Last March, Emilia Clarke wrote a powerful essay revealing that she battled for her life while suffering from two life-threatening brain aneurysms during her first few years filming Game of Thrones. The injuries were treated through several painful surgeries, resulting in Clarke spending weeks at the hospital in recovery. Years after her last procedure in
Jonathan Groff’s King George III has three brief solos and less than 10 minutes onstage in Hamilton. But his impact—and dramatic ability to enunciate—is felt through the entire musical, a filmed version of which hit Disney+ on July 3. But it isn’t the first major musical role the 35-year-old actor has played. In fact, you’re
Photography by Justin Bach. Design by Danielle Campbell. Welcome to My Story, our weekly series dedicated to creatives of colour and their paths to success. By championing these diverse stories and backgrounds, we hope that our understanding of the cultural conversations around beauty and fashion will expand and that respect for our differences will flourish.
I always assumed acne was one of those awkward relics from my teenage years, akin to orthodontic rubber bands and questionable fashion choices. Though I regularly battled T-zone acne throughout high school, my face cleared up as I got older, barring the occasional pimple here and there. At 19, I started taking the pill for
Paparazzi have managed to get an extensive glimpse at Sophie Turner’s summer quarantine style over the past couple days, and yesterday was no exception. The Game of Thrones actress was photographed out on a picnic with her husband Joe Jonas, some friends, and her parents in Studio City, California. Turner dressed up in a white
Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein / WireImageIt marks one of the Duchess’ first public speaking engagements since stepping back as a royal. By Maddison Glendinning Date July 7, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter This morning, it was announced that Meghan Markle will be a featured speaker at the virtual Girl Up Global Leadership
In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police and the subsequent rise of anti-racism protests worldwide, we’re collectively looking for ways to consistently pull up and support for the Black community. Let’s start with our spending habits by being mindful of where we’re putting our hard-earned dollar bills, be
Maybe you don’t think much about your posture, but you should! In a recent Instagram post, BBG and Sweat App creator Kayla Itsines shared this posture workout. She said, “For the ladies who are sitting at a desk all day or are generally just trying to improve their posture, here is an at-home workout that
Angelina Jolie has been quarantining with her children in Los Angeles throughout the coronavirus pandemic, but on Friday she was photographed out shopping with her 11-year-old daughter Vivienne at gallery/art store Soap Plant/Wacko in Los Feliz. Both wore masks, as is required now in California. Jolie dressed fashionably, wearing a tan tie-waist dress with a
Photograph courtesy of David PD Hyde for Gucci Beauty via Instagram/@GucciBeauty By Maddison Glendinning Date July 6, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter If there’s one thing we love to see, it’s inclusive advertising – and Gucci’s new campaign for its colour cosmetics line might just be one of the best we’ve seen yet.
Athletes have a long history of advocating for racial justice, but leagues have only recently started to support the cause in a visible way. See: the NFL and US Soccer walking back stances against kneeling during the national anthem, the NBA planning to paint “Black Lives Matter” on courts, NWSL teams wearing “Black Lives Matter”
Jerritt ClarkGetty Images On Thursday, Khloé Kardashian apparently responded to rumors that she is engaged to Tristan Thompson, her daughter’s father. “Wait…what? lol,” she wrote on Twitter. “I just came online and I’m even confused lol,” she said in another tweet. “Basically my daily thoughts about 2020. But for real… wtf lol people just be
From miniature horses to baby Air Jordans to tiny burritos YouTubers make for their pet hamsters, it is universally known that tiny versions of things are inexplicably cuter than their normal-sized counterparts. (The only exception to this rule is cupcakes, which are not nearly as adorable as full-sized cakes.) Dior took note and delivered its
Photograph courtesy of Savage x FentyGet to know the woman hand-picked by Rihanna to star in the new campaign. By Maddison Glendinning Date July 6, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter Back in May, Rihanna put a call out on her Instagram for fans of her Savage x Fenty label to submit photos of
Following the announcement of his Netflix docuseries, activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has another major project in the works: he and Disney have agreed to a multi-platform first-look deal to tell “scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice, and the quest for equity,” Disney said in a statement. The projects will
Mandy Moore is breaking her silence on ex-husband Ryan Adams’ public apology more than a year after he was accused by multiple women of sexual and emotional abuse. Over the weekend, the musician penned an essay for the Daily Mail where he apologized for his previous behavior and revealed that he had since become sober.
I will never get over John Legend serenading his wife, Chrissy Teigen, about her “headband of the day.” Yes, sure, part of the reason people loved it was because it was cute. But it put into words something many of us had never really thought to say out loud: headbands not only serve a functional
Since face masks are basically a new form of makeup, it stands to reason that you should find the shade that’s right for you. Enter California-based designer Shami Oshun. Known for her tech-forward fashion and best-selling color-changing Bev bag, the designer has released a collection of non-medical grade face masks that defy the idea that
Photograph courtesy of DiorSee the latest designs from some of the world’s top houses in a new digital format. By Maddison Glendinning Date July 6, 2020 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-facebook <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″??????>icon-twitter Haute Couture Fashion Week is officially underway for the Fall 2020 season in Paris – though, not as we usually know it. With
Legs, remember those? Turns out summer 2020 is in full swing, and while my body has begun to physically reject anything that lacks a drawstring, I’ve also come to the very real conclusion that covering those babies up amidst the heat of a thousand suns and a humidex of 100 isn’t exactly comfortable, nor cute.
I consider myself well-versed in fitness lingo and have tried more workout classes than I can count — everything from standard bootcamp cardio classes and traditional Pilates to acrobatic aerial yoga and trendy aqua cycling. But the first time I heard “AMRAP,” I had no idea what my virtual fitness instructor was talking about —
Hilary Duff spent the Fourth of July with her husband, Matthew Koma, and their daughter, Banks, who will turn 2 years old in October. In an Instagram post, she shared how she and her family had enjoyed the holiday. She also noted that she saw quite a few people enjoying the day, too—without masks. “We
Broadway star Nick Cordero has died at age 41 after months spent battling coronavirus. His wife Amanda Kloots shared the news on Instagram on July 5, two days after telling supporters that Cordero would likely require a double lung transplant. He is survived by Kloots and their 1-year-old son, Elvis. “God has another angel in
Chris JacksonGetty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry spent the first half of 2020 taking measures to start their new life as they step away from their royal titles. Per People, the couple has formally closed down their charity SussexRoyal. Their new foundation is called Archewell. People reported on June 20 that since Harry, Meghan,