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GIVEAWAY: Win a Private Cooking Lesson with Dinner & Wine!

So you think you can cook?  Prove it! Our last contest was so popular, we’re doing it again … We’re teaming up with GE Monogram – luxury appliances for real life – to host an exciting online cooking competition. Whip … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY: Win 3 Months of Therapy from Pretty Padded Room

You talk to your friends. You talk to your co-workers. You talk to your family (if you’re lucky and they actually listen). But sometimes, you just need to talk to someone else. Someone who will listen and let you say … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays Giveaway, Featuring the Andean Collection

Urban Girl Squad is hoping your holidays will be extra happy if you’re the winner of our latest giveaway, featuring the Andean Collection. Read more to learn about a great cause, and then enter the giveaway today! Andean Collection was … Continue reading

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Going to Our Singles Event? Hit Drybar First, for a Blowout with a Discount!

If you’ve already signed up for our Friend-of-a-Friend Singles Party: Speakeasy Edition on Oct. 20, why not meet all those potential Mr. Rights with sexy hair? Urban Girl Squad has teamed up with Drybar for a fantastic deal: Book your … Continue reading

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Enter Our Jewelry & Clutch Boticca Giveaway — Ending Soon!

At Urban Girl Squad, we enjoyed every moment of falling down the wondrous rabbit hole of Boticca’s website. One click, and then another, and before we knew it we had filled our (imaginary) shopping cart with gorgeous jewelry and accessories. … Continue reading

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From CEO Amanda Hofman: Drag Queen Bingo

One of the things I love about Urban Girl Squad is meeting interesting people in my search for new and fun events. I have a lot of meetings every week, and occasionally someone really stands out. Take Yvonne. I met … Continue reading

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Enter our huge Pure Yoga giveaway! Ends Sept. 20, 2011

Sometimes, it actually does pay to wear the proper clothing to do a sport. Let’s talk yoga, for instance. We could wear our cut-off sweats and a T-shirt. But anyone who has ever done downward dog in a T-shirt knows … Continue reading

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Our Ideal Fashion’s Night Out Schedule

Fashion’s Night Out is coming up fast — it’s this Thurs., Sept. 8. Have you mapped out your evening yet? Here’s our ideal Fashion’s Night Out itinerary: We’ll start with our event at Caudalie Spa, of course! Primp and prep … Continue reading

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From CEO Amanda Hofman: A Lesson from Turning 30 — “If you don’t feel it, fake it.”

I’m turning 30 this week, and since it’s typically a time when you’re meant to be older and wiser, I thought I’d share a life-reflecting thought with you guys. By now, I’ve learned to be more confident in asking for … Continue reading

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Looking Good for Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion’s Night Out is like a giant block party — one that some of us happen to like, thank-you-very-much-Cathy-Horyn-of-the-Times. And thanks to Urban Girl Squad, you can have “model nails” for FNO! More on that in a second. First, we … Continue reading

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