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Ashley & Joey | Real Weddings

Ashley shares her and Joey's chic and classic wedding in Washington wine country, where a little uninvited rain turned out to be a welcome guest. Our location: DeLille Cellars in Woodinville, WA. We really wanted to get married in the Pacific Northwest, our home. We knew we had a large guest [...]

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Her Secret Use for a Toothbrush, Signature Fragrance & Why She Showers with Turmeric: IRL Beauty with Aamito Lagum

We're highlighting the women behind the faces in our fall beauty campaign, which is all about beauty in real life. This week: Aamito Lagum--who left her native Uganda almost two years ago to pursue her passions here in the U.S. She gets honest about her thoughts on what makes someone [...]

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Dirty Martinis, Gold Mules and Better Living with Heather Christo | The Realest

Why should models have all the fun? Each month we’re finding a “real woman”—i.e., of any shape and size—and giving her the model treatment in The Realest. We bring the wardrobe, stylist, photographer, makeup artist and blog editor—she brings her anything-but-one-size-fits-all personality and style—and we all head out on location for [...]

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Shrimp and Crab Louis Salad Recipe | What’s Cooking

While which genius chef actually created the Crab Louis (aka Louie) Salad is debatable, it definitely originated on the West Coast, and it's been a restaurant classic for over one hundred years now. We keep our version (served at Nordstrom Grill locations) pretty traditional with a generous amount of succulent crabmeat, [...]

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Beauty Interviews Makeup

Saving Lions, Cause-metics and Skin Care Secrets with World Traveler Alex Chantecaille

Last year about this time, we chatted with Alex Chantecaille, vice president of sales and promotions for Chantecaille, about her company's work to protect the wolves of Yellowstone National Park and her travels to Istanbul. It's been another busy year for Alex. We spent some time learning about Chantecaille's newest [...]

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Beauty Pageants, Becoming Bianca Jagger and the American Dream: IRL with Geena Rocero

We're highlighting the women behind the faces in our fall beauty campaign and trend event video; it's beauty in real life. First up: Geena Rocero, who sat down with us to chat about growing up in the Philippines, her beauty secrets (including the best mud bath location) and how to [...]

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Kelly & David | Real Weddings

Kelly shares the story of her and David's classically beautiful wedding in Ohio--plus, the surprise engagement video that couldn't be more adorable. Our location: Cleveland City Hall Rotunda, Ohio. I visited City Hall when my sister was looking at wedding venues a few years ago, and I completely fell in [...]

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Food & Drink

Nordstrom Bistro Chicken Club Sandwich Recipe with Roasted Garlic Aioli | What’s Cooking

Looking for the next best sandwich recipe? The version served at our Nordstrom Bistro and Bazille restaurants is our take on a pretty classic club with perfectly roasted chicken, crisp bacon, umami-rich tomato. Then we up the gourmet factor with creamy avocado, tender-crisp haricot verts and (here's the kicker) our [...]

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Kate Moss Helps Charlotte Tilbury Debut Her New Fragrance, Scent of a Dream

"I have been mixing my own secret scent for years and have been fascinated by the idea that one's perfume can attract others and also change the energy frequency of the people and environment around you." —Charlotte Tilbury It's almost here, and we couldn't be more excited! Charlotte Tilbury's first-ever [...]

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Trying on Wedding Dresses with Bride-to-Be Hannah and Smart Advice from Our Suite Stylist

We had the extreme privilege of being flies on the wall at real-life, bride-to-be Hannah Schultz's appointment at our Wedding Suite. Not every woman would let a crew of people (not to mention a camera!) into a private dressing area, but Hannah was as gracious as she was convivial. Though [...]

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