Amy Eckart

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Nationwide Protest over Ferguson

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

Ferguson erupts after officer not charged in teen's shooting

Grand jury declines to indict police officer in Ferguson shooting

Angry crowds poured into the streets of Ferguson within minutes of news that a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the death an unarmed, black 18-year-old, whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of demonstrations and exposed deep racial tension between African-Americans and …

Policing

17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

Dolce & Gabbana's Capri Fashion Show Was Even Stunning On Twitter

Leave it to Dolce and Gabbana to convince us to spend an entire paycheck on a flight to Capri.<p>The luxury fashion house debuted its "Alta Moda" haute couture collection to a very lucky group of editors, buyers and big spenders in a secret cove off the Italian island. With nautical-themed lounge …

Tips for shopping summer sales

Everywhere I look right now, it seems like there's another summer sale screaming my name. And while, budget-wise, this is a great time to shop, the …

How To Get The Color You Want From Your Hair Stylist

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>I had just finished introducing myself to a new client when I noticed the small swatch of hair she was holding. After a …

Fall 2014 Couture’s Greatest Hits

W’s fashion market and accessories director shares her favorite looks straight from the runway.<p>1/13<p><b>Giambattista Valli Fall 2014 Couture</b><br>The juxtaposition of a pajama top and a ballgown skirt makes this look both extravagant and wearable.<p>Photo by Giovanni Giannoni/WWD.

Beauty

DIY A Classic '60s Look With A Cheeky, Modern Twist

Beauty in the '60s was classic and polished, with just a <i>liiittle</i> bit of edge. It's no wonder we've been reinventing and reinterpreting the look every …

Swimwear Roundup

Sand and surf is-finally-upon us; celebrate in a bikini or maillot swimsuit that hits one of the season's top trends.<p>Sand and surf is—finally—upon us, celebrate in a bikini or maillot swimsuit that hits one of the season's top trends.<p>Colorblock<p>Take Cover<p>Take Over<p>Take Cover<p>Garden Party<p>In Black and …

Australian Fashion Week

What Every Stylish Woman Should Own: Quotes From the CFDA's Pursuit of Style Book

If you like that Jessica Alba quote above, you're going to love the latest book by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. It's called <i>The Pursuit of Style</i>, and not only does it feature a spot-on introduction by the cutie-pie actress, but it also contains hundreds of super-inspirational tidbits …

Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann Wear White Tops

First, let me just say that Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz, and Leslie Mann have been doing a sartorially stellar job out on the world promo tour for their upcoming movie, <i>The Other Woman</i>. Bravo, ladies. It's always the best when there's a style lesson to be learned too, right? So behold their latest …

12 Spring Fashion Must-Haves

Without fail, at this time each year I get that familiar itch to totally overhaul my wardrobe. I've tucked away those bulky winter sweaters and just …

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p>"One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress." —<b>Karl Lagerfeld</b><p>"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. …

'Big Bang Theory' Renewed For Three More Seasons

CBS renewed "The Big Bang Theory" for three more seasons, the network announced on Wednesday, March 12.<p>As TV's most-watched, highest-rated comedy, the show was sure to get an eighth season. But the network showed that it had three-seasons worth of faith in Sheldon and the gang. Now, "The Big Bang …

TV

Are You Applying Makeup in the Right Order?

There is a natural order to accomplishing most anything in life: Lather, rinse, repeat. Love, marriage, baby in a carriage. High school, college, job …

The Burgeoning Business of Fashion Education

A career in fashion is a more visible and viable option than ever before. As a result, interest in fashion education is booming and a range of …

6 Tips for MBAs Trying to Break into the Fashion Business

As a new university term begins, BoF's editor-in-chief Imran Amed outlines 6 important pieces of advice for MBAs trying to break into the fashion …

H&M Says Fashion Can Be Cheap and Ethical

<b>STOCKHOLM, Sweden —</b> Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, believes there is no conflict between its mission to sell more …

Ralph Lauren Profit Rises 10 Percent

<b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Designer clothing company Ralph Lauren Corp reported a 10 percent rise in third-quarter profit, helped by higher sales at …

How to: Easy DIY Pedicure

We’re in the middle of a serious heat wave in New York (93 degrees today!) which means all week long we’ve been showing off our prettiest sandals, and of course, our feet. While we love having a professional pedi, this year we decided to cut our expenses by giving ourselves a salon-style nail treatment at home. We asked Gina Carney, the founder of RGB, for her tips on how to give ourselves a pro pedicure.<p>While painting my toes instantly beautifies my feet, walking around in the city has done …

7 Scientifically Proven Ways To Have A Happier Morning

By Corrie Pikul<p>Here's how to get a sunnier start to your day.<p><b>Have a little tulip with your coffee.</b><p>Why it works: Evolutionary psychologists believe that we see flowers and plants as a subconscious cue of safety ("Things can grow here -- let's set down roots"), reward ("All that foraging paid off") …

The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Years ago, after my first book came out and I had made a few television appearances, I was nearly accosted on the street by a very animated woman who kept pointing at me and then exclaimed "I know who you are... you are the... Money Lady!" I've adopted that as a nickname of sorts. I am indeed the …

5 Ways to Never Be Stressed Again

Everybody feels stress and knows it intimately, but very few of us think about what stress actually is.<p>Stress is a thought. That's it. No more, no less. If that's true, then we have complete control over stress, because it's not something that happens <i>to us</i> but something that happens <i>in us</i>.<p>The …

How to Handle Stress (Hint: Don't Ignore It!)

"Hollywood Unplugged," a new series on HuffPost Entertainment, shows our culture's most influential figures in a new light. Instead of focusing on their accomplishments, it examines how they continue to thrive despite the inevitable stress. In this installment, Adrian Grenier, producer of the …

Everything You've Always Imagined About Paris Fashion Week? It's ALL True

This past week, I learned why I will never be as cool as a French woman.<p>And by that I mean, I went to Paris Fashion Week. Over eight days, I discovered that fashion can be so beautiful it can literally make you gasp, that street style photographers are more aggressive than women at sample sales and …