Samantha Schnurr
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Samantha Schnurr works on the news desk at NBC in Washington, DC and covers all things entertainment and fashion for Bustle. She has big feet and an even bigger mouth, daydreams about Italy on the daily, and has a major girl-crush on Oprah Winfrey.

I Recreated 3 Iconic '90s Drew Barrymore Looks

The aspiring disco queens of the '70s modeled their bellbottoms after Cher. The permed blondes of the '80s danced in their bedrooms to Madonna. The moody grunge teens of the '90s? Well, they obsessed over Drew Barrymore's now-iconic makeup looks. A…
By Samantha Schnurr

'90s Stars Gave Us Fashion Flashbacks At The BBMAs

The Billboard Music Awards have us remembering the '90s all over again. From Charli XCX's black slip dress to Pete Wentz's bleached tips, this year's red carpet makes it hard to forget a classic, simpler, and beloved time in fashion — and…
By Samantha Schnurr

These Celebs Wore Jumpsuits To The BBMAs

It might be the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, but the fashion at one of the most anticipated music awards shows of the season has us time-traveling right back to Studio 54 circa 1975. Taylor Swift, Chrissy Teigen and a handful of Hollywood's fiercest…
By Samantha Schnurr

I Recreated The Best 'Age Of Adaline' Hair Looks

After three devastatingly long years, our favorite California girl next door has made her return to the silver screen— and back onto our beauty Pinterest boards. Blake Lively and her amazing locks are back, rocking decades worth of amazing…
By Samantha Schnurr

The 15 Most Insane Outfits From 'SATC'

The Roman Empire fell, Richard Nixon resigned from the presidency, and Carrie Bradshaw once wore an American flag pencil skirt. As every wise high school history teacher across the country touts to their students, we must learn from history or we…
By Samantha Schnurr

A 'SATC' Outfit For Every Day Of The Week

I have been studying since I was a pre-teen for this moment. I, Samantha Schnurr, have been tasked with styling a hypothetical week of outfits using only Sex And the City outfits. In preparation for this holy task, I revisited every episode of the…
By Samantha Schnurr

6 'SATC' Outfits That Every Woman Should Try Once

In between the sex columns and the — well — sex, the four ladies of HBO's Sex And The City managed to set some serious trends in the six seasons and two films they strutted through in their Manolo Blahnik stilettos. Some of the looks were good, some…
By Samantha Schnurr

I Put Expert Melt-Proof Makeup Tips To The Test

Throw your water resistant puffer coat out of the highest window. Set your snow boots on fire. Take your black lycra stockings and tear them to shreds with your teeth. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and spring has officially sprung —…
By Samantha Schnurr

How To Recreate Carrie's 5 Signature Hairstyles

Long before Kim Kardashian and Beyonce perfected the art of glamorously undone wavy hair, there was Carrie Bradshaw's hair, HBO's original poster girl for curls. When pin straight locks were the standard for the 1990s and early 2000s, the Sex And…
By Samantha Schnurr

Women Reveal Why They Will (Or Not) Get Dolled Up

When I was 20, I studied abroad in Milan. In an effort to remain every last inch of my idealized version of Italian chic, I wore all-black ensembles, remained stoic on the metro, and never left the privacy of my bedroom without a full-face of…
By Samantha Schnurr

6 Women Discuss The Pressure To Look Perfect

I did the math: I spend an hour a day, seven days a week, doing my hair and makeup, which amounts to 336 hours a year — the equivalent of 14 full days straight spent applying eyeliner, curling strands of my hair, and blending out my eyeshadow. Turns…
By Samantha Schnurr

Do NYFW Beauty Trends Hold Up IRL?

New York Fashion Week is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated fashion events to take place all year. For the industry's key players, it's a trade show where they can share their greatest masterpieces on the world's stage for everyone to soak-in.…
By Samantha Schnurr

NYFW Made For A Lot Of Pretty Food-stagrams

After a full week of strutting plaid jumpers from Rachel Antonoff, faux blue fur from Michael Kors, and Nordic-inspired horn headwear from Anna Sui, even the most seasoned of cat-walkers needed a snack break to refuel — and snack they did. If…
By Samantha Schnurr

Women Reveal Their First Beauty Memories

Pluck. Shave. Wax. Whiten. File. Moisturize. Line. Powder. Repeat. Most women across America perform variations of this intricate dance every day in the privacy of their bathroom. While the patterns of women's beauty routines are private to all eyes…
By Samantha Schnurr

A Guide To Clearing Out Your Makeup Collection

New Year's Eve may feel like last night, but *spoiler alert* it happened almost a month ago. Soon, this month will be a memory. You know what else should be a memory? That body glitter from middle school still taking up space in your makeup box.…
By Samantha Schnurr

8 Struggles Only Women With Big Feet Understand

In the Season Four finale episode of HBO's Sex and the City, Carrie Bradshaw struts up to a shop window, peers inside, and infamously exclaims, "Hello, lover!" to the pair of pink strappy sandals glimmering back at her. While the episode never shows…
By Samantha Schnurr

How To Curl Your Hair In Your Sleep

The '80s had their perms. The '90s had their butterfly clips. The '00s had their chunky highlights. Today, it's all about a head full of loose and easy curls. Every star from Gisele Bündchen to the Housewives of New Jersey has sported this decade's…
By Samantha Schnurr

The Emotional Stages Of Wearing Tights

The merits of fall's fashion season are endless: chunky knits, booties, sweater dresses, layering oh my! Unlike their predecessor, summer, the fall and winter seasons allow us to experiment more with different types of clothes (I don't know about…
By Samantha Schnurr

The Harsh Truth About Graduating

After four years of ramen, term papers, embarrassing hookups, and bad choices, you're finally graduating from college. And while you might not want to sit through a three-hour commencement ceremony (only to later burn the heinous graduation robe you…
By Samantha Schnurr

My First OBGYN Appointment Wasn't What I Expected

A young woman's first visit to the gynecologist can easily be described as one of the final rites of passage into female adulthood. Unfortunately, like most major physical events in a woman's life (here's looking at you first period and giving…
By Samantha Schnurr