Kim Kardashian and Rihanna: What they wore to the 2021 MET Gala

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All hail the queens of the 2021 MET Gala.

It’s the Tuesday after the second Monday in September, and unsurprisingly all anyone can talk about is Kim Kardashian, and Rihanna on the 2021 MET Gala red carpet.

After a COVID-induced hiatus, fashion’s most prominent event celebrated its glorious return with stylish stars serving looks inspired by “American Independence,” the theme of this year’s exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute.

Arguably the most anticipated arrivals of the night — which is saying something considering the A-list attendees — Kim Kardashian and Rihanna donned similar all-black ensembles, both by creative director Demna Gvasalia for the French house, Balenciaga.

The reality star appeared first in a unique couture gown that came with a matching mask and train. As the ensemble completely obscured Kim’s face and body— which didn’t stop

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Willow Smith Shines As the Mugler Alien Goddess + More Beauty News

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Including Sephora’s Beauty We Love campaign and the latest celebrity beauty brand.

Willow Smith shines as the Mugler Alien Goddess

“Alien Goddess is really about celebrating our differences, and Willow [Smith] embodies that in so many ways,” says Casey Cadwallader, the creative director of Mugler. The 20-year-old musician is the face of this latest iteration of the iconic Alien fragrance. A modern take on the traditional floral fragrance, the scent features bergamot and jasmine wrapped up in warm, woody notes of bourbon vanilla and cashmere. Like the fragrance, Smith also marches to the beat of her own drum. “She’s so in charge of everything to do with her look and her sound, what she is thinking and her philanthropy,” Cadwallader explains. “She’s not afraid to be bold, not afraid of change from one year to the next, from one

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Kylie Jenner NYFW: Debuts Her Baby Bump At New York Fashion Week

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Jenner’s first maternity look since her recent pregnancy announcement is a stunning all-white ensemble.

Kylie Jenner’s unborn baby is already cooler than me. After surprising fans on September 7 with an announcement that she is expecting her second child with boyfriend Travis Scott, Jenner debuted her baby bump in the chicest way possible: at New York Fashion Week. Being introduced to the world at one of the most coveted fashion events ever sets the precedent that Jenner’s new baby will have some serious style.

The star stepped out in an all-white look, featuring a super-short leather dress and a long, gleaming leather trench coat. Both pieces are from the brand Vintage Marcela, which Jenner has worn before. She completed the outfit with sleek clear Gianvito Rossi heels, chunky futuristic sunglasses and a tiny Balenciaga bag.


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Venice Red Carpet 2021: The Best Celebrity Looks From the Film Festival

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A-list stars like Helen Mirren and Penelope Cruz dressed to impress at the 78th Venice Film Festival.

While September is notorious for signalling the end of summer and the start of school, it’s also the kickoff to film festival and award show season. With the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) starting on September 9 and the 2021 Emmy Awards just ten days later, all eyes are currently on the Venice Film Festival as stars head to Italy for the 78th edition of the international event.

Hosted at the Lido Di Venezia (Venice Lido), the fabulous fete debuted on September 1 with a sumptuous red carpet that included Penelope Cruz in a timeless black and white Chanel gown and up-and-comer Milena Smit, who dazzled in an avant-garde set by Marine Serre. The grand opening also saw models and faces

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Dolce & Gabbana: Problematic History Forgotten at Recent Couture Show

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After years of racist, homophobic and anti-Asian comments, the warm reception of the brand’s Alta Moda collection in Venice demonstrates just how short fashion’s memory really is.

For the last 72 hours, my social media feeds have been overflowing with praise for Dolce & Gabbana. As A-list celebrities, supermodels and top-tier stylists flocked to Venice, Italy to celebrate the Italian brand’s Alta Moda — their take on haute couture — presentation on August 29, I descended into the depths of Instagram, only to return hours later feeling really…uncomfortable. 

Had everyone suddenly forgotten Dolce & Gabbana’s history of racism and homophobia? Did I miss the memo that D&G had atoned and been forgiven for, among other things, their deeply tone deaf 2018 campaign mocking Chinese culture? The fanfare around this unabashedly extravagant event seemed to imply as much.

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