This Classic Childhood Shoe Is Now So Sophisticated

melissa bow sandalsMelissa ‘Harmonic IX Sandals’

Melissa has been reinventing footwear for the past 35 years, but you may have never heard of the brand.

However, if you ask a stylish teenager or your knowledgeable fashion friend, odds are, they know it well. Melissa shoes are a more fashionable (and comfortable) version of the Jelly shoes many of us wore in the summer as a kid. Continue reading

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Nick Jonas Reveals New Sneaker Line — & It’s Fire!

nick jonas creative rec sneakersCreative Recreation ‘Deross’ in Red

With the approach of fall, come new releases in fashion. Specifically, a sneaker drop we’ve been anticipating all year — the Creative Recreation Fall/Winter collection and its campaign starring Nick Jonas.

The 23-year-old entertainer is the company’s brand ambassador and his selection of street-chic footwear is everything we could’ve hoped for and more. Continue reading

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How Olympic Uniforms Changed Over Time

usa gymnastics 2016

For this year’s Olympic games in Rio, the athletes have been outfitted in sponsored clothing by designers and brands who best represent each country. This includes Lacoste (France), Stella McCartney (Great Britain), Giorgio Armani (Italy), Christian Louboutin (Cuba), H&M (Sweden), and Ralph Lauren (USA).

In the past, Team USA has worn Olympic garb supplied by a variety of designers and brands, including Roy Halston and Levi Strauss. But Ralph Lauren has held the title of the official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic team since 2008.

From preppy blazers to cowboy hats of years past, where did this year stand in comparison? Take a look and judge for yourself. Continue reading

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Why Choosing The Right Flat Iron Is So Important

hai styling tools

When it comes to choosing the right hair styling tool, the technical speak can get a little overwhelming. Tourmaline or NEO? Ceramic or titanium? What’s the difference, anyway?

Iconic beauty developer HAI was the first to make a ceramic iron in the late 90’s and they were the first to add tourmaline to their entire line of products. Now, they’re the first to make a NEO plate, too.

Your flat irons, curling irons, and hair dryers have the potential for so much more. So how do you know which one to choose for your hair type? We’re deciphering it below. Continue reading

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Outfit of the Week: Summer in the City

mens summer ootd>> 7 Diamonds shirt, 7 For All Mankind jeans, Sebago shoes, Barba Nortena hat

Summer tends to feel so full of possibility. Why not try a few trendy pieces on for size? Like prints. They’re totally having a moment in menswear this summer. Take the 7 Diamonds shirt pictured above. The fit is straight and the sleeves are short, while the collar is pointed and finished with hidden buttons. Essentially, it’s the stylish details that make this shirt a must-have, including the vintage-inspired pattern. Wear casually over dark denim or a slim, faded and ripped variety. For a modern spin on the classics, try kicking it in a pair of chukkas. The featured style by Sebago is just as compatible with your current wardrobe as white sneakers.

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Stripes Get A Chic Makeover For Summer

stripes for summerUnconscious Style

When it comes to versatile prints, it doesn’t get much more timeless than stripes. This summer, while nautical vibes are aplenty, we’re seeing the two-toned print popping up everywhere! From on-trend off-the-shoulder tops to keyhole-cutout dresses, we’re citing four fresh ways to wear stripes with the help of some effortlessly cool fashion bloggers. Continue reading

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