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Unsure if your new Calvin Klein Home terrine clashes with your faux-tortoise charger? What would Yves Saint Laurent’s decorator do? The answers to these pressing questions nestle between luscious ads for unspeakably beautiful gas broilers in the pages of Elle Decor. Part celeb home and garden chronicle, part lifestyle fantasy self-help manual, this bimonthly shelter mag purveys tips on hipster furniture, travel, and party planning according to the ironed will of Editor in Chief Marian McEvoy, former European fashion editor of Women’s Wear Daily and W. Recognizing her readership’s powerlessness in the face of fashion, this Martha Stewart for the jet set has devised her own interior design program, “Twelve Steps to Style,” which she presents in a slide-illustrated lecture at 7:30 p.m. at the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Hammer Auditorium, 17th & New York Ave. NW. $16. (202) 639-1770. (Jessica Barrow Dawson)