Kira Walker

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8 Colorful Winter Coats That Will Help You Stand Out from the Crowd

When it comes to cold-weather fashion, the first thing to make an impression is your coat. Instead of blending into the crowd this season with a …

I Tattooed My Face In Pursuit of Perfect Brows and Lips

"You're doing what?!" my best friend, who is usually very supportive of all my cosmetic endeavors, yelled into the phone. "You're going to tattoo your lips? I'm saying this out of love: I think you're really crazy."<p>Saying full lips are a beauty trend implies—falsely—that the tide will soon change …

Band of Outsiders Resurrects for Black Friday Sale

Zombie brand Band of Outsiders is officially not finished. 2,000 of the brand's pieces, which halted operations earlier this summer, will go on sale this Black Friday at Filene's Basement, according to <i>WWD</i><i>.</i> The brand already has a long, twisting saga and announced it was shutting down operations …

The Most Overpriced Items On The Menu, According To Chefs

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Andrew Zimmer/Thrillist (Edited)</i><p>Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain items on a restaurant's menu -- you just need to have bought groceries. Like once, ever. Truth be …

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11 Stylish Backpacks That Will Actually Fit Your Laptop

With the onset of college, you likely ditched your tried-and-true backpack for a chic carry-all or satchel to tote your everyday essentials. But with the backpack having made a major comeback over the last couple of years, there’s no better time than now to revert back to the classic sac. The …

Your Favorite Thanksgiving Sides

Turkeys may come and go, but it seems that the dishes served alongside—the potato casseroles and mashes, stuffings (or dressings), breads, sauces, and vegetables—incite the most love (or dislike).<p>From lots and lots of sweet potatoes to the stuffing-or-dressing conundrum, everyone has a favorite. …

Reporter who told world of Guernica atrocity and inspired Picasso is hero of new film

The British journalist who helped expose Nazi involvement in the Spanish civil war is at the centre of a US-Spanish made drama<p>Sandbags, rifles and the fatigues of the militia have been familiar sights once more in the hills and valleys of the Basque country this autumn and are only now being …

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

Applejack. For When Hard Cider Just Isn’t Strong Enough

While the American colonists drank hard cider like their modern-day counterparts swill Pepsi and Coca-Cola, for some, cider’s relatively mild 4 to 6 percent alcohol concentration just wasn’t alcoholic enough. The solution to this pressing pioneer problem was applejack.<p>Cider, circa 1775, was …

The Frieze London Street Style Is as Awe-Inspiring as the Art

Uncovering Long-Forgotten Treasures in an 18th-Century French Château

Shop Fall's 10 Must-Have Matte Lipsticks

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

#BeautySchool: How to Create the Perfect Nude Polish

Manicurists explain how to mix your own match.<p><b>Question: How do I find the most flattering shade of nude nail polish for my skin tone?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> If you feel like there are a million beiges and browns on the market and still not a single one that works for you, you're not alone. Backstage at the Spring …

Forget fashion shops: how designers embraced art exhibitions

In fashion, it’s all about the blockbuster exhibition, with multiple fashion houses staging their own exhibitions. Is it more than mere vanity?

Poem of the Week: Dead Love by Elizabeth Siddal

Love is a fickle fashionista in a poem which was praised by Christina Rossetti for its ‘cool, bitter sarcasm’, but it is not without tenderness and hope<p>Oh never weep for love that’s dead<br>Since love is seldom true<br>But changes his fashion from blue to red,<br>From brightest red to blue,<br>And love was born to …

Posh nosh: Britain's big appetite for gourmet takeaway

Our appetite for takeaway food is booming. But alongside kebabs and pizzas, many diners are looking for something classier – and different. And plenty of companies are queuing up to dish it out. Emine Saner reports and, below, our food critic tries out one of the high-end delivery options, Supper<p>In …

Interactive book apps – 10 of the best

For both novelesque stories and non-fiction, iOS and Android apps are trying innovative ways to tell stories<p>In the early days of Apple’s iPad, there was a gallon of hype around the potential for interactive book apps. When many of the early, expensive-to-develop examples flopped on the App Store, …

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Opening Ceremony show at New York fashion week: five things to know

New York fashion week Spring/Summer 2016,Fashion,Life and style,Fashion weeks,New York fashion week<p>The Opening Ceremony label are channelling the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, while his daughter inspired a catwalk filled with undercover ballet dancers<p>An Opening Ceremony show is never a …

Broccoli Stem Marrow: Start Treating Vegetable Stalks like Bones

<i>These are broccoli stalks like you've never seen them before.</i><p>Pick up a bag of broccoli from your grocer’s freezer aisle and the picture on the package will promise you beautiful bright green broccoli tops. Open the bag, though, and you’re almost certainly setting yourself up for disappointment: …

A stitch in time: the very modern world of the Instagram sewing circle

Playboy centrefolds, hip-hop lyrics and sports logos: embroidery is being embraced by the fashion industry and no subject is off limits<p>It’s not often that hip-hop lyrics and octogenarian needle-and-thread experts are united by a fashion trend, but in the delightful world of modern embroidery such …

Water works: five cult wet-weather buys

Lovely weather this. All is not lost – here are five items to keep you dry and chic<p>Wet weather. Completely rubbish, but at least it can lay claim to being one of the few meteorological situations that inspires cult clothing. To wit:

Fantastic Mr Wes Anderson: how Tenenbaum chic took over the catwalks

When talking about Bar Luce, the Milan bar he designed for Prada earlier this year, Wes Anderson described it – all sugared-almond colours, photo wallpaper and shiny tables – as a place where he would “want to spend my own non-fictional afternoons”. Fashion this season has other ideas. For winter, …

Beauty: rosacea treatments that work

‘I sent out products to readers, asking each tester to use them for at least eight weeks. There was shocking disparity in the results, but a handful were positively heaped with praise’<p>I receive so many emails about rosacea, not because it’s hugely common, but because treatments seem so largely …

Why men are going green this fall | Rick Edwards

Whether it’s cord or velvet, there is only one colour to wear this autumn. But keep it muted and don’t wear too much of it at the same time<p>Last week I did one of my fairly regular can-I-find-any-clothes-to-take-to-the-charity-shop wardrobe overhauls. These are useful because not only do they throw …

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Final cuts: my obsession with film star hair

From Renton’s buzzcut in Trainspotting to Robert Pattinson’s giant bouffe in Twilight, one hair fetishist untangles this season’s looks for men<p>Sometimes if I’m having a bad day, I Google Image River Phoenix and study his hair. It’s like therapy and momentarily sends my brain somewhere better. This …

Wrap session: 50 of the best coats for autumn – in pictures

Being warm or being chic – what matters more? Whatever your priority here are 50 of this season’s best to help you decide

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A Design-Lover's Guide to Paris: 15 Finds Just in Time for Maison & Objet

Generally, trips to Paris conjure up thoughts of strolls along the Seine, fresh-baked croissants, and many a glass of vin rouge at corner brasseries, but if you’re one of the many people heading there for Maison & Objet—the city’s biannual lifestyle tradeshow—all you have on your mind is design, …

14 YouTube Makeup Tutorials Inspired by Your Fave TV Characters

What exactly do Daenerys Targaryen and Olivia Pope have in common? Well, other than being strong and fantastic female television characters, they also have some enviable makeup skills. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite television characters’ makeup and the fabulous tutorials to help us …

The Best Jean and Boot Combinations for Fall

Denim is just about as easy as it gets. Not only does the age-old fabric go with literally everything in your closet, but it never goes out of style. And in a world where fast fashion reigns supreme, this is incredibly comforting (for both your sanity <i>and</i> your wallet). To give your jeans an …