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40's Feature

by Courtney Leiva The idea of turning 40 might be a little scary, so if you find yourself dreading the approaching date, let us give you some encouragement with the help of fabulous 40-somethings who know a thing or two on appreciating this usually dreaded age. From newfound confidence to improved body image, check out some amazing things to look forward to when turning 40. Newfound Confidence: “By 40 you know yourself. There’s a lot of freedom in knowing your likes, your dislikes and being able to tune out the irrelevant stuff. 40 year old women know what they want, how to get... CONTINUE READING 1


6 Books To Read Before Seeing The Movie This Fall

Ah, 2012—the year of book-based film adaptations.Transporting our favorite stories from page to screen has been the norm for decades (and it's no secret we're a fan!), but this fall is especially rife with fiction-to-film adaptations. Before you go running off to the cineplex this season to catch the latest flick, here are six beautiful books that you should read... CONTINUE READING 11

Social Media Etiquette: You're Doing It Wrong

Yes, it’s true—I’m one of those people who are somewhat addicted to their phone. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest–you name it, I’m on it, stalking my “friends” and their boyfriends/babies/life. Yet, while I love a good share sesh, I can’t help but think that some people are taking it to the extreme. Not only can everyone (including your Aunt Susan and... CONTINUE READING 15

10 Child Stars Who Didn't Turn Into Hot Messes

Nowadays, it seems you can't even walk out of your house without hearing yet another story of former Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes holding herself hostage for hours in a Starbuck's bathroom, or once-upon-a-time Disney movie princess Lindsay Lohan ill-advisedly getting behind the wheel yet again, only to run another person down with her car. The worrying duo is just a... CONTINUE READING 33

3 Helpful Tips For Working From Home

Sure, you may think that working from your bed in comfy pajamas with "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" playing in the background sounds like a dream come true for some, but working from home is still just that—work. Just because you don't have to suit up and park in a cubicle all day doesn't mean that working from home doesn't... CONTINUE READING 4

Our Fashion’s Night Out Fave: WooliteWashed Boutique

It’s no secret that we here at Shecky’s are big fans of Woolite’s detergents that keep our favorite fashions looking fierce and fabulous well after we’ve purchased them, so imagine our excitement when we found out that the Woolite folks were opening up a pop-up boutique right here in SoHo just in time for Fashion Week! The WooliteWashed Boutique kicks... CONTINUE READING 15

10 Most Epic VMA Performances Ever

Sure, with all of the brain-frying reality shows like “Teen Mom” and “Jersey Shore” clogging up its schedule in lieu of music videos, it’s easy to forget that MTV originally stood for Music Television. But for one night out of the year, MTV harkens back to its music-loving roots with the Video Music Awards, and each year, music stars flock... CONTINUE READING 15

Ed Sheeran: On Chasing His Dream, Rising to Fame & Finding His Ideal Girl

While Ed Sheeran is fairly new name to Americans, this 21-year-old singer is no stranger to success. Back home in the U.K., his debut album, + is certified quadruple platinum and earned him two 2012 BRIT awards–a.k.a. the British Grammy’s–including Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough of the Year. Now, as his song “The A Team” continues to... CONTINUE READING 2

10 Ways To Win Best Dressed At Work

Every girl in high school wanted to win the coveted "Best Dressed" title in the yearbook and for many of us, that desire to be deemed most stylish hasn't changed one bit—just replace the halls of high school with some corporate cubicles! Want to be the superlative-worthy style star of your office? We've got ten key ways to help you... CONTINUE READING 5

Fall TV Preview: 5 New Shows We'll Be Watching This Fall

It's that time of the year again ladies, that gracious time when you can stop brainlessly watching all-day "Real Housewives" marathons because there's simply nothing else on. No, it's finally time for all your favorite shows to yet again grace your TV screen every week! And sure, we've had our top shows' premiere dates circled on our calendars all summer,... CONTINUE READING 8

Reality Bites: Our Fave Guilty Pleasure Reality TV Shows

With the Olympics over and most of our favorite shows not returning until fall, we're in that unavoidable TV bout where all that's on anymore are can't-look-away car wreck-style reality shows. We know we should avert our eyes from the sheer horror of these truly terrible TV shows, we know that with every episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"... CONTINUE READING 10