Beauty, In Review

First Impression: Clarins Super Restorative Day Collection

There’s something about the holiday season that forces us to neglect ourselves and put all of our focus on others. Perhaps, it’s the giving nature of the holidays, the constant hustle and bustle, or perhaps, we just get in too deep! Over the holiday break, I noticed this neglect with one area in particular; my skin! […]

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Fashion, Inspiration

If You’re My Sister, Please Don’t Read This

My sister’s Christmas present finally arrived today and we cannot wait anymore days to give it to her! So Lexi, if you’re reading this, please turn away… As a lover of all things monogrammed, we figured we’d add to her collection of monogrammed hats and bags this Christmas. Being that she already owns a monogrammed hat […]

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Fashion, News

Victoria’s Secret Winter Wonderland

Ok, so we’re still not over the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. There’s something about the VS Fashion Show that always gets me in the holiday spirit. Perhaps it’s the timing. Or perhaps, it’s the magical, festive and ice princess-like looks that hit the runway. This year was certainly no exception, as Victoria Secret played less […]

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In Review

How Subliminal Are Ads?

Messages of gender in advertisements are not subliminal. Rather, what constitutes as “masculine” and “feminine” is recognizable at a glance and often leads to the commodification of subversive forces that govern women’s lives. Despite their primary intention of informing and persuading consumers to purchase products, advertisements often become greater representations of social norms as they draw on cultural ideology, […]

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In Review

Gigi Hadid Takes Center Stage At AMAs

Entertainment Weekly Review There’s no such thing as too many outfits. Right, Gigi Hadid? As the co-host of this year’s American Music Awards, the supermodel stunned in not one, not two, but six different looks throughout the show, transforming the stage into her very own runway. Hadid debuted her first look of the night on the […]

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In Review

“In These Streets” According To Zendaya

Zendaya Coleman took to the streets to redefine fashion, and her latest business endeavor is doing all of the talking. The young Hollywood actress, singer, dancer, designer, producer and spokesperson (Is there anything she doesn’t do?) recently expanded her brand with the launch of the “DAYA by Zendaya” clothing collection, an extension of her shoe line. Inspired by New […]

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In Review

Writing With Grace

There is a certain rhythm to becoming a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic. For Sarah Kaufman, dance critic of The Washington Post, leaping to the beat of her own drum gracefully landed her on top. “There’s a strong streak of independence involved,” Kaufman said. “It’s not just about writing the obvious or stating the obvious in the best […]

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In Review

Art Critics Wanted

Art critics, you are wanted. But first, you must be an expert. It’s the typical scene at nearly every fashion show over the past few years, according to fashion event producer, Susan Sidor. The venue is lightly lit with a long, sterile runway dividing the spectators as Sidor mingles with her colleagues and other elite […]

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