If the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed anything about humans, it is, first, that we are able to be extremely resilient within the face of adversity. an in depth second is simply how creative we are able to get when stuck within the house with nothing to try and do. For example: the Pillow Challenge. One of many viral trends through social media in the weeks after much of the globe was pushed indoors, this
challenge involves taking a traditional home decor item — pills — and using a belt to wear a kind of dress.
Strike a fierce pose, snap an image, post it to Instagram, and voilà! Challenge complete.
The phenomenon possibly peaked on Wednesday, when Anne Hathaway re-created her look from her 2001 film The Princess Diaries using white and blue bed pillows, and sent the web into atiny low frenzy. within the photo, she wears the requisite makeshift dress with combat boots, sunglasses, and a pair of headphones, posing before of an outsized piece of artwork featuring a blue butterfly.
Other famous women to take part include Halle Berry, who tied a black pillow to her body with a black studded belt, wearing an identical black hat, and posing a kind of runway model outside her garden; and Tracee. Ellis Ross, who used a textured beige pillow and posed atop a wooden desk before of a dark blue wall. Flanked by a leafy green plant and a vase of pink peonies, the black-and-white star does a good job of channeling the editorial shoot of the publication.
On April 22 of Today's episode with Hoda & Jenna, host Jenna Bush Hager revealed her less positive version.
"I tried," Hager said to Hoda Kotb as they co-hosted a video chat show. She used two Pieris brassicae pillows for her dress, one which appears to belong to her adorable young son, 8-month-old Hal, whom she's holding within the picture.
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Of course, before celebrities started to jump on the trend, countless other Instagram users flooded the platform with their attempts.
Off-White, the style brand founded by Virgil Abloh, rounded up some particularly good ones (above), where people used an Off-White pillow case or the brand's signature long yellow belt.