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Garima Arora is elit Vodka Asia's Best Female Chef 2019

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The chef from Gaa restaurant in Bangkok has been named as Asia\'s Best Female Chef ahead of Asia\'s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony on 26 March 2019. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/garima-arora-asias-best-female-chef-2019/

Eating Alone: Against Our Nature

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Eating alone is a growing trend, yet it is contrary to hundreds of thousands of years of evolution, where eating together was crucial to making us who we are. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/eating-alone-trend/

It's Time To Give The High-Cut Bathing Suit A Go

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If you\'ve stumbled across a photo (as in, an actual hard-copy photo) of your mother or grandmother at the beach decades ago, they\'re likely wearing a high-cut swimsuit. Well, along with power shoulders and tiny sunglasses returning from the \'80s and \'90s is a throwback swim trend: The high-cut one-piece, originally pioneered by designers like Norma Kamali and more recently popularized by brands like Solid & Striped and Mara Hoffman, is one of the most ubiquitous styles this summer.Of course, there are varying degrees of how high-cut you\'re willing to go, but with both one and two-piece options, there\'s one out there for everyone. And if plunging necklines or string-bikinis aren\'t quite your thing, this may be the perfect new way to show a sexy bit of skin all season long. Ahead, we\'ve rounded up some of our favorite takes on this legs-for-days summer must-have.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. Al

#OldCeline Vibes Are Alive At These Retailers

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This Paris Fashion Week will mark a full year since Phoebe Philo \'s departure from Céline Celine. And with the Fall \'19 runway show a few days away, we\'re still hopelessly lingering over her heyday — when legions of women discovered their inner power pose through the brand\'s quiet but bold coolness. Philo\'s historic knack for volume, layering, unapologetic prints and general sense of irony all infused the brand with a preternatural icon status.Gabrielle Boucinha, founder of the much-followed Instagram account @oldceline, summed it up when we interviewed her last year, comparing the designer to Coco Chanel — a woman renowned for thoroughly upending women\'s fashion from top to toe. \"It was very liberating to see a fashion house present women with what they actually want to wear,\" said Boucinha of Philo-era Celine. \"We don\'t always want to wear a tight sequined mini dress. We want to wear a dragging-on-the-floor dress with sneakers.\&qu

20 Black Strappy Sandals To Slide Your Feet Into This Spring

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When it comes to footwear, people love to disagree. Between chunky dad sneakers, steel-toed cowboy boots and multi-colored Tevas, every shoe trend that\'s garnered any sort of attention over the last year has been a hot topic of discussion. However, if there\'s one shoe style that trend lovers and traditionalists alike can always agree on, it\'s black strappy sandals.What is it that makes this simple style so agreeable? Depending on the heel height, material and overall look, black strappy sandals can do it all — from dressing up a baggy pair of jeans to adding the finishing touch to a formal LBD. And with everyone from The Row and Proenza Schouler to Topshop and Urban Outfitters coming out with their own unique takes on the classic silhouette, there\'s no excuse not to get your hands on a pair or two of your own.So while we\'re more than prepared to back our beloved orthopedic sneakers and western-style boots, this spring, we\'re opting instead for the one shoe

In Franca: Chaos & Creation, The Fashion Industry Remembers A Legend

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It\'s difficult to talk about late Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani without mentioning the many lives she touched, and how she impacted them, too. Sozzani, who died in 2016 at age 66 of lung cancer, was a force beyond measure — in the fashion industry and real life. In fact, she was known for blurring the two, like an artist smudging lead on the page. It\'s why, in Franca: Chaos & Creation, a coffee table book dedicated to the editrix, so many of Sozzani\'s colleagues write so lovingly and extensively about their shared memories.In her three-decade tenure, Sozzani tackled subjects like drug abuse, diversity, domestic violence, and more. Her diversity issue, for example, dubbed the Black Issue, sells for $2,500 today. This book, by her son Francisco Carrozzini and printed via Assouline, costs $250. And by the weight and breadth of it — showcasing Sozzani\'s most iconic photos in one place, is worth every penny. (It\'s 408 pages, 300 of which are illust

New York Fashion Week Fall 2019 Was The Most Racially-Diverse

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During New York Fashion Week last September, it looked like the industry was finally ready to embrace true diversity. The spring 2019 season (which counts 76 major shows and 2,203 model appearances) was the most representative across different races, sizes, ages, and genders than ever before at NYFW. Just a few months later, however, the numbers have already started to dwindle.On Tuesday, The Fashion Spot released its bi-annual diversity reports, which often show how far the industry has come — or, in this case, how far it has to go. For the NYFW fall 2019 runway show s (which concluded earlier this month), racial diversity was reported to move one percent forward. This season, 45.8 percent of the models cast in New York were women of color, while last season it was 44.8 percent. Yes, that\'s nearly half, but as the site points out, as racial diversity becomes more of a standard, it\'s unlikely there will be any big growth in that area.Nine of New York\'s 10 most-booked mod

James Beard Semifinalists 2019: See the Full List

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The names of US chef and restaurant semifinalists for the James Beard Awards 2019 have been released. Here\'s the full list of nominees across 21 categories. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/james-beard-semifinalists-2019/

The $1 'Food Festival' Hits New York This Week

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62 different restaurants in New York are offering a special $1 meal as part of a unique promotion that will run until March 8th. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/1-meals-new-york/

Michelin Guide to Germany 2019: See the New Stars

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The new guide is out for Germany with exciting news of five new star restaurants and 37 new one star restaurants making the grade. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/michelin-guide-germany-2019/

Chef's Table Star Enrique Olvera is Coming to Cook in London

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One of Mexico\'s biggest chefs, Enrique Olvera, is coming to cook at two special pop-up events in London. Here\'s how to grab tickets. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/culinary-stops/enrique-olvera-cooking-london/

What does a $180 Wagyu Sandwich Taste Like?

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Business Insider sent a reporter to try and see if she could distinguish between three types of Katsu sandos with Wagyu beef, the most expensive costs $180. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/what-does-a-180-wagyu-sandwich-taste-like/

Love Staud's Cult Bags? Take A Look At Its First Shoe Collection

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LA-based label Staud has garnered cult status since it was founded back in 2015 by the hugely influential Sarah Staudinger (who cut her teeth at Reformation) and George Augusto. Whether you know it or not, we\'ll bet your style choices are being inspired by the brand\'s aesthetic, all statement-making architectural bag shapes and kitsch ready-to-wear line.Its Shirley PVC mini tote, Moreau macramé bucket and rotund Bisset bag have been imitated by a slew of mass retailers and seen on the arm of every editor and influencer worth their salt, not to mention the brand\'s 197k Instagram followers (and counting).To our delight, for SS19 the brand is introducing its debut footwear line, launching exclusively on Staud and Net-A-Porter today. For those squealing with glee at the return of the \'00s aesthetic – brimming with homages to Carrie Bradshaw \'s SATC wardrobe – Staud\'s inaugural collection is pure nostalgia-tinged heaven: think wedged mules, strappy French heels

21 Throwback Swimsuits For The Vintage-Obsessed

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Summertime means different things to different people. You and your pals may have diverging goals for the season — whether it\'s tackling a list of places to visit, digging into a stack of best-sellers, or whittling down a backed-up Netflix queue. But all roads eventually lead to a beach. (Yes, even that last option: What else is there to do after a day of swimming and sunbathing than sit on your couch to vegetate?) Hence, a solid swimsuit is a completely justifiable purchase to make before the season really picks up.The challenge then becomes finding a suit that you can wear all summer long, but that still feels more special than every other two-piece you\'ll sport on the sand bar. To achieve this balance between versatility and coolness, we\'re turning back the clock in our search: We\'ve found the best sets and one-pieces that recall decades past — from high-waisted bottoms pulled straight from the pinup age to mod-inspired prints that have us flashing peace signs. T

Chris Benz Is J.Crew’s New Head Of Women’s Design

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Since Jenna Lyons left J.Crew in 2017, the retailer has seen a revolving door of executives entering and swiftly leaving its C-suite. Post-Lyons, the brand sorely needs a turnaround to bolster and maintain its position in the retail space.Well, J.Crew may have just taken a step in the direction, adding a new designer to its roster that signals a return to its roots.On Tuesday, Business of Fashion announced that the brand has tapped Chris Benz to lead the design teams for both womenswear and Crewcuts, the children\'s brand. The company is still looking to add a chief executive, so Benz will report to the leadership team in the CEO\'s office in the interim. The current head of men\'s design, Dan Winkworth, will also report to the leadership team.Benz joins J.Crew from Bill Blass, wher he was the creative directer since 2015. The move to J.Crew is a full-circle moment for Benz: It was his first job after graduating from Parsons School of Design, and he designed under then-crea

This Indoor Gardening System Grows 90 Vegetables and Fruits

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Buy yourself a green thumb with this smart indoor gardening system on Kickstarter that grows up to 90 plants and eat fresh organic produce year-round. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/curious-bites/kickstarter-indoor-smart-garden-organic-vegetables/

Climate Change Brings About Smokey Wildfire Wines

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With wildfire seasons set to be longer and more destructive, wine growers are facing challenges with smoke-tainted grapes. One Oregon collective shows the way. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/wildfire-smoke-tainted-wine/

Chef's Table Star Enrique Olvera is Coming to Cook in London

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One of Mexico\'s biggest chefs, Enrique Olvera, is coming to cook at two special pop-up events in London. Here\'s how to grab tickets. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/culinary-stops/enrique-olvera-cooking-london/

Michelin Guide to Germany 2019: See the New Stars

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The new guide is out for Germany with exciting news of five new star restaurants and 37 new one star restaurants making the grade. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/michelin-guide-germany-2019/

Goat Milk from A to Z: 26 things to know

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What is the difference between goat milk and other milk? And which are its nutritional facts? Discover 26 facts and figures about goat milk you should know. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/goat-milk-nutritional-facts/

10 Crochet Swimsuits For The Vacation You’ve Been Dreaming Of

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It’s almost March but spring still feels like it’s light years away. While it may be too soon to slip on a swimsuit and walk out the front door, it\'s never too early to have a brief space-out at the office and dream of warm-weather winter vacations. And nothing preps us for the sweet reality of an oncoming trip quite like a new swimsuit. Since we\'re playing fantasy here, we\'re going to set aside our trusty black one-piece swimsuit, and go for the more exotic, textured crochet look. The bohemian style is unexpected and supremely tropical-friendly, perfect for a Caribbean escape.With vacation on the brain, we pulled some of the most popular and frequently booked Caribbean holiday hot spots on Airbnb and paired them with the best crochet swimsuits to wear while you visit. The rentals read like lyrics by The Beach Boys and the bathing suits come with a vibe to match. So, get ready to spring break away and make sure you put in for those OOO days before it\'s too late.At R

Food Events: What's on in March 2019

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From Asia\'s 50 Best Restaurants announcement to four hands dinners and high brow food festivals, March is the month to watch. See what\'s on worldwide. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/agenda/food-events-march-2019/

Stop What You're Doing & Shop Shopbop's Buy More, Save More Sale

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Now that Fashion Month is in its final stretch, we\'ve found so much to love from the runways and streets of New York, London, Milan and Paris (plus rising stars in Stockholm and Copenhagen). With the arrival of some much-needed #inspo and so many emerging trends, naturally, comes the urge to shop — a lot. But between way too many birthday gifts to buy (typical Pisces season) and going a teensy bit overboard with President\'s Day Weekend deals (guilty!), we\'re pretty strapped for cash. Thankfully, Shopbop\' s annual Buy More, Save More sale event is here to save the day.Right now, by using the code GOBIG2019 at checkout, we can get our greedy little hands on all the strappy sandals, fleece teddies and expertly-fitted jeans we could ever want — for less. Here\'s how it works: you can qualify for 15% off if you spend $200 or more, 20% off if you spend $500 or more, and 25% off if you spend $800 or more. And no, you\'re not getting Punk\'d. Feeling overwhelmed

Dialogos de Cocina 2019 Addresses the Difficult Food Questions

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International experts will come together to think about where gastronomy is coming from and where it is going on 11 and 12 in March in San Sebastian. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/agenda/dialogos-de-cocina-2019/

What Does Rihanna’s Fashion Line Have To Do With Her Loud Album?

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Last month, news broke that Queen Rihanna would be releasing something a little bigger than Fenty-branded sunglasses. The mogul is working with French luxury conglomerate LVMH to launch a house under her name. It would be the first time LVMH has debuted a new label since Christian Lacroix in 1987. No word on an official launch date, but thanks to Business of Fashion, we do know how the brand is referred to internally.“Now it appears that the venture — dubbed \'Project Loud France,\' a nod to Rihanna’s fifth studio album Loud — is further along than it seemed,” BoF reports. According to filing a French accounting firm obtained, Rihanna is a 49.99% shareholder and brings more the $34 million of her own money to the venture. LVMH is majority stakeholder.While we are happy to see that Rih & Co are already investing so much money into the project, the fact that the project is called “Project Loud France,” is especially exciting. Previous reports of the fashion line speculated a

Dairy Strikes Back – Vegan Cheese is not Cheese

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La Fauxmangerie, he UK\'s first vegan cheesemonger, has been told by Dairy UK that it cannot label it\'s plant-based products as \'cheese\'. What do you think? https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/vegan-cheese-is-not-cheese/

Chef Joshua Skenes Goes Into the Wild

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Three Michelin star chef Joshua Skenes has announced the Skenes Ranch a retreat in sublime nature that will reconnect dinners with the heart of American food. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/skenes-going-back-to-nature-with-ranch-in-the-woods/

Restaurant in Veneto Serves “Fried Air”

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What better way to whet the appetite as you sit down for an 8-course degustation menu? Ex-El Bulli chef’s “Fried Air” dish makes waves on the internet. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/restaurant-in-veneto-serves-fried-air/

Balenciaga's Demna Gvasalia: I Didn't Start Appropriation

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Demna Gvasalia, the designer behind both Balenciaga and his own label, Vetements, has a lot on his mind. In a wide-ranging interview with WWD, the man who popularized the \'ugly sneaker \' discusses the ongoing challenge of appropriation —and how he’s been a victim of it, too.“It’s a big word everyone is throwing around left and right, but nobody really knows where it actually comes from and why. And that it’s not Demna who started this,” Gvaslia tells WWD, just ahead of Balenciaga\'s March 3 show in Paris. After the designer sent his take on Ikea\'s infamous blue shopping bag and airbrushed hoodies down the runway at Balenciaga, Gvasalia\'s inspirations have been called into question.Whether at Balenciaga or Vetement, Gvasalia has been criticized for charging luxury prices for anti-luxury goods; as Business of Fashion put it, Gvasalia sells “working class brands and motifs to [...] rich consumers.” The designer acknowledges that he borrows and/or references obvious

Italian delicacies: Farro della Garfagnana

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What make this kind of spelt from Tuscany unique? Discover historical facts, nutritional values and the best recipes. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/farro-della-garfagnana-spelt/

Titanic Dive and Dinner Experience

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A one-off chance to visit the sunken luxury liner before experiencing a 10-course menu highlighting some of the last dishes enjoyed on board. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/agenda/titanic-dinner-experience/

What does it take to become a Master Sommelier?

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There are less than 300 certified Master Sommeliers in the world. Discover what makes achieving this closely guarded accolade so precious. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/how-to-become-a-master-sommelier/

Meghan Markle Wore J.Crew & Aritzia During Morocco Tour

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Our \"Melanated Mona \" Meghan Markle has been all over the damn globe the past week. After a a visit in New York City for five nights, which included a baby shower thrown by her friends, the mother-to-be boarded another plane — this time for a trip to Morocco.Kensington Palace tweeted last week that the the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit the North African country from February 23rd until the 25 th. This isn\'t a babymoon with her husband Prince Harry, however; the royal couple is in Morocco on official business. \"The Duke and Duchess are looking forward to the visit which will highlight the vital roles that girls’ education and youth empowerment are playing in, and shaping, modern Morocco,” a Kensington Palace spokesperson tells People.For the occasion, the Duchess of Sussex relied on a few of her trusty favorites. Markle\'s first stop in Morocco was the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equestrian Sports, where she wore Hatch skinny jeans with a Breton strip

Target Just Announced Not One, Not Two, But Three New Lingerie & Sleepwear Brands

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While we recover from last night\'s Oscars — nursing a champagne-induced hangover, processing that \"Shallow\" duet by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper (*cough* Ally and Jack *couch*) — the genius minds over at Target were cooking up one hell of an announcement. This morning, the mega-retailer launched not one, not two, but three new lingerie and sleepwear brands for us to lounge around in for the rest of time — or at least until the Bohemian Rhapsody -themed commercials stop playing.Over the last few years, we\'ve seen Target make some big initiatives when it comes to making fashion a priority. Between their teen-focused line, Wild Fable, an office-appropriate collection pegged Prologue and other in-house labels, Target, or Targét as we like to call it, has transformed itself from a big box store to a true fashion destination. And if you thought it was good before, just wait until you see what these new brands are bringing to the table.First up is Auden, a collection tha

Massimo Bottura Launches a Very Special Whisky

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The Italian chef and philanthropist Massimo Bottura has teamed up with renowned Scottish distillery The Dalmore to create a 49-year aged single malt whisky. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/massimo-bottura-whisky-the-dalmore/

Black Chickpeas: The Heritage Cece Nero from Puglia

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The Murgia Carsica Black Chickpea is slowly being given new life by a band of farmers in Southern Italy, and with good reason! https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/black-chickpeas-puglia/

Kendall Jenner Made News For More Than One Reason At The Vanity Fair After Party

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Surprise, surprise: Kendall Jenner \'s \'fit made quite the red carpet show at last night\'s Vanity Fair After Party. Although she just walked in Versace\'s runway show for Milan Fashion Week, the supermodel and Keeping Up With The Kardashians star couldn\'t help but keep up appearances by attending the post-Oscars event. And boy, did she make an impression. Immediately upon her arrival, the Internet blew the F up, probably because she clearly went sans-undergarments in a sideless velvet gown that didn\'t leave anything to the imagination. Seriously, nothing.The dress, which was taken straight from Rami Kadi\'s spring 2019 couture collection, has a halter neck, low-plunging cutout in the front and double side-slits that end right above the model\'s hips. (Remember when Angelina Jolie\'s high-slit dress launched a thousand memes at the 2012 Oscars? Such innocent times!) However, we can\'t really give her grief for the daring choice. With mile-long

Will Food Tech Drain Chef Talent from Restaurants?

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With VCs pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into fast casual start-ups the food tech industry could prove a more attrative career path for young chefs https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/points-of-view/young-chef-talent-food-tech/

Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Were The Couple To Beat At The Vanity Fair After Party

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Newlyweds Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth (whose surprise, intimate nuptials we still haven\'t quite gotten over) made up for the latter’s lack of attendance at the Grammys two weeks ago by showing up to the Oscars Vanity Fair After Party last night — looking cuter, not to mention more glamorous, than ever. Both decked out in black courtesy of Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello — Cyrus in a low-plunging sequin gown (with some serious bling by Bvlgari) and Hemsworth in a sleek velvet-lapeled tux — the couple clearly hasn’t lost that just-married glow quite yet.While the two may not have attended the main event of the night, the Vanity Fair After Party comes in at a close second, especially since Hemsworth had to miss the LA premiere of his rom-com, Isn’t It Romantic, a few weeks back due to undisclosed health concerns. But given the show they put on last night, we can confidently say that he and his new bride are all in good health — or at the very least, have one hell of https://ww

These Were The Best Dressed Celebrities On The Oscars Red Carpet

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We’ve watched every movie, predicted every win and argued over what (and who) our favorite celebs should wear to earn the unofficial title of best dressed. Now, the only thing left to do is to watch. That’s right, it’s time for the Oscars. After a season packed full of surprise performances (who\'s pumped for Jennifer Hudson tonight?), unexpected hosts (or lack thereof) and disappointing snubs (where are all the Eighth Grade noms?), the award show Supreme is finally here, and we’ve got very high expectations. Will Bohemian Rhapsody win big again? Will Roma take Best Picture? What about frontrunner-turned-underdog A Star Is Born? We won\'t know until the coveted envelopes are unsealed (or after that, if they call the wrong name again). But, there is one thing that we don\'t have to wait for all damn night: the red carpet.Let\'s get one thing straight right now: the red carpet is the real main event — especially on Oscars night. Where the Grammys invite sartorial risks an

Thierry Marx Shares His Kitchen Philosophy

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Two Michelin star chef Thierry Marx opened up his kitchen to reveal a silence allows him to listen to hear and put time between his emotions and his actions. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/thierry-marx-mandarin-oriental-paris/

5 Colors From Last Night's Red Carpet That'd Be Perfect For You Next Big Event

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As the Oscars rolled out its 91st red carpet, we were dazzled to see a parade of our favorite stars and celebs glammed up in a hyper-color rainbow of gowns. It seemed like poppy, springy shades ruled the night: from bold red (Rachel Weisz) to a searing hot magenta-pink (Gemma Chan) to dazzling silver (Jennifer Lopez).The colors we see on the red carpet always serve up major inspiration as we fill our closets in preparation for parties, weddings, and even prom. The Oscars are perfectly timed at the brink of winter\'s passage into spring, and the hues that danced across our screens reminded us of all things warm-weather, getting us in the mood for a bright and fun-filled spring. Click through to see all the color trends we noticed on the red carpet, and our suggestions for shopping them IRL.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link

IBM's 5 in 5 Shows us Future Food Supply

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IBM reveals 5 technologies they say will transform the way food arrives on our plates in just five years, using Blockchain, AI and IOT, to build future food. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/ibm-s-5-in-5-shows-us-future-food-supply/

Airline to Set Up Fast-Food Restaurant Selling In-Flight Meals

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AirAsia say they plan to open a fast-food restaurant selling their economy in-flight meals to customers on the ground. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/air-asia-santan/

AFFORDABLE LUXURY: THE BEST PLACE TO EAT IN OPORTO

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Up to 25, 50 or 100 Euros: in the second largest Portuguese city food is a tradition that can be enjoyed at its best without overcharging your account. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/where-to-eat-in-oporto/

Did You Notice All The Disney Princess Inspiration At The Oscars?

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Now that award season 2019 is over, we can take a look back through all of the red carpets of the year and diagnose what sartorial moves stand out the most. We might not find ourselves decked out in haute couture gowns and/or custom tuxes very often (or ever), but as self-professed celebrity know-it-alls, we can still study their every move — style moves included. Since the Golden Globes kicked off red carpet season last January, we\'ve born witness to dozens of brightly-colored frocks, Joan of Arc-esque metallic dresses and lots and lots of capes. But if there\'s one trend we\'ve seen most this season, it\'s princess gowns.Or rather, Disney princess gowns. And now, after studying the best (and worst) looks of Oscar night, we couldn\'t help but notice the similarities between our favorite A-listers and Disney royalty. From Laura Harrier\'s Louis Vuitton ensemble that gave us total Princess and the Frog vibes to Constance Wu\'s near-exact replica of Belle\

Spike Lee Honors Prince — & Wears All Black Designers

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After 30 years in the business, Spike Lee was finally honored by the Academy Awards with his first Oscar (Best Original Screenplay) for BlacKkKlansman The Forty Acres and a Mule director must have known that it was going to be his time to shine, because he certainly did not waste his moment.On the red carpet, Lee shouted out the Black designers he was wearing, revealing that he was in a purple suit created by Ozwald Boateng. Boateng is the former Creative Director for Givenchy Men\'s and created clothing for the Oscar-winning Black Panther film. Around his neck, he wore Prince\'s symbol, which the late, legendary briefly adopted as his name, created by jewelry designer Amedeo Scognamiglio. And on Lee\'s feet were a pair of sneakers designed by Tiner Hatfield, and commissioned by Michael Jordan. Lee\'s rings were a throwback to his 1989 classic, Do The Right Thing.“I told Ozwald to make my pants high-waters so they see the Jordans,” Lee told The New York Times a few days

These Were The Best Dressed Celebrities On The Oscars Red Carpet

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We’ve watched every movie, predicted every win and argued over what (and who) our favorite celebs should wear to earn the unofficial title of best dressed. Now, the only thing left to do is to watch. That’s right, it’s time for the Oscars. After a season packed full of surprise performances (who\'s pumped for Jennifer Hudson tonight?), unexpected hosts (or lack thereof) and disappointing snubs (where are all the Eighth Grade noms?), the award show Supreme is finally here, and we’ve got very high expectations. Will Bohemian Rhapsody win big again? Will Roma take Best Picture? What about frontrunner-turned-underdog A Star Is Born? We won\'t know until the coveted envelopes are unsealed (or after that, if they call the wrong name again). But, there is one thing that we don\'t have to wait for all damn night: the red carpet.Let\'s get one thing straight right now: the red carpet is the real main event — especially on Oscars night. Where the Grammys invite sartorial risks an

Here They Are: The Best Oscars Looks Of All Time

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Finish line\'s in sight! We\'ve glammed up for the Golden Globes, mellowed out for the SAGs, and pulled out almost all the stops for the Grammys. But the mother of all award shows will always be the Oscars — happening this Sunday night, February 25.Oscars bingo is all set up, the liquor cabinet\'s stocked, and we\'re ready to fight someone if Star Is Born doesn’t win big. The brainstorming has begun for who’s going to be wearing what (Lady Gaga in haute couture Dior? Yalitza Aparicio in Marc Jacobs? Regina King in another stunning rosé dress?). All we can do is wait and see. But to pass the time between now and Sunday night, we\'re taking a walk down memory lane and reminiscing on the best red carpets of Oscars past. It’s one of our favorite things to do leading up to the show (besides planning a themed menu and plotting a drinking game). While style trends have changed through the years, the extravagance, the luxury that comes with the Academy Awards is steadfast.I

Lucy Boynton Wraps Her First Major Awards Season Just Right

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Rami Malek and his girlfriend and Bohemian Rhapsody co-star Lucy Boynton have been super private about their relationship throughout award season. But that all changed tonight when they walked the biggest red carpet in the world at the 91st Academy Awards, where their film is nominated for five Oscars, including Best Picture and a Best Actor nod for Malek. And when Malek, as predicted, won the big prize, the couple were very, very affectionate as he got up to accept the trophy.While Malek looked dapper in a black tux from Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, 25-year-old Boynton look every bit as A-list as him in a beautiful off-the-shoulder purple crepe satin and black velvet gown with bow details by Rodarte. She accessorized with Cartier jewels and Sophia Webster heels.Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.Boynton may be stepping into her own as a fashion It girl, but as she told People reporters during the Rodarte Fall/Winter 2019 show, she’s “always really admired\" Malek\'s style