Beauty Crush : Glossier

The beauty world has always been some type of alternate universe for me. I’m not the typical girl who wears makeup every time she leaves the house. In all honesty I’d rather sleep an extra 15 minutes than put on makeup. I prefer to really cling to the term, “less is more” when it comes…

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Model Files: Interview w/ Lauren Hastings @ Vision LA

I have been following model Lauren Hastings for quite a while now. Last summer she modeled for the Planet Blue lookbook and I completely fell in love with her California rocker bohemian style. I was super excited to get the chance to ask her some questions and get a bit more insight to one of the…

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Re-Birth… a trailer to the #20 fashiongrunge editorial

video: Cody McCook  We’re starting the year off with a teaser trailer from our 20th editorial we shot this past weekend.! What a landmark. I never could have imagined that we when we started shooting editorials in Sept of 2010 that we’d be on #20 already. We completed one of our biggest shoots we’ve ever…

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We Are the Youth: Interview with Photographer Amber Asaly

The development of youth culture  is something that that has interested me for as long as I can remember. A few months ago I got an email from a fan of the blog, fashion photographer Amber Asaly. As soon as I checked out her work I was excited and amazed. The 21 year old Orange…

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Throwback Thursday: Hard Candy Nail Polish

I think I remember the Seventeen Magazine issue that first mentioned the new cosmetic brand, Hard Candy. Sky, a pastel blue in 95 was the first to start the nail polish craze. I was obsessed with Hard Candy to say the least. Each polish came in a range of truly awesome shades and even more…

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No Sleep Till Brooklyn…

This morning I heard the sad news that Adam Yauch aka. MCA from the Beastie Boys had passed away. Growing up on the East Coast, the Beastie Boys were a huge part of my childhood. I remember dancing around my room to “Brass Monkey” and of course I spent every weekend fighting for my right…

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Throwback Thursday: Lisa Frank

When I was in the fourth grade I started my very own Lisa Frank club at school. If you don’t remember Lisa Frank stationery, it was all the rage in the 90s and it’s still going strong now. I had stickers, folders, notebooks and tons of other pointless things that I wish I had now….

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Throwback Thursday: Skip It!

Is there really anything that I need to explain about Skip It? I was a champ and if I had one right now I would school you. And yes, I still know this entire commercial by heart. Geek right here.

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Personal Style Icon: Alexis Martinez

You may remember that a while back I did a post on my friend Kim here. I’ve always thought about exploring this idea even more lately. This time I decided to compile a post on my friend Alexis. She’s another former colleague of mine from New York. She’s got this super edgy style and the…

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