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Why adidas is the fashion girl’s favorite

adidas: The “it” brand Talk about a comeback – adidas is really having a moment right meow. Maybe some of you are like, “wtf are you talking about, adidas has and always will be cool.” Sure. But I’m talking mainstream trends, and boy – they on fiy-ah! …When you can’t get through your Pinterest feed without seeing images of peeps wearing a certain item.. you know it’s hot. And …

Women Of Influence: Interview with Genevieve Thiers, founder of Sittercity.com

We had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Genevieve Thiers, found of Sittercity.com, a platform that connects parents and qualified sitters/nannies. We talked everything from starting her career to her favorite apps. Check out the interview below! Feel free to add additional questions in the comments field, Genevieve will respond directly! Have you always wanted to the end up where you are now? What inspired you to …

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 …