International

Queen of Tarts: Dublin, Ireland

So you’re walking down Dame Street in Dublin and you have a major case of the snack attacks. Whatever should you do?! My recommendation? Pop into the marvelous Queen of Tarts for an adorable pastry. This quaint eatery is smack dab in the heart of the big city. Even if you won’t be hanging around […]

Kiss Your Travels Hello: Nail Files for the Jet-Setter

Whether you’re repping your home city or dreaming of faraway places, these awesome nail files will allow you to commemorate a city or “travel” for $1. Los Angeles, Tokyo, Milan, London, Paris, and New York are the among the top cities in the world. Would you trust your manicure to anything less? At a buck […]

Shoesday Tuesday: Editors’ Favorites

When I was in high school, I had to wear a uniform.  Everyone had the same shirt, the same skirt (it was an all-girls’ school), and the same knee-highs.  The only way to show your sense of style was through your accessories and your shoes.  That experience really made me appreciate fashion in general, but […]

Music Video: Beyonce, ‘I Was Here’ (United Nations Humanitarian Day Performance)

Queen Bey has graced us with an amazing video of her special performance at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on August 10th. With the help of the UN, producer Scott Robinson, and co-directors Kenzo Digital and Sophie Muller, this music video was created in honor of World Humanitarian Day (tomorrow, August 19). […]

Listen: Island Music to Top Off Your Summer

The end of summer is approaching and the feeling is bittersweet. But the season isn’t quite over yet, which makes the songs I’ll be sharing with you totally appropriate. Island music is the best kind to kick back to. This genre is characterized by a reggae/R&B sound and is usually made by artists of Polynesian […]

Mercure And Me: Luxembourg

Okay, so I’m kind of a hoarder when it comes to hotel toiletries. They’re cute, convenient, and great ways to try out new — and often times, exclusive — products. And sometimes, they’re surprisingly awesome. Take, for instance, these “Mercure and Me” complimentary products from the Mercure Hotel in Luxembourg City. Fun, graphic bottles and […]

Brand Spotlight: Rituals, Amsterdam

I was first introduced to Rituals, a spa brand from The Netherlands, while working in the Marie Claire beauty closet. MC works on tons of international stories, and the best products from around the globe are often spotlighted. While these stories are always fun to read, they’re really tricky to work on. Some brands are impossible […]