Day: April 25, 2020

How Dennis Rodman, ’90s Outcast, Became Dennis Rodman, Style Godhead

In this universe, prophets get a tough shake. The passages dedicated to history’s most transgressive figures are almost always punctuated by exiles, burnings at the stake, crucifixions, cancellations. This, in part, explains why, during the peak of his notoriety, Dennis Rodman — the NBA’s rainbow-headed rebound savant —  was unfairly dismissed as America’s strange, recalcitrant, septum-pierced nephew. It also explains why, today, he’s better understood as an insurgent, wildly ahead-of-his time style visionary. In the little over two decades since Rodman’s Madonna-courting, wedding dress-wearing celebrity zenith, the sartorial quirks that for the longest time saw the power forward-turned-pro wrestler-turned-walking Ed Hardy billboard-turned-diplomat relegated to the realm of pop culture sideshow have made him a sort of contemporary Patron Saint of Cool.

This revelation was recently enshrined in a tweet—a screengrab of Rodman’s August 1996 appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. The then-Chicago Bull is wearing a

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The 20 Best Lightweight Jackets for Women That Are So Chic

You didn’t think I’d miss the opportunity to reference an iconic 2000 rom-com, did you? Along with Mean Girls and Legally Blonde, Miss Congeniality is one of those highly quotable movies that has stood the test of time. (Note to self: be sure to re-watch all three this weekend.) Among the best moments in the show was when the beauty pageant host asked Miss Rhode Island what her idea of a perfect date is. “That’s a tough one,” she said. “I would have to say April 25th. Because it’s not too hot, not too cold. All you need is a light jacket.” And a meme was born.

In all seriousness, a lightweight jacket is indeed a useful purchase for the transitional weather we’re having right now. There are so many cute options on the market, and I culled the very best of the best below. Plus, it never hurts

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Floss Bikinis Are the New Swim Trend Fashion Girls Love

There’s no doubt that summer will feel a lot different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about fun new swim trends, even if we’re just wearing them in our very own backyards. The trend I want to talk through today is one I originally spotted on not just swimwear, but clothing too. I defined the trend as “any article of clothing that slinkily ties and wraps around a bare midriff,” but the more research I did, I realized this isn’t just a micro clothing trend, but a major bikini trend as well. And for the sake of journalism, I’m naming them “floss bikinis.”

Floss bikinis are the summertime 2020 version of last year’s ever-popular floss heels, and yes, these swimsuits are exactly what you’re thinking—tiny strings wrapping around various parts of the body, crisscrossing here and there and well, everywhere.

Most of the

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