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Long Sleeve to Short Sleeve Refashion

We are so ready to shed our winter layers for breezy blouses and swingy skirts, but before you splurge on a new spring wardrobe you've got to check out this DIY from Merrick's Art! Even if you're lacking in seamstress skills, changing the sleeves of your long-sleeve tees is a lot easier than you think! Refashioning the sleeves is a simple way to update all your favorite shirts! Thanks to Merrick's step-by-step instructions, you won't have to spend...

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DIY Distressed Denim

Distressed jeans are one of those fashion trends that I've always been a little wary of. In stores, the jeans are always so full of holes that it's tough to justify buying a brand new pair. But it wouldn't be SMP if we didn't find a DIY solution to this fashion faux pas! DIY extraordinaire, Merrick's Art, shows you how to distress your own jeans right at home, ensuring they are exactly how you like!      ...

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Santa Cruz shopping tour + A Giveaway

Shopping and eating your way through Santa Cruz is a day well spent. This tour de force crafted by Beijos Events and Carlie Statsky is inspiration for a girl's day spent shopping at local boutiques, pit stops at a brewery and later for ice cream and all finished off with a bonfire on the beach. Get inspired to hit the streets ...

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Spring Trendspotting with Shopgirl

Finding the perfect trends to splurge on each season is always an important choice for your hard earned dollars. When The Women's Project got together at NYFW with shop-app founders of Shopgirl and jewelry designers of RJBijoux, we asked the oh-so stylish sisters Rena Leinov and...

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How To: Twisted Chignon

From wedding day to every day, having a great hairstyle in your back pocket is a must; especially one like this relaxed, unstuffy version of a chignon from Leah Anderson and A Splendid Occasion. Wear it with jeans or a cocktail dress and it works perfectly each and every time. You know what we say to that? Move over...

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10 Weekend Essentials for Every Season

Lately we’ve been drawn to a basic, simple style that requires little effort and that we can easily sport on the weekends. There’s something refreshing about wearing an outfit that’s not necessarily inspired by a specific trend, which leads us to our roundup of 10 weekend essentials every girl should have in her closet. xoxo The Fashion Column Twins Essentials can be mixed in with certain trends, or worn simultaneously to...

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Why we love the classic white shirt

There are a few wardrobe staples that every woman should have in her closet. To us, the white-shirt falls squarely into this category! This classic piece is perfectly simple, chic, and can be worn in a million different ways. What is there not to love? The lovely miss Jen behind The Effortless Chic couldn't agree more, so she showed us 3 of her favorite ways to wear this classic.          ...

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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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