Month: October 2019

Gabriel OlsenGetty Images Lin-Manuel Miranda’s feature directorial debut has found its star. Deadline reported today that Andrew Garfield will star in Miranda’s upcoming movie adaptation, Tick, Tick…Boom!, based on the autobiographical musical by Rent playwright Jonathan Larson. Set to bow on Netflix, here’s everything we know about the project so far. What is Tick, Tick…Boom!
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Fact: the denim jacket makes every outfit look pulled together. As one of the most versatile pieces in your closet, it works from day to night and legitimately matches everything. Because it’s such a closet staple, brands rework the classic in every way imaginable: light or dark washes, rhinestone embellishments, distressed, collarless, the list goes
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Steven FerdmanGetty Images Blake Lively returned to Instagram on Halloween Eve to lovingly troll her husband Ryan Reynolds for his obsession with having the best celebrity spirits brand…and simultaneously help him promote it, like any supportive partner. Reynolds felt the need to brag about Aviation Gin’s achievements because Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson just launched his
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Courtesy AirPods Pro Apple apple.com $249.00 As an AirPods convert—now enthusiast—I once held reservations about the divisive product. But slowly, something happened. Everyone from Kristen Stewart to Henry Golding were fans, and eventually I accepted that AirPods are not just cool, but sexy. I wrote about my scientific findings proving that AirPods maketh the hot
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Barbie just released a line of six dolls in “streetwear-influenced” lewks in celebration of the brand’s 60th anniversary, and while I have some very pressing questions I must admit, this is a serve. The dolls—four Barbies and two Kens, all designed by Carlyle Nuera—are dressed in “high-low fashion mixes, re-imagined ‘90s gear, [and] juxtaposed patterns”
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MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE On April 6, 2018, staff of a Mission Viejo, California, hotel discovered the body of 57-year-old Matthew Peter Sokalski in one of their rooms. A press release from the Orange County District Attorney alleges that Sokalski’s friend from Arizona, 58-year-old registered nurse Kristie Jane Koepplin, assisted in his death by “injecting
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Dominique CharriauGetty Images Lili Reinhart stars as Queen Bee Betty Cooper in The CW’s addictive teen drama Riverdale and hit the strip club alongside Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Keke Palmer in September’s Hustlers film. She’s also preparing to release her first-ever poetry book titled Swimming Lessons next spring. But Reinhart’s plate is about to
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In the 55 years since Gloria Steinem became the face of the feminist movement, the sociopolitical activist and famed journalist has shared endless bits of quotable wisdom on women’s rights, revolutions, and taking on the patriarchy. At the 2017 D.C. Women’s March, protesters painted her oft-used phrase “A movement is only people moving” on signs.
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Birkenstock (yes, that Birkenstock) has launched a skincare line centered around cork oak extract, the same material used in the insoles of their famous slides. First launched in Europe last year, Birkenstock Natural Skincare may seem like an odd venture, but in reality, makes total sense for the brand. Besides padding orthopedic footbeds, cork oak
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Kevork DjansezianGetty Images Caitlyn Jenner celebrated her 70th birthday yesterday, and the day revealed a lot about where she stands with the Kardashian-Jenner girls years after their public feud started over what Caitlyn wrote about their mother Kris Jenner in her memoir in 2017. Caitlyn additionally talked about her estrangement from Khloé and how they
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Selena Gomez’s surprise stint plugging Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS shapewear line ended as quickly as it started. Gomez posted an Instagram Story raving about the product (“Legit so freaking comfortable @skims”) this afternoon, then took it down hours later—right around the time she posted an Instagram shout out to her good friend Taylor Swift. It’s coincidental
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A couple of weeks ago, an “unpopular opinion” tweet about Joan Didion set off a minor tizzy on literary Twitter. In response to a question posed by Second Shelf proprietor (and ELLE contributor) A. N. Devers—“Why not Didion? #NobelPrize2019”—the writer Lacy M. Johnson acknowledged that while Didion was “very good at writing sentences,” her writing
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The official start to awards season came on Sunday, October 27 when Hollywood gathered to hand out honorary Oscars to the likes of Geena Davis and filmmaker David Lynch. Here, a roundup of the evening’s best red carpet looks, from Dakota Johnson in bridalesque Brandon Maxwell to Jennifer Lopez in a golden Reem Acra gown.
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