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Discover Your Personal Style in 5 Easy Steps

Let's admit it, we all need help in the style department every once in awhile. We'd love to look perfectly polished day in and day out, but who are we kidding? To us, it's more important to find your personal style and stick to it. Just be yourself! But with so much gorgeous style inspiration out there, how do you know where to start? Luckily, the amazingly talented and stylish Kat Harris from the blog...

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Chic 10 Minute Hairstyles to Try

We've all been there, t - 20 minutes to get out the door and you still need to get dressed, put on make-up, brush your teeth and do something, anything with your hair. It's times like these when a quick, chic hairstyle is in order. The kind that looks well thought out and perfectly coifed yet takes mere minutes to craft. Meet a collection of 10 minute hairstyles that you need to be bookmarking for tomorrow morning.

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Our favorite NYFW street style

New York Fashion Week is all about two things: high-fashion runway looks and more importantly, street style. With NYFW coming to a close, we've rounded up our favorite street style looks full of warm winter coats, enviable heels, and the perfect accessories to get you through the rest of winter. Click on the gallery and get inspired for spring!

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How To: Dutch Braid Crown

Braids are all the rage and I'm not saying that Frozen is the leading culprit but it definitely had a little influence over the fabulous Mandy of Waiting on Martha when she concocted this how-to. It's a Dutch Braid Crown crafted by Jennifer C. Nieman and photographed by ...

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Ultimate tips for traveling and arriving refreshed

We all dream that we can step off of a plane looking effortlessly chic and refreshed just like celebrities in glossy mags. Unfortunately for us, the reality is usually much stinkier, uncomfortable, and all-around un-refreshing. But just because you're not flying first class doesn't mean you can't arrive at your destination feeling fresh and ready for your big...

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Boho Fashion Two Ways

Elizabeth and I love styling boho looks because it’s such a laid back style and there are really no strict rules to follow. Everything from fringe to bold florals to bell sleeves are fair game when you’re creating a boho look. We’ve been huge fans of the trend for years, but this season it’s really coming back in a big way. xoxo Fashion Column Twins LAYERING AND FLOWY SILHOUETTES come to mind when we think boho, which...

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A Perfectly Chic Braided Bun

Ever feel like you are in a hair slump? When it's messy buns and ponytails for days on end? We've all been there. Sometimes mastering a perfect blowout our gorgeous waves can feel daunting. Luckily for you, the lovely Amanda from Advice from a 20 Something has the perfect solution to your bad-hair-day blues. Her braided bun is amazingly chic and easy, and she shows us how to...

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Layer your necklaces for added sparkle

When it comes to our favorite sparkly and shiny goodies, who can choose just one? Luckily, today's trendsetters say that you don't have to wear your favorite jewels one at a time. Today's fashion mavens have been stacking bracelets and layering...

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11 Winter Beauty Life Savers

It's no secret that Winter is crazy hard on your skin. Dry and dull and blech and all around no fun. But fear not, we pulled from our own medicine cabinets, asked our SMP co-workers and enlisted the help of some of our most beloved beauty bloggers to share their secrets to glowing winter skin. These are the products we turn to time and again. Simply put, they're pure, moisturizing magic. Have a look...

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How to organize your favorite baubles

We all know that there's no such thing as too much jewelry. From dangly earrings, to statement necklaces, to bold bangles, we hoard our fair share of gorgeous jewels. The hardest part is keeping all of them organized! Luckily, Amanda from The Fashionable Hostess showed us how she organizes her favorite baubles. Take a peek at the video below for all of her tips and tricks!          ...

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Glam Side Braid

A simple new hair do can totally transform an outfit and when your go-to bun just won't do, maybe a little glam side braid courtesy of Lark & Linen is in order. With the help of braid guru Lexington & Co. and photography by Heidi Lau, this simple...

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Beachy Bombshell Hair with Molly Sims + Her New Book!

Molly Sims is not only an insanely gorgeous supermodel but a wife, a mother and an all around cool lady. The kind that is as down to earth as they come and willing to dish insider tricks of the trade. Consider her your supermodel bestie and her new book...

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Colorful Gear to Up Your Winter Workout Game

Having cute new workout gear always makes me a bit more motivated to put down the wine, turn off Bravo and move myself. And if anything is going to get me to the gym or out for a run in the freezing cold months ahead, it's things like colorful kicks and printed leggings that add a healthy dose of color to an otherwise dreary winter.   One | ...

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Beauty Must-Haves with Ashley Sievert

Coming from a girl who rarely wears more than a dash of coverup and a touch of lip gloss, I can certainly take all the help I can get in the beauty department because what works for a day at the computer or wrangling babies does not equal cute going out face. We're leaving it to the experts, i.e. Ashley Sievert, a New Orleans based makeup artist who is spilling the beans on her go-to's. See even more captured...

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Desert Braid

BE.NYLA has whipped up a braid that will make Elsa's overly perfect 'do look so yesterday. Captured by Betsi Ewing Studio, this braid is perfect parts boho and romantic, making it totally appropriate for any event - whether it be the grocery story or your new years eve party.

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DIY Clay Hair Clip

This Do It Yourself project is so simple and pretty and all while using greenery you probably have in your home right now. Christmas tree, we're looking at you. It will make you want to ditch the ponytail holder and opt for a clay hair clip instead. Whip up this wintertime clip with the easy steps below. Air dry clay X-acto knife Strong string Hair clip Hot glue gun Christmas tree branch Water Roller Use your string to cut a thin strip of clay. Flatten out the clay. Use...

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French Twist Ponytail

I'm on a constant mission to find ways to manage my (unruly) mane, so when I stumble on hair tutorials that are not only drop dead gorgeous but also totally doable, I make sure to pay attention. Whipped up by the master of all things beauty, BE.NYLA, and captured by Betsi Ewing Studio, you'll want to tuck away this french twist ponytail so...

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Dressing The Bump + The Business of Blogging with Chriselle Lim

The Womens Project is always digging deep to see how our powerhouse ladies juggle life with a baby. We highlight the journey of each entrepreneur to see how life as a mom can inspire and really focus a business. Today we're talking shop with the highly successful fashion blogger Chriselle Lim of The Chriselle Factor  and sharing five gorgeous, steal-worthy looks for...

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DIY Watercolor Makeup Brush Jars

Not only do these DIY watercolor makeup brush jars look insanely cute sitting atop your counter, they're also incredibly useful. And isn't that the best combination ever when you're chatting DIY? Throw in the fact that storing your brushes like so has proven to extend the shelf life of those expensive little tools and this is one project that pretty much sells itself! Spray paint in coral, mint, sky...

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DIY Jewelry Dish Perfect for Holiday Gifting

I might just make a million of these this holiday season. There's nothing quite like displaying your most prized jewelry pieces front and center in their own little glorious dish. And this DIY crafted by Hello Natural is right in keeping with my sentiments. A little something pretty to gift to the hostess or your mother/ sister/ bestie. Get the full details including more images of the how to on Hello Natural...

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