Inside Peek at Ellen DeGeneres’s New Line for Pets

02/01/2017

“After I launched my line for humans I realized that I was leaving a whole species out,” said Ellen DeGeneres on the launch of her brand ED by Ellen’s extension into the pet market. Working with PetSmart, DeGeneres is shrinking her playful designs to accommodate four-legged friends with more than 250 pieces starting at $4 (for a flat dog toy) and topping out at $50 (for a dog carrier)....

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Meet the Skater-Slash-Model With Hood By Air in His Closet and Vetements on the Brain

02/01/2017

Whether he’s goofing off in a convenience store or doing kick flips in a L.A. parking lot, Olan Prenatt is always decked out. That’s not to say that he wears wild, over-the-top embellishments or head-to-toe designer looks, but he’s got that special sartorial something that has caught the attention of labels like Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, and Hugo Boss. Prenatt is a model on the rise with ...

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The Best Reactions to Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Announcement

02/01/2017

In case you somehow missed it, Beyoncé is pregnant—with twins! The superstar made her announcement in, well, superstar fashion: kneeling in lingerie beneath an arbor of roses and under a pistachio-green tulle veil. Why? Why not? Knowles’s announcement—“We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will ...

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Ukraine’s Influence on the Runway Is Bigger Than You Think

02/01/2017

Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days, one of Ukraine’s two Fashion Weeks, kicks off today. The program has featured Ukrainian designers who have reached significant levels of success outside of Kiev, including names like Julie Paskal, who now shows at Paris Fashion Week, as well as Anna October, who has sold at Browns in London. But Ukrainian fashion, in the more traditional sense, has long had...

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Beyoncé Is Pregnant With Twins

02/01/2017

Today, Beyoncé announced on her Instagram account that she and her husband, Jay Z, are expecting twins. The superstar posted an image of herself kneeling in front of a floral archway, swathed in a pale green veil. The image was somewhat bridal, and depicted the singer holding her growing belly while looking directly at the camera. Beyoncé wrote, “We would like to share our love and happ...

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Melania Trump Might Not Move to the White House After All

02/01/2017

It’s been a week and a half since Donald Trump assumed office. While the spotlight-loving president has been front and center since then, doing prime-time interviews and signing executive orders in front of photographers, there have been few sightings of his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, in the public sphere. After the inauguration, the conspicuously private Mrs. Trump quickly returned t...

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Lady Gaga Is Back to Her Wild Fashion Ways, Just in Time for the Super Bowl

02/01/2017

In case you haven’t heard, logomania is back. Brand loyalists are no longer shy about adorning themselves with prints and labels. Never one to do a trend by halves, Lady Gaga stepped out in Prague yesterday wearing the kind of in-your-face monogram that takes the idea to its ultimate conclusion. Spotted in a plush jumpsuit covered in Fendi’s interlocking Fs, Gaga turned a trip to walk he...

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The New York City Comedy Set Steps Out for a Screening of The Comedian

02/01/2017

Comedy is all about timing—but then again, so is a great party. And last night, some of the biggest names in the business found themselves at the Museum of Modern Art at the exact right time for the Cinema Society’s screening of The Comedian. Starring Robert De Niro and directed by Taylor Hackford, the film—which has been described as part comedy and part drama—tells the story of Jac...

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Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat’s Impending IPO

02/01/2017

Name a bigger act of hubris than turning down $3 billion when you’re a 23-year-old college dropout. Imagine a more withering comment than saying such an offer “isn’t very interesting.” Then you’ll begin to understand why all eyes are on Snapchat cofounder Evan Spiegel this week, as his company’s expected to file an initial public offering for multinational company, Snap Inc., t...

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Zac Posen Is Taking His 15th Anniversary Collection Off the Runway

02/01/2017

Those paying close attention to their fashion show invites noticed something unusual about Zac Posen’s when it arrived yesterday. The location of the designer’s February 14 show is none other than 13-17 Laight Street, the Tribeca studio he occupied for 13 years before moving his business to midtown. To celebrate his 15th anniversary, Posen is swapping the runway this season for a more in...

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5 Models Who Are Making Honey Brown Hair the New Scandinavian Signature

02/01/2017

There was a time when the mere mention of Scandinavia conjured images of towheaded stunners and naturally platinum beauties—but a recent survey of modeling’s most recognizable faces tells a different story. These days, the same Danish catwalkers who dominate the industry also lead the pack for a new national signature in the form of their perfect golden brown hair color. Case in point: T...

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Jennifer Lopez Proves Why a Scene-Stealing Ponytail Is All in the Details on Instagram

02/01/2017

  Well, hello to anyone who has risked the death-defying move of keeping a tight elastic on their wrist at all times. J.Lo has news for us: The reliably practical ponytail deserves much better. Consider Lopez’s next-level take in the style on Instagram last night: hair swept clean back, baby hairs groomed to face-framing perfection, a wraparound strand finishing the look, along with brai...

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Good News for True-Crime Fans: A New Serial-Produced Series Is on Its Way

02/01/2017

Who can forget the great Serial obsession that took over late 2014? Week after week, thousands of people tuned in to find out whether or not Adnan Syed—a young man accused (and eventually convicted) of murdering his high school ex-girlfriend in Baltimore—was actually guilty of his crime. Serial’s enormous success helped relaunch the popularity of podcasts, as well as a number of copyca...

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Bella Hadid, Camille Rowe, and Keke Palmer at the Dior Poison Club Fragrance Launch Party

02/01/2017

With a week to go before the start of New York Fashion Week, the pretty young things are getting a head start on staying up late. Dior Beauty brought its Poison Club, a one-night-only soiree celebrating its latest fragrance, to New York hot spot and cool-kid staple Up & Down. Hosted by Camille Rowe, the evening’s invite might have called for everyone to come at 9:30, but the party was onl...

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This Rising Hollywood Star Just Chopped Off Her Hair, With Game-Changing Results

02/01/2017

  If Haley Bennett has flown under your radar—read: anyone who missed her luminous performance in The Magnificent Seven—she certainly hasn’t escaped the fashion world’s attention. After channeling vintage Hollywood allure with her bedroom eyes and pillowy lips while sitting front row at shows like Ralph Lauren and Dior, the actress made a beauty power move that’s sure to catapul...

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Meet Beyoncé’s New Ivy Park Girl Squad

02/01/2017

When Beyoncé calls, you answer. And the superstar has made a habit of enlisting like-minded women for her many projects. In the case of Lemonade, that meant cameos from famous actresses or G.O.A.T. athletes (Serena Williams, we’re looking at you!), and for Ivy Park, her fashion-forward athleisure range, the same tenets apply. Launching the label’s second campaign with a series of fresh ...

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Lucas Hedges on His Oscar Nod and More at the Opening Night of Yen

02/01/2017

Lucas Hedges is grateful for his Academy Award nomination and for his role in MCC Theater’s off-Broadway production of Yen. The 20-year-old Brooklyn-born actor, who received a Best Supporting Actor nod for his heartbreaking performance in Manchester by the Sea, says that all the hoopla surrounding the Oscars was starting to affect him—and not in a good way. “I was beginning to go a lit...

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Governor Cuomo Takes a Stand for Women’s Rights

02/01/2017

A couple weeks ago, as the nation fretted about the imperiled future of the Affordable Care Act, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made news by announcing a series of actions that would preserve parts of it by requiring New York state health insurers to cover the cost of contraception and medically necessary abortions. And yesterday Cuomo made another move to protect women’s health: He propos...

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Kanye and Kim Kardashian West Designed Their Daughter’s Adorable Ballet-Night Outfit

02/01/2017

Like mother, like daughter, as the saying goes. It’s certainly true of Kim Kardashian West and her daughter, North, when it comes to fashion. The pair was seen at a performance of Swan Lake in New York City last night looking nothing short of chic. They sported oversize shearlings, both from Kanye West’s Yeezy line, with North upping the lo-fi outfit with a sequined skater silhouette dre...

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Dakota Johnson’s Gucci Statement Coat Looks Even Better From the Back

02/01/2017

Little Edie, is that you? Spotted last night outside the Bowery Hotel in lower Manhattan, Dakota Johnson donned a calf-grazing fur coat that recalled the old-world elegance of the Bouvier Beales before Grey Gardens. Johnson is in town to promote her latest film, Fifty Shades Darker, and has been ramping up her wardrobe with a few unexpected and stylish surprises. Her latest look is a perfect...

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A Brief History of Raf Simons’s Storied Career in Fashion

02/01/2017

Raf Simons has become one of fashion’s most central and celebrated figures since entering the industry in 1995, thanks to his work at his eponymous menswear label and stints as creative director at Jil Sander and Dior. In 2016, it was announced that the Belgian will be the next creative director of Calvin Klein, overseeing women’s and men’s ready-to-wear. To those familiar with Simons...

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For the Love of the Protest: A Fighting Spirit Seeks a New Frequency

02/01/2017

It isn’t just the profound afterglow of the Women’s March on Washington, though that has certainly rekindled my ardor. My love affair with demonstrations started long before that incredible Saturday in Washington. It began when I was so young I had to beg my parents to let me go to peace rallies, and I look back on their tolerance now with awe and gratefulness. Virtually none of my frien...

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DJ Steve Aoki Brings His Made-in-Japan Dim Mak Collection to New York Fashion Week: Men’s

01/31/2017

Steve Aoki—the globe-trotting DJ and music producer—has “something new in the wheelhouse.” Enter: Dim Mak Collection, a streetwear line splinter of his Dim Mak record label and events production company, which he founded in 1996. If today’s presentation was an indicator of what Aoki is capable of, in terms of branding and buzz, then he may soon be just as recognized for his skill ...

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Moving in Together? The Freak-Out-Free Guide to Decorating Your Space

01/31/2017

The lease is signed, you’ve handed in the keys to your old pad, and your boxes are packed. But before you can settle into cohabiting bliss, you may still have a few hurdles to overcome. “Decorating is such a stress point for couples,” says New Orleans–based interior designer Sara Ruffin Costello. “When you’re decorating rooms, it’s like working on any job together; you’ve got...

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The 23 Best Over-the-Knee Boots for Under $500

01/31/2017

We’ve got Gigi Hadid to thank for kicking the over-the-knee-boot craze into overdrive. It was about a year ago when the model was first spotted in a pair of Stuart Weitzmans pulled up over skinny jeans, and since then she’s sported her now-signature shoe with everything from ribbed sweater dresses to denim cutoffs. Clearly, the all-occasion style is an accessory worth investing in. But f...

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Comfort Food for Trying Times: Julia Turshen’s Soul-Warming Chicken Soup

01/31/2017

Beloved chef Julia Turshen has helped write some pretty legendary cookbooks in her time (Buvette, The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook, The Fat Radish Kitchen Diaries, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Good, to name a few), but her best book yet may be her own. Since its release last September, Small Victories was named one of the best cookbooks of Fall 2016 by The New York Times, and for good re...

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How This Young Muslim Poet Uses Social Media and Clothes to Challenge Stereotypes

01/31/2017

During these perilous times, when executive orders threaten human and civil rights, it seems almost improbable to call a selfie an active political intervention. Isn’t a snapshot from any number of the massive nationwide protests a more moving and selfless visual of resistance? But for Riya Hamid, a Brooklyn-based poet who hails from Chittagong, Bangladesh, social media visibility is, in f...

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At 63, Isabelle Huppert Has Become the Awards Season Style Star to Watch

01/31/2017

  Maria Grazia Chiuri’s vision for Christian Dior is heavy on girl power, but that doesn’t mean her designs are just for the under-30 crowd. At last night’s Lumières Awards in Paris, Isabelle Huppert stepped out in a gown straight from the Dior runway that was updated via a simple styling trick. Wearing a sheer top beneath her slip dress, the French actress made the summery ensemble ...

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Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky Make a Strong Case for Borrowing Clothes From Bae

01/31/2017

Weekend shopping trips in Soho. Perusing the antique furniture stalls of Paris flea markets. Although there was no mention of sharing avocado toast at brunch, the reports swirling around Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky’s recent escapades are adding up to sound like a budding romance. Yes, that’s right: The supermodel-cum-clotheshorse and hip-hop’s most fashion-obsessed star have been pho...

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Hailey Baldwin Reveals a Fresh, New Shoulder-Length Cut on Instagram

01/31/2017

  It seems 2017 is the year of the sheared, layered chop—at least in the world of Hailey Baldwin. The model took to Instagram to share what looks to be a new cut and freshly snipped bangs, the straight style doubling as a study in geometry. Rather than opting for a blunt length or full-fringe look, Baldwin’s blanched, shoulder-skimming lengths center on angles and lines, with shorter st...

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Why Neon Is Having a Moment in Home Decor (And Everywhere Else)

01/31/2017

  Neon is clearly having a moment. You can thank, in part, La La Land, a film that washes Los Angeles in a cool Technicolor glow. Beyond its seductive qualities, the artistry and skill required to create neon works—the bending of tubes by hand into sinuous letters and forms—are also experiencing a resurgent appreciation. “I became enamored and obsessed with the way these signs are des...

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How to Live Longer in 5 Easy Steps

01/31/2017

What’s the secret to a longer life? For that, there’s a promising new body of scientific research that youth-seekers will find compelling. Here, five easy habits that might extend your lifespan—worth exploring.   Go Vegan(-ish) Last summer, a group of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers revealed the hidden virtues of plant protein. After tracking more...

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Is Bella Hadid Borrowing From Gigi’s Closet?

01/31/2017

Shared, borrowed, or stolen—swapping clothes between sisters is all part of the territory. Kendall and Kylie Jenner admit to regularly supplementing their own closets with items sourced from the other, and now another pair of siblings is continuing the trend. Models Gigi and Bella Hadid were spotted en route to Sunday brunch over the weekend, with Bella in what appeared to be a pair of but...

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5 Makeup Trends to Try Before You Turn 30

01/31/2017

  For some, turning 30 is a monumental event—one that’s marked by a certain no-tricks confidence that extends all the way to a newly pared down makeup bag. But before you’ve established a signature look, there is the gloriously experimental decade that’s known as your 20s: Now is the time to dip into pots of glitter pigment, embrace the cult cool of chic nail art, and scoop up that ...

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Watch Rihanna Make Her TV Debut in a Hitchcock-Worthy Cameo

01/31/2017

Rihanna’s transition to Hollywood continues. On Tuesday, Entertainment Weekly released two exclusive images of the pop singer in her first-ever TV role in A&E’s horror series, Bates Motel. (The show, which explores the early life of Alfred Hitchcock’s crazed murderer, Norman Bates, was apparently a favorite of RiRi’s.) Last summer, Rihanna was cast as the doomed Marion Crane—aka th...

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Yeezy Season 5 Is Coming to New York Fashion Week

01/31/2017

After a much buzzed-about (in ways both good and bad) Season 4 show on Roosevelt Island, Kanye West’s Yeezy collection is returning to New York Fashion Week this February for its Season 5 iteration. According to a press blast, Yeezy will show on Wednesday, February 15, at 5:00 p.m., a slot between Anna Sui and Thom Browne, currently also occupied by Marchesa. Unlike past seasons, where Wes...

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Could Gigi Hadid’s Silver Boots Be a Supermodel Hit at New York Fashion Week?

01/31/2017

Gigi Hadid’s shoe game is truly in a league of its own. After the supermodel wore Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee boots this time last year, stylish women followed in her footsteps the world over. In October, Hadid turned the trend up a notch when she unveiled her collection of hiking boot–style heels for the brand, telling Vogue.com she envisioned herself running around New York for insp...

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Who Says Painting Can’t Be Political?

01/31/2017

“To pay attention to someone can be a political act,” Aliza Nisenbaum says quietly. For the last four years, the artist has been painting portraits of undocumented immigrants (mostly from Mexico and Central America) in New York City, giving recognition and dignity to individuals who are often obliged to live in the shadows. Her work, in which sensitively rendered figures appear in bright...

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8 Tips for Hosting the Chicest Super Bowl Party Ever

01/31/2017

When it comes to entertaining successfully in the home, a number of important factors have to come together just right: the guest list, the playlist, the lighting, the decor, and, of course, the food. But a Super Bowl party belongs in a category all its own. Not only should it be a high-energy affair, but its many components must also appeal to both die-hard sports fans and football dilettan...

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Princes William and Harry Have a Plan to Honor the 20th Anniversary of Princess Diana’s Death

01/31/2017

At a time when you can’t bear to read the news, when every day—every hour—brings some fresh, terrifying development in American politics, it can be really nice to take a mental hop over the Atlantic and see what those royals are up to. (At this minute, the Windsors-as-diversion may even be validating their own existence to those who complain about how the monarchy is outdated. May God ...

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Oprah Winfrey Has an Amazing New Job

01/31/2017

In the barrage of bad news, a beacon of light: Oprah Winfrey, the journalist, is returning to network television as a special contributor to CBS’s 60 Minutes, the network announced today. The gig likely means Oprah will report on several stories on the new season of the esteemed news magazine, beginning this fall. She joins the likes of Anderson Cooper and Charlie Rose, but as 60 Minutes...

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A Fresh Look at the History of Shakespeare Gardens

01/31/2017

Over the centuries, Shakespeare gardens have endured as a beloved tradition among green-thumbed fans of The Bard. Traditionally, a Shakespeare garden aims to include every plant mentioned in the poet’s plays. A simple-enough idea, but dip into any one of his works, and you’ll soon find a myriad of lines that make this a rather tricky concept. While the practice of planting a Shakespeare ...

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Talks Bow Ties, Skinny Jeans, and Lab Coats on the Day of His Big Runway Debut

01/31/2017

The distance between Earth and Mars is averaged at about 225 million kilometers. The theoretical distance between the fashion world and the world of Bill Nye the Science Guy was just as vast until today. Menswear designer Nick Graham cast the beloved ’90s TV geek to narrate his Mars-themed galactic runway show for Fall 2017 (oh, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin has been chosen as the closing mode...

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What Does Trump’s Messy Desk Say About Him?

01/31/2017

Mark Twain, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg have all been known for their messy desks. Now we can add President Donald Trump to that list. At the end of last week, he told Fox News’s Sean Hannity during an interview: “Look at my desk. Papers. You don’t see presidents with that on their desk.” The jury’s out on what having a messy desk actually means about your work style—and pers...

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Rita Ora’s Makeunder Is a Beauty Game-Changer

01/31/2017

Not too long ago, Rita Ora was synonymous with double doses of bleach and siren-red lipstick, a Technicolor pop princess with a more-is-more beauty philosophy to match. In the past year, though, the singer has gradually moved toward a deeper shade of golden blonde and traded in her inky arches for a feathery set of brushed brows. Her transformation didn’t end there: Yesterday, the singer w...

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Brandon Maxwell and Riley Montana Talk Representation, Authenticity, and Filming in Detroit

01/31/2017

For Brandon Maxwell, there are two kinds of fashion campaigns. “You can have a girl jump around and have everything beautiful, or you can choose to tell a human story that highlights someone you love,” says the designer. For his Spring 2017 campaign, Maxwell took the latter approach, enlisting close friend Riley Montana and filmmaker Jessy Price to create an immersive mini film detailing...

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Christopher Kane Launches 'See Now, Buy Now' Capsule

02/20/2017

BoF's guide to the changing fashion calendar tracks new operating models and approaches, brand by brand.

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Just In: Erdem Autumn/Winter 2017

02/20/2017

See all the looks from Erdem's Autumn/Winter 2017 collection.

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Phoebe English in Byzantine Technicolour

02/20/2017

English's collection conquered her chromatic fears in one of her most poignant efforts to date. Her clothes sang in a full technicolour spectrum.

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A Riot of Colour at Peter Pilotto

02/20/2017

Where de Vos and Pilotto hit the mark was in creating interesting texture, which may translate well into simpler pieces.

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Reiss Appoints CEO in 'Planned Succession' of Founder

02/20/2017

Former Next executive Christos Angelides will succeed the retailer’s 73-year-old founder David Reiss.

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Announcing OTB, Jimmy Choo and Lisa Marie Fernandez

02/20/2017

Check out this week’s new partners and openings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.

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Anya's Alpine Dream

02/20/2017

Hindmarch is surely London fashion’s greatest impresario, making a mountain out of the portable version of a molehill.

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Mary's Magical Kingdom

02/20/2017

Mary Katrantzou may be doomed to be dogged by her early success. But here, at least, there were clothes whose peculiar beauty stood on their own.

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Careers Counsel | The 7 Stages of Pain Before You Succeed, Should You Personalise Your Desk?

02/20/2017

Careers Counsel is a weekly roundup of the most helpful and inspiring advice for boosting your career.

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At Topshop: Utility vs Femininity

02/20/2017

Call it elevated festival dressing, the collection’s garish pizzazz was tempered by baggy knits, soft trench coats and teddy furs.

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New Interest at Margaret Howell

02/20/2017

Amongst the wash of neutral hued cotton and cashmere basics, Howell layered gardening aprons and bright citrus-y scarves, providing welcome fashion weight to her sober wardrobe.

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Preen’s Restrictive Choice

02/20/2017

The designers were inspired by the 1990s London art scene and the suffragette movement — apt, but the latter reference came across too literally at times.

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British Fashion Industry Steels Itself for Brexit

02/19/2017

At the London womenswear shows, Brexit looms large over the British fashion industry.

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Let's Reimagine 'Fashion Month'

02/19/2017

With more and more designers showing beyond the traditional womenswear weeks and experimenting with new presentation formats, what does the future hold for 'fashion month'?

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Alibaba Extends Brick-and-Mortar Retail Push With Bailian Deal

02/19/2017

Shanghai-based Bailian Group is one of China's largest retailers by sales, operating 4,700 outlets in 200 cities.

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Marching Roses at Simone Rocha

02/19/2017

It’s not the first time Rocha has plumbed such depths of emotion. But her balance of dark and light has never been more acute.

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Video: Tim's Take | J.W. Anderson Autumn/Winter 2017

02/19/2017

Tim Blanks talks to J.W. Anderson to decode the creative thinking behind his latest collection. Watch now.

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Gareth Pugh’s Macabre Cabaret

02/19/2017

The show felt unsettling in a good way — bleak in its outlook and sharply in tune with how many of us feel about the near future, it struck a chord close to home.

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Versus’ New Generation

02/19/2017

Donatella Versace injected the hard rock’n’roll edge of the Versus of old with a transfusion of high performance sportswear to create a successful contemporary hybrid.

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At Fashion East: Bright Young Things’ Dystopian Future

02/19/2017

Distressed textiles took centre stage at the Fashion East show — a somatisation of a dystopian landscape.

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J.W. Anderson’s Style Odyssey

02/19/2017

“Ease and coolness,” said Jonathan Anderson of his collection, “It’s more digestible. I wasn’t trying to provoke myself.”

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The End of Irony at CSM’s MA Show

02/19/2017

Gabriele Skucas and Stefan Cooke won the top prizes at Central Saint Martins' annual MA graduate show.

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Oh So Modest at Emilia Wickstead

02/18/2017

The designer has built a solid business appealing to a particular demographic hell bent on sustaining the somewhat archaic concept of occasion dressing.

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Molly Goddard’s Subtle Development

02/18/2017

What prevents Goddard's saccharine frou-frou from becoming an archaic vision of girly femininity is the way she counters it with simple clothes.

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At Faustine Steinmetz, Elevated Denim

02/18/2017

The designer has established a clear aesthetic that is immediately identifiable in an increasingly saturated market.

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UK clothing sector needs industrial policy support

05/25/2017

The UK textile and clothing manufacturing sector needs a more imaginative industrial policy to help it build the capabilities needed for a sustainable future, a new report argues.

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Coach launches tender offer to acquire Kate Spade

05/26/2017

Coach Inc today (26 May) made its earlier bid for Kate Spade official by launching a tender offer to acquire the accessories and apparel business for $18.50 per share in cash.

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Deckers optimistic as Q4 loss narrows

05/26/2017

US apparel and footwear group Deckers Brands - which last month said it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the firm - narrowed its net loss in the fourth quarter, and said an ongoing savings plan is expected to drive $100m in operating profit improvement by fiscal 2020.

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Asics to release supplier list and accelerate energy efficiency

05/25/2017

Sportswear firm Asics Corporation intends to publicly disclose its apparel and footwear suppliers in the year ahead, and says it will accelerate its energy efficiency projects to try to reduce emissions after falling behind in progress towards its 2020 CO2 reduction targets.

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Dior, Nike and Inditex world's largest apparel companies

05/26/2017

Parisian fashion house Christian Dior, US sporting goods behemoth Nike, and Spanish clothing giant Inditex have all topped Forbes' 2017 The World's Biggest Public Companies ranking.

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Innerwear specialists Naked and Bendon to merge

05/26/2017

Lingerie, sleepwear, and swimwear specialists Naked Brand Group and Bendon Limited are to merge, in a move that will create "a powerful portfolio of iconic brands."

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US Q1 in brief - Caleres, Genesco, Dollar Tree, Abercrombie & Fitch

04/12/2017

In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Guess saw earnings fall on soft Americas sales, while Walmart delivered an encouraging start to the year thanks to higher sales. Kate Spade, meanwhile, saw earnings slump on the back of sales declines, while Hudson's Bay recorded comparable store declines on the back of lower domestic store traffic acro...

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Top stories this week on just-style...

05/26/2017

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the biggest threats to global supply chains in 2017, Marks & Spencer admits "there is still much to do" as profits slumped by almost two-thirds, a new survey into fashion shopping habits finds consumers buy more clothes than they need and use, and Levi Strauss & Co grants US$350,000 to develop new approaches and innovations in the apparel...

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Browns Shoes picks new order management system

05/26/2017

Canadian footwear retailer Browns Shoes has invested in a new order management system (OMS) to manage growth and boost efficiency and effectiveness with ship-from-store services.

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Heatwave hits workers in Bangladesh garment factories

05/26/2017

A heatwave sweeping through Bangladesh has led hundreds of garment workers to collapse, according to local media reports.

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Pakistan and Turkey edge closer towards FTA

05/26/2017

The seventh round of talks on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and Turkey are due to take place early next month, with textiles said to be among the specific sectors under discussion before the deal is finalised.

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Learn more about data driven PLM in this free webinar

05/26/2017

Visual Next, the end-to-end software solutions provider for the apparel and footwear industry, is hosting a webinar on just-style next week to look at the trending topic of 'Big Data' for fashion business.

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Collaboration key to driving responsible sourcing

05/23/2017

The key message at this year's Copenhagen Fashion Summit was that the global apparel and textile industry needs to take a holistic view on how it tackles sustainability and responsible sourcing - with collaboration the key to making any real impact.

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Clothing brands commit to 100% sustainable cotton by 2025

05/24/2017

Asos, Kering, Levi Strauss & Co and Nike are among 13 clothing and textile brands who have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.

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New colour systems offers greater precision

05/25/2017

A new colour-coding system has been developed that uses logical codes and intuitive design to help fashion and textile firms achieve and communicate a more accurate and precise colour.

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Topshop Australia placed into administration

05/25/2017

Fashion retailer Topshop Australia has been placed into voluntary administration, putting its nine standalone stores, 17 Mya concessions and online business under review.

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First third-party audit of forest-based fabrics

05/24/2017

Austrian fibre company Lenzing has become the first of the world's leading viscose fibre producers to undergo an audit designed to assess their progress on eliminating endangered forests as the source of the raw material in their products.

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Africa sourcing event focuses on sustainability

05/25/2017

Sustainability will be the main theme for the Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week trade fair later this year in Ethiopia, with a focus on production, the environment and certifications.

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Sympatex closes the loop with 4.0 functional jacket

05/25/2017

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex has partnered with environmental activist group Greenpeace to develop a prototype of what it claims is the "ultimate" functional jacket, combining performance with sustainability to close the loop.

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US Senate advances 'Made in America' bill

05/25/2017

The US Senate Commerce Committee has approved the 'Reinforcing American-Made Products Act' concerning the labelling of products made in the United States.

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Butterfly Ball 2017: 22 Stylish Photos from This Year?s Fundraising Event

05/26/2017

Last night, Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre, an organization to help eliminate abuse and violence in the lives of children, youth and their families, celebrated its 20th anniversary of the Butterfly Ball at Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel. Hosted by eTalk’s Ben Mulroney, the gala raised a whopping $850,000 for the charity. Guests were not […]

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10 Surprising (And Totally Necessary) Ways to Incorporate SPF Into Your Beauty Routine

05/26/2017

Summer is officially here. And not to sound like a broken record, but sunscreen is more important than ever given all your extra exposure. Yes you know to wear sunscreen every day (just nod and tell us you do, ok?), but did you know there’s actually a number of different ways you can incorporate it? Sun […]

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The Best Kind of Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin

05/26/2017

While there continues to be debate as to whether or not chemical sunscreen filters are dangerous (and apparently harmful to coral reefs), one thing that’s indisputable is that they can be irritating to the skin. That’s just one reason why mineral sunscreens continue to gain traction, with more hitting the market year after year. “It’s […]

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You?re Using Sunscreen Wrong: 10 Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

05/26/2017

You always know when warm weather has officially arrived: by that telltale sight of skin that’s pink from too much UV exposure. “People always come in in April with the first sunburn of the season,” says Toronto dermatologist Dr. Sonya Cook. Everyone is just so damn excited to finally see single digit temperatures vaporize that […]

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The Most Dazzling Jewellery Looks on the Red Carpet at Cannes 2017

05/26/2017

Bling it on! When it comes to jaw-dropping jewels, the Cannes Film Festival is the hottest ticket in town. From statement-making diamonds to luxe colourful gems (Beyoncé isn’t the only celeb who loves emeralds), the high jewellery pieces on the red carpet at Cannes 2017 are out of this world. And judging by the serious […]

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Mariah Carey is Launching Her Own Beauty Company

05/26/2017

At long last, immortal icon and all around flawless queen Mariah Carey is said to be launching her very own beauty line. Not to be confused with her wildly successful and glittery collaboration with M.A.C last year, Page Six reports that this company will be founded with Mariah’s partner and manager, Stella Bulochnikov. According to […]

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A Night of Curiosities and Style: 38 Photos From Operanation 2017

05/26/2017

Opera, like jazz or poetry, is a vital art form that doesn’t get near as much love as it deserves in our social media-addled culture. Thankfully, once a year (for the past 13 years) there is Operanation, the iconic fundraising event for the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, that serves to remind everyone how relevant, […]

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The Best Deciem Products: The Abnormal Beauty Company?s Must-Try Offerings

05/26/2017

Last month, the Internet went crazy for a $6 foundation that had a 25,000 person waitlist worldwide. The product, which comes from Canadian brand The Ordinary, received rave reviews from beauty editors and bloggers everywhere for its effectiveness and price point. But truth be told, The Ordinary is anything but ordinary. The brand falls under the umbrella of a larger […]

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7 Famous Women on Their Biggest Beauty Regrets

05/26/2017

We all have beauty regrets; some might be from our distant past (over-plucking our brows in high school) and some, in the not-so-distant past (#neverforget last week’s tontouring mishap). In a never-ending effort to prove that they’re indeed just like us, we asked some famous women about their biggest beauty regrets. Hiya! 🔧 A post […]

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Cannes 2017: The Best-Dressed Celebrities on the Film Festival’s Red Carpet

05/26/2017

If you’re wondering why your Instagram feed is blowing up with photos of celebs in the French Riviera, it’s because the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival has officially kicked off. The biggest stars from all over the world are flying to the Côte d’Azur as we speak to attend the year’s buzziest film festival. Just […]

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Dupes For Every Single Kylie Lip Kit Shade

05/26/2017

We’ve been talking about Kylie Jenner‘s Lip Kits since November 2015, when the first three shades, Dolce K, True Brown K and Candy K (as if you needed that refresher) came out. Let that sink in. It’s insane if you really think about it, because contrary to what many seem to believe, she is not […]

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The Best Celebrity Hair Changes of 2017

05/26/2017

We’re only a couple months into the new year but a few famous millennials have already switched up their looks (read: shorter hairstyles), revealing the changes on Instagram. While we’re not sure if it had anything to do with the many haircuts prior to the holidays (or Emily Ratajkowski‘s faux lob at the Golden Globes), […]

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Denim Cut-off Inspiration from Our Favourite Stylish Celebs

05/26/2017

If the recent slew of Instagram posts from Chiara Ferragni’s trip to Hawaii are any indication, denim cutoffs are having a moment. Ferragni was spotted in multiple pairs while on the American island, and in the process, joins a long list of celebs who’ve been rocking the shortcut. Since we’ll be seeing a lot of this classic […]

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Alessia Cara and Joe Jonas Are Set to Co-Host the 2017 iHeartRadio MMVAs

05/25/2017

This just in: Alessia Cara and Joe Jonas have just been announced as co-hosts for this year’s iHeartRadio MMVAs. Cue the excitement. BREAKING NEWS: @alessiacara and @joejonas announced as #MMVAs hosts alongside @liztrinnear @mr1LOVETO @TheChloeWilde and @patricklanglois! pic.twitter.com/ELQioV0K1W — MUCH (@Much) May 25, 2017 With the countdown to Canada’s biggest summer bash officially...

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The Dirty Dancing Reboot Aired and Fans Were NOT Impressed

05/25/2017

If you’ve been online recently, you may have noticed the less-than-stellar reviews of ABC’s Dirty Dancing remake. Starring Abigail Breslin in the #iconic role of Baby and newcomer Colt Prattes as Johnny, the made-for-TV reboot aired Wednesday night only to accumulate mostly poor reviews. It received a 13-per-cent-fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes (to no one’s surprise), […]

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This Might Be the Most Embarrassing Stage Moment for the Biebs Yet

05/25/2017

On Tuesday night, home-grown pop icon and dude who probably still quotes lines from Anchorman a lot, Justin Bieber surprised a crowd at 1 OAK in New York by getting on the mic to sing along with the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee track for which he sung the hook. Then, according to footage from […]

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Ice Cream and Manicures Are the Pairing We Never Knew We Needed

05/25/2017

Today in things that seem obvious but somehow aren’t: ice cream cones and nail art make a perfect Instagram pairing. Both things have massive followings on IG (aka they’re double tap bait), so it only makes sense to combine them. Plus, if you’ve ever struggled to take the perfect nailfie (you know the one: flawless […]

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Sarah Hyland Flawlessly Shuts Down Haters on Twitter

05/25/2017

At one point or another, we’ve all wished to live like the stars. Access to VIP parties, beautiful clothes, the best makeup artists and hair stylists, and the list goes on. However, the rich and fab don’t always have it so easy, especially when we’re talking about online trolls. While publicists will sometimes step in […]

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Bella Hadid Stuns at Bulgari?s Fragrance Launch Party

05/25/2017

Bella Hadid’s red carpet fashion has been on point recently, and her latest look is no exception. After killing it in Cannes wearing Roberto Cavalli Couture, Dior and Alexandre Vauthier, she stepped out in Rome on Wednesday night to celebrate the launch of Bulgari’s latest scent, Goldea Roman Night. As the new face of the fragrance, Hadid wore a […]

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5 Reasons Why Netflix’s New Series Friends From College is Going to be a Summer Hit

05/25/2017

We’re calling it. Summer is going to be a Netflix-filled season, thanks to the latest binge-worthy shows and movies coming down the pipeline (Glow! Bloodline! Okja!). Next on our watch list? Friends From College. Produced, directed and written by Harvard alums (and IRL husband and wife) Nicholas Stoller and Francesca Delbanco, the half-hour series follows […]

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Queen Elizabeth II Swears by this Drugstore Nail Polish

05/25/2017

While Queen Elizabeth II is usually seen wearing gloves, underneath she’s said to have perfectly manicured nails painted in a popular drugstore nail polish. According to Essie’s website, Her Majesty has been wearing the brand’s cult classic “Ballet Slippers” ever since 1989 (clearly, she knows what she likes and sticks to it). Legend has it […]

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Here?s Why You Need a Baywatch Bathing Suit this Summer

05/25/2017

Page Pam Anderson and cue those slow mo runs along the beach because Baywatch, in all it’s tacky glory, is back. Set to hit theaters later this month, the re-boot stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra and Alexandra Daddario as the new bodacious lifeguard bunch. Part crime busters, part eye candy, the cast definitely […]

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What?s In Your Bag, Stacy London?

05/25/2017

When you hear the name Stacy London do you remember the good old days of TLC’s What Not To Wear? Along with the show’s 10-year-long run, London has worked in the fashion departments at Vogue and Mademoiselle and has styled the likes of Kate Winslet and Katie Holmes. So when we heard that she had teamed up with Excel gum and […]

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Get Ready: Game of Throne?s Season 7 Trailer has Dropped

05/24/2017

With the season 7 premiere of HBO’s smash hit Game of Thrones just a few short weeks away (53 days, but who’s counting?), the Internet is obsessing over the series’ newest trailer released today. #GOTs7 is trending worldwide, and fans on Twitter are sharing some pretty accurate reactions to the footage. That @GameOfThrones trailer!! #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/WbWxaUbIuh — Sha...

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The 8 Biggest Waxing Myths Debunked

05/24/2017

Bare leg and bikini season is upon us, which means ditching the winter layers and showing some exposed skin during the summer months. For some of us, this means removing unwanted hair in the form of waxing, whether it be our legs, underarms, bikini line…you name it. However, due to a few common myths, waxing […]

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The Top 5 Books You Need to Put on Your Summer Reading List

05/24/2017

If you’re looking for a good summer read, you’ve landed on the right page. We’ve rounded up the top 5 books—from riveting stories about “rich people problems” to the most stylish scribes—to put on your summer reading list. Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore by Terry Newman When Joan Didion donned those impossibly cool […]

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Michelle Obama Slays in the Summer?s Hottest Trend While on Vacation in Italy

05/24/2017

Michelle Obama is giving us the cold shoulder—and we can’t. get. enough. While on vacation in Italy, the former First Lady, 53, has been soaking up the sights with her hubby, former U.S. President Barack Obama, 55, in a slew of shoulder-baring summer looks. Exposed shoulders have been trending on and off for a while […]

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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd May be Working on a New Song Together

05/24/2017

Move over, Lana Del Rey, looks like another Stargirl is about to collab with Starboy. Rumours are swirling that Selena Gomez will be collaborating on new music with her beau, The Weeknd, which is obviously some v.exciting news for Abelena shippers everywhere. A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Apr 15, 2017 at 6:04pm […]

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Is Melania Fed Up With Trump? 5 Hilarious GIFs that Suggest?Maybe?

05/24/2017

Newsflash: FLOTUS and POTUS are NOT living up to their predecessors’ lovey-dovey interactions. And it seems things have reached a fever pitch, with Melania avoiding hand-holding at all costs—as if she’s finally calling the shots after months of being left behind. Though the examples of poor etiquette on President Trump’s behalf are many, here are […]

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Katy Perry Confirms Taylor Swift Feud During Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

05/23/2017

Looks like there really is “Bad Blood” between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift. Like we explained before, there was a rumoured longstanding feud between the two songstresses that appeared to have stemmed from Perry supposedly “sabotag[ing] an entire arena tour” by “stealing” Swift’s backup dancers. One diss track (Tay’s “Bad Blood”) and a response track […]

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The Trend we?re all Still Loving

05/26/2017

Give us Off the Shoulder Everything! Summer is knocking on the door, and it’s time to show off those shoulders.. If you aren’t already that is. The Spring 2016 runways made this shoulder baring statement a must have item last summer. We all loved it, and we all wore it. And if you were hoping…

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Find the Perfect Masque for your Skin

05/24/2017

How to Choose the right Masque for your Skin Type with 10K Skin Studio Odds are, you can remember the first time you tried a masque that you picked up at the drug store. You went home, read the directions, and “Ooohed” and “Ahhhed” as you felt the coolness glide over your skin. Directions said…

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How to Keep your Summer Style Simple

05/22/2017

Simple + Chic summer style That’s my motto I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, simple doesn’t have to be boring. I personally have been a minimal dresser for many years. Although I’ll play with a print here and there, I really love simplicity. Minimal style is all about the wearability. And,Minimal dressing…

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Ivy Carnegie + Chelse Schipper in Modern Day Mae West

05/19/2017

Modern Day Mae West Featuring Ivy Carnegie + Chelse Schipper Festival style is not limited to a weekend. It’s a feeling. It’s a movement. And it’s directing the fashion industry for several seasons a year. The wild west of California is the original inspiration. The dusty air and casual cool are what the wanderlust soul…

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The Perfect Accessory to Top Off your Summer Look: HATS!

05/17/2017

Hats The Perfect Summer Accessory for EVERYONE! Hats are literally the perfect accessory to top off everyone’s summer style. We’re obsessed with hats. Not only for the obvious, style, but for their function also. We need to keep the sun out of our eyes and off of our face. And we want to look good…

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6 Summer Wardrobe Essentials you Need NOW

05/15/2017

Summer Wardrobe Essentials 6 Looks to Copy this Summer Summer is upon us and it’s time to think about what to wear on the streets of SoCal. There are a few pieces that we think should be in every west coast wardrobe; the shirt dress, day to night jumper, wide leg pants, graphic tee, pretty…

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L*Space x The SHOP Laguna

05/13/2017

L*Space x The SHOP Photographed by Hailley Howard This weekend is all about the most important woman in our lives, MOM. A day to make her feel special and give back to her just a fraction of what she gives to us. Saying thank you for all the hard work, time and energy moms put…

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KACEY|SHANA: Designer Spotlight

05/10/2017

KACEY|SHANA Luxury Water Wear that Takes you Places Kacey|Shana is a luxury water wear line, designed for the sunbather, the surfer and the yogi. Created with form and fit in mind, Kacey and Shana brought their passions to life to take you from sandy mat to surfboard to summer soiree. Kacey|Shana blends seamless styles with adjustable…

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Slide into this Season?s Hottest Shoe Trend

05/08/2017

Slides + Mules Are you ready to Slide into one of this Season’s hottest trends? Let’s be real for a moment…. The Style Report Team can not get enough of this trend-We love it! Talk about easy to wear. Slides + Mules are everywhere and include every type of heal and flat. I mean talk…

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The Gypsy Shack x Jethro Alaba

05/03/2017

A Gypsy Shack Editorial Photographed by Jethro Alaba Our favorite part of this job is bringing you great local style. Through our own fashion editorials and those of others. There are so many amazing creatives here is Southern California, and we love being a platform to showcase that creativity. This editorial was a creative endeavor…

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