Lucille Corto

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7 Beauty Looks Made for Menswear-Inspired Dressing: From Ciara to Kristen Stewart

From seventies-inspired white pant suits to the return of the tuxedo jacket, menswear-inspired dressing can telegraph <b>Bianca Jagger</b> or <b>Bowie</b>—depending on your hair and makeup. Spotted at Berlin Fashion Week, <b>Dree Hemingway</b> upped the tough-edged glamour of a black suit with pin-straight hair and …

How to wear broderie anglaise

Lace was a big catwalk trend for the summer, especially white lace. There were wafty ethereal dresses at Chloé and Erdem, sexy minis at Louis Vuitton. Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta and Marchesa did smart separates and perfect little summer frocks. Oh, but it did look pretty floating down the …

5 Items That Look Insanely Good On Pretty Much Anyone

We typically stand by the idea that every woman should dress according to her body type (trends aside). Still, there are some items that look insanely good on pretty much anyone. Here, the top five pieces you already own that will make you look as svelte as hell.<p><b>Black Cropped Pants</b>. <b>How to wear them</b>.<p>…

Clothing

Summer Outfit Ideas for the Office

Even at 90 degrees, you can be a professional. Here are some new outfit ideas for when it's blazing hot.<p><b>Business Professional</b><p>For strict offices where you need to keep covered, think loose. A feminine blouse and a breezy midi skirt won't stick to your skin like that pencil suit. For accessories, try …

Clothing

6 storytelling techniques for great interaction design

5. Hide secondary elements for an “easter egg” effect<p>This is one of the trickiest interaction design strategies to pull off, and is only suitable for certain sites. But if your project is well-suited, the joy of discoverability can be one of the most memorable experiences for users. Some types of …

5 Topics for…Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

Hurricane Katrina made landfall nearly 10 years ago. The deadly storm killed approximately 1,800 people, displaced more than 400,000 residents and cost billions in property damage. The effects of the natural disaster are still felt in the areas hardest hit, including parts of Florida, Louisiana, …

New Orleans

On The Red Couch With Doctors Without Borders Executive Director Jason Cone

<i>Since its founding in 1990, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF-USA) or Doctors Without Borders, has opened offices in 28 countries, employed more than 30,000 people and treated over a hundred million patients—8.25 million in 2014 alone. Jason Cone serves as executive director of the U.S. operation that</i> …

South Sudan

Your UK News Guide with Flipboard Topics

The Labour Party leadership contest may have dominated most headlines in the UK this week, but news events in Britain didn’t stop there. From migration to the royal family and the upcoming London Fashion Week, use topics to keep up with it all.<p><b>Labour Party</b>: In a landslide vote, Jeremy Corbyn was …

Gingerbread Energy Bars {Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free}

Well it looks like this week I am just a big ol’ copycat. That’s right. If you missed Monday’s post I made a simple copycat Panera salad HERE and …

5 Habits of Vegetarians You Should Steal

Even semi-vegetarians weigh less and have lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes. Here are some healthy habits you can adopt, even if you …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Digital Art

How to Make Grammar Part of Your Daily Life

Make good grammar part of your lifestyle.<p>I recently started relearning how to play the guitar after a rather long hiatus. It’s not like I ever …

Grammarly Blog

The Possessive Apostrophe S

We use Apostrophe S (<b>’s</b>) to show possession or to show a relationship between two nouns.<p><b>Examples:</b><p>Delia’s car.<br>• My sister’s boyfriend.<p>This infographic …

Language

The Compact Guide to Grammar for Busy People

Let’s get real here.You’re a creative thinker, not a nitpicky grammar geek.When you sit down to write you like to <i>write</i>, not dither around with …

Linguistics

100 Words for Facial Expressions

<b>Boyon May 13, 2018 9:31 am</b><p>Instead of giving us just facial expressions, why don’t you inform us about other expressive words? ‘The dress he wore, …

Commonly Confused: Comparatives and Superlatives

Jan 14, 2015 by Janine Savage 4211 views No Comments<p><b>Commonly Confused:</b><p><b>Comparatives and Superlatives</b><p>If you’ve ever been tripped up by when to add <i>–er</i> …

Write Right: Sometime, Sometimes, and Some Time

Some time ago (but not in a galaxy far, far away), sometime, sometimes, and some time experienced an identity crisis. When was one word correct and …

This Itch of Writing: the blog

A writer friend posted this:<p>Well, I hadn't blogged about it, so I'm doing so now, because I think using an animal's point-of-view can work …

Why You Shouldn't Trust the New Study That Supports Putting Two Spaces After a Period

<i>Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and is known for her Grammar Girl website, podcast, and games.</i><p>Before you argue with me, read …

Linguistics

Commonly Confused Words: How To Avoid These Grammar Gaffes

<i>By Writer's Relief staff:</i><p>There are some grammar guidelines that, no matter how often you review the rules, some writers are still going to mess up. And not just fresh-faced, inexperienced writers, but also seasoned authors who know their way around a style guide. One of the most common grammatical …

30 Online Writing Tools For Writers

Your search for best online writing tools ends here. We have compiled a list of best writing tools for writers. There are many writing tools that you …

How to Slash Your Word Count by 20-40% – and tighten your story without losing any of the good stuff!

<b>Part of the Indie Author Series</b><p>Have you been told your story looks promising or even intriguing, but your novel is way too long? Are you cringing at …

That? Which? What…?

I feel a bit like the new kid in class, the one everyone shoots sideways glances at until the teacher finally says, “Class, we have a new student!” …

Language

Hyphens Editors Can't Agree On

Some rules were meant to be broken. But other rules can be a comfort. Sometimes you don’t want to decide for yourself whether a comma adds a certain</i> …

Love Stories

Tired Sentences? Put Your Prose To The Test

Every writer wants to create prose packed with energy and vitality. They know dull, lifeless writing disappoints the reader. Tired sentences are …

Verb Tense: how to say when we mean Part I

Today I’m going to continue my discussion of verbs—those wonderful little words of action—by discussing verb tense and the “expansion” of verb forms. …

Linguistics

20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes

Comments<p>Joshua Chaplinsky from New York is reading <i>Stories of YOUR Life</i> January 30, 2012 - 6:18pm<p>This is a great article, Jon; I have to stop and …

Resting