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I’m happy if people think I’m weird

BLURRED

# WAISTED

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seduce students

TINY TUMMY, HUGE RISKS

indie romance PUNKY party dresses, FEARLESS ruffles & SUPERPRETTY piercings


APRIL 2016 dancer to his musical protégé.

PEOPLE WATCHING

32 Life With Andrew: Sister Code Get to know budding digital style and beauty stars Bella and Olivia Giannulli.

34 Half ’N’ Half Do as the It girls do with a partial topknot. (Messiness encouraged.)

36 Girl of the Moment: Dark Arts Lydia Pang finds confidence in a signature look.

38 Easy Rider Behati Prinsloo ditches her Angel wings for sk8er slouch in a collab with Juicy Couture.

FASHION 16 Cover Look:

ON THE COVER

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Strange Magic Get the inside scoop on Teen Vogue’s cover shoot with Grimes.

20 Contributors Meet Delphine Danhier, Jeff Bark, and Teen Vogue’s Sue Williamson.

22 Letter From the Editor Game face.

24 Trending Your feedback on our February 2016 issue.

26 Fashion at Work: Cool and the Gang

Hairstory Studio staffers aren’t just BFFs—they’re helping to build the next trailblazing beauty brand.

Keeping Up With Kendall In celebration of The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder collection, Kendall Jenner oversees April’s View.

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Playlist x Pitchfork: Cherry Bomb Pop songbird Kacy Hill went from Kanye West’s backup

Neck Candy “Chokers are back— I’m into it!” Kendall says. Which style catches your eye?

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48 Flare Game Step into this season’s grooviest #TBT silhouette. Plus, Kendall’s off-duty uniform.

52 Skye High Songstress Justine Skye finds her rhythm in Rodarte’s new collaboration with & Other Stories.

BEAUTY & HEALTH

Shampoo Reboot Experts weigh in on the great haircleansing debate.

58 Party Fouls What not to do at prom—lessons learned the hard way.

60 Beauty News Product pairings for problem skin; H2O upgrades.

64 Point of View: Hair? Don’t Care When feminist philosophy and beauty norms collide.

p. 76 Morning Glories 66 10 Most Wanted: Sheer Squad Cushion compacts take glowing skin to the next level.

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ON THE COVER

Grimes’s Time With her recent critically acclaimed album, tour de force music videos, and first-ever beauty campaign, Grimes continues to

rise on her own wildly imaginative terms. Designer and fangirl Stella McCartney sits down with the genredefying powerhouse.

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ON THE COVER

Morning Glories Ruffles and fancy fabrics get a new dayto-night makeover.

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a line—and, in some cases, committing a crime. Teen Vogue investigates these illicit couplings.

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ON THE COVER

Hotline Bling Pretty updos and piercings. Tomboy brows and tiaras. Beauty this season is a study in contrasts.

ON THE COVER

Bad Learning Teachers who get romantic with students are crossing

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ON THE COVER

Total Waist A warning on waist trainers: These modern-day

corsets may cause long-term damage.

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ON THE COVER

Bad Romance Spring’s prettiest party dresses take a tough turn. Model and cellist Lily Stewart stars in this dark fairy tale.

LAST LOOK

102 Mia Kerr This cuttingedge knockout isn’t your typical West Coast model.

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Cover Look

TANGERINE DREAM

Grimes checks out the racks of clothes on the set of her cover shoot. She wears a J.W. Anderson top and pants. On the cover: Louis Vuitton top and tiara. Details, see teenvogue.com.

STRANGE MAGIC Get the inside scoop on Teen Vogue’s cover shoot with Grimes.

T Behind the scenes of the new Stella McCartney Pop fragrance campaign

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here was a point in the past year when I stopped caring about what I look like in photos. Now there’s less pressure, and shoots get easier,” admits 27-year-old musician Grimes as she rifles through racks carrying an extraordinary mix of offbeat clothing, with influences that seem to range from rave culture and Victorian vibes to David Bowie. While test-driving a Louis Vuitton headpiece, the photogenic chameleon notes, “There’s something very FernGully fairy about this with my hair. I’m down.” The singer, who has been experimenting on her tresses since age 10, is an authority on choppy cuts and at-home dyes. But for her first Teen Vogue cover, Grimes seemed stoked to get the star treatment from stylist Tina Outen. “She kept repeating, ‘I can’t believe a professional is doing my hair,’” Tina recalls with a laugh. After a few fringe snips, she transformed Grimes’s strands from bright yellow to a soft peachy pink, lending our cover girl a dreamy, ethereal vibe—if only for a fleeting moment. “I gave her color that she can keep up with COLOR POP Stella while she’s on tour,” McCartney Pop eau de Tina notes. “But she’s parfum, $72 such a spontaneous for 1.6 oz. sephora.com. creature; who knows if she’ll keep it, or what she’ll do next?”  TEENVOGUE.COM

Hair and color, Tina Outen for Wella Professionals; makeup, Benjamin Puckey at D+V Management; nails, Emi Kudo using Dior Dior Vernis; tailoring, Keke Cheng; set design, Bryn Bowen at Streeters; production, Brandon Zagha at Brachfeld/LA. Clockwise from top: JACQUELINE HARRIET; courtesy of Stella McCartney (2); courtesy of Grimes; BEN TOMS.

FASHION EDITOR: DELPHINE DANHIER.


Contributors EDITOR: NOOR BRARA

DELPHINE DANHIER How did you come to find a career in fashion? I have always been attracted to it. After law school I enrolled at Studio Berçot, a design school in Paris, and later was lucky enough to work with amazing stylists, all of whom deepened my passion for style. There’s this feeling of nostalgia in so many of your looks. Do you enjoy adopting trends from another time and place? I constantly follow my instincts when styling, and I guess the looks can sometimes convey nostalgia. I think different eras are important sources of influence. French girls do it better! What’s the key to dressing like a Parisian? Trust yourself, be confident, and take risks. In addition to being part of “Morning Glories” [page 76], you also styled Grimes [“Grimes’s Time,” page 68]. What was your inspiration? She was the one inspiring me. Her talent and fearlessness were empowering.

Jeff, at right, with assistant Christopher White

SUE WILLIAMSON BEAUTY/STYLE WRITER, TEEN VOGUE How did you end up in the fashion industry? Growing up, I knew that’s where I wanted to work but didn’t really know where to start, so I took on a lot of internships and freelanced for publications and various brands. Once I decided the editorial world was where I belonged, I did as much freelance writing as I could until I landed my first magazine job. What’s one style trend that readers have to try this season? I’m really digging cropped flares. It’s such an easy way to take your classic jeans-and-tee combination to the next level!  20 APRIL 2016

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From top: courtesy of Delphine Danhier; BENJAMIN LOZOVSKY/bfa.com; NICOLAS BLOISE.

JEFF BARK Your photography is quite visceral— describe your process. I take most of my pictures on sets that I build myself, so I already see the final image in my mind before we start. I like to make something look real when it’s actually completely fake. What is the most significant thing you have learned as a photographer? To stick to what you believe in— it’s going to be hard, so you have to love it. I think it’s the best job. Tell us about your experience with Lily Stewart [“Bad Romance,” page 96]. Lily is great. For someone who hasn’t modeled for very long, she is really good at projecting distinct moods. She always comes off as cool.


Letter from the Editor THE ARTIST SPEAKS

THE REAL SKINNY The modern-day corset is no joke—read all about the damage waist training can cause in “Total Waist,” page 94.

Clockwise from top left: BEN TOMS; IRVING PENN; JULIA NONI; BILLY FARRELL/bfa.com. Details, see teenvogue.com.

Wise words on fashion, selfimage, music, and feminism from our cover star are in “Grimes’s Time,” page 68.

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hat does beauty mean to you? As related to the human form (rather than a landscape or an artwork, for example) it’s a really, really loaded question and hard to answer simplistically. I find our cover girl Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) such a fascinating, powerful individual, and she spoke thoughtfully to interviewer Stella McCartney about appearance in this issue. Grimes mentioned that although she views fashion and beauty as elements to “enhance the project...and use to my advantage,” she makes sure that her audience regularly sees her without makeup so that “everyone knows” what she actually looks like, and the discussion isn’t focused around subterfuge. Grimes also revealed: “The truest version of me would never go in public or be on camera or walk on a stage.” Moving on to discuss tattoos (one of hers says “beautiful”), body hair, and not eating meat, this woman is deeply comfortable in her own skin, no matter which face she decides to present. Maybe we don’t all possess a famous alter ego, but who can’t relate to having both a private and public persona? It’s not two-faced—it’s life. 22 APRIL 2016

PUNKY PRINCESS When it comes to piercings, the more, the better? You decide in “Hotline Bling,” page 88.

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FEBRUARY 2016 ISSUE SAY

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Rowan Blanchard, photographed by Coco Capitán


Fashion at Work EDITOR: ANDREW BEVAN PARTY OF 10 “Everyone is so talented, and we all believe in the products,” Cat Meyer, third from left in top row, says. “We also just have a lot of fun!”

COOL AND THE GANG The staffers at Hairstory Studio are not only in-house muses (and BFFs)—they are also helping to build the next trailblazing beauty brand. 26 APRIL 2016

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Fashion Editors: Andrew Bevan and Sarah Brody. Opposite page, clockwise from bottom left: ALEX JOHN BECK (3); courtesy of Hairstory (2). Details, see teenvogue.com.

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Filmmaker Meaghan Houck, with hairstylist apprentice and studio manager Beth Shanefelter, wears a Fred Perry shirt, $130.

Cat Meyer, producer and content director

Clara Rae, makeup artist and coach

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airstory Studio is anything but average—so why should its employees be? Led by Michael Gordon, the founder of Bumble and Bumble, the New York–based beauty brand has enlisted a crew of nouveau grunge creatives as skilled at multitasking as the cleansers and sprays it creates. “Everyone here wears many hats,” notes photo assistant, photo editor, and content manager Lucy Nystrom. Cat Meyer—who started out as a house model and is now a producer, content director, and staff yoga instructor—explains, “We’re a hair product and production studio with hairdressers, videographers, photographers, illustrators, and writers. It’s a collective of multitalented and diverse people.” As different as they may be, all have grown close. “It’s a very open space. We have meals together. We talk freely,” declares Andrew Rosenberg, a coach who scouts and introduces hairdressers to the brand. “We want to see one another succeed.” Workers sound like official ambassadors, but they’re genuinely obsessed with Hairstory’s eco-aware line. “It’s a good feeling to know that what you’re putting on your hair

and skin isn’t full of damaging chemicals, and what you’re rinsing down the drain isn’t harmful,” asserts filmmaker, social media team member, and stylist Meaghan Houck. Andrew adds: “I love what Hair Balm stands for: easy, modern, no-fuss hair.” Distinct paths led each pro to the studio, but they all join forces in the innovational hub. Clara Rae was street scouted as a model, then became a makeup artist and coach; hairstylist apprentice and studio manager Beth Shanefelter spotted her job on Instagram; and Lucy met Michael at a barbecue. “I think what makes it so strong is that everyone is using their considerable talents to execute the same vision,” Andrew states. “We all feel we are part of Hairstory something larger than ourselves.” New Wash, $40, and Dressed —SUE WILLIAMSON Up, $36. hairstory.com.


Playlist x Pitchfork EDITOR: ARIANA MARSH MODERN MUSE

Kacy wears a Coach 1941 jacket. Edith A. Miller shirt, $80. Venus by Maria Tash septum ring, $117. Details, see teenvogue.com.

Fashion Stylists: Karolyn Pho and Leah Adicoff; hair, Randy Stodghill using Aveda; makeup, Kirin Bhatty using Smashbox. Opposite page, clockwise from top: WARD + KWESKIN; courtesy of Kacy Hill; courtesy of Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

PHOTOGRAPHED BY WARD + KWESKIN.

CHERRY BOMB So this happened: Pop songbird Kacy Hill went from Kanye West’s backup dancer to his musical protégé.

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STAR POWER

Hilfiger Collection jacket. By Boe earrings, $60. Catbird rings, $28 each.

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don’t think there’s anything else out there that sounds like what I’m doing,” says Kacy Hill, the 21-yearold copper-haired ball of energy who is shaking up the Los Angeles music scene. “At the end of the day I just make stuff I want to hear—I have a hard time pinpointing my genre.” Give a listen to her debut EP, Bloo, and you will likely face the same dilemma. Dreamy yet piercing vocals dominate all the tracks, and varying tempos and background accompaniment—from minimal piano chords layered with chill beats to robust instrumental melodies— set each song apart. “I guess I would call it left-field pop,” she says dubiously, “but it also has electronic influences and hints of this R&B soul-y feel.” Her unique arrangements ultimately prompted Kanye West to sign Kacy to his G.O.O.D. Music label in 2014, though the two had previously worked together in an equally cool creative capacity. “I used to model for American Apparel and got a job as a backup dancer of sorts on his Yeezus Tour through those connections,” she explains, adding that she parted ways after the first leg to pursue her own career. “I got really hungry being on tour with another artist—I needed to express myself and live out my dream.” Five months later, a copy of Kacy’s first single, “Experience,” made its way into Kanye’s hands, and the rest is history. As for her current endeavors? “I’m on tour with Jack Garratt as his opener, and I’m so excited I could jump out of my skin,” Kacy says. “I feel like performing has been the missing link to all that I’ve been doing.” Clearly things do come full circle. —A.M.

From left: The album artwork for Bloo; with Jaden Smith at the Beats 1 radio station.


People Watching EDITOR: ANDREW BEVAN SIDE BY SIDE

Bella wears a The Great cardigan, $365. Opening Ceremony shirt, $125. Rebecca Taylor pants, $450. Alexander Wang sandals. Olivia wears a Self-Portrait top, $375. Re/Done jeans, $265. Grenson shoes, $440. Details, see teenvogue.com.

Fashion Stylist: Andrew Bevan; hair, Whitney Schield using Oribe; makeup, Kali Kennedy for Dior Diorskin Nude. Opposite page, clockwise from top: OLIVIA MALONE (2); BOB D’AMICO/Getty Images.

PHOTOGRAPHED BY OLIVIA MALONE.

Life with ANDREW

SISTER CODE Meet Bella and Olivia Giannulli, two budding digital style and beauty stars who have Hollywood in their genes.

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met Bella and Olivia Giannulli by chance a few years ago, when they were curious tweens touring the offices of Teen Vogue with their mother, former Full House actor Lori Loughlin. Now a bit more grown up and forging their own digital paths (Bella, 17, is a promising fashion blogger, and Olivia, 16, has a successful YouTube beauty channel), the fresh-faced sisters and I reunite in Los Angeles. Olivia’s relatable online presence comes easily because of her honest enthusiasm for all things beauty. “What initially got me into this was watching our mom get her makeup done for events,” explains Olivia, whose must-haves are IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream and Maybelline New York Dream Fresh BB Skin Perfector. “It’s pretty special that as a kid I got to learn proper techniques from professionals.” In a city known for its contouring and overdone lip lining, the youthful approach Olivia and Bella share is a welcome departure. “Our mother always says, ‘Less is more,’” Olivia notes. Bella adds, “It affects my everyday routine.” She loves the simplicity of Glossier’s tinted moisturizer: “I like that it allows my freckles to show.” They are also unfazed by Lori’s celebrity status—though as a Full House fan, I’m clearly not. “I sometimes forget that she’s famous. It’s odd to see her on the TV screen and then turn around and see her cooking dinner,” Bella admits. Olivia reveals, “I don’t think I even realized the success of the show until I clicked on the Netflix Fuller House promo recently and noticed it had more than 13 million views.” While both teens love their weekly acting classes, it’s unclear if they will be putting their learned skills toward careers in the field. Regardless, Olivia has other goals in mind. “It’s a dream of mine to launch a beauty or skin-care company one day,” she expresses. “Being able to create my own line of products would be so surreal.” —A.B.

ALL IN THE FAMILY Top: Bella wears a Julien David top, $445. Title A shirt (worn underneath), $398, and pants, $409. Loeffler Randall sandals, $350. Olivia wears a Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini top. Title A shorts, $235. Grenson shoes. Above: Andrew shares a laugh with the sisters. Olivia wears a Wolk Morais dress. Edith A. Miller top, $85. Grenson shoes, $420. Bella wears an Aéropostale jacket, $38. Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini top, $390. The Great pants, $265. At left: Their mother with Full House costar John Stamos.


People Watching

HALF ’N’ HALF Do as the It girls do with a partial topknot. (Messiness encouraged.) Blogger Chiara Ferragni in New York

Blogger and stylist Margaret Zhang in New York Model Molly Bair walking in the Giles spring 2016 show

Model Gigi Hadid in New York

Actress and model Emily Ratajkowski in New York

Model Stella Lucia in Paris

Clockwise from top right: DANIEL KINCAID; VANESSA JACKMAN; JASON LLOYD-EVANS; FREDDIE BAEZ/Startraks Photo; VANESSA JACKMAN; ALESSIO BOTTICELLI/GC Images/Getty Images; VANESSA JACKMAN.

Model Taylor Hill for LF Stores


People Watching BROW DOWN

WORK IT

“Sometimes I use liquid liner to get a point at the end of my eyebrows,” Lydia reveals. “I like a sharp edge.”

“I’m really proud of this shoot because it’s a meeting of all the things I love,” she says. “It’s fashion, but it’s funny and satirical.”

AT LONDON FASHION WEEK FALL 2015

A photo from a shoot Lydia commissioned, art directed, and cast

GIRL of the Moment

DARK ARTS British brand curator and art director Lydia Pang finds confidence in a signature look.

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thought it would be just a little phase,” Lydia Pang says of her now-trademark dark pout. “Then it got refined over the years, and I realized it was a big part of me. It’s become a bit of a self-brand.” Lydia knows a thing or two about the topic: She’s the brand aesthetics director at the marketing communications agency Anomaly. Before moving to New York for her current role, the Wales-born creative cut her teeth in trend forecasting, art buying, and photo editing, and took in as much as she could while

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attending courses at London’s Courtauld Institute of Art and Central Saint Martins. “In my job, knowledge is power,” she states. “Especially when you’re young.” As she started out in the intense world of art and design, Lydia found it beneficial to have a trademark style—her almost-all-black wardrobe included. “I knew myself, and I had conviction, and I was the sort of person you remembered in a room,” she explains. “Why would you not want to be memorable to your boss?” Like everything she does, Lydia’s makeup is curated to a T. Her latest method involves lining her lips with liquid eyeliner, topping it with Illamasqua Lipstick in Disciple, and defining her brows with powder using an angled brush. “It’s less about looking cool and more about the fact that you feel cool,” she points out. Luckily for Lydia, she can do both at the same time. —SUE WILLIAMSON Illamasqua

Lipstick in Disciple, $26. illamasqua.com.

Clockwise from far left: GEORGIE HEPWORTH/The Upcoming; MILA; courtesy of Lyst; KRISTIN VICARI; TOM GORMAN; courtesy of Illamasqua.

Part art direction, part trend forecasting, Lydia’s job is all about creating a visual tone.


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“Along with the mint and coral colors, we incorporated gold into the line as well,” Behati says. “It’s just so classic Juicy Couture.” She wears a Behati x Juicy Couture Black Label bandanna, $28.

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Behati x Juicy Couture Black Label sunglasses, $120, and slides, $149. juicycouture.com.

EASY RIDER Behati Prinsloo ditches her Angel wings for sk8er slouch in a collab with Juicy Couture.

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all us crazy, but when we heard that Victoria’s Secret runway veteran Behati Prinsloo was working with Juicy Couture Black Label on a collection inspired by retro California skate culture, we weren’t immediately sold. Velour on a half-pipe? Questionable. Imagine our surprise, then, when we saw the line and realized that its offerings of baggy bermuda shorts, long bomber-inspired jackets, and sporty hoodies cut from the brand’s signature ultrasoft cloth were super-rad not only for boarder babes but for all babes who are on a roll. “I wanted to design pieces that would be really comfortable for traveling in, but with a cool ’70s twist,” explains Behati, who rounded out the lineup with graphic baby tees, edgy accessories including slides and a bandanna, and an array of supple, denim-like separates. “You’re not going to go out in these clothes. You’re going to go on a road trip, to the beach, or skating. They’re for the easygoing girl.” —ARIANA MARSH 38 APRIL 2016

Above: The model poses in a Behati x Juicy Couture Black Label T-shirt, $31, and shorts, $63 (a couple of her favorite pieces), in front of the collection’s mood board. At right: with husband Adam Levine at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.


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SELFIE SERVICE “I have to wear a ton of makeup when I’m working, so when I’m not I like to keep it really simple,” Kendall says. “I’ll put on a good moisturizer— I use a lot of Estée stuff, obviously.”

KEEPING UP WITH KENDALL In celebration of The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder collection, Kendall Jenner oversees this month’s View.

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espite a childhood in the limelight and quickly gaining the attention of high-fashion luminaries who helped pave her way to supermodeldom , Kendall Jenner surprisingly never expected to reach her current status. “I rarely wore makeup and didn’t care what I looked like because I was too into horses and sports,” she explains. “I had bad acne and wasn’t confident. I hardly imagined I would be a face of an iconic beauty company. You can ask my sisters; they tell me all the time: ‘Thank God you turned out decent- ➤

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The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Eyeshadow Palette, $48, Mattified Lipstick in Just Sayin’, $22, and Lip Flip Shade Transformer in Turn Down, $22. sephora.com.

GROUNDWORK Kendall behind the scenes of her Estée Edit campaign. “I put a lot of pretty brown tones in it because I like a brown smoky eye, and purple is my favorite color,” she says of the Estée Edit Kendall palette. “There’s also a cool shadow that illuminates in black light, so if you’re out at the club it’s a lot of fun.”

looking, because for a minute there we were all worried.’” Jokes aside, Kendall gets the last laugh. Just don’t expect her to follow in her family’s signature beauty routine. “It feels natural to be me. You see my sisters, and they wear a lot of makeup, and I don’t wear as much,” notes the 20-year-old, who lists The Estée Edit’s Lip Flip Shade Transformer (“You have to use it to understand how great it is”) and Flash Photo Gloss as her must-haves. Working with Estée Lauder has allowed for some fun experimenting on set and collaborating on the products. “I didn’t think I would be able to pull off bright lip shades,” Kendall says, “but I started playing around and began to love it.” Her newfound passion has its limits, however: “I’d never be caught wearing too much colorful eye shadow.” She also stresses the importance of not overdoing it for anyone else. “I want to be myself,” Kendall explains. “I’m not trying to catfish or make people think I look like something I’m not.” So the runway staple opts for a small amount of foundation, bronzer, and mascara before heading out. Kendall reveals, “If you want to date me, you’re going to know what I normally look like when I’m not done up.” There’s no hiding here. —ANDREW BEVAN 44 APRIL 2016

BALMAIN SPRING 2016 IN NEW YORK CITY

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CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE SPRING 2016

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Clockwise from top left: courtesy of Estée Lauder; TOM GORMAN (3); YANNIS VLAMOS/vogue.com; VICTOR VIRGILE/Getty Images; GEORGE PIMENTEL/amfAR15/Getty Images; SAMIR HUSSEIN/Getty Images; SLAVEN VLASIC/Getty Images; MONICA FEUDI/vogue.com.

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From top: Adam Selman choker, $52. info@ adamselman.com. Fallon choker, $400. fallonjewelry.com. Ohne Titel choker, $175. sales@ohnetitel.com. ASOS choker, $18. asos.com. Urban Outfitters choker, $15. urbanoutfitters.com. Ohne Titel choker, $250. sales@ohnetitel.com. Adam Selman choker, $52. info@adamselman.com. Urban Outfitters choker, $24. urbanoutfitters.com.

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NECK CANDY “Chokers are back—I’m into it!” Kendall says. Which style catches your eye?

Prop styling, Charlie Welch. Inset: YANNIS VLAMOS/vogue.com.

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I CAN’T STOP THINKING ABOUT THESE MARC JACOBS PANTS. THE MIX OF CIRCUS, ROCKER, AND WESTERN AMERICANA IS ALL MY VIBES.

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Ada wears a Coach 1941 sweater and shoes. Marc Jacobs pants, $400, and belt. Gap bandanna, $13. Details, see teenvogue.com.

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Adam Selman pants, similar styles at opening ceremony.us.

Hudson jeans, $195. hudson jeans.com.

Frame Denim jeans, $249. neimanmarcus.com.

Lockhart Embroidery jeans, $300. lockhart embroidery@gmail.com.

Guess jeans, $108. guess.com.

With Gigi Hadid and Ansel Elgort in Vogue, April 2015

Mother jeans, $258. mother denim.com.

I love that flares are trending! It’s nice to have more options than just skinny jeans.

Clockwise from top center: MARIO TESTINO; CHRIS GORMAN (3); RAYMOND HALL/GC Images/ Getty Images; CHRIS GORMAN; courtesy of Rodin; CHRIS GORMAN (6); prop styling, Leigh Gill.

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REAL SIMPLE Kendall has perfected the ultimate streamlined off-duty uniform by dressing down sleek, long, lightweight coats from her new favorite brand, affordable Aussie e-com label TY-LR, with sneakers, aviators, and a fresh, clean face. TY-LR dress, and shirt, $220. ty-lr.com.us. Hilfiger Collection sneakers, $260. Tommy Hilfiger, NYC. Rodin Lip Balm Ring, $15. oliolusso.com. Toms sunglasses, $198. toms.com. Details, see teenvogue.com.

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Fashion Stylists: Karolyn Pho and Leah Adicoff; hair, Randy Stodghill using Aveda; makeup, Kirin Bhatty using Smashbox. Opposite page, clockwise from top: MIKAEL JANSSON; VINCENT SANDOVAL/WireImage; ZACH HILTY/bfa.com; WARD + KWESKIN.

SKYE HIGH Pop and R&B songstress Justine Skye finds her rhythm in Rodarte’s new collaboration with & Other Stories.

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Justine wears a Rodarte & Other Stories faux-fur jacket, $395, star stud, $29 per pair, and necklace, $60. T by Alexander Wang pullover, $250. Details, see teenvogue.com.

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ny rising musician who can get Kendall and Kylie Jenner and Tyga to attend his or her show must have some stellar ability. Such is the case for singing sensation Justine Skye, 20, whose headlining performance at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles this past December drew a seriously star-studded crowd. “The girl is genuinely talented and just so cool—her voice is the sickest thing I’ve ever heard,” exclaims Kendall, who also happens to be her close friend. “I’m not even being biased right now—she’s dope.” Atlantic Records thought so too when it signed Justine in 2013 after hearing her display her chops on YouTube and Tumblr. “I’ve released two EPs since then,” says the chanteuse, who has collaborated with Tyga and Vic Mensa and is working on her first album now. Although Justine declares she is still discovering who she is as an artist, the constant vibe on all of her tracks thus far has been a medley of R&B, hip-hop, reggae, and pop sounds—topped off with powerful wide-ranging vocals that nail slow-jam anthems as well as upbeat dance grooves. Who better, then, to test out the versatile collaboration from Rodarte and & Other Stories, which includes everything from a simple striped Lurex top and a cozy suede and faux-fur jacket to shimmery velvet trousers and glittery wedges? “I think the collection is amazing—it was awesome to see how such different shapes and colors could come together,” Justine enthuses. “It was definitely ’70s-inspired and something I would wear in my everyday life.” Paired with her favorite Adidas by Raf Simons sneakers and signature mermaid-like purple tresses, the pieces could hit a sartorial high note on whatever stage Justine takes to next. —ARIANA MARSH

IN GOOD COMPANY Clockwise from top: In Vogue, January 2016; at her Emotionally Unavailable record release party in West Hollywood with Kendall; performing in New York City. Below: Rodarte & Other Stories pullover, $85, and pants, $125.


Beauty & Health EDITOR: ELAINE WELTEROTH COOL WHIP Tiny tweaks to your shower routine can mean longer, stronger, healthier hair.

SHAMPOO REBOOT Is less really more? Are suds the enemy? Experts weigh in on the great haircleansing debate.

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lean hair used to be as easy as lather, rinse, and repeat. But recent changes in shampoo ideology have muddled what should be a beauty no-brainer. A quick hair-care history: For decades, frothy white foam reigned king, until the co-wash craze of 2015 made us swear off suds and convert to a creamier, gentler alternative. Cleansing conditioners, the new ➤

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Full Volume Pre-Wash Conditioner and Shampoo, $5 each. Walgreens.

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WASH THIS WAY All good-hair days start in the shower. If you rely on more than two products post-wash, you may be using the wrong shampoo. Tip: Consider your mane issue when picking the perfect cleanser.

From top: JASON LLOYD-EVANS (4); still life, TOM GORMAN (4).

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holy grail product, rose to power with an innocuous two-inone promise to detox your strands while delivering more softness, more shine, and, basically, more awesome-hair days. At the height of the movement away from traditional shampoo, even dirty, days-old hair became a bragging right among celebs, models, and mortals alike. Taking a cue from the Olsen twins’ bed-head look, we all washed less and reached for dry shampoo (a lot) more. For some, it worked like a charm, especially on naturally drier coarse textures. For others, not so much. Worrisome reports of perpetually greasy roots and worse came tumbling in. Some experts claim that cutting out regular cleansing can turn your scalp into a breeding ground for dandruff and—only in extreme cases—may actually lead to hair loss. Cue the head-scratching: Is it time to break up with your dry shampoo and totally rethink your cleansing routine yet again? Hair-care pros remain divided, but some are calling for a complete overhaul. According to trichologist (the fancy term for a hair and scalp specialist) Anabel Kingsley, cleansing conditioners “don’t condition as well as a stand-alone conditioner, or cleanse as well as a separate shampoo—so your strands aren’t as clean as they would be if you used two separate products.” Dermatologist Francesca Fusco explains, “It’s like washing your face only to find makeup on the towel afterward.” Essentially, if you aren’t getting all the gunk out, bacteria and dead skin cells can build up and cause serious problems. The research and development team at Tresemmé says the solution is simple: Switch up the order of your product regimen. Conditioning before shampooing with the brand’s new Beauty-Full Volume collection helps ensure a deeper clean that won’t sacrifice body or shine, thanks to its proprietary polymers. Here’s how it works: The prewash conditioner deposits a layer of microscopic polymers that leave your strands smooth and silky after using the steptwo volumizing shampoo. More hype? You’ll have to see for yourself. (Our editors swear by it!) Ultimately it’s all about finding what works for your unique scalp and hair type. There is no one-sizefits-all approach to cleansing. Just like your style, your hair-care habits should be as individual as you are. —TINA FERRARO Tresemmé Beauty-

From top: Bumble and Bumble BB. Curl (Care) Shampoo, $31. Sephora. Living Proof Timeless Pre-Shampoo Treatment, $26. Ulta. Clear Complete Scalp Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, $6. Walgreens.


Beauty & Health SCREAM QUEEN “The label said ‘waterproof’!”

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NAIL FAIL. If I could do it all over, I’d save the $30 I spent on a gross mall acrylic mani (a crucial part of my prom prep) and invest in a bottle of Chanel nail polish instead. It makes a much chicer souvenir than chewed-off tips. GLOSS OVER. Throughout the night I obsessively reapplied baby pink lip gloss—most of which ended up in my hair as I danced. Opt for a low-maintenance, superlong-lasting stain like Flower Color Proof Long-Wear Lip Crème and you’re good to go. SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF. Anyone who didn’t know about my sweating problem before prom was well aware after. If you’re prone to perspiring during big events (I feel you, girl), swap out your standard deo for Dove Clinical Protection ($8, Walgreens). FRIZZ OUT. My hairstyle was nothing crazy…until I stepped onto the humid dance floor, that is. To keep your photos flyaway-free, toss Nunzio Saviano Anti-Frizz Sheets into your clutch for quick (and coconutscented!) touch-ups. My final (and most important) piece of advice? Re-lax. Even if you do everything wrong, you’ll still have fun—not to mention a ton of Likes on your future prom #TBTs. 

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PARTY FOULS What not to do at prom. Beauty/style writer Sue Williamson shares lessons she learned the hard way.

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would be lying if I told you I didn’t have a blast at my prom. But looking back at those photos? I cringe! Extreme spray tanning, tacky fake nails, teeth so painfully white that I couldn’t eat ice cream for a week—you name a makeup malfunction, and I’ll show you the throwback Facebook pics to prove just how bad it can be. The only bright side to my personal high school humiliation is these tips I get to share with you.

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FAKE BAKE. I still get nightmares about my pre-prom spray tan. The fluorescent orange shade didn’t just stain my pale skin for weeks—it melted all over my emerald satin gown. If you must self-tan, go subtle and streak-free with St. Tropez One Night Only Wash Off Face & Body Lotion.

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Clockwise from top left: Nunzio Saviano Anti-Frizz Sheets, $18. birchbox.com. St. Tropez One Night Only Face & Body Lotion, $16. sephora .com. Flower Color Proof Long-Wear Lip Crème in Red My Lips, $8. Walmart. Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Color in Organdi, $28. chanel.com.

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DOUBLE MASKING “It’s all about taking a multidimensional approach to safely tackle more than one problem at a time,” celeb derm Dennis Gross, M.D., explains. Here’s how to give your skin the one-two punch.

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Certain ingredients just don’t mix—like vitamin C and retinol, or salicylic and glycolic acids. “Too many acids could cause irritation,” notes Caudalie founder and skin guru Mathilde Thomas.

Lactic acid works to even skin tone. Reach for a calming step two that helps reduce redness with green tea extract.

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“Sulfur is a tried-andtrue blemish fighter,” Dr. Gross points out. To avoid dryness, follow with a hyaluronic acid hydrator that won’t re-clog pores.

Slough off dead skin with a light exfoliator, then use an oil-enriched moisturizer for maximum glow.

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Top, from left: SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask, $12. Target. Peter Thomas Roth Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask, $52. sephora .com. Center, from left: Kiehl’s Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque, $32. kiehls.com. Caudalie Moisturizing Mask, $39. sephora.com. Bottom, from left: Algenist Algae Brightening Mask, $59. sephora.com. Farmhouse Fresh Guac Star Soothing Avocado Hydrating Mask, $22. farmhousefreshgoods.com. 60 APRIL 2016

From left: Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water, $3 for 33.8 oz. waiakeasprings.com. Dirty Lemon Raw Detox, $65 for six 16-oz. bottles. dirtylemon.com. 1907 New Zealand Artesian Water, $2 for 16.9 oz. Whole Foods Market. Juice Press Water + Rose, $3 for 16.4 oz. juicepress.com.

LIQUID ASSETS Healthy or hype? H2O upgrades promise to help beautify from the inside out.

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e all know drinking more water is the OG answer to practically any ailment. “Proper internal hydration aids every function of our body,” dietitian Marci Clow says. Just as highquality fuel helps a car perform at its peak, only the finest waters deliver optimal hydration—or at least that is what the latest fancy-water fad could lead you to believe. Labels touting pH balance, electrolyte infusion, or Hawaiian volcanic-rock filtration claim to neutralize an acidic diet, bolster the immune system, and relieve stress. But how do these stack up against regular H2O? “We drink water to replenish what is lost every day through urination and sweating. But we certainly don’t need to enhance it,” Clow states. These drinks “can be beneficial if only to get enough fluids in your system.” Healthy hack: If you don’t like the taste of plain water, simply add fruit slices. —T.F. TEENVOGUE.COM

Clockwise from top left: ASHLEY ROBERTS/courtesy of 4th and Bleeker; TOM GORMAN (7).

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HAIR? DON’T CARE When feminist philosophy and beauty norms collide: Rookie writer Arabelle Sicardi makes a case for body hair.

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rowing up, I often wished there was a survival guide for being a teen girl. Learning how to be you and feel pretty in the process can seem like an endless tug-of-war. Your parents want one thing, your friends want another, and you? You’re figuring it out. I thought my body hair was fine until one day at the park, when the people I was hanging out with pointed at my underarms in horror, and so I began shaving—not for my own comfort but so they wouldn’t look at me like I failed girlhood. I realized that to be attractive, I basically had to trick others into thinking it wasn’t any work. It was about sneaking around and

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erasing parts of myself: the zits, the leg and armpit hair, and the smell of my skin. To feel beautiful was to correct a growing body in revolt. I got cuts from shaving and cried from the wincing discomfort of tweezing eyebrows that didn’t really need to be plucked. Trying to be pretty made me feel ugly, like my natural state was wrong. This went on for years, until I discovered feminism in college. It taught me that, hey, it’s my body, and what I do to feel good living in it should not be up for debate. I stopped shaving my legs one day to see if anyone would notice or laugh, and you know what? No one cared. Instead of spending all that time shaving, I experimented with my looks in different ways. I once thought beauty meant endless rules I had no authority over, but it can mean the freedom to choose. You can do whatever you want—shave your hair or dye it or glitter-fy it—and you are just as cool and worthy, no matter what. The point is you are in control. Bodies are precious, but they’re fun, too. Instead of treating them as things to be fixed for a picture-perfect result, you can think of them as endless art projects. Your body, your hair, your rules.  TEENVOGUE.COM

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With her recent critically acclaimed album, tour de force music videos, and first-ever beauty campaign, Grimes continues to rise on her own wildly imaginative terms. Designer and fangirl Stella McCartney sits down with the genre-defying powerhouse. Photographed by Ben Toms.


POP ART Grimes wears a J.W. Anderson top, pants, and bag. Marc Jacobs boots. Details, see teenvogue.com. FASHION EDITOR: DELPHINE DANHIER.

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MASTERMIND Michael Michael Kors dress, $70, and long-sleeve dress (worn underneath), $100. Acne Studios bathing suit (worn underneath), $400. Marc Jacobs jeans. Bande des Quatres ring, $350. Stoney Clover Lane pin (worn on pants), $20. Details, see teenvogue.com.

BEAUTY NOTE: A bold shade like Grimes’s can fade fast. Stretch the time between salon trips with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Color Vibrancy Nourishing Shampoo.


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laire Boucher (aka Grimes) straddles the line between counter- and pop culture in a way few iconoclastic talents (think David Bowie, Kate Bush, Freddie Mercury, and Björk) have ever achieved. In just a short time, the compelling 27-year-old small-framed innovator has captured the hearts of indie misfits, college coeds, and fashion mavens alike—all the while staying in control of her career and image without compromise. Designer and not-so-secret-admirer Stella McCartney was very much drawn to Grimes and cast her in the campaign for her buoyant new scent Pop, out in April. Under a canopy of lemon trees behind Stella’s pristinely manicured Los Angeles boutique, the two budding comrades reunite over vegan breakfast tacos before Grimes embarks on her tour with Florence + the Machine. With similar gumption and ethical viewpoints, the pair prove business and pleasure can overlap, and it’s a beautiful thing when they do. —ANDREW BEVAN SM: Do you want to be Claire, or do you want to be Grimes? G: Oh, I’ll be Grimes. I did “kill” Grimes in my video “Flesh Without Blood.” But now I’m actually OK with Grimes again. I just went a little crazy for a minute. SM: She’s reincarnated? G: I guess she’s reemerged. It’s just a little weird for me because in real life I would say I’m quite bro-y. I mostly wear sweatpants. SM: It’s also funny—Claire is sort of a conventional name. G: I know—tell that to my parents! When you Google it, it means, like, “empty and shallow.” It says something like “clear light through an empty pool of water.” SM: That’s a wrong interpretation. It sounds very spiritual. For my Pop campaign I wanted to represent young women in a way that is not normally seen in beauty. That’s why I was drawn to you. Were you torn doing this? G: I wasn’t too torn. It’s definitely something you have to think about, because I’ve never endorsed anything. SM: Do you find it hard selling yourself at times? G: I do think it’s an odd thing when you start realizing that people are buying your record. It’s kind of a loaded interaction that affects the art you make. SM: You become conscious. G: In a good way, because I’m like, “Oh, someone’s gonna pay for this—it better be really, really good.” It motivates me to do a better job than I’ve done in the past. SM: How important is your image? G: If you’re performing, the way you dress, even if it’s just a shirt and pants, is a statement in itself whether you like it or not. I see fashion as a positive thing. I see it as a way to enhance the project, or as a whole other aspect that I can play with and use to my advantage. Though I make sure that I look like trash about 20 percent of the time so no one’s ever saying, “That’s what she looks like without makeup.” It’s like, “Everyone knows.” SM: Is it crucial for you as an artist to stay true to yourself and project who you are in an honest way to your fans? G: Depends what “staying true” is, because I’m totally down to wipe a bunch of paint all over my face—I’m happy if people

think I’m weird. In a way it’s not important because a lot of it is like acting and being a totally different person. The truest version of me would never go in public or be on camera or walk on a stage. So there is an element of removing myself from things. SM: Are you a self-taught musician? G: Yeah, I never played music until probably my early 20s. Honestly, I think you can make any instrument sound good with minimal effort. You can’t be a great instrumentalist—that obviously takes work—but getting to a baseline level is pretty easy. I like hearing things that sound messy. SM: What did you study in college? G: I double majored in neuroscience and philosophy, and I double minored in electroacoustics and Russian language. But I didn’t graduate, so it’s not actually impressive at all. SM: Where is home for you now? G: I guess home is L.A. There’s always a form of homelessness. When I’m touring I live out of a single suitcase. It’s arduous, and it can be stressful if everything is dirty. I have performed in things that I have slept in. SM: I’m devastated. I’m doing your wardrobe for your next tour. I’m going to have a rack of Stella clothes meet you wherever you go, with fake furs. Speaking of, we’re both vegetarians. How did that start for you? G: My stepdad is Hindu and never had meat, so it was very easy for me growing up; there would always be vegan food around. It is political for me, but also, to be honest, I have no idea how to cook meat. Touring is difficult, but if we’re somewhere and I can only have something with dairy in it, then I will eat it because I won’t starve myself. SM: The Guardian recently said that you’re the woman

IN REAL LIFE I WOULD SAY I’M QUITE BRO-Y. I MOSTLY WEAR SWEATPANTS making the most exciting pop music on the planet. G: As long as Beyoncé is alive, that statement is not true. SM: Your album Art Angels has been really well received. Is that overwhelming? G: It’s nerve-racking to just put something out there because there is an element of not trusting yourself. I was pretty certain it was going to be widely hated, so I was very pleased. When I feel really uncomfortable with or embarrassed by something, it’s the right thing. SM: I feel the same way. Sometimes the stuff you hate ends up brilliant. Have you had singing lessons before? G: I took one or two lessons, and I think they were helpful, but they spent a lot of time trying to cure my speech impediment. I like my lisp! SM: How did your collaboration with Janelle Monaé on ➤


the song “Venus Fly” come together? G: I am such a fan. I kept seeing her at festivals, and I couldn’t tell if she knew who I was or not or if I should say hi. I sent her a painting, and then she said we should work on a track. Then I had a panic attack. SM: It’s how I got in touch with you. I stalked you. G: You didn’t stalk me—you invited me for drinks. SM: I know, but that’s my way of stalking: fancy stalking. Was it a creepy painting of Janelle by you? G: No, it was a decapitated head spitting out colors. SM: Nice! So I keep looking at your tattoos. G: I just got a new one [a large painted-style cross on her forearm]. I wanted to cover up a really bad tattoo that I got when I was younger. I’m not religious, but I grew up religious, so it’s a comforting image to me. SM: This one [points to another tattoo] is in our campaign. I had no idea you had a tattoo that says “beautiful.” G: I never decide until 10 minutes before I’m getting a tattoo what it’s going to be. I was in New Zealand playing a show, and this guy said, “I’ll give you a free tattoo if I can come to your show.” SM: You could have just given him a ticket and said, “No, you’re good. I don’t need a free tattoo.” G: I wanted a free tattoo! SM: Does the feminist title feel antiquated to you? It’s so important, but it’s such a heavy, heavy word.

G: The thrust of feminism is equal pay and ending domestic abuse. It’s really about human rights. Though I do think women in the public eye get constantly asked about feminism to the point where it ends up becoming a little bit reductive. SM: It seems like people have a lot to say about your body hair. G: I just started shaving for the first time this year. I am rebelling against my previous body hair, because now people get mad when I shave my legs. So I’m like, “I have the right to shave my legs.” I think people policing my body either way is bizarre. SM: For the shoot you and I did, they didn’t know if they should retouch some of your hair, and I said, “No way.” G: There is still an intense vibe in society about body hair. No one I’ve ever dated has mentioned it. I didn’t even think it was weird until I started doing fashion and people would be putting concealer over my legs. SM: So, basically, fashion is old-fashioned. It’s great you’re shifting it. I just want to be you, if that’s OK. I’m going to give you some lemons to take home. G: I have a lemon tree, but I think it’s dead. It has none. SM: You can always stop by for lemons. Even if you don’t come in and shop, you can just grab some. G: On the security camera late at night there will be someone grabbing lemons. SM: Somebody’s stealing our lemons—I think it might be Grimes. 


GENESIS RISING Molly Goddard dress. Fendi jumpsuit (worn underneath). Isabel Marant metallic jumpsuit (worn underneath). We Love Colors socks, $4. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand sneakers. Opposite page: Stella McCartney dress. From top: I Still Love You NYC pin, $185. Explorer’s Press pin, $5. Cast of Vices pin, $250. Details, see teenvogue.com.


Opposite page, clockwise from top left: IMEH AKPANUDOSEN/Getty Images; RINDOFF/LE SEGRETAIN/Getty Images; JULIAN MACKLER/bfa.com/Rex Shutterstock; SACHA MARIC; JOSEPH KERLAKIAN/Rex Shutterstock; KRISTINA BUMPHREY/Startraks Photo; BILLY FARRELL/bfa.com; SCOTT TRINDLE; TOM WATKINS/Rex Shutterstock; courtesy of Grimes (2); ELLIOTT MORGAN; courtesy of Grimes/John Londono; GUY LOWNDES/Getty Images; PAUL MAFFI; TIM MOSENFELDER/Getty Images; MALLORY TURNER; TIM MOSENFELDER/Getty Images; KEVIN MAZUR/Getty Images; courtesy of Grimes; OLIVER HADLEE PEARCH; TIM MOSENFELDER/Getty Images; ANGELA WEISS/Getty Images; JOHN LONDONO; FIONA GOODALL/Getty Images; BILLY FARRELL/bfa.com/ Rex Shutterstock; JENNIFER S. ALTMAN/Getty Images; courtesy of Grimes; RINDOFF/LE SEGRETAIN/Getty Images; GREGG DEGUIRE/Getty Images; NICK HAYMES; TIM MOSENFELDER/Getty Images (2); BENJAMIN LOZOVSKY/bfa.com/Rex Shutterstock.

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Paco Rabanne top and pants. Cosabella pink tops, $105 each. Only Hearts by Helena Stuart cardigan (worn underneath), $66. Simone Rocha shoes. Details, see teenvogue .com. In this story: hair and color, Tina Outen for Wella Professionals; makeup, Benjamin Puckey at D+V Management; nails, Emi Kudo using Dior Dior Vernis; tailoring, Keke Cheng; set design, Bryn Bowen at Streeters; production, Brandon Zagha at Brachfeld/LA.


Chasing Pavements From left: Lameka wears an Erdem top and skirt. Julia wears a Rebecca Taylor dress. Tuleste bangles, $95 for set of two. Details, see teenvogue.com. FASHION EDITOR: DELPHINE DANHIER.


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Blue Notes Lameka wears a Rosie Assoulin dress. Julia wears a Polo Ralph Lauren vest and pants, $198 each. Coach 1941 shirt, $295. Opposite page: Julia wears an AĂŠropostale shirt (customized by stylist), $35. A.P.C. shorts, $165. Matthew Williamson by Linda Farrow sunglasses, $325. Lameka wears a Sonia Rykiel dress. Tuleste bangles, $95 for set of two. Details, see teenvogue.com.

BEAUTY NOTE: Get loose beachy waves minus the fuss or frizz with Pantene Pro-V Smooth AntiHumidity Airspray.


#OOTD Alexander Wang top and bra. Delpozo pants. Gypsy Sport hat, $125. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand sneakers. Opposite page: Marques’Almeida top, $450, and pants. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand sneakers. Details, see teenvogue.com.


Playing Dress-Up Julia wears a Derek Lam dress. Lameka wears a Jill Stuart dress. Marc Jacobs sandals. Opposite page: Topshop Unique top, $290, and shorts, $180. Christian Roth sunglasses, $380. Details, see teenvogue.com.


Sundown Lameka wears a See by ChloĂŠ top, $320. Max Mara pants. Julia wears a Peter Pilotto top. MM6 Maison Margiela jeans. Opposite page: Hilfiger Collection top, $360, and bikini top (sold with bottom), $290. Caroline Constas skirt. Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer bracelets, $92 each. Details, see teenvogue .com. In this story: hair, Tina Outen using Fekkai; makeup, Fiona Stiles for Fiona Stiles Beauty; nails, Emi Kudo using Dior Dior Vernis; production, Brandon Zagha at Brachfeld/LA.


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Teachers who get romantic with students are crossing a line—and, in some cases, committing a crime. Teen Vogue investigates these illicit couplings. Artwork by トシ (Toshi).


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n her sophomore year of high school, Jessa* got Mr. Burke* as a teacher, and her crush was instantaneous. When he asked her to help him out after class the following year, she jumped at the chance. By the end of her junior year, she suggested they watch a movie he liked together. He agreed, and soon afterward she says they began to engage in make-out sessions all around the city they lived in, including the home Mr. Burke shared with his family. Eventually, Jessa says, the two had sex there. “I felt uncomfortable at first but wanted to be with him, so it didn’t matter,” she adds. A few weeks later, however, the police showed up at Jessa’s house. One of her friends had reported Mr. Burke to the authorities. Jessa denied everything because she didn’t want to get him in trouble, and she blamed herself. “I thought I seduced him,” she admits. Jessa was 16, and Mr. Burke was more than twice her age. It took Jessa a long time to view herself as a victim of sexual abuse. The criminal laws on teacher-student relationships differ from state to state, and some prohibit instructors from having sexual contact with students, even those of consenting age. And schools in the United States that receive federal funding are bound by Title IX laws

instructor in Texas. The next year they started hooking up. “I knew the way I was interacting with him was inappropriate, but the way he was interacting with me was more inappropriate—he was the adult,” she explains. The inexperienced teen liked the feeling of superiority and social clout she thought their coupling gave her. Lara*, who had a sexual relationship with her 11th-grade English teacher in California, says she convinced herself that she was in control. “I 1 million percent thought of myself as an adult, and he played that up tremendously,” she states. But Jessa, Ashley, and Lara weren’t adults when these relationships started, and were left with devastating emotional scars when they ended. Lara struggled with bulimia and continues to deal with suicidal thoughts; Ashley was diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder; and Jessa battles depression. Virginia White, a therapist who works with sexual abuse survivors at Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, points out that in the absence of counseling, victims can have a difficult time recovering. Some feel ashamed or have anxiety about sex or relationships; others may question their judgment of people. It’s also common for victims to wrestle with

I FELT UNCOMFORTABLE AT FIRST BUT WANTED TO BE WITH HIM, SO IT DIDN’T MATTER that protect students from sexual harassment or assault by educators or anyone else employed by or attending the school. Recent high-profile cases at prestigious institutions such as the Marlborough School in Los Angeles have helped bring attention to educator misconduct, with victims coming forward and demanding that offenders and the schools that employ them be held accountable. Still, some don’t know how to report what happened, or whether the incidents qualify as sexual assault, as they might believe they were willing participants. “We’re not necessarily talking about teachers surprising students with violent crimes,” notes Kristen Houser, of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center in Pennsylvania. Instead, most of these situations evolve gradually, and the adult ensures that they mimic a normal courtship. It’s often not until later that the minor might realize his or her naïveté was exploited. These teachers make a point of selling their access to things teenagers don’t necessarily have—a car, money, sexual experience—Houser says, and that can be attractive to many young people. She adds that these incidents aren’t limited to heterosexual relationships or female students, as boys can be victims too, their encounters no less damaging than those of girls. Ashley* was 13 when she met her eighth-grade history TEENVOGUE.COM

eating disorders and cutting, or they may display a lack of care about hygiene. “Sometimes they try not to be noticed,” White explains. Speaking up isn’t easy, but it’s worth it, according to Jules Irvin-Rooney, J.D., who is based in Richmond, Virginia, and works to find justice for survivors of abuse. Victims often second-guess themselves, but chances are if something feels bad, it’s for a reason. Warning signs from teachers with inappropriate intentions might include excessive flattery and gift giving, confiding about personal matters, setting up alone time in a classroom or car, and isolating a student from friends and family. (An example of this type of grooming can be seen in the film Palo Alto, starring Emma Roberts and James Franco.) Jessa’s friend did the right thing by reporting Mr. Burke. If you think someone you know is involved with a teacher, Irvin-Rooney suggests approaching your friend, hearing what he or she has to say, and being honest about your concerns. You can also talk to a trusted parent or teacher on your own. “That’s not ratting; it’s just saying, ‘I don’t feel comfortable with this,’” she notes. “One day they’ll look back and say, ‘I’m really glad I was taken out of that situation.’” —ALYSSA GIACOBBE *Name has been changed. APRIL 2016 87


Hoop Dreams Light up your lids with half-moon shapes, and keep the rest of your face fresh. Alécia wears a Vera Wang Collection earring, $350 per pair. Liz wears a Venus by Maria Tash clicker nose ring, $117. Opposite page, from top: Delfina Delettrez nose ring (worn as hoop). Icing studs, $13 for set of six pairs. Claire’s hoop, $8 per pair. Venus by Maria Tash hoops. Details, see teenvogue.com. FASHION EDITOR: CLARE BYRNE.


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Boy Brow Makeup pro Benjamin Puckey’s tip: Wear your arches bushy and brushed up—just comb in Glossier Boy Brow and go. Claire’s tiara, $17. Icing faux septum ring, $13 for set of three. Icing stud, $13 for set of six pairs. Venus by Maria Tash hoop. Opposite page: Mother of Pearl top. Details, see teenvogue.com.


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The hologram mani is like nail art’s subtle little sister In this story: hair, Shingo Shibata at The Wall Group; makeup, Benjamin Puckey at D+V Management; nails, Elisa Ferri using Dior Dior Vernis; set design, Whitney Hellesen at Frank Reps.


Lash Blast It’s time to rethink your mascara. Apply a little Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Luscious Waterproof Mascara to your top lashes—and go crazy on the bottom. Dior dress. Hanes shirt (customized by stylist), $15 for three. Topshop Unique top (worn underneath), $220. Venus by Maria Tash septum ring, $295. Area earrings, $225. R.J. Graziano earrings (worn on top), $30 per pair. Oscar de la Renta large earring (worn on top), $290. Opposite page: Liz wears a Jill Stuart sweater, $378. Alécia wears a Samuji top, $370. Details, see teenvogue.com.


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A warning on waist trainers: These modern-day corsets may cause long-term damage. Artwork by Horacio Salinas.


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group of girls bundled up in cold-weather clothes huddle together at a bus stop in Manhattan’s Herald Square. Their colorful puffy coats conceal the latest phenomenon to hit high schools across the country. “It’s easier to hide my waist trainer in the winter,” says Christina, 17, as she lifts up her layers to show off her Coke-bottle shape, bound by a black latex corset that is decorated with skulls. “My last one had cartoon-character heads, but I like this better.” The front clasps and flexible fabric are a stretch from the first corsets, worn almost 500 years ago, but these bright, playful patterns seem to mark an alarming recent marketing effort targeting teens. HOW IT ALL STARTED This waist-training craze is nothing new, according to Valerie Steele, director of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology and author of The Corset: A Cultural History. “Dating from the 1550s, middle- and upper-class women wore a stiffened undergarment, usually reinforced with whalebone or metal and then laced up. They functioned as waist cinchers and breast support, but ladies wore them to be considered attractive and respectable as well,” Steele says. “It was also seen as a way to create an optical illusion of a curvier figure by pushing fat around to make it look like you had a smaller waist, bigger hips, and bigger breasts.” By the 19th century all classes wore corsets, but in the early 20th century women moved on to shapewear like rubberized girdles, and many began prioritizing diet and exercise to improve their physical appearance. Fast-forward to the age of Instagram. Christina started sporting a waist trainer last year after Kim Kardashian snapped a selfie wearing one and shared it with her millions of followers. “I’ve always thought her body was amazing, and when I saw that photo I was like, ‘Oh, that’s how she does it!’” she recalls. The belly-cinching bandwagon quickly picked up steam with Instaendorsements from all three Kardashian sisters, as well as Kylie Jenner and other stars. Although many waist-trainer manufacturers insist that the product is safe when the proper size is worn, some doctors paint a different picture about the trend. THE RISKS Dyan Hes, M.D., a pediatrician and the medical director of Gramercy Pediatrics in New York City, breaks down the dangers of what she calls a body-modifying lie. She says MRI scans of women wearing a waist trainer clearly show the liver and kidneys being crushed and ribs pressing into digestive organs. “The constant compression can cause a lot of problems,” Dr. Hes explains. When internal organs are displaced, the results are uncomfortable symptoms like gas or heartburn and, over time, more threatening ailments like stomach ulcers and esophagitis. “There are stories about waist trainers fracturing ribs, but the force of this device isn’t powerful enough to fracture bones,” she reveals. “However, the compression on the lungs makes it harder to breathe.” This type of air deprivation over eight hours a day—the average recommended wear time—can result in

light-headedness, dizziness, nausea, and fainting. DO THEY WORK? All this risk is for what Dr. Hes and other medical professionals insist is a temporary reward. “There are no lasting benefits. Putting this on will not make you thinner; it will only make you appear thinner until you take it off. When you stop using it, everything goes back to where it was before,” she points out. THE AFTERMATH The most serious repercussion of this fad might not be physical but mental, suggests Alexis Conason, Psy.D., a New York City–based psychologist specializing in body image. “When you wear this uncomfortable contraption all day, it is a constant reminder that there’s something wrong with your body—that your body is not good enough as it currently is,” Dr. Conason warns. “That thought is very dangerous and destructive for young women who already have higher chances for eating disorders.” The most commonly discussed eating disorders are bulimia and anorexia, but waist training raises a different kind of eating-related concern. When worn tightly, trainers squeeze the abdomen, making the wearer physically unable to eat enough food. This is why some who waist train report losing weight. Essentially, Dr. Hes notes, whether intentional or not, women begin starving themselves. WHY GIRLS ARE GETTING HOOKED “We buy into this myth that we need to punish ourselves to inspire ourselves to change,” Dr. Conason states. “But research shows that when we develop a compassionate relationship with our bodies, we start to be active in ways that are fun, and we begin to eat in ways that are healthy. That is where long-term changes and improvements come from.” WHAT ARE SAFE ALTERNATIVES? Healthy diet and regular exercise deliver more positive lasting results than waist training ever will—and without the potential hazards. “Do something you enjoy that leaves you motivated to come back again,” fitness expert Tracy Anderson recommends. JUST SAY NO With close to a million photos tagged #waisttraining currently on Instagram, and shape-shifting celebs flooding your feed, it might seem like everyone is sold on this risky trend—but there are still plenty of girls who have decided to pass on getting “waisted.” Madisyn, 13, a middle school student and soccer player in Union Beach, New Jersey, is familiar with the fad but doesn’t know anyone who uses a waist trainer. “I just don’t get it,” she says. “I would never want to do that to my body.” The only upside to closing the clasps on a waist trainer is a few hours of a body that is borrowed. Bottom line: Squeezing yourself into someone else’s shape is a dangerous waste of time. —JESSICA CIENCIN HENRIQUEZ


BAD

Romance Spring’s prettiest party dresses take a tough turn. Model and cellist LILY STEWART stars in this dark fairy tale. PHOTOGRAPHED by JEFF BARK.

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HEAVY METAL Lily wears a Marissa Webb vest. Erdem dress. Morgane Le Fay skirt (worn underneath), $420. Boohoo.com earrings, $7. Luv AJ rings (worn throughout), $140 for set of four. MM6 Maison Margiela socks. Louis Vuitton sandals (worn throughout). Details, see teenvogue.com. FASHION EDITOR: ELIN SVAHN.


PUNK PRINCESS Molly Goddard dress. Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane leggings. Miu Miu tiara. Opposite page: Diesel Black Gold jacket. Details, see teenvogue.com.

BEAUTY NOTE: Embrace your artsy side with pretty flecks of steely shadows. We love Rimmel London Magnif’Eyes Double Ended Shadow and Liner.


TEEN SPIRIT Simone Rocha dress, and belt (worn across body), $250. Betsey Johnson tutu (worn underneath). MM6 Maison Margiela gloves. Opposite page: 3.1 Phillip Lim jacket. Nicopanda top, $440, dress, and skirt (worn underneath). Details, see teenvogue.com. In this story: hair, Tomo Jidai for Alterna Haircare; makeup, Marla Belt at Streeters, London; nails, Gina Edwards for Dior Dior Vernis; tailoring, Keke Cheng.


Last Look BLONDE AMBITION

Mia wears an Alexander Wang jacket. Tees by Tina turtleneck, $58. Claire’s studs, $11 for set of nine pairs. Estella Bartlett locket necklace, $170. Details, see teenvogue.com.

Fashion Editor: Andrew Bevan; hair, Whitney Schield using Oribe; makeup, Kali Kennedy using Dior Diorskin Nude.

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MIA KERR

This cutting-edge knockout isn’t your typical West Coast model.

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y dream job would be an international Burberry campaign with a handsome man of my choice,” quips Mia Kerr, 18, whose quirky wit and edgy crop could very well render her the British brand’s muse. Though she calls Los Angeles home, Mia—who has shot for Vogue Italia—is trying out New York this spring. “I’m excited to be in a place where my look is more accepted,” she says. “I never fit in with the California beach-babe vibe.” Considering ultrashort hair has ruled the runways of late, we’d say Mia is positioning herself for success. Her hopes for the future? “I want to go to college and have 10 cats and a pink Corvette.” #Goals. —ARIANA MARSH

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