Nicole Kidman Shines Brightly In Collier Schorr Images For Vanity Fair US May 2019

Nicole Kidman Shines Brightly In Collier Schorr Images For Vanity Fair US May 2019

Actor Nicole Kidman covers the May 2019 issue of Vanity Fair US. Samira Nasr styles Nicole — who is barely recognizable with the pixie hairdo — in images by Collier Schorr. / Hair by Recine; makeup by Mark Carrasquillo

The ‘Big Little Lies’ star reflects on her career, her marriage, her faith, and the sisterhood of her hit TV show, telling all to Krista Smith in ‘Nicole Kidman Burns Brighter Than Ever’.

Ugbad Abdi Stars In 'A New Face, A New Story, A New Era' By Zoe Ghertner For i-D Magazine Summer 2019

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Ugbad Abdi Stars In 'A New Face, A New Story, A New Era' By Zoe Ghertner For i-D Magazine Summer 2019

Rising model Ugbad Abdi is styled by Julia Sarr-Jamois in ‘A New Face, A New Story, A New Era’. Zoë Ghertner is in the studio, captuing casual, minimal sophistication with modern head gear as ‘A New Face, A New Story, A New Era’ for i-D Magazine #356 Summer 2019./ Makeup by Fara Homidi; set design by Spencer Vrooman

Rising Somali model Ugbad Abdi is considered to be Fall 2019’s breakout star. She credits fellow-Muslim refugee model, Minneapolis-based Halima Aden as her inspo. “Before Halima, I just assumed there was no place for the hijab in the fashion industry,” Ugbad told i-D. “I have now realised that Muslim women can be anything we want to be.”

Ruth Bell Is Lensed By Marilyn Minter In 'Hear the Bell' For Out Magazine May 2019

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Ruth Bell Is Lensed By Marilyn Minter In 'Hear the Bell' For Out Magazine May 2019

Model Ruth Bell is styeld by Yashua Simmons in ‘Hear the Bell’, lensed by Marilyn Minter for Out Magazine May 2019./ Hair by Braydon Nelson; makeup by James Kaliardos

Phillip Picardi interviews Ruth Bell, writing the Trumpian headline ‘How Self-Proclaimed Butch Lesbian Became A Fashion Supermodel. It may be time to introduce the Washington Post fact-checker for fashion exaggeration.

Make no mistake, we love Ruth Bell and wouldn’t be featuring these cool Marilyn Minter images if we didn’t. But seriously! Have you noticed that no one is a fashion model anymore? We have only one status, and everyone is a supermodel. It’s the most abused word among fashion writers.

EYE: Elizabeth Cabral Interviews Tasha Tilberg In 'Green Is A Primary Color' For 'Purpose and Perspective' 02

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EYE: Elizabeth Cabral Interviews Tasha Tilberg In 'Green Is A Primary Color' For 'Purpose and Perspective'

Model icon Tasha Tilberg has long been one of Gaia’s daughters, seeking solace and refuge in mother nature and her innumerable, bountiful riches. Writing for a publication gem Purpose and Perspective, Elizabeth Cabral, the magazine’s founder, hoes a fertile interview garden with the model, not rushing nor pushing Tilberg into the Insta-girl she’s not. After all, Tilberg has been a humble landowner for years, AND Cabral “set out on a journey to find a new perspective and purpose to her work. What was initially supposed to be a passion project on the side, organically and beautifully became a fully engaging, inspiring and all consuming outlet. The name says it all, Purpose and Perspective. Elizabeth wanted to have critical conversations with passionate people about purposeful things. “ about 02

SI Swimsuit Issue Editor M.J. Day Leads A Convo About Female Sexuality In #TimesUp Era

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SI Swimsuit Issue Editor M.J. Day Leads A Convo About Female Sexuality In #TimesUp Era

Victoria’s Secret Angel and top model Barbara Palvin showcases mind and body, lensed by James Macari in Costa Rica in the 2019 Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Issue. Barbara poses in I.AM.GIA, Dolores Cortes, Beach Bunny Swim and more as the issue makes its new May 2019 debut. / Makeup artist Christine Cherbonnier

Writing for WWD, Kali Hays asks swimsuit issue editor M.J.Day the fundamental question: Is the Sports Ilustrated Swimsuit Issue Still Relevant? (Note that Conde Nast, WWD’s parent, is asking the same question.) The fact that Victoria’s Secret revenues and profits have plunged in recent years give the question sustenance . Victoria’s Secret fashion show viewership has also plunged, as an ultimate symbol of global ‘camp’ and perhaps even American decadence and decline on a planet fighting for its very existence.

Anok Yai Covers Vogue Italia May 2019, Lensed By Steven Klein As 'Best In Show'

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Anok Yai Covers Vogue Italia May 2019, Lensed By Steven Klein As 'Best In Show'

Model Anok Yai didn’t even like the picture posted on Instagram, taken by a professional photographer who captured Yai, at Howard University’s homecoming week in October 2017. Eighteen months later Yai not only covers the May 2019 issue of Vogue Italia, but she is lensed by one of fashion’s most provocative, talented, transgressive photographers Steven Klein. Amazing!

Patti Wilson styles Anok Yai for ‘Best In Show’, a classic Steven Klein editorial. Great fashion photography not only understands the clothes and makes them look beautiful and of-the-moment,” says Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, “but it also brings a twist that catches the eye and captures the imagination. In the case of Steven Klein, you give him a dress, and he will give you a girl in a dress with a robot in a garden. It’s clever, conceptual, and ultimately lyrical.” .

When Biodegradable Plastic Is Not Biodegradable -- Only To A Degree

When Biodegradable Plastic Is Not Biodegradable -- Only To A Degree

The idea of a “biodegradable” plastic suggests a material that would degrade to little or nothing over a period of time, posing less of a hazard to wildlife and the environment. This is the sort of claim often made by plastic manufacturers, yet recent research has revealed supposedly biodegradable plastic bags still intact after three years spent either at sea or buried underground. So un-degraded were these bags that they were still able to hold more than two kilos of shopping.

The study’s authors, Imogen Napper and Richard Thompson at the University of Plymouth, tested compostable, biodegradable, oxo-biodegradable, and conventional polythene plastic bags in three different natural environments: buried in the ground, outdoors exposed to air and sunlight, and submerged in the sea. Not one of the bags broke down completely in all of the environments tested. In particular, the biodegradable bag survived in soil and sea almost unscathed.

Eye: Mango's 'New Voices' Channel California Lifestyle As Students Join #FridaysforFuture Climate Strikes

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Eye: Mango's 'New Voices' Channel California Lifestyle As Students Join #FridaysforFuture Climate Strikes

Models, artists, activists — ‘New Voices’ Mango calls them — Adwoa Aboah, Jolie Allen, Luna Bijl and Sasha Pivovarova join actor Patrick Schwarzenegger in Mango’s Spring/Summer 2019 campaign. Camille Bidault Waddington styles the carefree quartet in images by Alasdair McLellan.

NIKE SS2019 Women's Campaign By Hart Leshkina Promotes NIKE FE/NOM Sports Bra

NIKE SS2019 Women's Campaign By Hart Leshkina Promotes NIKE FE/NOM Sports Bra

"I think right now there is just incredible momentum in women's sports and we are excited to support and inspire this next generation of female athletes heading into this World Cup," Amy Montagne, Nike's vice president of global categories said about NIKE’s decision to focus heavily on women in sports during the entire year of 2019.

NIKE’S decision to promote and invest in women comes after high-level resignations/firings in 2018, including that of NIKE brand president Trevor Edwards and NIKE vice president Jayme Martin.

March 2018 reports in The Wall Street Journal said both executives “protected male subordinates who engaged in behavior that was demeaning to female colleagues,” and bullied “women and individuals from foreign countries.”

A through investigation into NIKE’s frat-boy corporate culture came after a series of anonymous but damning public Glassdoor reviews.

The Omo Valley's Surma + Mursi Tribes, Vintage 2008, In Hans Silvester's Own Words

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The Omo Valley's Surma + Mursi Tribes, Vintage 2008, In Hans Silvester's Own Words

As a design person, no book has influenced me more in life than Hans Silvester’s 2008 book ‘Natural Fashion, Tribal Decoration from Africa.’ His images of members of the Surma and Mursi tribes, the product of 12 trips into the isolated Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia, have become legendary.

Many of the people commenting on on the Silvester images don’t own the book and have not seen them in art galleries. I fear that much of their original meaning and importance is being lost in the muck, so to speak. For this reason, I want to attach Hans Silvester’s own words to the images, and this is my first effort. ~ Anne