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Pamper Yourself! Remodel Your Bathroom into a Home Spa

“People have begun to realize that with the right amount of mindful accessorizing, you can actually turn your bathroom into something like a spa,” says Gideon Mendelson,...

Charlie West Lets Residents Live the Resort Life in Midtown

While you’re running around NYC, don’t miss Charlie West (505 W 43rd St.), which aims to allow residents to feel like they’re on a permanent staycation at five-star resort....

A New Book, “French Chateau Living” Puts Readers In Luxury’s Lap

By Barbara de Nicolaÿ | Flammarion; $75; Part of what makes The Château du Lude so rare is the fact that it survived the French Revolution....

Art, Family Come Together at LA’s Marciano Art Foundation

Thursdays through Saturdays The newest family-driven modern art museum has opened in LA, and the collection — belonging to the two brothers who created GUESS? Jeans — is a...

Binge-Watch Guilt: When Must See TV Becomes Too Much

After realizing that binge-watching television is leaving them exhausted, Wade and Gary attempt to unplug after 6pm — to mixed results. “Just one more?”Gary asked...

Peek inside Christie’s Through “The Jewelery Archives Revealed”

By Vincent Meylan | ACC Publishing; $95 Christie’s is a jewelry lover’s dream — a repository where some of the world’s most valuable pieces have been protected and...

Just Desserts: Let Them Eat Much More Than Cake

Have a sweet tooth? One of the most indulgent trends in wedding celebrations is an extended dessert offering known as “the Viennese Hour.“...

A Brief History of Exactly How Not to Lose Weight

After trying everything — including going through life with grab bag of low-calorie condiments — Kevin finally finds what he’s been hungry for… The quickest glance in...

A Daring New MoMa Exhibit Asks: “Is Fashion Modern?”

Fashion may be subjective, but we’re pretty sure MoMa’s tantalizing new exhibit Items: Is Fashion Modern? (which opens October 1) will be turning heads. It consists of 111...

How to Get the Wines You Love to Pass the Taste Test

Are you wine tasting properly? We asked Eva Bertran, International Ambassador for Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards (gloriaferrer.com), Winemaker Richard Olsen-Harbich from Bedell...

Wed in the World: Gay Marriage News from around the Globe

Gay marriage gets to a vote in Australia, is met with hostility in Haiti, and may divide the global Anglican church. Australia It’s been a bumpy path to marriage equality for...

Handpainted Loving Vincent Is a Film Feast for the Eyes

This visually unique motion picture employs the dreamlike “rotoscope” technique in which animation is traced over live motion picture footage, as seen in some of Richard...