Elaine Au

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How the Brazilian Bikini Wax Conquered the 90s

Perhaps the definitive grooming trend of the decade, the “Brazilian” owes its existence (mostly) to a set of enterprising immigrant sisters and their enviable client base. In this excerpt from his new survey of the shifting mores of the era, The Naughty Nineties, Vanity Fair creative development …

Law & Order True Crime: Revisit Vanity Fair’s Coverage of the Menendez Murder Trial

The 1989 murders captivated a nation—and Vanity Fair’s Dominick Dunne, who investigated the case.<p>The case of <b>Lyle</b> and <b>Erik Menendez</b> murdering their parents inside the family’s Beverly Hills home in 1989 was an act of human atrocity. But the capital crime had enough alluring elements—matricide, …

How to know if you’re buying a decent bottle of champagne

Nothing quite says “let’s party like it’s 1999” like splashing out on a bottle of bubbly and feeling fancy as hell afterward.<p>But while most of us …

Sparkling Wine

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

100 Years Since Her Execution, Was Mata Hari a Sexy Spy or a Sexy Scapegoat?

At nearly every turn, Margaretha Zelle MacLeod made the wrong choices. Yet she managed to create a persona that continues to dance on the crowded …

America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants 2017 Bar Ferdinand, Seattle, WA

Much of Chef/Co-owner Matt Dillon’s food comes from his Vashon Island farm and cooked in an open fireplace. Sommelier/Co-owner Marc Papineau …

Why Trump Should Be Afraid With Robert Mueller on the Case

By now, it’s clear: Robert Mueller, the special counsel looking into Russiagate and related matters, is a determined, relentless inquisitor whose …

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Norway Travel: Top 9 Norwegian Fjords in Unforgettable Photos

When you think of some of the Earth’s most beautiful landscapes; the Norwegian Fjords offer vistas of unparalled beauty. Through majestic blue, …

Did Betsy DeVos Make You Want To Run For School Board?

Early one morning, the week before Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary, 23-year-old Allison Kruk was dropping her boyfriend off at the Philadelphia airport when she decided to swing by the office of her U.S. senator and give him a piece of her mind.<p>Kruk was a Hillary Clinton supporter, …

The Coolest Nail Art Ideas For Spring 2018

The 16 nail art designs that will upgrade your manicure.<p>Nail art is not dead. Thanks to Cardi B and a handful of talented artists backstage at the spring runway shows, nail art is back and better than ever. This time, it's all about two major trends: three-dimensional embellishment (think …

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Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a Complex Target

BEIJING — In his latest criticism of what he sees as unfair trade, Donald J. Trump has taken aim at German cars. Why, the president-elect asked a German newspaper, do so many well-heeled drivers in New York drive a Mercedes-Benz, while Germans buy so few Chevrolets?<p>Mr. Trump’s question could set …

9 Habits of Highly Organized People

We all want to be a little bit more organized.<p>What causes you stress on the outside – whether a long list of errands or a cluttered home, is what …

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

"This is a favorite at family get togethers. It's always gone in a flash! Serve with tortilla chips or petite sourdough French bread …

The 50 Smoothest Pick-Up Lines in Movie History

Because "I lost my phone number. Can I have yours?" isn't nearly good enough.<p>Here's an extreme understatement for you: It is difficult to approach someone in a bar, on the street, or in a crowded venue and try to charm them with the perfect come-on. Which is precisely why we have the scripted …

Drinking Champagne Every Day "Could Help Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's"

Three glasses a day keeps the doctor away.<p>In news that both offers hope and baffles, scientists have found that drinking three glasses of champagne every day can help to prevent the onset of dementia and Alzheimer's. A compound found in pinot noir and pinot meunier, the black grapes used to make a …

14 Photos That Prove Amal Clooney Is Jackie Kennedy Incarnate

Too consistent to be a coincidence.<p>Remember that one time we tracked all the fashion moments that culminated with Amal Clooney's lemon Atelier Versace at Cannes? And then, during the research, we were like "Wait a minute..."? Here, we make the case that Amal Clooney and Jackie Kennedy are …

Charting the Celebrity Engagement Ring

See what A-listers are wearing on their ring fingers.<p>From Elizabeth Taylor's 33-carat rock to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's heirloom sapphire, the celebrity engagement ring is an object of constant fascination. Here, we trace the most iconic, from Hollywood's Golden Age to today.

Our Most Popular Posts of 2014 - Turntable Kitchen

As 2014 comes to a close, I thought I’d take a few minutes to reflect on everything we’ve written here this year. This was the first year that we …

Featured Shop: Yuka

My name is Guliz Mustafaoglu, and I’m the designer of the jewelry brand Yuka. I live in Istanbul, Turkey with my husband, Sinan. I work in a small studio showroom close to my home.<p>I’ve always been creative. I studied cinema at university, and afterward I went to London to study art direction for …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Here Is The Simplest Advice For Anyone Trying To Lose Weight Or Eat Healthy

Every few years, another diet seems to be all the rage. Food fads come and go every day. Go ahead, try to follow all of the advice that has proliferated: eat low fat, cut out all sugar, eat like a caveman, become a vegan, cut out gluten, go dairy-free, measure glycemic index.<p>You'd be left with …

The Style Evolution of Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

To celebrate their 30th birthday, we're taking a look back at the influential Olsens' sartorial transformation.<p>From playing the dual role of mischievous Michelle on <i>Full House</i> to building an entertainment—and now, fashion—empire, we've been hooked on the Olsen sisters since day one. Now, to …

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Groundbreaking Study Reveals The Main Reason Behind Most Cases Of Cancer

The researchers said Thursday that random DNA mutations accumulating in various parts of the body during ordinary cell division were the prime culprits behind many cancer types.<p>They looked at 31 cancer types and found that 22 of them, including leukemia and pancreatic, bone, testicular, ovarian, …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

14 quotes that drove the news in 2014

When all is said and done, a lot was said in 2014.<p>When all is said and done, a lot was said in 2014.<p>From memorable campaign lines to revealing emails to jaw-dropping gaffes, pols and pundits drove the news with quotes that kept America talking and PR flacks working overtime. As the year comes to a …

The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

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