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How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

A Restaurant to Try This Weekend in New York City: Fritzl's Lunch Box

February 13<p><b>Sietsema Recommends: Fritzl's Lunch Box</b><p>Bushwick is rife with boho bars and restaurants that can provide you with a memorable meal in a slightly unusual vein, whether it’s fried chicken sliders on a stick, grilled cauliflower and blood oranges in an anchovy vinaigrette, or a brunchtime …

4 Coastal Hotspots in Mexico to Visit in 2015

<i>Throughout his extensive travels in Mexico, digital nomad and TPG Contributor Ryan Gargiulo has found that its beach towns and cities are his sweet</i> …

25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

These are not your average wedding pictures.<p>Four times a year, the Fearless Awards honor the very best photos by the world's top wedding photographers. And the most recent collection, released Tuesday, is no exception.<p>After poring over more than 15,000 submissions from 1,300 photographers, a group …

Wedding dresses in Vogue Paris

WEDDING INSPIRATION<p><b>Including a pregnant Natalia Vodianova, Zuzanna Bijoch crowned in flowers, Daria Werbowy under a veil, and Isabeli Fontana wrapped</b> …

Weddings

The best floral fragrances

Glorious summer scents with a hint of herbaceous borders<p>I want the smell of suburban gardens to stay with me all day long. Honeysuckle, apple blossom, jasmine, lilac… all the flowers, all at once, now. My new favourite floral scent for summer is <b>Miller</b> <b>Harris’s</b> delicate <b>Rose Silence</b> (£65, …

Beauty

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Take an Occasional Break From the Gym to Keep Up Your Progress

No matter how lofty your fitness goals are or how little time you have, you still need rest. Constantly hammering yourself into the ground is …

Exercise

Instagram of the Month: Hong Kong

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Travel photographer <b>Elena Ermakova</b> (on Instagram <b>@ermakova_photography</b>) loves to discover new places and share them through her lens. “I want to show all faces of our world: beautiful and ugly, weird and inspiring,” says the Moscow native.<p>Elena brought herself—and her great …

Hong Kong

Vera Wang's New Bridal Collection Could Pass for Lingerie

Once upon a time, Vera Wang was the one brides turned to for princess-worthy wedding dresses that came complete with a strapless sweetheart neckline …

Weddings

10 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Wear Flip-Flops

They're comfortable, but also really bad for you.<p>Pin the photo above to save this story for later!<p>In warm weather, it's hard to resist the urge to break out your flip-flops, the truest sign of summer. The problem: The footwear horrifies most experts.<p>Here's why you should reserve your flip-flops for …

The Best Drugstore Beauty Products, According to Vogue Editors

There’s something so comforting about dropping into the corner drugstore. Perhaps it’s the consistency—same fluorescent lighting, same (different, but same) pop song playing, same row overstocked with candy and plush toys to mark whatever holiday is coming up or has just passed—and of course, all …

Weight Loss Doesn't Always Lead to Happiness

Research has shown that dropping pounds doesn't mean higher well-being.<p>To lose weight is to become happier. At least, this is the narrative voiced by countless health gurus, ubiquitous advertisements, and, sometimes, overly blunt friends and relatives.<p>Americans buy in to the weight-loss game with …

Use this model's tips to look better in photos

With photos of you always floating around social media, everyone wants to learn how to be more photogenic. Luckily, model and blogger Nikia Phoenix …

Indecent Proposal

Among Yves Saint Laurent’s most memorable moments was his 1971 haute couture collection—a scandalous parade of flowy dresses, fur chubbies, and chunky heels that recalled the outfits worn by wartime streetwalkers. Though skewered by the critics, the clothes became an outright sensation with the …

Fitbit Surge review: a fitness tracking watch that's not quite super

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The green glow is the always-on heart rate tracker.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/12/1426174018192/0039023f-9cc2-4b95-88cc-4fce999b5895-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The green glow is the …