We must remember this – lessons learned from Casablanca

By reputation, Casablanca is the greatest American romance ever put to celluloid. There may be films more avant-garde or technically accomplished, but no film is so compulsively rewatched or intensely adored. US Senator Elizabeth Warren returns to Casablanca with her husband every New Year’s Eve, and Donald Trump even made a (losing) bid to acquire […]

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How Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman Built a ‘Willy Wonka Land of Fashion’

In ELLE.com’s monthly series Office Hours, we ask people in powerful positions to take us through their first jobs, worst jobs, and everything in between. This month we spoke with Jennifer Hyman, CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway, who first had the idea for the high-end clothing rental service when she was 26 years […]

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Lena Dunham: “It was like we were all getting PhDs in Medieval history”

The filmmaker, writer and actress talks about the long journey to adapt the medieval coming-of-age dramedy Catherine, Called Birdy for the big screen. Lena Dunham made her directorial debut in 2010 with Tiny Furniture before going on to helm one of the defining TV shows of the last decade. Five years after Girls concluded its […]

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Taylor Swift Makes History and Teases New Album at the 2022 MTV VMAs

The woodland creature/NYU graduate better known as Taylor Swift is one step closer to solidifying her status as a Hollywood starlet: The pop icon is now a VMA-winning solo director, making history as not only the first artist to win Video of the Year three times, but also the first artist to win for a […]

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