.Necessity is the mother of invention, and if there’s any silver lining to this coronavirus era, it’s the stunning level of creativity that people in every field of endeavor are demonstrating. Add this to your list of one of the good things to come into the world in 2020: protective face masks that match every skin tone. Yep, consider these Fenty Beauty-inspired skin tone matching face masks the new makeup. Los Angeles-based designer Shami Oshun, 21, tells Dandelion Chandelier’s Jeanette Settembre how Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line inspired her to leverage fashion and tech to launch a line of inclusive shades in protective face coverings during COVID-19. Here’s how to find the perfect match for your skin in a face mask, thanks to Shami Oshun’s line of inclusive nude masks.
In the autumn of 2017, we sat down in Los Angeles for an interview with the brilliant artist Anna Deavere Smith to talk about Notes from the Field, race in America, and reasons for hope in turbulent times. Her wisdom, grace and prescience are astounding – her words are as relevant today as they were the day we spoke almost three years ago. Here are her essential and timeless insights on the beating heart of America, and the essence of the American spirit.
What is orange wine? How do producers make the wine that color? What does orange wine pair well with? Is orange wine the new rosé? Dear reader, we’ve got answers in our expert guide to orange wine. In our ongoing Luxury Lessons series, our Food Editor Nicole Douillet and her friend Theo Lieberman, Advanced Sommelier, are sharing what you need to know about orange wine. The headline? This is a perfect light wine for autumn and winter.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luminary Café is the place to find a series of personal interviews with fascinating people who are stellar achievers in their chosen field of endeavor. Our Luminaries are sharing their origin stories, life philosophies, secret songs, guilty pleasures and hidden talents. In this edition, we interview founder and designer Rebecca Allen, head of the luxury shoe brand that bears her name. They’re shoes to match every skin color, and they’re gorgeous.
Work can be a minefield when it comes to interactions with your boss, your peers and your team members. One of the toughest challenges can be silencing your own self-doubt. For Power Up, our expert – executive coach Malvika Singh – shares her tips about how to get out of your own way and perform at your highest level. She’s sharing practical advice on how to shut the duck up.