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Back to School Saturday

August 7, 2012    |    By
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Back to School Saturday

Everyone knows the biggest shopping day of the year is Black Friday. It is said to have the best deals and it marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Well, this year Teen Vogue is partnering with several retailers to start Back to School Saturday; an official kick-off of the back-to-school shopping... Read more »


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Friendship Day Celebration Ideas

August 1, 2012    |    By
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Friendship Day Celebration Ideas

  Kids love celebrating their friends and Friendship Day has been the official day to do it since 1958 according to wikipedia. Friends make us feel special and important. They also give us people our own age to talk to about life. So, what makes a great Friendship Day activity or gift? Our teen... Read more »


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Teen Girls: Summer Fashion Trends

July 17, 2012    |    By
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Teen Girls: Summer Fashion Trends

One of my favorite things about summer is the fashion. Whether on vacation or just relaxing by the pool, warm weather always brings out fresh styles and looks for guys and gals who are eager to shed the layers after a harsh winter. Teens are no different, in fact they are even more aware... Read more »


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Teen Guys: Summer Fashion Trends

July 10, 2012    |    By
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Teen Guys: Summer Fashion Trends

One of my favorite things about summer is the fashion. Whether on vacation or just relaxing by the pool, warm weather always brings out fresh styles and looks for guys and gals who are eager to shed the layers after a harsh winter. Teens are no different, in fact they are even more aware... Read more »


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July 5th is the Bikini Anniversary!

July 5, 2012    |    By
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July 5th is the Bikini Anniversary!

Did you know that the modern bikini made its debut at public pool in Paris on July 5, 1946. That makes our beach basic 66 years old this week! Bikinis were invented by the French engineer and designer Louis Réard as a reaction to seeing women roll up their bulky swimsuits to get a... Read more »


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Sites We Love: YPULSE

June 27, 2012    |    By
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Sites We Love: YPULSE

YPULSE is a blog that follows the teen market. Even though I still feel like a teenager on the inside, as Teen Editor for Gifts.com, I am always in need of fresh inspiration on what’s hot and what’s not. YPULSE was started by Anastasia Goodstein who has been following teen trends in the media... Read more »


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Beauty: Summer Trend Report

June 21, 2012    |    By
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Beauty: Summer Trend Report

The summer solstice is this week and that means that it’s time to update our wardrobes, decor and gift selections to reflect the warm weather and sunshine! To honor this transition, our editors are taking you on a tour of what’s “hot” for summer in their areas of expertise. As the beauty editor at... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

Gwen P.
Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.