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4 Ways Cardigans will Fool People Into Think You're a Responsible Adult

By Ryan Boyd


Of all the stand-bys to have in your closet, possibly nothing is as versatile or effortlessly cool as a cardigan. They go with everything, they look amazing, and they're so comfy that you feel like you're getting away with something by wearing them -- all the soft warmth of a Slanket without the accompanying public mockery. And as you move into your adult life and certain articles of clothing (lookin' at you, ratty studded jacket with prominent Motörhead patch) fall by the wayside to become weekend staples for when you don't have to be in a professional setting, a vacuum opens up for weekday wardrobes. And that's where cardigans come in: Throw one on, and suddenly the guy at reception in your office building doesn't eyeball you like you might be a ragtag moppet from a musical. It's not just for Morrissey fans and grad students.

Embrace the cardigan and level up your adulthood.
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You'll Go Bananas For The Banana Greyson Tote

If you're a pattern kind of gal, you can't go wrong with the genius of Mokuyobi Threads. Their great collection of bags all emphasize bright, bold, and obnoxiously awesome prints and patterns. I mean, seriously, this Banana Greyson Tote most definitely stands out from the crowd; it won't get lost in a sea of similar bags when you use it as a carry on while traveling, or a gym bag when you head to the locker room pre-workout. If you find you love your tote (and why wouldn't you?), then consider snatching up a matching fanny pack for the days when you only need to cart around your keys and phone.

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This $16 Tool Will Help You Get Perfect Winged Eyeliner Every Time

By Meagan Morris


BeautyBlender, the brains behind some of the most useful makeup blending sponges out there, is branching out to your eyes with the Liner Designer, a tiny tool that'll help you achieve the perfect eyeliner.

Achieving the perfect winged eyeliner look seems so easy, but in reality it's anything but. First off, it's difficult enough to get liner on straight, but when you extend it past your eyelids it's so easy for it to go from sexy to shaky in a matter of seconds.



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Marc Jacobs "Does America" In This Spring 2016 Campaign

By Chantel Delulio


The inspiration for Marc Jacobs' 2016 spring campaign came on the heels of the Supreme Court's June 2015 decision to legalize same-sex marriage. After the ruling was announced Marc Jacobs scrolled through his Instagram and noticed the proud and distinctly American reactiosn of his friends. "I thought 'Wouldn't it be fun to do 'America' this season?'" Jacobs told Business Of Fashion.

But what started off a cheeky thought turned into an exuberant campaign that celebrates, as Jacobs writes at MarcJacobs.com, his America.

Turns out, Marc Jacobs' America is decidedly star-studded.


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A Killer Bomber Jacket from Soho Girl

Bomber jackets have always been cool, and since the weather is (ideally) going to relent its frozen onslaught as Spring approaches, you're going to want something lighter than a peacoat but warmer than a hoodie. Get this Classic Flight Bomber Jacket in Olive Green -- it's smooth, silky, and crammed full of pockets and zippers, so this oughta hold you over until summertime and keep you looking amazing.

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Put A Little (Early!) Spring In Your Step With The Cadence Flat

It may be only February, but the days are already starting to lengthen and I can see the sunshiny light at the end of the winter tunnel. It has me daydreaming about cute fashions that aren't lined with flannel, faux fur, or wool. At the top of the wish list is this pair of Cadence Flats from Kristin Cavallari. They're the epitome of a great spring shoe; the bright floral pattern and cut out sides are only practical to wear in dry, warm weather. Buy a pair now and put them on top of your dresser to serve as a reminder that spring isn't that far off after all.

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3 Ways To Do Lingerie This Valentine's Day At Journelle

By Carly Zinderman


Nothing is sexier than indulging in some slinky lingerie, so heat up your Valentine's Day with lingerie styles from Journelle.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Journelle is offering the chance to take 15% off $150 or 20% off $300 with code JETAIME (ends Feb. 14).

Journelle has something for everybody's style, whether you want something traditionally romantic for Valentine's Day, in pink and red. Or, if you prefer to show off your naughty side, with something a little more X-rated. And if you love the pinup look, Journelle also carries sultry vintage styles.

Check out these looks to start getting in the mood:

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Why Ignoring The Labels On Your Beauty Products Can Be Dangerous For Your Health

By Meagan Morris


Raise your hand if you've ever bought a beauty product and used it without reading the label? We all have--after all, companies wouldn't be able to sell products with possible side effects, right?

The answer, unfortunately, is no.

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A Snoutstanding Place to Put Your Glasses

Everyone leaves their glasses in weird places, especially at bedtime, leaving you scrambling to find them in the morning like a frantic Velma Dinkley. But this handmade stoneware Pig Eyeglasses Holder at UncommonGoods is the perfect place to stash your specs, because not only will you have a consistent place to stash your specs -- you get to look at that tiny, adorable face every time you retrieve them.

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Strike It Rich With Topshop's Smoke Stick In Fools Gold

A sucker for inexpensive beauty items, I've tried my fair share of cheap duds--you know, chalky powders, waxy lipsticks, and low-pigmented shadows that wear off in about 20 minutes. But there's always a diamond in the rough and I feel duty bound to find it.

Contrary to its name, this
Fools Gold Smoke Stick by Topshop is the real deal. The bronze-shaded crayon glides on the lid with ease and blends masterfully, distributing a sultry shimmer that stays put all day long. If you don't feel like making a dramatic smoky eye, you can use it as a liner to define your shape and add a small touch of bold to a more subdued, everyday makeup routine.

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Steal Their Style: SAG's Best Dressed

By Chantel Delulio


The red carpet for the Screen Actors Guild Awards is often underrated compared to the rest of its award show season brethren. Luckily, that hasn't stopped Hollywood's finest from putting their best pumps-clad foot forward.

Sequins, and lace, and feathers -- oh my!

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Give Your Wardrobe The Update It Deserves

By Cailyn Cox

Is your closet filled with clothes but you still feel you have nothing to wear? Do all of your jeans have rips in them and your shirts are starting to fade? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then your closet is in desperate need of an update.

The good news is that you can update your wardrobe without spending thousands, all you need to know is how to successfully do so.

And a good place to start is with a few foundation pieces.

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Check Out the Knock Knock Personal Library Kit

If you're a chronic library-lurker, you're already on board with this adorable Personal Library Kit. Lent out too many books to friends, only to have the books disappear into the ether with no way to figure out who's holding onto what? The Library Kit lets you turn your personal collection into a literal personal library -- outfit the books with their own little self-adhesive pockets and checkout cards, and keep track of your beloved tomes. As a bonus, it makes any desk look about 30% cooler.

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You'll Devour Every Page Of Recipes For A Beautiful Life

Occasionally, you sit down, open a new book, and find several hours later that you've run the gamut of every emotion possible while reading from cover to cover. But most often, you crack open your copy in ten minute increments--reading here and there before you turn in at night or as you eat a sandwich on your lunch break.

I don't care how you soak up Rebecca Barry's Recipes for a Beautiful Life: A Memoir in Stories, you just need to get your hands on a copy ASAP. Her stories of excitement and adventure in trying new things are peppered with small setbacks, failures, and frustrations. There's deep and raw feeling in each passage as Barry struggles to add more beauty and creativity to her life. You'll laugh through misty eyes, dog-ear every other page, and hand the book off to your sister or BFF when you've finished.

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6 Creative Ways To Outfit Your Bridesmaids

By Samantha Arroyo


Gone are the days of matchy-matchy, froufrou bridesmaid dresses that are either shoved to the back of the closet or thrown into the Goodwill pile after having only been worn once.

Give your girls a rare gift:
the opportunity to wear their dresses again and again.


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