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Where to find the Algarve's best beaches

The coast of the Algarve in southern Portugal is a seemingly endless series of some of Europe’s finest beaches. They are seriously spectacular stretches of sand: the climate and atmosphere are Mediterranean, but this is the Atlantic so good waves and watersports are available alongside more sedate, …

Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes So Good, You'll Never Notice The Difference

Going gluten-free is hard. But giving up cookies, that's near impossible. What's a life without chocolate chip, peanut butter or plain ol' sugar cookies? Not a delicious one, that's for sure. Luckily, just like with cakes, there are so many great cookies that can be made without flour. Some of them …

Behind the Recipe: Chocolate-Raspberry Babka

A classic Jewish bread, updated<p>When I began dreaming up recipes for my new cookbook, <i>Modern Jewish Cooking: Recipes & Customs for Today’s Kitchen</i> …

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

UK’s first big Yves Saint Laurent exhibition brings Paris to Co Durham

The first major UK exhibition devoted to the design genius of Yves Saint Laurent is coming not to a London museum but to the Bowes Museum, housed in a magnificently improbable French-style chateau purpose-built as a museum in the late 19th century in the small market town of Barnard Castle in …

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What Life Was Like for the First Runway Models

A fashion-history professor has shed some light on what life was like for models in the earlier part of the 20th century, and it's <i>fascinating</i>, with some parts not so different and others sure to blow your mind. For the similarities, Central Saint Martins's Caroline Evans told <i>The Guardian</i> that, yep, …

Energy and Grace at Valentino

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli infused their romantic and prim vision of Valentino with energy in the form of geometric shapes and …

A Theatrical But Less Bold Alexander McQueen

Sarah Burton's vision for Alexander McQueen this season, while still dramatic and beautifully crafted, lacked some of the spark and boldness of …

Hind Matar's Quest to Contemporise Arabic Design

This month, our Spotlight shines on Hind Matar, a Bahraini designer whose fledgling womenswear line blends Arabic and Western influences, reflecting …

Where Will Growth Come From in 2015? Fashion CEOs Speak

BoF speaks to leading fashion CEOs to understand their 2015 growth priorities.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> 2014 was a year of geo-political tumult. The …

Top 10 Campaigns of the Season

As this season’s fashion campaigns go head-to-head on social media, a battleground now more important than the pages of print magazines, BoF picks …

Will John Galliano Take Maison Margiela to New Heights?

BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — Even with all the red carpet antics at the Golden …

Get the Chanel #ItBag2015 Look

<i>Spread the word and let your voice be heard: A new era of the It bag is upon us! In the name of democracy—and of course, fashion—we're holding an election to name the #ItBag2015. Meet the 10 powerful and chic purses campaigning to revolutionize your look this year and starting January 27, vote for</i> …

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Why You Should Vote for the Chanel Flap Bag for #ItBag2015

<i>Spread the word and let your voice be heard: A new era of the It bag is upon us! In the name of democracy—and of course, fashion—we're holding an election to name the #ItBag2015. Meet the 10 powerful and chic purses campaigning to revolutionize your look this year and, vote for which one you think</i> …

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Tom Ford to Gucci?

<b>Amoruso, Sophia</b><br>The Nasty Gal founder, and professional Girl Boss, will no longer serve as the company’s CEO.<p><b>Baldwin, Hailey</b><br>Hit the runway for the Moschino Fall 2015 men's show. Casting director must have forgotten that the hot new generation of Baldwins is female.<p><b>Beyoncé</b><br>Revealed that she may be …

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

10 Lies Fashion Girls Tell

"I have nothing to wear!"<p><b>1. These shoes are so comfortable.</b> Your feet are covered in blisters but you'd rather go down in flames than admit that your gorgeous shoes are killing you slowly. Is there anywhere to sit down…?<p><b>2. I don't follow trends.</b> <i>*Googles 'How to get Cara Delevingne's eyebrows, then</i> …

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