• Elegant design

    Elegant Design & Engineering: The UKS Universal Chain Connector

    As industrial designers, we’ve designed things that have rolled off of assembly lines. But something few of us think about are the actual conveyor belts. Medium- and heavy-duty conveyor belts are driven by what the industry calls round chains, as opposed to bicycle-like roller chains. These round chains are beefy and strong. Because the chain cannot be made with the links in a closed loop—it would be impossible to install or remove for maintenance–one of the links in the chain is a special removable one called, simply enough, a chain connector. These chain connectors have to  

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  • Party Dresses

    Universal Standard Is Having A 75% Off Sample Sale So Go Get Your Stuff!

    The two most exciting words in the English language: sample sale It’s time to Treat Yo Self: Universal Standard is having a massive sample sale, and there are some major discounts up for grabs. Like up to 75 percent major. If you’re not familiar with the brand, you’re going to want to get to know it and possibly just start living in it forever. Universal Standard offers everything from office-ready wardrobe essentials to party dresses and athleisure looks, so they can basically dress you for anything and everything going on in your life (including cozy nights on the couch  

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  • Pants and shorts

    Universal Standard’s Stretch Linen Collection: Review

    When it comes to elevated classics that meld seamlessly into any capsule wardrobe, Universal Standard reigns supreme. On top of boasting one of the most inclusive clothing-size ranges around, the brand is also a reliable purveyor of functional fashion — offering everyday staples that still feel cool, thanks to creative collaborations with of-the-moment labels like Erdem. And now, right on summertime, we’ve been blessed with the newest of such all-covetable collections: Universal Standard’s custom stretch linen. The limited-edition lineup — consisting of a button-down tunic, pull-on shorts, pull-on pants, an elegant jumpsuit, and a shirt dress — takes linen’s  

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  • Special Packages

    A First-Timer’s Guide to Universal Studios Florida

    Universal Studios Florida was where it all started for what is now Universal Orlando Resort. It is the first theme park and the heart of Universal in Orlando. Here is our guide to Universal Studios Florida. Credit: Universal How do you plan a visit to Universal Studios Florida? The best place to start planning your Universal Studios Florida vacation is on the Universal Orlando Resort official website. You can also utilize our friends at Academy Travel to help you plan the perfect vacation to the Universal Orlando Resort, and a fantastic visit to Universal Studios Florida. How do you  

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  • Dress and Skirts

    Universal Standard is Having a Sample Sale & PureWow Readers Can Shop a Day Early

    Gather thy credit cards and prepare thy browsers: Universal Standard is having a sample sale. Better yet, we’re giving you early access. Yes, starting today PureWow readers can shop all the wardrobe staples (and statement pieces) one full day before everyone else by entering the password PUREWOW on the Universal Standard website between 4 and 5 p.m. EST. We first fell in love with the size-inclusive retailer for its commitment to dressing real bodies in all shapes and forms, not just those who fit in a small, medium or large. It now carries sizes 00 through 40, including petite  

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