A Chica In Nica

Dance is one of the most dominant parts of the Nicaraguan culture, perforating nearly every aspect of life. From young ages at school showcases to nighttime fiestas in adulthood, dance adds zest and intimacy to the Nicaraguan life that isn’t present in the U.S. 

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Fine, Fresh, Fierce, and Fit

A time for relaxation and rejuvenation, summer should be about making time for you. It should move you. Yes, that means Netflix. Yes, that means sleep. But summer is also a great time to get in shape. Now that we’re free from the Georgetown juggling act, we can turn our focus from breaking open the textbooks to breaking into a sweet, sweet sweat. 

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Capitol Chic

I was (and still am) baffled by the oxymoron that is “business casual.”  As an intern, the Hill is definitely too business for denim and cotton, but still too casual for heels and suit separates.  You should look professional, but not too professional, because you are an intern, after all, and you can’t take yourself too seriously.  

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A Passion for Pastels

Walking into Brooks Brothers, I was instantly submerged in a vast sea of pastels. Surrounded by a staff accented with pale pink ties serving cucumbers and hummus, I was in awe of the luxury created just five minutes from campus. Girls were daintily scavenging the ice cream bar while sipping on their strawberry basil sodas and sparkling ginger lemonades. The photo booth provided allowed for any guest, allowed entry by an exclusive RSVP list, to sport their Jack Rogers and white blazers with pride. The anchors and nautical tones created a sailor aesthetic that is hard to forget.  

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Cara Delevingne Takes on the Big Screen

Cara Delevingne has become a ubiquitous figure in pop culture. Her signature brows and goofy facial expressions are inescapable, appearing in magazines, campaigns, runway shows, tumblr gifs – and, most recently, the movie theater big screen. In 2015 Cara will appear in Pan, London Fields, Kids in Love, Tulip Fever, and the film adaptation of John Green’s 2008 bestseller, Paper Towns. It’s safe to say the face of Burberry has officially made the transition into acting, which she says has in fact been a longtime goal.

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Festival Season 2015: More than just Music

Coachella, Bonnaroo, Firefly, Electric Zoo – it’s officially music festival season, and with great music comes great fashion! H&M has recently created the first official co-branded collection with Coachella, and MAC is getting in on the action by teaming up with DJ Mia Moretti to create a Coachella-inspired makeup collection. Many festival trendsetters have been known to take serious fashion risks: mixing and matching funky patterns, and channeling inner rock gods and goddesses.

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