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The Mindy Project’s Fashion Legacy Will Be

What Mindy Kaling and Sal Perez Hope The Mindy Project’s Fashion Legacy Will Be Mindy Lahiri has never had a shortage of leading men in her life on The Mindy Project, but in reality, Mindy Kaling, the multi-hyphenate behind the series and its titular character, reveals there’s only one man she’s ever truly chased after—and that’s costume designer Salvador Perez. When Kaling says “I’ve never pursued a man more than Sal in my life,” you know she’s not messing around: He may work primarily behind the scenes (seams?), but Perez’s penchant for the bold is recognizable in the costumes for Pitch Perfect, Veronica Mars, Party Do...
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Irish milliner Philip Treacy

Holly Willoughby shines at Ascot in eye-catching black headpiece by Irish milliner Philip Treacy As racing season is in full swing, Irish milliner Philip Treacy is busier than ever. After the drunken antics of Ladies Day at Royal Ascot on Thursday, British tv presenter injected some needed understated glamour to the event, showcasing her new toned figure. The This Morning host (36) opted for a black and white midi dress with pleat detail and a peter pan collar from Topshop, finishing off the striking look with a dramatic headpiece by Treacy, who originally hails from Galway. His designs have always been a favourite among the Brit...
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Barbie’s boyfriend gets a new look

Barbie’s boyfriend gets a new look – and a new body – for 2017 With his perma-tan, perfect teeth and sculpted body, Ken dolls always seemed a world away from real men. But now, in his biggest aesthetic update since 1961, he finally looks like one of us – sort of – as a new Ken is launched with three body shapes and eight new skin tones. Meet 2017’s Ken, in his most diverse incarnation yet. Issues around body inclusivity are something Ken might have discussed on date nights with his on/off girlfriend Barbie, who knows this terrain only too well. In 2015, when a new range of Barbies launched, revising the shape and ethnicity ...
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how to soothe and cover up your red skin

Halfway into June and it would finally seem that summer is on its way – though it is set to rain later this week, of course. With ‘summer’ comes ill-advised necklines and neglected chests and backs. So what to do once the sun damage is done? “The best advice is to use a high factor sun product and avoid burning in the first place, but should you get caught out you must protect the skin from any further sun until all redness has gone,” says Boots sun-care expert Clare O’Connor. And what can you do in the mean time? “While your skin is red, use after sun that is designed for over-exposed skin,” O’Connor advises. “Look for...
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Revisiting Christian Dior’s Lush Countryside Estate

In 1950, Christian Dior purchased a 124-acre estate in Provence to escape his busy life in Paris. The property became Le Château de la Colle Noire, where Dior spent afternoons cultivating gardens with May roses and jasmine — florals that he often bottled for Dior’s fragrances. The designer used his sanctuary to entertain friends, models, and artists like Bernard Buffet, Marc Chagall, and Marie-Laure de Noailles. The photography book Christian Dior in the South of France: The Château de la Colle Noire, published by Rizzoli, features archival photographs, manuscripts, letters, and rare testimonials that convey Dior’s deep conn...
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