Polly Giles

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27 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

If you’re moving into your first apartment, it can be a bit intimidating but also exciting, with new friends, new activities and a new city to explore. It’s time to become <i>an</i> <i>adult</i><i>.</i> Wait, what?! How do you do that? The best way to get comfortable in a new city is to make your house feel like home. In …

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The rise of Taylor Swift to Forbes powerful woman

How did the pop princess earn her place as one of the world's most powerful women?<p>Forbes announced today that Taylor Swift has entered at number 64 of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. With five platinum albums in nine years, and seven Grammys under her belt, it's unsurprising that the …

How Ford Models Changed the Face of Beauty

The little-known story behind a pair of young newlyweds in post–World War II Manhattan who launched the era of the supermodel.<p>When Eileen Otte and Jerry Ford eloped to San Francisco in November 1944, in the midst of World War II, it was hardly surprising that Jerry should declare his profession as …

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

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From Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe: The On-Screen and Real-Life Wedding Dresses of 13 Movie Stars

The princess bride is largely a creation of the cinema, that filmic realm where OTT weddings are the norm (if sometimes the result of wacky plots, i.e. <i>How to Marry a Millionaire</i>), and fantasy dresses are designed to have maximum impact. And, just as it can be difficult to separate an actress from …

FAO Schwarz: Too priceless for words, and for customers

By Lindsey Bever and<p>Lindsey Bever<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Nick Kirkpatrick<p>Nick Kirkpatrick<p>Photo editor working on multimedia stories.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>FAO Schwarz is weeks away from closing the doors to its landmark toy store on Manhattan’s Fifth …

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