THE GETAWAY EDITION | Montauk, New York

To kick off our inaugural GETAWAY EDITION, we decided to shake things up here at BASTION and begin at The End. Literally. At the very tip of Long Island's South Fork lies the small town of Montauk, aka "The End". In recent years city-folk and the like have flocked to the Hampton outpost for its authentic feel, but Montauk has been teaming with fisherman and surfers for generations (...)

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OLD FASHIONED | A Modern Woman's Guide

In recent years, the Old Fashioned has made a massive comeback in the wake of masculinity. Whether its Ryan Gosling or Jon Hamm stirring up their favorite whiskeys, pop culture seems to be falsely reintroducing this age-old cocktail as an exclusive drink for men. We disagree. In fact, here at BASTION &CO we believe an O.F. can be the perfect drink for the modern woman in both strength and femininity (...)

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Babies for Blake

Babies for Blake

It's no secret that we love watching the rich and beautiful, often for no more reason than that they are very wealthy and stunning. Blake Lively, who is a particular breed of gorgeous that towers above most mere mortals, is a perfect example (...)

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Happy lunch in 20 minutes

Believe me when I tell you that you can have a delicious and nutritious lunch in just 20 minutes! This one is packed with all the goodness your body needs when days are getting shorter and colder. It doesn’t mean your plate have to be sad and boring just because the polar vortex is coming (...)

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Four Fall Trends

Four Fall Trends

As we bid adieu to October and welcomed November this past weekend, I want to highlight four trends that I’m currently crushing on this season. From oversized outerwear to sexy footwear, below are a few fun and stylish ways to beat the fall gloom (...)

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4 Steps on: How to Name your Blog

I am often asked by aspiring bloggers who are just starting out what to entitle their blog. After all, it will include usually everything that they feel is important and personal, so it’s a big decision to make. Well, here’s the thing, kids – blog naming is a tricky business because you want it to be meaningful, you want it to last (for years, hopefully), and you want it to be catchy enough that it sounds cool for readers to remember so they keep coming back (...)

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A new Album for Taylor Swift: "1989"

Have you heard Taylor Swift's latest single yet? The first from her new album 1989, It's a doo-wop, girl band tinged party jam about meeting a guy with “hella good hair”. It's also quite a far cry from her country-tinged roots.  While it's no secret she's parted ways with the country world, it's a surprise to see the type of star she's become (...)

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Winter Trends 2014

 Winter Trends 2014

t doesn't matter if you follow them, ignore them or go completely against them, one thing is for sure, Fashion trends are here to stay. Fashion is everyone's playground not governed by rules or laws - nothing that cannot be done. This winter brings a great legacy behind it. Summer and Fall have created the perfect backdrop of bringing mixed prints and pastels back to the fashion forefront (...)

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The Shoutout: Interior Design

Just moved into a new house and in need of some decorative ideas?  Sick of your old layout and in need of inspiration for a new look? Or just daydreaming about the day you finally get to move into your ideal dream house? Whichever it is, Instagram provides us with a great source of inspiration when it comes to interior design. We have put together a list of our very favorite IG design pages for you to start from. Happy hunting! (...)

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Just a Summer Fling?: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin

Just a Summer Fling?: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin

Summer is definitely over and so are our summer flings. The same could even be said for actress Jennifer Lawrence- her tan lines have faded and so has the spark with Coldplay front man Chris Martin. The surprisingly discreet relationship-which lasted approximately four months according to People mag and Perez Hilton- has made more headlines with it's ending than it did with it's happening! (...)

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Tips for New Bloggers!

"I am blogger". How many of you have heard this trendy word lately in social networks?. For about 7 years now the word of "blogging" has taken an unexpected course impacting not only the world of social networks but it has been taking it's own place in the world of writers, sports, entrepreneurs, but especially (and my favorite) in the world of fashion (...)

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Mastering Minimalism: A Style Guide

Mastering Minimalism: A Style Guide

If you’re seeking to simplify your style without compromising your own personal touches to your outfit, join me in mastering the fashion style of minimalism. I am a firm believer of the simple, effortless yet stylish approach to fashion, however through the journey of developing my style, I still can’t say I have fully mastered the art of minimalism (...)

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