Life & Love

Elsa Hosk was used to being photographed. The statuesque Swedish model had appeared in eight annual Victoria’s Secret fashion shows, and she’d been a muse for a Rodeo Drive’s worth of luxury fashion brands. On Instagram, she had routinely posted behind-the-scenes snapshots, playful selfies, and scenic vacation dispatches wearing lingerie for her 8 million followers.
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Monique Andre has been solo traveling around the world since she was a teenager, when she first flew to Europe by herself. Now 54, she’s traveled around the U.S. in her conversion SUV and abroad to far-off locales like Patagonia, Iceland, Bali, and many, many more, all the while documenting her travels on Instagram and
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Maria Claudia “Cloclo” Echavarría has always known the treasures that her native Colombia holds. Though she was educated in Switzerland, has lived in London, and now resides in Milan, Cartagena has remained her family’s base. So when the announcement of Echavarría’s engagement to Prince Josef-Emanuel of Liechtenstein was made last July, there was little doubt
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Put simply, mental health is health. But for women and girls—especially those from marginalized communities—it’s an aspect of human health that continues to be underfunded and undervalued. For this year’s Global Mental Health Day on October 10th, the kate spade new york Social Impact Council is raising awareness of the importance between female empowerment and
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The world’s driest desert, the Atacama in Chile, is a wonderland of natural phenomena. Along with the expected cacti-studded landscapes and craggy canyons, there are towering red sand dunes and salt flats that are home to flamingos, snow-capped expanses studded with geysers, and a delightful oasis at the center of it all. The Atacama desert
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On a dry, hot weekend in August, a crowd of several hundred appeared among the pine trees of Idyllwild, a former gold rush town in the San Jacinto Mountains of California. These were members of Friends With Benefits, or FWB for short, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that was taking its online community offline for
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All of my childhood fantasies about marriage involved a church. I was raised in a tongues-speaking, foot-stomping, choir-sanging, tambourine-playing Black church, where my grandparents—on both sides of my family—were pastors. I loved being a church girl—spending every Sunday in a wooden pew within the first five rows, the way my world revolved around the extra
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Something’s been happening with the ambitious women in my life. A friend who used to be focused on climbing the corporate ladder in her marketing job—while dabbling in a series of side hustles—is trying to figure out how to backpedal. A lawyer at a big tech company who’s the breadwinner for her family is taking
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Sports cars often flood the forefront of the mind with alluring notions. Their charming physiques often give way to curvaceous architecture, free flowing lines, and a design aesthetic that catches even the most discerning eye. Jaguar sits at the intersection of luxurious style and automotive design. Its intricate design processes and handcrafted touches channel similarities
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Neil MockfordGetty Images The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made an official visit to Cambridgeshire today, where they headed to the Fitzwilliam Museum to witness the unveiling of their first official portrait together. Commissioned for the purpose of celebrating the county, the work was originally proposed by the late Sir Michael Marshall – who was
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I’ve never read a self-help book before. I don’t like when people tell me what to do, and I really hate when they’re telling everyone else the same thing. Yet here I am, earnestly and soberly poring over a quiz in a self-help book about relationships, which I actually spent money on because I’m 33
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On a spring Monday morning in Washington Square Park, 28-year-old congressional hopeful Rana Abdelhamid spoke about the future she wants for New York. “This is a historic race,” Abdelhamid told supporters. “Not just because if I win, I will be the first Muslim woman representing New York, but because we’re building a coalition that we’re
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ALLYSSA HEUZE/TRUNK ARCHIVE My body has belonged to tennis for so long. I gripped my first racket at age 3 and played my first pro game at 14. The sport has torn me up: I’ve rolled my ankles, busted my knees, played with a taped-up Achilles heel, and quit midgame from back spasms. I’ve suffered
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