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14 Nov

Victoria’s Secret And Balmain Give A First Look At Their Collaboration

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Olivier Rousteing teases how the collection was made.

One of the most anticipated features of this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is the VS x Balmain collaboration. Though the lingerie brand and the French fashion house have previously teased what to expect on the runway in Shanghai this year, a new video gives an even closer look at the upcoming collab. The clip shows Balmain's creative director, Olivier Rousteing, in his Parisian design studio, testing out a look from the collection on model Cindy Bruna back in June. (She first walked for VS in 2013.) Although her full ensemble isn't revealed head-to-toe, the footage gives away the signature Balmain design elements included in her look: black leather, studs, statement-making shoulders and a sexy silhouette. Just...
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16 Aug

The Nike Cortez Is Getting Another Makeover


In an effort to continue shoe of summer domination, Nike has teamed up with Andrea Lieberman, celebrity stylist and A.L.C. founder, to reimagine the Nike Cortez in three luxe new colorways.


Cortez by A.L.C, $100; see for on-sale details

Lieberman has styled her ready-to-wear collections with the Nike Cortez for six seasons, so it's no surprise the brand looked to the designer for a reimagining. "I'm a '70s kid, so I grew up with the famous Farrah Fawcett Cortez poster on my wall and the iconic shoes on my feet," she says. "The Cortez have always slid right into my wardrobe. Through the '70s, '80s, and '90s, I wore them very casually, pairing them with jeans and a tee...
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2 Jun

Cindy Bruna’s Surprisingly Easy, No-Nonsense Guide To Working Out


It may come as a surprise, but Victoria’s Secret model and all-around glamazon Cindy Bruna wasn’t always an exercise enthusiast. In fact, she never did so much as a push-up until four years ago. Instead, the self-professed former “skinny fat girl” relied on her genetics (a winning mixture of Congolese and Italian) to keep her sample-sized. Growing up in the South of France, Bruna use to believe that working out is only for those who want want to lose weight.

Going into the second year, I told myself to get my shit together and really kill it.

It wasn’t until she got the call from lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret in 2013 that her outlook started to change. “I was just...
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