May

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15 "Hey Girl, I Love Your New Summer Top" Tops

What a merino wool jumper is to winter, a flowing spaghetti-strap top is to summer. And when the weather signals that it’s time to embrace an …

Clothing

29 Tile Ideas For A Bold Bathroom Refresh

Swap that all-white space for a creative oasis.<p>Forgo the ever popular minimalistic trend and amp up your otherwise boring bathroom routine with a splash of color or a fresh new pattern! Opt for a bold and daring tile design in rainbow of hues or a sleek and simple border for a subtle refresh. Here …

Forget Hygge: Ikigai Might be the Secret to Finding Longevity and Purpose In Life

This Japanese concept might be the secret to finding longevity and purpose in life.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the buzzword <i>hygge</i>, the …

What eye shadow colour suits me?

Believe it or not, your eyeshadow can be as transforming as two coats of mascara or a red lipstick. This is never more true than when the shade of shadow flatters, enhances and emphasises the colour of your iris. However, what looks pretty in the palette might not appear flattering on your skin or …

The Complete Guide to Sugar Around the World

Sugar is a many splendored thing—here's your global tour of the essential sweet stuff<p>Brown sugar was for cookies. The white granulated stuff went on …

The right music in a restaurant can make you linger for dessert. The wrong kind will make you leave

Restaurants agonize constantly over ways to eke the most money out of their customers. Dimming lights, deploying seasonal menus, and up-selling (more famously known as “Do you want fries with that?”) are all psychological tricks that many employ—and new research suggests there is another potent …

Customers

How to cover spots, the right way

Spots are easy to cover up. Said no-one - ever. It’s close to the top of my list of beauty gripes, along with spending 15 minutes trying to create beachy waves and realising that my hair just looks greasy. Anyway, back to spots. The thing is, as soon as you try to cover them up, there’s a high …

Makeup

Inside Donald Trump's War Against the State

At 6:35 a.m. on March 4, President Donald Trump launched an attack against the government of the United States. Deploying his favorite weapon, …

If you want to get smarter, speed-reading is worse than not reading at all

We all know that reading is important. But we’re also busy. So we try to optimize by reading more quickly. And in this way, we miss the point of reading entirely.<p>I’ve noticed this tendency since I began posting about what I learn from reading over 100 books a year. One of the most frequent …

Self-improvement

15 Ways to Display Art Without Putting Holes in Your Walls

It makes moving pieces around so much easier.<p>A hammer and nails are a dangerous combination when you don't know how to patch up a hole. That's why sometimes it's safer to use a less intrusive technique — especially if you live in a rental. Try one of these genius ideas if you want to keep your …

The eternal mystique of Goldman Sachs

<i>Goldman Sachs.</i> The name feels like the bob of a yacht in Biarritz and tastes like the marbling of a Wagyu steak. It sounds like money being moved, invested, tripled, then moved again to avoid taxes and bubbles and crashes. Its headquarters on Lower Manhattan’s West Street smells like wealth, from …

Donald Trump

5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

University of Chicago

Why doctors are delaying puberty in transgender kids

For one Oakland family, their daughter's path was clear from the time she was 3. Her birth certificate said "male," but the child would always say she wanted to be a girl, and that soon became, "I AM a girl," said the mother, who asked that her family's name not be used to protect her daughter's …

2016 Fall Movie Preview: 17 Blockbusters and Popcorn Offerings To Check Out This Season

Looking for a fall movie with some blockbuster flair and popcorn appeal? We've got you covered.<p><i>All this week, IndieWire will be rolling out our</i> …

Movies

11 Best Books to Read in August

Sweeping family epics, intimate personal tales, Hollywood escapades, and a close look at places we know little about.<p>August yields some extraordinarily rich reading, from big family epics to stories that narrow the viewfinder to focus on just two or three people, from small American towns to the …

Venezuela Is Falling Apart

Scenes from daily life in the failing state<p>When a Venezuelan entrepreneur we know launched a manufacturing company in western Venezuela two decades ago, he never imagined he’d one day find himself facing jail time over the toilet paper in the factory’s restrooms. But Venezuela has a way of turning …

Inside Aspen’s Cloud Nine: Where the World’s Wildest Ski Party Happens Twice a Day, Every Day

What might be the greatest dance party in North America happens every day at 11,000 feet above sea level. Perched up in the clouds, accessible only by skiing or snowboarding, Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro occupies an unassuming former ski patrol shack on Highlands Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.<p>“Why am I …

Skiing

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

Japan

Amsterdam: Much more than Sex, Drugs and Parties

By The College Tourist: Student Author, Veronica White.<p>It's not unusual for students to think of Amsterdam only as being the capital of sex, drugs and wild times, however there are many other aspects of Amsterdam which you can explore when you're visiting.<p>Whether it be cycling through the beautiful …

Five Ways to Drink Coffee Around the World

Will travel for caffeine? Here’s where to get a coffee buzz across the globe.<p>> Rome, Italy<p>Espresso gained popularity after manufacturer La Pavoni perfected the machine in 1905. Forcing scalding water through fine grounds produces a concentrated brew with a layer of <i>crema</i> on the surface.<p>At</b> …

Coffee

New Breeds for Westminster Dog Show: Pictures

The Luxe List: 8 Places to Indulge Yourself in 2016

The word “luxury” has been overused to the point of becoming a terrible cliché in the travel world.<p>To my mind, a true luxury experience is much more about human connection, personalization, and authentic expression of place than it is about thread count, hand-holding, or high-end shampoos.<p>While …

Sri Lanka

Amazing brunch recipes from around the world

From Indian masala omelettes to the Deep South's shrimp and grits, brunch can be a lot more exciting than a fry-up<p>With its connotations of long, lazy weekends and delicious homecooked fare, brunch is arguably the true meal of champions<p>A term originally coined for Saturday night carousers who …

26 of the Coolest, Tastiest Restaurant Trends We Spotted In 2015

Our search for the nation’s best new restaurants also revealed the coolest, tastiest trends of 2015.<p>Our search for the nation's best restaurants revealed far more than the Hot 10—like croissants gone wild and a tropical wallpaper boom. Here's a look at the coolest, tastiest trends we uncovered in …

San Francisco

These Are The Biggest Decorating Trends Around The Globe Right Now

Take a peek at the latest fads in the U.S. and beyond.<p>From Japan to South Africa and back to the U.S., we got the inside scoop from ELLE DECOR international editors on the latest home trends around the world. Spoiler: They're all fabulous, and perfect for adding a touch of global inspiration to …

Interior Design

8 Under-the-Radar European Islands

Europe presents many reasons to hop off the storied continent. Here are eight little-known havens to soak up seascapes, fishing villages, and local lore.<p>> Pico (Azores/Portugal)<p>The Azores are quietly luring adventurers for hiking, climbing, and biking. Those in the know beeline to Pico, the chain’s …

European Travel

The Best Thing You're Not Doing to Your Morning Eggs

Your eggs are about to get a major upgrade.<p>We've fried, scrambled, poached, baked, and boiled our way through dozens of eggs. ("Put an egg on it" is our unofficial motto around here.) But never before had we brûléed our eggs—until now. And it's kind of blowing our minds.<p><b>Alvin Cailan</b> of Eggslut in …

Breakfast

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

8 Smart Solutions If You Don't Have a Dining Room

Say goodbye to TV trays, or worse, eating on your bed.<p>Say goodbye to TV trays, or worse, eating on your bed.

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

For great-value city breaks, look past the capitals and big names; some of Europe’s liveliest cultural scenes are in its smaller cities<p>Ghent, Belgium<p><b>Why go?</b><br>While Bruges can sometimes feel a little like a tourist toy-town, Ghent keeps it real. The city still offers picturesque Flemish architecture …

European Travel