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27 Apr

12 Iconic Shades Of Red Lipstick

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There are certain shades of red lipstick that have become so iconic you know them by name. There's Ruby Woo, Louboutin, and 999. You might even find yourself asking the question, "are you wearing Pirate today?" Because true red lipstick fans know that each shade is unique—and the ones that have stood the test of time deserve to be revisited again and again.

1 Dragon Girl

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An unapologetically bright color that falls somewhere between classic red and pink—it's no wonder Dragon Girl is a favorite of red lipstick queen Taylor Swift.

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl, $27, narscosmetics.com.

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Courtesy of Brands

2 Devil

The boldest orange-red shade with a name to match. Dolce...
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27 Apr

Dolce & Gavvana’s New Sneakers Are Stirring Up Controversy

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Dolce & Gabbana is no stranger to stirring up controversy. In the past, the Italian designers have come under fire for naming a pair of shoes "slave sandals," calling in vitro children "synthetic" and most recently, for voicing their support to dress Melania Trump.
Today, it's a pair of embellished white sneakers causing social media users to lash out against the Italian fashion brand. The Fall 2017 sneakers in question are adorned with studs, sequins and quirky messages scribbled in marker and pen. One of those messages reads, "I'M THIN & GORGEOUS," in all caps—something that commenters were quick to point to as problematic when Stefano Gabbana shared an illustration of the shoe on Instagram.

@kawamurajumpei ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ stefanogabbana(@stefanogabbana)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 4월 23...
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27 Apr

Where To Stay, Eat, And Drink In Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires—the very name of the city invokes warm, nostalgic images of steamy Tango dancing and authentic epicurean delicacies, all in a lush city where past meets present. Steeped as it is in Latin influence, the Argentine city has undeniable Euro-charm with its Belle Epoque architecture, bustle of fusion restaurants, and buzzing night-time revelers. With this unique yet recognizable homage to Madrid, New York, and even a touch of Paris, for the intrepid traveler, the city gives way immediately and welcomes all into its breezy embrace.

Here we offer up a sample of musts for the best places to stay, eat, drink, and play, and sleep in one of the globe's brightest and most welcoming cities.

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27 Apr

This Short Film Shines A Spotlight On The Issue Of Mass Consumption & Waste

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On Tuesday, Fashion Revolution, the global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the fashion industry, released a thought-provoking film titled Loved Clothes Last, which focuses on the issue of mass consumption and waste. The short, directed by Balthazar Klarwein and produced by Feel Films, stars model Angelina Jesson captured in a disturbing dystopian reality where landfill and decay meet everyday life, the result of decades of mindless overproduction. Ultimately, it asks the viewer: When will we slow down and accept a future where we all understand the importance of loving (and keeping) our clothes for a longer length of time? "It may not seem so at the start, but this film is about love," Orsola de Castro, founder and...
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27 Apr

Katsu Curry Recipe

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Katsu Curry

Curry originated in India, but the curry popular in Japan took hold when English merchants brought curry powder to Kobe and other cities to cook with during their stays. It’s a bit thick, resembling a stew, and is traditionally seasoned with S&B curry powder and some fruit, for sweetness. A pork cutlet (katsu) is a perfect pairing, but you can substitute chicken instead.

Ingredients 4 SERVINGS Stock 3 quarts low-sodium beef stock or broth 2 ounces dried shiitake or porcini mushrooms (about 1 cup) 1 lemongrass stalk 1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled, sliced 1 3-inch cinnamon stick 5 garlic cloves, crushed 5 cardamom pods 2 whole cloves 1 tablespoon fenugreek leaves (optional) Curry 6 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup canola oil 8 ounces button mushrooms, quartered (about 2 cups) Kosher salt, freshly...
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27 Apr

The Perfect 5-Minute Makeup Routine

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“Modern makeup doesn’t take three hours to put on,” says Shirley Pinkson, a makeup artist and a co-founder of eco-luxe brand W3ll People. Your objective: glowing skin, plush lashes, and a vibrant lip—in five steps.

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1 Easy Foundation and Concealer Use a fail-safe formula, like a stick or a compact, and focus on oily areas and redness around the nose and chin. Buff out any uneven spots with a sponge. For stubborn under-eye circles or breakouts, warm up a creamy concealer between your fingers and tap it where needed. “Tapping increases circulation around the eye area and helps wake up your skin,” says Pinkson. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Concealer, $15, neutrogena.com; IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact, $38,...
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26 Apr

How To Do Festival Fashion According To It-Stylist Monica Rose

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Coachella Weekend 2 may be done and dusted, but for most people festival season is just getting started. With Rolling Loud, Sasquatch, Governor's Ball, Bonaroo, and many more festivals just around the corner, now's the time to get your style in order. And who better to help with that than L.A.-stylist Monica Rose. While at Reebok's Classics Crib during the second weekend of Coachella, we caught up with the woman behind the enviable looks of Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Chrissy Teigen, and Chanel Iman to figure out the keys to conquering festival style, flower crowns and fringe not included.

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Monica Rose
We are here at Coachella with Reebok to celebrate their Classics sneaker. How would you work this shoe...
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26 Apr

Is Consumer-Friendly Activism a Sign Of Feminist Progress—Or Just a Sellout?

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Sady Doyle: Buy It, Wear it, Spread It To hear some tell it, there are two ways to be a feminist: One version entails ceaseless seriousness, migrating from protest to pro- test with a Dworkin book in your bag. The other—the "fluffy," not-really-feminist feminism—consists of sticking a solid-gold safety pin (signifying solidarity with immigrants and minority groups) on your Beyoncé-inspired beret and calling it a day. Yes, the gold safety pin is real. It costs $233 and has a mother-of-pearl clasp, and buying it does not in itself constitute a political act. Nor does applying lipstick in a shade called "Activist" (by British brand Illamasqua) or lacing up a pair of Keds—"Ladies first since 1916"—whose latest empowerment-themed tag lines include "Make Your...
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26 Apr

Christian Louboutin Makes Color-Changing “Unicorn Skin” Boots

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The unicorn trend has already infiltrated our beauty products and our freakin' beverages yet, somehow, people still can't get enough. The latest rainbow-colored design to capture the internet's affection is a pair of glittery boots from Christian Louboutin.
Stylist Samantha McMillen–whose clients include Dakota and Elle Fanning and Carey Mulligan–posted a video of her magically changing the the sequined shoe's colors with a brush of her hand. Dubbed "unicorn skin," they look metallic at first then turn green, red, pink, and gold. It's pretty mesmerizing to watch.

I'm calling this "Unicorn skin." Fancy new sequined boots @louboutinworld of course. #unicornskin #ChristianLouboutin #fw17 #sequinedboots
Samantha McMillen(@samanthamcmillen_stylist)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 4월 24 오후 2:06 PDT

So far, Louboutin hasn't released further information about the style name,...
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26 Apr

Bobby Rogers’ #BeingBlackandMuslim Project Explores Identity And Resistance

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A quarter of Muslims in the United States are black. But despite this, Black Muslims are often left out of conversations about Islamophobia. Last week, Bobby Rogers, a visual artist based in Minneapolis, released a series of portraits inspired by the Muslim Anti-Racist Collaborative's hashtag conversation #BeingBlackandMuslim.
The photographs are a spellbinding example of how art can intersect with activism. They capture how it feels to be a Black Muslim in the U.S. We spoke to Rogers about his #BeingBlackandMuslim portraits and the inspiration behind them.

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Can you tell me a bit about yourself and your work as a photographer? I am a visual artist. Currently much of my work centers on the complexity of Blackness. I see my...
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