Bye chunky Dad Shoes, this is the new sneaker trend you’ll soon see everywhere

November 13, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC While the popularity of the Dad Shoe isn’t going anywhere soon, there is a new front-runner that will soon outshine the beloved (and worn to death) chunky sneaker this fall—and if you haven’t picked a pair up already, it’s time. The latest favorite goes even further into the … Continue reading Bye chunky Dad Shoes, this is the new sneaker trend you’ll soon see everywhere

The most common questions NYC’s most in-demand hairstylist gets daily

November 13, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Hot take: As far as beauty treatments go, getting a haircut is even more personal than getting a bikini wax. While it may not involve allowing a stranger to get all up in your business while they ask you about your weekend plans, it does require trusting them … Continue reading The most common questions NYC’s most in-demand hairstylist gets daily

These blazer-and-jogger combos are the most comfortable business casual looks you’ll ever wear

November 12, 2019 at 10:36PM by CWC There is no quicker or easier way to make yourself feel like a grown-ass adult than throwing a blazer on top of your outfit. No matter what you’re wearing underneath, it will instantly morph you into the professional, well-deserving recipient of a Businesswoman Special—and that includes activewear. (Yep, … Continue reading These blazer-and-jogger combos are the most comfortable business casual looks you’ll ever wear

Double the number of servings in your favorite recipes with this budget friendly meal hack

November 12, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC Whether you’re cooking dinner for a family of five or meal prepping for one, it’s easy to create budget friendly meals with the addition of a few sneaky ingredients. This hack won’t compromise the flavor of your favorite recipes, but it will increase the nutritional benefits. In a … Continue reading Double the number of servings in your favorite recipes with this budget friendly meal hack

The meditative act of baking bread

November 10, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC When I was traveling in India ten years ago, I learned a lot about meditation. More than could inform a lifetime, I had thought. But while so many of those lessons, lectures, and hours I spent in contemplative pursuits have slipped away, something that English meditation teacher Christopher … Continue reading The meditative act of baking bread

What it actually means to ‘close your rib cage’—in yoga and beyond

November 10, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC No one ever really masters a yoga pose. Even the greats still make tiny tweaks to strengthen their practices, and for many, learning how to close the rib cage is one of those. Despite consistent cues from instructors, it’s not always so easy in practice. Tucking in your … Continue reading What it actually means to ‘close your rib cage’—in yoga and beyond

If I could use only one makeup product for the rest of my life, it’d be this $18 foundation stick

November 08, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC I remember the day the Flesh Beauty foundation sticks came across my desk. It was about a year and a half ago, and the just-launched line (a brainchild of beauty industry vet Linda Wells) exploded into the makeup world with its 40 shade range and other fun pigmented … Continue reading If I could use only one makeup product for the rest of my life, it’d be this $18 foundation stick

How to pick the right recovery tool to work out your specific soreness

November 04, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC In 2019, recovery is king. We called it as one of the top trends of the year, and have been proven right time-and-time again with the rise of recovery technology, recovery studios, and even recovery workout-wear (excuse us while we pat ourselves on the back). And of course, … Continue reading How to pick the right recovery tool to work out your specific soreness

How to create the perfect weekly workout formula, according to Charlee Atkins

November 04, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC With so many different types of workouts to choose from, it can be tricky to fit them all in. You might be all about spin today, but you’ve gotta get your yoga and strength-training fix, too. Luckily, according to trainer Charlee Atkins, CSCS, doing it all doesn’t have … Continue reading How to create the perfect weekly workout formula, according to Charlee Atkins

This $30 ‘desert sweatshirt’ is the only companion your leggings need now and forever

October 31, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC As soon as the temperature drops below 60 degrees here in New York City, I commence a lifestyle I like to call “cocooning.” There’s really only one rule: I have to be cozy at least 98 percent of the time to protect my spirit from Jack Frost’s bitter … Continue reading This $30 ‘desert sweatshirt’ is the only companion your leggings need now and forever

I tried “resistance band leggings” and my bottom half is still sore

October 31, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC No matter what type of workout you’re doing, add a resistance band to the mix, and it’s guaranteed to make it harder. But add eight of them at once? And, well, you should probably avoid making plans that involve walking for at least the next two days. This … Continue reading I tried “resistance band leggings” and my bottom half is still sore

7 cruelty-free drugstore cosmetics your face (and wallet) will thank you for

October 30, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC I’m a stickler for cruelty-free makeup. I simply won’t purchase or use any cosmetics that have been tested on animals. While I’m really not particular about a lot of things, if I can’t find a seal of approval from an animal welfare organization, I’m not buying your lipstick … Continue reading 7 cruelty-free drugstore cosmetics your face (and wallet) will thank you for

Cancer took my breasts, but it didn’t get to take my right to feel good in a bra

October 30, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Fashion designer Dana Donofree found a lump in her breast the day before her 28th birthday. She was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma —making her one of the 12,150 women under 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer each year—and underwent a bilateral mastectomy, six rounds of chemo, … Continue reading Cancer took my breasts, but it didn’t get to take my right to feel good in a bra

The most common things we do each day that can throw our body alignment off

October 29, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC You take time to stretch before and after each workout, and you see your doctor regularly for check-ups. You pay attention to your posture and try to incorporate yoga to build your abdominal and back strength. Generally speaking, you feel healthy and properly aligned, but still, sometimes you … Continue reading The most common things we do each day that can throw our body alignment off

Whether you love leggings or hate them, you need these wear-everywhere lounge pants, like, yesterday

October 28, 2019 at 10:30PM by CWC My mom has always been my wide-legged pant fashion icon. She owns no less than five pairs that billow out into vibrantly-hued patterns, and she rocks the look on a regular basis. But even though I’ve admired her look since I could say the word “style,” I’ve never … Continue reading Whether you love leggings or hate them, you need these wear-everywhere lounge pants, like, yesterday

Why all women should be saying they want to be rich

October 24, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC When I was a kid, I liked money unabashedly. I collected it—whatever I accrued through chores, odd jobs, gifts from grandparents—in a special box, saving up for big and small things I thought I wanted: a Twirly Curls Barbie; a new book in the Sweet Valley series; the … Continue reading Why all women should be saying they want to be rich

The future of skin care is genderless, which is a win for everybody

October 19, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC For as long as I can remember, there were two sides to skin-care aisles: Those lined with bottles brimming with floral scents and feminine touches and those that were sturdy and gray, meant to signify manliness. Now, though? The two are converging. Instead of a segregation between the … Continue reading The future of skin care is genderless, which is a win for everybody

These earrings on Amazon cost under $20 and can be on your doorstep tomorrow

October 17, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Getting dressed when it’s cold outside is about as much fun as waiting for your number to be called at the DMV or getting your vagina waxed. As in, it’s literally zero fun. Like, at all. The grossness of the weather doesn’t exactly offer much as far as … Continue reading These earrings on Amazon cost under $20 and can be on your doorstep tomorrow

“It’s not my race, it’s her race:” What it’s like to guide a visually impaired runner for the New York City Marathon

October 17, 2019 at 08:21PM by CWC Imagine spending the better part of the calendar year training for a marathon. Early mornings, or possibly late nights, logging double-digit miles, feeling so depleted from long runs and speed workouts that all you want to do is nap and eat. Perhaps you battle adverse weather conditions, dodge … Continue reading “It’s not my race, it’s her race:” What it’s like to guide a visually impaired runner for the New York City Marathon

The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

October 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Between 2013 and 2015, artist Lois Bielefeld set out to photograph the “typical American meal” in a series called Weeknight Dinners. The scenes are as mundane as they are interesting. One image captures a couple eating on the floor of their living room. In another, a teenager places her phone between … Continue reading The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

How to maximize your steps to turn all 10,000 of them into full-blown cardio moves

October 13, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC There are times in life when taking a break from exercise can be the best thing you can do for your mind, body, and soul. Then, there are times when you truly yearn to get your sweat on, but outer forces just… don’t let you (hello, busy schedule/impromptu … Continue reading How to maximize your steps to turn all 10,000 of them into full-blown cardio moves

How a week aboard a tiny sailboat with strangers in Croatia became my favorite trip

October 12, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Exactly 36 hours after a newish friend invited me to join her and a group of people I’d never met before on a weeklong sailing trip on the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, I was ready to go, with a plane ticket and everything. I’d met Sydney, the friend … Continue reading How a week aboard a tiny sailboat with strangers in Croatia became my favorite trip

We need naked yoga (and its confidence-boosting magic) now more than ever

October 09, 2019 at 05:33PM by CWC Yoga has approximately four bajillion variations within its fitness umbrella. There’s vinyasa, yoga nidra, kundalini yoga, mandala yoga, ashtanga, bikram, goat yoga, and the list goes on and on (and on). Rounding out how flexible the options for practicing out there are (see what I did there?) is, … Continue reading We need naked yoga (and its confidence-boosting magic) now more than ever

It’s (faux) leather weather! 10 chic ways to incorporate the look into your athleisure wardrobe

October 06, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Ever since I saw the Friends episode where Ross gets stuck in his leather pants, I’ve had a major aversion to wearing leather in situations that involve sweat. This is problematic because I’m very into the whole biker-jacket-and-leggings look for running around town post-workout. Luckily, the fashion powers-that-be have … Continue reading It’s (faux) leather weather! 10 chic ways to incorporate the look into your athleisure wardrobe