Anne Chris

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15 Minute Bangkok Peanut Mango Pasta.

Aka, what I have been living on for a good two weeks now. With all the writing I’ve been doing…read articleThe post 15 Minute Bangkok Peanut Mango …

Bangkok

Top 10 Rules You Must Follow To Lose 10 Pounds

Experts say the key to losing weight—and actually keeping off the weight—isn’t a crash diet or starving yourself. Rather, it’s making long-term …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Makeup Colors for Brown Eyes

We don't believe in prescriptive beauty or "rules" around these parts. But when it comes to playing up your eye color, some color wheel basics actually are pretty helpful. Take the...

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

One Exhibition, Three Centuries of Fashion

The fashion ideal is a constantly shifting notion, reflecting historical and social mores. “Fashion Forward: Three Centuries of Fashion (1715–2015),” at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, in Paris (April 7 through August 14), takes us chronologically through 300 emblematic men’s, women’s, and …

My Top 6 Packing Tips

Hawaii to South-East Asia to Australia and New Zealand to Southern Africa: 8 countries, 3 continents, summer, winter, and a supreme packing challenge. So how do you pack for a multi-month, multi-location trip? Here are my tips to packing a diverse and compact suitcase!<p>First things first -- look up …

17 Wedding Dress Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Introducing the bridal industry's new guard.<p>The bridal industry has its mainstay designers, and you've undoubtedly heard their names before…multiple times. That voluminous ballgown with a corseted bodice? Most likely a bespoke Vera Wang creation. Your dear friend's classic silk faille A-line gown …

Matcha 101: 6 Secrets to Making the Perfect Cup

I had my little bamboo whisk and a pretty ceramic bowl, so why was my matcha bitter and flat instead of frothy and sweet like it should be? I wanted the brilliant green color, subtle umami flavor, and almost-creamy texture (not to mention the purported health benefits) of this tea at its best. …

Tea

The New Something Blue: Fresh Takes on a Favorite Wedding Tradition

The English custom of brides wearing “something blue” on their wedding day dates back to the 1890s and a little old rhyme you may have heard of: “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, a sixpence in your shoe.” The blue bridal token was said to symbolize purity, love, and …

Weddings

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Dessert

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Introducing the 5 New Lipsticks That Are About to Take Over Your Makeup Bag

linda rodin<p>Photo: Michael Beauplet<p>In <i>Vogue</i>’s February issue, Linda Rodin—former model, longtime stylist, and founder of the resolutely chic skincare line Olio Lusso—offers a first look at her latest launch: five pitch-perfect lipsticks. For her much-anticipated foray into color cosmetics, Rodin …

Beauty

EGO Asymmetrical Armchair from Alegre Design

Alegre Design’s asymmetrical ‘EGO’ armchair catches your attention from every angle.<p>Alegre Design is a Sueca, Spain based studio specializing in …

Furniture

Vionnet

Make Your Life Easier: 17 Grab-and-Go Breakfast Recipes

With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable.<p>We get it: Most mornings, you're dining on the go. With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable and don't require repeating "YES, I SAID EXTRA HASH BROWNS" into a drive-thru microphone. …

Breakfast

6 DIY Hair Treatments That Actually Work

<i>(Photo: 2/Christopher Robbins/Corbis)</i><p>By Ashley Weatherford<p>Your "new year, new you" mantra has led you down the Pinterest rabbit hole of natural beauty remedies. First stop: hair. The good news is that your own kitchen and bathroom cupboards contain plenty of ingredients touted online as hair-care …

8 Essential Travel Secrets to Know Before Your Next Trip

No matter where you’re planning on going for your next vacation, if getting there involves a flight and you don’t happen to have a private jet at your disposal, the joy of embarking on a new adventure can often be overshadowed by the stress and frustration of the ride there. If it’s truly about the …

Flying

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

How To Tie A Tie

The Windsor, four-in-hand and bow tie, in six steps or less.<p>If you're a man of a certain age, by which we mean over 13, you need to know how to tie a tie yourself.<p>Certainly your father or mother can help you and/or your girlfriend, or boyfriend, husband, or wife, but eventually, one day, you'll …

Bow Ties

Happy Birthday, Coco! 6 of Mme. Chanel’s Quotes that Came to Life on the Brand’s Fall Runway

Though she was born 132 years ago today, many of <b>Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’</b>s style witticisms still ring true—and we don’t just mean the ones about her oft-worn pearls, tweeds, and camellia flowers. The iconic designer regularly voiced her opinions on women’s style and contemporary dress over the …

This Peanut Butter Cup Trifle Is Ridic

Peanut butter cup trifle -- your new favorite dessert! It's so easy to make, and serves a really big crowd. Hooray for that.<p>I wax poetic about my love for peanut butter all the time, and I think that a love of peanut butter is a totally normal thing, but I didn’t realize how much I take this …

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Crystallized books

Artist Alexis Arnold bends books at their spines, crumples them, and rolls them around in a Borax solution that causes them to be encrusted with tiny …

Books

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Relationships

January 2015

Diversity

Joaquin Phoenix Opens Up About His Childhood in a Cult – and His Loopy Letterman Appearance

Joaquin Phoenix knows a thing about cult followings – and not just the Hollywood fandom kind.<p>In the December issue of <i>Playboy</i>, which hits newsstands …

David Letterman

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

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 …