Think tortoiseshell is just for sunglasses? Think again. It’s a unique print that can decorate almost anything. And tortoiseshell is popping up everywhere this season, from hair clips to jewelry and even shoes. Whether it’s a trendy acrylic bag or a pair of vinyl sandals, tortoiseshell makes even budget-friendly picks look expensive. Plus, its subtle design is easier to pull off than louder animal prints like cow or zebra.
Here are 12 tortoiseshell accessories guaranteed to perk up any ensemble.
The athleisure trend has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. It essentially revolves around wearing gym clothes outside of the gym but in a fashionable way. Often when we think of the athleisure trend, we’re drawn straight to yoga pants and oversized hoodies. And while this can form one outfit, there are actually plenty of different ways that you can wear the trend. The trick is to find some casual closet staples and pair them with some more luxury gear. You want to look comfortable, yet stylish in order
In the scope of nail art, it’s hard to find the sweet spot between classic French tips and over-the-top glitter. The first feels generic and overplayed, while the latter is flashy enough to stop oncoming traffic with a simple flick of the wrist. But this time of year, we need something in the middle — a fresh take on the festive Fourth of July manicure that stops just short of obviously red, white, and blue.
Luckily, starry nails are both seasonally appropriate and wildly chic (according to the feeds of just about every cool-girl
Foreplay often doesn’t get enough credit — not to mention time or attention. In one study of heterosexual couples published in the Journal of Sexual Research, both women and men reported that their ideal duration of foreplay was 20 minutes. Most participants, however, reported spending an average of only about half that much time on foreplay. This neglected step in your sexual escapades can be the key to an even
Bed Bath & Beyond supported all of our big home-away-from-home milestones, stocking the basics from shower caddies in shared dorm rooms to mattress protectors in first apartments. But for those of us who’ve outgrown bed risers and monogrammed laundry totes, the massive retailer still holds a plethora of forever-home essentials, too — with the most notable and surprising finds tucked inside its lineup of exclusive brands.
If you’ve yet to see or shop any of BB&B’s private labels, then we’ve got the rundown on all