WWD reports on the growing trend of “social gaming,” and how fashion brands are using it to market their products. So interesting!
We love these DIY golden tube bracelets from Honestly, WTF.
Speaking of bracelet DIYs, these delicate chain bracelets from Stripes & Sequins are adorable and super easy to make.
One more cool DIY that will have you saying “why didn’t I think of that?”: DIY Glitter Nail Polish, from The Beauty Department.
Also DIY-related: The Top 10 Resources for DIY + Craft Supplies. Bookmark this!!
6 Things to Know About Coconut Oil, from Stylelist – have you tried this beauty wonder yet?
The Gloss shows you How to Become a Hugely Successful Fashion Designer. Hahaha, so great!
Oh my god, I wasted HOURS reading these and laughing hysterically – funniest thing I’ve seen in weeks (if you’re geeky or have ever worked in retail/the service industry, you will understand): Reddit: What is the dumbest/most clueless customer you have ever dealt with?
Geeks will also appreciate this: Alex, no.
Okay, the text may be in Dutch, but the pictures explain it well (plus you can always use Google Translate if you need more explanation): Union Jack Manicure Tutorial.
Olivia Palermo shares a quick trick to figuring out the best place to apply your blush.
Coffee Visualized in 27 Strong Infographics… just try to read these and not crave Starbucks.
Chictopia asks… Does Personal Style Come at a Price?
Seeing Nora Everywhere: Lena Dunham Remembers Nora Ephron. She will be sorely missed.
From Freshome: 11 Clever Ways to Maximize Space in Every Room of your Home. Great tips, even if you live in a studio apartment!
And speaking of your apartment, Apartment Therapy lists 10 Household Items You Can Clean in One Minute (and Probably Should).
Refinery 29 did a list called 30 Under 30, highlighting the “rising stars” of New York City in various industries.
5 Ways to Style a White Collared Shirt, from A Beautiful Mess. Literally all of these are adorable.
From P.S., I Made This, the colored layer cake! This is pretty much the best birthday cake ever, especially if you’re a big Pucci fan.
I really enjoyed Kryzuy’s tips on how to dress with a formula – shorts and heels are so cute for summer, and the formula could be re-worked so many different ways depending on your body type and style.
The Glitter Guide shows you how to do the Carrie Bradsahaw bun, aka the ideal summer hairstyle.
One of my personal favorite blogs, I Heart Organizing, did a great DIY Rope Basket tutorial that’s pretty cheap and would be great for a dorm.
Another one for cleaning/organizing freaks: How Do Hotels Always Feel So Fresh and So Clean?
Remixing Everything: BuzzFeed and the Plagiarism Problem, from Gawker. What do you think – is re-posting without attribution like Buzzfeed does different from what Gawker does with news stories?
Also from Gawker, The Internet Has Decided that Sarah Jessica Parker and Victoria Beckham Are Secretly Working on a Clothing Line. Oh, we hope this is true!
Loved this: How to Be Smart, from Dumb Little Man. (Ha!)
And finally, just because I am amazed at how many comments it got: What wine pairs best with the Taco Bell Crunch Wrap Supreme? Oh, Reddit, I love you so.