Amanda McGowan

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Sea of Shoes’s Jane Aldridge on Her Style, Blogging, and Coconut Cakes

<i>Amy Levin is the founder and creative director of CollegeFashionista.com, a style Web site devoted to college students on campuses around the world. At intervals, Levin will interview professionals about how they made it in their field for VF Daily.</i><p>It is hard to believe that <b>Jane Aldridge</b> is only …

See Kate Middleton’s Best Looks From High Fashion to Low Cost

<b>Kate Middleton</b> has been charming us with her sartorial choices since 2002, but it was not until she wore off-the-rack Issa to announce her 2010 engagement to <b>Prince William</b> that she became a bona fide style icon. The Duchess’s penchant for pairing custom Alexander McQueen with High Street Topshop …

Emma Watson on Her Personal Style

<b>Name:</b> Emma Watson<p><b>Occupation:</b> Actress<p><b>Residence:</b> London and New York<p><b>Favorite item of clothing:</b> Jackets. Whether it’s a classic trench, a BLK DNM leather jacket, a great oversize J Brand denim jacket or a beautiful Miu Miu opera coat, I love that they always look and feel better the more you wear them.<p>…

Kendall & Kylie Jenner Pose for Bruce Weber in Dujour Magazine

<b>The Jenner Sisters Do Dujour</b>–Model <b>Kendall Jenner</b> teams up with her sister Kylie for a fashion shoot featured in the fall issue of <i>Dujour Magazine</i>. …

Celebrity Gossip

30 Days of Outfits to Kick-Start Your September

Street Style For Fall<p>There's just one long weekend between us and the start of September and a whole new season of outfits. While that's always …

Reese Witherspoon Is Taking Risks — in Fashion and Film

October 2014 Fashion Magazine Covers | Pictures<p>It's easy to see why, amid taking on risky acting roles and parenting three children, Reese …

6 Tips for Fighting Anxiety, 1 of Which Is Really Important

A summer Friday seems like as good a time as any to focus on relaxing. And the University of Cincinnati has released a how-to guide for freaking out …

The One Question to Ask to Identify a Narcissist

If you suspect someone in your life is a narcissist, there may be an incredibly straightforward way to confirm your suspicions: Just ask them. New …

Reboot or Die Trying

One night, late in the summer of 2012, discussion at my dinner table turned to the venerable topic of What to Be When You Grow Up. My older son, Griffin, then nine years old, wanted to be an “underwater paleontologist.” His little brother, Huck, then seven, wanted to be a monkey.<p>“Do you know what I …

Mind

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

The Stages of Drinking Coffee, by Age

It's a long road from pumpkin spice lattes to red eyes.<p><b>Age 8</b><p>Mom, what are you drinking? [<i>Takes a sip.</i>] GROSS, GROSS, GROSS! Quick, get me a Kool-Aid!<p><b>Age 10</b><p>Emma's older sister always gets coffee when she takes us to Dunkin' Donuts for strawberry frosted doughnuts with sprinkles. We should get coffee …

Coffee

Coffee: Is It Bad For You?

“I gave up coffee” is a refrain of the health conscious. But should it be? The idea that coffee is a dangerous, addictive stimulant springs mostly …

How Coffee Can Save Your Teeth

Drinking this brew can help your teeth stay healthy—and in your mouth<p>Chugging a daily cup of joe may have you spewing sour coffee breath, but it also might pack some sweet rewards, too. Research from Boston University suggests that drinking coffee can help protect your chompers from periodontal …

Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal appeals courts soon will hear arguments in gay marriage fights from nine states, part of a slew of cases putting pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a final verdict.<p>If the appeals judges continue the unbroken eight-month streak of rulings in favor of gay marriage, …

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Survives Challenge in Tennessee

Tennessee’s same-sex marriage ban has survived a constitutional challenge in court, the first prohibition to withstand such a challenge in almost 14 …

North Dakota rejects challenge to state's ban on gay marriage

• State cannot have ‘two mutually exclusive marriage institutions’ • Same-sex bans in 12 states have been rejected by courts • Fargo’s LGBT residents: : ‘Our marriage is not worth the paper it’s written on’<p>North Dakota’s attorney general rejected calls to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex …

8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …

So Your Style Is: Eclectic

What it is: The description eclectic is sometimes used as shorthand for any mismatched scheme, but in its truest sense, eclectic style is a conscious …

Inside a House That's Expertly Layered With Color and Texture

Creating a relaxed mood.<p>Bright or muted, shiny or matte...when it comes to yellow and green, it's the variations that create depth. Benjamin Dhong creates a relaxed mood in a California house with a rich color palette and beautiful textures.

44 Stunning Art Studios That Will Inspire You To Get Back To Work

Where do you make art?<p>It's a simple question with an infinite and colorful range of answers, from a swarming corner of your bedroom to a tranquil space in your backyard. Whatever your artistic studio may look like, its purpose remains the same: a holy place designed specifically for the goal of …

Would You Ever Propose to Your Boyfriend?

Ready to put a ring on it, but he hasn't dropped to one knee yet? Who says you have to wait? Women are breaking down cultural taboos across all platforms — from where we work to what we're paid and how we can dress — so it should come as no surprise that more ladies are taking matters into their …