Cara Kovacs

Bio

Cara is a writer and stylist based in New York City. An optimistic idealist, she believes that New Yorkers are the nicest people on earth. Her corgi, Addy, is her partner in crime. Follow her fashionable adventures on www.thestylephileblog.com.

How The Perfect Timing Could Lead You To Falling For The Wrong Person

By Cara Kovacs
As courtship styles have changed with the times, “shopping” for a partner has made people more selective in the dating marketplace. This has both drawbacks and benefits in terms of long-term happiness. As divorce rates have climbed with the passing…

Why I Went On A Tinder Date With One Girl Who Sparked My Interest

By Cara Kovacs
I always had my discovery setting set to both men and women. After all, it’s not like I hadn’t been there before. As a women’s studies major, I had my somewhat-stereotypical brush with lesbianism when I dated a girl for a few semesters back in…

You Shouldn't Have To Force A Relationship, It Should Happen Naturally

By Cara Kovacs
As many single people in large urban areas may tell you, the process of dating can be much more exhaustive than it is exhilarating. Finding a needle in a haystack is the best way to describe it: You go on date after date or meet person after person…

Why Taking The Single Road In Your 20s Is Best, Whether You Choose It Or Not

By Cara Kovacs
When my mother was my age, she had just given birth to me, her first child. I could not even fathom this concept for myself right now. Her generation and the generations that came before her were often resigned to motherhood and marriage before they…

Remembering Oscar De La Renta: How The Timeless Designer Will Live On

By Cara Kovacs
Oscar de la Renta’s name is synonymous with timeless, mesmerizing style. With a career that spans over half a century, the Dominican-American fashion icon dressed everyone from first ladies and Academy Award winners to women like you and me, who…

Social Media Circle Jerk: How You're Perpetuating A Stupid Habit Of This Generation

By Cara Kovacs
The impact of social media on business, brand and personal promotion cannot be understated. Forbes recently published an article, which cited that smaller businesses have amassed more buzz with virally-generated content than with million-dollar ad…

20 Emotional Thoughts Every New Yorker Has On The Subway, During Rush Hour

By Cara Kovacs
Apparently, the New York City subway is one of the most effective transit systems on earth. According to Time Out New York, MTA provides the most lines, 24-hour service and transports more people than most other subway systems — and at one of the…

7 Ways Fashion Thrives In The Fall Season

By Cara Kovacs
Besides the fact that the cooler weather lends itself to snuggling, fall is by far the most romantic and exciting season for dressing. Sure, you won’t be flashing as much skin as you do in the summer months, but the layers you add on provide so much…

5 Outdated Rules Of Dating This Generation Needs To Put Away For Good

By Cara Kovacs
As a recently single 20-something who has been in a relationship since she was a teenager, I know as much about dating as I do about soccer. There is a goal and there are positions, and that’s where my knowledge ends — in both scenarios. When…

A Letter To Anyone Who Has Ever Made You Feel Suffocated By Their Unrequited Interest

By Cara Kovacs
Dear You, Let me start by saying that it was probably not any one thing you did. More than likely, it was several things. Maybe it was that you did impressions and they were bad. Maybe you thought it was cool to fart in front of me, even though we’d…

Fall Fashion: 10 Ways To Kill It On Instagram In Style This Season

By Cara Kovacs
As a former Floridian, fall is sort of a confusing time for me. Sure, I love pumpkin-flavored anything as much as the next girl, but layering and such is not something you learn growing up, where the thermometer never dips below 55. As a fashion…

How I Made The Decision To Drop Out Of School And Chase My Dreams

By Cara Kovacs
As Millennials have suffered to find work in the shadows of a recent economic crisis, the idea of doing something you love for a career seemed harder to grasp for many once-optimistic 20-somethings. The pattern of middle-class life (go to high…

5 Things To Know About Type 1 Diabetes Before Offering Your Unsolicited Advice

By Cara Kovacs
Miss Idaho 2014, Sierra Sandison, did an amazing thing for the diabetic community when she wore her insulin pump during this year's pageant: She got people talking. “Diabetes” alone is not something people regularly discuss; rather, it’s often a…