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Constance Wu Slams Casting Of "The Great Wall" Film For Whitewashing

Although there's been some progress made over the past few years in giving actors and actresses of color the spotlight in TV and movies, the reality is that this is still very much the exception to the rule—the rule being when in doubt, hire a white guy. When people complain, the industry shrugs or points to money and, as writer Max Landis said when discussing the casting of Scarlett Johansson in the movie adaption of the anime Ghost in the Shell, movies just won't get made unless they have an A-lister in the spotlight, and that A-lister is almost always going to be white until we push to change our current culture to change this system…







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Brace Yourselves For The New Flower Crown

While Taylor Swift may have claimed that chokers were the new flower crown, it looks like a much more whimsical accessory may actually be the one ascending the throne. Embracing all things mystical and oceanic, the mermaid crown is blowing up on the internet…

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Makeup Artist Pat McGrath Talks Beauty Icons And Her Highlighter Kit

With big name clients like Kim Kardashian, Cara Delevingne, and the Hadid sisters, it is no surprise that Pat McGrath is one of the most sought after makeup artists in the world. After two decades of doing makeup for runway shows, working on editorial campaigns, and making celebs look fabulous on the red carpet, McGrath launched a beauty line (that includes the highly covetable Skin Fetish 003 kits) that is as desireable as McGrath herself…






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Stronger Together: Hillary Clinton Said All The Right Things

Hillary Clinton made history last night, not only as the first female major party candidate for president but also as the deliverer of a pretty sick burn ("A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.") She followed days of remarkable—and highly quotable—oratorical performances at the Democratic National Convention, including standout speeches from First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama ("don't boo, vote!"), former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg ("together let's elect a sane, competent person"), and Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton…


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Shades of Cool: Deep Inside The Many-Colored World Of Lana Del Rey

Spend enough time—spend any time—in Lana Del Rey’s world and you start to see things differently; teeth gleam gold, eyes are sky blue or darkest black, lips are rubies or cherries, socks are white and so are lines; everything is, at one point, dark—even paradise. Del Rey’s music is atmospheric to a degree unparalleled by any other singer-songwriter working today…