The First Monday in May: A Met Gala Introspective

A scene from last year’s Met Gala For fashion lovers around the world, the annual Met Gala represents the pinnacle of fashion, celebrity and the arts as the biggest names in design, film and music ascend the red-carpeted stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in the most decadent haute couture. Last year’s theme,…

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is slowly creeping up on us and while you love your mama dearly, there’s no need to spend a ton of cash to show her that you care. With a little time and patience, you can whip up some great DIY projects that are a step above the last minute “good for one hug”…

Van Gogh’s Bedrooms at the AIC

van Gogh’s self portrait is on display at the AIC It’s safe to assume most of us have admired an advertisement for the Art Institute’s expansive exhibition of Vincent van Gogh’s bedroom series in some capacity. For the past several months, trailers of Loving Vincent, a biopic of the artist’s life animated in his signature painting style and rentable Airbnb rooms (for as cheap as…

MODA Blog’s Holy Grail Products: Alexia

Every product junkie knows that the ultimate reason behind racking up drawers and drawers of new lipsticks, concealers, powders, etc., is to find a holy grail. Holy grail products are those magical items that are just right–right texture, right color, right finish, right lasting power–and that’s what makes them so difficult to find. In honor of that search,…

Song of the Week: Late Night (Solomun Remix) – Foals

Late Night (Solomun Remix) by Foals is an upbeat but still relaxing song that you can listen to while working on that math p-set that you’ve been avoiding for 3 days or sitting on the quad enjoying the beautiful spring weather. Featured image via Let us know in the comments any songs we should check out!

Seoul Fashion Week Recap and Review

Seoul, a rising fashion center of the world, held its Fashion Week this year to provide Asian designers with the chance to showcase their works. From street to runway, fashion dominated each conversation, and Fashion Week was filled with celebrities, models, bloggers, and just regular citizens and tourists. Keep reading this article to see a quick recap…

The Look for Less: Summer Breeze

image via Are you starting to feel overwhelmed, jealous and/or annoyed by the sheer amount of Coachella related content that has inundated your newsfeed? Don’t worry, so are we. So until we can afford to drop everything and fly to California for a flower crown infused weekend of DJ sets, face paint and cutoffs, here are five…

Brands to Know: KREWE du optic

Been wondering what sunglasses Gigi Hadid and Selena Gomez have been sporting recently? The New Orleans sunglasses brand, KREWE du optic, is known for its high quality and modern, iconic frames. Founded in 2013, KREWE du optic offers a unique and refreshing twist on classic sunglass styles. Here are some of the pieces I’ve been eyeing:…

Superstar Supermodels: Karlie Kloss’s Kode with Klossy

Prompted by a super adorable Instagram video with Bill Nye and the White House (yes, Karlie, this is “L I F E G O A L S.” to a T!), I did some online digging around to explore the amazing work Karlie Kloss has been doing of late. Her Kode with Klossy CS classes and scholarship initiative…