Gabriella Schwarz

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7 of the Best Books Exploring Henry VIII’s Six Wives

The culture of my childhood was one lacking women role models and heroines. Trips to the library offered shelves and shelves of biographies of men, but I can still remember the exemplary women who were my limited choices: Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marie Curie, and Queen Elizabeth I. I read …

Books

High Society Photographer Bert Morgan Chronicled the Hamptons' Smart Set Before Everything Changed

Every summer, without fail, two kinds of articles regularly show up in newspapers, magazines, and blogs that are focused on the lifestyles of the …

Boating

How To Wear Black This Summer

The Writers of Sex and the City Imagine Story Lines for a 2018 Season

With <i>Sex and the City</i> celebrating the 20th anniversary of its premiere and almost every other old TV show getting a reboot, I couldn’t help but …

Sex and the City

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Issa Rae Doesn't Really Care If You Criticize Her Look

The Insecure star shines in the summer's best beauty and talks finding your inner confidence.<p>Her show may be called <i>Insecure</i>, but writer, actress and all-around badass Issa Rae is anything but. And these bold summer beauty looks? Equally boss. Here's Issa on everything from blocking out the haters …

Makeup

Photos of the Day: It’s Seersucker Season

Summer Thursdays in the Senate have an optional dress code<p>It’s the first Seersucker Thursday in the Senate for 2018.<p>The tradition of wearing these …

Photos

32 TV wedding dresses, ranked from worst to best

One of the great joys of any romantic's life is watching their favorite TV characters get married. After episode after episode of broken dreams, battered hearts, and earth-shattering drama, it's perhaps the most satisfying experience <i>ever</i> to watch two lovers seal the deal... and, of course, to see …

TV

Would Ross and Rachel be together today? 'Friends' co-creator weighs in

Ross Geller and Rachel Green's love story was one for the ages — or at least, one that made "Friends" must-see TV from 1994 to 2004.<p>But would the couple — who took a notorious "break," then split up, only to end up in each other's arms again in the series finale — still be together today? "Friends" …

Jennifer Aniston

DOJ watchdog says report on Clinton investigation due June 14

The Department of Justice inspector general said Thursday that he expects to release on June 14 a hotly anticipated report on the FBI's handling of its investigation into Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election.<p>The announcement, made by DOJ internal watchdog Michael Horowitz in a letter to …

Donald Trump

A Portrait of America: Watching Robert F. Kennedy's Funeral Train Pass By

Following the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968, his body was taken to New York City for a funeral mass in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. After the completion of the mass, Kennedy’s coffin was transported by a private funeral train from New York to Washington, D.C., to …

Robert F. Kennedy

From the archives: Robert F. Kennedy on "Face...

Robert F. Kennedy

All the Times Princess Diana Recycled Her Royal Wardrobe

Diana wore this long-sleeved gown for the first time during an official visit to Lisbon, Portugal in 1987. She then remade the dress, removing the …

Royal Family

The 10 Smartest Lessons About Life, Money and Career We Heard in Graduation Speeches This Year

"Pay your bills on time. Recycle. Make your bed."<p>The 2018 graduation season is finally wrapping up for colleges and high schools across the country, …

Tim Cook

I Think About This a Lot: Sex and the City Edition

<i>I Think About This a Lot</i> <i>is a series dedicated to private memes: images, videos, and other random trivia we are doomed to play forever on loop in our</i> …

Sex and the City

Lewinsky and Trump Shadow Bill Clinton on Book Tour

Former President Bill Clinton’s book tour for his first novel keeps getting interrupted by a familiar character from his past: Monica Lewinsky.<p>After Mr. Clinton reacted defensively on the “Today” show on Monday when asked about Ms. Lewinsky, the White House intern with whom he had an affair while …

Government

Who Was the Worst Man on Sex and the City?

In honor of the show’s 20th anniversary, Vanity Fair staffers make the case for eight different terrible boyfriends—from Big to Berger to, yes, Aidan.<p>This headline prompts an obvious question: were there any <i>good</i> men on <i>Sex and the City</i>? The answer, by the way, is yes: Steve was good, Harry was good, …

Relationships

The Things Bobby Kennedy Said

Fifty years ago today Robert F. Kennedy was struck down by an assassin's bullet. His words resonate as much now as they did then.<p>Shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, the former Attorney General of the United States and brother to the late President John F. Kennedy, was …

Robert F. Kennedy

20 of America’s Best Cities for a Long Weekend

You have one long weekend and a suitcase full of wanderlust. Whether you want to escape the commotion for the mountains or leave your quiet town for …

Hot Springs

Rediscover the Pleasure of Solitude in These Micro Cabins Across the East Coast

At $125 a night, a startup offers rentable micro cabins to help urban dwellers escape the daily grind.<p>When it comes to escaping the city for a restorative stay in nature, few retreats offer the conveniences and charm found in the tiny cabins of Getaway. Riding the wave of the tiny house movement, …

New York City

Writing and Travel: 10 Books on Traversing America - Signature Reads

How We Lost the Right to Roam and How to Take It Back<p>Ken Ilgunas<p>As a life-long hitchhiker and on-foot traveler, Ken Ilgunas understands the allure of the road and the general need to roam. In this intriguing volume, Ilgunas laments the fact that so much of the breath-taking natural beauty of the …

Books

Place 14 of 52: Seattle, City of Glass

<i>Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our</i> <i>52 Places to Go in 2018 list</i><i>. This dispatch brings her to Seattle; it took the</i> <i>No. 44 spot</i> <i>on the list and the city is the 14th stop on Jada’s itinerary.</i><p>On a rainy Tuesday — his glassblowing day — Preston Singletary fired up the ovens of …

Costa Rica

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

6 Differences Between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton’s Royal Weddings (and 1 *Very* Surprising Similarity)

Hear ye, hear ye: The (new) Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle actually managed to make her royal wedding quite distinctive from that of her (also new) …

Sleeping in on the weekends can compensate for lack of sleep during the week, study suggests

Sleeping in on a day off feels marvelous, especially for those of us who don't get nearly enough rest during the workweek. But are the extra weekend winks worth it? It's a question that psychologist Torbjorn Akerstedt, director of the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University, and his …

Sleep

How Can I Tell My Parents I Don’t Want The Marriage They Arranged?

"Love was a real thing, I had learned from books. And I wanted it."<p><i>Mama pours milk into the pot. She grabs a box of tea leaves and puts some in. Chai patti, we call it. I don’t know what she does next or how much of each ingredient she adds. I don’t know how long each step is supposed to take, even</i> …

Relationships

America Has Spoken: Prince Harry’s Wedding Was Bigger Than William’s

Way more Americans watched Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials than tuned in to see William marry Kate Middleton.<p>How does one weigh the success of a wedding, once the guests have left and everyone’s abated their champagne hangovers with a greasy next-day brunch? Do you count the number of people who …

These Queer To-Dos are the Best in Traverse City

Visit Traverse City for the ultimate Pride experience with a stay at Hotel Indigo and fun at local restaurants, shops, and more.<p>Pride parades are a …

Wine Tasting