Colette A Smith

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This Is What Your Emotions Look Like

Photo: Courtesy of PNAS.org.<p>We all know that emotions don't live only in our heads. The hair on our arms tends to stand on end when we feel fear, and …

How To Shop Michelle Obama's Closet In 2014

<i>Fashion Whip is a political style column in The Huffington Post by Lauren A. Rothman, inspired by Lauren's experience as the founder of Styleauteur, a style and fashion consulting firm.</i><p>I just wrapped up my book tour for "Style Bible: What to Wear to Work", and as I ponder the most popular topics I …

17 Reasons You Should Be Shopping At TJ Maxx

When I visit my childhood home in South Carolina for the holidays, I always swing by TJ Maxx. From leather handbags to hair tools to lounge chairs, this department store chain is one-stop shopping at its best. Plus, you can score some amazing designer items on clearance.<p>If you're hoarding gift …

How To Master The Perfect Holiday Cocktail

Photo: <b>James Ransom</b>/ Courtesy of Food52.<p><i>Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. Food52 was named 2012 Publication of the Year by</i> …

Beauty Trends in 2014: From Messy Bouffants to Multitasking Eyeshadow

2013 was all about bold in beauty: think Katie Perry's metallic grills, Rihanna's blue lipstick, Miley Cyrus' half-mowed platinum pixie cut, and geometric manicures with latex finishes. We'll head into 2014 with a softer, more reflective tone. Powdery pinks and retro hair styles. But you can only …

Shop 50 Showstopping Fall 2013 Bags

Get fall's best clutches, totes and shoulder bags to have and to hold.<p>It's hardly a secret that the right bag can be a major game changer. In the interest of seeking "the one" we've rounded up 50 of fall's chicest, to have, to hold and elevate any look.

What Your Workouts Will Look Like in 2014

Workout trends constantly evolve as people get bored, as new instructors hit the scene, and when new equipment gets introduced. Whether you love to lift or live for yoga, there's pretty much a niche workout for everyone out there. And you're going to have even more choices in the upcoming year.<p>ELLE …

Everything You Need to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet Is Right Here!

Have you whitened those choppers? You're about to be smiling big-time. We've got stories packed with easy, mood-boosting ways to rethink your …

The 20 Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers

Jabra Solemate<p><b>Dimensions:</b> 3.15 inches x 7.32 inches x 5.12 inches <b><br>Weight:</b> 21.5 Oz <b><br>Playtime:</b> 8 Hours<p><b>Kick It:</b> The clunky street shoe design actually …

13 Designer Backpacks That Are Worth the Splurge

Is the last backpack you owned that Jansport from college? Well, it's time to make the upgrade with a grown-up carryall. Try celebrities' latest obsession with Louis Vuitton's monogrammed mini, find minimalist perfection achieved by The Row, or cop a Chanel tweed bag no one else will have. Here, 13 …

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Chic in Chicago

You can almost taste the cheerfulness in the air walking along the frozen sidewalks in downtown Chicago. Christmas shoppers are engulfed in warm puffy coats with scarves wrapped around their necks. They walk along the Magnificent Mile while the sound of jingle bells from the horse pulled carriages …

Hot Holiday Hair: 20 Party-Ready Updos

If it’s not already totally apparent, we’re shamelessly pumped to get glammed up this holiday. We’ve planned the perfect outfit—sequined from top to toe of course!—chosen our favorite shimmery makeup looks, and picked out festive and elegant nail art. Now all that’s left to decide is what the heck …

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