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San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive

A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.<p>It was the middle of the aughts when Woodbury University professor Hector Perez rallied a group of architects to pool their resources and buy nine lots in the historic Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, near the Mexican …

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“Brilliant jewelry,” says <i>Vogue,</i> is “an absolute necessity to the modern mode.” And what better occasion to ponder diamonds than Valentine’s Day? The link between diamonds and love predates even one of the first recorded proposals with an engagement ring in 1477—ancient Indian Vedic tradition …

Jewelry

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

10 Chic Ways to Wear a Middle Part

Move your part from the sidelines to center stage.<p>The coolest hair part is no longer on the sidelines—it's front and center. And judging by how slimming, modern and clean down-the-middle parts look, they're likely not going away anytime soon. Not a supermodel with perfect symmetry? No problem. …

The Best Lip Colors of 2014

See our favorite celebrity lipstick looks of 2014<p>It's been said that 2014 was the year of #wokeuplikethis makeup, but we're making the case that it was actually the year of the bold lip. From bright pinks and oranges to classic reds to dark, moody purples and burgundies, celebrities weren't shy …

The Best Winter 2017 Hair Color Ideas

It's all about about warm blondes, smoky browns, and icy platinum.<p>The best hair color trends for winter 2017 are all about warm blondes, smoky browns, and icy platinum. Get ready to screenshot these 14 hair color ideas for your next salon appointment.

15 New Fragrances You'll Want To Wear All Winter

Our edit of the best fragrances to evoke all the warmth and spice of winter, plus a few oddball new scents for those that prefer to spritz to the beat of their own drum.<p>Our edit of the best fragrances to evoke all the warmth and spice of winter, plus a few oddball new scents for those that prefer …

Buy One (Or Five) Of These 13 Lipsticks For Winter

From the perfect rosy nude to metallic gold, click through to see our favorite new lipstick shades to wear all winter long.<p>Go beyond a vampy blood-red or medicated lip balm this winter. From the perfect rosy nude to metallic gold, click through to see our favorite new lipstick shades to wear all …

#theLIST: VS Models' Drugstore Beauty Buys

The Victoria's Secret models share their favorite affordable beauty products<p>The only thing Victoria's Secret models have in common with the rest of the population is that they love a good deal. We went backstage as the girls got ready for last night's big show and asked: What's your favorite …

21 of the Best Hand Creams for Smooth, Soft Hands

These super-moisturizing hand creams are must-have skin savers.<p>There's no getting around it: Fighting chapped, sun-parched skin requires a beauty arsenal stocked with lotions, balms, and creams for every inch of your body. These ultra hydrating hand creams earned their spot in our medicine cabinets …

Taylor Swift's Beauty Transformation

See Taylor Swift's beauty looks throughout the years.<p>Taylor Swift is undeniably a girl's girl — from her sweet melodies about love and breakups to her feminine frocks. In just a few years Swift has transformed from tween superstar to a sophisticated chanteuse.

The 14 Best Braids This Year

See our favorite red carpet braids of the year<p>Braids have been having their moment for way longer than a moment—and judging by the range we saw on the red carpet this year, they're not going away any time soon. Click through to see the most inspiring styles from simple side braids to AP-level crown …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

Some of the best Vera Wang wedding dresses worn by some of the most stylish women we know: http://vogue.cm/1sviSD8

The Week in Fashion: From Emma Watson’s 70s Vibe to Cara Delevingne’s Wild Look

This week <b>Emma Watson</b> channeled a 70s vibe in a white Misha Nonoo wide-leg jumper, <b>Lily Collins</b> added a punch of color to the mix in a tangerine strapless Maticevski high-low dress, and a radiant <b>Naomi Campbell</b> dazzled in a golden Burberry gown. Elsewhere <b>Taylor Swift</b> donned a smoldering Zuhair Murad …

Emmy Awards 2014: The Best-Dressed Stars on the Red Carpet

Claire Danes! Sofia Vergara! Lizzy Caplan!<p>Yes, that's right. Just 24 hours after last night's Beyoncé concert (preceded by a two-hour pre-show), there was another awards show tonight! And let's just say there were not nearly as many midriffs bared tonight at the Emmy Awards as there were last night …

The Best-Dressed Emmas

There's something about an Emma. From actresses to socialites, Emmas grace us with their chic, trendsetting ways. Starting as far back as Jennifer Jones’s portrayal of Emma Bovary in 1949’s Madame Bovary, a string of actresses have upheld that immaculate Emma tradition, right on through to current …

The Glamorous Gowns, and Women, of Oscar de la Renta

Cinched waists. Soft silhouettes. Bold hues. Those are just a few of the romantic hallmarks of evening-gown genius Oscar de la Renta, the favorite of Washington wives, Park Avenue princesses, and silver-screen starlets, who died Monday at age 82. De la Renta’s designs were feminine yet powerful, …

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14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>There are few better “hacks” in …

The 100 Most Stylish of 2014

Here, in alphabetical order, BAZAAR counts down the women whose style inspires us this year.<p>Here, in alphabetical order, <i>BAZAAR</i> counts down the women whose style inspires us this year. Plus, follow the most stylish women (and BAZAAR readers!) on Instagram to see what makes their outfits click at our …

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Courtesy

Zoe Saldana Is a Vision in Valentino

<b>Who:</b> Zoe Saldana<p><b>Where:</b> The London premiere of her new film <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>.<p><b>When:</b> Thursday, July 24th<p><b>What:</b> The soon-to-be mother of two paired a printed Valentino gown from the house’s Resort 2015 collection with a simple gold arm band and Christian Louboutin sandals.<p><b>Why:</b> Saldana’s usual …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beyonce's Best Tour Costumes

A round-up of Beyonce's best tour looks ever.<p>Since Jay Z and Beyoncé's joint On the Run tour just started, we've rounded up Bey's best tour looks to date—yes, including the new ones. Because if there's one thing we love most about Queen B's live shows (well, other than her dance moves), it's her …

#theLIST: Bijoux: 15 Earrings That Make the Look

It just so happens that by matters of circumstance and good designthe earring is having a moment. With pearls, on cuffs, as a single earring only or unrelentingly luxethis particular jewelry piece has been widely embraced by the red carpet set<p>It just so happens that by matters of circumstance and …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Fashion Trends at Comic-Con 2014: Midiskirts and Bright Red Dresses

Even if you can't <i>quite</i> neatly summarize exactly what goes on at Comic-Con, the San Diego movie fest is about to matter a lot to you. Over the weekend, its panels and screenings drew an impressively well-dressed collection of the who's who of chic Hollywood, including Cate Blanchett, Jessica Alba, …