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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2016

    Tinder Gets Inclusive

    With New Yorkers’ spirits iffy at best these days, some positive vibes returned last night at Skylight Clarkson where Tinder celebrated its new transgender-inclusive feature. The dating app has updated its options to allow users to choose transgender-nonconforming identities. Tinder worked with GLAAD to provide over 35 gender suggestions for users to choose from, along with the

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  • Eddie Roche | November 17, 2016

    Barbra Streisand Covers W

    W readers are soon to become the luckiest people in the world: Next month, Barbra Joan Streisand (!!!!!!!!!!) appears on the cover of the December issue in a shot by Steven Meisel. Edward Enninful styled the shoot, while Lynn Hirschberg sat down with Babs to talk Marlon Brando, James Brolin, and whether she sings in the shower. On playing strong women onscreen… “It’s

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  • Eddie Roche | November 16, 2016

    Kohl’s Enlists Nina Agdal and Hilary Rhoda to Explain Their New K/Lab Collection

    “What do you wanna know?” Nina Agdal asked us when we visited the Manhattan Kohl’s showroom to check out their new k/lab collection, which launched this week online and in a few select stores. Agdal was on hand with Hilary Rhoda to fill us in on the line of bomber jackets, maxi dresses, tops, etc., essentially a one-stop-shop for the millennial girl, a.k.a.

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  • Sydney Sadick | November 15, 2016

    Jasmin Larian Talks Cult Gaia, Her Influencer-Loved Brand

    Whether you follow celebrities like Jessica Alba or influencers like Chriselle Lim, chances are you’ve seen Jasmin Larian’s Ark bag—the bamboo, Japanese picnic carry-all that got lots of Insta-love last summer. Jasmin, designer and founder of Cult Gaia, has plans to churn out more It items, be it accessories or ready-to-wear. We talked to the Cali-based FIT alum on how growing up in

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  • Eddie Roche | November 15, 2016

    Wolk Morais Shows Fourth Collection In WeHo

    Paging Cate Blanchett: Your next red carpet looks are ready. Wolk Morais (formerly Ruffian and a favorite of the actress) showed its fourth collection on Sunday night in WeHo with a modern twist on old Hollywood glam. Designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, who refreshingly don’t seem to care what month it is when they show, presented their every season collection at local

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | November 15, 2016

    Glamour’s 2016 Women of the Year Awards Lights Up LA

    For the first time, Glamour took its Women of the Year Awards—the annual evening of inspiration, tear-jerker moments, and the requisite dose of star power—to the West Coast. Guests headed to the NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles to watch honorees pick up their prize and spout famously emotive speeches (those who stayed back east were able to watch it live

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  • Kristen Heinzinger | November 10, 2016

    How Handbag Designer Gelareh Mizrahi Is Capitalizing on “The Selfie”

    Handbag designer Gelareh Mizrahi doesn’t take a traditional approach to her business–she traded in the conventional ad for word of mouth and street style stars’ support—so it’s no surprise that her latest collection takes an out-of-the-box direction. Enter the “Selfie” range of clutches, a collaboration with UK-based illustrator Angelica Hicks that transforms a customer’s “selfie” into a handbag—”portable portraits for the portable generation,” in the

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  • Sydney Sadick | November 9, 2016

    Model to Watch: Wilhelmina’s Will Wadhams

    Meet Will Wadhams, a 20-year-old Portland, Oregon transplant living in NYC and a fresh face on the Wilhelmina modeling board. We caught up with the budding model, who’s already landed himself a Topshop campaign, on growing up in a family of creatives—his mom was a mod and his dad was a singer in Animotion—his passions, and what it’s like

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  • Sydney Sadick | November 9, 2016

    Christian Siriano on Building His Brand and Celebrity Following

    Since his big win on Project Runway in ’08, Christian Siriano has launched a label, dressed some of Hollywood’s biggest names, and continues to make a statement by casting women outside the stereotypical industry body type. And to quote Tim Gunn, he always finds a way to “make it work.” The designer recounted his journey at Fashionista’s “How To Make It In Fashion” conference. We rounded

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  • Sydney Sadick | November 8, 2016

    9 Things You Should Know About Cathy Horyn

    Her cultish Twitter account and her scalding runway reviews have designers itching for her approval—yes, we’re talking about New York Magazine’s Cathy Horyn, who never fails to bring the candor. The fashion critic joined for a Q&A at Fashionista’s How To Make It in Fashion conference, where she opened up about her journalism career, her advice for Generation Z, and

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