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Cooling Trend - 3 Distinct Hand Bags That Will do the Trick This Summer

Shawn Reinoehl | Posted 06.11.2015 | Style
Shawn Reinoehl

Handbags, purses, clutches, and shoulder bags, so many too choose from and so little time to buy them! What is one to do this sizzling summer? BUY BUY...

Site Specifics: Anish Kapoor at Versailles 2015

MutualArt | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

The descriptor "site-specific" is often invoked when describing Anish Kapoor's monumental installation works.

Kim K Shares New Photos From Her Pre-Wedding Party At Versailles

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment

Sunday marks Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's one-year wedding anniversary and by the looks of her Instagram account, Mrs. Kardashian West is feeling a...

I On Exceptional Living -- Catharine Hamilton: Chicago to Versailles

Irene Michaels | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Catharine Hamilton is not only an exceptionally graceful individual, with an elegant Texan drawl and charmed sense of style, she has dedicated her time to many great causes and organizations, from the Institute of International Education and the Junior League to the cause closest to her heart, the restoration of Versailles.

10 Most Beautiful Fountains in the World

See.Place | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
See.Place

Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide drinking water and water for bathing and washing to the residents of cities, towns and villages.

The Greatest Gifts Are Priceless Memories

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Natalie Pace

It's easy to get caught up in consumerism every Christmas, taking one dreaded day to slog through a sea of people in the malls and dig for that discount-priced trinket that won't embarrass you too much when the person you love tears open your lousy gift.

Open Every Day? Oh Mon Dieu! That Is a Revolution!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.06.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

If you are going to Paris only once, plan to spend three weeks in the city, a treat never to be forgotten.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Wednesday, Sept. 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Entitlement is also an issue in Noah Baumbach's wonderfully acidic While We're Young, which captures a pair of Gen-Xers, Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts), at a crisis point.

11 Of The World's Most Fantastic Opera Houses That Are Worth A Visit (PHOTOS)

JustLuxe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

Whether your taste is modern or Baroque, these are some opera houses you definitely need to visit on your next trip around the world.

Kim Kardashian's Wedding

Susie Sampson | Posted 07.24.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

It is finally here! The wedding we have all been waiting for...or dreading -- Kim Kardashian marries Kanye West in Italy!

Cooking Art History: Dining With Matisse

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 07.16.2014 | Home
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Matisse lived during France's Belle Époque. Café culture was at its height, and cafés were where artists came together to exchange stories, discuss ground breaking artistic styles, and eat good food. This good food has a history.

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Viator | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Viator

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same.

Les Etangs de Corot: A "Country" Hotel/Spa Between Paris And Versailles

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There's barely a hint of city life and certainly not a shred of evidence that you're so close to Paris.

Kendall Jenner Has Set Her Sights On Some Pretty Famous Real Estate

Posted 03.05.2014 | Celebrity

As anyone who has been "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" knows, Kendall Jenner is in the market for a new home. After all, turning 18 means it's time ...

The Life and Death of the World Historical Figure

Francis Levy | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

At the end of his short encomium to Mandela in The New York Review of Books, "On Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)," J.M. Coetzee writes, "He was, and by th...

A French Chateau Rises Again

Jim Calio | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Jim Calio

When it was finished, Vaux-le-Comite was indeed a sight to behold, a lovely, Baroque chateau that became the birth place of the style known as the "jardin a la francaise." It was the perfect blending of architecture, landscaping and interior design.

American Versailles

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Evaggelos Vallianatos

I first saw Washington, D.C. in 1974. I was astonished with the Greek vision of architecture on Capitol Hill. I could not get over my admiration for t...

Eat Your Organic Veggies, Your Majesty

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

We know that in England many fine food establishments receive a seal of approval from some members of the sitting monarchy, as soon as a certain numbe...

PHOTOS: The Most Beautiful Renovation Ever

Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

After nearly 30 years documenting the restoration work at Marie Antoinette's 17th-century hamlet, The Palace of Versailles, acclaimed photographer Rob...

Moving Mountains in Chiffon: Versailles 73 American Runway Revolution

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.13.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Philosophically, one of my favorite subjects is to justify fashion's relevance historically and socially. Our "suiting up" is not only the stuff that carries individuals through their days and endeavors, it marks time and place and reflects us as accurately as any song or news story might.

More than Just Versailles: Grand Châteaux near Paris

Rick Steves | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

While the Loire Valley (two hours south of Paris) is home to the best variety of French châteaux, there are also impressive palaces much closer to Pa...

Versailles: Europe's Favorite Palace

Rick Steves | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

I'm spending a couple of weeks in the area around Paris to make two TV shows on the great palaces and châteaux of the region. Most of these castles a...

What Not to Do When You Travel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's no surprise that some of the world's top travel specialists can help travelers make the most of their trips, adding extra value and helping to ease headaches while on the road. But you might want to know not just what to do, but what to avoid.

The Cloyne Queen of Coping

Sarah Barness | Posted 07.31.2013 | College
Sarah Barness

It wasn't until late into my first semester at UC Berkeley that I found the thing that would simultaneously scare me shitless, and define my entire college career -- Cloyne Court Hotel.

World's Prettiest Castles

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Gone are the days of kings and queens ruling the populace from on high (in most of the world, anyway). But while many monarchs have fallen, their pala...