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By Bianca Logrono Whether you’re a like-happy Instagram prowler or talkative Tweeter, if you’re into beauty and fashion, you know there are few apps worthy of your download. Many of the so-called beauty and fashion apps don’t have the dazzling affect that, say, Candy Crush or Flappy Bird have. Yet, there are mentionable downloads for beauty and fashion lovers. Here are some (useful!) beauty and fashion apps you’ll love to have on hand. Virtual Makeover by Modiface Will this pink lipstick look good on me? Is that smoky eye overkill? Does blue eyeshadow compliment my eye color? When you don’t have the time... CONTINUE READING 17



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


- by Dominique Fernandez Eco-friendly fashion, more properly known as sustainable fashion, is a tremendously popular trend found under the umbrella of ‘sustainability’ or in more specific words, ‘sustainable design.’ Such an immense consideration for our environment and the impact that it has socially, has become increasingly accepted and therefore put into practice by designers ... CONTINUE READING 5

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- Mekishana Pierre “Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.” - Sheng Wang You’ve got the brains, the charisma, and the strength that it takes to be anything you want. You are a powerful woman in the year 2013 and you know you can... CONTINUE READING 19


Finally! The weather I know you’ve all been waiting for -- sweater weather. I’ve been waiting for it too, trust me on that. It’s the time where we want to drink pumpkin beer, cozy up on a sofa with a book, while wearing our favorite sweater and listening to The Neighbourhood’s indie hit ‘Sweater Weather.’ With this in mind, it’s... CONTINUE READING 14

Banksy takes New York

- by Dominique Fernandez Banksy, Banksy, Banksy. That has been the topic for the last couple months on basically any media publication, and of course, in the streets. Particularly and most recently, the New York streets. So who is this guy? Banksy is a British graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His real name as well as his personal life... CONTINUE READING 12


It’s not a myth that most of us gals have a major weakness for shoes (and purses, and dresses, and beauty products...) But shoes are a key part to any outfit. They can make or break it. And whether you have a 20 pair collection of Jimmy Choos, or you own like 3 pairs of Havaianas, we’ve rounded up our... CONTINUE READING 21


by Dominique Fernandez Rick Owens may have named his Spring/Summer 2014 collection Vicious, but the first word that comes to mind after watching his show is ‘diversity.’ This runway show is a must-watch, if you haven’t already seen it, as it is one that I am irrevocably sure none of us have ever seen before. In replacement of the regular ‘size... CONTINUE READING 10