Celeb Branded Beauty Products That are Actually Worth Buying

IDK about you, but I take everything celebs try to sell me with a grain of proverbial salt. Of *course* that jacket/lipstick/Porsche looks 🔥 on your airbrushed, surgery-perfected, multiple-assistanted Instagram selfie! How could it not??!! ...
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The Very Best Pairs of Jeans, According to our Most Discerning SwearBy Editors

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, we're willing to bet it is this: there is absolutely nothing better than slipping on a really, really, really good pair of jeans. We...
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Cuddly Fleecy Fashion for Staying Cozy and Looking Stylish

Ah, 2020. The year of schlubby outfits tailor-made for one place: the couch. I didn’t know it until now, but it’s very possible to be extremely cozy *and* stylish when you invest in the right...
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Fall Jackets That are 🔥

IDK about you, but I’m longing for the days of indoor cocktail parties and gala fundraisers so hard that I spend half my time planning my future, post-Covid outfits. (Something about being masked makes me...
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Cooking Essentials You Need to Prepare Authentic Chinese Food at Home, According to Chef Jing Gao

Chinese cuisine, and Sichuan food in particular, is all about balance, flavor, fragrance and mouthfeel, working in conjunction to dance across the palate. Its chefs have always been known to do more with less, creating...
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Pumpkin Spice Your Life with these Finds

I’ll admit it: I’m #basic, and proud of it. From September 1 onward, I’m essentially a walking, talking billboard for all things sugar and spice and everyyything nice. Pumpkin candles? Sure. A sprinkle of nutmeg...
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How to Make Your Littles Bilingual

There’s a reason raising bilingual kids is so popular these days: kids that can speak multiple languages are shown to have both better focus and better comprehension, thanks to all the added activity in their...
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Social Distancing Outdoors? These are the Scarves, Hats, Mittens and More You Need

If you, like me, have been hanging out with Your People outside as much as possible to get in Covid-safer get togethers before autumn’s chill descends, I have good news. One: backyard space heaters exist...
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How to Style Your Home in an Eco-Friendly Way

At SwearBy, we get ultra-excited about products that combine inherent covetability with eco-friendliness. So we turned to the founders of Siblings candles—real-life brother and sister David Bronkie and Eva Eckerblad—for insights on how (and why)...
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Products to Keep an Eye on Come Prime Day

As you probably know by now Prime Day has been announced for October 13 and 14 this year, and you know what that means: there are about to be some killer deals on Amazon. Now,...
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Spook-tacular Last-Minute Halloween Costumes & Accessories

“All dressed up with no where to go” may be the mood this Halloween, but we’re dressing up, regardless. Halloween is the one night a year where we get to get a little wild with...
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Blue-Light Reduction and Reading Glasses to Keep You On-Task

Raise your hand if “eye strain” is all your people are talking about these days (besides the international pandemic and a certain day in November). A few weeks ago my hubs, who has been working...
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Warm Gloves for Autumn that Wow

Aaah, autumn. Season of PSL’s, Uggs (I HAVE NO SHAME) and cozy accessorizing. What is it about my cashmere-lined leather gloves that makes me feel like a 1940s starlet whenever I don them? Maybe it’s...
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Cozy and Chic Fall Hats

With everyone hanging out al fresco as much as possible these days, a few accessories are practically required: a pumpkin spice latte (or, better, a hot toddy); cozy attire (we stand by our Uggs!); and—most...
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Rain Gear to Keep You Dry in Style

There is nothing worse than being caught in the rain with nothing to protect you from getting completely soaked, except maybe being caught in the rain with deeply ineffectual rain gear. An easily broken umbrella...
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Backpacks That are Actually Chic

Yes, Mother, I’m well aware that schlepping an overstuffed tote across one shoulder from dawn till dusk is terrorrr on my back. But all those evenly-weighted backpacks are soooo hideous, and give me instant middle...
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Hair Accessories You'll Actually Use

Full disclosure: I do *not* have good hair. It’s verrrry flat and verrrry lifeless and can be stringier than a pasta shop if I don’t put some effort into it. And since the pandemic WFH...
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Cashmiracles! The Best Cashmere Everyyything

I have reached the point in 2020 where I want to quit my life (or, what’s left of it), move to a cheap farm in the middle of Nowheresville and just laze around in cashmere...
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Glam Phone Cases that Werk

If you, like me, are spending waaaay more time clutching your phone than you would have pre-Covid, I think it’s time we did ourselves a favor and got a new case, for chrissakes. Smartphone users...
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Stylish Luggage for When We Can (Woooo) Travel Freely Again

If you, like me, are spending hours of quarantine fantasizing about where you’re going to travel when this fog lifts (St. Barths! Tokyo! Des Moines!), may I suggest an alternative? Actually prepping for your next...
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The Best Coffee Makers & Gadgets to Make the Perfect Latte at Home

Making our coffee in the morning is a sacred ritual that we absolutely cannot live with out. Much like the beloved Gilmore girls, our daily dose of caffeine brings us joy, keeps us friendly, and...
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These Totes are Totes Amazing

I once spent upwards of $2,000 on a canvas bag. Yes, it’s Louis Vuitton. Yes, it was made in France and has my initials custom painted on it (KOE!). But: when you really think about...
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Our Favorite Skincare Products for Fall

To keep our skin glowing and healthy all year long, we need to make some tweaks to our skincare routine with the seasonal changes. That’s right: as summer’s warm weather and humidity gives way to...
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The Best Work-Ready Tops for (ugh) Zoom Calls

Full disclosure: I’m Zoomed out. I turn my Zoom calls into good old-fashioned cell phone calls whenever possible. (Frankly, the vast majority of these “meetings” would be a total waste of makeup!) But when duty...
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Swoon-Worthy Autumn Boots to Shop for Fall

As pumpkin spice weather begins to swirl around us, I always have two things on my sartorial wish list: new collegiate sweaters and new collegiate boots. (Honestly, I blame Ali MacGraw in the 1970 film...
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