[ad_1] Dear E. Jean: An attractive 20-year-old girl asked my husband if he would father a child for her. She’s the girlfriend of my husband’s 51-year-old brother, who is unable to have children. I’ve always wanted children. My husband has consistently refused, saying he doesn’t “want the responsibility of raising, caring, and paying for kids.”
[ad_1] I was recently asked to recall the first time I saw a reflection of myself on TV while growing up, and I don’t think I ever did. There was that shift in elementary school, after 9/11, when Middle Easterners became the villains of so many movies and TV shows, making us the collective face
[ad_1] There are few things more satisfying than getting in some steps or a tough workout and instantly finding out how many calories you burned. If you’re obsessed with checking your Apple Watch, you know what I’m talking about — but you may have noticed that there are quite a few numbers to track, including
[ad_1] There are a lot of things that can affect your metabolism. Age, genetics, and diet play a role, of course, but for women looking to maximize their calorie burn, there’s another factor to consider: your menstrual cycle. And we’re not just talking about your period. “A woman’s metabolism is affected by her hormone fluctuations
[ad_1] Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn, a couple madly in love with privacy, have made it over a year without talking about each other in an interview. This may be because Swift hasn’t really done any, but Alwyn now has. British Vogue got Alwyn to talk about Swift for a fleeting second in its new
[ad_1] Folk art meets high fashion as fringed leather, suede patches, and whipstitched trimming make their way onto the season’s spirited shoes and bags. Suede handbag, Givenchy, $2,690. Mitchell Feinberg Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Suede sneaker, Tod’s, $675. Mitchell Feinberg Leather handbag, $3,950, charms, $290–$550 each, all, Loewe. Wraps courtesy of Red Gypsy Bohemian.
[ad_1] As the weather changes, so does our lip balm addiction. Beat the cold and habitually chapped lips with hydration-packed formulas, a product that “your fav could never,” and a balm recommendation from VS Angel Sara Sampaio for “perfectly plump lips.” Here, 13 lip balms that ELLE editors depend on all fall and winter long.
[ad_1] Getty ImagesTristan Fewings/BFC Good morning to everyone but especially Victoria Beckham, who has lured ELLE.com to a unicorn chandelier before noon. We’re at Anabel’s, the London social club (read: party place for royals and rich kids), and though there’s much to look at—a wall covered in majolica pansies, a gilded bar with gleaming crystal
[ad_1] Stella McCartney just slapped Madonna’s ass, and I can die now. Except I can’t, because there’s work to be done—specifically, a run-down of McCartney’s new shoes, which Madonna pronounced “comfy!” Monday night at her London boutique. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below The new kicks are Adidas Stan Smiths, stamped with tiny stars, and trimmed
[ad_1] Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a perfect smile. For pearly white, straight, even-looking teeth, it doesn’t get any better than veneers. Since it’s a costly and semi-permanent solution, it pays to do your research. We turned to NYC Smile Design cosmetic dentists Dr. Elisa Mello and Dr. Ramin Tabib to give
[ad_1] The day after Donald Trump was elected in 2016, I pulled a hanbok out of my closet. I felt compelled to wear this traditional Korean garment, with its stiff collar, short top, and floor-length, empire-waist skirt, as my small statement of resistance. To some, such a gesture might read conservative, feminine, or modest, but
[ad_1] Sep 19, 2018 Personal style is what we wear, but it’s also how we put it together and why. Fashion is far more than a haphazard combination of stuff, and the thought process behind the way everything fits for a cohesive picture is worth a study. The Edit at Macy’s, a curated collection of
[ad_1] The notion that Sesame Street mainstays Ernie and Bert are more than just confirmed bachelors who split the rent on a cozy urban apartment is not new. Way back in 1994, the New York Times ran an editorial entitled “Are Bert and Ernie Gay?” in response to letters that had been sent in to
[ad_1] Three days had past and still no word from my 80-year-old uncle, Tío Primitivo Rivera. Three days of no cell phone service. No electricity. No way of getting to him. No way of knowing if he was buried under his house with his roof peeled away like that scene from The Wizard of Oz.
[ad_1] When Beyoncé launched her fitness line Ivy Park in 2016, fans promptly freaked out, because..well, she’s Beyoncé. Year after year, the stars’s featured various types of activewear—sporty leggings, sports bras, hoodies, and more. This season’s collection is nothing short of fantastic: All kinds of mesh, bold “Ivy Park” logo designs, bright colors (think: red,
[ad_1] Wearing combat boots during the Fall is a no brainer, and this season designers are bringing the best. Dr. Marten reinterpreted their OG boot as a hiker, Alexander Wang takes “steel toe boots” literally, and Topshop’s affordable option looks way more expensive than it actually is. Shop 12 updated takes on the classic shoe,
[ad_1] What do you get when Disney and ColourPop—two brands with massive cult followings—team up? An epic collection that’s bound to sell out. Starting Sept. 28, you can shop the Disney Designer Collection Cosmetics limited-edition makeup line on ColourPop.com and ShopDisney.com. The range takes inspiration from the classic fairytales, updating them with a modern red
[ad_1] Sodium may not be something you actively think about in your food, but eating too much can impact not only your waistline, but also your overall health. Eating too much salt leaves you bloated and puffy, which means your jeans and rings may not fit quite like they used to. It can also put
[ad_1] Dear E. Jean: I’m strong and independent at work. But in matters of the heart, I’m soft and sensitive, and because of it, men treat me in ways that are less than respectful. So are my girlfriends right? Will no guy ever come along who will love me for my sensitive self without taking
[ad_1] This post written by Dr. Daniel Rieders was originally published on YourTango. Here’s what to do and ask before, during and after your visit. Many men and women believe they own their bodies and their personal wellness, yet feel that their health care providers fall short when it comes to meeting their needs. This
[ad_1] It all started with a serial killer. A fictional one, mind you. Killing Eve‘s Villanelle, played by Jodie Comer, is as enamored of luxury goods as she is swift to murder; from fancy throws to top-shelf champagne, her creature comforts are more mammoth than mini. Even in a show full of ingenious and high-stakes
[ad_1] If you’ve ever felt like dance cardio routines are impossible to master and no fun, you’ve got to start doing The Fitness Marshall’s choreography. TFM has a way of making intense moves seem easy, and he’ll have you feeling like one of Beyoncé’s backup dancers in no time. He’s taking it way back with
[ad_1] Is there such a thing as having too many red lipsticks? Absolutely not. The variations in formula and finish make every tube feel and look unique, bank account be damned. The good news is M.A.C is currently having a sale at Macy’s that makes stocking up on all the blue-reds, orange-reds, true-reds, and berry-reds
[ad_1] Getty ImagesKevork Djansezian/NBC When you watch the Emmys on TV, you see plenty of good stuff (red-carpet Fashion, marriage proposals, etc.), but when you’re in the audience in real time, an entire different dimension opens up to you. From the late-night guy that people really, really love to the kinda rude thing that people