Straw basket bags are hotter than ever this summer, but they're not just for the beach. From oversized totes to tiny woven baskets to playful pom-pom clutches, the It accessory is ideal for Sunday brunch with your besties, date night at the movies, or just hitting the city streets. Though the gorgeous straw styles from Cult Gaia and Clare V. may not suit everyone's budget, you can still score the cool-girl cary-all for a steal. Here are 14 under-$50 straw bags we'll be carrying all season.
Things are just starting to heat up this summer, and spending hours in a lounge chair trying to catch some color is not only exhausting, but bad for you. Skip the chance of catching a burn and get an instant sunkissed glow with a drugstore bronzer that is so good, people will ask if you were on vacation.
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Not sure what to make your sweetheart this year? The answer is obviously sweets and desserts, because isn't it always? These 25 Valentine treats will steal someone's heart this February 14.
Out with the old, and in with the new. But wait—not so fast. We’re giving you clear-eyed, full-hearted permission to abandon some of the year’s more, erm, troubling fashion trends. Specifically, weird headgear, spiked boots, drop-crotch harem pants, and festival chic (AKA “the dirty hippie look”) can peacefully fade into oblivion like so many nameless trends of yesteryear that we no longer devote brainspace to. (A good rule of thumb: Ask yourself “WWMKOD?” or “What would Mary-Kate Olsen do?” If the answer is “Wear it out with her sketchy old-man boyfriend!” then toss it in the trash immediately. There are, however, a few trends that are worth holding onto…in 2013 and beyond.
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Hot chocolate just might be the best part of winter. It's decadent and delicious, and it warms you up faster than a Snuggie straight out of the dryer. Who would turn down chocolate, arguably one of the best creations known to man, when it's melted down to a thick, rich liquid? What's more (yes, there's more!), hot chocolate accoutrements hardly end there--think cayenne pepper, pumpkin puree, and even Fluffernutter. If you're craving a steaming cup of cocoa this season, go beyond the usual mix of instant powder. There's a wide world of hot chocolate recipes like these just waiting to be tried, tasted, and treasured.
What's one of the easiest and most beautiful ways to take an outfit to the next level? Accessorize it with a gorgeous pair of statement earrings, of course! They can take you from "great" to "WOW!" in seconds. Statement earrings are everywhere today, from edgy shapes to bold-colored rhinestones to sparkling iridescent drops. What's fun about statement earrings is that the possibilities are endless. So why not make your own pair perfectly suited to your style? I'll show you an easy way to make your own DIY dangle earrings that you'll be able to rock with confidence!
Spring means showing off some skin, and what better way than rocking a killer mini skirt? Invest in this sassy silhouette to take your look from day to night, and everything in between. Check out how we're stretching the versatility of this A-line mini.
Does makeup expire? Yes just like the food in our pantry, our beauty products have a shelf life. To avoid the risk of contamination, it’s important to give your cosmetic bag the proper cleaning it deserves. With these five simple tips, you’ll know exactly what to toss and what to keep. Bonus: Post-cosmetic bag cleanup, you’ll have an excuse to stock up on the latest beauty products. Bring on spring!
Stop what you're doing and check out ASOS's upcoming makeup line. Oh, and did we mention that everything is under $20?
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“It’s easy to update your wardrobe for spring! Just buy something in every single hot new color, silhouette, style, and shape out there—all 158 of them! Also, throw out every pair of shoes and handbag you own and get new, better ones! Not to mention makeup!” Yeah, we’re not following this advice either.
When we hear the word "airbrush," flawless, retouched skin, Photoshopped images, and overall perfection are the first things that come to mind. It may seem like a makeup application method only available to celebrities and supermodels, but think again, girl. Many makeup artists specialize in airbrush makeup application in addition to traditional. Here's what makes this method different and why you might want to spring for it for your next big event or on your wedding day.
Elevate your style with this fun and modern Y-necklace. Crafted in sterling silver this is the perfect piece to layer with delicat...e long strands and your favorite pendant. read more
These sterling silver hoop earrings will be your everyday essential. The hollow, lightweight construction is incredibly comfortabl...e, the hinged style easy to operate for pierced ears. At 5/8-inch diameter, with a polished finish, these silver hoop earrings are a timeless design. read more
Nurture the creative soul with this poesy bracelet that features a row of sapphires on the front and "dream" engraved on the under...side, against the skin, for secret empowerment. This ring collection brings the 500 year old tradition of "Poesy" inscriptions to your wrist as wonderful layering pieces. read more
This fashionable pearl bracelet features three strands of baroque, unique and organic freshwater cultured pearls secured with a be...autiful, vintage-inspired mother of pearl box clasp surround by a halo of white topaz. read more
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