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Sometimes, wearing a scarf and a polo coat and no makeup and with a certain attitude of walking, I go shopping or just look at people living. But then, you know, there will be a few teenagers who are kind of sharp, and they’ll say, ‘Hey, just a minute. You know who I think that is?’ And they’ll start tailing me. And I don’t mind.

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Erykah Badu’s “Social Distancing Couture” Is the Coronavirus Response We Need Right Now

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Amid a worldwide pandemic, it can be hard to find moments of happiness—leave it to Erykah Badu, however, to accomplish the impossible. The iconic musician has always had unconventional style, but last night she used fashion to address the current Covid-19 crisis. In Austin to be honored with the Filmmakers & Soundtrack Award at the 20th Anniversary of the Texas Film Awards, Badu arrived at the event in a customized hazmat suit spray-painted with the Louis Vuitton logo in an ombré black and red. The outré look was decontamination chic, or as Badu put it, “social distancing couture.” Designed by the artist herself—and paired with sky-high feather and fringe boots—the one-of-a-kind piece was the talk of the evening.

Few would take the initiative to design personalized protective gear. Still, Badu’s fashion moments are less about testing out trends and more about getting her audience to think outside

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An Ode to eBay, the Original Resale Site

Growing up and watching my mom painstakingly photograph and pack each item—always with some pastel tissue paper—and answer the questions of buyers using her pointer fingers to type, I realized that eBay is a singular oddity in the world of resale. It has allowed...

Cleaning Your Jewelry During the Covid-19 Outbreak: An Insider’s Guide

How many times can you wash your hands while singing “Happy Birthday” in a single day? How much hand sanitizer can you squirt in 24 hours? These are questions you never thought you would have to ask—but these are strange times, and getting stranger by the minute. If...

7 Chic Anklet Jewelry and Summer Sandal Pairings

To say that summer 2020 has been challenging would be a vast understatement. In order to capture some of the magic of summers past, we’ve turned to treasured summer trends in the hopes of maintaining some sense of normalcy and nostalgia. Old-fashioned DIY tie-dye,...

The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Kendall Jenner, Dua Lipa, and More

Dua Lipa has been on a particularly good fashion streak. The singer has flaunted a series of  stellar lockdown looks, often putting independent designers in the spotlight. (Earlier this week, she stepped out in a gingham top by the burgeoning label Ottolinger). As for...

Pharrell’s New Line of Adidas Slides Are So Comfortable They “Feel Like Socks”

Pharrell Williams wants you to know that his latest collaboration with Adidas, a pair of PW Boost Slide sandals, is exceptionally comfortable. Not just cushy or foamy, but more like a cloud kissing your heel. Or maybe like your arches are being cradled by the...

25 years later, Long Island hat shop still seeing ‘rise in demand’

If you think a women’s millinery boutique wouldn’t do impressive business these days, Sherel’s Hats & Accessories, which has a store in Cedarhurst and another in Brooklyn, will have you thinking again. Sherel’s is a go-to for stylists and designers, and its hats...

How to be trendy while doing sport?

Everybody should love some type of sport and regularly engage in such sport. This is expected to help the individual in several ways, especially in keeping them fit and healthy. However, beyond engaging in sports and exercise, you might also want to be trendy when you...