Seventeen December/January 2017

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bryshere “yazz” gray & serayah

SEEING STARS Our shoot took place at Milk Studios in L.A., and while Yazz was in the lobby, he literally walked straight into Kanye West! Though they hadn’t met before, Kanye said hello like he was a big fan. After the encounter, a still-shocked Yazz told our team that he would love to collaborate with the rapper in the future. SHOW BIZ During some downtime, the actress-singer hung out with our crew and watched videos of Tiana and Hakeem (her and Yazz’s TV alter egos) performing on Empire. DRESSING UP The duo crushed on clothes they wore in the photos. Yazz was really into Lyz Olko’s “United We Stand, Divided We Fall” flag hoodie (check it out on page 81), and Serayah was excited to see the great combo a crop top, jeans, and a…

we’re heading back to project runway junior !

As much as we all love coming to work every day, what makes our jobs extra special is when we can get out of the office and meet girls (and guys) like you! That’s why our Executive Fashion Director, Aya Kanai, is so excited to be returning as a judge on the second season of Project Runway Junior. “This year, it was even harder to pick our winner,” she says. “Every challenge, the designers made showstopping looks that made me wonder how a teenager could do that.” In fact, Aya promises the challenge in episode 2, which involves unconventional materials, “will blow your mind!” Meet the designers on page 20 (“You’ll surely find someone whose style you can relate to,” Aya says), then tune in to the premiere on December…

what will you be doing this winter?

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what’s hot this month

Eat This! ENJOY. A SWEET TREAT Bring back summer feels on National Cotton Candy Day (December 7). No carnival nearby? Grab a tub at Target. GO DARK AND TWISTY The Edge of Everything (out on January 31), a can’t-put-down read about a teen coping after her father’s death, has fantasy, romance, and moments that will scare you in the best way possible. Primp Your Pooch Just when you thought your furry friends couldn’t get any cuter, it’s time to celebrate Dress Up Your Pet Day (January 14). This adorable Prima Dogga is total inspo! No pup? No prob. Witness the fun by scrolling through #dressupyourpetday Get Hooked on a New Show What happens when a regular guy wakes up after a 12-year coma? A whole lot of crazy. That’s the premise of Beyond,Freeform’s new sci-fi series. Tune in…

17 questions with the cast of hairspray live!

MADDIE BAILLIO (TRACY TURNBLAD) 1 / FAVE PLACE TO SHOP? Sephora. 2 / SECRET FEAR? Missing the show because I hit snooze too much. 3 / BEST BINGE? Stranger Things. 4 / FAVE ICECREAM FLAVOR? Cookies and cream. EPHRAIM SYKES (SEAWEED J. STUBBS) 5 / FAVE SWEET? Sour Patch Kids. 6 / DISNEY FLICK? Aladdin. 7 / BEST HAMILTON JAM? “The Room Where It Happens.” 8 / DREAM VACAY? The Maldives, then traveling through Africa and Europe. GARRETT CLAYTON (LINK LARKIN) 9 / PRESHOW RITUAL? A spoonful of Nutella. 10 / WORST HABIT? Biting my nails. 11 / CELEBRITY CRUSH? Emma Stone. 12 / BEST ADVICE? “Anything worth having is worth working for.” DOVE CAMERON (AMBER VON TUSSLE) 13 / NICKNAME? Dovey or Little. 14 / NO. 1 DAY OF THE WEEK? Sunday. 15 / NETFLIX PICK? Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. 16 / MANI COLOR? White or baby pink. 17 / FAVE QUOTE? “If you…

gifts for a fangirl

IF YOU LOVE KYLIE JENNER King Kylie has already taken over your Snapchat and your makeup bag—so why not show your love for the reality star with this phone case? It’s like you’re one step closer to actually being a Kardashian. #blessed Kylie Lip Kit Phone Case, $25, redbubble.com IF YOU LOVE T-SWIFT Here’s a holiday gift straight out of your wildest dreams: Taylor Swift: This Is Our Song is a book full of notes and art made entirely for Swifties, by Swifties. Taylor Swift: This Is Our Song, $28, amazon.com IF YOU LOVE CLUELESS This 4-inch Funko Pop! Cher Horowitz figurine (rocking her signature outfit, obvi) is the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who’s a total Betty. Funko Pop! Vinyl Cher Horowitz figure, $8, funko.com IF YOU LOVE STAR WARS The friendship force is strong with…