Jossa Lukman

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Have We Finally Reached a Breaking Point on Hollywood Whitewashing?

English actor Charlie Hunnam will be playing a famous Mexican-American crime lord.<p>In the midst of one of the biggest diversity uproars in Hollywood history, Legendary Studios has announced that blond-haired, blue-eyed English actor <b>Charlie Hunnam</b> would be playing real-life Mexican-American drug lord</b> …

Here Are The Best Dressed Men At The 2016 SAG Awards

We salute you.<p>There was velvet, there was scruff, and there were a lot of tuxedos that were maybe blue, or maybe black (we honestly can't tell you how many conversations we had trying to figure this out). But most importantly, there was Jon Hamm.<p>In a rare showing, the men of the SAG Awards may have …

LOL At Justin Timberlake's Style Over The Years

👋 👋 👋<p>Aw, Justin Timberlake. His name evokes so many images. Maybe you instantly think of the '90s NSYNC heartthrob, with frosted tips (cue the ramen hair memes). Or perhaps you imagine an early-aughts JT (fedora and Britney Spears in tow). Or, maybe you're smitten with the Timberlake of today, …

Check Out New High-Res Images of Final Fantasy 15

Following today's Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report presentation, Square Enix released new, high-resolution art showcasing the in-development game.<p>One highlight character, both from the art and the new stealth gameplay was a mysterious, character who attacks the main character at the end of the …

Fall Survival Guide 101: How to Wash Your Sweaters at Home

Once the temperatures dip, fall brings many things: changes in leaves, pumpkin spice everything, and our favorite ... sweater weather. There is …

This Is What The Average American Woman's Closet Is Worth

<i>By Leah Melby, Glamour</i><p>Have you ever looked at the whole of your closet and thought to yourself: What's it all worth?<p>Trying to realistically think of a number for how much money you've got sitting in your closet -- the collected amount you've spent on dresses, jeans, and shoes -- can be terrifying. …

The Best Men's Sunglasses Looks For Summer

Men’s sunglasses are so much more than a simple accessory to block the summer sun. They can signal swag and personality, and have the potential to make or break a first impression.<p>Though sunglasses are a must-have summer accessory, it's not always easy to pair them with the right outfit. We came up …

Five Sample Sales to Shop During the Fourth of July Weekend

Not everyone's taking off for Independence Day weekend.<p>If you're staying in the city for the Fourth of July, be sure to drop by the few sample sales that are running through the holiday weekend. If you're looking for accessories, Jewelry and Selima Optique eyewear is up to 60% off at Sucre in the …

From Lil’ Kim to Missy Elliott, the '90s Hip-Hop Stars Whose Style Still Inspires

At the BET Awards Sunday, hip-hop fans were treated to a delightful surprise when <b>Sean Combs</b> took the stage—bringing with him many artists including <b>Pharrell, Mase,</b> and <b>Jadakiss</b>—to pay homage to the late <b>Notorious B.I.G.</b> But we were most excited to see the return of <b>Lil’ Kim</b> (and her skintight all-black …

Rap & Hip-Hop

In Praise of Thongs: Why I Say No to Granny Panties

Three words: Visible panty line.<p>According to a trend piece in the <i>New York Times</i> yesterday, young women en masse are ditching thongs for their supposedly comfier, more practical and subtly sexier counterparts: granny panties. Writer Hayley Phelan interviewed lingerie designers, fashion directors and …

Clothing

The Rising Popularity Of 'Granny Panties' Could Be Tied To A Healthier Perception Of Beauty

The New York Times reported Wednesday that young women are increasingly embracing "granny panties" and spurning thongs, proving that now more than ever, women are dressing and shopping for <i>themselves.</i><p>Beyond that, however, lies a notion even more exciting: a change in the way we wear underwear could …

Taylor Swift Style: Good Girl Gone Bad

We've gone back and forth on Taylor Swift's style switch-up—is it because of her boyfriend or best girlfriends? Who can say for sure. One thing we <i>do</i> know is Taylor can do a good-girl-gone-bad style transformation in a snap—and look damn good while doing it.<p>Earlier this week, the singer was spotted …

Slim Your Silhouette with This Season’s Easiest Styling Trick

All it took was a nub of fabric from my shirt, tightly balled up, and fastened by a—hidden!—elastic band in the front of my shirt to have one of my more elegant colleagues do a double take and say, “Good for you. You took some initiative today.” (My personal style evolution has been something of an …

Clothing

How To Clean Your Jewelry With Ketchup, Plus More Surprising Bling-Brightening Hacks

Don't let your bling bling become blah blah.<p>Although we're super vigilant when it comes to washing clothes, shoes and bags, our jewelry is often an afterthought. And let's face it, these are the accessories we usually keep on all day, every day. Gross!<p>But before you pull out your hair out thinking …

Our Pint-Sized Style Crush Of The Week Has More Instagram Followers Than You

<i>Photo credit: Instagram.com/kelli_murray</i><p>Meet Rylee, the 3 1/2-year-old who happens to be one of the most stylish little ladies we know.<p>The California-based cutie is featured prominently on her mom's Instagram account, which boasts 90,000-plus followers. Rylee's mama, Kelli Murray, has a beautifully …

The Best Vintage from Across the U.S. Is Arriving in NYC This Weekend: Here's What You Need to Know Now

Good news for fashion lovers sticking around town this weekend—we’ve got something to make even your most dreamily located, idyll-Instagramming, and enviously jet-set friends jealous. Meet A Current Affair, a pop-up vintage marketplace known for its downtown Los Angeles events that's arriving for …

New York City

Anti-contouring: how beauty is moving back to basics

Kim Kardashian has made contouring the beauty buzzword of 2015, but beauty maestro Bobbi Brown has always championed the opposite: ‘Contour tells you what’s wrong with your face, and I’m telling people what’s right with their face.’ In short, that means luminous skin and highlighting – enhancing …

Beauty

Top 12 Coolest Rolls-Royce Special Editions

When a Regular Rolls Isn't Enough<p>There seems to be a special edition Rolls-Royce for just about every type of wealthy person. There’s one fit for kings and queens, one for celebrities, and even one for people who really love horses. Below are the most outrageous Rolls-Royce cars designed for the …

16 Car Brands You've Never Heard Of

They say travel broadens the mind. It can do a lot for your car knowledge, too. Go to England and you’ll see Vauxhalls and Skodas and Seats and Dacias on the road. In Japan you might glimpse an Autozam or a Mitsuoka, in Russia a Lada or an elderly Moskvitch. And down in Australia you’ll find …

Huge Blipshift sale "restomods" favorite shirt designs

Our favorite place to splurge on has tuned up some classic designs in a short-term mega-sale. Stock up and get extra stuff.<p>Blipshift is the bane and boon of many a <i>Road & Track</i> closet, crammed to bursting with tees. <i>So many tees</i>. Collectively we've probably put a few Blipshift rug rats through …

Harlock Space Pirate review – dazzling CGI manga reboot

This genuinely eye-popping all-CGI 2013 reboot for brooding cosmic swashbuckler Captain Harlock – who has been something of a cult manga favourite since the 70s – is now getting a belated UK cinema release, and the state-of-the-art spectacle of its hyper-vivid space battles will certainly benefit …

Final Fantasy

Dodge Viper 1 of 1 Configurator Launched, Horrific Customization Ensues

Remember when Dodge announced its slightly confusing but ultimately quite cool 1 of 1 custom-order program for the 2015 Viper SRT? Today you can begin acting out your most perverted Viper customization fantasies, because the online configurator for the burly sports car is now live, and it’s …

2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.8T

Kappa Kappa Gamma, this one's for you.<p>From the April 2015 issue<p>Twenty years ago, any West Coast liberal arts school worth its Great Books curriculum featured streets filled with E30 BMW 3-series convertibles. Whether they were given as sweet-16 presents or inherited from mom and dad when the young …

Best of the Week: Furious 7, Offices, Illustrations and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Meet NYC’s Best Instagrammer, Sam Horine

Some of the best shots of New York you’ll ever see are all on one Instagram page.<p>There are those Instagram accounts that it seems everyone you know …

Social Media

An Inside Look at 12 Makeover Shows on TV

The 411 on 12 makeover shows.<p>With so many makeover shows on TV and so little time, how do you tell them apart and choose which ones to watch? We take an inside look to sift the good from the bad.

Queer Eye

The 10 Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: From the Chanel Show to Sun-Drenched Vacation Spots

New York experienced a major influx of Chanel this week, with the fashion flock descending in all its <i>CC</i>-emblazoned finery for a Salzburg-inspired extravaganza in honor of the house’s traveling Métiers d’Art show (and later performance by <b>Cara Delevingne</b> and <b>Pharrell</b> crooning what else, “CC The …

Bella Hadid

You Won't Believe This Home's Modern, Family-Friendly Makeover

A '70s-era home undergoes a minimalist transformation without losing its family appeal.<p>A '70s-era home undergoes a minimalist transformation without losing its family appeal. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

Living Rooms

Take A Dip In Hawaii's Crystal Clear Tide Pools

Mother Nature loves a good pool party. And Hawaii, with its plethora of natural tide pools, is happy to oblige.<p>The seascapes and lava rock-lined coasts of the Hawaiian islands provide the perfect conditions for the protected, rocky inlets. We've rounded up 5 of Hawaii's best spots for tide pools -- …

11 of Your Favorite Kid Foods, All Grown Up

<i>The following is from the post, "11 of Your Favorite Kid Foods All Grown Up,"</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Let's be honest: No matter your …