Leona Osei Appiah

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Beyoncé's New Toyota Commercial Makes Absolutely No Sense

Someone at Toyota is probably in a lot of trouble right now, because their Beyoncé-starring commercial leaked on the Internet this weekend before it was supposed to be seen by us mere mortals. It's since been taken down on most sites, but we found a slightly janky version thanks to the good folks …

L'Wren Scott Dead: Fashion Designer Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Devastating.<p>It has been confirmed that fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead in her apartment on Monday.<p>The 47-year-old fashion designer was reportedly found by her assistant hanging in her New York City apartment around 10 a.m., authorities said.<p>Mick Jagger, who she has been romatically …

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Gussy Up Your Desk with These 20 Cute Office Accessories

Guaranteed to make Mondays feel less soul-crushing.<p>If your desk decorations mostly consist of the remnants of your sad desk salad plus or minus the crumpled receipts you're saving for your next expense report, maybe it's high time you feng shui-d your desk into a zen oasis rather than a hotbed for …

10 Things Every Woman Should Know By 21

How to start on the road to Grown-A*s Womanville. (Hint: Clean your damn room.)<p>Kelly Williams Brown, the blogger and author of the newly-released guidebook <i>Adulting: How To Become a Grown-Up In 468 Easy(ish) Steps</i>, along with her boyfriend and a male friend, recently penned a list of 10 things every …

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Reveal Their Beauty Quirks

Ashley gets ready in the dark & Mary-Kate learned how to brush her hair only last week<p>As if Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen hadn't prepped for Total World Domination already with their trifecta of fashion enterprises (count 'em: The Row, Elizabeth and James, and Olsenboye), the designer duo has now …

Ashley Olsen & Carolyn Murphy Celebrate Shinola's New Campaign

Over the weekend, Shinola hosted a stylish gathering at its Tribeca flagship to celebrate its spring advertising campaign lensed by famed photographer Bruce Weber. The campaign, which also includes several videos, stars supermodel Carolyn Murphy alongside Detroit residents, highlighting the …

Confessions of a Beauty Editor

Test-driving countless products and treatments as well as trusting your hair, skin and makeup with every expert under the sun is all part of the job. And sometimes that is—or isn't—pretty.<p>I have been lucky enough to work in the amazing world of beauty editorial for nearly 14 years. And I am as …

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How to be fashionable with no money

<b>How can I be fashionable without any money?</b><i><br>Generation Y, in the office</i><p>One of the biggest misconceptions that exists about fashion – and there are many – is that it requires money. No question, the fault for this lies with fashion writers because we tend to write mainly about big (read: expensive) …

Swept up in a wave of ideas at TED in Vancouver

Here's what $7,500 can buy you – the opportunity to be surrounded by accomplishment. The high-profile TED Conference (theme: The Next Chapter) kicked off in Vancouver Monday. And even before the opening session "Liftoff!" – featuring Chris Hadfield and others – the very high level of curation was …

TED 2014: How ideas from the conference are spreading in Vancouver and online

Delegates, vendors, artists and others have gathered in Vancouver for the 30th TED conference, with its slogan "Ideas worth spreading." Here's a sampling of how the event is being documented and received on the streets of Vancouver and via smartphones and computers.

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