Category Archive: DIY + HOW TO

To Infinity And Beyond: 18 Ways To Wear This Convertible Maxi

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So you realize that your closet is overflowing. What do you do? Stop shopping? As if! What are you, a quitter? No, you just have to start buying versatile, convertible, multi-use pieces. A… Continue reading

Fashion Hacks: How To Remove Stains

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Messy eater? Clumsy wine drinker? Overall klutz? If we could wear bibs 24/7 without looking like toddlers, we would. Basically, we know that feel, so we’re presenting fashion hacks, the stain removal edition.… Continue reading

Toast Of The Town: Summer Drinks! And The Clothes To Pair With Them

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Summer has gotten off to a sweltering start, and not a day goes by here in sunny (or should we say scorching?) LA without our wishing for something cold and satisfying to quench… Continue reading

Seeing Is Believing: Optical Illusion Dresses (Plus Tips For Dressing Slimmer)

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Don’t have an hourglass figure? Don’t worry. You can get one. Already have an hourglass figure? Don’t worry. You can make it even better. Enter the optical illusion dress. We’re not talking an… Continue reading

No Assembly Required: Two-Piece Looks From One-Piece Wonders

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Optical illusion fashion is all the rage right now, what with the likes of Keira Knightley, Blake Lively, and Rihanna donning waist-whittling dresses to stunned (and sometimes outraged!) crowds at recent red carpet… Continue reading

Wear Your Polka Face: Do’s And Don’ts Of Donning Dots

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Summer is only mere hours away (or three days if you’re being all accurate about it), and even though most of us working folk don’t get a real break like the schoolkids do,… Continue reading

How To Be The Bombshell Dot Com: Lessons From Marilyn

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This past Sunday marked the eighty-eighth birthday of one Norma Jeane Baker, better known to the world as Miss Marilyn Monroe. Some fifty years after her passing, Marilyn Monroe is still a style… Continue reading

Battle Florale: Floral Alternatives For The Non-Girly Girl

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While flowers may not all be perennial, floral print sure seems to be, and we here at GoJane wouldn’t have it any other way. We love floral print, and the girly girl in us… Continue reading

Summertime In The LBD: Little Black Dresses To Beat (And Turn Up) The Heat

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Today, May 22nd, just happens to be World Goth Day, and to commemorate the occasion, we’re honoring our favorite color in the world (black, duh!) by putting the spotlight on a perennial wardrobe essential… Continue reading

So Knotty! How To Turn One Top Into A Million No-Sew Accessories

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As much as we may try to avoid it, with every spring has to come spring cleaning. (How else would we keep our closets from bursting at the seams?) But spring cleaning your closet doesn’t have… Continue reading

Nauti By Nature: Ways To Wear The Nautical Trend

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Fashion is notorious for its ebb and flow. Like tides that turn, trends will come, but then they go. And though every once in a while, waves are made by this or that, one… Continue reading

The Purr-fect Canvas: How To DIY Kitty Graffiti Sneaks!

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The classic canvas sneaker has been around forever, and everyone has a pair – from the hippest hipster to the grandest grandma. They’re cool, comfortable, and cost-efficient, not to mention the perfect canvas… Continue reading

Happy Earth Day! It IS Easy Being Green…No, Really

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That’s right, children (of Mother Earth). Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day! Since its beginnings in the flower-child era of the 1970s, Earth Day has helped highlight the importance of maintaining a clean… Continue reading

How To Wear A Bodysuit: A Guide To The One-Piece Wonder

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Us nineties’ kids remember the bodysuit well. Like jelly sandals (those are back too now!) and slap bracelets (sadly these are not, or else we would buy a dozen) the bodysuit was a… Continue reading

5 Types Of Rompers That’ll Save You Time

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Do you ever have that dilemma in the morning where you don’t quite know what to wear? You know, the one where you finally settle on a top only to realize that the… Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung! 6 Dresses, 6 Destinations

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Ahh. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the air is all kinds of fresh. And while the weather has been mighty unpredictable as of late, one thing is for certain… Continue reading

Queen Of The Crop: How To Wear A Cropped Top (Without Showing Too Much Skin)

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Lately, with the days getting longer (y’all did turn your clocks forward, right?), the hems, inevitably, are getting shorter, and we’re not just talking miniskirts and cut-off shorts. No, no, the same thing… Continue reading

Microtrend: Be A Good Sport

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Thought the days of phys ed and organized sports were long gone? Ha, think again. Huddle up, ladies! There’s a new trend on the field, and she’s taking cues from our glory days… Continue reading

50 Shades of Green: What to Wear on St. Patrick’s Day!

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Where are you gonna be on Monday, March 17, 2014? We bet we can guess! You’ll be drankin’. You’ll be drankin’… (Beyonce voice). As a child, you might have spent St. Patrick’s day… Continue reading

Denim Talk: One Pair Of Jeans, Three Outfits

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Pop quiz! Name the ultimate go-to staple piece that everyone should have at least one (or five) of in their closet. No, not that rhinestone encrusted T-shirt with your boo’s name on it… Continue reading

On To The Next Shoe: Take Your Outfit From Day To Night

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If you’re anything like us, then you know what it’s like to be a girl on the go. Brunch with your BFFs in the morning, class and studying in the late afternoon, and… Continue reading

Luxe Is In The Air: Valentine’s Day Inspiration

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It’s almost that time of the year again. You know, that day when you realize you’re either crazy in love or insanely bitter about a previous break-up. Whether you love or hate the… Continue reading

What To Wear: Super Sunday 2014 Football Party

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Let’s start off this post by stating that we aren’t the biggest football fanatics, so the jock talk is going to be a bit on the weaker side. (The only thing we know… Continue reading

It’s A Mad Plaid World: Ways To Wear Tartan

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As classic as blue jeans and as essential as an LBD, the plaid shirt is a universal piece that belongs in every closet, whether the owner of that closet is man, woman, child,… Continue reading

DIY: Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

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Halloween always seems to sneak up on us while we’re busy enjoying pumpkin lattes and fall clothes. But if you don’t have a costume yet, don’t panic! We have some perfect last minute… Continue reading

Summer of Color: Purple-Eyed Beauty

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Forget black eyeliner! This summer, we’re making an effort to inject color into our wardrobes and beauty routines in places we may never have thought to use it before. Starting with those pretty… Continue reading

DIY: Gatsby Inspired Makeup

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We previously explored the fashion and style of the new film release of The Great Gatsby in an awesome post last week (read it here). And now we’ve created a glamorous, and super easy beauty… Continue reading

DIY: Dripping Manicure

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Usually when you get a mani, the goal is to prevent your nails from dripping or getting banged up. This time, it’s all about the drip. This super fun mani is a cinch… Continue reading

DIY: Splatter Paint Necklace

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We know it’s always a big bummer when your favorite jewelry gets scratched or tarnished, but don’t throw it away! You can give it new life in the most fun and funkified way.… Continue reading

DIY: Dip-Dye Jeans

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We’re all about recycling old duds into something new, so we knew a dip-dye DIY had to be done. This project is super fun, and inexpensive (our favorite part). Everything cost about $5, and… Continue reading

Remix: 6 Ways to Wear a Garter Dress

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We decided the garter trend was cool a long time ago, but we didn’t realize the infinite style possibilities for the buckled details until our lead stylist, Andie, started playing around with a… Continue reading

The Essentials: What To Bring To Coachella

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It’s one of the most anticipated music events of the year and it’s finally kicking off this weekend. Six days of music, booze, friends, and fashion sounds like heaven- but it could quickly… Continue reading

How to: Do an Understated Smokey Eye

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You know we love us wild, boldly hued makeup, but sometimes we crave something a bit more practical. Recently, one of our MUAs showed us how to do an understated smokey eye on Kouwai,… Continue reading

How To: Pearl Hair Clips

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You know those bobby pins you find floating around at the bottom of your purse? It’s time to repurpose them! Grab some wire and a few faux pearl beads, and get ready to… Continue reading

Quick Tip: Apply Lipstick with a Brush

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Confession: we spend a lot of time watching our resident MUAs in action in hopes of picking up tricks for the perfect pout, mile-long lashes, and a clear complexion. The other day we… Continue reading

DIY Shoe Clips: We Heart Bow-tiful Shoes

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We all love a classic pair of pumps, but sometimes, we just want to spice them up a little. That’s why we’ve decided shoe clips are the most genius idea since sliced bread.… Continue reading

How to: Newsprint Nails

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We all know newspapers have become a bit obsolete (thanks to the internet), but we’ve decided to re-purpose them for a fun mani. It just so happens that the ink used for newspapers… Continue reading

How to: Ombre Lips

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In the mood to instantly brighten your look, as well as embrace one of spring’s biggest trends? Then check out our rad ombre lip tutorial. Our makeup artist whipped up this glossy, bold… Continue reading

Remix: Faux Leather Skirt Edition

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You know when you completely fall in love with something, but you just don’t know how to wear it? It happens to all of us. We’re here to help you out, though. We’ve… Continue reading

How to: Two-Tone Polka Dot Nails

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Remember when our model, Emily, showed us how to do a spooky blood spattered nail for Halloween? We were so impressed by her nail prowess that we’ve been trying forever to get her… Continue reading

How to: Color Chain Link Jewelry

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We’ve been loving rocking chain link jewelry with everything lately, but after a while, simple silver and gold links can leave us wanting more. More color, that is! We decided it was time… Continue reading

How To: Britney’s “Scream & Shout” Hair

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Fans of the BIG HAIR, DON’T CARE movement rejoice! The artist formerly known as “Bald Britney” has shown everyone that her no-hair-having-days are long gone. She’s embracing her regrowth and some of the… Continue reading

How to: Festive Glitter Nails

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We live by the philosophy that there’s no such thing as too much glitter. So just to continue on with our sparkle obsession, we’ve decided to create a glitter mani to go with… Continue reading

How to: Glitter Sole Heels

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Do you ever feel the need to just cover everything you own in glitter? We, admittedly, have often thought things would look better with a little extra sparkle. And lately, we’ve been noticing… Continue reading

How to: Do a Burgundy Smokey Eye (Like Kristen Stewart)

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Okay, so your makeup brushes are squeaky clean, and you’re ready to incorporate this season’s hottest hue into your face routine. The next step? A smokey eye inspired by Kristen Stewart. Check out our… Continue reading

How to: Deep Clean Your Makeup Brushes

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Did you know that cleaning your makeup brushes is one of the most important things you can do to make sure your makeup looks flawless? If you don’t clean them every other week… Continue reading

How to: Bleached Tie-Dye Jeans

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So your absolute favorite jeans finally wore through the knee and got a mustard stain on them. Devastating, we know. But rather than toss them aside and mourn their loss, give your trusty… Continue reading

Makeup How To: Modern Vintage Beauty

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THE LOOK As GoJane’s lead MUA, I like to shake up the weekly lookbook a bit by doing unexpected things like adding a vintage touch to a mostly modern look. My inspiration for… Continue reading