Month: August 2021

Welcome to Shelf Life, ELLE.com’s books column, in which authors share their most memorable reads. Whether you’re on the hunt for a book to console you, move you profoundly, or make you laugh, consider a recommendation from the writers in our series, who, like you (since you’re here), love books. Perhaps one of their favorite
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People are shopping like nobody’s business,” marvels Sherri McMullen. As the owner of McMullen, the buzzy Oakland, California, boutique, she would know. Her clients, she says, “are redoing their entire wardrobes.” Refrains she’s heard lately: “‘I don’t want anything in my closet’; ‘I want to redo everything’; ‘Everything’s too dark.’” (Bright colors and prints, she
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On a hot tennis court one afternoon in Houston, former magazine editor Francine Ballard found herself the center of her friends’ attention, though not for her racket skills. In her hand was a Lucite cube containing a QR code, which itself contained an original work of digital art that corresponded to a gold ring of
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Archive PhotosGetty Images Every ’90s kid with even a passing interest in fashion remembers where they were when Cher’s digital closet in Clueless made its onscreen cameo. Like a hoverboard for the Nordstrom Brass Plum set, this technological leap implanted fever dreams in all of us—of an ever-rotating, constantly trackable wardrobe, something a number of
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“Are you watching the Olympics at all?” asks Kristine Froseth. The actress and model woke up early to watch the games—specifically track and field—because the Ingebrigtsen brothers from her native Norway are performing considerably well. “I’m supporting my home country!” she exclaims from her new Williamsburg digs. Growing up, the 25-year-old split her time between
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Hugh Jackman & Deborra Lee-Furness: 13 Years Hugh Jackman, 51, and Deborra Lee-Furness, 64, first met on the 1995 set of Australian show Correlli, which served as Jackman’s first break out of drama school. The two married in 1996 and adopted two children together, Oscar and Ava. Jackman told People that despite their age difference,
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Getty Images Throughout history, Paris has been through many times of turmoil and destruction—the Paris Commune of 1871 destroyed many of the city’s historic buildings and World War II subjected the city to heavy bombing. But Paris remains as resilient as it is romantic. Here, we take an intimate look back on the evolution of
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The perfect accessory makes an outfit, whether it be piled-on jewels, a signature shade, or statement shoes. While some accessories are saved for special occasions, others become the piece you’re never seen without, or the one time wearer that makes you famous forever. From Brigitte Bardot’s bow to Carrie Bradshaw’s Manolos, we look back at
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Modeling wasn’t the dream for Mayowa Nicholas.“I wanted to be an accountant,” she says. It took a trip to the hair salon when she was 15, living in Lagos, Nigeria, to change all that. As she was walking toward the salon, scouts for the Elite Model Look competition approached her. “I remember holding the flyer,
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Netflix has painted quite a picture of the late Bob Ross and his still-standing empire, and let’s just say that it’s missing more than a couple happy trees. The documentary, which dives into the inner-workings of Bob Ross’s personal life, has highlighted some of the more complex parts of the landscape artist’s legacy—particularly when it
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Punky Eyeliner “Bold, matte and daring is the look seen at Dior and Chanel in Paris,” Martin says. “Try using Sisley Paris’s Phyto-Khol Star Sparkling Waterproof Liner in Sparkling Black, one of my new favorite black eyeliners that doesn’t budge.” Try this look: Sisley Paris Phyto-Khol Star Sparkling Waterproof Liner, $59; nordstrom.com SHOP NOW
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Representation is crucial. Full stop. For many in the Latinx community, that much-needed representation doesn’t exist within the beauty industry. And while according to a Nielsen 2019 consumer report, “the Latinx consumer outspends any other group in beauty product sales by close to 30%,” that same shopper— particularly 69% of older Latinx people (age 5o+)—
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GettyGetty Images Whether they’ve made us laugh, swoon, or reminisce, all these celebrities have one thing in common: They experimented with red hair. Here, a look back at the most striking reds throughout the decades. View Gallery 54 Photos 1 of 54 LaLa Anthony LaLa Anthony’s red hair transformation gives undoubtedly hot girl summer vibes.
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