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24 Jul

The Best Fashion Instagrams Of The Week

Summer seems to be expressing itself through hot-hued clothing this week, and on Instagram, red was the warmest color of them all. Slick Woods emanated attitude in a fiery off-the-shoulder knit dress; to top it off, she wore scrawled-on sneakers to match the graffiti-ed door behind her. The rapper Future also looked cool as ever in his red tracksuit with white sneakers, leisurely flying on on a private jet. Offering a more polished take on the color, model Anna Mila posed in a vermillion ‘70s-style suit with a McDonald's yellow button-up. And for those still hungry for more of the red-hot red Louis Vuitton x Supreme collaboration, Tabitha Simmons was the envy of every hypebeast in a monogrammed hoodie. (Something...
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21 Jul

Instagram Travel Faker: Why The Outrage?

These days, word of mouth is no longer the driving force of the tourism industry. All it takes for a hotel, restaurant, or attraction to blow up is one good photo: A meticulously-composed Instagram shot that elicits wanderlust, hunger, or an all-important tap on the bookmark button, indicating the user's desire to actually visit the spot at some point in the future. Influence is the name of the game, and travel bloggers — with their high follower counts and multi-platform appeal — are raking it in. Forbes even curated an inaugural list of top travel influencers this April: These men and women can sway the $180 billion millennial travel industry, while making an average of $207 for one post. But now, the inevitable backlash has begun: In article published...
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18 Jul

Jessica Alba Is Pregnant & Has The Instagram Post To Prove It

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And baby makes five! According an adorable post on the actress' official Instagram, Jessica Alba is pregnant with her third child. The Fantastic Four star and Honest Company founder already has two other children with husband Cash Warren, Honor Marie (born in 2008) and Haven Garner (born in 2011).

"@Cash_warren and I are officially going to be outnumbered," Alba captioned her post, hashtagging #babyonboard as well as #herewegoagain and #blessed. Will Alba add another girl to the mix, or will Honor and Haven get a little brother? As of now, the details are few.

Alba has been on vacation with her family in Hawaii this week. She was spotted on the beach in a bikini, but her stylish cover-up prevented any baby rumors from flying. On the...
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23 Jun

The Hoop Trend Is Doubling Up

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We don't always talk about layering in the context of jewelry — except maybe when it comes to necklaces or bracelets. While we're big fans of piling on tons of clothing, mixing and matching to create eye-catching looks (as long as it's not 90 degrees outside), piling on different pairs of earrings just isn't something most consider. But, the latest trend in hoops, which have been trending hard for months now, is wearing multiples at once — more specifically, doubling (or tripling!) up. And, it totally makes sense why: Seen on just about every celebrity, influencer, and at every price point, hoops are everywhere. This styling tip, however, is the next iteration of the look: Whether it's wearing one big hoop...
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21 Jun

12 Swimwear Brands Instagram It-Girls Love


What everyone is wearing this summer.

Hunza G(@hunza.g)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 5월 17 오전 11:00 PDT


Known for its unique crinkle stretch fabric, and high-cut bottoms, this label is for all the '80s lovers.

Shop Hunza G

As worn by @emrata

JADE Swim(@jadeswim)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 4월 16 오후 2:55 PDT


Former Marie Claire editor Brittany Kozerski knows exactly what girls want, minimal styles with minimal coverage.

Shop Jade Swim

As worn by @kristennoelcrawley

F A E S W I M(@faeswim)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 5월 9 오후 1:35 PDT


Not only is this line super sexy, but it's also eco-friendly. The two-pieces are created with a sustainable techno-fabric.

Shop Fae Swim

As worn by @justineskye

F E L L A .(@fellaswim)님의 공유 게시물님, 2017 1월 8 오후...
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15 Jun

The Beginner’s Guide To Shopping On Instagram

These days, Instagram is everything. It's a place to post photos of your dog, brunch, and envy-inducing vacation — but it's also a place for storytelling, activism, self-expression, and, of course, our favorite pastime: shopping. Thanks to the social media platform, our ability to score the clothing and accessories of our dreams is infinite — and that's because tons of indie shops, makers, and designers have tapped the community as a place to flourish, sell their goods, and emphasize their missions. Here, nothing is off-limits; from rare vintage finds to international luxury labels and handmade pieces, Instagram has become the place to discover new brands and get your hands on the items no one else will have. Shopping on Instagram also has...
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15 Jun

Infinity Braids Are Weaving Their Way Through Instagram

Despite having natural chocolate-brown hair that I love, I still follow more hair colorists on Instagram than actual people I know. I live vicariously through the bright rainbow-haired people that come up on my Instagram feed and occasionally dream of dyeing my hair like the mother of pearl trend. Megan Schipani, a stylist at Bescene Studios in Rockville, Maryland, is one of my favorites to follow. Better known as @shmeggsandbaconn on Instagram, hair creations with clever names like "spicy watermelon" and "summer quartz" throughly entertain me. Lately, she's been styling her clients' hair into a braid that is much more intricate than the fishtails. She calls them "infinity braids." Turns out, #infinitybraid has about 4,822 posts, and #infinitybraids has another 419....
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14 Jun

Swap Your Purse For A Basket, Stat

Is an #OOTD really an #OOTD if there isn't a handbag to pull it all together? Really, nothing makes any old jeans-and-a-top outfit pop like a cool carryall — but, there's one phenomenon happening among the ladies of the 'gram (myself included) that's putting our usual totes and crossbodies to shame: Typical leather handbags are being replaced by baskets of all shapes and sizes. From larger pouches to adorable, color-blocked mini-bags, there's something that just feels so summer-y — and since we can't avoid the reference, so very Jane Birkin — about a woven basket. The trend doesn't just take the simplest of outfits and give them a vintage feel — they're also ideal for sitting on the grass at the...
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8 Jun

See The Great Barrier Reef — Before It’s Officially GONE

Calling a destination "a place you need to see before you die" sounds like a hyperbolic trope for travel listicles, but the phrase isn't far off when it comes to Australia's Great Barrier Reef. That's because this cluster of corals — the world's largest — is very much in danger, with a large swath of it already irrevocably destroyed. As the breeding ground of a vast collective of exotic fish, birds, reptiles, and mollusks, the reef is an essential ecosystem to the world. However, its deteriorating state is reaching unprecedented levels: Environmentalists have reported that in just the last two years alone, mass bleaching has devastated about two-thirds of the coral reef. With the Trump administration withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement,...
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2 Jun

The 8 Most Instagrammable U.S. Cities To Visit This Summer


With massive parks, outdoor piazzas, rooftop bars overlooking the sun-soaked downtown, and beaches, lakes and ponds outfitted with wildlife, you don't have to leave the U.S. this summer to get a Discover-page-worthy 'gram. From Boston's new Greenway Park to Miami's sparkling coastline to Seattle's bustling Pike Place Market, there are a million and one reasons to stay stateside and explore the outdoor havens that make these cities so darn picturesque. Whether you're coming from near or far, these are America's most Instagrammable destinations. (After one peek, you'll easily see why).

Charleston, South Carolina

Visit the link in our profile to discover our 4-day Holy City Honeymoon itinerary. Check into @hvicharleston then spend the day both at land and sea, setting sail...
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