Francesca Brandström

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Adobe Files Lawsuit Against Forever 21 for Pirating Copies of Photoshop

Here’s a strange legal rumble that just hit the courts: software giant Adobe is suing clothing giant Forever 21 for pirating copies of Photoshop.<p>The …

AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control: sources

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA/PARIS (Reuters) - The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unusual procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the …

Extreme Closet Minimalism: The 3-Pairs-of-Jeans Wardrobe

I'm anything but a minimalist when it comes to my wardrobe, so I'm always fascinated by those magical people who can look great with so little. Such …

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Dolce & Gabbana's Spectacular Ballet-Inspired Alta Moda Show

“I love to dance,” <b>Stefano Gabbana</b> joked at the rose-garlanded lunch in the foyer of La Scala after his latest balletically minded Alta Moda fantasia, “ . . . but in a club! My taste is more for the opera,” he confessed. “But I love the ballet for the sense of beauty.” But if opera is Stefano’s …

16 Things No One Tells You About Being a Young Mom

Changing diapers and watching Barney reruns suck, but your life doesn't end just because you had a kid in your early 20s.<p><b>1. Raising a child is a challenge, regardless of your age.</b> Of course, when you're younger, you have fewer years of Real Life Experience, but no matter how old you are, taking …

From Rosamund Pike’s new ‘do and Sophia Grace to Cara’s ‘brows and Justin Bieber: what’s hot and what’s not on Planet Fashion this week

Fashion,Life and style,Tom Ford,Cara Delevingne,Models,Rosamund Pike,Suzy Menkes,Rap,Justin Bieber,Leonardo DiCaprio,Rihanna<p>Thumbs up: Suzy Menkes, Tom Ford, Sophia Grace and Rosamund Pike. Thumbs down: Justin Bieber, caffeine, supermodels and Cara Delevingne (well, those eyebrows, anyway)<p><b>Chin</b> …

North Korea introduces 'mandatory military service for women'

High school graduates will be forced to serve in the country’s armed forces until the age of 23, sources inside the country tell Daily NK<p>North Korea is making military service mandatory for young women in a bid to strengthen the nation’s armed forces, sources inside the secretive state have told …

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p>We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack</b> …

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Michelle Obama defends 'American Sniper' at veterans event

First lady Michelle Obama urged Hollywood to give a more accurate portrayal of veterans and defended the Oscar-nominated "American Sniper," which has received criticism for its depiction of war.<p>Bradley Cooper, who is nominated for best actor for his portrayal of the late Navy SEAL sniper Chris …

Sam Taylor-Johnson on Fifty Shades Of Grey: ‘A feminist doesn’t have to be on top’

She’s an artist who’s made just one film – now Sam Taylor-Johnson has directed Hollywood’s most controversial (and explicit) movie in years. But will it be any good?<p>Sam Taylor-Johnson and I are sitting outside a photography studio in Los Angeles, in the baking January heat, watching a video she’s …

Happy Nothing: Life in the California Desert - Photographs and text by Yurian Quintanas Nobel | LensCulture

For some people, the desert represents death, nothingness. There is the obvious scarcity of water and shade; the extreme temperatures repel life; there is a sore lack of resources for humans to survive. At the same time, there is a long tradition of the desert as a place of healing. Deserts have …

Spring 2015 Couture’s Greatest Hits

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Moving In Together

From dividing dirty dishes to, ahem, other dirty things around your new nest, here's how to make living together fell like home sweet home.<p><b>1. If one of you got a job across the country, would you move there with the other?</b> If you'd live anywhere with this person — because you truly want to take …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …