Tracy Brown

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Shaken, Not Stirred: An Ode to James Bond at Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Sartoria Show

“Most of us who come to buy Alta Moda have men in our lives, and they need clothes too.” So reasoned the client sat alongside me on one of the velvet banquettes that lined the battlements of Naples’s mighty Castel dell'Ovo last night. Strictly speaking, she and the several hundred other women who …

Vicki Gunvalson Talks Life After 'Cancer-Gate' On 'Real Housewives Of Orange County'

The OG of the OC spills all the tea ☕.<p>Vicki Gunvalson is in a class all her own.<p>Depending on who you ask, the kind of "class" might be called into question, but the "Real Housewives of Orange County" star has managed a feat even the biggest Bravo-lebrity couldn't claim. Ramona Singer? Nope. Lisa …

The One Color You Should Never Wear When It's Hot Out (It's Not Black!)

While black tends to get a bad reputation as the color not to wear during summer, it’s definitely not the worst choice you could make. We know, we …

The Man Who Loved Women

Director Hubert Woroniecki is creating CASABLANCAS, a documentary about the storied founder of Elite and supermodel pioneer More...

60-Year-Old Model Gillean McLeod Proves Beauty Has No Age Limit

She's the star of H&M's new swimwear campaign.<p>A model starring in H&M's new swimwear campaign is inspiring the world with her incredible …

Fashion Week

5 Workout Brands You Probably Haven't Heard Of -- And The Celebs That Love Them

<i>For Teen Vogue, by Sharon Feiereisen</i>.<p>Photo: Courtesy of Instagram/@rosiehw<p><b>From Gigi Hadid to Lena Dunham.</b><p>We love Nike and Under Armour just as much as the next fitness fanatic (hi Ellie Goulding!), but try as they may when it comes to locking it down on the fashion front they don't have things down …

Gigi Hadid

Bill Cunningham, Legendary New York Times Photographer, Dies at 87

It was the whimsical, fantastical world of hats and headdresses that first brought William J. Cunningham into the world of fashion that would revere him for decades to come. As a boy “I could never concentrate on Sunday church services,” he explained, “because I’d be concentrating on women’s …

Bill Cunningham

The 1 Thing That Will Make You a Great Communicator

Good communication isn't rocket science. There's 1 thing you can do to make sure your message cuts through the noise and makes an impact.<p>"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts …

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success

Only when you understand where your fear is coming from - will you be able to get through it.<p>All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a …

'Neon Demon' is the definition of killer fashion

If looks could kill, it’d be <i>Neon Demon</i>.<p>Forget the non-existent plot line, the cringe-worthy dialogue, or the frenetic pace of the entire lookbook of …

Eye Makeup

Don't panic and let 'Brexit' ruin your retirement

If you woke Friday shocked at the outcome of the "Brexit" vote and frightened at what will happen when markets open, you're not alone.<p>"Today will be an ugly day in global financial markets," Greg McBride, Bankrate.com's chief financial analyst, said Friday morning. "We had a big relief rally in …

Trump's Treatment Of Hillary Reveals An Everyday Problem We Need To Talk About

Trump launched an anti-Clinton website this week.<p>By anyone's estimation, this year's presidential campaign is shaping up to be a truly ugly one. In …

1. Wake Up Early

Not all creative minds are morning people. Franz Kafka routinely stayed up all night writing, and William Styron (author of <i>Sophie’s Choice</i>, among other best sellers) woke up at noon every day and considered his “morning” routine to be staying in bed for another hour to think.<p>However, early risers …

Howard Schultz

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

9 Traits You Must Have to Execute Your Mission

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur operates from a different mindset in terms of how they approach business and success. However, to be successful every entrepreneur has to be able to execute strategies which get them to the levels of achievement they …

Self-improvement

14 Motivational Fitness Quotes To Inspire You Every Time You Work Out

Sometimes, no matter how important your goals are to you, it's a struggle to bring your best effort to your gym session (or work up the motivation to …

5 Methods to Make Sure You Use Time Effectively

If you are like most entrepreneurs, the resource you always wish you had more of is time. Learn to use the following methods and become a time-management expert.<p>When I interview successful business people who are at the apex of their careers, the one thing they all wish they had more of, is …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

15 ways to improve your workout motivation

Whether starting a new program or suffering a slump thanks to a weight loss or muscle-building plateau or plain old boredom, finding your workout …

7 unconventional workouts that torch fat and sculpt muscle

Brittany SmithSpeedo USAWhen's the last time you surprised yourself in a workout? We don't mean by things like scoring a new bench press PR. That's …

9 Ways Your Mindset Derails Your Success

The difference between who you are and who you want to be-- comes from your mindset.<p>More and more, evidence points to the power of mindset as a source of our failures and our successes. What differentiates those who are successful from those who aren't is often nothing more than mindset.<p>If you're …

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …

21 Quotes by Aaron Sorkin That Will Inspire You

If you can impress people with your wit and intelligence you will certainly achieve success faster. Award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin tells us how it's done.<p>Writing is one of the most necessary, and at the same time difficult, parts of business. Everyone needs to write, even if it's only emails and …

The Dark Side Of Your Design Heroes

Le Corbusier supported fascism. Saarinen designed for the CIA. The details of the lives of many famed modernists may surprise you.<p>We admire many midcentury heroes for their work, whether they created products that improve our lives, buildings that beautified our skylines, or furniture that made our …

Achieving your Goal in 100 Days with John Lee Dumas

<b>Remember that feeling - the first time you set an important goal?</b><p>You were full of passion and determination. You began with the conviction that yes - you CAN.<p>But you know how the story usually goes.<p>Life happens. You have too many things to juggle and too little time. Or, you procrastinate, putting …

12 Lessons You Either Learn or Regret It Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

50 Examples Of Creative Business Cards That Will Leave A Great Impression

<i>Image via Ryan Brinkerhoff</i><p><b>Your business card</b> is a reflection of who you are and what your business is about—it can also help you leave a great …

Graphic Design