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Topshop Unique A/W 14 Show at London Fashion Week

TOPSHOP Unique and Ryan Lo at London Fashion Week

Topshop brings high-street fashion into couture-worthy pieces on the catwalk during London Fashion Week.

Japanese woman spends $100k on plastic surgery to become real-life "French doll"

A 25-year-old Japanese woman who goes by the name of Vanilla Chamu has had over 30 procedures in her quest to look like a French doll. Before and after pictures show how over $100,000 worth of...

Top 10 weirdest Chinese beauty tips to spruce up your New Year: The SinoFile

A few lessons on grooming from the 1.3 billion people-strong charm school that is the People's Republic.

Beauty, Fashion and Empowerment at Beauty Night Society's Celebrate Dignity Gala

The women who have been supported by the Beauty Night Society decided to give their thanks via a fashion show at the organization’s 12th year anniversary.

Kiehl's opens shop at The Hudson's Bay Company

New York based apothecary, Kiehl's, opened their flagship location in The Hudson's Bay Company on Tuesday.

Hot Model Talk

My dream of modeling died early. That doesn't mean I'm not still obsessed with it.

Some of What I Love about Sculpting

The sun told me to stop grinding and take the first picture, and as soon as I could clean the dust from my hands I did. Words came later, as I imagined what the images actually say about me, and about

Good Chi Empowers Health and Science Professionals with High Fashion Uniforms

Geeks no more. Medical uniforms are the new sexy and empowering couture. Are you a female doctor sick of scrubs made for men? Read on for good chi.