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FU's Top 25 Stories of 2016

The countdown begins with numbers 25 through 21

BY ARIA DARCELLA

NEWS  -  DECEMBER 26

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2016 was FU’s inaugural year as a publication, and we certainly covered a lot of ground. Throughout the week, we will be counting down the 25 most-read stories of the year. Here, check out numbers 25 through 21.


25. Dree Hemingway Talks Playboy, Pamela Anderson, Perfume, and So Much More

Dree Hemingway had quite a remarkable year, with a film that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, a change in hair color, and modeling for Miu Miu. It’s no wonder our exclusive chat with the model and actress about being the face of Chloé's fragrance was one of our most-read. 

24. Meet the Reigning Queen of Lip Art

You’ve never seen a makeup artist Instagram account quite like that of Vlada Haggerty, who turns cosmetics into art tools, and the human face into a canvas. We spoke to Haggerty over the summer about her arresting work.

23. No, I’m not Offended by Calvin Klein’s New Ads

Calvin Klein ads have been stirring up controversy since the '80s, and the brand’s Spring 2016 campaign was as sexually charged as one would expect. Many were up in arms about the racy photos, but FU’s EIC, Katharine K. Zarrella, didn't partake in any pearl-clutching nonsense. After all, the images were lensed through the female gaze.

22. 7 Face-Saving Essentials You Need for Spring

A helpful list of products we love and where to buy them. These must-haves might come in handy for those of you currently battling this winter weather.

21. What Role Does Haute Couture Play in Fashion’s Evolution?

We spoke to Elyssa Dimant, author of the new tome The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion about the current state of couture and how the most important houses have evolved over the years. After a year of designers coming and going from top positions, Dimant discusses how a creative director can take a heritage brand in a new direction while keeping true to its history. 

Stay tuned tomorrow to see why Nicola Formichetti, Sophie Theallet, and some up-and-coming models had your attention this year.

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All the Fashion Comings and Goings of 2016

Which designers went where, from where, and how long they were there, because fashion’s just one big game of musical chairs

BY ARIA DARCELLA

PEOPLE  -  DECEMBER 23

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Badass Bitch of the Week: Mrs. Claus

This holiday heroine has been crushing it since long before Beyoncé learned to say the word “sleigh”

BY SOPHIA J. GONZALEZ

PEOPLE  -  DECEMBER 23

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Illustration by Zachary Teplin