Sahar Rehman

21 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Following | @SaharRehman | Keep up with Sahar Rehman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sahar Rehman”

50 Shades of Blush: A Shopping Guide for Every Valentine's Day Flush

<i>Fifty Shades Free</i> may have just hit theaters this weekend—but here in the <i>Vogue</i> offices, staffers have been meditating on a slightly different color spectrum than the infamous Grey that inspired the blockbuster film trilogy. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to contemplate that …

Makeup

To Be Alive and a Polish Writer: Tadeusz Konwicki, 1926–2015

I will never forget a late-night conversation I had seven years ago, around the table of a modest kitchen in a small town in southern Poland, when an impressively inebriated man—a distant relative—implored me with tear-filled eyes to get the message to Obama, as quickly as possible, that a missile …

Literature

Remembering Dresden: 70 Years After the Firebombing

In the last months of World War II, Allied bombers from the British Royal Air Force and the United States Army Air Force conducted several major bombing raids on the eastern German city of Dresden. Beginning on the night of February 13, 1945, more than 1,200 heavy bombers dropped nearly 4,000 tons …

Weekend Reading: Class Warfare at Burning Man, and More

For <i>Bloomberg</i>, Felix Gillette chronicles the class warfare that has divided Burning Man in recent years as wealthy venture capitalists have begun taking part in the event. One of the festival’s wealthy champions, Jim Tananbaum, hosted a sequestered camp at last year’s festival for which he charged …

A Cut Above

Serge Normant’s first attempt at a celebrity coif was nothing short of a disaster. It was 1986, and the 21-year-old had landed a job styling the hair of the dancers on <i>Lahaye d’Honneur,</i> a popular French television variety show. Among his responsibilities was touching up the tresses of the guest …

Hair

Here's How To Find Cheap and Free eBooks

David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Andrew Yates—AFP/Getty Images<p>David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty …

Georgia Gets First Case of Measles in 3 Years

Georgia’s Department of Public Health confirmed on Monday that the state has its first case of measles since 2012.<p>An infant who traveled to Atlanta …

5 Lessons That The English Masters (Painters) Can Teach Us About Light in Outdoor Photography

Before there were photographers, there were painters. These painters helped pave the way for our photographic endeavors through their dedication to …

Landscape Photography

Body Art: Otzi the 5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Had 61 Tattoos

Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi, a 5,300-year-old mummified iceman, to 61, according to an exhaustive new study.<p>Finding the new body art, located on the lower side of Ötzi's right ribcage, "was a big surprise because we didn't expect …

Body Art

Fashion Takes a Shine to the Veil, Again

The unexpected accessory to emerge from the spring 2015 couture collections is the veil, one of the oldest female accoutrements, worn for reasons religious, formal (mourningwear), functional (motoring, bee-keeping), and fanciful (fashion). Famously seductive—“frail mysteries of tulle are deep …

Audrey Hepburn

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

Vincent Van Gogh

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

After Saying Yes, Duke Nixes Muslim Call To Prayer From Chapel Bell Tower

Duke University announced this week it would allow the traditional Muslim call to prayer from the Duke Chapel bell tower. The reaction from some Christian groups was angry, and today the private university in Durham, N.C., reversed course.<p>"Duke remains committed to fostering an inclusive, tolerant …

Religion

Duke University Cancels Plan for Muslim Call to Prayer From Tower

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke University has canceled its plan to use the tower of its chapel for a weekly, amplified call to prayer for Muslims.<p>In a release Thursday, the university said Muslims will instead gather on the quadrangle before heading into a room in the chapel for their weekly prayer …

Religion

Poll: Obama approval rating ticks upward

President Barack Obama’s approval rating is on the rise as Americans’ views of the economy improve, a poll released Wednesday suggests.<p>Obama’s job approval rating has jumped 5 points, to 47 percent, since December, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, while his disapproval rating stayed …

Pew Research Center

John Green Takes Fans Inside His Creative Process

It’s been 10 years since John Green’s first novel <i>Looking for Alaska</i> was published. So to celebrate, Dutton has released a special edition with an …