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As you gear up for 2012, it’s time to update more than just your
fitness regimens. Adding some new tunage to your ever-expanding music
arsenal is a perfect way to start the year off fresh (and fuel
those grueling workouts). Whether it’s the latest under-the-radar jam
or our newest on-stage style crush, here at R29 we’re dedicated music
fans and love sharing our finds (like these must-hit Bay Area live
music venues!). So, clearly we’re thrilled to bring you a crop of 10
Bay Area artists whose beats we can’t resist. From songbird Chloe
Makes Music to indie rocker Chris Owens of Girls (Hedi Slimane is a
fan) — these local folks are doing more than their part to heat up the
S.F. sound scene. Now, who's ready to jam?
Photographed by Molly DeCoudreaux
Sparkling snow and the Daley Plaza tree aside, winter in Chicago isn’t always pretty. We’re talking about flaky skin, chapped lips, rough elbows — the works. Since nobody needs cold-weather skincare tips quite like a Chicagoan, we asked three local beauty gurus to share their secret weapons for getting through the read
We've all known that girl who can somehow make bargain-bin finds look like Barneys splurges. The secret to such a cultivated style isn't magic: It's knowing how to spot the design details that make clothes seem cheap — and the ones that make 'em look way more expensive than they are.
Ahead, we're giving away eight read