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Home Inspiration: Styled With Studs!

There’s something about studs that bring a wee bit of badass to whatever they adorn. While recently shopping around TJ Maxx for a loveseat, I stumbled upon some furniture and home accessories that I loved, and they all had one thing in common— studs. Whether they’re muted metallic or shiny and bright, studs are the perfect way to give your space an edgy, modern vibe. Flip through the gallery to see some studded furniture and embellished decor we love.

Dream Or Nightmare: Purses Made Of Recycled Dog Hair

Dog Purse

Doris Carvalho, a veterinarian and designer from Tampa, has put together Fur You by Doris, a line of purses made of the dog hair that gets left over at the groomer’s salon (read: no dogs are harmed to make them). Carvalho launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising $15,000 to create and market her first line of 30 bags. The dog hair is sterilized and used to make the yarn that adorns the bags, which are handmade and require about two pounds of fur each. Currently, they cost about $1,000 each, but if they were to be mass produced they’d become significantly less expensive. My first thought about these bags was NOPE, but that’s kind of hypocritical of me, right? People wear fur and leather all the time, and in most cases the animal dies for it, but these bags are cruelty-free. As Carvalho says on her campaign page, “These handbags are ecologically designed to help curve the immense global footprint on the planet, accessories used in the designs are also from raw pieces from the Earth. My product adds value to a sustainable society.” It’s not for me, but I feel like some diehard puppy lovers in the world would spring for this. If you’re into it, think about supporting her campaign — a portion of Carvalho’s profits will go to the Humane Society. [Oddity Central] [Image via Kickstarter]

16 Reasons Tights Season Is Awesome

I’m a summer baby through and through, so while a part of me is mourning the sudden drop in temperature outside, another part  is secretly thrilled because tights season is here! Tights season may not be a designated thing, but it should be. They may give the impression that they require effort and an air of fanciness to wear in everyday life, but they’re actually the easiest piece of clothing around for even the laziest among us.

Here are 16 reasons to jump on the tights bandwagon: Keep reading »

Style Stealer: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Mixes Stripes And Leather

Style Stealer: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Mixes Stripes And Leather

Personally, I think it’s really easy for a leather skirt to look costume-y, hooker-y, or tried-too-hard — no judgment on the first two, if that’s what you’re going for, but aren’t we all hoping to look effortless in our clothing? Anyway, one way to elevate (that’s a fashion industry word) a leather skirt is to pair it with simple unexpected items, like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s striped, long-sleeve T and peep-toe booties. Love it. Get the look after the jump! Keep reading »

Here Are All The Pumpkin Goodies Money Can Buy

Whether we like it or not, early fall brings with it a craving for all things pumpkin. It’s one thing to nom on pumpkin pie and or those oh-so-popular Starbucks PSLs, but sometimes the autumn lovin’ goes beyond food. Fortunately for those moments, you really can buy a pumpkin-themed version of just about anything. Whether you’re looking for your own fall fix or a treat for someone else, here are 15 goodies to get you excited for the season.

10 NYFW Beauty Trends That Work In Real Life

The Only 10 NYFW Beauty Trends That Work In Real Life

We’ve seen the craziest beauty trends from New York Fashion Week, and now it’s time for the beauty looks you can actually wear. There were lots of wild looks at NYFW including rainbow brows and words spelled out of hair, but there were plenty of hair and makeup ideas that work off the runway. The best part is, you don’t have to wait until spring to try them out. Grab an eyeliner and some red lipstick and try one of these looks now.

Here are 10 beauty loks from New York Fashion Week that you need to try out! See them all over at The Gloss…

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