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You know that moody-feminine-quirky mix that's, well, everywhere? That was definitely influenced by designer extraordinaire Abigail Ahern. When she's not designing her cleverly chic products, collaborating with international brands, and serving as style ambassador to notable publications, she'll be bringing massive doses of her cool-girl style, glamorous aesthetic, and English wit to R29.
One of the questions I get asked all the time is: "How can I make my space look and feel rich without hiring a world-class decorator or busting the bank account on big spends?" Well, it's easier than you might think! All it takes is a little creativity.
For instance, you might find me at the local art-supply store buying super-sized canvases to paint a solid hue à la Rothko, or scouring Craigslist or eBay for cool, vintage finds. The trick is to experiment and have fun. Keep your rent check intact and click ahead for my money-saving, space-sprucing tips.
If personal style was taught at school, layering would be an advanced level course. When done correctly, piling on separates as fall season rolls around can make an outfit interesting — without looking like you're in a cocoon. Even Kanye is a devoted pupil.
But, this course can be tricky to pass: With so many prints, read
Embodying the expression "head over heels" in a most literal sense, Minna Parikka's fall lookbook really is something else. The collection of images features a tousle-haired model in a perpetual free fall — one of the most graceful, mesmerizing acts of gravity defiance we've yet seen. But, what's being sold here? Ah, read