After that horrific, terrible, continuous polar vortex of a winter and this slow-to-commit spring, we hope your Memorial Day weekend involves some much-needed R&R—and sun. But whether you plan on curling up in a hammock, lounging by the pool, yachting, or barbecuing (or all of the above!), we’ve made sure your reading material is squared away. We’ll have stories for you all weekend, but in the meantime, here are some of our favorite recent stories to catch up on:
Eye Cannes-dy: It’s no secret that Cannes is as much a festival of gorgeous style as it is movies. See our picks of the most head-turning red carpet looks, direct from the south of France.
I’ll Have What She’s Having: Do you pink for Kate Upton’s enviable bod? Celeb-favorite trainer David Kirsch lays out exactly what goes into that cover-worthy physique.
You Heard it Here: Speaking of Cannes, soon-to-be-wed Amber Heard stunned this week at the Two Days, One Night premiere. See exactly how to channel her breezy-but-beautiful braided look—and don’t forget a bold red lip.
Je Ne Sais Quoi, Translated: Those French girls have style figured out. Want in? We’ve got five secrets to take you from Francophile to chiiic.
#Fitspo, #NoFilter: Those gym selfies and juice pics on your Instagram feed might actually be dangerous for your wellbeing. See how social media has transformed diet culture, for better and for worse.
A Gaga Affair: One editor spends 10 minutes with the inimitable Lady Gaga—and then attends her pantless rave. (You know you want to read this.)
Jetting Off? If you’re headed to the airport this weekend, quick! Put down the leggings and oversized sweatshirt and take a style cue from one of these travel-ready celebs.
Get Fired Up: Jill Abramson’s dismissal from The New York Times last week (as well as the range of reactions to the news) actually says a lot about how our society views women in positions of immense power. See why the discussion can’t end here.