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

How to Wear Vintage Clothing

Vintage style is not only fashion-forward, but it is eco-friendly as well. Reusing vintage pieces has always been respectable, but it is gaining even more traction these days as more and more...

Style Tips For Tall Girls: How To Dress For Your Height

Alright, lets cut to the chase, we wish we could fix all problems tall girls face -- boys -- but really not all of them are in our control -- again, boys. Living in a 5’6” world is not easy...

Abercrombie & Fitch: Insider Reveals Corporate Discrimination

Abercrombie & Fitch has become infamous for their controversial company antics.   A former Abercrombie employee has released a personal story revealing the inner workings of the...

Rihanna’s Topless Instagram Picture: Does Nudity Empower Women?

Rihanna recently created a stir throughout the Internet when she posted topless photos of herself on Instagram. The site almost immediately removed the pictures and suspended her account, however the...

Dolce & Gabbana: Fashion Designers Sentenced to 18 Months in Jail

The fashion pioneers behind the luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, have officially been sentenced to 18 months in prison by Italian courts. The pair were initially...

Are Men’s Crop Tops the Latest Fashion Trend?

Crop tops: some people love them, others hate them, but for the past few years girls have been debating on whether or not they should be wearing the trend and how. The short shirts show off anywhere...

Weight Lifting: The Key to Achieving your Ideal Summer Body

Many women are taught that if they lift weights, they will become bulky. They avoid heavy weights, and opt for small, lightweight ones in order to achieve the toned look they are trying to achieve....

Lady Pockets, the Hilarious Fashion Blog

If you are in the mood for a hilarious and witty read, Lady Pockets is the blog for you. Since coming across this blog just a few weeks ago, it has quickly become one of our favorites -- a guilty...

#AllMenCan, How Support Solves Problems

After the Santa Barbara, Calif. shooting, there was a social media outcry in the #YesAllWomen movement -- a movement that drew attention to misogyny in the United States and the effect of patriarchy...

Rsocks: Sophisticated Socks Brand For Fashion-Forward Men And Women

Long gone are the days of no show socks; nowadays we are letting our socks do all the talking and there is no better way to do so than with the affordably chic sock collection from RSocks in New York...