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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cool Father’s Day Gifts-What to Buy a Cool Dad for Father’s Day

1 of 10 Courtesy For the Audiophile Nobody is cooler than David Bowie, but Dad will be one step closer if he hangs this print on his wall. Sonic Editions Framed David Bowie Print, $500; mrporter.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 10 Courtesy For the Kid at Heart A double dose of nostalgia, this camera combines his love of tiny building blocks and pictures you can actually hold. Polaroid 600 Camera, 780; polaroidoriginals.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 10 Courtesy For the…

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Meghan Markle’s Little Black Dress

I will never stop hyping little black dresses. But even better than itty bitty black dresses are powerful black dresses, ones that you can wear to work, then out, and then to a London Women’s Empowerment reception when you are a princess-to-be. Getty Images Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Meghan Markle’s power dress is the Black Halo Jackie O Dress, which designer Lauren Berman created in 2006 after her go-to high-waisted pencil skirt and silk cami look always came untucked when she sat down. The dress, which retails for $375,…

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ELLE Editorial: White Noise

Photographed By Samuel Bradley and Styled By Charlotte Roberts. Apr 19, 2018 Slipping into (and out of) richly textured tops and seriously sexy dresses, Dutch beauty Lara Stone demos how a wardrobe nearly absent of color is anything but quiet. Wool coat, Max Mara, $3,590, at Max Mara, NYC. Gold, onyx, tsavorite, and diamond ring, Cartier, $13,600. Samuel Bradley Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Tweed hat, $1,300, glass, resin, and strass brooch, $900, both, Chanel, at select Chanel boutiques nationwide. Silk trousers, Ralph Lauren Collection, $1,150. Gold and diamond bangle,…

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Cheap Father’s Day Gifts Under $30

1 of 15 Courtesy A classic shirt that he might own already, but he wears the same thing all the time anyway. At least you know he’ll love it. J.Crew Slim Secret Wash Shirt, $27; jcrew.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 15 Courtesy Less: A Novel is 2018’s fiction winner of the Pulitzer Prize. If he hasn’t read it already, the time is now. Less: A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer, $20; amazon.com SHOP NOW Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 15 Courtesy Everyone deserves…

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The Wandler Hortensia Bag is Pretty Much Perfect

THE EDITOR Style director Nikki Ogunnaike THE LOVE Wandler Hortensia trapeze bag, $752 SHOP NOW Believe it or not, I find shopping for handbags to be a stressful proposition. I’m definitely not in a “money’s no object” state of mind and almost know about too many brands, so I often worry that I’ll make the wrong decision and then be stuck with it for life. I’ve found that trusting my gut and the OOOO HAVE TO HAVE feeling that comes when you find “the one” will never lead me down…

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The Supreme Lacoste Collab Is Even Better This Time Around

Supreme blessed fans everywhere with a Lacoste collaboration in March of last year, which featured a colorful array of sweaters, polos, sweats, and hats. Now, the two are teaming up for a second time and delivering another round of streetwear goodness. Lacoste x Supreme spring 2018 crewneck sweatshirts. Courtesy of Lacoste Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Rumors of a second collaboration began swirling earlier this week, but now we have confirmation that a collection is dropping very soon (aka tomorrow). The 74 piece Lacoste x Supreme collection is truly streetwear…

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Young Harlem Figure Skaters Debut Beyoncé’s Spring Ivy Park Collection

Beyoncé is continuing her week of being our president. After pledging $100,000 in scholarship money for historically black colleges and universities on Monday, the Coachella/Beychella headliner is spotlighting a New York City non-profit with a new campaign for her brand Ivy Park. Students from Figure Skating in Harlem wear the Ivy Park spring 2018 collection. IVY PARK Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Figure Skating in Harlem (FSH) is a nonprofit extra-curricular program for young women of color that focuses on academic achievement and athletic discipline through skating. Rather than enlist…

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The Secret To Wearing Spring’s Boldest Evening Looks

New York City is the city that never sleeps and the city that loves fashion – combine those two and you get the runway’s best brights styled in a way that’s ready to take the town after dark. We stopped by some of our favorite spots, including Saks Fifth Avenue’s iconic flagship, with actress and hospitality heiress Alessandra Balazs. “We saw a lot of bold, rich colors and wild fabrics during fashion week, and I loved how they were styled on the runway,” says Balazs. “There was an element of…

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Memphis Teen Skyler Branch Wears Prom Dress Featuring Famous Black Women

Prom can be one of the most memorable moments of someone’s high school years—especially if your prom dress goes viral. Skyler Branch decided to take the big night one step further than most classmates and honor the women who have inspired her on a custom prom dress. Skyler, who will be graduating this May from White Station High School in Memphis, Tennessee, used her dress to pay homage to a number of famous black women, including Michelle Obama, Aaliyah, Maya Angelou, and Halle Berry. She also decided to include members…

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Hunter Raincoat Review – Hunter’s Vinyl Smock

THE EDITOR Photo editor Mariel TylerTHE LOVE Hunter Vinyl Smock, $156 on sale SHOP NOW April showers bring the perfect opportunity to wear my Hunter raincoat. A bit more practical than the totally translucent looks from the runways at Chanel and Maison Margiela, the Hunter Vinyl Smock caters to all your rain-day needs. Plus, whenever I wear it I get compliments. But it has that effect on people; it’s attention-grabbing for being both functional and stylish. I love the slightly translucent color too (of which there are nine to choose…

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The Insiders’ Guide To Vacation Packing

You’ve picked your destination, booked your ticket and the vacation vibes await. But the art of packing? That’s one hurdle we’re still struggling to master. It’s a familiar scene: chaotically cramming every dress, top and hat you own into one suitcase only to arrive with an array of mismatched pieces. And yep, your expensive bottle of shampoo has leaked everywhere. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Well folks, these professional jet-setters are here to help. They know a thing or two about traveling in style, so take note of their savvy…

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Slick Woods on Life, Death, and Kanye West’s Greatness

Slick Woods is the new face of Mercedes-Benz, which is kind of perfect when you discover that five years ago, she was an underage chauffer getting paid to drive one. “I was sixteen and didn’t have a license,” says the model. “Actually, I didn’t have much of anything—I was homeless. I met this Russian mafia guy on Sunset Boulevard, and this man was drunk. He begged me to drive him home in his giant Mercedes-Benz red truck. Anyone else would have been creeped out,” Woods shrugs, “But I’m intuitive about…

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I.AM.GIA’s Overalls Are What Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin Wear on Instagram

THE EDITOR Beauty producer Chloe Hall THE LOVE I.AM.GIA Cobain Overalls, $140 SHOP NOW I have been on a jumpsuit kick all year. One article of clothing and I’m dressed and ready to scoot out the door—what’s not to love? I’ve moved now from the jumpsuit to its strappier, child-friendly cousin: the overalls. I can’t get enough of them. Just like that episode of Friends where Phoebe is in charge of one thing (ice!) and goes crazy with the assignment, bringing dry ice, shaved ice, ICEEs, an ice luge, and…

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H&M Has Announced a Collaboration with Moschino

H&M’s next designer collaboration is set. Jeremy Scott announced that he’d be working with the brand during an appearance at the Moschino party at Coachella. H&M was quick to confirm the news in an Instagram post. The clothing brand revealed that the collection will launch on November 8, 2018. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “We told you to stand by—and now we can finally tell you. We’re collaborating with fashion’s most fun and charismatic brand, @MOSCHINO,” H&M wrote in the post’s caption. This is far from H&M’s first designer collaboration….

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How to Wear Spring Clothes When It’s Still Cold Outside

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 weather right now is weird. Which is frustrating when all you want to do is burst out of winter in your brightest, cheeriest spring loot. With the right layers and a few hero pieces on hand, though, everything is fair game. 1 Shirt Layering is the forever buzzword of transitional dressing. Thin sweaters let you extend summery stuff into fall, but…

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Foundrae Enamel Jewelry Review

THE EDITOR Digital director Leah Chernikoff THE LOVE Foundrae Necklace, $1,750 BROWSE I first discovered Foundrae’s unique enamel jewelry via ELLE’s former accessories director Maria Duenas Jacobs. She was wearing one of the brand’s cigar band rings, and I loved the boldness of the primary red enamel, the unique shape, and the symbolism—her ring blared “FUERZA.” Advertisement – Continue Reading Below That was at least two years ago. What followed was a long courtship of me thinking wistfully of Foundrae jewelry but also not wanting to spend the hefty price…

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The Best Prints for Spring and Summer 2018

“Florals for spring. Groundbreaking,” Miranda Priesty quipped in The Devil Wears Prada. I’m not here to knock a floral—my 15+ sundress collection makes that very clear—but every once in a while it’s time to trade in flirty gardenias for a different kind of print. Spring is the best time to experiment with color, and with the latest in stripes, foliage, and more, you’ll find that it’s easy to change it up. View Gallery 35 Photos 1 of 35 Colorful Plaid Last year’s gingham mania is being traded in for Clueless…

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