Why Ski Style Is All Over Our Instagram Feeds

You might know fashion fixtures like Giovanna Engelbert and Caroline Sieber for their presence in front rows, at haute dinners, and on red carpets. But they’ve recently found a way to make another venue runway-ready: the mountaintops, where Swarovski creative director Engelbert, for one, has snapped herself showing off high-flying ski outfits. (She even shared a chic unboxing: Moon Boots emblazoned with the brand’s signature crystals.)

miu miu fall 2021
Miu Miu fall 2021.

Courtesy of the designer.

In keeping with this elevated vision of skiwear, the slopes have become an actual runway, not just an Instagram one. At Miu Miu, the cast decamped to the Dolomites wearing Miuccia Prada’s takes on everything from parkas (in iridescent pastels) to snow boots (quirkily fuzzy and thigh-high). For Thom Browne’s fall 2021 film, Olympian Lindsey Vonn virtually slalomed around models who were clad in looks like puffer gowns. And while Gabriela Hearst’s debut show for

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Netflix’s Michelle Lee on Vitamin C and Drugstore Mascara

Photo-Illustration: by The Cut; Photos: Courtesy of Michelle Lee, Retailers

On the Beauty Group, a Facebook community co-founded by the Cut and the Strategist, people chat all day long about the products they love — the ones so good they’ll make you hit that little “auto-refill” box at checkout. Below, we asked one of our favorite beauty pros to share her own selections.

“Efficacy is obviously the most important,” says Michelle Lee of the factor that sets apart her favorite beauty products from the thousands on the market. But the former Allure editor-in-chief — Lee is now the head of global editorial and publishing at Netflix after six years at the magazine — also considers a few other factors: scent (“A hair mask could work great, but if it’s too heavily fragranced, it’ll never make my list”), packaging (“I immediately disliked a product recently because it was shipped

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Return-to-office style: Letting go of dress codes; embracing hybrid fashion and individuality

Millions of Americans have traded traditional work wardrobes for loungewear in the nearly two years of working remotely during the pandemic.

Now, as companies discuss return-to-office plans, many people are also rethinking what their post-pandemic workwear might look like. Will traditional “work vs. weekend” wardrobes become a thing of the past after the pandemic?

“The lines between work and weekend have been blurring for decades,” Deirdre Clemente, professor of fashion history at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, told “Good Morning America.” “This transition, [due to the pandemic] has certainly been faster since business casual became the standard for workplace attire in the early 2000s. So what we view as pandemic dress standards have actually been coming slowly for quite some time.”

“Dress standards change as American culture changes,” she added. “The pandemic has put many aspects of our lives into sharp focus.”

As the trend of casual workwear

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