• Beauty

    UO Beauty: Christina Rinaldi x Bing Bang

    Nail artist Christina Rinaldi of Prima Creative sat in at our Bing Bang NYC launch party last week and made sure everyone who wanted one...

  • UO DIY: Plant Hanger

    During our outdoor potted plant DIY at our Malibu store, we had one of our talented associates give us her (easy) step-by-step guide on how...

  • UO DIY: Flower Crown with Lisa Przystup

    Lisa Przystup, a floral designer drawn to the wild over-growths of the countryside, is the talented woman behind James's Daughter Flowers...

  • Beauty

    UO Beauty: Spring Nails

    Since we’ve finally made it through the winter (the horrible, terrible winter) and have a fresh new batch of nail polishes available, we...

  • Wish List: Spring Equinox

    UO DIY: Spring It On

    The first day of spring (which is today if you’re in the Northern hemisphere) is kind of like nature’s version of New Year’s Day. The...

  • UO DIY: Converse Customization

    Down in Austin, we had two of our favorite local artists, Sophie Roach and Josh Row, customizing shoes for two days at our downtown store...

  • Music

    Fine Print: The Le Sigh

    Since its launch last winter, The Le Sigh has been an online cool girl clubhouse of sorts. With consistently excellent indie music and arts...

  • You Should Totally Be This For Halloween: A Loving Friend

    When you become an adult, Halloween becomes less about ingesting dangerous amounts of candy and more about coming up with a super clever...

  • DIY: Goosebumps Nail Art

    If you are a fan of the Goosebumps series, and Halloween, and FUN, then you'll definitely want to try out this super easy nail tutorial. It...

  • Tumblr: Very Cool Pumpkins

    Have you seen the Very Cool Pumpkins Tumblr yet? It's the most important thing in my life right now, because it has very amazing...

  • Music

    Interview: Tepsic Magazine

    Tepsic Magazine is the large-format brainchild of Morgan Tepsic, who sends customized disposable cameras to artists and asks them to...

  • DIY: Make Your Own Terrarium

    In case you haven't noticed, terrariums are all the rage right now. Like me, you probably wanted to get a bunch to put in your room or...

  • The Pop-Up Institute for Craft and Ingenuity at Space 15 Twenty

    In the pop-up space at Space 15 Twenty (1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd) this month, you'll find a whole new creative experience, presented by...

  • DIY Cosplay: Captain Marvel

    Let's take our lazy cosplay to the next level. We're going to transform a piece of Urban clothing into Captain Marvel's new uniform. Just...

  • Rule 63 Cosplay

    Rule 63: For every given male character, there is a female version of that character; conversely, for every given female character, there...

  • Camp Crafts: Sparkle Jars

    Wow, I am a veritable craft queen, am I not? (Don't answer that.) But I am going to for real use my mid-'90s Leo mason jar to hold work...

  • Beauty

    Nail Art with Floss Gloss: Round Two

    Janine and Aretha from Floss Gloss are back! Using inspiration from the Bazaaaaar Pop-Ups in L.A. and NYC, and products from our...

  • 3D Printed Pizza

    Yo, NASA has been killin' it lately! First they're like, "Don't worry, Earth! We're making it possible for you to send all those idiots you...

  • DIY: NPW Nailwraps

    These NPW nail wraps are super easy to use, and that's coming from someone who is mostly a disaster whirlwind when it comes to anything...

  • Beauty

    Nail Art with Floss Gloss: Round One

    Floss Gloss has an incredibly fun palate of colors to choose from. With their bright colors and pretty packaging, we had a feeling the...