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Here’s a question you’ve probably never asked yourself: Why don’t men wear lingerie? It’s one of those topics that, until now, has never really needed addressing. But Menagerié, an actual lingerie brand for men, is here to change the discourse on gender-specific intimates.

Founded by Roman Sipe in 2014, Menagerié has a pretty obvious etymology, but its mission is more complex. In Sipe’s own words, “[We want] to bring more adornment and beauty to men’s fashion, but still remind people that it is a brand for men.” With that, Sipe acknowledges the flamboyant aesthetic of the brand, but strives to preserve masculinity in his efforts to appeal to men of all sexualities (by way of brief and boxer-short cuts). Understandable, sure, considering lingerie has been marketed only to women for over a century.

Menagerié offers everything from underwear and loungewear to fragrance and even its version of a male waist trainer. Ahead, we spoke to Sipe about male body diversity, the reaction the line has received from customers, and what the heck a male waist trainer actually does.

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Another day, another ab-tastic photo of Julianne Hough. Today, the Dancing with the Stars judge took to her Instagram to share a photo of herself showing off her cute workout ensemble from her collaboration with MPG Sport, and her incredibly toned midsection was on full display. 

In the snap, Hough looks fit and healthy in a black sports bra that features sheer paneling on the top and dark marble-print leggings. As Los Angeles is currently undergoing “June gloom,” Hough also wears a loose sweater. She finished off the fashionable look with aviator sunglasses and a pair of sneakers with light pink laces. 

“Let’s do this Friday,” Hough captioned the ‘gram along with a flexing emoji. “When I feel good in what I’m wearing I get excited to work out! If I’m in dingey shlubby clothes I feel lazy and I want to get back in bed… What helps you feel good while working out? @mpgsport.” 

Let’s do this Friday

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As silly as it is to admit, T-shirts are quite important. Aside from maybe Queen Elizabeth, practically everyone on the planet wears them on a regular basis. Fashion girls especially are constantly coming up with genius new ways to wear tees, and are pros at making them look cool and elevated. We’re confident that if you have the right types on hand, you can get away with wearing them anywhere, from date night to the office and everywhere in between.

In an effort to help you create the most well-rounded T-shirt collection, we tasked ourselves with narrowing it down to 5 essential types that every woman should have on hand. All of these T-shirt styles are available from a slew of different brands, but we chose the exact ones that we’re currently partial to, some of them steals and some splurges. Intrigued? Keep scrolling to find out why every fashion girl needs each type, and shop our picks! 

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For Kristen Bell, bringing healthy, affordable food into your home should be as easy as apple pie.

“What I know in my heart is that everyone should have access to healthy food,” the 36-year-old Bad Moms star and mother of two tells InStyle. “It creates less medical problems later, it creates a better day-to-day lifestyle because families, kids, adults are getting healthier food—they feel better, their brands work better, and their bodies work better.”

That knowledge is precisely what has driven the actress to use her platform to raise awareness about and support Thrive Market’s petition to urge the USDA to allow usage of food stamps online so that shoppers can purchase ingredients for healthy meals with the click of a button. “There’s no one that should be denied access to buying, purchasing healthy meals for their families,” Bell says. “If you’re using food stamps, you deserve to be able to make healthy food choices for your family.”

In addition to shopping in the organic food aisle, Bell keeps herself, husband Dax Shepard, and daughters Lincoln, 3, and Delta, 1, in tip-top shape by practicing sprouting (aka growing your own grains and nuts at home) and transforming often unwanted vegetables into delicious smoothies.

“Sprouting really opens up everything that the food has to offer for you as opposed to eating something that’s dormant,” she says. “If I want [my children] to eat vegetables, we throw a banana and an apple and a bunch of kale and spinach in the blender so that they feel like they’re eating a milkshake, but they’re actually getting good stuff in their bodies, good greens.”

Solid trick.

PHOTOS: 15 of Kristen Bell’s Smokin’ Hot Red Carpet Moments

Watch the video above to see Bell hilariously showcase how almost everything—except food stamps—is available online, and visit thrivemarket.com to learn more about the petition.

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Collector’s item?
I love 20th century furniture, but I change my style regularly, so I don’t tend to build collections. However, my one and only obsession is ceramics. I love the quintessentially English floral design by ceramicist Natasha Daintry for the recently presented Royal Salute 90th Anniversary Edition, in honour of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.  Natasha applied 17 layers of colour by hand, which makes the flowers and leaves look so animated against the pure white porcelain of the elegant flagon.

Coveted design classic?
The Mante Religieuse lamp from Rispal. It’s almost as if it’s alive, and moving in front of your eyes.

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