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    Style
    Noteworthy: Bow + Arrow Apparel

    On the top floor of a turn-of-the-century building, seamstress Anna Toth feeds her vintage Singer sewing machine with denim woven from Southern cotton. Her workspace, in the heart of what is now Asheville, North Carolina’s River Arts district, vibrates with the frequent passing of trains on the railway, just yards

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    Culture
    An Art Lover’s Guide to this Summer’s Top Exhibits

    Wind from the Sea, 1947, tempera on hardboard © Andrew Wyeth. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Gift of Charles H. Morgan If you’re looking for an air-conditioned alternative to the beach this summer, consider an afternoon at an art museum. As Sister Wendy Beckett, the affable art historian you might

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    Eat & Drink
    Learn from the Pros: Make Your Date Night Dinner a Hit

    If “dinner date night at home” sounds more like a kitchen nightmare than a quiet romantic evening, you’re in good company. As someone whose cooking repertoire maxes out at tacos, I decided to get some professional help to make a date night dinner worth remembering. Enter: Kitchensurfing. The start-up allows

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    Healthy Living
    Toxins, Vitamin D, and Application: Your Sun Protection Questions Answered

    After our previous article on sunscreen, our readers took to Facebook with even more questions! From wanting to know what the deal is with toxins in sunscreens to how to protect your eyes from the sun—you asked, so we’re answering. We passed your burning (sorry, couldn’t resist the pun) questions along

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    Shopping
    Get Your Fall Wardrobe Early In Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

    1. Chelsea Nubuck Leather Tote / 2. Now Open Toe Bootie / 3. Harlan Slip-On Wing Tip Oxford / 4. Zip Pocket Wool Blend Coat / 5. Gramercy Grand Bracelet Watch / 6. Expandable Zip Tote It’s hard to imagine fall’s cool, crisp breeze during the peak of sweltering summer,

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    Home & Entertainment
    Host a DIY Flower Arranging Party

    If you’re anything like us, your Pinterest DIY board is really code for “probably never going to do this.” When it comes to DIY-ing boards full of gorgeous flower arrangements, the experimentation process might seem fun, but honestly, a bit pricey. Rather than spend a bundle on blooms only to

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    Shopping
    Fashion with a Heart: Changing the World, One Scarf at a Time

    In today’s marketplace it’s a luxury to own a product that is handmade, and even more so, one that is ethically produced. When we first heard about not one, but two socially conscious lines specializing in one-of-a-kind scarves, it’s safe to say we were intrigued! Not only are Block Shop