Fall Inspiration & Motivation

“There is a harmony in autumn, and a lustre in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!” -Percy Bysshe Shelley

Here are our top picks of things not to be taken for granted during this season:

Yaffa Loves Austin

Attention… all foodies, music & tequila lovers— add Austin, Texas to your weekend getaway list! Yaffa’s picks from our founder: FOODIES: sure to stop by many of the delicious food trucks on Rainey Street. Geraldine’s—a fresh, farm to table style for an eclectic mix of tastes. Fixe Austin, perfect for the foodie with a southwest palette.  SHOPPING: 2nd…

Sun Protection never looked so chic!

I love the sun! This past holiday I enjoyed two glorious weeks of blue skies and bright sunshine during the Christmas /Hanukah break in Florida.   Coming from icy New York, where I spend most of my winter in my sweats, down vest, and furry UGGS, I took great pleasure in breaking out my latest new…

Fight the Frost, Transform Your Workouts!

Are you an outdoor person suffering during the dark hours? Isn’t it easier to crawl into hibernation?  Change can be good… an opportunity to discover a new fitness passion.  It’s time to innovate your workouts! Here are five different types of workouts you need to try:  Circuit- Create a good circuit workout to do at…

Are You Ready For Dinner?

What’s for dinner mom? Have you run out of good dinner options for your kids?  If your answer is yes, then you really need to read these solutions.  Preferably before dinner time. Three great companies for home cooked meals delivered to your door: Blue Apron Mushroom & Fennel Fettuccine Options from pan seared chicken to…

Let Your Brows Do The Talking

Do your brows do all the talking…? In fact it’s the key feature that makes your face stand out. Everyone automatically thinks of their eyes, nose, or mouth. It’s important to take time out of your day to tame those brows. But where do you look for the best product? There are so many products…

5 Easy Meditation Tips

Even before I wake up I run multiple lists through my head.  I’m always thinking about my never ending grocery list and which practice I’m hauling my kids to. My mind is all over the place.  Sometimes I’m driving my car on autopilot; preoccupied with these thoughts.  When I arrive at my destination, the drive…

Manus x Machina Fashion in an Age of Technology

As a designer and fashionista, I look for inspiration in art and culture. In May, on my day off in New York City I ended up at the MET exhibit on Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter fusion. Seeing this exhibit filled me with lots of ideas for my new collection. Whenever I start designing a new…

Serena Williams vs Karolina Pliskova – US Open Semi Finals 2016

There is something so profoundly inspiring about an underdog story. It’s just you and your opponent on the court. Except this time, your opponent is Goliath. And you are David. The Yaffa team was lucky to be able to attend the US Open’s epic women’s singles semi-finals match last week. What started as a free community…

Solving Your Courtrobe Problems

As the summer melts away maintaining that “summer body” gets a little more difficult. Don’t stress yourself out all year, try our simple solutions to solving all your coutrobe problems!  1. The After Pregnancy Belly Our Forgiving Cami Tank is great for that post baby belly. The top enhances your bust while the loose fit…

The 4 Essentials To Bring With Your Yaffa

 A Perfect Pair of Sunglasses   Sunglasses help to prevent wrinkles around the eye area and block out harmful UV and UVB rays, not to mention they are a great summer accessory. Pack your favorite pair and bring a spare! Our pick: Oliver Peoples Midnight sunglasses. The rounded frame is classic yet trendy, and the…

Conquering The Carry On Challenge: 5 Yaffa Essentials

  Yaffa Activewear Cinch-Up Skort   Skorts are the original multitasker, but this one reaches new levels of functionality with drawstrings to change the length. Cinch it up or wear it down, from a walk on the beach to a tennis clinic. Because the fabric is chlorine safe, cool off in the afternoon with a…