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A Super Simple Way to Waterproof Your Shoes (Get Your Hair Dryer Out!)
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:01:12 -0500
Related on Yahoo Makers: Never Strike Out Again: How to Waterproof Matches Though you probably should relegate your Keds, Chucks, and Vans to the back of your wardrobe until it warms up, we‚??ve got an easy waterproofing hack from Household Hacker, for those of you who just can‚??t make that happen.¬† Here‚??s the scoop: What you‚??ll need: Plain white candle¬† Hair dryer 1. Check out the video from Household Hacker here: If you‚??re looking to waterproof beyond your shoes, we‚??ve got a hand mixture that will waterproof just about anything.
Aww! A Sweet Headband for Valentine's Day
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:54:31 -0500
They were plastic, and hard and kind of dug into your temples a little bit - but they were THE hair accessory and came in every color of the rainbow.¬† Yahoo Makers: Monogrammed Leather Keychains Well, these days, the headband has softened a little bit, and has extended beyond grade school to become quite the fashionable wardrobe addition for girls of all ages. From beaded chains draped loosely across the forehead to bands that keep bangs at bay - the headband is a perfect finishing touch to any outfit.¬† More for Valentine‚??s Day:¬†Clever Way to Spell Out Your Valentine Love This Valentine‚??s day, why not pull your hair back with a crown of hearts? Yahoo Makers: Add Leather Cuffs to Your Jeans in 5 Steps And don‚??t worry, leather needn‚??t be expensive.
Hillary Clinton Wears White Pantsuit to Trump's Inauguration
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:06:43 -0500
While the world is fixated on President Trump and his family, Hillary Clinton arrived at the Capitol wearing a white ‚?? you guessed it ‚?? pantsuit.
Watch This Manicure Transform Into a Cozy Cable-Knit Sweater
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:53:43 -0500
Staples of the season: mulled wine and cozy sweaters, right?¬† Given Los Angeles doesn‚??t ever get remotely close to frigid temperatures, we tend to deal with a massive case of FOMO when we see the rest of the country wearing festive cable-knits. Our solution? Creating one on our nails, obviously.
The Most Stylish Players in the 2016 NBA Finals
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 12:18:47 -0400
This evening is Game 1 of the NBA Finals, where the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will once again face off, and each team has a very stylish roster.
12 Fresh and Fun Dresses to Wear to All Those Summer Weddings On Your Calendar
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:11:00 -0400
These will pair perfectly with your dancing shoes!
Try This Easy Hack to Upgrade Last Year‚??s Jacket
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:52:32 -0500
As the temperature drops, our parkas make their way into rotation. Though we have our favorite classic go-to pieces (hello, peacoat), some of last year‚??s jackets could use a new ‚??do. With faux fur DIY collars on trend, we created a five-minute hack to add a tuft of cozy fluff to your old outerwear. Check out the steps below.
How Inauguration Fashion Sets the Tone for a First Lady‚??s Term
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:21:57 -0500
The fashion choices of the first lady¬†‚?? a role that, during Donald¬†Trump‚??s administration, will reportedly be shared by his¬†wife, former model Melania Trump, and daughter, outgoing VP of the Trump Organization Ivanka Trump ‚?? have the power to set the tone for her¬†tenure in the White House. Incoming first lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump attend the presidential debate in October.
Old Navy Discontinues Kids Shirt That Outraged Parents
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 13:05:06 -0500
Old Navy has removed a toddler shirt from its stores after the graphic tee sparked controversy online.
3 Must-Have Handcrafted Accessories for 2016
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 08:54:31 -0500
To kick off 2016 in style, you need to check out handcrafted accessories. They‚??re unique, elegant, will make a statement, and don‚??t cost a fortune.¬† The List‚??s Holly Morgan is checking out artisan jewelry because it‚??s What‚??s Trending. Also on Yahoo Makers: Turn Old Jewelry Into Gift Magnets 5 Tips for Layering Necklaces and Other Jewelry How to Revamp Your Gems and Jewelry with Nail Polish Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day!
Melania Trump Wears Kate Middleton's Favorite Color on Inauguration Day
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:56:50 -0500
To kick things off on Inauguration Day, Melania Trump stepped out in a light blue¬†coat with matching gloves. The first lady, who accompanied her husband, Presiden Donald Trump, to St. John‚??s Episcopal Church before heading to the White House Friday morning, paired a custom¬†Ralph Lauren Collection Sky Blue Double Face Cashmere Mock Turtleneck Dress with a¬†Ralph Lauren Collection Sky Blue Double Face Cashmere Cropped Cutaway Jacket.
12¬†Organizing Tips to Tame Your Closet
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:51:33 -0500
Has your closet taken on a life of its own? Maybe you find yourself cramming your belongings into a hateful, confined space, and hoping the door doesn‚??t pop back open. It‚??s time to put an end to that! Take control of your closet for good with these must-know ideas.
Teen Model With Down Syndrome Rocks New York Fashion Week
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:22:15 -0500
She‚??s done it again. Madeline Stuart, the world‚??s most famous model with Down syndrome, made her second appearance on a New York Fashion Week (NYFW) runway.
Here‚??s the 5-Minute Makeup Look to Rock on Your First Date of the New Year
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:50:32 -0500
Meet Nikki Wilson, one of our fave West Coast makeup artists with a sick Instagram game and a love for all things beauty. In our monthly series, Busy Girl Beauty School, Nikki will show you pro makeup tricks + tips for making the most of those extra five minutes in the mornings, one selfie at a time. Follow her at @nikkiartistry for killer beauty inspo. So you met a cutie and are banking on nabbing a first date with the hunk in question come the new year.
Photos of the day ‚?? May 17, 2016
Tue, 17 May 2016 16:09:53 -0400
Performers prepare backstage to take part in rehearsals ahead of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development to be held this week in Beijing, China; two endangered common marmosets grip a finger after being seized from a South Korean smuggler in Goyang, northwest of Seoul; and Nepalese devotees pull a giant wooden chariot in a circle during celebrations of the Rato Machhindranath or Rain god festival in Lalitpur, near Kathamandu, Nepal. These are some of the photos of the day for May 17, 2016. Find more news-related photo galleries on the Yahoo News Photo Tumblr!
Ivanka Trump Goes With Oscar de la Renta for Inauguration Events
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:32:26 -0500
Ivanka Trump is all about Oscar de la Renta. On Inauguration Day, the first daughter wore white trousers with an asymmetrical coat from the brand. Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, leave their New York residence on their way to Washington for her father‚??s inauguration.
Is There a Hidden Meaning Behind Melania Trump's Tiffany & Co. Inauguration Gift?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:15:08 -0500
On Friday¬†morning during the traditional welcoming to the White House of the incoming president and first lady by the outgoing president and first lady before the inauguration,¬†Melania Trump presented Michelle Obama with a gift from Tiffany & Co.
All the Ways You Can Dress Like a Disney Princess
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:57:48 -0400
There are a lot of ways.
How to Get Rooney Mara‚??s Golden Globes Braid in 5 Minutes Flat
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:50:34 -0500
Now that the Golden Globes are over, it‚??s time to start thinking about how we can hack the best hair + beauty looks from the red carpet for ourselves! One of the coolest ‚??dos we spotted last night was on Rooney Mara. She rocked a braid-in-a-braid (a braid-ception of sorts, if you will) style. While this style looks pretty complex, if you break it down step-by-step, it‚??s actually super simple and a great option for the gal who wants a modern style without a ton of fuss.
DIY Mindy Kaling‚??s Moschino Pumps With This Easy Hack
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:55:35 -0500
When it comes to DIY fashion, we can‚??t help but swoon over a good¬†designer hack. As for getting inspired, our girl Mindy Kaling always has us covered. Known for her killer #GIRLBOSS outfits, Mindy is all about¬†making a statement. So when she posted her amazing Moschino shoes on Instagram, we just had to make our own.
High hat fashion shares the stage at Britain‚??s Royal Ascot horse races
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:45:58 -0400
British Society and Royals come decked out with high-fashion hats ‚?? some elegant, some whimsical ‚?? and all incredibly creative.
16 Pets Who Dress Better Than You
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:54:26 -0500
Think your fashion sense is up to snuff? These dapper pets will put your wardrobe to shame. Watch and you‚??ll laugh‚?¶and then you‚??ll be dressing your dog up in all your favorite accessories. Also on Yahoo Makers: Photographer Features Cat in All Four Seasons for Picture Purr-fect Series This Dog‚??s Ever-Changing Hairstyles Are Redefining #Hairgoals, Conquering Instagram This Cat Rules at Taking Selfies (They‚??re Better Than Yours!)
Teens Across America Are Wearing Their Moms' Vintage Dresses to Prom
Wed, 03 May 2017 16:33:29 -0400
Decades later, these dresses still look gorgeous!
I Let My 5-Year-Old Daughter Dress Me for a Week
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:28:23 -0400
Day one started with so many accessories I felt like Johnny Depp in 1950s housewife drag.
You Won‚??t Believe the Work That Goes Into a Children‚??s Fashion Show
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:49:27 -0500
If anyone knows what it takes to pull off a show featuring toddlers, it‚??s Christine Innamorato, the creative director for Bonpoint, the fanciest kids‚?? clothing brand out there. It recently put on a show during Paris Fashion Week, in which tots took the runway in matching tartan, fairy-esque tulle skirts, and flower crowns. Celebrity guests included Coco Rocha and her children, and Alessandra Ambrosio.
London Mayor‚??s First Order of Business? Ban Body-Shaming Advertisements
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:28:52 -0400
Sadiq Khan, the new mayor of London ‚?? true to his campaign promise ‚?? will ban all body-shaming ads from city‚??s transportation network starting next month.
Say What You Will About Trump Adviser Roger Stone‚??s Politics. But His Style Knowledge? Unrivaled.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:23:50 -0400
Roger Stone, a provocative political operative and on-off Trump adviser, defends his political and sartorial record.
Why School Wants Parents to Stop Wearing Pajamas to Drop Off Kids
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:24:05 -0500
The headmaster of a primary school appeared on television Wednesday to defend her stance that parents should ‚??dress appropriately in day wear‚?Ě when they drop off and pick up their kids from school.
Make DIY Hand Warmers to Warm Up Your Little Paws
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:55:35 -0500
2. Flip the square right side out and stamp your funny phrase on the front with fabric paint. 4. Whip stitch the outer edge of the square with embroidery floss. We made our hand warmers ranging from five inches to two inches for different sized hands. Thread your needle with embroidery floss and decorate the edges by whip-stitching them.
Vanessa Trump Wore $12,500 Ivanka Trump Earrings on Inauguration Day
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:16:32 -0500
Donald Trump Jr, with his wife Vanessa and children depart St. John‚??s Church in Washington, DC, after a service for U.S. President-elect Trump, January 20, 2017. On Inauguration Day, Vanessa Trump attended her father-in-law‚??s swearing-in ceremony wearing a burgundy coat with a cowl collar. Donald Trump Jr.‚??s wife accessorized with pearl and diamond dangly earrings that just so happen to be from Ivanka Trump‚??s fine jewelry company ‚?? and cost $12,500.
Artist‚??s Beautiful Concrete Shoes Will Stop You in Your Tracks
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:01:21 -0500
Designer Sandra Plantos has created footwear that forces you to stop and smell the roses. At the London College of Fashion, Plantos presented her graduate collection, titled¬†Presence, which features shoes made of concrete. Though it may seem unproductive to walk around in shoes made of the same heavy material as pavement, the artist has mental well-being in mind. Her material of choice ‚??entraps and restricts the wearer‚??s movements, slowing down the pace of daily life, and thus our experience of Time,‚?Ě Plantos writes on her website.
Kellyanne Conway‚??s Inauguration Style: The Internet Has Strong Feelings
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:17:07 -0500
Kellyanne Conway is certainly enjoying Inauguration Day and is wearing¬†a lot of red, white, and blue for the festivities, presumably to show her patriotism for the United States of America.
Teen Seamstress‚?? Incredible Dresses Are Fit for a Disney Princess
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:51:31 -0500
For some people, it takes years to figure out their passions. ¬†Angela Clayton started hers at age 15. Clayton describes her process as ‚??trial and error.‚?Ě She is ‚??almost entirely self-taught,‚?Ě with some help from the Internet.
This Dog‚??s Ever-Changing Hairstyles Are Redefining #Hairgoals, Conquering Instagram
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:03:24 -0500
You know all those excuses you make for yourself when you leave the house without doing your hair? Well, this dog just blew up your spot. Kuma ‚?? a Pekingese and shih tzu mix¬†‚?? is the latest fashion icon to reach Instagram stardom. Her 22,000 followers receive daily updates on her tresses, as well as daily doses of #hairenvy.¬†
How to Add Style to a Winter Outfit
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:49:24 -0500
Learn how to add style to winter outfits (yep, even in your big black coat!) from fashion editor Verena von Pfetten in this video. Also on Yahoo Makers: 3 Must-Have Handcrafted Accessories for 2016 Teen Seamstress‚?? Incredible Dresses Are Fit for a Disney Princess Fashion on the Rocks: Ice Dying Is The New Tie Dying Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day! Join us on¬†Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Pinterest
A Lunar-Inspired Manicure Fit for a Sweet Chocolatier
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:47:27 -0500
Love nail art? Get ready to be over the moon for this trick. Watch as nail artist Fleury Rose designs a manicure especially for a top chocolatier. Also on Yahoo Makers: DIY the Hottest New Nail Trend: The Shattered Glass Manicure Tokyo Nail Expo Showcases Truly Insane Manicures Like You‚??ve Never Seen How to Do a Lightning Bolt Nail Art Design with Tape Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day!
Will Trump Wear a Coat at Inauguration? Yes, If He‚??s Like Obama, No, If He‚??s Like Ike
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:42 -0500
Will President-elect Donald Trump¬†follow in the footsteps of JFK, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton? Or will he be more like Barack Obama, George W. Bush and FDR? From 1793 until 1933, the inauguration of the president of the United States¬†took place on March 4 ‚?? the date on which the Constitution was signed in 1789 ‚?? when it was practically spring in Washington, D.C. But that changed in 1937, when the 20th Amendment¬†shifted the ceremony¬†to Jan. 20 to shorten the time between the election and the inauguration.
Trump Women Wore the Ivanka Trump Label to Inauguration Events
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:03:42 -0500
Tiffany Trump wore a jacket from the Ivanka Trump clothing line on Jan. 19 in New York. On the eve of the inauguration, members of the Trump family stepped out in a number of cold-weather looks by various designers. First Lady Melania Trump wore a Norisol Ferrari military-inspired knee-length coat, while Ivanka opted for a green look from¬†Oscar de la Renta¬†that she paired with pumps of her own design.
Plus-Size Blogger Stages Photo Shoot Exposing How Tiny Sample Sizes Really Are
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:17:56 -0400
Liz Black is used to handling runway samples, having worked in the high-end fashion industry for years. Sample sizes usually range from a size 2 to a size 4.
A Brilliant Way to Transform Your Sneakers in Under
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:05:23 -0500
The always crafty and always well-dressed blogger Geneva of A Pair & a Spare has taken the humble sneak straight to runway chic with the simply addition of a little scrap leather and a couple minutes of careful cutting.¬†
How to Update Last Year‚??s Accessories With 1 Simple DIY Supply
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:54:19 -0500
Can you believe it has been almost a year since we did #31DaysofDIY and showed you everything you need to know about nail polish marbling?! Time sure flies when you‚??ve been DIYing. After picking up the best gifts for all of our friends this year, our budgets for revamping our new year style are low. Fear not!
2016 Already Has a Signature Weird Hair Trend: Glow-in-the-Dark Rainbow Locks
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:20:55 -0500
It‚??s been around, but this is the first time we‚??re seeing it mashed up with the can‚??t-stop-won‚??t-stop rainbow hair trend, which has hit the full spectrum of colors from pastel streaks to dreamy ‚??betta fish hair‚?Ě to ultra-dramatic ‚??sand art hair.‚?Ě¬† Now, if you want to make your Lisa Frank-esque rainbow mane glow (or just enjoy the shock factor of those who do!), you most definitely can. The poster children for this trend are longtime rainbow-haired Megan McCay, who Instagrams at RainbowMegz¬†and pro makeup artist¬†Mishele DiMaria, who Instagrams at MicheleDiMariaDesigns.
The Secret Meaning of Melania Trump‚??s Style
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:00:27 -0500
It was the white cloud sleeve dress that Melania Trump wore that broke the Internet. Throughout the election campaign, whenever President-elect Donald Trump‚??s wife made a public appearance ‚?? and there were just a few times ‚?? the future first lady made headlines. Take,¬†for example, the¬†$2,190 dress designed by Roksanda Ilinńćiń? that she bought for herself (on Net-a-Porter.com) for the Republican National Convention in July.
Outraged Citizens Say This Gym‚??s Campaign Is Fat Shaming
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 15:02:02 -0400
Fit4Less gym, in the U.K., has found itself in the midst of a controversy over one of its billboards. The gym‚??s ad upset people because it mentions ‚??fat‚?Ě people.
Melania Trump Helped Herv√© Pierre Design Her Inaugural Ball Gown
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:16:14 -0500
The piece was¬†designed by Herv√© Pierre in collaboration with Mrs. Trump herself, according to the first lady‚??s representatives, Women‚??s Wear Daily¬†reports. President Donald Trump, left, arrives with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. ‚??I was actually lucky because over my 20 years in the U.S., I dressed all the first ladies: Mrs. Clinton at Oscar [de la Renta], Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Obama at Carolina Herrera.
Organize Your Rings With DIY Monogrammed Ring Cones
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:55:26 -0500
All you need is a little clay, paint and glaze to get a faux ceramic look for a fraction of the price! Materials and Tools: ‚?? oven-bake clay ‚?? acrylic paint ‚?? paint brush and/or Q-tips ‚?? alphabet rubber stamps ‚?? glazing medium ‚?? sandpaper ‚?? X-ACTO knife Instructions: 1. You may have to roll it out more to get a cone shape you like. 6. Use small rubber stamps to stamp the initials of the recipient on the ring cone. 7. Bake the ring cone according to the package instructions.
Ivanka Trump Has a Princess Moment in Carolina Herrera at Inaugural Balls
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:01:29 -0500
For inauguration events, Ivanka Trump wore three Oscar de la Renta ensembles. But for the grand finale, the first daughter switched things up and opted for a piece from¬†Carolina Herrera.
Marco Rubio‚??s ‚??high-heeled booties‚?? mocked by Ted Cruz‚??s campaign
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 12:17:14 -0500
Marco Rubio boards his campaign bus in Atkinson, N.H., on Sunday. (Photo: Mary Schwalm/AP)