Hailey Bieber on Love, Fame and Online Hate

Crop top, Versace, $3,195. MARIO SORRENTI Somewhere in Los Angeles, Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) is sheltered in place in a deep white chair before a fire. Her little buddy Oscar, a blonde Yorkie, a Christmas present from her husband, is himself sheltered in place in her lap, which is arranged in a kind of modified lotus pose, one knee akimbo. It’s chilly for Southern California. … Continue reading Hailey Bieber on Love, Fame and Online Hate

Racism Against the AAPI Community Is a Beauty Industry Problem

The Asian American community is under attack. In the last few weeks, Asian Americans have been robbed and beaten. Asian restaurants have been boycotted and vandalized, with owners closing shop early and employees scared to walk home. Videos on social media have gone viral, showing elders being pushed to the ground. On Tuesday, six Asian women were shot dead in a mass shooting in Atlanta … Continue reading Racism Against the AAPI Community Is a Beauty Industry Problem

Why Rick Singer, the Con-Artist In Netflix’s Operation Varsity Blues, Is Still Not In Prison

It’s been two years since news of the college admissions scandal broke, sending high-profile celebrities, financiers, and Ivy League athletic coaches to prison. There’ve been podcasts, books, and even a Lifetime scripted telepic based on the twisty tale. Now there’s also a docudrama: Netflix’s Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal delves into the seedy underworld of college recruiting and the stomach-churning lengths wealthy parents … Continue reading Why Rick Singer, the Con-Artist In Netflix’s Operation Varsity Blues, Is Still Not In Prison

Chanel’s New Campaign Celebrates an Icon

There are few bags that stand the test of time better than a Chanel. Specifically, the Chanel 11.12 comes to mind when one even thinks of an iconic style. Colloquially known as the flap bag, the design first came on the scene in the ‘80s, when Karl Lagerfeld reimagined the house’s signature 2.55 (which was first released in 1955) with a double-C clasp, diamond quilted … Continue reading Chanel’s New Campaign Celebrates an Icon

Multiple Asian Women Were Killed in Georgia Spa Shootings

On Tuesday evening, eight people were shot dead at three different spas near Atlanta, Georgia. According to the New York Times, six of the eight people were Asian, and seven were women. This shooting comes after months of violent attacks against Asian and Asian Americans, several of which have gone viral on social media. The organization Stop AAPI Hate formed in March 2020 to track … Continue reading Multiple Asian Women Were Killed in Georgia Spa Shootings