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  • See Christophe Lemaire’s First Collection as Uniqlo’s Artistic Director

    After two seasons of collabs, Uniqlo and Christophe Lemaire are a permanent item. The brand made it official in June with an announcement that the former Hermès designer would be coming onboard as artistic director of the newly established Uniqlo Paris R&D Center, which is staffed with Lemaire’s…

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  • We Can’t Figure Out Amazon’s Weird Pricing System

    Amazon’s dynamic pricing system is often a puzzle, but adding to the mystery is the fact that these items have different prices for different sizes but were all sold and shipped via Amazon — not through different sellers. A rep for Amazon declined to comment, citing company policy that prohibits…

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  • Four Jackets That’ll Make You a ‘Fall Person’

    Outerwear brand The Arrivals continues to deliver. With its latest drop, The Arrivals continues to cement itself as one of the best outerwear brands out there. The coats are clean and functional, and the price tags (which start in the mid-$300s) are easy to digest for the quality. Below, four…

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  • Why Is It So Hard for Women of Color to Buy a Nude Bra?

    “Nude” underwear collections — specifically ones that cover a variety of skin tones — are trending. The same goes for Nubian Skin, the two-year-old lingerie brand that created a line of nude underwear, bras, and hosiery in a variety of shades for women of color in 2014. The brand made headlines…

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  • The Sheet Mask Sanitation Scandal Rocking the K Beauty World

    With the nation and Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) focused on scores of deaths due to humidifier disinfectant, coverage of sheet mask sanitation issues and labor practices has been limited. Making cosmetics in a private home without a manufacturing license is illegal in Korea, but…

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  • Reinventing the Boring Blouse

    With inspiration from Oslo Fashion Week. This spring and summer, button-down blouses (like every other top) got an off-the-shoulder update. The trend’s sticking around for fall, along with other add-ons like exaggerated cuffs, dramatic necklines (both very high and very low), and Edwardian sleeves.…

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  • Perfume, Power, and God

    My first connection to smell was the smell of holy water and sacrament, the second was the smell of my mother’s Buddhist temple. Fragrance has always been next to holiness to me, in different ways — my casual visits to Churches and my hours in temples. I thought my nose was broken everywhere else:…

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  • Is Reformation Deliberately Choosing Models That Look Like Famous People?

    In a world in which everyone from beloved Olympic swimmers to potential First Ladies lie to us and nothing is as it seems, we can at least be certain of one irrefutable truth: Reformation, the culty, eco-conscious brand beloved by Taylor Swift and your hottest friend, absolutely, definitely, 100%…

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  • The Best Online Sales to Shop This Weekend

    This weekend, Reformation's bi-annual sale hits 70% off, and ASOS is offering up a promo code for 10% off sale items that are already 70% off. If you feel like digging, Canadian boutique Coup is closing up shop, and the few things left are up to 90% off. And if not, head straight to Creatures of…

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  • Boob Masks Are Real and They're Spectacular

    There was the mask made with iron particles that could only be removed by a magnet, the adorable bubble tea mask that did virtually nothing, and the foil mask that set off a skin reaction that included numbing.

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  • The Complete List of New York City Sales

    There's so much to love about shopping in New York City, and the surplus of sales happening at any given moment sits at the top of that list. We'll be updating the below list below in realtime, so check back in often for the full calendar.

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  • Where to Shop Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma Collection

    Finally, after months of creepers and furry slides, Rihanna’s debut clothing collection for Puma is about to hit stores. If you recall, Rihanna staged an impressive runway show in February for the Fenty x Puma line, where the Hadid sisters (and the singer herself) modeled Rihanna’s goth-athleisure…

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  • Would You, Could You, Wear Summer Velvet?

    Kendall Jenner and Taylor Swift have been pushing the plush fabric in a major way this summer — and I, for one, am here for it. When I first moved to New York City 11 years ago, it wasn’t the promise of endless West Village brunches, Magnolia Bakery cupcakes, or nights out in the Meatpacking…

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  • The World's Biggest Disney Store Is More Interested in Selling You an Idea Than a Toy

    The Disney stores of yesteryear offered pyramids of plush, stacks of VHS tapes, and a way to connect to those soon-to-be animated classics, long before you could order a Finding Dory mug from your phone while the theatre credits were rolling. Only these days, Disney Stores are an entirely…

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  • The Rise and Fall of Khaki

    It is, however, a fabric that says a lot about how Americans have mixed work and leisure from the 1940s to now. "I think people have an affinity for khaki because it’s traditionally been, since the 1940s, this limbo land between dresswear and casualwear," says Deirdre Clemente, professor of…

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  • Aly Raisman, Allyson Felix, and April Ross on Their Post-Olympics Style

    Of course, everyday style differs from athlete to athlete, so we asked P&G-sponsored sports stars Allyson Felix, who took home the gold in the women’s 4x400 relay and the silver in the women’s 400-meter race, and April Ross, bronze medalist in the women’s beach volleyball doubles tournament, what…

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  • I’ll Buy Anything Called ‘Bardot’

    There’s a reason why Robert Zimmerman, John Stephens, and Peter Hernandez became Bob Dylan, John Legend, and Bruno Mars — and why The Cape of Storms in South Africa was renamed as The Cape of Good Hope: A person, place, or thing’s name has a lot to do with the way we perceive them.

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