Juliana Ukiomogbe

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Sunny Hostin’s New Beach Read Was Inspired by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and Sonia Sotomayor

May 4, 2021

The “Summer on the Bluffs” author and co-host of “The View” takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.


The R&B Duo NULA’s Music is a Sign of the Times

May 3, 2021

Nadiah and Luke discuss their timely new single “Tone Deaf,” and what it means to be homegrown.

Kalen Allen

Rorschach Test

Kalen Allen Sounds Off on Birth Charts, Blockbuster, and Beyoncé

April 30, 2021

“Well sweetheart, look, when you do clownery, the clown comes back to bite.”


Zoë Kravitz and Hailey Bieber Turn Heads in Saint Laurent’s Latest Collection

April 28, 2021

The Winter ’21 virtual front row was a star-studded affair.


Bolu Babalola is Always Returning to Toni Morrison and bell hooks

April 27, 2021

The “Love in Color” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.

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Sanjena Sathian Wants to Go to the Met Ball with Zadie Smith

April 21, 2021

The “Gold Diggers” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.


Chloë Sevigny and Indya Moore Look for a Lost Charlotte Gainsbourg in This Short Film

April 14, 2021

Directed by Jim Jarmusch, Saint Laurent’s “French Water” is an ode to the dinner parties of yesteryear.


Moncler and Craig Green Bring it Back Down to Earth

April 13, 2021

A collection inspired by the great outdoors.

First Draft

Hanif Abdurraqib’s Favorite Poets are Muhammad Ali and Allen Iverson

April 13, 2021

The “A Little Devil in America” author takes us beyond the blank page and into his process.


The Dance Collective (LA)HORDE Discusses Their New Collaboration with Isabel Marant

April 9, 2021

“Art is essential.”


Helen Oyeyemi on Why Writing is Like “Inner Space Travel”

April 6, 2021

The “Peaces” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.

let's talk about clothes, baby

Emily Spivack on Turning Her Bestselling Book Worn Stories Into a New Docuseries

April 1, 2021

The author discusses the difference between style and fashion—and why that matters.


Bottega Veneta Launches a New Zine Featuring a Few of Your Favorite Artists

March 31, 2021

From Missy Elliott and Tyler Mitchell to Barbara Hulanicki and Tyrone Lebon.

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Melissa Febos on Her Literary Inspirations, Writing Habits, and Notebook Fetish

March 30, 2021

The “Girlhood” author takes us beyond the blank page.


UMI is Listening to Erykah Badu, Billie Holiday, and Herself

March 26, 2021

“I say this with no ego, but…”

hair on film

How the Hairstylists of Coming 2 America Achieved the Film’s Looks

March 11, 2021

Hair department heads Carla Farmer and Stacey Morris on styling a sequel for the ages.


Celebrate International Women’s Day with Dior’s New Photo Book

March 8, 2021

The new anthology features images of 33 female photographers.

it's lit

Valentino Launches a Writers Campaign with Some of Your Favorite Authors

March 7, 2021

Donna Tartt, Janet Mock, Ocean Vuong, and Raven Leilani are just a few of the authors involved in the new project.


Moncler Takes Us to the Beach for Their Spring Summer ’21 Genius Collection

March 5, 2021

Pack your bags.

emerging designer

The Designer Shuting Qiu is Making Clothes for the “Virginia Woolf Kind of Woman”

March 3, 2021

Get to know the Chinese designer, who finds inspiration everywhere from Russian art to 20th-century English writers.