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Kevin Durant: LeBron move 'classy'

LAS VEGAS -- Kevin Durant made a point not to ask his friend LeBron James any questions. He gets enough of those already. Besides, James answered …

Love Sonia

While shooting her short film for Sonia by Sonia Rykiel’s Pre-Fall 2014 collection in Malibu, French songwriter-turned-artist Elvire Bonduelle had to rely on the kindness of strangers. “I barely knew anyone [in Malibu],” she said of the casting process, which required 35 men and women to be filmed …

#theLIST: 10 Beach Style Icons on Screen

In the interest of living in the here and now, we're highlighting the ladies who defined our favorite looks to wear by the water and immortalized them on film.<p>In the interest of living in the here and now, we're highlighting the ladies who defined our favorite looks to wear by the water and …

The Best Celebrity Highlights to Get for Summer

Highlight and lowlight inspiration for everything from barely-there dimension to full-on ribbons of gold.<p>Highlight and lowlight inspiration for everything from barely-there dimension to full-on ribbons of gold.

10 Ways To Be More French

Without even setting foot in the City of Light<p>In honor of Bastille Day, we present 10 ways in which you can add a little <i>je ne sais quoi</i> to your daily routine.<p>1) Begin your day with an espresso and croissant, fresh from the bakery!<p>2) Carry your groceries home in a trés cute straw shopping basket.<p>3) …

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Made for you: Prada's customised shoes and the rise of personalised fashion

Tailor-made brogues, customised silk scarves, monogrammed trunks – personalisation is big news at luxury brands and on the high street, as customers are increasingly enjoying taking control<p>If those who buy Prada shoes are already a niche, it's now possible to add even more exclusivity. In August, …

Charting: Summer Wedges for Any Occasion

Put some pep in your step with these chic summer wedges, perfect for a day of shopping or a night out on the town.<p>Put some pep in your step with these chic summer wedges, perfect for a day of shopping or a night out on the town. Also, see our 12 favorite wedges for 2015.<p>Courtesy Charlotte Olympia

Nicola Peltz’s World Wide Wins

The <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i> star is making waves across the globe as she promotes her new film—and shows off her impeccable style. See the bombshell’s best red carpet moments here.

The Chicest Alternative Engagement Ring

There's nothing ordinary about it<p>With more brides opting for less-than-traditional gowns, ceremonies, and wedding gifts, it seems only logical that engagement rings are following suit. Whether a vintage sapphire or a single pearl is more your style, alternative engagement rings are a personal way …

Science Shows Losing Your Virginity Has Gotten Better Through The Years

From the editors of Esquire.com, back in your day, sex was guilty and uncomfortable and anxiety-ridden. But the kids are realizing that it doesn't have to be that way.<p>A study from Illinois State University, published in the most recent Journal of Sex Research, has provided one of the largest …

The Ladies of the 2015 Pirelli Calendar—Revealed

While the next edition of the storied Pirelli Calendar won’t be available until November (for a select few, of course), new behind-the-scenes photos reveal the ubermodels inside. Get a sneak peek of the upcoming collectible—photographed by Steven Meisel and styled by Carine Roitfeld—here.

22 Dark Spot Correctors For Every Budget

The best and the brightest, from $20 to $400.<p>The best and the brightest, from $20 to $400.<p>Skinceuticals

Solange Azagury-Partridge: Wild Bird

<b>Bauble Head</b><br>Solange Azagury-Partridge is as vibrant and unconventional as the bracelets, necklaces, and rings she designs. The first piece she ever created was her own gold–and–uncut diamond engagement ring, in 1987. “I’d never worn jewelry, and I didn’t think a sparkly solitaire was quite me,” says …

Something Old, Something New: Wedding Traditions Explained

The British Royal Mint reveals the truth behind "Something Old, Something New..."<p>We're all familiar with the rhyme "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue", but did you know that the original ending was "and a silver sixpence for your shoe"? And what exactly does it all …

#theLIST: Summer Beauty Icons

The leading ladies who make summer beauty look effortless.<p>The leading ladies who make summer beauty look effortless.

Summer skirts: 10 of the best for 2014

With the heatwave set to continue, we've scoured the high street and online retailers to pick our favourite summer skirts – from mini to maxi, from flamingos to kimonos, from £10 to £265

Gold discs

Antique treasures have sailed to the top of our Summer wish lists this year. Dream of sleek golden chokers glinting in the sunshine, as we pick our …

Daily Inspiration #1825

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

This’ll Make You Say “Duh-mbrella”

The Illuminate Umbrella is proof that opposites really do attract! The clever design combines two unlikely objects into one highly functional product …

Not Your Mama’s Washer-Dryer

Annie is a bedraggled bachelor’s best friend! It’s almost half the size of standard washing machines and completely portable, making it perfect for a …

Popcorn Time Gets Airplay Support

Just a few weeks after Popcorn Time announced expanded support for Google Chromecast, the torrent-streaming platform is introducing support for AirPlay too.<p>To recap, Popcorn Time is a cross-platform movie- and TV-show streaming service that beams out torrents in real-time. It’s like Netflix, except …

New Twitter Acquisition Increases Focus on Photos

Twitter is increasing its focus on images after it quietly acquired deep-learning startup Madbits.<p>GigaOm first reported the deal, which appears to have closed on Monday according to the Madbits website — although there has been no announcement from Twitter at this point.<p>“Europe's leading digital …

Microsoft’s Windows Phone gets ‘Live Folders’ on Start screen

Windows Phone users, your folders have arrived.<p>Microsoft announced the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 this morning, including a feature that will …

Updated Samsung Kids Store now offers over 900 apps for children

Samsung has just released an update to the Kids Store that is found in the Kids Mode on the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S. The update brings the store to over 900 fun and educational apps specially selected for children.<p>Apps in the Samsung Kids Store have been categorized into three subjects: …

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Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Which Will Greatly Expand Cortana’s Footprint

Fresh on the heels of the announcement and partial release of Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft has a new dose of code for users of its smartphone platform: Update 1.<p>Akin to Update 1 for Windows 8.1, Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1 contains a welcome mix of quality of life and feature upgrades. I haven’t …

Libya militias seize Benghazi special forces base

<b>A special forces base in the Libyan city of Benghazi has been seized by militias, fighters and officials say.</b><p>The site was captured by Islamist-led militias after days of fighting in the eastern city, officials said.<p>Meanwhile, Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the …

Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies

MSF: Ebola teams welcomed with rocks<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>"What a hero. What a loss," writes one admirer on Twitter<br>• Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was infected with Ebola last week<br>• He played a key role in fighting the outbreak in Sierra Leone<br>• Khan fell ill while overseeing treatment and isolation centers in the …

Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within …