Shannon Armstrong

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17 Lingerie Pieces You’ll like as Much as Your Valentine

Walking through your favorite stores around Valentine’s Day means an onslaught of boxes of chocolates, sentimental greeting cards and so many bouquets of roses you almost feel like you’re in the Queen of Hearts’s garden. While the holiday of love is known for spoiling your boo with romantic gifts, …

Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor Is the New Face of Penelope Cruz's Lingerie Line

The daughter of rocker John Taylor channels her inner showgirl for L'Agent, which is also designed by Penelope's sister, Monica Cruz.<p>Atlanta de …

Pedro Lourenço Is Here to Upgrade Your Lingerie

La Perla’s high-grade lingerie is poised for a makeover at the hands of Pedro Lourenço, who was just announced as the label’s new creative director. Given control of the brand’s lingerie, sleepwear, beachwear, loungewear, menswear, and accessory lines, Lourenço will have the opportunity to lead the …

Why You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed That You Met Your Boyfriend Online

"We met on Bumble, er … a bumblebee stung him, and he had an allergic reaction! I, uh, basically saved his life."<p>It all starts innocently enough. Someone asks you and your guy, "<i>Sooo</i> … how did you two meet?"<p>Suddenly, you're sweating, scrambling for an explanation for the completely unromantic way …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

Bonus Miles For, Ahem, Lingerie, Free Airline Miles And Bogus Parking Fees

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to …

Hotels With On-Demand Sex Kits

Nothing gets the gyrational juices going like a night in an upscale hotel. An air of escapism wafts through an unfamiliar but perfectly primped room, an ambience ideal for an intimate foray. But sometimes, all the hormonal work up leaves vacationers ill prepared, and a quick run to the local …

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DIY Boho Skirts For Your Throwback Look

Whether you call it boho, festival, hippie, gypsy, or peasant, boho style as we know it takes its influences from the laid back hippie looks of the ’60s, when maxis were <i>de rigueur</i> for the “flower child”. The look is said to have been revived most recently by Sienna Miller, who wore it in the movie …

Clothing

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

So Waist Contouring Is a Thing: Here's a Tutorial

Body contouring, faking a face-lift, and Joe Jonas's rainbow hair, all ahead.<p>Yes, now you can contour your waist…and we don't mean with waist-training. [PopSugar]<p>Learn how to fake a face-lift with makeup (your bank account will thank you). [Byrdie]<p>Joe Jonas is the latest celeb to embrace rainbow …

Facelifts

5 Sexy Lingerie Pieces Every Woman Should Own By The Time She's 25

I treat my thongs, bras and boyshorts a lot like socks. They're not-so-neatly tossed in a drawer with no particular order or arrangement.<p>The chaotic …

Clothing

Lighten Up: Spring's Prettiest Lingerie

From soft blush to seafoam green we selected a few of the sweetest sets to pair under your new spring looks.<p>If you're like us you've studied the Spring 2014 trends and have made your major purchases accordingly. Once you've got <i>the</i> dress and <i>the</i> shoes of the season—it's time for the underneath. …

How to Sculpt Your 'Lady V' à la Kendall Jenner

It's the body part du jour...<p>With thigh-high dresses and side-slit skirts on the rise—just take a second look at Kendell Jenner's double-whammy in a revealing Fausto Puglisi dress—there's a new area to focus your workout on, the lady V. Stars such as Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Moore …

Workouts

How to Make Ginormous, Fluffy Pancakes With Your Rice Cooker

Pancakes are fantastic, buttery beings. The post-cleanup can be disastrous, however, with your fingers covered in egg goo and batter dripping from every inch of kitchen surface. Dramatizations aside, if you crave the idea of a homemade breakfast but are known to burn an eggo waffle, this DIY …

5 Things To Thrift For When You're Away This Weekend

Anyone serious about thrifting (like, serious enough to bring their own hand wipes and metal pushcart) knows that the city isn't a happy place. …

Thrifting

Are You Addicted to Shopping?

A scientific exploration...<p>For a fashion girl, uttering the words "I have nothing to wear," or "I spent next month's rent at the Manolo Blahnik sample sale," aren't so out of the ordinary. With the ability to shop online, on your iPhone, and now even on Instagram—not to mention that there seems to …

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67 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

We're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and …

Healthy Eating

Why Don't You? Lingerie Edition

In the spirit of Diana Vreeland, we're reviving her iconic column that asks simply, why not? Because everyone needs a little luxurious lace in their life.<p>Toss your entire lingerie drawer in the rubbish and start completely fresh.<p>Invest in your daily sets with La Perla's classic creations and for …

How to Ring Stack, from the Girls Who Know It Best

On their 10th anniversary, the masterminds behind fashion's delicate jewelry craze talk their rise to cult-fandom, growing up, and give us a sneak peak at their gorgeous new lookbook—as well as a lesson on how to master an update on their signature, edgy-pretty ring stack.<p>Many designers and …

Jewelry

The Carrie Bradshaw Bra Effect

Tracking peek-a-boo lingerie.<p>Doubtlessly you could trace exposed lingerie to the Victorians and the corset or other such ilk, but if we're really talking showing your bra—during the day—for style, unabashedly, all roads lead to Carrie Bradshaw. Bradshaw either favored brightly hued multi-layer …

The Best Global Shopping Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets.<p>It's no secret we love to shop at <i>BAZAAR</i>. That combined with an overwhelming sense of wanderlust as of late (summer is just around the corner, after all), we're looking to make a …

I Wore Lingerie to Bed for 7 Nights — and My Sex Life Went Bonkers

Turns out my boyfriend has a thing for silk and lace.<p>Over the past two years, I've worn lingerie for my live-in boyfriend, Ben*, exactly one time, and it was a relatively conservative black sheer thingy with lots of padding. In other words, I'm not really a lingerie person. It's not that it doesn't …

Ashley Graham Takes Her Sexy Lingerie Line To New Heights

Kind of puts your travel outfits to shame, eh?<p>Can't stop, won't stop!<p>Ashley Graham has been everywhere lately -- Forbes' 30 under 30 list and ABC's "The Year," to name a few. And with good reason. The model/designer/body activist has truly hustled her way to top. Now, thanks to her latest lingerie …

Ashley Graham Proudly Proclaims "I Am Size Sexy" In Purrfect New Lingerie Campaign for Addition Elle

| Mon., Jan. 11, 2016 1:31 PM<p><b>Ashley Graham</b> is ready to travel anywhere in style!<p>After strutting her stuff on the runway at New York Fashion Week, the …

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