Periods aren't just for women and brands are catching on. With growing public consciousness about how we market brands, more pressure is being applied to businesses to do away with damaging or offensive labels - especially around gender. Society is realizing that polarizing definitions just don't serve the public anymore; if they ever really did. Now, period brand Always is the next big company to shift towards being more inclusive.
We can't know who Meghan really is, without knowing who she chooses to surround herself with. Since she became serious with Prince Harry, she's been a closed book about her private life and relationships. But her friendships make up a very significant and influential part of her life, and from what we've found, it's certainly an exclusive social circle that Meghan walked in before her life with Harry. We're breaking down each and every person Meghan selected to be a part of her life.
When Harry and Meghan announced their decision to step down from their "senior" Royal duties, the world was beside itself. From the outside, however, it did appear that the couple were growing increasingly discontent with their life in the public eye. But who would have known that after such a short period of time as a Royal, Meghan would opt to leave? This, and the interesting developments since in 2020, are given a proper breakdown in our visual timeline of events.
We don't know about you, but we're a bit tired of seeing the Hollywood A-listers looking so polished and perfect. After all, they're people too - and thanks to the hordes of paparazzi, their more "human" moments are captured. Check out the funniest slips-ups happening at the most exclusive events in town. It was always going to catch up on them eventually - but don't take our word for it. Take a look at the red carpet mishaps that the papers miss out.
In a religious neighborhood in the West Java region of Indonesia, three young schoolgirls of a conservative background are breaking preconceived notions of who can be in a heavy metal band. Performing under the name The Voice of Baceprot, you can hear them shredding through the most popular venues across the country. Encouraged by a guidance counselor at an all-girls Muslim school, Firdda Kurnia, Eusi Siti Aisyah, and Widi Rahmawati were played music from System of a Down and haven't looked back since.
Possibly the most iconic film franchise of this generation, The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) went above and beyond the standard in cinematic production. Director Peter Jackson succeeded in shaping the course of film history with his three-part film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's work of fiction. Take a Look at the reality of what it’s like to work on the set, where you'll see the cast having fun backstage, going over notes with the director, or just goofing around.
Famous people usually run in famous circles, rubbing shoulders with other elite stars of film, TV, and music. That's why it's especially unusual to see these A-listers freaking out when they run into their celebrity idols. Luckily, these rare moments were captured on camera for us to see just how awkward they can be too. We have no doubt that some of these unlikely fangirls will take you by surprise! Check out Hollywood heavyweights losing their cool around their celebrity crushes and icons.
Another year down and not a lot to show for it. Whether you're already committed to your self-improvement or you've been turning a blind eye - the start of a new year is a great time to commit to developing those personality traits you'd much rather ignore. But don't worry; we've done the hard work for you. Find below our favorite inspiring TED Talks that make us feel personally attacked. Whatever you have planned to make 2020 your year, just make sure you don't sleep on these inspiring short talks - all under 15 minutes - that'll get you in the right mindset.
It's not anything new, but it is making a public comeback - more and more men are proudly painting their nails. Whether it's keeping up with the fashion or defiant self-expression, nail art is no longer exclusive to feminine identity. Actors, rappers, and rockstars alike are donning a fresh set. It's hard to deny that male nail art is resurging. Just look at the Met Gala this year, where mainstream celebrities like Harry Styles donned a turquoise and black gel mani. Or Jared Leto's frequent paparazzi sightings catch him with varying bright licks of a coat. Take a look at the men who are defying double standards, and how they're going about enamel art.
The rise of thrifting; we've all been witness to it. What was once a shameful secret is now a booming business with a considerable future. Buying second hand-clothes has been a way to repurpose someone's unwanted items where they are new and interesting to another. Thrifting also allows you to discover the original vintage items you would otherwise try to raid your mom's closet for. Online consignment and thrift store ThredUp predicts that the sector could swell up to $51 billion by 2023, over double than its worth in 2018. And this popularity surge in used clothes is good news for the planet, as less demand for new and "fast" fashion means a reduction in the environmental impact.