All posts tagged: blogging

ItsMyRayeRaye; Genuinely Stylish

Our generation has a massive love for sharing our creativity online, and Raye Boyce from the popular YouTube beauty vlog ItsMyRayeRaye shows us the path to success and staying humble. With over 540,000 subscribers, Raye has captured the hearts of die-hard makeup fanatics to your everyday gals. She recently collaborated with Blogger Box Beauty, for anyone who wants to rock the perfect ItsMyRayeRaye look. With this collaboration, you can grab it next season or style things up with the Jordan Lip Pencil, which Raye gushes is her favorite application in the box. “It’s so cool because unlike other boxes, there is no subscription service,” brags Raye. After sharing and collecting some of her favorite beauty tips on Tumblr, she was encouraged by her followers to begin vlogging. As a fresh face and dynamically trendsetting businesswoman, Raye strived to chat up affordable makeup products and easy access to all her fans. “I first started [to post] random videos with no schedule. I just winged it,” she said. Quickly garnering attention from companies and being recognized on the busy streets of …

Blogging Into The Fashion Industry; Little Mai Sunshine

What began as a way to oppose the tiring uniforms required of Catholic high school students, left Mai Nguyen, a Rutgers University student, falling in love with the vibrant world of fashion. She was quickly attracted to the creative freedom and expression of fashion, and in 2013 the 21-year old began documenting her fashion interests through her blog, Little Mai Sunshine. Although unsure of the future success of her blogging endeavors, Nguyen began styling her own outfits and creating a space where she could share her fashion dares and must-haves. Nguyen’s passion for fashion and concern for others is definitely admirable and endearing. Her delightful nature and enthusiasm is invariably transparent throughout each one of her blog posts. I want to provide people with a new perspective on style and fashion. I hope to inspire people…help them with their wardrobe malfunctions…or just any style advice” Nguyen explained. One thing most notable about her refreshing personal style diary, is her focus on affordable clothing. Undoubtedly, Nguyen understands the struggles of being a broke college student and not being …

Couture Fashion Week; Blooming New Ensembles

The Spring 2014 Couture Fashion Week was budding with new trends that will wrestle with your thoughts of elegance and cultural statements. Our lucky fashion night out featured the beautiful garments of TeKay Designs, LaPearl and Alexandra Popescu-York. Walking into the New Yorker Hotel the runway war had already began with fashion goers competing for attention in their quintessential attires. From glossy stitches to futuristic ensembles everyone got a little taste of the supermodel lifestyle. Photographers huddled along the runway for anyone willing to take center stage. As the chatter grew louder the lights dimmed; ultimately summoning everyone’s glare to the runway for the real divas. The night’s fashion allure tangled with ostentatious tailoring to essential and casual pieces. Check out someone of our favorite designs. Which one do you dare to rock? TeKay Designs LaPearl Alexandra Popescu-York By Yegide Matthews Photos: YHM Magazine Archive 

Glam & Grunge; Get Daring for Date Night!

The #1 fashion dilemma for Valentine’s Day is THE DRESS. It’s time to vamp up your wardrobe for all you daring and mysterious lovers out there! Go for a dark hue and fitted dress that shows off your curves. We picked out two fab choices! Both have a scoop back to accent your strong shoulder bones. Add a spiky statement necklace to drape over your dress. Next step, match your look with nude heels and nails for the right amount of glam to this grungy V-Day piece. And for the final vampy touch, M.A.C. has got you covered with its fun deep purple Heroine lipstick. Now you’re ready to take on the scene! As always we hope we have inspired you to stand out and shake things up for your lovely night out. And if someone asks where you got it from, make sure you mention your favorite online fashion magazine! Stay tune this week for 4 more V-Day fashion inspo! Let #YHMMAG be your go-to guide for a ‘fit that gets all the attention! By Yegide Matthews 

YHM Special: Staying Genuine to Yourself with Sarah Jaihe Lee

Committing yourself to following your dreams isn’t an effortless road to travel. There are so many distractions young people can get tangled up in from school to friendships. But, with a plan of action and a driven heart you can make the impossible, possible. YHM’s very own, Sarah Jaihe Lee, breaks down her accomplishments from 2013 and gives us a peek of the year ahead. With a background in English and a craving to share what she loves, this young woman is surprising herself by checking things off her to-do list! YHM: Who is Sarah and what is she all about?  Sarah Jaihe Lee: I’m a senior at Rutgers University majoring in English with a minor in music. I enjoy blogging, cooking, baking, writing and singing. I have been interning with YHM Magazine since June 2013. I was also a Style Guru for CollegeFashionista and wrote for “Fashionista Spotlight”. YHM: In what ways have you accomplished your dreams/goals of 2013? SJL: I have accomplished many things in 2013 but I didn’t do it alone. I believe God was …

Yasmeen Fahmy’s Notion on Style and Feminism

Yasmeen Fahmy, the well-dressed brains and former blogger of Castle Fashion, is a self-proclaimed feminist, this 22-year-old fashion lover, graphic designer, and illustrator takes your notion of “feminist” and flips it on its head. Who says you can’t fight for women’s rights and care about the economics of clothing while in heels? YHM: When did you start your fashion blog and online presence, and what inspired it? Yasmeen Fahmy: Browsing through my outfit photos I honestly don’t feel like I’m portraying the style that I really love which is sort of a mix of modern pirate clothing, knits, and gold. I have a very average wardrobe, but recently I’ve become more selective about what I accept into my closet. The problem is that I’m very paranoid about what happens to clothing when it’s thrown out or donated. Either it sits in a landfill or it’s sent abroad where it reduces the demand for domestic textile production. So I always end up hanging on to many things I don’t ever wear. As far as what makes me …