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Pantone Color of 2011: Honeysuckle

The color experts at Pantone announced just days ago that Honeysuckle is the color of the year for 2011. “In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color that gets the adrenaline going,” says Pantone Color Institute’s executive director, Leatrice Eiseman. A [...]

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Finding Inspiration with the Sartorialist

It’s a “very simple idea: I just go out and shoot people that I find particularly inspiring in some way…Anything from a top fashion editor to a bullfighter.” –The Sartorialist Scott Schuman is the force behind the influential style blog the Sartorialist. The photography blog of The New York Times, [...]

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DIY: Elegant and Inspiring Touches for Gifts

An old brooch, a beautiful button, sprigs of fragrant evergreen—these are just a few of the creative touches you can add to your wrappings this season for a personalized gift that incorporates a bit of stylish whimsy. It’s a perfect way to add that extra-thoughtful touch to a standard paper [...]

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To Lee, with Love, Nick: A McQueen Tribute

Earlier this year the fashion industry lost one of its greats, Alexander McQueen. As a tribute to the life and genius of this award-winning, industry-changing man, Nick Knight has created this stunning film. A respected and well-known photographer, Knight is also the director and founder of SHOWstudio—a fashion & art [...]

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Buy a Hat, Change a Life with Krochet Kids

The brainchild of three young college men, the nonprofit Krochet Kids International has one mission: to empower people to rise above poverty. And they’re doing just that—empowering—by teaching women in Uganda to crochet hats, the profits of which go directly back to the hat’s maker to help her break the cycle of poverty and dependence on humanitarian aid.

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How We’re Keeping Cozy At Home

With temperatures dropping and rainy days coming, it’s the perfect time of year to climb into comfort. From movie nights and lazy days to a few stolen moments cuddling up, here’s how we’re keeping cozy at home. And it goes without saying—any of these make a perfect-for-anyone gift. Loungewear For [...]

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Jonathan Adler

“I believe that chic should be accessible, and the key to achieving accessibility is injecting your personality. My antidote to tired tastefulness is to lay the foundation of good decorating and then punctuate with a dash of levity. Just a dash!” Last Friday, the charming and witty Jonathan Adler—home-décor and [...]

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