• How to buy quality clothes
    Clothing

    How to buy quality clothes

    Natural fibers come with many benefits — cotton holds up well, wool is cozy yet breathable, linen is light and airy, and silk is, well, silky — and are often priced accordingly. However, there is significant variation within fabrics, and simply seeing natural fibers on a care tag is not a slam dunk. With cotton, for instance, the type of fiber matters. “If you use a lower grade of cotton, the fiber is shorter, so you can’t spin as fine and as strong of a yarn, and the fabric is not going to be as durable,” says Bishop, which may be why one cotton T-shirt is $10 while another is…

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  • The Best Vision Pro Accessories & Why You’ll Want Them
    Accessories

    The Best Vision Pro Accessories & Why You’ll Want Them

    Vision Pro is launching on February 2nd with a good number of first-party accessories and in-box items. If you’re shelling out at least $3,500 for the thing, you might as well protect it from scratches and dust, and kit it out with everything under the sun while you’re at it. Here are a few great options: Third-party Accessories Spigen Klasden Pouch – $90 Image courtesy Spigen There are scant few cases that were built from the ground-up for Vision Pro beyond the first-party case from Apple. Still, the headset’s form-factor isn’t terribly unique, and you may be able to get away with something meant for Quest. Still, Spigen is well known for…

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  • How to make a DIY concrete plant pot using your gym ball
    DIY Style

    How to make a DIY concrete plant pot using your gym ball

    If you’re a plant lover you’ll know that every beautiful houseplant needs a beautiful pot to match, but finding one that suits your tastes isn’t always easy. Larger planters don’t come cheap either, which makes finding one that’s both stylish and affordable feel like mission impossible. Sound familiar? Then you might want to consider putting your DIY skills to the test and making your own…  That’s exactly what interior designer and home DIY-er Erena Te Paa (@erenatepaa) did to make the perfect rustic planter for her modern home, and all it took was some concrete mix, a gym ball, and some rope (plus a little bit of know-how).  Sharing her…

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  • All the ingredients you need to know
    Skin Care

    All the ingredients you need to know

    Visit our Dry (Skin) January homepage for more dry skin essentials. Whether you’re a skin care pro or a curious beginner, you’ve probably scanned the ingredients list of your favorite creams, cleansers and sheet masks wondering what it all means — and what it can do for your skin. Or, perhaps, you’ve stumbled upon a new “It” ingredient on social media and wondered if it’s worth the money.] To help you navigate the world of complex skin care terms, we created a glossary of ingredients we think you should know about, guided by board-certified dermatologists and our extensive past coverage. Bookmark this page: For now, we’re focusing on ingredients most beneficial to…

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  • I know he stole my jewelry, and I’m so disgusted with him
    Jewelry

    I know he stole my jewelry, and I’m so disgusted with him

    DEAR ABBY: My brother and I were very close while growing up. When he got into drugs as a teen, he started doing things I could not support, so we drifted apart. I never wanted to believe that he would do me harm, but I have finally had to admit to myself that he’s the one who stole my treasured, irreplaceable jewelry and sold it for drug money. He has been in recovery for nearly 30 years and has apologized to everyone — except me. He may not remember, or may not want to remember, how deeply he hurt me. How do I continue to see him at family gatherings…

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  • Survive Cold Weather With These Trending Winter Accessories
    Accessories

    Survive Cold Weather With These Trending Winter Accessories

    Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships. We receive compensation when you click on a link and make a purchase. Learn more! New York feels like Fairbanks, Alaska, at the moment — only without the northern lights and picturesque landscape. Truly, the only fun I’m having as I fight my way to the local bodega for oat milk is accessorizing for the weather: picking out different scarves, gloves and hats to shield my skin. After all, in the fashion-forward city of New York, dressing stylishly and documenting the latest trends is not just a choice I enjoy but a literal part of my job. Below, I’ll share my favorite oversized scarves that…

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