Friday Link List: Tilda, Rita, Bey, and the Best. Walgreens. Ever.

Seven things not to miss from this week in fashion.

One of the otherwordly images from the W spread starring Tilda Swinton. Photo by Tim Walker, courtesy of W magazine.

The queen of avant-garde cool, Tilda Swinton, stars in a truly surreal spread for W’s May issue. Side note: The centipedes? Real. [W]

Beauty junkies: Make your way to the new Walgreens in Chinatown. Stat. [Refinery29]

Fashionista ponders whether belly button jewelry is coming back into style alongside all those other ’90s trends. We sure hope not—but if anyone can convince us, it’s Bey. [Fashionista]

One of our fave local beauty bloggers, Kara Manos, picks her top products for a curated Birchbox. [Politics of Pretty]

We’re totally feeling singer Rita Ora’s duo of Elle covers. Have you ever seen such a glam take on Mickey Mouse? [People StyleWatch]

the social media rounds: Dove’s three-minute ad for its Real Beauty
marketing campaign, starring a forensic sketch artist, a softly tinkling
piano, and several self-critical women. The video has already racked up nearly nine million views (and a parody)—and it’s only been five days. The Cut offers a more skeptical take on the vid. [The Cut]

we’re not the only ones swooning over Gap’s just-released fall
lookbook, featuring crisp color-blocking and sleek, masculine
silhouettes. So chic, so very cool. [Fashionista]

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