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RIP Nylon Print

Last week, we learned that Nylon would make the complete switch to digital and would be shutting down their print magazine. I spent the weekend thinking about this and how Nylon wasn’t the first magazine to do this and it certainly won’t be the last. I can’t even recall the last year I had a magazine subscription or the last time I even bought one by choice. In a way, I’m the problem here. I’ve been reading Nylon both online and in print since I was a teenager, but these days only sticking to digital.

It was a prominent magazine for me during my scene days and when I felt like dipping into something I thought was just a little bit edgier than Teen Vogue. When I think of my identity back then, I think I was a little bit of both! Half Teen Vogue / Half Nylon. Wasn’t every girl at that age? Nylon was at the cutting edge of trends, icons, fashion, and music. There was even a time where I dreamt of being a part of this magazine in some way shape or form way wayyyy back when I wanted to be a journalist.

I’m very sad to hear that the print version of Nylon is shutting down. The magazine meant so much to me during my adolescent years, but as always, we’ll continue to read Nylon Digital every day and hope that even their print legacy can continue to live on as it shifts to fully digital.

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Una

I love to watch movie trailers and I love to get excited about what’s coming out. However, when it really comes down to it, these movie trailers and their dates get lost in my own timeline. I somehow always forget when they come out and when they are released, I don’t make time to watch the film in theaters. It’s quite the problem to have, but it’s been awhile since I’ve watched a trailer (other than “Mother” recently) that caught my attention enough to post it on Yow Yow!

In “Una,” Rooney Mara plays a woman who previously engaged in a relationship with her much older neighbor. The film flashes between present day and her as a child with actor Ben Mendelsohn. After discovering Mendelsohn in the present day, she finds that he has completely stripped himself of his old identity – he has a new name and apparently, a new wife. Currently the film is slated to be released October 13th.

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Blog Roundup

  • Most fashionable kids on Instagram [Fashionista] um… my future children?
  • Lifestyle blogger brags about taking 2nd place in Florida Half Marathon…gets CAUGHT! [Barstool Sports]
  • 4 beauty products that you don’t need in your routine [Byrdie]
  • Could listening to music at work stall your productivity? [Well+Good]

  • Urban Decay to launch skincare line [Nylon]
  • How to predict unfaithfulness in a relationship [My Domaine]
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Blog Roundup

  • 5 Things that are harder than registering to vote
  • Gay Marriage, A Year Later [New York Times]
  • Kevin Durant leaves OKC to join the Warriors. Just give them the trophy already. [ThePlayersTribune]
  • Lollapalooza Columbia cancels entire festival because headliner Rihanna pulls out for fear of Zika Virus [Nylon]
  • Photographing the real Barack Obama [The Guardian]
  • Productivity is about what you don’t do [Jocelyn Glei]
  • The one food you should never eat according to Anthony Bourdain [TIME]
  • JetBlue does something sweet for mothers on Mother’s Day [Travel + Leisure]
  • How awkward are you? (a quiz!) I got the “I’m not awkward, which is awkward.” Man, can’t win [Man Repeller]
  • How to say “Thank You” [James Clear]
  • A generator that guesses your age and status based on what apps you have on your phone. [Washington Post] This wasn’t entirelyyyy accurate for me.

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Blog Roundup

– Throwback! Facebook is bringing back the “away message.” [Nylon]

– What Spotify users prefer to fall asleep to. Any guesses? [Billboard]

– Anthony Bourdain’s 3 best tips for eating out when traveling abroad [Entrepreneur]

– 20 mistakes inexperienced managers make from an Amazon exec via Quora [Business Insider]

– An illustrative guide to the most annoying trends on Instagram [Distractify]

– Summertime in a cup! Starbucks is introducing your campfire favorite (S’mores!) as a frapp. It will hit stores April 28th and you better believe we’ll be the first to try it! [Refinery29]

– The best food to order at every single major league baseball park [Esquire]

– Late night munchies? SF has got you covered. [Refinery29]

– 5 career mistakes that are OK to make in your 20’s [WhoWhatWear]

– Overdue, but we said goodbye to The Bold Italic :( [The Bold Italic]

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Coachella 2015 Street Style

Every year when I missed Coachella, I would look forward to streaming the sets and catching up on all of the photos via my favorite blogs. Music festival fashion isn’t new, but it hasn’t always existed either. It was probably made more widely known a few years ago and after that fast fashion brands began to design collections so that people could specifically dress for these music festivals. It’s fascinating to me, really. Anyways, like every year, I continue to really enjoy seeing the looks that celebrities and bloggers bring with them to the festival so here are just a few of my favorites!

I realize that this is only for Weekend One, but I don’t know if I’ll have it in me to do a second weekend roundup! Plus – we gotta make room for other content.

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A Full House Reboot

As a 90’s child, I couldn’t get enough of Full House. It was my favorite show and I was convinced that Michelle Tanner and I were pretty much the same person… but you know as two different races and two completely different families. When I saw Alamo Square for the first time and the Painted Ladies (highlighted in the opening credits) I could have died out of excitement. So when it was announced earlier this week that Netflix might be signing on for a reboot of my favorite series, I nearly thought it was an April Fool’s prank. Luckily it wasn’t.

Here’s what we know so far:

– Netflix will be taking on 13 episodes continuing the series.

– It will be titled “Fuller House” instead of “Full House.”

– Candace Cameron Bure will reprise her role as DJ and Andrea Barber will return as Kimmy Gibbler! (The Gibbler!!)

More importantly, are they still in San Francisco? Alamo Square? Where are Danny, Jesse, and Joey now? Are they all still living together? I have so many questions.

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The Worst Horoscope I’ve Ever Read

I look forward to reading my horoscope on both a weekly and a monthly basis. I know it’s a silly thing to believe in, but I typically find them to be true…or what happens is that I read it and sometimes convince myself that what my horoscope is telling me is ACTUALLY what’s happening in my life. Raise your hand if you’ve done the same. With all that said, it’s important to just take these things with a grain of salt because at the end of the day, you should remember that someone gets paid to write these. I happened to be on the Nylon blog today where they made a new post for April horoscopes and the Aries horoscope is the worst.

Happy Birthday Ram! Remember, you are not at the beginning of the Zodiac to be any old mountain goat—you are here because you shimmer and catch the sunlight like the Golden Fleece, the catalyst that set all those Argonauts in motion. Of all the colors, I actually associate you with red, and surveys say that irregardless of gender, human beings of all age and stripes are happy to see a woman in bright red lipstick. It’s genetic, it’s animal—Jane Goodall born April 3, one of the foremost Aries primatologists observed that even chimpanzees respond to bright lipstick. Anyway you get the picture, and here’s smiling at you kid.

I read this and thought, okay cool intro, let me click the next page to see my real horoscope, but instead it jumped straight to Taurus. What?! That’s not a horoscope, you’re just giving me random facts and trying to stroke my ego.

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Snaps for a Snapshot

Who: Suki Waterhouse

Wearing: Reem Acra

Where: Insurgent Premiere

I actually didn’t think that I would love this, but somehow when I was looking at all the other looks from the premiere, I kept coming back to this one. Completely fixated on how pretty it was, but also how imperfect and edgy it is at the same time.

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Coachella 2014 Street Style

Coachella is the music festival that defined music festival fashion. Even though it is two weekends this year, we are only covering our favorite looks from just one weekend. I scanned several of my favorite fashion blogs to pick up these looks and here are the ones that stood out the most:

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Willa Holland x Nylon Magazine

Arrow’s Willa Holland had a gorgeous spread in Nylon recently featuring her as iconic actresses throughout the years. Check out her looks below the cut:

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This Or That

photo cred | Nylon Mag

Rachel Bilson and Aubrey Plaza wore the same style of dress to the same event for the movie they both co-starred in. Who wore it better? I’ve never been a huge fan of the peplum most because I’m not sure if I can pull it off myself, but I love Rachel’s pop of blue in her Oscar de la Renta peplum dress. As for the peplum dress that is more versatile, Aubrey takes the cake in her Calvin Klein number. Did the two actresses call each other to plan this look or was it just coincidence?

Which is your favorite and which would you wear? I think I would choose Rachel’s dress!

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Emma Roberts x Nylon Aug. 2013

Earlier this week, Emma Roberts made headlines when TMZ broke the news that she had been arrested due to domestic violence…beating up her 26-year old boyfriend Evan Peters. It was surprising to say the least because that’s a side we never imagined the actress to have. I’ve been a fan of Emma’s ever since her Nickelodeon days on “Unfabulous,” but it must be hard to keep up this act of being a sweet former teenage actor and niece of Julia Roberts.

We hope things get better for you Emma. Please don’t turn into Amanda Bynes. I read reports that you and your boyfriend just have a passionate relationship and stuff so … just keep your fists to yourself.

Other than that, we love her photoshoot for Nylon’s latest denim issue and her interview with the magazine.

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Snaps For A Snapshot

Who: Chloe Sevigny

Wearing: Rodarte

Where: Launch party for Absolut Elyx

I absolutely love this! I would’ve never thought to style it like this, but that’s why it’s so great.

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