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June Atlanta Apparel Promotes Solid Order Writing and Growing Brand Relationships

06/21/2022

Atlanta Apparel’s June market—the last opportunity for buyers and brands to finalize orders for Autumn/Winter 2022 and source Immediates—reported solid attendance and order writing June 8–11 at AmericasMart Atlanta.

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Taelor Poised to Expand With Recent Round of Pre-seed Funding

06/16/2022

With the continuing rise of thrifting and secondhand clothing, the apparel-rental market has seen growth as more consumers look for innovative ways to shop sustainable and reduce the amount of clothing produced.

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Homme + Femme Highlights Black History of Kentucky Derby

06/16/2022

Los Angeles–based Homme + Femme’s recent collection in collaboration with Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby celebrates the rich legacy of Black jockeys, recognizing that 15 of the first 28 winning Kentucky Derby jockeys were Black.

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Gold Thimble Fashion Show at LATTC Inspired by Broadway Musicals

06/16/2022

From “Anastasia” to “Wicked,” Los Angeles Trade-Technical College graduating seniors were “Inspired by Broadway Musicals” as exhibited in their designs on the runway at the semi-annual Gold Thimble Fashion Show held on campus May 27.

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06/16/2022

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Lee and The Hundreds Collaborate for Second Capsule Collection

06/16/2022

Denim brand Lee has partnered with streetwear brand The Hundreds on a new capsule collection that paves the way for future trends and offers fresh takes on classic silhouettes that combine the heritage of Lee with streetwear aesthetics and bold colors.

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THE ERA Debut Collection Aims to Change FestivalFashion Perceptions

06/16/2022

Drawing from his previous experiences in the entertainment space, Henry Viens created THE ERA to provide a sustainable and luxurious collection of pieces for the music-festivals crowd.

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Wolf & Badger Opens First West Coast Store

06/16/2022

U.K. fashion retailer Wolf & Badger has continued its expansion by opening a store in West Hollywood on June 3.

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Calico Helps Brands Regain Control of Their Supply Chains

06/13/2022

In an effort to tackle returns, the Toronto-based supply-chain OS company Calico aims to provide a smart solution that helps retailers streamline their supply chains, allowing them to solve the problem earlier rather than post-sale.

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doors. Opens Fourth Experiential Pop-Up in Los Angeles

06/09/2022

The innovative emerging platform for fashion, art and beauty online and experiential bricks-and-mortar retail doors. has brought its New York–based pop-up, “Metaverse, Schmetaverse,” to West Hollywood.

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Baggallini Hosts Star-Studded Yoga Class and Dinner with Brooke Burke

06/08/2022

Female-founded travel bag brand Baggallini hosted a yoga event instructed by Brooke Burke at her home in Malibu.

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Gucci x Adidas Pop-Up Opens on Melrose

06/08/2022

Gucci and Adidas have opened their first pop-up store on Melrose Avenue dedicated to showcasing the kaleidoscopic aesthetics of the adidas x Gucci collaboration.

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Otis College Debuts O-Launch ’22, Showcasing Work of Graduating Class

06/02/2022

To celebrate the return of in-person events, Otis College of Art and Design held O-Launch ’22 May 13–15 to showcase the future of art and design and highlight the work of the college’s graduating students.

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Marcum Symposium Addresses the Future of Trade Shows

06/02/2022

After a two-year hiatus, the Marcum LLP Consumer Products & Retail Symposium returned to an in-person session on May 19 at the E-Central Downtown Los Angeles Hotel.

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Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas Showcase Latest Innovations for Textile Industry

06/02/2022

The co-located Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America shows took place May 17–19 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, returning for the first time since 2018.

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GUESS Partners With J Balvin Once Again for the Amor Collection

06/02/2022

GUESS Originals has partnered with musician J Balvin for another collaborative collection. The GUESS Originals x J Balvin Amor Collection advocates for positive mental health while promoting messages of “amor y paz.”

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MAGIC Nashville Goes Live With Brands, Buyers and a Festival Vibe

06/02/2022

The debut MAGIC Nashville show took place May 16–17 at Music City Hall in Nashville, Tenn., exhibiting over 300 local and national brands, with 21 percent of them women-owned and 24 percent self-reporting as sustainable.

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Thermore Launches New Material Using Hybrid Technology

06/02/2022

Milan-based Thermore has announced the launch of EVOdown Recycled, a new material made of 100 percent recycled fibers from PET bottles.

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06/02/2022

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Hyosung to Present Its Ocean Protection Initiative at Outdoor Retailer

06/02/2022

Hyosung will present its Ocean Protection Initiative at the summer edition of the Outdoor Retailer trade show in DenverJune 9–11.

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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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Photos from Patagonia?s ?The Yin & Yang of Gerry Lopez? Screenings

06/24/2022

The team at Patagonia sent us photos of the VIP event and film screenings for its new film, “The Yin & Yang of Gerry Lopez” from filmmaker Stacy Peralta of Dogtown and Z Boys fame. Notable industry figures attended.

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Outerknown and OTIS Collaborate on Sustainable Eyewear Collection

06/24/2022

The range will feature seven styles, all created from natural materials.

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Hurley?s Second Collaboration with LoveShackFancy Launches

06/23/2022

The new collection introduces neons, color-blocking, and Lurex pieces that can be worn in and out of the water.

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BC Owner on Snow Season, Sales Trends and Inventory

06/23/2022

Company Owner Bruce Cromartie answered some questions for us about how the snow season turned out, including what brands sold well. We also asked him about current sales trends and concerns about the potential for inventory buildup in the market.

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Proof Lab?s Unique Take on Surf and Outdoor Retail

06/23/2022

SES visits Proof Lab, the industry retailer that has created a compound of like-minded businesses in Northern California that is a model for the industry. Co-Owner Will Hutchinson shares the philosophy behind the business, current sales trends, and what brands work well for the company.

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Darn Tough Vermont Stretches Community Outreach

06/22/2022

Quarterly limited-edition sock program will benefit Vermont’s largest hunger-relief organization.

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UNIT Surf Pool’s First Indoor Wave Will Be the Largest Indoor Rapid Wave in the World

06/22/2022

Potsdam, Germany, will be the home of UNIT Surf Pool’s first indoor wave.

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Industry Brands Opening Stores in Orange County and Beyond

06/22/2022

Companies opening stores is nothing new, of course. But for some of these brands, retail is a newer venture.

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Discover the Role of Marketplaces to Deepen Your Customer Engagement

06/22/2022

Your killer app is your marketplace brand - protecting your consumer face while integrating with buy side back end

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TravisMathew?s Fashion Island Flagship Store Receives Complete Renovation

06/21/2022

MVP Quarterback and TravisMathew Ambassador Matt Ryan to visit brand's flagship store.

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HBO to Debut Documentary Series Edge of the Earth

06/21/2022

The series, premiering July 12, tracks world-renowned action-adventure athletes In pursuit of unimaginably daring feats.

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Mountain Dew Launches New ?Skateboarding Is Unstoppable? Campaign

06/21/2022

The MTN DEW pro skateboard team joins influential creators to fuel skateboarding fun and progression ahead of Summer Dew Tour in Des Moines, IA

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Element Continues Support for Harold Hunter Foundation

06/21/2022

The 15th annual Harold Hunter Weekend will feature unseen photos of Harold and the red railslide limited-edition deck release.

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Vinci Brands Partners with 1% for the Planet

06/21/2022

Incipio and Incase pledge 1% of e-commerce revenue to environmental nonprofit partners.

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French Skier Clement Noël Joins the Bollé Racing Team

06/21/2022

The signing further grows the French eyewear brand’s expansion in the world of ski racing.

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Etnies Celebrates 10 Years of the Marana

06/21/2022

Etnies launched the Marana with Ryan Sheckler in 2012, inspired by the goal of creating the longest lasting skateboard shoe. 

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Nixon x Independent Truck Co. Release a Watch Collection

06/21/2022

The limited edition watches are inspired by skateboarding. 

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Photos from the Bungalow Swim Show

06/21/2022

We stopped by the Bungalow Tradeshow in Huntington Beach Wednesday to see industry swim brands and retailers.

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Opper Films Acquires Historic Surf Television Archive

06/21/2022

Opper Films acquired 22 rare legendary surfing event titles from Larry Lindberg Productions.

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Shiseido Partners with World Surf League

06/20/2022

Shiseido introduces limited WSL edition sunscreens and will support environmental efforts to inspire ocean protection.

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Exploring New Mountains with Paralympian Snowboarder Brittani Coury

10/02/2019

Whether you ski, snowboard, ride one of those goofy snow bikes — exploring a new mountain is always a thrill, and that’s no different for adaptive athletes. Brittani Coury, the 2018 Winter Paralympic silver medalist in banked slalom, trains all year at Snowbird, and rarely gets the opportunity to ride the world-class mountains nearby. Last Read More

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Why North Cascades National Park Is the Perfect Place for Beginner Trail Runners

10/02/2019

If you’re at all familiar with North Cascades National Park you might think that it’d be a fairly difficult place for a new trail runner to visit. Its rugged landscape and jagged peaks mean the trails are often at several thousand feet of elevation and deep in the backcountry. However, there’s more to this park Read More

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Paddling Through Cancer

10/01/2019

Casi Rynkowski is no stranger to the sport of standup paddling. Since 2007, she has been training athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and individuals focused on converting to a healthier lifestyle through her adventure fitness business. An AFAA certified personal trainer and ACA level 2 SUP instructor, Rynkowski has spent the past decade living the dream and Read More

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Virginia?s Upper James River: Paddling, Discovery and Solitude Awaits

09/30/2019

At the confluence of forgotten history, scenic mountain wilderness and world-class paddling lies the headwaters of America’s founding river: The James. Nestled deep in Virginia’s rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, we were in the midst of a three-day paddling adventure on the magnificent Upper James River Water Trail. While the lower sections of the James River feature Read More

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When a Camp Mattress Claims It?s the Most Comfortable Ever – And It Is

09/30/2019

There are a thousand reasons to love camping – but for most people, a good night’s rest isn’t one of them. A lucky few find a restrictive sleeping bag and an inch-thick sleeping pad a sufficient substitute for their bed at home. The rest of us enjoy a star-filled sky, a meditative campfire, crisp morning Read More

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10 Reasons Why Nova Scotia Should Be Your Next Adventure Destination

09/27/2019

Get this outdoor enthusiast's haven on your radar ... before everyone else does.

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Field Tested: Alpacka?s Oryx Tandem Packraft Canoe

09/27/2019

From the get-go I understood the allure of the packraft: incredibly lightweight boats you can realistically carry into the boonies on a hike, hunt or adventure, and then paddle back out down a river system or across a lake. Pack out a moose, cross an unfordable river, hike to a headwaters and paddle down, fly Read More

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Is Canada Getting a New World-Class Wave Pool?

09/27/2019

As a venue for Championship Tour surfing, wave pools leave plenty to desire. From an event in laughable 2-foot slop in Allentown, Pennsylvania in the ’80s, to groomed 4-foot perfection at The Surf Ranch Experiment of 2018/2019, something feels amiss watching the world’s best compete in a controlled environment. But as a venue for the Read More

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Tony Hawk on Why the Olympics Snubbed Vert Skating

09/26/2019

Traditional vert is dead, at least to the Olympics. As detailed in our Olympics: Fact From Fiction article last month, neither vert nor mega ramp will be represented in Tokyo next year. Instead, the two “disciplines” will be “park” and “street.” The reasons behind the decision – participation rates, accessibility, gender equity – are well Read More

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A Vancouver Island Travel Guide: Surfing, Craft Beer, Caves and Epic Hiking

09/25/2019

You're only a ferry ride away from one of the coolest playgrounds in North America.

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Sit Skier Trevor Kennison Charges at Winter Park

09/25/2019

When you think of a sit skier, you likely don’t see one sending huge cliffs, charging mogul lines, airing massive kickers in the park, or bombing down a slalom course. When Trevor Kennison thinks of skiing, however, he thinks, “Oh you hit that? I’m going to do that same exact thing.” Kennison can’t use his Read More

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2019?s Best Ski Movie Trailers

09/24/2019

Ski movie season is upon us and with that comes a horde of trailers showing off every company’s latest efforts at movie making. Level 1 – “Romance” Denver, CO premiere was Sept. 21 with digital purchase available shortly after. Bozeman & SLC premiere tickets are also available, with those premieres happening on Sept. 26 & Read More

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Field Tested: Jetboil?s Genesis Basecamp System

09/23/2019

Camp stoves have always been a bit of an odd fit for me. A no-brainer if we’re running rafts, when we carry the big Coleman two-burner and a small propane tank. But scaling down to sea kayak we traditionally packed aboard a couple of backpacking stoves. Some years, it’s butane cylinders, others it’s white gas, Read More

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Gear News: Parks Project Releases Collaboration With California State Parks Foundation

09/23/2019

On Monday, Parks Project released a limited “State Parks of California” collection that celebrates and embraces the wonderful state parks of the Golden State. The ten-piece collection includes soft goods such as a fleece sweatshirt, several graphic tees, and a hat, as well as other limited products including a ceramic mug and a “Native Plants Read More

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The Ultimate Guide to Surfing at Night

09/23/2019

As a pursuit, surfing has an array of limitations – perhaps more than any other physical activity. Winds, swell, summer blackballing, work, etc. constantly conspire to curtail our sessions. Besides surf conditions/quality, however, opportunities to paddle out are perhaps most restricted by the amount of hours of daylight at any given time during the year–especially Read More

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Are You Ready for the 2019 Distinguished Gentleman?s Ride?

09/23/2019

Welcome to 2019’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) – an annual charity motorcycle ride that now takes place in more than 700 cities across 110 countries around the world. And on Sunday, Sept. 29, ladies and gentlemen (120,000 riders to be exact) will dawn their most dapper outfits, saddle up on their classic-meets-vintage styled motorcycles, and Read More

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Get Your Tickets for SNOWBOARDER Magazine?s ?Cold Front? Movie Premiere Tour 2019

09/20/2019

The Cold Front Tour returns for 2019 to kick off winter on a big screen near you. SNOWBOARDER Magazine is hitting the road, with generous support from 10 Barrel Brewing, to share our latest films with the masses in order to celebrate the advent of the winter season. Each tour stop will feature a selection Read More

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Caroline Gleich, Jeremy Jones and Tommy Caldwell Take a Stand for Climate Action at Capitol Hill

09/20/2019

Last week in Washington, D.C., the Capitol got a dose of a different kind of environmental activism brought to its stairs and into the courtroom. Professional athletes from various disciplines spoke on behalf of the outdoor industry, offering a unique perspective on climate change as those whose livelihood put them at the forefront of our Read More

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The Skiing in Slovenia Has the Magic of a Fairytale

09/19/2019

On a 200-foot side-step above an ancient single chair, Nika Radjenovič traverses the apron of a jagged peak towering overhead. Mini cyclones swirl around her boots as she moves past limestone formations dusted with fresh snow. Shallow bowls of powder unfold below her skis in the early morning sun she hadn’t expected to see in Read More

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A List of DIY Repair Tools That Are Essential for Roadlife

09/19/2019

Picture this: You’re driving a highway somewhere in West Texas, when all of a sudden, lights start flashing on the dashboard and there is a funny smell wafting from the engine compartment. You pull over and pop the hood, only to find fluids leaking incessantly and smoke billowing. It sounds like quite the situation, but Read More

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How to Paddle From Tampa to the Heart of Florida in One Day

09/19/2019

This article and video were produced in partnership with Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, which reminds you to leave no trace when you Enjoy Outdoors. Just over an hour due north of downtown Tampa is the Chassahowitzka River and a spring-fed float through what Florida looked like before Floridians. Surrounded by protected wetlands and wildlife refuges, Read More

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Conquering the Summit with Marine Veteran Phil Quintana

09/18/2019

For Phil Quintana, skiing the full mountain matters. Topping out at Alpine Meadows to tackle open-bowl turns is not an intermediate goal to be dismissed. Quintana has the added challenge of needing to do it on one ski. After losing his leg as a result of injuries sustained during his 2005 deployment in Afghanistan, the Read More

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Why Is There So Much Trash on Top of El Capitan?

09/18/2019

It’s late September in Yosemite Valley when the Climber Stewards and several volunteers made their way to the top of El Capitan. “El Cap” as it’s known to climbers, is a 3,000-foot wall of granite and a defining feature in Yosemite Valley. El Cap is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the world Read More

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Fox US Open of Mountain Biking; Photo Gallery

09/18/2019

September 15, 2019 (Big Bear, CA) – Held at Snow Summit Resort in Big Bear Lake, CA for the first time, 700 athletes and 4,000 people from around the world gathered for the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking this weekend. Spectators enjoyed the full slate of events from the Dual Slalom, GT Bicycles Enduro Read More

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An Oregon Road Trip: Hiking, Camping, and Skateboarding Across the Beaver State

09/17/2019

Forget the pains of planning your trip, we have worked out the kinks in advance and even left enough wiggle room to turn it into an adventure all your own.

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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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Luxottica Founder Leonardo Del Vecchio Dies at 87

06/27/2022

Italy’s Leonardo Del Vecchio, who rose from childhood poverty to build the eyewear empire that owns brands such as Ray-Ban and Oakley, has died at the age of 87, his company said on Monday.

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Polarisation at the Paris Men’s Shows

06/27/2022

From Rick Owens to Givenchy, Paris fashion week was a study in contrasts, reports Angelo Flaccavento.

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Fashion’s Sustainable Materials Strategy Needs a Glow-Up

06/26/2022

Big brands are buying more recycled polyester, better cotton and responsible leather than ever. But progress is precarious and more radical action is needed to really transform the industry’s supply chains, a new report from Textile Exchange finds.

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How to Keep Up With TikTok’s Lightning-Fast Trend Cycle

06/23/2022

TikTok fashion aesthetics, such as “coastal grandma” and “coconut girl,” present an opportunity for brands, but their quick life span means they must move quickly — but carefully — to capitalise effectively

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Inside the Shakeup at Marc Jacobs

06/26/2022

Designer Marc Jacobs, CEO Eric Marechalle and LVMH Fashion Group boss Sidney Toledano speak exclusively to BoF about what it took to get the brand back on track.

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The Best Jobs on BoF Careers

06/26/2022

BoF compiles the most exciting career opportunities now available on BoF Careers — including jobs from Kering, Bloomingdale’s and Ganni.

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Why Fashion Hasn’t Given Up on Crypto

06/23/2022

Some see the crypto downturn as a way to weed out weak projects, chase away the speculators and clear the way for builders who see web3’s long-term value.

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The Next Threat to Fashion’s Supply Chain

06/26/2022

This week, everyone will be talking about labour talks at US West Coast ports, and Nike’s outlook.

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London’s Prime Shopping Street Feels Lingering Effects of Pandemic

06/25/2022

Store vacancy levels on Regent Street are almost twice what they were at the end of 2019, while asking rents for the best space on the street have fallen by more than 30 percent during the pandemic, according to Savills Plc.

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After Roe v. Wade Is Overturned, Fashion Speaks Out

06/24/2022

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade reverses a half century’s-old ruling and ignites fury among activists in fashion.

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Virtual Fashion for $8.99 Isn’t the Answer

06/24/2022

This week, Meta began selling low-cost digital outfits by Balenciaga, Prada and Thom Browne, sparking a debate on how virtual fashion fits into the luxury business model.

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Coup will prompt re-evaluation of Myanmar sourcing

02/04/2021

Tough American government sanctions against Myanmar, and a re-evaluation of Myanmar as a stable sourcing partner are among potential repercussions of the recent coup.

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Here's why companies source apparel from Myanmar

02/04/2021

With Myanmar in the spotlight following this week's military coup, Dr Sheng Lu, associate professor in Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware, takes a look at the country's clothing industry and export trends.

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French Connection soars on takeover approaches

02/05/2021

Shares in French Connection Group remained up by more than 70% this afternoon (5 February) after the fashion retailer confirmed it has received two separate takeover approaches.

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H&M probes India supplier over worker harassment claims

02/04/2021

H&M has begun a probe into allegations of harassment at one of its supplier factories in India after a female worker was killed on her way home from work and a supervisor arrested in connection with the crime.

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Blockchain start-up Retraced raises another EUR1m in funding

02/04/2021

German tech start-up Retraced has raised EUR1m (US$1.2m) in seed funding to help grow its blockchain based supply chain management platform for fashion.

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Ugg demand drives record Q3 for Deckers Brands

02/05/2021

US footwear group Deckers Brands has reported a record third-quarter performance, boosted by sales at the Ugg and Hoka One One brands.

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Leather Impact Accelerator to drive more responsible supply

02/05/2021

Textile Exchange has launched Version 0.1 of its Leather Impact Accelerator (LIA), a package of tools and concepts aimed at creating a more responsible leather supply chain.

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Hohenstein approved as Green Button certification body

02/05/2021

The German government has authorised testing services provider Hohenstein to verify compliance for its Green Button certification for sustainable textiles.

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More restructuring at Ralph Lauren as Q3 profits slide

02/04/2021

Luxury company Ralph Lauren has announced new restructuring actions, including plans to consolidate its global offices, after third quarter net income slid 64% on a sales hit resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Top stories this week on just-style...

02/05/2021

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the potential impact the military coup in Myanmar will have on the garment sector, and how shipping bottlenecks between Asia and the rest of the world continue to cause problems for industry supply chains. Fashion-Enter CEO Jenny Holloway outlines her plans for 2021 and explains why it's so crucial to bridge the fashion skills gap in the UK,...

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US Q4 in brief - Kohl's, Columbia Sportswear, Skechers, Levi Strauss

01/28/2021

The latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers show while some companies are beginning to recover from the market disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, others are continuing to struggle.

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Tapestry Q2 on a trajectory to recovery

02/04/2021

Tapestry Inc, the owner of brands including Coach and Kate Spade, has booked a 4% jump in second quarter net income to US$311m from $299m a year earlier, which it attributes to the successful execution of its turnaround efforts.

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Sympatex to use bio-based Arnitel in sportswear membranes

02/05/2021

The DSM Engineering Materials business of Dutch conglomerate Royal DSM has partnered with functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies to develop a new thermoplastic elastomer that offers a more sustainable solution for sportswear.

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Waters promoted to CEO of Victoria's Secret business

02/04/2021

The CFO of L Brands and interim CEO of the Victoria's Secret business, Stuart Burgdoerfer, has announced his intention to retire.

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Brands being urged to stick with Myanmar suppliers

02/04/2021

Brands worldwide are being urged to maintain their orders with Myanmar's suppliers, at least in the short term, despite the military toppling state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi from power.

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Fashion 'dangerously dependent' on fossil fuels

02/03/2021

A new report says the fashion industry has become "dangerously dependent" on cheap synthetic fibres which are heavily reliant on fossil fuels, and is urging the European Union to act to slow fashion consumption.

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Canopy founder granted US$3m in climate award win

02/04/2021

Nicole Rycroft, founder and executive director of Canada-based environmental non-profit Canopy, is to receive a US$3m grant after being named as one of the two recipients of this year's Climate Breakthrough Award.

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Boardriders taps VF Corp exec Arne Arens as new CEO

02/04/2021

Boardriders Inc, a global action sports and lifestyle company that owns the Quiksilver, Billabong, and DC Shoes brands, has named former VF Corp executive Arne Arens as incoming CEO.

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Natural Fiber Welding builds dedicated Mirum production facility

02/04/2021

US-based sustainable materials start-up Natural Fiber Welding (NFW) has announced 110,000 square feet of new manufacturing space for production of its Mirum plant-based leather.  

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Saitex takes holistic approach to social project

02/04/2021

Vietnam denim manufacturer Saitex has launched a new social entrepreneurship project and production line for people from disadvantaged backgrounds or who are differently-abled.

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Regé-Jean Page is Armani?s New Fragrance Muse + More Beauty News

06/25/2022

Regé-Jean Page fronts the Armani Code campaign   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Armani beauty (@armanibeauty) Regé-Jean Page has just been named the newest face of Armani Code Parfum — a contemporary scent that’s being modernized after 18 years on beauty shelves. Page has been close to the brand since […]

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Parade is Done with Gender + Other Fashion News

06/25/2022

Parade launches a new collection of gender-fluid intimates No matter your gender, cute underwear is a fundamental human right. Intimates brand Parade understands this, hence their latest gender-fluid offering New:Cotton. The collection features 10 new and updated styles, designed to be worn by anyone, and are available in all the fun and bright colours you’d […]

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Texture Talk: A Guide to Toronto’s Best Curly Hair Salons

06/24/2022

The textured-hair experience is multitudinous. No two heads of curls are the same, and the ways in which they are styled, or can be styled, are infinite. From braiding to balayage, the art of catering to curly hair is intricate and should be handled with care. Naturally then, we find ourselves seeking out hair salons […]

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How the Eagle Inspired These Two-Spirit Jewellery Designers

06/24/2022

“Ancestral medicine is an idea that we can all share,” says Angel Aubichon, one-half of the Two-Spirit couple behind Indi City. “Medicine is anything that brings one health and a connection to the source. Beadwork is medicine, cultural teachings are medicine and connection to the land is medicine.” The “Eagle Feather” earrings by Indi City […]

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Regency Style Has Finally Gone Too Far

06/23/2022

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: I love period dramas. I binged Bridgerton in two days. I will defend Colin Firth as the best Mr. Darcy until the day I die. And I have marked the release of Netflix’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion on my calendar. I refuse to […]

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This Canadian Designer On Creating Avant-Garde Looks with Vintage Items

06/23/2022

When Bianca Daniela Nachtman, the founder of the gender-fluid clothing brand GORM, needs fabric for a piece she’s working on, she doesn’t just go to her local fabric store. Instead, she spends hours, usually three or four, in thrift stores looking for any type of material she thinks she can work with. The Toronto-based designer, […]

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Crocs Are the New “It” Shoe

06/23/2022

A decade ago, most of us probably wouldn’t be caught dead in a pair of Crocs. Because the foam clogs have an unconventional design that some might call “ugly,” the shunned shoes were a walking joke for years. But after collaborating with designers like Balenciaga and celebrities like Justin Bieber, it would seem that Crocs […]

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Olivia DeJonge Brings Priscilla Presley’s Style Legacy to Life in Elvis

06/22/2022

After playing Priscilla Presley on the big screen, Olivia DeJonge is a new woman. When she began working on Elvis pre-pandemic, the Australian actor was just 20 years old — or as she says, a “newborn.” Three years later, with filming wrapped and the real Priscilla Presley’s stamp of approval secured, DeJonge has unlocked a different […]

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35 Swimsuits to Shop this Summer

06/22/2022

Looking for the perfect swimsuits to take on your summer 2022 vacation? Or perhaps you’re just looking for a suit to wear as you relax by the pool in your backyard. No matter the occasion, we’ve found a selection of styles for you to choose from.  This season, many designers looked to vintage Brazilian swimwear […]

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I?m Honouring My Emotions this Cancer Season

06/22/2022

Every year, from June 21 to July 22, my emotions are a mess. Even when I’m outside enjoying the warm weather or celebrating my birthday, I’m overcome by feelings of loss that I can’t quite explain. On the bright side, it’s a time when crying for no particular reason is completely justified in my book. […]

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Beyoncé Said Quit Your 9-5

06/21/2022

I tumbled out of bed this morning, poured myself a cup of ambition (à la Dolly Parton) and hit play on the new Beyoncé song, “Break My Soul,” only for her to tell me to get back into bed. The genre-bending bop marks the start of the Queen B Renaissance, her seventh solo album. Due […]

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My Queerness is Traditional

06/21/2022

Growing up, I went to powwows all across Turtle Island. As a residential school survivor, my mom felt it was important that I take pride in my identity as Eeyou and Swampy Cree, from the Cree Nation of Waskaganish in Eeyou Istchee. Just as she learned the Cree way of life from her mother, I […]

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TikTok’s Fairycore Aesthetic is All About Fantasy Fashion

06/20/2022

Who didn’t want to be a fairy as a kid? Through their whimsical imagery and mischievous reputation, the enchanting creatures brought excitement to all our favourite fairytales. It’s perhaps no surprise then that on TikTok, fascination with fairies has found a home within the fairycore aesthetic. The trend, which first gained popularity on the app […]

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Harry Styles and Gucci are a Match Made in Heaven

06/20/2022

Sometimes, two people that are destined to be together actually do find each other. And no, we’re not talking about Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde. More than just a muse, the pop singer’s creative kinship with Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele has taken the two from the red carpet to the stage (see: the theatrical […]

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Susanne Bartsch Has Had a Decades-long Love Affair with Wigs

06/20/2022

Susanne Bartsch doesn’t have a signature look. “My style is having no style,” the iconic New York City event planner laughs. “It’s always changing.” But that’s precisely why she’s been able to stay in the spotlight over the past 30 years — you never know what she’s going to do next. One day she’s curating […]

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Smythe Taps Indigenous Textile Artist Kataleen Webb + More Fashion News

06/18/2022

The Smythe x Kataleen Webb collection is informed by Indigenous culture Canadian suiting stallion Smythe has just launched a collection in collaboration with Kataleen Webb, a James Bay Cree Indigenous Canadian textile artist. With recent accolades from London’s esteemed Central Saint Martins, Webb is featuring four of her designs on the seven separates that this […]

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YSL Beauty’s TikTok-Approved Lipstick Maker Hits Canada + More Beauty News

06/18/2022

YSL Beauty’s Rouge Sur Mesure device is now available in Canada Canadian lipstick junkies, rejoice: Beauty gurus on TikTok have been obsessed with YSL Beauty’s latest tech-smart custom lipstick device, Rouge Sur Mesure, since this winter, and now the patented technology is officially available in Canada. If you haven’t seen it on social media yet, […]

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Texture Talk: Tai Salih on Embracing Her Grey Hair

06/17/2022

In a culture that puts a high premium on beauty — and by “beauty,” we mean “youth” (let’s be real) — Tai Salih is a torchbearer for ripping up the rule book. Box braids, which she gets re-braided with extensions every five weeks, have been the Toronto-based yoga instructor’s signature hairstyle for more than five […]

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Is Dior the Drama?

06/17/2022

If you’ll indulge me, let’s talk about a radical idea: female dancers wearing pants. Pants! What an idea! A woman in men’s clothing? It’s downright shocking! Well, not exactly in 2022, but it was in the Spanish flamenco community in the fifties, and that’s precisely where creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri found her inspiration for […]

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Get Hailey Bieber?s New York Style

06/17/2022

Hailey Bieber has attracted a loyal fashion following for her effortless style. And this past week, she made the streets of New York City her own personal runway as the model and now-beauty founder was pictured around town promoting the launch of her skincare brand, Rhode. One thing about Hailey is that she knows how […]

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Drag Has a Gender Pay Gap Problem

06/16/2022

When Mo B. Dick burst onto the drag scene in New York City in 1995, around the same time that RuPaul Charles had found mainstream success, kings and queens were on a fairly level playing field. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Dick appeared on MTV, was cast in the John Waters film Pecker […]

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24 Pairs of Sunglasses We Have Our Eyes On for Summer

06/15/2022

Summertime means sunshine and outdoor fun, so it’s the perfect time to break out your sunglasses collection. Whether you’re spending a day at the beach or just running errands, a great pair of shades can elevate any outfit. Between the return of Aviators thanks to Top Gun: Maverick, our love for ’90s minimalism and the […]

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Can Anyone Say No to Kim Kardashian?

06/15/2022

We have all probably heard of Kris Jenner’s business motto by now. “If somebody says no, you’re talking to the wrong person,” the momager told daughter Kourtney Kardashian in an interview for Poosh in 2019. Clearly, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Kim Kardashian is her own biggest competition. The mogul is always […]

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All the June Beauty Launches We?re Obsessed With

06/14/2022

With wintry weather well behind us and the world feeling like it has finally reopened, hitting the beach, soaking in some well-deserved sunshine and planning an epic trip are all front of mind. And with the change of seasons comes the urge to revamp our beauty shelf. Whether you’re looking for an addition to your […]

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TikTok Face is the New Instagram Face

06/14/2022

I was tapping my way through the filters on TikTok when a dark thought came to mind: is there something wrong with my face? My jaw slimmed and widened, my eyes enlarged and shrunk, and my lips filled out before losing volume again. In the end, I was left to sit with my filter-less features […]

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Our Favourite Moments from the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival

06/14/2022

Sage Paul understands the power in fashion. “Designers are using fashion as a form of expression, and even a political message. It’s such an accessible medium,” she says. And this ability to connect community through craft was on full display at the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival. As the founder and executive and artistic director of […]

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Canadian Queer-owned Boutiques and Brands to Know

06/13/2022

Thirty days just isn’t enough time to celebrate the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Luckily, what started as Pride Month in June has blossomed into Pride season with celebrations taking place across the country all summer long. And if you’re looking for a surefire way to show your support, apart from attending all the events, we suggest shopping […]

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The Ordinary Launches a Lash and Brow Serum + Other Beauty News

06/11/2022

The Ordinary launches a lash and brow serum This week, The Ordinary launched a new serum to promote fuller, healthier and denser looking eyelashes and eyebrows. Used just twice each day, the four peptide technologies featuring 11 active ingredients and natural extracts nourishes and protects those coveted facial features, right from the root. And at […]

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Maguire Opens Its First-Ever International Store + Other Fashion News

06/11/2022

Maguire heads to the Big Apple To celebrate its five year anniversary, Canadian footwear brand Maguire has opened its first-ever international store in New York City. Sitting on Elizabeth Street in the Nolita neighbourhood and just a short walk from SoHo, the 1000 square foot boutique is tucked between a handful of trendy restaurants and […]

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An Ode to The Sopranos Fashion

06/10/2022

Fifteen years ago, Tony Soprano (played by the late James Gandolfini) sat down in a New Jersey diner, put some change in the jukebox on the table, and selected Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin.’” Carmela (Edie Falco) was the first to slide into the booth, and they talked about some mundane things (Meadow would be late, […]

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That One Item I Just can?t get Enough of

07/13/2020

Can you ever have enough bodysuits?

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If you haven?t Ditched your Sweats yet Now?s the Time

07/08/2020

Shorts for the style win.

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A Dozen Summer Style Finds Under $100

07/06/2020

Summer Style Must Haves

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Your Summer Wardrobe can?t Survive without This

07/02/2020

Chic Timeless Summer Dresses

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Simple Chic Summer Hair Ideas

06/30/2020

Anyone can pull it off.

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A Jewelry Addicts Must Have Summer Pieces

06/22/2020

It's time to layer up

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10 Under $50 Summer Finds to Finally Wear Outside

06/01/2020

Great, affordable style while shopping small

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A Week Worth of Effortless Summer Outfits

05/26/2020

It's all about Texture

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The Must Have Shoe Under $50

05/19/2020

The only shoe your summer wardrobe needs.

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It?s Officially Time for me to Invest in More of these

05/18/2020

Chic Basics

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How to Demand Justice for George Floyd and Support Anti-Racism Efforts

06/01/2020

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Do Waist Trainers Actually Work

06/01/2020

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The 16Best New Products to Try in Isolation This Month

06/01/2020

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Ariana Grande Tinashe and Several Other Celebrities Join Protests Against George Floyd's Death

06/01/2020

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Hannah Brown Says She Doesn't Want to Be an "Ignorant White Girl Who Uses the N-Word" in Apology Video

05/31/2020

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Kate Middleton and Prince William Are Reportedly Suing Tatler Over"Sexist" Cover Story

05/31/2020

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Chrissy Teigen Donates 200000 to Bail Out George Floyd Protestors

05/31/2020

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Amazons 9 Scrub Is the Secret to Getting the Smoothest Post-Shave Skin

05/30/2020

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Activist Rachel Cargle Explains What It Means to Be Actively Anti-Racist

05/30/2020

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Dylan Sprouse Reveals How His Twin Brother Cole Is Doing Post-Split from Lili Reinhart

05/30/2020

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Sans Gêne Launches Bloody Dior Capsule at Paris FashionWeek

06/27/2022

The upstart L.A. brand from founder Caroline McCaul launched a three-piece capsule with Bloody Dior as part of a larger project on mental health.

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Shanghai Consumption Plunged 18 Percent From January toMay

06/27/2022

Analysts expect fashion retail in Shanghai will likely recover by the end of 2022, and it "depends on the confidence of the young and the rich."

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Thanks to BTS-like Boy Band, Louis Vuitton Garners 54 Million Men Show Streaming Views inChina

06/27/2022

While brands are looking to diversify their endorsement mix in China due to crackdowns on the entertainment sector, an alliance with major traffic driving stars remains crucial.

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Elena Mansueto Appointed Agency Director of EliteMilano

06/27/2022

Until now, Mansueto was head of the women division at the agency and in her new role, she will be responsible for the overall strategic and financial management of the agency.

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Mariah Carey Makes Surprise BET Awards Performance in Dolce & Gabbana Gown With GoldTrim

06/27/2022

The singer performed her hit "Fantasy" during the live telecast with 23-year-old rapper Latto.

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Gruppo Florence?s Latest Acquisition Signals Ambition WithAccessories

06/27/2022

The luxury pole acquired hat maker Facopel raising the number of companies it controls across the country to 14.

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Luxottica Founder Leonardo Del Vecchio Dies Aged87

06/27/2022

Del Vecchio was the embodiment of the self-made man, building the giant eyewear company and becoming one of the wealthiest and most influential men in Italy.

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Wooyoungmi Men?s Spring2023

06/27/2022

The South Korean designer channeled Y2K and all of the optimism, color, and off-kilter proportions of the period.

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Kate Winslet Toasts Longines? ?Sexiest TimepieceEver?

06/27/2022

The British actress was the guest of honor of a dinner celebrating the collaboration between the watchmaker and Swiss leather brand Yvy.

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BTS? Kim Taehyung and Blackpink?s Lisa Cause Chaos atCeline

06/27/2022

The K-pop stars -- and thousands of fans -- turned out for Hedi Slimane's men's week closer.

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10 Luxe Mattresses You Can Get Right on Amazon

06/27/2022

Save up, rest up.

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You’re Not the Only One Feeling Climate Anxiety—Here’s How to Cope

06/27/2022

“The feeling of being a climate hostage is quite real.”

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Here’s Why Eating Carbs Is So Important

06/25/2022

We’re here to clear up confusion.

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A Complete Lower-Body Workout in Just 5 Moves

06/25/2022

No gym necessary.

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The Wellness Forecast: 8 New Product Launches We Can’t Stop Talking About in June

06/25/2022

Featuring biotech beauty, gender-inclusive intimates, and a queer-owned skincare collection.

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The 20 Best Gifts for Women That You Can Shop Now on Amazon

06/24/2022

Find something special for every occasion.

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Here’s How School Shooting Survivors Are Healing, Helping, and Fostering Hope

06/24/2022

Trauma can manifest in myriad ways. So can healing.

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Here’s a Pride Playlist to Make Your Next Workout Extra Gay

06/24/2022

Celebrate queer joy and expression with these absolute bangers by LGBTQ+ artists.

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The Bee Sting Advice You Need to Know Now

06/24/2022

Before you encounter an angry insect.

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How to Know if It’s Love—or Just Infatuation

06/24/2022

Experts say the signs are anything but subtle.

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Please, I’m Begging You: Stop Using Q-Tips to Clean Your Ears

06/24/2022

It’s like driving a car while wearing a blindfold.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Skin-Care Deals You Can Score Already

06/24/2022

Here are the beauty buys worth scooping up.

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Target Deal Days Sale Returns Next Month—Here’s Everything You Need to Know

06/23/2022

It's battling Prime Day in July.

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26 Great Pairs of Period Underwear to Buy Now

06/23/2022

In case the tampon shortage is making you nervous.

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41 Great Dildos for Solo and Partner Play

06/23/2022

From realistic to glass to fantasy-inspired dildos, we’ve got ’em all.

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‘Representation Is Huge’: Trans, Nonbinary Pro Runner Nikki Hiltz Signs With Lululemon

06/23/2022

They have big goals for the USATF Championships.

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Lyme Disease Is Even More Common Than Experts Realized

06/23/2022

It’s so important to check yourself for ticks.

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Knock It Off with 'Breast Is Best' Already

06/23/2022

Formula shaming is exhausting and needs to stop.

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Bad Feet Season Has Arrived—Here’s How to Deal

06/23/2022

Don’t let foot infections, pain, and blisters ruin a good beach day.

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How to Shop The Best Vacuum Deals for Amazon Prime Day

06/22/2022

Including some early deals to shop right now.

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Where to Find In-Stock Period Products During the National Tampon Shortage

06/22/2022

From DTC tampons to period panties.

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How I Parent While Managing a Chronic Illness

06/22/2022

“I am grateful that my condition has improved so I can do things for my family.”

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4 Kettlebell Exercises to Hit Your Shoulders, Back, and Arms

06/22/2022

It’s a complete upper-body routine.

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Daily Harvest Recalls Lentil Crumbles Following Reports of Severe Illness

06/22/2022

Multiple people reportedly had to be hospitalized.

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The Best Furniture Deals You Can Shop Before Amazon Prime Day

06/22/2022

Grace your space with something new.

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Watching K-Dramas Improved My Mental Health By Connecting Me to My Culture

06/22/2022

“I finally felt seen, heard, and validated.”

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8 Standing Yoga Poses to Build Balance and Strength

06/22/2022

You’ll want to add them to your next flow.

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Why Is There a Gender Disparity in Migraine?

06/22/2022

Experts believe hormones hold the answer.

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Our Place Ovenware is Here, and It’s Practically Guaranteed to Sell Out

06/22/2022

Here’s the scoop.

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How to Safely Wax at Home, According to Experts

06/22/2022

It’s still gonna hurt, but these tips should help.

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