Maryam Shahid

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The Business of Being Tom Ford, Part I

Imran Amed sits down with the one and only Tom Ford to understand how he built his own brand — projected to soon turn over $1 billion a year at …

11 Super Cool Things to Make!

12 Comments<p>From super cute printables to super yummy treats, check out the amazing list below.<p><b>1. Paint a Shade</b><p>Using acrylic paint diluted in water, a …

Shopping in London

More London shopping ideas<p>Discover the best shopping in London. Whether you’re looking for designer clothing, fun souvenirs or the perfect gift, …

England

The top 5 new restaurants in London

London is one of the culinary capitals of the world with new restaurants opening every day. This article lists five of the latest must-visit …

Top 5 secret London concierge tips

These tips are from Jose Pauco, Head Concierge at the luxury Milestone Hotel and a member of the Golden Keys. As well as being a 5 star hotel …

Top 5 quirky luxury restaurants in Cambridge, UK

Just a hop, skip and a jump up the tracks from Kings Cross, the university town of Cambridge is a perfect luxury destination for an overnight escape …

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …

Outdoor Spaces

Our $57 Board and Batten Tutorial (It's Surprisingly Easy!)

Yesterday you saw how our board and batten project came out for the Pinterest Challenge, so today we’re back with the full tutorial shebang. And hold …

How-To: DIY Pintuck Duvet Cover

Add some serious class to your bedroom decor with this pintuck duvet cover tutorial from View Along the Way!<p>High style <i>and</i> low budget? Goodness, yes! Head over to View Along the Way to see how it’s done.

10 Tutorials for First-time Candle Makers

Making your first candle doesn’t even have to involve heating up wax. If you’re among the many who fear making their first candle (Don’t worry – I …

Wedding Hair: The Big Day Is A Woman's Biggest 'Hair Moment,' Joico Survey Finds

Your Big Day is a big day for your hair, too.<p>In a survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of national hair brand Joico, 73 percent of American women agreed that the biggest “hair moment” of a woman’s life is her wedding. In fact, one out of three women said they’d rather trip while walking …

Funny RSVP: The Invitation You Wish You Could Send (PHOTO)

The uninvited plus-one, the drunk, the bride's ex -- you know you've seen a few of these bad wedding guests before.<p>This funny RSVP card, created by the folks at HappyPlace.com Wednesday, covers every type of awful guest you can imagine having at your wedding. Below, a portion of the RSVP card …

395 Ways to Ensure a Kick-Ass Wedding + 4 Awesome Real Weddings = More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys

<b>395 Ways to Ensure a Kick-Ass Wedding</b><p>If I got a wedding do-over, I'd love to say my vows in front of a scroll backdrop like this 1! (Click through to see it up close.) —Inspired by This<p>Follow these 10 tips for negotiating the price of your wedding dress! —Offbeat Bride<p>Make a dramatic entrance in …

The World's Most Amazing Beaches

Unsure where to head on your honeymoon? Check out some of the most incredible beaches that <i>Bridal Guide</i> writers have visited in the past few years -- piña colada not included.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The World's Most Amazing Beaches<p><b>More from Bridal Guide:</b><p>Real Couples Share Their Honeymoon Stories<br>• 100 Ideas …

Weddings

The Ultimate One-Move, Five-Minute Workout

If I had to do one move every day, it would be this one. This exercise (based on a classic “burpee,” but kicked up a notch or two) is great if you’re …

10 of the quirkiest hotel rooms in the world

Hotel rooms can be expensive, especially while on a city break – aiming to take in more sights than your balcony or window has to offer. Some of …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Sri Lanka

London's 16 best cafes

Leila’s<p><b>Address:</b> 17 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP <b><br>Details:</b> 020 7729 9789<p>Leila's has big sociable tables, serves Monmouth coffee and has a grocery shop attached, selling - among other things - huge tins of Campbells tea. It is always busy at weekends and they do really good food as well, not something that …

606 Ways to Make Your Wedding Just as Awesome as You Are + 3 Crazy-Pretty Real Weddings = Plenty of Wedding Inspiration to Keep You Entertained. For Now

<b>606 Ways to Make Your Wedding Just as Awesome as You Are</b><p>Consider these <b>10</b> tips for having the best summer wedding EVER! —SheFinds<p>Try this <b>10</b>-minute workout (from Heidi Klum's trainer!) to tone your arms, abs, and legs! —FitSugar<p>Having a garden wedding? Choose one of these <b>30</b> fun frocks for your …

How to save money on your holiday costs

The average cost of a family holiday in Europe is now more than £2,000. But we're not about to tell you if you should head to the Spanish costas or …

The 10 best breakfast recipes

Warm grapefruit and orange with toasted coconut<p>An invigorating, caramelised, citrus fusion, mellowed with sweet, toasted coconut – a great start to …

10 Prom Updo Ideas to Make Everyone's Head Turn

For most of us, prom night is a fuzzy memory marred by not-so-subtle makeup, questionable dress choices, and awkward boutonnière-clad dates. Luckily, we’ve learned from the error of our glittery ways and are here to offer some fresh ideas and a little hair guidance. First and foremost—don’t think that you have to head to a salon for a great updo or celeb-worthy waves. You can definitely score a prom-ready look at home all on your own.<p>That being said—here are 10 chic and easy looks that you can …

Packing List: Morocco Marvels

Morocco has been on my travel bucket list for ages, and I finally pulled the trigger this year by planning a 10-day trip to the medieval city of Fes, the small town of Ouirgane in the Atlas Mountains, and the bustling hubbub of Marrakech. Between the souks, the tagines, and the architecture, I have a feeling Morocco and I will get along famously. Here’s what I’m bringing when I hop on a plane tomorrow:<p>1. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare™ Alpha Beta® Glow Pad<p>I never go a day without SPF, but that …

The Princess Roll Hairstyle Tutorial

These "Magic Words" Will Save You Big

Here at Budget Travel we speak fluent French, Italian, Spanish, and other languages. But we've also mastered the phrases that can score you a deep …

London Shopping News: Carnaby Shopping Party, Greenwich Market, Seven Dials, Soho Flea Market

Please note this blog is no longer active. This post was last updated 4 years, 11 months ago and may contain out of date prices, opening times, links …

An Exercise for That Weird Boob-Armpit Pudge

Is it part of your breast? Your armpit? Eh, who really cares when you know this: You can get rid of the annoying roll right next to your bra strap (yeah, you know the one I'm talking about) by doing one exercise two or three times a week.<p>Grab two cotton towels, ball one up in each hand, and get …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

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