Charmaine Mok

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Rough Commute? Spare a Thought for These Chinese New Year Travelers

Commuters worldwide should spare a thought for travelers in China trying to escape the country’s megacities for the Chinese New Year holiday.<p>Pictures …

China

3D Sidewalk Murals Invite Pedestrians to Interact with the Illusive Art

Artist Nikolaj Arndt continues to dazzle pedestrians with his remarkable sidewalk chalk abilities. Since 2009, the designer has created 3D works of sidewalk art that transform flat, grey pavement into a dynamically colorful canvas. “I use chalk and pigment. The pigment is the same as chalk, only in …

What would Wittgenstein say about that dress?

<b>"What colour is that dress?" The question has been fascinating people all around the world, including Prof Barry C Smith of the University of London's Institute of Philosophy.</b><p>We all assume that we see what's before our eyes, and if we have normal colour vision we should be able to tell what colour …

Joan Didion Stars in the New Celine Campaign

Photo: Juergen Teller<p>In a refreshing and, to put it mildly, super exciting move, Céline has unveiled Joan Didion as the star of the brand's newest campaign. Photographed by Juergen Teller, the spring 2015 ads highlight the writer's irresistible, cool-girl appeal. Didion takes the reigns from …

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Better Butt GIF

The best bodies in the business—including <b>Karlie Kloss</b>—seek out super trainer and modelFIT cofounder <b>Justin Gelband</b> for his butt-sculpting workouts. In our GIF-of-the-day, Kloss performs a series of five exercises designed by the fitness guru (and adapted from his modelFIT method) to target even the …

Kill It in Your Cocktail Dress with This Arm Workout

Holiday parties, here you come!<p>This five-move workout hits every muscle in your arms and shoulders, transforming your arms in all directions. They'll feel way stronger, and they'll look amazing in your sparkly dress, too!<p>All five exercises are movement patterns that require your muscles to “hold …

Workouts

What "Black Tie" Means in 2014

From the editors of Town&Country.com, the ominous "Black Tie" invitation arrives at your door. Do you wear a short dress or a long gown? Here are a few formal wear etiquette tips to keep in mind for your next black tie gala or wedding.<p><b>I. WHITE TIE</b><p><b>Ladies:</b> Bring out your best full length ball gown. …

Clothing

Men's Style: 3 Style Mistakes You're Making Everyday and How to Fix Them

People often ask me -- usually at parties -- if I walk around every day critiquing peoples' outfits. While I <i>can</i> turn my critical eye on and off, and I certainly never go up to anyone and give them my opinion unsolicited, there are certain mistakes that I see consistently. If you're someone who …

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

Munich Reveals Its Dark History to Visitors Via Tour Guides, Interactive Websites

With all of the cheery things to see and do in this sumptuous city just north of the Alps — drink beer, admire palaces and old churches, visit …

Chinese villagers build £1.3 million 'money wall'

Chinese media says the village in the country's southwest became rich after locals invested in pig farms, cherry growing and hydroelectric energy<p>Rural farmers from southwest <b>China</b> have become instant celebrities at home after building a £1.3 million "money wall" in their village with rectangular …

9 Things About Pants Every Guy Needs To Know

Women get to mix up their pants with skirts, dresses and the occasional skort (hey, we'll admit it). But for guys, it's almost all pants, all the time. So it would behoove men to get the details right, right?<p>Right. Unfortunately, many guys are making serious mistakes when it comes to wearing pants, …

Men's fashion: how to find the right look

<b>Albam</b><p><b>The look:</b> all about a good-quality pair of jeans, a just-jolly-enough knit and something with an outdoorsy detail (hiking boot, backpack). Albam is the label of choice for thirtysomething graphic designers. Think of it as this generation's Duffer.<p><b>The soundtrack:</b> Grizzly Bear.<p><b>The key pieces:</b> …

The Best Fashion Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following (PHOTOS)

In case you didn't get the memo, Instagram is here to stay. And with hundreds of new fashion accounts popping up everyday, it seems next to impossible to keep track of them all. So, which brands, bloggers and magazines should you be following to make sure you're up on the latest news, trends and …

Closet Psychology 101: What Your Clothing Says About You

What we often find in a womans closet gives us a peek into her personality, emotional state, fears or desires. How does a closet project who you are to other people, and more importantly, is your wardrobe covering up your potential?<p>What is in a closet? Heaps of unworn clothing, dresses with tags …

Minimalism

Black Leather Hobo Bag

This bag is almost completely perfect in my eyes. The only thing that isn’t perfect is that it isn’t in my closet yet. It was designed by Patkas, a …

Minimalism

Style Rules to Live By

Men's Fashion

CROP IT

Oatmeal Recipes That Will Change Your Life Before 8 am

Four ways to turn a good breakfast into premium fuel<p>healthy oatmealbreakfast food.<p><b>Never-Stop Sunflower-Cranberry</b><p><b>Whip it up</b><p><b>Brainy Almond-Blueberry</b><p><b>Whip it up</b><p>Belly-Stuffing Peanut Butter<p><b>Whip it up</b><p>Pumped-Up Banana-Pecan<p><b>Whip it up</b><p>easy recipes

The Uniform

This outfit is always my go-to. Sometimes I feel like I’m in drag when I wear a cocktail dress or a flippy skirt. I love ruffles, circle skirts, …

Hong Kong’s restaurant scene gets a taste of Spain

Following the recent news that Catalonia has the world’s best restaurant, the spotlight on Spanish food has spread to Hong Kong with a spate of highly anticipated restaurant openings.<p>In April, Spain regained its culinary bragging rights with the announcement that Catalonia’s El Celler de Can Roca …

Heathrow's new T2 to open in exactly a year, home for all Star Alliance airlines

Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 will open its doors on 4th June 2014, with the first aircraft, a United Airlines flight from Chicago, scheduled to land at …

Grazia

Sleep Much?

<b>Your Memory is Wiped</b> <br>A study in <i>Sleep</i> found that your accuracy on working-memory tasks drops by about 15 percent if you pull an all-nighter. Sleep helps your brain consolidate information, so without that recovery time, you're unable to file away important data.<p><b>Your Waistline Expands</b> <br>The importance …

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Product Reviews

We’re Heading to the UK

Changing Planet<p>Some big news from National Geographic HQ. Change Reaction is hitting the road once again. Last fall, you might recall, it was to California—land of big ideas. We toured energy companies thinking about the future, and farms that are already living it. We met some people who lived in …

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