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AU|rate: Feel Good Fine Jewelry

AUrate isn’t just about sleek, versatile jewelry that you can wear season after season, year after year. This company is all about focusing on ethical resources and practices. Pearls are sustainably farmed and harvested in a manner that isn’t detrimental to the environment. Recycled gold is used and beautifully polished for an intense shine. Even all of the diamonds are conflict-free so that you don’t have to worry about where they came from. Add these gorgeous designs to your jewelry box today to give your day and night looks an instant pick me up. Pieces are just as perfect for a power meeting at the office or for cocktails with the girls. While these stunners make for fantastic basics, they all have something special about them...

Get Your Fitness On With Zappos

Have you checked out the activewear section at Zappos lately? It. Is. Looking. Good. Whether you are headed to Crossfit or just want to look amazing in athleisure wear, there are a plethora of pieces you are going to want to slip into. From brands like Puma, adidas by Stella McCartney, Under Armour and Free People Movement, check out what HSL editors are coveting right now. Don’t forget! Zappos is all about free shipping and free returns, WHICH IS AMAZING! We’ve already added multiple pieces to our shopping cart. adidas Originals Crop Tank Top, $30 Show off your taut tummy with this versatile number. We especially love the idea of styling it out with harem style sweatpants and a sweatshirt tied low on the waist. Lole Essential Cardigan, $100 We...

From Gym To Street: Coveted Fashion Sneakers

Athleisure wear seems to get more popular, year after year, and we are not complaining. Comfort and fashion combine in this hot category and we think it is something that every woman should take advantage of. Keep in mind that these designs don’t have to only be paired with athleisure wear looks. They will look just as stylish when worn with everything from sweatpants and denim to dresses and skirts. Step out of the box with these chic trainers. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, $495 These metallic sneakers have a distressed look to them that looks effortless and too-cool-for-school. It features the brand’s signature star and will pair easily with all other colors. Gucci New Ace Rainbow Trainers, $620 Give your look a shiny glow and Rainbow Bright hues with these...

Workout Wardrobe Refresh With Lululemon

Lululemon has always been at the top of our list when it comes to coveted activewear. It looks good, it feels amazing, and it makes our asses look fantastic, no lie. We’ve been looking forward to the warmer spring season and plan on giving our workout wardrobe a bit of a refresh with the brand’s latest styles. New clothing will give us some extra motivation to get out there and get moving. Everywhere Duffel Heatproof Pocket, $148 It has various compartments, including one for a laptop, but the winning design is why we are drooling over this sleek and fierce bag. Wunder Under Hi-Rise Tight, $98 Not only are these comfortable, but the higher panel will keep that tummy tucked in and looking slim. TechLoom Pro Shoe Cashmere, $250 Unique and...

Stay Warm With Adorable Mittens

Don’t get us wrong. We love us some sleek gloves. But there is something so wonderful about slipping our hands into some cozy and toasty mittens for the winter season. Not only do our hands stay nice and warm, but there are so many adorable designs to try out. We wouldn’t be surprised if you wanted to start a whole mitten collection when you see how wonderful these pieces are! Cloudberry Factory Monkey Mittens, $47 A great style for those who love a touch of cuteness, the monkey design is artistic and very elegant. Kate Spade Taxi Mittens, $48 Perfect for the city chick, you will be able to spot these brightly colored mittens no matter where they are in your bag. Exclusive Workshop, $16 #TooCute! These hedgehog mittens are just...

Brand Spotlight: Arc’teryx

For all of you outdoorsy people out there, Arc'teryx is definitely a brand that you should know. It was founded in 1989 and since then has been creating streamlined activewear that has a purpose. There are pieces made for everything from hiking and snowboarding to climbing and trail running. Not only do the products have an Arc'teryx guarantee on them, but the company keeps the environment and community in mind when sourcing materials and manufacturing clothing and accessories. Check out some of the Arc'teryx designs that have peaked our interest this season. Fission SV Jacket, $649 Warm and waterproof, this insulated jacket is made with extremely durable materials that are great for fighting the elements. Voltair 30 Backpack, $1,300 For those of you who plan on doing some climbing or...

Keep Warm & Stylish: Cruelty-Free Puffer Jackets

It is COLD outside! Puffer jackets are one of the best ways to keep super warm and there are a ton of cruelty-free puffer jacket options out there. There is no need to purchase one filled with genuine down with all of the alternatives available. Check out the cozy and squishy styles we are really feeling right now. You will feel as snug as a bug and look great this winter season. Nanushka Leather Puffer Jacket, $620 This is a very fashion-forward design that is sleek and refreshing. It is made of vegan leather and fibers to create an end result that is very fierce. Vaute Snow Monster Parka, $647 Made of recycled materials and insulated with Primaloft ECO, which the site says in an insulation that arctic explorers...

Hot Cruelty-Free Boots

We are so excited about the chillier weather so that we can slip into some new boots for the season! Tall, short, flat, heeled, no matter what the style, we want it now! See our roundup of cruelty-free boots for the fall and winter and what we love about them! H&M Platform Ankle Boots, $49.99 These ankle boots are going to go with everything! We can see them being worn with our favorite denim to a gorgeous, fall maxi dress. What’s great is that the platform design makes the 4 ½ inch heel a lot more comfortable to walk in! Sam Edelman Olette Pointy Toe Bootie, $149.95 The berry pink hue of these pointy booties is outstanding. It’s a fantastic way to add a gorgeous pop of color to...

Suit Up: Cute Track Jackets

Whether you plan on going for a run, want to cover up after ballet class, or love athleisure wear, track jackets should be on your radar right now with the fall weather. Temperatures are slowly dropping, so protect yourself from the chill with these stylish pieces of outerwear that are functional and fashionable. Puma X Fenty Color Bloc Track Jacket, $301 The color choices and blocking give off a retro feel, but this jacket still looks modern and refreshing. True Archive T7 Track Jacket, $65 The red and white color combo has this design looking so fierce and crisp. adidas Passaredo Track Jacket, $70 I don’t think we’ve ever seen a track jacket this tropical before! Definitely a piece for those who love standing out of the crowd. Reebok X Face Track...

Shopping for a Cause

It’s so easy to mindlessly spend our money these days. Whether we are bored and window shopping or scrolling on our phones, why not pay attention to some companies that give back to the world with every purchase we make? Not only do you end up with a cute treat, but a charity receives a donation or someone in poverty gets a job or training because of your purchase. Keep browsing to see some fun finds out there that will help you shop for a cause! BoxLunch When spending at least $10 at BoxLunch, the company will donate a meal to a person in need through their partnership with Feeding America. At the time that this post went up, BoxLunch will also offer a meal to someone who...