Meet the three designers transforming found objects into wearable treasures. Arcana New York Ankur Maniar Storytelling is at the heart of this Brooklyn-based label. According to founder and Parsons grad Arianna Reagan, every fabric has a backstory, whether it be an antique kimono silk that didn’t quite pass muster with a Japanese vendor or endek
Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and acclaimed novelist MacKenzie Bezos announced their split this week in what might be the most cordial and friendly divorce announcement ever. It even says, “If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again.” Pretty cordial and relaxed for the alleged richest couple
Don’t believe the hype – confidence is a skill, not something you’re either born with or without. While to some it feels innate, and to others intangible, just like leadership, learning a language and sharing your goddamn toys with your sister, how to be confident is 100 per cent something that can be taught and
Getty Images 2019 is all about reinventing yourself. Get that drastic hair cut! Invest in quality beauty products! Hit the nail salon for the manicure of your dreams! It’s your year baby! Michelle Humphrey, nail artist behind Dua Lipa, Lorde, and Rita Ora’s coolest nail designs, is here to help you with the last one.
I could stand to lose some belly fat. I wish it was as easy as just eating less or doing some crunches, but it’s never as easy to take weight off as it is to put it on. It takes a combination of hard work, eating right, and burning calories — but you already know
When it comes to fashion, the future will be arriving very shortly. Men’s style is undergoing huge changes right now, from wearable technology and next-gen fabrics to bold new directions on the runways and an overdue attempt to make fashion sustainable. Against all that, what will you be wearing this year? Below, we’ve made our
Andy Murray is putting away his racket. In an emotional press conference ahead of the 2019 Australian Open, the 31-year-old British tennis player announced that his hip “is not great” and he plans on retiring after Wimbledon this year. Despite being in serious pain, Andy will play in the Australian Open this week, although he
Taylor Swift, who’s kept her squad off her Instagram and out of the spotlight lately, was feeling generous tonight. The singer shared a snap of herself, Selena Gomez, and Cazzie David hanging out, presumably in Los Angeles. “20wineteen,” Swift captioned the shot—because why not use a clever pun? This is the first time Gomez and
Getty ImagesGilbert Carrasquillo You, the wildly talked about thriller series now streaming on Netflix, has gained a lot of new fans in recent weeks. After originally airing on Lifetime back in September, the show was picked up by the streaming service and became available on December 26. Two weeks later, everyone is still talking about
It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re trying to lose weight. With so many popular diets that people talk about or share on social media — keto, intermittent fasting, Whole30, Atkins, vegan, Paleo — it’s hard to decide exactly what to do to lose the weight. In reality, weight loss can be as simple as
An at-home manicure can be daunting: You have to worry about trimming your own nails, shaping them to perfection, and most importantly, applying the polish just-so with the hopes that your DIY manicure will last just as long as one you’d get at a salon. But that’s where these top coats and polishes come in.
It’s only been a week since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez started her tenure as the congresswoman representing New York’s 14th district, but it was one inundated with a litany of offenses — including sexism, condescension, and a despicable degree of harassment. On Wednesday night, the 29-year-old member of Congress took to Twitter to denounce the conservative media
In our latest episode of Waking Up With, Ashley Graham—ELLE’s February cover star and executive producer of Lifetime’s new competition show, American Beauty Star—let us, and her 7.8 million followers, in on her morning routine. Tune in for the morning devotions that get her going, her crystal deodorant obsession, and her minimal makeup routine. “I
Transparent accessories were a huge trend in 2018, and see-through PVC totes, cross bodies, and bucket bags are still going strong. If you’re willing to get candid with the contents of your purse (who cares if you carry three spare tampons, gum, and every receipt under the sun) we’ve got some options for you.
If you’re like everyone else on the internet who binge-watched Marie Kondo’s Netflix series Tidy Up, you’ve likely experienced a sudden urge to purge, leading you to declutter and/or totally cleanse your space, especially your closet. Well, thanks to an new initiative launched by J. Crew this week, you’ll have a place to recycle those
Girls with curls know one underlying fact: All shampoos are not created equal. Personally, I have short natural hair (read: tightly coiled) and have learned the hard way that certain formulas literally suck the life out of my hair, leaving me with a headache and tangles. Rule number one? Curls crave moisture, making it imperative
Looking to up your fitness game and lose weight? Try walking. Seriously! Not only is it totally free — you just need a pair of walking shoes and about 30 minutes — but it can help you increase endurance, boost heart health, and lose weight (and if you’re not losing weight, it could be because
So you’re in need of a Valentine’s Day gift, which means at some point you did something right. You followed our style guides, the hair was on point, you didn’t overdo it on the aftershave and you got yourself a girl. Huzza! But that doesn’t mean the hard work is over, dear reader. The relationship
Getty ImagesVictoria Jones – PA Images Just hours after Kensington Palace announced Meghan Markle’s first four patronages as Duchess of Sussex, Meghan has arrived at one of the four charities, Smart Works. For her appearance, Meghan stuck to strictly business causal attire: an Oscar de la Renta tan trench coat and a Hatch black dress.
Cold feet are a fact of winter, as reliable as dark mornings and drunken Decembers. The shoes you wear the rest of the year round – perforated trainers that let the chill in and low-rise shoes that let the rain in – don’t cut it in the worst of the weather. You need some winter
The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won’t make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn’t have to be complicated
I have a confession: I’m a foundation snob. My favorite ones tend to be on the prestige end of the spectrum (as in I’m not afraid to shell out $64 for a bottle), but that’s only because I hadn’t found a drugstore foundation to really win me over. Then, one day I forgot to bring
Getty ImagesDimitrios Kambouris The demand for transparency in the fashion industry has resulted in brands like Burberry and DVF vowing to go fur-free, and most recently, Chanel forgoing the use of exotic skins and fur in their future collections. To kick off the new year, Tiffany & Co. joins this fold, announcing plans to share
Getty ImagesBrendon Thorne The big platinum hair moment for celebrity men continues. Now, Zac Efron, rock climbing bro, is the latest to casually debut newly bleached locks. The actor shared a shot of him climbing and from his black beanie, you can catch a glimpse of his lightened locks. Paired with Efron’s groomed brown beard,