Julie Bowles

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Watch: "Inside Chanel" Turns to the Iconic Jacket

An average closet basic list would read something like "blazer, dark denim, pencil skirt," but a true fashion girl's would start (and possibly end) with "Chanel jacket." The latest from Chanel's "Inside Chanel" series explores the luxury house's iconic jacket, as designed by Coco Chanel and …

1920s Fashion: Coco Chanel, Marlene Dietrich And More Style Icons Of The Era (PHOTOS)

Many important things happened in the 1920s (Prohibition, jazz music, Art Deco...) But in our minds, one of the more significant developments of the decade was fashion entering the modern era. After decades of rigid Victorian style (think corsets and petticoats), fashion was finally becoming more …

Coco Chanel Photos Prove The Designer Was Her Own Muse

The name Chanel has become larger than life, from the perfumes and the quilted bags to the famous suit jackets reinvented by Karl Lagerfeld. We hear the name repeatedly in headlines and lyrics, and we see celebrities wear the clothes. But what did Coco Chanel herself actually look like?<p>As classic a …

Exclusive: Once Upon A Time...Coco Chanel

The first of five short films<p>It’s here: the first of our exclusive films charting the history of the legendary fashion house.<p>The ‘Once Upon A …

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On Coco Chanel's Birthday, 10 Titillating Apartment Details

To celebrate the 130th birthday of fashion dignitary and francophiles' obsession Gabrielle <b>"Coco" Chanel,</b> here's a detailed look into the tiny, exquisitely furnished apartment she kept above her flagship on rue Cambon in Paris. NPR once described the place, which has been preserved since her death …

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What we want to wear now<p>New season. New York.<p>Swimwear. Tested on surfers<p>Shore things. Summer's best swimwear<p>Cult bags for smart girls<p>What’s new in …

Glamour — Typed on a vintage typewriter. *Glamour

At Butchart Gardens near Victoria, British Columbia, dusk doesn't dim the beauty of more than 900 varieties of flowering plants. http://on.natgeo.com/1fRlVnA Photograph by Catherine Karnow, National Geographic

Muyambi Muyambi and Molly Burke

Travel<p>Bringing bicycles to the people<p><b>THE PEDAL PUSHERS</b><p>Where most people see a bike, Muyambi Muyambi and Molly Burke see potential. Their organization, Bicycles Against Poverty, uses a microfinance model to distribute bikes in rural Uganda, turning what would be a three-hour walk into a swift spin …

Open-Mindedness

Heli-hikers prepare to set off after being set down near a lake in the Bugaboo Mountains of eastern British Columbia. http://on.natgeo.com/15eDs2b Photograph by Jonathan Irish, National Geographic

A Lotus in the Desert: China's Xiangshawan Resort

In the Xiangshawan Desert, a remote stretch of dunes in Inner Mongolia, about 350 miles west of Beijing, an architectural lotus recently blossomed: the Desert Lotus Hotel. The hotel is part of a new resort built amid a vast sea of sand dunes, increasingly popular with Chinese tourists. The resort …

Parametric Architecture Rattles The Italian Alps

With the Paramount Alma Residence, PLASMA Studio places a contemporary and well considered wake-up call in a sleepy town of quaint chalets.<p>Tucked away in the northernmost part of Italy’s South Tyrol province is the picturesque town of Sesto. The thousand-year-old hamlet sits at the base of the …

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