Archives - Aug 17, 2012
Get Lost In 5 Editor Approved Summer Reads (Plus, A Giveaway)
Aug 17, 2012
5 Fashion PR Assistants, 5 Amazing Outfits!
In the back pocket of every VIP fashion publicist in town, there's an army of assistants who work their magic behind the scenes—and guys, we're not
2 Girls, 8 Looks: The Rice Paper Scissors Gals Show Off Their Yum...
There's nothing surprising about seeing a pop-up restaurant around these parts, but there is something completely special about learning that the women
Summer-To-Fall Bloomingdale's Buys To Cop Now
On the list of all-time classic New York sights, Bloomingdale's big brown shopping bags are up there with yellow cabs, skyscrapers, and map-wielding ...
Treadmill Workouts That Won't Bore You To Tears
When it comes to workout envy, there is perhaps no one our eyes turn greener for than the ultra-fit chick at our gym who effortlessly clocks in miles upon ...
$50 And Under! Shop 400 Awesome Finds Anyone Can Afford
It’s the age-old question: How do you look like a million bucks without spending, well, a million bucks? The answer, friends, is taking advantage of crazy ...
20 Printed Pouches We Want To Get Our Hands On NOW
Calling all clutch lovers (so, everyone): We just found the most color-drenched stock of patterned pouches and couldn’t wait to share the love. Inspired by...
Step Inside Our Very Own L.A. Editor's Eclectic Apartment
Wait! Before you jump right into the glorious snaps of our L.A. editor's swanky mid-city home, here's a bit of background: The Omaha, Nebraska native ...
Mod Love Affair: In Which We Fall Even Harder For Emma Watson
We just caught a glimpse of the latest issue of T, The New York Times Style Magazine and cover girl Emma Watson is absolutely breathtaking. Looking ...
9 Pretty Patios Where You Can BYOB
Truth: The Chicago summer affords some of the best alfresco dining around. However, ordering glass after glass of chardonnay can be quite the budget bummer...
10 Smokin'-Hot New Yorkers Dish Their Best Fitness Tips
UPDATE: Just because two-piece season is winding down, it doesn't give you a pass from clocking in at the gym. Take it from the pros and read up on their ...
Annie Georgia Gre...
Sniff Your Way To Paradise With These 15 Heavenly Home Scents
While we can't always escape for a summer jaunt, we can breathe in the ocean air, mountain breezes, or tropical aromas...right here at home
6 Tips To Make Your Road Trips Stress-Free, Stunning, & Shareable
We may be in the days of Google Maps, cell phones, and Yelp reviews, but that doesn't mean that you can just decide to have an epic road trip and just ...
Backless Dresses That Quite Literally Bring Sexy Back
If the sight of your social calendar is giving you dress anxiety, don't worry, we've got your back. The perfect party frock is undoubtedly about showing ...
All The Single Ladies … Should Live In S.F.? So Says Shape Magazine
Well, this comes as somewhat of a surprise. Shape magazine has dubbed S.F. one the hottest hubs for unattached ladies in its roundup of The 10 Best Cities ...
Kate Upton Tells Us What Her Mom Thought Of Those "Nude" Pics
More often than not she's in a bikini on a beach somewhere,, but Kate Upton isn’t just boobs-and-butt. Aiming for a rep in high-fashion — she was in
Caption This! Time In Downton Abbey For Marie Claire China, By Am...
Winning caption: "Tea... but no sympathy." —Julian Bernstein Runner-up:"And it was at that moment that I finally realized it wasn't tea at all." —Courtney ...
Hump, Marry, Kill: Attack Of The Galleristas
Hump: In the beginning, I was all about Weeds. Nancy Botwin, a newly widowed suburban mom, played by the enigmatic, smokin'-hot Mary Louise Parker, turns...
Lauren Le Vine
Meets Linda Evangelist...
We'd like to begin our discussion of W magazine's superheroine spread by pointing out one very important fact: Linda Evangelista is a 48-year-old human ...
Pussy Riot Primer: Why We Should Care About Punk In Russia
Today, three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot were formally charged with "hooliganism driven by religious hatred." The Internet is in an uproar. ...
Add Sparkle To Your Weekend With Roslyn's Mineralogy Trunk Show!
While we've already told you about some great ways to spend your weekend, there's another stop we suggest you squeeze into your jam-packed agenda. One of...
Bored With Your 'Do? Win A Fresh Fall Look, Courtesy Of BYT
By the end of the summer, our locks have usually started to look a little (or a lot) worse for wear — too much sun, chlorine, salt water, and humidity ...
Holly E. Thomas
Kelly Osbourne Weighs In On Kim Kardashian's Fashion Cred
Once upon time, Kelly Osbourne was the Queen of the Feuds, with Christina Aguilera as #1 victim in the burn book. But now, she’s cleaned up her act,
Go West! Is Los Angeles The New Frontier For Fashion?
Can you believe that L.A. — the city that gave the world the gift of terry cloth tracksuits over a decade ago — is now doling out designs from the likes of...
Sarah St. Lifer
The Best Thing, Ever: 3.1 Phillip Lim Creates A Comic Book
Every person worth his/her fashion salt knows the transformative powers of a really, really awesome outfit — and when your outfit includes a cape and a ...
Could The Fourth Lulu Frost For J.Crew Collab Be The Best One Yet?
When it comes to Lulu Frost's latest collection exclusively for J.Crew, the fourth time's the charms. Okay, that's not how the saying usually goes (and ...
RAWR! Illesteva's Fierce Animal Print Shades Are
There's nothing we love more than a new pair of shades. After all, not only are they stylish, but they're accessories that we actually, you know, use. And...
A Heat-Free Way To Create Beachy Waves
We can't count the number of hairstylists we've spoken to who have told us that the best way to get beachy waves is to just braid wet hair at night and ...
Presenting Nasty Gal's Debut Collection, Shot By Terry Richardson
There's no need to introduce Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso's e-commerce site that's responsible for depleting your bank account for the past four years, but we...
So Boss! '80s Fashion That Looks Totally Choice Today
It seems like every season there's another onslaught of '80s-inspired garb. What some people may call the decade of bad taste, we call a true nod to pre-'...
Sarah St. Lifer
13 Pretty & Posh Floral Patterns For Fall
If our moms had their ways with our closets, they'd be packed with Pollyanna-style bouquets, buttons, and bows. But we all had to grow up at some point, ...
14 Cool Bike-Friendly Soles To Slip Into Now
As cycle-loving San Franciscans, we’re the first to admit that reaching new heights in the shoe department is complicated. We say (at the risk of sounding ...
How To Wear Fall’s Best Beauty Trends
Now that we’ve thoroughly devoured all of the September issues and our cover curiosity is satiated, we’ve also gotten the chance to really study those
Do Blondes Really Have More Fun?
For our part, we love a luscious brunette or a dark black mane. But the all-powerful science people have now come up with a new theory that blond hair is...
Fleury Rose Takes The Manicure To A Whole New Level of Awesome
Fleury Rose, Nail Artist/Nail Art Blogger Combine “professional nail artist” and “Fleury Rose,” and then prepare yourself for some serious
5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 17 2012
Who says leopard isn't a classic? Not us! This timeline of the animal print spotlights everyone from Sophia Loren to Nicki Minaj — talk about a wide range...
5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 17 2012
Accessories brand MIANSAI by Michael Saiger has added yet another embellishment to the line — a retro Storemobile. A traveling 1958 Airstream is making its...
Introducing: Instagram 3 — The Latest Way To Stalk Your Friends
If you’re even a casual Refinery29 reader, you know that of all the tech tools we use on a daily basis, Instagram occupies a particularly dear place in ...
How To Make A Teeny-Tiny Home Feel Palatial
While we have daydreams (and plenty of Pinterest boards) devoted to living in a perfect, super-spacious rowhouse or loft, the reality is that most ...
NYC's Secret Spots: R29ers Share Their Hush-Hush Hangouts
How many times have you heard, "I know a great hole-in-the-wall dive bar," or "oh, I just picked this up at my favorite little vintage shop," only to find ...
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