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How To Layer Accessories For The Holidays

Everyone knows that getting dressed for the holidays is significantly better than getting dressed for pretty much anything else. For one, colder temps mean more clothes — and when was being able to wear extra layers of plush velvet and cozy tights ev…
By Elly Ayres

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide Generator

By Elly Ayres & Mary Blount

7 Best Stocking Stuffer Gifts

Your friends are your honorary family members. They're your partners in crime. They've had your back through it all: the dating drama, the ghosters, the job interviews, the promotions, the quarter-life crises. Basically, they're the best and deserve …
By Elly Ayres

6 Cozy Gifts For The Friend Who Loves Staying In

Everyone has a friend who loves staying in. On a Friday night, they reliably suggest the same plan: "What if we just hang out at my place?" They're not against going out — it's just that their house is the ultimate sanctuary. There, your pal is free …
By Elly Ayres

6 Stylish Gifts For Your Trendiest Friend

What do you get the most stylish person in your life? After all, they've spent the entire year fielding "what should I wear?" texts from friends and diligently serving as the resident stylist for the whole group, so they definitely deserve a little l…
By Elly Ayres

Are You Open To Surprises?

By Elly Ayres & Allison Gore

Ta Da! Here's How To Finish Your Fall Look

You've pulled on your jeans, zipped up your top, stepped into your boots, and swiped on some lip balm. Just a final once-over in the mirror before heading into the glorious fall weather, and — wait! Something's definitely missing. But what? Figuring …
By Elly Ayres

5 Surprising Outfit Formulas To Refresh Fall Style

When you think 'fall style,' what immediately comes to mind? I'm guessing a swirling combination of pom-pom beanies, cuddly coats, and tightly laced boots. There's nothing wrong with relying on classic fall staples, but if you ask Kendall Kremer of S…
By Elly Ayres

What Surprising Decorating Trick Should You Try?

By Elly Ayres & Mary Blount

Holiday Party Decor For The Non-Decorator

Having friends over for a festive holiday dinner? No sweat. Decorating your home for a festive holiday dinner with friends? Now there's something that always seems intimidating. As a non-decorator myself, it's usually the fancy tablescapes and ornate…
By Elly Ayres

How To Show Skin Even When The Temperature Dips

We love you, fall, for your crisp air and sunset leaves. We love the booties and jackets we get to wear when you roll around. But we also love showing a little skin, even when we're sipping a spicy latte. That's why we've tapped Caila Quinn, lifestyl…
By Elly Ayres

5 Pants To Wear When You Need Some Flexibility, Literally

There are plenty of times in life when we could all use a little more flexibility (and we aren't just referring to work deadlines). We're talking about situations that call for actual, bendable motion. Whether sprinting out of a coffee shop door, ful…
By Elly Ayres

10 Ways Bustle Editors Work Color Into Their Style

Black and gray may be the unofficial uniform colors of time-pressed New Yorkers, but here in the Bustle offices, colorful looks are the norm. After all, blending into the crowd isn't really our style. Whether it's a floor-length pink skirt, bright ye…
By Elly Ayres

5 Game Day Tips For Throwing The Perfect Tailgate

Whether you're into the pro games or college football, the season you've been waiting for is finally back. That crisp fall air carries with it the hope of a fresh new slate for your team — and also, perhaps, a whiff of queso dip. I won't lie to you, …
By Elly Ayres

5 Easy Drink Recipes For Football Sunday

When it comes to Football Sunday, planning the snack spread is the most important part (right after ensuring you actually have access to the sports channel, of course). Pizza and chip dip are easy enough, but mastering the right drink selection can t…
By Elly Ayres

How The Perfect Fit Lets You Wear Denim All Week…

What are the first adjectives that come to mind when you think about your week? We’re guessing the word busy ranks pretty high up on that list. Your agenda is filled with events that range from meeting up to browsing around to chilling out. And you n…
By Elly Ayres

What's Your Ice Cream Personality?

By Elly Ayres & Claire Joines

5 Ways To Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

National Ice Cream Month has finally arrived, and the most chill of holidays definitely calls for an equally cool celebration. After all, what other frozen treat can really compare to the iconic dessert? It’s so classic, it deserves a full 31 days of…
By Elly Ayres

5 Outfits For Your First Post-Grad Job That You’ll Actually Want To Wear

When I was in my final semester of college, “adulthood” sounded more like an impending sentence than a liberating chapter in the not-so-distant future. Still, it went hand in hand with chasing my career goals from Florida to New York, and I was defin…
By Elly Ayres

Stylist & DJ Pamela Katz On Pursuing Your Passion…

Fashion stylists and models are often associated with the darkened runways or bustling photo shoots they inhabit. But Pamela Katz, who has done both while moonlighting as a DJ, is actually most at home on the sun-speckled sidewalks of East Village, w…
By Elly Ayres