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Artist Betsy Walton loosely imitates the landscape of Portland, Oregon in paintings infused with geodesic rocks and female subjects dressed as spellbinding goddesses. Walton works in layers, leaving some areas of the paintings bare with minimal sketches, while others have been painted, mixed with new media, or patched over multiple times. “I paint over old versions of images so that there is a kind of memory to the painting,” she explains to

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On June 3, 2017, Alex Honnold completed one of the most impressive athletic and fear-inducing earthly feats. He climbed one the most difficult rock climbing routes in the world—without ropes. Scaling El Capitan in Yosemite National Park is considered by many to be an apex of achievement for a rock climber. But if a climber free solos El Cap and no one is there to film it, did it actually

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Jeanette Mix admits that she had lost that loving feeling, residentially speaking: “I had been disappointed with my home for five or ten years.” The redbrick Stockholm mansion, completed in 1916 and her nest since 2002, was, she says, “beautifully decorated with antiques and contemporary furniture but always felt a bit too formal.” She and her husband, Harald, an investor and philanthropist (who most recently funded research to combat advanced

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even though i have nothing but admiration for you urban jungle lovers, personally the only place i can maintain a lot of plant life is outdoors — i love playing in my garden! but indoors, i’m more of a one plant wonder kinda girl. i like just one or two (max) plants or trees in a room, and very often opt for a couple of large branches in a big vase

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Place your hand on your belly. Summon the inner resolve that this year things are going to be different. Promise to transform what lies beneath – or maybe spills between – your fingers. And then celebrate with a glass of red wine, a hearty wedge of pungent cheese and a stroke of the nearest dog. For this transformation is not the usual forlorn foray into physical perfection. This is about effecting

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Leave it to SJP to make a bold trend look so easy. The actor just sported the look you've been afraid to try on the set of the HBO comedy Divorce on Mon. Her chic wintery ensemble is the perfect example of how to wear colored tights the Sarah Jessica Parker way. Seeing the fashion icon laughing with her on-camera girl gang in New York is the ultimate flashback to her

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So often the simplest outfits have the biggest reward. Yes, its fun to pile on your latest fashion-y purchases and embrace bold-as-can-be trends with gusto. But practically speaking, its a lot easier to get out the door when easy-to-wear pieces are plentifully at your fingertips. Not only does everything go together, but theres something timeless that comes with throwing together wardrobe staples like button-down shirts, great jeans, and neutral knits.

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Handbag hall-of-famers like the Herms Birkin, Chanel 2.55, Louis Vuitton Speedy, and the Cline Luggage will always hold their status as time-tested classics worthy of the investment. Lately though, there's been an influx of contemporary contenders that are quickly earning cult status, creating a set of trendy handbags worth noting for 2019. Luxury brands such as Gucci, Chlo, Saint Laurent, and Prada are still very popular with our customers, and we

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