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The Best Dressed Guest: What to Wear to a Spring Wedding

Your guide to being the best-dressed guest of the season.<p>The warm weather, the flowers in bloom—it's no wonder so many brides decide to get married in the spring. As you enter the coming season, weekends booked up with wedding after wedding, the need for a chic springtime ensemble (or twelve) is …

Coachella 2014: best festival fashion

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>A highlight of Californian springtime, Coachella brings together a host of rockers, starlets, groupies and models mingling amongst</b> …

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Spice Up Your Wardrobe With These Sassy Safari-Inspired Pieces

<i>It's really quite simple to take on a trend. Just follow this smart advice from</i> InStyle <i>Fashion Director Cindy Weber Cleary.</i><p>Whether you are an …

'Do Overs

Legendary stylist Guido Palau updates four classic looks with a new attitude.<p><b>Classic Crop</b><p>“Julie Christie in <i>Shampoo</i> and Barbra Streisand both had that bob,” says Guido Palau, the hair maestro behind the fall runway coifs for Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen. “I gave it a blow-dry …

Easy Summer Hairstyles for Hot Days

It was only a matter of time before heat and humidity became the new normal. Here, 18 summer-ready hairstyles that will make the transition a little chicer.<p>Think outside the top knot. These ten easy hairstyles will carry you through every possible outdoor barbecue, beach jaunt, and humid wedding …

5 Sculpting Moves To Get You Bikini Ready

The countdown to summer has begun. Whether you're suiting up for a quick getaway or undoing the damage of months of hibernation, here are five total body moves that will sculpt you head to toe—fast.<p>Ben Hart, a personal trainer and CEO and founder of Qinetic, an online health and fitness community …

Tourist Scams, Part 3: What to Know Before You Go

Here's the final segment on what to keep a wary eye out for during your travels. May you all have safe and scam-free journeys, wherever they may take you!<p><b>Driver or hotel claiming you damaged their property</b><p>I sat in the back of a taxi last fall in Morocco that had a large tear all the way down the …

Tourists traps or just overcrowded? 8 sites to visit | CNN Travel

Top 10 things to do in Trinidad, Cuba

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad, Cuba, was built on the back of the 19th-century sugar and slave trade. At its zenith, in 1827, one of the 56 sugar mills in the region harvested the biggest cane haul in the world — just under a million kilos of white pressed crystals. This enormous, …

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Emily’s Oxford

Nat Geo Young Explorer <b>Emily Ainsworth</b> was born and raised in <b>Oxford, England</b>. After studying at her hometown’s prestigious university, the audacious anthropologist joined the circus in Mexico, performing nightly as a dancer in the ring while producing an award-winning documentary about life …

Travel Tips From Nat Geo Staffers

Becoming a travel pro takes time<b>—</b>and lots of trial and error<b>—</b>but it’s not cheating to learn from the experiences of others. The folks at Nat Geo Travel know that as much as anyone. And while we have a lot of road miles under our belts, we’re students of the world, too.<p>Here’s what we’ve learned so …

The Right Way to Pack Your Luggage!

<i>Photo courtesy of Michael Mohr. Article by Ryan Murphy, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Sunscreen? Check. Extra socks? Double-check. There are some things you'll never forget to pack, whether you're headed to the Swiss slopes or the wilds of Africa. But your go-to packing checklist will only get you …

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Summer Wardrobe Essentials From Heidi Hoelzer of Scoop NYC

Sure, we're still wearing our winter coats (in New York, atleast) but it's almost May and weather be damned—we're shopping for summer wardrobe essentials. To get started, we caught up with Heidi Hoelzer the vice president/general merchandise manager of Scoop NYC to see what she thinks we should …

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

Tricks of the Trade: Stylist Penny Lovell

Stylist-to-the-stars Penny Lovell shares her tips to landing on the best-dressed list.<p>Power stylist Penny Lovell has dressed some of Hollywood's most well-known—and well-dressed—names — Keira Knightley, Emma Watson and Rose Byrne are just a few at the top of her hefty résumé. Penny will be serving …

Fashion Hacks: Online Shopping Edition

The best insider tips and tricks to scoring that perfect piece<p>There will always be the woman who bookmarks Net-a-Porter or MyTheresa, adds the latest arrivals of her liking to her cart and chooses next day shipping—voilà, online shopping accomplished. But some of us enjoy the thrill of the hunt a …

10 Things We Learned from Mean Girls

Ten years after its release (that's today!), we haven't forgotten the most important things we took away from the most important movie ever.<p><b>1.)</b> Be weary of Swedish diet bars that offer dubious weight loss solutions.<p><b>2.)</b> Tina Fey, Lizzy Caplan, Amanda Seyfried and Rachel McAdams are all amazing. So …

Photo Essay: Royal Malaysia Police, by Eiffel Chong

I came across an abandoned police station and found identity photographs of the police personnel being scattered around.<p>Most of them still look good, …