Harry Gesner, Architect of Soaring California Style, Dies at 97

Harry Gesner, the dashing, surf-loving architect whose soaring designs celebrated California’s dramatic landscape in houses that straddled canyons, perched over beaches and cantilevered from cliffs, died on June 10 at his home in Malibu, Calif., A whorl of a place called the Sandcastle. He was 97. The cause was complications of cancer, said Casey Dolan, … Read more

Style Conversational Week 1496: The Empress discusses this week’s Style Invitational

Placeholder while article actions load I linked to this clip in this week’s Style Invitational, but just take 90 seconds to watch 14-year-old Harini Logan of San Antonio rattle off, with seemingly utter calmness, the spellings of 26 words – some of which would take you a few seconds to read – in the 90-second … Read more

The edge of style | Instep

ohsin Sayeed is excited. On this warm Karachi afternoon, he plays a video on his phone featuring The Pink Tree Company’s Eid edit. Bells tinkle in the background as the model floats through yellow drapes; trailing the skirt of her yellow and white peshwaz behind her. The imagery is cool and soothing, an oasis you … Read more

The Sims FreePlay and LEGO® DOTS Team Up to Combine Colorful Worlds of Creativity and Fun

The Sims FreePlay ™ and LEGO® DOTS are partnering together to provide a new way for Sims creators to express themselves. Starting today, they will be able to bring LEGO® DOTS ‘products to life, thanks to work from Electronic Arts’ Firemonkeys Studio. The Sims FreePlay ™ is a mobile experience that … Read more

A new start after 60: ‘Selling vintage clothes takes me back to happier days’ | Life and style

At Christmas last year, Cathy Wood’s family home in Manchester was disturbingly quiet. Her daughters, 19 and 21, were revising for exams. She says she and her husband “hardly saw anything of them… I was a bit fed up.” Bored and frustrated, she bought a 45kg (99lb) bale of secondhand clothes, without knowing what she … Read more

Drake, Kobes and TikTok: How Thunder rookie Josh Giddey crafts unique style on and off the floor

“What do you mean breathe, breathe? Don’t tell me to breathe. Yo, bring me a shot.” That’s a viral line synonymous with Canadian rapper Drake, but it might belong to Josh Giddey now. From fans screaming it out to him at games to bringing him shots of water at autograph signings, the Oklahoma City Thunder … Read more

This remodelled Cali contemporary style open plan home

Creating a welcoming home that was perfect for easy entertaining was the priority for the sociable couple with three young children who live in this 1980s house in Laguna Hills, California, location of many of the world’s best homes. They commissioned interior designer Mindy Gayer of Mindy Gayer Design Co (opens in new tab) to … Read more

Boho Style: DIY Painted Bed

This DIY painted bed is inspired by my Instagram feed – I follow a lot of boho-inspired home decor accounts and decided to stop scrolling and put my ideas into action. I did my homework and researched to find a brand new bed, solid enough to last for years and smooth enough to withstand a … Read more