Book Review: The Girls

By | July 16th, 2018|#trending, hit the books, pop culture|

Sooo I’m pretty late to the game on reviewing this one. I read it, loved it, then life got busy. Same old story. Turns out the reminder I needed was a scandal: the author, Emma Cline, was accused of plagiarism by her ex-boyfriend. His claims were deemed false, so it sounds like a jealousy issue…but [...]

Pretty Things and Witty Words: A Kate Spade Tribute

By | June 5th, 2018|#trending, pop culture, wise words|

"She has a way with words, red lipstick and making an entrance." - Kate Spade The first time I read that quote, I thought to myself, "that was written for me." In fact, I find myself thinking that almost every time I read a Kate Spade-ism. The brand has always seemed to "get" me—my style, [...]

How to Wear Gingham Like a Cool Girl

By | May 29th, 2017|#trending, broke girl's budget, Color Me Stylish, pop culture|

Earlier this month, I gave you some tips on how to wear tulle without looking like a little girl in her first dance class. Today, I'm tackling GINGHAM. I've always been a huge fan of gingham, and I have absolutely zero shame in it. That being said, I know some people are a little freaked [...]

Selena Gomez for Louis Vuitton

By | June 29th, 2016|#trending, green with envy, pop culture|

Those of you that follow fashion news will probably have seen these photos already, but I just couldn't risk anyone missing out on them. Selena Gomez, one of my all-time favorite girl crushes, just debuted in Louis Vuitton's latest campaign. Needless to say, Selena looks so fierce in the photos. I feel like her versatility [...]

La Vie en Rose: Rose Gold Hair

By | April 20th, 2016|#trending, green with envy, pop culture|

Introducing my latest obsession: rose gold hair. By now, we're used to seeing colorful locks, from pastels to more vibrant hues. Celebrities like Nicole Richie, Kylie Jenner, Katy Perry, Hilary Duff and more have taken the plunge into vats of funky-colored hair dye. But the latest trend is a little easier for us normal folk [...]

Behind the Filter: Some Thoughts on Body Image and Social Media

By | April 6th, 2016|#trending, pop culture, wise words|

Glamour Magazine decided to praise some of their favorite “plus size” stars in their latest issue. They included Amy Schumer on this list. For those of you that are unfamiliar with Schumer’s body, let me just insert a photo here:   Oh, and guess where that photo is from? GLAMOUR MAGAZINE. How they can feature [...]

Work it Out: The Best Playlists for Every Workout Mood

By | March 31st, 2016|#trending, pop culture, to do list|

While most people swear by Spotify or Pandora, I've been a diehard 8tracks groupie for years now. Granted, their app isn't the most reliable in regards to technical issues, but I swear by the content. You can use tags for any mood, artist, activity, etc. Even your most obscure moods will find an accompanying playlist on 8tracks. [...]

Dating Duds: Five Guys I’ve Met Online

By | February 16th, 2016|Color Me Fun, Color Me Smart, pop culture, wise words|

Much to our elders’ confusion and dismay, online dating has become the go-to way for our generation to connect with potential partners. The way I see it, our peers are divided into two groups: those that use apps or websites to date, and those that pretend not to use apps or websites to date. From [...]