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Terrace House Renovation / O2 Design Atelier

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located at a new housing development area at Sungai Buloh with standard lot size of …

Michael Kors has identified a huge weakness in its business — and it should terrify Macy's

Despite strong gains in the overall business, the handbag retailer says it saw a decline in North American mall traffic.<p>And company chairman John Idol told investors on a conference call last week that he only expected things to get worse.<p>"We believe that mall traffic in North America is going to …

Inside the Most Romantic Hotel in America

A Newport, R.I. hotel in a 19th-century mansion, The Chanler at Cliff Walk is at once elegant, historic, secluded, and scenic. Our readers rated it the most romantic hideaway in this year's Readers' Choice Awards—this is why.

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Top 10 beach hotels and B&Bs on New Zealand’s South Island

Beach resorts and retreats on New Zealand’s South Island make the most of dramatic views, as well as offering a tranquil getaway. Here are 10 to suit the calm, collected – and the adventurous<p>Those who visit New Zealand’s South Island in search of a traditional beachside holiday are likely to be …

California Approves Physician-Assisted Suicide; Bill Heads To Governor's Desk

A controversial bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide in California is headed to the governor for consideration, after almost nine months of intense — often personal — debate in the legislature.<p>If Gov. Jerry Brown signs the bill, California would become the fifth state to allow doctors to …

A Fresh Start: 10 Basic Lingerie Sets to Buy Now

Nothing says fersh new start like upgrading your undergarments.<p>Out with the old and in with the new—this New Year mantra can also be applied to one's lingerie drawer. Nothing says fresh new start like upgrading your undergarments. Shop our selection of delicate underpinings that are perfect for …

“I’m Addicted To Decay”: What It’s Like To Be A Ruin-Porn Photographer

Urban explorer Andre Govia talks to Co.Design about the risks and rewards behind the scenes of his latest book, Abandoned Planet.<p>Andre Govia describes himself as “addicted to decay.” The U.K.-based urban explorer’s book of photography, <i>Abandoned Planet</i>, is an extensive tribute to that addiction, …

13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films—if only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House! <i>Via</i> …

Exclusive Interview: Men Doing Yoga Display Incredible Feats of Grace and Strength

When I photograph a yogi, I don't bring any expectations of their practice to the photo session. Since anyone who practices regularly knows, your practice can look and feel different from day to day. So whatever their practice looks like on the day of the session is perfect. If they don't nail the …

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Yes, it is a little oxymoronic that the fashion industry attempts to sell clothes by having …

The History of the Victoria's Secret Fantasy Bra

Click through for a short history lesson on the Victoria's Secret Fantasy bra.<p>Another year, anotherVictoria's Secret Fashion Show. A spectacle of glitter, feathers and gemstones, the fashion show always pulls the who's who of modeling, with names that are sure to be on our #fitspiration list for …

In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo | LensCulture

<i>Intimacy is one of three central themes of the 2014 Paris Month of Photography. Thirty photographers who focus on intimacy are exhibited at venues throughout the city. Here is a preview, with an introduction by curator</i> <i>Jean-Louis Pinte.</i><p>We live in an age where images are everywhere, and where they …

Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' ad stirs backlash

Victoria's Secret has changed the language of one of its ads after its use of the words "The Perfect Body" over a photo of 10 celery-slim underwear models inspired a social media backlash and a petition calling the campaign harmful.<p>The ad, which was meant to market Victoria's Secret's Body bra …

The Hottest Hair Trends For Fall 2014

From loose, textured waves, to perfect center parts, every take on a pony and glamorous 60's inspired styles, here are the prettiest hair trends that you can take from runway to real life.<p>From loose, textured waves, to perfect center parts, every take on a pony and glamorous 60's inspired styles, …

12 Best New Spas in the US

With the hectic holiday rush around the corner, relaxation will soon be high on the roster. Fortunately, there's an impressive array of new spas offering personalized, tailored rituals that use local, organic ingredients and new cutting-edge techniques. At these serene escapes, you can expect a …

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

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Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

Best Hotels With Ocean Views

The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the warmth of the sun and listen to the sound of the crashing waves, all without leaving the comfort of your room in one of these prime waterfront spots.<p>The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the …

Beaches

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Lily Donaldson Models the Best of Swim

Suit up and dive into the season's most flattering styles, from sleek-one-pieces to barely there bikinis<p>Suit up and dive into the season's most flattering styles, from sleek-one-pieces to barely there bikinis

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

8 of the best indoor hotel pools around the world | CNN Travel

Art Deco Influences Defining Contemporary Apartment in Warsaw

Roland Sta?czyk of RS Studio Projektowe sent us photos of an apartment he designed in Warsaw, close to the banks of the Vistula River in Poland. The …

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-edged pool will leave you dizzy. One of the world’s largest infinity pools, the 57th-floor Sands SkyPark sits on top of Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Marina Bay Sands’ futuristic three towers. The …

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It's In the Jeans: Inspiring Celebrity Denim

Stuck in a jeans and t-shirt rut? Get inspired by our gallery of the best denim looks worn by the most stylish stars and models.<p>Whether dark-washed or cut off, dressed up or casual, these chic celebs know how to do denim. Get inspired by their blue jean looks, plus see more celebrity style here.