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The 3 possible ways to dress for winter

We’ve officially moved past the point of winter where we’re smugly snuggling up in sweaters, drinking hot cocoa/something stronger at outdoor markets, and happily dreaming of sledging at the first snow. No, this is now Serious Cold, complete with windchill, grey sludgy mess, and permanently numb fingers. Here are the three possible ways to handle it, and a few styling suggestions to get you to …

Cozy marries chic: a field guide to prep

  No fashion clique combines impeccably-styled sophistication with all things cozy like preppy does. Which, hello, makes it the ideal style to try in a fresh and freezing New Year. Think Clueless, Emma Watson, Gossip Girl, and whichever other preppy queen captures your inspiration. Dig out your cable knits, visit a yacht (lol, no) and open your notebook: class is now in session. Well Plaid Plaid is the essential …

Real Talk: The Girl Code in 2017

Girl Code /ɡərl kōd/ noun 1. the DOs and DON’Ts of healthy female friendship. It’s 2017, and the feminist movement is stronger than ever; recent women’s marches in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and Seattle have proven that. So I think it’s the perfect time for a revival of our girl guidelines. Let’s refresh. What rules officially fall under Girl Code? Well, the code comes …

Travel In Style: A Simple Packing Guide

  While summer vacations are definitely something we all look forward to, actually getting there takes much effort. Planning, preparing, and of course, packing, all takes a lot of work. This is why I follow a simplified guide to dressing right for a  week long summer trip to your dream destination! That being said, everyone travels differently and prefers to pack different things, but no …

Music and Fashion: Harry Styles’ Double Life

While he was breaking girls’ hearts, former One Direction crooner Harry Styles was making the fashion world drool over his designer-heavy rock star look. Now he doubles as a singer-songwriter and fashion icon.   After the split of One Direction, all eyes were on Harry Styles. He had a decision to make between two creative industries, fashion and music. Over the previous five years, Harry had …

The Power of the Pizza Slice

Mouthwatering triangles and squares have officially taken over; all your favorite foods can now be found in pizza form… A delicious tyranny has slowly taken hold of us in the 21st Century: finger foods. Chicken wings, tacos, burgers – if you can hold it in your hand, it probably owns you. We close down cities to enjoy them (think Taste of Chicago), and we dedicate …

Met Gala 2017: Best and Worst Dressed

On the first Monday in May, celebrities ascend the steps of the iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art for the annual, invitation-only fundraiser. This year’s Met Gala theme? ‘Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between.’ As always, another star-studded affair means another opportunity to gawk –  and giggle – at the parade of designer garbs adorning our favorite celebs. Here are the looks that had us lusting, and the ones that …