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That Peter Pan Collar Blouse Won’t Change Who You Are

December 16, 2013 | Noor Al-Sibai | One Comment

I can’t be the only one who does this.

It usually starts with an ad on the side of my news feed, or maybe just boredom, or procrastination. I find myself on ASOS, Modcloth, Nasty Gal, or any … Read More

Makeup Basics Part 1: Natural But Polished Brows

August 5, 2013 | | 5 Comments

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about makeup basics.

OK, maybe not everything. Perhaps an introduction is in order. My name is Jennifer Tanko, and I’m a professional makeup artist. I worked for MAC Cosmetics from 2009-2011 in Towson, Maryland, and … Read More

ATTACK OF THE FANNY PACK: It’s Back, Y’all!

April 22, 2013 | Sara Luckey | 19 Comments

Sup, players? I’m a skirt wearin’ kinda person. Most days when you see me, my ample hips are swathed in swirls of fabric. Well, not always swirls, I’m a big fan of the pencil skirt. But the problem with a … Read More

Smells Like Tomboy Spirit

March 19, 2013 | Nicole Woszczyna | 8 Comments

French designer and queen of cool, tomboy chic Isabel Marant, was recently featured on Vogue UK’s website, and shared a simple yet insightful thought. She stated: “It’s so ugly when I see beautiful girls wearing these dresses because they have … Read More

Is Fashion Frivolous?

March 7, 2013 | Amanda Travers | 35 Comments

Fashion sometimes dictates how others initially perceive us. To some, our fashion sense is relaxed, exciting or funny. As a result, these people peg us as lovers of folk or punk rock music, as world travelers or sports enthusiasts. Others … Read More

Shorts With Tights: Cool College Style From a Real College Kid

January 17, 2013 | Alicia Perez | 43 Comments

One of the biggest fashion trends among college kids this season has been wearing tights with shorts. The average price for a good pair of jeans can run from $80-$150, and let’s be real, in this post-recession recession, $80 can … Read More

Who is Beth? An Introduction to Feminspire’s New Fashion & Beauty Writer!

November 26, 2012 | Beth Musni | 61 Comments

Hiya readers! I thought it would be a good idea to introduce myself and my background since I’m one of the new fashion and beauty writers here at Feminspire. Plus, I’m sure everyone is thinking, “Why the heck should we … Read More

How I’m Recovering From Fashion Exhaustion

November 15, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 44 Comments

I first noticed that something was wrong when I checked my bank balance. For the first time in four months, I wasn’t in my overdraft. Cheery about my financial state, I skipped home only to find that … Read More

Girly or Goth – Which Winter Trend Suits You?

October 25, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 47 Comments

Transform your handbag into a weapon; the fashion world is suddenly at war. Listen closely enough and you should be able to hear the sound of Vogue editors tearing out their hair in desperation. But why such … Read More

The Fashion of British Politics

October 14, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 66 Comments

New exciting developments in technology mean that I now have eyeballs in all the laptops in the world, and I can currently see what you’re wearing. You may not know this but one of my nicknames is … Read More

To Pierce Or Not To Pierce?

October 4, 2012 | Marlena Carcone | 363 Comments

When I get a new piercing, my family usually responds to it with mild to extreme distaste. After my latest, my grandmother sadly said, “You have a new…thing in your face.” Sorry to bring shame upon the family, Oma, but … Read More

The Scam Of The “Classic” Fashion Item

September 25, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 314 Comments

The time has come for me to reveal a little secret. This is important, so switch off the telly and lean in closely so I can whisper. If Anna Wintour knew I was about to reveal this, she would stab … Read More