Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

5 Reasons Why January Rules — We Promise!

  1. Begin
    opener

    91

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    UPDATE: January may be winding down, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the month — here's our cheat sheet to what to do right now. This story was originally published on December 31, 2012.

    The holidays may have just ended, but we're already feeling the dreaded seasonal slump — maybe it's the natural low after weeks of sugar highs, or maybe it's the cold, hard realization that winter is finally here. Either way, January has never really been our favorite month — fortunately, we're about to change all that.

    We've got the coolest to-do list for the month ahead, and you're going to want to pencil in every last one of our picks — from buzzy restos to your new favorite nightspots. (And even a little Ryan Gosling, for good measure.) So, what are you waiting for? Fire up your Gcal and start planning!
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

The Plus-Size Girl's Guide To Swimwear

No matter your shape or size, shopping for a swimsuit can prove itself a real chore. After all, what are these pieces, really, if not glorified (and water-friendly) lingerie?  The key is to not let swimwear's inherent skimpiness limit your choices, according to HeyGorgeous.com founder, blogger, and plus-size model read

Here's What Nails Will Look Like In The Future

With classic manicures taking over the red carpet (RIP, Mani-Cam) and bespoke nail salons popping up in major cities, we're receiving pretty mixed mani messages. Is nail art in or out? Are nude nails the new normal, or will we see brights make a return? Will our manicures ever be fully chip-proof? We decided to get to read