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Silver Linings

I’ve been coveting a new choker-style necklace ever since Chanel’s pearly Spring 2014 show. One of my current favorites is this skinny, sterling silver piece handmade by the young British jewelers at BAM-B. I can’t wait to contrast its streamlined silhouette with all my breezy summer whites.

When Conflicting Goals Forced Polyvore To Change Despite Success

A combination of content, commerce, and community drove Polyvore to return its focus to core values.<p><i>Field of Dreams</i> taught us, “If you build it, he will come,” but what if the members of your team have different definitions of “it” and “he”?<p>That’s the dilemma that faced the social commerce website …

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Tom Ford Launches E-Commerce

Our jaws routinely hit the ground each time Tom Ford's Instagram posts a new photo. Each image is sexier than the last, never failing to remind us of the brand's DNA: sexy and strong.<p>Their latest digital venture is even bigger. Yesterday, the brand launched e-commerce, which means I can finally …

Three Simple Ways To Create Customers For Life

You’ve heard it a thousand times: Happy customers translate into repeat business. For small businesses, truer words were never spoken. So why do some business owners view customer service as an unnecessary cost, believing in the adage that “a great product should speak for itself”?<p>“Many companies …

Walmart Just Revealed How Poor U.S. Shoppers Are

Walmart is no stranger to sensational headlines, but there’s at least one story this week that is just begging to be taken apart. Anyone who thinks “Walmart Just Revealed How Poor Its Customers Are” is an accurate reflection of the facts, needs to keep reading.<p>Because the problem isn’t that Walmart …

America must kill this fish

Fish poison, electric fences, and quarantined lakes might not be enough to eradicate Asian carp<p>Ask any US wildlife official how the invasive Asian carp have managed to stick around US rivers for four decades, and they'll all say different versions of the same three things. First, the carp is a …

Koi Pond Water Garden Spring Clean Out New Jersey

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years.<p>The study was conducted by three …

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Easy Lemon Brownies

Ugh, the flu bug has sabotaged the entire family. Sore throats, fever, chills, the works... I will save you the gritty details but I swear this is …

Mounds Brownies Recipe - In Katrina's Kitchen

Nov<p>24<p>These Mounds Brownies taste just like the candy bar. Start with a boxed brownie mix and end with a can of frosting, but the middle is totally …

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Take Red Velvet From Cupcake to Latte

Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<br>• 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips<br>• 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring<br>• 1/2 cup cold-brewed coffee<br>• Whipped cream, for garnish<br>• Red …

How to Make Sweetleaf's Iced Chicory-Coffee 'Rocket Fuel'

For those who didn't get their fill of Mardi Gras, or perhaps <i>over</i>filled, a tall glass of chicory coffee may be just the thematic antidote. At Serious Drinks we've been eager to document chicory coffee's legacy. But far from the French Quarter, in the outer boroughs of New York City, you'll find a …

The world’s growing love affair with the most wasteful form of coffee there is

<i>Update: In a story published March 2, 2015, at our sister site The Atlantic, Keurig K-Cups inventor John Sylvan expressed regret about having invented a product that produces so much waste. “I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it.”</i><p>Coffee pods are really popular right now.<p>Sales of single-serve …

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Honey Pineapple Broiled Salmon / Six Sisters' Stuff | Six Sisters' Stuff

Serves: 6<p>Honey Pineapple Broiled Salmon<p>20 minPrep Time<p>8 minCook Time<p>28 minTotal Time<p>Save Recipe<p>Print Recipe<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup cup pineapple juice<br>• 1 …

Melt In Your Mouth Broiled Salmon | Six Sisters' Stuff

Serves: 4<p>Melt in Your Mouth Broiled Salmon<p>10 minPrep Time<p>15 minCook Time<p>25 minTotal Time<p>Save Recipe<p>Print Recipe<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon minced garlic<br>• 2 …

Quick Hit

Hairstylist Julien Farel’s new 32-chair salon is located in a hotel (the recently renovated Loews Regency), but it seems to have been conceived with busy New Yorkers in mind. One of several time-saving options: Power Highlights, which hide roots using just a handful of strategic streaks. Even with …

The Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP.<p>"First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it's natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at …

Back to Cool: 10 Backpacks You Need for Spring

Click through to shop the best 10 backpacks to buy now.<p>Just the word "backpack" may conjure up thoughts of teenage years and toting around textbooks. However, for spring designers re-imagined the grade-school staple and, trust us, these are not the same nylon bags you once knew. They're offering a …

Summer Blues

My weekend uniform throughout spring and summer consists of a cropped T-shirt and a pair of high-waist jeans. With their dark indigo wash and super slim leg, these J Brand jeans will fit the bill nicely.