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Celeb Sunglass Favorite Ahlem Opens In L.A. With a Sleek Mid-Century Store Design

At the heart of Venice’s cultural crossroads, the sunny and charming streets of Abbot Kinney have a new resident-boutique sunglass and optical store Ahlem. “It’s a dream location, there is an amazing sense of community here. Artists, film makers, designers—it’s so vibrant feeling here,” says designer and owner Ahlem Manai-Platt, who worked at Acne and […]

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The Real Star of Basketball Wives? Evelyn Lozada’s Next-Level Accessories

“You can’t just be a cute face. Everybody’s not cut out for this,” says Evelyn Lozada, crossing her ankles in Saint Laurent patent leather pumps. The TV personality is talking, of course, about her show Basketball Wives—the cult reality hit created by Shaunie O’Neal, Shaquille’s ex-wife, that follows a group of close “friends” who were […]

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From Lauryn Hill to Catherine Deneuve—7 Women Who Wore Hoop Earrings Like No One Else

The women of hip-hop had their door knockers; the beatnik babes wore Lucite discs; and the ladies of the minimalist movement preferred pin-thin silver eclipsing their lobes. The hoop earring has been reinvented time and time again, considered to be as much a wardrobe staple as the turtleneck or denim. This year, the transformative accessory […]