Take a listen to our top five new song releases from this week
From pop stars to new age boybands, it feels like today's music sees no generational divide. This week we've been consumed by 2018's favorite pop powerhouse, Ariana Grande, and her super sweet fourth album, Sweetener. But, at the same time, the most legendary diva Cher has offered up her expertise in ... More
Emily Aumiller of Lael Cakes creates gluten-free and vegan masterpieces in the form of custom wedding desserts
Scrolling through the @laelcakes Instagram will excite your appetite. And then it will make you question whether or not all of the stunning cakes and delicate pastries decorated with flowers and vines and metallics are actually edible. Yes, they’re edible. And they’re vegan. Emily Aumiller, pastry chef, ... More
The duo's new collection reflects their close friendship and red carpet-friendly basics.
She may have embodied the platonic ideal of a muse in the mid-aughts epic Troy, but this year, Diane Kruger is proving herself to be a master. After winning Best Actress at Cannes for the German drama In the Fade earlier this year, the actress and fashion darling is ... More
The vibrant trio talks growing up together in D.C., touring with Bishop Briggs and tattoos
When twin brothers Max and Spencer Ernst and vocalist Chelsea Lee first met at a show in their hometown of Washington D.C., the trio now known as SHAED pretty quickly became inseparable.
“I didn’t drive at the time and Max and Spenc had this awesome Crown Vic so we would all just pile ... More
You’ve likely seen his face a thousand times, but how much do you really know about Burt Shavitz?
The septuagenarian creator of grooming behemoth Burt’s Bees is the subject of filmmaker Jody Shapiro’s new documentary, Burt’s Buzz, which peeks behind the iconic packaging and into the life of a New England curmudgeon who started his empire selling honey on the side of the road.
Through extensive interviews ... More
Photographer Tod Seelie showcases work inspired by New York City's empty, abandoned spaces
You might have heard of Tod Seelie, the Brooklyn-based photographer who captures people and moments at the fringes of the New York social scene. If not, you've probably seen his work: Besides his 2013 book, Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York, his gritty, mesmerizing work has appeared in ... More
Bernie Kerik, Jack Abramoff and Dennis Kozlowski—three of the most high-profile men to be on the inside—smash the perception that prison life is anything like "Club Fed"
If there were ever a person who might be able to clue you in on what life in a white-collar—or minimum-security or "country club"—prison was actually like, it was this guy. You know this guy. How many former New York City police commissioners, former overseers of Rikers Island, former consultants ... More
Don’t apologize, don’t be dull and, please, don’t picture the audience naked. A public-speaking expert reveals his secrets
The place: an important business conference. The event: a morning keynote. All eyes on the speaker as he shuffles to the podium and then, with a nervous smile, begins: “Sorry, everyone. I know it’s early and you wish you’d been able to sleep later, especially since we went late last ... More
Quick tips for a perfect presentation by Own the Room CEO Bill Hoogterp. No gimmicky Power Point presentation needed
“Have you ever sat in a boring meeting?” Bill Hoogterp asks. Obviously, the answer's yes, which is why the author of Your Perfect Presentation has built a career on coaching some of the world's most visible speakers—athletes, actors, CEOs, media execs, anyone charged with a crucial More
For those who have never tried their luck at an auction, we asked Nazgol Jahan, head of Phillips' Jewels Department, for her advice
What do you look for in estate pieces?
In general, we look for pieces that are well-made with excellent craftsmanship, high-quality gems and, if possible, signed pieces. Pieces from the more renowned houses—such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Buccellati and Bulgari—will always be a collector’s item and hold value ... More