BY Sonia Edwards in Style File on Jul 08, 2014 |
Skorts were my best friend as a kid, especially during the summer months. The skirts on the outside were short enough to keep me cool and nice enough to wear to a friend’s birthday party, while the built-in shorts underneath allowed for unrestricted jungle-gym antics without having to worry about flashing the entire school. With the serious July heat setting in, I’m finding myself reminiscing about playground days, popsicles and the pure genius ... Read More
BY Gwen Berumen in Style File on Jul 01, 2014 |
Holiday sales are my favorite part of capitalism. Really, the Independence Day of our great nation can’t be celebrated in a better way in my opinion.
As a thrifty nickel, I’ve been on the lookout for the places with the best sales on the July 4th weekend. Here are a couple of tips that have worked for me in past when searching for the best deals.1. Coupons are a girl's best friend
Retail Me Not has saved me a lot of money. Many stores ... Read More
BY Caelan in Style File on Jul 01, 2014 |
When I think of “Making it in America” I imagine a life full of making it rain, throwing drinks in other people’s faces, bling bling, and of course, being able to lounge around in a Juicy Couture tracksuit 24/7.
While The Real Housewives franchise may have seriously influenced my opinions on the American dream, I still believe that success should be measured in expensive loungewear. What else says you’ve made it like a $300 matching, ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Style File on Jun 23, 2014 |
Why does a handmade sweater cost $250, while the knockoff version costs less than a grande latte? The answer is complicated, and after reading this, you may change the way you shop—forever.
Buying clothes is all about choices: the jeans or the printed capris? The green sweater or the pink? And during that process, you’re faced with another, more impactful decision: how much of your hard-earned cash you’re willing to spend. When ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden in Style File on Jun 18, 2014 |
It won’t be news to anyone here that given the option between spending money and getting free stuff, we’re all gonna choose free. And given how popular thrifting’s gotten in recent years, even thrift stores have started hiking up the prices. Why would you spend money on someone else’s used clothes when you could get them straight from your friends who, we all know, have fabulous taste. Let’s be real, you guys look like a scene ... Read More
BY Hannah Baxter in Style File on Jun 10, 2014 |
Melissa McCarthy is my spirit animal. She, and a host of other brilliant, badass ladies are slowly conquering the male-dominated mountain that is modern comedy, and for that I am eternally grateful. Her growing resume speaks for itself, from hosting Saturday Night Live three times to her hilarious performances in blockbusters like The Heat and her upcoming film Tammy (opening July 2nd). She has asserted herself as a comedy powerhouse and ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Style File on Jun 09, 2014 |
Sculpt your locks by following these awesome tutorials and insider tips!
Ah, spring: the season for spring cleaning, spring breaks, and best of all, spring fashion. And there’s no better way to accent your new duds than with a new ’do. These four braids will change your whole style game, and we’ve upped the ante by including a bunch of tips and tricks, as well as a list of must-have products that hair gurus are obsessed with. So read these tutorials and ... Read More
BY Elle Brosh in Style File on Jun 07, 2014 |
Can you hardly handle the chafing and fear of visible panty-lines while wearing exercise pants? Are you sick of finding yourself face-to-visible booty with the person in downward dog in front of you wearing the thinnest leggings ever made? Yes people, it is what you're thinking - the yoga pants redesign we've all been waiting for. We're going commando and we're loving it.
Throw your flimsy leggings in the garbage because NYC startup company, Dear Kate is here to ... Read More
BY Claire Filipek in Style File on May 22, 2014 |
It's taken forever, but Abercrombie & Fitch has begun to see some (of the many...) errors of their ways. Or at least, they are pretending to see the light. And by that I mean that they have actually agreed to let light into their stores. Say bye bye to those blinds and hello to window displays. Woah. Who knew that customers liked to be able to see the clothes they were about to purchase? This is revolutionary, people. Along with the ability to see, Abercrombie ... Read More
BY Oriana Asano in Style File on May 13, 2014 |
Fashion is a powerful form of self-expression. For better or worse, people make assumptions about our personality by how we present ourselves. We’re okay with parading around in oversized tees with cute cats shooting lasers out of their eyes, our favorite band’s merch, and basically being walking advertisements for brands, so why not make political statements with our dress? Instead of having a dead-end conversation about your love for ironically tacky ... Read More