Fashion Week Breakdown: The Wild Bunch

By: Julie Gerstein / October 4, 2011

Fall fashion shows — highlighting Spring 2012 collections — continue on throughout Europe. And as they slowly wind down, we’ve noticed a bunch of designers who are truly pushing the boundaries of what Ready-to-Wear means. European designers like Ann Demeulemeester and Gareth Pugh aren’t staying safely within the confines of traditional sportswear, but instead are… More »


Not Watching The Guardian’s Beauty Tutorials By Sali Hughes? You Should Be!

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 4, 2011

Little known fact about  me: I love makeup. Love. It. I love playing with the colors and the textures and different brushes and learning what products do what. I don’t wear makeup every single day, because I actually don’t especially care about how I look. But I still have baskets and drawers and makeup bag… More »


Not Your Typical Jack-O-Lantern

By: Julie Gerstein / October 4, 2011

So Halloween isn’t my favorite holiday at the moment, owing in part to getting dumped around the holiday last year, and having not-so-fond memories of waking up November 1 last year still drunk and covered in corn syrup blood (and that junk does NOT come out of your sheets very easily, let me tell you.)… More »


Dear Wendy: “My Fiancé Won’t Get Rid Of His Old Wedding Pictures!”

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 4, 2011

My fiancé and I have been together for three years and we’re getting married this June. His first marriage, which was a disaster and only lasted six months, ended six years ago. They were together on-and-off for a total of seven years, and I have heard absolute horror stories (from his family, close friends, eve… More »


I’ll Take One Of These Please

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 4, 2011

Zak here (or should I say Mr. January?) is one of the male library professionals featured in the “Men of the Stacks” 2012 calendar. In case your were wondering, Zak is 6′ 5″, volunteers as an EMT, plays rugby, and loves to ride his bike. So yeah, he’s pretty much a unicorn. Zak and other… More »


Beauty Test Drive: Maybelline FIT ME Foundation

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 4, 2011

I am 27-years-old and I have been wearing makeup for 13 years. And it has taken me all 13 of those years to find the perfect foundation, a creamy (but not too creamy) and illuminating (but not too illuminating) base.

Goodbye, MAC. Goodbye, Smashbox . Welcome to my life, Maybelline FIT ME foundation. More »