Hidden Hose Reel
by Ida Hsiang
Imagine your breakfast with a perfectly toasted bagel, a little strawberry cream cheese and a cold glass of orange juice. Nothing toasts like a Magimix by Robot-Coupe Vision Toaster. Made from durable stainless steel, this toaster is unlike any other. It features glass viewing windows that allow you to watch the toasting process and achieve toasting perfection. Four quartz heating elements, four preprogrammed heat settings and extra wide slots make toasting all different types of bread effortless. The bagel setting toasts just one side, as a bagel should be toasted. Other settings include toast, reheat and defrost. Choose a setting or simply push the stop button when your toast is browned just the way you like it. Built to last for 30,000 uses, you'll never have to purchase another toaster again. The Magimix by Robot-Coupe Vision Toaster is available at Williams-Sonoma and retails for around $250.
by Ida Hsiang
Whether you're a guest at a summer wedding or rubbing elbows with your fancier friends, there's bound to be a summer soiree (or two) in your near future. The nights are still balmy but those cute maxi dresses and short shorts that are so sweet for day may be a little too casual for night. A few tips while looking for the perfect party dress for summer? Try light, floaty fabrics or draped silhouettes for a more chic vibe and opt for bright colors or pretty patterns to keep your ensemble looking summer fresh. Keep it classy by balancing out your outfit - strapless necklines give longer hemlines sex appeal and cute cap sleeves help keep a mini from being a little too revealing. Check out the slideshow for our picks for summer party dresses that will be sure to make you stand out in the crowd!