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Whether you knew it or not, J.Crew is a huge supporter of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. (We can't get those team ups with Prabal Gurung or Billy Reid out of our heads!) In celebration of their dedication to spotlighting emerging designers, J.Crew has now joined forces with Creatures of the Wind for a signature capsule collection we're like, dying over. Aside from the fact that the Crew has been incredibly hype-free about the range (we're over camping out for clothes, anyway), we're stoked to see the efforts of Chicago natives Shane Gabier and Chris Peters, who ingeniously blended their aesthetic with this long-loved brand. In a perfect merger of our sartorial desires, the Creatures of the Wind offerings combine a cool, preppy properness with bold color and texture that refuses to get lost in a crowd. The entire collection is available now, but don't sleep on this one. We can't see these gorgeous pieces lasting on store shelves for very long.
When it comes to infusing a pop of color into your outfit, what hue is more transformative than red? Case in point: There's nothing like a ruby lip to totally overhaul your entire look from simple to instantly intriguing (or, on a sluggish Friday morning, from tired to awake). Part sexy, part rebellious, and 100% boss, read
Per capita, Japanese women are the number one beauty spenders in the world. With a focus on preventive care, they swear by the all-important step of exfoliation. But, in the spas and on shelves, facial scrubs are scarce, and there is nary a microderm treatment in sight. Here's what they use, instead. read