Detroit-based Ingrid LaFleur works as an art curator, activist, speaker and afrofuturist. “Afrofuturism is a cultural movement that pulls from the mythologies and legends of Africa and the African diaspora,” she says.… Read more The post A Week of Outfits: Ingrid LaFleur appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
I’m an eat-the-same-thing-for-lunch-every-day kind of person, and this extends all the way to my fingertips. My nails are always, always red — orangey-red in the warmer months and deeper red in the winter.… Read more The post Do or Don’t: Matte Nails appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
We’ve been spotting fall trends around the city. Want to weigh in? First up: Animal prints add edge to any look and style guru Jenna Lyons say they work as a neutral.… Read more The post Three Fall Looks We’re Spotting Everywhere appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
Saila Hanninen is a force. The Denver-based sales director, marathoner, and Ironman triathlete has raced all over the world. In June 2017, at age 35, she was diagnosed with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer, and she approached it with the same strength she brings to every part of her life.… Read more The post My Beauty Uniform: Saila Hanninen appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
BOO! Halloween is around the corner, & let’s be honest, most of us have 5 million things on our to-do lists. But like we still wanna dress up, ya know? Last year I was Elvira Hancock & I feel like it was a hit. You know, Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface. In fact we’re selling the dress so if you want it email me: firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s fun, easy to do, & got me thinking about this year. How can we make Halloween easy, fun, & most importantly ( you know what I’m going to say here ), efficient. So I had a light bulb moment. Colette Prime inspired me to make a whole Amazon page dedicated to a Halloween costumes. This also fits perfectly with my new Instagram account @and.the.skinny.was.like. If you haven’t checked out that Amazon page you...
Beauty editor Jenny Jin, who lives in New Jersey with her fiancé, has figured out her fall-to-winter uniform. “If I were a cartoon character, I’d be wearing a cozy sweater and skirt,” she laughs.… Read more The post Week of Outfits: Jenny Jin appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
Two years ago, we featured six readers wearing their work outfits. Recently, we asked readers again what they wear to work and we got hundreds of amazing emails.… Read more The post What Do You Wear to Work? Nine Cup of Jo Readers Share Their Real-Life Looks appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
English teacher Beatriz Carrero lives in Zaragoza, Spain, with her husband and their four kids: Javier, Sergio, Vera and Raúl. As a teenager, Beatriz lost her right arm in an accident, and she was initially scared about what motherhood would be like with a disability.… Read more The post A Week of Outfits: Beatriz Carrero appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
Isabella Boylston is a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre. She is also warm, charming and knows her way around a beauty product. Here, she shares her secret beauty obsession and the best lipstick colors for different ballet characters… When you’re not performing, do you wear makeup in your everyday life?… Read more The post My Beauty Uniform: Isabella Boylston appeared first on A Cup of Jo.
Adidas Skateboarding July 25th, 2019 will mark exactly 30 years since the Beastie Boys dropped their second — and best — album, Paul’s Boutique. To commemorate the anniversary, the Beastie Boys and Adidas have teamed up for a new skate shoe that harkens back to a golden era of 90s skateboarding with Adidas Americana silhouette — a less bulky iteration of Adidas popular Canvas silhouette. The Beastie Boys Adidas Americana features an entirely vegan canvas upper bathed in an off-white colorway with grey cotton jersey lining and accents. The cotton jersey lining is our favorite bit, especially in its use across the three-stripes. The Beastie Boys logo, designed by artist Eric Haze, is stamped across the tongue and sock-liner badge in oversizes 90s graffiti fashion, but...