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Steph Simpson

Steph Simpson

Steph Simpson is a freelance writer with a background in health & fitness, lifestyle blogging, branding and marketing. When she's not blogging for a living, she writes about her journey into freelancing, and offers help and support for new writers and freelancers over at her website. Please stop by Steph Simpson Writes, and say hello!

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Alternative Fashion Trends That Ended up Turning Mainstream

Steph Simpson December 29, 2017
Alternative Fashion Trends That Ended up Turning Mainstream

From Punk, to Grunge - to simply having crazy hair, we take a look at some notable alternative fashion trends that somehow ended up becoming mainstream.

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8 Bizarre And Creepy Things That Have Really Happened on Friday 13th!

Steph Simpson October 13, 2017
8 Bizarre And Creepy Things That Have Really Happened on Friday 13th!

We all know Friday 13th is considered unlucky - but when we take a look at some of the creepy and bizarre things that have happened on Friday 13th throughout history - it's not difficult to see why!

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10 Creative Halloween Cocktails For A Chilling Night In

Steph Simpson October 10, 2017
10 Creative Halloween Cocktails For A Chilling Night In

Creative Halloween cocktail recipes to wow your guests and liven up your spooky party!

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Why You SHOULD Wear White After Labor Day

Steph Simpson September 05, 2017
Why You SHOULD Wear White After Labor Day

When they say don't wear white after Labor Day, we make an entire collection of our best white items. Ignore the old adage in style - and wear white after Labor Day!

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Strap in: How to Style a Gothic Harness

Steph Simpson August 24, 2017
Strap in: How to Style a Gothic Harness

Harnesses are considered a tricky item to pull off! Read our harness style guide to find out how you can rock the harness trend

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Your Summer Reading List: Super Creepy Horror Novels

Steph Simpson June 01, 2017
Your Summer Reading List: Super Creepy Horror Novels

Horror literature is diverse as it is thrilling.Check out these chilling horror stories that should totally make your summer reading list!

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RIP Chris Cornell: Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman Dies Suddenly, Aged 52

Steph Simpson May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell: Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman Dies Suddenly, Aged 52

A sad day for fans of Soundgarden and Audioslave, as frontman Chris Cornell dies suddenly, aged 52

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International Profanity: Hilarious Insults from Around the World

Steph Simpson April 24, 2017
International Profanity: Hilarious Insults from Around the World

Some people say that if you swear a lot it means you have a limited vocabulary, are unintelligent, or that you are unable to express yourself in a more elaborate and less offensive way. I call bullshit! Check out these hilarious insults from around the world

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Will You Be Joining RebelsMarket at Broccoli City Festival?

Steph Simpson April 22, 2017
Will You Be Joining RebelsMarket at Broccoli City Festival?

This year will be the 5th annual Broccoli City Festival - and RebelsMarket will be there to join in the fun!

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40 Years of Goth Style in Under 4 Minutes

Steph Simpson April 18, 2017
40 Years of Goth Style in Under 4 Minutes

Check out how Gothic style has evolved over the last four decades! From punk fashion to the gothic romantic, cyber goth to steampunk - it's likely then next four decades will see the style reinvent itself yet again.

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'And The Winner Isn't...': 5 Awards Ceremony Blunders to Make You Cringe

Steph Simpson February 27, 2017
'And The Winner Isn't...': 5 Awards Ceremony Blunders to Make You Cringe

When it comes to live TV awards ceremonies - anything can happen. In light of last night's gaffe at the 2017 Oscars, let's take a look at some other awards moments that went less than smoothly

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How to Find The Perfect Pair of Jeans: Women's Jeans Guide

Steph Simpson February 11, 2017
How to Find The Perfect Pair of Jeans: Women's Jeans Guide

Shopping for jeans personal, because it’s all about your own specific dimensions. In this sense, finding the perfect pair of jeans is more about body shape and proportions than it is about sizing. Learn what style fits you best

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Boots Made for Walking: How to Wear Boots for Comfort and Style

Steph Simpson February 06, 2017
Boots Made for Walking: How to Wear Boots for Comfort and Style

Ever wondered how you can wear a killer pair of boots, and feel comfortable at the same time? Read on for some essential tips and hacks for wearing boots for comfort and style.

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6 Super Easy Valentine's Drinks to Try This Year

Steph Simpson February 03, 2017
6 Super Easy Valentine's Drinks to Try This Year

Super easy Valentine's cocktail recipes to try at home. Mix up a treat this Valentine's Day by trying these easy to make alcoholic drinks to make your sweetheart swoon!

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7 Totally Underrated Horror Movies from Recent Years

Steph Simpson January 27, 2017
7 Totally Underrated Horror Movies from Recent Years

If you’re struggling to find an entertaining new horror flick, check out the following article and discover some of the most underrated horror movies from recent years.

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From Console to Closet: Fashions Inspired by Video Games

Steph Simpson January 24, 2017
From Console to Closet: Fashions Inspired by Video Games

Want to share your love of gaming with the world? We’ve put together a collection of video game inspired looks for anyone who wants to embrace their nerdy side and pay homage to their favourite video games, without going full-on cosplay.

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A Guide to Wearing Leggings With Style

Steph Simpson January 22, 2017
A Guide to Wearing Leggings With Style

Leggings are well and truly in style – and it looks like they’re here to stay. Learn about the different types of leggings, how to style them and how to wear them.

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The Origins of Streetwear: What Is It and How Do I Wear It?

Steph Simpson January 12, 2017
The Origins of Streetwear: What Is It and How Do I Wear It?

With modern fashion branching off into so many different and distinctive subgenres, it can be difficult to distinguish the fads from the mainstays. But it would appear that streetwear, or at least the more broadly termed urban fashion, is actually here to stay.

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Everything You Need to Know about Waist Training

Steph Simpson November 26, 2016
Everything You Need to Know about Waist Training

Your ultimate guide on how to waist train safely and effectively. Get insider tips from our experienced corset enthusiasts.

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How to Wear All Black for Goth Style

Steph Simpson November 02, 2016
How to Wear All Black for Goth Style

Learn how to style an all black outfit for a truly gothic look

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Dark Origins and Disturbing Images: Things You Never Knew about Your Favourite Disney Movies

Steph Simpson November 01, 2016
Dark Origins and Disturbing Images: Things You Never Knew about Your Favourite Disney Movies

Delve behind the facade of the fairy-tale and you might be surprised to find that Disney has some dark secrets...

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The Biggest Mistakes Men Make When Styling Skinny Jeans

Steph Simpson October 27, 2016
The Biggest Mistakes Men Make When Styling Skinny Jeans

Want to know the most common fashion faux pas when it comes to styling skinny jeans? Take a look at this article and find out if you're making any of these mistakes.

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Five Common Corset Myths Debunked

Steph Simpson October 25, 2016
Five Common Corset Myths Debunked

Are corsets bad for your health? We take a look at some of the most common misconceptions about corsets, corset tops and corsetry, and discover the truth behind myths.

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The Art of the Tease: How Burlesque Style Is All about the Clothes You Leave ON

Steph Simpson October 21, 2016
The Art of the Tease: How Burlesque Style Is All about the Clothes You Leave ON

Learn about the burlesque style, its origins, and how you can incorporate burlesque elements into your wardrobe at home.

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Casual Steampunk Looks You Can Wear to the Office

Steph Simpson October 20, 2016
Casual Steampunk Looks You Can Wear to the Office

Casual Steampunk looks subtle enough to wear to the office.

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13 DIY Halloween Costumes That Are Actually Pretty Scary

Steph Simpson October 07, 2016
13 DIY Halloween Costumes That Are Actually Pretty Scary

If you’re looking to add a little more theater to your Halloween wardrobe this year, consider creating your own DIY Halloween costume. Here are some of the most impressive DIY Halloween outfits and costumes from all over the web.

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