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Why Newcomer Brand Chalk Should Be on Your Radar

Photo: Courtesy of Chalk<p>According to the dictionary, "chalk" (the verb) has several meanings: (1) to draw or write with chalk or (2) to chalk something up (e.g., achieve something noteworthy).<p>Designer Christina Minasian has done both with her new line called…wait for it…Chalk. Named for the calcium …

What Your Workouts Will Look Like in 2014

Workout trends constantly evolve as people get bored, as new instructors hit the scene, and when new equipment gets introduced. Whether you love to lift or live for yoga, there's pretty much a niche workout for everyone out there. And you're going to have even more choices in the upcoming year.<p>ELLE …

Your Month In Weird Holidays: January 2014

Welcome to the new year! It's officially 2014. Our plates are clean, hopes high, and heads a little blurry from last night's celebrations. It might …

Finally! A Cleanse We Can Bite Into This New Year

Photo: Courtesy of CAN CAN Cleanse.<p>Chances are your New Year’s headache is barely waning. After that potentially booze-fueled night, maybe you’re …

Meet the Very Real Woman Behind the Planet's Most Perfect Face: It's Joan Smalls

Supermodels, over? As if. Joan Smalls wields the kind of flawless, unequivocal beauty that is both a throwback to the past and a sign that fashion is finally facing the future.<p>Like schoolteachers and bosses, celebrities tend to be either intimidating or likable but rarely are both. With stars, it's …

It's National Bloody Mary Day — Happy Hour, Anyone?

Photo: Courtesy of Big Bar.<p>If you're like us, you probably feel a bit worse for wear this morning, err, afternoon. Well, don't feel guilty about …

10 Self-Help Books that Actually Help

Photo: Getty Images<p><i>ELLE editor Amanda FitzSimons is an admitted self-help addict. In a recent review of new self-help tome Promise Land: My Journey Through America's Self-Help Culture for ELLE's January issue, she writes, "Looking back, I guess you could say The Secret was my gateway drug. I had</i> …

How To Fight Pain Using Your Mind

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

How to Get Amazing Skin in 30 Days—No Matter What Your Skin Type!

New year, new you. The first step: your skin. If year-long New Year's resolutions aren't your thing, we've put together a step-by-step skincare plan …

We Let Kate Moss's Facialist Massage Our...Mouth

Photo: Courtesy of Sanctuary Spa.<p>How far would you go to have the cheekbones of Kate Moss? (Not the actual ones, Hannibal —we're talking …

8 Brunch Outfits Even Better Than Your Meal

We take brunch <i>very</i> seriously here at R29 HQ (even if that means hating on it). In fact, there are few outings we look forward to more than those …

Online sales of coloured and print dresses eclipse the little black dress

Matchesfashion.com and Asos report rise in sales of bright dresses driven by attractiveness on Instagram or Facebook<p>It was once the failsafe option for the party season, but the peerless status of the little black dress is now looking less certain. If sales of the LBD used to dwarf those of braver …

6 Makeup Brush Sets At Every Price Point

You can have the most beautiful blush and last-all-night gel liner, but if you don't have the right tools, what's the point? Here, some of the best we've seen, for every budget.<p>You can have the most beautiful blush and last-all-night gel liner, but if you don't have the right tools, what's the …

Everything You Need to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet Is Right Here!

Have you whitened those choppers? You're about to be smiling big-time. We've got stories packed with easy, mood-boosting ways to rethink your …

NYers: Keep Your Resolutions This Year

Photo: Courtesy of Athlete's Club.<p>It's the same story every year: January comes, and we tell ourselves we'll eat better, exercise more, and work …

Phoebe Philo, Pat McGrath (& More Women Than Ever) Honored By Queen Elizabeth

Photo: REX USA/David Fisher/Rex.<p>It's been a good week for women and their British titles of distinction. The House of Lords is currently taking up a …

Orange Is The New Black's Kate Mulgrew Would Host One Hell Of A Dinner Party

Photo: Courtesy of <b>The New Potato</b>.<p><i>On a quest for the next big thing in the food industry, sisters Danielle and Laura Kosann have begun the journey</i> …

5 DIY Hangover Beauty Cures, Right From Your Kitchen

Photographed by Janelle Jones.<p>Since you're possibly nursing that New Year's Eve hangover right now, we'll keep this brief: We know that last night …

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ABC Carpet & Home's "Magic" Stencil — Not Just For Your Pad

ABC Carpet & Home's latest collaborators aren't your typical home-goods tastemakers. In fact, they're <i>exceptionally</i> different. In Pursuit Of Magic is …

Metabolism Miracle: 2014's Breakout Diet Trend

Illustrated by Zhang Qingyun.<p>It's officially that time of year again. Everywhere we go, someone's talking about their resolutions for 2014 — and most …

8 Indie Designers Hiding At Mass Retailers

Don't get us wrong: We love shopping at big, mass-retail stores. But, we also dream of being the savvy sartorialist who lands the rare find, …

Ask E. Jean: My Boss Is An Ass

How do I deal with a terrible boss?<p><b>DEAR E. JEAN</b> : I'm a 37-year-old woman—happy, wealthy enough, but terribly insecure. With the help of a personal trainer and a sensible diet, I shed more than 200 pounds and am now stronger than ever. However, I still think of myself as obese. Enter my boss.<p>I have …

Introducing Your Guy's New Grooming Saviors

It's no secret that we regard Eastern Confederate owner Ryan Hunter Mitchell as one of the coolest among D.C.'s gifted hair gurus. So, when the …

Colorado, Here's How To Make Legal Pot Smoking Look Good

As of January 1, recreational marijuana is legal to possess, distribute, and cultivate in Colorado (under strict guidelines, of course). For good or …

These 12 Amazing Women Deserve Vogue Covers In 2014

Vogue covers, while gorgeous, lamentably often feature the same cast of characters: Cate, Sienna, Blake, Nicole. They're all stylish women with keen fashion senses -- one of the requirements of a Vogue cover girl, surely. But perhaps there are other women, impressive for both their style as well as …

Google's Most Searched for Fashion Girl, Plus More!

Today's style news update.<p>No surprises here! Cara Delevingne is the most searched for fashion name on Google—in the UK. Stateside, the top designer search is Prabal Gurung—he may have Target to thank for that. Telegraph<p>-Get an in depth look at why teen retailers like Abercrombie and Fitch are …

A Different Perspective On 2014 Resolutions

Ugh, January 1. It's a hard day — and not just because your brain is probably threatening to ooze out of your ears at any moment (for more on that, …