Maile Meloy’s Do Not Become Alarmed (Riverhead) will keep you up all night, compelled by the book’s twisty plot and seductive, tightly wound suspense, and afterward it will just keep you up. The novel, Meloy’s third after her award-winning Liars and Saints and A Family Daughter, sets off dreamily from a sunny port near Los
There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. Some estimate there are as many as 180,000 active podcasts available for download.. It’s hard to count. But given that there were 46 million podcast downloads last year, they are certainly a thing. At least, they are for the English speaking world. But what about everyone
Saints, as you say your prayers tonight, please set aside one for poor, put-upon rube, Sean Billingsworth Spicer, who today had to claim that the President of the United States intentionally tweeted a typo nonsense word and that that nonsense word had a secret meaning. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below As you kneel beside your
Update, 5/31/17: Rihanna confirmed today the launch date for Fenty Beauty is still this fall—and then gave the details you need to be on her exclusive list for updates on products. Fentybeauty.com is waiting for you: Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Original, 4/14/16: Great news for your face: Rihanna is launching a beauty line! The
Trump’s plan would allow any business to deny birth control coverage. Many health care officials agree the change would be bad. Studies show free birth control reduces abortion rates and saves taxpayers money. A draft of the Trump Administration’s plan to roll back the ACA’s birth control benefit—which requires insurance plans to provide contraception free
“I’ve never really looked back,” Anna Sui says, sitting in the first room of “The World of Anna Sui,” a retrospective exhibition on the designer that opened at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum this week. The show, the first-ever retrospective of an American fashion designer held in the U.K., brings together over 125 complete outfits,
I have two kids. My second baby, weighing in at almost nine pounds really did a number on me. Since I’ve had him (18 months ago) things just haven’t been the same down there. A few months ago I started researching my options. I read reviews about vaginal rejuvenation and V-lifts (facelifts for your vagina)
The statistics aren’t good. According to recent estimates, women make up just under 20 percent of Congress and less than 25 percent of all state legislatures. Only six of our nation’s governors are women. But we are 51 percent of the population. And the research shows that when women participate in government, we make it
While Felicity may be one of the few nostalgic TV faves not currently slated for a revival, two of its stars shared their own adorable mini-reunion this week. During an appearance together on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Keri Russell and Scott Speedman discussed reunion possibilities, that controversial haircut, and their offscreen romance (take a breath, Felicity/Ben
An Hermes Birkin bag has broken the world record for the most money ever paid for a handbag at auction, with a $380,000 winning bid at the Hong Kong event. The record was previously held by a different Birkin bag, for which a bidder paid $300,000 in 2016. Christie’s held the auction and would not
After months of teasing, Alexa Chung’s eponymous line has finally dropped. Presenting at the Danish Church of Saint Katharine London, the designer unveiled the summer collection to a laundry list of who’s-who, fashion editors, and close friends and family while the Capital Children’s Choir sang in the background. Mitchel Sams Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
Getty + Twitter + Dana Tepper No one should ever be made to feel badly about their bodies. But unfortunately, it’s all too common for someone—even a well-meaning relative or a friend—to make an upsetting comment about the way you look that can linger in your memory for years. Sally Bergesen, the founder and CEO
Alessandro Michele’s Gucci designs are always a feast for the eyes. The clash of patterns, colors, and textures—from head-to-toe—could be stared at for hours. At his latest Gucci resort 2018 show in Florence this weekend, no detail was left unadorned. Not even the models’ fingernails. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Lead manicurist Jenny Longworth described
Over Memorial Day Weekend the fashion set took to Florence, Italy for the Gucci Cruise 2018 show. Here’s everything you need to know, from a Donald Glover spotting to the new way Gucci is being spelled. The show took place in the Palatine Gallery of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence Courtesy of Gucci by Ronan
Dear E. Jean: I spend my days managing other people’s careers in the fashion industry. I look after their money and oversee enormous project budgets, but I’m 29 and spend zero time on my own finances. Beyond contributing to the 401(k) provided by my employer, I’m clueless about managing my own portfolio intelligently and fear
Count your lucky stars, because L.A’s must-have brand is about to be easier to buy. Staud and Net-a-Porter are joining forces for a capsule collection that stresses the e-retailer’s ever-changing roster of designers. The e-tailer is growing far beyond it’s luxury beginnings now selling Balenciaga, Prada, and Tom Ford alongside more affordable brands like J.
I flew home to Pennsylvania in December to tell my dad I was pregnant with my first child. By then it had been more than a year since my father had been able to get out of the hospital bed that had taken up permanent residence in my parents’ living room. He could no longer
Krause and Davidson denied any wrongdoing in the investigation. But after two and a half days of deliberation, the jury decided that the defendants had conspired to violate Ray’s rights, delivering a verdict of $9 million. Seven months later, the trial judge overturned the verdict for a narrow reason related to the jury instructions. The
Alberta Tiburzi in ‘envelope’ dress by Cristóbal Balenciaga Harper’s Bazaar, June 1967 © Hiro 1967 Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Cristóbal Balenciaga was famously enigmatic, refusing to come out and take the traditional designer bow after his presentations, and giving only one interview during his fifty-year career. “[I]t’s very tricky to talk about the man
It’s not that it’s hard for Greg Ludlam to describe his wife, Elizabeth. It’s that when he does, he has to use the past tense. She was an awesome wife. She was an on-top-of-it mom. She was thoughtful and kind-hearted. On June 1, 2016, Elizabeth, then 39, committed suicide after battling postpartum depression (PPD) for
Memorial Day weekend always means tons of sales, and luckily for you we’ve got the scoop on all the best ones. Check out these not-to-be-missed fashion and home deals to start the summer season in style! Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Barneys: Up to 50% off new sale styles for the whole family and home.
Straight off of the Kim Kardashian-Kylie Cosmetics collection, Kylie Jenner has teamed back up with her other sister Khloé Kardashian for their second collab together. This one is called In Love With the Koko, and it features lip kits and a blush, bronzer, and eye shadow palette: Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “The first Koko
Look, it’s not like politicians and their families wear cheap clothing. Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have both come under fire for wearing $12,000 outfits. But Melania Trump just wore a $51,500 Dolce & Gabbana coat, which is about $7,000 more than the average American’s yearly salary. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below According to the
When you think Sarah Jessica Parker, you think Carrie Bradshaw. When you think Carrie Bradshaw, you think SHOES. It’s no wonder SJP has parlayed her Sex and the City roots into a successful accessories collection. Yesterday, the actress announced an exciting new launch for her brand: Sneakers. Or, at least, that’s what she’s calling them.
Blake Lively will star in and executive produce The Husband’s Secret, an upcoming film based on the eponymous best-selling book by Liane Moriarty, the author of Big Little Lies. In the vein of the hit HBO series, The Husband’s Secret is also a murder mystery. Lively will play Cecilia Fitzpatrick, a busy wife and mom
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s crown, Keith Harring’s radiant figures, images of graffiti and fashion from New York’s golden age of hip-hop (the ’80s) were pasted onto Pierpaolo Piccioli’s mood board for his 2018 resort collection alongside more standard Valentino #inspo like classical art. The show was set in New York, and drew obvious inspiration from the city.
That’s not to say it cures me of my fear. I stage-whisper to my desk neighbor, our social media director, Gena Kaufman, that I’m still terrified I’m going to accidentally pour my lunch all down my front. After all, last week I dropped mustard on my lap—twice. I basically eat like that Breakfast Machine. “I
Diane Kruger might have a Golden Globe nomination for Inglourious Basterds under her belt, but she still has to deal with sexism at work, particularly when it comes to equal pay. At a Women in Motion event at Cannes on Wednesday, she said, “I’ve certainly never been paid as much as a male co-star in