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Style Stories: Astrid McDonald

For the next edition of our Style Stories series, we sat down with Astrid McDonald of The Side Eyes to talk personal style, her DIY punk-inspired closet, and playing shows.

5 Self-Care Tips to Use When Anxiety Strikes

Anxiety impacts a ton of us and it can be brutal. I’ve implemented a regimen of self-care practices that have helped me turn the volume down on some of my negative self-talk.

Alice Yuan on Passion Project, This Bathroom Tho

Alice Yuan, our Social Media Assistant, runs the Instagram account @thisbathroomtho, where she curates a photo stream of well-designed, really phenomenal bathrooms. We sat down with Alice this week and asked her tell us more about what moved her to start TBT, and why she loves bathrooms so damn much.

#StyleHaulGives: Where to Put Your Money This Thanksgiving

In an effort to give back this holiday season, we’re pledging to support women’s efforts to find health and happiness by donating to a handful of fabulous organizations that are focused on providing resources for those in need of jobs, caregiving support, and secure relationships.

Italy: A Style Diary

Ciao, Haulers! I’m just back from Italy where I spent two weeks with only a carry-on and a backpack. I brought a handful of basic tops to go with my not-so-basic bottoms, with the hope that I could create more than one outfit with limited pieces. I also threw in a few dresses for fun.

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Style Stories: Joellen Lu

Senior Social Media Manager Joellen Lu’s style is fashion-forward, carefree, and, what I like to call, “kinda sleepy.” It’s effort with an effortless affect. High + low. Ripped stockings, chipped polish, and $400 Maryam Nassir Zadeh block heel mules. She’s anti fast-fashion. She never brushes her hair. She refuses to invest in a $15 manicure. She loves vintage Gucci.

Before Anything Else: Intern Edition

“Monthly Favorites” is the YouTube tag that refuses to die, and for good reason: 1) it’s a great way to share and discover new and thrilling products/tools/snacks/media, and 2) there’s nothing more compelling than knowing what other people find compelling. Before Anything Else is our version of “Monthly Favorites,” and each month we feature new people with new perspectives. This month’s BAE features our intern crew: Andrea Kostovick, Mallory Wackerman, Francesca Mosconi, and Eliz Kuscu.

Feeling #StyleHaulNights Haulloween FOMO? 👻

Friday was our annual #StyleHaulNights Haulloween Party where we danced like crazy, feasted on fried mac n’ cheese balls, over-indulged in bottomless sips, and relished a private performance from our costume contest winner, “Miss Lauryn Hill”!

Broke Girl’s Guide to Unpaid Internships

College internships are invaluable and allow us to test drive our prospective fields. They give us fast access to new work environments and help us gain much-needed experience as we start out on our professional paths.

Daniel Smith, SFX Makeup Artist

Daniel Smith is an LA-based SFX makeup artist who has created incredible work for Disney, Buzzfeed, and Teen Vogue. This month, having committed to #31DaysofHalloween, Daniel is  posting a new scary look each day on his Instagram account.

Tips on Getting the Perfect Fro

Over the years I’ve tried countless hairstyles in an effort to get the perfect fro - braid-outs, twist-outs, bantu knots, wash n’ gos - but what I’ve discovered is that the styling method isn’t actually all that important. What is important is finding the right cut, and then finding the right products to maintain that desired style.

DIY Haulloween Costumes and a HUGE #StyleHaulNights Giveaway!

October is here, which means our favorite time of year is nigh: Haulloween! In preparation of our annual #StyleHaulNights Haulloween party, we’re sharing some of our favorite costumes. Outfits you can assemble on the cheap with bits & pieces from thrift stores and your closet.