20 Years Later, Moulin Rouge! Is Just as Fabulous As Ever

In many ways, Moulin Rouge!, which came out 20 years ago today, was ahead of its time. In 2001, Hollywood was no stranger to big blockbuster films, but a splashy approach to making movie-musicals was still relatively new. Director Baz Luhrmann’s approach saw the genre go bigger, louder, and glitzier than ever before—much thanks to … Read more

St. Vincent on the “Big Daddy Energy” of Her Funk-Inspired New Album

At the end of February, a series of fly posters began springing up across a handful of U.S. cities. Featuring St. Vincent in a blonde, Candy Darling–inspired bob and a corduroy flared suit, she poses imperiously, legs turned out and arms crossed. With a campy flourish, a retro font asks: Who’s Your Daddy? “I’m putting … Read more

“There’s No Rule Book”: Addison Rae Considers IRL Fame

When Addison Rae says she loves roller coasters, she’s not talking about the wild ride she’s been on the last few years. “My dad used to force me on the craziest coasters when I was little, to get me to face my fears,” Rae says, as we sit midmorning over tea at a sidewalk table … Read more

Writer Durga Chew-Bose on the Beauty of a $12 Black Eyeliner

In the head-spinning age of multistep skin-care routines and mic-drop makeup launches, The One is a space for minimalists to sound off on the single beauty product that’s found a longtime spot in their carefully curated routines. For many, a whittled-down cosmetics regimen, consisting of only perfectly photographable one-stop creams and do-it-all tints, is an … Read more

How to Boost Your Mood: 5 Science-Backed Strategies

For almost a decade, through my work as a mental health researcher at the University of Cambridge, and my own pursuit of the science of wellbeing, I’ve looked at how to become resilient and bounce back from challenges such as anxiety and depression. This research—involving analyzing the data of more than 30,000 people, and interviews … Read more

Inside “Azzedine Alaïa, Peter Lindbergh,” the new Coffee-Table Book from Taschen

Both were creatives attentive to structure, sensuality and monochromatic palettes. As Saillard writes, Alaïa was “an architect of bodies… [who] brought out women’s figures, forming a silhouette that he draped, molded, or revealed with a cutting technique that he alone mastered.” And Lindbergh “ennobled his subjects by lighting up their souls and personalities with the … Read more

Halle Berry Designed a Slick, Hot Collection for Sweaty Betty

  Halle Berry’s Instagram has two major themes. There are her head-turning fashion moments that show the actress in a cheetah print bodysuit with matching knee-high boots, or a metallic gold trench coat. And then there are her major workout videos, in which Berry throws jabs or does an upside-down crunch while attached to a … Read more