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Raped, Pregnant Girls Are The Focus Of This Searing Photo Project

Photographer Linda Forsell says her project Children Having Children portrays the reality that many Guatemalan girls face.<p>One of the girls was told that she was a bad influence on the other girls at her school when her belly started to show after being raped by a 53-year-old man tied to a tree. …

Time I

NJ Team 6 vs Team 9

This Intense Workout Will Make You Sweat Buckets (In a Good Way)

Exercise 1 Barbell Front Squat to Push Press<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart, holding a 30- to 45-pound barbell in front of your thighs with an overhand grip. Your hands should be slightly wider than your shoulders. Rotate your elbows under, and pull the bar up to your collarbone until …

The Elitist Allure of Joan Didion - The Atlantic

For most writers, <i>cool</i> is a word that rarely tops the list of personality descriptors. <i>Neurotic</i> and <i>introverted</i> are generally in heavier rotation. For women writers, you can add <i>solipsistic</i> and <i>confessional</i>.<p>Maybe that’s part of the reason Joan Didion, who’s been called all those things but for whom <i>cool</i> …

Literature

Back to School Guide 2015: Picks under $300

<i>It's that dreaded time of year when lazy summer days with their open invitation to sandals, surf and shirtlessness begin to give way to the crispness of fall, hoodies and the back-to-school doldrums. Ah, but there's hope on the horizon: You can always buy things to forget the scheduled machinery of</i> …

The 50 best colleges in America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, the most important factor to consider is how much that school helps students succeed in life.<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their …

26 of the Coolest, Tastiest Restaurant Trends We Spotted In 2015

Our search for the nation’s best new restaurants also revealed the coolest, tastiest trends of 2015.<p>Our search for the nation's best restaurants revealed far more than the Hot 10—like croissants gone wild and a tropical wallpaper boom. Here's a look at the coolest, tastiest trends we uncovered in …

San Francisco

Looking Back at London

Colin McDowell reflects on the best of the London shows, including JW Anderson, Mary Katrantzou, Jonathan Saunders, Christopher Kane, Burberry, …

Miu Miu

The Secret of Saint Laurent's Success

In the three years since Hedi Slimane took the reins at Saint Laurent, the brand has more than doubled its sales revenue. What’s the secret?<p><b>LONDON,</b> …

Clothing

Dior and Us

Colin McDowell decodes Dior and I, a film directed by Frédéric Tcheng, which documents the creation of Raf Simons’ first couture collection for the …

Raf Simons

At the Head of Historic Houses, Does Fit Really Matter?

Recent seasons have seen a flurry of new designer appointments at historic fashion houses. Hedi Slimane at Saint Laurent. Alexander Wang at …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Stella McCartney Covers Our Latest Special Print Edition

For BoF’s fourth special print edition, 7 ISSUES FACING FASHION NOW, cover star Stella McCartney speaks to Imran Amed about putting her values at the …

Procter & Gamble

Gucci's Beautiful Losers Hit New York

Proposing a take on eccentricity that is part Wes Anderson, part cultured grandma, part bespectacled style maven, Alessandro Michele has turned the …

Christian Louboutin Wanted to Create Lipsticks So Pretty They're "Begging to Be Stolen"

Leave it to Christian Louboutin to leave his mark on an entire industry. First, he did it with shoes (hello, red soles!). Then, last year, it was …

5 Reasons Why Jennifer Lawrence Should Be Cast as Captain Marvel

Jennifer Lawrence has room on her resume for one more Marvel franchise.<p>Contractually, "X-Men: Apocalypse" is set to be Lawrence's last on-screen appearance as shapeshifter Mystique. Unless a new deal can be worked out, the once and future Katniss will be free from the house that Charles Xavier …

Captain Marvel

The Artist Is Wearing Revlon

When Frida Kahlo died, her husband, Diego Rivera, locked her things up in a room in their Mexico City home, with the provision that they would not be …

Mexico City

Getting Tanked: One Writer’s 60 Minutes in Sensory Deprivation

<i>This story originally published in August 2015.</i><p>It hadn’t really occurred to me to be afraid of floating in a pitch-dark, top-sealed tank until a braver and better-adjusted friend said that she’d always felt a secret hankering to try it but was scared. “Scared of what?” I asked, although by then my …

Cool Spas in Hot Places: The Best Treatments for a Full-Body Chill Out

With Labor Day looming and three weeks of pool time to go, summer has kicked into overdrive with a global heat wave that has New Yorkers, Italians, and Parisians alike sweating beneath the sweltering sun. It’s the perfect excuse to hop on a plane in search of a far-flung chill out escape—and there …

m.a.c’s new makeup collection is amazing

yup, that’s right.<p>M.A.C's new makeup collection is canine-inspired and haute dog, do we love it. The brand's collaborations with Lorde, Rihanna, and Miley are all amazing (don't get us wrong), but there's just something so darn refreshing about this collection.<p>While you can't physically transform …

La Mer Review

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La Mer Intensive Revitalizing Mask and the Concentrate Review

Try These All-Natural DIY Seasonal Skin Care Recipes To Get That Glowing, Smooth Skin You’ve Always Wanted

Finding the right skin care products for your routine can be difficult, especially if you want to avoid conventional cosmetics, harmful chemicals, or …

5 DIY Projects You Can Do for $100 or less

Although it’s been a long time since I’ve completed a real, true home DIY project, I still love design magazines and the occasional HGTV show on</b> …

Frugal Living

9 Brilliant Cleaning Hacks Everyone Should Know

Whether we're maintaining our most-used appliances or performing crisis control after an everyday accident, when it comes to cleaning we can all …

Hacking