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Glamour September 2014 Betty Halbreich Interview | Glamour

Betty Halbreich, Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper and the inspiration for a pilot Lena Dunham's developing for HBO, has been dressing women since Jimmy Carter was president—36 years! Now she's offering her expertise, gratis.<p><b>Q: What is one staple I should invest in this fall? —Kendall</b><p>A: Beautiful …

Coco Chanel's apartment as seen by Sam Taylor-Johnson

In a temporary exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London, Sam Taylor-Johnson unveils Second Floor, a new collection of photographs taken inside …

Famous Words of Fashion's Greatest: Part Two

A second set of style musings and sage advice from the most quotable names in fashion. Plus, see the first installment for 50 more.<p>"The best fashion show is definitely on the street. Always has been, and always will be." —<b>Bill Cunningham</b><p>"Women who wear black lead colorful lives." —<b>Neiman Marcus</b><p>"All …

The Ultimate #GIRLBOSS Lets Us Into Her Next-Level Closet

<i>By Meagan Wilson</i><p>Let's be real. By now, we're all more than well-acquainted with the usual …

11 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

Sure, your metabolism slows as you get older. But who says you have to take that sitting down? New research shows the best ways to burn more calories—faster!<p>Traditional wisdom holds that a sluggish metabolism is a curse of midlife, like needing reading glasses to use a smartphone or starting to …

Game of Thrones Braid Inspo to Sport for the Finale

Whether you’re a regular editor on AWOIAF or you think the HBO blockbuster <i>Game of Thrones</i> is way overrated, you just have to love the intricate braided hairstyles the characters sport. In honor of the upcoming season 4 finale, we’ve rounded up 10 stellar tutorials so you can rock some Westerosian …

TV Series

Role Call | Sita Wadhwani, Digital Editor

Sita Wadhwani, digital editor of Vogue India, says that online, it's more important to remain energised than aim for perfection.<p><i>There are few sectors</i> …

App Slips Some Acid Into Your iPhone Videos

To.Be Camera lets you funk up your videos in psychedelic 1970s style.<p>To.Be Camera, an iPhone app by the Internet collage service To.Be, is taking video in a new direction. Specifically, in an acid rock direction. Don’t get me wrong: There’s nothing wrong with adding happy-go-lucky Instagram filters …

Digital Culture

Visit AIGA's 'Century: 100 Years of Type Design' Exhibit Before It Closes Its Doors on July 31

<i>Editor's Note: Although this exhibition was originally scheduled to run through June 18, it has been exhtended to July 31—don't miss it!.</i><p>I wasn't a …

Typography

S.F.'s COOLEST Start-Up Offices, Revealed

We all wish we worked in one of those cool, quintessential start-up offices we see on TV (Hooli, we're looking at you). You know, the ones with …

San Francisco

Fashion Industry Insiders Share Their Path to Success

I asked some prominent names in fashion to share the moment they realized they were destined to work in the industry. Here, they share their stories.<p>Everyone's journey into the wild world of fashion is unique—whether they knew from childhood or made a massive career change later in life. …

WFX Events

“Why would I pay for something that’s already free?” 3 Occasions When Buying Facebook Ads Will Actually Help You<p>Uncategorized<p>Adrian Gates is the …

Confessions of a Beauty Editor

Test-driving countless products and treatments as well as trusting your hair, skin and makeup with every expert under the sun is all part of the job. And sometimes that is—or isn't—pretty.<p>I have been lucky enough to work in the amazing world of beauty editorial for nearly 14 years. And I am as …

See The Workspaces Of 14 Leading Creative Minds

Todd Selby’s third and latest book shows us where top fashion designers–including Iris Van Herpen, Dries van Noten, and Nicola Formichetti–go to work.<p>“With fashion, people often associate it with marketing, and they forget the other side of it, which is the creators,” says Todd Selby, a …

Creativity

How Hans Wegner Redesigned The Chair 500 Times

A new exhibition celebrates the “King of Chairs” on the centennial of his birth.<p>“If only you could design just one good chair in your life,” famed Danish designer Hans Wegner was quoted as saying in 1952. “But you simply cannot.”<p>He wasn’t kidding: Wegner, one of Denmark’s most prolific designers, …

Design

16 Luminous Buildings In Modern Scandinavia

Those of us who live close to the equator take a daily alternation of light and dark for granted. But in the far Scandinavian north, brief summers of blinding, perpetual sunlight alternate with months of bleak, S.A.D.-inducing darkness, punctuated with ecstatic bursts of Aurora Borealis. In the …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Wrapper’s Delight

Anton Alvarez is furniture design’s Spider-man. For his 2012 thesis show at London’s Royal Academy of Art, the design prodigy developed the Thread Wrapping Machine, a tool for binding together stools, benches, and lamps using only glue-coated thread. No nuts, no bolts, just wrap it up. <i>“Anton</i> …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

A Look at Torsion Boxes

Everyone from furniture builders to door manufacturers to IKEA understands the value of a torsion box. A torsion box is a completely flat, very …

Perspective Clocks

Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with clocks, and their previous Manifold and Lithe …

Time-lapse Photography

The Yolkfish: A Yolk-Eating Fish from Peleg Design | Colossal

<p>Created by Tel Aviv-based design firm Peleg Design, the Yolkfish is a clever kitchen tool designed like a fish that slurps up yolks as means to …

Quick Set Table

Hate setting the table? Try the Element table with its integrated storage of preset place-settings! The clever cubbies facilitate faster and easier …

Fire Bombs

Love this clever design for a Fire Extinguisher! It has several water bombs – or balls if you’d like to call them that, which can be used instantly …

Meet the Southern Belle Designer Taking on NYC

Stephanie Waldrip is all about the perfect textile.<p>Launched for Spring 2013, Stephanie Waldrip's line, Waldrip may be fresh to the New York fashion scene, but her consistent style belies her newcomer status. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art & Design, the Georgia native is a self-described …

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

A Self-Cleaning T-Shirt? This Smart New Tee Says It Can Resist Anything

Though 3-D-printed anything makes headlines almost daily, and LED wardrobes are becoming a festival staple, the most exciting wearable technology …

Inside This Talented Designer's Studio!

When you grow up in the English town famous for weaving the famous Chanel tweeds, you're bound to be bitten by the fashion bug. But, for designer …

5 Ceiling-Shattering Women To Inspire You

We don't like to label professions as "men's" or "women's." They're not clothing departments, after all — they're careers. And, in our opinion, both …