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Creepy clowns, Rattata and Trump: Halloween 2016 costume inspiration

Clown Nothing about this Halloween is going to plan. First, one of the most popular costumes is basically an ageing My Chemical Romance fan (Suicide Squad’s Harley Quinn) and an online troll (the guy from V for Vendetta slash Jack White in Get Behind Me Satan-era White Stripes). Second, the innocent tradition of dressing up like a clown has taken a turn for the John …

Over-the-knee boots set to be the shoe of the decade

Every era gets a shoe. The 60s had the Birkenstock, the 70s had the platform boot, the 80s had the stiletto and the 90s had the Doc Marten. Now we have the over-the-knee boot. Although Cavalli and Chanel have featured them in their collections since the early noughties, over-the-knee boots have only recently been popularised by the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Kendall Jenner. Not …

Neon: the trend lighting up maximalism's takeover

When it was announced earlier this year that Alessandro Michele would be taking over Westminster Abbey for Gucci Cruise Collection, it was teed up by covering the building in neon lights as part of the Lumiere festival last January. Bathing these holy cloisters in shades of eye-popping light felt a bit like a Dolly Parton Christmas Special – but also very 2016. Later in the …

Who Won the VMAs Red Carpet?

8/28/16 There are no rules when it comes to MTV’s notoriously outrageous VMAs red carpet, save for the unwritten expectation that you come dressed to drop jaws. Each of these A-listers did just that, but by no means in the same way. Kim Kardashian drew all eyes in a sheer black minidress, with a bared shoulder and equally sexy lace-up heels. Queen Bey made her …

Beyoncé Descended On the VMAs Red Carpet the Only Way She Knows How – Like an Angel

We’ve come to expect over-the-top looks at the VMAs and this year, Beyoncé pretty much stole the show. The singer descended on the white carpet in an embellished sheer gown with a fur collar that resembled the wings of an angel. Though all eyes were on her naked dress, we also couldn’t help but zoom in on Blue Ivy, who wore a metallic tulle gown …

Squads are for losers, but #twinning is winning

Now that we have had time to fully absorb and analyse the repercussions, it is clear that the most culturally significant reverb of Kim’s takedown of Taylor in July was the death of Swift’s squad, and the resulting devaluation of the very concept of the squad. For all their photogenic solidarity, Taylor Swift’s girl gang turned out to be wholly incompetent in defence of their …

Beyoncé Just Dropped a Fresh Batch of ‘Lemonade’ Merch

Following up on her first round of merch, Beyoncé is back with a fresh batch of Lemonade-inspired apparel and accessories. Focusing on the tracks “Hold Up” and “Sorry,” the new merchandise incorporates actual lemon/lemonade imagery as well as a unique take on the dancer emoji which now wears a yellow dress and holds a baseball bat – just like Beyoncé in the album’s visuals. There’s also two iPhone cases that feature matching graphics. Additionally, a hoodie is printed …