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  Nailah Lymus (seated center) and two Underwraps models. Image via ABC News Nailah Lymus is challenging the stigma against Muslim women who wear traditional garb — one photoshoot at a time. The 32-year-old Brooklyn-based designer has made it her mission to increase the visibility of Muslim women in the fashion industry, founding Underwraps in 2012, a modeling agency whose stated mission is to "represent the Muslim Female Fashion Model." Lymus was motivated to launch Underwraps as a way rectify the lack of diversity within the modesty...
via Instagram/Tome    New York Fashion Week ended late last week (surprise — NYFW is actually longer than a week), and if you’re not in the fashion industry, you may have missed some very cool news in the midst of headlines about Taylor Swift sitting front row post-Hiddleswift breakup or models passing out at Yeezy Season 3. However, there were several things that happened at New York Fashion Week that got us pretty excited — about feminism. Whether taking strides towards body positivity or taking a stand against...
Photo: Flickr/Robert Couse-BakerI was shopping at a mall this weekend in New York and happened upon a clothing store that I hadn't seen before. They had cute clothes so I went in to look around. The salespeople were extremely friendly, asking if I needed help with genuine smiles and eager tones. I had several items in my arms and was looking at a pair of shorts when a retail associate approached. "Who are you shopping for?" she asked. "Myself," I answered. "In the men's section?" she asked, incredulously. Based...
Photographed by Vanessa Rees Eat Your Makeup HOW TO USE FRUIT, VEGGIES, AND SPICES AS COSMETICS Sure, wandering the aisles of endless beauty products at Sephora can be super fun. But also sometimes overwhelming (and expensive). Luckily, you can also wander the aisles at your local farmers’ market or health food store and get a similar result. Certain fruits, veggies, and spices can replace your standard mascara, blush, lip stain, and brow filler, which means you can ditch the chemicals and grab your beauty prods straight from the...
This past week, H&M unveiled the video campaign for their Autumn 2016 collection, and overall, we’re pretty impressed. The ad features a diverse cast of models including supermodel Lauren Hutton, GURLS TALK founder Adwoa Aboah, co-founder and chief creative officer of graphic design firm Design Army Pum Lefebure, and singer Jillian Hervey. Hervey is part of the duo Lion Babe, who created the music for the video, a modern version of Tom Jones’ “She’s a Lady." The video features a slew of other models in the...

A Rally by Sir John Lavery, 1885.  “As a nation we ought to welcome the healthy, hearty girl who can beat her brother in managing a tennis ball, in rowing a boat, and very often in managing a frisky horse.” — Ladies Home Journal, 1891. The game of lawn tennis was invented in the 1860s by retired British army officer Major Walter Clopton Wingfield.   He patented the game in 1874 and, within a few short years, lawn tennis had become one of the most popular sports for...
A Fall Fashion Fantasy Modeled in Magical Marfa, TX   ACE & JIG RILEY TOP; SPIRIT LONG SLEEVED V-NECK BLOUSE; A DÉTACHER PINK PATCHES LEGGINGS, CELINA TAUPE WOOL SKIRT, AND SCALLOP NECKLACE; COBRA ROCK SOUTH HIGHLAND BOOTS; BY BOE CROSS BAR LARIAT AND LAYERED CAGE RINGS; ROYAL STAG THE CLYDE HAT. KAREN WALKER TAUPE PRUDENCE SHIRT; WILD BLUE DENIM RIPPED LIGHT JEANS; VINTAGE TEXAN BOLO TIE AND SILVER/GOLD BUCKLE BELT; COBRA ROCK SOUTH HIGHLAND BOOTS; ROYAL STAG THE CLYDE HAT. A DÉTACHER FAITH FLORAL SILK BLOUSE; KAREN WALKER DRAPER...
Bust out your Kaboodle and Spice Girls cassette, we’re totally taking it back to the 90’s with www.LiveGlam.com’s Lisa Frank-inspired makeup tutorial! To get this multi-colored look, Zach (@zachzenga) used Suva Beauty and Mehron vivid bright eyeshadow palettes. Have fun rocking this nostalgic '90s style this Halloween, or just for fun, or at your cousin’s wedding — do you! Watch your childhood come to life:   Watch your childhood come to life with this @Lisa_Frank inspired look by @zachzenga Perfect for Halloween - Products used #suvabeauty #mehronmakeup #nyxcosmetics...
In Western society, the majority of women represented within the media are young, thin, and of European descent. However it is important to recognize that this demographic, women age 18 to 30, only makes up a small minority female consumers, leaving many to feel that they don’t fit in with the mainstream standards of beauty. Yet Advanced Style creator Ari Seth Cohen believes something else entirely. Cohen insists that instead of aging out of fashion, women have the power to evolve their personal style over...
Whether you’re outside or in, whipping something up in the kitchen or getting under a blanket with a good book, these cute outfits and housewares will keep you cozy this season SWEATER BY SURFACE TO AIR, SURFACETOAIR.COM; SHIRT BY BLANK NYC, BLANKNYC. COM; BLANKET BY PENDLETON, PENDLETON-USA.COM. SWEATER BY ASOS, ASOS.COM; HOODED PARKA AND DENIM OVERALL SHORTS BY NASTY GAL, NASTYGAL.COM; BOOTS BY HUNTER BOOTS, USA.HUNTER-BOOT.COM; TIGHTS BY FALKE, FALKE.COM; THIGH-HIGH SOCKS BY SOXXY, SOXXY.COM; HAT BY URBAN OUTFITTERS; SPADE AND TROWEL FROM WEST ELM, WESTELM.COM. VINTAGE DENIM SHIRT BY URBAN...
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