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Mack’s Gift Guide for Her

Whether you’re broke or ballin’-- it’s the holiday season. Time to deck the halls, blast Mariah Carey, and spend all your money on your loved ones. Gift shopping can be stressful, a total pain, but I've taken care of it for you this year. Below are 300 great gift ideas for every budget and woman in your life. Stay tuned for my Gift Guide for Him coming later this week.  *disclaimer, I will receive a small commission on every sale…

You da Bomb

Last winter I was overwhelmed with jealousy. Someone I follow on Instagram posted a photo of herself in the snow with a massive pink smoke bomb. I scoured the internet with no luck. All I could find were some seriously fancy, unreasonably expensive, super legit color bombs that were based in the UK. So lame. Nevertheless she persisted. I was determined to make this Insta-dream a reality. I recruited my co-worker and friend Mark, who is always down for a…

Reset: Views from the Glass Ceiling

One would assume that with degrees in engineering (Princeton), Business (Harvard) & law (also Harvard) World Domination would sound like a legitimate career path. Ellen Pao was a first generation Chinese American whose parents taught her that she could accomplish anything with hard work and perseverance. She grew up believing that any challenge could be overcome when looked at as an engineering equation.  Ellen Pao’s book entitled Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change was as emotionally draining as…

Cyber Abuse is not Sexy

https://youtu.be/o8VZX4sHn-4 As the wise Lily Allen once said “It’s hard out here for a bitch.” As of late, words have never been truer. A few weeks ago I had to go on a social media purge. From the hollywood rape allegations to the fight against a woman’s right to choose… it’s been tough. Unfortunately, I came here to remind you of yet another reason why we need feminism. At this point you've probably heard of revenge porn. If you've been…

We Love Graphique de France

Over the course of my life, I’ve had many people tell me I live in a cloud. I’ve described myself on several occasions as the human embodiment of a xanex. Yet despite my relaxed nature, I have always been ambitious. Still, few people would describe me as organized. Whatever, haters! Somehow this space cadet has managed to build an awesome brand with several amazing staff members and contributors. I get by with a little help from my friends. Speaking of…

Caroline Vreeland is a Living Icon

Instagram is best used as a source of inspiration, but oftentimes the app can feel mundane. In the saturated world of fashion, it is really difficult to stand out. There are millions of people posting their #OOTDs, and it's hard to distinguish one hot mormon blogger from the next. One person who never fails to entertain me online is Caroline Vreeland. She's the perfect combination of timeless beauty and unapologetic sex appeal. Even GQ has a crush on her. Following Caroline is a lesson…

Jennifer Kapahi: treStiQue is chic

As a blogger, I've tried countless beauty products. My lipstick collection exceeds 50 colors. Yet, despite having tried nearly every brand in Sephora, I find myself grabbing the same lip crayon over and over. The brand is treStiQue, and I wouldn't be surprised if you've never heard of it. It wasn't until early this year that they made their debut in Sephora, under the #scouted initiative. But before you go back and buy the eyebrow pencil you're only kind of happy…

We Rent Our Clothes

I spend less money on clothes than I ever have, and I am infinitely better dressed. When I have a special occasion, I always have on the perfect outfit. When I’m taking a trip I always bring a bag you’ve never seen before. My #OOTD is always on fleek. I rarely repeat outfits. This is because I am subscribed to Rent the Runway Unlimited, and have been since April 2016, and it's truly a life changing service. I've written an…

Sexy Fall Reads 2017

Since the last time I wrote a book review, i've read more than 15 new books. This summer I recommended books for you to read on the beach. Now i'm suggesting a few novels that you should curl up with this fall. Disclaimer: I do make a *very small* percentage of sales if you purchase any of these books by clicking on the photos. A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara If you like to cry, you'll like this book. Before…

One Sleeve in Fall

There are few things bitches love more than fall fashion. Nothing pairs better with a latte than a long cardigan and boyfriend jeans. It can be easy to jump the gun and sweat your butt off in fall attire. Instead, i've paired togethers some summer outfits that can easily translate into Fall. I used some of my favorite summer pieces, like these platform heels that are on sale for $7!!! My suggestion, buy them in every color. Both the DVF floral…