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Do you ever find yourself looking for savings and coupons almost as much as you’re looking to score the hottest fashions? Lucky for us ladies, we live in a tech-savvy world where there’s new discount shopping apps at every turn! Now you don’t have to scour the sale racks to find deals, you just have […]

January 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Sephora believes, “you have what it takes to design the future of beauty.”  The one year old Sephora Accelerate program, which provides support and mentorship to female entrepreneurs is expanding with an open application process in sustainability and technology. “Sephora Accelerate is dedicated to building a community of innovative female founders in beauty. The months-long […]

People have a tendency to say that in order to love others properly, you need to love yourself first. That concept blew my mind, because I didn’t understand it at all. It also didn’t help that I was a bit of a cynic. Not that I wanted to be, but I’ve been burnt so many […]

January 11, 2017 at 10:05 AM

Written By : Jessica Schirripa Recent headlines regarding celebrities and politics define social hypocrisy. My biggest issue has nothing to do with being anti-trump/pro-streep or vice verse, it’s that we live in a culture which encourages individuals to have a voice, the right to personal opinion, and be brave enough to stand up and share it, […]

January 11, 2017 at 8:03 AM

What female doesn’t love to take care of their skin? There is a vast marketplace out there for skin care products, and we eat it up. We love to have soft, supple skin and if we can smell good while rocking good skin, it’s even better! Unfortunately, in a lot of those lovely purple and […]

An Introduction to the Behind the Seams Interview Series… The fashion industry is no doubt glamorous – from the catwalks to the apparel that graces the glossy pages of magazines to the well-dressed bodies of Hollywood’s finest – but in my opinion, the stories about what must happen in order to get to those moments is much […]

Written By : Harper Spero In high school, when I babysat, I saved all of my money to buy the newest MAC Cosmetics eye shadow. On Saturday afternoons, my friends and I’d take the Third Avenue bus up to Bloomingdales on 59th Street and scope out the latest colors – Sketch, Swish, Tilt and Silver Ring. […]

I’ve been following Bebe Rexha for a while now. She is one of those artist that just catches your attenti0n. Most people don’t know she has been making music for years, for top artist like Eminem and RiRi’s  “The Monster” and David Guetta‘s “Hey Mama” . I remember way back when I first saw a Britney […]

The Golden Globes are not only a time to root for your favorite actor or actress but let’s face it it’s a great opportunity to check out some of the red carpet style and bodies too!  So many talented and fit female actors embrace their bodies by flaunting what they have no matter what their […]

Plans are in motion for celebs and designers as 2017 kicks off. They are obsessed with New Years Resolutions and are ready to make them a reality. WWD surveyed some of our favorite stars like Sienna Miller and designer’s like Zac Posen to see what they will be up to over the next few months. From […]

January 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM

As I pack for my upcoming birthday trip to London (and this trip is a bit of a sensitive subject, as my last few birthdays have been sent spectacularly sideways by the boyfriend of the particular moment) I am absentmindedly scrolling through my closet while re-living past birthdays.  Scrolling through my favorite pieces it occurs […]

Let’s talk about the “art of dressing up” a.k.a “personal style” and its cathartic properties, because fashion is so much more than acquisition of material goods and inclination to show off one’s societal status. It’s so, so, so much more than that. If anything – it’s definitely a therapeutic vehicle of self-expression and an art […]

January 7, 2017 at 8:10 AM

What size are you? The most common question asked when trying on clothing. For some not always easy to answer when they are not comfortable with their size.  Gen -Z kids are changing that, and seem to be embrace inclusiveness, diversity and gender neutrality. A newcomer to the fashion scene Lovesick, is always making it ok […]

Let the games begin! It is officially award season with the Golden Globes kicking it off this weekend. Celebs have already started their beauty prep to look totally glam on the red carpet this weekend. As a long time tv style expert I have all the insider secrets to how they are getting ready. It’ starts with […]

January 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM

According to the Chinese New Year this is the year of the Rooster.  It is 10th in the Chinese Zodiac. If you were born in January or February you can use this tool to find out if you are a Rooster. Although not fun to hear,  people in their zodiac year are believed to offend Tai […]

Long gone are the days when women try to hide their curves and starve themselves to get rid of what they were naturally blessed with.  When Ashley Graham graced the cover of Sports Illustrated as the first ‘plus-size’ model it was evident that times have changed.  Additionally with celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Demi […]

Defined as a group of mental, physical, and spiritual practices; yoga is an excellent way to calm and clear your mind. Yoga can help you strengthen and tone your muscles, and can help keep your body loose and flexible. As a result, there is a “mind-body-spirit” connection that is often developed within this practice. Nowadays, […]

January 5, 2017 at 8:02 AM

If you’re a self-identified fashionista who keeps up with all of the latest trends, or you embrace individuality and march to the beat of your own drum, chances are that you have a few statement pieces in your wardrobe that you can’t live without. From the cute dress you got when you traveled last summer […]

In today’s world, there are about a thousand different paths a woman can take to reveal her inner beauty. With society continually setting high standards of beauty for us all, this can often give companies and industries the freedom to capitalize upon our insecurities as a means of making money. But with so many commercials, […]

January 2, 2017 at 8:20 AM

Some styles we just can’t get enough of and only had a taste of in 2016. As the new year rolls in we can’t help but crave these 7 trends to wear in 2017. If you didn’t get your hands on them yet, now is the time. 1. More Velvet Please – It’s so 90’s […]

January 1, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Drake said it best in his song Over. It may at first sound selfish, but it is the essence of more love and happiness in your life and the world. “Do you boo” in all your glory. Wear what you feel incredible in. Get fit for your health. Go live big. Cliche as it may […]

As E! Online reported this summer, Amy Schumer recently spoke about how she was given a trainer in preparation for her role in Trainwreck. That trainer provided her with a diet plan that she was not too excited about. Though Amy lost a few pounds, it doesn’t seem she ever really wanted to. Amy has […]

September 23, 2016 at 1:00 PM

In terms of body posi IG pages, unless you’re living under a rock, chances are you follow our girls @IAmIskra, @NourishAndEat, @ItsRachaelForster, @TheAshleyGraham, @CrystalRenn, etc. Surrounding yourself with body love can be a great way to take back the power that “thinspiration” pages and body bullies have attempted to take away. Here are just a […]

Tim Gunn wasn’t pleased with Emily Ratajkowski’s choice of attire for the Harper’s Bazaar Icons party. According to Vanity Fair, the Fashion Police star called Emily’s dress “repugnant.” He said, “This dress is so appallingly vulgar and revealing. Why wear anything? Why not just take it all off?” His co-star, NeNe Leakes, responded, “You guys […]

September 23, 2016 at 6:48 AM

Sometimes, Taraji drops serious truth bombs. When she sat down with some of her fellow stars from the upcoming movie Hidden Figures, she let the world know exactly how she feels about catty women. Ever heard of crabs in a pot? When crabs know they’re going to die and one crab tries to get out, you’ll […]

Lisa Lampanelli talked to the New York Times about her struggles with body image, and we can relate. During what was only her fifth standup comedy performance, after Lisa’s amazing set, the next comedian was on stage and an unamused audience member called out, “Bring back the fat chick!” Lampanelli said, “I was insecure and […]

Apparently people don’t think Gigi Hadid has a right to defend herself. According to Marie Claire, while in Milan for fashion week, Gigi was actually physically grabbed and picked up by a man who is believed to be Vitalii Sediuk, known prankster who preys on celebrities. The whole incident was caught on video. Gigi was […]

Apparently, these guys would. These three black men came out of their faces to say they’d never date black women. Now, if you don’t want to date black women, that’s your loss. You could miss out on the love of your life by saying that you don’t want to date someone who is a specific […]

September 22, 2016 at 12:34 PM

According to Quartz, boy policymakers and scientists are in agreement that everyone should have access to green areas. The ability to spend time in nature is conducive to exercise and activity. Studies and surveys show that those living in places with more green areas have less anxiety, sadness, and anger. A photo posted by Butch […]

Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea. Don’t you know that what you put out in the universe is what you receive sometimes? It’s pretty clear that’s how you and Jennifer Aniston feel about Angelina and Brad, but I’d be careful if I were you. Chelsea Handler, as per usual, went off on some crazed rant about Brangelina breaking […]

Even in elementary school, girls have no tolerance for boys’ inappropriate behavior! This week the Huffington Post shared an adorable list of rules that a 5th grade student wrote to her classmate after he apparently got too close for comfort. The girl entitled her list “Rules + Regulations” and addressed it to her classmate, Noah. […]

So many trends have come and gone during this fashion month but one trend that I would like to die immediately? Embellished crocs. While some of you may wear them because they are comfortable, or think that they are a nice orthopedic shoes, they never have and never will serve the purpose of being stylish. […]

September 21, 2016 at 4:50 PM

The one thing I’ve realized in analyzing all of the fast fashion retailers we love, is that they are really horrible for the environment! Making clothes at such a fast pace, and with the cheapest materials isn’t exactly the best formula for making clothing that doesn’t harm our environment. Next to oil, fashion is the […]

Remember when we were upset about the dreadlocks controversy at Marc Jacobs? Well here’s a legitimate reason why. The U.S. Court of Appeals recently decided that hairstyles are not “immutable traits” making it even harder for women of color to wear their hair how they want in the workplace, in fear that they will get […]

Usually, we’d see a Birkin or a Luggage Tote and say goals, but that is not the vibe in the retail industry right now. Luxury houses are always setting trends, but they aren’t meeting the sales goals they’ve set. BoF reported today that Hermes gave up on their sales forecast as a goal they could […]

So. Much. Yes. We absolutely LOVE Christian Siriano’s work (totally evidenced by this article), but we also love his body inclusivity. This is major that he was named to the Top 25 Best Red Carpet designers. Hollywood Reporter did a spotlight on Siriano calling his work the top in “feel-good fashion.” While that may be […]