Author Archives: Team Duc

This Broadway Season, High Risk Came With High Reward

A one-woman lip-sync marathon; a metafictional musical about race, sexuality, and identity; Rachel Dratch crawling around on hallucinogens—these are just some of the revelatory Tony-nominated productions and performances on offer this Broadway season, the first since theaters closed in March of 2020. Though utterly debilitating for the industry, the year-and-a-half-long COVID break—which ended when the […]

The Best Purple Shampoos to Preserve Your Hair Color This Summer

Over the past two years, preserving hair color at home has become a new priority—especially for bottle blondes. This is where the best purple shampoo for your hair, whether it’s a traditional cleanser or a deep conditioning treatment, comes into the equation. “Blondes have more fun, but the fun doesn’t last long!” jokes colorist Richy […]

How Anne Hathaway Won the Cannes Film Festival—See Her Looks and Shop Her Exact Beauty Products

Making one’s way through airport security is a chore for anyone, let alone Alexis Stone, who found herself stuck in customs at Heathrow this past Friday laden with a diva’s suitcase worth of prosthetics including a set of double G silicone breasts. But such is the norm for Stone, real name Elliot Joseph Rentz, the […]

Inside Alexis Stones’s 6-Hour Dolly Parton Transformation for the Balenciaga Show

Making one’s way through airport security is a chore for anyone, let alone Alexis Stone, who found herself stuck in customs at Heathrow this past Friday laden with a diva’s suitcase worth of prosthetics including a set of double G silicone breasts. But such is the norm for Stone, real name Elliot Joseph Rentz, the […]

All the Best Fashion From the 2022 Cannes Film Festival

Fashion lovers, rejoice! The Cannes Film Festival 2022 officially kicks off today. Held in Cannes, France, the annual event produces one of the glitziest red carpets in the world (competing only with the Oscars and the Met Gala). A-list stars will travel over from Hollywood to climb the event’s signature red steps, rocking their best […]

Another Day, Another Vintage Dress for Bella Hadid

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center held its 15th annual Spring Ball at the Pierre Hotel, hosting more than 300 of their most high-profile supporters, with the ongoing mission of supporting patient care and research at the hospital. The evening began with a cocktail reception filled with blossoming white florals, tall enough to […]

Stranger Things Star Sadie Sink On Her Fashion Obsessions and Wearing Chanel Any Chance She Can Get

If there’s a common denominator for all of Stranger Things star Sadie Sink’s looks, it’s pants. Whether it’s a red carpet appearance, a night out with friends, or hanging out with her dog, Sink has mastered the art of the comfortable trouser and casual short. In fact, she admits to wearing her one and only […]

Yara Shahidi Wore Custom Dior for Her Harvard Graduation

You’d think juggling a busy acting career in Hollywood would keep Yara Shahidi busy enough, but in 2017, the Black-ish and Grown-ish star also began her four-year undergraduate program at Harvard on top of it all. Studying in the institution’s Social Studies & African American departments, the 22 year old spent four years (plus a […]

Cartier Unveils a Hit Exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art

After feeling like the world shrank to the size of a laptop screen for the past two-plus years, there exists a very real desire to be around tangible objects—especially when they happen to be really big jewels. So when “Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity” made its North American debut—and sole North American […]

The Twirl-Worthy Smocked Dresses Your Summer Wardrobe Needs

The best smocked dresses feature an embroidery technique that has been used for centuries, which gathers fabric in order to create elasticity (or smocking) for a garment. Seen more commonly today as a decorative component, there is a nostalgic element to the art form that has made it a fashion favorite. A vintage-inspired childhood dress […]

What to Shop From the Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga Collection

A little more than three months ago, Ye and Demna teased us by releasing eight Yeezy Gap engineered by Balenciaga looks. Today, all 25 ensembles, which celebrate Ye and Demna’s utilitarian approach to fashion along with Gap’s signature take on timeless American style, are available for purchase. The highly-anticipated lineup reimagines wardrobe essentials, with denim […]