Jun 6, 2019 Jeans, Levi’s Authorized Vintage. Photographed by Chris Colls; Styled by Ilona Hamer Anja Rubik recently went for a beachside stroll in Malibu with her friend Anthony Vaccarello, the creative director of Saint Laurent. It was just another day in paradise, until Rubik spotted pieces of plastic waste clogging the shore. “I couldn’t
Courtesy Summer is finally here, and we plan to set up our ‘out of office’ auto-reply any chance we get. Sorry co-workers, Santorini is calling! But instead of schlepping around a worn-out duffel bag, upgrade your travel style with a chic carryall that says “I’m an adult”—even if your weekend is filled with questionable decisions.
Love to All Pride Sweatshirt Madewell madewell.com $59.50 Once again, Madewell’s limited-edition “Love to All” collection is here for Pride month. The do-good pieces include a bandana, unisex sweatshirt, and a unisex tee featuring Madewell’s exclusive rainbow “Love to All” graphic in the shape of a rainbow. You can cozy up in this pullover any day of the month, but
Getty Images Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com‘s roundup of all the elements needed for a perfectly outfitted, vacation, our executed fill-in-the-blank. It’s all up to you! Getting something personalized doesn’t mean slapping an old-school monogram on it and calling it a day. The more creative you are, the richer the reward. See our favorite ready-to-be-customized
Photographed by Tom Schirmacher; Styled by Sarah Zendejas This spring in Paris, when Nike rounded up an inspiring roster of female athletes—including U.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic gold medal–winning gymnast Simone Biles, and former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team member Brandi Chastain—to unveil the brand’s 2019 World Cup uniforms, the message wasn’t just one
Jun 6, 2019 Dress, Ralph Lauren. Photographed by Chris Colls; Styled by Ilona Hamer Don’t underestimate the life-changing power of a vacation. “It was love at first sight with the elephants, but also with the Douglas-Hamiltons,” the Dutch supermodel Doutzen Kroes says of her trip to Kenya. There she visited the Elephant Watch Camp in
Got Me In My Leggings is ELLE.com’s leggings review column. I love leggings. I own 25 pairs. Yes, it is more than any one person should have. No, I do not feel like I have enough! That’s my cross to bear, thanks to the human condition. Look, leggings are perfect. They are skin for your
Jun 6, 2019 photographed by Chris Colls Sustainability is a buzzword these days. But at ELLE, it’s always top of mind. For our July issue we partnered with Conservation International to celebrate and raise awareness of women making a difference in climate change—from marine biologists to supermodels. When deciding whom to feature on our four
Linen T-shirt H&M hm.com $12.99 Despite a lotta years working in the fashion world, I’d never found the perfect t-shirt. I’d tried cheap and expensive; I’d laundered on delicate and skipped the dryer. Nothing mattered: Everything looked dingy—fast—and left me feeling deeply unsatisfied. Then, an editor at a British style site I keep tabs on
The bucket bag climbed the ranks of handbag fame four years ago, due in part to minimalist accessories label Mansur Gavriel. It. Was. Everywhere. It’s omniscient presence has caused some to denounce the bag in 2018, but we’re hesitant to give up on the roomy style just yet. Designers are reworking it in oversized beads,
The New York Council of Fashion Designers of America gathered together at the Brooklyn Museum last night to honor the most influential people in fashion. To say the CFDA Awards is the Oscars of the industry is a drastic understatement. The event always has all the style, tears, and jokes there are to offer. The
NORDSTROM LINGERIE Ultra Light NuBra NORDSTROM LINGERIE nordstrom.com $40.00 All three experts agree: the Nubra is it for women with smaller busts. The adhesive bra sticks to the front, adds ample support, and leaves your back ready for the lowest of dresses. “Nubra is our favorite for a totally backless style,” says List, who would recommend this for wedding gowns that
The Met Gala was just the first of fashion’s big nights this season. This evening, the stars are all headed to the CFDA Fashion Awards in Brooklyn, where Jennifer Lopez and Barbie are among the icons being honored this year. Designers from Brandon Maxwell to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are nominated for awards, and so
Getty Images Can you buy into the American Dream the same way you buy clothes? Alexander Wang wants to know. His latest collection put our national style on blast, mixing the Instagram A-List (Kendall! Kaia! Pete Davidson?!) with knowing nods to hip hop royalty, rodeo cowgirls, and country club cliques. Here’s the cheat sheet of
White sneakers are fickle shoes that need to be replaced more often than any other shoe. If it’s not an unsightly scuff, it’s because we’ve worn them to death until the soles are paper thin. Because of our enduring love for fresh white kicks, we’re constantly on the hunt for new options that go with
1337-14 Classic Kicks Sneakers Buffalo London shopbop.com $280.00 Buffalo London are the shoes you wear when you want to be extra. All eyes will be on you, not only because you’ll be a couple inches taller than your peers, but who could miss you in this platform neon style?
You might think awards season is over come February, but come June, it’s time for The Tony Awards. Celebrating outstanding achievements in live Broadway theater, the event takes place annually at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, and guarantees the spectacle of all Broadway’s darlings dressed to the nines. From ruffles and ruching to
Matthew SperzelGetty Images If you really want to know about me, the bookmark section of my Instagram—aka my Wish List—will tell you all you need to know. Like my brain, my saved collection is a hodgepodge of DIY skincare videos and tips, at-home workout routines I’ll never do, and astrological roasts that remind me (a
Everlane everlane.com $155.00 It’s absolutely necessary that you learn about your own foot before you make a purchase. As Dr. Archer says, “a swooping generalization can’t be made” for all feet, so make sure you get yourself checked out if you’re experiencing pain. ”The higher the heel, the more severe the slope of the mid-foot, the
Vittorio Zunino CelottoGetty Images Alessandro Michele has a knack for melding old with the new. For Gucci’s pre-fall 2019 campaign released earlier this year, models were transported to the ruined temples at Selinunte Archaeological Park in Sicily where a group of friends in 80s grunge haircuts and tattoos were photographed against the ancient Greek city.
Edward BerthelotGetty Images Leopard print! What is there to say about it that’s new? Absolutely nothing. It’s a perennial! (Obviously.) It’s basically a neutral. (Duh.) It’s a time-honored way of adding Fran Fine cheekiness to an everyday look. (Everyone knows that.) Ha! You thought. Recently, fashion hounds are embracing it in a new, rather particular
Summer isn’t just about sundresses and bikinis (not all about them, at least). We tapped the top buyers from your favorite stores—Nordstroms, Net-A-Porter, and ModaOperandi—to weigh in on the hottest trends of the season. They talked about serious Venice vibes, a new way to wear your pearls, and a pant style we haven’t seen in
The hunt for a simple flat sandal is deceptively hard. Many on the market are too beachy, too cheeky, poor fitting, or flat out boring. And often times, they’re also too expensive. But as with all-too-common origin stories for brands these days, Studio Amelia founder, Emily Amelia Inglis, found herself on the hunt for simple
While most athletes favor high-performing and comfortable garments for competition, Serena Williams also dresses with political intention. The tennis champion returned to the French Open in Paris Monday in a custom outfit decorated with inspiring words to silence her detractors and remind the world exactly who she is. “Queen,” “Champion,” “Mother,” and “Goddess” were the
May 23, 2019 Summer is all about blissful long days, laidback luxuries, celebrating the simple pleasures in life, and, usually, spending unfiltered time with friends and family. While the latter is nice, it can also become overwhelming during a season where freedom is the ultimate goal. Frankly, spending too much together time isn’t always dreamy.
Championed by designers from Chanel to Balenciaga and Prada, sneakers have far exceeded function. But that doesn’t mean you don’t want a comfy pair at the end of the day. Whether your look is a sleek low-top, retro silhouette, chunky sole, or sporty knit, no wardrobe is complete without a comfortable sneaker. Ahead, our favorites
Summer unofficially kicks off this weekend, which means we’ll be transitioning into swimsuit-only attire very soon. And the best way to justify yet another swim purchase is telling yourself a one-piece swimsuit can be worn off the beach (with jeans, of course.) We rounded up our current faves—including all the best designers like Solid &
Courtesy of Project Runway Any given episode of Bravo’s Project Runway has no shortage of unique, funky, and always creative outfits. The designs created by the contestants are just half of the appeal, though—the makeup is often a statement in itself. We took three bold looks from the brand-new season of the show and made
Aside from lounging by the pool with a great book and thanking the universe it finally decided to feel like summer, Memorial Day weekend is all about shopping the excellent sales from your favorite brands. The answer to your immediate question(s): Yes, you need that gingham dress…and, no, that throw pillow doesn’t cost too much.
Gareth Cattermole/amfARGetty Images Giambattista Valli has mastered the art of excess. The fashion darling is known for his delectably over-the-top, jaw-dropping designs that have been worn by Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Rihanna, and other A-listers. But thanks to Valli’s new collaboration with H&M, we can all live out our own glamorous, Disney princess fairytale IRL. Pascal