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Ysolt Usigan

What's In My Beauty Bar Right Now?

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 12.09.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

A woman should find the formula and routine that suits her best after some trial and error, and research of her own. That's where I come in.

Sailing Lake George on an iPhone

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 09.29.2011 | Travel
Ysolt Usigan

We had no pieces of paper with confirmation numbers or directions: All we had was an iPhone to get us around.

How to Navigate the All-Inclusive Resort

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ysolt Usigan

2011-03-11-sandals.jpg This is not something I'd like to admit, but for the purposes of giving you some valuable info, I'm going to say it: I'm an all-inclusive-resort expert.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things (on MyNines)

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

I know what you're going to say... Another shopping site, really? How many more can we have? Going from site to site to find designer stuff on sale is...

Philadelphia: Food, Nightlife and Style in the City of Brotherly Love

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

In 2005, the New York Times did a story professing Philadelphia as the "sixth borough." Writer Jessica Pressler says, "Philadelphians occasionally ref...

The Conclusion of My Fashion Week Challenge: Were Six Things Better Than a Hundred?

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

I set out on My Fashion Week Challenge with very little expectations. I had hoped that I would come up with cool ways to wear my six things -- a pair ...

My Challenge: I'm Going to Wear Only 6 Interchangeable Items During New York Fashion Week

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

I've decided on a style challenge of my own: I'm going to wear only six (interchangeable) items during New York Fashion Week.

A Couple Who Owns Just 100 Things Got Me Thinking About My Consumption

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

I understand the idea of living "simple," but I don't think I'm quite down with living deprived. I guess the moral of the story -- for me, anyways -- is to (simply) spend wisely.

Fun With Vintage: I Traveled, I Shopped, and I Put Together Some Cheap Outfits

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

I spent part of my summer visiting quaint locales in the continental U.S. and discovered there's much to love about thrift store shopping outside of major cities. (Sorry, New York City and Los Angeles!)

My Eat Pray Love Adventure in Gloucester, MA... Really!

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ysolt Usigan

Gloucester, MA was the perfect place to regroup, revive and rediscover myself. Although I didn't pray (that's never been my style), I ate, I loved and I found my spirit in four days.

It Takes 30 Days to Get Over a Man?!

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

It really depends on the person and the situation, doesn't it? There's no way to shave time off by following assignments in a book. You'll get over it when you get over it. In fact, my last breakup left me fine after 9 days, give or take an hour.

The Jig Is Up! Yes, I Had a First-Date Uniform

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

What were you wearing on your first date with your boyfriend or husband?

Is She Nuts? Woman Dragged by Car for Not Letting Go of Louis Vuitton Handbag

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

We fork over big bucks for the arm candy, and when faced with an obstacle -- one that could cost us our designer handbags (and our lives) -- we become... insane.

Chic Cargo Pants... And, They're not $230!

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

These are not the cargo pants of the '90s. They're not baggy, utilitarian or frumpy. And, you can dress up these slim pairs with fancy pumps and sandals.

Sitch by Situation (and Other Colognes Men Shouldn't Spray On Themselves)

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ysolt Usigan

Jersey Shore's Mike Sorrentino (a.k.a. "The Situation") and his six-pack abs, for instance, are coming out with a fragrance to be called Sitch.