Beyonce and Jay-Z’s “On The Run” Tour

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As you may know if you don’t live in a dark cave in a remote corner of an otherwise uninhabited stretch of land, Beyonce and Jay-Z are on tour. Together. Because that’s not the cutest thing ever. Music’s most beloved married couple struck out on the “On The Run” co-headline tour on June 25th in Miami, and have been wowing audiences in major markets around the country ever since. 

If you don’t have a chance to make it out to the tour in person, don’t fret. Just blast your favorite Beyonce and Jay tunes at full volume and take a look at some of Queen Bey’s best looks from the tour, including custom designed outfits from Versace, Alexander Wang, and Nicola Formichetti.

Little Bad Dresses

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The Little Black Dress has always been pretty famous, but now it’s all about challenging the classic interpretation. Revealing cutouts and bodycon fits are the name of the game, and with temperatures turning up, it’s kind of the perfect time to redefine the LBD.

#GIRLBOSS: CIARRA PARDO

For the final installment of the Portrait of a #GIRLBOSS series, we’re profilin’ Ciarra Pardo – best known for her work as Rihanna’s Creative Director (nbd). In her video, Ciarra talks about growing up as an overachiever in the Bronx, working a full-time job at the age of 15, and mastering the balance of work and play. Also: a life lesson she learnt from her horse. Awesome.

Did you see the last three #GIRLBOSS portraits? Go watch ‘em all now!

Because we love Rihanna (and you’re obsessed too) we’ve posted our fave Bad Gal music videos.

Nemesis Babe Takes Sidewalk Snaps at Paris Couture

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Fashion weeks come and go, but the Couture shows are unforgettable. Almost as important as the hand-made gowns that drift down the runway are the people who watch and critique them, editors and bloggers and buyers who are usually outfitted in the pumps, tees, and bags du jour.  Because we have to work (but still dream in couture), we got photo genius Marie Jensen to document her favorite looks from the street!

Fash Gif

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Greta Larkins launched her now cult-beloved website FashGif in 2011 with an image she animated from the Prada Spring ’11 collection, but the very first GIF the Melbourne-based artist created didn’t involve fashion at all. “It was a photo of a friend holding a stick (ha ha I think he was pretending to be Gandalf or something)…I removed the stick from his hand and then had it float into frame.” After becoming enamored with GIFs and teaching herself how to create them via online tutorials, Greta merged her loves of fashion and her love of the moving image and started creating her “fash gifs” for fun. Over the past few years the stylish GIFs have become must-have internet accessories for some of the most stylish folks around, and Greta has been written up by the likes of Dazed Digital, Oyster Magazine, and Bullett Media, and collaborated with some pretty big names, including Calvin Klein, Converse, and Kenzo.

We asked the 29 year old to choose her all time favorite creations, and asked her about her dream FashGif collaborations.

Illustrating Feminism with Foie Gras

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We know we talk about girl crushes a lot, but this one is the real deal. Foie Gras, who we’ve loved for a while, is part graphic artist, part in-your-face feminist, and a pretty cool musician, too. She knows what she’s talking about when it comes to girl power and she’s commanded quite the following. Her digital project, Girls Against Cat-Calling, is as visually inspiring as it is culturally relevant. We got the chance to catch up with her and talk zines, livers, and #YESALLWOMEN. After our chat, she was nice enough to make us Nasty Gal-inspired art, too!

#GIRLBOSS: SOKO

Our Portrait of a #GIRLBOSS series continues with the freespirited actress and musician Soko, who is all about making her own thing, and doing her own thing.

Raised as one of six kids in a tiny village near Bordeaux in France, where there was “not much access to the city, or art”, Soko knows all about the kind of obstacles that can make you want to give up. The solution, she says, is to follow your intuition, try not to get too emotional, and just have a little trust. Preach, #GIRLBOSS, preach.

Did you see the last three #GIRLBOSS portraits? Go watch ‘em all now!

If you’re not familiar, we’ve included some of Soko’s beautiful music videos for our favorite songs.

Stars in Stripes

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We could plaster flags all over our bodies, but for this 4th, we prefer a subtler approach. Whether you’re a poolside patriot or watching fireworks from dry land, we suggest pairing simple reds, whites and blues with Budweiser and BBQ. Pulling out that perfect, classic American brand tee isn’t a bad idea either. Because we never want to celebrate our independence from the Internet, we scoured our favorite sites for the best in American attire.

Sole Mates

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When heels are too high and flip flops are too gross, Vans seem to be the footwear frontrunner. They’re the kind of shoes you can get sand in, but they also have this strange way of working with every outfit. In Paris, girls go minimal in Vans, skinny jeans, and simple tees. In So Cal, they’re worn from morning skate session until rooftop after party. We rounded up a few of our favorite sidewalk snaps to show you how versatile the shoes really are.