Author Archives: John Smart

Megan Fox Wears A Sleek Black Thigh-High Leg Slit Dress With Machine Gun Kelly At 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly leaned into hot black date night attire at the Billboard Music Awards tonight in Las Vegas, with both artists in statement dark ensembles. Fox was a bombshell in a silver flower-accented David Koma black column gown with a thigh-high leg slit. She wore her hair sleek and straight, adding […]

David Harbour’s Custom Stranger Things Suit Stole the Show at the Season Four Premiere

Photo: Getty Images Last night in New York, the entire Stranger Things cast reunited for the hit Netflix series’s season four premiere. Cast mates Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, and Winona Ryder all walked the red carpet in stylish looks—but it was David Harbour who stole the show in his custom, thematic suit. […]

There’s a New Fashion Family in Town

Phillip Faraone Don’t tell Salma Hayek, but she and daughter Valentina (as seen together on the Balenciaga front row, and currently co-starring on the cover of Vogue Mexico) have got competition in the fashionable families stakes. Actor Leslie Mann and her daughters Maude and Iris Apatow made quite a trio at Nicolas Ghesquière’s golden hour Louis Vuitton cruise show in […]

A Closer Look at China’s Hair Care Market Boom

Kérastase China brand ambassador Zhong Chuxi WEIBO With China’s rising middle class seeking a better quality of life, the Chinese hair care market is booming at a fast pace. Gone are the days when the entire family washed their hair with laundry powders as daily essentials were rationed under Mao’s rule. Shampoos and hair conditioners were […]

Ashley Graham’s Latest Lingerie Collection Is Her Most Personal to Date

May 12, 2022 If you’ve got an underwear question, Ashley Graham probably has an answer. Her two decades as a model, spokesperson, and personality have allowed her to explore all aspects of the industry. “First and foremost, figure out what bra size you are,” Graham shared on set at Pier 59 studios. “It’s an absolute […]

Why Pleated Grandpa-Style Shorts Are My New Wardrobe Staple

I’ve always found shorts to be the trickiest spring-summer piece to style. There’s something slightly infantile about the wardrobe staple; exposing my knobby knees makes me feel like I’m cosplaying as Prince George. That’s not a particularly chic feeling. That being said, when it gets sweltering outside, just the thought of wearing pants has me […]

Images from the Met Gala, From the Red Carpet to the Performances

The First Monday in May has returned! The Costume Institute’s annual Met Gala returned to its typical time slot this week to celebrate part two of the “In America” exhibitions. This year’s red carpet called for gilded glamour; white tie, and celebrities embraced that in a number of ways. Hosts Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, and […]

Mass Market Beauty Confronts Tricky Terrain

The beauty category was a major growth driver for Target during the most recent quarter. COURTESY PHOTO STEPHEN ALLEN For mass market retailers, beauty has been a bright spot over the last year — but can it last? Retailers are hoping ongoing supply chain issues won’t derail their beauty sales revival, even as price increases coupled with looming economic fears […]

Binged Bridgerton? 10 More Period Dramas to Look Forward To This Year

Photo: Dean Rogers/Apple If you’re among the millions who have already devoured all eight episodes of Bridgerton’s candy-colored, extravagantly costumed and frustratingly withholding second season, you may find yourself longing for another Regency-era romance to fill the hole in your heart. You can rest easy: 2022 looks set to be a bumper year for star-studded […]

Oh, Baby! Rihanna’s Plus One

Rihanna wears an Alaïa bodysuit, glove, and shoes. Chopard earrings. Fashion Editors: Alex Harrington and Jahleel Weaver. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, May 2022. Caviar Kaspia, perched on the second floor of a Haussmannian building overlooking the Place de la Madeleine in the 8th arrondissement, in the chicest of Parisian neighborhoods, has somehow defied the odds by being […]


  Tokyo’s fashion capital status is well-deserved but the metropolis isn’t Japan’s sole cultural hub. Three hundred and sixty-five kilometers away in Kyoto, Rainmaker’s Kohichi Watanabe and Ryutaro Kishi create inspiring clothes. Their understated pieces feature ingenious details like removable collars in coats with adjustable padding, but their visual appeal outweighs the practical nature of […]

Images of the Week: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Get Engaged

Steve Granitz/Getty Images Love was in the air this week. Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck announced their engagement on Lopez’s newsletter, On The JLo. The actor proposed to the superstar (for the second time, as they were previously betrothed in 2002) with a green diamond ring. Model Josephine Skriver and singer-songwriter Alexander DeLeon tied the […]

Gauge Capital Acquires BondiBoost

BondiBoost HG Collection. PHOTO COURTESY OF BONDIBOOST BondiBoost is the latest hair care business to be acquired, WWD has confirmed. The Australia-based hair care brand has been acquired by Gauge Capital, the Dallas-based private equity firm, the brand’s global president Brian Orr told WWD. Orr did not disclose the size of the deal, nor did he comment on estimates from industry […]

Jennifer Lopez, Tommy Dorfman, Noah Beck and More Star in Coach Mother’s Day Campaign

Coach is tapping some of its brand ambassadors to celebrate Mother’s Day. The likes of Jennifer Lopez, actress Tommy Dorfman, TikTok influencer Noah Beck and Jessica Kelly appear in the fashion brand’s “I Got It From My Mom” campaign, which was released on Thursday. The campaign is meant to “celebrate the role mother figures play as mentors, muses and sources […]

The Most Sex and the City Shopping Trip With the Downtown Siren of And Just Like That…

Katerina Tannenbaum and her friend from And Just Like That… Sarita Choudhury, who plays Seema Patel Katerina Tannenbaum was blessed with a lofty name, destined for the spotlight. “Katerina Victoria Tannenbaum,” she tells me at the vintage store Aberzik. “I told my parents, ‘What did you expect from me?’” The regal name suits the actor-model who is […]

These 14 Creators Are Part of Prada-backed Experimental Design Lab

In an effort to support greater visibility for Black creators across fields of design, artist Theaster Gates and Prada Group have named the first cohort of creatives set to participate in the Dorchester Industries Experimental Design Lab. The 14 awardees who will participate in the three-year design incubator program were formally named at an event Tuesday evening […]