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Oprah's 'Favorite Things' Returns November 18th With Michael Kors & Tory Burch

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(Getty; Bauer Griffin) L-R: Michael Kors, Oprah Winfrey, Tory BurchRemember back in the day, pre-OWN, when once a year Oprah Winfrey would host her "Favorite Things" extravaganza and give away cars, luggage, beauty products, and free trips to Australia to her studio audience (You get a car! And you get a car! And you get a car!)? Well, even though her talk show's long gone from network television, "Oprah's Favorite Things" lives on.On November 18th from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET, an "Oprah's...Read Full Story

Oprah: "Bathing is My Hobby"

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The one and only Oprah Winfrey appears in the November issue of Harper's Bazaar—which hits newsstands October 23rd. Check out a sneak peek at Winfrey's gorgeous photoshoot and some words of wisdom from one of the most iconic television personalities of all time.On her decision to start OWN:“This is the deal, when you have reached the peak of the mountaintop, which is where I was with the Oprah show, you have absolutely no worries.  I’d been in the right space at the right time, and I’d done...Read Full Story

6 Cool Retro-Inspired Looks From Levi's Vintage Clothing's Spring Collection

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(Courtesy Levi's Vintage Clothing) Looks from the spring 2013 collectionYesterday we popped by our friends Ali and Michael's showroom here in New York where we checked out some pieces from the new spring 2013 Levi's Vintage Clothing collection. We love how, every season, LVC takes inspiration from super-cool all-American retro references. Check out some of our favorite lookbook shots from spring 2013—inspired by mid-century Hot Rods.L-R: Levi's Vintage Clothing Crew Graphic Tee and 1950s Tab...Read Full Story

Luca Orlandi's Need for Speed - Designer Spotted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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(Getty) Luca Orlandi with models backstage at fashion week in 2007In their downtime, lots of designers seem to spend time traveling through India or Southeast Asia, learning to cook, doing yoga, or pursuing other wholesome-and-not-totally-out-of-left-field hobbies. Designer Luca Orlandi, who founded the ready-to-wear line Luca Luca, apparently spent two days this week testing a Star Mazda at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. How's that for awesome?Turns out, Orlandi's long had a need for speed...Read Full Story

There is a Planet Made Entirely of Diamond

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(Getty) Diamonds diamonds diamonds, imagine a whole planet of them!Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to your next vacation destination: scientists have discovered a planet called "55 Cancri e" that's—wait for it—mostly made of diamond."The surface of this planet is likely covered in graphite and diamond rather than water and granite," the Yale University researcher Nikku Madhusudhan told the New York Post. "This is our first glimpse of a rocky world with a fundamentally different chemistry from...Read Full Story

Collab Alert: Rodarte Partners With Starbucks

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(ImaxTree)Attention all caffeine-addicted fashionistas: Rodarte and Starbucks are coming together in a collaboration that might just be one of the most unexpected this year.The Mulleavy sisters—who usually stick to collaborations with brands like Opening Ceremony, Target, and, uh, Black Swan—are designing a limited-edition collection of gift cards, mugs, tote bags, and sleeves for Starbucks come the holiday season. It will hit stores November 13th—just in time for your Peppermint Mochas. The...Read Full Story

Carine Roitfeld Named Global Fashion Director of 'Harper's Bazaar'

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(Getty) Carine Roitfeld with Harper's Bazaar Creative Director Stephen GanFormer Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld has been named the Global Fashion Director of Harper's Bazaar.According to a Hearst-issued press release this morning, Roitfeld will work with the magazine's creative director Stephen Gan (above) starting with the March 2013 issues of all 26 international editions of the magazine. Gan and Roifeld have been longtime collaborators—Roitfeld has previously worked with Gan on his V...Read Full Story

Study: Hot Blondes are Less Likely to Get Away With Murder

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(Courtesy) Charlize Theron in Snow White and the Huntsman Hot? Blonde? Female? Better not kill someone, because you're not going to get away with it.According to a study published yesterday in the The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context, women on trial for murder who claim self defense are more often perceived as guilty if they're more attractive. Attractive, according Antonio Herrera's study, means the woman has "thick lips; smooth, harmonious facial features...Read Full Story

Ebay Launches Feed - Here's My Embarrassing One Full of Hot Pink Hair Rollers

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Lots of exciting news over at eBay.com today! Not only did the company unveil its brand-new slimline logo, it also launched eBay.com/feed, a personalizable Pinterest-like, um, feed that you can populate with keywords and names of things you're generally interested in buying.Like, so, I spend most of my time on eBay hunting for things that aren't readily available in New York. Specifically, lately, I've spent a lot of time and money on eBay buying Sleep-In Rollers—Velcro rollers with foamy...Read Full Story

Video: Susie Bubble Asks Donatella Versace Some Hard-Hitting Questions—No, Seriously

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(Getty) Donatella Versace at the Versus spring 2013 showFormer Dazed Digital editor (and now Style Bubble mastermind) Susie Bubble (nee Susanna Lau) met up with the inimitable Donatella Versace at Milan Fashion Week earlier this month and asked her some hard-hitting questions. No, seriously. She asked her what's probably the question on so many people's minds—"How do you feel when people think of Versace, and think maybe it's a little bit tacky, or there's a bit of bad taste involved?"Watch...Read Full Story