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

Cardi B Wore Head-To-Toe Leopard & Looked Like A New Age Cruella de Vil

Cardi B has become something of a legend in the fashion world, where not only has she inspired designers to name lipsticks after her, but her and her impeccable wardrobe have become a permanent spot on everyone's radars. Last year she was a…
By Marlen Komar

This "Ghosted" Halloween Costume Will Give You SO Many Nightmares

We all know that awful feeling when you get left on read and checking your phone 32 times a day, hoping that aresponding message comes through. Or even worse, when it's the day of a date and your phone goes eerily silent. Oh, the pain. The horror of…
By Marlen Komar

This $11 Dupe For Fenty Beauty's Body Lava Is Going Viral Because It's That Good

Rihanna brought the early 2000s back into fashion when Fenty Beauty launched its iconic Body Lava, taking the junior high trend of body glitter and giving it a grown up twist. And now Wet n Wild created a drugstore dupe of the body illuminator with…
By Marlen Komar

Too Faced Made A Pumpkin Spice Collection & It's Peak Fall

Pumpkin spice is no longer earmarked for lattes or pies — you can now find it in your makeup cabinet, thanks to one brand in particular. Too Faced released a Pumpkin Spice collection, letting you transfer the coziness of nutmeg and cinnamon browns…
By Marlen Komar

This Is The Exact, Super Affordable Hair Color Kylie Jenner Used To Dye Her Hair Pink

Kylie Jenner switches her hair almost as often as the sun rises and sets, but more times than not it's a wig that she's donning. This time around, though, Kylie Jenner colored her hair pink, and it's permanent. And if you like the specific shade of…
By Marlen Komar

Blake Lively Just Shot Down The Double Standard Against Women Wearing Suits

It's not news that women's fashion choices often times get scrutinized and picked apart, but every so often a woman snaps back in such a perfect way that you can't help but want to stand up and clap. Blake Lively calls out double standards against…
By Marlen Komar

Here's Every Member Of A Royal Family Who Has A Tattoo

When it comes to the British royals, decorum and etiquette are king. They have rules over everything from how to properly sit in a chair to what type of shoes they could wear, so it seems like asking if royals have tattoos is a moot point. But as it…
By Marlen Komar

11 Stores That Give Free Stuff For Your Birthday

Birthdays are an exciting time where you get to make one day a year totally, completely, and fabulously all about yourself. From specially bought outfits, to treat-yourself-cupcakes, to weekend parties, you get to do it up on your big day, guilt…
By Marlen Komar

Prince Harry Fixed Meghan Markle's Hair After A Gust Of Wind & The Moment Was Kind Of Adorable

Just because the royals will one day be mentioned inside the pages of history books doesn't mean that they're not normal and "everyday" like the rest of us. For example, when the wind blows, partners help each other smooth their hair down, whether…
By Marlen Komar

Here's How You Can Get FREE Smashbox Foundation Right Now

If you have been wearing makeup for years but still have a hard time finding your correct foundation shade, then Smashbox might be able to help you with that if you live in L.A. Makeup shoppers can now get shade matched for their Smashbox Studio…
By Marlen Komar

ColourPop’s Princess Makeup Collection Is Dropping SO Soon, Disney Darlings

If you're no longer a tween but are still very much into princesses, don't worry, you're not alone. This is evident by the massive amount of hype that ColourPop has received thanks to its new Disney collab, but when is the ColourPop x Disney…
By Marlen Komar

Rachel Brosnahan Got A Ring Stuck On Her Finger During The Emmys & It's So Freakin' Relatable

Wardrobe malfunctions happen all the time on the red carpet, where the intricately made dresses sometimes rip, zippers get stuck, or a nipple pops out — and the actors always take it all in stride. But Rachel Brosnahan had a malfunction of a…
By Marlen Komar

This Shampoo & Conditioner Will Make Your Head Smell Like A Pumpkin Spice Latte

No matter how many people tell you that Pumpkin Spice Lattes are basic, ignore the naysayers and keep doing your fall-themed thing. From coffees, to deodorant smells, and now to shampoos and conditioners, people can't get enough of the stuff once…
By Marlen Komar

Hailey Baldwin Casually Uses Moisturizer Made From Her Own Blood

Sometimes when it comes to skincare, eyebrow raising ingredients are involved to try to coax out the freshest, healthiest skin possible. Case in point: Hailey Baldwin uses Barbara Sturm's MC1 Blood Moisturizer, which uses the owner's literal blood.…
By Marlen Komar

This Mermaid Kitten Eyeshadow Palette Is SO Millennial It Actually Hurts

Now that the mermaid trend has been in full swing for a couple of years, makeup companies are becoming more and more creative when it comes to their reiterations. After all, the majority of us have just about seen every kind of fish-scale shade…
By Marlen Komar

This K-Beauty Brand Just Released A Makeup Collection Inspired By Spicy Ramen

Ramen is no longer just a tasty dish you order for dinner — it can now become a permanent fixture in your makeup routine. Samyang is one of the best instant-noodle brands out there, and it is now expanding into the beauty world with its TonyMoly x…
By Marlen Komar

This $240 Luxury Tote Was Seriously Made Of Your Fave '90s Childhood Bedsheets

Millennials love anything that reminds them of their childhood, which is why the '90s and early 2000s have been so hot for the last couple of years. But one designer in particular has decided to skip the whole turn-of-the-century-trend route and…
By Marlen Komar

A Designer Just Sent A Bunch Of 'Harry Potter' Sorting Hats Down The Runway

The iconic book Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone came out in 1997 some 21 years ago, and the world is still not over it. Case in point: the Wizarding World has made its way into London Fashion Week, stomping down the catwalk. Ryan Lo…
By Marlen Komar

Bella Hadid Wore A $29 ASOS Crop Top Because Literally No One Can Resist A Bargain

Even though fashion's top supermodels are paid bucko bucks, that doesn't mean that they exclusively wear out-of-reach designer items around the clock. Case in point: Bella Hadid just wore a $29 ASOS top, showing that literally no one can resist a…
By Marlen Komar

How To Watch The Emmys Red Carpet Because You Can't Miss This Star-Studded Event

If you have been craving the glitz and glamour that comes with red carpet season, then you're in luck because the Emmys award show season is right around the corner. And there are many ways how you can watch the 2018 Emmys red carpet, so you have…
By Marlen Komar