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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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  • These Kate Middleton Style Bloggers Are the Hardest Working Women on the Internet

    It’s 8pm on a Wednesday night in early July and Kate Middleton, the world’s most talked about royal, was due to arrive at London’s Natural History Museum any minute. She was presenting the award for the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2016 and on the ground, the museum was gearing up for her arrival.…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Shopping in LA

    As if the gorgeous beaches, thriving food scene, celebrity sightings, and perpetually sunny weather aren't enough, Los Angeles is also home to some of the best shopping experiences on either coast.

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  • Peach & Lily Is Hosting Its Second Korean Beauty Sample Sale

    The two-day event was such a success that founder Alicia Yoon is doing it again this week. Last year shoppers reported long register lines, but Peach & Lily say they hope to alleviate the waiting a bit this year. If you want a sneak peek at the merch, you can check out our conversation with…

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  • How Lesser-Known Models Navigate Instagram and Snapchat

    "These days, I will work with girls who are social media stars — who have 300,000 or 400,000 followers — and they are 5'4"," Quitiquit said.

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  • The Charmed Life of Pandora

    In the spring of 2009, jewelry stores were struggling. Which is why when Elissa Spektor walked by Maurice's Jewelers in Miami, she was stunned to see it packed with customers. Spektor went inside the local fine jewelry store and asked.

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  • End-of-Summer Style Inspiration From the Full Moon Fest

    This weekend's Full Moon Festival on Governors Island was a late August treat: the weather, for the most part, was bearable; Pusha T was there; and you could plop down and eat Pokito in front of a great backdrop of the New York City skyline. And people watching wasn’t bad, either; check out a dozen…

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  • Manhattan’s Newest Mall Is Worth the Trip Downtown

    But not necessarily for the stores. New York’s latest mall is the Westfield World Trade Center Shops, an architecturally stunning structure in downtown Manhattan. The bone-like structure of The Oculus — the main passageway through the World Trade Center Transportation Hub— is becoming one of the…

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  • Nearly 90,000 People Waiting in Virtual Lilly Pulitzer Line

    As if Target x Lilly Pulitzer’s epic lines last year didn’t demonstrate how devoted Lilly Pulitzer shoppers are when it comes to getting a deal, today’s Lilly Pulitzer online sale really proves it. Would-be sale shoppers are venting their frustrations in the comments of Lilly Pulitzer’s Facebook…

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  • What Really Goes Into Celebrity Closet Sales

    This morning at 10 a.m. (7 a.m. PST), more than 200 handbags, shoes, tops, and bottoms previously owned by the Kardashians went on sale on the popular luxury consignment website The Real Real, many for under $100. For example, the Isabel Marant trousers Kendall Jenner was photographed wearing last…

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  • What Happened to Melania Trump’s Caviar Skincare Line?

    Navigating to melaniatrump.com now redirects you to trump.com, the homepage of the Trump Organization. Melania Trump’s oeuvre of products had piqued my interest before her site was shut down, but its disappearance made me even more fascinated.

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  • Pre-Order Alert: Brother Vellies’s Fall Boots

    They come in three colors: dusty pink, baby blue, and a very wild coyote. The Brother Vellies fall boot collection is, at first glance, fairly impractical: the frontrunner style — the over-the-knee Florence boot — comes in both a dusty pink and a baby blue, and they’re both suede. (The third…

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  • The Best Online Sales to Shop This Weekend

    This weekend, ASOS is slashing its final clearance up to 70% off, and the stakes get higher as Reformation's bi-annual sale goes up to 50% off. Or, check out Steven Alan, where sale items — including Karen Walker sunglasses and Acne Studios oxfords —are an extra 30% off.

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