Kate Middleton Improved Her Style After Meghan Markle, Says Expert

Nothing wrong with a little healthy competition! According to royal fashion expert and author Elizabeth Holmes, Kate Middleton definitely stepped up her style game when Meghan Markle came around.

“I think Kate kicked up her fashion game in the fall of 2018, certainly after the royal wedding of Harry and Megan,” Holmes tells Us while appearing on Us Weekly’s series “Royally Us” to promote her new book HRH So Many Thoughts on Royal Style. “Kate had just had Louie and she went away on maternity leave for a couple months and came back and suddenly had a little bit more fashion in her wardrobe.”

Duchess Kate Felt Fashion Pressure When Meghan Markle Came Along
Duchess Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle. Tim Rooke/Shutterstock

Though Holmes says that this change could have been due to a variety of things, it was certainly interesting timing. “It’s impossible to say what inspired that,” she explains. “It could be just sort of bouncing

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Legacies Reveals the Source of Hope’s Sleeping Beauty Curse

In the Season 3 premiere of Legacies, both Hope and Landon are still unconscious for very different, but connected, reasons.

WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for Legacies Season 3, Episode 1, “We’re Not Worthy,” which aired Thursday on The CW.

When Season 2 of Legacies was forced to end prematurely by the COVID-19 pandemic, both Hope and Landon were left unconscious. Hope had failed to wake up after going into Josie’s mind to help her retake control from the evil, black magic-infused version of herself. Meanwhile, immortal phoenix Landon was stabbed by a Necromancer-controlled Rafael with a golden arrow. In the Season 3 premiere, “We’re Not Worthy,” Alaric is still trying to wake the pair up, but it will come as no surprise that things are never that simple on Legacies.

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Jason Wu Fall 2021 Collection: Inside Mr. Wu’s General Store

I love a fun fashion show concept just as much as the next guy, but a food-themed exhibition holds an extra special place in my heart. On Sunday, February 14, Jason Wu kicked off New York Fashion Week as one of two designers to hold a socially-distanced in-person show. He transformed an empty storefront at 666 Broadway into the most charming bodega in lower Manhattan—complete with lush florals, fresh vegetables, carbs galore, and so, so many bottles of wine.

The designer and I are wildly alike in our love of food. If you’re a loyal Wu fan, then you’re likely aware of his Instagram page titled MrWuEats, which he launched right at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in January 2020. There, he documents his culinary creations, which range from pepperoni pizza to seafood paella. Wu’s fall 2021 fashion show is a fusion of his passions: food and

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Zac Efron’s ‘Down to Earth’ Style is Both Sustainable and Affordable

Photo credit: RVCA; Netflix
Photo credit: RVCA; Netflix

From Men’s Health

Zac Efron’s new show Down to Earth recently dropped on Netflix, and let’s be honest—the actor’s new “dad bod” look is gaining a lot of social traction. While the show does focus on healthy, sustainable living, it seems like fans also caught on to Efron’s love for a brand that has similar, if not the same home roots.

We get it—the actor is a California boy at heart. And RVCA (pronounced REW-KA), the brand he is seen sporting throughout the eight-episode series, made its home in the same state. The brand takes inspiration from different subcultures (such as surfing, skateboarding and jiu-jitsu, to name a few), making it the perfect garb for Efron as he travels the world to learn about subcultures trying to make the world better. According to the brand’s website, they’re all about redefining actually art

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How politicians became fashion influencers

Politicians can’t profit from their personal style, in the way that traditional fashion influencers can, however they can use what they wear, as in the case of Ocasio-Cortez, to highlight creative talents and businesses from their constituency, or, in the case of Harris, to communicate values which align with the people she wants her political message to appeal to. 

The right tools can even make the public warm to a candidate – the symbol of the 2016 Trump campaign, of course, was his simple red baseball cap, a sartorial emblem that all regular Americans can identify with. 

Wearing anonymous business attire is one way of staying out of the conversation. But then what if you miss an opportunity to point-score, or enhance your image, or gain new supporters, without even needing to say a word? 

How long before it becomes commonplace to want to ‘get the look’, literally? Will we

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Brandon Maxwell Spring-Summer 2021 Review

Brandon Maxwell is a fashion outsider. Kind of. Beyond an A-list clientele that boasts every style star from Michelle Obama to Sarah Paulson, the self-proclaimed homebody grew up working in his grandmother’s clothing shop and dutifully watching his mother put on lipstick while he “sat in awe as a young gay kid from Texas who loved pageants.” He’s likable to a tee, which makes him a delight as a judge on Project Runway and beloved by aspiring students on his growing YouTube channel. His clothes speak volumes, literally—queue up Lady Gaga’s Matryoshka doll moment at the 2019 Met Gala—but also, often, in whispers.

The quiet power of his brand is bold, never gimmicky. Yes, his clothes are glamorous, but they lack the arrogance typically associated with the industry, even if his gowns explode in fuchsia satin and Bella Hadid closes the show. With a penchant for shape, form,

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