Like clockwork, graduation season is upon us—which means that right about now, you may be scouring the internet for the best graduation gifts for her. Whether your best friend, sister, or even mom is snagging the diploma, they’re about to get a fresh start with their career, a new location, or just life in general, making this occasion all the more meaningful.
Fortunately, we beat you to the punch, rounding up 45 of the best graduation gifts for her that are equal parts practical and stylish. From chic coffee makers to fuel early mornings to elevated kitchen basics the recent grad probably wouldn’t buy for themselves but absolutely needs, there’s a little something-something here for every stage of life. There’s even a graduation present or two in here if your giftee’s gearing up for another degree. (Look, some of us love homework.)
Whether she’s fresh out of college or wrapping up a post-grad degree, these thoughtful gifts will help anyone and everyone embark on this next chapter in their life. Some seriously great graduation gift ideas, straight ahead.
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Emo has risen. My Chemical Romance welcomed fans back to the Black Parade on Monday (May 16) with the kick-off performance of their long-awaited reunion tour at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England.
The legendary band debuted a live performance of their newest single, “The Foundations of Decay,” the first of their music since their 2013 breakup. Fan-captured footage from the show reveals that they also delivered two surprise debut performances of other older songs “Surrender the Night” and “Boy Division” from their 2013 compilation album Conventional Weapons.
MCR also killed it, according to fan reactions on social media, with other favorite hits and classics like “Helena,” “This Is How I Disappear,” “Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na),” “Teenagers,” “I Don’t Love You,” and “Sleep.” The band never seemed to have lost the edge that captured the hearts of emo kids in the early part of the new millennium.
They closed the concert with a three-song encore with “Boy Division,” “I’m Not Okay (I Promise),” and “The Kids From Yesterday.”
Merch was flying around the venue with shirts printed with the text “SWARM” over an insect fly design. Could this possibly tease an upcoming album? Because if so, new and old fans would definitely swarm through. Speculation about an impending full album has reached a fever pitch.
Lead singer Gerard Way concluded the concert with a heartfelt statement. “This is a really special and amazing night for us,” he told the audience. “I hope it was for you too.”
My Chemical Romance announced their reunion tour in fall 2019 and played a one-off show in Los Angeles that December, but the COVIDS-19 pandemic forced them to postpone their plans. Tour dates were rescheduled in 2021 but were pushed back again due to ongoing pandemic concerns. The emo band is expected to perform in several cities in the United Kingdom and Europe until mid-June, and their North American tour is expected to hit the scene from August through October. They are also scheduled to perform in Australia and New Zealand in 2023. All current tour dates and tickets can be found on their website.
With summer well underway, swimwear that’s supportive and sexy is top of mind, including the best bathing suits for big boobs. Here’s the thing: Whether you’re catching rays at the beach or dipping your toes into a pool, a well-fitting swimsuit prepares you for any warm-weather activity. (Just make sure to keep a bottle of sunscreen and a floppy hat on deck for extra protection.) But if you have a big bust—think a D cup or larger—finding bathing suits that fit properly is no easy feat.
The good news? They do exist: From asymmetric bikini tops to one-pieces that double as bodysuits, there are countless swimwear styles and brands that work for larger busts, no matter what kind of vibe you’re going for. It’s just a matter of knowing what to look for.
Since fun in the sun is on the brain, we did a deep dive to find you the best swimsuits for full busts—think Solid & Striped’s supportive underwire styles, versatile picks from Amazon’s stacked selection, and ribbed pieces from Insta-favorite Hunza G. Excited? We are, too. Ahead, 35 of the best bathing suits for big boobs to shop right now.
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Katy Perry says meeting Orlando Bloom totally altered her life for the better as he’s the upbeat foil during her more morose moments and the reason she even considered motherhood.
The pop star sat down for a conversation with Chelsea Handler for the season three premiere of the comedian’s podcast Dear Chelsea during which they discussed her fiancé’s infectiously positive attitude. Perry explained, “I always say when he walks into the room he has this joie de vivre to him and some people ask, ‘What is this guy on?’” But she insists that’s just naturally who he is, “He’s just really got this happy, posi vibes and I’m a little bit more heady and prone to depression in some ways—and so it’s good for me to be around him because he gets me out of my head a little bit.”
And not only does Bloom help her be more present, but the actor also helped convince her to give motherhood a shot. The singer explained, “I wasn’t very maternal and I think that probably stems from some childhood stuff.” But after getting to see first hand what an outstanding father Bloom has been to his son Flynn, whom he shares with ex-wife Miranda Kerr, she started to change her mind about building a family together. She said, “I got to see what a great dad he was with his first child, Flynn, who is now 11. So that definitely primally influenced me. Something inside of me said, ‘You. Mid-30s. This man is nice. Must breed,’” adding, “He is a kind man.”
Since making the decision to have a child together, Katy Perry says that their daughter Daisy Dove has completely “reshaped [her] life,” calling her “the best decision I made in my entire life” and the source of all her happiness.
“I think your definition of success coming up in your 20s is very material and ego driven, and all of that jazz,” she clarified. “Then 30s hits and you care less, and there’s this inner confidence that starts to grow, maybe. Then, with motherhood…my definition of success is just her happiness. Her happiness really gives me that joy…A lot of BS just falls away. Stuff that you thought was important really was never important. You don’t have time for any sort of energetic drama that’s not important in your family. Your family really starts to become first.”
The Grammy winner concluded, “My daughter has reshaped my life, my perspective. She’s given me a love I’ve never had before…I’ve always been wanting that love, that was my number one currency, and then when she came it was like, ‘I love you. For no reason. Just because you are.’ I was like, ‘What? And you don’t need anything from me? Other than some food?’”
For the shimmers we have No Shame, a coppery-pinky situation, A.S.M.R, a white-gold iridescent, Main Character, a deep purple, and my personal favorite, Spirit Guide, a lilac-baby blue. If you were only going to buy one thing from the line, I would recommend grabbing one of these. They are such a unique formula, somehow a glitter, shimmer, and metallic rolled into one. They have that gorgeous wet look, but don’t budge when dry. They look gorgeous used over the matte shades, like Davy used on my look, or on their own with mascara for a fairy dust eye.
For lips, Davy created two lip kits, each consisting of the Mouth Cloud Liquid Lipstick and Sculptitude Double ended liners. Mouth Cloud has that whipped mousse texture, so while it’s technically a liquid lipstick, it doesn’t have that horrible dry, tight feeling. It doesn’t dry down completely, but still stays put, even under a mask, and has a pretty blurred, velvet finish. The lipstick comes in two shades, Magic Brownie, a gorgeous ‘90s brown made to compliment every skin tone, and Angel Rave, a cool purple. I haven’t had the balls to try the purple shade yet, but Magic Brownie is truly magic. It looks incredible on every beauty editor I’ve seen it on so far, and it sort of adapts to each individual’s lips. It looks a little more like a classic brown on me, which I love, but I’ve seen it look more rosy or nude on others.
Each Mouth Cloud comes with a double ended liner, which is meant to enhance and transform the lipstick, so you’re basically getting three shades in one. Magic Brownie’s comes with a true beige and warmer chocolate shade to warm it up or cool it down, and Angel Rave’s comes with a bright blue and vivid pink, for the same effect. The twist-up liners are just as good as the lip creams, they are creamy and easy to apply, yet stay put, and would look incredible all over the lips with a gloss on top.
Light Trap Duochrome Glow Powder
Cheek products aren’t prominently displayed on Euphoria, but that didn’t stop Davy from creating some gorgeous highlighters—though calling them highlighters is just scratching the surface. Again, we have some stunning packaging, this time with cartoon butterflies on the outer packaging. The powders come in two duochrome shades, Enter The Glow, a pearly champagne, and Spiritually Complex, a shimmering magenta.
The powders are gorgeous, they’re lightweight and super finely milled, gliding right onto the skin with no bunching or chunkiness. Davy surprised me by using the purple shade as a blush, and though I was horrified at first, I actually loved it. It was surprisingly subtle, and caught the light in the prettiest way. Paired with minimal other makeup, it would be the perfect way to do intergalactic beauty in an office-appropriate way. I’ve been off powder highlighter for a while, but since Davy dusted my cheekbones with the champagne shimmer, I’ve been adding just a touch of glow. Though it can be built up to blinding levels, it just adds that lit-from-within thing to whatever I have on. Both shades also look stunning on the eyes.
Dew Lock Hydrating Set + Refresh Mist
Davy wanted to create a mist that would save the day when you’ve over-powdered or your makeup is feeling cakey without creating a sticky mess, and Dew Lock delivers. It instantly revived my skin, and kept makeup in place on a sweaty day.
All in all, I would say the line is highly worth it. It doesn’t feel gimmicky or use the show as a crutch, instead it just takes the spirit of Euphoria inspired in so many of us. It’s affordable, easy to use, and gorgeously packaged. And anything that can make glitter feel wearable gets an automatic yes from me.
Bella Cacciatore is the associate beauty editor at Glamour. Follow her on Instagram@bellacacciatore_.
The 75th annual Cannes Film Festival has officially arrived, and so has Eva Longoria. Celebrities like the actor are in France to celebrate over a week of panel discussions and movies premiering at the invite-only event.
But let’s focus on Eva Longoria. The actor was prepared for a photo opp on Tuesday, May 17 when she stepped out of the Martinez Hotel in an oversized orange matching suit with a silver metallic corset underneath. Longoria proved that the power suit is here to stay, especially when dressing it up with metallic accessories.
The set consisted of cropped crepe trousers with fitted pleating at the top. The exaggerated shoulder pads of the oversized blazer gave Longoria a power-pose energy, along with the sleeves that were purposefully rolled up to show off the gold bangles on her arm. The sheer lingerie corset underneath the set shines through with thick metallic boning seams that offset the infinity-shaped bodice top.
The metallic paired nicely with the vibrant orange suit, and she brought the look together with a her layered chain necklaces and a pair of open-toed metallic heels. Charlene Roxborough Konsker often assists the 47-year-old actor on the red carpet and did not disappoint here either.
An outfit change at the same event isn’t uncommon for an artist like Miley Cyrus. But when the “Wrecking Ball” singer does one, it’s always a statement.
The most recent example of this took place on Monday, May 16 while Cyrus was in New York City for the 2022 NBC Upfronts. The singer showed up in two different dresses that were perfectly in line with the rocker glam aesthetic she’s been embracing recently.
Giving us the best of both worlds, Cyrus showed us how to do rock-star style in both casual and dressy forms. We can envision either look working for a date night, depending on your plans. Cyrus appeared at Radio City Music Hall in a form-fitting little black waffle-knit dress. Before she left the venue, Cyrus switched into a red off-shoulder style with matching red metallic strappy heels. The satin dress featured a one-sided cold shoulder moment with dual high leg slits up the material—mirroring the red dancing emoji in all its glory.
Keeping with the ‘80s glam in both looks, Miley Cyrus styled her blonde-and-black hair into a side part with some pieces blocking her large-framed sunglasses. For hardware, the singer kept it very minimal with a thin diamond tennis necklace and mini gold hoops. Over the red dress, Cyrus added a silver-chained Dior belt that hung around her waist.
A terrifying what-if: Broadway legend Kristin Chenoweth was a member of the Girl Scout troop that was attacked while camping in Oklahoma in 1977, and it was only because she was ill that Chenoweth wasn’t there. (TW: The story ahead involves sexual assault and violence.)
In the trailer for an ABC News investigation “Keeper of the Ashes: The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders,” the Wicked star reveals that the tragedy “haunts [her] every day.” While Chenoweth did not make the camping trip, Lori Lee Farmer, 8, Michele Heather Guse, 9, and Doris Denise Milner, 10 were all sexually assaulted and murdered at Camp Scott near Locust Grove, Oklahoma, per CNN.
“As a Girl Scout, I loved going to camp…I never once thought anything bad could happen,” the Tony winner recalls. “I could have been one of them.” Kristin Chenoweth was scheduled to go on the trip where the murders took place, but her mother wouldn’t let her go because she was sick.
The investigation speaks to law enforcement and the families of the victims as it seeks to find the killer “once and for all.” Though an arrest was made, the man charged with the crime was acquitted; now using modern scientific methods including DNA evidence, there is a chance to close the case definitively.
Without Sally Rooney’s hyper-specific narration to fill the silences in Conversations with Friends, the TV adaptation of her book of the same name, the affair between Frances (Alison Oliver), a college student and aspiring writer, and Nick (Joe Alwyn), a married actor, feels predictable and disappointingly dull. But in the background of the series is actually something quite revolutionary for television—Frances’ struggle with endometriosis.
Endometriosis occasionally pops up on medical shows through case-of-the-week storylines, but having a main character endure the pain and confusion that comes with the disease? Basically unheard of, and incredibly important. Frances’s experience isn’t universal, but the series captures the emotional and physical agony of endometriosis. Highlighting the condition could raise significant awareness of the severity of endometriosis, which affects about 1 in every 10 people with uteri globally.
In the simplest terms, endometriosis is a progressive gynecological condition where the tissue that lines the uterus builds up outside of it, usually on other reproductive organs. This leads to pelvic pain around and during periods, pain with intercourse, and/or infertility. Though these are the three primary symptoms medical providers use to identify endometriosis, it takes most women an average of eight to 12 years and trips to several different providers before receiving a diagnosis. That’s because it is insufficiently researched for a disease of its prevalence.
Throughout Conversations with Friends, we see Frances doubled over in pain, throwing up, unable to sleep, and passing out from cramps. She tells people it’s “just” her period, even though what she’s feeling goes far beyond “normal” period pains. But in Western society, menstruation is still treated like a taboo topic, and many women don’t even know what a typical level of pain is—or how it manifests.
“There’s a common misconception that all endometriosis is acute pain,” says James Segars, M.D., director of reproductive science and women’s health research at Johns Hopkins Medicine. “After several years of pain, the pain pathways get ingrained and entrenched, leading to chronic pain, which is different from acute pain–and this has neurological effects that affect the mind and happiness.”
Bad Bunny is hopping up and making history on the Billboard charts. This week, the Puerto Rican superstar boasts four songs in the Top 10 of the Hot 100 — all in Spanish, marking the first time two or more all-Spanish-language songs have simultaneously ranked together on that chart.
Billboardannounced the news today (May 16), along with the revelation that seven of his songs from his latest album, Un Verano Sin Ti, are simultaneously charting on the Global 200. That album is also, naturally, currently sitting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
On the Hot 100, Bad Bunny’s highest-charting song, “Moscow Mule,” ranked No. 4. “Tití Me Preguntó” followed at No. 5, with “Después De La Playa” at No. 6. “Me Porto Bonito,” a collaboration with Chencho Corleone of Puerto Rican duo Plan B, charted at No. 10.
Un Verano Sin Ti also broke historic records upon its release on May 6. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 274,000 units, making it both 2022’s and Bag Bunny’s biggest week for an album. Totaling 356.66 million streams, it also accumulated the biggest streaming week ever for both a Latin album and any album since Drake’s Certified Lover Boy in September 2021.
Un Verano Sin Ti even became the second all-Spanish-speaking album to reach No. 1 on the chart, the first being his 2020 album, El Último Tour Del Mundo. Lead single “Dakiti” made history in becoming the first song to simultaneously debut No. 1 at both the Top 10 on the Hot 100 and Hot Latin Songs charts. In 2021, El Último became the best selling Latin album in the United States and was the most streamed album in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Argentina.
And the hits keep coming. Last month, Sony announced that he’ll lead an upcoming film set in the Spider-Man universe called El Muerto. He’s also made multiple appearances at WWE events. How does he find the time? Perhaps like another famous rabbit, he is also powered by an oversized battery. Watch him keep going (and going, and going)…