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This Blogger Helps You DIY Your Personal Branding

There’s beauty in the moment one’s creative endeavor inadvertently becomes a part of a person’s purposeful living. Lizzie Benson has been documenting this evolution for the past almost-3 years. Over at her adorably named OctoberJune blog, Lizzie lets us in on her daily exploration of actionable blogging and personal branding tips, real-life fashion, doable beauty looks, yummy recipes, and DIY for days. (This is really where I fell in love: 6 Must-Subscribe Newsletters for

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This 27-Year-Old Trend Editor Could Be The Reason You Go Comfy-Chic Next Spring

Meet Vanessa Weste, Trend Editor and resident cool girl at Fashion Snoops, a trend forecasting agency that zeros in on what’s cool, what’s hot, and what’s coming. What does that mean, exactly? That means Fashion Snoops is prooobably the reason you’re wearing that third-knuckle ring right now. And I’d say there’s a strong chance Vanessa had something to do with that decision. At Fashion Snoops, your girl V Weste sources the best in

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Tennis Anyone? We Want To Hit The Courts in Lacoste’s Fall Winter 2015 Collection

Yesterday, myself, my stylish co-hosts Eddie Otero, Nikole Powers (In High Demand), and Maria Tettamanti (The Wordy Girl), and a long-table’s worth of South Florida bloggers, digital influencers, and media got a little preview of what to don this fall season while serving up career ace’s, volleying with a handsome gentleman over brandy snifters, or negotiating your way through a love-all situation. My fashionable co-hosts, Nikole Powers, Eddie Otero, and Maria Tettamanti

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The Site We’re Currently Stalking (And Shopping): Primary New York

While you may happen to find us methodically pouring through our daily Keep newsletters for the chicest finds the Interwebz has to offer (c’mon, they just make it so easy), every once in a while we stumble across a shopable site that’s just so damn good, we keep its Chrome tab open indefinitely. And then we resolve to tell you about it. Because that is what good friends do. The tab

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You’d Be Crazy Not To Follow These Fashion Bloggers’ Instagrams

Because it’s been a while since we did this last… Rebecca Hillyard – @CellaJaneblog If you can get past the ridiculously AH.DORE.AH.BLE pics of her one-year-old daughter, Sutton Jane, (but really, why would you want to?), you’ll find some extremely stylish casual-leaning outfits that will elevate your day-to-day without breaking the bank or losing that sought-after authentic self-expression.   Weekend casual and the cutest photo bomber ever 💙👶🏻💙 #whatimwearing #ootd #weekendstyle Find

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Lady Bits From The Web: Ronda Rousey Advises, “Don’t Be A DNB” | #Hangover Makeup Is The Most Tragic Beauty Trend To Date | Serena Williams SLAYS In New York Magazine

So Ronda Rousey did something spectacular again. Shocker. On Monday, the UFC champ announced her new t-shirt line campaigning her now-ubiquitous quote “Don’t Be a #DNB.” What’s a DNB, you ask? A “Do Nothing B*tch,” which, according to Ronda, goes something like this: “I have this one term for the kind of woman my mother raised me to not be, and I call it a do nothing b—-. A DNB.

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Just In: Our SLF Editor Top Looks From Colombia Fashion Week

How was the end of your July? We spent last week in Medellin, Colombia (this is also why you didn’t hear from us last week – pardon the interruption), canvassing the country’s kind-of-a-big-deal 26th annual Colombia Fashion Week, presented by Inexmoda. Wait, Colombia has a fashion week? RIGHT? We didn’t know either. Ooops. But they do. And it’s massive. And let us tell you, there is some sick style coming

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MAXIM Magazine Reveals Its Women’s Swimwear – And We Love It

Remember when we told you about how we were maybe, possibly, with all the hope in the world looking forward to the new developments of Maxim magazine now that new editor-in-chief Kate Lanphear was at the helm? Well, we may still be in the honeymoon phase, but we’re pretty sure the other shoe is going to drop anyyy minute now. The August cover of the pub isn’t too much of a

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The Best Looks From Swim Week That Work For All Of Your Lovely Body Types

Down in Miami, swimwear made a splash yet again at the annual fashion week of swim, or Swim Week, as it’s commonly referred to by those on the “inside.” Really, that’s just the same crew that makes the rounds at all these industry events — buyers, designers, media, bloggers, editors, models, and their happy-to-be-along-for-the-ride plus-ones. Much like the New York version, it’s a cool weekend of parties, shows, and energy

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Men’s Mag MAXIM Launches Its First Swimwear Collection

“This year, Maxim ushered in a bold new era with an emphasis on style. The debut of the women’s swimwear collection is the next iteration of that, celebrating women’s natural beauty with the fun and adventurous spirit that has long defined Maxim,” said Maxim’s Editor-in-Chief Kate Lanphear. Gotta admit, wasn’t too jazzed up about this announcement when it landed in my inbox. Immediate thoughts included: “How in the WORLD can a porno-esque mag that

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