21 Thoughts I Have When I Go to Sephora

By: Gabbi Battiloro

I’m going to start this off by saying I have recently started to come around to Sephora, but, for a while there, I was overwhelmed every time I was forcibly pulled into the store. I was that awkward, anxious person that tried to keep to herself and would pet the face brushes on display while my friends essentially left their kidneys on deposit to buy all sorts of makeup. You may think I’m kidding, but for a low maintenance makeup gal like myself, Sephora was too much to handle. Below are some of the thoughts that have crossed my mind when venturing into the makeup black hole. Continue reading


Summer Shoes for Dudes

By: Sam Miller

It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to let your feet breathe. Guys, put away those stinky sneakers you’ve been wearing since last fall and slip on some flip flops! Here are five different styles to switch up your shoe game this season. Continue reading


By: Máire Hannigan

On March 26, 2017, a new brand was born. If read our article Jawbreaking, then you know we are big fans of Aly Silverio, her story, and her keen sense of style. This past year Aly announced she would be stepping away from Jawbreaking and launching a new endeavor alongside longtime friend, Nedda Parangi. Flash forward a few months and State of Myne is live, and we got the chance to talk with Aly and Nedda about their new brand and what’s to come. Continue reading


By: Máire Hannigan

Eight years ago, a young fifteen-year-old girl decided to earn some money of her own in her own way.  She decided she’d dabble in the art of making and selling polymer clay jewelry, and eventually, that hobby turned into a career. Today, that brand is known as Jawbreaking: an independent clothing company for the “big dreamers, headbangers, lovers, and wanderers.” Aly Silverio, 23, is the founder and creator of Jawbreaking that, with the help of social media, allowed her to expand to graphic tees and more. Continue reading

Summer 2016: Five Fashion Must-Haves

By: Sam Miller

As always, the fashion cycle continues to spin, recycling old looks and making them seem new again.  This summer, we will see a lot of fashion trends that remind us of the summer in the 90s, but hopefully only in the good ways!  Remember those jelly sandals everyone used to wear? Yeah, me neither… Anyway, reminisce about the 90s while taking a look at the list below to see some of the fabulous fashion must-haves for the summer of 2016, and check out the links to buy some of your own!   Continue reading