It may be a cliche, but almost everything sounds better with an English accent, especially when draped in beaded gowns and finished with finger waves. Here, our top style takeaways and life lessons learned from Downton Abbey.
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Life Hack: These 5 Everyday Items Will Up Your Style Game
The next time you’re sitting at home, take a quick look around. Do you have a banana, a bar of soap, a bobby pin, some vinegar, and a bottle of clear nail polish anywhere close by? If so, then you can take your style game to the next level (and not in the ways you’d expect!). Our editors at Birchbox Man, ever devoted to style and simplicity, came up with some creative ways to fix annoying loose threads on shirts, solve the unused-toothpaste epidemic, and get shiny, polished shoes with unexpected household items.
Your routine may never be the same again.
Looking for more fun things to try this month? The Birchbox Man October To-Do List has you covered.
With fall premieres upon us and our heritage theme in full swing, we’re looking back fondly at some of our favorite 90s TV style icons.
From the hair trick we learned from Angela Chase on My So-Called Life to the style tips we picked up from Steve Urkel (seriously!), here’s some excellent insight from one of our favorite decades.
The Birchbox Man To-Do List: September 2013
We can hardly believe it, but it’s officially September! And that means it’s time for us to update our wardrobes—hello, scarves—and daily routines to include some very appropriate Autumn staples.
Luckily, Birchbox Man editor Martin has compiled five essential tips and tricks to help make the summer-to-fall transition a little easier. Among them: a surprisingly easy workout move to tone your calves and glutes, plus a crazy life hack to keep pants wrinkle free when packing (you need to see it to believe it!).
All packed and ready to fly? Check out these six to-die-for airport meals.
3 Tips For The Perfect Long Weekend
The long-weekend is finally here—maybe you’re already jetting off on a getaway or starting a stay-cation. Either way, you work your butt off, so when those precious three days come around, use them well and look good doing it. Here are some tips to make your weekend plans even better:
1. 4 Glam (and Supereasy) Ways to Wear a Hair Wrap
Staying in? Going out? Taking a trip somewhere new? There’s a wrap for that. Grab a colorful hair wrap and try out one of these awesome styles.
2. How To: Look Great After A Long Flight
A late flight or long drive may have an exciting destination, but will leave you looking a little less than glamorous upon arrival. When there’s turbulence or bumpy roads, you might think makeup is out of the question, but there are a handful of products and tips that will leave you fresh and ready for weekend fun (as long as you’re not the one driving).
3. The Perfect Airplane Uniform
Guys, even when you’re not traveling for work, you can still put together a smart and classy outfit for the trip. And don’t forget to pack smart! We picked out a few travel essentials, right down to the suitcase.
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The Birchbox staff loves Revenge. From the amazing clothes to the plot twists, it’s an office-wide obsession. Even though we always tune in, we never saw this coming: The show has just launched its own perfume called Double Infinity. (For those who aren’t fanatics, the fragrance’s name is a reference to a symbol that has significant meaning within the storyline.)
Los Angeles native and USC student Sophie Elkus is a self-described fashion addict. Her blog Angel Food Style is where her joy for putting together the perfect outfit comes to life. And you would think that her fabulous dress sense must come second to her studies, but Sophie proves that having a full schedule doesn’t mean sacrificing style. This week, she’s sharing her favorite beauty and fashion tips for women on-the-go with us on our blog.
I can’t remember the last time I used a JanSport backpack to carry my textbooks and laptop. Why take it back to middle school when you can upgrade to a chic tote or structured satchel? There are so many stylish collegiate accessories on the market that it’s hard to narrow down my search to these few favorites.