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20 Jun

Three Beauty Experts Weigh in on What They Think of Kylie Skin

Welcome to Off the Grid, our column that investigates the beauty products you're seeing slip into the Explore pages of your Instagram with their beautiful packaging and styling. We're spotlighting those (not-so) hidden gems of the beauty world to see if those growing brands on social media are really worth the hype. Kylie Skin Foaming Face Wash Kylie Skin Vanilla Milk Toner Kylie Skin Vitamin C Serum Kylie Skin Face Moisturizer Kylie Skin Eye Cream   Kylie Jenner's skincare line, Kylie Skin, has caused a stir on social media since sister Khloé Kardashian let the news of the line's existence slip on her Instagram Story back in April. Despite the collection's criticisms (which includes its face scrub's use of walnut shells as an exfoliator), its eight SKUs have been selling out — and...
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19 Jun

Raf Simons Spotlights FW19 Collection

Belgian designer Raf Simons has launched the campaign imagery for his Fall/Winter 2019 collection, which he first unveiled at Paris Fashion Week back in January. The new campaign — shot by regular collaborator Willy Vanderperre and styled by Olivier Rizzo — juxtaposes muted grey images with colorful looks shot outside.   Simons’ FW19 collection featured stand-out outerwear pieces, which also feature prominently in the collection, as well as jockey-style headware and references to Blue Velvet, the 1986 film by David Lynch. Floor length coats in the campaign imagery come in burgundy and dark blue, while a light blue coat is adorned with matching flowers hanging from hooks. Take a look at the campaign for Raf Simons’ FW19 collection in the gallery above, and keep an eye out for the collection to arrive...
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18 Jun

10 Straps to Breathe New Life Into Your Bags

Do what you will, but if I were you, I'd totally splurge on a strap. Trust me when I tell you it will most definitely give your favorite purse a totally new look, which essentially means you'll have two bags. Yep, just a classic case of bag math. Fendi Strap You Metallic Flower Leather Guitar Bag Strap($1,250) Anya Hindmarch Allover Sticker Guitar Bag Strap($495) Marc Jacobs Striped Shoulder Strap($85) Balenciaga Logo Shoulder Strap($495) Karl Lagerfeld K/Straps Round Logo Bag Strap($63) Delvaux's Tempête Short Strap($600) Valentino Garavani Leather-Trimmed Canvas Shoulder Strap($1,175) Chloé Leather & Silk Shoulder Strap($309) Fendi "Strap You" Short & Long Shoulder Straps($600) Gucci Sylvie Detachable Leather Strap($230) ...
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17 Jun

UNIQLO UT BTS x Line Friends “BT21” Capsule

For its latest UNIQLO UT capsule collection, the Japanese fast fashion retailer has teamed up with two Korean powerhouses: boy band BTS and famed cartoon Line Friends. Dubbed “BT21,” the range is comprised of graphic tees sporting various designs including animated versions of the members of BTS, along with hearts reminiscent of COMME des GARÇONS. Eight different cartoon characters designed by BTS are also featured prominently throughout named TATA, VAN, RJ, CHIMMY, COOKY, MANG, SHOOKY, and KOYA. Interested fans will be able to cop the BTS x Line Friends x UNIQLO UT capsule starting Friday, June 21 at select UNIQLO retailers and online. The adult T-shirts will retail for $14.90 USD. For more releases, Kanye West introduced region-specific YEEZY BOOST 350 V2s in this week’s footwear drops. ...
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16 Jun

DIESEL RED TAG X ACW

Diesel is proud to announce the fourth collaborator in its expanding DIESEL RED TAG series: the London-based A-COLD-WALL* by Samuel Ross. Designed by Samuel Ross, A-COLD-WALL* creates high-concept intellectual streetwear. Ross’s work is fuelled by socio-political and cultural commentary, garnering a huge fan base since its founding in 2015. The first looks of the collaboration were unveiled during the A-COLD-WALL* SS20 show in London. During the experimental performance, Samuel Ross showed a hodded coat in a treated wash and paint splattered denim with exaggerated pockets and piping, as well as hooded sweatshirt and jeans in a unique wash, which offer a sneak preview into how Ross has taken inspiraton from the Diesel archives – all combined with signature A-COLD-WALL* usage of technical...
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15 Jun

Kim Kardashian Start Wearing Foundation on Your Body

Kim Kardashian wants you to start using foundation on your body. Yep, that's right. KKW Beauty's latest collection is one targeted at the legs, arms, and everywhere else, with the aim to "blur imperfections, enhance skin tone, and provide a flawless finish for any look." Kardashian has typically stuck to makeup and fragrance with her collections in the past, so a venture into body products is a new one for her. She's devoted a collection to her wedding, teased an upcoming fragrance collaboration with sister Kylie Jenner. Although she's yet to create a foundation for the face, Kardashian is releasing the secret to her flawless-looking legs. The collection features Skin Perfecting Body Foundation available in seven shades, Skin Perfecting Body Shimmer available in three shades,...
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14 Jun

The Louis Vuitton Grenelle PM

One thing that’s definitely changed in addition to my overall style is the style of bags that I carry. They are way more versatile and most are pretty casual. They match my vibe, which is great, but sometimes I find myself struggling to pick out a bag to carry to dressier events like bridal or baby showers and nice dinners out. Once in a blue moon I don’t want to carry a bag that makes an easy transition. I want a bag that looks effortlessly chic and fancy on its own rather than playing off of the outfit I’m wearing. Sure my Gucci Marmont looks great with a dressier outfit, but it also looks pretty cool with leggings and converse. I...
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13 Jun

NEW TOO FACED Damn Girl! 24-Hour Mascara

What’s in a beauty product’s name? The feeling it inspires? What about the ingredients it’s infused with? In the case of the new Too Faced mascara, Damn Girl!, it’s what everyone will be saying when they catch a glimpse of your flawlessly coated eyelashes. A high-intensity mascara for maximum drama and lift with revolutionary, creamy-mousse formula for extreme volume without a heavy feel. Highlighted Ingredients:  - Whipped Melting Waxes: Melt into each other to create one weightless super-layer. - Lash Suspension Polymer: Lifts and locks-in curl. - Hydrophilic Black: Creates shamelessly-rich, black lashes. Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free. What Else You Need to Know: Damn Girl’s revolutionary, creamy mousse formula was developed with a special blend of whipped...
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12 Jun

PAUL SMITH FOR MEN IN BLACK INTERNATIONAL™

Paul Smith Launches New Capsule Collection Inspired by Sony Pictures’ Men in Black International™. Accompanying his bespoke tailoring designs for various Men in Black secret agents appearing in Sony Pictures’ upcoming Men in Black: International, Em (Tessa Thompson) and H (Chris Hemsworth) in Columbia Pictures' MEN IN BLACK INTERNATIONAL. Paul Smith has created a capsule collection of apparel and accessories featuring a host of aliens and icons from the film. The capsule collection features pieces for men, women and children and centres on Paul Smith’s “A Suit To Travel In,” which comes in black and is lined with colourful alien characters from the film with a button on each jacket cuff detailed with the circular logo of...
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11 Jun

Pride Month With These Beauty Products

Pride Month is finally here, and your favorite beauty brands are getting in on the celebration.From the purchases of some of your makeup, hair, and skincare go-to's, beauty companies are putting forth donations to support the LGBTQ+ community. Check them out ahead, and cheers to the brands that are showing their Pride and working to make the world a more inclusive place. Youth to the People One-hundred percent of the profits from the sale of Youth to the People's Superfood Cleanser Pride Edition ($100) will go to GLSEN, an organization dedicated to making schools an inclusive place for LGBTQ+ students from K-12. Tarte teamed up with influencer and member of the LGBTQ+ community Jessie Paege to create the #JessiePaegexTarte Let it Rain-Bow Eye Set ($24), while also donating $25,000 to The Trevor Project, an organization that provides...
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