Lululemon leggings are a necessary life investment – like car insurance or a laptop (I’m exaggerating,

Lululemon leggings are a necessary life investment – like car insurance or a laptop (I’m exaggerating, kind of). You’ve got to budget and save and thoroughly research your athleisure options before splurging on one single $100+ pair. But as soon as your butt is cradled in the loving embrace of those cushy leggings, all buyer’s guilt is wiped from your mind, because those babies are soooo worth it. But, like, why tf are they so expensive?! They’re really just leggings, right? Well, no, they’re actually super leggings. According to a Lululemon press rep, their leggings cost more than your typical mall find, because they’re just better. “At Lululemon, we have always and will continue to price our products based on a commitment to the value of fit, functionality, premium materials and detail, craftsmanship and technology.” Basically, these are the Holy Grail of leggings created with top-quality material, which yes, costs a little bit more than a basically-see-through Polyester/Spandex blend. Don’t take it from them, though. Just search Lululemon leggings on Twitter and you’ll see endless variations of this tweet, for exampl...

The winner of Miss Universe 2019 will have a new crown

Miss Universe Organization made the announcement on September 11 through the pageant’s official Facebook account. The crown will make its debut at the 68th edition of the Miss Universe pageant, which will be held later this year. Aside from Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants—which are all under WME/IMG talent agency—will also have new crowns in 2020. Miss Universe Organization’s announcement on Facebook used photos of reigning queens—Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst, and Miss Teen USA 2019 Kaliegh Garris. The caption read, “It’s official! World-renowned luxury jeweler Mouawad is the official crown sponsor for the Miss Universe Organization. Watch the Miss Universe Diamond Crown by #Mouawad make its debut at the 68th Annual #MissUniverse Competition.” Mouawad, which was founded in 1891 by Lebanese master watchmaker and jeweler David Mouawad, currently has headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and Dubai, U.A.E. The high jewelry company is now led by 4th generation co-guardians Fred Mouawad, Alain Mouawad, and Pascal Mouawad. Mouwad is also known for creating Victoria’s Secret fantasy bras, the latest of whi...