Any style maven worth her Louboutins knows to match her dress to her purse, but what about to her cocktail?
It’s the season of the cocktail party, which means it’s also the season of the cocktail dress. Traditionally, a cocktail dress is worn to a semi-formal occasion, like a cocktail party. In the late 1920s, due in part to the suffragette movement and Prohibition Reform, “The Drinking Woman” emerged at private cocktail soirées and lounges about town. And so, the cocktail dress was born. It wasn’t until the late 1940s, however, that Christian Dior coined the term “cocktail dress,” as…
New York stylist Phil B. Gomez is known by fashion industry insiders as Styled By Phil. Here, he shows you how to curate a stylish New York look using DIY, thrifted, and repurposed statement pieces.
“The more uncomfortable you feel in an outfit, the more you are forced to build confidence,” says Gomez on how to raise your sartorial self-esteem New York style. “Whenever you’re doubting yourself, go crazier with your look and do something unexpected.”
Who better to ask for beauty secrets than a prima ballerina? Renowned for their discipline when it comes to training, prima ballerinas know how to stick to a regimen.
When it comes to beauty routines, these dancers are en pointe. From Korean to French beauty, these international products come recommended from prima ballerinas whose job it is to look flawless under intense conditions like harsh stage lights and rigorous physical activity. …
The launch of SPKTRM Beauty, a line of more than 50 shades of foundation, will promote relatable beauty and put an end to unrealistic standards of glamour.
If you’re a person of color, chances are you might have grown up unable to match your skin tone to a foundation. Some might argue, “What’s the big deal? Beauty is superficial. Make-up is only skin deep.” These people are missing the point.
Farming has always been a vital part of Canada’s economy. Now agriculture is helping put the country on the map as a leader in clean beauty.
Clean beauty — also called green or conscious beauty — continues to be a worldwide trend shaping the cosmetics and skincare market, according to a 2018 CI Insights report. What is clean beauty? Simply put, a clean product is one that is chemical-free. Most draw from food-grade ingredients like moringa oil and probiotics, stuff you usually see on the ingredient list of your favorite health foods. With an emphasis on local and organic ingredients…
Apps such as Facetune, Instagram and Snapchat are not only part of the mainstream cultural landscape — they’re also inspiring the latest trends in cosmetic surgery.
At the intersection of technology and beauty lies a new reality where you can change the way you look with a click of a button — or, more accurately, with a tap on an app designed to make you look like a better version of yourself.
Culture Trip’s on-the-ground photographers capture street-style looks from the world’s most fashionable cities.
From New York to Paris, there’s an unmistakeable energy found in the street-style set. Although there’s nothing quite like the fevered anticipation of a runway show, where designers spend anywhere from $15,000 to $60,000 for a 20-minute spectacle, sometimes grand-scale perfection doesn’t inspire as much as it overwhelms. Street style, on the other hand, offers spontaneous, accessible wardrobe lessons. Each of these cosmopolitan cities has its own sartorial tone, visible on the backs of its inhabitants. Inside each story, shop the looks with offerings available through H&M.
Courtenay Nearburg and Mike Rubin of the menswear label Krammer & Stoudt delivered a culturally robust presentation at New York Fashion Week: Men’s.
One of the most impressive presentations at New York Fashion Week: Men’s comes from partners Courtenay Nearburg and Mike Rubin of the menswear label Krammer & Stoudt. The couple, inspired by a recent trip to Tokyo as well as the vibrancy of New York’s street culture, presented a dynamic show, more akin to performance art than the traditional catwalk. “We were so moved by the organized chaos of Tokyo,” Nearburg says. …
Singer-songwriter Jewel is launching a new jewelry line and, as expected, it’s imbued with poetic symbolism.
Internationally known for her raw lyrics, incredible vocal range and authentically bohemian sense of style, Jewel will release a new line of jewelry entitled Songlines in the fall of 2018.
“I love jewelry,” she says, the pleasure in her voice palpable. “It’s an obsession. I have a ridiculous amount of it.”
The signature collection of Songlines, a collaboration between the singer-songwriter and her longtime friend Christopher Beaver, draws on celestial phenomena like the Northern Lights and symbols such as the Midnight Sun. …
In 2017, clothing has become disposable rather than something to be cherished. Welcome to the world of fast fashion, where clothes and accessories are cheap, allowing you to stay on fleek in a culture where mass manufacturers are marketing more than clothing. They’re marketing trends designed to whet your desire to shop. How can fast fashion be killing the planet, and your ethics, without you even realizing it? The irony in shopping fast fashion: the more you buy, the more you want. The more you want, the more you waste.
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