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Women of Influence: Interview with CEO Helen Zhu

Helen Zhu CEO of Creator Deck, a company that runs Chictopia community, is a Berkeley Graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She’s the first in what will be an AKIRA blog exclusive series entitled Women of Influence. The series will be comprised of hear-it-first interviews with female CEOs from some of the top apps, websites, and companies we love. Girl powah! Life of a CEO.. What time do you wake up in the morning and what’s your …

Why You Need At Least 1 Pair Of Converse Sneakers

Converse sneakers have been around longer than you think The company was founded in 1908, and for those math-challenged people, that means Converse has been around for 108 years. Granted the company first made galoshes and other “work-related” rubber shoes – by the time 1917 rolled around, they made the first All Star basketball shoe. The design has remained pretty damn consistent over the years. The only thing …

Fur sure the worst nail trend yet

Furry nails are a trend, and they must be stopped. Just about the worst thing since bubble nails, this trend is not only impractical, but mostly it’s just gross to look at, much less deal with in normal life. Most nail trends would be considered horrendously boring compared to the newest finger fashion fad to hit the screen. Move over reverse french and ombre nails, hairy nails have …

Mini Dresses For Day & Night

Mini Dresses For Day Higher temps means higher hemlines.  And with Spring right around the corner (t-minus 31 days : 23 hours : 21 minutes : 39 seconds), it’s time to pull those mini dresses out from the back of the closet. All we can think about is changing out of our puffy coats and double layers into breezy light jackets and cute dresses. Of course some mini dresses …

Trending Now: Strappy Heels

I consider myself a shoe connoisseur My specialty is heels. As someone who owns around 150 shoes (and counting), you could say that I might know my sh*t when it comes to shoe trends. Even though I have a nice sized collection, I am constantly on the hunt for new styles. Since.. you know.. you can never have too many shoes. Ever. And if I’m being completely …