Twix and The Shoe Surgeon Are Giving Away Custom ‘Cookies and Creme’ Sneakers

An unexpected sneaker project is set to arrive next month with the latest partnership between renowned sneaker customizer Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Ciambrone and the candy bar Twix.

To celebrate the rollout of Twix’s new Cookies & Creme bars, the brand has unveiled a limited-edition Twix x The Shoe Surgeon sneaker inspired by the Air Jordan 1. While the sneaker is indeed a custom iteration of the popular Jordan model, Jordan Brand does not appear to be part of the project.

The upper uses corduroy fabric on the outer layer that can be cut or torn away to reveal smooth white patent leather for the creme center and black and white stingray leather inspired by the crunchy cookie bits.

 

“Twix Cookies & Creme pairs one of America’s most popular cookie flavors with its most popular cookie bar, creating a crave-worthy treat that appeals to loyal Twix fans and welcomes new consumers to the brand,” said Twix brand director, Michelle Deignan. “Our sneaker collaboration brings our new flavor to life in a fresh, unexpected way, one that celebrates the relevance of cookies & creme within sneaker culture and the left and right roots of our brand.”

According to the brand, lucky fans will have an opportunity to pick up a pair for free starting in February during in-store and online drop events. Further instructions have yet to be announced but will be revealed through the brand and store social channels in the days leading up the event on Twitter and Instagram.

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How to Watch SAG Awards Red Carpet Livestream for Free

The Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrates the most outstanding performances of the year in film and television. The program airs on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. ET from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Nominees include Margot Robbie, Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Foxx and more.

Below, we’ve answered all the questions you may have about the awards ceremony itself, as well as how to watch the accompanying red carpet livestream for free.

How to Watch the SAG Awards

The SAG Awards air live simultaneously on TBS and TNT at 8 p.m. ET.

People and Entertainment Weekly, in partnership with TNT, will host the official live red carpet streaming pre-show beginning at 5:30 p.m. The show can be streamed on People, Entertainment Weekly and TNT’s YouTube channels and social media accounts as well as online at Tntdrama.com/sag-awards, Sagawards.org, People.com and EW.com.


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Gaga poses with Ricky Martin on the red carpet at the SAG Awards.
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Who Is the Host?

A host has yet to be announced as of Jan. 17. Previous hosts include Megan Mullaly and Kristen Bell.


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Danai Gurira (L) and America Ferrera announce the SAG Awards nominees, Dec. 11.
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Who Is Nominated?

There are 13 awards all centered solely around actors’ performances; recipients of Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture are set to be announced in the first half of the red carpet.

Taron Egerton, Joaquin Phoenix and Leonardo DiCaprio are in the running for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role while Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson and more are up for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.

Robert De Niro is set to receive the SAG Life Achievement Award for his successful career in the film industry.


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Robert De Niro
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Sofia Richie Dresses Up The Slime Green Trend in ’90s-Style Snakeskin Sandals

Sofia Richie took the slime green trend out to dinner.

The 21-year-old left Craig’s restaurant in Los Angeles after a meal with friends; she chose a bright green and black tie-dye top under a black leather blazer-style jacket with black trousers for the evening.


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Sofia Richie at Craig’s restaurant in Los Angeles, Jan. 17.
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A closer look at Sofia Richie’s sandals.
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The model channeled the ’90s in a set of thin-strap knot-tied leather sandals with gold snakeskin patterning and a tall stiletto heel. The vintage feel of the footwear comes after 2019’s huge revitalization of ’90s-style trends include neon colors and square-toe shoes.

Richie wore a similar black leather blazer this week from Alexander Wang as she posed in red ankle-wrap pumps for her an at-home photoshoot by her dad, Lionel Richie. Looping the wraps of your heels around the outside of your pants’ hem is a new celeb-favorited style by stars like Dua Lipa, Emily Ratajkowski and Kylie Jenner.

She captioned the post: “Art direction by @lionelrichie Swipe to last photo see him telling me why his photos are better than anyone else’s.”

Sofia Richie has partnered for her own collections with brands like Frankie’s Bikinis and Misguided as well as starred in campaigns for Mackage, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

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Serena Williams Pops In Neon Yellow and Purple Head-to-Toe Nike at Australian Open Practice

Serena Williams is already on her A-game at the Australian Open.

The tennis pro and Nike athlete took the court during an open practice at Melbourne Park today wearing a Nike-centric ensemble including a bright yellow t-shirt, black cropped leggings and a black and white visor.


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Serena William at Melbourne Park practicing for the Australian Open.
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A closer view of Serena Williams’ purple Nike sneakers.
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On her feet, the legendary Grand Slam winner moved with ease in Nike sneakers; the lilac and green-accented set of tennis shoes feature a textured outsole and a subtle signature on the inside upper.

Williams is set to play Anastasia Potapova in the first round of the tournament that kicks off on Monday in Australia, with the match set to take place Sunday evening at 8:15 p.m. E.T.

With 23 Grand Slam wins under her belt, Williams is looking to tie Margaret Court’s record of 24 titles; Williams won her most recent major championship at the 2017 Australian Open after defeating her sister Venus Williams.


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Serena Williams wearing NikeCourt Flare shoes during the Australian Open.
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Serena Williams earns a record-setting 23rd Grand Slam title after victory over her sister, Venus, at the 2017 Australian Open.
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Serena Williams signed her initial signature deal with Nike in 2004 and has since had a series of signature shoes and apparel. Together, the athlete and the brand announced in October 2019 that they are looking for a group of emerging designers to create a Williams-inspired shoe and apparel collection for 2020.

The project is part of Nike’s ongoing efforts to “bring diverse perspectives into design,” the sportswear giant said in a release.

Click through the gallery to see more of Serena Williams’ on-court styles throughout the years.

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Cardi B Chooses Louboutin Pumps to Match Her Dress Featuring Dangling Keys and Chains

Cardi B will find any excuse to rock a bold ensemble and this time she found the perfect reason: Paris Fashion Week.

The “I Like it” rapper chose a body-conscious black gown from Marine Serre featuring layers and layers of added embellishments ranging from chain fringe to dangling keys while out in Paris last night; she carried a matching purse as well as wore a studded balaclava. She topped off the all-black outfit with sleek black pumps from Christian Louboutin; the So Kate pumps feature a 5-inch heel with a sharply pointed toe, retailing for $725.

She captioned the post: “Word that describe this Paris trip.Good food, fashion ,laughs and passion .Fit @marineserre_official.”


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Christian Louboutin So Kate pumps.
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She shared a different view of the look alongside her husband and member of Migos, Offset, who also wore an all-black outfit. The duo posed in front of pieces from Richard Orlinski’s art gallery including a large, red gorilla.

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Cardi B wore an equally body-conscious ensemble including a sheer bodysuit and black booties with a different style of face mask while out with her beau earlier this week.


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Cardi B and husband Offset in Paris on Jan. 16.
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Click through the gallery to see more of Cardi B’s top style moments.

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Gigi Hadid Channels the ’90s While Bella Hadid Brings Back the ’70s in Paris

The Hadid sisters are bringing all the trends to Paris this week.

Gigi Hadid stepped out of her hotel wearing a ’90s-style V-cut buttoned cardigan made from patchwork knit fabric; she paired the top with a plain white T-shirt, light wash jeans and small-frame metal sunglasses. The “Friends”-inspired ensemble falls in line with 2019’s big revamping of ’90s-style trends including square-toe footwear and neon colorways.


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Gigi Hadid steps out in Paris in a graphic sweater and light-wash jeans.
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A closer look at Gigi Hadid’s leather boots.
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She topped off her look in slouchy nude leather boots with a pointed toe and a high heel.

Her younger sister Bella followed suit out of their hotel in France wearing an ensemble inspired by a different decade. The 23-year-old looked straight out of the ’70s in orange glasses, a floral top, a brown leather jacket with a furry collar and boot-cut pants.


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Bella Hadid steps out in Paris wearing a brown ensemble with black boots.
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A closer view of Bella Hadid’s black boots.
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She finished her outfit off with chunky leather boots atop a thicker rubber outsole and a squared-off toe.

The pair is similar to a set Bella wore when she left their hotel yesterday morning; her set on Friday featured a patent leather upper with a chunky block heel.


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Bella Hadid leaves her hotel in Paris wearing a pinstripe suit and a yellow t-shirt.
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Click through the gallery to see more of Bella and Gigi Hadid’s fashion month appearances.

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Beyoncè’s Ivy Park Collection With Adidas Is Basically Sold Out, Shop What’s Still Left

Beyonce’s Ivy Park collection with Adidas dropped today and has already sold out fast in most places, but don’t fret, there’s still some stuff left for you to get your hands on.

Adidas still has two belts available in maroon and bright orange retailing for $40. Meanwhile, Sneakerstuff has three items left — the IVP Sleek Super 72, a maroon sweatshirt and a bra.

The sneaker is constructed with white premium leather with gray suede overlays, orange accents and marron 3-Stripe branding. The $99 style also features a platform midsole, a comfort-enhancing Ortholite sockliner and a cord detail at the heel.


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The Super Sleek 72 x Ivy Park from Adidas.
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Lucky celebs like Reese Witherspoon, Elen Degeneres, Cardi B and Janelle Monae were gifted the entire line early. They all took to social media to show off the hotly-anticipated collection.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Officially Done With Royal Life — So How Will They Make Their Money?

Buckingham Palace announced today in an official statement that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have resigned as working members of the royal family. The couple will no longer use their “royal highness” titles and won’t receive any public funds.

Additionally, they will repay the 3 million dollars they spent using taxpayers’ money to renovate their Frogmore Cottage home near Windsor Castle in London, which will remain as their U.K. residence.

The queen also issued a personal statement of support for the new arrangement in which she acknowledges the challenges the couple have faced since they wed in 2018. “I want to thank them for all their dedicated work across this country, the Commonwealth and beyond, and am particularly proud of how Meghan has so quickly become one of the family.”

Now that things have been settled though, everyone is wondering how the duo will make their money to support the life they’ve become accustomed to. On Dec. 19, they were awarded the trademark “Sussex Royal The Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex”, which means they now have the rights to their royal foundation’s name in several areas such as footwear, apparel and accessories.

It’s been speculated that the trademark filing could be linked to the former actress’ ability to make products move — a phenomenon that’s been dubbed the “Markle Sparkle.” In November, global fashion search platform Lyst named the Duchess of Sussex its No. 1 Power Dresser, putting her ahead of stars like Cardi B and Kylie Jenner who both have footwear deals. The site has reported that Markle’s outfits fueled an average 216% increase in searches for pieces similar to those she wore.

So, will the new mom cash in on her power to sell? Time will tell.

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You Have to See Bode’s New 100% Recycled Hemp Shoes

Best foot forward, as she revealed to FN at the LVMH Prize event last year, Emily Bode has launched her first footwear collection for fall ‘20. The three styles debuted at her show this morning in Paris. The first was her Bode House Shoe, made to be worn outdoors but inspired by the comfort of domestic interiors.


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A model on the catwalk at Bode fall 2020.
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The designer said they were made in Italy by a family-owned third-generation factory that used to be an artisan shop. They came in black leather adorned with tiny gold trinkets. Take a closer look and you’ll see a cow motif — a nod to thé provenance of the leather. The second model was jelly sandal and the third a gardening shoe. 100% recyclable, they were made in France from hemp, a beautiful alternative to using plastics, she said.


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A model wearing tan jelly sandals.
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The sustainably-minded designer is known for her use of dead stock and repurposing of vintage fabrics. The overall collection was inspired by the childhood and education of environmentalist and designer, Benjamin Bloomstein, cofounder of Green River Project LLC design studio. He went to school in an old Shaker village in Mount Lebanon, N.Y.bode fall 2020, paris fashion week men's

A model wearing gardening shoes.Suits and jackets were fashioned from repurposed equine blankets while coats were inspired by quilt-making techniques using racing rosettes or souvenir patches. The method was popular in the US during the 1920s – 1940s. One look, made with 100% traceable and certifiable merino wool, she said will form part of her Woolmark Prize submission next month.


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A model on the catwalk at Bode fall 2020.
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Chunky Sneakers Were Trending On the Streets at Paris Fashion Week Men’s

Everywhere you looked on the streets at Paris Men’s Fashion Week, it seemed that a pair of chunky sneakers could be spotted. Guests heading to and from shows styled the ubiquitous silhouette with carefully-curated outfits.

Jean Sebastien Roques, for one, wore Prada’s black “Cloudbust Thunder” sneakers featuring a sawtooth tread outsole with a black hoodie underneath a long white trench coat.


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Jean Sebastien Roques wearing Prada’s chunky black Cloudbust Thunder sneakers.
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Meanwhile, Shannon Flanders donned Off-White’s Odsy-1000 sneakers, which has a partially translucent upper, a bright orange lacing system and a bulky blue-green sole. He paired them with a monochromatic olive green outfit and black leather Off-White crossbody bag with pink details.


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Shannon Flanders wearing Off-White Odsy-1000 sneakers.
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Elsewhere, Corey Stokes showed off Ugg’s brand new white sneakers featuring a fluffy faux fur upper dubbed “The Rat.” The rodent-inspired shoes dropped just yesterday at select retails. Stokes wore the bold sneaks with a cozy creamy knit look.


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Corey Stokes wearing Ugg’s new “The Rat” sneakers.
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The Nike x Sacai LDV Waffle in “Pine Green” also made an appearance. The popular vibrant-hued style, which was teamed with sleek black trousers, has a mesh upper with layered suede eyestays, dual two-tone Swooshes and a double-stacked, sculpted midsole.


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Nike x Sacai LDV Waffle sneakers in “Pine Green.”
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For more street style sneakers at Paris Fashion Week Men’s, scroll through the gallery.

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17 Mascaras That Won’t Irritate Sensitive Eyes, According to Reviews

I’m not a full-face-of-makeup kind of girl. It’s only on certain occasions that you’ll see me wearing a full-coverage foundation with a bold smoky eye and a bright red lip. What I do reach for on the daily? A good tube of mascara, Glossier Generation G, brow product, and a dash of blush. I’ll even go so far as to say you can eliminate everything but mascara, because we all have those days that we have to get ready in a pinch.

But here comes my problem when it comes to mascara: I have sensitive eyes, just as I have pretty sensitive skin. One swipe of the wrong mascara and my eyes start to burn and water nonstop, leaving a smudged mess that’s not exactly the look I was going for. And even though I have found one that works well for me, I’ve been itching for a switch it up a bit as of late.

That’s when I turned to the vast world of Amazon, Sephora, Dermstore, and Walmart to find the absolute best mascaras for sensitive eyes. By combing through the reviews, I was able to find 17 holy-grail products that seem like they won’t make my eyes burn, water, or itch. Bonus if they add instant length and volume, which several promise to do. 

Ahead, see the 17 best mascaras for sensitive eyes, all of which I’m dying to try out ASAP.

“I’ve tried just about every mascara on the market; I have sensitive eyes. This product does not irritate them. It goes on well, does not clump or leave you with raccoon eyes at the end of the day. It’s easy to remove. I also wanted a product that would be good for my eyelashes since they’re small and falling out, and this product fits the bill. I like the ingredients in this product since I’m changing to more natural products. I can get some length from using this product but cannot get thicker, fuller lashes from it. Guess can’t have everything. All in all, I’m happy with this product and will probably buy it again.” — Lee P.

“My eyes are extremely sensitive, and this is the first mascara I’ve ever used that doesn’t make my eyes water or burn. It doesn’t clump, which is really great for people who are less than blessed in the lash department. With other mascaras, I’ve ended up with what appeared to be five giant eyelashes. Now I have a much more natural look.” — Terry

“Easy to use for sensitive eyes. Lasts a long time. Stays put fairly well. Easy to take off. The brush is good and basically puts the mascara where you want it I use a light application because I’m older.” — Amazon customer

“It works! The mascara doesn’t irritate my eyes. Usually my eyes itch and water the moment I put on mascara, but Easy on the Eyes was just that. Easy on my sensitive eyes, and I love it. Also, I like that it drys fast and lasts all day. This is a great product. I’ll definitely recommend this mascara to my family and friends.” — Mrs1Satterfield

“I have sensitive eyes after having episcleritis. This mascara is easy to use, lasts all day, and is easy to remove. The biggest thing is that it doesn’t dry out my eyes or irritate them in any way. Plus it looks great! Love it!” — Amazon customer

“I cannot say enough about this amazing mascara. Lengthens and does not irritate my very sensitive eyes. This mascara is not chunky or cakey, yet gives incredible length and definition. And it doesn’t flake or run. Win-win!” — G. Lo

“This mascara is wonderful! I’ve always had very sensitive eyes, and the mascaras I’ve used in the past have always irritated my eyes—even organic and natural brands. This was my first time using Naturally Rooted mascara, and I’m so impressed. Not only do my eyes not itch or bother me while I have the mascara on, but my lashes also look amazing. They are very long and full, and I’ve never had a natural mascara give me look I’ve I was trying to get. I’ll definitely be purchasing this mascara again!” — Haylee Smith

“I’ve been using this mascara for years. I have very sensitive eyes, and this is one of the few that doesn’t irritate them. I get compliments on a regular basis of how great my eyelashes look and have even had people ask me if I have eyelash extensions.” — Madhatter

“I curl my lashes and apply one light coat, and apply again only on the tips to keep a clean pretty look all day. It’s a rich full-coverage mascara that doesn’t irritate my sensitive eyes. It washes off easily with water, soap, cleanser, or mascara remover. I don’t like a heavy look on my eyes, and I can accomplish that easily. If I applied the second coat to the whole lash, it would be a beautiful look. I just prefer a lighter, brighter presentation. I’d recommend this to anyone who has sensitive eyes.” — Texangelnoel

“This is what I was looking for. Volumizing mascaras are too much for me, as I have lashes that are already thick (thankfully). I simply wanted a mascara that would lengthen and separate. This does the trick via the skinny brush with no bristles. It lasts the day without irritating my sensitive eyes. If you want a pretty look without the drama, get this.” — DG

“I have sensitive eyes; a lot of cosmetics cause them to swell. I do really well with this mascara. Finally found one I can wear that applies great.” — Maria C.

“I’ve had to stop wearing mascara for the last few years because of extreme eye sensitivities. Between contact lenses and allergies, every mascara on the market seemed to make my eyes itch, water, or burn. Mostly it seemed to be triggered by fragrances and mineral oil–based ingredients. I tried Lights, Camera, Lashes on a recommendation from an associate at my local store, and I have now purchased several tubes without any reaction at all! My lashes look great: thick, full, and defined without being clumpy. I have no smudging or smearing, which, with contact lenses, is very unusual. I’ve also used the waterproof version (Lights, Camera, Splashes) and found that it works very well.” — ShopperSpender

“I love this mascara. The color is subtle and pretty. I love the dark green as well. I have brown eyes, so it’s nice to have mascara options that flatter my eye color. I also have very sensitive eyes, and this product doesn’t bother me at all.” — CS

“Hands down the best mascara I’ve ever worn! I have to be extra careful what makeup I wear on my eyes because they’re extra sensitive and water very easily. This mascara does not irritate my eyes in any way and does not run through out the day. I highly recommend it to anyone with sensitive eyes.” — Cassie V.

“I’m super picky about mascara, and I’d have to say this is one of the best I’ve ever tried. I have super sensitive eyes and thin lashes, so I’m always looking for the perfect everyday product. This product is great. No clumping or flaking, and gives tremendous volume and length with out looking like you’re wearing false eyelashes. Love, love, love this product.” — Amazon customer

“No eye irritation and best natural mascara I’ve found thus far. It’s a new product for Glo. I hope the come out with a dark brown color.” — purchaser

“I have sensitive eyes that are easily irritated. I like this mascara because I’ve had no sensitivity complications while wearing this mascara. Also, falling asleep with the mascara on has not been a negative experience.” — purchaser

Next up, the best lengthening mascaras.

The World’s Best Shoppers Share the Items They’re Investing in This Year

Welcome to our World’s Best Shoppers series, a monthly feature in which we tap into the shopping leaders of the fashion world—the best fashion directors, buyers, and stylists—for sartorial insight on what to buy each season.

What should we buy in 2020? For the fashion-forward among us, it’s a question that is at the forefront of our minds as we move through the first month of the new decade and start to get excited about the fresh new trends and pieces that’ll soon be dominating our Insta feeds. It’s also a great time to reassess our wardrobes and start thinking about some smart investments for the year ahead. To get us inspired, we tapped into the world’s best shoppers to see exactly what they’re buying this year. From trending runway-inspired pieces that have true staying power to classic and versatile items that will last you for years to come, scroll below to see what these women—with an eye for fashion—are investing in this year.

“I am lusting over this cropped blazer from Acne. I love the versatility. Whether it’s wearing a white tee underneath in spring or layering knits in winter, this jacket will get me through every season.”

“Soft, romantic tops with voluminous sleeves are a must-have this season. The romantic tops are easily paired with denim for an effortlessly chic look.”

“The blazer continues to be the power player in your wardrobe. It is extremely versatile and can be office casual with a T-shirt and denim or layered over a dress with heels for a night out.”

“Clean denim will work hard in your wardrobe this year. You can dress it up or down. Pair it with a pretty blouse for day-to-night look.”

“Invest in a trench. This classic staple will work hard in your wardrobe and easily pair with almost any outfit.”

“Dresses have sweeping lengths and romantic sleeves this year. This one is great for day to night.” 

“Romantic necklines are a huge trend for S/S 20. We’re seeing a lot more minimalist brands take on feminine details. From our S/S 20 trunk shows, the Khaite Maddy ribbed-knit shirt was our overwhelming best seller of the season, and I can’t wait to live in this top.”

“If you only buy one bag for the season, make it the soft clutch. Daniel Lee’s Cloud bag for Bottega Veneta sparked the trend. Of note is Loewe’s reintroduction of the Flamenco shape in a new clutch silhouette as well as Bottega’s newest iteration of the pouch with a chain handle.”

“If I learned anything from the past decade, it’s that Gucci is a smart investment. Although Alessandro Michele is most known for his over-the-top styles, he still wins my heart (and wallet) when it comes to these classic loafers that I’ll wear forever… or consign in a year!”

“Nanushka is on my list for top emerging brands and gets bonus points for being sustainable. I love this faux-leather update on a classic style.”

“Call me crazy, but new Bottega has me craving old Bottega. The fresh ocher color also feels reminiscent of colors sent down the runway from brands like Jacquemus and Gabriela Hearst.”

“Eien29, with its effortless tailoring, is one of the new names from our upcoming Korean brand collection. I love the structured shape of this top and how the pale blue makes it more feminine than standard white.I would pair it back with tailored high-rise leather pants.”

“It’s all about ’90s-style denim silhouettes, and the black wash here feels fresh. The fit is universal; I would pair these with my favorite oversize tee and sneakers for day or boots and a cashmere knit for evening.”

“This Asceno halter dress is perfect for my fantasy post-holiday island getaway. Dress it down with a flat sandal or up with gold jewelry and heels.”

“My first pick is this ASOS Design cord suit. I love everything about it—the fact it’s cream, the oversize masculine cut, and the wide leg. Super cool for S/S 20.”

“Mules, square toes, and demi wedges are three big trends for S/S 20, and these ASOS Design square-toe wedge mules check all boxes. The perfect shoe whether rocking denim, tailoring, or a dress this summer.”

“The ’70s are trending hard for spring 2020, and I can’t get enough of an oversize ’70s frame, especially in the key color of the season—brown. Perfect for festival season too.”

“This cropped leather jacket is my go-to over every dress I own. It’s also a great layering piece for under heavier outwear because it’s not bulky at all.”

“I invested in this emerald cocktail dress to wear to many events I have coming up this season. The quality of the silk and the ease of the drape makes this piece so of the moment but also super classic. I will wear this forever.”

“Classic white cotton shirting is a must in every closet. I love this Khaite piece because you can mix and match it with almost anything. It’s a trendy take on the classic white shirt. With exaggerated puff sleeves, this style will not go unnoticed.”

“This Mara Hoffman Olla sweater is the perfect addition to any wardrobe. We’ve paired it with anything from a trench and denim to a funky print skirt for spring. One of many reasons we carry Mara Hoffman at McMullen is because sustainability is built into their brand ethos. Each piece utilizes fabrications that are made to last.”

“The Nina Ricci Gabardine pant is a universal black trouser. I tend to go for a wide-leg fit when I need a piece that can easily transition between seasons. Nina Ricci’s styles often fit bodies of all shapes and sizes.”

Up next, 12 insanely easy (and affordable) ways to wear spring 2020’s biggest trends right now.

The “Boring” Trend That Is Bound to Be Huge This Year

It’s definitely pushing it to call a button-down a trend, but if the last year has taught us anything, it’s that the world of fashion is peeling away from frills and sticking to the classics. That’s not to say there weren’t some breathtaking and exciting moments on the S/S 20 runways, but, to no one’s surprise, we saw things like suiting and (drumroll, please) button-down shirts take center stage as both standalone items and key stying pieces. 

While there were many “boring” items that graced the spring and summer collections, it was the classic button-down shirt that caught our attention the most. Proving to be trending in its own way, this wardrobe staple was the workhorse of dozens of collections this season, and we have hand-selected the best looks from them all. Beyond that, the fashion girls have been flaunting their “boring” shirt moments all over Instagram, and we’ve gathered those for you here as well. 

Between the 18 ways to style this classic shirt and the shopping accompanying each, there’s no way you’ll walk away from this story without going straight to your closet and pulling out all of the button-downs I know you already have sitting in your closet. 

This look is great for the office. Layer your button-down over a basic turtleneck and tuck both into a tailored midi skirt.  Pictured: The Row S/S 20

Sweater vests are happening, and this is the most straightforward way to wear them. 

Talk about a major 2020 styling moment. Everything from the triple belts to the second shirt tied around the shoulders (although in reality this is one piece, you can re-create it with two shirts) feels so exciting and fresh, especially for a boring button-down.  Pictured: Alexander Wang S/S 20

Leather pants are the perfect counterpart to an oversize button-down, and this outfit proves it. 

For a night out, think outside of the box and layer your button-down underneath a minidress. Complete the look with strappy heels and bold accessories.  Pictured: Versace S/S 20

Find some white shorts or simply wear your shirt as a dress if you dare. With vintage-inspired shoes and an eye-catching hair accessory, this look works perfectly for both day and night.

Copenhagen brands always do top-notch styling, and we are really feeling the laid-back approach to this stiff poplin button-down shirt.  Pictured: Holzweiler S/S 20

If sporty isn’t your vibe but you’re itching to test out the new long-shorts trend, pair them with your favorite button-down and a cropped blazer for a fashion-forward office-friendly look.

Style an oversize button-down over suede pants this year. This is the easiest way to incorporate the ’70s-inspired trend that we’re seeing a lot of this spring.  Pictured: Alberta Ferretti S/S 20

This is a simple everyday look anyone can re-create. We love the contrast of the flat rubber-sole boots with the sleek tailoring on top.

Incorporate the crochet trend into your everyday basics wardrobe by layering a button-down shirt underneath one of the many crochet tops I know you’re about to own.  Pictured: Eckhaus Latta S/S 20

Further proof that button-downs look great with knits layered atop, particularly this one-shoulder moment. 

Dior styled tons of its collection with this bright-blue button-down, but we particularly loved this combo with the raffia minidress and chunky boots.  Pictured: Dior S/S 20

Speaking of minidresses, we love how Tiffany Hsu styled her longer shirt as a dress by layering a nipped-at-the-waist blazer on top. 

Is there anything better than a blazer, button-down, and jeans? Celine says no as does the styling trick of pulling your collar out from beneath your blazer lapel.  Pictured: Celine S/S 20

School-girl chic, no? This chunky cardigan over the pleated midi skirt instantly becomes not too stuffy with the addition of sporty sneakers. 

If this outfit doesn’t prove to you that suiting is exciting, I don’t know what will. The colorful leather, suede, and crochet crop top encompass some of this season’s biggest trends, and the addition of the button-down is the cherry on top. Pictured: Altuzarra S/S 20

For this look, basically just take all the most iconically classic pieces in your closet and wear them all at once. From your biggest button-down to your loafers with white ankle socks, this look will be your go-to this spring. 

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I’ve Tried a Lot of Supplements for “Glowing Skin”—This Is the One That Worked

Despite my beat as a beauty editor, I’ve always been just as fascinated with the world of wellness. And in the past few years especially, the two industries have really converged. As our culture becomes more in tune with the idea of a holistic, all-encompassing approach to health and happiness, there’s been a dramatic increase in product launches targeting everything but the kitchen sink in terms of internal and external perks alike. Not only will a berry-flavored vitamin gummy deliver your daily dose of vitamin D or every probiotic strain under the sun, but it will also give you Rapunzel-length hair and make your skin glow (supposedly). There’s also been a sharp uptick in nontoxic beauty formulations, which not only impart a dewy flash of highlight but are also touted to transform us into healthier consumers thanks to their lack of unnatural ingredients. Don’t get me wrong—I’m incredibly happy the wellness and beauty industries have united in an effort to help us feel more beautiful inside and out, but let’s be honest. It’s also the perfect opportunity for brands to prey on our insecurities and worries as humans. What’s more, it can be difficult to weed out which brands are truly legit and which brands are simply trying to ride the bandwagon of whatever the latest popular beauty or wellness trend is. I don’t have to tell you this. You’re a smart consumer, and I’m sure you’ve noticed this yourself. 

If you had looked in my pantry a couple of years ago, you would have seen a collection of wellness products—powders, capsules, tinctures, gummies, and more—suitable to qualify me for an episode of Hoarders. For years, I bought into whatever a brand told me their product could do for me. Until, that is, I realized nothing was actually working. Or, at least, almost nothing was working. My skin hadn’t dramatically cleared thanks to the latest collagen powder, nor had my daily energy levels surged thanks to whatever adaptogenic capsules I popped throughout the day. What I did notice, however, was the very scary state of my bank account and the dwindling space in my pantry cupboards—not ideal. So I did a deep cleanse. I halted my automatic refills, donated unopened products I knew I didn’t need, and I stopped taking the elixirs and concoctions I truly didn’t feel were serving my wellness or beauty goals. Sakara Life was one of the few brands that managed to weather (very valiantly, I might add) my hurricane-level cleanout. 

I’ve been a devout believer in Sakara—both its mission and its amazing array of plant-based products—since I tried its two-week-long plant-based challenge (which I wrote about here!) a couple of years back and experienced a wellness (and beauty!) epiphany. By making just a few key tweaks to my diet the Sakara way, I noticed glaring differences in my overall well-being. Basically, what I noticed while leading the Sakara lifestyle was what I had failed to notice while dabbling in so many other wellness trends, brands, or products. It worked, and it was also sustainable.  Last fall, I tried and reviewed one of the brand’s newest product launches, the Metabolism Super Powder ($45), and had great results, so I was excited to start the New Year by adding another one of its powders to my daily beauty and wellness regimen. Enter Sakara Life’s Super Powder ($45)—the brand’s all-in-one daily nutritional supplement that’s an exciting plant-based collagen and protein powder alternative. Below, I’ll be explaining more about what the powder is and what it does, how I incorporated it into my diet, and the actual benefits I noticed after drinking it daily for almost 30 days straight. Keep scrolling! 

As Sakara explains on its website, there’s a lot to love about the Super Powder ($45), but as someone who drinks a protein powder–laced smoothie daily, I’ve been around the block in terms of product trials and have tested pretty much every plant-based protein powder formula on the market. Spoiler: Most of the time, I’m disappointed. They either taste like a shot of wheatgrass or are overly sweetened with sugar alternatives like stevia or monk fruit and far too saccharine for my taste.

According to the brand, the Super Powder is an all-in-one nutrition supplement featuring 12 grams of plant protein from organic, whole-food sources only. (No dairy or soy here, folks!) Additionally, there’s only one gram of sugar per serving (which comes from coconut sugar), and the brand’s experts say the strategic blend of plant protein (from whole pea, hemp, sesame, and pumpkin seeds), daily greens (from alkalizing grasses and algae), its trademarked Ceramosides Phytoceramides, digestive enzymes, B12, and L-theanine can help increase energy and skin glow while decreasing common conundrums like bloating. 

“Most collagen powders on the market are made from ground animal bones with unknown origins,” the brand shares on its website. “We wanted to make a plant-based alternative we could trust. This powder contains phytoceramides—100% plant-based, gluten-free skin enhancers derived from wheat that improve skin by boosting collagen production, restoring the body’s natural lipids, maintaining the skin barrier, maximizing cellular hydration.”

As I mentioned earlier, I’m pretty obsessed with my morning smoothie ritual and always include some form of plant-based protein powder within my recipe. Before trying Sakara’s Super Powder, I’d been rotating whatever brands I could find on sale at Whole Foods but had yet to find a mix I was truly satisfied with. I opted for the full 30-day-supply package of Sakara’s Super Powder (the brand also sells the formula in handy single-serving, travel-friendly sachets) and simply added a full scoop in with my normal mix of smoothie ingredients—almond milk, cinnamon, frozen spinach, ice, bee pollen, and a little bit of frozen banana.

Now, I’ll be honest and say that initially, I didn’t think I was a fan. For one, the taste was a bit greener and earthier than I was expecting (again, there’s only one gram of sugar!), and whereas my normal smoothie would keep me full until lunchtime, I found I was hungry within a couple of hours after slurping down my Super Powder. This was probably due to the fact that Sakara’s formula has 12 grams of plant protein compared to the 20 or even 30 grams that my other powders supplied.

However, I was not deterred! Aside from being a bit hungrier than I was used to, I felt great and definitely less bloated, so I simply began tweaking my recipe. I added some healthy fats in the form of almond butter or avocado to help with satiety, increased to a scoop and a half of the Super Powder for a little more protein, and also played around with adding more cinnamon, some vanilla extract, or manuka honey for a touch more sweetness to offset the fresh, grassier flavor. 

Lo and behold, after a few days, I noticed my morning smoothies kept me full until 1 or even 2 p.m., and I barely noticed the fresh, grassy taste. Heck, I even began to prefer the earthier flavor over the super-sweet powders I’d been using before. 

First, I have to begin by making the obvious disclaimer that just because I had success with this product or noticed certain benefits doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have the same experience. We all have different dietary needs and bodies, which can impact the results we see or how much we like a product. That said, I truly believe in the high quality of everything Sakara produces, and I feel confident recommending the Super Powder to anyone who is looking for a multifunctioning wellness product to add to their arsenal. For me, the biggest changes I noticed were in my skin, my appetite and cravings, and the way that my jeans fit.

Even though I don’t think I lost any weight (that wasn’t my goal to start with), I definitely felt like my stomach was much flatter and slower to irritate while drinking the Super Powder each morning. I’m sure this is due to the digestive enzyme blend, which isn’t surprising to me since digestive enzymes (from another brand) were one of the few products that also managed to make it through that wellness-product exodus I mentioned earlier. I loved that I could reap the same benefits in my morning smoothie concoction without having to pop my other digestive enzyme capsules throughout the day. (I’m all for killing multiple wellness birds with one stone!)

Also, I noticed a significant decrease in my craving for sweets—a perk I also noticed while regularly sipping on the brand’s Metabolism Super Powder. Usually, I start to ache for something sugary around 2 or 3 p.m., right around the same time my brain starts to crash after a day of writing, but I barely thought about the dark chocolate bars or peanut butter cups I have stashed in my desk drawers for sugar emergencies. In fact, I felt like my appetite had lessened. I didn’t feel like I needed lunch until later in the afternoon, and then lunch held me over well until dinner or, at the very least, until I could grab a snack that wasn’t super sugary. Honestly, it was a relief to have that panicky sense of hunger or sugar cravings put to rest. So, thank you for that, Sakara!

Last but not least, I felt like my skin definitely started to look brighter and clearer. Of course, it’s hard to say whether this was just random, an effect of my skincare routine, or truly a result of Sakara’s Super Powder, but I don’t think it was a coincidence. As I mentioned, the Super Powder is made of only organic, whole-food sources without potential allergens or acne-aggravators like dairy or soy. Also, it barely has any sugar or sugar alternatives, and sometimes I wonder if the saccharine sweetness from stevia or monk fruit in other powders I’ve used has contributed to my acne-prone skin. Of course, I was also grabbing fewer craving-induced snacks, which might have contributed to fewer breakouts as well. Regardless, I was super happy with my results and experience testing Sakara’s Super Powder, and I plan on adding it to my always-growing collection of Sakara favorites. 

Keep reading for the other Sakara products I always have on hand.

Read my full review of this cacao-infused metabolism powder here! Basically, it’s my mid-afternoon antidote for my pesky sweet tooth and also helps me to stay, um, regular. 

Featuring Cermamosides Phytoceramides (plant-based ceramides clinically proven to boost your glow), antioxidant-rich dark cacao, and low-glycemic sweetener coconut sugar, these are another tasty option to conquer sugar cravings while also contributing to a radiant glow.

Seriously, these are the only probiotics I’ve ever taken that haven’t left me feeling bloated or lethargic. I love that they have both enzymes and probiotics (essential for nutrient breakdown) plus the added benefits of prebiotic fiber to make sure my gut has everything it needs. I take one capsule 30 minutes before breakfast and dinner.

Before bed every night, I put three droppers-full of this chlorophyll concentrate into a glass of water and chug. Chlorophyll is an amazing detoxifier, and I’m convinced it’s helped clear my skin and also help me feel less bloated when I wake up the next morning. These drops are an essential part of my nighttime routine, and I make sure I bring them with me when I travel.

I’m a little bit addicted to these clean protein bars, but I don’t even care because of how amazing the ingredients are. (Shout-out to the newest kid on the black—a hot-pink Beauty Bar that’s literally my favorite thing to eat right now.) The Energy Bars are filled with cacao for a bump of energy during those stubborn mid-afternoon slumps, and the Detox Bars (vanilla- and cashew-flavored) are the perfect solution for sweet tooth cravings or when I need a filling, low-sugar snack to tide me over in between meals or after a workout. You can buy each of the bars in separate packs, but since I love all three, I’m a fan of this epic collection of all three.

My favorite tea on Earth! I drink a few cups of coffee each morning, so I don’t want anything else that’s caffeinated after 2 p.m. This lovely mix of red rooibos, rose, and lemongrass aids digestion, helps detoxify, staves off cravings, and supports the adrenals—all things I’m after. Plus, it tastes dreamy and is especially comforting mid-afternoon or pre-bed. I love having it after lunch and dinner as a healthier nightcap. Up next, I Tried This Buzzy New Metabolism for 20 Days Straight—Prepare for TMI

10 Royally Banned Beauty Trends Meghan Markle Can Wear Now

Ever since Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, countless changes have befallen her life. Aside from the whole becoming royalty thing, the sartorial swaps alone were enough to make us do a double take. It’s no surprise that in addition to the lengthening of her hemlines, Markle’s beauty wardrobe has gotten a touch of royal refinement, too. Messy ponytails? Never. Dark nail polish? Not without outrage!

Now that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced their plans to “step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family,” and end their full-time residence in the UK, it seems only natural that many of the stringent royal rules they’ve been adhering to will fall by the wayside. As you can imagine, the rumor mill is already swirling about the pair’s next professional move, where they’ll take up residence (signs are pointing to Canada), and what all of this will mean for the rest of the British royal family. But, being the beauty fanatics we are, we can’t stop thinking about all the beauty looks Markle will be free to experiment with now that she won’t be taking on as many official royal duties.

Without the watchful eye of the often harsh (and arguably…biased) British tabloids breathing down her neck, we think this time might mark a decidedly more adventurous beauty period for the American-born duchess. (At least we hope so!) Ahead, check out the 10 most exciting beauty trends Meghan Markle can wear freely now that we’d be so excited to see.

We’ve not seen Markle rock her natural hair texture during her tenure as an actress, nor as a duchess, but now that she’s unbeholden to such strict rules surrounding her hair we’d love to see her embrace her natural tressed. More texture is one of the biggest trends hairstylists are predicting in 2020 and Markle seems like the perfect candidate to give it a go.

We’ve seen a some discreetly placed braided hair accents on other royals, like Markle’s sister-in-law Kate Middleton, so plaits obviously aren’t a hard no over at Buckingham Palace. A full head of braids is something we haven’t seen, though. We’d love to see Markle in chis cornrows, like the ones modeled beautifully here by actress Laura Harrier.

Markle’s signature barrel-curled locks are absolutely beautiful, but can you imagine how amazing a piecey, textured bob would look on her? Historically, her royal hair repertoire has tended toward more smooth and tidy looks, so we’d love to see her flip the script and show us a something a little edgier.

Although Queen Elizabeth II is notably a fan of pastels, we can only imagine that she’d be less than pleased with a pop of bold color on the eyelids of anyone in her family. But, the blue eyeshadow trend is coming in hot and Markle’s lids have remained muted for long enough.

If Markle and Middleton’s go-to makeup looks are any indication, it seems that royal protocols encourage soft, mostly matte glam. There’s nothing wrong with that, but here’s hoping Markle fully leans into more dewy glow now that her makeup (or lack of!) may not require approval.

Markle’s trusted makeup artist Daniel Martin once shared that the duchess isn’t really into red lipstick due to how “fussy” it is, but now that the her social calendar might not include as many scenarios where she might get caught chatting up international dignitaries with lipstick on her teeth, maybe she’ll have a change of heart. This deep berry color would look insanely gorgeous on her.

So, this one might be a bit of a stretch–we’re not too proud to admit that. But it has to be said that Markle would be the most badass duchess on the planet if she donned some graphic, colorful eyeliner. It might be a little editorial for her new, low-key Canadian lifestyle, but we’d sure love to see it.

Barely there nail colors appear to be the name of the royal nail game, and while that’s all well and good, this delicate nail art seems like it would be right up Markle’s alley.

These muted neutral nails are likely basic enough for royal life individually, but worn together they’re probably a little too much for the crown. Now that Markle won’t be a senior member of the royal clan any longer, maybe she’ll choose to play dress up with her nails, too.

Short, well groomed, squoval nails are the norm for Markle since stepping into the family. (Even though she did throw us for a dark polish loop every once in a while.) But, now that she won’t have to attend as many royal engagements where every cell of her body will be scrutinized, it’s a great time to try her hand at a reasonably long and soft almond-shaped manicure. The look is still totally elegant, but just slightly more fun.

Up next, These 37 Beauty Must-Haves Are Seriously on Sale RN at Net-a-Porter.

Why the Beret Isn’t Going Anywhere in 2020

Pulling off a beret without looking like you ducked into a Parisian tourist shop is no easy feat, which explains why the majority of women eschew the topper. However, we’re here to explain how to wear a beret and why this season you may finally feel differently.

There’s a long history of chic women sporting the beret. Not only has it graced style icons we all know and adore, but it’s also continued to be a major accessory on the runways, as evidenced in seasons past. Furthermore, there are some seriously amazing berets on the market right now for you to shop. So if you’ve been debating how to wear a beret without feeling like a poser Parisian, were here to help. 

Scroll down for outfit ideas and shop our favorite styles.

Twiggy, 1968

Brigitte Bardot, 1957

Catherine Deneuve, 1968

Diane Kruger has been spotted in numerous berets over the years, giving us plenty of inspiration on how to wear the hat.

Chloë Sevigny’s fall-ready look is so stylish and wearable.

First the bucket hat, and now the beret. Rihanna’s track record with making accessories trendy is impressive.

On the Zimmermann F/W 19 runways, models topped off fluttery dresses with slick leather berets.

House of Holland showed a range of beret-topped looks on their F/W 19 runways, including this fun cow-print iteration.

Beret’s are a mainstay at Dior, and for its S/S 19, collection the French house showed them styled with elegant cocktail dresses.

Wear your hair in a messy braid with this beret.

Camel goes with everything.

Style yours by wearing it with a red jacket. 

A leather beret is an especially cool option.

A beret and a turtleneck top is very French girl–inspired.

Chic and trendy.

This would pair perfectly with a leather jacket.

Pair yours with a blazer. 

Make a statement in this furry version.

You can’t go wrong with black.

This color is so great.

Next up, the latest designer shoes celebs are crowning an It item.

This post was published at an earlier date and updated by Anna LaPlaca.

It Seems the Visible Thong Trend Is Hanging Out for a Minute

As far as controversial trends go, we’ve seen some wild ones—from the ultra-low-rise jeans of the early 2000s to the heeled flip-flops of last year. But one of the most controversial trends of all time is apparently back and just as polarizing as ever. Rising to fame in the early 2000s and then making an under-the-radar comeback in the last few years, the trend you never thought you’d see again is here: the visible thong.

That’s right, visible thongs are making a quiet comeback. What was once a favorite of early-2000s pop stars like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera is popping up on today’s coolest fashion people like Jennifer Lopez and Emily Ratajkowski. We saw this trend bubbling up sporadically in 2018 and 2019, but here we are only a few days into 2020, and we’ve already spotted it on a few of the most influential fashion girls. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but based on the evidence below, it looks like this trend is just beginning. Visible thongs, whale tails, whatever you want to call it, all signs point to this controversial trend sticking around for a while.

Courtney Trop of Always Judging and Bella Hadid are two of those fashion girls who always seem to be a few steps ahead of the trend curve. It’s safe to say these are the girls starting the trends rather than following them. As you can see from the photos above and below, these two are championing the visible thong trend with pants slung significantly lower than their undergarments. It’s only a matter of time before others jump on the bandwagon. 

Jennifer Lopez brought thong pants back from the dead last year—and if anyone can revive a 2000s trend with one outfit, it’s J.Lo. 

Hailey Bieber chose to endorse the visible thong trend is the ultimate way—by wearing it to the 2019 Met Gala. Her Alexander Wang gown featured a very visible G-string for fashion’s biggest night, which got everyone speculating about the possible return of this trend. 

Bella Hadid graced the Versace S/S 20 men’s runway in the visible thong trend, again causing the entire fashion industry to buzz with questions about a possible return.  

No stranger to controversial fashion trends, Emily Ratajkowski Instagrammed this photo of herself endorsing the visible thong trend this past fall. Another fashion girl who starts trends rather than follows them, this is a telltale sign that this movement was about to gain serious traction. 

Next up: This controversial new legging trend is already celebrity approved.

Celebrities Make These Ankle Boot Styling “Mistakes”—and It’s Fine

Celebs are known for just going for it and owning their looks—despite what the fashion universe deems sartorially acceptable. This became particularly clear after going through the skinny-jean “mistakes” fashion A-listers make on the regular.

Well, it’s not only skinnies that celebrities are styling in unconventional ways. Stars like Jessica Biel, Jasmine Tookes, and Victoria Beckham push the boundaries with their ankle boot outfits as well. Keep scrolling to check out the “don’ts” celebs (and our team) ignore when it comes to wearing their booties. Plus, shop our favorite ankle boots of the moment if you’re feeling inspired to test out their perfect offbeat ensembles as well.

While skinnies are the common jeans of choice to tuck into booties, a looser pair where the jeans bunch is actually quite forward, despite the fact that it may not be the most streamlined look. Right, Hailey Rhode Bieber?

It’s time to finally break that age-old styling trope that you can’t wear navy and black together. Jessica Biel clearly agrees, pairing navy boots rather than black with her dark jeans.

Stirrup leggings are polarizing in nature. While we’ve seen them styled with sneakers a lot, the casual look over sophisticated pointed boots feels so wrong that it’s right. We’re here for this, Victoria Beckham.

Going for leather boots with leather pants like Jasmine Tookes is wearing here isn’t always the preferred choice, because the booties can get lost in the look. But the leather-on-leather vibe is actually quite cool.

We typically see either a no-sock look with ankle boots or a more statement tall sock style. But if you’re feeling ankle socks and want to show them off like Gigi Hadid here, go for it.

Next, check out the skinny jean styling “mistakes” celebrities make

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

10 Supermodels Who Ruled the ’90s

There’s a reason we called them Supers: the catwalkers and cover girls of the 1990s were celebrities in their own right, appearing in music videos (hello, George Michael’s “Freedom!”), hosting television shows (MTV’s House of Style, anyone?), and providing enough tabloid fodder through their romantic and professional lives that they eventually became household names. While we may have Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner now, the biggest ’90s supermodels were their own breed.

What’s also remarkable is that more than two decades later, we’re all still captivated by them, from their personal style to their families, which now include a couple of model daughters with burgeoning careers of their own. Below we’re taking a look back at 10 models who defined the decade, from Kate and Christy to Tyra and Tatjana.

While Kate the Great hardly needs any introduction nowadays, back in 1990, she was just a 16-year-old from Croydon who many thought was too short or too plain to make it as a model. How wrong she proved them, though: After her 1992 Calvin Klein campaign with Marky Mark sealed her fate, she went on to cover virtually every magazine under the sun (including British Vogue 39 times) and inspire a generation of fashion fans.

Known as the chameleon of the modeling industry, Evangelista has pulled off virtually every hair cut, color, and beauty look under the sun. After moving to New York from her hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario, in 1984, she slowly worked her way up the ladder to superstardom, eventually posing for more than 700 magazine covers and playing muse to luminaries such as Steven Meisel, Karl Lagerfeld, and Gianni Versace.

Nobody does it like Naomi. Even now, at 48, the model is appearing in the Pirelli calendar and slaying the runway on the regular. And back in the ’90s, she was a ubiquitous presence in the top fashion magazines and the catwalks of Milan, New York, and Paris. Even when she took a tumble in Vivienne Westwood’s sky-high platforms in 1993, the photos of her laughing as she picked herself up quickly became legendary.

With her pillow-lipped grin, perfectly symmetrical face, and reputation for being one of the nicest and most professional people in fashion, Turlington was destined to be a star. And sure enough, she quickly became one of the biggest earners in the industry, earning a reported $800,000 for 12 days of work with Maybelline, in addition to fronting campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and more.

Cindy Crawford was already a mainstream star at the turn of the decade, arriving at the 1991 Oscars in a plunging red Versace gown on the arm of then-husband Richard Gere, and the next year, appearing in an instantly iconic TV spot for Pepsi at the Super Bowl. Her off-duty style was influential too—something she now seems to be passing on to daughter Kaia Gerber.

With her blond hair, blue eyes, and lithe 5’11” frame, German model Claudia Schiffer was a favorite of high-fashion designers and commercial brands alike. In the ’90s, she became the face of Guess, posing for photographer Ellen von Unwerth and Chanel, for whom she became a longtime muse.

Long before America’s Next Top Model was on television, Tyra Banks was, in fact, one of the country’s top working models, becoming the first African-American woman to cover both GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue; acting in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Coyote Ugly; and holding court for nearly a decade as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels.

Last year, Amber Valletta made a triumphant return to the runway, walking shows in New York, Milan, and Paris—all familiar stomping grounds for the model, who moved to the City of Light from her home in Phoenix, Arizona, at 17 and soon rose to fame as a face of Versace and Chanel, frequent Vogue cover girl, and eventual actress (her role in Revenge is a personal fave).

Valletta’s frequent partner in crime and co-host of MTV’s House of Style, Harlow also eventually pivoted to on-screen work, but in the ’90s and ’00s, the Canadian model was a star of the catwalk, most famously Alexander McQueen’s S/S 99 show, in which she posed on a rotating platform as robots spray-painted her strapless dress black and neon yellow. 

While not as well-known now as some of her fellow Supers from the decade, Patitz appeared alongside Christy, Linda, Cindy, and Naomi in Peter Lindbergh’s legendary January 1990 black-and-white cover for British Vogue, walked just about every major runway, and posed for campaigns including Chanel, Escada, and Ralph Lauren. Now, the German beauty lives on a ranch in Malibu with her son. But who knows? There’s always time for a comeback.

Next, learn how Cindy Crawford created a long-lasting career in the fashion industry. 

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Aleksija Vujicic.

The Most Impressive Red Carpet Looks From the Producers Guild Awards

Award season is officially in full swing. With the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards behind us, tonight we’re turning our eyes to the striking red carpet looks at the 31st annual Producers Guild Awards. Held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, the Producers Guild Awards celebrate the finest producing work of the year, and this year’s lineup of nominees includes some of our favorites such as FleabagThe Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Marriage Story, and Joker.

This show has a history of major red carpet moments, and with a slew of celebs set to attend, we’ll be bringing you every impressive look to hit the red carpet. Keep scrolling for more, and check back throughout the night as the arrivals continue.

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Up next, all the stunning Golden Globes after-party looks you didn’t see.

All the Travel-Worthy Locations Where ‘The Batman’ Is Filming

When Matt Reeves’ The Batman hits the big screen in May 2021, the iconic Gotham City will likely look a bit different than we’ve previously seen

Director Christopher Nolan used combinations of Chicago, Pittsburgh, and New York City for his Dark Knight trilogy with Christian Bale, while Tim Burton and Zack Snyder each had more stylized versions of Gotham. But this time around, it appears that Reeves is going for a more comic book-accurate look at Gotham, using the historical architecture of Europe to make it happen.

Filming is already underway in London and will continue through this year, with the movie hitting theaters in 2021. There likely will be more locations added as filming continues, but for now, Reeves’ home base for the production is taking place in England.

Here’s a look at where The Batman is filming—and guides to all the great stuff you can do if you visit those spots.

Michelle Obama Celebrates Her Birthday With a Double Rainbow and Waterproof Sneakers

It’s Michelle Obama’s birthday today.

The former first lady is now 56 year old and celebrating with a powerful, introspective message. She shared a photo of herself alongside friends on a hike in front of a picturesque scene of roaring hills and a double rainbow.

For her athleisure-chic ensemble, the “Becoming” author chose a long gray tank, black cropped leggings and a pair of sneakers by the On brand. The waterproof Cloudventure sneakers feature a black outsole, coral accents, Missiongrip outsole for maximum traction and Zero Gravity Cloud cushioning for shock and impact absorption.

In her caption, she wrote: “With the girls off at college, this birthday brings with it a new perspective — a fresh breath —along my journey. I’m looking forward to devoting some quality time to my friends and to myself — and of course, to that husband of mine, too.”


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On Cloudventure waterproof sneakers.
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Her husband, former president Barack Obama, also shared a sweet moment on his wife’s special day with a series of photos of the duo in a photo booth.

He captioned his celebratory post: “In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby!”

Michelle may be known for her impressive work in the White House, but she also is recognized for her iconic style. The mom-of-two has embraced and elevated American designers and high-low fashion.

Click through the gallery to see more of Michelle Obama’s best fashion moments.

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Those Glam Rock Opera Gloves at Dior Would be Perfect for Showgoer Robert Pattinson

Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne, Robert Pattinson, Courtney Love and friends all turned out for Kim Jones. 

His Dior Men’s show which took place this evening in a monolithic white rectangular box erected in Paris’ Place de Concorde, was announced as a tribute to Jones’ friend, the late Judy Blame, with whom he worked on accessories during his time at Louis Vuitton.


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Model on the runway at the Dior men’s fall ’20 show during Paris Fashion Week.Shutt
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The jeweler and tastemaker was a key player in London’s ‘80s club kid scene, styled celebrities like Neneh Cherry (who also sat front row), Boy George and Bjork, and collaborated with brands such as Comme des Garcons, Marc Jacobs and Moschino. 

The Dior logo came pierced with a safety pin, a nod to Blame’s DIY inspired style. 


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Model on the runway at the Dior men’s fall ’20 show during Paris Fashion Week.
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Blame also famously loved a glove and all the looks in the collection were accessorized with opera gloves, lending an elegance to proceedings that were part regal, part glam rock. 

It’s a look FN can certainly see showgoer Robert Pattison carrying off with aplomb. 


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Model on the runway at the Dior men’s fall ’20 show during Paris Fashion Week.
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These were a perfect foil both for the punky pins and the jewelry designed by Dior collaborator Yoon Ahn, whose Ambush label New Guards Group has just acquired a controlling stake. Her jewelry featured reinterpretation of pieces made by Blame himself. 

When it came to his footwear, Jones showed elegant boots cinched with ankle straps. Right now, elevated heels that have been doing the rounds on the men’s fall ’20 circuit might be a step too far for the Dior man. But give it time. 


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Model on the runway at the Dior men’s fall ’20 show during Paris Fashion Week.
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Click through the gallery to see more looks from Dior men’s fall ’20 show.