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The Best Places to Visit in the Off-Season

1 of 10<p>Fairbanks, Alaska<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Iceland<p>3 of 10<p>Japan<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Shetland Islands, Scotland<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Cape Town, South …

Our Favorite New Designers To Watch This NYFW

New York Fashion Week is here. As designers are going through their final run throughs, we'll get a peek at their upcoming Fall/Winter 2015 lines. …

New York Fashion Week

Ralph Lauren back at cutting edge of fashion after New York show

Designer creates cosy winter wonderland in which to give crowds a masterclass in sexy-but-warm elegance, reaffirming his place as the king of all-American cool<p>Given that Kanye West last year told an interviewer “I am Warhol. I am the number one most impactful artist of our generation. I am …

The Perfect Vodka Soda Is an Art and a Science

From the proper glassware to the right club soda, there are rules to this classic cocktail.<p><i>Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport is particular about his cocktails. Despite seeming simple ("You've got your liquor and you've got your fizzy stuff"), there are a few very important elements to keep</i> …

Lemon Juice

Democrats Keep Leadership Team as Eshoo-Pallone Race Heads for Climax

Minor­ity Lead­er Nancy Pelosi and oth­er top House Demo­crats did not have to fend off any dir­ect chal­lenges to their lead­er­ship in closed-door …

Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected As House Minority Leader

A Fashion Month Detox for Mind & Body

How to get rid of bloat, start sleeping again and motivate yourself to head to the gym after a month of fashion madness.<p>We asked Vicky Vlachonis, a pain management expert whose clients include Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz and author of The Body Doesn't Lie, to share her secrets to getting back …

Fall Fashion Outfit Idea: Solange Knowles' Moto Jacket, Sweater, and Skirt by Joe Fresh

Thought Fashion Week was over? Think again. The festivities just moved on over to Toronto, where DJ/musician/all-around fashion star Solange Knowles hit the turntables—and showed us that a fabulously affordable outfit can look like an expensive designer one.<p>At Joe Fresh's Toronto Fashion Week …

Hollywood Make-Up Artist Transforms Into Pop Culture Characters

When make-up artist Kandee Johnson isn't working on the prettiest faces in Hollywood, she's replicating them. Just check out her Facebook page and you'll be surprised to see all of the famous people she's transformed into which include Elsa from the hit Disney movie <i>Frozen</i> to iconic movie star …

Black Swans

The Week in Review: Remembering Oscar de la Renta, Celebrating Fashion

Oscar de la Renta shaped the meaning of elegance. With his tasteful lines, flowing silhouettes and bold colors, de la Renta proved great art in any …

How to Make a Comforting Fall Soup—Without a Recipe

When the weather gets colder, we're all about these fall soup ideas—no recipe required<p>As far as we're concerned, sweater weather actually means fall soup weather. While we love a refreshing chilled gazpacho, once the mercury drops there's nothing quite like curling up with a hot bowl of homemade …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Spring 2015

Baby, it’s cold outside in Moscow. See how all the street style stars bundled up during fashion week.

Interest Groups Gear Up For Next Supreme Court Vacancy

It's been nearly four years since activists engaged in a battle over a Supreme Court nomination, and a tepid one it was.<p>Republicans barely pushed back on President Obama's 2010 nomination of Elena Kagan, his second appointment in as many years. She was confirmed by the Senate, 63-37.<p>At the time, …

The Politics of Pot: The Marijuana Industry Is Now a Special Interest Group | VICE News

After decades spent operating in the shadows, the ever-growing legal marijuana industry has begun supporting federal campaigns and lobbying efforts in Washington DC.<p>For an industry that remains illegal under federal law, taking action at the federal level — in the form of contributions from …

Cannabis

Outside groups spending millions in hot California House races

Spending by political parties and other interest groups in some of California's hottest congressional races continued to climb over the last week, in one case even surpassing what the candidates have raised for their campaigns.<p>The groups are not allowed to coordinate with the candidates' campaigns …

Government

'Out of the Woods' finds Taylor Swift doing what she does best

After teasing it for days, Taylor Swift released “Out of the Woods,” the newest single from her album <i>1989</i>, <i></i>late Monday night. <i>Out of the Woods</i> is …

A Battle of the Bodies

<b>& Other Stories</b><br>H&M's chic sister brand opens its first New York store and simultaneously launches e-commerce; over enthusiastic shoppers crash site, but apparently not opening party.<p><b>Assange, Julian</b><br>The WikiLeaks founder wants to open a luxe fashion store. The word is out.<p><b>Beyoncé</b><br>Cut dangerously short …

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Yes, it is a little oxymoronic that the fashion industry attempts to sell clothes by having …

Selena Gomez Reveals Her Worst Red Carpet Fashion Mistake

In many ways, this year has opened a new chapter in Selena Gomez's life. After the musician and actress left behind her Disney image when <i>Wizards of Waverly Place</i> ended in 2012, she signed with Interscope Records and became the better half to a very certain pop star. And following her edgy role in …

The 12 Funniest Fashion People To Follow on Social Media

The models, editors and fashion insiders whose Instagram and Twitter feeds prove that the fashion industry has a stylish sense of humor.<p><b>1) Cara Delevingne</b><br>From her token silly face selfies to her hilarious quote posts—the it model always keeps us laughing and on our toes waiting for her next …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Danny Santos Photography - Portraits of Strangers

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Model Tested and Approved: Making Fashion Week’s Best Runway Beauty Looks Work in the Real World

The spring 2015 fashion shows had no shortage of standout hair and makeup moments—but with the first rush of anticipation comes a burning question: Can this look really work in the real world? As much as the season’s so-slick-its-wet hair appears polished under the runway lights, its hard to …

Dolce & Gabbana

The Little Mermaid Would Have Loved These Runway 'Dos

Photo: iMaxTree.<p>To be fair, Valentino's spring 2015 collection wasn't <i>actually</i> inspired by mermaids. Instead, hairstylist Guido Palau explains, this …

The Return of Graphic Black Eyeliner: Spotted on Runways from Chanel to Saint Laurent

Oh, those fickle fashion gods. Just when you think that completely natural skin—the kind of well-moisturized, I-don’t-need-a-stitch-of-foundation, fresh-faced beauty spotted on runway after runway—is the only real makeup trend of Paris Fashion Week, along comes the likes of <b>Riccardo Tisci, Hedi</b> …

Hedi Slimane

Which One is Real? Powerful Portraits Challenge Stereotypes

Dallas-based photographer and former U.S. Marine Joel Pars' powerful portrait series <i>Judging America</i> embodies the age-old idiom “don't judge a book by its cover.” Through these photos, Pars seeks to challenge any prejudices that viewers may hold against other people based on race, socioeconomic …

Stereotypes

Food Photography Tips | The Basics Of Food Photography

Food photography has been booming in the recent years with many photographers ditching portrait and wedding gigs to concentrate their whole business …