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OTT Embellishments for a Fashion Week Wardrobe With True Street Style

We love a good Fashion Week street style star as much as anyone: A front row fixture’s well-assembled and magnetizing ensemble immediately can make the otherwise banal activity of stepping out of a car and into a show space a veritable feast for the eyes. Admittedly, though, there is a slippery …

Afropunk 2015: Rolling Stone’s Best Photos

SZA<p>SZA at Afropunk Fest on August 22nd, 2015.<p>Jillian Hervey of Lion Babe with Marky Ramone<p>Jillian Hervey performs with Marky Ramone at Afropunk Fest …

Pat Rice

Top hotels for Summer 2015

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From an eco-hotel in Miami, to a boxy design retreat amidst lush vegetation in Puerto Rico and the coolest of guesthouses in …

Puerto Rico

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Creativity

Why Is It "So Amazing" That I'm Confident in Bed at My Weight?

I'm tired of dropping the truth bomb that fat women have sex lives.<p>Recently, I was having lunch with a woman — for our purposes, let's refer to her as Lame Former Friend (LFF) — who couldn't stop talking about the amount of sex she and her new boyfriend had the night before. We were at the Ivy in …

Watch! Magazine Cover Shoots - Behind the Scenes

Lucy Liu for CBS Watch! Magazine on ET

James Rodriguez: a star is born

Colombian football added a new, illustrious chapter to their history with a 2-0 victory over South American rivals Uruguay on Saturday night at the Maracaná Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.<p>James Rodriguez: a star is born<p>06/29/2014<p>Colombian football added a new, illustrious chapter to their history with a …

Queen Bey's World Domination Continues And It's Glorious

The star covers Time magazine's '100 Most Influential People' issue because of course she should.<p>Time<p>In case you had any doubt about who runs this world, <i>Time</i> magazine is here to let you know once again that it's none other than Queen Bey, herself.<p>Covering the magazine's "100 Most Influential …

Royal Babies

April 21, 2014 "The Way Down" I have been steadily watching new art popping up all over Brooklyn. To me, they are bold, techie, ambitious and godlike in their dimensions. They the tell the story of the new artists, and how they are replacing the faded art that was there before. #oggl_ig #brooklynportrait #brooklynphotography #streetportrait #streetphotography #makeportrait #makeportraits #igers #instamood #sonya7r

Photo by @stefanounterthiner. In #Thailand photographing a rare #primate, the dusky leaf-monkey (Trachypithecus obscurus). The #newborn has a bright orange pelage - the infant pelage begins to darken at one month of age. The dusky leaf

In the magazine this week, Hilton Als reviews a recent revival of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”: “It’s yet another example of the ever trendy and ultimately dispiriting belief that if you throw any number of stars on a stage something will stick, the receipts will be fat and healthy, and, beyond that, who cares?” Photograph by @paridukovic.

Trespassing in cloud city w/ @bludshot & @carmenchan #hongkong #kowloon