It turns out that that amazing white leather-and-gold crown Beyoncé wears in the “7/11″ video is WXYZ Jewelry, a boutique jewelry design site with pieces sold in just a few brick-and-mortar stores (Bergdorf Goodman and Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, to give you a taste). Their geometric jewelry is insanely stylish and I WANT IT ALL! Here are just a few of their extraordinary pieces…
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You know that phrase, “It’s the thought that counts”? I feel like we’ve gotten away from it a little. It’s used ironically so often now — like, you got a bad gift, but hey, at least the person thought to give you a gift, right? Nah, nah, nah. Let’s stop that.
It really is the thought that counts. Giving a gift is a way of conveying to a person that you know them, you know what they’re passionate about, you know their priorities, you know how they want to present themselves to the world. It’s a way of facilitating their goals, and their self-expression. It’s a way of telling them that you value them, and what about them you value. Keep reading »
Have you ever found yourself blowing off studying because it’s an ABC Family Harry Potter weekend and you haven’t seen the second half of the fifth movie in like forever? What if you could combine your love of the boy who lived and your desire to graduate before you hit thirty? For students at California State San Marcus, that dream shared only through Tumblr in the middle of the night can come true. The college is now offering a Potter themed study abroad trip to the land of Rowling. Read more on College Candy…
Happy Thanksgiving y’all! Here’s what I’m thankful for this year (in addition to my amazing Photoshop skills)… Keep reading »
The ’90s are my decade. Why do you think I wear so much flannel, make regular references to “90210,” and sing “Doll Parts” at karaoke? Because it’s forever 1992 in my soul. Anyway, ’90s nostalgia is big right now with my generation, probably because we’re all hitting our mid-30s and -40s and tired of being cynical and too cool for school, and just want to harken back to our good ol’ younger days. That’s why I’m totally on board with the hair flip making a comeback. Oh yeah, the hair flip. You know, where it looks like you just ran your fingers through the front of your hair and then flipped it to the side, all casual and nonchalant-like. Sometimes the hair flip was all silky and slippery looking, like Alicia Silverstone in “The Crush” and “Clueless” and those awesome Aerosmith videos. There was the “sexy supermodel in a rock video” hair flip, the Donna Martin hair flip, which, if you touched it, sounded all crunchy and crinkly. And of course there was the Drew Barrymore circa-”Poison Ivy” (best Drew) hair flip. Are you feeling me? Click through to see which current celebs are rockin’ the hair flip and if you’re interested in giving it a shot, Lauren Conrad’s site, The Beauty Department, has a tutorial. Or, you know, you could just run your hands through your hair and flip that shit because it’s that easy.
It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to show some gratitude for the blessings in our lives. Rebecca shared hers yesterday, Claire went this morning, and now here’s Katie!
In true Thanksgiving spirit, it’s time again to reflect upon my year, my life and the things I’m most thankful for. Some obvious blessings made my list, along with some more timely things I’m thankful for, but every single one has in some way, made my life happier, easier or fuller this year. Without further ado, here are 10 things I’ll be thinking of while I chow down on turkey this Thursday. Keep reading »