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There's no shame in seeing the world through an Instagram lens. In fact, that very addiction served as inspiration for this awesome art project! And, hey, if posting photos of your breakfast is what makes you happy, then so be it.
We all get a little validation from watching the Likes pile up on our pics — which is why our interest was immediately piqued when Fashionista presented these highly scientific tricks for getting even more validation. Apparently, photos in which blue is the dominant hue receive more likes than any other color. With that and other technical factors in mind, we took to our own Instagram archives hoping to see if we were doing it right.
Some of what we found agreed with Fashionista's intel, some was a bit more out of the box. So, we asked our own Ida Hariri, photographer extraordinaire and the day-to-day manager of R29's very own Instagram account, to share her tried-and-true strategies. Prolific and prodigious, she's got some bright ideas to help boost your social confidence this weekend!
When Refinery29 editors enter the office in oversized dresses layered over culottes, they're showered with compliments. It's one of the perks of working in fashion. We realize the same isn't true of corporate settings that adhere to a different, more limiting dress code. (The mere thought of wearing glitter loafers is just read
Today is Lauren Conrad's 29th birthday. There are so many reasons to celebrate the reality star-turned-designer — first and foremost the fact that she's one of the only former reality stars to ever successfully transition into any other walk of life. These days, Conrad runs a thriving fashion empire and is a New York read