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Indie Focus: 'Spotlight' and 'Brooklyn' celebrate the hard work of simplicity

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.<p>The AFI Fest is in full swing right now and I cannot emphasize enough just how strong the lineup is this year. In pretty much every time slot on any day there is something exciting to see. Upcoming …

Sundance

VOGUE UKRAINE – Elizaveta Porodina Fashion Photography

Elegant black and white fashion photography by Elizaveta Porodina for the VOGUE Ukraine November 2015 edition.<p>Elizaveta Porodina is a freelance …

Khloé Kardashian Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her 1920s Party Look

"No one can do it like she did."<p>Everyone in attendance at Kris Jenner's extravagant Great Gatsby-themed party arrived in their best 1920s fashion. The mom-ager's #SexySixty birthday bash was a sea of sparkling gowns, fur stoles and feather boas—but it was Khloé's sultry look that stood out as …

How to Wax Your Own Brows

It's not often that we'll pass up the opportunity to try a DIY beauty treatment. For those of us more practiced, an at-home blowout can rival the …

SNL: Sia performs Alive, Bird Set Free

While Donald Trump drew all kinds of attention to <i>SNL</i> Saturday night, Sia took the spotlight in two scene-stealing performances of “Alive” and “Bird …

The Suede Lover’s Guide to Suede

There is no trendier—or more delicate—fabric for Fall than suede. From top models to the runways to the pages of <i>W</i>, it’s everywhere. In anticipation of unpredictable weather and serious suede investments, Jason Markk, the man behind the eponymous cult-followed shoe-cleaning empire, offers insights …

Hello: Adele's performs song live at NRJ Awards in France

After three years, Adele is back. The British singer belted out her hit ballad “Hello” for the first time on the BBC, and her latest live performance …

Rainbow Roots is the New Hair Trend You're Going to be Obsessed With

So long winter blues.<p>First it was sand art hair and rainbow streaked locks, then baby-soft pastel and silvery gray strands. Girls just can't stop dyeing their hair every shade on the spectrum, and the most recent technicolor trend is one of the coolest yet: rainbow roots.<p>This (relatively) subtle …

Meet the Florist Shaking Up London With Her Minimalist Arrangements

Tiny cyclamen and long stems of grass sprout from a small pot in a tea shop window. A clematis vine joined by a single Cécile Brunner rose dangles off a ledge. Branches of roses burst from a bouquet larger than the woman carrying it. A lone flamingo pink–speckled anthurium pops out of a vase on an …

Louis Vuitton

The New Way to Wear a Suit

Style stars like Gigi Hadid, Miranda Kerr, and Zendaya know that how to make a classic suit into a modern ensemble—and vice versa.

Here's Your First Look at Justin Bieber and Halsey's New Video for "The Feeling"

Featuring Amazonian women dressed in Yeezy Season 1?<p>With only one more week to go until the highly-anticipated release of Justin Bieber's fourth album, <i>Purpose</i>, Beliebers are hungrier than ever for new JB tunes. (Admittedly, we are too.) Luckily, the singer is satisfying fans' cravings with a sneak …

Why It Matters That *Project Runway*?s Season 14 Winner Is a Plus-Size Designer

<i>Project Runway</i> crowned 24-year-old Ashley Nell Tipton as the season 14 winner on Nov. 5, a designer who effectively made show history by presenting the first finale collection catered to plus-size figures. Her win matters—not just in the context of television and runway fashion, but in terms of …

Fremantle novelist Joan London wins Patrick White literary award

The Stella and Miles Franklin prize-nominated author of The Golden Age receives $24,000 award for her contribution to Australian literature<p>Read an extract of The Golden Age by Joan London<p>Fremantle author Joan London has been awarded the 2015 Patrick White literary award for her ongoing contribution …

Nobel Prize

Today’s Inspiration Comes From This Young Sudanese-American Slam Poet

Emtithal “Emi” Mahmoud is a Yale senior. She is originally from Darfur, Sudan, and came to the United States in 1998, escaping the genocide with her …

Poetry Slam

Patti Smith on the Two Kinds of Masterpieces and Her Fifty Favorite Books

“Everything pours forth. Photographs their history. Books their words. Walls their sounds.”<p><i>“Oh, to be reborn within the pages of a book,”</i> <b>Patti Smith</b> exhales within the pages of <b>M Train</b> (<i>public library</i>) — her astonishingly beautiful meditation on time, transformation, and how the radiance of love …

Literature

New Clues to Van Gogh’s Suicide

Carbon monoxide and heavy metals — even uranium—may have poisoned Van Gogh. The source? The gas he used to light the rooms where he worked late into …

Natural Gas

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—Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground

Pet rescue: Unseen TS Eliot cat poem recovered

Cumberleylaude, a ‘gourmet cat’ the author invented after a dinner party with a young friend, is belatedly added to Old Possum’s famous menagerie<p>In Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, TS Eliot gave us a Mystery Cat, in Macavity, an Original Conjuring Cat, in Mr Mistoffelees, and a Curious Cat, in …

Literature

5 Best-Selling Female Writers You May Not Have Heard Of

A handful of popular female writers of 19th century America — such as Louisa May Alcott and Harriet Beecher Stowe — continue to be widely taught and read. Others who were extremely well-known back then, for some reason or other, are today pretty much relegated to the history books.<p>Take <b>Fanny Fern</b> …

Literature

If you love George Orwell, never read his poems

He may have been a brilliant novelist and essayist, but the writer’s newly published poetry collection is, to put it politely, ‘not terribly good’<p><b>Name:</b> George Orwell.<p><b>Age:</b> Born 1903; died 1950; image stuck in about 1984.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Down-at-heel poet.<p><b>Occupation:</b> Down-at-heel poet.<p><b>Look, I may not know</b> …

Literature

Gordon Parks Pictures the Segregated South at Salon 94 Freemans

In 1956, two years after the Supreme Court’s <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i> ruling deemed unconstitutional the Jim Crow ethos of “separate but equal,” <i>Life</i> magazine sent Gordon Parks, its first African-American staff photographer (who would later distinguish himself as a film director, memoirist, …

Black History

Karlie Kloss’s Secret Weapon for Looking Cool at School

School is in session, and naturally college students everywhere are already looking forward to Thanksgiving break. However, one undergrad who may be working over the holiday is former Victoria’s Secret Angel and model Karlie Kloss. This fall the budding entrepreneur started her studies at NYU, …

The One Wedding Day Product You’ll Want in Your Makeup Bag

That wedding day glow doesn’t come easy. Counting facials, peels, masks, and makeup, brides put a lot of time and thought into looking as good as they feel. But according to bridal beauty expert and White Rose Collective makeup artist Tiffany Patton, there’s just one last oft-forgotten step that is …

Brides

Why Women Should Stop Calling Themselves Old

women lying about age<p>“Hey, female friends in their 30s, every time you call yourself ‘old,’ the patriarchy wins,” Rose Surnow, a Los Angeles–based writer for truTV’s <i>10 Things</i>, said in a recent Facebook and Twitter post. She added a hashtag for emphasis: #‎Don'tBuckleToBullshit.<p>One hundred and two …

Feminism

LA's Tularosa Teams Up With Australia's Wolfcub For Moodboard-Worthy Campaign

Tularosa's 2015 holiday campaign has #GOALS written all over it. From the LA-based brand's bohemian Isabel Marant vibes to Australia's stunning setting to cult-favorite photographer Brydie Mack's (aka @wolfcub) light-capturing vision to model Lise Olsen's relaxed beauty, we're pasting this entire …

Painted Love

The troubled heiress who never fit in is a familiar trope, but when that heiress is the trailblazer Peggy Guggenheim, the narrative expands to encompass the history of modern art. Famous for opening the Venice branch of her family’s museum, which holds her stellar collection, Guggenheim, who died …

Art

See How Olivia Palermo Does Denim-on-Denim in the Fall

Olivia Palermo and her impeccable street style has been noticeably absent. We mean, she pretty much skipped out on Fashion Month altogether, much to …