Visiting Jac Vanek's instagram and website is like time spent with your wittiest, sassiest, frankest BFF. From t-shirts to tank dresses, coffee mugs to iphone cases, her printed message is the antithesis of some cursive and wistful Oh darling, let’s be adventurers Pinterest pin. Like the unapologetic Amy Schumer or the wild-hearted, deeply passionate Patti Smith, Jac’s words rally us to buy that plane ticket, grab a second slice of pizza, wear lipstick, and follow one’s heart forever and always, because she's doing it and, really, how else would you want to live? We caught up with this girlboss to learn what it takes to found and run a successful biz, who inspires her the most, and how the Jac Vanek brand reflects her ever-evolving, personal self-discovery.
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Officially, the Bronze Age was around 3000 BC–but who's to say it's not also Fall 2015? That's because a major Fall runway trend is bronze makeup, seen at shows including Zac Posen, Tom Ford, and Marchesa. Bronze is one of the most wearable trends out there for real life, since it's so flattering on a wide variety of skin tones. The trick to looking like a sun-lit goddess, and not like you're auditioning to replace Abe Lincoln on the penny: pick one feature at a time to gild. Ready to try it?
Silver is pretty magical—not only does it make the coolest jewelery, but it also works wonders on skin: it's anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, fights free radicals, and promotes tissue regeneration, which keeps you looking younger. ARgENTUM uses colloidal silver in two great anti-aging creams, one for body and one for face, eyes, and neck.