The Happy Holiday Handbook on Flipboard

By Starbucks | Style, gift, and party ideas to make this your happiest holiday yet.

Holidays + Celebrations

Set the scene for an elegant celebration. By Sarah Yang

Raid your beauty stash to recreate these cuties. By Lauren Piro

Celebrate Valentine's Day right. By Sarah Yang

How to get your home ready for the holidays. By Multiple Authors

How to throw a bash that guests will never forget. By The Editors at …

Holiday Hostess Gifts

Don't come to a holiday soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these and guaranteed you'll be invited back.

Tory Burch on How to Be the Perfect Hostess

She's the fashion face that launched a thousand—and then some!— shoes. We're talking about Tory Burch and her Reva (named after her mother) ballet flat, of course. While the designer became a household name for the still ubiquitous slippers, she's proven to be anything but a one-hit wonder, …

The Best of Pop Culture Holiday Traditions

Beauty

Skin is definitely in, but will it hold up with a devoted cosmetics lover? By Grace Gold

Because it's the worst place to skimp on. By Lauren Valenti

Yet another beauty secret from Morocco (they've got them all). By Simedar Jackson

Because growing your hair out takes forever, cutting it short is a huge …

12 Designers' Dogs on Christmas Morning

Interior designers share a photo of their pups and reveal holiday gifts from past and present — from adorable Santa pajamas to a classic Louis XV chair.

The New Holiday Style Rules

11 Holiday Traditions to Start

Make Reindeer Food With Your Family

Santa shouldn't be the only one who gets goodies Christmas Eve. Country singer Faith Hill recruits her kids every …

North America Travel

How To Set a Holiday Tablescape

The New Holiday Style Rules

Sure, a little black dress or le smoking is always on par for the party scene, but who says holiday dressing has to be so cut and dry? We've got 15 ideas for switching it up this season—getting festive just got a whole lot more fun.

Carine Roitfeld

Gift Ideas for $20 or Less

Attending a wine and cheese fête? Gift your Gouda-loving hostess a real marble slicer that looks much pricier than it is.

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The Haute Hostess: Holiday Gift Guide

Bringing your host a thoughtful thank you is an art form. Here, we've rounded up the best in what's new in haute hostess gifts — both classical and highly original. Plus, shop our BAZAAR editor gift guide.

Hostess

Holiday Gifts for the Man in Your Life

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How-To Make a Holiday Garland With Emily Thompson

31 Hostess Gifts That Aren't Boring

Whether you're crashing for a couple of days or just stopping by for a holiday dinner, ditch the standard bottle of wine and bouquet of flowers this season in favor of something a bit more original. Here, 31 items for every budget and personality that really say "thanks for having me."

WATCH AND LEARN: DIY Flavored Sugars

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25 Homemade Food Gifts

Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels

These pretzels are super-easy to whip up to give as a gift. Dip them a day ahead, and pack them in a box lined with waxed …

Recipes

Cute DIY Felt Christmas Crafts

Give your guests the warmest of welcomes with a handmade wreath that's truly evergreen thanks to its quick-cut felt sprigs and pom-pom berries.

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Holiday Crafts

Video: Wishing You a Merry & Bright Holiday Season

11 Easy Holiday Decorating Tips from Top Bloggers

Tastemaker Tips for Flawless Holiday Entertaining

Chic New Holiday Traditions, Straight From Entertaining Pros