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  • Royal Engagement: Let the Sketching Begin

    Royal Engagement: Let the Sketching Begin
    If it’s a nail-biting decision for mere mortal brides, then it’s one of monumental importance for Kate Middleton, the bride of the 21st century: What, oh what, will the fresh-faced, stylish Brit wear for her nuptials this April to the future...
  • Return of the Groom's Cake: The playful confection for him is back on the rise

    Return of the Groom's Cake: The playful confection for him is back on the rise
    When Prince William famously ordered a groom’s cake for his wedding reception this past April, he opted for something lavishly sweet: a dense chocolate biscuit cake that the Queen was said to have on offer when William visited during breaks from his...
  • Toast Royally: It's easy to create a regal wedding. Just pop some Dom...

    Toast Royally: It's easy to create a regal wedding. Just pop some Dom...
    Yes, the once-in-a-generation real-deal Royal Wedding is exciting, but let’s be honest, all weddings are regal in their own special way. That said, it’s simple to add an authentic Royal Wedding touch to your own celebration. Just pop some...
  • Classic Cinches

    Classic Cinches
    Brides may now be off the hook for a pre-wedding diet. Dresses with corset bodices are popping up on red carpet-worthy gowns, slimming celebrity silhouettes, and gaining popularity with the bridal market. Catherine Zeta Jones wore a forest green textured...
  • Dress the part this Halloween

    Dress the part this Halloween
    Millions of us will gather in just a few days to observe a ritual that some have been anticipating all year. We'll spend our savings, experience a sugar rush and garb ourselves in garments inspired by our favorite characters. We'll dress up like Angry...
  • Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter

    Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter
    Lucian Freud, a British artist who gained fame for his intense and deeply textural nude paintings, has died. He was 88. Freud, the grandson of the pioneering psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, died Wednesday at his home in London following an illness,...
  • Day Trippin': Prince William Sound Forgiving to Beginner Kayakers

    Day Trippin': Prince William Sound Forgiving to Beginner Kayakers
    Kayaking allows nature to completely surround you. If you've never felt that before the best place to start is Prince William Sound. Channel Two's Ashton Goodell and photographer Brian Hild go Day Trippin' from Whittier. If you go kayaking in Whittier:...
  • New year, new trends

    New year, new trends
    Janus, the Roman god for whom the first month of the Gregorian calendar is named, has two heads — one looking forward to the future and another looking back to the past. That might make just him the most appropriate mascot for 2011's emerging trends...
  • Kate Middleton: Style icon in waiting

    Kate Middleton: Style icon in waiting
    Finally, after eight years of courtship, Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton are engaged, and the fashion world has a new icon in waiting. When the engaged couple met the media for the first time Tuesday, Middleton's sapphire blue Issa dress...
  • Not-so-regal royal wedding souvenirs

    Not-so-regal royal wedding souvenirs
    Even if you can't make it to London for the royal wedding, you can still revel in the wide range of souvenirs commemorating the April 29 event. It's a given that there are enough commemorative plates, coins, tea pots, tea towels, coasters, champagne...
  • Pajamas, nightgowns and lingerie make cozy Christmas gifts

    Pajamas, nightgowns and lingerie make cozy Christmas gifts
    Somehow the holiday season brings out the urge to get cozy. Maybe that's why nightwear is a perennial favorite gift this time of year. Or maybe it's because it lends itself to stress-free shopping. After all, how many times can you give your brother-in-...