Jamila Franklin

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Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

Life is a little less miserable when you can throw money at your problems.<p>There is a lot of research to suggest that richer people are more satisfied with their lives than poorer people, at least up to a certain point when their most important needs are met. But life satisfaction is different from …

Why Men Cheat—Guys Tell All!

The dish you're dying to hear.<p>Your guy went to his buddy's bachelor party in Vegas and f***ed a prostitute. You went out of town for a long weekend and a girl five years his junior grabbed him at the bar and took him to her dorm room. He's been working late and his office flirtation became …

Kate Middleton's Hobbs, Roksanda Ilincic Dresses in Australia

After a quick day off, Kate Middleton and Prince William are back on their jam-packed royal tour of Australia—which means fresh looks to discuss for the Duchess. (I'm going to be sad on Friday when they jet back to England. I hope she has some official outings already planned at home, just to wean …

Romantic Comedies Every Woman Should Consider Seeing

Screenwriter Hallie Meyers-Shyer shares her top picks—they'll make you believe in love again. (And add to your Netflix queue immediately!)<p><b>Twentieth Century (1934)</b><p><b>The Gist:</b> Down-on-his luck Broadway director Oscar Jaffe tries to win back his former-ingenue Lily Garland, now a Hollywood star, when …

Work Outfit Idea: A Pleated Skirt, Slouchy Sweater, and Structured Bag

If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! Every evening at 10 P.M., we're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?"<p><b>A Pleated Skirt,</b> …

Kate Middletom Wears Pink Alexander McQueen, a Favorite Brand

For the latest stop on her whirlwind New Zealand and Australia tour, Kate Middleton wore one of her favorite designer brands, Alexander McQueen.<p>The Duchess showed up in Adelaide today in a blush pink V-neck, three-quarter-length-sleeve top, and matching pleated knee-length skirt. Simple jewelry …

Work Outfit Idea: An A-Line Skirt, a Gingham Shirt, and T-Strap Heels

If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! Every evening at 10 P.M., we're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?"<p><b>An A-Line Skirt, a</b> …

#theLIST: Spring Is In the Bag

The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solsticeand a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now.<p>The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solstice—and a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now. Plus, check out spring's best bag trends.

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.

The 50 Most Amazing Tree Houses in the World

While tree houses are often associated with one's childhood, adults have taken it upon themselves to create some unbelievable buildings that are far more incredible than one could ever imagine. In a book published by Taschen, author Philip Jodidio has brought together 50 of the most incredible tree …

Cherry Blossom

Spectacular Waves Captured by Fearless Photographer Kenji Croman

Kenji Croman is a Hawaii resident, body surfer, and former competitive swimmer whose thrill-seeking personality allows him to photograph unpredictable yet awe-inspiring waves. Despite some drawbacks with his profession, including broken bones and close encounters with sharks, the photographer says …

Photography

Put a Bird on It: Get Lost in Juan Fontanive's Motorized Flip Books Featuring Audubon Illustrations

You may not see much of your well-worn childhood flip books past the age of 10—or maybe even younger thanks to the intrigue of more developed, …

Books

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

Oil & Acrylic Portrait Paintings

A collection of portrait paintings done by Canadian painter Jace Kim. Each portrait is mysterious and has and raw in such an awesome way, it's almost …

Art

A Modern, Black & White Apartment in Poland

Designed with a single man in mind, this modern, black and white apartment in Poznań, Poland was designed by KASIA ORWAT home design. Despite the …

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Angel Bolign's Sentimental Illustrations

This collection of work by Cuban artist Angel Bolign is a blend of beautifully illustrated stories filled with a touch of melancholy. The strong narratives often give way to sad moments of loneliness, despair, or heartache. However, the artist also finds ways to touch on real life moments with a …

Art

Inside Ahana Deol’s wedding

9 Key Fashion Items Every Girl Needs

With Spring almost in bloom, its time to invest in staple pieces you'll want to keep forever.<p>Let's face it: winter's bitter cold left us feeling disillusioned with our wardrobes. So with warmer days ahead, it's time to shop for must-have pieces that'll keep your look fresh for months to come.

The 35 Most Memorable Fashion Moments of the '90s

RIP platform sneakers. 😥<p>You've probably read at least one think-piece about the resurgence of the '90s, and it really does seem like the decade was a breeding ground for iconic fashion styles that won't quit, from grunge-y flannel and cropped tops to slinky slip dresses. Ahead, join us on our trip …

The Supermodels of the 1980s

The most iconic faces of '80s fashion.<p>Yes, the hair was bigger, but that wasn't the only thing that set the cover girls of the '80s apart.

From Marilyn Monroe to Elizabeth Taylor, An Old Hollywood Guide to Dressing Down

Be glamorous 24/7.<p>During Old Hollywood's heyday, leading ladies looked just as elegant traipsing around town or lounging at home as they did on screen. Let these retro sirens be your guide to dressing glamorous on your days off.

13 Tips on How to Clean, Cut, and Care for Your Denim

We've got 99 problems, but denim ain't one.<p>Denim is an American staple that keeps on evolving, which is both a blessing and a curse.<p>On one hand, there's a million and one styles for us to choose from. On the other hand, there are so many factors to consider: the cuts, fit, fabrics, wash, and …

Pet Parade: 50 Ridiculously Adorable Animals in Costume

25 Most Iconic Film Looks of All Time

The top 25 movie looks that have inspired the runways and your closet.<p>From Scarlett O'Hara's gown made of curtains to Andie's homespun prom dress in <i>Pretty in Pink,</i> some cinematic styles are as memorable as the films themselves. Here, the top 25 movie looks that have inspired the runways — and your …

11 of Coco Chanel's Best Quotes

Because she spoke the stuff of legend.<p><b>Coco Chanel</b> defined modern fashion for women everywhere. Thanks to her innovative designs, women's fashions departed from the restrictive garb that was the norm before World War I to a more casual aesthetic in clothing. She started the conversation of what to …

12 Things Only Fashion Girls Understand

This white t-shirt is different than all the others and was totally worth the splurge.<p><b>1. What happens in the bathroom when you're wearing a jumpsuit.</b><p><b>2. Wearing sunglasses when it's cloudy.</b> And rainy. And snowy. And oh yeah, there was that time with the wintery mix.<p><b>3. You own shoes that are</b> …

The History of Women and Their Eyebrows

These days, it's all in the brows — but in a way, it always was.<p><b>1. The Ancient Egyptian Eyebrows of Horus, 3500 B.C. - 2500 B.C.</b>Both Egyptian men and women wore makeup for its supernatural powers. As an homage to the God Horus, heavily-lined eyes were the focal point of the face, which meant that …

The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

12 Wedding Gowns That Are Even More Gorgeous From the Back

If you thought the front was good, just wait until you see what these wedding dresses look like from behind.<p>If you thought the front was good, just wait until you see what these wedding dresses look like from behind. <i>This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.</i>