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

My Mom Was Right: Fighting Doesn’t Prove Power

“Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.” - Desmond Tutu   Growing up the mantra was always “stand up to the bullies, don’t let them take advantage of you.” We...

Miami Fashion Week Debuts 2015 Swimsuit Collections

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami Beach, Florida was the place to be during the week of July 17 to July 21. Celebrating 10 years of the fashion event, Fashion Week shows previewed 2015...

Cute Kids Who Are Inspiring Us to Step Up Our Game

If there is one thing we can agree on, it is that things become cuter as they shrink. Nothing in this world is cuter than pint sized humans wearing clothing designed for full sized humans. What is...

How Cutting Your Clothes Can Give You a New, Edgy Wardrobe

Owning the latest and greatest in the industry has always been the goal for fashion enthusiasts. However, not everyone has access to the capitol or resources needed to own a progressive closet....

Cute, Economical, Environmentally Friendly! How to Bike to Work in Style

Whether you live in the city or in the suburbs, biking is a smart, eco-efficient alternative to driving. You save gas money, save the environment, and save yourself a trip to the gym all during your...

Forgive Me, Fashion Police! Leggings as Pants and Other Fashion Sins

Beginning in the late 2010's, we have seen the rise of a few mysterious fads that are as popular with young ladies as they are confusing to older generations.   Lets start with first...

Our Two Favorite Things in One Instagram Account: Coffee N Clothes

If you are looking to follow an Instagram account that will not only keep you interested but jazz up your daily news feed as well, we have found just the thing. Our new obsession on Instagram is...

ModCloth+Nicolette Mason: The Most Fashion Forward Collaboration of the Year

The fashion industry often encourages women to look to rules and guidelines to help them decide what they should wear and what looks good on their body types. That mentality towards fashion is all...

Marc Jacobs: Revolutionary or PR Stuntman?

Marc Jacobs has created a brand that is coveted among thousands, if not millions, of people around the world. There are countless numbers of girls that dream of wearing a Marc Jacobs dress in real...

How to Stay Cool in the Office This Summer

With the temperature rising, it is difficult to dress in your normal business casual attire, and even more tempting to start shedding layers, which unfortunately often can lead you to looking less...