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Shop Lea Michele’s House: How to Get Her Modern Organic Style at Home

Lea Michele's two-story home in West L.A. is a far cry from her original stomping grounds in the Bronx. Though she's experienced several years' success as an actress, she admits she still has to pinch herself at times. "I was swimming in my pool the other day thinking, ‘If you had told me years ago that I, a girl from the Bronx, would someday live in this beautiful home ... it really is the greatest blessing."

Inside her dreamy, four-bedroom oasis, there's "sleek lines and an organic vibe," Michele told InStyle. "I feel as though it was destined just for me." [...]

Michelle Obama Sits on Star-Studded SXSW Panel to Encourage Girls' Education and Empowerment

In case you missed it, this year’s South by Southwest festival featured a live streamed panel with First Lady Michelle Obama and other esteemed female celebrities, including Queen Latifah, Sophia Bush, Missy Elliott, and Grammy-winning songwriter Diane Warren. Their purpose in sitting down to chat was to spread awareness about the importance of education for girls and women around the world—a cause that's near and dear to the First Lady and her Let Girls Learn initiative. [...]

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