Deborah Bassett

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'I will not participate in dressing the next First Lady': Is fashion being hypocritical with its cold shoulder attitude to Melania Trump?

For most designers, dressing a First Lady would be a dream come true. Indeed, many have seen their businesses boom thanks to their dresses take a starring role on the world stage during the Michelle Obama years thanks to her relentless stream of joyful, wearable wardrobe choices. The fashion world …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Trump victory has Ireland worried about its illegal immigrants in the US | NOLA.com

An estimated three-quarters of the more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States are from Latin America. The rest come from all …

Immigration

How Drones Are Changing Our View of the World

Nanping, Fujian Province, China<br>Aaron Liu<p>1 of 17<p>Seeing the world from above is a metamorphic experience. A leafless tree becomes a spider web, a …

Photography

Donald Trump's Choice for National Security Adviser Has One Priority: Combatting 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'

Michael Flynn is also known for his long military career and his unceremonious exit from the Defense Intelligence Agency.<p>Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) whom Donald Trump has picked to be his national security adviser, is …

National Security

TGIF

We can’t really complain about our Monday-through-Thursday dress code—we work at Vogue.com, after all, and can experiment with any vintage dress or wacky boot that strikes our fancy—but by the time Friday rolls around, we’re ready for something easy. That almost always includes denim, whether it’s …

The Aberdeen Bestiary, a gorgeous medieval illuminated manuscript

A bestiary was a type of book popular in the Middle Ages, featuring descriptions of animals accompanied by moral lessons. The Aberdeen Bestiary is a …

11 Times Fantastic Beasts References the Harry Potter Series

It's been an agonizing wait for <b>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</b>, but now we've officially made our triumphant return to the wizarding world. With such an iconic series to live up to, it's hard to watch <b>Fantastic Beasts</b> without thinking of Harry Potter and our favorite gang of witches and …

Converse Launches the Pro Leather ’76 in “Vintage Suede”

In continued celebration of the Pro Leather’s 40th anniversary, Converse has released an enticing upgrade for the silhouette.<p>Dubbed the “Pro Leather …

Shoes

This Direct-to-Consumer Brand Sells the Coolest Sustainable Pieces

<i>Welcome to our</i> New Website <i>series, where twice a month we’ll feature an e-retailer that we love and know our readers will too. Whether it’s an old but</i> …

Trophy skirts and bold earrings: the 8 autumn trends to wear to work

Clothing

The Best Under-$100 Fashion Pieces That You'll Never Get Sick of

You know all the stuff that never goes out of style? They're the basics that, admittedly, err on the boring side of fashion, but make up the core of …

Clothing

Favorite Chocolate Cake

Every home cook should have a go-to chocolate cake recipe. A recipe that’s a no-fail tried and true, works every time, delicious, decadent chocolate …

This Amazon hack turns you into a real-life Harry Potter

In a world of muggles, we all want to be wizards. In anticipation of the upcoming Harry Potter prequel, Amazon has a few magic tricks up its sleeve. Through a couple of simple search bar hacks, you can now wave your wand and say (type) the magic words and experience life as Harry Potter — or …

Keep your legs warm with your quotes from your favorite books

If you like reading on the subway but hate schlepping a heavy book with you, there are a few solutions: You could get an e-reader, you could listen …

Apple Pay adds nonprofit donations and the timing is totally a coincidence

Time to make those donations you've been promising since Election Day.<p>Apple Pay now allows instant donations to nonprofits, Apple announced on Monday.<p>…

Laura Ingraham considered for White House press secretary post

Conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham's next microphone could be behind the White House press briefing room podium.<p>Ingraham is under serious consideration for White House press secretary, sources confirmed to CNN on Monday.<p>"I am honored to be considered for that job and other jobs. So …

Donald Trump

16 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Because You Gotta Have Pie!

You can serve whatever other desserts you want, but let's be real—it's just not Thanksgiving without pie. No matter how much you stuffed yourself during dinner, it's tough to turn down a slice. I'm not interested in waxy store-bought pies, though—this is the time to go homemade, which is easier …

Baking

BA's Best Pumpkin Pie

Makes one 9" pie<p>The sweetened condensed milk adds a decadent richness to the custard. And this pumpkin pie recipe features the perfect combination and ratio of spices, which really highlight the flavors of the pumpkin. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November …

Baking

Giuliani: No reason to put Trump's children 'out of work'

President-elect Donald Trump is “in a very unusual situation” when it comes to his considerable assets, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday, because putting control of his businesses into a true blind trust “would basically put his children out of work.”<p>Trump has previously said that he …

Donald Trump

Trump campaign manager issues ominous warning to Harry Reid: Be careful in a ‘legal sense’ when criticizing Trump

In a statement on Friday, Reid released a fiery statement condemning the real-estate mogul for stoking fear among minority groups and emboldening "the forces of hate and bigotry in America."<p>"If this is going to be a time of healing, we must first put the responsibility for healing where it belongs: …

Donald Trump

Why I voted for Donald Trump

From Hillary Clinton’s email scandal to Barack Obama’s failure to deliver on the economy, Republicans in Charlotte, North Carolina, reveal what swayed them<p>In the postscript to the 2016 US election, the inability of pollsters to gauge Donald Trump’s support in key swing states, from Florida through …

Government

Mike Pence: Donald Trump's VP will soon be the second most important man in Washington

Mike Pence is shaping up to be the most important man in the new administration, other than his boss. President-elect Trump has put him in charge of his transition team, which entails a demotion for Chris Christie – the New Jersey governor tainted by scandal. It’s a sensible move. Pence is better …

Donald Trump
The Brain

Words We Should Stop Using in 2016

Enough. Already.<p>This New Year’s lets resolve to rid the world of these wretched words…<p>England may have invented, well, the Queen’s English…but their …

40 Nifty Words That Start With N to Add to Your Vocabulary

Despite their similar sound and appearance, the letters M and N are actually unrelated: M likely comes from an Egyptian hieroglyph representing a …