Abbey Lee for ManiaMania's "The Third Mind" campaign

My first ever Twitter profile background was a ManiaMania image (this one, to be exact), and ever since discovering that pic, I've been a huge fan of anything the edgy jewelry brand comes out with. These photos were all shot in a life-size kaleidoscope built by the team themselves, and I fully support the casting of Abbey for this psychedelic project. There's an accompanying short film that can be found on the ManiaMania blog. Enjoy!


dirty, dirty girls

Can it be agreed on that's it a busy time? Whether you're hopping around New York, London, Milan and Paris to celebrate Fashion Month (I can check off the first, but still dreamin' about the other glamorous hotspots), jetsetting to Bora Bora for a relaxing time-out before true fall arrives, struggling to keep up with your lecture classes (I hear ya on that), or are just plain old crazed (YUP), we're short on time. I'm a pretty huge advocate of cutting corners when appropriate, which explains why I'm close-to-obsessed with dry shampoo. I may or may not use it more than real shampoo. If you think that's gross, I think you must be a virgin to this divine product. The truth is that it's tough to find a good one that's not uber pricey, and if you're using it almost everyday, your bottle will be empty almost as fast as your wallet. Lucky for us, trusty TRESemmé has a full line for all types of hair, and it's totally affordable. The full line includes something to smooth, volumize, or strengthen, and a foam waterless version that moisturizes. Oooh, fancy! Still not convinced? (Um, why not?!) The students reading might be swayed by this- TRESemmé Fresh Start Dry Shampoo has been voted as one of the Top Hair Products for School (video on that below. No, that girl is not me.) It's so easy to use, too (pretty similar to hairspray, but you're spraying in short bursts at roots as opposed to all over and continuously)-- shake shake shake, lift up sections while you aim at your roots and spray- and shake shake shake in between sections, let it rest for a minute or two, then run your fingers or a brush (gently) through your tresses. Gorgeous! And, your hair will smell yummy too. Perk! I can honestly say that when my can of Psst runs out, I'm going to try TRESemmé next. 

I hope I've inspired you to wash your hair less. That's really the mission of this blog. 

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blurs of platforms, parties, & producing posts

Let's do a little recap, shall we? There's a whole lot to catch up on. Starting with last week, we'll rewind.

I'll drag you through my NYFW journey with some phone photos, because, face it, without iPhones, we wouldn't remember what even happened to us.

HOLY SHIT DVF. She was so beautiful, and so, so inspirational.

The Kardashian Klan (never gets old)
PS-ing with LeSportsac

Something I wish I could explain. Oh, FNO.
A few looks from Jenny Packham. I almost peed my pants, these dresses were stunning.

Mandy chillin' across from me. She's hot.
Packham finale. For the record, I'm obsessed with those hotpants.

No caption required, right guys?
So, moving on to one of my favorite observances: overheard at Fashion Week:

1. Man to woman: "Did you eat dinner?"
Woman: "Yes."
Woman: "I ate a peach."

2. A girl complaining to her friends while experiencing FNO in SoHo (big mistake, btw): "Ugh, I really should have pregamed this."

3. Girl at Lincoln Center to her friend: "Is this outfit crazy enough to get street style photographed?????" (It wasn't. Sorry, girl.)

Thanks for reading...next up, we chat about the Marie Claire/LOFT Front Row Challenge. Ooh ooh ooh, this will be fun. Stay tuned.



I have so much to talk about. As in, major major major recaps are in-store between us. I guess this means I've been stung by the blogging bee again? Cool.

I'm back in New York for Fashion Week (more to come on that, duh) and will be bopping around all week. I started with the Lucky FABB Conference today, where this happened:

Yep, thangs got real. Especially when I traipse while arm flailing. Things also got super crafty with the amazing Erica of P.S. I Made This and LeSportsac. If you saw me studding away in the DIY lounge today, hiiiiii! It was a fabulous day full of fabulous people, and I'm quite thrilled for the rest of the adventures I'll find myself on. Yay! I'm going to catch up soon- this time, I actually promise. So, ttyl.