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Report Finds Online Apparel Sales Growing

07/19/2018

Market researcher The NPD Group forecast that e-commerce will continue to make gains in the apparel market.

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Streetwear Brand Brotherhood to DTLA

07/19/2018

Streetwear brand Brotherhood is scheduled to open a 570-square-foot space at 1325 Palmetto St. in downtown Los Angeles.

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Vuori to Manhattan Beach

07/19/2018

Call Manhattan Beach a ghetto of professional athletes. It's also the location for Vuori brand's second boutique.

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Influential L.A. Boutique Traffic Unveils Remodel

07/19/2018

Los Angeles fashion retailer Traffic unveiled an extensive remodel of its men’s and women’s boutique at the Beverly Center mall near West Hollywood, Calif.

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Gap Inc. Sues Westfield Malls for Overcharges

07/19/2018

In the tough retail world where vacancies are mounting and foot traffic is declining, most mall-based retailers are trying to trim costs as much as possible.

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Colorful Lineup of Swimwear at Paraiso Runway Shows

07/19/2018

Miami Beach was hot in more ways than one when Miami Swim Week was filled with runway events showing off the latest in swimwear fashion for Resort and Cruise. Miami SwimShow, Cabana, Hammock and the new Paraiso opened their doors with booths and runway shows running July 12–16. Art Hearts Fashion also organized a host of runway shows with lots of swimwear on the catwalk.

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An Intimate Setting Brings Buyers to Hammock Show

07/19/2018

Now in its eighth year, the Hammock swimwear and resort apparel show attracted buyers to Miami’s One Hotel South Beach during Miami Swim Week.

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Cabana Promotes a Contemporary Resort Lifestyle on Miami Beach

07/19/2018

Organizers of the Cabana swimwear show created a lifestyle experience for the event’s sixth consecutive year.

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SwimShow Generates Traffic for Big Brands

07/19/2018

At the 36th annual SwimShow, the Swimwear Association of Florida hosted established swim brands, many of whom have a long history of exhibiting at the event, held at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

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Miami Swim Week Events Draw Buyers and Brands to the Beach

07/19/2018

During Miami Swim Week 2018, SwimShow, Cabana and Hammock provided distinctive spaces for buyers who are searching for a creative approach to swimwear and resort pieces.

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Finance Veteran to Join Revolve Board

07/19/2018

Retail finance veteran Marc Stolzman was appointed to the board of directors of Revolve, immediately joining the board of the Los Angeles–area e-commerce emporium.

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Surfwear Wades Through Questions on Diversity

07/19/2018

During the past decade, the surfwear business has been soul-searching after some high-profile bankruptcies, new fashion trends and a rapidly changing retail landscape that has challenged the category’s prominence.

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Wolven Threads: Eastern Art, Sustainable Focus

07/19/2018

For Kiran Jade, training as a yoga teacher also served as her market research for a new line.

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LF Stores Moves Spaces on Robertson

07/18/2018

LF Stores started its retail division in 2004 with a store at 106 S. Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles. Fast forward 14 years, it moved up the street to 146 S. Robertson

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Wildfox Carves Out Its Own Space at Miami Swim Week

07/17/2018

During Miami Swim Week, which officially began July 12 and will close today, Wildfox founder Jimmy Sommers opted out the shows to create a weekend experience at the Delano South Beach.

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LA's Beautycon Festival Is Filled With Fashion

07/16/2018

The hair styles at the 2018 Beautycon Festival at the Los Angeles Convention Center were fabulous but so was the fashion.

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First Nike Live Concept Store Opens on Melrose

07/13/2018

A new way to shop at the Nike Live store in West Los Angeles

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Lily Pulitzer to Open First West Coast Store

07/13/2018

For the first time, Lily Pulitzer will have a stand-alone retail presence on the West Coast by early 2019.

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DETH Launches Punk-Inspired Streetwear With a Gentle Message

07/12/2018

Promoting a humane message through the streetwear inspired by punk culture, model and real-estate entrepreneur Jordyn Weekly and La Isla swimwear founder Enrique Sanchez-Rivera introduced their line DETH (Don't Eat The Homies) this week.

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Top 10 Denim Trends for Fall/Winter ‘19

07/12/2018

From denimheads who wear jeans every day (and never wash them) to those who carefully curate and dry-clean their crisp indigo duds, denim somehow retains the ability to work for every style and encompass every attitude.

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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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Fox Racing Announces Title Sponsorship Of US Open of Mountain Biking      

03/14/2018

Fox US Open of Mountain Biking is set for Aug. 1 – 5 at Killington Resort.

 

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What a Year for Adidas

03/14/2018

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A breakdown of 2017, including the blockbuster results in North America

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CSEF Announces Spring Break Art and Photo Show Fundraiser

03/14/2018

The event is to benefit college scholarships for skateboarders.

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VF Acquires Footwear Athletic Brand

03/14/2018

Altra Footwear has $50 million in annual revenue and is based in Utah

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Salt Life Launches Branded Craft Beer Line

03/13/2018

Expect product introduction in Florida for Fall 2018.

 

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Stores Save the Day for Tilly's

03/13/2018

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Details about Tilly's nightmare holiday computer glitch, top-performing categories in Q4, and how Q1 is shaking out so...

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World’s Largest Paddle Festival Attracts Global Sponsor

03/12/2018

The 8th annual Quiksilver Waterman Carolina Cup is expected to draw thousands of spectators and more than 1,000 event participants.

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Sharkbanz Brings Distribution to Australia and Asia Pacific Territories In-House

03/12/2018

Retailers and partners will now work directly with the Sharkbanz team and their direct representatives in the territory.

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Rising Tide Summit On Ocean Issues Set For March 28-29

03/12/2018

The summit focuses on solution-driven approach to range of issues facing ocean conservation.

 

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Alterra Mountain Company Unveils Long-Term Capital Improvement Plan

03/12/2018

$555 million budgeted at 12 mountain destinations over the next five years.

 

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Protect Our Winters launches ?POW Action Fund? for Community Engagement - Designed to engage all outdoor enthusiasts, the POW Action Fund will help you find easy ways to get involved.

07/20/2018

Earlier this week, Protect our winters (POW) launched their new POW Action Fund in efforts to amplify the outdoor community’s voice going into 2018 midterm elections and beyond. They are doing this by focusing on helping outdoor enthusiasts become climate advocates by “providing the training and tools needed to speak confidently to the issue, support

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A Look Inside Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece?s XPT Experience - Lessons in the benefits of focused breathing, cold-water immersion therapy, and why the couple believes in this program.

07/20/2018

It's a quiet Wednesday morning in Malibu. The traffic on PCH is light. A small southwest swell tickles the myriad points dotting the coastline. Hooking inland, I turn onto a twisting, turning canyon road and weave my way to the top of a mountain. Point Dume spreads out below as I pull up to Laird

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6 Things to Do in Big Sur Now That Highway 1 Has Reopened - Here are some ideas on how to enjoy California's coast, detour free.

07/20/2018

Now that Highway 1 is reopened, the possibilities in California are back to being endless. Here is a list of six things you can do, detour-free.

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5 Mistakes Beginners Make When Booking a Surf Trip - We ask the experts to highlight the most common blunders, so that your next trip is nothing but good vibes and waves for days.

07/20/2018

Salt water can cure most things, and a surf trip is definitely a salve for the stresses of daily life. Yet, for beginners, booking the ultimate surf vacation can be a difficult task. From waves that are way too big, to no waves at all. From the wrong board to getting lost in a foreign

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Van Tours: Checking Out Artist Skye Walker?s Custom Van Built for His Year-Long Mural Tour - This dream van will serve as the muralist's home-on-wheels for his "Sea-to-Sea Tour."

07/19/2018

Skye Walker has been an artist for most of his life. Primarily a muralist, he’s traveled far and wide, painting commercial and private murals all over the place. And this year, Walker realized a long-time dream of his: to travel the country on a year-long mural tour. Of course, to do that, he needed somewhere

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We Bought and Tested 11 Sports Drink Mixes, Tabs and Caps at REI - What's in your water bottle?

07/19/2018

What's in your water bottle these days? If it's more than just water, you're not alone; Many endurance athletes and outdoor adventurers are reaching for sports drink mixes, tablets and caps. The reasons go beyond just adding flavor. Many of these mixes are designed for refueling, enhanced performance and in some cases boosting recovery. On

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NFL Stars Are Helping Children Realize Just How Cool Nature Can Be - NFL tight end Cooper Helfet and friends are bringing inner-city kids to the outdoors with The Nature Project.

07/19/2018

If you’re an inner-city kid, the outdoors can feel very far away. Plus, in your neighborhood, it might not be considered a very cool thing to be interested in. Those are the first challenges that NFL tight end Cooper Helfet, 29 (who has played for the Seattle Seahawks and the Oakland Raiders) has to overcome

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Charity Snowboard Event, ?Drink Water: Rat Race? Raised Over $30,000 This Year - Hosted by Drink Water, the Rat Race has totaled over $150,000 for charity over its seven-year run.

07/19/2018

The most heinous scorpion or ragdoll is nothing in comparison to the daily reality of living without access to clean drinking water. Snowboarding in July is the epitome of privilege, and the Rat Race turns this into charity, having raised $150,000 over its seven-summer run and more than $30,000 this year alone. Despite the benevolence

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Boa Opens New Sustainably-Built Headquarters in Denver, Colorado - The new facility triples Boa's work space and boasts a design that caters to the brand's active lifestyle ethos.

07/19/2018

As the outdoor industry descends on Denver next week for Outdoor Retailer, Boa Technology is opening the doors of its new global headquarters in Denver's RiNo Art District. Boa now occupies the majority of the space in the 140,000-square-foot Zeppelin Development FLIGHT building, which combines contemporary design, open collaborative workspaces and is anticipated to be

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Shaun White, Chloe Kim, and David Wise Win ESPY Awards - The ballots were stacked with action sports athletes this year.

07/19/2018

This year, thanks to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the ESPY Awards ballots were stacked with action sports athletes. From surf to snow to skate, there were nominated athletes representing each discipline. And Wednesday night, Chloe Kim, Shaun White, and David Wise all walked away with ESPY Awards. 3 out of 3! Ugh i'm freaking

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Highway 1 Along the Big Sur Coast is Reopened After Massive Landslide - For the first time in 16 months, travelers can travel all the way through Big Sur via Highway 1.

07/18/2018

Last winter, a series of storms caused a landslide off the coast of Big Sur, destroying a section of Highway 1 and Pfeiffer Bridge. Although Pfieffer Bridge was reopened in Oct. 2017, the portion of Highway 1 at Mud Creek was closed until Wednesday morning when it reopened at 9:45 a.m. This marks the first

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Dickies? Heritage Carries Over to New Consumer Who?s Adopted Workwear?s Crossover Appeal - As workwear emerges as a strong mainstream market, Dickies Senior VP discusses leveraging its history and looking to the future.

07/18/2018

Dickies is a brand with an almost 100-year history. Its strong roots in workwear are still a big part of the company's ethos, but by the '90s, the brand had risen among skateboarders who were in the process of making a shift in style and disciplines, and searching for a durable yet affordable pair of

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Expert Tips for Teaching Your Dog to Be an Adventure Pup - Advice from trainer and author Maria Christina Schultz who has dedicated her life to getting dogs adventuring safely.

07/18/2018

Four legged adventure partners can be the most fun and likely your favorite. But getting your fur baby to become an “adventure pup” can be an adventure on its own. Trainer and author Maria Christina Schultz knows this all so well and has dedicated her life to getting dogs out and adventuring safely. Growing up,

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City of Mount Shasta Becomes the First Certified Trail Town on the PCT - Pacific Crest Trail Association made the certification in hopes to boost the community's economy and hiker-friendly atmosphere.

07/18/2018

As reported by The Trek, the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) has just officially designated the city of Mount Shasta as a certified trail town. This marks the Pacific Crest Trail’s (PCT) first trail town recognition and the Inaugural Trail Town Celebration will be held Saturday, July 21. Although this is the Pacific Crest Trail’s

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What Happens to Your Body When You Train in Hot-Weather Conditions? - We visited a heat-controlled lab and tracked our core body temp while working out to find the answer.

07/17/2018

It's 90 degrees and humid outside. The last thing you want to do is workout in this temperature – but did you know that training in the heat could actually work to your advantage? A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Mission Heat Lab at the University of Connecticut campus in

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5 Oahu Camping Options for the Budget Traveler - If budget is holding you back from visiting Hawaii's standup paddler's paradise, we have some good news for ya ...

07/17/2018

Oahu is a standup paddler’s paradise. From vibrant reefs to world famous surf breaks, this dreamy island has something for paddlers of all abilities and skill levels. Oahu is a standup paddler’s paradise. From vibrant reefs to world famous surf breaks, this dreamy island has something for paddlers of all abilities and skill levels. While

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Lava Bomb Strikes Hawaii Tour Boat Injuring 23 Passengers - One woman ended up in critical condition with a fractured femur.

07/17/2018

On Monday, a ball of molten rock struck a lava tour boat following an explosion caused by lava spraying out of the ocean just off the Big Island of Hawaii. As reported by CNN, 13 passengers were rushed to the hospital and another 10 had injuries that did not require hospital care. One women in

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How This Competitive MTB Couple Discovered a New Bond With Tandem Bikes - After an injury, rehab on a tandem bike has sent the couple's racing career to a whole new level.

07/17/2018

Amanda Schaper and her fiancé Scott Chapin are all about the tandem bike. The two were competitive riders (solo) when they first met, but after Schaper had dislocated her shoulder, a half-baked idea to rehab and recover on a tandem bike has sent the couple’s racing career and relationship to a whole new level. “Amanda

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How 8 Bikers Managed to Bike-Relay Across Canada in 8 Days - "We rode non-stop, through the night, rain, and wind until we got to the Atlantic Ocean."

07/16/2018

If I had to select one picture that summed up our 3,600-mile bike relay from the Pacific to the Atlantic, it would be this one (above), of Sam eating snacks. Stroopwaffles to be specific. These delicious little tokens fueled us over mountains and through thunderstorms … a constant reminder that you always have more to

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Lava From the Kilauea Volcano Has Created a Tiny New Island Off of Hawaii - If the lava flow from this region remains active, experts say that it will likely eventually connect to the coastline.

07/16/2018

As reported by CNN, during a Friday morning flight, a Hawaii Volcano Observatory crew noticed a lava-made island that that is located just feet from the Big Island. According to the United States Geological Survey, the island is 20-30 feet in diameter and if the lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano stays active, it will

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Dispatches Grand Canyon: A Journey Through the Bottom of the Earth - A 9-day rafting expedition, told through photos.

07/16/2018

Embarking on a rafting journey through the Grand Canyon began by dialing a phone number that I received in an Instagram DM from a stranger. The message read, "Hey, I know this is out of left field, especially since we've never met and you have no idea who I am – and a little bit

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5 Reusable Straw Options to Help Lessen Your Single-Use Plastic Consumption - One small step in minimizing your daily plastic use.

07/16/2018

Recently, the plastic straw has faced some serious scrutiny from the environmentally-aware crowd. It is one of a multitude of small, recyclable pieces of plastic that continue to end up in landfills. (Because of their small size, often times they can be missed in the sorting process, and they end up in landfills, the ocean,

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Meet the Brand Bringing Recycled Apparel to Action Sports - France-based Picture Organic Clothing dedicates its work to reducing our footprint in the outdoor spaces we call home.

07/16/2018

Julien Durant and his friends Jérémy Rochette and Vincent André grew up ripping skateboards and snowboards near the mountain town of Annecy, France. Even after life led Durant to Paris and a big city marketing job, he still dreamed of making it back to the mountains. When he saw an opportunity to return to his

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A Discussion With the Event Director of the WSL Air Invitational, Josh Kerr - To find out what the Air Invitational will look like, SURFER Magazine got Kerr on the horn for some insight.

07/15/2018

Words by Ashtyn Douglas. Have you heard the news? The WSL recently announced an "Air Invitational" that will take place in France during the Quiksilver Pro France Championship Tour stop this fall and an "Air Exhibition" to go down during the forthcoming Surf Ranch Pro event – music to the ears of surf fans everywhere

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This Year Element Will Provide More Skate Camp Scholarships Than Ever Before - "We couldn’t be more excited to make this contribution to the skateboarding community."

07/13/2018

Earlier this week, Element announced that they will be donating 300 skate camp scholarships to deserving skateboarders this year. This marks the most that Element has ever donated in the program’s 15-year history, and was made possible by Element’s own skate camps in Spain, Japan, South Africa and now Australia, skate shop partners, and the

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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 ruled socia...

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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’s the qu...

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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 City on the ...

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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). The s...

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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 more t...

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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 be growin...

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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 a...

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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 happiness...

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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 to ...

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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 her do...

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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 Jackie Burk...

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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., that’s been bre...

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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 intima...

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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: There...

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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 braided ...

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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 copycats (as...

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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 only g...

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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 catapult her into a ...

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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 image...

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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 little in...

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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 proposed...

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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 dress. ...

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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’s yout...

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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 friends’ ...

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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 with a sket...

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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 to come togethe...

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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 for m...

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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 reason...

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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 fac...

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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 seasonal...

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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 photograp...

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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 strands...

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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 designed a...

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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 than 1...

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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 butto...

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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 acid pink...

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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 the woman wh...

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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 West ...

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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 inspirati...

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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 brightly p...

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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 save t...

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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’s e...

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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 Gard...

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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 model)...

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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 personality. Acc...

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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 was...

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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 Mon...

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The BoF Podcast: Inside the Future of the Red Carpet

07/20/2018

This week on Inside Fashion, Elizabeth Saltzman, Karla Welch and Jason Bolden discuss the future of the red carpet in a post-#MeToo era with The Hollywood Reporter’s Carol McColgin and media consultant Janice Min.

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Billion-Dollar Beauty Brands Face Exit Conundrum

07/20/2018

A new breed of buzzy beauty brands are using social media to drive rapid growth. But can they credibly command technology-style valuations?

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In the Age of Trump, Ignore Women’s Magazines at Your Peril

07/20/2018

It’s not just Teen Vogue. Readers are flocking to the websites of Glamour and Cosmo, and they’re responding with aggressive political reporting.

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Nike's Football Bet Is Paying off

07/20/2018

The sportswear giant's sponsorship of the World Cup teams and athletes is giving the company a tailwind in its race to catch up with Adidas in football.

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VF Corporation's Quarterly Results Top Estimates

07/20/2018

Revenue from the company's Vans shoe segment rose 35 percent in the quarter, helping drive the strong results.

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Hermès Operating Profits Remain Near Record Levels

07/20/2018

The leather goods maker posted solid second quarter sales that augured well for the rest of the luxury sector.

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Allbirds to Launch in the UK

07/19/2018

Under the sneaker startup's new international president Erick Haskell, Allbirds is eyeing international development, starting with the UK and then beyond.

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The Paradox That Makes Chanel a Powerhouse

07/19/2018

Chanel is simultaneously among the most exclusive and most accessible luxury fashion labels of all, a strategy that has made it by far the world’s largest luxury megabrand in retail equivalent terms.

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Farfetch Acquires Chinese Digital Marketing Agency

07/19/2018

The fashion e-commerce platform has acquired CuriosityChina in a bid to boost its presence in the world's second-largest luxury market.

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Remembering Set ‘Magician’ Michael Howells

07/19/2018

The production designer created otherworldly sets for the likes of John Galliano’s Dior, but his fantasies were earthed by the humility of the man himself, writes Tim Blanks.

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Power Moves | Robin Derrick Exits Spring Studios, Richemont Adds to Board of Directors

07/19/2018

This week, Robin Derrick departs Spring Studios after 7 years, while Richemont nominates a new executive director.

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Swiss Watch Exports Have Biggest Half-Yearly Gain Since 2012

07/19/2018

Swiss watch exports had their strongest first half in six years, as demand for high-end timepieces rose in Asia and the US.

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Inside the Fashion Nova Hype Machine

07/18/2018

Fashion Nova is defying a slump in fast-fashion by releasing hundreds of new looks every week and harnessing an army of Instagram influencers. BoF goes inside the #NovaBabe machine.

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EBay Rattles Investors Already Spooked by Threat of Amazon

07/18/2018

The online marketplace missed on sales and trimmed its 2018 revenue outlook.

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Social Goods | The Dark Side of Chinese Internet Fame, Tariffs to Affect Ivanka Trump's Brand

07/18/2018

This week, body-positive messaging does not resonate in Chinese influencer circles, while Ivanka Trump's handbags will likely be hit by the new tariffs on China.

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Tiffany & Co. Has Built a Secret Lab of Shiny Dreams

07/18/2018

The renowned jewellery brand is using a 21st century workshop to speed its rebound from oblivion.

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Swatch Reports Highest Profit in Three Years Amid Watch Rebound

07/17/2018

Operating income rose 70 percent in the first half to 629 million francs ($628 million).

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Vashi Wants to Redefine the Fine Jewellery Model With Custom Diamonds and Corona Beer

07/17/2018

The online jeweller is dispensing with display cases and security guards as it expands into brick-and-mortar shops, betting a more-relaxed experience will draw millennial customers.

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GQ Middle East Launches With Youngest Editor

07/17/2018

New editor-in-chief Adam Baidawi discusses his appointment with BoF and his plans for the new men's fashion title that will bow in September.

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Amazon's Prime Day Evolves From Rummage Sale to Must-Shop Event

07/17/2018

As the online retailer expands its depth of discounts to prominent brands, shoppers are expected to drop $3.4 billion in 36 hours.

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Why Thom Browne Teamed With FC Barcelona

07/17/2018

The New York-based brand is betting on an assist from the sporting world to help fuel growth.

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Macy's and Kohl's Debt Strengthened on Prime Day

07/17/2018

The stores offered their own sales to compete with Amazon's discounting frenzy, but the online giant's server glitches may have also provided a boost.  

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Bits & Bytes | Target's Secret App, Louis Vuitton Expands E-Commerce in China

07/17/2018

This week, Target has an invite-only app that lets members collaborate with the company's designers, while in mainland China customers gain access to Louis Vuitton's delivery service.

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Consumers Say Makeup Bought on Wish App Caused Ailments

07/17/2018

The e-commerce app traffics in low-cost goods, but some shoppers got more than they anticipated.

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How Philipp Plein Made Bad Taste Big Business

07/16/2018

The German designer’s over-the-top aesthetic has passionate devotees, but some are starting to say it’s too much.

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Timeline - Trump's track record on trade - Update

04/03/2018

Since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, his administration has been busy fulfilling major campaign promises on trade policy - much to the concern of US fashion brands and apparel retailers. To keep abreast of developments, Dr Sheng Lu, assistant professor in the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware, has compiled a timeline of all the key mile...

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Decathlon to significantly reduce its polyester impact

07/20/2018

Global sporting goods retailer Decathlon has pledged to significantly reduce its polyester impact, with all textile products sold in France due to be made from 100% more sustainable polyester by the end of 2021.

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Call for new US port investment to support trade

07/20/2018

US port association and border group leaders are calling for investment in the country's port infrastructure in order to support trade and facilitate the free flow of goods across borders and within the US.

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Public comment sought on latest US tariff plans

07/20/2018

The Office of the US Trade Representative is accepting public comments on the administration's proposal to implement an additional US$200bn of tariffs on Chinese imports announced last week.

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Bangladesh wage proposals "strongly condemned"

07/20/2018

An alliance of labour unions and non-governmental organisations has strongly condemned the process to set a new minimum wage for Bangladesh garment workers - and is calling on brands sourcing from the country to take action.

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Enka completes first viscose filament yarn audit

07/20/2018

German firm Enka has become the first viscose filament yarn producer to undergo a CanopyStyle audit, demonstrating it has taken action to remove potential risks of sourcing from ancient and endangered forests in its supply chain.

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New durable water repellent technology launched

07/20/2018

Speciality chemical producer Bolger & O'Hearn has upped the ante for durable water repellent technologies, developing a new solution to keep apparel dry and consumers comfortable.

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RFID and machine learning tackle in-store inventory

07/20/2018

A new tool that integrates RFID and machine learning technology is said to be able to help retailers gain a deeper understanding of in-store product flow with 99% locator accuracy.

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'Make it British' sourcing show moves to bigger venue

07/20/2018

'Make it British Live!' the sourcing show that showcases British fashion and textile manufacturers and producers, is moving to a new and expanded venue next year.

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Gerber Ideation finalists get creative with fashion tech

07/20/2018

Using technology to bring new products to market has been top of mind for finalists in this year's Ideation competition for fashion students organised by apparel software and systems supplier Gerber Technology.

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Top stories this week on just-style...

07/20/2018

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the US clothing industry is mulling tactics to tackle the Trump administration's tariffs, how Adidas is ramping up its sustainability drive with plans to phase out the use of virgin polyester over the next six years, and the top sourcing concerns for the US fashion industry.

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Trade policy remains top sourcing concern for US fashion firms

07/18/2018

The impact of a protectionist trade policy agenda in the United States is not surprisingly ranked the top challenge for the US fashion industry in 2018, a new survey has found - closely followed by increasing cost pressure, which is creeping up executives' agenda again.

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Bangladesh RMG workers reject latest wage proposal

07/19/2018

Bangladesh's garment owners and trade unions are far apart in the fraught ongoing minimum wage negotiations, proposing pay floors that are widely divergent.

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EU officials mulling Cambodia preferential trade access

07/19/2018

The European Union (EU) is assessing Cambodia's eligibility for key preferential trade access in response to what it describes as "recent worrying human rights and labour rights developments" in the country.

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Microfibre research proposes standardised test method

07/19/2018

Research carried out in Sweden with input from three brands including H&M, has recommended a standardised test method for measuring microfibres shed during the washing of garments.

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New platform to drive responsible leather sourcing

07/19/2018

A new platform has been launched to help brands and retailers to address impacts associated with leather sourcing.

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Canada apparel sourcing show expands for 2018

07/19/2018

The Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada trade show has expanded for 2018 and expects over 5,000 buyers to visit its three days of seminars, open panels and more than 500 exhibits.

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Vietnam clothing and textile exports climb in H1

07/19/2018

Vietnam saw its textile and garment exports grow more than 14% in the first half of 2018 thanks to strong growth in the majority of its markets.

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Ternua teams up with Archroma on nutshell dye

07/19/2018

Outdoor clothing brand Ternua is teaming up with colour and specialty textile chemicals provider Archroma to create a capsule collection of recycled T-shirts and sweatshirts sourced from agricultural waste from the Basque region in Spain.

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Asda pledges to tackle clothing microfibres

07/19/2018

Asda has becomes the first supermarket to join the Microfibre Consortium, which looks at reducing the impact of microplastics on the environment.

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Everything That Upset the Internet This Week

07/21/2018

What’s outraging the Internet this week? A baby girl’s piercing, an able bodied A-List actor and a new Netflix series about a character named “Fatty Patty.” Here’s everything you need to know: Kylie Jenner showcases Stormi’s pierced ears THE STORY: Earlier this month, Kylie Jenner posted a video of herself cuddling her and Travis Scott’s daughter, […]

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Dior?s Saddle Bag Is the Latest Aughts Trend to Make a Comeback

07/20/2018

Back in 1999, John Galliano sparked an obsession with the saddle bag after featuring the kidney-shaped accessory in Dior’s 2000 Spring/Summer collection. Soon it was everywhere, dangling off of Paris Hilton’s shoulder and frequently spotted on Sex and the City as Carrie Bradshaw’s go-to bag of choice. The past few years have seen the gradual […]

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Will Wizardcore Be the Next Niche Aesthetic?

07/20/2018

On Thursday morning, a press release flew into my inbox at approximately 9:35am trumpeting the existence of a new exhibition at the SSENSE flagship store in Montreal. “The Big Flat Now” opened earlier this week and consists of a series of 12 flags that are supposedly meant to examine the “frictionless, atemporal dynamics of the […]

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This Sunbathing Calculator Will Help You Enjoy the Sun Without the Burn

07/20/2018

Sunscreen is the most essential product in your daily routine, but it can be hard to know if you’re protecting your skin the right way–especially when you end up with a painful burn even after applying. How much do you use? What SPF factor should you pick? How long can you stay out in the […]

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Who Are the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists?

07/20/2018

Each year, the CFDA and Vogue partner up to help up-and-coming designers in the fashion industry with funding and mentorship opportunities. From hundreds of applicants, ten designers are selected and these promising candidates will go on to compete for three prizes. This year, the overall winner will walk away with $400,000 and the two runners-up […]

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Here?s All the Fashion News You Missed This Week

07/20/2018

No longer alone in this journey. Episode three of #PradaNeonDream introduces @mssarahcatharinepaulson in her first cameo as the valet driver. #PradaFW18 #Prada365 See the full film via link in bio. Film @willyvanderperre Styling #OlivierRizzo Creative Direction @dja_dj A post shared by Prada (@prada) on Jul 18, 2018 at 1:31pm PDT Sarah Paulson Makes an Appearance […]

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Did the Queen Just Troll Donald Trump?

07/20/2018

Watching the video footage of Queen Elizabeth II’s meeting with Donald Trump is an exercise in squirming discomfort. As they are meant to be inspecting a military regiment, Trump walks ahead of the Queen, blocking the diminutive regnant from view, then when he finally realizes they’re supposed to be walking together, he impatiently keeps his […]

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The Essential Engagement Quiz: How to Make Sure You?re Ready for Marriage

07/20/2018

Premature proposals have become somewhat of a trend as of late. First, we had Pete Davidson popping the question to Ariana Grande after just a few weeks of dating. Then, Justin Bieber pulled the same move, putting a great big diamond ring on Hailey Baldwin’s finger. Sure, these two have history, but the “Sorry” singer […]

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The Lineup for Toronto Fashion Week Is Officially Here

07/20/2018

From September 4th-6th, the humble Yorkville Village mall will transform into the glamorous home of Toronto Fashion Week, where runway shows and studio presentations will showcase the stimulating creations of Canada’s top designers. Now, we finally have an idea of which designers will be presenting their visions at this highly anticipated event. According to a […]

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14 Beach Bags That Are Both Cute and Functional

07/20/2018

Woven basket handbags have been all the rage this year, proving that these summery straw accessories are chic enough to use even when you’re far from the beach. But seeing as we’re in the midst of summer–and a super hot one at that–it’s important that you invest in a proper beach bag. From beach reads […]

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Tie-Dye Is Back, Whether You Like It or Not

07/19/2018

With the recent re-emergence of ‘90s fashion trends – first came chokers, then oversized hoop earrings, fanny packs and most recently track pants – it shouldn’t surprise anyone that, newsflash, tie-dye is back. Originally founded on ancient resist-dyeing techniques – which consists of protecting certain parts of a fabric so the dye doesn’t reach it […]

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Get Hair Extensions

07/19/2018

California-based hairstylist Kiara Bailey launched her hair extensions line, Hair Lingerie, back in 2005, as a healthy alternative to the extensions that were on the market at the time. Sold in Toronto exclusively at LAC+CO, we caught up with Bailey when she was in town to answer every single question we had about hair extensions. […]

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In a Powerful ESPYs Speech, Aly Raisman Reminds Us Why We Need to Believe Survivors

07/19/2018

At last night’s ESPY Awards, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman stood alongside 140 of her “sister survivors” to deliver a powerful message about being courageous, being believed and supporting survivors of sexual abuse. On behalf of the hundreds of people who were sexually abused at the hands of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, Raisman took the […]

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The Trailer for JLo?s New Film Looks Pretty Great

07/19/2018

Is it the early 2000s? Because JLo’s back with another feel-good rom-com! The film, titled Second Act, is about a street-smart 40-year-old woman working a dead-end job at a big-box store, who fakes her way to a sweet corporate gig. Like, corner office in a fancy New York highrise-sweet. Think Working Girl meets Maid in […]

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Why Jenny Bird Thinks You Should Take Good Care of All Your Jewellery

07/19/2018

If Jenny Bird’s art-deco-inspired La Bouche and La Vue pins appear whimsical, the Toronto-based designer is not. She’s refreshingly honest and a true straight shooter when talking about the namesake jewellery line she founded in 2008. She explains how the pieces are cast in brass and then plated in 14-karat gold or sterling silver at […]

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Can a Feminist Work on The Bachelor? We Asked Unreal Creator Sarah Gertude Shapiro

07/19/2018

If you can think back to the end of the last century, when reality television was still in it’s infancy, one of the reasons unscripted shows seemed so ground-breaking was because they seemed to be socially significant. Honest, in a way. Of course, now that reality TV made a president, and that president isn’t known […]

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The Best Air Dry Products for Every Hair Type and Texture

07/19/2018

As much as we love our blow dryers and styling tools, sometimes our hair just needs a break from all that heat — especially since it’s so damaging to our precious strands. And besides, who really wants to use a hair dryer in the summer, when it’s already so damn hot outside? Luckily the air […]

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Pat McGrath Labs Is Now Officially Worth More Than Kylie Cosmetics

07/19/2018

There’s been a lot of talk about Kylie Jenner this week, and especially about her almost-three-year-old beauty brand, Kylie Cosmetics. The brand landed Jenner on the cover of Forbes, accompanying a story titled “How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years.” But now another beauty brand is making headlines […]

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Monokinis Are the Newest Summer Must-Have

07/19/2018

The monokini is hands down the sexiest swimsuit style of the summer. No longer the province of professional swimmers or the terminally modest, these show stopping one-pieces will have all eyes on you. Combining the sex appeal of a bikini with the practicality of a one piece, the monokini allows you to experience the best […]

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The Wet N Wild Zodiac Collection Is Here and It?s Selling Out Fast!

07/18/2018

Wet N Wild just released a new collection based around the 12 zodiac signs and the four elements. From eyeshadows, to lip glosses, to highlighters, there’s something here for every one–and every sign. The brand has created bundles that pay homage to Air, Water, Earth and Fire, as well as a selection of other products […]

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Is Sade Working on a New Album?

07/18/2018

Sade’s not the most prolific of music bands. The famed R&B group, led by Nigerian-British singer Sade Adu, debuted their first album back in 1984 and the gap between every subsequent album has only widened over the years. Observe: their second album came just a year later (1985), the next one three years later (1988), […]

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Britney Spears Releases Her First Unisex Fragrance

07/18/2018

Let’s be real, if you didn’t have a hot pink bottle of Fantasy sitting on your bedroom shelf in 2005, then what were you even doing? Britney Spears is the ultimate success story when it comes to celebrity perfumes and with a whopping 23 bottles under her belt, it’s clear she knows what she’s doing. […]

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What We?re Buying From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

07/18/2018

Get your credit cards ready for slashed prices on clothing, handbags, skincare and makeup, because Nordstrom’s annual anniversary sale commences this Friday, July 20th. This is no ordinary sale event considering its not just to get rid of older stock — they’ll also be reducing the prices on just-arrived fall styles. In addition, the retailer will […]

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Are You Ready for a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Musical?

07/18/2018

First Mean Girls. Then Clueless. Now, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is the next young adult film reportedly getting the stage musical treatment. The beloved 2005 film, starring America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel and Amber Tamblyn, was based on a book that follows four high school friends through their first summer apart, a […]

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3 Extremely Weird (But Totally Tasty!) Ways to Use a Hot Dog

07/18/2018

You know how, at every BBQ, there’s always that one person over the age of 12 who opts for a hot dog over a fancy homemade hamburger? Yeah, that’s me. Boiled, grilled or tossed in the microwave for 45-seconds, hot dogs have a long-standing place on my list of favourite foods. I’d love to claim […]

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Canada?s Budding Marijuana Industry Is Helping Women Break the Glass Ceiling

07/18/2018

Once the domain of potheads, stoners and no-good wake ’n’ bakers, weed has gone from illicit gateway drug to buzzy new investment in just a few years. In the United States (where marijuana is legal for adult recreational use in nine states and Washington, D.C.), gleaming Apple Store-esque dispensaries sell designer herb alongside artsy pastel-hued […]

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Priyanka Chopra?s Style Evolution

07/18/2018

Priyanka Chopra is not afraid to stand out. From her epic Ralph Lauren coat dress at the Met Gala in 2017, to the hot pink two-piece set she wore to TIFF last year, this star always makes a statement with her looks. Each of her red carpet gowns seem to play with a different silhouette and her enviable […]

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Wet’s Kelly Zutrau Is Taking Control

07/18/2018

By her own admission, Wet’s singer-songwriter Kelly Zutrau is older, more confident and in control as the duo – known for their emotional, R&B-infused electro-pop – gets ready to drop their sophomore album Still Run (due out July 13, Sony). After making their debut with Don’t You in 2016, Zutrau says she and multi-instrumentalist Joe […]

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Write Yourself Into History With These Little House on the Prairie-inspired Dresses

07/18/2018

As you may have noticed through multiple Instagram posts (such as this one or this one) showcasing Victorian-inspired light-weight dresses worn in romantic sunlit meadows, the Little House On the Prairie sartorial atmosphere is making a strong comeback.  Infused with an indescribable nostalgia – indescribable because nobody alive today actually experienced the Western 1880s prairie […]

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Priyanka Chopra on Bad Hair Days, Vulnerability and Haircut Trauma

07/18/2018

I always knew Priyanka Chopra had amazing hair, but I didn’t realize how incredible it was until I saw it up close and in person. Upon meeting the Quantico star at the Ritz-Carleton in Toronto during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, the first thing I noticed was her hair, freshly blown out by hairstylist […]

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Flats or Heels? Easy Styling Tips to Remember

07/19/2018

This tip is no brainer

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15 Items to ?Add to Cart? NOW

07/18/2018

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Summer Style Wrap up

07/17/2018

It' time to get wrapped up.

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Summer Looks that make you go ?Huh? and ?YAS? at the same time

07/16/2018

There's no excuse for a boring summer wardrobe.

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5 Long Hairstyles to Copy feat. Our Reoccurring Style Muse

07/12/2018

We can't get enough of this babe!

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Hot Summer Looks to Beat the Heat

07/11/2018

Yes you can look hot as hell when it's hot as hell.

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An Introduction to Korean Skin Care

07/06/2018

Yes you really need all 10!

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SHOP: What?s Hot Under $100

07/05/2018

Attainable Summer Style

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Summer Vacation Packing List According to Blue Eyed Girl

07/03/2018

Pack like a Pro

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6 Neutral Looks that are Anything but Boring

07/02/2018

There's no reason for boring outfits

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