Lydia Yekalam

Lydia Yekalam is a Freelance Writer for MUIPR. She was born and raised in Seattle, and is currently a communications major at the University of Washington. Lydia loves traveling and hopes to one day live in Europe. Her hobbies include taking Instagram-worthy photos, creating DIY interior design projects, and pursuing all things fitness related. Follow Lydia on Twitter @LydiaYekalam

Published Stories

Accentz Boutique: The Best Kept Secret in Los Angeles

It is often said that when you look good, you feel good. What they don’t always say is that when you have a great shopping experience, you feel even better.   We found a great shopping...

The Secret to Everything: How to Take Your Instagram to the Next Level

Instagram and other social media applications have increased visability into everyone’s daily lives. With more people watching, there is more of an urge to make sure you look good. That means...

Crowdsourcing: The Future of Fashion is Now

For many years, designers have been the reason people buy clothing from certain companies. The designer behind the product was the main attraction, and, in fact, a way of owning prestige among other...

MUIPR’s Favorite Fashion & Commercial Emerging Photographers to Watch

In the photography world, there is always new talent to look out for. Here at MUIPR we have found out favorite emerging photographers who are making a name for themselves in this competitive...

Blogging with a Bite: How Arabelle Sicardi Taught Us About High Fashion

Scrolling through Arabelle Sicardi’s blog(s) feels like taking a walk through a mad scientist’s desk drawer. The thoughts are scattered, casually phrased, and absolutely brilliant. Arabelle...

We are Falling for Aritzia’s #FallForUs Campaign

Have you heard of the Canadian chic, edgy, and urban store Aritzia? To be honest, we are a little surprised if you haven’t. Aritzia has risen to the top of clothing stores for young adults. Often...

Eyebrows: The Tiny Detail That Makes All the Difference

When you look at someone's face, their eyebrows are not always the first thing you notice. However, what people do notice is the difference between a good pair of eyebrows and bad pair. Although...

Striped Sleeves are Back, and Not Just for Jocks

Alright, let’s talk striped sleeves. We know what you might be thinking, “striped sleeves?! I thought those died out along with hideous pants in 1985.” Well, no. Hideous pants have always been...

Athletic Sneakers and Jeans: The Unexpected Duo That Will Rule Your Closet

Heels are great for work, date night, special events, and really whenever you want to dress up your look. But what about when you aren’t in the mood to be business casual? There is a time and a...

Your Next Hair Cut: Choose a Shape That’s Right for Your Face

When it comes to getting your hair cut, there is no cookie cutter look that will be flattering on everyone. However, there are certain styles that will look better on you, depending on your face...