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Designer Spotlight: Melanie Auld (On Sale!)

My name is Sophie Leon and I am addicted to online window shopping, which I guess is better than being addicted to just online shopping. I can’t help but open…

Sophie Leon | July 27, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Frisky Eats: Drizzle It With Honey

I recently bought a big ol’ 24 oz. jar of local honey at the farmer’s market and can’t wait to dig into the amber goodness. So far, I’ve managed to…

Sophie Leon | July 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Eats: 10 Recipes That Are Driving Me Bananas

I love bananas, but my sister loathes them. If you try to bring a banana into her car, she will make you eat it before and dispose of the peel…

Sophie Leon | July 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Shopping Strategy: How To Shop A Major Sale Without Losing It

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is happening right now and, like many major sales, the good stuff goes fast. In particular, anything that says limited edition, exclusive, or free gift with…

Sophie Leon | July 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Braid-Hawk

I can’t deny how pictures like this make me absolutely jealous of women with straight blond hair. How amazing does this braid look with her highlights? This braid-hawk is chic…

Sophie Leon | July 18, 2014 - 9:00 am

Packing Light: 6 Summer Getaway Essentials

Ever notice how when men and women go away for a long weekend, most women arrive with a full-size suitcase and most men a simple backpack? What are we doing…

Sophie Leon | July 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Rolled Ponytail

Found it! Check out this cute, easy hairstyle that works on short and long hair. The rolled ponytail is all kinds of romantic and helps tame those shorter layers. Learn…

Sophie Leon | July 16, 2014 - 9:00 am

Frisky Eats: 17 Sweet & Savory Crepes

Happy Bastille Day! As a woman of French descent, I feel it is my duty to celebrate the holiday with my favorite French street food. Crepes! Don’t be intimidated — crepes

Sophie Leon | July 14, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Marc Jacobs Neutral Nail Polish

The neutral nail color trend, AKA mannequin hands, is returning this fall. Marc Jacobs’ Enamored Hi-Shine Lacquer in 9 to 5 is part of Marc’s exclusive runway nail polish collection…

Sophie Leon | July 14, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Eats: 9 Mouth-Watering Watermelon Recipes

I have a bit of a reputation for making watermelon basil margaritas and drinking them right out of the melon itself. Watermelon is hands down the most refreshing fruit around.

Sophie Leon | July 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Must Haves: 12 Simple Yet Sexy Shirtdresses

I have always found shirtdresses to be unexpectedly sexy, reminiscent of how a woman looks when she wears her man’s button-down to bed. There is something to be said…

Sophie Leon | July 12, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Fluffy Fishtail Braid

This week’s fabulous ‘do is a variation on the fishtail braid. In fact, it looks easier than most fishtail braids because it’s so loose and kind of sloppy. What a…

Sophie Leon | July 11, 2014 - 5:00 pm

6 Things You Need To Camp Like A Boss

When people declare they “hate camping,” I declare “you’re doing it wrong.” I camp like I am going to a rustic hotel. I pack the car with a week’s worth…

Sophie Leon | July 11, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Eats: 8 Chicken Salad Recipes That Don’t Taste Like Mayo

I get the feeling most people under-appreciate chicken salad.  As a kid, my grandmother used to make tuna and chicken salad as dips for every party. With just a few…

Sophie Leon | July 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Eylure Dramatic No. 205 False Lashes

The UK brand Eylure has a long history with lashes. Developed by two makeup artist in the 1940s, Eylure offers lashes ranging from natural to dramatic. When presented with the…

Sophie Leon | July 10, 2014 - 10:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: Della X Urban Outfitters

I often hear complaints that compassionate fashion is difficult to identify and access. Los Angeles-based fashion line Della is attempting to bring handcrafted clothes made in Ghana to the masses.

Sophie Leon | July 9, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Must Haves: 7 Hot Summer Shorts

We all have a pair of trusty denim cutoffs that may or may not get washed regularly, but what about a semi-formal pair of shorts for date nights and birthday…

Sophie Leon | July 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Eats: 8 Peach Perfect Recipes

Ripe peaches are juicy, tender, and versatile. Peaches make the perfect addition to salads, pizzas, baked goods, and cocktails. Here are eight ways to use them!

Sophie Leon | July 5, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: X Factor Liberty Nail Polish

We love stupidly simple nail art! X Factor’s Liberty top coat is a simple way to add a little red, white & blue to your manicure, whether it’s the 4th…

Sophie Leon | July 5, 2014 - 11:00 am

Must Haves: A Wedding Dress For A Wedding Guest For $100 Or Less

This weekend, Amelia and I are both attending weddings. As a frequent wedding guest, this particular wedding season has been a challenge. I have worn and re-worn every single dress…

Sophie Leon | July 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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