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Welcome to Look Back At It, a monthly column where some of the most iconic Black actresses in Hollywood reminisce and reflect on the roles that made them stars. For our first installment, Sanaa Lathan breaks down her career—from Love and Basketball and Brown Sugar to her most recent feature film directorial debut, On the
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If there’s any city where you can feel the activism and sense that change is possible at every corner, it’s Washington, D.C. But true locals know this place isn’t all about politics. Go beyond the tourist stops at the National Mall, and you’ll discover a bustling metropolis boasting a formidable food scene, some of the
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In the three months since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, 14 states have banned nearly all abortions, causing millions of people to lose access. As a result, patients—including pregnant people with cancer and underage rape victims—have been denied medical services. Many are forced to travel across the country, navigate a patchwork of confusing
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In the 60 years since Marilyn Monroe’s untimely death, stars from Madonna to Kim Kardashian have been inspired by her signature platinum blonde hair, red lipstick, and body-hugging gowns. Now, Ana de Armas is joining the Marilyn club in Andrew Dominik’s long-awaited Blonde, and her transformation into the public and private iterations of Norma Jeane
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After publicly asking fans of Justin Bieber’s ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez to leave her alone in April, Hailey Bieber, Justin’s wife of four years now, gave a lengthy interview on Call Her Daddy about whether she and Justin were romantically involved at the same time he was with Selena in 2018. She also addressed her current
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Welcome to Shelf Life, ELLE.com’s books column, in which authors share their most memorable reads. Whether you’re on the hunt for a book to console you, move you profoundly, or make you laugh, consider a recommendation from the writers in our series, who, like you (since you’re here), love books. Perhaps one of their favorite
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Blackpink’s Jisoo returned to Paris for Dior’s spring/summer 2023 show today, and the K-pop singer and house ambassador wore a truly timeless black mini dress for the occasion. Jisoo paired the strapless Dior number with fishnet tights, a black-and-white purse, and dark nails. She wore her hair down in soft waves. Shutterstock Fans captured footage
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As the new Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton did her first event following the Queen’s funeral proceedings in Wales itself. Kate visited the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s Holyhead Lifeboat Station today in Anglesey with Prince William. She very much dressed for fall, pairing a striking red peacoat with black heels and pants. She accessorized with
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Warning—spoilers for Dead to Me season 2 ahead. Season 2 of Netflix’s Dead to Me, released on May 8, was “finished by the skin of our teeth” in the days before the coronavirus pandemic, showrunner Liz Feldman said in a recent interview. On behalf of Dead to Me fans everywhere, thank you for crossing the
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Early in Don’t Worry Darling, Alice (Florence Pugh) diligently cleans her picture-perfect suburban home in a stylish print frock protected by an equally chic floral apron. Every detail in Olivia Wilde’s much-discussed second feature, from the manicured lawns to the beautiful dresses hanging on the clothing line, is a snapshot of the idyllic Victory community.
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Senator Catherine Cortez Masto.JOSEFINA SANTOS Turns out I, and perhaps many of us, have been saying “Nevada” wrong. I only just learned how to correctly pronounce it this summer, during a late-morning meal with Senator Catherine Cortez Masto. We meet at one of her go-tos, the Las Vegas institution Vickie’s Diner, a soda fountain–style spot
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