The True Cost Trailer Shows the Human Toll of Fast Fashion

Conscious clothing consumers know about the human rights issues that fast fashion poses—those cheap, trendy t-shirts everyone cops at retail chains were most likely made by mostly-women garment workers doing their jobs in terrible conditions for astonishingly little pay. The fires and building collapse at factories in… » 5/20/15 1:30pm Wednesday 1:30pm

BHLDN-Loving Bridesmaids Are Saving Anthropologie From Itself

Once one of the top stores to buy clothing inspired by field-tromping dutch milkmaids and vintage squares of knotted organic fabric for ludicrous prices, Anthropologie has fallen into some hard times. One bright spot for the Anthro brand? Bridesmaids love BHLDN, the store’s bridal spinoff.
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All the Smoking-Hot Looks From the 2015 Billboard Awards Red Carpet

It’s not really awards season and we’re on the cusp of summer: can these musicians give us some red carpet heat for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas? Taylor Swift’s premiering “Bad Blood,” Kanye West is doing some kind of outro spectacular, and Empire’s Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray are… » 5/17/15 7:00pm 5/17/15 7:00pm

Here's What You Need to Binge on Mad Men and the '60s All Weekend

It’d be hard to argue with the claim that besides all the great characters, and the beautifully written dialogue, the biggest reason Mad Men (coming to a close this Sunday) was a hit was because it was about one our recent favorite decades in American history. Baby boomers, man.
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Cannes Red Carpet Style Is Everything You've Ever Dreamed & Then Some

I am in a perpetual state of mild rage at red carpet style, particularly in Hollywood: with the proliferation of stylists, and favors to designers who are already established, rare is the celebrity who shows up not looking boringly perfect and perfectly boring. The worst offender by far is Reese Witherspoon, whose… » 5/15/15 6:00pm 5/15/15 6:00pm

Rihanna's Dior Ad Will Feature a New Song, 'Only If For a Night'! 

Rihanna looks glorious in her long-awaited Dior ads, which dropped this week and features her as the first-ever black muse for the iconic label. But let’s not bury the lede: the accompanying video, which drops Monday, May 18, will be soundtracked by “Only If For a Night,” a song from her forthcoming album.… » 5/14/15 11:10am 5/14/15 11:10am

What Happens if We Post Pictures of Happy Fat People on the Internet? 

In March 2015, Liz Boltz Ranfeld asked the question “What Happens If We Let Fat People Be Happy?” Her piece, published in Everyday Feminism, posits, “typically, stories about weight and happiness tend to be rooted in fat women losing weight, or perhaps thin women realizing they need to stop thinking of themselves as… » 5/13/15 2:30pm 5/13/15 2:30pm

What Are Historical Broads Always Talking About in Fashion Plates?

Long before glossies and style bloggers there were fashion plates, which the rich woman of yore would take to her modiste (and the less-rich woman would try recreating at home). But have you ever noticed how the women in these illustrations of whatever was “in” for the season always look like they’re discussing… » 5/07/15 4:45pm 5/07/15 4:45pm