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Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

Most Stylish Women

In honor of our Personal Style issue, Bazaar showcases 12 women whose looks we adore.<p>In honor of our Personal Style issue, <i>Bazaar</i> showcases 12 women whose looks we adore. Plus, see 50 more stylish women we admire.

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25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

The 17 Most Stylish Sports Uniforms of All Time

The best game-day apparel in history. Featuring the Bulls, the Raiders, the '92 Dream Team, and, of course, Dr. J.<p>The best game-day apparel in history. Featuring the Bulls, the Raiders, the '92 Dream Team, and, of course, Dr. J.

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

The Best Celebrity Apologies of 2013 (So Far)

<b>There have been plenty of celebrities</b> apologizing for their bad behavior this year, but not all of them are worthy of attention. Yes, Reese Witherspoon, we get it, you're "so sorry and embarrassed," and blah blah blah. And sure, Chris Brown, we totally get that you're making strides to "be that man …

How to Win Any Bourbon Argument

<b>You've gone and done it.</b> You've expressed a preference for a bourbon within earshot of another person. Little did you realize that arguing about bourbon is now our sixth most popular sport, behind arguing about "grape vs. grain" vodkas, parenting strategies, craft beers, workout regimens, and …

Top tips for first-time family travel

The first time you contemplate hitting the road as a family can feel fraught with potential disaster – you envisage being stuck without vital wet wipes, or seeing your precious toddler getting sucked into the chaos of a Turkish bazaar. Relax. It will be okay. It’s actually very satisfying exploring …

15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

The rules are slightly different from standard social settings, yet business schools rarely discuss professional etiquette topics.<p>In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the specific skills professionals need to understand when presenting themselves in a …

iPhone 5S May Have A Sapphire-Covered Convex Home Button Fingerprint Sensor

We’re less than a month away from the rumored announcement of the next iPhone, and MacRumors reports that “KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo… has issued a new research note indicating that the iPhone 5S may include a sapphire-covered convex home button housing a fingerprint sensor.” The sapphire …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

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Sleep Health Benefits: A Good Night's Rest Boosts Benefits Of A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, in addition to diet and exercise, and recent research is shedding light on just how important sleep is to a healthy lifestyle. A new study has found that getting a good night's rest actually <i>increases</i> the cardiovascular benefits of a healthy diet …

Nike Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle LE "Paisley"

Nike’s Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle model gets dressed up in an all-over purple paisley print for a limited<p>Nike’s Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle model gets dressed up in an all-over purple paisley print for a limited edition release. The casual, street-friendly version to Kobe Bryant’s eighth signature sneaker …

Street Style Fall 2013: Milan Fashion Week

See the most chic on the streets of Milan Fashion Week.<p>The fashion set has hit the busy streets of Milan. See what they're wearing to the Fall 2013 shows, courtesy of Diego Zuko, plus peruse <i>BAZAAR</i> London street style.

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The Best Looks from New York Fashion Week: Fall 2013

See the best looks from the Fall 2013 runways.<p>See our favorite looks from the top shows in New York. Plus, check out our complete Fall 2013 Fashion Week coverage.

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Street Style Spring 2013: Paris Fashion Week

See all of the chic on the Paris streets.<p>The style set is off to imbibe on all things Gallic style. See all of the tres chic looks from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2013, plus check out the rest of BAZAAR's street style. <b>Text by Kerry Pieri.</b>

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20 Pieces Every New Yorker Needs For Fall

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all there is to buy and covet each season. But when you break it down to a shorter checklist, there are certain …

Miranda Kerr Goes '90s Grunge for Mango: And We're All Over It

It's no surprise: The '90s are BACK. And no fashion house has embraced the trend more than Saint Laurent, with Hedi Slimane's high-fashion grunge collection for fall. Now Mango is reimagining the mode for its fall collection, which was shot by high-fashion photogs Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh …

Men's capsule holiday wardrobe - in pictures

If you are about to head off your summer holiday, you'll need a dependable capsule wardrobe that will see you through the rest of the season and into the next. From classic navy blue swimshorts that will never go out of style, to on-trend printed tees that will look great both on the beach and at …

This H&M Line Is Insanely Cute, but You Can't Wear It

Good news on the home front: Ikea no longer has the monopoly on affordable decorating goods anymore.<p>Yup, that's right. This week, when H&M (finally!) launched its American e-commerce site, it also made it's home collection available for the first time in the U.S.—and the pieces are darn cute.<p>There …

How to dress: summer black

You all noticed the heatwave, right? Folk barely mentioned it, did they? OK, they did. Quite a lot. Fashion-wise, the chatter was depressingly predictable, all: "Quick, buy a Sicilian-inspired printed sundress to wear to the office" or: "Get a little white dress like Pippa Middleton's" for a …

H&M withdraws 'offensive' headdresses

H&M has withdrawn a range of faux-feather headdresses from its stores in Canada after receiving complaints that the accessories are offensive to Canada's First Nations aboriginal peoples.<p>A H&M spokeswoman said the hair pieces – patterned headbands with bright pink and purple flowers – were part of …

15 Hair Hacks that Take Less Than 5 Minutes

During those occasional mornings when the snooze button gets the best of you, don’t worry about being a bed head the rest of the day. If you don’t have time to do our favorite DIY hairstyles, try these 15 hair hacks that all take <i>less than five minutes</i> to do! It’s a go-to guide for looking fabulous …

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