Lisa Alford

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Free the Nipple - Trailer 1

A group of fearless women fight for their right to go topless in public. Based on a true story, this spirited satire follows New York City activists …

New York City

5 Low-Carb Holiday Side Dishes You'll Love

Holiday dinners can be heavy on the meat and bread, but there are loads of ways to get more veggies into this year's meal. Indulge in a variety of warm, flavorful fall vegetables—like crunchy brussels sprouts, sweet butternut squash, and aromatic fennel—and season with cozy flavors such as maple or …

5 Things We Learned from Chanel

In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty moments that have become synonymous with the house of Chanel.<p>In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty …

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

You know how you have that long list of the top places you want to travel? Well, Amsterdam was never on my list and now I'm kicking myself wondering why it wasn't! I still haven't figured out why, but I sure am glad our paths crossed because I am now in love with it. Love may not be strong enough …

European Travel

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

New York Style

Show-stopping sweet potatoes: 5 easy new recipes for this Thanksgiving standby

The classic marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole graces many holiday tables for a reason. But think about what you might be missing out on. This nutritious tuber, packed full of vitamin A and beta-carotene, is far more versatile than most Thanksgiving spreads would suggest. Sure, its naturally …

Cooking

11 '90s Couples Whose Breakups Broke Your Heart

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the breakups from the '90s, both real and fictional, that we're still not over<p>The breakups from the '90s, both real and fictional, that still have us heart-broken. <i>Via Cosmopolitan.com</i><p>Getty Images

Sean Combs

Jean Shrimpton the Style Icon

In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from the era which she helped define.<p>The '60s and '70s fashion scene was dominated by Jean Shrimpton for her ultra mod and glam look. In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from …

New York City Staycay

We didn't get away as hoped this August but no matter that didn't mean that we didn't vacation. A Staycay has become a modern concept where time may be limited but the craving for mind and body is anything but. When living in dynamic NYC interesting possibilities materialize.<p>We didn't want to limit …

Machu Picchu: Planning a Trip to the Inca Ruins

No wonder the Spaniard colonists never found Machu Picchu -- five centuries later, getting there is still a challenge. If you don't want to hire a travel agency or wade through the backpacking options in popular guidebooks, considerable due diligence is required to get you to Peru then to Cusco …

South America

How to Shop Like a Snob in Foreign Cities

Bag Snob's Tina Craig gives us chic tips and tricks on shopping like a pro when abroad.<p>I shop for a living. Whether I'm on vacation or a business trip, it's actually my job to seek out the local goods to report back to our readers. So naturally, I know a thing or two about the best way to get your …

Credit Cards

28 Telltale Signs You've Officially Become A New Yorker

New York City has been referred to many ways: as "The City that Never Sleeps," "The Big Apple" and the "concrete jungle where dreams are made." However, New Yorkers have a simpler term for it: home.<p>But as city that adopts hundreds of thousands of new residents each year, it's tough to pinpoint the …

17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

Hair

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

The Last Five Years Of Russell Brand’s Life Are Coming To Theaters In A Documentary

In case you’ve missed all of the political activism and cultural revolution grandstanding that pirate-dressed comedian Russell Brand has been participating in over the last few years, don’t worry – he’s had the cameras rolling. It turns out that the former Mr. Katy Perry allowed filmmaker Ondi …

Let's Eat All the Desserts in San Francisco in One Big Fat Weekend!

From avant-garde croissant stacks to updated Eastern European classics, a guide to the sweetest sweets in the dessert wonderland of San Francisco<p>____<b>For the past decade,</b> ____ I’ve been going to San Francisco to throw myself into the cult of perfect produce, world-class food, and trendsetting …

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

Yahoo!

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Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

Small Spaces

14 Smart Ways to Use Stale Bread

14 ways to use stale bread, from homemade croutons to breadcrumbs to stuffing.<p>Finding stale bread in your pantry is inevitable. But that's not a bad thing! From breadcrumbs to croutons to bread pudding, there are plenty of awesome ways to give new life to your hard-as-a-rock loaf. Here are 14 of …

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

An old fable tells the tale of the city mouse and the country mouse (or the city oyster and the country oyster in our case -- we know, it's a bit of a stretch). The story ends with a precautionary warning: cities are crowded, dangerous, and unsavory. But, here at Oyster, we've never met a city we …

Buenos Aires

“The Trip to Italy”: A deceptively genius road-trip romp

<b>Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan in "The Trip to Italy" (Sundance Institute)</b><p>Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon do Italy in another faux-casual comedy of death, poetry and Michael Caine impressions<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>August 14, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>When British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon find themselves in …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram