Day: April 10, 2021

Why Are All the Fashion Brands Starting Podcasts?

Podcasting is finally in fashion. Not fashionable—fashion-adjacent personalities, as well as publications like the Business of Fashion and your very own GQ, have already made podcasts stylish. But for years, podcasting circled luxury fashion itself like a shark with a too-refined palette. Everyone else in the world seemed to have a podcast—but the field remained largely free of capital-f Fashion.

Until, quite suddenly, now. Designers have taken to their microphones (well…sometimes), with their favorite talkers chatting away across from them in the proverbial studio. Balmain, Dior, Versace, Chanel, Gucci: all have started podcasts. Your favorite fashion brand has something to say!

Before we delve into what, precisely, it is that they are saying, we must bow in deference to a pod maverick. Each season, since June 2016, Maison Margiela creative director John Galliano has offered a rhapsodic behind-the-scenes narration of his collections. Like a Club Kid bouncer

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Inside Tony Duquette’s West Hollywood Home and Studio from 1965

125 years hb

For House Beautiful’s 125th anniversary this year, we’re rewinding time by exploring the best spaces from our archive—including, so far, decorator Sister Parish’s New York Apartment, and the timeless appeal of skirted furniture. Next up, we’re visiting the West Hollywood home and studio of designer extraordinaire Tony Duquette, as seen in a 12-page spread first published in our June 1965 issue, where we dubbed it “the house of a magician.”

To truly grasp the significance of—and explore the history behind—the former residence of one of the design world’s greatest visionaries, we spoke to Hutton Wilkinson, who worked alongside Duquette on both interior and jewelry projects for nearly five decades. He now serves as the president of the Anthony and Elizabeth Duquette Foundation for the Living Arts, which is, in part, committed to preserving the legacy of Tony Duquette.

Located at 824 North Robertson Boulevard in

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Dover Street Market reopens and Charles Jeffrey’s new chapter: What’s in fashion?

This week, we’re bringing you a bumper Brit edition, a celebration of the chicest news to emerge from the rainy isles we call home. With just three sleeps to go until our favourite fashion emporiums open their doors again, we’ve got updates on the treats you’ll be met with in-store at Dover Street Market and Browns, the latest on the British Fashion Council’s initiative to distribute community-sourced fabrics to the nation’s budding fashion talent, and a review of London loverboy Charles Jeffrey’s AW21 collection — with a side of some very exciting on the label. We won’t lie; Britain’s felt pretty bleak over the past few months, but in the words of fashion icon Scarlett O’Hara — April 12 is another day! Or something like that. Here’s what’s in fashion.

Givenchy Installation at Dover Street Market London

Image courtesy of Dover Street Market

Dover Street Market disciples, rejoice!


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Woman leaves secret note about cheating boyfriend in bathroom

A woman on TikTok suspected her date may be a cheating boyfriend after she snooped around his bathroom.

The video was uploaded by user Molly Sharpe, who has since made her account private. In the clip, Sharpe explained that she came home with a guy she met at a bar — all while under the impression that he was single. After a few casual meet-ups, Sharpe decided to snoop around his bathroom.

“His roommate is single, and I thought he was, too,” Sharpe posted on TikTok, according to the Daily Dot, “But if this is your man, he’s cheating.”

Sharpe films the guy’s bathroom and zooms in on a pile of hair ties, makeup remover wipes and a full cosmetics bag of makeup brushes. Sharpe added that if the guy she was seeing did have a serious girlfriend, then she didn’t want that woman to find out

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Shop the best spring deals

Sephora’s Spring Saving event runs through April 19, offering shoppers deals across thousands of beauty products, both online and in stores nationwide. The sale is open to Sephora Beauty Insiders, the retailer’s free membership reward program that has three tiers: Rouge, VIB and Insider. However, your Beauty Insider status determines both your sale start date and discount during the Spring Saving event.

  • Now through April 19: Rouge members must spend $1,000 per year at Sephora to earn 20 percent off during the sale.
  • April 13 to April 19: VIB members must spend $350 per year at Sephora to earn 15 percent off.
  • April 15 to April 19: Insider members have no minimum purchase requirement to earn 10 percent off.

Activating your savings is simple: After signing up for a Beauty Insider reward membership, log into your account and enter code OMGSpring at checkout.


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