Apr
15
2014
3


How To Tuesday: Hop, Hop, Hop.

lace bunny earsBefore my nickname was “Turtle” it was Kiki B- B first standing for Bendel, later for bunny.  Not sure if the second iteration has more to do with me actually looking like a rabbit or my proclivity for falling down hypothetical rabbit holes.  In any case, I once required guests at my birthday party to parade around downtown in darling little bunny ears.  Birthdays are great excuses for props… as are brunches.  And wouldn’t you know, Easter is coming up and that’s prime brunching time.  What better way to add a little fun to your Easter brunch than with some stylish lace bunny ears for you and your guests?

Pro tip: You can also create lace cat ears with the same technique (which I made for my special video guest, Bud).

xx,

WhyDid

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Apr
01
2014
1


How To Tuesday: Milking It
Written by: WhyDid | Beauty Buzz,How To Tuesday

celebrity braidBecause there is absolutely no point in blowing out your locks during rain shower season (as my hair in this video can attest), it’s best to have a fallback updo that’s both stylish and easy to do when in an early morning rush.  The ultimate way to fight frizz beyond a buzz cut or toxic Brazilian potions basically comes down to braiding.  We’ve already learned how to French braid and fishtail braid (twice), so in order to take it to the next level, today I’ll teach you how to emulate farmhands and famous twins with the “milk maid braid.”  (**Extra credit points for incorporating a fishtail into this style).


xx,

WhyDid

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Mar
25
2014
1


How To Tuesday: But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

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Once “selfie” was actually included in the Oxford dictionary (though spellcheck still does not recognize it), I figured it was a topic that was well worth addressing in a long overdue (greatly anticipated) episode of How To Tuesday.  Though our newsfeeds are swamped with narcissistic snapshots of mugs of friends, acquaintances, and Victoria’s Secret models, it seems that some of you are still not quite clear as to what constitutes an actual selfie.  First of all, it’s a photograph of YOU taken by YOU.  While posting a photograph of yourself taken by someone else is still just as self indulgent as a selfie, it does not classify as one.  And because I know you’re going to have a super good hair day soon and need to document it, let’s break down the best and most flattering ways to capture your pretty little pout with the “Do’s” and “Don’t's” of taking a perfect selfie.

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Apr
09
2013
3


How To Tuesday: Power Clash Like a Pro
Written by: WhyDid | How To Tuesday

And finally spring has sprung.  The weather’s warmed up and it’s time to do a little bit of rearranging of our closets.  Now, before you get all kinds of crazy trashing everything in your armoire, take a moment to consider taking part in the power clashing trend of spring.  What’s power clashing, you ask?  Well, instead of sticking with the stigma that you can’t wear two patterns at once, embrace bold prints and double down.  There are a few rules though (always rules), so check out the video below to keep you on the right track.

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Think you’ve got the trend down pat?  Then mix your stripes, dots, plaids, and florals and come meet me and Qwear at The Dalloway to celebrate the power of prints.

Qwear

xx,

WhyDid

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Apr
02
2013
0


How To Tuesday: Slice a Pineapple, Smell Like a Kardashian

A couple of weeks ago, supermarkets across the US saw a spike in pineapple sales.  It may have had something to do with a little “science experiment” executed by none other than the Kardashian Krew.  Now, I’m not sure who I’m more disgusted by: them for showcasing such unladylike behavior on national television, or you for buying into it.  Either way, I’ve always been a fan of pineapple and it’s the perfect fruit for summer fetes, but it can appear to be a bit daunting in its native state.  Have no fear, chopping up a pineapple is much easier than one might have guessed and it’s also chocked full of health benefits other than those not suitable, however, still mentioned on TV.

xx,
WhyDid

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