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Best Packing Tips Ever

For all of the traveling I do, I still dread packing and always think I have more time than I actually do.

Swimwear

The Healthy Diet of the Future Focuses on When—Not Just What—You Eat

In 2003, Oprah announced she was no longer eating after 7:30 p.m. to stave off weight gain. “Not even a grape,” she wrote in the January issue of <i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>, where she meditated on her heaviest (237 pounds) and lightest (145 pounds) selves—and all the dietary tweaks and allowances and …

Wellness

I Tried This Viral Tool to Flatten My Stomach, and I'm Shook It Actually Worked

If you haven't yet heard of the FasciaBlaster, allow me to divert your attention to the founder's Instagram page.<p>Hi! Welcome back. You probably just …

Google Search

This Mexico City Jewelry Designer Is Making Heirlooms, Not Instagram Bait

Alexa de la Cruz may be the mysterious blunt-bobbed woman showing up on your favorite Instagram accounts, but this arresting face does much more than make cameos in her designer friends’ lookbooks. After taking online classes and enrolling in a design workshop, the 23-year-old launched an 11-piece …

Mexico City

10 Breakfast-in-Bed Ideas So Good You Just Might Want to Wake Up Early

There's nothing quite as glorious as waking up to a delicious homemade breakfast delivered straight to your bed. While we can't necessarily start off …

Breakfast

Yotam Ottolenghi’s party food recipes

Party food, or finger food, is a real chore for the home cook. It’s fiddly, time-consuming and, if I’m honest, pretty dull to make. So, before I pick what to make, I always ask myself a few questions: in the interests of not spending the entire party in the kitchen, is a dish relatively quick? Can …

Recipes

10 Sandwiches to Eat in France Before You Die

French sandwich culture is a thing of glory.<p>France has a proud, centuries-old food culture that is considered to be the most prestigious in the …

France

This Breathtaking Mexico City Restaurant Is a History Lover's Dream

One of the oldest restaurants in Mexico's capital, Café de Tacuba has remained a shrine to the country's culinary traditions.<p>Café de Tacuba is a …

Mexico City

Marie Kondo on Tidying Up When the World Has Got You Down

The Japanese decluttering expert shares her strategies for navigating kids, politics, and other unruly items.<p>When a certain little turquoise book came out by Japanese tidying expert Marie Kondo, millions took to our closets, tossing out objects with abandon in the pursuit of “sparking joy.” <i>The</i> …

Cleaning

What to Pack for a 1 Week Summer Road Trip

Struggling to pack for your summer road trip? Well, I’ve created a road trip packing list for your summer travels based off my recent California …

Traveling with Liquid: How 9 Beauty Editors Pack Their Product

My life is currently a big medicine cabinet full of product. I’m a beauty writer and therefore constantly trying new things, which run independent of …

Skin Care

You Can Have a Clutter-Free Home Without Even Trying

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Chore-Free Summer. Every weekday until July 20, we're arming you with time-saving shortcuts and hacks that'll help you …

23 Things I Wish I'd Known at 23, by Hillary Kerr

At 23, I was just your typical Manhattan-dwelling girl, living the dream with a fifth-floor walk-up and two rowdy roommates. As a young editor at …

A Simple Décor Trick All French Women Use—Do You Know It?

Having grown up in a French-Canadian family before my mom remarried a Parisian, and I subsequently moved to New York, I grew up somewhere in between …

Chèvre or Harbison? Cheesemongers Weigh In on the Best Cheese to Bring to a Picnic

“Cheese is love,” a mantra heard over and over again at Brooklyn’s Cheesemonger Invitational this past weekend. Gouda, Muenster, aged Comté, (the list goes on) were all present at the competition created by third generation cheese importer, Adam Moskowitz, who MC’d the festivities dressed in, what …

4 Summer Hair Colors Pinterest Can’t Get Enough Of

Including one little preview for fall...<p>Maybe it kicks off with the wild dye jobs we see during music festival season, but summer always seems like …

The "Honey Hi" Diet Helped Me Lose 10 Pounds—and Gain Healthy Perspective

Recently, I divulged a bit of my current struggle with food, how a diet I'd once called balanced (one I previously worked so hard to streamline) had …

How to leave those bottled dressings behind and make your own vinaigrette

I am the kind of person who buys a bottle of salad dressing, uses it once and then promptly forgets about it in a jumble of other condiments until well after the expiration date. I suspect I’m not alone.<p>Even when I have a bottle of dressing socked away, I am much more tempted to just whip up a …

Food

How to Pack Light and Still Have Everything You Need (Yes, It's Possible)

Hitting the sweet spot between over- and underpacking is one of the trickiest travel lessons of all. Even seasoned travelers can find themselves with …

Star Wars lightsaber colors, decoded

As Solo: A Star Wars Story ends its theatrical run, it's safe to talk about the unexpected appearance of a lightsaber at the end of a movie that didn't seem likely to have any.<p>It popped up thanks to a surprising cameo by longtime Star Wars villain Maul, who ignited his red blade to threaten Emilia …

The 'Queer Eye' Guide to a Richer Life

The Fab Five share how to live your best without spending a fortune.<p>It’s like a meteorological event. When the cast of <i>Queer Eye</i> enters a room, the …

What's Your Summer Look?

There was a time, maybe two and a half years ago, when everyone at Glossier was all about "looks". People were walking around proclaiming that this …

A Few More Things You Need To Survive Summer

Summer happens every year, so you'd think at this point in my life, I'd be prepared for it to strike sometime around May 20th and June 11th. And yet! …

What led to Trump’s outburst against Trudeau: Behind the scenes at the G7 | The Star

QUEBEC CITY—U.S. President Donald Trump greeted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warmly Friday morning as he arrived at the G7.<p>Although he’d tweeted …

The Latina Cool Girl’s Guide to Mexico City

To say Mexico City is having a moment would be putting it far too mildly for this potent metropolis. Indeed, while Trump may seem hellbent on divisive wall-talk and trade tariffs, conversations around the thriving heartbeat of Mexico have never been louder, nor has the capital welcomed more …

I've Been to 30 Countries—Here's What I'd Never Pack in My Carry-On

How can you tell if someone is a seasoned traveler or not? A quick scan of an Instagram profile may help, as well as counting the number of stamps in …

Thai Pork Larb Is the Sweet & Spicy Salad We Can’t Stop Eating

I first came across larb while taking a local cooking class in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Its base is made up of ground meat, often chicken or pork, but variations also include ground duck or mushrooms and toasted, ground rice. It can be served cold or at room temperature with pickled vegetables and …

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

This Minty Ricotta Torte Is All I Want to Eat Right Now

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we're making the effort to revisit some golden recipes. Today, it's TasteFood's Spring Pea and Ricotta Torte with Lemon and Mint, because it has all the fun of baking a cake with the results of something you can eat for lunch or</i> …

These 9 Foods Are the Fountain of Youth

Science will tell you that premature aging is a lifestyle choice rather than a genetic certainty. And it's not exactly news that diet, social and …