Misa Shikuma

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The New Direct-to-Consumer Furniture Brand You Should Know

Kevin Lehrer and Jon Allen know a thing or two about quality furniture. As interior design veterans, the duo has schemed up furniture for a bevy of …

Furniture

29 Of The Best Places To Buy Inexpensive Furniture Online In 2018

Who needs Chip and Joanna?<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

This Padded Foot Sling Makes Economy Feel Like First Class

Thanks to this gizmo, I was able to sleep for four to six hours at a time on my flight to Singapore.<p>Some people can fall asleep anywhere. I’ve …

15 crazy-good books to read if you love Crazy Rich Asians

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Books

Recipe: Tuscan Tortellini Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you need another reason to keep that cast iron skillet out on the stovetop, let this five-ingredient dinner be it. The cheese tortellini cooks …

Recipes

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Books

Where to Buy Your Next Pair of Glasses, According to 6 Stylish Women

I wear my reading glasses more than any other accessory I own. They’re also probably the oldest item I wear regularly. I bought them 10 years ago, and, at that point in time, I wasn’t thinking about how my eyewear would fit in with my personal style—I just needed to see my computer. Sure, they’re …

Here Are the 20 Books You Should Read This August

Why does Summer always seem to come to an end right when it's getting good?! Despite the hot months starting to taper out in favor of Fall, we do have some good news post-July: there's a fresh batch of incredible books that you need to put on your must-read list as soon as humanly possible. No …

Books

Ten books to read in August

From a novel within a novel to a surreal thriller set in Cuba, these are the titles that should sit on your shelf this month, writes Jane Ciabattari.

Books

White Chocolate and Lemon Caprese Cake

Caprese cake is certainly one of the most famous Italian desserts, and this is a refreshing, moist and chocolatey version of the popular treat. Try …

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

Trains

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Best Novels of 2018 So Far

There’s no better time than summer to catch up on the books you might have missed this winter and spring. From a feminist retelling of classic …

'The Favorite Sister' Is the Thinking Woman's Summer Beach Read

Jessica Knoll follows up her best-selling debut with a juicy thriller that's also a sharp social commentary.<p>In 2015, women fell in love with Jessica Knoll's gritty, unapologetic portrayal of high school, of sexual assault, of school violence, and of trying to escape your past in <i>Luckiest Girl Alive</i>. …

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

The 15 Best Fiction Books Coming Out In May 2018

For me, May is the absolute perfect month for reading. The weather is warm, but not yet too hot, and it's the perfect time to spread out in the park …

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

11 Storage Sets From Amazon That Will Organize Your Entire Life

Storage is not exactly the sexiest of home decor concepts. When we hear the word storage, images of sagging brown moving boxes and dark, dusty attics …

Emily Henderson’s Top Picks from Target’s Stunning New Opalhouse Collection

It’s here, it’s here! Target‘s ultra-buzzed-about new line Opalhouse launched today, and we couldn’t be more excited. The bold, colorful collection has amazing finds for the bedroom, bath, living spaces, and outdoors, all with a signature, globally inspired take on design. (Honestly, from …

Decorations

Spring update: 16 of the best online homeware and interiors shops

Whether you're hankering after a maximalist revamp, craving Scandinavian simplicity or fancy creating a safari-inspired paradise in time for summer, shopping online for homeware and furnishings is the easiest way to update your home.<p>Here, we recommend the best online interiors stores and boutiques …

15 Memoirs About Writing That Every Young Writer Needs To Read

If there's anything that writers like more than writing, it's writing <i>about writing</i> (that, and talking about writing about writing). And it makes …

Target’s New Home Line Is a Mix Between Anthropologie and West Elm, and We’re Obsessed

As always, Target is making it hard to stay away for too long, especially if you’re obsessed with the store’s trendy, chic and affordable home goods. …

15 Books With Female Monsters, From Vampires To Zombies To Werewolves And More

I'll be the first to admit that I <i>love</i> a good retelling of <i>Beauty and the Beast.</i> I love it when the monster gets the girl. I've seen <i>The Phantom of the</i> …

12 Epic High-End IKEA Hacks That Totally Had Us Fooled

Look, I know IKEA. And usually, I can spot one of their products from a mile away. But every once in a while I'll see a hack that's so clever, so …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Sourdough Starter II Recipe

"Prepare the starter in a glass container. Store the covered container in the refrigerator when the starter is done. The starter dough may smell very …

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, 2018's new book …

Books

9 Uplifting Books To Read After Your Next Not-So-Great Date

As a book-lover, you probably already know that the best first date you'll ever have is with a brand new book. A few nights ago, I was unlucky enough …

Need a quick way to transform a room? Meet our new rug collection from Very

Which look will you go for?<p>Ask a stylist – in our case, our glam Shopping Editor Tamara Kelly – what her three go-to pieces are for transforming a …

The National Book Critics Circle Award Winners For 2017 Are All Women & You'll Want To Read All Their Books

Friday morning saw good news on the diversity-in-publishing front as book nerds learned that all six of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award …