Q. I’d like to get into the cropped top and skirt trend, but I don’t want to expose my midriff in the process. Any suggestions?
A. I totally understand where you’re coming from. There are ways to get around this!
First, try picking a wide-cut ...more
I never got into the sock bun trend because they just look too perfect. I prefer a more classic (but kinda messy) bun. I do my hair like this for my ballet classes, so I don't have to worry about hair flying all over the place. But I also like the ...more
When I was barely 13, I started wearing makeup, lots of makeup. As if overnight, I went from a girl who won ribbons at school for handball, made a cardboard castle for my guinea pig and played hide-and-seek with the neighborhood kids to a sultry ...more
Warmer weather is here, and it’s time to set those toes free! For running around during hot months, I like a flat or low-heeled sandal. Sometimes the occasion calls for casual; other times, the sandal should be a bit dressier. So here, in no ...more
Exfoliating scrubs are one of the easiest beauty products to make at home and only take a few minutes to mix together. Most of these scrubs use coconut oil as a base, so if you don't have any you'll want to grab some from your grocery store. Once you've made your first body scrub you'll wonder why you ever spent all that money buying them.
It’s the Summer of Orange, I swear. It’s all I’m wearing these days, guys. I’m sorry…? Nah, not really. I love this color, especially when it comes in neon form. Means not only do I stand out in a crowd, but I also can earn some extra cash directing street traffic....more
Following my review of Snowpiercer, I originally intended to write a typical post about the film's very striking costume design. But after looking back at some photos and clips of those costumes, I was struck by how much more I wanted to learn about the process behind this film's visual design. Each section of the train had such a strong visual theme (filth and poverty in Tail Section; delusionally wholesome springtime pastels in the school car; opulence and luxury towards the front of the train), but nevertheless felt grounded in reality ....more
Press Sample By Sheila Arkee On a weekly basis you’ll find me zipping back and forth between school, appointments, and grandparents houses, which is why I need and depend on good makeup storage options that won’t make...more
Hey curvy girls all over the world, Happy Tuesday! We are kicking this bright and sunny Tuesday off with a little plus size fashion news. Model Denise Bidot snags her very first Levi’s jeans campaign ....more
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One of our readers brought up an excellent point regarding large wardrobes. Often people who have so much complain like we have so little. Even taking into account cultural and social differences, it's difficult to pinpoint what is that line between enough and excess ....more
Reader Alex left this question in a comment: What are some of the things (type of garment, silhouette, color pairing, anything!) you have moved away from that you never would have thought you’d factor out of your wardrobe? If you felt so inclined to structure a post around a few of them and perhaps some of your reasoning why–although I imagine a lot of the explanation would boil down to “my style evolved and I found myself more interested in x, y, and z instead of a, b, and c”–I know I would be fascinated! A great question, and there are more possible answers than I could tackle in a single post! ...more