Bejeweled Bluetooth earrings make health trackers chic — here’s how they work

Bejeweled Bluetooth earrings make health trackers chic — here’s how they work

Eat your hearts out, smartwatches. Researchers from the University of Washington created thermal earrings that measure skin temperature. The baubles are “first-of-its-kind smart earring that enables a reliable wearable solution for continuous temperature monitoring,” the UW study stated. Each earring has a built-in Bluetooth chip, 28-day battery life, two temperature sensors, and an antenna. The dimensions of high-tech … Read more

Celebs are bringing back ’80s hair — here’s why they love bouffants, mullets, shags and more again

Celebs are bringing back ’80s hair — here’s why they love bouffants, mullets, shags and more again

They say the higher the hair, the closer to heaven — or, at least, the fashion gods. Teased bouffants, spiky mullets and textured shags are just some of the totally radical, ’80s-inspired ‘dos that are popping up on red carpets, runways and beyond. Travis Speck, a senior stylist at Soho salon Suite Caroline, told The … Read more

Beyonce’s country music spurs Western style takeover: ‘We’re in our country era’

Beyonce’s country music spurs Western style takeover: ‘We’re in our country era’

This ain’t Texas, but we can sure dress like it is. Beyoncé’s country renaissance has spurred a widespread revival of Western style after releasing two country songs, “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages,” earlier this month and announcing an entire upcoming country album to be released in March. The “Daddy Lessons” singer — who just became … Read more

Five men’s fashion tips to shop straight from Paris and Milan Fashion Week

Five men’s fashion tips to shop straight from Paris and Milan Fashion Week

The 2024 fall fashion shows in Milan and Paris were full of inspiration and motivation for the lads to step up their style game.. As a men’s celebrity stylist covering the European runways, I have seen the trends come and go, but one of my favorite styling pieces that loves to circle back is statement … Read more

Disney’s new villain-inspired bridal couture for wicked weddings

Disney’s new villain-inspired bridal couture for wicked weddings

While some little girls dream of looking like a princess when they walk down the aisle, others dream of looking like the villain. For those in the latter category, might we recommend the villain-inspired 2024 “Disney Fairy Tale Bridal Collection” from Allure Bridals? The bridal designer has been collaborating with Disney since 2020, but their … Read more

I’m a dermatologist — try this $25 lip balm to get plump lips without filler

I’m a dermatologist — try this  lip balm to get plump lips without filler

Is it time to kiss lip fillers goodbye? An NYC board-certified dermatologist who studied at Harvard and Duke universities is sharing the best lip balms to achieve plump lips at home. “How do you keep your lips from deflating as you get older? Let’s talk about it,” Dr. Charles Puza tells his 1.7 million followers … Read more

The ‘Toryssaince’ is the ‘talk of the town’: Inside Tory Burch’s ‘cool girl’ rebrand

The ‘Toryssaince’ is the ‘talk of the town’: Inside Tory Burch’s ‘cool girl’ rebrand

The Tory Burch pierced mules have fashionistas stopped dead in their tracks: Wait, that’s Tory Burch? The viral spring/summer 2023 footwear was among the latest designs to captivate shopaholics, who likely associated the New York City label with sensible tunics or the gold medallion Reva flats. But Tory Burch’s most recent collections — featuring sheer … Read more

Is smoking stylish again? Experts sound alarm as cigarettes become a trend on NYFW runways

Is smoking stylish again? Experts sound alarm as cigarettes become a trend on NYFW runways

This is a real drag. Despite years of campaigning against big tobacco, it seems that cigarettes are reclaiming their chic status à la Kate Moss, appearing as accessories on New York Fashion Week runways in the wake of the “mob wife” aesthetic and an early aughts “indie sleaze” revival. This week, multiple models meandered down … Read more

Bosses & Swans: Best of New York Fashion Week

Bosses & Swans: Best of New York Fashion Week

Power dressing is back strong.  If there was one takeaway from New York Fashion Week, the semi-annual runway extravaganza that ended yesterday, it’s that confident glamour was in command. With inspirations ranging from Truman Capote’s swans and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy to C-suite execs, the dominant look for fall is post-pandemic polished, authoritative and sexy. That … Read more

What is ‘looksmaxxing?’ Young men are justifying extreme physical transformations with pseudoscience

What is ‘looksmaxxing?’ Young men are justifying extreme physical transformations with pseudoscience

The cosmetically obsessed are maxing out more than their credit cards to keep up with the plastic Jones’. “Looksmaxxing” is a dangerous viral trend encouraging men to reshape their faces and cutting away at their mental health. From the most loathesome corners of the internet has sprung forums that promote aesthetic changes for men to … Read more

Thom Browne closes NYFW with Edgar Allan Poe runway spectacle

Thom Browne closes NYFW with Edgar Allan Poe runway spectacle

You can count on Thom Browne to craft a storybook spectacle evermore. For his fall/winter 2024 season, the New York designer closed New York Fashion Week with a theatrical runway inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” the faux snow-laden catwalk set to a hair-raising reading of the macabre poem by actress Carrie Coon. The … Read more

Nicole Ari Parker, Elizabeth Hurley take a tour of Italy at Tod’s reopening

Nicole Ari Parker, Elizabeth Hurley take a tour of Italy at Tod’s reopening

The mood was made in Italy. Tod’s celebrated the reopening of its elegant uptown flagship at 650 Madison Ave. with a cocktail reception for the cashmere-clad crowd, followed by a private dinner at The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges. Diego Della Valle, president and CEO of Tod’s Group, and his brother Andrea, the vice president, welcomed … Read more

Gen Z influencers’ obnoxious under-eye fillers need to go — ‘subtle’ is the key, an expert explains

Gen Z influencers’ obnoxious under-eye fillers need to go — ‘subtle’ is the key, an expert explains

Less is more. Photos of Kylie Jenner’s puffy profile last month left the internet with questions about the use of facial fillers among the young — the common practice among older women has become something of a craze among image-conscious Gen Zers. Jenner, 26, is just one in a wave of fresh-faced twentysomethings indulging in injectable … Read more

Suits you — how the groom’s style is just as important as the bride’s

Suits you — how the groom’s style is just as important as the bride’s

While most of a wedding’s fashion focus is on the wedding dress, there are plenty of men’s fashion details to choose from for a look that matches both the style of the wedding and complements the bride. “Men’s fashion is oftentimes overlooked,” said Francesca DiSpirito, owner of Francesca DiSpirito Styling. “The bride is putting so … Read more

Put me in, Coach! The NYFW show hosts Camila Mendes, Kelsea Ballerini

Put me in, Coach! The NYFW show hosts Camila Mendes, Kelsea Ballerini

Coach creative director Stuart Vevers designs for the cool crew, and a bunch of them took over his buzzy front row. Actors Camila Mendes, Arianna Greenblatt, Storm Reid, Sophie Thatcher, Yasmin Finney and Tommy Dorfman posed for pictures with singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini and playwright and actor Jeremy O. Harris at the house’s fall 2024 show, … Read more

Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap dress at 50: Inside the timeless frock that changed fashion forever

Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap dress at 50: Inside the timeless frock that changed fashion forever

Versatile, comfortable, effortless — all wrapped up in one dress. Half a century ago, unbeknownst to her, Diane von Fürstenberg would create an iconic garment that would cement her as a household name for decades to come: the wrap dress. Celebrating 50 years since its inception, the Belgian designer was only 27 when she created … Read more

How about them donuts? Matt Damon talks Dunkin’ at Naeem Khan NYFW show

How about them donuts? Matt Damon talks Dunkin’ at Naeem Khan NYFW show

Matt Damon can still dunk away at our hearts.  The actor “absolutely” kept the orange, pink, white and gold tracksuit he rocked in Dunkin’s viral Super Bowl commercial. In the ad, Ben Affleck, Tom Brady and Damon form a boy band from Boston dubbed DunKings. The trio performs in front of a horrified Jennifer Lopez … Read more

Busty models rock NYFW in nothing but tape — video reveals the barely-there trend

Busty models rock NYFW in nothing but tape — video reveals the barely-there trend

Talk about a strips show.  NYFW fast became NSFW during the Angel Orensanz Foundation fête Sunday, where the boobies and bits of buxom models were barely covered by thin slices of tape.  “In a world full of sheep, be the mighty dragon that roars fearlessly,” wrote the self-crowned “king of tape,” fashion designer Joel Alvarez, in the … Read more

‘Gilded Age’ star Louisa Jacobson talks season two smooch at Jason Wu NYFW show

‘Gilded Age’ star Louisa Jacobson talks season two smooch at Jason Wu NYFW show

Louisa Jacobson can breathe deeply again. Out of her corsets, the “Gilded Age” star was enjoying her oxygen at the Jason Wu show on Sunday in Greenpoint. “I’m taking advantage of the time I have not to wear them,” she told Alexa from her front row seat, between ballet prodigy Misty Copeland and actor Diane … Read more

Gen Z pinups are making classic ‘granny panties’ sexy again — just in time for Valentine’s Day

Gen Z pinups are making classic ‘granny panties’ sexy again — just in time for Valentine’s Day

Love is in full bloomers. For the naughty knockouts of the early aughts, gift-wrapping their privates in sexy thongs, G-strings and booty-boosting lingerie sets wasn’t just a sweet treat reserved for a partner on special occasions like Valentine’s Day.  Instead, donning wedgie-inducing drawers became a way of life — with Sisqo’s 2000s hit, “Thong Song,” as … Read more