Laura Booth

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The Dreamiest, Must-See Wedding Dresses from Fall 2016 Couture Fashion Week

The fall/winter 2016 shows at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week has drawn to a close, and as it does every season, it's left behind dreams of …

One Exhibition, Three Centuries of Fashion

The fashion ideal is a constantly shifting notion, reflecting historical and social mores. “Fashion Forward: Three Centuries of Fashion (1715–2015),” at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, in Paris (April 7 through August 14), takes us chronologically through 300 emblematic men’s, women’s, and …

The rainbow cat undercut is every feline fan's dream hairstyle

If you're a feline fanatic, it's likely that cat hair is one of your least favourite things about owning a cat. But, there's a new hair trend that's …

History meets high fashion in Alexia Sinclair's photography - CNN Style

Written by Alyn Griffiths, CNN<p>"When people first see my images they often think they're paintings," claims Australian photographer Alexia Sinclair, who in fact compiles her artworks from photographs embellished with hundreds or sometimes thousands of layers of details and effects added in …

Preview The Met's "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology"

The exhibit is set to open on May 5th.<p>The stakes are high for curator Andrew Bolton of the MET Costume Institute after the insurmountable success of last year's <i>China: Through The Looking Glass,</i> which broke museum records. But it already looks like the 2016 exhibit is already proving to be even …

The Romanovs: masterful account of Russia’s doomed royal family

The end of the Romanovs is a subject that has fascinated countless nonfiction writers, but no book has yet eclipsed the fame of Robert K Massie’s page-turner<p>This May will see the release of Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The Romanovs: 1613-1918 in the United States. It is an exhaustive look at the full …

'She seemed empty': Photog recounts how mom accused of killing daughter convinced him to take eerie photos

A photographer said Thursday he couldn't bear to charge a grieving mom for special photos showing her dead daughter floating angelically behind her as she mourned graveside, but now that the woman has been charged with murder, he's angry that she fooled him.<p>Each of the photos shows the mother in a …

Lost Photographs of Gruesome Italian Crime Scenes

In the 1980s, an abandoned suitcase was found on a street in Genoa, containing the chilling crime scene photography portfolio of Luigi Tomellini.<p><b>WARNING: Some of the images below are disturbing.</b><p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Italy.</i><p>At the beginning of the 20th century, Luigi Tomellini …

Otherworldly Photos From Inside One of the World’s Largest River Caves

Deep in Laos lies a four mile-long river cave—an underground cache filled with 65-foot stalagmites, gigantic rimpools, cave pearls and even (gulp) …

Henry VIII’s erratic behavior was likely caused by an NFL-style injury, argue Yale researchers

King Henry VIII was a complicated and contradictorily character, according to historical accounts. In his youth, he was reportedly “lighthearted, merry and easily given to laughter,” while in later years he became cruel and tyrannical, with an explosive temper.<p>The cause of this personality change …

17 Lingerie Pieces You’ll like as Much as Your Valentine

Walking through your favorite stores around Valentine’s Day means an onslaught of boxes of chocolates, sentimental greeting cards and so many bouquets of roses you almost feel like you’re in the Queen of Hearts’s garden. While the holiday of love is known for spoiling your boo with romantic gifts, …

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What it Was Like to Travel the Decade You Were Born

Mode of Transportation: Horse and Buggy<p>A family tours by caravan on country roads. In the early 1900s, horse-and-buggies were still popular, but …

This French Château Is the World's Most Expensive Home

The Parisian mansion just sold for a nine figure sum.<p>A mansion outside Paris recently set the record for the most expensive home ever sold.<p>Château Louis XIV, which was completed in 2011 but designed to resemble a 17th-century French château, sold for 275 million euros (about $301 million), …

Top 10: Historic Sites in Ireland and Northern Ireland

TravelBest Of<p>More than 5,000 years of history are revealed through colossal passage tombs, the beehive huts of early monasteries, and more iconic landmarks. Here are Irish places of curiosity, pilgrimage, and inspiration.

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10 amazing ancient forests around the world

Getting back to nature can be like going back in time, especially if you wander through one of these woodlands—all amongst the oldest on Earth.<p>Some are old growth, meaning they haven't been molested much by people, while others are forests that have been regenerating on the same land for time …

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World Heritage Site Pictures: Works of Antoni Gaudí

Travel<p>The fantastic world of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí is preserved in seven sites around Barcelona, combined into one World Heritage site.

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California Cop Shot Dead Outside Police Station Was the Victim of a Botched Robbery: Officials

A police spokesman tells PEOPLE that three suspects have been detained in connection with the murder of Officer Ricardo Galvez, a five-year veteran …

Photographer Chris Burkard's Favorite Places to Photograph

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Chris Burkard has traveled the world, shooting in some of the planet's most beautiful locations. In his own words, Burkard tells us about his favorite places to visit—and photograph.

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Interview with Ariana Rockefeller About Fashion Design and Growing Up Rockefeller

While we don't have stylish royals like Duchess Kate and Queen Letizia to obsess over in America, we <i>do</i> have heiresses who can take on the role of sartorial beacon stateside. And one such famous American lady is now a bonafide fashion designer. World, meet Ariana Rockefeller. As the …

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Jennifer Lawrence sounds off on exes, marriage, motherhood

Jennifer Lawrence put her love life front and center in a series of interviews pegged on the opening of her two latest films, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" this month and David O. Russell's "Joy" next month.<p>The 25-year-old opened up about the finale of her blockbuster young adult franchise …

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Puppy Dies After Eating Toxic Mushroom

"Another reminder we have to live and love as greatly as we can today, because tomorrow is never guaranteed."<p>Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson lost one of his new puppies on Monday after it consumed a poisonous mushroom, the Bleacher Report noted.<p>The actor and former wrestler adopted two French bulldogs …

9/11 anniversary: America remembers lives lost on one of its darkest days

<b>(CNN) —</b> With his head bowed during a moment of silence outside the White House, President Barack Obama set the tone Friday for a nation marking a dark day with solemn ceremonies.<p>Fourteen years ago Friday, terrorists hijacked four passenger planes and smashed two into New York's World Trade Center.<p>A …

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Remains Of Early Jamestown Leaders Unearthed In New Discovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried …

28 stunning aerial photos that will change the way you see the world

The images give us an incredible bird's eye view into some of the world's biggest festivals, infrastructures, and natural wonders.<p>We've put together a collection of some of our favorite images, from the crashing waters of the Niagara Falls to the lush canola fields that cover the mountains of …

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Judi Dench Reveals How She's Coping with Losing Her Vision

She has been a big star for decades and is accustomed to being the main female lead in movies.<p>But sometimes Dame Judi Dench, 80, has much bigger …

Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Actors are often criticized for taking on political causes.<p>But Emma Watson revealed that putting your head above the parapet comes with considerable …

David Duchovny Is Set To Start Hunting Charles Manson For NBC This May In ‘Aquarius’

May 28th will see the start of NBC’s next big mini-series event, <i>Aquarius</i>. The series will follow David Duchovny returning to his television investigative roots as a Los Angeles police officer on the hunt for cult leader and passionate lover Charles Manson. From The Wrap:<p>“Aquarius,” which follows a …

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