Barack and Michelle Obama Royal Baby 3 Congratulation Tweet

While many congratulations have come pouring in to Kate Middleton and Prince William since they welcomed their new son this morning, Barack and Michelle Obama saved theirs—one of the best, obviously—for last. “Barack and I are thrilled to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their newest arrival!” Michelle tweeted. “We hope to meet him soon for a Kensington Palace pajama party. I’ll wear my robe!” She shared the photo of the former first couple’s perfect meeting with Prince George in his bathrobe. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Barack…

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Halle Berry Says Catwoman ‘Wasn’t a Failure For Me’

Halle Berry’s acclaimed 20-year-acting career has been marked by several accolades, most notably the Oscar for Monster’s Ball in 2002. But just a year after that, she played Catwoman, which was a total bomb. (She still won the Razzie for that performance, and brilliantly recreated her Oscar acceptance speech for it, while holding her Oscar.) Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Berry opened up about her career highs and lows as she accepted the 2018 Matrix Award from the New York Women in Communication on Monday in New York. The actress…

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Verb’s Unreleased Dry Shampoos Have a 2000-Person Waiting List

Verb is the latest beauty brand to enter the swelling pool of cult-worthy brands, thanks to the créme de la créme of its product line, the Dry Shampoo. Closed mouths don’t get fed, so when fans started pining for a spray version of the beloved shampoo, Verb responded with not just one variation of the dry shampoo, but two: Dry Shampoo Light and Dry Shampoo Dark, which the brand claims has already amassed a 2000-person waiting list before even hitting shelves. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below In the first 12…

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The Gray Knit Polo Collar Sweater Is Super Versatile

#ELLEloves is a daily place to share the things ELLE editors love. Because sharing is caring. THE EDITOR Digital director Leah Chernikoff THE LOVE Wool sweater with polo collar SHOP SIMILAR I think I saw it in a movie or a Netflix show set in the ‘60s: the perfect polo knit sweater. I liked that it looked softer and less preppy than an actual polo and presented a nice alternative to the crewneck sweaters I always seem to gravitate towards. This was about a year ago. Since then I’ve been…

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Fresh Ways to Style Red Boots This Spring

In ELLE.com’s 60 Second Style, we spend one minute proving that a single item can be majorly versatile with some unexpected how-to-wear tips . You’ve seen us style a white button down shirt and a silk scarf. Next, stylist Nicole Chapoteau shows you fresh ways to wear a pair of red boots. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Tyler Joe Monochromatic dressing is always slimming—don’t worry if the shades don’t match exactly. As long as the items are within the same family they will work together. Coach but Make it Fashion…

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Longwear Makeup for Music Festivals

There are three important lessons I learned at my first Coachella. 1. Beyoncé is truly the greatest entertainer of all time (not that I had any doubts). 2. Forget what looks good on the ‘gram—only wear comfortable shoes! 3. Longwear makeup is your best friend. That last one is what I’m here to enlighten you about because, whether or not you’ll be participating in summer’s string of music festivals, there will be a point in your life when you do not want to worry about touch-ups, reapplying, or smudgy mascara…

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8 Pieces You Need from Mango’s Insanely Chic Eco Collection

There’s never been a better time to be a fashionable environmentalist. With more companies than ever committed to reducing waste and improving labor conditions, plus more brands being transparent about their practices, the only challenge is finding styles that feel very you (read: more chic than crunchy.) Case in point: MANGO’s third Committed Collection. The entire collection has been made with environmentally friendly organic cotton, recycled polyester, and natural materials like Tencel™(a fibre made from bleached wood pulp). Every piece comes with an international certificate “guaranteeing its sustainable origin.” Here,…

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Beyoncé Fixed Her Own Fan While Performing at Coachella This Weekend

The U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly this weekend as whoever was supposed to be operating a fan at Beyoncé’s second Coachella performance got themselves good and fired. Here’s video of the incident, provided by a very lucky human fan: Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Beloveds, I just have one question for you: Does Beyoncé have to do every damn thing herself? Like, this woman is in the middle of a two-hour set in which she redefines musicianship, gives you enough information to get an Associates degree in black cultural anthropology,…

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Funny Tweets About ‘Westworld’ Season 2 Premiere

So, if you were on Twitter tonight, you know one thing is true: Westworld is back. That might be all you know, though, because even avid watchers were confused as hell. But that’s okay! That’s what Westworld is all about, right? Rabid conspiracy theories, warped timelines, and a lot of murder are just par for the course for HBO’s big AI hit, which makes Twitter a pretty entertaining place to be on a Sunday night. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Here, the most hilarious, confused, and silly tweets and memes…

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Thandie Newton Will Be Paid the Same as Her Male Costars in ‘Westworld’ Season 3

Earlier this week, Westworld star Evan Rachel Wood confirmed that she would earn the same as her male costars, Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris, for season three of the HBO hit. Now, the show’s other female star, Thandie Newton, who delivers one of the show’s most impressive performances as Maeve, has confirmed that she will receive the same raise for the third season. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “They’re all happening right now, and yeah, we’re all equal across the board,” Newton told Vanity Fair. “It’s really exciting. It’s unprecedented….

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Beyoncé and Solange Knowles Adorably Fell Onstage at Coachella

This weekend, Beyoncé returned to the stage at Coachella to headline the music festival’s second weekend. In spite of reports that the singer would do a completely different show/set the second time around, the songs she performed were largely the same as last week and most of the special guests were the same, as well. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below The living legend was joined on stage by her husband, Jay Z: Getty Images Her old bandmates from Destiny’s Child: Getty Images Advertisement – Continue Reading Below And her sister,…

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Meghan Markle Wears Royal-Beloved Cape-Dress to the Queen’s Birthday Party

Getty Images Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding is still about a month away (the big day is May 19th), but her schedule is increasingly packed with royal appearances. Getty Images After attending the Invictus Games reception this morning, and a women’s empowerment luncheon Thursday, tonight Markle joined Harry and the rest of the royal family to celebrate the Queen’s 92nd birthday at a concert at Royal Albert Hall (featuring performances by everyone from Sting to Shaggy to Kylie Minogue). This is the second time…

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Meghan Markle Style – Meghan Markle Fashion Photos

1 of 68 April 21, 2018 Wearing a navy Stella McCartney cape dress at the Queen’s Birthday Party concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 68 February 28, 2018 Wearing a Jason Wu dress at the Royal Foundation Forum. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 68 December 1, 2017 At Nottingham Academy with Prince Harry during her first engagement. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 4 of 68 December 1, 2017 In a Mackage coat alongside Prince Harry while visiting Nottingham Contemporary….

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KJ Apa Took the Stage at Coachella, and It Was Lit

Riverdale star KJ Apa made all your Archie Andrews rockstar dreams come true this weekend at Coachella. The actor joined Kyga on stage and played guitar. NBD. Footage of the miraculous event has been spreading on Twitter, where Apa’s fans are still not over the semi-surprise performance. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Festivalgoers couldn’t get over Apa’s performance and his guitar solo in particular. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below One fan even shared a throwback picture of Apa performing as a little kid, just to remind everyone how far he’s…

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A Stalker Broke into Taylor Swift’s NYC Townhouse, Took a Shower, and Slept in a Bed

In the most messed up real-life version of Goldilocks ever, a man broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City townhouse, took a shower in her bathroom, and then slept in a bed there. The man was 22-year-old Roger Alvarado, from Homestead, Fla., Page Six reports. He was apparently arrested after police responded to a call about a burglary at the property at 12:30 a.m. Friday morning. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Swift purchased the three-story SoHo property for $18 million a few months ago, but wasn’t living there at the…

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Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review

Trying to decide whether or not to get the latest phone is the tech equivalent of deciding what one designer handbag you plan to wear every day for the next two years. It’s your most frequently toted accessory and one of the biggest investments. That’s why I never really understood how a decision of such magnitude could be based off limited experience in a controlled environment like a store or based off a review from an editor in an office. So when it came time to test Samsung’s latest releases,…

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Meghan Markle Wears Green Self-Portrait Dress at the Sydney Invictus Game Reception

Meghan Markle, ever the busy royal-to-be, attended her third event of the week with Prince Harry: the Invictus Games Sydney celebration reception hosted by Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, ahead of the actual games in October. In a sure sign it is spring in London (and it is! It’s 71 degrees!), Markle took a break from her mostly neutral royal wardrobe and wore a bright green statement dress by Self-Portrait. She paired it with her Alexander McQueen Grain de Poudre blazer, Roland Mouret bag, and Manolo Blahnik heels. The lighting…

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Plaid Pant Trend of 2018

When it comes to ’90s trends, we’ve beaten the horse dead. To a pulp even. At this point the horse is unrecognizable in its black choker and Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy-inspired slip dress. Yet here I am, telling you to buy another item you loved as a tween, if only to justify my new obsession: plaid pants. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below A two-piece Miaou set worn by Emily Ratajkowski. Splash News Thanks to Instagram-adored brands like Miaou and I.AM.GIA (EmRata, Kaia Gerber, and Bella Hadid are all fans), plaid pants are…

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13 Easy Ways to Use Less Plastic in Your Beauty Routine

When you take a look in your makeup bag, you probably see a lot of one thing: plastic. After the 2016 election—with President Trump’s promises to roll back climate change regulations looming in the distance—I wanted to do my part to make my day-to-day life a little more environmentally friendly. I started looking at blogs and YouTube videos, trying to figure out how to ditch every day plastic items like shampoo bottles and deodorant. Since most plastics don’t biodegrade and manufacturing it can cause pollution, I was curious if there…

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Smallville’s Allison Mack Arrested for Sex Trafficking in ‘Guru to Stars’ Case

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a television actress best known for playing a young Superman’s close friend has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru. Allison Mack was accused in an indictment unsealed Friday in federal court in Brooklyn. She was scheduled to appear in court later Friday. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Mack, 35, starred in The CW network’s “Smallville,” ending in 2015, a reimagining of the early life of Superman, but…

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How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe

Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup where we lay out exactly what you’ll need for the perfect outfit, shopping list, Saturday night, or whatever it may be. The allure of a capsule wardrobe is understandable, especially when you hear the way Larkin Brown, user researcher and in-house stylist at Pinterest, defines it. “The epitome of the curated capsule wardrobe is one that sits on a beautiful freestanding clothing rack—no cluttered closet with items that get stale or forgotten,” she says. If an elegant standing rack seems like a pipe…

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The Best CBD Oil Beauty Products on the Market

4/20 may be an official stoner holiday, but that doesn’t mean their preferred beauty products should be relegated to just one day of the year. In fact, thanks possibly to the good people of Colorado or (like many other things) her Royal Highness Rihanna, products infused with CBD oil are rapidly becoming the product du jour. Derived from the hemp plant, a cousin to marijuana, CBD boasts a number of skin benefits because of it’s rich in fatty acids and natural emollients that can help hydrate and smooth the skin….

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13 Biggest Royal Wedding Scandals in History

1 Queen Elizabeth Skips Charles and Camilla’s Wedding Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorced in 1996, a year before Diana’s untimely death. Camilla and Charles reignited their romance behind the scenes until they announced their engagement in February 2005, then got married a few months later in April. Charles’ mother, Queen Elizabeth II and his father, Prince Philip skipped out on Charles’ wedding and instead, joined their son and new daughter-in-law at a blessing ceremony afterwards. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 Camilla, Duchess of…

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Tweezerman ProMaster Lash Curler Rose Gold Review

THE EDITOR Senior beauty editor Kristina Rodulfo THE LOVE Tweezerman ProMaster Lash Curler, $22 SHOP NOW I kind of have a hate/hate relationship with my lashes. They’re extremely straight and angled downward, which makes mascara all the more messy and frustrating to test out (and it’s part of my job!). While I’ve since learned the joy of lash lifts, in which lashes get chemically permed to curl, before that I tested out every possible lash curler on the market. Not even the top-rated ones could keep my lashes upward—a single…

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Women’s Tall Rain Boots Cancelled in Hunter for Target Collection

When Target announced their collaboration with Hunter Boots back in March, the Internet went crazy over the $40 version of the British brand’s iconic Wellies, that typically retail for $150. Turns out it was too good to be true. When the Hunter for Target collection went on sale on April 14, people were disappointed to find to out that the women’s tall rain boots were delayed due to production issues. However, Target announced today that they were scrapping the entire line of women’s tall rain boots from the collection. Advertisement…

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Rihanna Announces Savage x Fenty Lingerie Line

The rumor Rihanna was expanding her business into lingerie was true after all. The singer confirmed on her Instagram and Twitter that Savage x Fenty, her intimates line, is happening. “we bout to light this up sis!!🔥” she wrote. “Introducing @SAVAGEXFENTY lingerie coming soon. Sign up now at SAVAGEX.com !!” Advertisement – Continue Reading Below On the Savage x Fenty Instagram, the first image of her in the product was teased in their Instagram. There’s some nice detailing happening: Instagram Rihanna teased the brand’s site, which just prompts you to…

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12 SPF Moisturizers That are Derm-Approved

Sunscreen is a must in any beauty routine but between toner, serum, moisturizer, and whatever else you slather on, finding a daily sunscreen that slips into your beauty routine and plays nice with every other product is no easy task. But the latest and greatest sheer-formula sunscreens can be layered right alongside other skin care and makeup. We asked six dermatologists to nominate the most seamless sunblocks for undetectable protection. Melanie Palm, MD, director of Art of Skin MD first suggests picking a broad-spectrum sunscreen, meaning one that protects from…

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5 Pairs of Plaid Pants to Try Now

1 of 6 Courtesy Miaou Morgan Pant, $395; fwrd.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 6 Courtesy Boohoo Florence Woven Skinny Check Trouser, $27; boohoo.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 6 Courtesy Sonia Rykiel Studded Checked Woven Flared Pants, $840; net-a-porter.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 4 of 6 Courtesy Topshop Check Flared Pants, $48; topshop.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 of 6 Courtesy Mango Check Pattern Leggings, $50; mango.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement…

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