Marlen Komar is a writer living in Chicago with a penchant for mom jeans and kimchi tacos, and primarily writes about fashion history. She has bylines in Bustle, CNN Style, Racked, Allure, Curbed, and Apartment Therapy, and rarely stays in one place too long as she travels for most of the year. Website: marlenkomar.com

Crocs Stiletto Heels By Balenciaga Actually Look Like Real-Life Barbie Shoes

If you're a Crocs fan but wished they were socially acceptable to wear out on a Friday night, then you're in luck. The rubbery shoes are no longer just for garden work and lazy corner bodega runs, because Crocs and Balenciaga made high heels. High he…
By Marlen Komar

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France Says Pete Davidson Won't Wear A Tux To Marry Ariana

After less than a month of dating, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson announced their engagement, and now it's time to talk about wedding planning. While many are wondering what kind of dress Grande will pick out, the fashion of her fiance is going to b…
By Marlen Komar

Here's Which Kimoji Fragrance You Should Buy Based On Your Personality

Another day, another Kardashian beauty drop. Kim Kardasian's new Kimoji Perfumes are emoji-themed, and they're all about the fruit this time, just in time for the summer. Kardashian is quickly becoming known for her fragrances, but more than that, sh…
By Marlen Komar

Kim Kardashian & North West Just Wore Matching Hairstyles & It's SO Cute

Beautycon Festival is the premiere beauty destination for both brands and beauty lovers alike, and this year Kim Kardashian was invited to speak at it thanks to her beauty-mogul-side-hustle. But she brought her daughter along as a date, and both Kim …
By Marlen Komar

Here's Why Meghan Markle Never Actually Put On Her Favorite Fedora At Wimbeldon

Meghan Markle attended the Wimbledon woman's final this weekend to cheer on her good friend, Serena Williams, and while she looked impeccable in her off-duty style, there were certain style rules she still had to follow even though she wasn't at an o…
By Marlen Komar

The SUPER Popular Torrid x Hello Kitty Collection Is Back With Brand New Pieces

No matter your age, there will always be a pull when it comes to Hello Kitty. Which is what makes the fact that Torrid just launched a Hello Kitty collaboration so exciting — you can now stock up on a series of streetstyle-ready joggers, peek-a-boo b…
By Marlen Komar

Smashbox Launched Super Tiny Eyeshadow Palettes & They're All You'll Ever Need

When it comes to palettes, bigger isn't always better. Smashbox's new Cover Shot Eye Palettes are purse-sized palettes that are inspired by trends seen at their L.A. photo studio. And now you can take those trends, and recreate them in your own bathr…
By Marlen Komar

Hailey Baldwin May Have Bought Justin Beiber An Engagement Ring Too

When it comes to engagements, women aren't the only ones who get to wear a ring. Hailey Baldwin reportedly bought Justin Bieber a ring, but it is not confirmed yet whether or not it is an engagement ring. The pair just recently got engaged in July af…
By Marlen Komar

Kylie Jenner's Pierced Stormi's Ears & The Internet Obviously Has Feelings

Kylie Jenner has been in the news a lot this week, most recently following the announcement that she will be the youngest ever self-made billionaire in history thanks to her beauty ventures. But that's not the only beauty news people are talking abou…
By Marlen Komar

Here's The Real Reason Why Royals Wear Hats All The Time

If you have been following Meghan Markle's fashion moves since she officially became part of the royal family, then you might have noticed that a lot of her outfits have been completed with a hat. Which probably made you wonder why do royals wear hat…
By Marlen Komar

Basically EVERY Celebrity Is Wearing This Princess Diana-Inspired Fashion Trend Now

Even though her prime was in the '90s, Princess Diana has become and stayed a fashion icon that has transcended the decades. What she has worn nearly 30 years ago keeps reappearing in today's times, proving she had a natural eye for timeless style. M…
By Marlen Komar

Ariana Grande Has SUPER Long Blonde Hair On The Cover Of ‘Elle’ — And No Ponytail

Ariana Grande is known as much for her ponytail as she is for her music, where a waist-length pony has become synonymous with the "No Tears Left To Cry" artist. But Ariana Grande wore her hair down for an Elle cover, and she is almost unrecognizable …
By Marlen Komar

You Can Now Buy Beyonce's HBCU Coachella Sweatshirt

Beyoncé made history in 2018 when she became the first black woman to headline Coachella, and and when you consider the iconic women that were skipped over the years — from Janet Jackson, to Lauryn Hill, to Erykah Badu, just to name a few — it's an a…
By Marlen Komar

Cardi B Wore A $20 Target Dress That You Can Actually Buy Right Now

When it comes to celebrity fashion, while the looks are fierce they're not always attainable. Usually clad in designer labels and wrapped in thousand dollar designs, fans can only watch and admire from afar. Which is why when Cardi B wore a $20 Targe…
By Marlen Komar

Women Sizes 0 To 26 Tried On The Same Exact Lingerie To Show You Can Be Sexy At Every Size

When it comes to bras and panties, everyone deserves to find their correct size and feel beautiful in the underthings they wear. In an effort to drive that conversation forward, Glamour made a video where women sizes 0 to 26 try on the same lingerie …
By Marlen Komar

Meghan Markle Just Wore A Black Dress That Looks A LOT Like Her Iconic Wedding Gown

Meghan Markle is officially part of the royal family and has a roster of events on her schedule, including the centennial of the Royal Air Force — and the dress she wore to commemorate the event might seem slightly reminiscent of another piece in her…
By Marlen Komar

Kate Middleton Wore The Biggest Headband You’ve EVER Seen To Prince Louis’ Christening

When it comes to royal events, things are usually kept very dignified and traditional. Pantyhose is worn, hems don't extend far above the knee, and the silhouettes are time-honored and conservative. But hats are where the Brits come out to play, and …
By Marlen Komar

Prince Louis Wore The Exact Christening Outfit His Siblings Wore When They Were Baptized

Prince Louis was just baptized on July 6 at the Chapel Royal in St. James’s Palace, making him an official part of the Church of England. And while there were big fashion-hitters at the occassion, including his mom, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleto…
By Marlen Komar

Selena Gomez Just Underwent Another Hair Transformation — And Yes, It's Real

Over the past year, celebs have been faking us out with faux-hairstyle changes, adding to their length, creating bobs with wigs, and even going as far as creating temporary bangs with the help of very convincing clip-ons. But this time around Selena …
By Marlen Komar

ASOS Created A Wheelchair-Friendly Festival Outfit For This Summer

Over the past couple of months, there have been more and more designers taking on adaptive clothing to cater to an underrepresented client base: people with disabilities. And now ASOS is adding its name to that list, where ASOS collaborated with a pa…
By Marlen Komar