Please Pay Attention to Esther Povitsky (Please?)

In Esther Povitsky’s new Comedy Central special, “Hot for My Name”—part family documentary, part stand-up set—there’s a scene that takes place at the public library in her native Skokie, Illinois.“I want to show you these different books,” the comedian’s father says, leading her to a shelf of memoirs by Amy Schumer, Bob Saget, Judd Apatow, […]

Clear Your Schedule: Michelle Obama Is Launching a Podcast

BET Awards 2020Getty Images Deep in the middle of a global pandemic, it’s only natural to want to hear from those who give you comfort and bring you joy.Former first lady Michelle Obama knew what we needed. On Thursday, Obama took to social media to announce she’s hosting “The Michelle Obama Podcast” on Spotify in […]

Princess Diana Described Having Really Bad Vibes on Her Royal Wedding Day

Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ marriage troubles started right away—like, on their literal wedding day. In an interview for the Channel 5 documentary Charles and Camilla: King and Queen in Waiting, royal expert Jennie Bond shared the moment during her royal wedding that gave Diana bad vibes. First, let’s set the scene: A few days […]

Beyoncé Partners with the NAACP to Give $10K Grants to Black-Owned Small Businesses

Larry Busacca/MTV1617Getty Images Last week, the NAACP and Beyoncé’s foundation, BeyGOOD, announced that they would be partnering to award $10,000 grants to Black-owned small businesses affected by “recent events across the country.”“Over the last couple of months, the pandemic and outpours for justice throughout the Black community and across the country has been felt in […]

Kimberly Jenkins Wants to Help Decolonize Our Understanding of Fashion

The fashion scholar shares her hopes for her new online platform, the Fashion and Race Database.Kimberly JenkinsPhoto: Courtesy of Fashion and Race DatabaseKimberly Jenkins has made waves in the fashion education sphere for shedding necessary light on the role race has historically played in fashion. As a part-time lecturer, she taught a popular elective “Fashion and […]

January Jones Is Fiercely Loyal to These 4 Swimsuit Trends

If you take a quick glance at January Jones‘s Instagram feed, you’ll notice a fair amount of poolside swimsuit photos. Ever since quarantine began in March, Jones has let us in on her stay-at-home routine, and it involves a lot of time in her beautiful backyard clad in stylish bikinis. That’s the life, right? Jokingly, […]

Fashion People Can’t Stop Wearing These Stunning Pieces

Tove just might be the chicest new brand in London—perhaps in the entire UK—which is why it comes as no surprise that you’ll find it stocked in the closets of stylish women across the globe. Though it just launched in 2019, the minimalist-meets-romantic brand has already gained a cult following and stands out as one to watch. […]