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Get the Look: Rachel Maddow

Fashion inspiration can come from unexpected sources: a poem, an old picture of your great aunt, maybe a certain song about short skirts and long jackets. I once created an outfit based solely on the exquisite color combination found in my iced caramel macchiato.

Rachel Maddow has become one of these unexpected inspirations. I admire her immensely: she is a Rhodes scholar, an accomplished journalist, a gay rights advocate, an eloquent speaker, a lover of cocktails, and a rabble-rouser. She also “dresses like a first grader,” according to her website… Keep reading »

How To Transform Your Kitchen With A Can Of Paint

True story: I moved from Brooklyn, NY to Kansas City, MO for an apartment. After sharing tiny spaces with roommates and (shudder) large bugs for nearly nine years, I was lured back to my hometown by real estate. Huge, cheap real estate.

On a visit to Missouri to promote my cookbook, I happened upon my dream home.

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And The Winner Is … The Best First Concert Story

Last week, we asked you tell us about your first concert experience in the hopes of winning a copy of Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records. Check out the two winners’ stories after the jump. Keep reading »

Shopping Guide: Anoraks

Thanks to the continuation of the military trend, the anorak is still big this season. Anoraks make staying warm in the fall a no-brainer because the drawstring and loose sleeves make layering easy. As Amelia has already shown, anoraks look hot with a girly dress, but of course are appropriate with jeans or even shorts. Keep reading »

Get Tattooed Like Beyonce

The Dereon ads for the fall 2010 collection, which featured a tattooed Beyonce, were such a strong hit, that Beyonce and her mother Tina Knowles have decided to release a set of temporary tattoos. The pair have teamed up with Temptu, an airbrush makeup firm which created the tattoos for the ads, to develop temporary tattoo designs for Dereon. The basic and deluxe packages, which are due to launch Nov. 1, will include designs in the Dereon fleur symbol, rocker bolts and chains, jewel baubles, and spiders. You know, typical temporary tattoo looks. The tattoos will be waterproof and are meant to last two to five days. Basic kits will retail for $16 and the deluxe kits will run you $34 at Sephora. WWD.com Keep reading »

Limited-Edition DVF Camera On AHALife … Wait, What Is AHALife?

Cameras and social networking go hand-in-hand. Both make it possible to take your friends on your journey with you, even if they’re across the country. But for some moments of creativity or inspiration, a simple smartphone camera just won’t do. Instead, you need something that packs a stylish technological punch. Enter Diane Von Furstenberg‘s limited-edition Canon G-12. Not only is this super haute camera decked out with DVF’s iconic Andy Warhol-designed lip print in Swarovski crystals, but it also makes it really difficult to take a blurry picture. That’s a win-win for the true photographer and style maven! But you only have one day to snag the DVF camera on AHALife. Now before you ask, find out what exactly AHALife is after the jump. Keep reading »

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