Here’s What You Need To Know About Drag Kings

On a warm night at Bizarre Bushwick, a bar in Brooklyn, I saw Johnny Cash walk on stage. It looked like him, moved like him, and sounded like him. But it was not Johnny Cash. It was Mr. Lee Valone Velour, a drag king who gave the character of Mr. Cash a flamboyant twist. “A…

The World of Tory Burch

Tory Burch is obsessed with pottery and fascinated by the power of meditation, and has always had a thing for countryside glamour. At the age of 50, the Philadelphia-native designer is still a fan of boyish looks, and her family members are her biggest style and work icons. In this exclusive interview, she shares all…

Virtual Reality is Feminism’s Latest Tool in the Fight for Equality

SXSW hosted essential discussions that left one thing certain: VR has enormous potential to effect social change. Lamparina was there, and here’s everything you need to know about the future of feminism in VR This article originally appeared in Lamparinascope If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s the value of feeling someone else’s…

Internet Phenomenon Jessamyn Stanley Shatters Stereotypes About Yoga

In an exclusive interview during South By South West, the yoga teacher, who has more than 280K followers on Instagram, gives lessons on self-confidence and body positivity This article originally appeared on Lamparinascope “I do swear a lot. Hopefully, that’s not gonna be offensive to anyone.” Jessamyn Stanley’s panel started at SXSW with a clear message….

Kesha at SXSW: from Internet Trolls to Women’s Empowerment

In an interview on the main stage at the Austin Convention Center, the American singer talks about how she learned to deal with trolls and how she overcame body dysmorphic disorder This article originally appeared in Lamparinascope Before seeing her at SXSW, my image of Kesha was of a girl who only knew how to…

Freedom of Expression Marks NYFW Makeup

New York Fashion Week brought bold looks to the runways. Check out five Fall/Winter 16/17 trends that were anything but boring This article originally appeared in Marie Claire Brazil With graphic shapes, sparkles, and strong colors, this New York Fashion Week was full of audacious makeup looks that reinvented beauty. There was just one rule:…

Heading To Tokyo? Here’s 5 Stores You Can’t Miss

When it comes to fashion, Tokyo is a mecca for inspiration, offering up both contemporary trends and unexpected twists on vintage style. Strolling through the city is like hanging outside shows during Fashion Week: You’re constantly exposed to absurd styling (in the best way possible) and surprising color pairings. It’s not just the outfits that…

NYFW: Fleece and Cashmere Bathrobes are the Hits of Lacoste’s Summer 2017

Inspired by the stunning Villa Malaparte from Capri, the designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista shares all the details of his latest collection with Marie Claire This article originally appeared in Marie Claire Brazil Upon entering the location of Lacoste’s fashion show, a breezy Mediterranean ambiance surprised the guests. Filled with palm trees, the idea was to…