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Few words make a fashion-loving girl’s heart flutter like Chanel. Whether you favor the classic tweed suits and quilted bags of the ladies-who-lunch set, or love keeping up with Uncle Karl’s latest zany cyberpunk-meets-Marie-Antoinette collections, there’s not a girl alive who wouldn’t love to see those iconic interlocking Cs in her closet.
For summer '12, Kaiser Karl served us up a heaping dose of under-the-sea fantasy
: Bags came in powdery pastel shades of seafoam green and aqua, shoes featured high heels gracefully sculpted to look like coral, and then there was that notorious $50,000 shell purse. This is classic Chanel glamour done with a light, fresh hand — and as always, we are très tempted by the chic siren call. Click on for our top seven seafaring picks of the summer.
Photo: Courtesy of Chanel
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read