Showing posts with label Victoria's Secret. Show all posts
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The Cutest Christmas PJs of 2015

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Christmas Eve is tomorrow!! Besides all the family time & opening presents, one of our favorite parts about Christmas is all of the cute Christmas pajamas!  It's even started becoming a tradition for a lot of families for all of the family members to wear matching Christmas pajamas.  Every year the Christmas pajamas get cuter and cuter and we had to share our favorite Christmas pajamas of 2015! Victoria's Secret always does an amazing job and so does Wildfox Couture as they have some pretty witty Christmas pjs that are too cute to pass up!

Check it out!

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Viewing Party Essentials

Are you guys as excited as we are for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show?! It's set to air next Tuesday, December 8th 10/9c on CBS and we can hardly wait. Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid are the newest runway editions and we are excited to see them strut their stuff. Since we can't all be models, we can certainly enjoy watching them! We've put together the ultimate Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Viewing Party Essentials below so invite your sisters/girlfriends, slip on some Victoria's Secret PJs and gear up for the Superbowl rendition for us women..haha!

  1. First things first, invite your girlfriends! Send an Evite, Facebook Event or better yet, use the app we have talked a lot about called Invitd where you can invite your friends through text.
  2. Rock Victoria's Secret gear...I mean, duh! Click here, here, and here for some of our favorite PJs. Be sure to place your orders soon so they come in in time for the show!
  3. Next, download Victoria's Secret printables to be used throughout the house as decor. Etsy is the best place to find unique, custom designs. If you are good at Paint or Photoshop, simply make pink striped layouts and print them out to emulate the Victoria's Secret design. Hit up your local decoration shop like Party City to snag pink, white and black napkins, cups, plates, and utensils.
  4. As much as we "try" to avoid it while watching the models, stuffing your face is inevitable so make your food and drinks follow a pink theme. Cute custom angel wing sugar cookies like the ones pictured here or popcorn and pretzels drizzled with pink chocolate are a good {unhealthy, guilty] start!
  5. Have a pre-game to make watching the show a bit more fun. Each guest needs to guess the following questions: How many total models will be a part of the show? How many times will a model wink? How many outfits will be shown on the runway? Add some of your own questions, print them out and have each girl hold onto her sheet. Gather the answers before hand and award the winner with Victoria's Secret perfume or a gift card!
  6. Give some parting gifts! Victoria's Secret lip gloss is perfect!
  7. Last but not least, make sure you have some nice soft blankets like this one made from Victoria's Secret to keep you all comfy on the couch!

Have fun!!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Best Bathing Suits For Spring Break

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Can you say, "BATHING SUIT SEASON"?! We know, we can hardly contain ourselves either! Be ahead of the game for spring break and shop for some cute, unique swimsuits now! We have pulled together some of our favorite swimsuits out on the market so shop them above by clicking through the links. We love simplicity when it comes to bathing suits so we have no shame in rocking a one piece especially if it's made by J. Crew. In fact, don't sleep on J.Crew because they have some pretty cute designs from tribal prints to metallic materials. Gotta love it! Of course, we will always be die hard Victoria's Secret bathing suit fans and are looking forward to trying out pieces from their Spring collection.

What are your favorite swimsuits out there now? We want the skinny so share with us in the comments below!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Which Victoria's Secret Model Are You?

So, tonight is the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. We know, "it came sooooo fast!". Remember when we collaborated with Victoria's Secret? We absolutely love Victoria's Secret if you haven't already guessed (hint, hint Christmas present). Time to dust off your angel wings, clear off your couch, gather the girls and be super jelly at all the VS Fashion Models on the runway. Rumor has it Ariana Grande got hit by one of the Angels on the runway (ouch!). Speaking of the Angels, wouldn't it be nice to know which VS Model you are? We found this fun, cheesy quiz on QuoteV that tells you just what VS Model you are. Can you guess which one of us got Cara Delevingne?! Take the quiz here and share with us below or on Facebook!

You can catch the Victoria's Secret Fashion show tonight at 10/9c on CBS!

P.s. Go to Victoria's Secret website after the show for an online after party. They've got another surprise after the show ends. Check the site at 11PM EST.

Monday, December 1, 2014

TSS Favorite Things {December Special Edition}

Tory Burch


Steve Madden


Victoria's Secret

Michael Kors

Category 5

Forever 21

We want to provide you with a holiday merchant list worth shopping from. Why? Because everything from our exclusive merchant list offers discounts for Cyber Monday. Throughout the year we have shared with you our Favorite Things and with the December holidays fast approaching, we want you to share in lots of savings. Above are a list of some our 'Favorite Things' merchants offering Cyber Monday sales that you should check out!

Got a merchant you love that has an amazing Cyber Monday sale? Share with us in the comments or hashtag #TSSCyberMonday via the merchant's Instagram.

Happy {Cyber Monday} Shopping!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Top 5 Summer Scents

Scents can really take you down memory lane! We have really enjoyed fresh spring scents this spring, but with summer around the corner, we have prepared ourselves to switch it up with more summery scents that welcome the change in weather and feel. Here is a breakdown on our favorite summer scents that we will be wearing throughout one of our favorite seasons:

1. Daisy Delight by Marc Jacobs
- A more fruity smell of the original Daisy by Marc Jacobs

2. Dolce Eau De Parfum by Dolce & Gabbana
-New fragrance by Dolce & Gabbana.  This scent is a gentle, feminine mix of white flowers and freshness!

3. Signorina Eleganza by Salvatore Ferragamo
-Velvety fragrance with hints of grapefruit, pear, and almond powder to name a few!

4.Fabulous by Victoria's Secret
-Fragrance type: Floral

5. Born in Paradise by Escada
-Fruity: Green apple, guava, watermelon, pineapple, coconut milk, jasmine tea

What summer scents are you looking forward to wearing?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Flower Power

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Spring has sprung and April is right around the corner! As you can see on our TSS Instagram (follow us if you don't already!), we are obsessed with floral prints- it's colorful, bright, cute, and it's perfect for Spring! The best part about floral is that you can dress it up with a floral clutch like the Ted Baker London clutch above or you can dress it down with cute baseball cap like the J. Crew one above!  

What are some of your favorite stores that carry a lot of floral prints?

Happy Hump Day!

Monday, January 20, 2014

TSS Co Founder's Interview: Karen

1. Where do you currently reside and what do you love most about it? "I live in sunny (just joking) Seattle and I love EVERYTHING about it. Seattle offers you everything from Starbucks to hipsters, to the mountains, water, city-life, and so much more. P.S. It doesn't rain as much as people claim…it honestly just sprinkles. No one uses their umbrella! Did I mention we have an amazing football team too? GO SEAHAWKS!"

2. Describe your closet. "Well, I have two closets because I am a shoe and clothes fanatic. My walk-in closets are filled with clothes that are all color coordinated and shoes for days. My style is so eclectic that you see everything from a leopard Forever 21 jumpsuit to sparkly Louboutin heels!"

3. What was your favorite part about being in a sorority? " I absolutely loved choreographing and performing dances for philanthropies. Our dance group (which included Co Founder, Sakura!) called ourselves The Thetawockeez--it was great!"

4. What did sorority life teach you that you applied in the real world? "Sorority life taught me to show people the greatest version of you. You want everyone, whether they are compatible with you or not, to fall in love with who you are. This is one of the biggest lessons that my sorority taught me that I have applied in every aspect of the real world".

5. What are 5 beauty products you can't live without? "Lipgloss (Victoria's Secret lipgloss will always be my fave but I have recently started using Smashbox Lipgloss and it is equally amazing), Bare Minerals Foundation powder, Lilly Lashes, MAC Comfort Creme, and my favorite sets of perfumes that I rotate (Angel by Thierry Muglier, Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel, Bright by Versace and La Vie Est Belle by Lancome)".

6. What do you love most about working on TSS? "I love seeing the reaction our readers have to our content. It is so inspiring to watch and hear how much our content improves lives!" 

7. What is the best advice you were ever given? "Be careful how you treat people on your way up because you might meet them on your way down". Those are famous words from my mother and they couldn't be more true. Often times in life, people gain a level of success where they forget where they came from or how they got there and choose to mistreat those who were on their journey. Lack of humility and self-entittlement can really hinder your reputation with people who have known you so it's so important to remain humble and avoid burning bridges. After all, you never know, you might see these same people again and the tables could turn where you will need their help".

8. Who's your celebrity style crush? "My STYLIST crush ( I say Stylist crush because we all know celebrities do NOT dress themselves) is Monica Rose. She styles women like the Kardashians and Guiliana Rancic to name a few and I absolutely love every look she puts together. I would love to raid her closet!"

9. What are your top 3 stores you like to shop at? "This is a toughy but I would have to go with TOPSHOP, ZARA, and FOREVER 21. If I can sneak one more in I would say my favorite online store is ASOS".

10. What do you like to do on your day off? No days off here folks! Haha, just joking…sort of. On my day off I like to have friends over where we enjoy a glass of champagne and catch up on reality TV!

11. What else do you do for work? When I am not blogging, I am working full time in medical sales. I love working for a company that is essentially saving and improving lives!

12. What are your interests/passions? I absolutely LOVE party planning. It is my true passion and I really look up to party planners like Colin Cowie and Mindy Weiss. My specialty is candy buffets which I do here and there for my friends and people who reach out to me. I started documenting my parties and party advice here.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Flawless {Makeup} Finish

In the quest for a flawless complexion, our search is finally over!  From a fun night out, to looking perfectly polished everyday, we found 2 fabulous products that have become a staple in our makeup routine.  TSS Co-Founder, Ali, has personally been using both of these products for years... and we're all hooked!  

To start... if you're not already using a primer in your daily makeup routine, it's time to give it a whirl.  The Oil-Free Airbrush FX Face Primer made by Victoria's Secret not only protects your skin with SPF 15, but it creates a velvety smooth canvas for your makeup.  Ali is flat out obsessed with this product, and swears that she can't go a day without it.  Even on the days when you're wearing less makeup, it provides a clean look for your skin.  For the times when you're wearing heavier foundation, it's a must-have.  The primer provides a base for even makeup application (it even makes your pores less visible), and gives it all-day staying power.  

After applying the primer, MAC Studio Fix Fluid is the next step in the flawless complexion process.  This foundation is a bit on the heavier/full coverage side, but you can choose to either apply a little or a little more depending on the look desired.  Start small, and go from there if more of the foundation is needed.  Ali suggests applying the foundation first with a makeup brush, and then taking a beauty blender to smooth any lines created by the brush.  The beauty blender is also key to providing that "airbrushed" effect at home.  Pat down with the beauty blender all over your face, focusing on the areas around the eyes and nose, and you will create a beautifully smooth look.  Extend the foundation application a little under your chin, fading off onto your neck, as to avoid a harsh line between the coloring on your face and neck.

We hope you love our tricks for creating a flawless complexion.  Give it a try, and let us know what you think! 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Giveaway: Victoria's Secret Bombshell Forever (Ended)

We're huge fans of Victoria's Secret beauty products, so you can imagine our excitement to try out their latest fragrance- Bombshell Forever.  This feminine perfume is inspired by one of their most popular fragrances, Bombshell.  It's a "bright, lush blend of boysenberry, lavender flower, and pamplewood" that we're especially looking forward to start wearing this summer.  In fact, Ali has been wearing it around the TSS office all week, and we're pretty obsessed!

Even better, Victoria's Secret was so kind as to send a 3.4 oz Eau de Parfum of Bombshell Forever to one of our lucky readers!  Do you want to win the newest iconic Victoria's Secret fragrance?  Check out how you can win below!

Make sure to check out all of the fabulous fragrances from Victoria's Secret!

Here's how to enter:
Step 1: "Like" The Sorority Secrets on Facebook (click here to "like")
Step 2: "Like" Victoria's Secret on Facebook (click here to "like")
Step 3: Share The Sorority Secrets' Victoria's Secret Giveaway post on your personal Facebook.
Step 4: Leave a comment below and tell us how your favorite fragrance makes you feel... happy, pretty, confident- you tell us!  Make sure to leave your email address so we can contact you if you win!

Good luck, and thank you to the wonderful team at Victoria's Secret!
*Contest ends 5/29/13.  Winner will be notified via email*

Monday, May 20, 2013

It Girl Interns Trend Report: Mascara

In our daily makeup routines, applying mascara is like the cherry on the cake.  Any makeup look isn't quite complete without it, and adding a few coats can make a huge difference.  But with all of the mascara selections out there, it's hard to know which ones are the best!  We turned to our It Girls, to see which mascaras they love the most.  Ranging from drug store brands to designer, there's a little something for everyone!

An affordable classic is Victoria's pick, Maybelline Great Lash.  Don't underestimate the price, as this little pink tube has long been praised by beauty experts as one of the very best.  We're also big fans of makeup products by Victoria's Secret, including Rachel's pick.  Alyx's selection, by Dior, is her absolute favorite.  "The brush is perfectly shaped so that you don't need an eyelash curler," Alyx says.  

Serena has 3 mascara favorites that she likes to use; including Benefit, Smashboxx, and Julep.  Plus, she shared her tips with us, on how to get the most out of your mascara!  "Always start with clean lashes and layer the coats on," she says, which is an important first step.  Next, "begin at the base of your lashes and gently wiggle back and forth as you move the wand up your lashes.  Repeat if desired!"  Another tip we love, is to "use a lengthening mascara on the very tips of your eyelashes to make sure your whole lash is coated-- this really adds length to your lashes, because the lacquer can extend over the tips of your lashes a bit," Serena adds.

What is your favorite mascara brand?  We would love to hear about the mascara you love to use! 

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Victoria's Secret The Fab Life Giveaway Winner

We were so excited to partner up with Victoria's Secret to do The Fab Life Giveaway Contest on our site. One lucky winner was set to receive the entire fragrance set of their newest scent, Fabulous. Belma, a college student studying Entrepreneurship at Babson College, truly showed us how she lives the "fab life" when she submitted her photo of her having fun at a local kindergarten. Belma and her sisters read to the kids, made dessert cups, and of course, did some face painting.

We enjoyed seeing how all of our readers live the fab life so thank you to all those who entered! Be sure to check out the new fragrance, Fabulous, the next time you shop at Victoria's Secret!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Victoria's Secret Giveaway: Update! (Ended)

Hi TSS readers!  Due to popular demand, we have opened up the Victoria's Secret Fabulous Fragrance giveaway to comments too!  You can either do yesterday's Instagram option, or the option below.  We can't wait to hear from you, and how you live #TheFabLife.  One lucky reader will win the entire Victoria's Secret Fabulous fragrance collection, as mentioned in yesterday's post.

Here's how to enter:
Step 1: "Like" Victoria's Secret on Facebook (click here to "Like")
Step 2: "Like" The Sorority Secrets on Facebook (click here to "Like")
Step 3: "Share" The Sorority Secrets' VS Giveaway Facebook post to your personal Facebook.
Step 4: Tell us what makes your life fabulous, and LEAVE YOUR EMAIL, in a comment below.

We can't wait to hear from you!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Victoria's Secret Fabulous Giveaway! (Ended)

Life is pretty fabulous... we couldn't agree more!  When our friends at Victoria's Secret sent us their newest fragrance, Fabulous, we fell in love.  The floral scent is glamorous and fun; with notes of juicy currant, osmanthus blossom, and pink freesia.  Blossoms & juicy berries?  Yes please!  Even better, we are so excited to have partnered with Victoria's Secret, to give the entire Fabulous fragrance set to one lucky reader!

The giveaway includes the 1.7 fl oz Eau de Parfum, Body Lotion, Body Mist, and Body Cream.  We love the vibrant fragrance, and know that you will too.  So, how do you live #TheFabLife?  Show us by entering our Instagram contest below, and you'll have a chance to win the set! 

Want to win the Victoria's Secret Fabulous fragrance set?
Step 1: "follow" Victoria's Secret on Instagram (click here to "follow")
Step 2: "follow" The Sorority Secrets on Instagram (click here to "follow")
Step 3: INSTAGRAM something "fabulous" in your life.  Show us what you think is fabulous!  You MUST HASHTAG the following with your picture: #TheFabLife #TheSororitySecrets #VictoriasSecret

*contest ends 3/11/13, winner will be notified via Instagram*

We can't wait to see your pictures!

Check out Victoria's Secret Fabulous (and all of their fab products) in store or online at

Monday, March 4, 2013

Opposites Attract

Jacket: Urban Outfitters (similar here).  Shirt: Chloe K (similar here).  Jeans: H&M.  Lipgloss: Victoria's Secret.

Black & white is our go-to when we want to look polished.  It's chic, crisp, and looks great for any occasion.  Our TSS It Girl, Rachel, sure knows how to rock the look!  We love how she paired these basic staple pieces to create her ensemble.  The style is complete with hot pink lips (we love her Victoria's Secret lipgloss!) to add a dash of color.  When it comes to black & white, opposites sure do attract!

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Pastel Palette

{Ali's Outfit} Dress: Victoria's Secret Catalog.  Vest: Urban Outfitters.  Shoes: Vince Camuto (old, similar here).  Earrings: Express.  Bangle: Express.  {Sakura's Outfit} Skirt: Splendid.  Necklace: Nordstrom.  {Karen's Outfit} Top: Forever 21.  Skirt: similar here.   Necklace: Forever 21 (similar here).  Photo Credit: aMaes Photography.

Maybe it's still a little chilly outside, but that doesn't stop us from craving a taste of spring's pastel confections!  This past weekend, we got together for a photo shoot, and braved the cold air for these springtime ensembles.  We can't wait to wear these pretty pastel & sorbet inspired colors all spring season long!  The maxi skirt length helps to carry you from the end of winter season, into springtime.  Which pastel hue are you most excited to wear this spring- mint, peach, lavender, or lime?

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Spring Break Essentials

We remember the good old days of planning spring break trips with our sisters. Wherever we decided to go, a sandy beach and heat were always a standard. No matter where you decide to have a little spring vacay, there are some key spring break essentials you will need to pack to be fully prepared. Below is our complete list of Top 10 Spring Break Essentials.


Super stylish bathing suit cover-up
This is a must have when you want to take a break from the beach but don't want to be in regular clothes. Our favorite cover-ups are the ones found at Victoria's Secret

Trendy sunglasses
You've got to protect your eyes from the sun and still look super cute while laying out, so be sure to pack some trendy sunglasses. Our personal favorite sunglasses are any Nordstrom brand ones, like Jimmy Choo or Tom Ford.

A couple of cute bathing suits
Nowadays, it's not about how cute your bathing suit looks in the water, it's about how cute it looks pool/beach side. We always pack several bathing suits so we have options. Target sells really cute and affordable bathing suits that we love.

You've got to capture all the memories so packing a camera is a must. Pack a small, sleek, camera that will be easy to carry around. Canon's are the best quality cameras and you can buy them at Target for a great price.

Beach bag
You definitely need a cute beach bag to tote around with all your essentials. J.Crew has the absolute cutest bags and our personal favorite is the Famers' Market Tote.

Fedora hat
Fedora hats are a fashion piece that never gets old on the beach. With your cute sunglasses, bathing suit, and fedora hat you will have the perfect beach outfit. We shop at DPC 1921 or Forever 21 whenever we want some trendy fedora hats.

Since you are going to be in the sun, you can't forget to protect yourself. Packing sunscreen is probably one of the most important items you should bring on your spring break trip. Places like The Body Shop offer a plethora of different sunscreens to choose from. Their best seller is the Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer SPF 30.

Flip-flops and sandals will likely be your main footwear while on vacay so don't forget to pack them! There are plenty of places to get some basic flip-flops, but if you're looking for a stylish pair, check out these Basketweave sandals and many others at Forever 21.

As much as it's so much easier to wear beach clothes all day long, it is important to pack some regular daytime clothes as well. Packing some casual shorts to pair with a simple top/tank is easy and makes for a cute outfit when away from the beach. J.Crew has some cute shorts; check out these Chino shorts.

Without a doubt, having no worries is the most important spring break essential you should "pack".  Spring break is a time to let your hair loose, relax, and have fun!
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