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Nevis, Alexander Hamilton's Home Island, Should Be Your Next Vacation

It's got sun, sand and stories of a founding father.<p>For “Hamilton” fans who have seen, read, cycled, and heard it all, there’s still one more way to connect with the story: Visit the island of Nevis.<p>Alexander Hamilton, the founding father at the center of the record-busting Broadway musical, grew …

Here's How You Should Decorate in 2017 According to the Stars

The AstroTwins serve up this year's astrological forecast<p>2016 was widely bemoaned as a difficult year. We lost many great talents, from David Bowie to Prince to Muhammad Ali, and endured a turbulent presidential election—which is why we were excited for 2017 to begin. Pantone has announced its …

How to Decorate with Jewel Tones Photos

There's no doubt that amethysts, sapphires, and rubies look fabulous on your hands and wrists, but pulling off the equivalent jewel tones in your home is no easy feat. Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, the team behind Manhattan-based design firm Drake/Anderson, know that a touch of these super-glam …

15 Eye-Catching Engagement Rings That Will Have You Green With Envy

Oh hey, gorgeous! 💚<p>The grass is always greener when you’re wearing one of these drop-dead gorgeous engagement rings!<p>A white diamond is a classic choice, but we’re all for brides who opt for a unique stone in just about any color of the rainbow. Below, 15 gorgeous green engagement rings that will …

10 Super Cozy Examples Of How To Achieve Warm Room Design

Watch the cold weather melt away in these beautifully styled rooms.<p>In these spaces, style takes a perfectly toasty turn.

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

Woodworking

Multi-Millionaire Traveling the World with His Family for a Year Hasn't Touched His Massive Fortune to Do It

Sign me up.<p>If you've ever fantasized about quitting your job, selling all your earthly possessions, and traveling the world, this family might just convince you to actually pull the trigger.<p>After his company Scan was acquired by Snapchat in 2014, co-founder Garrett Gee received a portion of the $54 …

A private pergola tops this contemporary Chelsea penthouse, asking $9.75M

It also gets plenty of light thanks to an abundance of windows on all sides<p>Delivering what the listing bashfully describes as “the pinnacle of contemporary design and convenience,” this breezy $9.75 million penthouse offers a sprawling 4,500 square feet of living space, an absurdly well-appointed …

A Big Gallery of Beautiful Scandinavian Style Living Rooms

It's no secret that we love the minimal elegance of Scandinavian style. The hallmarks of the look—white painted walls, pale woods, black accents, …

Interior Design

Pinterest predictions: The top 10 home and design trends for 2017

Pinterest, the online visual-bookmarking website, has revealed the Pinterest 100, a prediction of 100 design and lifestyle trends that are expected to rock our world in the year ahead.<p>Trends are identified according to their percentage of year-over-year growth in popularity, which is based on the …

Home Decorating

Out With The Drear, In With The Cheer

January is hard enough without cutting out all of your favourite things. Forget the detox today and instead discover the best coffee or cocktails in …

14 Wedding Trends That Are Going to Be BIG in 2017

Out goes the old and in comes the new! Each year that passes by, weddings are getting more creative and more design-focused than ever before, and with that, we are majorly excited for all of the wedding trends to come in 2017. If you’re a fashion, design and pop culture fanatic like we are, then …

See 31 Incredible Luxury Hotels Opening Around the World This Year

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills<p>The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills will spread across 12 floors and offer unobstructed views from its 170 rooms. The …

50 Stunning Photos to Inspire Your Wedding Pictures

From unexpected angles to breathtaking landscapes...<p>Getting the right wedding photos can often be a gamble, but you can get the perfect shots with the right inspiration. Renowned wedding photographers Mike and Shari Valley of Shari + Mike, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, and Benj Haisch …

The Most Extravagant—And Enviable—Destination Weddings in Vogue

Wedding photographs are always fun to flip through, whether you are reliving your own fond memories or ogling someone else’s special day. But clicking though the digital album of a destination weddings has its own distinct appeal. For starters, the location and venue are likely more unique than …

Could this yoga sequence boost your metabolism?

Thanks to many aspects of modern life—like chronic stress, environmental toxins, and processed foods that contribute to leaky gut—experts say a …

Separate Egg Yolks from Whites for Incredibly Fluffy Pancakes

Unless I’m making crepes, I want my pancakes to be fluffy stacks of cloud-like wonderment. Luckily, it’s really simple to add oomph to flapjacks: you …

21 bars with the world's most incredible views

Instead of working up a thirst sightseeing, drink in both booze and views at bars that look out at the world's most amazing sites.<p>We've rounded up …

I Love Modern Architecture

I love modern architecture. I live, breathe, and dream about it! These projects are some of my very favorite examples of architecture at its best.

Architecture

16 Three-Ingredient Party Appetizers for the *Lazy* Hostess

Whether you’re planning a TV viewing party, bridal shower or game day gathering, does this ever happen to you? You start out all ambitious, with a grocery list for some outrageous guacamole and crazy-impressive appetizers, but before you can get to a store, inertia sets in. Why does hostessing have …

Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen

Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and purposeful design.<p>It was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, that icon of the Bauhaus movement, who borrowed the phrase "less is more" from the poet Robert Browning and made it a …

Bauhaus

The Verdict Is In: These Are the Most Popular Engagement Ring Trends

Truth be told, engagement ring trends can be a bit polarizing. Many would agree that the ring you'll wear forever should be classic and timeless. …

16 Ways to Add a Touch of Lace to Your Classic Wedding

Lace wedding dresses are timeless and classic (i.e. Kate Middleton’s wedding gown), so it’s safe to assume that lace wedding details will have the same effect. This delicate and detailed fabric can easily add a romantic feel to all wedding decor, stationery and even cakes! See our favorite ways to …

20 Times We Said “Yes, Please!” to Holiday Foods from Around the World

Food plays a starring role in holiday celebrations everywhere. As with all of our delicious eggnog, pumpkin pie and creative candy cane recipes, the holidays simply aren’t the same without ’em. And in case you didn’t know, many seasonal dishes we love actually came over from the <i>old country</i> (along …

Dream attics: 9 inspiring examples

Having a room like an attic could be one of the most surprising features that a house can offer. Many times left in neglect with boxes of things we …

17 Rooms That Are Nailing the Desert-Chic Decor Trend This Winter

As Old Man Winter moves in for the season, it’s a perfect time to warm up your space with this desert-chic trend. Plainly put, cold temperatures are no match for the warm hues, inviting tones and playful patterns that this look brings. The best part? It’s ultra versatile. Contemporary aesthetics …

Hotel de Jobo: Cutest New Boutique Hotel In Paris Photos

As a city known for its luxe accommodations, Paris has no lack of beautiful hotels, but every once in awhile, a new property shines brighter than the rest. Enter Hotel de JoBo, an intimate lodging in Le Marais that just opened this year in a former convent. Named for Napoleon's first wife, …

20 Hand-Painted Wedding Cakes That Will Make You Do a Double Take

Your mama always told you that it’s what’s on the inside that counts, and that is definitely true when it comes to cakes (yum!), but sometimes you need to let your outer beauty shine. That’s where these gorgeous wedding cakes come in. These 20 hand-painted beauties are custom made for some serious …

49 Gorgeous Wedding Dresses You’ve Never Seen Before

Weddings