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Written By : LisaMarie Lawrence  Co-Founder & COO, Monthly Gift When my sister Kimmy and I started out on this journey, the idea was never just to sell tampons, pad and liners. We created Monthly Gift as a platform to change the language around women’s health and to empower girls and women everywhere to take […]

By: Kimmy Scotti, Founder & CEO, Monthly Gift  My sister and I have always been close. It’s hard to imagine not spending as much time as possible in the same room as her, so going into business was not a surprise. I always joke that we only need one desk and one chair – I […]

February 12, 2017 at 8:13 AM

My one morning ritual that has remained for many years (and won’t be going anywhere anytime soon), is a cup (eight ounces) of warm lemon water EVERY. SINGLE. MORNING. Like brushing teeth, it is part of the am routine.  I believe this is one of the best ways to wake up your digestive system and […]

Sometimes, we need a break from the mundane, and what better way than taking well-deserved vacay? Though it’s only February, there is no time like the present to start planning your next 2017 adventure. If stylish locales is what the doctor ordered, I’ve got five sartorially gifted places around the globe that will have you […]

For the past several years the fashion industry has been a constant revolving door. This past week was no different. Who’s Out: Clare Waight Keller announced she would be exiting Chloe after being the Creative Director for the house for the past 6 years.  Her last collection for the house will be presented during Paris […]

February 10, 2017 at 11:59 AM

I have been attending Katie Gallagher’s NYFW shows for a few seasons now. Her dark and slightly edgy style always draws me in. She is able to create a mood of subtle seduction with her pieces. Hallow is Gallagher’s 16th collection.  She pulls her inspiration for her collection from her childhood, music, art, and her […]

February 10, 2017 at 8:40 AM

This past Saturday, February 4th, Kristen Stewart hosted Saturday Night Live with a very self-satisfying opening monologue. She attempted to take down Donald Trump’s obsession with her ex-boyfriend Robert Pattinson as some revenge for Trump’s fanatical tweeting about Kristen and Robert which was just straight up creepy. Watch her speech here The actress also rocked […]

February 10, 2017 at 8:30 AM

On Sunday evening, over 111 million people tuned in to watch the Super Bowl. If you were one of those people then you probably saw Lady Gaga’s epic halftime performance. She was flipping through the air, playing instruments, dancing her butt off, and she even jumped off stage while catching a football. If you only […]

February 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Oils were never my thing really, well not until recently when I had an epiphany and that epiphany came in a form of Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil. But first – story time! Let’s take you to the beginning. Here’s how it all happened – I have a combination skin, where some parts of […]

We always see men in the media, but we don’t always notice how great their style is. So often, we see men news anchors looking super suave, but don’t ever take into consideration the effort they put into their personal style. Their outfit decisions may be much simpler than those of female news personalities, but […]

“Cookie” aka actress Taraji P. Henson always has killer hairstyles on the show. So of course, she showed up to the SAG awards with as Tym Wallace, celebrity hairstylist puts it “a chic but edgy undercut style.” She dazzled in designer Reem Acra and made a powerful speech of unity of all America as the nominated film Hidden […]

February 9, 2017 at 8:19 AM

Isak Dinesan says “The cure for everything is salt water.  Sweat, tears or the sea”. I happen to agree and suggest we all book a lovely getaway as soon as humanly possible.  After all, when is the last time you were sitting, sweating in the sun with your feet in the sand, ocean waves lapping […]

February 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Refinery29 is changing the status quo in the Fashion Industry with the 67 Percent Project by breaking the plus-size woman out of the niche and into the mainstream. During the launch week, 67% of the m0dels used on their site, newsletter and social media channels where plus-size. To make this happen, they have joined forces with brands like […]

It is not a secret that models in the high fashion industry are pressured to be extremely thin. This lifestyle is extremely unhealthy, and studies have shown that its effects are promoting eating disorders. Finally, models are using their power to call out the fashion industry. A study was released last week stating that the […]

And you won’t be in style if you don’t have this pin during Fashion Week. This past Monday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced a new partnership with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in hopes to raise awareness and show support for the services that the nonprofit organization provides. This collaboration […]

February 8, 2017 at 9:16 AM

Most people would agree that a burly man with muscles busting out of a lace bustier or corset is a silly image. However, when it comes to men in lingerie, there’s no need to get your panties in a bunch. Thousands of men get their bedroom thrills with the gender-busting fantasy of wearing women’s lingerie. […]

Written By : Justin Lavelle With Valentine’s Day around the corner, thoughts turn to making the best possible impression on that special person in your life. It’s not about how much you spend or which hard-to-get reservation you manage to schedule. Too often, we measure our feelings against a sum of money spent. But it’s really […]

February 7, 2017 at 8:23 AM

Ever want to just throw on a t-shirt with a pair of jeans or sweats and call it a day? I never thought of that simplicity as a “cute outfit” … Until now. Graphic tees are so back and I personally could not be happier, because they are perfect for my go-to lazy chic look. They can […]

February 7, 2017 at 8:22 AM

There are so many things that can get you stressed out lately. From politics and your job to family and relationships. It can all enrage you. You feel drained and annoyed at everything. Not only do you feel it you can see it in your skin and body. It’s important to find ways throughout the […]

When we heard that Lady Gaga was going to be performing at the halftime show, we were expecting big things. Little did we know that we would be witnessing the greatest halftime show in history. The superstar began her amazing performance in the sky, singing “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land” with […]

Historically, when I thought of charcoal, I thought of this black thing, that easily stained, felt chalky and helped start a fire. And that’s pretty much what it is, charcoal is a lightweight form of black residue made of carbon and ash and usually lacks oxygen. It’s been used for art, medicine, and fuel. I never […]

February 5, 2017 at 2:27 PM

In the mix of the unpredictability of game-day, it is easy to forget about your outfit. Game-day style is so important and so easy to get creative. No matter what team you’re supporting, everyone can come together and appreciate great game-day style. So, if you need some suggestion on what to wear to sporting events […]

The enduring, often elusive, allure of “je ne sais quois”.  The devil-may-care attitude that we seem to ascribe to every single French woman, regardless of the reality of the situation, whether we have met them or if they are just a figment of our imagination.  How we wish we were.  Just that they are French […]

February 5, 2017 at 8:14 AM

The retro logo t-shirt trend is officially back in town! As we gear up for another month of catwalks and street styles straight out of New York, London, Milan,and Paris, one trend that’s expected to be de rigueur are notable logos splashed all over t-shirts, sweatshirts, handbags, and accessories. Though this look became popular in the late 1980s […]

On January 19th in the midst of Paris Men’s fashion week, as the world’s pre-eminent fashion journalist, editors, buyers and influencers took their seats unaware that they were to witness what many are calling the best fashion collaboration in recent history. I will leave that up for debate, but one thing I believe we can […]

February 4, 2017 at 8:12 AM

As a curvy girl myself, I can honestly say that I know the struggle of finding jeans that fit over your booty, but don’t gap in your waist. I also know how much it sucks when you walk into the plus section of a store and all they have are shapeless, loose-fitting dresses that look […]

Emily Blumenthal, or the Handbag Designer Fairy Godmother as she’s known in some circles, has made it her professional life’s work to discover – as well as nurture and mentor – designers who are producing what’s new and what’s next in the handbag world. Chances are if you’re a fashion or handbag devotee you’ve seen […]

February 2, 2017 at 11:34 AM

It’s time to show a little love for your body. Torrid, unveiled a new campaign this week, #TheseCurves, featuring a diverse group of real women of different shapes and sizes in the brand’s newest intimates collection. This is Torrid’s latest campaign to feature non-­‐models, ranging from customers to digital influencers. #TheseCurves is an expression of […]

February 2, 2017 at 11:11 AM

On Sunday, January 29th, Miss Universe was crowned, and Steve Harvey got it right this time! Iris Mittenaere from France had the honor of taking home the title of Miss Universe on Sunday night in the Philippines. This is the first time France has won since 1953 and the first time the continent of Europe […]

2016 was the year of the buzzword “diversity” from criticism within the fashion industry to even the Academy Awards. Many people were speaking out on seeking inclusion and diversity within many industries. Camille, 21. What’s your spirit animal? “I’d say an elephant.” At the audition for the #GucciPreFall17 campaign, London, January 26, 2017. A video […]

February 2, 2017 at 8:57 AM

Minimalism goes way beyond basics as we saw in the 90’s. When done right, sleek and simple can overshadow the loudest outfits out there. As New Yorkers we have made this trend part of our lifestyle because it just makes our morning easier. Minimalist fashion is not the equivalent of boring, the secret is in […]

February 2, 2017 at 1:54 AM

In case you live under a rock, Beyoncé is pregnant and we couldn’t be more excited! The superstar announced her pregnancy with twins on Instagram in a post that stated “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing […]

If you haven’t noticed already the nude trend (in clothing) is happening, everywhere. From body-con dresses to “naked” swimsuits, it is the must-have look literally right now. The Kardashians and Jenners have helped push the trend over the top. Kanye’s entire NYFW collection was based around nude tones and Kylie’s Instagram is flooded with the skin […]

February 1, 2017 at 10:36 AM

Without a doubt 2017 is turning out to be a year where it’s ideal if not encouraged to speak your mind when it comes to politics and current affairs. Whether it’s the latest developments with our new president or supporting a cause that is close to your heart there is always an opportunity to voice […]

Women in media now more than ever are stepping up their fashion game. What they wear on TV says tremendous amounts, from sex appeal to seriousness. Colors can determine mood and subliminally affect their viewing audience. Prints express their personality and perhaps their personal views in ways.  We picked our top 8 news anchors who […]

I always get excited to find out about new launches, especially when it involves jewelry. I seriously can not get enough. Jewelry is just that type of item you can keep buying for better or worse. This incredible jewelry launch is happening today and is super exciting because the line is favorite of fashion girls […]