All posts tagged: Spring

5 Ways to Spring into Total Happiness This Season

Smell the flowers? Hear the birds? Feel the glorious sunshine? Spring has arrived, and with it, joy should be blossoming. There is a beautiful freshness in the air during this season of rejuvenation. Take advantage of this time and amp up your mood with these easy spring-oriented steps: #1. Embrace Positivity Happiness starts with attitude. Adopt a disposition as bright and cheery as the blue spring sky. Look at the beauty around you and remember how lucky you are to be alive, enjoying the warmth and splendor of the springtime. An optimistic outlook is essential. It allows you to persevere in the face of challenges. Be hopeful this spring; start smiling. #2. Add Color to Your Wardrobe Say goodbye to those dark hue outfits you were obsessed with in winter. It’s time to add some brighter color to your wardrobe. This isn’t only a fashion decision, but a decisive mood changer. According to Constance Hart, a color therapy expert, “color has an effect on our psyche,” where our mood is directly influenced by the clothes …

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

How Women Are Taking Over Their Careers – Online!

Today, information and services can be spread and received further and faster than ever before because of the Internet. Individuals everywhere are building their careers online based on their talents, services and clients. There is a new wave of bloggers, web developers, and artists who have embraced the idea of becoming their brand and are making great profit! We asked three young women who are looking to become online freelancers and marketing gurus how they feel about their future careers. Nicole, 19 I’m an artist that often uses color pencils and painting for my artwork. I have many sketchbooks of my drawings. Recently, I posted my artwork online and got a nice following. My friends advised me that I should put my work onto shirts, shoes, and other products so I can sell them. I really like this idea and even ordered a box of plain white T’s to work on. I’m taking online classes to learn new skills like Adobe Photoshop so I can become a graphic designer. I feel like there’s so much free information and …

All About Sunglasses

With sunglasses more likely on the forefront of the list of the top 10 must have accessories for the next two seasons, YHM has curated a list of the best sunglass styles of 2014! Whether the fashionable retro cat-eye, rockin’ aviators, grungy round eye lenses, or any of the other popular styles, sunglasses are most importantly used to protect your eyes from harmful sun rays. However, we can all admit that they are the hottest accessory to have right now. Below are some of the most stylish shades out that will complete your fashion looks, while also blocking the piercing sunlight. One can never go wrong with all black cat eye sunglasses. These are sexy and super stylish. You can try wearing these with just about anything you have in your closet. Now, these are super cute! If you are headed to a festival or outdoor concert, these are definitely the perfect choice. When we saw these glasses, we automatically think of the word hipster! You can try these cool Wayfarer sun glasses with the brown tinted …

Pretty in Pastel

Allow yourself to be swept away by this season’s sea of pastels. These soft hues are all the rage and can take your look from drab to fab. This midi skirt set in soft mint green will have you in trend with its sheer stripes and matching top and bottom. Don’t be afraid to color block with your pastels by adding these soft coral pointy toe pumps with transparent accents and ankle straps. Pull your look together with this simple silver mini multi chain bracelet for a touch of elegance. Now you’re ready for a lunch date with your special other. If anyone asks where you got you soft summer look, tell them your favorite magazine. By Lisa Green

Cropped Spring Essential!

For some of us the crop top trend never parted for the fall and winter season. With warmer weather in the forefront, it’s time for the rest of us to bring out the tummy showing shirts. Although buying half a shirt seems like a dumb idea at times, we cannot deny the love that we carry for crop tops. They are designed to beat the unbearable summer heat and show off our sexy sun-kissed bodies. This bright orange top would be a great addition to any outfit because of its sweet 90’s twist. Cropped and see-through is too hot not to try. This button up collar shirt is sleek and cool for a humid summer afternoon. This pink crop top would look great with just about anything, but possibly pairing them with a pair of hip hugging skinny jeans is a must. You can complete this look with black converses for a laid back style. Rock a fun graphic tee shirt with either a maxi skirt or a pair of high-waisted black jeans for more of an edgy style. …