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mairead

Copywriting intern for Karmaloop.


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Don't Call It A Comeback: Totally Tailored

Don’t Call It A Comeback: Totally Tailored

Do you ever find yourself singing a song without knowing how it got into your head? It happens to me a lot. It’s never from an album I’m into, or a band I liked in high school, or even a theme song from a show I watched as a kid. More often than not I...
TGIF: Let's Get Weird

TGIF: Let’s Get Weird

The weekend’s here and it’s time to get down. It’s time to go out, it’s time to get weird!  
Weekend Warrior: Entertainment Roundup

Weekend Warrior: Entertainment Roundup

The weekend’s on its way and I can’t help but shrug my shoulders. Senior year of college has somehow blurred the days of my weeks together. I find myself in the library on Monday, at the bar on Tuesday, then pulling an all-nighter on Wednesday to write twelve pages on Marxism or Queer Theory or morality...
It's Educational: Miss KL's Top 5 Must-See Documentaries

It’s Educational: Miss KL’s Top 5 Must-See Documentaries

As a child I was told countless times that TV rots your brain. I’m the first to admit the wonders of vegging out in front of the boob tube. Just last night I spent three hours watching HGTV’S House Hunters, a bottle of wine in one hand, a box of Girl Scout cookies in the...
#WCW: Chloe Sevigny

#WCW: Chloe Sevigny

When writing this week’s post, I was faced with the challenge of choosing one woman to bestow the golden crown of hashtag, a glorious internet title offered to the good, the badass and most beautiful of lady folk. A selection you’d think to be simple, right? Wrong. There are so many broads to crush on! The...
Top 10 Street Style Blogs

Top 10 Street Style Blogs

Getting dressed in the morning is like suiting up for battle. If we pick the wrong blouse or t-shirt of pair of shoes, we leave the house feeling unprepared and ill-proportioned, as though we’re allowing the world a version of ourselves we’re not 100% confident with. We often look to our closets and our eyes...
Manic Pixie Dream Bill Murray

Manic Pixie Dream Bill Murray

“No one will ever believe you.” What’s your favorite Bill Murray film? Groundhog Day? Lost in Translation? Stripes? The man’s place in pop culture history has long been cemented by a incredible list of silver screen triumphs, an actor best known to play what seems to be a version of his everyday self. Despite appealing...
Amy Poehler+Tina Fey= Golden Globe Perfection

Amy Poehler+Tina Fey= Golden Globe Perfection

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler managed to keep things lighthearted at the Golden Globes while still paying attention to issues plaguing both the famous and most ordinary of Joes (and Josephines); issues like gender equality, the portrayal of the female body and age discrimination.
Got S.A.D?

Got S.A.D?

The road to winter blues recovery is a long one, why not walk it in style with our colorful finds?
Would Andy Warhol Wear Jeffrey Campbells?

Would Andy Warhol Wear Jeffrey Campbells?

Regardless a medium it's certain these shoes were made for walking. And here they stand, to walk the fine line of fashion and art.
Miss KL's Stress-Free Holiday Hit List

Miss KL’s Stress-Free Holiday Hit List

The holidays are tough. Whether it’s Christmas or Hanukah, Kwanzaa or practiced Witchcraft, finding gifts fitting your boyfriend and best friend and grandmother is like running through a pine scented obstacle course
Getting Acquainted with Infinity Girl

Getting Acquainted with Infinity Girl

The youngsters of Infinity Girl recall the time of the half-punk in a way entirely modern.
12 Years a Slave: An Extraordinary Story

12 Years a Slave: An Extraordinary Story

12 Years a Slave is a realistic narrative with a brilliant cast chock full of familiar faces and a remarkable newcomer.
Welcome to the Grrls Room.

Welcome to the Grrls Room.

I’m no extremist, just a human wanting everyone, regardless of gender, to be treated with utmost respect.
Meet the Humans: Brandon Stanton's wild world

Meet the Humans: Brandon Stanton’s wild world

Since his November 2010 startup, financier turned photographer Brandon Stanton has produced over 5,000 portraits of Big Apple inhabitants, all unique as the prints of your fingers.