It took no time at all for me to go through the small sample packs of embroidery floss the book provided. Soon enough I was at a craft store throwing every available shade of embroidery floss in the cart while my horrified mother looked on. I actually did use most of it up and currently have...

I had made the mistake of waiting until my last night in London to pack a week's worth of souvenir and bargain hunts. With suitcase stretched beyond capacity, I made it home with a whole new wardrobe thanks to the high street and East End thrift markets. The East End: I love London's east...

If you don't have a scarf in your daily wardrobe, consider your smashion outfit incomplete. A good scarf can bring you from basic to celebrity stylin' in a matter of seconds. The ability to mix and match colors is endless. There is a scarf for every occasion, and they are appropriate at all...

Smashion Spotlight's Alejandra Ramos graduated from FIDM in San Francisco, and majored in Visual Communications. She is currently a Visual Merchandiser for Forever 21, and her job consists of mannequin styling, creating unique interior displays, table presentations, and about a million other...

Being the sucker for tropical, bohemian styles that I am, I packed nearly zero clothing and planned instead to shop my way through the absurdly inexpensive, islandly markets which dot the cities of northern Thailand. And I have to say, I was not disappointed. Here's my story of (and, in...

Every year our closets get jam-packed with more articles of clothing that we "forget" or no longer care about. It may be that bright classic button down that we bought at some point hoping we'd find the perfect bottoms at some point within the year...but then didn't. This spring, bright...

And with this status quo in mind, I reasoned as I continued to pack my suitcase, we often feel as though it's only appropriate – necessary, even – to settle our fashion standards and place a reduced importance on style when shopping specifically for snow sports apparel. "Oh, well," I...

People pack the gym for their New Years' Resolutions. They want to lose weight. They want to tone their body. They want to become healthier. But you and I know a secret they don't: most of them will fail. We don't fail with our resolutions because we don't try. The truth is that we often...

Pack versatile. Pick pieces that go with one another and that can be worn in multiple ways. For instance, a dress can be dressed up for a nighttime dinner or dressed down for daytime sightseeing. This yellow dress can be worn during the day with some sandals and flats or at night with a pair...

I was browsing Smashion Babble here the other day, when I came across an article by a fellow babbler, called "Thinspiration." It was a post exalting the accomplishment of a girl who lost a bunch of weight, showing before and after photos and linking to the girl's tumblr. Now, I couldn't be...

 

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