17 Pairs of Platform Boots to Stomp Around In This Fall

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Platforms take the high ground as the temperature takes a downturn.

Remember the infamous Jeffrey Campbell Litas? The polarizing platform heeled boots were all the rage in the 2010s, and now a renaissance of sorts is upon us. Some might attribute the trend of taller statement boots to our (however slow) recovery from a period of social and economic hardships — after a year and a half (and counting) of the pandemic, everyone is ready to go higher, bigger and brighter when it comes to footwear, and fashion in general.

The return of ’90s/2000s fashion is bringing with it the iconic platform boot, taking inspiration from The Spice Girls, Bratz Dolls and other pop culture fixtures of that era. Most recently, a street style shot of Olivia Rodrigo in a pair of red patent Naked Wolfe platform boots took

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How Lana Del Rey and Flower Crowns Helped Me In My Gender Transition

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“Part of me wanted to scream my womanhood to the world, but the rest of me still wanted to keep everything secret inside.”

During the year I spent in Scotland, I listened almost exclusively to an all-girls playlist. Hits by my role models Charli XCX and Sky Ferreira fuelled my spirits and imagination as I pretended to live the ultimate cool-alternative-girl fantasy of the mid-2010s. But my reality was very different.

Of all the countless musical strolls I went on during those 12 months (and there were many), one will always stand out in my memory. As I was walking back from my job as a French-language assistant, I passed the various clothing stores along Glasgow’s Buchanan Street with my headphones on and was surrounded by women’s clothing. I passed window after window, each filled with countless pairs of

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Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet: Their Best Looks Together

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Because of course they did!

How did Dune director Denis Villeneuve’s remake of the 1984 sci-fi flick become the must-see fashion event of the fall? Blame Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet.

Simply put, the co-stars are a match made in fashion heaven. Style icons in their own right — Zendaya for her ability to rock the most avant-garde of avant-garde runway looks and Chalamet for his androgynous and experimental suiting — one might think that their distinct and bold ensembles would cause a reenactment of the Clash of the Titans. Instead, we got Titanic (minus the traumatic ending) — a perfect pair whose differences elevate the other. Think Zendaya’s leather Balmain gown beside Chalamet’s sparkly Haider Ackermann non-suit at the Venice Film Festival.

Suffice to say, with each public appearance the fashion expectations skyrocket. The duo rose to the

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Oribe Holiday Hair Kits To Grab + More Beauty News

Including Dior’s new master perfumer, a refillable cream blush and Tom Ford’s winter makeup collection.

Oribe launches stunning limited-edition gift boxes

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Usually, it takes just one whiff of Oribe’s Dry Texturizing Spray to fall in love with this iconic and celeb-praised hair brand. Now, we guess it’ll take just one glance at Oribe’s new limited-edition holiday boxes for you to want to collect each and every one. À Paris chez Antoinette Poisson, a French interior design firm, has created the designs based on its hand-drawn and water-coloured wallpapers, an art form that dates to the 18th century. To weave together the firm’s special history with Oribe’s own, the block prints feature classic motifs, including the Oribe goddess emblem and the flowers used in that irresistible Côte d’Azur scent. “We wanted to create the feeling that once

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My Week Testing The Apple Watch Series 7 Health And Wellness Features

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As a first time Apple Watch user, I tested out the device’s health and wellness features ahead of its release.

I’ve always felt like Apple Watch users were in a special club that I wasn’t part of. Everyone who has the device seems to love it, forever touting its ability to track their health and fitness progress and keep them connected while reducing screen time spent on their phones. I’ve never had an Apple Watch before and, admittedly, I haven’t felt the need to get one. I’m not big into working out (though I sometimes wish I was), and I have to stay “plugged in” for my job as a culture writer, so I didn’t think an Apple Watch — or the lifestyle it implies — was for me. But ahead of the release of the Apple Watch

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