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Amanda Gabriele

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Jan 31, 2014

Spring 2014 Trend Watch: Hot Metallics

From polka dots to fringe, we sure are looking forward to all the trends spring has to offer. And the best part about many is we don't have to wait to wear them. One trend that falls into this category has us so giddy, we can barely stand it.

Jan 29, 2014

Valentine’s Day Lingerie to Give Yourself

Lingerie is one of the reasons we love being women because beautiful, lacy underthings will make you feel sexy even under a pair of sweatpants at the gym. We believe quality innerwear is just as important as what you wear on the outside, so we rounded up some of our favorite pieces for you to shop.

Jan 28, 2014

Spring 2014 Trend Watch: Fringe

We love this look because it can be styled so many different ways. Whether you want to dress it up (think the sexy Altuzarra dress above) or keep it casual with that vintage suede jacket you have hanging in your closet, this trend is totally up for interpretation.

Jan 27, 2014

The Best & Worst Looks from the 2014 Grammys Red Carpet

There were a few hits - like Rita Ora's gilded Lanvin dress - and many misses - ahem Paula Patton, what the hell were you thinking? But most of all, I was bored. But like a fiery car wreck, I can't look way from an awards show red carpet no matter how much it burns.

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Jan 26, 2014

Beauty from the Spring Couture Shows will Inspire You

Sure, most of these extravagant garments are much too crazy for everyday wear, but we love to look at them anyway. The beauty, however, can be copied as much as your bold lip-loving heart desires.

Our Favorite Looks from the Spring 2014 Couture Shows

New York Fashion Week is less than two weeks away, and we can't wait to see what the designers have in store for fall 2014. But before fashion month begins, the men's and couture shows always warm up our style eye to get us ready for four weeks of high style.

Jan 25, 2014

How to Find the Perfect Haircut for Your Face Shape

Learning to flatter your face shape with a haircut will bring out your very best features without exaggerating your bone structure in a bad way.

Jan 24, 2014

5 Masks to Master the 10-Minute Facial

We know how busy life can be – when the end of the day arrives, we still have a million...

Jan 23, 2014

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Jan 22, 2014

5 Valentine’s Day Gifts to Get Your Guy Stylin’

If you're anything like us, you procrastinate until the very last minute trying to find a gift for your significant other. But that is silly and stressful, so we decided to give you a V-Day gift guide for your guy earlier rather than later so you actually have time to shop.

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Jan 21, 2014

The Most Outrageous Nail Art Ever

If you haven't noticed already, nails are having a major moment. Whether you love them short and neutral or long and shiny, manicures of all shapes and sizes have been making appearances on the runways, celebrities and in the club on Saturday night.

Jan 20, 2014

Miley Cyrus to Wear Roberto Cavalli on The Bangerz World Tour

Miley Cyrus' Bangerz World Tour is kicking off soon, and we've been dying to know what she's going to wear on stage. Lucky for us, Italian designer Roberto Cavalli just released the sketches of the wardrobe he created for the tour.

Jan 19, 2014

An Ode to the Cat Eye [Beauty Brunch]

From Lana Del Rey to Cara Delevingne, everyone and her mother is rocking the cat eye whether it's with a simple flick of classic black liner or a bold, bright color.

Jan 18, 2014

Bar Refaeli & Diane von Furstenberg’s Terry Richardson Outtakes

Posed alongside Bar Refaeli and rapper Wale, Diane is looking snatched and dangerous as usual. The editorial is great, but we're really digging the outtakes from Terry's studio.

Jan 18, 2014

5 Pairs of Headphones that Do Double Duty as Earmuffs

A nice big pair of headphones will not only keep your ears super toasty warm, it will also drown out the noises of your morning commute or that group of freshman loudly gossiping in the library.

Jan 17, 2014

The Best Eyeliners for Achieving a Perfect Cat Eye

Because we want you to get a perfect cat eye every time, we handpicked the absolute best liners out there to deliver precision and ease to your routine.

Jan 17, 2014

How to Pack a Clutch for an Impromptu Sleepover

We've all been there before - the night is coming to an end, and you realize you're not going home. It doesn't matter if the sleepover is happening at a lover's or a friend's pad, it's happening, and you are nowhere near being prepared.

Jan 16, 2014

How to Master the Matte Wavy Hair Trend for Spring 2014

Even if you don't get into the water, the mix of salty air and grainy sand will add unbelievable texture to your mane. But not everyone has access to the coast 24/7, so sometimes you have to fake it until you make it.

Jan 15, 2014

The Cutest Cocktail Dresses to Get You Through Rush Season

If you're thinking about joining a sorority, rush can be a little stressful when you're trying to balance your schoolwork and social life. Not only that, we know how expensive it can be to join these social circles, which is why we want to save you both time and money when it comes to dressing the part.

Jan 15, 2014

4 Natural Ways to Remedy Dry Winter Skin

We're not sure about you, but our skin goes absolutely berserk this time of year. Cold winter air makes our skin red, itchy, dry and flaky - not a good look. At all. Sure there are a ton of creams out there that claim to get the job done, but sometimes we're so overwhelmed by choices, we don't know where to turn.

Jan 14, 2014

Get Ready for ‘Game of Thrones’ with Khaleesi’s Braided ‘Do

We don’t know about you, but we freaked out with excitement when we saw the Season 4 Game of Thrones ...

Jan 14, 2014

Spring 2014 Trend Watch: Polka Dots

The Spring 2014 runways were rife with playful details - sheer everything, head-to-toe pastels and, our favorite, polka dots. Really, does this classic print ever go out of style?

Jan 13, 2014

Primers to Keep Makeup in Place All Day

If you're thinking about joining a sorority this year, you probably already know about some of the events you need to attend during rush. Some of them can be long, lasting all day with few opportunities for a touch-up.

Jan 13, 2014

The 4 Best Tools for Preventing a Hollywood-Sized Wardrobe Malfunction

To make sure you look perfect all through rush and formal season, we found the best tools for preventing wardrobe malfunctions.

Jan 12, 2014

Pretty Pastel Hair for Spring [Beauty Brunch]

We've been daydreaming all week about building our warm-weather wardrobe and all the beauty looks we're dying to rock. Our favorite? Pastel hair has been everywhere on the scene, and we're really excited to try it in the coming months.

Jan 11, 2014

Janelle Monae’s Plaid Bomber [Get The Look]

We love Janelle Monae for her sky-high hair and cool, fearless style. So when she stepped out on the red carpet at the Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards in Las Vegas wearing this punky tartan bomber by Fausto Puglisi, we of course because green with envy.

Jan 10, 2014

8 Adorable Bags to Keep Your Makeup Neat & Tidy

If you're anything like me, you hoard beauty products like it's apocalypse now (because at the end of the world, we still need to look fly, amiright?). We all have one bag that holds the makeup we use every single day. But what about the countless products we bought but haven't had the chance to try yet?

Jan 10, 2014

Our Favorite Young Gun Starlets Pose for Miu Miu’s Spring Campaign

Elle Fanning, Bella Heathcote, Lupita Nyong’o and Elizabeth Olsen are all looking fresh-faced and gorgeous in Miu Miu's spring collection, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

Jan 9, 2014

How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

It's important to protect your peepers year round, which we totally don't mind because we love a great pair of sunglasses. From big, round Jackie-O shades to retro cat eyes to aviators, we have worn every style of sunnies, well, under the sun.

Jan 9, 2014

Cape Town: Our Favorite Way to Stay Warm this Winter

Rather than complain, we'll agree to embrace the temperature, if only for a minute, to profess our love affair with the cape.

Jan 9, 2014

These Multi-Purpose Beauty Products Will Save You Time in the Morning

When all you can think about is rushing to work or class, it's easy for your beauty routine to fall by the wayside. But putting on your face doesn't have to be this momentous occasion every day.

Jan 8, 2014

The Cutest Snow Boots to Shake Those Winter Blues

Here in NYC, we got a pretty brutal snowstorm last week, and we know many of you have experienced similar...

Jan 8, 2014

Relax & Recharge with an At-Home Pedicure

Even if you're just flaunting those polished toes around your dorm or apartment, we know it makes us feel good when our feet look pretty. Not to mention, giving yourself a pedicure at home is a great way to relax and recharge after a stressful day at work or school without spending a lot of money.

Jan 7, 2014

The Perfect Brows for Every Face Shape

Just like cutting your bangs correctly for your face shape can work wonders, grooming the perfect eyebrows will make you look just as fly. Get those tweezers ready or make a waxing appointment because you'll want to jump on these tips immediately.

Jan 7, 2014

Bloomingdale’s Fuses Fashion & Football with 48 Designer Helmets to Celebrate Super Bowl XLVIII

The Super Bowl is coming to New York next month, and it's the perfect opportunity for fashion and football to collide.

Jan 6, 2014

3 Ways to Freshen Your Hairstyle for the New Year

The new year is finally here, and we are definitely ready for a fresh start in 2014. Along with some of our other resolutions, we want to be a little more daring with our beauty routines without spending a ton of money. And one of the best ways to accomplish this is to change your hair.

Jan 6, 2014

Marlies Dekkers Lingerie is Meant to be Seen

Marlies Dekkers sees the female body as her canvas, and the way she plays with lines accentuates a woman's curves in the best of ways. As she celebrates 20 years of lingerie revolution, we are absolutely drooling over her collections, old and new.