Sara Murphy

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An Appreciation of Phoebe Philo’s Sexy and Strange Shoes at Céline

Phoebe Philo’s Céline entered the world feet first. Before there was the luggage bag, the ads with Daria Werbowy, or even a single Philo-designed garment, there was the Céline shoe. How do I know? Because when <i>Vogue</i> sent reporter Vicki Woods to Philo’s for a studio interview months before her first …

Boogie Nights

The craze for electronic dance music rages on unabated—the DJ Calvin Harris made $66 million last year tweaking the pulses of glow-stick wavers—but the man who first brought this synth-rich sound to the mainstream was, for a time, largely forgotten. The Italian producer Giorgio Moroder started out …

Saturday Night Live Hosts a 40th-Anniversary Celebration

Albert Is The Cutest Munchkin Cat You Will Ever See

The true gift of Christmas. Warning: This post may cause cute aggression.

Need a Hair Makeover? Check Out These Chic Celebrity Bobs Before Your Next Trip to the Salon

If you’re tired of your long strands or searching for the chicest way to grow out a cropped cut (we’re looking at you, Michelle Williams and Jennifer …

Lea Michele Reveals What She Eats in an Average Day

There are a lot of things Lea Michele loves. Topping that long list are her family, her idol Barbra Streisand, and food. She really loves food.<p>“Ask …

This Easy Hummus Recipe Will Transform Your Snack Time

Photo: Courtesy of Cooking With Cakes.<p><i>Christine Fischer of Cooking with Cakes may not be a pro chef, but that doesn't mean she's a mere novice in the</i> …

Recipes

Jack Monroe: how to save money on your food shopping

I don't shop like other people. You'll often see me in the supermarket, down on my hands and knees, rummaging at the back of shelves for the latest sell-by date I can find on fresh goods, or that last value-range tin of beans. Or closely examining bags of bananas for the one with eight or nine in, …

Simply the zest: oranges and lemons and a St Clement's cake

I love citrus in baking. There's no better antidote to the heaviness of a cuisine based on fat, egg, flours and sugar than a spritz of citrus or a pinch of peel. It's a shame, then, that it's not more imaginatively deployed – I'm as guilty as anyone of just wheeling out the lemon as an all-purpose …

How to make fruit crumble

I can be a bit po-faced about children and puddings. It annoys me, the assumption that children can only be enticed to cook if there's something sugary involved.<p>I spent much of last year with my business partner John putting together the School Food Plan, which aims to improve both the food that …

12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

<b>1. Don Quixote</b> Miguel De Cervantes<br>The story of the gentle knight and his servant Sancho Panza has entranced readers for centuries.<br>• Harold Bloom on Don Quixote – the first modern novel<p><b>2.</b> <b>Pilgrim's Progress</b> John Bunyan<br>The one with the Slough of Despond and Vanity Fair.<br>• Robert McCrum's 100 best …

Literature

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Top 10 romantic movies

Peter Bradshaw on romantic movies<p>Romantic longing has provided the cinema with some of its most glorious and idealistic movies: Casablanca and Brief Encounter are films with an unabashed, unironic passionate flame at their centre.<p>Movies such as Gone With the Wind and Doctor Zhivago lent something …

Top 10 arthouse movies

Peter Bradshaw on art movies<p>This is a red rag to a number of different bulls. Lovers of what are called arthouse movies resent the label for being derisive and philistine. And those who detest it bristle at the implication that there is no artistry or intelligence in mainstream entertainment.<p>For …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!