Cara Delevingne Archive

How brows became the beauty obsession of the decade

Jared Bailey is the “global brow expert” for Benefit Cosmetics. He travels to about 40 countries every year, talking brows with women. According to Bailey, they like them dramatic in the Middle East, straighter in Korea and with a “soft, fluid look” in his native America. Even his email signature is brow-themed. “Don’t Let Anyone With Bad Brows Tell You Sh*t About Your Life,” it …

Fashion world balance of power shifts to social media superstars in Milan

The most powerful women of the catwalk circuit are no longer to be found on the front row or in the industry boardrooms – but on the catwalks themselves. A tiny elite of models who have become social media superstars wield influence and commercial clout the like of which the supermodels of the 1990s could only have dreamed of. Milan fashion week has long been …

If Lena Dunham and Cara Delevingne are feminist superheroes, we all are | Phoebe-Jane Boyd

Striking blows for gender equality used to be an intimidating undertaking: you’d really have to pull out something major. Hunger strikes, dying after being felled by a horse at the Derby, skinned alive with oyster shells – it’s understandable why most would decide: “You know what, I won’t.” Other options not involving death were going undercover as a Playboy Bunny, taking part in violent protests, …

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 …