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Cara Sprunk

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How to Wear Fall Dresses with Miss Me


The beginning of fall means that wonderful time of in-between-weather fashion. For many seasons, this is kind of an annoying time clothing-wise (i.e. when transitioning from winter to spring, you always end up carrying your jacket around). But as we bid farewell to summer and hello to true fall weather, we get to show off our fall clothes without having to hide our last remnants of a summer tan. Excellent!

Enter in one of my favorite combos: boots and a dress. Naturally I was bored of many of my current dress options that work so well with a pair of worn-in boots, so I got two new ones from Miss Me.

The first one I got was the Onyx High-Low Dress ($69). While we usually think of black dresses for night, this dress was fun to dress down for daytime. I paired this dress with ankle booties and carried a cream colored sweater just in case it got cool. The dress looks simple in this photo, but has nice details on the top — a bit of a floral, lace black trim and buttons in the back. But because the embellishments don’t overpower the dress, I could add a chunky necklace to go with it! Plus a great black day-to-night dress like this is perfect for a day of both class and internships, as it transitions well, so it was a win all-around!

Links We Love 9.28.14


Right now is the most dangerous time to be a woman in college. [Refinery29]

Crazy, rich, famous pets. [Newser]

Why women aren’t safe on the Internet. [The Verge]

Lena Dunham’s best life advice. [YourTango]

‘Laguna Beach’ turns 10 this week! [SheFinds]

I’m tired of being a woman in tech. [Daily Dot]

25 signs you are Salem the cat from ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch.’ [BuzzFeed]

Forbes column says drunk women ruin sororities. [The Huffington Post]

Miss America’s mean girl history. [Jezebel]

Links We Love 9.21.14


A docuseries on the Duke porn star. [Jezebel]

Why dating a Disney prince is actually a terrible idea. [YourTango]

Columbia rape victim says she was forced out of school twice. [The Huffington Post]

50 Halloween costumes that should never be sexy. [PopSugar]

15 entitled cats. [BuzzFeed]

Now an app will replace your text with appropriate emojis. [Recode]

12 fragrances that defined your childhood. [Cosmopolitan]

Pigtails are apparently coming back. [Lucky Magazine]

What it would be like to have the job you wanted as a kid. [CollegeHumor]

Links We Love 9.14.14


Why Starbucks is spelling your name wrong. [Esquire]

People at New York Fashion Week are full of it. [Elite Daily]

The last 9/11 rescue dog. [Bustle]

The Columbia rape survivor carrying her mattress around gets a big helping hand. [Mic]

Dad and daughter get down to ‘Shake it Off.’ [The San Francisco Globe]

10 types of boyfriends you dated in high school. [PopSugar]

12 new fall shows to obsess over. [YourTango]

The solution to your soda habit. [Newser]

The ultimate ‘90s trivia quiz. [BuzzFeed]

Links We Love 9.7.14


Floor plans of your favorite TV character’s homes. [ArchDaily]

Get ice cream that tastes like your favorite childhood cereals.[TheDishh]

 The origin of the Freshman 15 myth. [The Atlantic]

Romance books for people who hate love stories. [PopSugar]

12 signs that your phone is your boyfriend. [YourTango]

If everyone was honest at job interviews. [BuzzFeed]

An ‘obetchuary’ for Joan Rivers. [Betches Love This]

How did eating burritos help fight cancer? [The Huffington Post]

3 Netflix secrets you need to know. [USA Today College]

Links We Love 8.31.14


Swapping faces the Disney way. [theBerry]

13 of the most college things that ever happened. [BuzzFeed]

The world’s smartest cities. [The National Geographic]

How the Virginia Tech shooting brought this couple together. [The Huffington Post]

Are fake freckles a new beauty trend? [Jezebel]

Inside the business of Dr. Seuss. [The Wall Street Journal]

When should you arrive at a party? [FiveThirtyEight]

Turn your closet into Lauren Conrad’s. [Betches Love This]

10 dogs that take jealousy to the next level. [YourTango]

What It’s Like to Be in a Sorority, As Told By Disney Characters


It’s the start of rush!!

Everything is going great, until you get cut by your top choice.

But you push on…

And no worries, in the end you got a bid!

Too bad the girl next to you is crying over hers. Oh well.

You find the best big sister in the world.

And you get to go to mixers with fraternities

And get to show off your sick dance moves in front of your sisters

But then you find out your so-called sister likes the same guy as you

And it goes a little sour that night at the party…

And you wake up feeling like an idiot.

To make matters worse, you get called in by standards about your behavior the night before.

But, it’s fine because next year you get to live in the sorority house – good thing you found a roommate!

Links We Love 8.24.14


Whale plays peek-a-boo at the aquarium. [TODAY]

Bedding ideas to brighten up your room! [Racked]

North West makes her modeling debut. [SheFinds]

Unforgettable first date stories. [PopSugar]

11 things people would rather do than have sex. [YourTango]

Predictable trouble for this Dating Naked contestant. [Us Weekly]

Ivy League hazing confessions. [The Huffington Post]

How college kids imagine life in their 30s. [BuzzFeed]

These are the facts men don’t know about women? Wow. [Jezebel]

Links We Love 8.17.14


Whatever happened to gURL? [New York Magazine]

Is this the future of college? [The Atlantic]

Beyonce is making denim skirts cool again. [SheFinds]

Robin Williams’ most powerful performances. [YourTango]

Affordable fall clothes you can wear now. [Racked]

This nail art gives a whole new meaning to “spirit fingers.” [PopSugar]

Career tips from fashion’s most successful women! [WhoWhatWear]

Nicole Richie – is she the voice of our generation? [BuzzFeed]

Which states have the best colleges? [The Huffington Post]

Links We Love 8.10.14


5 surprising skills Microsoft recruiters look for. [I Want Her Job]

On the fence about being a vegetarian? Read this. [Spoon University]

How to take sexy selfies, as explained by Barbie. [YourTango]

11 thoughts we all had during freshman year. [BuzzFeed]

Do you want a cell phone free flight? [The National Journal]

I went seven days without complaining. [New York Magazine]

To be noted: how to pregame like a grown up. [The New York Times]

NYU Tel Aviv is closing for the fall semester. [NYU Local]