All posts tagged: magazine

Lynn Kim Do; The Charms of Being Creative

There is a beautiful charm about the combination of creativity and business. This dual trait is just two of the flawless characteristics we find in Lynn Kim Do. Yes, we can’t get enough of this stylish entrepreneur. We’ve already buzzed about her epic Neckbreakin’ Style video and collaboration with ALDO. After many nights scrolling down her Instagram feed we knew we had to take a seat with this creative diva and hear her story. We met at the very popular and cozy Play café for a totally laidback meet. Currently the Head of Social at Bravo Media Inc., Do finds balance between work and play. Do combines her love for creativity and being an entrepreneur so effortlessly that it pours out in all she does. After graduating from Rutgers University, with a BA in Communications in 2014, Do, took on New York with a brave heart to make creativity her business. She continuously researches and collaborates with the next big inspiration while at work and now on Neckbreakin’ Style. “It’s always rewarding directing and styling …

A Long Overdue Video…Because We Love You!

How long have you been reading YHM Magazine? If you’ve been skimming through our features and reposting photos from our look book since 2012 then the faces in this video will definitely ring a bell. YHM Scenes is all about chatting up what’s going on with Team YHM and just about any BTS footage we can share with you all. Back in 2012 our models roamed through a super vintage thrift store and had a ball! The video was shot by the talented and stylish Jen Hsieh. Be sure to drop a comment below and let us know what you think! Founder, Yegide Matthews Photo: YHM Magazine Archive

Celebrate Printed Leggings Another Season

With the potential of becoming cosigned to oblivion or short-lived to the fashion world after some time in the spotlight, leggings stood their ground in remaining inaudibly relevant. From stripes, to floral and random graphics far from typical, the edge that printed leggings bring to our wardrobe continues to capture our hearts and makes us look effortlessly fabulous. With spring around the corner, the thought on everyone’s mind is, “which trends will be hot and which will not?” Undoubtedly, printed leggings will present another appearance in the upcoming season. Below are a few looks that you can break into when you’re ready to ditch your denim obsession. Get fun and playful with cartoon inspired leggings. Stand out in these stars and stripes print leggings! Floral leggings are flirty and girly, which brings a feminine vibe to your outfit. These bold colored leggings with yellow and black leopard print and monochrome letters at the bottom would be great with a pair of sneakers for a sporty look. Overall, printed leggings are fun versatile pieces to have in your wardrobe. …

Guy Talk; First Date Thoughts and the Rules of Instagram

The moment has finally arrived. We are so ready to dabble in the never-ending convos about love and life! Notebook Confessions will have you eating your heart out as we chop up the meat of all relationship topics to just about anything we write down in our journals! To kick thing off is the much-anticipated Guy Talk feature. We’ve put together a potpourri of classic relationship questions and matched them to the modern way of life. Check out what some men have to say about attraction and dating. If you could prep a girl’s mind for a first date with you, what would you tell her and would you go for a romantic evening? Matt, 22 – Definitely got to be a bit romantic, but this date is the attention grabber, the hook, the intro paragraph to what is hopefully a long book. I don’t think it has to always be a romantic dinner, and it shouldn’t be, I would tell the girl to be open minded and to expect that it is something I know they …

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 …

All for One and One for All

It’s like a scene from an old 1950s movie. Small town. White picket fences. Everybody knows everybody. You can ask  your neighbor for a cup of sugar or an egg or two. Community service is simply helping the friends and families that you have grown close to for years. Unfortunately, we don’t live in that world anymore. Times has changed, making us distant, even to the people who live right next door. This is why doing community service is such a big deal today. However, while volunteer work should be exactly that, voluntary, some people find that it’s an easy resume booster. YHM spoke with Seton Hall students Chimma Nwobi and Cathy Chukuka about their opposing views on volunteer work and community service. “It’s sad that things have changed like this. I mean I honestly wish I could say that I would do community service if I didn’t need it to get into college, but I can’t. Think about it this way: It’s a form of punishment for criminals, so it kind of has a …