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5 Simple Steps to a Personal Style All Your Own

Personal Style, How to Cultivate Your Own in 5 Simple Steps

Looking for that special something? That je ne sais quoi certain women seem to be born with? If mad fashion skills aren’t in your genes, never fear. You can easily cultivate your own personal style.

You know her. That woman that always seems to look good. Whether going to a show or coming from the gym, she is always put together.

What does she have that you don’t? One thing. She’s mastered her personal style.

And you can too. Following are five things you need …

The Plain White Tee: On Trend

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ColumnThe freshest, easiest and simplest trend for spring 2015 is the crisp and clean white tee. This plain garment can work wonders by sprucing up a casual denim look or bring a bit of street style edge to a dressier look. Check out our 7 favorite plain white tees in this edition of On Trend!

1. Livie Tee by Stateside

We LOVE the twist to this made in the USA simple white tee (pictured top) that’s adding just the perfect amount of aesthetic and sex appeal to make it fashionable and attractive. Wear it …

Natural SPF Oils: Do They Provide Real UV Protection?

Natural SPF Oils: Do They Provide Real UV Protection?

With spring’s arrival, and summer quickly approaching, sunscreen is a hot topic. Many are touting the SPF effects of natural oils. Sounds good, but is it too good to be true?

We know that personal care products sans chemicals are better for our skin and health. This goes for sunscreen too. Chemical sunscreens easily absorb into skin and are linked to hormonal disruption and skin allergies.

Natural minerals, like zinc oxide, provide serious sun protection and are not harmful to our health. There are other natural …

Buy Levi’s 501 Jeans and Limit Your Water Usage

Levis tries to keep water usage down when creating its jeans.

Levi’s jeans are pretty sustainable. Don’t believe us? The company recently calculated just how much water it takes to produce its jeans. All in all, the water usage it takes to make a pair of the company’s jeans is rather low.

According to Levi’s “Life Cycle Assessment,” it only takes 2,835 liters of water to produce a pair of the company’s popular 501 jeans. The company has been able to curb its water usage in a number of ways:

The company works …

4 Reasons Why Olivia Wilde is Our Latest Green Girl Crush

4 Reasons Why Olivia Wilde is Our Latest Green Girl Crush

Last week, Olivia Wilde made her debut as the face of H&M’s Conscious Exclusive line, and we have one thing to say: Yowza.

For too many, the idea of sustainable or eco-fashion carries connotations of dresses made of burlap bags or seaweed. Actually, hemp and plant-based fabrics can be hot; our latest green girl crush, Olivia Wilde, makes that abundantly clear in the Conscious Exclusive photos recently released by H&M.

We know it’s about more than the fashion, though; girl crushes don’t come that easily. We …

9 Chic, Cute Jumpsuits and Rompers for Sustainable Spring Fashion

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Jumpsuits are so in for the upcoming season, and we love that this ’70s inspired trend has received a fresh and chic update. Check out our 9 favorite jumpsuits and rompers for spring and any body type or occasion and learn to work the look!

5 First Impression Skills Everyone Needs to Know

5 First Impression Skills You Should Know

Whether you are being interviewed, going on a first date, or just want to be the most memorable person at an upcoming event, a first impression matters. Learn how to make a good one with these simple skills.

There are some things in life that we only get to do once. Making a first impression is one of those. Getting it right could mean scoring the job, Mr. Right, or a brand new bestie.

Research shows that it only takes us a fraction of a second to …

4 Adorable Backless Dresses Just in Time for Spring

We hope the backless trend is here to stay.

Spring is just around the corner. To celebrate the soon-to-be budding season, spice up your wardrobe with one new, trendy piece: Something that’s fabulous and backless. Backless dresses and jumpsuits will be everywhere in the coming months.

Backless trend 1: Pink dress

1. The Bright Where It Belongs Dress from ModCloth

If you want to have all eyes on you when you walk into a room, add this backless dress to your wardrobe right now. …