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The Spectacular Conclusion of The Color Project by Adrien Broom

Two years ago, self-taught photographer Adrien Broom had a crazy dream. She would build eight room installations that would each represent a different color of the rainbow. The project would be about rediscovering the simple joys of color as seen through the eyes of a little girl. The multimedia …

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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 …

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Mara Hoffman's Guide to Guatemala

Photo: Courtesy of Mara Hoffman<p>It's hard to imagine a world with more colorful and eye-catching fabrics than the signature Technicolor-esque patterns of Mara Hoffman's ready-to-wear and swim (plus home goods, bridal, and more) collections. But the designer, 37, who founded her line in 2000 (it is …

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

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10 Great Uses for Your Ice Cube Trays, Aside from Making Ice

We don't often think about it, but ice cube trays are some of the most useful tools in our kitchen. I rarely use them for their intended purpose — …

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Superlatives: Fashion Edition

The models, designers and fashion insiders who completed the ice bucket challenge in style—all while helping the ALS cause.<p><b>Best Art Direction: Donatella Versace</b><p>The designer's ice bucket challenge was <i>very</i> Versace, from the exotic plant backdrop to the shirtless male models and luxe buckets—we would …

Style and Substance

Ben Weiner’s Queens studio is filled with both paint cans and prescription pill bottles—a testament to the artist’s unique practice of transforming household substances (both legal and illegal) into fragile crystal sculptures and psychedelic prints. Using commonplace stimulants like Five Hour …

The 18 Best Dance Classes in America

These courses, from classical ballet in New York to GROOV3 in L.A., will give you a workout.<p><b>NEW YORK</b><p><b>Ballet Beautiful</b>, balletbeautiful.com; Founded by Mary Helen Bowers, the ballerina who trained Natalie Portman for her role in 'Black Swan', Ballet Beautiful mixes classical ballet with sculpting and …

Extreme Drought Is Causing Land In The Western U.S. To Rise Upward

No, you're not getting taller.<p>The drought permeating the western United States has gone from bad to worse over the past year and a half -- especially in California. As of two weeks ago, more than half of the state is considered to be in an “exceptional drought,” and the conditions are predicted to …

Koala survives after getting mouth-to-mouth and heart massage

A wildlife rescuer has saved the life of a koala by giving it CPR after a dramatic rescue in which the animal was flung from a tall tree to its waiting rescuers.<p>The koala was hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in Langwarrin, in Melbourne’s southeast, on Thursday night.<p>It then scurried up a tree …

Love at First Site: Design Your Own Custom Shades with Illesteva's New Tool

Shopping for sunglasses can be a daunting task. Before you hashtag #firstworldproblems, picture yourself in a store scouring racks upon racks of …

Shopping Tips and Tours in Paris

I'm thinking that Chloe Johnston has the best job, like, ever.<p>As the founder of CJ Tours, she organizes shopping tours in Paris (repeat: <b>shopping tours in Paris</b>) that give visitors an authentic retail peek into one of the world's chicest cities. People can sign up for group tours based around …

How to Create ‘Vortex Star Trails’ in Nightsky Astrophotography Time-Lapses

A common technique used in still astrophotography is the creation of startrails, a method by which a photographer overlays multiple long-exposure …

Boudoir Posing Guide eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>The Complete Guide to Boudoir Posing<p>Your time during a boudoir shoot is quite often very limited. The following posing guidelines are designed to be …

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Jack White’s Meg White Problem

Why he still needs (and yearns for) his old partner<p>Before Jack White envisioned the world in red and white, he saw Lime.<p>Harry Lime, that is, the …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

Four-year-old survives 11-day ordeal in bear-infested Siberian forest

The girl was lost in the Russian far north for almost a fortnight with only her puppy to defend her<p>A four-year-old girl was recovering in hospital after being lost for nearly two weeks in a bear-infested forest in Russia with only her puppy to defend her.<p>Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but …

5 Private Islands You Can Rent

Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself?<p>Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself? <i>Via TownandCountryMag.com</i><p>Photograph courtesy of Musha Cay & the Islands of Copperfield Bay

The Right Way to Lighten Your Hair with Lemon

Natural highlights are waiting in your pantry.<p>We can't be alone in our collective history of Sun-In horror stories. (Orange. So much orange.) But while lemon juice has long since been touted as the better, at-home, all-<i>natural</i> alternative, it too has a caveat of its own: Used in excess and high …

Make It Yourself: The Foolproof Guide to Planting Your Own Terrarium

We're loving the terrarium trend right now! The tiny, low-maintenance gardens are easy to make and add a dose of mossy serenity to your desk or …

What Supermodel Would You Be? (QUIZ)

It's the one question we can't stop asking each other -- "What Supermodel Would You Be?"<p>Of course, there are MANY supermodels we'd love to trade places with, but we narrowed it down to four iconic choices: Naomi Campbell, Gisele Bundchen, Tyra Banks and Kate Moss.<p>So here you go -- a stylish test to …

This Is The Most Comfortable Non-Jegging Jean

When an established brand introduces denim to its line, let's just say it's a ballsy move. Denim critics (a.k.a. every single one of us) tend to be …

Brazilian Beauty Secrets, Day 4: Talking Beauty With Brazil's Top Makeup Artist

During my stay in Brazil, not only did I get to experience local beauty rituals from messy manicures to sculpting massages and hair burning, but I also got to meet a few local beauties. Namely Fabiana Gomes, the senior makeup artist of M·A·C Brazil and a style icon in her own right, known for her …

12 Under-the-Radar Parisian Boutiques You Should Know About

We have the best in the biz to give you the lowdown on the best stores along the Seine.<p>Shopping in Paris can be overwhelming. Thankfully, here at ELLE, we have the best in the biz to give you the lowdown on the stores you may not know about that you can't miss the next time you find yourself along …

#TBT: 13 Things Clarissa Darling Can Teach YOU About Style

If you don’t know who explains it all, then you shouldn’t tell us because it will only make us feel old ;)<p>Aside from being one of the first tweens to make owning a computer seem really cool, Clarissa Darling seriously killed it in the style department. In fact, her mastery of pattern mixing and …