Zac Posen and Eric Ripert may just be the most heartwarming duo we’ve seen, lately. Check out this video of the pair making sea urchin for Ripert’s “On The Table” series. (HuffPost)
When it comes to creating a stellar blog, half the battle is content. The other half? Making it look pretty. Check out these fonts that will really make your stories shine. (Makeup And Beauty Blog)
At this point, we’ve collected our fair share of Internet heroes (we’re looking at you, Grumpy Cat). Our current fave? The man who creates tiny, paper hats for his three-legged kitten, and then posts pictures of the results for the world to see. (Jezebel)
If you were unsuccessful in convincing your mother to purchase one of those bunk beds that doubled as a fort or princess castle, here are 15 ways you can transform your Ikea furniture into the childhood bed of your dreams. (BuzzFeed)
Kohl’s has announced its newest partnership with Peter Som, who will be the fourth designer in the retailer’s DesigNation collection. We’re really getting used to these affordable collaborations with luxe designers, guys. (Fort Mill Times)
Tired of your traditional Labor Day BBQ or Picnic? See below for a fun, modern twist on this holiday!
Throwback-to-Summer Tunes: Create a summer party playlist that feature your favorite songs from the season. Some suggestions include: “Get Lucky,” “Blurred Lines” and “We Can’t Stop.” Crowdsource your music by using a public playlist on Spotify that your guest can add music to!
Dance Off Party: Hold one-on-one dance off rounds to the tunes you love. This can be combined with the Throwback-to-Summer Tunes Party.
Need a new hair accessory to brighten your wardrobe? Get $15 off all orders of $50 and more with special code: “bowsforsale” at checkout. Shop now at Andrea’s Beau.
At Andrea’s Beau, we love coordinating our shoes to our outfits! Boots are one of our favorite Fall accessories. Below, you’ll find a sampling of 2013 Boot trends paired with our new Fall bows. Are you ready to shop? We are!
Mark your calendars! Carine Roitfeld’s documentary finally has a release date. (Fashionologie)
This might be the only time anyone operating on a strict budget will be able to afford clothes designed by the Olsen twins. (Huffington Post)
For J Autumn’s next show, models will brave a 4,000-foot drop into the Grand Canyon — all in the name of fashion. (The Independent)
Start clearing your coffee table, rag & bone’s polaroid book will need to be on full display. If it ever gets made, that is. (Fashionista)
Simon Doonan has a lot of problems with the depiction of the fashion industry in fiction. And he’s not afraid to let you know about it. (Racked)
Fall for bows! We’re so excited for boots, sweaters and warm apple cider! Spice up your Fall wardrobe early with a new bow from Andrea’s Beau. Make the Veronica Over-sized Velvet Bow your own for only $18.
Welcome to “The Miu Age.” Apparently, you’ve been living in it for the past 20 years. (Dazed Digital)
Instagram got a strong dose of glamour yesterday when Oscar de la Renta debuted its fall/winter campaign. (Instagram)
15 years ago, two fellas ditched the corporate world in favor of neckties — and somehow built a multi-million dollar company. This is the story of Vineyard Vines. (WWD)
David Beckham is shirtless in his newest fragrance ad. Is there anything else we need to say? (Daily Mail)
Don’t let the name fool you; Plumpynuts is changing the way we think about conceptual design and wearable fashion. (Opening Ceremony)
We’ve seen the ombre trend mastered in hair, clothing and nails – but the latest is fad is “ombre” eye makeup. By using three different eyeliner shades in the same color family, the ombre look is a fun way to brighten your eyes. This style might be too trendy for the office, but we think it is perfect for a night out in the town.
We’re currently fixated on True Blood Season 6, and can’t help but comment on how Sookie’s fashion has evolved over the years. From demure waitress to strong-willed fairy princess, Sookie has won our hearts over with her Southern Belle style. One staple that has remained in her wardrobe across the seasons has been her love for headbands. Emulate her look with our Andrea Satin Headband Pack.
When dressing for Independence Day, don’t be afraid to get festive and wear a selection of stars and stripes. If you don’t have anything in your current wardrobe, a plain white tee with red and blue accessories can do the trick! Looking for some hair flair? Check out the official Andrea’s Beau site for some inspiration.
Staying in DC for the 4th? Below, you’ll find a curated list of the top festivities in the District.
4th of July Fireworks on the National Mall
Fireworks Time: At dark, usually around 9:15 p.m. Rain Date: July 5th
Launch Location: The fireworks are launched from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and light up the sky over the Washington Monument.
Washington, DC’s Independence Day Parade – July 4
Parade Start Time: 11:45 a.m.
Parade Route: Constitution Avenue and 7th to 17th Street.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival - July 3 to 7
The annual event includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues.
Brightest Young Things Fourth of July Pool Party: To Purchase tickets, click here.
W Hotel’s Boom with a View