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31 Pictures That Show Japan's Crazy Obsession With Cats

Hello Kitty, arguably Japan's most famous export, is only the tip of the iceberg. I've tried on bowler hats with pointy ears, visited kitty petting zoos, and eaten Cheshire cat pizza at theme restaurants.<p>Why the obsession?<p>In Japanese folklore, cats have protective powers and symbolize good fortune. …

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Plus Size Fabric Guide

<i>Pieces above: Twill Pants, Viscose Skirt, Jersey Skirt, Ponte Knit Jacket, Chiffon Swim Cover</i><p>Most shopping for plus size is done online and I wanted to give a quick fabric guide on commonly used fabrics in plus size clothing. One of my personal tips for successful online shopping is to know your …

Make Your Hair Look Thicker With These 4 Styling Tricks (VIDEO)

No matter which beauty trends we uncover backstage at Fashion Week, healthy, full hair is always in style. But if you're among the 30 million women in America who suffer from hereditary hair loss, you probably think clip-in extensions or wigs are the only ways to achieve this look. Well, you've got …

Skinny-Shaming Sucks Too, You Know

When I was in the sixth grade, my middle school crush gave me a class picture signed: "<i>To Dana (Sticks with 2 stones)</i>." Never mind that he was calling attention to my blossoming figure. This was the first time in my life that I felt ashamed of being skinny.<p>I've been thin ever since I stopped …

Man Lets Strangers Wax His Entire Body To Distribute Coupons (VIDEO)

We've seen ladies do some cringeworthy things in the name of style, but it looks like dudes don't have it so easy either. Just ask this guy who shilled waxing coupons for Fuzz Wax Bar in Toronto last weekend.<p>In an attempt to drum up excitement for the salon, he had strips of wax adhered to his …

Wear Your Heart on Your Nail: DIY Manicure

It’s manicure time! We love this cute heart-shaped DIY tutorial. Not to mention the rainbow colored tips on white.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>nail base coat color ( 1 )<br>• LED light ( 1 )<br>• PH prep ( 1 )<br>• clear top coat ( 1 )<br>• nail file ( 1 )<br>• tweezer ( 1 )<br>• heart tip colors<br>• 3d rhinestones and or pearls<p><b>Ready to make?</b> …

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

Nails to DIY For: 20 Nail Art Tutorials for Summer

The trend of colorful nails isn’t going anywhere, and summer is a great time to accessorize by way of stripes, stars, and summery nail decals. We teamed up with Target to roundup 20 inspiring nail art tutorials, perfect for amping up your summer style. You friends will totally look at your nails …

Makeover Your Coffee Cup!

Plain white mugs are boring. That’s why we love this DIY to update your basic whites with whatever pattern or doodle you can dream up.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Pebeo Porcelaine 150 paint markers<br>• light-colored oven-safe mug<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onCreature Comforts

Make This Summer Sno-Cone Garland

This weekend seems like the perfect time to throw a summer party, don’t you think? We’re loving this creative sno-cone garland idea. And it’s a cinch to make!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>acrylic paint<br>• Scrap paper<br>• Tall mug or cup<br>• twine<br>• Bamboo skewers<br>• 1.5″ or 2″ Styrofoam Balls ( at least 8 )<br>• White Cardstock …

DIY Splatter Paint Clutch with Nail Polish

Nail polish can paint so much more than just your nails. This DIY is perfect for a boring, basic clutch you’ve had sitting in your closet for awhile. Pick a few colors and start channeling Jackson Pollock.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>old purse or clutch<br>• Nail polish<br>• newspaper or paper in case you drizzle …

Romp Around! 5 Ways to Rock a Romper

The ultimate summer staple piece should be chic, comfy, and totally versatile; that’s something we can all agree on! What easy piece embodies all three? Rompers, of course. Not only can they work for daytime with flats and a breezy cardigan, they can be fancied up for evenings out with wedges and …

Hit the Road with 20 Chic Weekenders

Nothing screams summer like an impromptu weekend getaway. Throw a swimsuit, shorts, and a t-shirt into a bag and hit the road for a sunny destination. Of course, because we like to stay on top of your style game even when we’re feeling spontaneous, you’ve gotta have the perfect weekend bag. Here …

Bling Up Your Sneakers with This Glitter-Fueled DIY

Break out the glitter! It’s time to update those sneakers. Whether you start witha pristine pair or one that’s gotten a little wear, this DIY will transform them completely.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>fabric glue<br>• Converse One Star<br>• Painter’s Tape<br>• Silver glitter<br>• Fine glitter in black<br>• Crayola paint brush<br>• Iron …

A New Take on the Neon Lamp

No we’re not talking a marquee sign here, instead learn how to turn a plain, inexpensive lamp into more of a statement piece with this tutorial. Neon is definitely the way to go.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>spray paint primer ( 1 can )<br>• old lamp and lampshade ( 1 )<br>• sandpaper<br>• household cleaner ( 1 bottle …

How to Make a DIY Leather Studded Clutch

It’s no secret that we’re all about studs. We love studding friendship bracelets, adding studs to our kicks, and we even pretend-partnered with Ryan Gosling on Brit + Ryan + Co., so we like those types of studs too ;)<p>Which brings us to today’s Studded Clutch project! We hit up Target for a basic …

Go to Great Heights, or Stick with Flats? How to Pair Skirts and Shoes

While in the end fashion is really about what makes you feel good, and there aren’t strict rules anymore, sometimes it’s helpful to have a few guidelines about what looks good together. With that in mind, we’ve put together this primer for how to mix and match heel heights and hemlines.<p>A few basics …

DIY Basics: 4 Fresh Ways to Make Friendship Bracelets

Nothing says summer like a fresh friendship bracelet! Whether you’re reliving your days as a summer camper or simply love wearing a stack of handmade goodies on your arm, we think you’re gonna love these 4 simple ways to make friendship bracelets. Best of all, all 4 of these can be made with just a …

40 Hair Accessories You Can Buy or DIY

The days of boring hair are officially over. Here at Brit HQ, we’re always hacking materials into headbands, hair clips and more to see just how creative we can get with decking out our dos. But this roundup takes the possibilities to a whole new level. Get inspired to never leave your house with …

Festive Tassel Garland

We can imagine this fun tassel garland in almost any color scheme. Make one for your weekend celebration. We’re thinking red, white, and blue.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>tacky glue<br>• tissue paper sheets<br>• rotary cutter<br>• Cutting mat<br>• scissors<br>• Ruler<br>• rope trim<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onCamille Styles

3 New Ways to Add Bobby Pins to Your ‘Do

Last week we introduced you to the world of hair bows, in the form of ponytails, fishtail braids, and a top knot. Today, we’re gonna go ahead and reintroduce you to someone who probably know pretty well: <b>The Bobby Pin</b>. Forget about hiding those bobby pins of yours – these looks are all about …

A New Take on the Mason Jar Vase—Fabric Wrapping

If you’re kind of over the mason jar trend, but you still have a lot of jars around, try covering them up with this clever fabric DIY. It’s also a great way to use up your fabric stash.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>strips of fabric<br>• mason jar or old jar or vase ( 1 )<br>• scissors ( 1 pair )<br>• hot glue gun ( 1</b> …

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15 Things to Buy + DIY for a Summer Wedding

So, you just got engaged. You’re set on a summer 2014 wedding and are looking for a little bit of inspiration. You love the idea of a wedding outdoors, from the bohemian style to all sorts of DIY decor. Well, before you find yourself lost on Pinterest, we’ve teamed up again with the Nordstrom …

Rustic DIY: Tree Slice Candle Holder

If you’re feeling outdoorsy, but don’t really want to go…outside. Make this wooden slab candle holder. We’d recommend using fir-scented candles for a realistic woodsy feel.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>drill<br>• cross section of wood<br>• candles<br>• large bit<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Youngbird

Ooh La la! Chic DIY Rhinestone Statement Bracelets

Like a rhinestone… cowgirl? Okay, rhinestones might not always bring the hippest of fashion statements to mind, but we’ve been loving seeing them show up on statement necklaces and the like. Our latest style hack? 2 ways to make a rhinestone wrap bracelets. And yes, you can go ahead and call …

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DIY Washi Tape Notebooks

Don’t take a boring notebook to your next meeting at the office! All it takes is a few minutes to upgrade your craft-paper book with your favorite plain or patterned washi tape. The possibilities are endless!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>scissors ( 1 )<br>• Washi tape – slim set ( 1 )<br>• Moleskine cashier …