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May Days • Kick off summer with a sultry scent and covetable new clothing and accessories.
WILD COUNTRY • Whether you’re headed West or just wish you were, you can look the part thanks to some of the region’s most talented makers.
CANDY SHOP • ELLE editor-in-chief Nina Garcia embraces a far-fromdemure pastel palette that’s sure to add some midcentury jet-set glamour to your spring.
1 The BAG • Silvia Venturini Fendi brings a dose of after-dark glamour to the Peekaboo pochette, rendering Antonio Lopez’s iconic fashion illustrations in metallic leather. Handbag, Fendi, $3,290, fendi.com.
2 The SHOE • Step into spring party season with Aquazzura’s Love Link sandal in turquoise grosgrain, trimmed with pavé rhinestone chains. Sandal, Aquazzura, $1,250, aquazzura.com.
3 The WATCH • Just when you thought its Kelly timepiece couldn’t get more covetable, Hermès added 264 white diamonds and a gleaming steel band. Watch, Hermès, $5,975, hermes.com.
Why Is EveryoneTwinning? • Matching your friends used to be a faux pas. But in an increasingly atomized world, it’s become a bonding mechanism.
APOCALYPSE NOW • This season, designers answered the question, What happens when maximalism meets Mad Max?
FAMILY PORTRAIT • After a decade in business, motherhood led Simone Rocha to one of her most personal collections yet.
CATSUIT NATION • All-in-ones for all dominated the runways this season. Here’s how the silhouette clawed its way to the top.
HAUS RULES • Presenting the latest masterpieces from the biggest names in high jewelry, each one every bit as marvelous as the Bauhaus-influenced works we’ve paired them with.
PATTERN PLAY • Maximalism ruled this season, complete with head-turning prints of all kinds. We’ve rounded up four motifs guaranteed to deliver serious, wardrobe-enlivening impact.
RIDE the WAVE
Tempting PLAIT • The face-framing braids seen on model Gigi Hadid at the Altuzarra spring 2022 show took us straight back to the ’90s. Created by stylist Odile Gilbert, who called the look “wild yet sophisticated,” the baby braids are easy to do by hand. To keep them from unraveling, top them off with a liberal spritz of extra-hold hair spray, like TRESemmé TRES TWO Extra Hold Spray ($6; target.com). Or try the simpler, unbraided look that’s trending thanks to the Winter Olympics. Snowboarders and freestyle skiers wore symmetrical sections peeking out from their helmets, some facetiously dubbing them “slut strands.” Just part hair in the middle, secure hair back, and free two sections near your face.
Screen Test • Summer’s 10 best SPF innovations, all tried—and approved—by ELLE editors.
License to Shed • Claire Stern explores when daily hair loss is totally normal (almost all the time)—and when you should stress about it (almost never).
Healthy Hair Solutions • A nourishing scalp treatment—plus a brush to collect stray strands—can help you manage heavy shedding.
THE FIND • Celebrate the arrival of warmer weather with vibrant, voluptuous Bright Crystal, one of Versace’s most beloved fragrances. Inspired by some of Donatella Versace’s favorite floral scents, the iconic blend fizzes with chilled yuzu lemon and juicy pomegranate; invigorates with magnolia, peony, and lotus flower; and entices with sensual musk and amber.
The Fragrance Collectors • Instead of art or antiques, perfume obsessives...