Month: April 2020

It’s early 2001. After surviving Y2K—hallelujah—pop culture is brimming with optimism: a young Lizzie McGuire demands a bra from mom. Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake epitomize the new American dream while walking the red carpet in matching denim ensembles, and Jagged Edge has only one thing on their mind: “Where the party at?” We might
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Now that we’re finally getting settled into quarantine (kind of), it’s time to recreate a work environment that suits our new normal. For ELLE’s editors, that means kickstarting the day with a cup of cold brew, upgrading ourselves to the hottest tech drop, and MacGyvering a laptop battle station that doesn’t cramp our backs or
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ALBERTO PIZZOLIGetty Images Quarantine is, in some ways, the great unifier. Case in point: I’ve found myself scrolling through Human Goddess Emily Ratajkowski’s social media and relating to her mid-pandemic mood. She’s listening to Fiona Apple, she’s cutting her own hair, and (most urgently) she’s trying strange skincare routines. On her Instagram Story over the
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Pattern Beauty Curly, straight, fine, frizzy, 4C to 1A—no matter your hair type or texture, it could benefit from using argan oil in your routine. Originally used in an ancient Moroccan beauty traditions, it’s become an important ingredient in beauty and hair routines because of its ability to do it all: hydrate, smooth, add shine,
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Pascal Le SegretainGetty Images Saint Laurent has announced that it plans to forgo its ready-to-wear show at Paris Fashion Week for the upcoming spring 2021 season and will not follow the prescribed Fashion Week calendar for the rest of 2020. The French fashion brand, and subsidiary of luxury conglomerate Kering, points to the coronavirus outbreak
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Courtesy of Kelsey Randall Some of our favorite up-and-coming designers have pivoted to face masks, offering a version for every taste, often with philanthropic benefits. If you’d rather make your own, take a page from NYC designer Kelsey Randall, whose glittery Western looks have been worn by Beyoncé, Kacey Musgraves, and Lil Nas X. Randall
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If you’ve been living the no makeup life, Rihanna is here to remind you it’s time to beat your face. In celebration of the new Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out blushes and bronzers, Rihanna returned to the Fenty Beauty YouTube with a demo of her “Summer Fenty Face.” Like most Fenty Beauty products, the Cheeks Out
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Westend61Getty Images Like finding a pair of yoga pants with the right amount of stretch or a sports bra with enough support, yoga mats need to check off a few boxes as well. “When buying a yoga mat, budget, thickness, material, and texture are few factors you need to consider,” Alyssa Snow, founder of MindBodySoul
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In times like these, it is more important than ever to let our loved ones know they are in our thoughts. So don’t let social distancing stop you from celebrating your grandmother this Mother’s Day, which falls on May 10th. We curated a beautiful selection of gift ideas that include a grandma-approved tea kettle, an
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If you’re one of the fifty to seventy million Americans who struggles to fall (and stay) asleep, chances are you’ve heard of melatonin, the hormone that regulates your sleep and wake cycle. But melatonin has become the latest trendy skincare ingredient that claims to help repair and restore your skin while combating signs of stress
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Courtesy My name is Margaux Anbouba, I’m a diehard bath person, and this is my story. My bath style is equal parts Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman—zoning out while listening to music on her headphones—and Tony Montana in Scarface—sans the yelling, screaming, and life of crime… with more of a swagger surrounded by bubbles. Currently,
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ICYMI, nail color has come a long way in recent years. No longer are we reserved only to easily chipped polish, potentially damaging acrylics, or UV-set gel manicures (though we’re not saying we don’t love those options, too!). There’s a new nail color trend in town, and it’s definitely here to stay; We’re talking about
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Mike MarslandGetty Images Almost forty years since the British Fashion Council held their first London Fashion Week, they have announced that the quarterly event, historically divided by gender, as well as season, will become gender-neutral and commence digitally, due to the pandemic. During the month in which London Fashion Week Men’s would have occurred—beginning June
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Robert R. McElroyGetty Images Flip through the pages of 1976’s Diane von Furstenberg’s Book of Beauty and you’ll see that the designer is a champion lounger. She is always shown at least semi-horizontal, whether posing like an odalisque behind a bedside breakfast tray or lying supine in first class. When it comes to luxurious self-isolation,
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