Katherine Ko

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There Is Beauty In Being Alone

The question, the question, always the question: do you remember? The answer, the answer: how could I forget?<p>Somebody touched me once. I don’t even …

8 Quotes That Prove Adam Is The Best Character On HBO’s Girls

Adam Sackler is probably the most controversial and talked about character on HBO’s <i>Girls</i>. He’s known to say his fair share of creepy one-lines that …

21 F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes That Prove He Was The Original 20-Something

Powered by Revcontent<p>Being diagnosed with <b>Hidradenitis Suppurativa</b> taught me patience, empathy, and how to remain strong in the face of adversity. I …

15 Movies Worth Watching Just for the Amazing Soundtrack

The brilliant Coen brothers' latest project, <i>Inside Llewyn Davis</i>, comes out in theaters nationwide today—and while the movie wasn't my hands-down favorite of their work, the soundtrack will definitely stick with me long after.<p>I mean, it <i>is</i> a movie about a '60s folk singer, so of course the soundtrack …

Holiday 2013 Nail Polish Guide

Well guys, we’ve officially made it to glitter season! The time of year when it’s totally acceptable to deck your nails out in as much sparkle as …

The Best of 52 Books in 52 Weeks

So what seems like a million years ago I started this project to read 52 bestsellers in 52 weeks. Along the way, I've had a great group of readers reading along with me on Facebook and Goodreads. Recently, I asked them to let me know what their favorite reads this year were, and here are the …

How your new Kindle or Nook will change your life

Small rectangular box under the tree? Here's what you can look forward to if you get an e-reader for Christmas:<p>■ You will download dozens of free classics that you will never read. That copy of <i>War and Peace</i> you started so enthusiastically on Boxing Day is destined to remain 2% completed.<p>■ After a …

10 Things We Should Never Stop Believing In

1. Fortunes.<p>In cookies, in the newspaper, a magic 8 ball, your horoscope—wherever you read them. If it uncannily matches whatever event is occurring …

34 Greatest Quotes About What It Means To Be A Woman

Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men? <b>Barbara Streisand</b><p>The thing women …

The No-Excuses, Anytime, Anywhere Workout

Celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire will give it to you straight. “If you can carry a 5-pound purse everyday, you can hold 5-pound weights,” she says as …

The Perfect Workout Playlist in 6 Steps

Music and fitness go hand in hand like chocolate and peanut butter. Although they can, and do, exist separately, when you put them together, it’s a …

Do Eyelashes Break? Yes. We Get to the Root of the Problem.

We learn as children that if an eyelash falls, you simply kiss it away and make a wish. (Mine often revolved around good grades, new plates for my …

Makeup

Sunglasses: the wish list – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2013/jul/11/sunglasses-the-wish-list-in-pictures<p>720<p>Statement eyewear will get you noticed this summer. …

The 32 Best Pairs of Sunglasses to Shop Right Now

Necessary for sun (and snow) protection, because that's where we're at right now.<p>Even though you may already be stacked with shades in your favorite shapes—finding the right style for your face is sunglass selection step numero uno—we say there's no such thing as too many pairs, so long as they're …

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DIY Neon Painted Stone Rings

Large, colorful, nature-inspired rings have been the rage for a while now. We’ve crushed hard on huge crystal rings, agate slice rings, and wooden rings. And then we recently stumbled across this tutorial and knew we had to drum up our own color-crazed take. Each of these rings take less than 5 …

Quote Tote & Clutch

Any DIY project that references Grease is a winner in our book. We love the simple typography and color-dipped style of these canvas totes.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Canvas clutch<br>• Plasti-dip OR Acrylic Paint<br>• Brush<br>• Rowenta Iron<br>• Painters Tape<br>• Embroidered Iron-on letters<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on I Spy …

5 Ways to Make Trendy Rope Bracelets

It’s officially rope week here at Brit + Co! We kicked things off last Friday with our Twisted Rope Rug, continued on over the weekend with 40 Rope Projects, and tackled one of our favorite basic DIY projects yesterday with Wrapped Rope Bottles.<p>Today we’re turning our attention to style, in the …

How to Create a Colorful Studded Clutch

We’re all about studs here at Brit HQ. We love putting them on sneakers, sandals, bracelets, and, even, barrettes! They’re a quick and stylish way to add a bit of edge to just about anything, including a coin purse, clutch, or wallet. Today, we’ll show you how to make your own colorful studs and …

Crafting

DIY Weekender Tote

Make like Macklemore and head to the thrift shop to make a fun weekender of your own. This one was made with a vintage blanket, leather, and a bit of ingenuity by way of needle and thread.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>yarn<br>• Thrifted blanket or rug<br>• large buttons<br>• scissors<br>• Needle<br>• leather<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out …

DIY Wish Bracelets

These make a great gift for bridesmaids! We love the simplicity, colorful beads, and lovely linen bags.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Drawstring cloth bags<br>• Alphabet stamps<br>• Gift Tags<br>• Beads<br>• scissors<br>• Cord<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on oh, hello friend: you are loved.

Cut It Out: How to Create Hot Summer Cutouts

Summer sunshine is a great way to show off a little more skin than usual, and no, we’re not talking about bringing back the ’90s trend of bare midriffs. Instead, go for the cutout! We’ve already shown you 20 classy cutouts you can buy – now it’s time to DIY.<p><b>Materials:</b> – printable templates …

20 Fresh Floral Accessories

It’s nothing new that floral prints are a big trend right now, but not all of us can rock floral pants, floral sundresses, and floral crowns every day of the week. For just a touch of floral, we look to accent pieces like bags, wallets, sunglasses, and even a travel flat iron! Here are 20 ways to …

Recipe Of The Day: Cuban Coffee

If we had to pick just one thing that Cubans do well -- aside from the sweet plantains, maduros -- it would definitely be their coffee. Cuban coffee is for the serious caffeine enthusiasts.<p>Cubans drink their coffee strong; they drink it fast; and they drink it often. And if made right, Cuban coffee …

The Best Potato Chip Flavors, In Order (PHOTOS)

Barbecue season has arrived, and if there's one thing you can't forget at a grill-out -- besides the meat -- it's the potato chips. Since we'll soon be eating our way through bags and bags of chips this summer, we thought there was no better time than now to take a look at our options. And then to …

The 20 Best Beer Towns In America

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive.<p>This is great for beer lovers, and beneficial on the supply side as well, as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …