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UR Mixology: Ginger Whiskey Refresher
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Here’s a sexy and sophisticated drink for those who like to sip on something they can feel in their bones. Yes, this is a stiff one but you won’t regret it! Whiskey Ginger Ingredients 1 oz whiskey of choice 2 tablespoons ginger syrup (or to taste, recipe below) Cold sparkling water, to taste Lime wedge (optional) Directions Shake... Read More...

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UR Recipes: Smoked Salmon Sandwich On A Croissant
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Let’s step away from the basic and predictable ham, turkey or bologna sandwich you’ve had hundreds of times before. If you want a gourmet bistro sandwich without paying gourmet bistro prices, this smoked salmon sandwich is a perfect change-up for your lunch routine. Smoked Salmon Sandwich on a Croissant Ingredients Croissant 8 oz whipped cream cheese 3-4... Read More...

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UR Mixology: Watermelon Mint Sangria
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It’s time to break out the vodka and update your summer cocktail recipes. Step away from the usual cranberry and vodka and give this mouthwatering watermelon sangria a try. This drink is perfect to serve at a summer barbecue, party or just to have for a chill day at home.... Read More...

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UR Style Profile: April Roomet
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Name: April Roomet Hometown: Philadelphia (West Philly to be exact) Client List: Young Jeezy, Snoop Dogg, Bow Wow, Trey Songz, Big Sean, and Nas—just to name a few   April Roomet, a blonde bombshell standing at about six feet tall, is a power player in the world of hip-hop fashion. You may remember her... Read More...

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Why Turquoise Should Be Your Go-To Summer Color...
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...Plus Three Easy Ways to Incorporate Turquoise Into Your Life! Turquoise is a gorgeous color. Am I biased because it happens to be my favorite color? Honestly, yes. That said, this is a color you should be injecting into your wardrobe and makeup bag immediately, especially for summer. Turquoise looks like the... Read More...

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We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
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“We’ve come a long way baby” was an iconic ad campaign that seemed to represent the women’s movement—even though the equality was represented by the equal opportunity to eventually get lung cancer—a movement that, in my opinion, needs to keep on moving…but that’s a different article. As I thought about... Read More...

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We're Black: 2014 BET Awards Recap
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The BET Awards aired live on Sunday, June 29, at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. The show was pretty good overall, though BET continues to struggle with time-keeping and censoring performances. Thankfully, Chris Rock was on deck to keep everyone distracted while the show producers got it together. Rock... Read More...

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What [Most] Women Really Want
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The recent internet buzz circulating around the mugshot of a “hot” felon may be living out its news-cycle, but the debate remains on whether all women want a bad guy with good looks and a strong back. The truth is, most women are neither looking for a roughneck or Prince... Read More...

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UR Men: The Rising Trend of Stay-at-Home Dads
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  It’s 2014, and adherence to traditional gender roles is slowly falling by the wayside. At the same time as more women are choosing careers over kids, a growing number of men are becoming stay-at-home dads. According to a new Pew analysis of U.S. census data, the number of stay-at-home dads... Read More...

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UR Trends: Denim On Denim
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The Canadian tuxedo, also known as denim on denim, has always been chic to me, when done right. We all remember Jay Z and Justin Timberlake wearing baggy denim suits in the early 2000s. Nowadays, it is a more tailored fit and simple accessories that make for a great denim-on-denim look.... Read More...

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UR Traveler: U.S. Architecture You'll Want to See Now
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Think you have to travel overseas to see amazing architecture? Not so. The U.S. has some of the world's most amazingly unique and beautifully constructed buildings in the world. If you're an architecture buff, you'll definitely want to add one or all of these sites to your "places to hit... Read More...

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UR Traveler: How to Apply for a U.S. Passport
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A passport is your ticket to seeing the world. If you don't have one yet, get on it, even if you're not sure when you'll be traveling overseas. Just having one handy will motivate you to start collecting stamps. Here are the steps you'll need to follow to get a passport: 1.... Read More...

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Van Gogh: Tortured Soul, Shining Star
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Long before the selfie made it into the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, one artist captured himself on canvas with oils in many self-portraits, including paintings that showed him with his left ear bandaged after it was cut off and given to a prostitute. That body part was not the appendage she expected... Read More...

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Want to travel without going broke? See how one traveler gets around on a budget
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Self-proclaimed "travel addict" Megan Van Groll of TRAVEL. PAINT. REPEAT. has a wealth of information for anyone looking to travel without losing a grip on their budget. See how Van Groll puts her passport to use without the help of a trust fund... Many travel blogs are written by people who’ve sold... Read More...

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UR Traveler: Should You Vacation Somewhere Dangerous?
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Caracas. Port-au-Prince. Rio de Janeiro. To any voracious traveler, the names of world cities like these hold the potential of excitement and adventure—but they’re also plastered on lists of places Americans shouldn’t visit. Should you really cross cities with a reputation for danger off your must-visit list? Or should you... Read More...

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UR Inspiration: Color Me Kim
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Say what you will about Kim Kardashian and her Kanye-era style choices, the hottie has most definitely been spot on with the color trends. Before you get worked up because we mentioned trendsetting and Kim K. in the same sentence, we’re going to ease you into the evidence by showing some... Read More...

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UR Traveler: Chic Luggage for Any Getaway
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As I enter real adulthood, and my responsibilities pile on, I realize that my dreams of Louis Vuitton and Goyard trunks must be placed on a brief hold. That doesn’t mean I’m going to schlep a less-than-worthy roller bag through LAX and fix my lips to call myself a fashion... Read More...

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UR Style File: Met Gala 2014
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The Met Gala happened last night and while we've pretty much given up on attendees being able to correctly interpret the themes of these events (this year's was Charles James: Beyond Fashion), there were some stars who showed up looking amazing. Of course there were those who looked like they got... Read More...

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V. Stiviano Says She's Donald Sterling's Everything
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In case you missed, V. Stiviano had a sitdown with Barbara Walters on 20/20 Friday where she seemed to be defending her sugar daddy, Donald Sterling. It's clear that something is not quite right with Stiviano, but we knew that when we found out she was a person of color dealing... Read More...

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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It's another week of chic, lovers. From iHeartRadio to the Amazing Spider-Man 2 New York premiere, here are the celebs that decided to show up and show out... Andrew Garfield looked quite dapper at the Spider-Man 2 premiere in New York City. Emma Stone was a stunner in a cream Grecian-like Prada gown. Mya... Read More...

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UR Trends: This Spring's Flats Are a Chic Alternative to Our Beloved Heels
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'Tis the season for graduations, outdoor weddings, and festivals—all events where you may not last very long in your snazziest stilettos. You'll need a go-to flat to give your feet a much-needed break when a grassy knoll won’t let you be great. I never thought I’d see the day when I’d be a... Read More...

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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Hey guys! We have a nice little more variety in this week's installment of Les Chic of The Week. Starting off a little differently (but refreshingly so) with a stylish young man, and ending with a recurring fashion phenom! So without further ado, let's get into it... Aw, look at lil'... Read More...

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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The stars were aligned... with style, that is. From the MTV Movie Awards red carpet to the Jimmy Choo CHOO.08° event to Jennifer Lopez, whose style has become an event in and of itself, here are the folks who brought the chic...   Jourdan Dunn kept it cute and casual at Coachella... Read More...

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Urban Man: How to Dress Dapper in the Modern Age
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Long gone are the days of the urban man's wardrobe being limited to jeans and tees. Men today want balance, and having balance means knowing when it's time to throw on a perfectly cut suit, a crisp collared shirt, and a good shoe. If you're a guy in need of a... Read More...

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