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How to change a work outfit to a casual outfit

Making your office staples work for the weekend is something of a sartorial equation. Wear too many sensible pieces at once and you run the risk of looking (and feeling) too sensible and structured.<p>The key is to take one key piece and work-in some basics alongside one or two high-impact accessories …

5 Ways To Wear A Plaid Shirt (You Can't Go Wrong No Matter How You Do It)

The plaid shirt is arguably the most versatile fashion staples. I mean, what <i>can’t</i> you do with a plaid shirt? Dress it up, dress it down… layer it …

Photographer Spent 2,500 Hours Capturing Stunning Photos of Complex Snowflakes

Through his camera lens, Canadian photographer Don Komarechka explores a world which cannot been seen by the naked eye. Specifically interested in nature and macro photography, images by the young artist reveal a closer look at how the universe works. His recently unveiled piece, <i>The Snowflake</i>, …

Macro Photography

Vegetarian Recipes

These amazing vegetarian recipes include lemony quinoa salad with shaved vegetables and gooey grilled eggplant parmesan.

Cooking

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

6 Affordable Shoe Brands That Look Super Expensive

The desire to step up your shoe game each season is part of every fashion girl's agenda, but a serious habit can get expensive. If you're looking for …

Clothing

14 Grown-Up Swaps to Make in Your Winter Wardrobe

It’s that awkward transitional time of year again — depending on where you are in the country, there could be a mixture of snow and leaves on the ground — and it’s only the beginning of what can be the least fashionable season. I used to stick to a strict “Function Before Fashion” motto all winter …

Clothing

Greyscale Buttondown

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Praga Blouse

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10 Affordable Things Fashion Editors Buy in Bulk

Around the World in 12 Noodle Dishes—From Ramen to Saimin

Food is best when enjoyed with a side of authenticity: Unfortunately, you can’t order a side portion of tropical-Thailand-humidity or Bangkok-bustle in, say, New York City. A dish can tell you so much about a place. It’s more of an experience than just a meal–it's an entry point into a culture, …

Ho Chi Minh City

Tart | Rina Wrap Dress

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12 Matching Sets That Are Going to Keep You Warm and Stylish

Whoever said summer trends couldn’t translate into fall obviously never met an article of clothing they couldn’t live without. Take, for instance, matching sets — or “co-ords.” They’re so chic and versatile, it’s really hard not to fill your whole closet with them regardless of the temps outside. …

Clothing

Style Lessons Famous Daughters Learned from Their Rockstar Dads

We're obsessed with look-alike mother-daughter moments. Obsessed. (See celebrity proof: Gwyneth Paltrow and Apple, Demi Moore and Rumer, Reese …

Demi Moore

19 Sophisticated Ways to Accessorize With a Bow

While there may be some grade-school fads that we’re happy to leave behind (velcro sneaks and ill-fitting turtlenecks, we’re looking at you), but bows are not one of them. Infinitely more sophisticated and fashion girl-approved than we remember, bows are officially considered cool again — and for …

Clothing

The 7 Best Weight-Loss Snacks That Aren't Fruits or Veggies

Because you can only eat so many baby carrots and celery sticks.<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at Eat Clean.</i><p>Trading your regular 3 p.m. vending machine chips for an apple will probably help you lose weight. (And let's be honest, make you feel …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

Breakfast

LEED Platinum House in SF

This custom home in San Francisco for a technology company executive fits snugly in a small 24x75 lot into its urban residential surroundings. Completed in 2014, the 25' square plan contains 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in only 1650 sf of living space on three levels plus a two car garage and expansive …

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11 New Ways to Style a Blazer With Your Favorite Tops

Ah, the blazer: a timeless piece. There really isn’t much this tailored topper can’t do (sartorially speaking, anyway), which is why it will always hold a highly coveted place in our closets. While staying power is undoubtedly a good thing, there’s always that chance that we’ll hit a wall. How to …

Clothing

23 Playful Jumpsuits for Every Fall Occasion

The arrival of a new season marks a fresh opportunity to test-drive all of the latest runway and street-inspired trends. Besides endless chunky knits and cashmere pullovers (aka #sweaterweather), there’s something to be said about a tried-and-true jumpsuit that will serve you well time and time …

Clothing

The Most Awe-Inspiring Street Style From Paris Fashion Week

Fashion month has finally come to an end after 28 long days. It seems like eons ago that we were discussing all the New York shows, but now that Paris has wrapped up, we want to take a look at the best street style from the City of Light.<p>There is no arguing that editors and celebs wore some pretty …

Street Style

Five Incredibly Chic Women on the Ultimate Date Night Outfit

Ah, the "what to wear on date night" struggle. Whether you've been married for 10 years or just started seeing someone new, odds are you know it …

Clothing

The 10 Best Sex Positions to Stimulate Your Clit

Welcome to orgasm town.<p>When it comes to having so-good-your-neighbors-hate-you sex, making sure you stimulate your clitoris is rule number one. You know how in <i>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</i>, Shakespeare famously wrote, “And though she be but little, she is fierce”? Yeah, that basically sums up your …

Chances Are, Your Bra Is Messing with Your Whole Look Right Now | Women's Health

Whatever letter and number an expert suggests, always try on the bra and check these factors:<p>Find your match:<p><b>1. Sports</b><br>The first layer has cups for separation (read: no uniboob); the top layer zips up to prevent bounce. <b>Victoria's Secret Knockout Front-Close Sport Bra</b>, from $56, victoriassecret.com<p><b>2.</b> …

What Healthy Portions of 9 Popular Foods ACTUALLY Look Like

You might be surprised.<p>The Editors of Women's Health<p>You've heard it before, and you'll definitely hear it again: You don't have to eliminate foods from your diet to lose weight so long as you eat reasonable portions of them. But what's the "correct" portion size of different foods? You're about to …

Finally, a Take on Activewear for Those Who Don’t Like Activewear

The technology boom of the past 15 years has left us dizzyingly connected and, as many sage sorts have noted, more solitary than ever before. It’s with that particular peril of modern life in mind that designer <b>Patrick Robinson</b> recently launched his newest venture, Paskho.<p>The brand’s name comes from …

Giorgio Armani

This Affordable Brand Will Become Your New ASOS

Don’t get us wrong — we love a good find from somewhere like Urban Outfitters Forever21 or Zara just as much as the next budget-saavy gal, but here’s the problem: We’re guessing most of your friends love to shop at these affordable spots just as much as you do. And there is perhaps no bigger bummer …

Clothing

10 Things to Know About Maison Margiela's Spring 2016 Show

<b>John Galliano</b> presented his second ready-to-wear collection for <b>Maison Margiela</b> in Paris this morning, offering up everything from ’50s-styled ladies to boys in elegant gowns. Find that and everything else you need to know about the presentation here.<p>1. As in past seasons, the models walked down a …