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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.

The Clique Mentality
    Why does the phrase "members only" never go out of style? Geraldine Campbell examines the gaggle effect.

Get Over Your FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) (09/01/2012) Pages: 2
    Obsessing about the party you skipped, the after-work drinks with colleagues you passed on, the second date you decided not to accept? The latest syndrome plaguing do-it-all women is the nagging fear that everyone else is in on something that they're

Game Changer (08-01-2012) Pages: 2
    Millions of die-hard female fans are changing the face of pro sports in this country—everything from who's running the teams to who's buying the merch. Leading the charge: baseball exec Kim Ng, who's out to bust the boys' club once and for all.

Rosé Rules (08-01-2012) Pages: 2
    A guide to our favorite summertime beverage courtesy of our go-to wine expert, Grapefriend.

Our Guide to the World's Chicest Spas (05/01/2012) Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    You can thank us later. We explore the exotic, superluxe treatments to try stateside and far, far beyond.

What We Love About May (05/01/2012) Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    The best of spring: What you need to do, see, read, and talk about.

The Best Mother's Day Gifts for the Modern Mom Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Check out some fashionable Mother's Day gifts.

Cooking for One
    Sure, cooking for one doesn't sound like fun -- have you ever tried making a single serving of coq au vin? Stockpile these basic ingredients and you'll have a few weeks' worth of cool meals at the ready.

Live Like a Mad Men Star
    Set designer Claudette Didul shares some tips and secrets on how to live like a Mad Men star.

Smart Girls, Bad Habits (03/01/2012) Pages: 2 3
    Stop drunk-texting your ex, snacking late-night, and skipping the gym! New research into how the brain really works may help you get into a positive groove — once and for all.

Quirky-Cute Valentine's Day Gifts Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Forget chocolates and flowers. Throw convention to the wind and get creative with these sweet new gift ideas -- some tailor-made for him and others so sublimely perfect you, you ought to show yourself som

The Savvy Girl's Guide to Giving Back (01/01/2012) Pages: 2 3
    Don't have the extra cash or time to max out your karmic potential? Read our charity cheat sheet — a roundup of 10 easy ways to pay it forward and six women who make a difference daily.

6 Weird Gifts You Should Not Give This Season
    The holidays are rapidly approaching, but don't let the crunch time pressure lead you into buying something that you might regret giving. We've compiled a list of items that should never (we repeat: never) end up on your shopping list.

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

Holiday Bubble Guide
    Pop the cork this holiday season with Grapefriend's suggestions for the best bubbly — and the holiday specials to watch while you sip!

What Holiday Cocktail Should You Sip This Season?
    Let's be honest: Holiday caroling and family time isn't relaxing. Which is exactly why we think the perfect way to nip the stress of the holidays is by sipping on a decadent seasonal cocktail. Instead of sneaking your flask out to spike the eggnog, t

The Art of Gift Giving
    Giving is receiving, and with the holidays right around the corner, we gathered the best gifting tips to make sure you are present-perfect this season.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone
    Chic holiday gifts for everyone on your list, from your boss to your boyfriend and your mom to you BFF.

The Least Sexy Vampires of All Time
    As Twilight's "Eclipse" premieres, take a look at the famous bloodsuckers who don't have Robert Pattinson's good looks going for them.

Kim Kardashian's Red Carpet Retrospective Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    From sparkly and skintight to old Hollywood glamour, we've compiled Kim Kardshian's most memorable style moments in front of the camera.

Are You an Introvert?
    Are you the life of the party, or more about the solitude? Take this quiz, excerpted from Susan Cain's new book "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," to find out where you fall on the introvert-extrovert spect

8 Style Tips For The Holidays
    The holiday party season is the source of some serious wardrobe woes, but we have plenty of tips to help you inject your look with some festive spirit!




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