February 19, 2021

Day: February 19, 2021

‘Promising Young Woman,’ Covid and the women giving up alcohol to fight the patriarchy

Is alcohol having a #MeToo moment?

Director Emerald Fennell’s debut feature, “A Promising Young Woman,” centers on medical school-dropout Cassie, played by Carey Mulligan, as she takes revenge on men who prey on inebriated women at bars. Flipping the script on our often alcohol-fueled rape culture, Cassie pretends to be plastered on her nightly missions to see how many “nice guys” try to take advantage of her. A disturbingly high number do. One by one, they receive her dead-sober message: You made a really bad call, bro.

A growing list of authors, bloggers, groups and celebrities are promoting as

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Rihanna and LVMH shut down Fenty Fashion House

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

Rihanna’s clothing line, “Fenty Fashion House,” is being suspended indefinitely, luxury conglomerate LVMH announced today.

The label was launched less than two years ago with the French company, which is home to high-end fashion houses Louis Vuitton and Dior, among others.
In a statement to CNN Style, LVMH said the pause was a joint decision with Rihanna “pending better conditions,” and LVMH will continue to support other elements of the Fenty empire, concentrating on “the growth and long-term development” of her beauty and skincare lines Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin, as well as lingerie
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Wealthy folks are buying jewelry from home during COVID

In pandemic times, if you can’t go to the bling, the bling will come to you.

Some of New York City’s high-end jewelers say they’ve had record sales over the past 11 months, all because they’re making house calls.

“Our sales are up 300 percent since the pandemic started,” Michel Piranesi, a jeweler who’s worked with Lionel Richie, Jackie Collins and socialites galore, told The Post.

Over the past several months, he’s been summoned — traveling on his own dime, negative COVID test in tow — by customers from Manhattan to Atlanta, Southampton and Palm Beach, Florida, where he sold

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The Best Looks From New York Fashion Week Fall-Winter 2021

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Courtesy of Prabal Gurung

Once again, we’re witnessing history as designers present their fall-winter collections amidst a global pandemic. An act of resilience, the new season showcases not only an adaptable industry staying afloat, but the sheer force of creativity at a time when many of us struggle with lockdown fatigue. Brands continue to stray from the traditional fashion schedule—CFDA chairman Tom Ford announced the official renaming of New York Fashion Week the as”American Collections Calendar”—but we’re not lacking the luster from the magic of the runway, even if we’re watching from the comfort of our own screens.

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Designer Spotlight: The Tanya Taylor Crib Sheet

Over the next few weeks we’ll be featuring buzzy brands showing at COTERIE Digital this season. This week, it our turn to focus on Tanya Taylor. Her team fills us in on everything you need to know! 

Founded: 2012

Creative Director: Tanya Taylor

Tanya Taylor and Tati Gabrielle (Patrick McMullan)

Brand Vibe:  A size-inclusive NYC based womenswear brand driven by passion and purpose, spreading optimism, color and joy.

Celebrity Fans: Michelle Obama, Jennifer Garner, Aidy Bryant, Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, Michelle Buteau, Olivia Munn, and Mindy Kaling.

Fall 2021 Preview: Fall 2021 is a personal expression of now, inspired by

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