Happy Flannel Friday—a new series I’m starting in which I raid my boyfriend’s closet for flannels he sniped from his grandpa, a farmer who buys most of his flannels from the Bass Pro Shop, and then style them for you. Flannels, tied with wild abandon around the waist or pulled on under a leather jacket, are […]Read more "Outfit of the Day: Flannel Friday"
Trends are cyclical, and as the ’90s and ’70s come to a rise in 2015, your local thrift store is an ode to those eras. It’s aisles are the ideal (and cheapest) hangout for the human who has no patience for the typical. Mix thrifted with modern pieces for a wardrobe no one can replicate. I […]Read more "Winter Thrift Haul Video"
This holiday season support emerging artists—not sweat shops. Shangri-La Bra in Silver Lining Gray $52 from Valentine NYC Meet the Makers: Whitney Brown and Paloma Jonas, the former models turned lace enthusiasts behind Valentine NYC, met at a photo shoot and realized the gap in the industry their cool, but comfortable lingerie could fill. To […]Read more "Gift Guide: 5 Gifts that Could Change the Fashion Industry"
Yes, that is a lunch box. Yes, for all technical purposes I’m an adult. Yes, sometimes I put snacks in it and feel extra cool. But these aren’t the only reasons I deemed it kosher to trapeze around New York City with my trusty lunch box holding my wallet, lipstick and the occasional sandwich. All […]Read more "ootd: rooftops and lunch boxes"
This season with an array of fluorescent yellows and soft pinks, faux, for once, is fated to look fake. And I like the honesty of it. Recently my dad asked for my Christmas links (welcome to the 21st century), and I realized almost every other link was faux fur. Clearly this is excessive. But for every fashion […]Read more "The 5 Best Faux Fur Finds Under $70"
Winter is coming — and while we might not have to fend off White Walkers (fingers crossed), flaky skin is another story. For us luckies with dry, acne-prone skin this means a constant battle between oil and salicylic acid. The first to hydrate the skin. The second to dry out acne. My skin care weapons […]Read more "My 7 Winter Skin-Care Saviors"
Before Velvet there was no print grunge fashion magazine. I thought this was grossly unfair to us ‘90s revival dressers — I was really into flannel at the time. So I created one. Came up with a business plan. Designed it. Unfortunately because of my McDonalds-for-lunch-and-dinner budget the only place I turned it in was for […]Read more "Introducing Velvet: The Grunge Fashion and Music Publication"