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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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It's awards season and the pre-fall fashion shows are in full swing. Here are the folks who gave their best this week...   [Naimah Ali: Fashion Director]

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UR Shopping Bag: Sarah Jessica Parker's New Shoe Line is Coming
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If you're still watching Sex and the City reruns as if you've never seen them before, oohing and aahing over Carrie Bradshaw's timeless style, and envying her shoe collection, you are more than welcome to come sit with the rest of us SATC stans. And while we rehash our favorite... Read More...

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UR Style File: Holiday Chic of the Week
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The stars were brightly shining as your favorite celebs showed off their holiday style. Whether spending Christmas with family and friends or counting down to the new year, these rich-and-famous folks were done up just right...   A bikini-clad Rihanna spent Christmas in sunny Barbados. Love the swimsuit for sure, but her... Read More...

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UR Style File: Best-Dressed of 2013
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Part of the job of being a star is knowing how to put your most fashionable foot forward, or at the very least, being able to pay someone who can help you put your most fashionable, Louboutin-clad foot forward. After a year ripe with fashion misses (e.g., 90 percent of... Read More...

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What to Wear: New Year's Eve Edition
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New Year’s Eve is a tricky holiday. For some, it can be a celebration of all that they have accomplished this past year, while for others, it’s a good riddance to a sucky year with hope for the new year coming. Either way, New Year’s Eve is the world’s biggest... Read More...

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UR Holiday: Re-Gifting The Right Way
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Though it’s a perennial subject of Christmas controversy, re-gifting is a good way to put an unwanted gift to better use when it’s simply not your thing.  You know, like when you get a Chia Pet Duck Dynasty Willie from your Uncle Pete for Christmas, or a neon argyle sweater... Read More...

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Urban Beauty Of The Week: Tika Sumpter
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Tika Sumpter looks so glamorous! The standout of this look is Tika's contoured nose, which may take a bit of practice, but gets easy once you get the hang of it.  After you have applied your concealer and foundation, apply a powder a few shades darker than your skin tone down... Read More...

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UR Recipes: Holiday Sweet-Tooth Fairy
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After a long night of shopping your thighs off or visiting relatives, treat yourself to something oh-so-divine with these recipes below, courtesy of Divas Can Cook...   Red Velvet Pancakes w/ Cream Cheese Glaze If your sweet tooth is aching and you can't resist all things red velvet, this pancake recipe is a winner.... Read More...

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UR Holiday: The History of Consumerist Christmas
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Much as everyone still loves Christmas, it’s hard to deny that the holiday season has become a time of questionable traditions. Black Friday fights and tramplings, an endless barrage of advertising, and big-box stores that value profits over the well-being of employees are all evidence of a holiday that seems... Read More...

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Urban Beauty Of The Week: Beyoncé
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Beyoncé's lip color in her "No Angel" vid is one of the many makeup highlights of her visual album, Beyoncé. This fuchsia-plum hybrid comes just in time to highlight Radiant Orchid, the Pantone Color of the year. It's so inspiring to see what a new year in trendy tones will bring.... Read More...

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UR Shopping Bag: Gifts for Guys
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Still looking for a cool gift for the Urban gent in your life? We've got you covered. Whether it's for a brother, dad, or a boo—from the practical to the novel—one of these man-friendly gifts is sure to work for your special guy.   Couples Massage This relaxing gift works for you... Read More...

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Year Of Very Visible Self-Righteous B.S.: Response to Rashida Jones
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It was after an exhausting week of trying to explain the complexities of feminism to my boyfriend that I came across an article about Rashida Jones slamming Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, and other pop stars for what she considers a gratuitous display of their sexuality. In an essay for... Read More...

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UR Shopping Bag: 2013 Holiday Gift Sets
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Holiday is one of the best times to drop a little cash on beauty items packaged in sets. Gift sets not only look extra cute boxed up and tied with a pretty bow, they also reflect beauty brands feeling extra generous, as they will usually give you more product for... Read More...

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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These famous folks caught our fashion eye this week and earned a coveted spot on our Chic of the Week list...    Brooklyn Nets player, Deron Williams, looked quite dapper at the Winter Autism Ball.   Naomi Campbell stunned in a lace Dolce & Gabbana gown at Foxtel Music Channel's Summer Launch.   Allison Williams was... Read More...

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Urban Beauty Of The Week: Joan Smalls
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Edgy, bold and simple. Make a statement with blue eyeliner and black lipstick. Joan Smalls went goth-chic this week with a bold eye and lip choice. Get the look by lining your eyelid, along the lash line, with Lancôme Artliner 24H in Sapphire—a gorge electric blue. Chaos by Urban Decay is another... Read More...

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UR Style File: Le Chic of the Week
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Even on a holiday week, these celebs kept the chic level turned up... Jessie J is the definition of grown-and-sexy in Sarli Couture at the Royal Variety Performance at London Palladium.   Laura Govan won in all black Maria Lucia Hohan skirt and bra top, Christian Louboutin pumps and Giles & Brother jewelry... Read More...

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UR Shopping Bag: Nikki’s Magic Wand *Gift Idea*
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Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for yourself or the makeup lover in your life? Nikki’s Magic Wand is the perfect gift. We’ve all been there. You’re nearing the end of your favorite lip gloss and that always-too-short application wand won’t catch the last bits of product trapped in the bottom... Read More...

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UR Recipes: Beer Poix
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You may not have heard of mirepoix, but you’ve almost certainly had it. The mixture of chopped carrots, onions, and celery is used by chefs as a flavor base for countless dishes. It’s from a play on this word that the name of Beer Poix, a new web series that... Read More...

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Why You Should Date A Guy With A Superiority Complex
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The Internet abounds with useful advice for guys trying to find the right girl. Recent words of wisdom from intelligent, well-adjusted men include “5 Reasons To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder” and “The Case Against Female Self-Esteem”. These articles are indispensible to men searching for a perfectly insecure... Read More...

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Wear It UR Way: Animal Print Three Ways
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We might act as if we’re sad about summer being over, but everyone knows fall/winter is the season of the true fashionista. Cooler temps bring out the best of the animal kingdom. Whether it’s cheetah, leopard, or python, exotic animal prints are a must!     Leopard pumps are the perfect addition to... Read More...

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UR Style File: The Chic of the Week
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Unapologetically Glam seemed to be the theme for this week's picks for Chic of the Week. These stars gave us old Hollywood with just the right amount of modern edge for looks that made them red carpet stand-outs...   Miranda Kerr wore this black and white Michael Kors cut-out dress to celebrate... Read More...

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UR Recipes: Get Cooking, Sexy!
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The cold months have arrived, and as we retreat indoors to hibernate with our significant others, there are some foods you'll want to keep mind to give your “indoor sports” a great kickstart. When preparing for a good go-at-it, it’s important to ready your mind and body with vital nutrients... Read More...

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Urban Beauty Of The Week: Naomie Harris
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Naomie Harris delivers fresh and pretty on the red carpet for the AFI Fest premiere screening of her new film, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom   Get the look with neutrals: Use MAC Patina and Mulch shadows on your lids. Complete your eyes with black eyeliner and mascara. Blush your cheeks with Gilda by... Read More...

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UR Recipes: Beer And Cheese For Beginners
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Wine and cheese? Been there, done that. If you really want to impress your friends or your date, it’s time to break out the pint glasses and throw a hip beer-and-cheese party. Or hell, just pair some great beer with delicious cheese for your next solo Netflix marathon. We won’t... Read More...

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