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10 Summer Hairstyle Tutorials

Nicole Couch

Nothing's worse than finding an adorable hairstyle pic but not being able to recreate it.

Am I right? #relatable

So here's a collection of step-by-step hairstyle tutorials to help you stay cool and look stylish this summer!

 

 

1. Fishtail Pony Braid

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/ATkLA3k2ATQcdX37UWIqRRLTOiJGYKoMyrGn7c0d6fSKMVlvujIuOrk/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/ATkLA3k2ATQcdX37UWIqRRLTOiJGYKoMyrGn7c0d6fSKMVlvujIuOrk/

 

 

2. Half-Up/Half-Down Braided Crown

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/571605377695383840/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/571605377695383840/

 

 

3. Half-Up Pony Tail

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/704109722962786144/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/704109722962786144/

 

 

4. Half-Up  Faux-Hawk

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/385198574361114926/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/385198574361114926/

 

 

5. Simple Chignon Up-do

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/271834527488563038/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/271834527488563038/

 

 

6. Messy Pigtail Braids

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/507077239276307726/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/507077239276307726/

 

 

7. Relaxed Top-Knot

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/108156828532329448/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/108156828532329448/

 

 

8. Half-Up Bun

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AQvgJe5TcyCwkE0100Fm6g2-ePMvu69Q7Im8UJIOSf_JBZofwgXVgKI/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AQvgJe5TcyCwkE0100Fm6g2-ePMvu69Q7Im8UJIOSf_JBZofwgXVgKI/

 

 

9. Side Sweep

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/286260120043711959/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/286260120043711959/

 

 

10. Up-Side Down Braided Top-Knot

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/263742121904397125/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/263742121904397125/

Fall into Fall: This years colors

Nicole Couch

It's hard to believe that it's already the middle of June! Summer seems to be flying be, so it's a fashion must to always be thinking ahead for next season. Soon it will be time to pack away the shorts and bring out your favorite knit sweaters! But what colors will be in??? Pantone has the latest on the colors that you should be wearing this upcoming season. 

1. Exhibit

In Fall 2016 look for deep blues, purples, reds, and browns. With a theme of exhibit, these colors allow each person to walk with confidence! 

Velvets at Dries Van Noten, Ellery & Haider Ackermann, courtesy of   REX Shutterstock.    2.  Reflect     Colors such as greens, oranges, tans, golds, and silvers will also be very popular this Fall. These colors "reflect", accent, shine, and flatter everything that they touch. 

Velvets at Dries Van Noten, Ellery & Haider Ackermann, courtesy of REX Shutterstock.

2. Reflect

Colors such as greens, oranges, tans, golds, and silvers will also be very popular this Fall. These colors "reflect", accent, shine, and flatter everything that they touch. 

Image taken from pinterest.com

Image taken from pinterest.com

There you have it! Pantone's Report for the top colors for Fall 2016! Make sure to keep an eye out for these colors when you're shopping your fall favorites! 

Summer 2016: How to Travel and Pack like a Pro

Nicole Couch

As we start the summer off, I’m sure many of us are planning a weekend away from our jobs and our everyday hectic lives. Whether you might be planning a vacation across the country or a place a couple of hours away, we can probably all agree that packing might be one of the hardest parts of traveling. I had an amazing opportunity to travel all around Europe last semester, and since the summer holidays are upon us, here are a couple tips on how to travel stylishly and comfortably. 

Photo taken by Maggie McGouldrick in Dungarvan, Ireland.   1. Pack a pair of flats   
  
 
  
     
  
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     A cute pair of flats is one of the best ways to travel and be comfortable and chic. If you’re flying to your summer destination, they are perfect for going through security while carrying your bags and personal items. Stick to neutral colors such as tan, black, and brown to match almost anything in your wardrobe. 

Photo taken by Maggie McGouldrick in Dungarvan, Ireland.

1. Pack a pair of flats

A cute pair of flats is one of the best ways to travel and be comfortable and chic. If you’re flying to your summer destination, they are perfect for going through security while carrying your bags and personal items. Stick to neutral colors such as tan, black, and brown to match almost anything in your wardrobe. 

Ballet flats that are perfect for mixing and matching, Image courtesy of google search engine.    2. Embrace "Athleisure"      
  
 
  
    
  
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  Athleisure is currently one trend that is dominating the house of fashion. Fashion forward pieces in Jersey, Lycra, and Cotton/Poly blends will keep you comfortable and well ready for a plane ride. Many celebrities such as Nicole Richie, Taylor Swift, and Vanessa Hudgens are strutting this style this summer.

Ballet flats that are perfect for mixing and matching, Image courtesy of google search engine. 

2. Embrace "Athleisure" 

Athleisure is currently one trend that is dominating the house of fashion. Fashion forward pieces in Jersey, Lycra, and Cotton/Poly blends will keep you comfortable and well ready for a plane ride. Many celebrities such as Nicole Richie, Taylor Swift, and Vanessa Hudgens are strutting this style this summer.

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     While packing light will help you save room for souvenirs on the way home, be sure to pack at least a couple of statement necklaces or scarves to update your look. These are perfect to pair with a t-shirt, cardigan, and a pair of jeans! 

Vanessa Hudgens sporting "Athleisure", courtesy of google images. 

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While packing light will help you save room for souvenirs on the way home, be sure to pack at least a couple of statement necklaces or scarves to update your look. These are perfect to pair with a t-shirt, cardigan, and a pair of jeans! 

As seen on the runway in New York Fashion Week, this statement necklace is from J.Crew. Photo credits to Elle.com.   So what are you waiting for? Pack up your bags and head out for a fashionable vacation! Stay tuned to the blog for more of our favorite fashion trends and summer must-haves! 

As seen on the runway in New York Fashion Week, this statement necklace is from J.Crew. Photo credits to Elle.com. 

So what are you waiting for? Pack up your bags and head out for a fashionable vacation! Stay tuned to the blog for more of our favorite fashion trends and summer must-haves!