shoppables
Instead of just hot must-reads from recent years, this list is comprised of truly life-changing and genre-changing texts.
shoppables
"I’m doing this terrible thing, plotting these horrible deaths by day and promoting this sweet, sweet series by night."
'90s style
These are the three pieces that look just as cute on grown-ups now as they did on kids in the ’90s.
lipsticks
I discovered the pros and cons of custom-blending my own avant-garde shades.
travel
Vacations are wonderful things, but the actual travel part can be a total pain if you’re not wearing the right clothing.
moms
I look for pieces I can throw on quickly to look very put-together, even if I’m really very thrown-together.
bow and drape
Ever wish you didn’t have to buy the exact mass-produced things as everyone else? With Bow and Drape’s clothing line, you don’t!
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weekend
Ditch your crap earbuds for a pair of my favorite compact, stylish headphones
food
Bottle summer in a jar, in less than 20 minutes.
t-shirts
A little company called Litographs has brought together two of my favorite things: books and T-shirts.
skincare
A day routine may have anywhere between five and seven key products. A night routine -- and this is where most people balk -- can be between six and ten products.
hair accessories
Fear not, long-(or thick-)haired friends, I have four solutions to the problem of getting updos to stay up when you’ve got a lot of hair.
lipstick
19 xoJaners gush about what they've been enthusiastically smearing all over their mouths lately.
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twin peaks
I recreated wearable, updated versions of five characters’ looks, because everyone has a "Twin Peaks" archetype.
accessories
It's the one accessory I always have on me, not to mention the only one earning its keep. (Necklaces are so lazy, am I right?)
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hair color
summer
Days spent by the seaside are the best, but what’s a girl to do when the sun starts to set and that ocean breeze becomes shiver-inducing?
short people
I’ve spent my whole life thinking I’m too short to wear long skirts and dresses, but lately I’ve decided I don’t really care!
shoppables
I continue to be fascinated with questions and issues that form the core of the "Starglass" duology: feminism, identity, trauma, religion, heroism. And girls -- messy, complicated, real, and dynamic girls.