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The hoodie is 3,000 years old

In the video above, the always-fascinating Paola Antonelli, architecture and design curator at New York's Museum of Modern Art, takes us through the history of the hoodie, "a humble masterpiece," beginning in ancient Greece and Rome.
Tags: Fashion, Video, Design, News, Greece, Clothing, Hoodies, Paola Antonelli, New York s Museum of Modern Art, Sweatshirts


6 Ways to Feel Feminine and Beautiful This Winter

There’s something special about being a woman. No matter how hard a man might try, he can’t recreate the grace and femininity of a woman. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for a woman to feel like she’s lost herself, especially if she is a busy mom! It’s easy to forget who you are after a pregnancy, a difficult time at work, a death in the family, or any other challenging time. All these things can make us forget how to feel feminine and beautiful. Women go through their fair share of diff...
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Shalini by Shalini: A Chameleon Tuberose Perfume

  After reviewing two magnificent floral fragrances launched by the New York-based brand Shalini, which I met thanks to my good luck and the ridiculous mistake of my friends, I just cannot stop. Yes, these perfumes are not cheap, and I do not know whether they are distributed in Russia or in other countries, but they are perfect, and perfection deserves to be reviewed. Today I smelled the first ... Read full article: Shalini by Shalini: A Chameleon Tuberose Perfume from Fragrantica Perfumes an...
Tags: Fashion, New York, Russia, Fragrantica Perfumes, Shalini


Diwali’s exuberant desserts: recipes from a rock-star chef

As a child growing up in Chandigarh, India, chef Cheetie Kumar knew that Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, was approaching by the aromas emanating from the kitchen. Here's how to make two of her favorites.
Tags: News, Life, Food & Drink, Diwali, Chandigarh India, Cheetie Kumar


The Hidden Gems Section On Wayfair Is Holiday Gifting Goals

Many dread the holidays due to gifting apprehension. And while we understand the worry that surrounds savvy budgeting and perfect purchases, we actually find the upcoming season to be the most liberating of all shopping occasions. Where gifting on other special days (like birthdays or V-Day) can call for particular goods sharply pre-groomed by recipients, during the holidays these strict shopping wheels come off. Meaning we get a creative license back on our buys.In the spirit of embracing the ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Wayfair, Bay Isle, Hamilton Beach Quesadilla Maker


Autumn in Italy Is Changing and So are Shopping Habits

Italy has not been experiencing its typical autumn weather. For the past two years, weather has been hot and sunny into September and even October, and consumers are taking note (and adjusting their shopping behavior accordingly). One of the industries that is more affected by this prolonged hot weather is textile and fashion. “People are wearing light garments until the beginning of November and then they decide to wait for Black Friday or even Christmas sales,” noted Patrizia Bolzoni, General...
Tags: Fashion, Shopping, Sem, Hsbc, Italy, Ibm, Integer, Integer.com, Shopper Culture, Shopper Marketing, Shopperculture.com, The Integer Group, Audience Understanding, Shopping Behavior, International Trends, Retail Strategy


Beauty Gifts Guaranteed to Bring You Back to the '90s

Before there was Spotify, there were Hit Clips (remember those?). If you grew up in the '90s, you were no stranger to cute, handheld tech (like Game Boys and Tamagotchis), dial-up internet (gross), boy bands (never forget), and possibly the coolest, most colorful beauty products of all time. Regarding the latter, the '90s produced some of the most unique beauty trends, and some of us still live and breathe them. Ahead are our favorite beauty gifts for friends who love the decade. Cue the nostalg...
Tags: Gift Guide, Makeup, Gifts, Beauty, Hair, Nostalgia, Gifts For Women, Gifts Under $100, Gifts Under $50, Gifts Under $25, The '90s, Beauty Gifts, Gifts Under $75


The Best K-Beauty Gift Sets For The Skin-Care Obsessives On Your List

Out of all the beauty trends taking over the market, K-beauty has been the one to watch this year — and last year, and the year before that, and... well, you get the picture. South Korea has become a major influence on the Western beauty industry over the past decade, but in the past twelve months alone, we've seen even more of these brands fly off the shelves at beauty giants like Sephora, and inspire the creation of new brands like Kaja.So it's only right that we take authentic K-beauty sets ...
Tags: South Korea, Fashion, Music, Korea, Sephora, Ulta, Kaja, Soko Glam Double, Ulta Beauty Glow Recipe


Being in a Relationship Makes You Fat, Science Confirms

Hey, don't get mad at us. Blame science!
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Pineapple Christmas Trees Are the Newest Festive Decoration

The latest holiday trend that is practical and cute? I introduce to you, Pineapple Christmas Trees.
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There’s Now an Electric Blanket That Connects to Your Car

Driving to work in the chilly mornings will no longer be such an excruciating task!
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Cheap Jokes You’ll Only Understand If You’ve Ever Been Flat Broke

Looks like I'm having sleep for dinner again.
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These People’s Horrible Boss Stories Will Horrify You — Unless You’ve Also Had a Horrible Boss

Raise your hand if you've ever had a terrible boss. Yeah, I thought so.
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The People Who Made These Should Be Fired Immediately

But seriously, how did you mess up this badly?
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This Weird New Emoji Has People Questioning Everything

There's a new emoji in town. But what does it mean?!
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The 25 Best Sephora Mini Sets to Buy For Your Girlfriends - or Yourself!

Checking out at Sephora on any given day feels like Christmas, but during the holidays, it's even harder to resist getting yourself a gift. Thank god for mini sets, though, because they allow you to get a taste of some of the best brands without going too overboard. Whether you're looking to spice up your own wintertime beauty collection or you're on the hunt for a friend or five, these gift sets have you covered. This year, Sephora has sliced and diced products for every need into the ultimat...
Tags: Gift Guide, Makeup, Holiday, Gifts, Beauty, Skin Care, Sephora, Gifts For Women, Beauty Shopping, Gifts Under $100, Gifts Under $50, Beauty Gifts, Gifts Under $75, Fenty Beauty Ole Henriksen Becca


Unexpected Denim Pieces You'll Want To Add To Your Fall Wardrobe

Let's face it, we're rarely surprised by a "new" denim trend. After all, denim is notorious for acting on a cyclical basis, with jeans, jackets, and everything in between constantly being recycled over a ten or twenty year basis. It happened with mom jeans, cropped denim jackets, high-rise midi skirts, mini skirts, flares, skinny jeans and more. But for the first time in what feels like forever, we're getting a glimpse of some mint condition trends in the denim department.Brands are, at last, m...
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Fall's 4 Biggest Boot Trends — & How To Style Them

We rarely meet a pair of boots we don't immediately fall in love with. From black leather zip-ups that slide over skinny jeans to suede, knee-high styles that effortlessly elevate any dress' silhouette, boots are a seriously versatile footwear staple we can craft absolutely any outfit around. And just like any other great fashion category, new trends and iterations of the wardrobe hero keep us coming back for more every single season.What are the latest boot trends catching our eyes, then? With...
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Katie Hill Just Conquered One Of California's Last Republican Strongholds

"I was told, 'A woman couldn't possibly beat Steve Knight," Democratic candidate Katie Hill told Refinery29 earlier this year. That's the feedback she received when she announced she was going to challenge the Republican incumbent in California's 25th District. And yet, here we are: The 31-year-old nonprofit executive defeated Knight in a dead heat election that was deemed too-close-to-call most of Wednesday. In the afternoon, he conceded.The 25th District was a Republican stronghold for decade...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, California, Washington, Hillary Clinton, Trump, Hill, Knight, Lucy McBath, Steve Knight, Karen Handel, Stacey Abrams, Katie Hill, House Hill, Jeff SessionsGun


How To Pull Off The Glossy Eye Trend Without Looking Sweaty

Glossy lids are here to stay. With Pat McGrath creating a high-shine blush lid at Valentino last year that triggered a domino effect with other runway beauty looks to come, and over 35,000 #glossyeyes posts on Instagram, it's fair to say the latex-look lid isn't going anywhere. As fresh and clean or as bold and bright as you choose, the look is part of the wave of more experimental and playful beauty seen both within the industry and online."They're definitely an antidote to the traditionally ‘...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mac, Burberry, States, Kat Von D, Valentino, Gaston, Pat McGrath, Veronika, Morphe, Romero Jennings, Kiko Cosmetics, Katie Jane Hughes, Nina Park, Bodyography


Every Fashion Collab Die-Hard Disney Fans Need To Know

It's not just you. Mickey Mouse has been everywhere lately – even more than usual for the universally beloved rodent. In honor of Mickey's 90th birthday on November 18 (his debut in a cartoon short, Steamboat Willie), Disney's throwing a party across the world. But unlike our own insignificant birthdays, Mickey's includes a massive PR play featuring special food products, a massive interactive art exhibit located in the heart of Manhattan, and the crème de la crème, designer capsule collections...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, Florida, New York, Disney, Karen, Mta, Italy, New Zealand, Manhattan, Andy Warhol, Pixar, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Vogue Italia


We're Seeing Stars Over Milk Makeup's Limited-Edition Astrology Beauty Stamps

We've seen the Milk Makeup Beauty Stamps all over social media, but we weren't prepared for this. Just in time for the holidays, it's launched limited-edition Astrology Beauty Stamps! There's one for every sign, so whether you're a passionate Aries or a fun-loving Libra, you'll be represented. Plus, the product itself is so much fun to use and allows you to express yourself with makeup in a really unique way. It's also transfer-proof, water-resistant, and vegan; your makeup won't budge, and you...
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The Folklore Is Bringing Africa’s Best Designers To The U.S.

In Black culture, folklore remains an essential mode of passing down stories, customs, and beliefs from generation to generation. The Folklore, Amira Rasool's new cultural hub for contemporary brands, artists, and creatives, aims to tell the stories of designers from the African diaspora through their own lens. "No one is really documenting these designers now as they should, allowing them to document their own journeys," Rasool tells Refinery29. "I really just want them to able to tell their o...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, La, Africa, Barneys New York, West, Brooklyn, South Africa, Fashion Week, Saks Fifth Avenue, University of Cape Town, Rasool, Amira Rasool, Adebayo Oke Lawal, Vogue of Oke Lawal


What Glossier's Reformulated Generation G Lipsticks Looks Like on 3 Skin Tones

Today, Glossier rereleased its Generation G lipsticks ($18) - the sheer (but buildable) matte lip colors. The cult-favorite brand has chosen to keep its original six shades but is changing aspects of the lipsticks themselves, like their texture and casing. The reformulation came in response to customer feedback that the packaging was flawed and the lipsticks were drying, according to Vogue. So the brand amped up the bullet to have an ultracreamy ("moisturizing" is the word that our team has been...
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, Vogue, Lipstick, Leo, Lip Balm, Beauty Review, Glossier


Glossier Just Dropped A New Lipstick Formula — & This Is How It's Made

How Glossier Gen G Lip Tint Is Made You know the saying, 'If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it'? Well, Glossier does not subscribe to that notion — at least, not where its very un broken lipstick is concerned. As a matter of fact, the brand just took its best-selling formula, plumped up the packaging a little, and churned out a Generation G 2.0 that’s like something out of a millennial-pink beauty lover's version of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory.In the video above, the rubber-gloved chemists...
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Retailer trends on Twitter for showing off size diversity

Here’s a step in the right direction for body positivity. An online retailer is trending on Twitter Wednesday for showing models of different sizes in its latest campaign. British e-tailer Pretty Little Thing, in their recently released line with model Hailey Baldwin, showed size variety in photos of the brand’s sparkly dresses and party outfits...
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Trump fired Jeff Sessions. His replacement will be even worse for LGBTQ rights.

Jeff Sessions has used the Department of Justice to attack LGBTQ rights nonstop, but Matthew Whitaker is about to take it to the next level.
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The 10 Hottest Sectors for 2018 Startups

Financial services, healthcare, construction, logistics and consumer goods – major sectors growing across the US. Here is a great list from Inc. on the 10 hottest…startup industries. I find this really exciting! The 10 Hottest Industries for Startups in 2018
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