Fashion

10 New Swimwear Brands We’re Shopping Online This Summer – Lifestyle Article

It’s that time of year again. Swimsuit season has arrived, and while we may not be breaking out our suits for the European vacation we were dreaming of, closer-to-home opportunities for sun are on the horizon. If you’re looking for sustainable and stylish options and aren’t sure where to turn, we’ve rounded up the coolest online shops that have been splashing up on all our favorite instagram gals. Our roundup features shops that are a bit more off the beaten path…

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At Home in Los Angeles with Johnson Hartig – Lifestyle Article

While Johnson Hartig’s talents and interests have always been extensive and wide ranging, he found his calling in 2001 with his celebrated fashion brand Libertine. Hartig and his then business partner Cindy Greene, brought a fresh and inventive vibe to fashion, melding punk street fashion references with high art and culture by repurposing vintage pieces with creative and sometimes controversial embellishment. After only four months, Vanity Fair called to do a piece and six months later they both had to…

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Finding the Best Dress for a Filipino Summer | Dear Kitty Kittie Kath – Lifestyle Article

     The idea of dressing up for the summer is always exciting. The season calls for experimentation, allowing you to be adventurous with the clothes and accessories you wear, from your choice of scrunchie, all the way down to your flipflops. In Western countries, dressing up for the summer means doing away with your chunky sweaters and thick leggings and opting for clothing pieces in brighter colors and fun prints. But in tropical countries like the Philippines, wearing summer-appropriate…

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3 Upgrades to Try When Dressing for A Day at Home – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Photo by Colleen Eversman at 2ndtruthIf I spend one more day in yoga pants I am going to lose it.Dressing for quarantine has brought to my attention how often I dress to see other people. Does this getting dressed rut mean I hate my closet or is my relationship with my wardrobe more complicated than simply putting my best foot forward in front of friends and strangers? Now is not the time for an existential fashion crisis, although more than…

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The Stylista’s Guide to Wearing White Sneakers | Dear Kitty Kittie Kath – Lifestyle Article

     White sneakers should be a staple in every woman’s spring/summer wardrobe. They’re incredibly versatile and give off a fresh bright look that works with tons of different outfits. They also work well in a semi-formal setting and can be a great way to add a touch of fun to any look. However, they’re not always the easiest to style, especially when you’re more used to wearing pumps, boots, or sandals. In this article, we’re going to give you…

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Fare thee well Black Mamba. A 10 pictorial tribute to Kobe Bryant. – Lifestyle Article

Kobe once called himself “the Valentino of the NBA” and going through every photo of his, in various GQ magazines, we see why. Here’s man who could possibly be mistaken for a runway model- black, handsome, 1.98 m height, and truly photogenic in every sense. Upon arriving at an airport to catch a flight as reported in a GQ British edition, he once appeared adorning a Diamond earring the size of a filbert, Sunglasses the size of two small…

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Kate’s Picks: The 22 Pieces That Are the Base of My Wardrobe – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

My favorite pair of jeans, from Madewell.Tell me if this sounds familiar: You have a closet full of clothing but only wear one-third of what you own. You often feel like you’re wearing the same things over and over again. You feel like you don’t have anything to wear, even after you went shopping last month. After having two babies and wearing a very wide range of sizes, I took a really critical eye to what sat in my closet…

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Malaysia’s First Eco-Friendly Streetwear Brand – Lifestyle Article

Many of us are already aware of the effects of fast fashion on global warming, but microplastic pollution caused by synthetic fabrics in the clothing we wear is still something that’s not discussed enough in Malaysia. Not only is there the possibility of these synthetic materials (which are heavily treated with various chemicals) rubbing off toxin on our bodies, but when these clothes are later discarded, they end up in landfills where they leech these chemicals into the earth too.…

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At Home in Charleston with Jill Sharp Weeks – Lifestyle Article

Jill Sharp Weeks was clearly destined for a career in design. Growing up surrounded by her great great uncle’s paintings (American impressionist William S. Robinson), a photographer father and impressionable teenage years spent living in Japan, it is not surprising that Jill has developed a unique and distinct aesthetic that has informed everything she touches. Please join Susanna and me for a memorable weekend visiting Jill and husband Ray in Charleston at their remarkable renovated historic home!  Having begun…

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Beyond retro: is second-hand shopping catching up with fast fashion? – Positive News – Positivity Article

On World Kindness Day, we speak to the young people turning to charity shops and resale sites for a fashion fix that’s kinder to the planet Ninety-five per cent of Lottie Allen’s wardrobe is pre-loved. “It’s like a dressing up box,” says the 19-year-old pink-haired fashion student, who describes herself as obsessed with vintage clothes. One of Allen’s all-time favourites is an Alice-in-Wonderland-style dress which cost £5 and is a staple she wears regularly. From Brighton’s kilo markets and charity…

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The Next Choice for the “Happier” Podcast Book Club: “I.M.” by Isaac Mizrahi. – Personal Development Article

We’ve picked our next book for the Happier Podcast Book Club! Another memoir: I.M by Isaac Mizrahi. A New York Times bestseller, this memoir is thought-provoking, hilarious, beautifully written, fascinating. It’s a great portrait of a time and a place. You get a picture of glamor and celebrities, and also of the tremendously hard work of attaining mastery. You can listen to this 3-minute episode of “A Little Happier,” where I talk about a few passages that particularly struck me: “Reading…

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Notes on My Personal Style Evolution – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Image Courtesy of @annarosakrauIn her Vogue “73 Questions” interview, Tracee Ellis Ross is asked who her style icon is. “Me in seventeen years,” she replies. “I’m very hopeful.” Brilliant. Right on. What is personal style if not an ever-evolving display of self-discovery and fulfillment? Every day, day after day, you are your own main event. You are the person you wanted to be seventeen years ago, if you will. And that person thinks you look so cool. Here are the heavy…

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KQ hosts one of a kind upcycling fashion show at their Hangar – Lifestyle Article

It’s not every day you get the honor of being invited by one of the biggest airlines in the continent to their hangar, with a Dreamliner right on the runway, to an upcycling fashion show right there next to the plane.  Last week, at an invite only event, Kenya Airways hosted a one of a kind fashion show, dubbed Kenya Airways (KQ) Sustainability Design Challenge. The well attended event had the who’s who in the Kenyan fashion industry, media…

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The 9 Celebrity Costumes We’re Stealing This Halloween – Lifestyle Article

It’s no question that all of us at CS are stoked for Halloween (or any holiday, TBH). It’s a perfectly brewed cauldron of hosting parties, festive decor, and spooky cocktails. Not to mention, it’s the one day of the year you can be anyone you choose to be, go-go boots and all, with no judgement – and who doesn’t love that? For this year’s get-up, we’ve rounded up our favorite celebrity costumes to inspire you to be the best version…

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A Week of Outfits: Beatriz Carrero – Lifestyle Article

English teacher Beatriz Carrero lives in Zaragoza, Spain, with her husband and their four kids: Javier, Sergio, Vera and Raúl. As a teenager, Beatriz lost her right arm in an accident, and she was initially scared about what motherhood would be like with a disability. “But taking care of my children ended up being a totally intuitive, mammal thing,” she says. “Now, my kids are shocked when people ask about my prosthetic, because to them it’s totally normal!” Here, Beatriz…

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At Home in San Patrignano – Lifestyle Article

It’s not often that a casual conversation on social media leads to discovering a remarkable community where the art of fine craftsmanship has been saving lives for more than 40 years. But San Patrignano is an exceptional place where addiction recovery meets the best of sustainable luxury. Last year, I received a message on Instagram from @wallpaper_sanpatrignano (one of the accounts for the design lab division of San Patrignano) relaying how they followed my blog and loved Susanna’s and my videos.…

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My Three Favorite Tools For a Healthy, Happy Life with Soraya Bakhtiar – Meditation Article

 In one word, what describes your approach to life? “Presence.”   We were honored to interview fashion blogger Soraya Bakhtiar about her passions and lifestyle, and how the Transcendental Meditation technique has fostered the strength, awareness, and presence to support her in accomplishing her ambitious goals. The world of fashion has become a cyclone that whizzes through each season, and despite the overwhelmed audience left in its wake, the storm only continues to gather speed. At the eye of this…

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Feature: Easy Soft Shoes by World Balance | Dear Kitty Kittie Kath – Lifestyle Article

     One of the most exciting yet can be a stressful season for kids and moms is back-to-school. Time for new beginnings- classmates, friends, teachers, school supplies, and uniforms. This is the season when moms like me make a to-buy list of school essentials that kids will use for the school year. One of the essential that is overused and abused is the school shoes.      Love the rhyming there but this momma loves a pair of school…

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10 TIPS ON HOW TO KICK ASS AT AN INTERVIEW AND GET THE JOB OF YOUR DREAMS – Lifestyle Article

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Found! The Cutest Swimsuits of Summer Under $150 – Lifestyle Article

Now that our daydreams are full of pool parties, spontaneous lake days and weekends spent lounging at the beach, it’s that time of year when we start our search for the perfect swimsuit. Finding a flattering silhouette takes top priority, and thankfully this season brings plenty of cute styles that are high-quality but won’t break the bank. If you’re ready to pack your bags for a trip to sunnier skies or just looking for a suit that will get you…

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The Skinny Confidential Beauty Vault Reveal + 3 Tips To Keep Your Office Organized – Lifestyle Article

Turn on your JavaScript to view content As some of you guys know, I recently moved into The Skinny Confidential HQ ( we’re calling it the TSC Dreamhouse because we want it so Barbie hot pink that it’s obnoxious ). One of the requirements of moving into a new office space was that I wanted a closet that we could put all the giveaway goodies in. Think of it as a beauty, health, wellness, skin closet where everything is organized so we can see…

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