Kendall Jenner Channels '60s Space Queens on New Dazed Cover

As the newly mononymous Kendall transforms her reality-TV stardom into a modeling career, she is racking up plum placements by the pound: just after the announcement that she's the new face of Estee Lauder, she picks up her next cover in the form of an avant-garde look at British emerging culture mag Dazed & Confused. » 11/26/14 2:50pm Yesterday 2:50pm

For the Bride Who Has Everything, a 400-Pound Wedding Dress

Not too long ago, we delved into the tragicomic stagecraft of purchasing one's wedding dress, an emotional hunt that can potentially drag on for week after angsty week. But for the bride-to-be who's still spelunking through salons to no avail, great news: a "visionary artist and designer and bead sculptor" has created… » 11/24/14 3:48pm Monday 3:48pm

Lace, Color, and Sheer Madness at the Latin Grammys

The 15th annual Latin Grammys took place in Las Vegas Thursday, with politics at the helm: Obama had just made his immigration reform speech (which preempted the airing of the Grammys on Univision) and nearly everyone seemed to have the murdered students in México on their mind. (Calle 13's René Pérez: "Ayotzinapa… » 11/21/14 2:30pm 11/21/14 2:30pm

Women File Class Action Suit Against Sephora For Alleged Racism

Following Sephora's disastrous 20% off sale a few weeks ago, when loyal customers were were unable to purchase products because of website failures and others said they had been permanently locked out of their accounts because they were of Asian descent, four women have filed a class action lawsuit against the… » 11/19/14 1:50pm 11/19/14 1:50pm

Nicki Minaj's 'Only' Video Shots Look Like a Style Regression

Nicki Minaj has Instagrammed the making-of her "Only" video with Drake and Lil Wayne and frankly, we're worried: that bodystocking and 8-inch stripper heels are an undeniable style regression. (Not unlike the song.) But we had become so enamored of her minimalist, lux look! Nu Minaj, come back! Look at this lovely… » 11/18/14 4:50pm 11/18/14 4:50pm

Aaliyah Is the Alpha and Omega of Your #Trending Outfit

Though the fashion sensibility of Aaliyah Dana Haughton is a perennial classic, in the past three years or so, street style has been siphoning her every look, and we are now at an impasse. Health goth, the Facebook meme-turned-actual style movement, and its more marketable cousin "athleisure," are simply trumped up… » 11/14/14 4:30pm 11/14/14 4:30pm

Kendall and Cara Choose Chanel Over Victoria's Secret

Both Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne, two beautiful young women with very symmetrical faces and bold eyebrows, were asked to participate in this year's Victoria's Secret fashion show and both were like, "HARD PASS. We're modeling for Chanel instead." Sorry, Victoria. Your secret does not intrigue the popular kids… » 11/13/14 1:50pm 11/13/14 1:50pm

Vogue Posts Diverse Body Slideshow in Wake of 'Plus-Sized' Controversy

Either someone worked fast or this is a case of perfect timing: As consumers and cultural critics become more vocal about the exclusion of diverse body shapes from the world of fashion, Vogue has dropped a slideshow called "The Best Lingerie Comes in All Sizes" that, yes, actually includes a fairly diverse range of… » 11/12/14 5:00pm 11/12/14 5:00pm

Diane von Furstenberg Accused of Being 'Feminist Icon,' Kanye-Shrugs

DVF is promoting her new book, The Woman I Wanted to Be, appearing on Colbert Tuesday night to discuss it. His first question: "You have been a princess; you have been a fashion designer. Which are the two most popular Barbies. Is there any kind of women that you wanted to be that you never were?" » 11/12/14 3:45pm 11/12/14 3:45pm

Internet Mad That Plus-Sized Model Isn't Really Plus-Sized

Late last week, Elle profiled Myla Dalbesio, a model who—along with Jourdan Dunn, Amanda Wellsh, Ji Hye Park and Lara Stone—appears in Calvin Klein's new "Perfectly Fit" campaign. Dalbesio, at size 10, is considered plus-sized in the modeling world, a fact that Elle mentioned both on Twitter and in the article. This… » 11/11/14 6:00pm 11/11/14 6:00pm

Vogue Is Still Trying to Figure Out Cultural Appropriation

I can appreciate that Vogue is perhaps trying to improve upon its history of blind appropriation, cultural insensitivity and outright racism, but it's hard not to walk away from its recent story on responsible adoption of cultural trends without scratching your head. Something about it just feels a bit off. » 11/10/14 4:50pm 11/10/14 4:50pm

The Exquisite Hell of Shopping for a Wedding Dress

The dress. Oh, sweet Jesus, the dress. For some brides, it's no big deal. It's just a dress. For others, it's the most important fashion moment of their lives. Either way, the process of finding your wedding gown sucks pomander balls. If your dress quest was super chill and easy, I'm happy to hear that — but this… » 11/07/14 3:50pm 11/07/14 3:50pm