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This article originally appears in the July 2017 issue of ELLE. “Talent is equally distributed,” social entrepreneur Stacey Boyd says. “It’s opportunity that is not.” The idea for Olivela—Boyd’s new e-commerce site, which donates up to 40 percent of proceeds to children’s charities—came to her last summer, when she flew to Kenya and Rwanda to
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Last night, the CFDA Awards made a powerfully political statement, honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, and actress/activist Janelle Monáe with Board of Directors’ Tribute awards. “Now about all of you in this room, I wonder what I could possibly say to you, because you are among the most creative and
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Last night was the CFDA’s annual Fashion Awards–aka the Oscars of the fashion industry. Raf Simons, who joined Calvin Klein as Chief Creative Officer in August 2016, won Designer of the Year in both the womenswear and menswear categories. He was the first designer to do so since Calvin Klein himself back in 1993. “It’s
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Mickey Drexler, chief executive officer of the J.Crew Group, will be exiting the company mid-July, WWD reports. Drexler will remain Chairman but will be succeeded as CEO by James Brett, president of West Elm, who’s held leadership positions at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie . “I am relaxed-ish,” Drexler, 72, said of the transition. “It’s a
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Last month, Lauren Conrad told ELLE.com that finding maternity clothes has been a struggle. “It’s still very limited, and it’s hard,” she said. “Just because you become pregnant doesn’t mean your style changes. You still want to maintain your same aesthetic, but it can be very challenging with what is out there.” So, fittingly, Conrad
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Kendall Jenner is on a quest to change how we feel about a very controversial fashion accessory. Three days in a row, Kendall stepped out proudly wearing fanny packs. On May 31, she paired the accessory with a classically fanny pack-friendly ensemble—a turtleneck and mom jeans. She made the look chic and fresh. Getty Advertisement
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When looking at pictures of their lavish weddings and baby lamb visits, it sometimes can seem like the Royal family’s lifestyle is woefully out of reach. But in reality, you can actually incorporate a tiny piece of royalty into your own life—or, at least, your footwear. Getty Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Kate Middleton, the
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“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,
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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The CFDA Awards–the Oscars for fashion designers, if you will–is taking place on June 5. This year, it’ll be more accessible to the public than ever with both the ceremony and red carpet being streamed on Facebook Live. On top of that, the CFDA just announced the launch of the Awards Journal, featuring the nominees
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MM. Lafleur Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Since launching in 2013, MM.LaFleur has steadily become a go-to for women seeking office-friendly clothing. Now, they’ll be able to serve even more women’s work wardrobe needs with “First Addition,” its new launch of extended sizes from 14W to 22W. Available today, the collection includes 18 of MM.LaFleur’s
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Street style icon Rihanna was photographed en route to a meeting in New York City yesterday, wearing a high-fashion oversized Canadian tuxedo. The crotch on it appears to go down to her knees: Splash Advertisement – Continue Reading Below The look seemingly comes from designer Matthew Adams Dolan, a Parsons MFA Fashion Design and Society
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