Over the years, Isla Vista, California has been in the news for some pretty unfortunate stuff, but there is much more to this college town than the wild parties it is known for. As a UC Santa Barbara student, I can vouch for the intellect and kindness of all of the residents of Isla Vista, who can qualify as party animals, bookworms, talented athletes and artists, or all of the above. (more…)
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A fashionsble high five to Friday.
At the top of our trending list this week: Off the Shoulder Tops, Printed Bells, Etched Silver, Wide Leather Belts and Felt Hats.
Read on for our top picks, how to rock the trend, and how to shop it… (more…)
Abs. At times they seem like the wrath of Sisyphus. You can go and do 300 or more crunches a day, buy a miracle contraption or product, or whatever else is out there, but I’d like to save you some time and tell you the number one thing that helps with your abs. (more…)
A few last-minute costume ideas that are so good, it’s almost scary. The bonus of shopping for your custom costume kit at SWELL? Your kit will end up in your closet, not the costume box.
The Tin Man (above)
Rig an elastic headband to a metal funnel (or spray paint a plastic one silver) and add it to your metallic base. Luckily, lamé is going to be a big trend this Holiday season, so you’ll get a new party dress and costume in one. Top with an axe.
Pictured: Silver RVCA Dress
Read on for more ideas… (more…)