31 new things to try from home in May

Though stay-at-home orders and citywide pauses are still active across the U.S., there are so many things we can plan for or do with what we have at home. Here are 31 new ideas to try for the month of May to keep your spirits high and hopes afloat as we push through towards summer. May 2: Put on your fanciest hat and virtually attend the Kentucky Derby. Though the famous race is currently rescheduled for September 5, Churchill Downs will stream an algorithm-based simulation of the race featuri

Celebrity hairstylists share safe DIY dye tips so your salon can 'pick up where they left off'

As people continue to settle life in quarantine, many are taking whatever measures they can to feel some semblance of normalcy in a situation that is anything but familiar. For many women and men alike, this means keeping up with habitual beauty routines as a measure of self-care. While businesses deemed non-essential across the country have been closed, the idea of not getting into a hair salon for an indeterminate amount of time can be stressful for those who habitually color their hair. Stil

Mega-influencer Helen Owen chats swimwear, travel and life after Instagram

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability is subject to change. If you've perused your explore feed at all on Instagram, it's pretty likely that you've ended up -- one way or another -- on Helen Owen's profile. With over 1.6 million loyal followers, Owen is one of the OG influencers on the platform, with a level of authenti

Jennifer Lopez stuns in extravagant wedding dress in NYC: Photos!

Here comes the bride -- well, not in the way you may be thinking! Jennifer Lopez stepped out in New York City on October 17 in an over-the-top, bedazzled wedding dress while filming her upcoming flick "Marry Me". The dress, which arguably shone brighter than all of Times Square, was a cream-colored ball gown embroidered with gold and silver embellishments. Take a look at the stunning on-set photos below: J.Lo seen in bedazzled wedding dress on set J.Lo seen in bedazzled wedding dress on set

Buyer of Olivia Newton-John's iconic black leather pants from 'Grease' revealed

You better shape up! Olivia Newton-John's iconic leather pants from the 'You're the One That I Want' scene in 1978's 'Grease' sold for a staggering $162,000 on November 2 at Julien Auctions in California. But the buyer wasn't just any ordinary 'Grease' superfan or collector -- it was founder of powerhouse women's intimate apparel company Spanx, Sara Blakely. "I have been the biggest fan Olivia [Newton-John] since I was a little girl, since 'Grease' came out," Blakely told CBS This Morning. "M

Celebrity stylist Brad Goreski swears by this $5 secret to avoiding a trip to the dry cleaners

Celebrity stylist and 'Fashion Police' co-host Brad Goreski knows a thing or two about tried and true fashion rules -- and when to break them. The most overrated style rule in Goreski's opinion? Say hello to your white jeans again this September: “My style rule to live by is that you can definitley wear white after Labor Day. That’s why winter white was invented, so that you can wear white in the winter! Get yourself a white boot, get yourself an all-white look, get yourself a white coat. Also

Negin Mirsalehi's capsule collection with Express is finally here and we want everything

As New York Fashion Week Spring 2020 comes to a close, collections and pieces that were debuted during the action-packed week are just kicking off. For seasoned designers and brands, churning out new collections every season becomes routine. But for international influencer and style icon Negin Mirsalehi, this season marks the launch of her first-ever capsule collection with Express. “It was really important to find the right moment and the right partner to do this with. I’ve been blogging an

Meghan Markle favorite NONIE debuts minimalistic collection at intimate luncheon

For Spring 2020, designers went all out went it came to innovative presentations -- from a Parisian café with a rose petal runway at Lela Rose to a Dr. Seuss-inspired alleyway show at Cynthia Rowley. But for Nina Kharey of Canadian label NONIE, a classic runway show format was not on the table -- a three course curated meal was. For the unveiling of the NONIE Spring/Summer 2020 collection, guests were invited to an exclusive luncheon on the roof of the The NoMad Hotel in Manhattan where they w

Naeem Khan honors the legendary Zaha Hadid in sequin-filled show

Every show during NYFW is a celebration but for the Naeem Khan Spring 2020 show, it was a celebration of the life of the effervescent and revolutionary Zaha Hadid. The September 10 show was scented by Diptyque’s 34 Collection and took place in and outside the lobby of the iconic 520 West 28th by Zaha Hadid in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The sculptural, slinky and grand architecture of the space set the perfect stage for Khan's stunning collection of eveningwear in all different silhouett

Cynthia Rowley takes you to all 'the places you'll go' in her Dr. Seuss-inspired collection

Oh! The places you'll go! The beloved Dr. Seuss book came to life on the runway at the Cynthia Rowley Spring 2020 show on September 10th down an alley off of Harrison Street in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood. The runway itself was whimsically adorned with drawings from the book while the collection played to the title with its beachy, adventurous feel that made every piece feel like a vacation or at the very least, made you want to leave the show and book one! Rowley dressed models in vibra

Lela Rose transports guests to Parisian paradise at 'Café Lela'

If you let yourself get swept away by the sound of live acoustic music, the croissants on the delicately decorated table settings in front of you and the delicately adorned fan in your hand, you may have forgotten you were not at a cafe somewhere in Paris but at Cafe Lela, the Spring 2020 show by designer Lela Rose. Set against the waterfront at New York City's Pier 64, Rose sent models down the runway in bright florals, cityscape printed dresses and midriff-baring separates that erred to the s

Romeo Hunte redefines business attire with denim hotpants and live goldfish

On Sunday at Manhattan's Pier 59 Studios, Brooklyn-based designer Romeo Hunte redefined the concept of business attire with statement making de-constructed sets and individual pieces. Hunte sent models down the runway in everything from denim hotpants to open, printed blazers and of course, a sea of cropped jackets, an area where Hunte is known to excel. Oversized vests in bright colors, pieces adorned with fringe and loosely tucked button-down shirts embodied the essence of the show -- taking

Brooke Burke swears by these supplements to keep her enviable body in top shape

When it comes to getting on track with our health and wellness, it can feel more overwhelming than empowering on most days. From choosing between the newest fad diet plans, supplements that claim to solve every ailment and offer every cellular benefit and new workout crazes that involve everything from strobe lights to live DJs, there's no one clearcut way to get "healthy." For model and fitness guru Brooke Burke, it's all about prioritization -- the key is choosing products and methods that m

Bloomingdale's is calling for an end to bullying with an exclusive capsule collection

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Kate Middleton makes surprise appearance on Wimbledon side court during day two of Championships

WIMBLEDON, England -- If spectators had their binoculars ready for a Duchess Catherine sighting in the Royal Box at today’s Wimbledon Championships, they might have found themselves disappointed to find out that Kate was in fact watching a match at a side court for general ticket holders! After a formal announcement from the Royal Palace that Kate would be attending the tournament on July 2, the duchess surprised public ticket holders by sitting in the back row at Court 14 to watch Christina Mc

Elizabeth Hurley, David Foster, Vera Wang and more attend the BCRF's 25th annual Hot Pink Party

On Wednesday, May 15, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation hosted their annual Hot Pink Party in New York City at the Park Avenue Armory. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the BCRF’s establishment in 1993, raising $6 million for breast cancer research on behalf of the organization. The event was hosted by Global Ambassador of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign, Elizabeth Hurley, who’s worked with the BCRF for over a decade: “[The BCRF] is a phenomenal organization — th

Rebecca Minkoff on the right moment to 'quit your day job and launch' your dream business

Women's History Month may be pulling to a close but many of the brilliant partnerships, initiatives and activations that began in honor of the occasion are still rolling full-steam ahead in order to make the support of women-operated businesses not only a monthly occasion but an every-day normality. One of these partnerships is the union between She’s Next, Empowered by VISA and Rebecca Minkoff's FemaleFounder Collective. The two organizations hosted 'Wide Awake: A Day for Female Founders' in

Elizabeth Chambers' daughter, Harper, loves coordinating outfits with her brother

Spring has finally sprung and the inevitable sunshine-filled days that are headed our way have us craving more color, more playfulness and an overall warmer vibe. It’s no secret that Lilly Pulitzer is synonymous with all of these things, and the iconic resort-wear brand’s latest collection with Pottery Barn is no exception, which kicked off on March 14 during the Lilly Pulitzer x Pottery Barn Palm Beach Experience in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. The event was hosted by entrepreneur and l

Romeo Hunte is reinventing what the coat means to the modern woman with one word: 'Power'

Gone are the days of the coat being a simple outfit afterthought or accessory-level garment — in Romeo Hunte’s world, the coat is the main course. A mix of street and high-fashion, you never know what’s going to come next from the designer -- especially down the runway. This NYFW, it happened to be a whole lot of fringe, color, graffiti and even puppies — Yes, the kind that bark! Hunte, who's known for his ability and mission to further empower what he already perceives as the powerful woman,

Olivia Culpo spills on what you can expect at a Culpo family Christmas

Whether you’re a seasoned expert in throwing elaborate dinner parties or a newbie with your first apartment just trying to scavenge together some sort of semblance of a charcuterie board, there’s no denying that the holiday season is primetime to lean in to throwing the festive fête of your dreams. But planning the perfect party doesn’t have to be that complicated if you just focus on the basics — just ask actress, designer and influencer Olivia Culpo: “I feel like the biggest tip for a party
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