“Shoes have to seem of sex,” says Louboutin. From his Paris atelier, he makes a case for the transformative power of a five-inch heel
Emily Blunt and fashion first got to know each other on the set of ‘The Devil Wears Prada’. Now a red-carpet regular with three movies in the pipeline, Blunt models some of this season’s boldest looks for TIME
A brief history of the sexy and sophisticated soles coveted by everyone from fashion designers to Hollywood’s most stylish celebrities.
Whether we’re talking about a beautiful car or chair or phone or dress, style is part of its essence. Form does follow function. The design of any object is a vital part of what it is and why we care about it.
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Tokyo is not a pretty city, not by conventional standards. Beauty comes unexpectedly here, on delicate dessert plates, in precisely timed bullet trains, in the way modern living meets old-fashioned manners. You just have to know …
Be transported by Kyoto’s imperial history, timelessness and grace
It doesn’t always make the best first impression, but persist. Manila is a beauty
By day, Nairobi is the hectic, cosmopolitan hub of East Africa; by night, it’s a malaria-free city of cool evenings and quiet tropical gardens, best enjoyed with a cool Tusker beer.
Bangkok is tidier these days, but its spirit shines as brightly as ever
Behind the palm fronds and frangipanis, Malaysia’s verdant capital teems with life
Tel Aviv notched up its centenary last year and continues to evolve
Travelers often bypass Peru’s sprawling megacapital for other destinations within the country. They’re missing out. Among Lima’s many claims to fame: world-class cuisine. And the best pisco sours this side of the Andes.