Intern Like A #GIRLBOSS & Win A $1,000 Wardrobe

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We are next-level excited to be teaming up with our friends at Refinery29 for this two-in-one internship. Talk about a power couple! Win a 6-week resume-boosting internship—three weeks at the Nasty Gal offices in Los Angeles and three weeks at the Refinery29 offices in New York. Your hands (and heels) on training starts now. For the official rules, go here!

In The After Party Vintage Meadows Romper

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If there’s one way to get psyched for spring, it’s to deck yourself out in head-to-toe pastels. See: Blogger/Aussie babe Chloe Ting’s all-pastel-everything ensemble. She sported our mint green After Party Vintage Meadows Romper with a pale pink Nasty Gal Collection Tempted Heart Lace Tee, lace-up beige booties, and a white leather backpack. (Bonus points for the lavender-tinted hair.) Check out more pics of Chloe’s badass spring ensemble below, and stay tuned for the launch of Nasty Gal Australia in the coming weeks!

Jo Ratcliffe

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If you swiped up an issue of SUPER NASTY mag last year, you might remember that we chatted up London-based illustrator/art director/animator Jo Ratcliffe, but so much has happened since then. Admittingly, we’re most excited about her work being featured in Nasty Gal Founder and CEO Sophia Amoruso’s new book, #GIRLBOSS. In it, Jo transforms Sophia’s rules of being a #GIRLBOSS into killer pieces of art, which are equally inspirational as they are awe-inspiring. Jo is quite the #GIRLBOSS of her own, though—her clients have included everyone from Louis Vuitton to Kenzo to Katy Perry, just to name (a very select!) few. So, we caught up with Jo to find out what she’s been working on since we last chatted, and get the lowdown on what inspires all her on-point illustrations.

(Photo by Ben Toms)

In The Nasty Gal Milk and Honey Jumpsuit

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Don’t get us wrong—we’re all about that more-is-more attitude, but sometimes all it takes is a couple pieces to truly make a statement ensemble. See: Friend in Fashion blogger Jasmin Howell. This Aussie babe paired a crisp white Nasty Gal Milk and Honey jumpsuit with the Nasty Gal Collection Virtue & Vice Embroidered Bomber Jacket and Shoe Cult Collection Privilege leather heels to prove that less really is more when it comes to turning heads. Check out more pics of Jasmin’s monochrome ensemble below, and stay tuned for the launch of Nasty Gal Australia in the coming weeks!

Natalie Pavloski

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When I lived in NYC and commuted to work every day, my main goals were to: 1.) Avoid eye contact at all costs, 2.) Ride the train without a single person talking/touching/glaring/sneezing on me, and 3.) Walk as fast as humanly possible during the transfers. Basically, nothing could get in my way. One particular day, though, I was power-walking through the Lorimer/Metropolitan stop, and there it was—THE most beautiful zine I had ever seen on display at The Newsstand. It stopped me dead in my tracks. The word “Nails” was written in giant script across a photo of a single hand holding a switchblade with crisp, white tips. Instantly, the image was burned into my brain, and shortly after that, I moved to Los Angeles and still wondered who the genius was behind that killer cover. Turns out it was nail artist Natalie Pavloski, an Australian who worked for housing and homeless organizations throughout NYC but had “always been doing something creative, whether it was drawing, painting or taking photos.” After talking with her mentor and friend, celebrity manicurist Alicia Torello, Natalie decided to switch careers and assist for her instead. “I started to put my own work out via social media and had a really good response. It’s been non-stop ever since.” Natalie also did the super kawaii Emoji nails for our rave lookbook, so we thought it would be the perfect time to ask her to share her top 10 nail designs with us—and the secret to making them look so awesome. —Chrissy Mahlmeister

Nagisa Kaneko From Disco Nail

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Meet Nagi a.k.a. nail artist extraordinaire Nagisa Kaneko. She lives and works in the hip Shibuya district of Tokyo where she runs an awesome salon called Disco Nail. Nagi’s personal look might best be described as girly new-age goth (or something along those lines), and she rocks it from the tips of her silvery, bleach-blonde tresses to the toes of her tough girl vintage boots.

(Photos by Sayo Nagase and Yuji Murakami)

Slide On Over! Or Not.

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It’s not uncommon to side-eye new trends when they pop up on the runway, but the return of the Birkenstocks this spring is perhaps the most polarizing—because it’s becoming a serious reality. Casual slip-on sandals have been showing up everywhere (even on our site!) thanks to their debut on Celine’s Spring 2013 runway. Everyone from the Man Repeller to the Olsen twins to Vogue’s magazine editors have signed off on these super casual shoes, but not all are on-board this ’90s trend. So, we let two Nasty Gal writers sound off on why they think the return of Birks is the best (and worst!) thing that’s happened to the fashion world as of late.