June 26, 2013

Introducing...Rank and Style!

Ever get that frustrated feeling when there are so many viable options that it's just overwhelming?

Does it ever happen to you when you're shopping?

Does it ever make you make faces like these?

I'm one of the most indecisive people you'll ever meet (at lunch: Do I want this? Or do I want that? Am I even hungry?), so my answers to those questions are a resounding yes! But lucky for us, I've stumbled upon this shopping site called Rank and Style that creates unbiased lists of the top ten fashion and beauty items in countless categories. 

And concurrently, I get an excuse to take some fun selfies. Who's not all for that?

When I first visited this site, I'll admit that I was immediately suspicious. In today's world, so many things are biased, so how did I know that Rank and Style wasn't simply getting paid for showcasing a brand's product as one of the top ten?

But then I browsed through a few lists and read "How We Rank Style."

Not a single brand dominated the lists, and I was further convinced by the site's promise that "Using our algorithm to crawl the internet (so you don’t have to!) and obsessively, compulsively and, most importantly, objectively, searching for user reviews, bloggers’ tips, best-seller lists, editors’ picks, celebrity favorites, and industry recommendations, Rank & Style collects all the relevant information for your seemingly impossible mission of finding the *best*."

So I kept browsing. The quirky and rather punny titles of each list made me chuckle a bit (hey, you've got to make spending money as entertaining and painless as possible!) and the stylish items really caught my eye.

Now because the "best" products often come with a price, many of these items lean towards high-end. But hey, sometimes you've got to shell out the dough for a quality item that you'll use frequently or swear by forever.

Check out some of my favorite lists and click the image to take you there!

Super hip and practical these days, maxi dresses have taken the fashion world by storm. There's no need to worry about the wind blowing the bottom up, so rest assured that unfavorable circumstances will result in a rather embarrassing situation. (Or you can play it safe like me and wear shorts or spandex under all your skirts and dresses haha.) There's nothing more stylish and sleek than a full-length dress, and though it seems like a lot of material, the movement of the fabric still keeps you cool. Click away, friends!

I have a serious problem with black leggings. As a runner and fashion-enthusiast, there's not a better staple! My current count? Over ten pairs...

I've always been a fan of bandeau bikinis over the string ones. Check out some of the cutest ones of the season!

Okay, a case like this managed to elicit from me that typical "awww!" when you encounter a cute puppy or precious baby. Iphones have really begun to dominate the cell phone world, and these are some of the coolest and most durable cases around.
I smiled when I saw this one. So many of my friends used Burt's Bees--even those of the male variety! I never really understood what all the hype was about, but I decided to give it a go one day, and I instantly fell in love. I'm super picky about chapstick--so many are either too slippery or others too waxy, but this was a happy medium. The mint made my lips tingle a little in a strangely good way and afterwards, my lips didn't feel sticky like after most balms but super smooth and natural!

Rank and Style will seriously make your frustrated shopping faces into happy ones. You may even recognize some of the products because they've been attested to by reviewers, bloggers, celebrities, editors, or maybe even people you know. Go on friends, sign up! The world of stress-free, quality shopping is waiting.

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  1. Whoa, this is awesome! I'm really glad you blogged about this, because I'm one indecisive person myself (lol and I make similar faces when trying to decide haha!)
    Definitely checking it out :)

    Trendy Teal

  2. great idea dear.., you also make me laugh now :D


  3. Haha you are so adorable! This post made me smile, which is what I love about your blog - it's absolutely the epitome of everything positive and lovely in this life! :)

    I adore those Lululemon tights! Have been in desperate need of gym tights that are stylish and functional. Seems like I have found my match thanks to you! :)

    <3 Mandy xx

  4. You're so cute and silly in the first and last pictures! Cool post. :)



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