When it’s this hot out, the last thing we want to do is turn on the oven and braise a pot roast–give us some chilled white wine and a fresh, simple salad and we’re good to go. In honor of the latest heatwave, we’ve rounded up 10 salad recipes that are delicious, easy, and healthy. Whip one up, make yourself a boozy popsicle for dessert, and try to enjoy these 90-degree nights…
Some men just look right holding a baby, just like I look right holding a large glass of wine. One such man is Chris Hemsworth, who is a big, brawny, blond Australian and the father to newborn India (with wife Elsa Pataky). He looks so right holding India that in every picture I’ve seen of him out and about with Elsa, that’s exactly what he’s doing — holding the baby. Is that because he’s being an awesome husband/dad and giving Elsa a break since she probs is doing a lot of the holding at home for breastfeeding and shizz? Or has Elsa just realized what I have and is like, “Damn you look sexy with that baby in your arms. Give the people what they want when we’re out in public”? Regardless, I feel like Salt N Pepa’s “Whatta Man” needs to be amended with an additional lyric about this phenomena of the guy who looks extra bangable with a baby in his arms. I would try my hand at writing it but I’m too busy telling my screaming ovaries to STFU.
The dividing line between shimmer and glitter is seemingly modest, but boy, is there a gigantic difference between the two (let’s just say glitter is kind of like shimmer’s trampy sister). There’s a time and a place for everything, but when it comes to your makeup this summer, subtle shimmer is the way to go: it reflects light and imparts a dreamy, ethereal glow that can’t quite be traced, completely devoid of the garish “1980s prom in Utah” effect glitter is infamous for. A touch of incandescence restricted to one area of the face not only brightens but also draws the eye away from imperfections, so nobody has to know about the dark shadow under your eyes or the zit on your chin, because look, you’re shimmering, and it’s so pretty! Also, bonus: men don’t really know about this stuff, so when they see you glistening all over the place they just think you’re magic. What more could you ever want than for people to think you’re magic? That’s what I thought.
When it comes to purses, the sensible thing to do is to buy a neutral bag that goes with everything, but hey, who says bright florals aren’t a neutral? Okay, okay, maybe these purses aren’t the most versatile or understated, but they will definitely provide a sartorial exclamation point for your outfit. Try mixing them with other prints like stripes or polka dots for a trendy summer look. Click through to check out 10 of our favorite floral purses…
If you look back, chances are you can probably think of a few times when you read the perfect book at the absolutely perfect moment. Whether it’s reading Judy Blume as a teen or Virginia Woolf in your early 20s, there are certain books that are ideal reads for certain moments in your life. We’ve selected a ton of books that are great reading at different ages. Take a look at our list and tell us what books you recommend in the comments!
Marion Cotillard’s been looking great at “The Dark Knight Rises” premieres this week. But we’re not surprised. After all, she’s got a long history of red carpet amazingness. Plus, she’s the face of Christian Dior and gone through an incredible series of stunning Dior gowns and looks. Just this week, in fact, she was the first to wear a dress from Raf Simon’s newest Dior collection on the red carpet. So she’s gorgeous and brand loyal, too.
We’ve selected some of our favorite Cotillard looks. Check ‘em out after the jump.