Seventeen Aug/Sep 2018


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sabrina carpenter

ON SABRINA: (newsstand cover) sweater, M Missoni; top, Cynthia Rowley; jeans, Closed; bracelet, Sydney Evan; necklace chain, heart charm, and “S” charm, Garland Collection; “C” charm, Monica Vinader; (subscriber cover) jacket, Vanson Leathers; top, Forever 21. FASHION EDITOR: Yashua Simmons. HAIR: Italo Gregorio. MAKEUP: Georgi Sandev at The Wall Group using MAC Cosmetics. MANICURE: Kelly B. at Defacto using MAC Cosmetics. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ben Watts. THE WHEEL DEAL Sabrina wore old-school roller skates for part of her New York City cover shoot. “It was fun!” she says. “But I was overconfident. I was like, ‘Guys, I’ve got this. I can skate.’ Then I put them on and immediately go, ‘Someone hold me!’” POST UP She wiped her Insta a couple of weeks after the shoot (more on that on page 81), but on set, Sabrina joked that she might set…

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17 POLL Who would you want to perform at your Labor Day BBQ? #PerfectlyMe “I used to be insecure, and I was never comfortable in my skin. We all look in the mirror and want to change things about ourselves, but those aspects you want to change are what make you beautiful. After I started to accept my flaws, I got into fashion, which helped me find myself. Having the ability to dress how I wanted gave me a sense of comfort. Everyone is perfect in their own way, and I’m so happy to be able to say I’m #PerfectlyMe.” INSTAGRAM What You’re Liking Vlogger and glam guru Maria Isabel Gomez, aka bigapplebeauty, shows our followers how to slay beachy waves, funky curls, sleek ponies, and more with easy (and fast) video tutorials. For more DIY styles,…

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MUSIC New Faves Ready for a fresh soundtrack? Ariana Grande’s Sweetener drops in August. Then look out for “Issues” singer Julia Michaels’s debut album in September. STREAMING Write Stuff To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, the Jenny Han classic about a girl whose secret love notes get sent to all of her crushes, hits the small screen (Netflix, August 17). HOLIDAY Gooey Good August 10 is National S’mores Day! Pay yummy tribute to the Girl Scouts who discovered this magic combo of chocolate, marshmallows, and grahams 91 years ago. PODCAST Gen-Z Gab The super-honest podcast Mic Drop follows Canadian teens as they deal with everything, including clique stress, coming out, and impossible beauty standards. Tune in and get hooked! SNACK Sweet Treat Watermelon Road’s fruit jerky is so tasty, you won’t believe it’s actually good for you ($24 for four packs, watermelonroad.com). BEAUTY Soulful Spritzes Clinique’s…

required reading… remixed

1 / Pride BY IBI ZOBOI Pride and Prejudice relocates to modern Brooklyn, and sparks fly between spunky Zuri Benitez and snobby Darius Darcy. $18, amazon.com 2 / The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein BY KIERSTEN WHITE Two hundred years after Frankenstein hit shelves, meet the infamous monster’s spirited, lesser-known sister Elizabeth. $19, amazon.com 3 / Wrong in All the Right Ways BY TIFFANY BROWNLEE When Emma reads Wuthering Heights for English class, its ultra-forbidden romance sounds just a little too familiar. $18, amazon.com Unbroken EDITED BY MARIEKE NIJKAMP Fans of every genre will find someone to root for in this collection focused on disabled heroes and heroines. $18, amazon.com Sadie BY COURTNEY SUMMERS The case of a missing small-town girl sparks a gripping podcast. But when does the fascination become dangerous? $18, amazon.com The Brink of Darkness BY JEFF GILES Zoe’s crush, the brooding X, is prob a lot like yours……

quiz: which brat show is your match?

Take this to learn which obsession-worthy series you should watch on the YouTube channel. 1 / Which of these celebs would you rather hang with? A. Camila Cabello B. Chloe Kim C. Lorde 2 / What song gets you pumped? A. “New Rules” by Dua Lipa B. “Thunder” by Imagine Dragons C. “All the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA 3 / Of these hit movies, which is your fave? A. The Kissing Booth B. The Fate of the Furious C. Star Wars: The Last Jedi 4 / What’s your go-to emoji? 5 / Which of these accessories are you most into? A. A blinged-out phone case B. A bomber jacket C. A temporary glitter tattoo Mostly A’s Chicken Girls Admit it: You love a little bit of drama. Well, so do the members of Attaway High’s most exclusive squad, the Chicken Girls dance team. As auditions loom, the competition…

‘‘i’m suing my state for a cleaner environment’’

“I’m not doing this so I have something to put on a college application—I’m doing this because we are seriously running out of time,”Jamie says. Thinking about the end of the world isn’t something I enjoy, but to keep it real, things are not looking good—eventually, this planet will not be habitable anymore. Seeing the way my state’s government is colluding with the fossil-fuel industry to build new fossil-fuel plants, cutting down our forest, and destroying the habitats of some of the area’s most magical species sickens me. That’s why I, along with 12 other young people, am suing Washington. We believe the government isn’t doing its part to ensure we have clean air and water. The government is destroying the beautiful Pacific Northwest that is my home. GOING GREEN Caring about environmental…