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18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at CountryLiving.com asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

The Week in Fashion: Elizabeth Olsen Went Minimalist, Carey Mulligan Looked Sleek, and Natalie Portman Kept It Demure

Elizabeth Olsen took after her older sisters early this week sporting a minimalist look by The Row, Carey Mulligan made a sleek appearance in a striking navy Lanvin gown, Scarlett Johansson paired a camel coat with a white dress for a glam look in Roland Mouret, and Natalie Portman was a doll in …

Not a Saint, That St. Laurent

On Wednesday evening, a fashionable crowd gathered at the Tribeca Grand Hotel for a special screening of Bertrand Bonello’s unauthorized biopic, <i>Saint Laurent</i>, presented by the Cinema Society and <i>W</i> Magazine. The filmfollows, in the director’s words, “the most crazy, creative, sexy,” decade of Yves …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Bianca Jagger's Iconic Style

To celebrate the Queen of Studio 54's birthday, a look back at her best style.<p>Bianca Jagger cemented her status as a style icon during the '70s when she emerged as the reigning queen of the Studio 54 scene—in looks that still continue to inspire us to this day. The It Girl of the decade, Jagger's …

Make This Quick DIY Vase for A Seaside-Inspired Brunch

<i>We're teaming up with Squarespace for a week of inventive DIY centerpieces, from classics with a twist to totally wild takes. We invited a few of our favorite designers and stylists to participate, so join us as they share their tips and tricks—and scroll down for a code to get</i> <i>10% off a yearlong</i> …

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Get the Right Water Temperature for Yeast Without a Thermometer

<i>In Overheard, we're sharing all of the best tidbits we couldn't help picking up on</i>—<i>from smart tips on the Hotline to funny quotes heard around the water cooler and more</i>—<i>so we can all be in the know.</i><p>This week, Food52er Kate was ready to make Kouign Amann (imagine extra-buttery croissants with …

What the Kids of Copenhagen's Most Famous Chefs Eat for Lunch

<i>If you like reading what Amanda feeds her kids, you'll love taking a look into what other people—both in the food world and the world at large -- prepare for their own children (and occasionally their significant others and maybe even their pets). Prepare to be either resentful or appreciative of</i> …

9 Margarita Recipes You Need to Try for Cinco de Mayo

A great margarita is an absolute necessity for a proper Cinco de Mayo celebration. Fresh limes? Check. Tequila? Check. These are just the beginning …

This McDonald's Will Breathalyze Customers to Keep Drunk People Out

A McDonald's branch in Cambridge, England will start using breathalyzers on its customers in an effort to keep drunks out. According to the <i>Daily Mirror</i>, customers will blow into the machines before being allowed in; those who blow twice the legal driving limit (which is about .08, similar to the …

Favreau Flick 'Chef' Now on Netflix; United Airlines Taps Trotter Project to Create Meals

<i>MOVIES —</i> Good news for fans of Jon Favreau's 2014 movie <i>Chef</i>: the film, which is about a chef who attempts to rebuild his life by opening a food truck, stars Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, and Sofia Vergara, among others. The movie was generally well-received by critics, who praised …

5 Tips for Hosting a Customizable, Kid-Friendly Brunch

<i>Today: Joy Cho, who you might know from her blog from Oh Joy, has a new book: Oh Joy: 60 Ways to Create and Give Joy! Her tips for throwing a kid-friendly, delicious brunch have us ready to pull of the first f</i><i>ê</i><i>te of spring.</i><p>Brunch is one of my favorite weekend pleasures. It’s a time to enjoy your …

7 Recipes Our Moms Cooked for Us

We asked the Food52 team, "Who has changed the way you cooked?" Not surprisingly, the majority of the answers were "My mom." At the Food52 office, moms are often a part of the food conversation, whether we're recounting our mom's infamous boiled brussels sprouts or baking a cake inspired by an …

by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella

Yotam Ottolenghi re-creates a dish from the world's most perfect, most impossible to get to Mediterranean restaurant.<p><i>How do you re-create a dish from the world's most perfect, most impossible-to-get-to Mediterranean restaurant in a basic London kitchen? In his new column, Notes From My Test</i> …

9 Things That Taste Like a Margarita But Aren’t

We love margaritas, in all their various colors and flavors. The simple blend of tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur in the right proportion …

Met Gala Kickoff Party

Forgive us—this might induce a bit of FOMO. (Don’t say we didn’t warn you!) But here at Vogue.com, we felt it was time to celebrate. And considering it’s Met Gala season (this Monday, didn’t you know?), how better to drum up excitement for the big event than by sinking our teeth into the theme at …

Avengers: Age of Ultron posts $84.5 million Friday

Disney and Marvel’s <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> barreled its way into North American theaters with an estimated opening day gross of $84.5 million, …

Indigenous incarceration at record levels as Queensland’s prison population soars

Queensland jails held a record number of Indigenous people last month after the state’s prison population soared 21% in just two years.<p>The rising total population in the state’s jails has also coincided with a doubling in the rate of serious assaults on prisoners by fellow inmates.<p>Figures obtained …

Coastguard rescues 5,800 attempting to cross Mediterranean as Europe deals with influx of migrant boats

Another 5,800 migrants desperate to reach Europe were rescued this weekend as they tried to cross the Mediterranean on rickety boats, more than 2,150 …

Royal baby: $2 billion daughter of Kate Middleton faces life of constant scrutiny

Penny Junor, royal author and biographer of both Princes William and Harry, said the arrival of a girl added a "new dimension" to the male dominated …

The lies our government is telling refugees about Cambodia

The Australian government has devised a "fact sheet" to tell refugees in Nauru what they could expect from life in Cambodia. But the fact sheet is …

Australian Government