Author: YHM Editors

Style Stalking: 5 Must-Try Pieces for Spring

Our computer screens were totally frozen on Mai Nguyen’s chic NYFW dress-up with Lynn Kim Do of Neckbreakin’ Style. You already know how obsessed we are with both ladies from our past features on them, but we had to show-off these amazing and very spring forward looks for The Closet—previously titled Weekly Wear. We cooled down their looks for spring time breeze with linen and cotton fabrics and brightened up the sets with warmer hues. Our five must-try trends for spring are bralettes, maxi skirts, bold or nude lips, florals, and sheer—anything! Nguyen’s botanical floor-length skirt and V-neck bralette is perfect if you’re going for an edgy meets girly look! Do’s airy polka dot shirtdress and sneakers are spot on athleisure pieces that not only follows the trends but keeps you totally causal and comfortable. By Leslie Tanner | Photos: Nguyen and Do, Travis Chambers | Products, Brand Photo

Can Men & Women Just Be Friends?

It’s normal for people to build a bond with each other over time. But what if they’re of the opposite sex? Can guys and girls have friendships without drama or romantic feelings? This, of course, has been a question for the ages. We’ve seen all the classics like When Harry Met Sally, No Strings Attached, Friends With Benefits, and 13 Going on 30. Those romantic comedies tackled this great debate on the widescreen. We asked a few young women on their experiences with guys and if they had any awkward encounters because let’s face it we all have some really hot guy friend right? Tori, 19 | Of course, guys and girls can be friends! I have many guy friends. I go to parties, sporting events, and dinners with them all the time. They are really cool. I have brothers and I spent time with guys all the time so I’m really comfortable around them. Of course, some of us might develop romantic feelings but it goes away quickly over time. My guy friends already know that I have a boyfriend so they respect …

Viktoriya Sener: How to Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Viktoriya Sener’s lifestyle is all fashion from her blog Tie Bow-Tie to doubling as a photographer and social media specialist throughout the week. “If you truly have a passion for something, it’s not that boring kind of work anymore. You’re in the process 24 hours,” Sener explains. Originally from the Ukraine, the colorful and confident blogger calls Istanbul, Turkey home and shares with us how she found confidence by taking risks. YHM: What has traveling to and living in different countries taught you about yourself and the world? Viktoriya Sener: Well, let’s say there are no bad nations. There are good and not so good people anywhere in the world. Living in different cultures brings unforgettable experiences and teaches you how to be more patient towards each other. YHM: How does someone with a Masters in Finance Management end up in the fashion industry? VS: It actually helps very much with my blog, if you treat it like a business, such education is a godsend. When I moved to Istanbul, I had a lot of …

YHM and Ed2010: Your Ultimate Guide to Bottomless Brunch in NYC

We partnered with Ed2010.com, one of the best career sources for young editorial professionals, to give you something your appetite cannot resist. Take your weekends to the next level of awesome by stepping into some of our favorite restaurants for a brunch affair. We’ve got you covered with posh sceneries in the Upper East Side to live music over in Queens. Oh, and did we mention this is a curation of affordable – and bottomless – brunches? Yeah? Okay cool. Check out the full article here and start making your checklist for where you’ll be dining soon. Photo: Ali Inay

5 Ways to Keep a Healthy Relationship with your Bank Account

There is no secret that college is tough, especially when you’re trying to achieve that 4.0 GPA, balance a part-time or full-time job, and squeeze in time for a social life. What’s even more difficult is trying to survive on a college student’s budget; your bank account seems to never be where you want it to be. While your collegiate years are shimmering with new-found independence and breathtaking moments, it’s also the time when you realize that part of becoming an adult, is making smart financial decisions. You start to learn when to say no (or yes!) to those shoes you have eyed for so long. Here are five young women who offer their tips on how to maintain a healthy relationship between you and your bank account. Q: Where are some places that you shop that would fit into an average female college student’s budget? A: For my basic pieces, I shop at affordable places: Cotton On and H&M. For fun and trendy pieces, I love checking out stores like Forever 21 because I …

11 Dresses to Ring in the New Year!

One moment it feels like spring then not so much. Now, snow is a possibility for us Northeast folks. If you’re ready to dine, dance, and celebrate no matter what the weather throws your way or where you are, check out these sexy silhouettes to slip into — hurry because the ball is dropping soon! Comfort is everything and Joe Fresh and PacSun has got you covered with soft knits to loose fits. If short and fringe is your game you’re going to love H & M’s v-neck mini with zigzag cuts. Have fun counting down to 2016 in style and comfort! Share your stories with us here. H & M, $49.99 Adelyn Rae, $59.40 | Topshop, $95 | Express, $88 Mango, $59.99 Y Yigal X Design Lab, $46.80 | PacSun, $52.50| Forever 21, $29.90 Joe Fresh, $14.94 Urban Outfitters, $210 | Nasty Gal, $88   By Leslie Tanner | Photos: Company website