Month: August 2020

On October 21, 1966, a coal tip flooded by heavy rains collapsed in Aberfan, Wales, engulfing parts of the village, including the Pantglas Junior School, and killing 116 children and 28 adults. The disaster was dramatized for the first time onscreen in the third season of The Crown; the episode, titled “Aberfan,” details the day
0 Comments
If quarantine has you sick of sweatpants and oversized t-shirts, it’s time to invest in the next best thing that’s equally as comfortable and reliable: silk pajamas. Don’t sleep on the power of a good pair of pjs. Proper sleepwear not only helps you sleep peacefully, but slipping into a soft, color-coordinated outfit makes you
0 Comments
Rosalía is officially entering the beauty game. After conquering the music world earlier this year at the Grammy’s, the singer and ELLE summer cover star is MAC’s newest VIVA GLAM Ambassador. “The Barcelona-born singer, songwriter and record producer embodies passion, courage and originality that inspires us and her fans across the world,” MAC announced in
0 Comments
Emma Roberts has broken her silence on reports she’s pregnant…and confirmed the news personally, announcing her baby’s gender, too. The American Horror Story actress posted an Instagram story of herself showing her pregnant stomach. “Me…and my two favorite guys 💙💙,” Roberts wrote. In the second slide in her gallery, she appears alongside her boyfriend Garrett
0 Comments
Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images Of course Keke Palmer went big. To prepare for hosting the MTV Video Music Awards this year, Palmer took more than 10 precautionary COVID-19 tests to ensure she’d be in top form for the big night. Given her devotion to making sure she’s healthy onstage, we knew she had something
0 Comments
Rich Fury/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images Tonight in New York City, the first-ever major award show red carpet during the coronavirus pandemic is happening for the MTV VMAs. While this isn’t at all like traditional years, a few celebrities did pose in their ensembles (and for some, their masks, as it’s safety first) ahead of the
0 Comments
Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016Getty Images Selena Gomez and BLACKPINK released a new song this week called “Ice Cream,” and Ariana Grande gave Gomez a very appropriate gift to celebrate. Grande, who co-wrote the lyrics along with Gomez, Victoria Monét, Teddy Park, Bekuh BOOM, and producers Tommy Brown and Steve Franks, sent Gomez a giant flower arrangement shaped
0 Comments
Five years after publishing the final installment in the Neapolitan quartet—the global literary sensation chronicling the friendship of two extraordinary women in four volumes (and later, an HBO/RAI series)—Elena Ferrante is back in Naples with The Lying Life of Adults, a brand-new story that probes the mind of a teenager grappling with facades, fictions, and
0 Comments
GABRIEL BOUYSGetty Images Jil Sander has rekindled her relationship with Uniqlo. This October, the celebrated German designer will release a new collection for men and women under +J, a line that the Japan-based retailer produced from 2009 to 2011. Indeed, it has been a little less than a decade since Sander lent her talents to
0 Comments
There are hair rites of passage in Black women’s lives: the first salon appointment, the first treatment, the first blow out, the big chop, the natural transition, the weave, and the braid up. And then, of course, there’s the first moment of isolation and feeling of other from those who don’t understand the history, the
0 Comments
The Tyler Twins Since its inception, the hair care industry in America has been rooted in the idea that Black hair, in its natural state, is unacceptable. Our great-grandfather Garret A. Morgan, an inventor known as “the Black Edison,” was one of the first people to discover chemical relaxers. His company, G.A. Morgan’s Hair Refiner,
0 Comments