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The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(Main photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, while one Archives of Internal Medicine study shows that people who put back one or two drinks a day are less likely to gain weight, research in The American …

Improving Your Flight Plan

Summer is a time for leisure and travel. To escape the daily grind and take that lone vacation that we've strived for the other 51 weeks out of the year. Many people fly to these destinations.<p>Greetings, fellow traveler. Or air traveler to be specific. If you are reading this on a train, you're in …

How to fly first class for free (or on the cheap)

Most people would like to be part of the 1% — even if it’s only for a few hours of a flight.<p>Some airline passengers go to extraordinary lengths to …

The Apple Watch Is Doing Splendidly If You Completely Lower Your Expectations For Apple

But should you?<p>When it comes to Apple, what’s a flop? I struck a nerve when I called the Apple Watch a flop. Quartz’s Dan Frommer, for example, isn’t having it: “It is silly to call it a massive success yet, but it is equally foolish to call it a flop. It is simply too early, and not enough is …

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) Launches its 21st Year

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle yesterday announced Vogue Australia is partnering with the City of Melbourne for the 21st instalment of Melbourne Spring …

Fourteen of the Most Luxurious Yacht Decks Photos

The top deck of the <i>Lady Kathryn III</i>, which has a banquette upholstered in a bold striped fabric, looks out onto the West Palm Beach, Florida, skyline.<p>The sundeck of the 155-foot Benetti motor yacht is a casual gathering place, designed by Bernard Desjardins.<p>On Giorgio Armani’s yacht, <i>Mariù</i>, raffia …

10 recipes that prove you don’t need more than 2 ingredients to make a killer cocktail

Mixology. Handmade cocktails.<p>Drinks that cost $18 and have a giant spherical ice cube, a dash of organic, ethically sourced extract of goji berry and seven other ingredients.<p>That's one, increasingly popular way of doing things.<p>But there's another, better way to do it: using a few simple, quality, …

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The scientific reason why so many houses look the same

And William Levitt has nothing to do with it<p>My leave this summer has exposed me to all manner of television programming. The television is usually on in the background in my home in the afternoons adding to the hum of household noises--there comes a point when things are just too quiet. The best …

Life Goes On For Scott Disick After Kourtney Kardashian Split — As He's Joined By Mystery Beauties At His Bachelor Pad!

Say it ain't so!<p>It's been two weeks since <b>Kourtney Kardashian</b> and <b>Scott Disick</b>'s longtime relationship ended when scandalous snaps leaked of the …

Method Dressing: How to Make Your Outfits Consistently Stylish

Here’s the good news about method dressing: You’re probably already doing it. But to harness its power, you need to understand which type of dressing …

The home that pays its own utility bill (and then some)

A movement to develop homes that produce more energy than they use is beginning to gain ground.<p>Imagine opening your monthly utility statement to find …

Luxury home of golfer Stephen Ames being listed for sale for nearly $8M

The luxury home of famed Canadian golfer Stephen Ames is being listed for sale at close to $8 million, the Herald has learned.<p>The property in Aspen …

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Latest<p>ANGLO ABDULLAHI JUSTIFY WHY HERDSMEN MUST KILL PEOPLE Former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, and spokesperson of the Northern …

Menswear’s Finest Most Hated Faux Pas

Fashion is – at heart – about the tension between rules and creativity. The blossoming of ideas on a handful of catwalks which quickly coalesce into …

Why Was Men’s Fashion Week So Quiet?

A paucity of celebrities on the front row, no tabloid frenzies, but a reborn Men’s Fashion Week will return next year, organizers say.

How to Look like an Off-Duty Model 2018

From the catwalks to the sidewalk. If you keep on asking yourself how to look like an off-duty model look, then I am here to help you dear. Today I …

Here’s Part Two of New York Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 Street Style

The inaugural New York Men’s Fashion Week has proven very successful, and as with any fashion week the street style never disappoints. After a first …

10 unusual alcohol flavors to shake up your next cocktail

Flavored liquor isn't always the classiest option. (Looking at you, birthday cake vodka.)<p>But when you want a cocktail that's bound to raise a few …

Dressing 9 to 5--What the Most Stylish Women Wear to Work: Steven Alan Creative Director Aï Bihr

by HAYLEY PHELAN | edited by ANNY CHOI<p>Photo: Cedric Bihr<p>When it comes to building her wardrobe, Aï Bihr certainly has a lot of options. As Steven Alan's creative director, Bihr has a whole store's worth of goodies right at her fingertips -- and is in the enviable position of being able to actually …

Top 10 luxury houses in the world

A photo shows a massive estate in Palm Springs, California. Owned by billionaire Larry Ellison, the estate is called Porcupine Creek and was …

Confessions of a Maximalist: Cleo Davis-Urman's Standout Style

The chic co-founder of Tinker Tailor on why bolder is better.<p>If the rise of social media has taught us anything, it's that the people like to have a voice. Co-founder of Tinker Tailor Cleo Davis-Urman was astute enough to take note, creating the e-comm space as a bridge between high fashion and …

8 Menswear Trends to Look Out for Next Season by Gentleman's Division

Now that the shows in Paris, London and Milan have finally come to a close, fashion designers have had their chance to make a statement. But one …

This Is How Wine Gets Made in the 21st Century

How winemaking went from old-school to high-tech.<p>How winemaking went from old-school to high-tech.

Four Wines That Moved Mountains

What did it take to bring that bottle of wine to your table?<p>This, for me, is one of the most compelling questions as a consumer and especially as a writer about wine.<p>That’s partly because the backstory of the wine gives it <i>context</i>, which is like a hand-hold that the memory can grasp onto.<p>It’s partly …