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5 Overhyped Tourist Destinations, and Where to Go Instead

<i>By Alex Schechter</i><p>Whether it's a packed cruise ship unloading throngs of boisterous passengers, or a mob of thirty college students tearing through town, an excess of tourists can make a destination go from in-demand to insufferable, just like that. Consider avoiding these played-out locales and …

This Simple Tip Will Keep You From Aging (No, Really)

Photographed By Jens Ingvarsson.<p>Sure, exercise can make you live longer and keep you from getting depressed, but, scientists may have just uncovered …

Esquire Editors Explain: How to Talk to a Man

Useful for dates 1 through 17.<p><i>For a special section in our May issue, we asked the editors of Esquire to decode the mind and manners of the men in your life. In turn, in the pages of Esquire, you'll find a section in which we try to explain the finer points of the female condition to their readers.</i> …

What Men Say and What They Really Mean

<i>For a special section in our May issue, we asked the editors of Esquire to decode the mind and manners of the men in your life. In turn, in the pages of Esquire, you'll find a section in which we try to explain the finer points of the female condition to their readers. Here, the editors of Esquire</i> …

Living Alone? You Need To Read This...

I'm not talking about a "fashion-mergency" toolbox the size of an Altoids tin with a needle and thread and a Tide pen. If you think fashion disasters …

Unique

How To Make Money Off Your Tax Return

Illustrated by <b>Sydney Hass</b>.<p><i>Stephanie Taylor Christensen, a former financial services marketer and founder of Wellness On Less, is all about living</i> …

Personal Finance

So...Why Is Topshop Calling This A "Ghetto" Shoe?

Photo: Via Topshop.<p>The word nerd in me always gets a snarky thrill from reading Topshop's shoe names. Delightfully nonsensical, yet vaguely …

Rachel Antonoff Fashion Designer Clothes, Style Tips, Interviews

Fashion Design

11 Secrets Of Being Worry-Free

PHOTOGRAPHED BY MARK IANTOSCA.<p>"Don't worry about it." It's easier said than done. We're all guilty of occasionally dwelling on the negative, as …

Money-Saving Tips You Can Actually Relate To

Photographed by Ruby Yeh.<p><i>The Billfold — which, mind you, is not another personal finance site — aims to do away with the misbelief that talking about</i> …

Personal Finance

Your Summer Chloe Game Just Got Better

The brand is releasing a special capsule collection.<p>We're on board for Chloé year round, but there's just something especially magical about the brand's romantic bohemian disposition in the spring and summer—and we're going to get more where the seasonal runway came from. In a brand first, Chloé's …

Ready to Wear

Miranda Kerr Talks Feeding Her Hair From The Inside Out, Her Love For Coconut Oil & More

Miranda Kerr may appear superhuman because of her ability to seemingly age backwards (she turns 31 on this Easter and doesn't look a day over 21), her killer midsection (check the stunner showing off her Calvin Klein undies) and how she's able to tote her 3-year-old son Flynn around the city while …

'Rituals' Photo Series Defines The Intimacy Of Beauty

When we look in the mirror every morning, sometimes we find ourselves in a daydream, not totally thinking about what's going on with our faces and hair.<p>But, artist and photographer Noorann Matties changes our perception a bit with her photo series "Rituals," which was featured in the Fog March 2014 …

Sleep Positions Can Predict The Success Of Your Relationship

Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.<p>Except for when we are very hot or moderately hungover, spooning can be a welcome activity. And, according to a new …

The Couples Guide to Binge Watching

If you love the Real Housewives, why don't you try...<p><i>For a special section in our May issue, we asked the editors of Esquire to decode the mind and manners of the men in your life. Here, the men of Esquire tell us the best shows to binge watch with your dude. Because, sure, we all agree on House of</i> …

TV

5 Rules for Spring Cleaning Your Makeup Bag

<i>By Allison Morgan for KnowMore.tv</i><p>With the change of season and warmer weather, we start to get into spring cleaning mode. This shouldn't just apply to your home, but to your makeup routine as well. Your makeup bag can host a number of bacteria and germs, so you should keep it clean and make sure …

11 Unnatural Blondes Who Embrace the Lighter Side

From Kardashian's dramatic new look to Ciara's honey hue, we rounded up some of our favorite ladies with some chic blonde ambition.<p>Going blonde isn't a novel beauty trend, but we can't help but notice all the girls with the darkest of locks who are reaching for the peroxide lately. It's a …

Hairstyling

Why I Stopped Stalking My Ex On FB

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p>I had been stalking my ex all across the Internet for about three years when I decided to stop cold turkey last year. …

15 Libido-Boosting Tips For A Better Sex Life Now

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as dinner. To</i> …

Women's Health

How To Improve Skin Care Treatments

Skin Care

What People In 1893 Predicted We'd Be Wearing Today Isn't SO Far Off

Even with market reports, Fashion Week, and real-time feedback, it's hard enough knowing what folks are going to be wearing just six months from now, …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

Makeup

Work Outfit Idea for Spring: A Boxy Button-Down Shirt and Ladylike Skirt

If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! Every evening at 10 P.M., we're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?"<p><b>A Boxy Button-Down</b> …

Jennifer Lawrence, More Celebrities Wear Stuart Weitzman's Nudist Sandal

Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Garner, and Diane Kruger are just a few of the red carpet stars who just cannot resist the Stuart Weitzman Nudist sandal.<p>Diane actually owns the heels in a few two colors and wears them with a lot of red carpet dresses (love a girl who isn't afraid to repeat items). …

New Vera Wang Wedding Dresses: Vera Wang Wedding Gowns Spring 2015

We got a sneak peek at Vera Wang's spring 2015 wedding dresses with her video "show" over the weekend. Here's a closer look at three of my favorites, which all have romantic floral accents:<p><b>Wedding Dress 1</b><p><b>Wedding Dress 2</b><p><b>Wedding Dress 3</b><p><b>Which of these wedding dresses is your favorite?</b><p>I love them all …

Print Instagram Photos on Marshmallows: Boomf Printing

The secret to decorating a party on the cheap, IMO, is getting one extra-special element that makes a statement against your miles of dollar-store paper streamers. (And I'm ALL about the dollar-store paper streamers.) My current favorite: Boomf marshmallows printed with your favorite Instagram pics.<p>…

Model Joan Smalls Wears Red Lipstick on Date Night

Joan Smalls has tried a lot of lipsticks. So pay attention to what the model and Estée Lauder face has to say on the subject!<p><b>OK, you ready for this? Think quickly. Tell us the lipstick shade you'd wear: to a 9 A.M. model casting?</b><p>Nude.<p><b>To the grocery store?</b><p>Probably a tint, like a "bitten" color.<p><b>To a</b> …