Austin, Fashion/Design, Featured, Film, Music, Pop Culture

12 Austin-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas

2 Comments 30 October 2014

Hey, Austinite! Still need a costume idea? Well, I gotta list for you. Check it: all Austin-themed costumes. I’ve got costumes for people of all races, ages and genders. Some costumes poke fun, while others are meant to honor Austin’s greatest heroes. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Matthew McConaughey Top: Just Keep Livin’ shirt featuring words of wisdom [...]

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Fashion/Design, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

For the Two Women in My Life

3 Comments 08 May 2014

I grew up with a single mother. Across the street from us, my grandmother. These two women helped shape who I am. They are not perfect women, but no woman is perfect. As they age, their imperfections amplify. And they are aging. I can’t stop that. I hear it in their voices. I see it [...]

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Fashion/Design, Featured

Why We Should All Care More About Cultural Appropriation in Fashion

2 Comments 23 April 2014

via Pinterest Have you heard of StitchFix? It’s an ingenious start-up that lets fashionistas utilize the help of “personal stylists” while shopping for clothing online. After you sign up and fill out your size and personal style details, stylists will help you select five items of clothing. This clothing, which averages around $65 a piece, [...]

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Fashion/Design, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

Why Dressing Like an Oddball Could Make You More Successful

1 Comment 21 March 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt like a goddamn weirdo for most of my life. Even though I’ve grown up to be a relatively normal adult who wears normal clothing and has a normal job, I know that the eccentric, awkward child who loved to wear over-sized men’s suits in junior high is still [...]

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Austin, Fashion/Design, Featured

Ten SXSW Fashion Trends for 2014: Geriatric Loafers, PajamaJeans and More

4 Comments 05 March 2014

Do you have your SXSW outfits together yet? If not, then look no further. Below is my fashion guide for must-haves this year at SXSW. Don’t be left out from the fashion blog style recaps this year! Harem pants are not only comfortable, they also make it really easy to hide free party food or to take a [...]

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Fashion/Design, Featured

My Quest to Find a Natural Deodorant That Doesn’t Make Me Smell Like a Pubescent Boy

23 Comments 05 December 2013

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become increasingly self-aware of my mortality. Because of this, I’m convinced that every single stomach gurgle is in fact an organ-feasting parasite contracted through the drinking fountain at Target or a headache is a long-growing tumor developed via sniffing too many blueberry-scented markers as a first grader. I’m adamant that [...]

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Fashion/Design, Featured, Music, Pop Culture

Dress Like Your Idols: The Replacements

4 Comments 19 July 2013

Currently, I have two fashion rules: 1.) Raid boyfriend’s closet. 2.) Continue childhood goal of becoming a rock star. At 8 years old, I wanted to be Jerry Lee Lewis. At 11, Michael Jackson. Then, for some terrible, terrible reason, Elton John dictated my prepubescent years (thirteen is the year I learned want “dyke” means). [...]

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Fashion/Design, Featured

How to Make a Succulent Book Planter

8 Comments 02 July 2013

I’ve never been nor ever will be an adorable lifestyle blog. No model-esque baby has exited my womb to photograph and share with viewers day after day  (however, I do have a “baby” whose eyes I gouged in with a screwdriver). Our house is filled with stacks of paperwork, dead plants and the American tradition [...]

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