This woman’s dress sure is one sweet fashion statement.Emily Seilhamer, of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, made the colorful dress entirely out of Starburst candy wrappers.She said she used more than 10,000 wrappers in total.“In just one row, there’s about 300 wrappers to wrap it around my whole body,” Seilhamer, 24, told ABC News. “Because it took so long, the Starburst company kept discontinuing some of the colors I was using, so I had to revise the design a couple times. But that’s OK. I actually like this design better. ...
All of their prom dresses were homemade for free by junior Maggie McGlenn. “My mom got me some sewing lessons because she could always tell I’m interested in design and clothes. McGlenn volunteered to make her best friends’ dresses under one condition: “If you let me have total rein over it,” she said with a laugh.
When thousands of people stream into Churchill Downs on Saturday for the Kentucky Derby, all eyes won't be on the race track. Instead, many will be looking for the signature hats worn by the female attendees in a variety of styles, including headbands, fascinators, parasols, top hats, fedoras, ascots, and wide-brimmed hats. It's a tradition that dates back to when the Kentucky Derby first started in 1875, stylist and creative director of YRB magazine Darius Baptist told ABC News.
Continuing with its Echo line of digital home assistants, Amazon on Wednesday unveiled "Echo Look," a personal stylist device with a built-in camera that is meant to help people choose what outfit to wear.
"Good Morning America" teamed up with lifestyle expert April Franzino, the beauty director at Good Housekeeping magazine, to find out how long you can keep day-to-day products such as makeup and shampoo. Powdered makeup can last about two years before the colors begin to look a bit off, according to Franzino. "At that point you may start to notice that they're not performing as well," Franzino told ABC News.
A waiter spills red wine on a white shirt, a child spills paint all over the couch or coffee spills over onto the carpet. Everyone has had these little accidents, followed by furiously trying to scrub the stain away.Good Housekeeping magazine's Cleaning Lab put stain removal methods to the test to see what works best and what to skip. Good Housekeeping style director, Lori Bergamotto, appeared on "Good Morning America" today with must-try stain removal tips. ...
Makeup entrepreneur Trish McEvoy appeared live on "Good Morning America" today to discuss her new book, “The Makeup of a Confident Woman: The Science of Beauty, the Gift of Time, and the Power of Putting Your Best Face Forward.”McEvoy describes what she calls “the counterintuitive approach to radiating beauty from the outside in” in her new book, which includes women setting aside time for themselves to put their best face on and thus their best foot forward. ...
With so many leggings to choose from, Good Housekeeping magazine put different brands of leggings under examination for everything from breathability to durability, comfort and fit and more. "Proving that the most expensive isn’t necessarily the best, these $35 leggings earned top marks across the board in our Housekeeping's tests.
When Nicola Thorp was sent home from work, without pay, allegedly for not wearing shoes with a heel with a minimum of two inches in height, she said she decided to fight back, getting many of the women of the United Kingdom behind her and ultimately changing a dress code she felt was discriminatory. “I had the choice of either, ‘Will I get paid for a day’s work [and] let go of my principles, or stick to it?’ And I’m really glad now that I did,” Thorp, 28, of London, told ABC News of her job as a receptionist at global accounting firm, PwC, which had hired Thorp through an outsourcing firm called Portico. After she says Portico promptly sent her home in December 2015 for not wearing heels, she said she resolved not to remain silent about the matter.
First lady inaugural fashion has helped define eras in womenswear, giving an incoming FLOTUS a chance to set a style tone for her White House years from day one. American designer Ralph Lauren created the "sky blue" suit she donned for the inauguration's festivities earlier in the day. Zee thinks Ralph Lauren might also be the designer for her dress this evening, and thinks her gown will be white.
To address those issues, Dixon, a beauty vlogger and cosmetologist, turned to an at home chemical peel containing 30 percent trichloroacetic acid, TCA, typically used by physicians and trained professionals. Dixon said she purchased the peel online for $25.99, a fraction of what a doctor might charge using a similar product. “I knew it was going to burn,” Dixon said, admitting that, despite her familiarity with lower grade TCA peels at a salon, she wasn’t prepared for what she described as the considerable pain and uneven results caused by her do-it-yourself peel.
This male dancer is high-kicking his way into 2017 with some bold dance moves set to the song "Banginator" by Beatowski. Erik Cavanaugh, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is defying traditional body stereotypes with his fierce contemporary dance routines. "I went to a high school in Pittsburgh called CAPA which stands for creative and performing arts," the 23-year-old told ABC News.
Lifestyle expert Gretta Monahan appeared on "Good Morning America" today to share some of her best timesaving beauty tips to maintain healthy skin and hair during the cold season.Here are some of her top tips:Supermodel Ashley Graham Changes Beauty Ideals for Women of All Shapes and SizesOne Mom's Makeover Gave Her a New Look for the New YearTrade a Thick Bath Towel for an Old T-shirt to Dry Your HairA simple T-shirt works like an expensive hair towel but costs next to nothing and wraps perfectly around the head while not pulling at your hair like a regular towel. ...
This story is sure to inflate your Christmas spirit. Molly Munyan is a professional balloon dress maker. To help spread holiday cheer, Munyan, who prefers to go by Molly Balloons, carefully crafted an 8-and-a-half-foot-tall Christmas tree balloon dress and pranced her way down to the bustling Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, to show off her festive frock.
To help you stay warm, editors from the product review site The Wirecutter spent 100 hours trying out men’s and women’s boots in frigid Alaska temperatures. ABC News’ T.J. Holmes joined The Wirecutter’s editor Nick Guy at Minus 5, a bar where almost everything from the chandelier to the benches is made of ice and the temperature was a cool 24 degrees, to get an idea of The Wirecutter’s tactics. The Wirecutter's top pick for men is the Sorel Madison original, which costs $200.
African-American model Deddeh Howard is on a mission to change the fashion industry, one revolutionary image at a time. Howard posted photos of herself recreating ad campaigns, such as Kendall Jenner for Calvin Klein, Gigi Hadid for Guess and Kate Moss for David Yurman, in a project she called “Black Mirror.” In the photos, which are posted to her website, she strikes the same pose next to the original ad to highlight the lack of African Americans at the top of the modeling industry.
Now lawmakers are raising concerns and asking questions about possible risks, and calling for the FDA to step in. The last legislation passed to regulate safety of cosmetics was passed nearly 80-years-ago, and now the cosmetics industry could face increased scrutiny by the U.S. government, as a new bill that would give the FDA more teeth is gaining traction in Congress. Only 11 chemicals have ever been regulated by the FDA for use in cosmetics.
Her name is Harmony Lawrence, and she spent six months designing her fall-themed wedding gown. “About three of the those months were spent thinking about how things were going to look and creating the patterns, then it took three more months to sew the outfits, with the dress taking a majority of that time,” Lawrence of Portland, Oregon, told ABC News. The dress used more than 2,000 beads, 5 yards of lace and 10 yards of other fabrics before Lawrence was finished.
One London-based fashion designer is taking items like McDonald's bags, IKEA bags and recycled Apple products to create fashionable, wearable items.Alexandra Hackett and her brand ALCH have created these one-of-a-kind items.Chef Recreates Designer Clothing With Fancy FoodArizona 10-Year-Old, Formerly Homeless, to Make Clothes for Kids Less Fortunate"My practice focuses on appropriating the function of preexisting textiles -- often materials that are not traditionally associated with the fashion industry -- into apparel and accessory design," Hackett, 24, told ABC News. ...
The technique is popular among some celebrities, including actress Bella Thorne, who documented her transformation on Snapchat this summer. Julia Milin of Brow Design International says the process is in high demand.
For some, it can be a long-held dream come true: A Disney wedding. Now the home of happily-ever-after is celebrating 25 years in the wedding business with a yearlong celebration that includes the production of two new wedding gowns inspired by the characters Mulan and Pocahontas in the Disney films. When the new dresses become available, it will mark the first time that brides will have the chance to choose among attire inspired by any of the 11 Disney princesses.
Avon, the direct-selling company for beauty products, first started employing women as sales representatives 130 years ago, in 1886 -- that's 34 years before women earned the right to vote. This interaction, according to her grandson, Ben Greene, is what keeps her going. Greene is a tough cookie.
Jeans are a wardrobe staple, simple and timeless, but they’re now featuring new technology. Good Housekeeping's style director Lori Bergamotto appeared on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday to discuss the latest in denim technology -- including stain-resistant white jeans, jeans that create a butt-lifting illusion, combination yoga pants/jeans as well as leggings that take the wearer’s measurements and suggest suitable brands and styles of jeans. Women's Mid-Rise Stay White Rockstar Skinny Jeans from Old Navy featuring stain-resistant technology ($44.94): Bergamotto spilled Coke on the jeans.
Allure magazine has revealed its list of top beauty products for the 20th anniversary of its annual Best of Beauty awards.Editors participated in what the magazine described as a very regimented process earlier this year to test more than 58,000 products submitted for review in a range of categories.Tooth whiteners, deodorants, hand and body creams, lipsticks (and lip gloss, lip crayons, and lip stains), fragrances, sunscreens, foundations, face masks, shampoos and body scrubs were among the items tested. ...
Products advertised on TV often pledge to help streamline your daily routine but how well do they work in real life?“Good Morning America” tried out “As Seen on TV” products on live TV for a special series called “Buy It and Try It.”We used two beauty-related products: Spray Perfect for nails and Simply Straight for hair.Read below to see how the two products worked when used live on “GMA.”Spray PerfectUse: Spray Perfect is advertised as a spray-on nail polish that washes off. ...