Franki Durbin

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Traditional Blue and White Step Out of Their Comfort Zone in West Palm Beach

Antlers and bold prints give this coastal home a breath of fresh air.<p>Jeff Lincoln, a famed designer from New York City, turned the tables on this stunning West Palm Beach home. With a unique take on coastal style, he pushed this traditional blue and white color scheme into unexpected territory.

How One Man Made $15 Million As an Airbnb Host Last Year

When you think of a typical Airbnb host, someone with a spare room in their house may come to mind — someone who's perhaps just looking to make some …

These Faux Fur Coats Will Make You Look Like Kate Moss—And They “Feel Like a Hug”

Kym Canter used to have a lot of fur coats—26, to be exact. But she recently did something radical: She sold them all to fund a new line of sustainable faux fur outerwear here in New York. The shift in perspective was akin to an omnivore going vegan, but perhaps it was even more dramatic since fur …

Coats

This Is How Much of Your Paycheck You Should Actually Be Saving

After a long two weeks of slaying the #girlboss game, you finally get the sweet notification that your paycheck has been direct-deposited into your account. But even though we would all <i>love</i> to blow our paycheck on an adorable pair of luxe fall booties, we’ve decided to put our adulting pants on and …

Personal Finance

Self-Made Billionaires: Three Things They Want and Their Biggest Fear

The money's piling up faster than ever before and something has to be done with it.<p>A recent report shows that billionaires have three overriding interests in where to put their money. In addition, there's an overarching fear borne of their own success.<p>Billionaires have to be one of the most watched …

Income Inequality

The Paris Dream Trip (Part 2): When to Travel

<b>When to Travel</b>(This article is part 2 of 8 in <b>The Paris Dream Trip)</b>You've all seen it: in a B (or C) movie, a dapperly dressed man with darts of …

The Neiman Marcus 2017 Christmas Book Is Here! Shop the 25 Coolest Gifts

It's the 110th anniversary of Neiman Marcus, so the store is really doing things big this year. The retailer's beloved Christmas Book was just released for 2017, and we are head over heels in love with all the cool new products. The gifts come in a wide variety of price points, so there are special …

Decorations

Four Seasons Beverly Hills Debuts Wellness Rooms and Suites

Dechlorinating showers, air purification systems and exclusive Deepak Chopra meditations are some of the amenities of the celeb-loved hotel’s new …

Beverly Hills

'I can do my make-up in two minutes without a mirror' - Trinny Woodall on her new beauty brand and the skincare buys she can't live without

When we talk about beauty influencers it’s likely that you think of the twenty-somethings, such as Zoella or Tanya Burr, who shot to fame with YouTube make-up tutorials shot in their bedrooms. Over the past couple of years though, 53 year-old Trinny Woodall has also been building up quite the …

Look Inside Villa Les Cèdres, The Most Expensive House On Earth

Why Is This Important?<p>This 187-year-old mansion in the South of France makes the most expensive home in the U.S. (which sold for $220 million) look like a dump. Even the Playboy Mansion pales in comparison.<p>Long Story Short<p>The 18,000-square-foot, 14-bedroom mansion known as Villa Les Cèdres has …

5 Cozy Paris Hotels Where You Can Warm Up This Autumn | Paris Hotels

Paris is beautiful in all seasons, but a trip during the colder months can be particularly enchanting – crisp walks in the Tuileries, a <i>vin chaud</i> on a …

France

Literally Every Beauty Product Victoria Beckham Uses

Beauty<p>Celebrity Beauty<p>Literally Every Beauty Product Victoria Beckham Uses<p>Victoria Beckham always looks impossibly polished. From her flawless makeup …

7 of the Best Books on Investing That Will Help You Save Major Money

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you’re not</i> …

23 new beauty products you need to know about this October

Including, NYX's nude lipstick vault and Urban Decay's sex-proof mascara...<p>October is <i>the</i> month for beauty newness. With launches from all our fave brands, including Tom Ford, Clinique, NYX and L'Oreal, now's the time to freshen up your makeup bag.<p>Happy shopping... 💸 💸 💸

8 Beauty Products That Are Just As Good As Botox

What Lines?<p>This clinical-strength ferulic acid and retinol peel retextures skin, supports collagen production, reduces the look of wrinkles and …

Skin Care

Four Examples of Retail Brands Killing it With Content

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As more and more retail brands and department store giants close shop and reduce locations this year, the rest of the retail industry is scrambling. They've got to find ways to unlock the keys to survival and growth.<p>What is …

Marketing

5 Makeup Artist–Approved Products That Every Woman Needs in Her 30s

Milestone birthdays have a way of demarcating a fresh phase in life: new haircut, new goals, new box to check on surveys. What they don’t call for is an age-appropriate overhaul of your beauty routine. Lately, makeup whimsies once relegated to a certain youthful demographic—high-shine glitter, …

Makeup

These 10 Products Are the Best-Kept Secrets of the Indie Beauty World

The only way to describe Cosmoprof, the U.S.'s largest beauty trade convention, is like Disneyland for the beauty world. Every summer 1,000-plus brands—from indie and niche to the...

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Free Courses on Design from the Famous California Design Firm IDEO Start This Week

A quick fyi: This week, the famous California design firm IDEO has launched two free courses--a 7-week Introduction to Human-Centered Design and a …

15 Thanksgiving Quotes That Remind Us What's Truly Important

Don't forget to honor the reason for the season.<p>Thanksgiving brings a lot of great things: family, food and football, just to name a few. But taking a moment to express your gratitude before the big meal? Well, that's sweeter than pumpkin pie.

Happiness

This Is How to Use Pink in Your Home Without Going Too Saccharine

The secret is balancing raspberry shades with geometric, black and white decor.<p><i>In designing a Massachusetts home, Mary McGee fearlessly breaks boundaries, whether she's energizing Georgian-style rooms with a high-wattage palette or incorporating vivid patterns from her new line of African-made</i> …

6 French Makeup Tips, as Told by a French Artist

French women have a special approach to beauty. It’s hard not to be intrigued by their minimal yet perfect makeup, lit-from-within skin, and …

Collective nouns for birds: Why we call it a murder of crows, murmuration of starlings and a conspiracy of ravens

We celebrate our favourite collective nouns for birds, from the weird and the wonderful to the most curious.<p>Variously idiosyncratic, intriguing and …

How to prevent eye make-up ageing you - Tips from Adele's make-up artist Michael Ashton

Creases, what creases?<p>Have you ever stepped back to look at your freshly-applied make-up and wondered if you looked better before you started? We've …

This $175 Million Hamptons Estate Once Belonged to Henry Ford II

It's the most expensive listing in New York.<p>A Southampton estate originally built for Henry Ford II and his family in 1960 has been listed by its …

home

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

The Best Firming Neck Creams for Every Budget

If you’re not already using your favorite skincare products on your neck, you should be. We're talking about everything you use on your face …