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Peter Langner Wedding Dress Designer Interview: 10 Minutes With

Bridal designer Peter Langner is a highly-trained star of the haute couture tradition; he studied at L'Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de Paris, and after graduation went on to work for Christian Dior, Emmanuel Ungaro, Guy Laroche, and Christian Lacroix. Known for beautiful fabrics and artful …

UPS Loses Wedding Rings, Pretends They Were Held By Customs For 6 Weeks

A few weeks ago, reader Melissa got married. Congratulations, Melissa! Only she and her now-husband had to celebrate their marriage without the nerdy …

T.I. Explains Pharrell Williams' Role In His Columbia Records Signing

When asked about the direction he planned to take while crafting his most recent album, <i>Paperwork</i>, Atlanta, Georgia rapper T.I. offered his thoughts …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Can Atlanta, a city built for cars, make room for bikes?

As more cyclists arrive, the city is trying to accomodate them<p>I’ve been riding to and from work several days per week since May. Everything they tell …

Celebrities Get Into The Halloween Spirit on Instagram

The celebrities, models and fashion insiders sharing their best Halloween costumes on Instagram.<p>Who will be crowned with the best Halloween costume of 2014? Click through for the celebrities, models and fashion insiders sharing their spookiest, sexiest and chicest Halloween costumes on Instagram.

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8 Reasons Why Hip-Hop / R&B Is Dead

The phrase “Hip-Hop is dead” often elicits strong emotion: people either vehemently agree or disagree with the opinion. As a child of the 90’s, for a …

Boko Haram says schoolgirls 'married of'

Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, has said the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped from the remote town of Chibok in Nigeria's northeast in April have converted to Islam and been married off.<p>Shekau made the remarks in a video obtained by the AFP news agency on Friday.<p>"Don't you know the over 200 Chibok …

How This Couple Got an $80,000 Wedding for Free

Every bride and groom planning a wedding has to sit down and budget out every part of their big day — the wedding dress, the wedding cake, the rentals, the catering, the list goes on. According to the <i>Brides</i> American Wedding Study, the average cost of a wedding comes out to about $28,202.<p>So how did …

The 17 Best-Kept Secret Celebrity Weddings

Our favorite celebrity couples who kept their big days private.<p>While some celebrities turn their nuptials into star-spangled public spectacles, more and more duos are opting for secret ceremonies. Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy were the latest couple to keep mum on matrimony, but here are the …

Obie Trice Expands On Damaging Shady Records Situations, Upcoming Warren G Collaboration

Obie Trice has been through it all. He’s experienced the highest points of the Shady days and the lowest points. His career has taken several turns …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Stray Shots: 4 Diabolically Good Artists From Eminem's Shady Records

Once upon a time in a universe far, far away, HipHopDX used to host blogs. Through Meka, Brillyance, Aliya Ewing and others, readers got unfiltered …

Rap & Hip-Hop