Fashion

Courtesy of Chanel / Anton Corbijn During heavy times, a touch of lightness can be a temporary balm. That’s what Chanel’s spring-summer couture provided. A brief respite, the storied fashion house debuted its newest collection to a near-empty audience, a nod to the times and the hope of returning to a packed house. “I love
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Schiaparelli Creative Director Daniel Roseberry pulled inspiration from Elsa Schiaparelli’s philosophy about couture, citing her “ambition […] to experiment, to be disobedient, in all things: fabrication, shape, color, iconography.” Roseberry dismantled what we typically see during couture week, exploring irreverence and making the effort to display separates like cargo pants and even a bomber jacket
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If the purpose of technology is to make our lives easier, better, smoother, and simpler, it’s an obvious yes—give us all of the most advanced gadgets. The rub? How many of these productivity-enhancing devices aren’t pleasing to the eye. Style-lovers have a hard time accepting something into their lives if it’s not aesthetically appealing, even
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If you’ve patiently been waiting for retailers to drop sales before ushering in SS21 collections over the next few weeks, I have good news. Right now, the sale sections of some of ELLE.com’s all-time favorite places to online shop are stacked. Stacked, I tell you. From coats worn by the likes of Meghan Markle to
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Fashion was not meant to be the focus during this week’s inauguration, but the swearing in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris became a runway anyway. We witnessed independent designers on the main stage, a show of unity through the color purple, Dior Air Jordans, and mittens becoming the accessory of the
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Christopher PolkGetty Images All hail, Queen Bey and her amazing sense of style. Whether she’s stopping time on the red carpet, channeling her alter-ego Sasha Fierce in custom Balmain, or flexing for her grid in casual denim, she knows how to put together to look. Ahead of this year’s Grammy’s, relive 111 flawless fashion moments,
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We gathered today to witness the historical inauguration of President Joe Biden and our first female, South Asian, and Black Vice President Kamala Harris. And through sobbing tears of relief, Ella Emhoff’s sparkly coat offered yet another bright spot from today’s events. While most attendees chose solid colors and monochromatic outfits—purple, in particular, being significant—Emhoff
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Under normal circumstances, asking the question, “How are you?” would likely render a habitual response. “Fine.” But as 2020—and the first few weeks of 2021—proved, there’s nothing normal about the current state of the world. Posing the same question to the famed fashion editor and author of The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir, André Leon Talley
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Versace With a new year comes fresh opportunities for innovative fashion, stunning visuals, and new levels of star power. The spring-summer 2021 campaigns have arrived, placing Kate Moss near a glowing Eiffel Tower for Messika Paris, and the likes of Hailey Bieber and Kendall Jenner in an underwater escape for Versace. Plus, Prada is exploring
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Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. When Jen Mankins announced on Friday that she was closing her beloved store, Bird, she immediately started getting emails from customers. One of them, now a very successful real estate broker, recalled a day years ago when she was browsing the
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At the beginning of quarantine, everyone hopped on Instagram Live, including the fashion industry. Designers sought out new ways to connect with their customers digitally in every form imaginable. They streamed concerts performed by brand ambassadors. Digital workshops were held on Zoom, teaching us how to illustrate like an artist. Your favorite creative directors shared
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She was Prince’s muse, a former member of President Obama’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, inspired a documentary, starred in a Disney film…and so much more. As the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland is a legend. She broke the ballerina mold and fought for diversity on and
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Courtesy of H&M x Simone Rocha In the eyes of H&M and Simone Rocha, looking chic should be a family affair. Following previous collaborations with Giambattista Valli and Johanna Ortiz, H&M is launching a new collection with London-based fashion designer Simone Rocha this March. While a full preview of the collection isn’t available just yet,
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Dennis Leupold/Labyrinth of Collages Nothing says self-love like a new ensemble from Savage X Fenty. Luckily, the Valentine’s Day drop debuts on January 14 and offers several pretty little things to invest in. The brand partnered with collage artist Labyrinth of Collages, which has fashioned inventive assortments surrounding celebs including Zoe Kravitz, Zendaya, and Harry
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Courtesy of Louis Vuitton No one had a 2020 like Naomi Osaka. Last September, she represented Japan at the U.S. Open and won her second title and third major at only 22 years old. Osaka also advocated for the Black Lives Matter movement throughout the tournament, wearing the names of seven Black Americans who had
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You know that saying about how anything Fred Astaire did, Ginger Rogers did backward and in high heels? It comes to mind as Jodie Turner-Smith recounts filming the action movie Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse while in her second trimester of pregnancy—something her costars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell were quite assuredly not dealing with.
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Courtesy of Louis Vuitton With each new year comes an aura of possibility and reinvention. That spirit is at the very heart of the new Louis Vuitton x Urs Fischer collection, which fittingly launched on New Year’s Day. The capsule’s launch marries the Swiss contemporary artist’s vision with Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogram logo for an
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We might not be experiencing the pain of a yellow mustard spill at a Mets game or boozy date nights involving Cabernet, but quarantine stains hit differently. Our first world problems seem magnified in lockdown. Something as small as spilled coffee on your favorite sweats to kitchen mishaps from a TikTok recipe can reveal just
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