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Fern Mallis, Consultant

Kicking off New York Fashion Week with the woman who invented the whole thingRead more >

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Molly Young, Writer

"When I’m writing, I have to get up every 15 minutes or so and do something with myself—I'll get up from my desk and drink a seltzer, or make a snack, or go for a walk, or do like 20 bicep curls with my 10 pound weights—as a result my arms are fairly buff."Read more >

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How Kate Young Became Hollywood's Most Important Stylist

"At the time I started dressing celebrities, I got those shoots because nobody wanted to do them. Nobody wanted to dress celebrities! I felt like people thought I was a bit less of a fashion editor—and they still do."Read more >

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Helen Steed, Creative Director, Glossier

"I find that a lot of what I do is about being a good translator, along with a little bit of mind reading and following my gut. And remembering to never stop learning or looking for ways to grow. You are never done."Read more >

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Jimmy Paul, Hairstylist

On why getting fired is sometimes OK—especially if it means you get to go work for Oribe later onRead more >

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Paul Cavaco, Stylist

The prolific stylist and KCD co-founder on styling Gisele's first Vogue cover, working with Avedon, and getting calls from MadonnaRead more >

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Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador-At-Large, Barneys

"It’s a millennial thing to have this sweeping vision of your future and your career. No wonder you all have anxiety disorders! It must be horrendous to live with that. For my generation we were all like, ‘Oh, that could be groovy and fun…’"Read more >

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Romain Duquesne, Photographer & Anna Santangelo, Stylist

Two of the key players behind our Milky Jelly Cleanser campaign (they're also best friends) on how they met and got involved with Glossier—plus more on staying inspired while working in a hyper-creative industryRead more >

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Michael Gordon, Editor In Chief, Hairstory

The Bumble and bumble founder on leaving the company he built, taking a rest, and finally figuring out what shampoo should do for youRead more >

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Stephen Galloway, Creative Movement Director

"The thing with movement, it’s becoming super important—that fabulous campaign that you’re doing in Vogue Paris is now going to be a video on my phone, so you’ve got to turn the heat up a little bit more."Read more >

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Dick Page, Makeup Artist

"As a makeup artist, you should be able to do everything. You should be seeing everything. Films, sculpture, and great art. Have range and also keep moving. Never have an idle hand."Read more >

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Danilo, Hairstylist

"If you look at history, from Cleopatra on up, they all had hairdressers. We do a lot more than your hair. We’re allowed intimacy...it’s quite spiritual."Read more >

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Amber Venz Box, Co-Founder, RewardStyle & LikeToKnow.It

"People are like, ‘You took such a big risk!’ And I am like, did I? I was already broke, so it wasn’t that scary starting out. I was already living at home and eating cereal, so…"Read more >

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Jennifer Starr, Casting Director

“You find the most incredible people when you allow yourself to go on this journey. You have the ability to change someone’s life. It’s kind of scary and kind of nice"Read more >

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Sarah Slutsky, Stylist

"For anyone working in any industry, I think if they want to be really good at their job, they will be," and other wise words from Emma Watson's stylistRead more >

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What It's Like To Assist A Top Makeup Artist

A firsthand account on working with Pat McGrath, Tom Pecheux, and Diane Kendal—from the assistants who shadow them show after showRead more >

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Yadim, Makeup Artist

Dazed's new Beauty Editor on his quick rise to the top of the heap and what he's learned along the wayRead more >

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Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin, Co-Founders, theSkimm

How two of the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Media figured out how to start their own business by being the most informed people in the roomRead more >

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Peter Som, Designer

"If you just think that you’re fabulous all the time and never listen to anybody, you’re going to end up with a very expensive hobby."Read more >

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Dr. Woo's Tattoo Basics

Instagram's favorite tattoo artist on care, placement, tattoo politics, and what body part hurts the mostRead more >

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Joe Zee

The stylist on the power of persistence, styling Mariah Carey's "Honey" video, and bringing sexy back for Justin Timberlake (and every dude today in a vest and skinny tie)Read more >

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Thanos Samaras, Hairstylist

Inside the mind (+ studio) of the Greek-born, NYC-based artistRead more >

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Tom Pecheux, Makeup Artist: Part 2

The legend on leaving baking for brushes, working with Kate Moss (aka "Late Moss"), and the infamous Gucci 'G' spotRead more >

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Emily Schuman, Cupcakes and Cashmere, Part 2

The blogger on building her business, from cold calls to Condé Nast HR, to "monetizing" content, and what's nextRead more >

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Oribe, Hairstylist

The legend on getting his start with Garren, shooting with Meisel, flying the world with J. Lo, and keeping his feet on the ground: "I don't think I'm all that...I fuck up all the time. That is what keeps me going."Read more >

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Tracy Anderson, Fitness Entrepreneur

The exercise guru on her dance roots, transforming women into their "most proportioned selves," and getting Gwyneth Paltrow into shapeRead more >

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Jessica Diehl, Fashion & Style Director, Vanity Fair

The German-born fashion editor on breaking into magazines, working with famous actresses, and the difference between honesty and "slapping people over the head with the truth"Read more >

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Laura Mercier

The makeup mogul talks her most-copied products, working with Madonna, and what she loves the most about 'real women'Read more >

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Talking Scents with Francis Kurkdjian

A master perfumer sounds off on synthetic ingredients, NYC's scent trends, and what jasmine and horse manure have in commonRead more >

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Iman, Part 2

How the fashion icon went from student to supermodel (twists include a Nairobi street scouting, a forged passport, and playing muse to Saint Laurent)Read more >

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Haley Alexander van Oosten

Perfume creation as alchemy? Inside the studio (and mind) of one of America's foremost fragrance designersRead more >

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James Pecis, Hairstylist

"I think a lot of the times hairdressers think too much like a ‘hairdresser,’ and not enough like a kid."Read more >