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Kelsey Malenchak


Kelsey is the creator and editor of the fashion and beauty website, <a href="" rel="nofollow">Coffee & Gloss</a>. She started the site back in 2009 with a focus on beauty and cosmetics but it has grown to include fashion and lifestyle with an international audience. <br> <br> Kelsey began her writing career in 2006 working with Vervegirl, a Canadian teen magazine. She soon became the online editor and beauty writer for the magazine. From there, her passion for beauty and style lead her to create her own site and venture into the world of freelance writing. <br> <br> Throughout her career, Kelsey has coordinated and styled numerous fashion shows, including ready-to-wear and bridal. Currently she works with local fashion retailers, setting up websites and managing seasonal content.
5 Tips For Brides Who Don't Want To Go

5 Tips For Brides Who Don't Want To Go Broke

Sorry to all of the amazingly talented videographers. I'm sure they do an amazing job but let's face it, how often do you think you will watch the wedding video? Sure it's great to have to show the grandchildren someday but does the cost outweigh the value? I suggest taking the money you want to spend on a videographer and put it towards your photographer budget. Photos will always be displayed in your house and in albums. Plus, photos are a much better thank you gift.
03/11/2016 10:03 EST
Valentine's Proposals: Selecting the Ideal

Valentine's Proposals: Selecting the Ideal Diamond

Presenting a diamond ring can be one of the grandest gestures a man will make so it should be almost perfect. Many choose Valentine's Day as a romantic time to pop the question. With February 14 right around the corner, selecting <em>the</em> ring is a difficult and anxiety-filled process. Educating yourself before purchasing that once-in-a-lifetime piece will ensure you get exactly what you want (and what she wants).
02/03/2014 12:13 EST
What is BB Cream, and Where Can I Get

What is BB Cream, and Where Can I Get One?

BB creams gained immense popularity in Asia and over the past summer most of the major brands have launched BB creams in North America. So why the trend? These creams combine benefits of makeup and skincare into one product. Find a BB cream that fits your needs (and budget).
09/28/2012 12:02 EDT
The Mini Skirt Turns 50 and Doesn't Look

The Mini Skirt Turns 50 and Doesn't Look It

The mini skirt turns 50 this year and to celebrate the iconic garment has partnered with local fashion stylist Amy Lu to share shopping tips and style advice. Lu has styled for over a decade, working with everyone from politicians to top models. I chatted with Lu about the evolution of the skirt and where it is today. (Fun fact, did you know the mini skirt was named after the Mini Cooper?)
07/03/2012 01:59 EDT
Public Transportation: People at Their

Public Transportation: People at Their Worst

Walking the streets of a big city, you begin to notice how there is a lack of common sense around you. Or maybe it's the lack of everyday respect and kindest in our modern world. I'm not a bitter person but there are some things that have really begun to irritate me. I've noticed a significant decline in people's kindness and respect for others.
05/23/2012 08:09 EDT
Tips to Keep Your Leather Looking

Tips to Keep Your Leather Looking Luscious

They are probably some of the most expensive pieces in your wardrobe. Leather goods are investment pieces that you wear over and over again. And if you're like me, you want them to last. But with proper maintenance, your leather garments and accessories will age well and last for years
05/08/2012 04:11 EDT