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How to Make Your Own Luck

<i>“You are what you settle for,”</i> Janis Joplin admonished in her final interview. <i>“You are ONLY as much as you settle for.”</i> In <b>Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career</b> (<i>public library</i>), which comes on the heels of their indispensable guide to mastering …

The Fall 2013 Runway Report

See the top runway trends from Fall 2013.<p>The Fall 2013 runways were rife with Couture-like creations, Hitchcockian elegance, new takes on navy and more notable trends. Here, we're calling the top ten of the season. Edited by Nicole Fritton. Text by Kerry Pieri.<p>ImaxTree

Michael Kors

That Life Ep. 5: Black Hippy Life Kendrick Lamar & Ab-Soul

Kendrick Lamar

The Writer’s Technique in Thirteen Theses: Walter Benjamin’s Timeless Advice on Writing

<i>“Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open,”</i> Stephen King advised. <i>“Do back exercises,”</i> Margaret Atwood suggested. <i>“Know everything about adjectives and punctuation, have moral intelligence,”</i> Susan Sontag counseled. Each accomplished author seems to have a different secret to the craft …

Healthy & Delicious: Greek-Style Chickpea Salad Recipe

"Too often, grain and bean salads are over-dressed."<p>Mayo-Less Salad Series<p>Avocado Chicken Salad »<br>Lemon Basil Pasta Salad »<br>Black-Eyed Pea “Caviar »<p>As the Summer of Death and Bizarre Weather comes to a close, so does Healthy and Delicious' occasional series on <b>mayo-less salads.</b> Our fourth and final …

Thai Steak Salad with Roasted Chili Mango Vinaigrette

To prep steak, whisk together marinade ingredients (the coconut milk through the chili sauce) in a large bowl. Season the steak with salt and pepper …

A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

Sheer Allure: 27 Pieces With See-Through Detailing

Sweet and sexy in sheer<p>Don't be afraid to show a hint of skin, or at least that was the message on the fall 2013 catwalks, where clothing was designed with translucent fabrics and peekaboo panels. Here, we've rounded up some of the best pieces for incorporating the trend this season.

Clothing

Pre-Fall 2013 Selection: BAZAAR Editors' Must-Haves

BAZAAR editors choose their top picks of the pre-season.<p>Just when your interest in airy summer dresses is waning, Pre-Fall wares are hitting stores. <i>BAZAAR</i> editors chose their top picks of the pre-season, most of which serve as an ideal transition to autumnal wardrobes. Relish the last moments of …

Clothing

I’ll Be You and You Be Me: A Vintage Ode to Friendship and the Imagination, Illustrated by Young Maurice Sendak

In 1952, more than a decade before <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i> catapulted him into creative celebrity, the inexhaustibly brilliant Maurice Sendak began collaborating with beloved children’s book author <b>Ruth Krauss</b> (July 25, 1901–July 10, 1993), of whom Sendak is cited to have said, “Prior to the …

How to Worry Less About Money: Financial Planning Lessons from Goethe

The question of how people spend and earn money has been a cultural obsession since the dawn of economic history, but the psychology behind it is sometimes surprising and often riddled with various anxieties. In <b>How to Worry Less about Money</b> (<i>public library</i>) — another great installment in The School …

Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creative Person Should Remember But We Often Forget

Much has been said about the secrets of creativity and where good ideas come from, but most of that wisdom can be lost on young minds just dipping their toes in the vast and tumultuous ocean of self-initiated creation. Some time ago, artist and writer Austin Kleon — one of my favorite thinkers, a …

Prospero's Precepts – 11 rules for critical thinking and life from history's great minds: http://j.mp/prosperosprecepts

The Best of Fall 2013 Campaigns

See the best campaigns for Fall 2013.<p>The Fall 2013 campaigns are rolling in as we eagerly anticipate the coming season. See the best ads for autumn and check back daily for more of the latest released shots. Plus, review the hottest trends of the season in our complete Fall 2013 Fashion Week …

Louis Vuitton

11 Natural Skin Care Products That Are Already in Your Fridge

Your kitchen = your new Sephora.<p>It's time to toss the face toner with ingredients that you can't pronounce and go all natural this season. We spoke with expert Alexis Wolfer, founder of the popular natural beauty website, The Beauty Bean, about how champagne, yogurt, and even coffee grounds can do …

Skin Care

Suffering gaping buttons or boxy fit? There is an alternative

The plain, white, button-down shirt seems to get mentioned in every "essential basics for the wardrobe" article written since the beginning of …

Jump Around: The Best Celebrity Jumpsuits for Summer

Celebs get a jump on the summer's must-have trend.<p>This summer, the chicest celebrities are setting aside separates for a slightly more uniform option: the jumpsuit. With options featuring tuxedo-inspired tailoring, hippie chic silhouettes and kaleidoscopic prints, stars are stepping into onesies …

Marion Cotillard

First Look: Indie Designer Jonathan Cohen's Glowstick-Inspired Tees

Photo Courtesy of Jonathan Cohen<p>Jonathan Cohen's creative design process captures a bold yet feminine sensibility for today's style set. He has made everything from suiting pieces to cocktail dresses; and this season, he showcases an innovative line of T-shirts, providing a Cohen-stamped product …

T-shirts

Dress Up Your ‘Do With a Hair Chain

The sock bun trend is still going strong. But if you want to stand out try adding this DIY hair chain to your look.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Jump rings<br>• pieces of chain or rhinestones (each 1ft) ( 3-4 )<br>• Jewelry pliers<br>• Chain cutter<br>• Hair combs<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onI Spy DIY

"My body belongs to me and is not the source of anyone's honor." RT to spread the word. http://t.co/8kqUdvMrq3

7 Best Oils for Natural Hair

You don’t always have to buy fancy, big name hair products for your hair. Sometimes the best products are actually very simple and found in your …

33 Stylish DIY Shoe Hacks

No matter whether you’re all about the ballet flat, love a strappy pair of sandals, or are always looking for a little color-blocked height, we’re guessing that you like a good pair of shoes. But lately you find yourself looking at the bottom of your closet, filled with bins of shoes, and just want …

Shoes

Elina Vasilyevna Enchants for LuLu's Summer 2013 Lookbook

<b>Summer Oasis</b> – Inspired by this year’s standout color, mint, the first lookbook from online retailer LuLu’s taps model Elina Vasilyevna for a luxe …

unisex clothes

The other night I went to a dinner party, because that's what people my age are supposed to do. My friend Yemisi, a girl that I like because she …

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