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10 Game-Changing Products For People With Fine Hair

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Hair Care

22 Songs From the '90s You Forgot You Were Obsessed With

And I hope that you feel the same way, too.<p>You're wearing '90s clothes. You're fondly remembering '90s brands. Even looking at a choker makes you, well, choke up. If you're of a certain age (that is, my age), there is also a bracket of pop songs that defined the decade—nay, <i>your whole life</i>. Icons …

Harry Potter

9 Fashion Trends From 1998 That Feel Just as Relevant in 2018

It's pretty easy to look at a brand-new collection with an eye for nostalgia: In the last 12 months alone, we've seen Versace's spring 2018 tribute to founder Gianni, Tommy x Gigi's logo-heavy (and highly self-referential) final collaboration, Raf Simons' revival of that iconic Brooke Shields photo …

Clothing

Corky Romano Is in Robert Pattinson's All-Time Top 3 Favorite Movies

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

How to Air Dry Your Hair the French Way

Relaxed yet polished, it's the hairstyle our French counterparts seem to have mastered. That's because there's a lot more to it than a wash-and-go, …

The Best Romantic Getaways in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is filled with great places to take your sweetheart for a special romantic weekend. There are many options, but they all have a …

The Best Shampoos and Conditioners of 2018

<i>For our 23rd Best Beauty Buys, we surveyed the leading dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and manicurists to find out which products they</i> …

Seattle's Tables With a View

Surrounded by water, mountain ranges and forests, and home to several iconic structures, amazing views aren't hard to come by in Seattle. Whether you …

Bainbridge Island Trip Planner

Fun Things to Do on Bainbridge Island<p>Bainbridge Island is located just east of the Kitsap Peninsula, across the water from Seattle, Washington. One …

The definitive ranking of all the Stranger Things cast’s bands

• Stranger Things<p>They're all brilliant really<p>Stranger Things: the TV show that brought a wave of illegitimate sick days across the country when the …

How I Blow Dry My Fine AF Hair To Nearly-Deafening Volume Levels

Despite the fact that I'm a makeup artist, I struggle with hair. Friends, family, and clients assume that both skills come in a package deal. …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Orleans

7 Things That Will Definitely Surprise You About Having a Disney Fairy Tale Wedding

If you've ever wondered what it's like to have a Disney Fairy Tale Wedding, prepare to be blown away. After chatting with Korri McFann, marketing director at Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons, and a Disney bride who experienced the magic firsthand, I'll admit that I'm now considering having …

Interior Designers Share the Neutral Paint Colors That Work in Every Room

If you’re still weighing how much color to put in that sanctuary space we all know and love, you can also check out the bathroom paint colors …

The 9 Best Selling Wedding Dresses of All Time

Even though we exhaustively cover the latest bridal market runways, seasonal dress trends and, of course, all the celebrity (and royal) nuptials that are blowing up your Twitter feed, we stand by the principle that wedding gowns are classic and, most of all, timeless. The most iconic gowns of the …

Ooh la la! 20 lovely hotels in France

From chic and characterful Paris to the medieval hilltop villages of Provence to the gentle countryside of the Dordogne, France is a land of infinite beauty and variety. Here are 20 of the loveliest places in which to hang your chapeau, as selected by the Good Hotel Guide.

Dining Rooms

Gossip Girl Turns 10—But Serena and Blair’s Best Fashions Are Forever

“Fashion is the most powerful art there is,” the brilliant Blair Waldorf once informed Dan Humphrey, the guy from the other side of the tracks—well, anyway, Brooklyn. “It’s movement, design, and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who we’d like to be. Just like your scarf …

9 pubs in (& around) London with the cosiest open fires

Autumn has arrived. It’s officially getting colder, the leaves are turning, we’re *almost* reaching for the layers and yes, we’re already planning …

England

A Quick Guide to Dallas' Best Cocktail Lounges

<b>Happiest Hour:</b> In case you haven’t heard, frozen rosé is summer’s unofficial beverage. While you’ll find iterations everywhere, the only one with an …

Disney Just Revealed A New Full-Scale Model of Star Wars Land at D23

Estimated to cost the greater part of a billion-dollar investment in Anaheim alone, with a counterpart in Orlando that might include a $1,000 per night themed hotel, Disney’s <i>Star Wars</i> Land is probably its most anticipated theme park expansion ever. (Certainly more so than its recent <i>Avatar</i> expansion …

This Bikini Style Looks Good on Everyone

The internet is jam-packed with articles touting "how to look good in a bikini," but in truth, it's easy. Put on one that makes you feel confident, …

See the 24 Best Commercials of the Past 15 Years, as Judged at Cannes Lions

The Film Lions may not be the absolutely pinnacle of the Cannes festival, as they once were, but the Film Grand Prix is still very much a marquee …

11 Most Romantic Destinations in America to fall in love with

The key to any great romantic getaway travel is a great romantic destination. There are so many gorgeous places to kiss in the rain or under the …

Finger Lakes

Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully …

Thrill-seeking adventures on Vancouver Island

Whatever your age and whatever your passion, there is always a little part of us seeking adventure. With such a huge variety of landscapes on offer, …

Luxury Travel

Lady’s 4-Day London Itinerary

Over the last few months I’ve been sharing London itineraries on the blog. From one day to three, I’ve written out my ideal mix of things to do, see, …

England

15 Whimsical Pieces From PBteen's New Emily and Meritt Collection You Won't Find Anywhere Else

If you're the type of person who likes to have one-of-a-kind, unique pieces in her home, Pottery Barn might not be your go-to place to shop for furniture and home decor. We get it—the catalog standby is full of high-quality traditional pieces, but it might not speak to your eclectic-loving heart. …

Decorations

The Original Grey Gardens Mansion Is For Sale For $20 Million

Let's be honest: Grey Gardens doesn't exactly have the most appealing connotations. For starters, the name just <i>sounds</i> dreary. (Who wants to hang out in a grey garden? Not me.) Not to mention, the Hamptons estate—once owned by Jackie O's aunt and cousin, known as the Edies—literally became famous …

Kate Bosworth's Oscars Dress Transformed Her Into a Modern-Day Cinderella

We weren't even looking for Disney dresses at the Oscars, they just popped up. It was hard not to notice that Leslie Mann looked the spitting image of Belle in her Zac Posen gown. And Brie Larson's Oscar de la Renta number immediately conjured images of Ursula's tentacles. But Disney magic was not …