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Frisky Eats: 10 Crispy Wonton Bites

Sometimes, the best things come in little packages. Correction: crispy little packages that melt in your mouth. Getting hungry? Here are 10 recipes for wontons that will deliver little bites of AMAZING straight into your mouth.

By: Sophie Leon / August 25, 2014

Been There, Bra-ed That: The Trials Of Finding The Right Bra

I’m the kind of girl who wears a bra all the time.  I haven’t gone completely bra-less since 1993. My version of going bra-less is a bralet under a shelf bra, with my arms folded, propped upon a pillow as I watch Netflix Sunday mornings. Unless I bring my pair to the party, good luck…

By: Sophie Leon / August 20, 2014

Must Haves: 8 Pairs Of Gorgeous Fall Booties

There is something beautifully balanced about the cognac-colored Steve Madden booties spotted by commenter Maeve. It must be the cowboy boot toe with the solidly stacked heel that makes her heart go pitter-pat. I could forgo a few more days of summer if someone delivered these to my door. Maeve, the retailer you shared wa…

By: Sophie Leon / August 17, 2014

Travel Guide: 15 Things I Long To Do In Tuscany

I have always been interested in travel, but circumstances (AKA money) have made it difficult. Many of my friends opted for semesters abroad in college or backpacked after graduation. I, unfortunately, was too practical. I could never justify taking the number of days or spending the number of dollars an overseas vacation requires. Instead, I…

By: Sophie Leon / August 17, 2014

Home Inspiration: Shark Week Finds

As Shark Week comes to a close, I would like to remind everyone that sharks can be enjoyed year round. Learning about the attack style and swim patterns of great whites like Colossus is captivating, but the fun doesn’t have to end. Incorporate a reminder of just how scary-cool sharks can be into your home -- if…

By: Sophie Leon / August 16, 2014

Frisky Eats: 11 Homemade Chips To Dip

Chips are the ultimate snack, so why limit your selection to just potatoes? Here are 11 recipe suggestions to get you started.

By: Sophie Leon / August 14, 2014

Fashion Porn: 13 Sultry Suede Shoes For Fall

Trust me, I am in no rush for fall. I love warm summer days wearing little more than a sundress and a pair of sandals, but it;s impossible to ignore the sultry suede shoes popping up in magazines touting fall trend. So many of our favorite must haves from spring,like lace-up heels, laser cut details,…

By: Sophie Leon / August 12, 2014

Must Haves: Shark Week Style

It’s Shark Week, yippee! That’s right, if I could find a shark tank and dive in, I would. In fact, on my last trip to Denver, I was devastated to find out all the shark diving experiences had been booked. Have you ever seen a zebra shark? I just want to give him a hug!

By: Sophie Leon / August 11, 2014

Frisky Eats: Oh My, 10 Types Of Cream Pie

Cream pie is one of those things I don’t enjoy often enough. Light, creamy and fluffy, I can eat an entire one by myself. Try whipping up one of these cream pies and grab a fork for an indulgent night.

By: Sophie Leon / August 10, 2014

Compassionate Fashion: TOMTOM Limited Edition TRIBE Necklaces

TRIBE, a social business that works with women in Uganda to help them sell their wares, is teaming up with L.A. jewelry brand TOMTOM to sell limited edition necklaces. Each piece combines the signature hand-rolled paper beads of TRIBE craftswomn together with tiny geometric brass beads that reflect the architectural aesthetic of TOMTOM Jewelry. The results are two beautiful statement necklaces that embody and empower the…

By: Sophie Leon / August 10, 2014

Style Stealer: Reese Witherspoon’s Sophisticated Floral Print

Reese Witherspoon is one of those women who just knows how to put an outfit together. From jeans and a T-shirt, to a floral little number like this, Reese’s ability to accessorize her petite frame is always on point. I love how she plays off the understated neon details in this floral pattern by adding…

By: Sophie Leon / August 9, 2014

Designer Spotlight: Be A Diva In Vintage-Inspired Nylon Stockings

Nylon stockings have an impressive history in the United States, dating back to 1939. Making a debut at the New York World’s Fair, affordable, durable, and sheer nylon stockings quickly gained popularity in the early 1940s before being rationed during WWII. Post-war “nylon riots” ensued when droves of stocking-deprived women descended upon the product’s retur…

By: Sophie Leon / August 7, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Perfetto Prosciutto Recipes

I am planning my first trip to Tuscany and with every click I find myself drooling over prosciutto. Can one eat prosciutto at every meal for seven days? I will report back in October. Until then, here are some yummy ways to work this delicate salty meat into every meal.

By: Sophie Leon / August 7, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: The Tippy Topknot

I had no idea who Zendaya was until her hair caught my attention. Check out her tidy topknot! It's perfectly positioned at the very tippy top of her head turning a casual knot into a full-on statement. Paired with hoops, it easily goes from day to night. Cute!

By: Sophie Leon / August 6, 2014

Happy National Underwear Day! If Panties Could Talk, What Would They Say?

It’s National Underwear Day! (Yes, it’s a thing.) In honor of this obscure holiday, let’s all take a moment to appreciate our panties. Reflect for a moment about the pair you put on this morning, and say thank you. Thank you, panties, for getting us through the good times and the bad. Week after week, they’ve covered our cracks,…

By: Sophie Leon / August 5, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Reasons You Gotta Ricotta It

I just had the most amazing sandwich.  One of my favorite local lunch spots, Spreads, is featuring a Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Sandwich with roasted tomatoes and olive tapenade.  This veggie sandwich is light and lusciously satisfying on a hot summer day.  Ricotta, fresh or cooked, is a delightful compliment to sweet and savory dishes. No wonder so many…

By: Sophie Leon / August 5, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Ways To Enjoy A BLT

I have made it pretty clear how I feel about mayo (see Frisky Eats: Chicken Salad), but I was recently sent Just Mayo, a vegan garlic mayo, to try out and it has me dreaming of BLTs, one of the only foods that I actually like with mayo. But let's not limit ourselves to just any BLTs...

By: Sophie Leon / August 1, 2014

Fashion Math: Summer Suits + Statement Necklaces

Everyone should have at least one plain, well-tailored suit in their closet for interviews and business meetings, but that doesn’t mean you have to lock it away until such an occasion arises. For example, check out this photo from Dylanlex’s lookbook, featuring a suit paired with the brand's gorgeous Sienna statement necklace I can’t look away!

By: Sophie Leon / July 31, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Tasty Pineapple Cocktails

This weekend, I enjoyed brunch at one of my favorite local Mexican restaurants Tomatillo. I was tempted to order my usual margarita, but decided to try a pineapple crusher instead. If you haven’t had one, I highly recommend it -- it's like a Caribbean vacation in a cup. I slowly sipped this pineapple cocktail with a touch…

By: Sophie Leon / July 30, 2014

Beauty Test Drive: HydroPeptide Soothing Serum Vs. Egg Whites For Sun-Soaked Skin

Have you ever noticed that when you overdo it in the sun, your skin becomes crazy sensitive? Some of your regular lotions feel like rubbing alcohol or make you feel like you’ve been standing over a deep fryer? My mom swears by egg whites. She will chase you down with raw egg and insist o…

By: Sophie Leon / July 27, 2014

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