Katie Patton
Katie is an eternal tween at heart who promises to never fully grow up. She loves fashion, writing and storytelling and believes words can change the world. Most importantly, her true talents include obsessing over pop culture, reading books that will certainly be made into movies and perfecting the use of emojis. She is also a graduate of THE Ohio State University...Go Bucks!

25 Perfectly Hued Lipsticks For Valentine's Day

Thanks to Taylor Swift’s pop culture reign, a bold red lip has become the go-to beauty look as of late — particularly perfect for the impending holiday of love. While there is no denying that a Swift-inspired rouge pout is epic, there are loads of…
By Katie Patton

11 Style Lessons From The 'Grease: Live' Squad

The leading ladies of Grease: Live walked the People's Choice Awards Red Carpet earlier this month, stunning in all-black everything, and bestowing upon us epic style lessons while simultaneously giving new meaning to the term #squadgoals. With a…
By Katie Patton

What You Need To Know Before Whitening Your Teeth

Being that it's January, there are lots of “new year, new me” resolutions floating around. If you happen to be one of those promise-makers and have resolved to take better care of yourself or up your beauty game in 2016, teeth whitening may be on…
By Katie Patton

2015's Best Fashion Rule Breaking Moments

For every decree made in regards to what is fashionable, there is a rogue style star willing to rock the opposite, making way for the best fashion rule breaking moments of 2015. So often we are told what we should and shouldn’t wear and are expected…
By Katie Patton

2015's Most Bizarre Red Carpet Looks

There is something about a red carpet that just brings out the bold, beautiful, and brave in those who walk it; and the carpets of 2015, with their myriad of bizarre red carpet looks, were no exception. The award shows, premieres, and galas of the…
By Katie Patton

17 Essentials For Owning Holiday Airport Travel

The holidays are upon us, which means we are approaching one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Yep: It's officially time to put all thoughts of eggnog and gifting aside in order to start strategizing about how to survive all the holiday…
By Katie Patton

Nail Polish Inspired By Your Fave Holiday Drink

Parties and brunches are upon us, gift shopping has commenced, and the peppermint lattes are being sipped: The season of giving is officially in full swing, so having an on point holiday nail polish in your arsenal is a near necessity. If you have…
By Katie Patton

4 Holiday Outfits Inspired By Christmas Characters

With December almost halfway gone, you may already be running out of ideas for holiday outfits. The pressure of seasonal dressing is real, so it’s quite possible that we could all use a little out of the box thinking and unconventional inspiration.…
By Katie Patton

23 Monogrammed Goodies To Gift & Be Gifted

Let’s just be honest with each other for a minute: Gift shopping is not all Hallmark channel all the time. In fact, it can be a difficult, stressful, holiday-cheer-killer. In order to keep your spirit at a high and the bah-humbugs at bay, put a bow…
By Katie Patton

How To Style Your Ugly Christmas Sweater

Word on the street is that the ugly Christmas sweater has been around since the mid ’80s — when it was likely just referred to as a Christmas sweater — but the post-Millennium crowd has taken the sartorial icon to the next level. Fuzzy Santas with…
By Katie Patton

23 Pieces You Need For On Point Holiday Hair Flair

‘Tis the season to break out our most beloved baubles, favorite sequin ensembles, fanciest party dresses, and holiday hair accessories. After all, it is an unwritten sartorial rule that there is no such thing as too much bling this time of year. As…
By Katie Patton

The '90s Accessories Every Cool Girl Owned

From mood rings to toe rings and knee socks to fuzzy feathered pens, there are few things that bring on the nostalgia feels as much as '90s accessories for cool kids. Whether you were the girliest trendsetter of the group á la Cher Horowitz or you…
By Katie Patton

26 Pre-Black Friday ASOS Deals To Shop Now

Over the years, it has become quite clear that the invention of online shopping has only contributed to the cheer and brightness of the holiday season. Especially when said Internet retail therapy comes in the form of ASOS Black Friday deals. Lucky…
By Katie Patton

What Your Fave 1D Song Says About Your Style

The most wonderful time of the year just officially got more wonderful with the release of One Direction’s fifth studio album Made In The A.M. , which, believe it or not, may even carry the power to advise the perfect holiday ensembles. Sure,…
By Katie Patton

How To Copy Kiernan Shipka's Emmys Outfit

Like Emma Watson circa the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, Kiernan Shipka slayed the Emmy's red carpet Sunday evening wearing a dress and pant combination that was designer fashion at it's finest. The Mad Men starlet owned her Dior digs, resembling a…
By Katie Patton

25 Totes Trendy Flats For Fall

Stilettos of the world, heed this warning: Footwear of the non-heeled variety is back with a vengeance to take over the shoe game. Once again, the flat shoe trend is here for fall, with some major style twists and embellishments that make for a long…
By Katie Patton

11 Things You Wore Back To School In The '90s

As someone who spent the better part of 1990 through 1999 navigating the halls of elementary and middle school, I am intimately familiar with '90s style as related to first day of school fashion. Who could forget the glory of back to school shopping…
By Katie Patton

Do The Emmy Awards Have A Dress Code?

The ladies and gentlemen of the small screen certainly have a reputation for cleaning up nicely, but as I prepare my predictions for best dressed at the 2015 Emmy Awards, I have to wonder whether those fierce formal gowns and sharply tailored tuxes…
By Katie Patton

DVF's Fashion Week Show Was All About #SquadGoals

All hail the queen of the wrap dress and, really, all things beautiful, fresh, and fiercely feminine. I'm obviously talking Diane Von Furstenberg at New York Fashion Week, where the designer owned the runway from opening strut to finale dance. This…
By Katie Patton

7 Reasons To Get Excited About Miss America 2016

It is quite possible that the world’s largest supply of hairspray, fashion tape, and sequins has descended upon New Jersey, as Atlantic City prepares to host the Miss America 2016 pageant on September 13. However, there is more to the competition…
By Katie Patton