Fashion Week

How to Navigate Every Kind of Resortwear Dress Code

Full discretion: I’m a member of the unfortunate community of individuals who absolutely cannot properly pack for vacation. At a minimum, I spend nearly three months of the year traveling, yet I haven’t mastered the art of curating a mini wardrobe that’s weather-appropriate, event appropriate, and full of all the essentials. Without fail, I either pack too little (and find myself with only three pairs of underwear and no toothbrush for a two-week trip) or too much (and am left with a suitcase five kilos over the limit).

The worst-case scenario? Arriving at my destination and realizing I’ve failed to pack stylish outfits that suit the dress code of the resort I’m staying at. I once packed my most fashionable assortment of items for a trip to Dubai, only to find out that none of my pieces suited the strict dress code. That being said, resort dress codes … Read More

Anna Wintour Revealed Her 5 Favorite Brands of Fashion Month

As you know, fashion month just concluded this week after another whirlwind tour of New York, London, Milan, and Paris. (And don’t forget Copenhagen!) While we’ve done our fair share of trend coverage—see links above—I’m always curious to hear other people’s perspectives. Well, specifically Anna Wintour’s. In a new video for Vogue‘s “Go Ask Anna” series, the magazine’s editor in chief shed light on her top brands of the season.

Wintour named five of her favorite shows—one from each city, plus Tom Ford who broke from the mold and presented in Los Angeles. “First and foremost, I want to applaud Tom Ford for showing in Los Angeles because I totally reject the idea that everyone always has to do the same thing and show in the same way,” Wintour says in the video. “We’re in an industry that’s meant to be about change, so

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10 Nourishing Hair Masks For Thicker Hair

Box braids are one of my favorite protective hairstyles. They’re low-maintenance, give me tremendous length, and offer a much-needed break from using heat tools on my delicate natural hair. I’d say these stylish plaits are an all-around win, except that after a couple months of carefree living, my strands are left in serious need of help in the thickness department. That’s where hair masks come in to save the day.

These handy pots of nutrient-dense goodness are a catchall for any hair problem you might be experiencing that’s causing your tresses to appear more thin than you’d like. My post-braid thinness is mainly perpetuated by the overuse of clarifying shampoo, which I have to use for a few days to get my hair clear of product and scalp debris. Not to mention the weeks of routine hair shedding that’s finally free to fall, a shedding process I can only imagine

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The 16 Best Hyaluronic Serums, Hands Down

Hyaluronic acid is basically the tried-and-true skincare equivalent of drinking eight glasses of water a day. But what is it actually? Let’s break it down: Hyaluronic acid, otherwise known as HA, is a naturally occurring compound in our body with skin-nourishing and skin-moisturizing superpowers. As Dr. Barbara Sturm (the creator of the cult-favorite hyaluronic serum in every celebrity’s medicine cabinet) says, HA “helps retain over 1000 times its weight in water, so it provides an intense moisture boost.” In other words, apply it topically and bam! Dewy, hydrated skin that looks and feels plumped to perfection.

Still not convinced? Keep scrolling for a list of reasons we love incorporating the power of hyaluronic acid into our beauty regimen, plus 16 of the best HA products available right now.

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5 Items Anna Wintour Would Remove From Your Closet

We don’t consider ourselves lemmings in the slightest when it comes to fashion. We know what we like, and can pick and choose which trends are best suited for our respective wardrobes (we assume the same for you). That said, there are a select few individuals who have a bit more, say, influence over how we view our wardrobes. Chalk it up to their decades of experience, exceptional taste, and impeccable foresight that causes us to listen extra hard to what they have to say. One of these individuals, you may have guessed, is Anna Wintour.

We don’t have to provide much context here as to why we listen to Wintour’s style advice; her experience speaks for itself. Though her personal aesthetic has stayed relatively the same the last 20 or so years (we could spot that bob in a crowd anywhere!), Vogue‘s editor in chief is a

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The 10 Best Pairs of High-Cut Underwear on the Internet

“The newest trend in underwear is definitely the high-cut French brief.” Boom. You heard it here first, courtesy of Journelle Head of Product Development Sandra Rose, aka the woman in charge of knowing what’s new and next in the underwear space for one of the U.S.’s most-loved lingerie retailers. There are a couple of reasons to get on board with the trend, but my primary motive? The underwear style makes your legs look way longer.

“With the band sitting at your natural waist, it gives you legs for days!” says Rose. Fleur du Mal founder Jennifer Zuccarini agrees: “High-cut styles elongate the line of your leg and emphasize your waistline because they sit higher, on a smaller part of your waist, than, say, a hip-hugger style.” Another, more practical plus of the high-cut underwear trend? “With a higher rise, they are less likely to bunch when you’re wearing high

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