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The Intimidating Art of Buying Stuff, Part II

By Rose Wednesday On October 17, 2014

Last week, I talked a little bit about figuring out what you actually wear and trying to anticipate what you might need to expand on that core set of clothing. So this… Read More

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Fashion

Notes from the Style Lab: The Intimidating Art of Buying Stuff, Part One

By Rose Wednesday On October 3, 2014

I love acquiring clothes. I say “acquiring” because to me there’s nothing better than the rare situation where you get clothes you don’t have to pay for; you raid your grandma’s trunk,… Read More

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Beauty

Notes From the Style Lab: Making the Cutest DIY Earrings

By Rose Wednesday On September 25, 2014

So many people struggle with clothes, and for good reason. Clothing design and manufacture is one of the most convoluted industries in the world. Clothes get designed, copied, recopied, modified, shipped overseas… Read More

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Fashion

Trends Dudes HATE! (And Why We Don’t Give a Damn)

By Daniela Attia On May 29, 2014

Trends come and go, however male criticism of women’s clothing is here to stay. Yahoo Shine posted an article that listed various summer trends that “turn guys off”. Males commented on popular… Read More

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

By Noor Al-Sibai On December 16, 2013

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… Read More

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Beauty

Makeup Basics Part 1: Natural But Polished Brows

By On August 5, 2013

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… Read More

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Fashion

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

By Sara Luckey On April 22, 2013

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… Read More

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Fashion

Smells Like Tomboy Spirit

By Nicole Woszczyna On March 19, 2013

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… Read More

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Fashion

Is Fashion Frivolous?

By Amanda Travers On March 7, 2013

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… Read More

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Fashion

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

By Alicia Perez On January 17, 2013

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… Read More

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Beauty

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

By Beth Musni On November 26, 2012

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… Read More

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Fashion

How I’m Recovering From Fashion Exhaustion

By Phoebe Eccles On November 15, 2012

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… Read More