Lifestyle

Refresh Your Palate With This Week’s Most Refined Red Carpet Looks

Like just about every other fashion (and music) publication, we spent a good part of this week in the throws of Yeezy Season 3 coverage. If you, too, are looking for a much-needed respite from Thursday’s spectacle, look no further than this week’s best-dressed (none of whom, might we add, wore Balmain or athleisure to their various events). At Monday’s Academy Awards nominee ... Read More »

See Every Look From the BAFTAs Red Carpet

While a good chunk of the international fashion crowd is braving the elements at New York Fashion Week, red carpet season rolls along across the pond, where Hollywood’s biggest talents gathered in London for the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. With just two weeks left to go before the Oscars, our favorite leading ladies are pulling out all of ... Read More »

Lady Mary Gets Shady on ‘Downton Abbey’

When you coordinate your outfit with your BF’s white jumpsuit. (Photo: Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE) Spoilers ahead.  If you took a break from NYFW and Valentine’s Day festivities to watch “Downton Abbey,” kudos to you. Really, the show is kind of a combination of both concepts, right? Fashion plus romance. (Well, except for that car ... Read More »

Sies Marjan Grabs the Industry Elite’s Attention With Debut Fashion Week Show

It can take several seasons for a new brand to get a respected fashion critic at its show — I’ve spoken to several designers who felt they’d finally “made it” when, years in, they got a Style.com (RIP) write up — and even longer before someone as powerful as Anna Wintour will make an appearance. But Sander Lak, creative director ... Read More »

What Season is It? The Answer Could Affect the Way Your Brain Works

Image credit: Istock Anyone who’s experienced falling spirits in autumn or a springtime bounce in the step knows that the changing seasons can affect mood. But can seasons affect the way your brain works overall? New research suggests that the answer is yes – and that time of year is just as important as time of day when it comes ... Read More »

ADHD in Kids: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know and Understand

There seems to be a never-ending stream of research reports about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD –  the most commonly diagnosed neuro-behavioral disorder in U.S. children –  and how it affects young people. The latest is a study from the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, which found that girls with childhood ADHD were “at a two-fold risk” of becoming obese ... Read More »

Routine Blood Test May Detect Alzheimer’s: Study

A routine blood test that uses a neuroprotective protein as a biomarker may effectively diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has found. Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel and Harvard University in US have proposed a new biomarker for cognitive ageing and Alzheimer’s disease: activity-dependent neuroprotective protein (ADNP), the levels of which can be easily monitored in routine ... Read More »

Gold Discounts in India Hit Record Highs as Demand Falters

Mumbai: Indian gold traders say they are struggling to draw buyers despite offering record discounts over rallying international prices, as consumers wait to see if rates can fall further after the federal budget this month. The bullion industry expects the government to cut the record 10 percent import duty on gold in the annual budget for 2016/17 that will be ... Read More »

Priyanka Chopra Adds Heat and Glamour to the SAG Awards Red Carpet

Priyanka Chopra photographed at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on January 30. ACTRESS PRIYANKA CHOPRA, WHO MADE HER DEBUT INTO INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION WITH QUANTICO ATTENDED THE 22ND SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS THAT WAS HELD IN THE SHRINE AUDITORIUM IN LOS ANGELES ON JANUARY 30. SHE WALKED THE RED CARPET, LOOKING BRILLIANT IN A PINK AND WHITE ... Read More »

Barbie, Now In Tall, Short And Curvy

Barbie’s latest makeover began in a big way last year, when Mattel released a broad assortment of dolls in a greater number of skin tones, eye colors and even facial structures as part of its Fashionistas line. When it comes to Barbie’s body, it will no longer be one size fits all. On Thursday, Mattel unveiled curvy, petite and tall ... Read More »