Month: August 2021

People are shopping like nobody’s business,” marvels Sherri McMullen. As the owner of McMullen, the buzzy Oakland, California, boutique, she would know. Her clients, she says, “are redoing their entire wardrobes.” Refrains she’s heard lately: “‘I don’t want anything in my closet’; ‘I want to redo everything’; ‘Everything’s too dark.’” (Bright colors and prints, she
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On a hot tennis court one afternoon in Houston, former magazine editor Francine Ballard found herself the center of her friends’ attention, though not for her racket skills. In her hand was a Lucite cube containing a QR code, which itself contained an original work of digital art that corresponded to a gold ring of
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Archive PhotosGetty Images Every ’90s kid with even a passing interest in fashion remembers where they were when Cher’s digital closet in Clueless made its onscreen cameo. Like a hoverboard for the Nordstrom Brass Plum set, this technological leap implanted fever dreams in all of us—of an ever-rotating, constantly trackable wardrobe, something a number of
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The perfect accessory makes an outfit, whether it be piled-on jewels, a signature shade, or statement shoes. While some accessories are saved for special occasions, others become the piece you’re never seen without, or the one time wearer that makes you famous forever. From Brigitte Bardot’s bow to Carrie Bradshaw’s Manolos, we look back at
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Modeling wasn’t the dream for Mayowa Nicholas.“I wanted to be an accountant,” she says. It took a trip to the hair salon when she was 15, living in Lagos, Nigeria, to change all that. As she was walking toward the salon, scouts for the Elite Model Look competition approached her. “I remember holding the flyer,
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Join fitness and mindset coach Victoria Brown for the ultimate upper-body workout. This session kicks off with a full-body warmup before leading into an upper-body-focused circuit you’ll repeat three times. You’ll work your arms through five exercises like squat to overhead press, lateral raise, and triceps extension to target your biceps, triceps, and shoulders. Grab
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@anastasia_k_p The amount of times I’ve crashed 🙄 ♬ original sound – Anastasia Pagonis If this is your first time watching the Paralympics, you might be curious how visually impaired swimmers stay in their lane and know when to turn, because while swimming is thrilling to watch, the sport can also be dangerous. Fortunately, there’s
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NASM-certified personal trainer Emma Lovewell has taught hundreds of classes on the Peloton platform including cycling, strength, and all the core-engaging workouts you love. Having all of those Peloton classes under her belt, Lovewell definitely knows a thing or two on the art of crafting the perfect playlist for a workout. Before you randomly select
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Punky Eyeliner “Bold, matte and daring is the look seen at Dior and Chanel in Paris,” Martin says. “Try using Sisley Paris’s Phyto-Khol Star Sparkling Waterproof Liner in Sparkling Black, one of my new favorite black eyeliners that doesn’t budge.” Try this look: Sisley Paris Phyto-Khol Star Sparkling Waterproof Liner, $59; nordstrom.com SHOP NOW
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Representation is crucial. Full stop. For many in the Latinx community, that much-needed representation doesn’t exist within the beauty industry. And while according to a Nielsen 2019 consumer report, “the Latinx consumer outspends any other group in beauty product sales by close to 30%,” that same shopper— particularly 69% of older Latinx people (age 5o+)—
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Gilt’s latest can’t-miss sale makes upgrading your cleanser, serum, and moisturizer to something a little more luxurious practically seamless. Now through September 2, you can take up to 80 percent off on best-sellers from culty brands like La Mer, Dr. Barbara Strum, and Caudalie during Gilt’s limited summer sale. Consider this your rare opportunity to
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Yousra Attia If the past year or so has taught us anything, athleisure is more than just a state of mind. It’s a lifestyle. As I put my recurring clothing favorites on the bench during the early stages of quarantine, I brought a slew of new clothing players to my roster. Soon enough, I was
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