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JUNGLE FEVER

There's nothing like buying a swimsuit that gets you ready for summer. And especially this year, when there are plenty of new options, you have to let yourself go and try out something new. A high-waisted bottom, a rash guard and a cut-out, - highlight of Miami Swim Week, Mara Hoffman assambled all the...

Kate Moss turns 41

Kate Moss goes topless and unretouched for a fashion span in Vogue Italia January. Captured by famed photographer Peter Lindbergh, the 90s icon, who turns 41 today, wears minimal make-up and her hair just a little tousled.

New lingerie campaign celebrates “real” women with armpit hair, scars and tattoos

With every new collection Swedish retailer & Other Stories makes a statement, one louder than the other. After all-trans Autumn 2015 campaign, next season’s “For Women, by Women” campaign portrays natural beauty of the models with armpit hair, scars and tattoos, as well as ditches photoshop...

Fishing Expedition

Both born in California, but splitting their time between Paris and New York, Kenzo creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon decided to dedicate their entire SS14 collection to the ocean.

Plus-size yoga teacher breaking stereotypes

Jessamyn Stanley from North Carolina is breaking the internet by challenging the conventional notions of what a trained yoga body looks like. “Fat Femme” (that’s how she calls herself on Tumblr page) looks fabulously flexible and fit and is a living proof that no matter what size you are, the most important thing is that you feel good and comfortable in your body.

A look inside Pharell’s new LA house

Pharrell Williams’ 7-million-plus house is a truly deserved home for a musical genius. A brief technical description goes something like this: a six bedroom house with a two-story guest house, an infinity pool and magical views of the city of Los Angeles. However, in this instance, a picture is worth more than thousands words. So check out the slideshow and be amazed!

Prison break

Orange is the new black, indeed. ESSENCE chose a whole Netflix hit series cast to grace the cover of its annual Body issue. Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Vicky Jeudy, Adrienne C. Moore and Samira Wiley shine in orange evening gowns, as they celebrate being “sexy at every size”.