One of those creative types writing, designing and traveling the world. Currently based in Los Angeles.

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This Site Lets You Design Your Own Clothes From The Comfort Of Your Couch

While everyone loves a healthy dose of retail therapy, shopping isn't always what it's cracked up to be — especially when you've stumbled upon something you love, but wish you could change, add, or remove one detail. Luckily, Frilly, a website where …
By Dale Arden Chong

How To Find Your Signature Scent, According To A Perfumer

Perfume can be a tricky thing — overwhelming, even. While you might feel like you need a signature scent, you should know that you don't have to pick just one. That's exactly what Sylvie Ganter, co-founder of Atelier Cologne, believes, anyways. On th…
By Dale Arden Chong

8 Facts You Need To Know About Washing Your Hair

With the rise of dry shampoos, apple cider vinegar washes, and at-home treatments, it appears that the world is only getting more serious about how to properly wash your hair. Whether you're testing out new ways to dry your hair after a nice shower o…
By Dale Arden Chong

How To Sell Your Old Clothes & Make A Profit, According To Experts

Nearly every season, you probably take a hard look at your closet and think, "I have nothing to wear" or "I hate everything in here." While a whole wardrobe makeover might not be within your budget, there is something you can do to save money for new…
By Dale Arden Chong

Ashley Madekwe Is Obsessed With This One Makeup Product

Ashley Madekwe is absolutely radiant. Like, really, truly radiant. We're sitting inside a room at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills and the light through the window is hitting her skin like a soft spotlight, highlighting the warm hues of her gorgeou…
By Dale Arden Chong

This Is Why Sustainable Fashion Is So Expensive

It's 2017: a year where the world is not simply talking about issues about climate change and the like, but it's also taking steps to correct those issues and live more consciously. According to EcoWatch, the fast fashion industry is one of the highe…
By Dale Arden Chong

11 '90s Trends That Have Come Back In 2017

Fashion, like history, repeats itself. You may have seen the revival of the '70s and '80s, but this time around it's all about the '90s fashion. Whether you lived through the trends the first time around, idolized them on your favorite supermodel, or…
By Dale Arden Chong

Here's Why You're Seeing Block Heels Everywhere

Gone are the thin, spiky stilettos of yesterday, fashionistas. If you haven't already noticed, the block heel is officially taking over, and I'm not talking about the ones your grandma used to wear. Perfect for every occasion, from outdoor weddings t…
By Dale Arden Chong

How To Buy Vintage Clothing Successfully, According To Experts

Maybe it's just the age of Instagram or perhaps nostalgia for what once was, but it seems like shopping for vintage clothes is bigger than ever. Everywhere I look, I see people wearing vintage concert tees or vintage designer pieces, and on the rare …
By Dale Arden Chong

How Direct-To-Consumer Brands Are Changing How We Shop Online

Over the past year or so, I've noticed a huge difference in the way I shop. I still go to brick-and-mortar stores and try things on when I have the chance, but more often than not, I end up buying things directly from the brand, with no middleman. Th…
By Dale Arden Chong

In The Bustle Booth With Jasmine Sanders

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Jasmine Sanders …
By Dale Arden Chong

Minions Fans Need This Away Suitcase Collaboration

If you couldn't tell by the sweltering temperatures, summer is officially here and if you're anything like me, you've probably already started planning your summer vacations. If you're on the hunt for a new suitcase, look no further than Away's colla…
By Dale Arden Chong

11 Fanny Packs To Hold All Your Summer Needs

While I'm a girl who can appreciate a practical, well-designed, and altogether gorgeous purse, I'd be lying if I said I loved carrying a handbag everywhere I go. Though a backpack is a stylish and sizable alternative, I'm a major supporter of the fan…
By Dale Arden Chong

The Zaynx Versus Versace Collection Is Going To Cost You

Last fall, you might have heard news that former boy bander Zayn Malik was in the works of designing a collection with none other than Versus Versace, thus creating a brand new collaboration. Well, the wait is over — the Zayn x Versus collection has …
By Dale Arden Chong

Here's What Twitter Is Saying About KKW Beauty

If you haven't heard the latest word on the street, Kim Kardashian West is launching KKW Beauty, the newest beauty brand coming from the Kardashian-Jenner clan. With just a couple of days left before the big release, the internet has already gotten a…
By Dale Arden Chong

Here's What Nick & Vanessa Lachey Are Watching On Netflix

If you've ever walked along Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, you know that it's a great place for people watching, and the Disney Cars 3 x Sportie LA Fashion "Pit Stop" was certainly no exception. The Pop-Up kicked off with an amazing party that had a …
By Dale Arden Chong

Why Daya Prefers Wearing Sneakers Over Heels When She's On Stage

Last week, furniture store H.D. Buttercup (located in trendy Downtown Los Angeles) was transformed into an edgy, creative space to celebrate the 2017 Vans Custom Culture competition. There, five competing high schools from across the country came tog…
By Dale Arden Chong

You're Going To Want To Steal Lucy Hale's Pink Sweatshirt

It's not every day that one of your favorite celebrities can be spotted walking down the street in an outfit that's incredibly cute, achievable, and affordable. But that's what you get with the always stylish Lucy Hale who was recently spotted wearin…
By Dale Arden Chong

These Are The 2017 CFDA Awards Nominees

On Monday, June 5, the "Oscars of Fashion," otherwise known as the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, will take place at the Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom in partnership with Swarovski. There, fashion industry innovators, disruptors, veterans, and g…
By Dale Arden Chong

The 'NYLON' x Sanrio Collection Is Every Hello Kitty Fan's Dream Come True

If you grew up in the '80s or '90s, then you probably felt the same way I did when you walked by a Sanrio store at the mall. Filled with adorable cartoon plush kitties and other animal characters, how could you not want to step inside? Well, I've got…
By Dale Arden Chong