Make These Five Iconic David Bowie Looks Your 2021 Style Inspo

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Welcome glam details, eclectic suiting and unexpected accessories into your wardrobe this year.

As an image chameleon and culture connoisseur, David Bowie took inspiration from the musical stars of his adolescence – like Little Richard – as well as the art world, literature, drag, mime and theatre, and his sartorial collaborators from around the world; and he mixed all these influences into one inimitable sartorial catalogue. On what would’ve been the late idol’s 74th birthday, we’re looking back at the indelible mark these David Bowie looks left on the world of fashion and beauty.

1. Wham, bam, thank you glam

Working with the Japanese designer Kansai Yamamoto, Bowie defined what became known as “glam”, a style movement characterized by decadent textures, exaggerated silhouettes, sparkle, colour and traditionally “feminine” details like ruffles and body-con knitwear. Bowie’s wife,

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Jewellery Brand Annalay Highlights the Positive Power of Fashion

Annalay Zodiac Power Necklace ($54). Photography courtesy of Annalay.

The brand’s founder talks connection, creativity and why you should dress up for yourself.

With the winter doldrums creeping in to layer on top of the continuing COVID-19 crisis, you might find yourself in a slump when it comes to feeling inspired, upbeat and optimistic right now. But Toronto-based jewellery entrepreneur Annalay Ajooway-Tingling offers a sunnier outlook for our current mood ­– not just through her brand’s travel-influenced designs, but also by way of the reflections on her own journey previous to and throughout the pandemic.

Ajooway-Tingling’s first experience in the fashion industry came in her early twenties: while in university, she was involved in the modelling and acting sphere. “I found out quickly that I was considered ‘too curvy’ at the time to be taken seriously as a print model,” she recalls.

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Halsey Launches Her Own Makeup Brand About Face

Here’s everything you need to know about the line.

Another day, another celebrity beauty line. Today, Halsey announced About Face, a vegan and cruelty-free line of colour cosmetics. The singer/songwriter, whose real name is Ashley Frangipane, is the latest person in a long, long line of celebs (Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga and Rihanna, to name just four) in launching her own beauty product line.

“Makeup is an art and art is about happy accidents, not any one ideal of perfections,” said Halsey in a statement. “I always feel the most free when I am creating looks without following nay rules. The beauty industry has norms, but I want to encourage people to challenge those standards and allow things to be imperfect and fun.”

“Many of you may already know that I have done my own makeup for concerts, red carpets,

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Hailee Steinfeld on Love, Corsets and Her “Weird” Show Dickinson

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“It’s definitely weird. I’ve called it that quite a few times. But it’s more than that… It feels very honest and truthful.”

As someone who has been acting since the age of 12, it’s no wonder that Hailee Steinfeld relates deeply to poet Emily Dickinson who, though from a different era, was also someone who came into her own as an artist from a young age.

The 24-year-old actress (and former FASHION cover star) recalls being “very intrigued” after reading the first two episodes of Dickinson, an Apple TV+ show that debuted last year. When one hears “it’s a show about 19th century poet Emily Dickinson,” that may conjure up a somewhat stuffy picture that’s vastly at odds with the exuberant, eclectic show that it turned out to be. (Just a couple of its absurdities: modern slang

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How I Lost and Found My Sense of Style During the Pandemic

Isabel B. Slone on how she’s meandering her way through quarantine style.

In the seven years I’ve lived in Toronto, I’ve managed to stuff 74 pairs of shoes into my tiny shoebox apartment. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, I’ve only worn two: comfy grey Allbirds sneakers and a scuffed pair of No. 6 clogs that I kick on and off every time I need to pop downstairs and take out the trash.

As the world settled into varying stages of mandatory quarantine, everything in my carefully curated wardrobe – including my beloved collection of Victorian witch boots – began to feel all wrong. My closetful of monastic, architectural black dresses suddenly felt stifling and constrictive instead of stately and majestic, so they remained untouched while I rotated through three pairs of Lululemon leggings, laundering them only when they had accumulated enough cat

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