Today's MAKEOVER MANUAL Guilty Pleasure

By Bianca Logrono It can be as simple as feeling elated at the sight of your lashes or cringing upon further inspection of your pores. When it comes to our features, we can all be our own number one fan or our own worst enemy. Here are some makeup tricks to making your not-so favorite and absolute gem features live up to and surpass their potential. Remember: these tips are helpful but NOTHING beats the ultimate beauty tip that is – confidence! :) Noses We live in a world where 16-year-olds get nose jobs rather than hosting sweet sixteens. While self-improvement is never discouraged,... CONTINUE READING 2


BAIB article

The 2013 year is winding down. Are you ready to pamper yourself? Each year, our team at Shecky’s hand-picks the best beauty products just for you! This year’s Beauty At Its Best winners showcase over 110 of the finest products for your hair, face, and body to keep you looking flawless and feeling fabulous well into 2014. So, what are... CONTINUE READING 13


by Dominique Fernandez Back in the day, wearing head-to-toe denim was probably not the most accepted of trends. Frankly, even wearing just two pieces of denim together wasn't exactly favored. However, times have changed and so have its fashion trends – which brings us to the latest tendency on our minds: denim on denim. This blue-hue... CONTINUE READING 3


by Dominique Fernandez What started off as being a protective clothing shield for workers to the wearable  fashion popularity in the 1990s to eventually disappearing (almost) altogether from people’s closets... is now back with a noticeable return. Yes, I'm indeed talking about the never forgotten overalls. Thanks to its creator, Levi Strauss, overalls have been quite a... CONTINUE READING 15


by Romy Roloff It’s a good year to be a woman. It has been for a while now, actually. Women are on top of the world more than ever. The days of living in the shadows of successful men, the days of being in miserable relationships without a say, the days when being a woman was considered a bad thing, are... CONTINUE READING 18


Calling all pet-owners! Grumpy cat is not the only sassy, popular animal on the web anymore. Whether you love dogs, cats, both, or neither, it’s hard to resist cooing over cute pet photos, especially when they’re doing people things. And with the chilly winds settling in, we’ve found 5 super cute animals of Instagram that are sure to melt your... CONTINUE READING 8


by Romy Roloff New York City… the concrete jungle where anything is possible. The big apple that's home to so many legends. The city that has seen it all and has it all. This wonderful and thrilling city has been our home, and it's fair to say that we're a bit obsessed with it. And like any obsession, it’s not a... CONTINUE READING 19


by Courtney A. Leiva We loved when the geniuses at Pantone announced enchanting emerald as the 2013 color of the year, but now that cobalt blue is clearly the “it” color of 2014, we are totally and completely overjoyed. Not exactly indigo but not quite royal blue, we’re totally loving cobalt’s regal yet eye-popping hue. Looking to get a headstart on... CONTINUE READING 16

Trendy Fall Jackets

Tired of wearing the same old sweatshirt when it gets chilly out? Sometimes finding the perfect fall jacket can be difficult. The temps are always drastic – one week it’s scorching hot and another, it’s freezing. Here’s our top, trendy picks for nice in-between wear to keep you light, cozy, and fashionable before the winter. 1. H&M Twill Jacket This khaki... CONTINUE READING 18


-by Dominique Fernandez What began as a mere idea of composing a New York City census via photographs, is now a simplistic yet wonderful collection of stories, quotes, and conversations attached to these aforementioned photographs of NYC strangers (pets included.) This collection I speak of is the popular Humans of New York blog. So, who is the creative... CONTINUE READING 10

Channel Your Inner Nerd

Channel you - by Tiffany Ayuda They say your eyes are the windows to your soul, but what do your glasses say about you? Whether you’re the fashionable four-eyes with bejeweled, intricate rims, the nerdy chic girl with oversized amber-colored specs, or the mysterious femme hiding behind a pair of elegantly pearled lenses, there’s a frame for every face—and every personality.... CONTINUE READING 7