Back in February this year, Moschino staged a runway show worthy of a Zoolander finale: an entire collection inspired by and made from trash.
In August, Perú's Minister of Women's Affairs announced that a record 96 women had died because of femicide. In a country already struggling with domestic violence, the report was simply devastating. On Sunday, contestants at the Miss Perú 2018 beauty pageant decided to use to their platform to amplify that data and bring attention to domestic violence in Peru. In lieu of citing their personal measurements, the contestants instead recited facts about women's rights in their home country. SEE ALSO: When jokes tell stories journalists can't You can watch the full moment here (starts at 3:46 minutes). "My measurements are: 2,202 cases of femicide reported in the last nine years in my country," Miss Perú Lima said when asked to give her measurements. Other women immediately followed suit. "My name is Karen Cueto. My measurements are 82 femicides and 156 this year so far," one contestant said. Miss Callao announced her measurements: "3,114 women victims of trafficking up until 2014." Miss Lonzano added hers in as well: "the 65 percent of university women who are assaulted by their partners." The women didn't act entirely independently. The competition's organizers posted clippings of murdered and assaulted women and made sure they were on full display as contestants walked down the catwalk. In 2016, an estimated 6,000 women were victims of domestic and sexual violence in Peru. In August of this year, more than 50,000 Peruvians marched with Ni Una Menos to protest the epidemic of violence in their country. These contestants found their own way to march with them, they just did it on a catwalk. WATCH: Become an underwater handyman with these awesome power tools
Between "braided" eyebrows and squiggle lips, you would think we have witnessed enough extreme trends to last a lifetime. But no—there's always room for more absurdity in the world of beauty. Illusion artist Dain Yoon proved that on Sunday when she uploaded an image of her nails—each finger adorned with a little face and, yep, hair. SEE ALSO: 'Braided' eyebrows are the latest absurd beauty trend that truly anyone can try "Many people told me I should delete those [sic] my photos before becoming a new trend," she wrote on Twitter. Many people told me i should delete those my photos before becoming a new trend pic.twitter.com/NZ7FD1dFDM — Dain Yoon (@designdain) September 10, 2017 While they may not have caught on quite yet, they definitely have people talking. Overall, the majority of people have expressed concern over the potential trend, but have acknowledged that regardless of how creepy they are, it's pretty damn creative—not to mention it requires major skills to pull that off. Better without the hair tho! pic.twitter.com/DvDjX877aM — Bad Boy Brazil (@Bad_Boy_Brazil) September 10, 2017 i can't even paint my own nails without getting it on my skin pic.twitter.com/q4YV7hw6FI — billy鹿 (@oraltwjnk) September 10, 2017 Hell nooo...nasty as hell...but cant ignore creativity.... — Marquita Powell (@QueenPowell83) September 10, 2017 Live footage of me right now: pic.twitter.com/gkM4JBfiyU — Vanessa Yanez (@vanessa_yanez_) September 10, 2017 as an artistic design this is really unique but as a trend.. pls no — Madison I. (@wittyusername18) September 10, 2017 Where else can we go from here? Who honestly knows at this point. WATCH: Get club vibes in your tiny apartment with these magnetic speakers
Who needs lengthy speeches and thoughtful public statements when you can say all you want to say with a pair of social justice socks? Sporting a pair of Ramadan-themed socks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family demonstrated their support for both the LGBTQ community and the Muslim community at Toronto's Pride celebration yesterday.
One lucky woman who paid $15 for a large "costume jewelry" ring got the surprise of her life after learning the ring is worth way, way, WAY more than that.
It looks like Balenciaga may have started something. After the high fashion brand debuted a $2,000 tote that looked like a copycat of Ikea's humble 99 cent Frakta shopping bag, people have started cutting up their Fraktas to turn them into entirely different creations.
No your eyes are not deceiving you — all five members of this Chinese boyband are actually girls. Acrush is made of five girls who are mostly in their early twenties, with the youngest member being only 18.
Glitter is all the rage. We've seen beards, roots, eyebrows and even armpits transformed into sparkly creations thanks to a series of glitter trends. SEE ALSO: 'Glitter pits' don't just embrace your body, they celebrate it But, the latest glitter trend involves rubbing glitter all over your derrière. Right... A post shared by Mia Kennington (@thrillsoftomorrow) on Mar 14, 2017 at 3:05am PDT The "glitter booty" is the brainchild of artist Mia Kennington, who was inspired by the sandy-butt look that goes hand in hand with spending too much time on the beach. Kennington is part of The Gypsy Shrine, a group of glitter artists who host body art pop-ups at festivals. Kennington has been posting photos of her glittery experiments on Instagram. There's the classic gold glitter look... A post shared by Mia Kennington (@thrillsoftomorrow) on Mar 7, 2017 at 12:26pm PST A post shared by Mia Kennington (@thrillsoftomorrow) on Mar 24, 2017 at 9:59am PDT There's the rainbow booty look. A post shared by Mia Kennington (@thrillsoftomorrow) on Mar 17, 2017 at 3:17am PDT And even a mermaid-inspired glitter booty. A post shared by Mia Kennington (@thrillsoftomorrow) on Mar 21, 2017 at 1:18pm PDT To get the look, ask a friend to help you apply some hair gel — which acts as an adhesive — before laying the glitter on top. You can also apply body paint beforehand if you're looking for a more bold and colourful look. Sparkly! WATCH: This hair dye changes color based on your environment
It's shocking stuff, but it turns out young women can be interested in both fashion and politics. The concept seemed to bamboozle Fox News' Tucker Carlson Friday, but luckily, Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca was there to help. Duca was roundly praised for a recent article on the magazine's website entitled "Donald Trump Is Gaslighting America." She appeared on Carlson's show ostensibly to discuss an incident where a man confronted the president-elect's daughter Ivanka Trump on a JetBlue flight, but mostly to school the TV anchor. SEE ALSO: Obama trumps Trump and permanently bans Arctic drilling ahead of inauguration While Duca said no one including Ivanka and her children should be forced to endure "confrontation" while flying, she also conveyed the complexity of the woman's position. "She's a powerful, powerful woman who is connected very closely to the president-elect. Not just as his daughter, but in many ways as a business confidante, an advisor," she said. It's equally inspiring & upsetting to watch @laurenduca work through this man's inane sexism. She's an inspiration. https://t.co/7sUzDSienG — Robyn Kanner (@robynkanner) December 24, 2016 Tucker, meanwhile, wanted to ignore all that. Trying to force Duca into a soundbite, he insisted Ivanka was just Trump's daughter. "It's sinister for a daughter to support her father's presidential campaign because you don't like her father?" he asked. "It's sinister for a daughter to capitalise on the power of feminism ... while supporting a candidate who is the most anti-woman candidate this country has seen in decades," Duca replied. Well, yep. Seemingly unable to process the subtlety of that position, Carlson insisted he was just trying to understand Duca while purposefully trying not to understand her — a situation that eventually prompted Duca to just put it out there. "You're actually being a partisan hack who is just attacking me and not even allowing me to speak." Really, as a Fox morning host who did plenty of goofy spots, Carlson's smugness loses him the exchange w @laurenduca https://t.co/5jM3FAqk5W — Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) December 24, 2016 That's when Carlson decided to get more patronising. Smirking about her role at Teen Vogue and work on celebrity and fashion as well as politics, Carlson pushed Duca off the show with the line, "you should stick to the thigh-high boots. You're better at that." When she responded that he was sexist, he cut her off air completely. Not very classy, but then, classy has never been his brand. It's very interesting that @TuckerCarlson started out accusing @laurenduca of being sexist then ended up shouting at her to stick to shoes. — Summer Brennan (@summerbrennan) December 24, 2016 (H/T Mediaite ) BONUS: Gov. Jerry Brown says California will build its 'own damn satellite' under Trump
Oh, to be 18 years old and wealthier than almost every human on planet Earth. Walking lips Kylie Jenner appears to have added a new puppy to her dog family, according to her Snapchat. The video — originally posted to Jenner’s Snapchat — shows the tiny puppy chewing happily on what appears to be a $400 Fendi pompom bag charm.
Fashion’s main concern with the Apple Watch is how it looks—and the industry bestowed its aesthetic blessing months ago. Fashion photographer David Sims lensed the campaign, which debuted in Vogue, and now we can turn to less important things prettiness. They’re generally positive: Style.com’s Nicole Phelps writes, “Its real potential probably lies in the way it can simplify things.” She used the GPS technology, which would tap her on the wrist one way for right, another for left, to get around Tulum on a family vacation last week in Mexico. Our own David Pogue writes on Yahoo Tech, “The Apple Watch answers the question, “Why would anyone want a smartwatch?” Citing that most people pull out their phone nearly 100 times per day, he says the watch acts like “a filter.” Instead of keeping your phone in front of your face, you can glance at the watch and see if whatever it’s alerting you to is actually worth your time in that moment.