Based on personal experience, we agree with this article from The New York Times this weekend. It can be hard to have gratitude when life doesn't go your way, but it worked for us, so we're sharing it and hope it's helpful. Happy Thanksgiving!
Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier. by Arthur C. Brooks
Artwork by Carson Ellis
Vanity Fair is taking a look at a 1954 photograph of Audrey Hepburn that furthered her role as an international style star and forged a lifelong friendship with major French designer Hubert de Givenchy.
Before the diamonds and pearls of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, there was the quietly seductive black pantsuit in Sabrina. With a cinched waist and embellished flats, starlet Audrey Hepburn took a simple promotional film photo and made it one of the most talked about outfits of 1954.
Read more at Vanity Fair.
Forget the rules. If you like it, wear it.
Photograph by Santiago and Mauricio; styled by Lindsey Frugier and Jane Larkworthy.
"Keep your limbs away from your body," says Deborah H. Gruenfeld, a social psychologist who teaches at Stanford University. ... Don't bother overexplaining yourself. Speak succinctly. Take ownership of the space around you, whether it's a boardroom or a cubicle. "Say to yourself: 'This is my room. This is my table. This is my audience.'" Most people, women especially, tend to underestimate their standing and worry about being pushy and bossy long before others perceive that to be the case.
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on the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me - three high heels, two spanish mules and a fur to wear to afternoon tea.
Rahul Mishra, the Indian designer who in February was named winner of the 2014 International Woolmark Prize, showed a collection of delicately hand-embroidered outfits that played with translucent effects.
Did you know that you can treat a sunburn with plain yogurt? Apply it to the burn for 30 minutes and wash it off with a cool shower. But if the idea of slathering on supermarket yogurt doesn't appeal to you, alternatively, Korres makes a Greek Yoghurt After-Sun Cooling Gel to relieve excessive heat and stinging and reduce skin redness. Check it out at Sephora.