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Host a Winning Football Event
    Party planner to the stars Bronson van Wyck gives the scoop on how to make your Super Bowl soiree bigger and better than an average Sunday game watch.

Football Guide: Homegating Must-Haves
    Add major team spirit to your at-home tailgate with these peppy details.

MC@Work: Elisa Steele, Skype's Straight Shooter Pages: 2
    Elisa Steele, chief marketing officer of Skype, doesn't mince words — and never regrets it. Here, one of the most outspoken executives in tech talks candidly about mentors, mistakes, and rising to the top in a famously male-dominated industry.

MC Does Lollapalooza Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Best Gifts to Give at the Office 2013 Edition Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    It's a tough call on what to give the people you see every day: your coworkers. We've rounded up the very best, office-appropriate holiday presents to give this Christmas.

9 Royal Heirs Around the World Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    People worldwide may be celebrating the birth of Britain's royal baby, but don't forget about all the other royal kids out there too! MC has rounded up some of the most adorable mini monarchs-to-be that will give Baby Cambridge a run for his/her mone

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Royal Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's little one is sure to have a childhood unlike any other. Here are some of MC's predictions for the life of the tiny royal.

Your Go-To Guide for the Austin City Limits Music Festival
    For the first time in its 12-year history, ACL will take place over two weekends. Double the music, double the fun. Marie Claire has gathered all the details on what to wear, and where to stay, eat, and party at the festival. Have fun! We’

10 Tunes to Get You Over Your Breakup
    What happens if you and your beau recently called it quits? Girlfriends, put down your Ben & Jerry's, slick on some lipstick, and blast these songs on your next girls' night out.

6 Last-Minute Summer Getaways Pages: 2 3 4 5 6
    Here are six spots around the country with the perfect 48-hour trip equation: short travel time to your destination minus a car once you get there — plus, everything you need for your visit packed into one small bag.

Summer Entertaining: Dinner Parties

Best Summer Side Dish Recipes Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    What would any picnic, barbecue, or al fresco meal be without an endless array of tasty, flavorful side dishes? Read up on the recipes for these these 10 easy, made-for-summer sides, courtesy to Delish.

Get Your Grill On: 10 Unique Burger Recipes Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Nothing says fall quite like an tailgate grill-out. Spice up your next game-day with these 10 deliciously unique burger recipes for vegetarians and meat-lovers alike, all perfect for football fanatics.

10 Delicious Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    There's nothing quite like a tall glass of cool lemonade to hit the spot on a super-warm day. Drink up these 10 simple, summer cocktail recipes and enjoy the balmy weather — you can thank us later.

How to Speak Out for Fair Pay for Women
    Now that you've read our report on why women are still making 77 cents to the dollar, support Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and the other many co-sponsors of the Paycheck Fairness Act — and speak out for fair pay for women.

MC@Work: Reality Check Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    From hard-hitting news producers to terrorist-hunting CIA agents, the range of careers held down by our favorite female characters on TV has never been wider. But just how realistic are these portrayals? Marie Claire asked real-life pros to we

Throw a Dinner Party Like a Pro
    Expert event planner Mindy Weiss shares her 10 tips for throwing the ultimate summer dinner party.

Outdoor Decor: Setting Your Table Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Design gurus Lauren Hennon and Marika Fedalen, share their tips and must-haves for a chic outdoor dinner party.

What We Love About May Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    Your spring must list: What you need to do, see, hear, and talk about.

Summer’s Hottest Beach Reads Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    Whether you’re downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.

MC@Play: Marie Claire Does Coachella Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    See the Marie Claire team's photo diary from the first weekend of Coachella Music Festival 2013.

I Don't Want Kids — Get Over It!
    Check out our interview with comedian Jen Kirkman about her new book, "I Can Barely Take Care of Myself; Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids".

16 Mother's Day Gifts Under $200 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Moms can be tough to shop for, and Mother's Day really packs on the pressure. From tablets to cupcakes and sweet snacks to soaps, treat your mother to something that truly proves you know what she's all about.

What We Love About April Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Your Spring must list: What you need to do, see, hear, and talk about.

The Weekender: Spring Break Edition Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    We've done the planning so you don't have to. Your weekend starts now.

She May Be a Bitch — But Is She a Bully?
    Emily Bazaelon, author of Sticks and Stones (Random House), a new book on bullying, explains why women aren't immune to schoolyard-style drama.

The Valentine's Day Ryan Gosling Gift Guide Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Hey girl, here's a Ryan Gosling gift guide for Valentine's Day.

What We Love About February Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    Your winter must list: What you need to do, see, read, and talk about.

The New Girls Pages: 2 3
    Long portrayed as unattainable ideals, today's leading ladies are flawed, vulnerable, and real. And, says James Wolcott, they're changing the face of television.

Are Girlfriends the New Husbands? Pages: 2
    She's had your back through breakups, pink slips, even that ridiculous paleo diet you tried last fall. Is it any wonder that for a generation of women staying single longer, BFFs are now pinch-hitting as spouses?

The Social Issues We're Sure to See in 2013 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    2012 set the stage for some pretty promising social overhauls to take place in 2013. We've outlined those issues that are most likely to take center stage in 2013 and, after years of conversation, why this year is the time to act on each of them

Exclusive Look: Marie Claire's Golden Globes After-Party Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    After the awards were said and done, Hollywood's biggest stars partied until dawn at the MC/Weinstein Company's after-party (also presented by Chopard, HP, Laura Mercier, Lexus, and Yucaipa Films) at The Beverly Hilton. Take an inside peek at

The Best Defense in Football Pages: 2
    More than a decade ago, Anastasia Danias was just another lawyer at a big firm, until she jumped ship to join the legal department of the NFL. Today, the 39-year-old is the NFL's vice president of legal affairs.

Frozen in Time Pages: 2 3 4
    With Botox, fillers, and lasers at the ready, is it now a woman's right — or duty — to look as young as she feels? Aleksandra Crapanzano weighs in on the antiaging dilemma.

2012's Best Pop Culture Moments Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    It's been quite a year for those of us pop culture junkies who live and breath what permeates the internet, TV screen, and red carpet. Our year-end round-up features the people, places, and things that made the year what it was.

Do You Measure Up? Pages: 2
    You thought you'd outgrown peer pressure — but all these years later, you're still caving to it. Tatiana Boncompagni explores the trend that has even smart, successful women scrambling to keep up.

106 Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays
    Christmas drink recipes and holiday cocktail recipes -- something here for everyone.

The Official Marie Claire Gift Guide
    We dug up the best style finds for everyone on your list, from the do-gooder Americana girl to the punk-infused downtown darling.

Marie Claire Hosts Intimate Hollywood Dinner Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    Last night, we hosted a swanky, celeb-filled dinner at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood, where the women of the moment hobnobbed, sipped, dined, and even had time to snap a few pictures!

The 12 Worst Holiday Gifts Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Bad sweaters from your aunt and socks from mom aren't the only gifts gone wrong. Avoid giving (and hopefully getting) these terrible holiday gifts with this hilarious gift guide.

The Best Gifts for Beauty Junkies Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Here are the best holiday gifts for the beauty and fitness junkies on your list.

The Best Gift Guides for This Holiday Season
    Making your list and checking it twice has never been easier than now, with the help of our fab gift guides for everyone, from your intern to your best friend to your significant other. Shop on!

Sick Is the New Black Pages: 2 3
    You race to the doctor with sniffles; store Z-packs in your desk drawer; and you know a specialist for every bump, bruise, and body part. Why are so many women freaking out about getting sick? Sarah Z. Wexler explores the growing phenomenon.

Editor's Picks: What the Marie Claire Team Wants for the Holidays Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    When you're shopping for the holidays, do you ever wish that you had a team of experts on hand to give you their professional opinions on the season's best buys? Well, we've got you covered — we polled the Marie Claire staff about what

Gifts for Him Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Dad, boyfriend, brother, husband. Every year we find these guy gifts some of the hardest to buy. Before you head into the boring tie zone, check out some of these classic, yet cool, ideas for the men in our lives.

The Party Starts Now! Event-Planning Resources Pages: 2 3
    Social season is here. Whether you're throwing a bash or invited to one, our guide will show you a good time.

Techie-Chic: Your Best Gadget Gift Picks Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    This holiday season, be prepared to bare your innermost geek and indulge in those tech-chic buys that make you feel like you should be part of the Mythbusters crew. Give your loved ones the gift of the on-off switch.

Gifts for Everyone on Your List Under $30 Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    These 10 fabulous finds are all under $30, making your eight-year-old self proud.

Be Your Best Self This Holiday Season
    It's more than easy to become overwhelmed during the holiday season (in fact, it's expected.) Follow our guide for maintaining your cool throughout December, and you’ll have the whole party asking how you do it.

Culture Archive: The Greatest Working-Women in Pop Culture History Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    From I Love Lucy's namestake to Girls' Hannah, we compiled the gutsiest, hardest working, and stereotype-defying ladies throughout the big screen.

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