Katie Brakora

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Luxurious Kitchen Of Dark Wood And Emperor Marble

Marble and wood are natural materials that are beautiful without any decorations – just because of their textures. This kitchen is made of these two …

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Restaurant as Enchanted Forest, Copenhagen Edition

Noma cofounder Claus Meyer (known as one of the founding fathers of New Nordic cuisine) is the force behind the newly opened waterfront jazz …

Shove Stuff: Minimal Desk with Simple Built-In Back Shelf

The idea is simple: keep your stuff to the back, be it books or simply whatever you need to push out of the way while you get things down, and a …

A Modern Bistro That Doubles as a Museum

Care to dine next to a tiger skeleton? Restaurant Museet is a new Swedish bistro that puts more than food on display. Located off the buzzing Birger …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Coco Chanel's Beyond-Chic Life In Under 3 Minutes

The short film, Coco - Inside CHANEL, is a lovely trip down the rabbit hole of the designer's incredible life. As part of a series of whimsical …

Seeking the Path to Perfect Skin

After years of divided thinking, U.S. dermatologists and UK facialists are meeting in the middle. Julie Schott investigates the best practices from both sides—and how a perfect blend can lead to your most beautiful skin ever<p>It's the first day of London Fashion Week, but instead of darting about …

It's All About Red Lipstick On This Week's Best & Worst Beauty List (PHOTOS)

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas with all the red lipstick we've spotted on our favorite celebrities this past week.<p>Burberry babe Rosie Huntington-Whiteley sported matte red lipstick that matched her pantsuit, and Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson flaunted a glossy red lip shade …

12 All-Natural Hair Moisturizers That You Can DIY

An extreme seasonal shift not only cues a drastic change in your wardrobe, it also means that it’s time to adjust your beauty routine. During the winter, it’s all about moisturizing (after you exfoliate with face and lip scrubs, of course!).<p>While we all know that the brisk bite of cold weather does …

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Are You An HR Nightmare?

Unless you work at a company dedicated to the crushing of dreams and suppression of fun, you probably have an office holiday party coming up this …

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Fall's Must-Have Dress That'll Never Give You The Cold Shoulder

We're not exactly fans of the cold shoulder — literally or figuratively. So, while we once devoted our summers to strappy dresses and our favorite …

The Ultimate Guide To S.F's Dogpatch

The rise of restaurants and craftsman-oriented shops popping up in the Dogpatch has made it a fast-growing microhood (we never get sick of this term) …

Op-Ed | When Passion Was Everything

Debra Scherer recalls the collaboration between Yohji Yamamoto and Irene Silvagni, and a time when the industry saw fashion with greater</b> …

Lauren Laverne on style: the ladylike trend

Amy Winehouse destroyed boho. Once she arrived (by which I mean simultaneously revolutionised popular culture via every available access point – the charts, high fashion and celebrity), boho became a no-no. The perplexingly ubiquitous coin belt, gypsy skirt and fur-gilet combo that had haunted the …

New Sherlock Trailer Drastically Improves Mondays Worldwide

You silly goose! You thought today would be boring. You thought you'd mope around the office, bleary eyed and wondering why you bothered to get out …

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Susan Boyle Bravely Discusses Her Asperger's Diagnosis

Photo: IBL/REX USA.<p>Over the weekend, Susan Boyle — the shy and unassuming runner-up of <i>Britain's Got Talent</i> — boldly discussed her autism. In an …

Street Chic: Norway

Photo:ELLE International<p>Super chic winter whites.<p>Shirt: (Shop similar: Equipment<p>)<p>Sweater: (Shop similar: T by Alexander Wang<p>)<p>Jacket: (Shop similar: BLK DNM<p>)<p>Pants: (Shop similar: Jil Sander<p>)<p>Shoes: Nike (Shop similar: Nike<p>)<p>Sunglasses: (Shop similar: Oliver Peoples<p>)<p><b>Want to see more street style? Check</b> …

The Best Little Black Dresses of 2013

See who worked the cocktail hour staple the best this year.<p>From star-studded red carpets to the front rows of fashion week, the LBD is an obvious choice for any event that calls for instant chic. From new iterations like the off-the-shoulder trend to the never-fail sheath, see who worked the …

300 Things We Didn't Know About Gerard Butler

We sent one of our most open-minded reporters, a man largely unsullied by any familiarity with our Hollywood-obsessed world, to interview this guy. We gave him a first name and an address, nothing more. We were pretty certain Cal had never heard of him. This is what happened.<p><b>I send</b> a quick text to …

Mark Shaw’s *Dior Glamour, *Photos from the Paris Fashion House’s Heyday

Mark Shaw is often remembered for his intimate portraits of Jackie and John F. Kennedy and for his work chronicling the world for *Life *magazine through the 1950s and 1960s. But in a new book out from Rizzoli this week, another of Shaw’s roles is examined: that of translator of French fashion. The …

The Best Dogs in Costume at the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

Saturday saw the 23rd Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, a competitive yet friendly gathering of miraculously well-behaved pets, comparatively monstrous human children, and the adults who dragged them all there. Despite the dog parade’s emphasis on interspecies intermingling, much of the media …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

Cameron Brooks's Photography Project Shows Hawaii Like It's Never Been Seen Before

It's been said that helicopter pilots in Hawaii have one of the best gigs going. The same could be said of photographers in Hawaii. So, what happens when you combine the two?<p>Pure awesomeness.<p>Cameron Brooks is a professional photographer who does most of his work in a helicopter, thus capturing some …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

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