Kelli Acciardo

Kelli Acciardo is a style writer and makeup artist living in New York City. Obsessions include: huevos rancheros, Chanel eye shadow, spicy margs, puppies with attitude, and a great blowout. Her favorite Latina is obviously Jennifer Lopez, but hottie Naya Rivera is her #1 pick for one to watch these days. Past jobs include Deputy Editor at OKMagazine.com and Beauty and Fashion Editor at Seventeen.com.

7 Bridesmaid Dresses You Won't Have to Burn After You Wear Them
7 Bridesmaid Dresses You Won't Have to Burn After You Wear Them

Whether you’re responsible for selecting the gowns your doting girls will be sporting on the big day, or a MOH offering suggestions to the bride-to-be, take our advice: don’t go big, just go home (from that tacky dress store). There’s nothing worse than having to wear an overly ruffly, fluffy, disaster of a silhouette. Luckily, these 7 styles—in every wedding appropriate hue—will save you from that.


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The Best New Products and Tools for Curly-Haired Bonitas
The Best New Products and Tools for Curly-Haired Bonitas

Wavy, spiral-y, and tightly coiled curls need extra love. With countless cleansers, stylers, and hot tools available, it’s a tricky world to navigate, but we’re here to help.


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Elizabeth and James Nirvana perfume
7 Spring Scents for Every Mood

Whether you’re feeling flirty or daring, we’ve got the perfect perfume for you. Say hola to this season’s most impactful spritzers.


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Penelope Cruz at the 2007 Academy Awards
A Look Back at Latina Oscar Fashion Over the Years

From Jessica Alba in gold Versace in 2006 to J.Lo in Chanel in 2011, our favorite style stars have brought it on the red carpet at the Academy Awards time and time again. Flip through this gallery to see some best dressed moments and click here for even more Oscars fashion fun!


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14 in '14: The Beauty Products You Need to Know This Year
14 in 2014: The Beauty Products You Need to Know This Year

Fancy nail kits, super high-tech serums and moisturizers, and flirty fragrances are just a few of the gems that are bound to make this year more beautiful. Say hello to your vanity’s new must-haves.


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The Best Fashion Trends to Try in 2014!
The Best Fashion Trends to Try in 2014!

A new year means a new wardrobe, right? While a complete overall might not be in the cards, there’s nothing wrong with adding a few fashionable additions—just make sure they’re on our list before you purchase!


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Bella’s Best: Her 9 Most Enviable Looks From Fashion Week!
Bella’s Best: Her 8 Most Enviable Looks From Fashion Week!

Bella Thorne is one rising style star to watch. The actress and singer was spotted at every major front row during New York Fashion Week (and always looking chic we might add!) Check out where Bella went and what she wore:


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Alice + Olivia Fall 2014 NYFW presentation
Alice + Olivia Presents "Enchanted Elegance" for Fall 2014

Alice + Olivia’s FW '14 collection was an enchanted forest to say the least. Set in the McKittrick Hotel, where “Sleep No More” takes place, you were guided down candlelit hallways before entering Stacey Bendet’s Mid-Winter Night’s Dream. Dresses with brocade, beading, and lace greeted you everywhere you turned, a few serious coats, and then there was THIS:


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Tracy Reese Beauty Look Fall 2014 Runway Show
Backstage Beauty: Glittery Eyes & Shattered Glass Manis Take Over at Tracy Reese

When you enter the scene at Tracy Reese, the first thing you hear is “Helloooooooo Gorgeous!!” from across the room. That would be legendary makeup artist and one of our all-time favorite girly girls, Mally Roncal. Surrounded by models, brushes, and about a million lipsticks, it’s hard to get to her, but somehow we managed. 


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Backstage Beauty: Low Ponies Get a Sexy Tomboy Edge at Rebecca Minkoff
Backstage Beauty: Low Ponies Get a Sexy Tomboy Edge at Rebecca Minkoff

Ponytails will never go anywhere, but we always appreciate a modern variation on the classic style. Enter the hair look at Rebecca Minkoff. TRESemmé lead stylist Jeanie Syfu created “sexy tomboy” ponies to complete her downtown romantic aesthetic and they sort of seem like the new effortless ‘do we’ll be embracing every day in 2014.


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