Ira T. Martin

Why Costume Design For Teen TV Shows ‘Work Twice as Hard’ For Emmy Recognition

It may have more to do with who’s watching the shows, as opposed to what the characters are wearing.

Sex and the City,” “Big Little Lies,” “Russian Doll” and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” “Gossip Girl,” “PEN15,” “grown-ish” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” What these shows all have in common? Talented casts, creative scripts and notable costume design. What they don’t? The former list all won Emmy Awards for their often fashion-focused (and sometimes period-influenced) costumes. But the similarly acclaimed high school or college (or Academy of Unseen Arts) based series have never even received a nomination.

“I think some of my better work actually has been on ‘grown-ish,'” says costume designer Michelle Cole. In 2018 and 2019, she received two — of her six — Emmy nominations

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Kunal Nayyar of ‘Big Bang Theory’ flips the script in the Hollywood Hills

Actor Kunal Nayyar is hoping to end his time in Hollywood Hills with a bang. The “Big Bang Theory” star and his wife, fashion designer and model Neha Kapur, have put their compound on the market for $3.995 million.

The leafy spot spans half an acre and makes the most of its space with a Mediterranean-style villa and a pair of guesthouses. Dense landscaping surrounds the salmon-colored exterior, which opens to 4,100 square feet of bright living spaces with white walls and floors of hardwood and tile.

A formal entry gives way to a living room with custom built-ins and a wet bar, and other highlights include a sky-lit chef’s kitchen and office with picture windows that take in garden views. Three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms round out the main house. Each guesthouse adds one of each.

Courtyards and patios fill out the secluded grounds, leading to a romantic

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Nigeria’s Yoruba women announce their arrival in style

Three models pose in A Ti De
Three models pose in A Ti De

Nigerian photographer Oye Diran reimagines the fashion of the Yoruba people in a stunning series of images.

Short presentational grey line
Short presentational grey line

When an aunt sent Oye Diran an old family photo, he was mesmerised by the high sense of fashion and style exhibited by the Yoruba women of West Africa in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

The photo was of his mother and her sister adorned in iro and buba, the colourful two-piece outfit of wrapped skirt and top popular with Yoruba women in Nigeria.

Diran, a Yoruba himself and Nigerian photographer based in New York, noticed how the style of the iro and buba had evolved over time, but that the outfit still maintained its elegance.

Inspired, he ploughed through the internet looking for more vintage images of the outfit but was disappointed with what he saw.

“What I found were updated

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Adidas, Under Armour, and more

The 12 best activewear deals at Amazon's Big Style Sale
The 12 best activewear deals at Amazon’s Big Style Sale

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In case you missed it, Amazon’s first-ever fashion sale kicked off at the beginning of this week. There are thousands of amazing items at discounted prices from men’s and women’s apparel to accessories to shoes to swimsuits. Here at Reviewed, we’ve spent hours scouring the sale to find the best deals worth buying right now, from those with the best prices to those with the highest reviews.

If you’re looking for activewear in particular, we’ve also found the 12 best athleisure deals going on right now. Some of our top picks? Adidas sneakers, Under Armour’s most popular pair of men’s shorts, and amazing yoga leggings from brands like Onzie, Danskin, and more. Browse all the pieces below, then add to

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