It may still technically be winter, but as we get further into February (and the weather heats up here in L.A.), Iâ€™m finding myself looking forward to spring. My Friday Favorites this week reflect just that. Youâ€™ll see what I mean soon enoughâ€¦ Warning: Prepare yourself for lots and lots of blooms!
When it comes to embroidery, itâ€™s all in the details. Whether itâ€™s subtle stitching on a sleeve or a colorful, bold pattern, embroidery is the perfect way to show off some personality. One of my editors recently decided to try her hand at customizing an embroidered denim jacket, and to say I was inspired would be an understatement. With spring on the horizon, this trend typically reminds me of sunnier days, and Iâ€™m excited to see it making an appearance so early in the year.
If thereâ€™s one accessory trend that Iâ€™m particularly smitten with this season, itâ€™s the circle bag. Circle-shaped handbags are having a major moment lately, with designers from Chloe to Mansur Gavriel to Clare V. all showing their own take on the trend. One thing I love about this Instagram-able handbag shape is how it feels classic and current all at the same time. It can also be found in a wide range of styles, from beach-ready straw bags to sleek, leather satchels.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".