Lara von Linsowe-Wilson

Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist & Blogger, Sea Foam & Diamonds

Location icon United States of America

Lara is a New Media Communications Major at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR. She believes that social media is the key to keeping audiences entertained and engaged in journalism, and that online formats are tools that will help keep the industry alive.

This portfolio is filled with a small selection of her favorite writing samples that she feels best represent her writing and editorial skills, curated from her personal blog and professionally published endeavors. Enjoy!

Blurred Lines: Winter 2016

Winter 2016 issue of DAMchic Magazine | Title: Blurred Lines: Winter 2016, Author: DAMchic Magazine, Name: damchic_winter2016_blurredlines, Length: 84 pages, Published: 2016-02-25T00:00:00.000Z

Her Campus
If PAC12 Schools Were Gossip Girl Characters

Gossip Girl may have ended back in 2012, but the legacy definitely lives on. We here at Her Campus at Oregon State have been reminiscing about all of our favorite characters lately, so we started thinking about where we see their personalities and characteristics shining through in real life.

Carpe Diem. Carpe Noctem. Carpe Vitam.
OOTD: 1-800-NYE

It's that time of the year again! This year has gone by so quickly, and to be honest 2016 kind of snuck up on me. Even still, I'm so excited to put 2015 in the past and to start fresh with a clean slate!

Carpe Diem. Carpe Noctem. Carpe Vitam.
A Very NoNonsense Holiday

The holidays are some of my favorite days to dress up, but living in the Pacific Northwest it can be difficult to find a practical mix of comfort and style when it comes to dressing up in the winter....

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Rocksbox Review #2: Glitz & Glamour

It's been a while, but I'm sooooo close to being finished with this school year! I've had a whirlwind of a term, but I'm looking forward to the future. This past week I received another amazing Rocksbox set that included blingy statement pieces that will be perfect for my trip to New York in less than a week (!!!).

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LBD? Switch Things Up with a Little Black Romper

I'm not sure about where you all live, but this summer has been a HOT one here in Oregon. Like we're talking "It's 106 degrees outside right now when it's usually only around 85 degrees" hot.

Carpe Diem. Carpe Noctem. Carpe Vitam.
What's In My Bag feat. U By Kotex® Curves Liners

I've been meaning to do a "what's in my bag" post for quite some time now, but somehow I never get around to it. Partly because I'm a busy person, but also partly because my purse is usually an unphotographable mess.

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OOTD: Spike the Punch

Happy FriYay! Today's OOTD was inspired by this incredible leather jacket that I got for FREE earlier this week.

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Current Summer Beauty Faves

I know I'm not typically a beauty blogger, but there have been some beauty products/tools I've been LOVING lately so I thought I'd take a minute to share some of them with you! Summer to me, as with most people, means hot days, long nights & cool drinks.

The Daily Quirk
Black is the New Prep: A & F Releases "In Black and White" Collection

Retail icon Abercrombie & Fitch rocked the fashion world last May when they announced that they were beginning a long-overdue rebranding of the company, but we are just now starting to see some of the major changes that the brand is making. For starters, Abercrombie & Fitch just released a new line of clothing in...

Her Campus
Savvy Chic: 5 Ways to Save Money and Not Live Frugally in College

If you're anything like the typical college student, you're probably not in a position to be eating out every single night or buying things online every single week. But just because you need to be smart about how you spend your hard earned money doesn't mean you have to cut out fun all together!

The Daily Quirk
The Best Celebrity Instagram Accounts: Summer Vacation Edition

As if we weren't already jealous enough over the lives of our favorite celebrities, their daily Instagrams of tropical vacations and exotic getaways make us wish even more that we were in their shoes. At the same time, their gorgeous snapshots and videos can also be oddly inspiring.

The Daily Quirk
Discover the best sunglasses for your face shape!

One of the hardest parts about summer fashion is finding a way to protect yourself from the sun while attempting to stay cool at the same time. Not only will these fun sunnies keep dangerous UV rays out of your eyes, but they'll also help you make a statement you'll want to rock year round....

The Daily Quirk
5 Ways to Feng Shui Your Place

Whether you've had a stressful day at work or a fight with your significant other, the best part of any difficult day is being able to come home and relax in your own personal space. For most people, this magical sanctuary is usually their bedroom. Being the room you get your beauty sleep in, having...

Her Campus
Top 5 Beauty Must Haves for Fall

The beginning of a new school year can be a stressful and tiring thing, especially if it's your first year on campus. Between figuring out where your classes are, getting used to new roommates, and trying to find time to hit the gym, how your hair or nails look might be the last thing on your mind.

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