Going to A Wedding? Think before You Dress

If you have a lot of friends or loved ones in the 25-34 age bracket, chances are you're attending a bunch of weddings this season. What does this all mean to a wedding-guest-to-be? For one, welcome to the chapter of adulthood where weddings and…
By Rika Nurrohmah

7 Ways to Choose the Perfect Work Bag

If you work, one thing you likely never leave your house without is your trusty work bag. It carries precious materials such as a notebook full of ideas and thoughts, pens to take notes and sign papers, a laptop with information for your afternoon…
By Rika Nurrohmah

6 Ways to Choose the Perfect Mini Skirt

"Mary, Mary, quite Quantrary — thanks for making the mini skirt so revolutionary." Ok, that's not really how the popular nursery rhyme goes, but why not have a fashion nursery rhyme dedicated to Mary Quant — the woman behind the edgy sartorial…
By Rika Nurrohmah

6 Ways to Choose The Right Summer Party Dress

If there's one thing I love about summer, it's that dressing for the day takes very little effort and very few layers. Sandals? Dress? Done! It's pretty convenient that this strategy becomes possible at a time of year packed with parties: cook-outs,…
By Rika Nurrohmah

Curvy? We have some fashion secrets for you!

There's a style rule that applies to all body types: It's not necessarily what you wear, but how you wear it. But let's get specific: There have to be certain steps you can take as a plus-size lady to take your look from just OK to red-carpet level,…
By Rika Nurrohmah

Petite? How to Dress for Extra Height

Between my junior year of high school and college graduation, I was always self-conscious about my petit frame. I firmly believed that heels were the only way to add height. Sky-high heels took up most of my closet space, and running shoes and Vans…
By Rika Nurrohmah

6 Styles Mistakes You Don't Want to Make at Work

Even if you're not working among lawyers and politicians, the most casual work setting has some form of dress code, however unspoken — like making sure your classic Converse sneakers aren't covered in dirt. You want to show that you're serious about…
By Rika Nurrohmah

How to Pick Jewelry When You Have Sensitive Skin

As someone who has a metal allergy, I often overlook the jewelry section when I make my shopping rounds. If it's not 100 percent sterling silver or minimum 14-karat gold, it's probably going to guarantee a round of scabs, aggressive itching, and a…
By Rika Nurrohmah

5 Ways to Remove the Worst Makeup Stains

I have a love/hate relationship with lipstick. I love the kind that comes in a smooth tube and gives your lips a long-lasting stain of color, but I hate the kind that sets on your favorite clothes and worsens when smeared. Dealing with make-up…
By Rika Nurrohmah

7 Style Essentials for Your Weekend Getaway

Have you ever traveled with a friend who shows up at the airport with only a carry-on and her appetite for adventure? And you're weighed down by a rolling bag plus an overstuffed weekend bag and a purse, even though you're only going to be out of…
By Rika Nurrohmah

Is Your Style Damaging Your Health?

It feels perfectly normal to lug around a tote containing a laptop and books as long as you're wearing comfortable flats, right? But are those flats really good for your feet, and is the soreness you feel once you take off that tote bag sending you…
By Rika Nurrohmah

8 Ways to Make Those Heels More Comfortable

Iggy Azalea walked a mile in her Louboutins, but can you imagine what walking even a couple blocks in these would feel like afterward? It's amazing that we willingly wear shoes that sometimes hurt so much, it takes an hour-long ice bath just to…
By Rika Nurrohmah

Is Your Wardrobe Ready for Spring?

Good news: the days of pool parties, rooftop barbecues, and park lounging are finally, maybe, almost here. At long last your calendar will be full of not just work obligations but all of this fun you've been daydreaming about since you first heard…
By Rika Nurrohmah

5 Ways to Avoid Nip Slips

Ah, the nip slip: it happened to Britney, it happened to Janet, it happens to lots of people. Why? Well, physics. If your neckline is plunging or otherwise revealing (think looots of sideboob), if the fabric is made of silk or other synthetic blends…
By Rika Nurrohmah

Sweat a lot? 5 Fabrics to Avoid

We all sweat when temperatures heat up, but some of us sweat more easily — and profusely — than others. There's nothing wrong with that — in fact, sweating is good for you. It opens up pores to release toxins and regulates body temperature. But when…
By Rika Nurrohmah

8 Ways to Find a Swimsuit You Actually Like

For some of us, the idea of putting on a bathing suit conjures thoughts of summer, the ocean, drinking a cocktail poolside... For others, it commences a cascade of self-scrutiny and dread. If you're in the latter camp, the solution is not to go to…
By Rika Nurrohmah

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Shapewear

If you have yet to unlock the magic that is shapewear, prepare to have your world rocked. It's like someone took an iron to you and smoothed out every lump you have. It's like Photoshop for your living, breathing, three-dimensional body. It works so…
By Rika Nurrohmah

These Are the Colors That Look Best on Your Skin

By Rika Nurrohmah

How To Not Mess Up DIY Cutoff Shorts

For what seemed like a wrinkle in time, Mother Nature graced the Northeast with a generous flash of spring weather. We shed our winter overcoats and did as many outdoorsy activities as we could squeeze in a day. Then the cold came back, and we…
By Rika Nurrohmah

The Perfect Jeans Do Exist

Be honest: how often when you're shopping for jeans do you stop and think, This is so much fun, and don't I look amazing? For most of us, the answer is very, very seldom. The process can involve going to multiple stores and swapping styles and fits…
By Rika Nurrohmah