Seventeen November/December 2017


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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH Yara Shahidi WORK OF ART The Black-ish star arrived at our Los Angeles shoot wearing a pin that celebrated Mexican artist and activist Frida Kahlo. SWEET ESCAPE For a midshoot energy boost, Yara snacked on dark chocolate. BELLE OF THE BALL After singing along to the Beauty and the Beast soundtrack (she knew all the words), Yara requested tunes from Chance the Rapper. (ICYMI, she offered to babysit his daughter, Kensli, via Twitter!) ON YARA: (newsstand cover) sweatshirt and dress, Fenty Puma by Rihanna; earrings, Eddie Borgo; (subscriber cover) coat and shirt, Tory Burch; earrings, Saskia Diez; hair clip, Jen Atkin x Chloe + Isabel. STYLE DIRECTOR: James Worthington DeMolet. HAIR: César DeLeön Ramirêz, Global Artistic Director at Mizani. MAKEUP: Beau Nelson for Rouge Dior at The Wall Group. MANICURE: Emi Kudo at Opus…

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17 Poll WHAT’S YOUR GO-TO HOLIDAY TREND? #PerfectlyMe SARAH TODD HAMMER, 16, ATLANTA, GA, SARAHTODDHAMMER “I’ve been a quadriplegic since I was 8. Even though parts of my body may be weak, I’m certainly strong. My legs have been through a lot, from dancing since I was 3 years old to learning how to walk three times. But I’ve never been one to doubt my abilities, so I’m dancing through life and embracing positivity with my one functional hand! #PerfectlyMe.” Tell us why you love your body by using the hashtag above on Insta! WHAT YOU’RE ♥ LIKING Getting organized isn’t always pretty, but with planner hacks and calligraphy tips from seventeen.com editor Noelle Devoe, you can schedule, journal, and doodle in style. FOR MORE DIY IDEAS, FOLLOW SEVENTEEN ON INSTAGRAM. Our Fave Reader Comments heartleosmom Fluffy old man doing some…

what’s hot now

Things to Do! IT’S THE PERFECT TIME OF YEAR TO CURL UP IN BED AND READ, LISTEN TO MUSIC, OR BINGE-WATCH A FRESH SET OF FAVES. HERE’S HOW TO KICK IT ALL OFF. Feel the Rush We’ve got some news for you—and it’s pretty sweet: National Candy Day is November 4, so consider it your duty to indulge all your sugar-dusted, chocolate-covered, caramel-filled cravings. Make a Wish List! The Hintd app lets you create shareable—and shoppable—lists of things you love. Plus, you can use it to come up with tons of gift ideas for that person who always stumps you. PRESS PLAY The release of T-Swift’s new album, Reputation (November 10), will make you do two things: hit repeat and obsess over decoding her latest hidden messages. SAY CIAO, BELLAS! They crushed it in college and slayed the World…

fun finds for a fangirl

IF YOU LOVE HARRY STYLES Send this greeting card to the BFF who shares your superb taste in literally everything—including 1D members. Native 21 Harry Styles card, $3 and up, etsy.com IF YOU LOVE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Be our guest and put your inner Belle on display with a necklace inspired by the one Emma Watson wore in the Disney blockbuster. Tree of Life pendant, $25, amazon.com IF YOU LOVE DESPICABLE ME Is there anything cuter than a Minion? Well, yes: your phone, after you’ve slipped it into this ridiculously adorable case. iPhone 7 case with Minions’ Dave, $45, casetify.com IF YOU LOVE STAR WARS You’d think this holiday sweater would bring out your dark side, but for any fan of the Force, it’s an instant mood ele-Vader. Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Elves sweater, $50, uglychristmassweater.com IF YOU LOVE GAME OF THRONES Winter is coming. No, really—and…

rock your way to an a!

Why they work: It’s thought that the pretty geodes emit energy that can help zap stress and boost stamina—and so much more. But a piece of advice: “If you think a crystal is going to suddenly change your life, you’re going to be disappointed. The only one who can do that is you,” says Heather Askinosie, cofounder of Energy Muse and coauthor of Crystal Muse: Everyday Rituals to Tune in to the Real You. Feeling a little—or a lot—skeptical? Even if you don’t believe in crystals’ healing properties, they can still enhance your life, Askinosie adds. Pick one related to an area you want to focus on, and every time you see it, you’ll be reminded of your goal. What to reach for when you want to… Boost your self-esteem: “CARNELIAN is an orange stone…

3 habits to make you rich

1 / Stop the “vague saving.” Telling yourself to set aside cash just because isn’t going to motivate you enough to make a difference. Instead, set small saving goals (like $100) and then reward yourself with a little treat when you hit your mark. 2 / Put a protein bar in your bag. Uh, wut? Here’s why: You likely spend a chunk of money on eating out with friends. If you’re starving when you hit up a restaurant, you’ll order all the things. (Bye, money!) So the trick is to snack more, spend less. 3 / Use your piggy bank. Yes, the kiddie one collecting dust in your room. At the end of every week, throw all the spare change you’ve accumulated into it. You’ll be shocked by how quickly all those random nickels and…