Audrey Hepburn

10 of the buzziest movies to know this awards season

Last year, awards experts had their work cut out for them. In the aftermath of the autumn festivals, just two films (<i>La La Land</i> and <i>Moonlight</i>) emerged victorious, culminating in both teams mounting the steps of Hollywood’s Dolby stage on Oscar night. The landscape today is a lot less certain. Who …

Award Shows

Major Royal Wedding Dress Clue! Israeli Designer Confirms She Sent A Sketch to Meghan Markle

Though several details about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s May 19 nuptials — the location, the date, the first names on the guest list — have …

Royal Family

Art Talk: Season's Greetings From Rob Sketcherman

Arts<p>December 18, 2017 | BY Isabel Wong<p>Hong Kong iPad artist Rob Sketcherman sends his festive greetings<p>If you walk down Hollywood Road towards SOHO’s …

David Hockney

The Wedding Dress Styles That Will Be Huge in 2018

With big weddings set for 2018, like Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s upcoming nuptials next spring, we have our minds set on the wedding dress style …

Weddings

Nina Agdal, May Kwok Take in the NYBG Winter Ball

There were trains (of two kinds), dancing and of course, Champagne.<p>“The garden looks spectacular. You could just fall right into a pond. Someone …

Botanical Gardens

WATCH: The Chase bloopers have been released and they are hilarious

Loading the player...<p>ITV are treating fans of <i>The Chase</i> to a one-off special episode of bloopers from the quiz show, which will feature all of the …

Russell Crowe

How to be an Insanely SUCCESSFUL Software Manager

<b>Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised</b><p>I’ve realized as of late that I come home nearly every day (<i>which, quite often is the</i> …

Jerry Moran

Revisiting The High Life Via This New York City Exhibit

Around the turn of the last century, one women’s magazine offered a word of advice to its fashion-forward readership. “They were advised on what to choose between—a handbag or a car with a driver,” notes curator and historian Olivier Saillard. “Obviously, the editors advocated the driver!”<p>Of …

Louis Vuitton

Oprah Winfrey Will Be The First Black Woman To Receive Cecile B DeMille Award

There is nothing media mogul Oprah Winfrey can't do.<p>Over the course of her career, Oprah has dominated the media landscape as a TV talk show host, as …

Diversity

We Are Completely Obsessed With Pink Christmas Trees

Here's how you can get in on the Instagram-worthy trend.<p>It only makes sense that in the year millennial pink exploded, this statement color would make its way to Christmas trees too. It you're willing to stray from red, green, and plaid everything during the holidays, this trend is for you. More …

Christmas

Calligrammes

True or False? Word clouds are cool. Guitars are cool. Therefore guitar-shaped word clouds are cool.<p>See More<p>messaged from Alix! mixed media art = …

Graphic Design

Why Aren't Video Games as Respected as Movies?

The industry attracts A-list talent and outpaces box office returns by billions, yet it's missing the glitz and glamour of Hollywood.<p>Josef Fares, …

Josh Duhamel

Belfast Fashion Spy: Victoria Beckham's style is so chic

Rachel Dean and Kerry McKittrick check out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast<p>Jodie Garrett (22), student, Belfast<p><b>Wore what?</b> Jumper, £35, Zara; …

News (Ireland)

Jessica Alba Wore These $1,000 Gucci Crystal Sneakers Grocery Shopping

Jessica Alba traded in her favorite go-to Vince platform slip-on sneakers on Monday in favor of crystal-embellished Gucci sneakers.<p>For some low-key …

Fashion

Aline Griffith, US-born World War II spy-turned Spanish countess, dead at 94

Aline Griffith, an American-born former model who became a World War II spy and later a member of the Spanish elite as the Countess of Romanoes, died Monday. She was 94.<p>Griffith, who was born in Pearl River, N.Y. in 1923, had suffered from pulmonary emphysema for many years before her death Monday, …

World News

How to Have the Perfect Afternoon Tea

A new Claridge's cookbook reveals some of the hotel's most storied traditions.<p>To the disappointment of many Americans, British people don't sit down for afternoon tea on a daily basis—in fact, some of us barely do it at all. But when we do take part in the tradition, a must-do for any visitor to …

Downton Abbey

Hollywood on its best behavior ahead of award season

Hollywood’s “who’s who” not “who’s he?” types predict a more careful Oscartime.<p>One partygiver canceled his usual Ubers, which cart inebriates home. …

Anthony Scaramucci

11 Must-Read (and Must-Give) Theatre Books of 2017

Dig into theatre history, uncover the writing process behind Dear Evan Hansen, or learn more about stars like Josh Groban, with these titles for the …

Josh Groban

Meet the All-Girl Dance Troupe the Comedy World is Obsessed With

It’s hard to know how to start talking about<i>Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone</i>,a 40-minute film of an indescribably comedic ballet of …

Faux

A Preseason Ranking of All 29 Ladies on The Bachelor, Based on Their Bios

Like the first orange-tinged leaf in September, or the first snowfall in November, the inane bios of 29 beautiful Instagram influencers of tomorrow …

Tracee Ellis Ross

Spotted: Blair Waldorf's Favourite Headband For Sale

Do you remember when the Gossip Girl gang were just wee nippers in their school uniforms? Arriving on our screens in 2007, the show successfully …

Oscar de la Renta

Stop It With The Selfies. Really.

A friend of mine and reader of this blog once wrote to tell me about how he and the men in his congregation had to go clean out the apartment of the …

Conservative View

19 Christmas Present Instagram Captions That Unwrap All The Feels

While Christmas isn't completely about expecting a major come up from under your holiday tree, getting gifts is always exciting. Yes, we are here for …

Christmas

4 classic film icons to inspire your jewellery style

In the words of Audrey Hepburn, “Life is a party. Dress like it.” As the festive season approaches, it's a mindset we can all get behind.<p>Stars of the silver screen, including Hepburn, certainly knew how to master after-dark attire thanks, in part, to sumptuous jewels. And the proof is in the …

Jewelry

35 Inspirational Quotes on Creativity

<i>35 inspirational quotes on creativity to feel your soul.</i><p>1. We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.</b> …

Creativity

Unpopular Opinion: Clawfoot Tubs Are Simply The Worst

You'll feel like Audrey Hepburn...until the first time you look underneath.<p>Clawfoot bathtubs are beautiful; there's no doubt about it. Reassuringly solid, with lovely antique detailing, it's not hard to see why so many bathroom renovators are wooed by their winsome charms.<p>In fact, we've reached an …

Bathrooms

Why rubies owe their fame to spinels, the red stone taking back its place in the spotlight | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Red is the colour of danger and allure, of mischief and passion. On the catwalk, it is the colour of the season, and in jewellery circles its burning …

News (China)

6 Easy Ways to Fight Dry Winter Hair

Saturday’s snowfall signaled an important annual turning point: winter is here. Just as you’ll need some extra layers to fight the cold, you’ll also …

Hair Care

It’s Tea Time! Jessica Alba Shares Sweet Photos of Her Chic Baby Shower Ahead of Son's Birth

Two for tea!<p>On Saturday, Jessica Alba celebrated the upcoming birth of her third child —a boy — with husband Cash Warren, by inviting some of her …

Celebrity Babies

What the world was like last time Toronto won a major championship

One of the longest championship droughts in North America is over.<p>With apologies to the CFL's Toronto Argonauts, there will be a victory parade in …

Toronto