ICYMI: Summer Lipsticks, The Most Popular Prom Dress & A Wrench at the Met Gala?

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You're welcome.
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Sure, we're all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That's why, in case you missed it, we've rounded up our most popular stories of the week to help you stay in the loop. No need to thank us — just toast a brunch mimosa in our honor when you're discussing who did what over your avocado toast. 

LUPITA NYONG'O SCHOOLS 'VOGUE' ON HER MET GALA HAIR INSPIRATION

She made her references clear in an Instagram post on Wednesday. (So, how about we don't liken her hairstyle to that of Audrey Hepburn.)

HOW TO BUILD A BRAND ON INSTAGRAM

We spoke to digital media strategists about how a brand can build a compelling presence on the platform — and get the right people to follow it. It's not all puppies and bagels. (Okay, it's mostly puppies and bagels.)

THE ULTIMATE SUMMER 2016 LIPSTICK GUIDE

From girlie to goth, we've got you covered. (Lipstick's also a great pick-me-up for when it won't stop raining and you need a little happiness in your life.)

HEY, QUICK QUESTION: WHY DID KATE HUDSON HAVE A WRENCH AT THE MET GALA?

Manus x....machina? (Are Spanx really that hard to get out of?)

THIS $300 GOWN IS THE MOST PURCHASED PROM DRESS ON THE INTERNET RIGHT NOW

E-commerce site Lyst crunched some numbers and confirmed that, yes, girls are dropping a lot of cash on prom. (Is this the high school equivalent to that blue gingham shirt every dude-bro in Manhattan has?)

Well, there you have it. All the must-read, water cooler-ready fashion news you needed to know. Wait, what's the fashion equivalent of water cooler? A prosecco fountain? How do we get one of those?