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Obsession of the Day: Thursday Friday's New Black Canvas Collection

By Danica Lo on
Some days you want to carry a fancy It-bag, and some days you just want to throw all your worldly belongings into a roomy canvas tote. Thursday Friday, that quirky LA-based company that prints images of iconic It-bags on canvas, is a great option for every other day in-between—their makeup pouches, over-the-shoulders, and totes are fun and functional, not to mention great conversation pieces.If you, like us, hate how easily light canvas totes get messed up and dirty, you might be interested...Read Full Story

The Top 10 Moments from 'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 19, Episode 7: Road Trips & Roaches

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photos via CW)Late-night benders, barfing in dirty bathrooms, and cross-country road trips—ahhh, the staples of our collegiate years. This week on America's Next Top Model: College Edition the girls packed their bags and made off to Palm Springs (via old-school RVs) for a down-and-dirty photoshoot at a grungy beach motel.Plenty of drama went down between LA and FL, of course, as the remaining seven models begin to crack under the pressure of the competition—namely Home School Girl Victoria...Read Full Story

EXCLUSIVE: Here's What's Inside the GOOP Birchbox—Sign Up Now to Claim Yours

By Lindsay Schallon on
(Photo courtesy of Birchbox)Birchbox contents are usually a mystery until the day of their debut, but this month we know exactly what's going to be inside—a whole lot of GOOP-y goodness!Yes, for the month of October the beauty sample delivery brand is teaming up with Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site, GOOP. Meaning every product inside the pretty purple box comes hand-picked by one of Gwyneth's GOOP-ers. (That's GOOP editors, FYI.)Although the Birchbox team couldn't reveal every single product...Read Full Story

10 Must-Have Beauty Products Under $10

By Livingly Staff on
1. Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Foundation, $9 The biggest new product category to come out of the beauty industry in the last year has been BB creams—and now Maybelline's taken the beauty balm love to foundation. We're calling it now—Maybelline's Dream Fresh BB 8-in-1 Beauty Balm Skin Perfector makeup is going to be a new classic. And, at about $9 a tube at Drugstore.com, it's a great deal to boot.   2. Smith's Rosebud Salve, $6 Not just for chapped lips—though it is fab to soothe a...Read Full Story

Runway Fashion Trends For Spring 2013

By Livingly Staff on
(Source: Stylebistro and ImaxTree)Spring 2013 Runway Trend: Soft Florals L-R: Richard Chai Love, Peter Som, Rachel Roy, Nicole Miler, Nanette Lepore (Source: Stylebistro and ImaxTree)Spring 2013 Runway Trend: White on White L-R: Vera Wang, Diesel Black Gold, DKNY, BCBG, Chado Ralph Rucci (Source: Stylebistro and ImaxTree)Spring 2013 Runway Trend: Slouchy Suiting L-R: Michael Kors, Tracy Reese, DKNY, Helmut Lang, 3.1 Phillip Lim (Source: Stylebistro and ImaxTree)Spring 2013 Runway...Read Full Story

10 Cute Animals On Clothes

By Livingly Staff on
Prints shmints. This season, it's all about one giant furry face—preferably plastered all over your chest. 1. Givenchy's Rottweiler Attention fashion bitches of the world, wear your mascot this season! Givenchy's $755 rottweiler tee is lean, mean, and elitist-ly priced—just the way we like it. 2. Markus Lupfer Cat This $420 Markus Lupfer cat is either belly-laughing, burping, or about to claw your eyeballs out. 3.Stella McCartney Tiger This $227 Stella McCartney tiger looks...Read Full Story

5 Ways to Wear Floral Pants Into Fall

By Livingly Staff on
Floral pants were a huge hit this past spring and summer. With Miranda Kerr stepping out in pair last month, and Jessica Alba spotted in Current/Elliot floral skinnies multiple times the past few weeks, we have a feeling this celeb fave is here to stay. And just because they're floral, doesn't mean they don't work for fall! Since this week is the last real week of summer, and we all have fall fashion on the brain, we've rounded up the ten best floral pants, tailor-made to help you transition...Read Full Story

Study: The Average Woman Changes Four Times a Day on Vacation

By Livingly Staff on
A recent study of 2,000 women in the UK found that an average woman will bring 28 outfits with her on a typical one-week vacation—that's four changes a day!According to the research, which was commissioned by British supermarket chain Tesco, an average woman's suitcase for a week away will include four dresses, six tops, four pairs of shorts or skirts, two pairs of pants/jeans, three pieces of swimwear, three pairs of sandals, and two pairs of shoes. Oh, and while she's away, she's more than...Read Full Story

Tight Jeans Are Causing Health Problems for Men

By Livingly Staff on
Levi's Super Skinny Jeans, courtesy Macys.com.As a wise man once said, "Beauty is pain." From walking miles in sky-high heels (ouch!) to baring it all for bikini waxes (ouch!)—Yeah, we know.But now guys are starting to feel the pangs of lookin' good, too. According to a report in the Telegraph, for one in 10 men who wear skinny jeans, that sexy, lean look is becoming a real pain in the... Balls. (ouuuuchhh!)Based on a study conducted by a leading male bladder-weakness brand in Britain, half...Read Full Story

How to Find a Comfortable and Affordable Work Bag

By Livingly Staff on
If you're anything like us, you schlep stuff. A lot of stuff. So to ease the pain of carrying a serious amount of things to and from the office, here are a few tips for finding the perfect work bag that won't break your back—or the bank.1. Try a backpack.From left to right: Marc by Marc Jacobs Pretty Nylon Knapsack, $198. Kate Spade New York Raimy Backpack, $278. Lonchamp Veau Foulonne backpack, $462. The biggest issue with carrying a lot of stuff is that all that stuff will hurt your back...Read Full Story