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To celebrate Bethany Mota’s latest Aéropostale fashion line, we at ME decided to showcase some of our favorite videos from the YouTube queen! Add links to your favorite Bethany videos to the comments below.

Valentine’s Day Treats & DIY Gift Ideas!

Everyone likes food, so we loved this video featuring recipes for tasty treats to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Learn how to make gorgeous pink macaroons (@2:00), Nutella brownies (@4:28), an awesoME “You’re Poppin'” popcorn gift (featuing Mason Jars! @5:42) and a few more! Watch and go straight to the grocery store.

Easy ways to spice up your room! + DIY Decorations

Who doesn’t love a little room-spiration! Check out Bethany’s tips on how to change it up in your room. We love all of the pink (obviously) and the candy jar storage ideas. The Heart votive lantern (@6:18) is our favorite… we might make some with the ME logo for the office. Thanks, Bethany!


Running Late For School ⎜Quick Hair fixes, Makeup, & Outfit Ideas

We all know what it’s like to wake up late for school or work. Luckily, Bethany saves the day with her quick tips from getting out of bed and out the door! This video feautures tips to make sure you don’t forget anything (pack your bag the night before), hair styles, makeup tips and even breakfast suggestions. 

 

Fun. Fashion: What to Wear to the Concert

 

What’s more fun than dressing up to see your favorite band? We pulled together an awesoME outfit to showcase your style without sacrificing comfort (after all, you will be standing the whole time). You’ll be picture-perfect when lead singer Nate Ruess asks you to jump on stage or when you catch the band for a quick pic on the way to their tour bus!

Jacket by William Rast for Target: This oldie but oh-so-goodie will keep you warm and soft when your date wraps his arm around you.

Dress by Xhilaration from Target: Channel your inner hipster vibe with this earthy vintage-vibrant patterned dress with an amazing price—under $20! Too short? Add some cute shorts from Express.

Bangles from Target: Play up the colors in your fabulous dress with multi colored bangles. These were only $2.80 each!

Glasses from Target: No prescription required! These big frames add a flare to your outfit without making you see double! Try four eyes for size: For $12.99, it’s totally worth it.

Purple, sparkly Toms: Not only will you give a pair shoes to a person in need, you’ll give your feet the star treatment and the comfort you need as you dance around and jump during Fun.’s performance of “We Are Young.”

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail Polish, Cherry, Cherry, Bang, Bang!: Now that we have you covered from head to toe, let’s get those nails! Try Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure for a quick DIY mani/pedi. We love it because it takes out the need for all of those extra steps (the base coat, top coat, etc…). We don’t have time for all of that, the show starts in 5!
—Ashlyee Hickman

READ: Fun. Review: A Great Ride

 

 

Marni for H&M, polka-dot dress

H&M’s latest designer collaboration, Marni at H&M hit stores March 8. You may or may not have waited outside your nearest participating H&M since dinner last night with a scheme for “staying home sick” today, but you’ve already basked at the fantasy in class during second period: You could own your piece of Marni. Staying true to the brand, the collection features quirky statement jewery, bold prints and structured color blocks. Here are some of our favorite Marni pieces that you can picture yourself wearing down the halls, during spring break or even at prom. It’s Marni—you can’t go wrong. And hey, if you actually get your hands on Marni, tell ME about it!  

Marni in School


Marni in the Halls

Clockwise: Cardigan $69.95, Leggings $39.95, Jacket $199, Belt $9.95, Silk Dress $79.95, T-Shirt $19.95


Marni on Spring Break

Marni on Spring Break
Clockwise – Leather Flat Sandles $69.95, Silk Shorts $49.95, Sunglasses $19.95, Straw hat $9.95, Short Fitted Dress $99, Sleeveless Silk Dress $79.95, Belt $9.95
 

Marni at Prom

MyProm Marni at H&M

Left to right: Silk Dress $149, Printed Slik Skirt $79.95, Collar Necklace $19.95

Check out the rest of the collection at hm.com
 Tashween Ali


Rihanna rocking her style

When it comes to taking risks in fashion and making them work, I think of no other than celebrity trend-setter Rihanna. I mean look at her outfit in the music video “What’s My Name.” Crazy, right? But, it actually works.This new year, let’s get colorful! Here are some ways you can achieve a fresh new look for any season.

Add, add add
Nothing finishes an outfit better than the last accessory you throw on. Investing in bright, unique accessories is always a smart idea. It can easily take a mediocre outfit to the next level. Rihanna is working these necklaces perfectly here. All of the different colors contrast well with the simplicity of her outfit. So, next time you’re on the go, don’t forget to put on that extra necklace. It might just be the thing that makes your future prom date turn his neck when you walk by in the hallway!

 

Be bold and bright
Whether she’s in teal or maroon, Rihanna definitely stands out with her bold dresses on the red carpet. She’s living proof that wearing only one color doesn’t always have to be boring. If you do go for the uni-color look, rely on other aspects of your outfit to stand out. This is your time to flaunt your body. Solid color, form-fitting shirts are great for those of you with amazing abs, sculpted arms or small waists. Wearing one color also makes you look a little taller, since nothing’s being cut-off by contrasting colors. So if you’re a little vertically-challenged, this look may just be for you!


Don’t forget the face
Adding color to your face isn’t as hard as it sounds. You can be very playful with it. In this look, Rihanna adds color to her eyes, cheeks and lips. The bright blue eyeshadow contrasts beautifully with her hair. It’s almost magic. You can create a similar effect by using an eyeshadow color that stands out against both your skin complexion and hair. So, if you’re very tanned, orange may not be the right color for you. If your hair is light brown, you shouldn’t use a bronze eyeshadow. That being said, don’t overdo the color on the face. It is usually best to highlight one prominent feature in a look, as Rihanna does with her eyes.

 

With these tips, adding color to your style will be breeze. From accessories, to clothes, to make-up, there are endless possibilities of how you can rock your new colorful style this New Years. But, don’t stop there. Add color to every aspect of your life! Smile at the little things you appreciate and continue working on the big plans you have for your future. Stay bright. :-)
—Aliyyah Camp

 

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