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Extra Extra • From mile-high heels to a buzzy beauty launch, we’ve got the finishing touches to elevate your spring style.
SOLAR FLAIR • Designers look toward the sartorial light at the end of the tunnel with sunny hues. Prepare to defrost.
The Power of Reinvention
LADY IN RED • Saint Laurent’s Paloma Picasso–inspired spring collection has ELLE editor-in-chief Nina Garcia craving the style icon’s ’70s glamour.
BODY AND SOUL • Sex indubitably sells, but the spring 2022 runways offered up something far subtler
How Vintage Went Viral • TikTok is breathing new life into aesthetics from a strictly analog time. And designers are adapting accordingly.
FAMILY TIES • Thebe Magugu’s work has always celebrated his South African community. For spring, he looked even closer to home.
RETAIL THERAPY • Afterpay cofounder Nick Molnar has emerged as the fashion industry’s unlikely fairy godfather.
BAG OF TRICKS • Inspired by Marc Bohan’s 1961 Slim Look collection for Dior and artist Anna Paparatti’s painting The Game of Nonsense (1964), Maria Grazia Chiuri takes a playful Swinging ’60s approach for spring.
WINGS OF DESIRE • Inspired by Mother Nature, Harry Winston’s latest collection takes flight.
HELL’S ANGEL • The road is calling. Gear up in head-to-toe leather, accessorized with some heavy metal.
Wait Until Dark • Moody hues and regal touches fit for a debutante ball lend a dose of the dramatic to afterhours dressing.
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK • Embracing the ease of a grown-up uniform, designers are reinventing prep-school staples.
PURL JAM • From intricate crochet to elaborate intarsia, designers breathe new life into lightweight knits that are perfect for bridging that transitional-weather gap.
TOTALLY Hooked • The bohemian, homespun charm of crochet is a welcome addition to any wardrobe.
FINE Line • Figure-hugging ribbed knits lend a modern, practical feel to dresses and separates.
GRAPHIC Content • Puzzle-like intarsia details turn classic crewnecks and sweater vests into wearable art.
GILDED LILY • This season, adorn your hair with a flower that won’t wilt on the dance floor.
Golden-Hour Glow • Warm up your skin, body, and soul with this month’s must-haves.
The Seven-Year SWITCH • If you’ve ever said, “My hair used to be so…,” you’re not alone. Deanna Pai investigates why hair can change—sometimes dramatically—from one decade to the next.
The STRANGE ALLURE of the SKIN SCENT • A new wave of clean-yet-sensual fragrances aims to emulate the intimate smells of the human body.
Get PERSONAL • Play up your body’s natural eau by spritzing on any of these skin scents.
THE GREAT DIVIDE • The latest in-office and at-home hair removal tools promise to reduce hair growth, resulting in fewer ingrowns from removal. But which device is best? Beauty editor Margaux Anbouba grabbed a Sharpie, split her bikini line in half, and put the question to the test.
Who’s Afraid of Hormones? • Some people love hormonal contraception. Others loathe or even fear it. Maybe we should stop fighting about that.
The FRENCH Connection • At the helm of Dior Maison, Cordelia de Castellane channels a touch of her own home—and the house of Dior—into every covetable item.
INSPIRED by PARIS • Cordelia de Castellane of Dior Maison shares her most-loved spots in the City of...