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5 Chic, Cool Ways to Dress Like a Frenchwoman

Look Parisian pretty with advice from the artistic director of Zadig & Voltaire.<p>French fashion brand Zadig & Voltaire is known for its street style sensibility that connoteseasy luxury. Here, Artistic Director Cecilia Bönström shares her favorite looks from the fall collection—and explains how a …

13 Habits to Break For an Amazing Life

When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Nutella: You may love the hazelnut spread, but you're pronouncing it all wrong

It's nutty, chocolatey and absolutely the perfect filling for a crepe — or just a spoon.<p>But while we all know that about Nutella, what we don't know is how to pronounce the name. Apparently.<p>In the U.S., it's commonly pronounced nuh-tell-uh. In the U.K., it's closer to nut-ell-uh.<p>But according to …

Dessert

9 Things You Didn't Know About the Color Green

For a brief time, it wasn't a risky decor decision — it was a deadly one.<p>For a brief time, it wasn't a risky decor decision — it was a deadly one.

John Quincy Adams

8 Neat Things You Didn't Know About Tupperware

And one thing we're sure you do remember: the glorious retro ads.<p>You use the classic containers for leftovers and organizing your fridge, but what do you really know about Tupperware? Ever since the brand emerged in the post-war era alongside refrigerators at home, Tupperware has been an extremely …

Fall Fashion Trends: Kick-Flare Pants and Trousers

The kick-flare, they are calling it. In non-fashion-speak, its a cropped flared trouser that flatters just about every body type and every work environment. Could it get any better than that!? We've been wearing kick-flares all summer to the office with billowy cotton tops and blazers—and I'm …

How Often You Should Wear Your Clothes Before Washing, According to Rachel Zoe

When you're as clothes-crazed as Rachel Zoe, your love extends way beyond just shopping and getting dressed. The super stylist teamed with Downy and Tide for some in-depth education on laundry tips and tricks and was happy to share some key pointers, along with tidbits that you could pick up only …

Celebrity Gossip

What the Way You Carry Your Handbag Says About Your Personality

Think about the way you carry your favorite bag on the daily—do you typically grab it and arrange it on your arm (or shoulder) the same way, no matter what? According to body language experts, it's not a totally random decision. Instead, we're revealing a lot about our personality whenever we've …

Kendall Jenner

What Really Makes a Person Beautiful? Lizzie Velasquez Wants to Know

Once called "The Ugliest Woman in the World," Lizzie Velasquez, who was born with a rare syndrome that prevents her from gaining any weight, is now doing an incredibly beautiful thing: She's taking a stand against bullies and opening up an important dialogue about what truly defines beauty in a new …

Documentaries

'90s Stars Who Look Even Better Today

Some of our favorite '90s stars have been out in force this month, and somehow, they seem to have hardly aged since we first girl-crushed on them. Some even look <i>better</i> than they did decades ago.<p>Compare Winona Ryder at a pre-Academy Awards event in 1995 to her appearance at last week's Marc Jacobs …

Celebrity Gossip

Why You Should Never Google Your Symptoms

Just about anyone with Internet access and a body that occasionally goes haywire has had the experience of googling their symptoms and watching, horrified, as the results stream in. Headache = brain tumor! Sharp pain in your side = punctured lung! Sore post-workout legs = deep vein thrombosis!<p>"Yes, …

Health

How to Take a Selfie Like a Supermodel

Truth: In the year 2015, it feels like taking a good selfie is more or less a life skill. We rely on them to broadcast the age-old 'I came, I saw, I conquered' message (including documenting life events like getting divorced...). While part of their essence is being über-casual, there's still an …

Candice Swanepoel

15 New Ways to Wear Denim for Fall, From the Streets of Milan Fashion Week

When seasons change, the most basic outfits, even jeans, can be downright impossible to get together—<i>What did I wear with those jeans last fall? Whats else can I wear with my jeans besides a T-shirt? And of course: I have nothing to wear this weekend!</i>— but we can do better than that when it comes …

Disney Princess Dress Swap: Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and Others Trade Outfits

For a Disney princess, her signature outfit is her calling card. Would Cinderella sparkle quite as much without her icy blue gown? Would you even recognize Ariel without her green mermaid tail and purple seashell top? It feels like a major brain exercise to try to imagine a princess in anything …

Walt Disney Company

The 10 Best Beauty Ideas From New York Fashion Week

You Won't Believe This Crazy New Eyebrow Trend

There's a new crazy hair-color trend appearing everywhere on Instagram, and it's possibly even more surprising than the ones inspired by sand art and fish. These days, people are dyeing or coloring their eyebrows a variety of bright colors not normally associated with natural human hair (think …

Hair

The Italian Beauty Rules According to Film: From Carla Bruni to Sophia Loren

Fashion month finds us jetting to Milan today, home to some of the world’s most feminine, beautiful, and provocative women. If mirroring these Italians is your aim, we suggest queuing up a variety of films featuring a few exemplary bella donnas, as regional beauty rules are regularly demonstrated …

32 Celebrity Kids That Look Just Exactly Like Their Parents

The Hollywood gene pool is seriously strong.<p>We all know someone who looks <i>exactly</i> like their mom or dad—after all biology works like that. And while it's certainly not an unusual coincidence, it's a much bigger deal when our favorite celebrities have their own mini-me's. Click through to see our …

Michelle Obama's Best Style Moments

Just another reminder of how much we're going to miss her.<p>When Michelle Obama became the First Lady in 2008, she also became an immediate fashion icon. Lately, she's been alternating more daring cuts and colors with her signature knee-length floral dresses. Here, we catalogue her best looks.

Michelle Obama

'My waist is thicker and my boobs are a little less perky': As Cindy Crawford prepares to turn 50, she reveals how the fashion industry really treats older women

• <b>Iconic 90s supermodel Cindy Crawford will turn 50 in February next year</b>• <b><br>She says that ageing and what it brings has crept up on her quickly</b>• <b><br>Pressures</b> …

Why Kendall Jenner Keeps Her Girl Squad Small

Jump over to 0:18 in this clip to watch Kendall describe her #squad. As <i>Marie Claire</i> initially pointed out, “I don’t like to have, like, the biggest …

8 Things You Can Do With Your Dress After Your Wedding

After months of searching and saving, you've found your perfect gown! And while the dress is certainly is near and dear to your heart right now, one question lingers: what will become of it after the wedding? Many brides are taking a new look at the life of their wedding dress, post-ceremony. We've …

Weddings

How to Decode the Dress Code for Every Wedding

Festive? Black tie <i>optional</i>? <i>White</i> tie? So many dress codes and so little time (to figure out what to wear)...<p>Well, put your wardrobe worries aside because we're defining all that tricky terminology so you know just what to rock to each and every wedding.<p>Photo by: Brooke Courtney on Bridal Musings …

Weddings

How NOT To Get Too Drunk At Your Wedding

Your wedding day is a day to celebrate, so chances are you'll be drinking all day long. If you're afrid that you're going to black out in the middle of your dad's speech, we've got some advice on how to drink at your wedding without getting absolutely hammered. Because no one wants to be remembered …

8 Beauty Secrets from Marilyn Monroe's Makeup Artist

These tricks were used by the man behind her famous visage, Allan "Whitey" Snyder.<p>Long before the days of Kim Kardashian and Mario Dedivanovic, there was her most-famous-woman-in-the-world predecessor, Marilyn Monroe, and the man behind her famous visage: Allan "Whitey" Snyder.<p>The pouty red lips. …

14 Chic Ways To Decorate for Halloween

This year, make your Halloween decorations look hauntingly elegant.<p>This Halloween we recommend that you swap your blow up Frankenstein with charming white pumpkin ghosts and mini gourd candle sticks.

10 Pretty Coffee Makers For The Perfect Cup

The barbecue- and beach-filled long weekend was over too soon. Now, you're back, in denial, and hunched in front of your computer. (We're right there …