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  • Shop the fashion-forward Levi's line Hailey Baldwin, SZA and more love

    To celebrate 501 day, the birthday of Levi's iconic blue jeans, the historic brand has brought together more than 20 stylish celebrities in a portrait series to toast the launch of the exclusive nine-piece Levi's x karla 501 Day Collection.

  • Amber Valletta Fronts New John Galliano Ad Campaign

    The model is bathed in blue light for the shot, which marks the third-consecutive campaign for the house by photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, with Atelier Franck Durand overseeing the visual identity.

  • Did H&M Just Have the Most Diverse Runway Ever?

    Model Jourdan Dunn backstage at H&M show (Photo: Getty Images)

  • How to Create a Vamp Lip

    Glossy lips and eyes inspired by the silent screen stars of the Roaring Twenties.

  • How To Wear a Velvet Red Lip

    Makeup artist Rachel Goodwin concocts a Winona-inspired red lip for Amber Valletta.  Photography By NAJ JAMAI Hair By TEDDY CHARLES Styled By WILLIAM GRAPER Edited By CHRISTINA HAN Makeup By RACHEL GOODWIN Nails By KAREN GUTIERREZ THE ARTIST: Rachel Goodwin | @rachel_goodwin THE INSPIRATION: Winona Ryder leaving the Viper Room with Johnny Depp. WHERE TO WEAR: The kind of all-night soirées that are guaranteed to end with pancakes at sunrise. MEET THE FACE: Amber Valletta | Model | Actress |@ambervalletta  THE VELVET LIP TUTORIAL BY RACHEL GOODWIN 1 / 8 SKIN PREP Hydrate skin with a regimen of two lightweight moisturizers for a non-greasy, glowing complexion.

  • 6 Ways to Wear Red Lipstick

    Makeup artist Rachel Goodwin celebrates the high-impact red lip through the decades and updates the look in a collection of tutorials created exclusively for The Violet Files. Written By CHRISTINA HAN Photography By NAJ JAMAI Makeup By RACHEL GOODWIN Hair By TEDDY CHARLES Nails By KAREN GUTIERREZ Styled By WILLIAM GRAPER A few beauty facts that might come in handy during your next cocktail conversation: The wealthiest (and most well-prepared) women of ancient Egypt were buried with pots of their signature lip paint—essential for beauty routines in the afterlife. Max Factor himself drew the shapely Cupid’s bows on twenties silent screen stars not to define their expressive pouts and set a new beauty standard, but rather to keep the pigmented greasepaint from bleeding out into their pancake makeup. Madame de Pompadour, King Louis XV’s mistress, determined social ranking for ladies of the French court (birthplace of the term silently judging) by the richness of their lip color.