Episodes
Surprise! We’re launching a new podcast with Marie Claire called Nice Talk with Nikki Ogunnaike in exactly one week! In honor of the upcoming launch, we’re revisiting an episode from Nikki’s early days as Editor in Chief of Marie Claire. Listen to the trailer and subscribe to Nice Talk at the link below (or wherever you get your podcasts). See you in the Nice Talk feed on May 30th! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nice-talk-with-nikki-ogunnaike/id1747045069 [This episode originally...
Published 05/23/24
Published 05/23/24
Between writing her New York Times best-selling memoir Down the Drain, dropping a single and accompanying music video with the same title, and hosting and producing a brand-new reality competition show on E! called OMG Fashun, Julia Fox continues to creatively one-up herself. Since her breakout role in Uncut Gems in 2019, Fox has continued to make headlines for her undeniably creative fashion choices—many of which are products of her taking a pair of scissors to the random materials she finds...
Published 05/22/24
Clayton Hawkins played with wigs instead of toys as a child, and by the time he was in high school, he had a lucrative side hustle doing prom hair for his classmates. Today, Hawkins is known for his work with clients such as Olivia Rodrigo, Jenna Ortega, and Ali Wong, in addition to his hilarious and educational #HairTok presence. This week, Hawkins explains the techniques he used to give Rodrigo her flawless Guts tour waves, how bang pieces actually work, and which Hailey Bieber look he...
Published 05/15/24
It’s our favorite time of the year! On Monday, right after the Met Gala red carpet arrivals drew to a close, Hillary sat down with Who What Wear Editor in Chief Kat Collings and Shopping Director Bobby Schuessler for a full download of the evening. On top of tracing the origins of the best archival and referential looks of the night, the group discusses the most successful interpretations of the Garden of Time dress code, the top beauty looks, and the prevailing trends. This episode is...
Published 05/08/24
Dani Michelle is a powerhouse stylist who dresses some of the most highly photographed women in the world. If you're even remotely online, you know the influence that her clients—such as Hailey Bieber, Kendall Jenner, and Elsa Hosk—wield over the fashion space. On top of her styling work, Michelle recently launched a chic, stackable jewelry line called Méga, and she was just named creative director of L.A.-based denim brand Joe's Jeans. In this episode, Michelle discusses what it's like to...
Published 05/01/24
Mandy Lee, or @oldloserinbrooklyn, has made a name for herself creating thoughtful, well-researched fashion content online. Since starting her TikTok during the pandemic, Lee has amassed over half a million followers and become an authority in the world of trend forecasting. Lee started the viral #75HardStyleChallenge and hosts an annual Met Gala watch party on TikTok that is not to be missed. Last year, she predicted that Doja Cat would dress as Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette, and over 70...
Published 04/24/24
Stylist Jamie Mizrahi may not look to trends for inspiration, but she's certainly been known to help set a few of them. For instance, her client Jennifer Lawrence has made fashion headlines countless times since they partnered up, and we've watched the influence of J.Law's elevated yet effortless street style ripple through the community in the recent surge of simple, polished basics. Whether she's advising Jeremy Allen White on which button to unbutton or creating a new custom black gown for...
Published 04/17/24
In a world where shopping integrations and #sponsored posts dominate our social feeds, it can often feel like the rapid onslaught of trends and aesthetics is homogenizing personal style and killing creativity. Who What Wear assistant shopping editor Ana Escalante recently dug into the topic of style fatigue (check out the full story here!), and today, she joins Editor in Chief Kat Collings to discuss the big, bad algorithm and how it's impacting personal style. Escalante tapped a couple of...
Published 04/10/24
Sydney Sweeney returns as Who What Wear's first repeat cover star! Make sure to check out her experimental, surrealist cover story here—you've likely never seen her quite like this. This week, senior editor Eliza Huber sits down with Sweeney to talk about all of her recent projects, from launching her own production company to filming rom-com Anyone But You, action film Madame Web, and horror flick Immaculate. There's a lot to cover. Sweeney also discusses how producing has transformed her...
Published 04/03/24
With fashion month behind them, Editor in Chief Kat Collings and Associate Director of Special Projects Kristen Nichols are here to give their 2024 spring/summer trend report. The ladies have identified the leading styles from both on and off the runway, and this spring, you can expect to see casual layering, Western-inspired details, and tons of denim. We'll also be shifting away from frilly bows and Barbie pink and moving toward a more modern, mature way of dressing. In addition to taking a...
Published 03/27/24
After making history as the first size-14 model featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit in 2016, supermodel and entrepreneur Ashley Graham has used her star power to repeatedly confront and redefine the fashion industry’s archaic beauty standards. Graham has actively pushed brands to take a chance on her—learning the business of fashion, developing her own lines, and becoming an investor along the way. Today, Ashley’s sharing how her own entrepreneurial journey led her to her...
Published 03/20/24
And just like that, an eventful 2024 award season has come to a close. Today, we’re joined by super stylist Petra Flannery, whose roster of clients includes Emma Stone, Zoe Saldana, Reese Witherspoon, Claire Danes, and Emilia Clarke. Flannery is here to dish about the Oscars and give us the behind-the-scenes details on Emma Stone’s greatest red carpet looks, from the pale-yellow slip dress at the Poor Things premiere to the stunning mint-colored peplum dress she wore while accepting her...
Published 03/13/24
With the Oscars only days away, celebrity hairstylist and Roz founder Mara Roszak is dropping all the details behind creating her gorgeous red carpet looks. Her client list includes stars like Olivia Wilde, Juno Temple, and Zoe Saldaña, but it's been an especially busy award season for her longtime client Emma Stone on the heels of her Oscar-nominated film Poor Things. Roszak is not only sharing the inspiration for Stone's hair looks this season, but she's also giving the full breakdown of...
Published 03/06/24
Zac Posen is an internationally acclaimed fashion designer whose designs have been worn by Natalie Portman, Oprah Winfrey, former First Lady Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Rihanna, among many others. Posen is known for his fine craftsmanship and glamorous gowns, and powerful women have historically sought him out to dress them for significant moments in their lives. Because of this, it only made sense that Ryan Murphy and Gus Van Sant called upon Posen while developing FX's Feud:...
Published 02/28/24
New York Fashion Week just wrapped, and Editor in Chief Kat Collings and fashion editor Jasmine Fox-Suliaman are here to give you the inside scoop on what the fall-winter 2024 collections had to offer. Tune in to hear which emerging designers to have on your radar, who's giving a sultry update to workwear, which types of interesting necklines we can expect to see everywhere this fall, and what it was like breathing the same air as Beyoncé at the Luar show. This episode was brought to you by...
Published 02/21/24
Amy Smilovic founded the women's luxury brand Tibi in 1997, and over the years, she's honed her distinctive brand identity and coined a phrase for her design philosophy: creative pragmatism. If you're a creative pragmatist like Smilovic, you find your style rooted in creative expression and utility, and you feel at home in an aesthetic that is at once chill, modern, and classic. Written from the point of view that style can indeed be learned, her book The Creative Pragmatist details all of...
Published 02/14/24
Twenty years ago, Paige Adams-Geller saw the need for a female voice in the male-dominated American denim industry—someone who deeply understood the female form and could help other women find their perfect fit. As a successful fit model for the top premium denim companies of the time, she knew she was the woman for the job, and Paige was born. Today, Hillary sits down with the founder to talk about the brand's history and many expansions into menswear, outerwear, shoes, accessories, and...
Published 02/07/24
This week, Editor in Chief Kat Collings chats with Wes Gordon, the creative director behind the legendary womenswear brand Carolina Herrera. Before taking the reins at the glamorous New York heritage brand in 2018, Gordon ran his own successful namesake line for eight years, establishing himself as a visionary with staying power. Today, he's sharing how graduating into a recession gave him the hard skills he'd need to one day run Carolina Herrera, why we should disregard the archaic fashion...
Published 01/31/24
From Ayo Edebiri’s custom 3D-molded Louis Vuitton gown at the Emmys to Greta Lee’s Loewe menswear moment at the Critics Choice Awards, our favorite celebs continue to stun this award season. This week, Who What Wear Editor in Chief Kat Collings sits down with Erin Fitzpatrick, our associate director of fashion news and resident award show expert, who often serves as our eyes and ears live from the red carpets. They’re deep-diving on the style standouts we’ve seen thus far, predicting what...
Published 01/24/24
Sisters Wendi Ferreira and Nicole DeJulio teamed up as a styling duo in 2005 and have since raised the bar astronomically for men's fashion across Hollywood. While they've become experts in classic suiting and have often debated over as little as an eighth of an inch of material on Tom Cruise's pant legs, they've also helped clients hone and experiment with personal style beyond the gray, black, and navy suits that used to dominate red carpets. With Ferreira and DeJulio's styling expertise,...
Published 01/17/24
Celebrity stylist Molly Dickson may be a sporty tomboy at heart, but she’s lauded as the ultimate girls’ girl on the Hollywood styling scene. After assisting Leslie Fremar for seven years, Dickson began her independent styling career, working with Scarlett Johansson and dressing Katherine Langford right as Langford’s Netflix hit 13 Reasons Why took off. She’s also responsible for Sadie Sink’s glorious style evolution from teen to adult, Kelsea Ballerini’s magical mid-performance dress change...
Published 01/10/24
Welcome back! For the first episode of 2024, Editor in Chief Kat Collings and Beauty Director Erin Jahns are here to walk you through refreshing your beauty routine for the new year. While you’re creating your annual goals, why not also start setting healthy habits like tossing your expired makeup or giving your nails a much-needed break from heavy manicures? Erin’s also sharing how to find a skincare specialist that’s right for you, which ingredients and treatments are sure to dominate this...
Published 01/03/24
Will Kahn is a stylist, editor, and overall jewelry expert whose résumé includes roles such as accessories director at Town & Country magazine and jewelry director at Moda Operandi. But of all his projects and accolades, our favorite is his Instagram account, @willsnotebook. What began with one post documenting Kahn's editorial process—namely, photographing pieces of fine jewelry placed on top of his personal notebook, surrounded by his notes—became a unique, approachable avenue of...
Published 12/20/23
Jasmin Larian Hekmat is the founder, designer, and CEO of fashion-girl favorite brand Cult Gaia. Hekmat started Cult Gaia as an accessories line, creating stunning pieces that doubled as objets d’art like the iconic Ark Bag. Eventually, she realized that in order to style the pieces the way she envisioned, she’d need to start designing clothes to go with them, thus the ready-to-wear and lifestyle brand was born. Hekmat's commitment to producing meaningful, artistic pieces has never wavered....
Published 12/13/23