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It's officially February, and you're banned from saying Happy New Year's. Unless you're a winter baby, you're not seeing presents for a while. There's only one long weekend between now and May. Can you spell d-o-l-d-r-u-m-s? But wait. Don't buy a SAD lamp quite yet—spring break is glimmering just past the blahs. Whether you officially get the time off (jerks!), you already asked HR for the vacation days, or you're just planning a mental getaway, we're dishing up some travel inspiration that's day-dreamier than Beckham's H&M ad. Four of our editors shared their dream escapes—plus the perfect packing lists that'll let you spend your time in style. From a reef-view suite in Belize to skiing in Japan, this destination quadruplet is pure wanderlust dopamine. Girls Gone Wild and neon pink Hurricanes....not so much.
Singer Mary Lambert is taking over the world. In addition to her poetry, musical collabs, a recently released debut LP (Heart On My Sleeve), blogs, videos, and plans to one day conquer Broadway, the 25-year-old Massachusetts resident is still planning more. Which is a feat, considering she's already done so much. A GLAAD read
The wedding dress may be the first thing people notice as you're coming down the aisle, but no bridal look is complete without a few thoughtful
accessories. It's those seemingly small touches — like your "something old" or "something blue" — that can turn a gown into a moment. A delicate lace veil is a prime read