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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