College Bucket List – Top 35 Things to Do Before Graduation

College Bucket List by www.alistgreek.com

This academic year is winding down and that means, seniors, you don’t have much time left to check items off your college bucket lists. Before you know it you’ll be facing the stresses (and the excitement) of the real world. Don’t panic! Take a minute, and make a list of all the things you really […]

7 Graduation Gifts College Students Actually Want

It’s that bittersweet time of year – saying goodbye to our seniors. We have come to love, adore, respect, and look up to these beautiful women, so why not shower them in grad gifts? The more, the merrier! This year A-List has created a whole grad collection that is sure to leave your seniors feeling loved […]

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Your Sorority Seniors

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Seniors from alistgreek.com

It’s funny how fast a year seems to go by. Remember thinking, “Wow, (insert either I, my big, my sister, etc.) am/is a senior! We’ll make it the  best year yet!” and now that year is almost over. But with every great ending comes an amazing opportunity–to make your seniors feel amazing, of course! As […]

How to Save Money and Wow Your Seniors with Grad Gifts Personalized Just For Them

Sorority Grad Gift Group Order Ideas

Senior year is winding down and it’s time to start thinking of ways to spoil your sorority grads. We know you’ll miss them and we know that you want your alumna to be involved with your chapter for life. We also know your chapters are on a tight budget, so we came up with our […]

The Ultimate Stagecoach Playlist

We’re back with a new festival playlist! This is for all those country lovin’ girls out there! We’ve put together the Ultimate Stagecoach playlist – set the mood while you’re studying, sing along while you drive to Stagecoach or just pretend you’re actually going to Stagecoach with this playlist. It’s packed full of your favorite […]

Sorority Trend Watch: 8 Festival Fashion Trends to Know Now

Top 8 Festival Fashion Trends of 2017

It’s #FestivalSeason, and you know what that means – goodbye paycheck! It’s time to splurge on all the latest festival fashion trends so you can show up to Coachella looking on point. With other festivals like Pemberton, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, and more following close after Coachella, this A-List guide to festival fashion essentials is sure […]

The 136 Best Coachella Road Trip Songs

Coachella Festival Jams Playlist

  Who wants to sit and add songs one by one to a playlist? No one really. So the A-List girls have put together the ultimate Coachella playlist, packed full of your favorite songs of the weekend with all those vibey tunes to set the festival mood. Whether you’re on your way to Coachella, suffering […]

The Best Alpha Phi Accounts to Follow on Instagram

- Best Social Media Accounts

Sorority chapter instagram accounts are our obsession. We follow along so we can make sure to keep up with the latest sorority trends. We thought we’d share some of our favorite instagram accounts from each sorority. These accounts are perfect for getting sisterhood, t-shirt, big/little and theme inspo for your chapters! Or even just to […]

15 Fun Activities to Do At Home This Spring Break

15 Activities to Do At Home For Spring Break

Sometimes you get stuck at home for Spring Break. It may seem disappointing at first but, it doesn’t have to be a bad thing!  Let’s face it, after the craziness of midterms and campus life these past couple months, it’s nice to have some alone time to get things done and just relax on your […]

Top 5 Destinations for an Epic Spring Break

5 Best Spring Break Destinations

Spring Break is right around the corner, which means you and your closest sista friends are scrambling last minute to book some vacations. A-List has 5 Spring Break destination suggestions for the ultimate Spring Break Experience! Bonus – they are fun and affordable!  1.     Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Oh Cabo, the home of […]

5 Fool-Proof Study Tips to Get You Through Midterms

Midterm Study Tips

It’s the second to worst time of the year besides finals… it’s midterm season. It is the dreaded time of the year when all your teachers decide that they want to check in on how you’re understanding their material, and the best part is they all schedule the tests during the same week!   1. […]

A+ A-List Study Jams Playlist

Midterms Study Jams Playlist

“If you get tired, learn to rest. Not to quit.” Studying can wear you out, make you feel like there’s no end in sight. But before you put that study guide down or walk away for a bit, try tuning into A-List’s Study Jams playlist on Spotify! It’s our go-to when we need a little […]

How to Take a Selfie that Will Rock Your World

Selfie 101 Featured Image 1

Getting the perfect selfie can take hours. You have that mini photo shoot by your window and you are working it in your room. Maybe you have some music going and you’re channeling your inner Kendall and Kylie. Somehow it always ends up taking too long and you spend even more time going through and […]

Blush 3 Ways: Fashion Must Have

Blush Fashion Must Haves

Your Best Winter to Spring Fashion Transition Tool It’s that awkward time when all black outfits are starting to look a little drab but florals and silk aren’t quite on the menu yet. Lucky for you, A-List found your perfect transition piece…and it’s not just one article of clothing, but a color. Blush was the […]

Top 3 Galentine’s Day Mocktails

Top 3 Galentine's Day Mocktails

Galentine’s Day—a celebration of our sisters and our love for them—is the perfect opportunity to bond and create fun, new memories with the ladies we call our besties. So put on that sparkly dress, slip into those gorgeous stilettos, and let your hair down from that top knot because tonight, you’re mixing up one of […]

The Easiest Valentine – Homemade Cookies

Easy Valentine's Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 Steps to the Easiest Valentine’s Day Cookies Ever Need a quick and easy Valentine for your Valentine? You know all those fancy Pinterest-y cookies and desserts you see and wish you could make? These are not those…but these cookies are the easiest things you can bake. Want to know how to wow your man […]

Top 4 Valentine’s Gifts: Sister to Sister

Who says Valentine’s Day has to be with a significant other? Can’t your soulmate be your sister from another mister? Of course it can! We’ve compiled the cutest gifts, both big and small, for that amazing BFF in your life that…let’s face it…is secretly getting something for you, too. 1. Something Sweet We became obsessed […]

Surprising Winter Trends from the Runway

We’re in the mighty throes of winter now A-Listers; even our beloved mild southern California was experiencing some flash flood warnings, but ya know what? There’s always something to keep you warm. So that’s why we’ve compiled your go-to guide of surprising, yet useful winter trends straight from the runway. Puffer Jackets Remember, how back […]

It’s Week 4 of the Bachelor…

And we’re already exhausted. Nick either has a lot of patience or a really good masseuse because there have already been many a cat fight, and the Bachelor himself seems as cool as a cucumber. After a month back at the Bachelor Mansion, here are our thoughts thus far on Nick’s lovely-ish ladies. What’s With […]

2017: Things We Can’t Wait For

2017 is definitely going to be a time of change. New year, new President, new editor –in-chief of Cosmo Mag…it’s enough to make our heads spin. But with every new beginning, there’s always the excited anticipation of new prospects. So take a break from your resolutions and check out these seventeen things we can’t wait […]

Holiday Movies to Snuggle With Sisters

The holiday season is the perfect time to snuggle up with some sisters. Grab some of your favorite snacks and your favorite girls and gather ‘round the T.V. this holiday season to watch some of the holiday classics. It can be hard to choose from the plethora of perfect movies to get you and your […]

Last Minute Gifts by A-List

So you’re an online shopper, and it’s ten days ‘til Christmas. Do you run the risk of your gift getting under the tree on time, or do you head to the nearest Brick & Mortar and fight the crowds? Neither nail biting nor crowd surfing sound particularly pleasant this holiday season, so shop this holiday […]

Sorority Formal & Holiday Dresses Obsessions By Lulu’s

In the world of Greek Life, the holiday season isn’t just a time for family photo ops. Formals are our last hoorah of the semester before (and while) we start preparing for the insanity that is finals week. If you’re a broke college student, or just a young adult trying to save money on all […]

15 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Sisters

As the month of Thanksgiving and remembering to give thanks comes to a close, our A-List Team asked one of our collegiate members to reflect on her sorority experience the last few years. The response we received from her was overwhelmingly touching…it was a great reminder of how much we loved being in a sorority […]

Fun Sorority Facts You Might Not Know!

As a sorority member we are all privy to the facts, secrets, and histories of our sororities. We have ample education about the year we were founded, our colors, or badges, so much more added to our ever-growing arsenal of new member knowledge. Although everyone secretly sees themselves as a Greek Life history buff, here […]

School Break #Shelfie

It’s Turkey Day Eve everybody! How excited is everyone for a massive amount of food? A brief survey at the A-List HQ revealed that we’re all about the carbs—stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy…yummm. No offense to the turkey lovers out there. Food aside, part of Thanksgiving is braving the crazy travel conditions both in the air […]

Easy As Pie–The Easiest Apple Pie Recipe Ever!

No matter how much diligent Pinterest research you do, somehow crafts and baked goods come out looking a smidge…off. For how easy many of these tutorials claim their recipes are, we often find that it takes a bit of beginner, bordering on intermediate skill, to get it done the way it says. So, in the […]

Black Friday Survival Guide

Minutes after the turkey coma, the biggest shopping day of the year commences (“Gray Thursday” anyone?). Black Friday has become a commercial staple, and for some, all of their holiday shopping is literally done overnight. Don’t let those crazy videos of Wal-Mart cat fights scare you away though, A-Listers. Our Black Friday Survival Guide will […]

How to Host An Easy Sisters-giving

Friendsgiving/Sisters-giving can be the highlight of your semester, if you have it all planned out. For those of you who are balancing more than just hosting a fun Friendsgiving celebration with your sisters who have turned into family, the girls at A-List have made a quick guide to a successful and stress-free day. 1.The host […]

Pinterest’s Paddles

Getting initiated soon and need to make that paddle? Not quite sure what to do and need some help figuring it out? Don’t worry, A-Listers! We’ve rounded up the five most creative, cutest, and (sometimes) easiest paddles from Pinterest for you to give the old college try! Rustic-If you want to go for that rustic […]

America’s Top 6 Cutest Sorority Houses

It’s no secret—sorority girls can be over the top sometimes. Crazy, outlandish Big/Little reveals? Large tutus on Bid Day? Hours upon hours of practicing that skit/chant for Greek Week? #NoShame. But where we might take the cake in all things outrageously amazing is chapter houses. After our inspiring, eye opening tour of the University of […]

A-List Travel Diaries: Rounding Up NYC Again

We travel a lot, A-Listers. We’ve been on 20+ flights, have stayed in almost 30 hotels, and traveled more than 50,000 miles combined—and there’s no sign of us stopping! No complaints here! As we await our next adventure, we wanted to reminisce about one of our favorite cities that we (admittedly) have covered before: New […]

Pinterest Fashion Decoded by A-List & Asos

How often do you peruse Pinterest and go on a massive pinnng spree? Frequently. How likely is it that you can reconstruct every beautiful outfit on your board? Not very. As much as it saddens us to say, we often find our Pins just sitting on our boards; they’re all dressed but they have no […]

Greek Life Spotlight: James Madison University’s Sigma Kappa Smashes Philanthropy Record

We love Greek Life and all that it does for the community and charity. Sororities in particular are so much more than their pretty, top-knot wearing, letter toting members—they want to help the world even if it’s one organization or person at a time. Sigma Kappa at James Madison University doesn’t let the challenge scare […]

How Study Abroad Will Change Your Life

Studying Abroad College Lessons

“We’re making our final descent into the London area, flight attendants, please prepare for landing.” My heart stopped. Boarding the plane, tossing and turning in my middle seat for ten hours, and even watching hours upon hours of the Office reruns (the British version to prepare for English sarcasm)—it still didn’t feel quite real. When […]

Biggie Biggie Biggie—Spoil Me!

Calling all Bigs and Littles who want to engage in a major spoil-fest! We’ve got some of the cutest accessories to indulge your big/little sis or yourself! Keep scrolling for some of the cutest custom spoiling ideas! “You’re the Biggie to my Smalls” Introducing our newest tassel family members—the Big/Little key chain set! Welcome your […]

Fall in Love with These Sisterhoods Ideas

We love, love, love Fall. The return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte, all of our favorite TV shows back on, and the scarves! We love the scarves. But the absolute best part is reuniting with sisters from a long summer away and welcoming new ones into the chapter. With all those new faces and familiar […]

Sorority Initiation Gift Guide

KKG Necklace Gifts Initiation

We remember Initiation as if it were yesterday; we all experienced that same, slightly terrifying sensation that this was the start of something new. We remember the excited jitters, waiting until the ceremony and ritual were over so we could run to our Big and cry. It’s definitely a rite of passage, one you’ve been […]

Our Carrie Bradshaw Moment: Orange County Fashion Week

Imagine walking into a world of camera flashes and red carpets, where everyone is dressed to impress and schmoozing is at an all time high. It was a world of glamour, one that we were excited to join. When we received our invitations, we couldn’t believe it—we’re going to Orange County Fashion Week! Among the […]

Fall…Into Fashion–Our Newest Hits

With Fall creeping into our southern California weather, we’re eagerly awaiting autumn’s full weather to appear. We love our pumpkin spice lattés, plaid scarves, and cable knits sweaters, but mostly, we love introducing our newest season of items and reminding you of our classics. Liking what you see? Click the pic for a quick cyber […]

A-List New Member Spoils

Now that Bid Days are coming to a close and your New Member Class ’16 is settling in to their homes, it’s time for A-List to remind you that you can never spoil your new sisters enough! We got some new products for those new faces because it’s never too late or too early to […]

The Cutest Bid Day Pics You Need to Take

A long time ago, we here at A-List discovered that a good water proof mascara and some make-up setting spray was essential when it came to Bid Day. As soon as the irrational, joyous crying is over, every girl and her new sister wants to snap a cute pic. So wipe those eyes and repowder, […]

The Evolution of Your Sorority Rush Crush

And with a flash of a smile, we’re hooked. She’s beautiful, friendly, and all you want to do is irrationally cry when you meet that ultimate PNM who steals your heart. Nothing would make you happier than her becoming one of your sisters. We at A-List understand all too well the force of emotions at […]

Make Your Sorority House a Home!-Top 5 Dorm Hacks

Okay, so we get not everyone is as creative as Ole Miss’s Abby Bozeman and Lindy Goodson, but when it comes to dorm room hacks and organizational cheats, we got some good tips here at the A-List. We’ve all been there; moving in from the luxury of your own home into a small, shared space […]

Oh Goodie!—Bid Day Goodie Bags by A-List

It’s the final countdown sisters! Many of you have bid day just around the corner, and we at A-List have just what you need to spoil your incoming new members. Check out our choices for your bid day goodie bags; we promise you won’t be disappointed! STATE-ment Necklace How exciting will it be for your […]

Bid Day on a Budget

Hey, guess what? The countdown is on! Every second, the BID day (see what we did there?) is getting closer, and we’re so excited for all your new sisters to join in on the fun and friendship. Every year, you pin, you insta, and you FB stalk to find the cutest bid day themes for […]

Greek Life Spotlight: Go Confidently, Go KD

We’ve all seen them—confetti and glitter blowing out of cupped hands, throwing what you know into the sunset, splashing around at the beach or in the pool. Recruitment season means recruitment videos galore, and among all the beautiful and sparkly women, it’s difficult to make your chapter’s video stand out. Thanks to the Sigma Epsilon […]

Once a Sister, Always a Sister: Sorority Wedding Traditions

Do you know what we love about weddings? We have an excuse to watch Say Yes to the Dress on a non-stop loop in our studio. And obsessively scroll through pages and pages of wedding hashtags. And compare engagement rings online. Harry Styles and Liam Hemsworth, if you’re reading this, we’re prepared and ready for […]

Tassel Me This!

With July coming to a close and August quickly approaching, we’re prepping for the fall ahead, but in Southern California, we’re no strangers to the possibility of an Indian summer so we’re hoping to hold on to some last minute surf and sun. Here at the A-List studio, we want the best of both worlds, […]

The Ultimate Guide to the National Panhellenic Conference: Part Three

Hey, A-Listers! It’s finally here! The third and final installment of our National Panhellenic Conference Guide! We’re going to round out our NPC lovelies and introduce you to the last (but certainly not least) nine chapters to keep an eye out during this recruitment season. Read on, A-Listers, for the best recruitment chapter guide a […]

The Ultimate Guide to the National Panhellenic Conference: Part Two

We’re coming down from our patriotic high, A-Listers. These are sad times indeed, as we all mope back from the river, the beach, or the mountains. But what’s keeping us excited during this short week back? Recruitment! We promised Part Two to our Ultimate National Panhellenic Council Chapter Guide—ask and you shall receive! Without further […]

The Ultimate Guide to the National Panhellenic Conference: Part One

Pardon our absence, A-Listers! We’ve been feverishly touring the country the past couple of weeks (which we’ll be sharing in our Travel Diaries series, blog to come soon!) so we’ve been a little preoccupied. Now that we’re back and somewhat settled back into our own time zone, we wanted to chat more about an all […]

Sister Feature of the Month: Alana

Happy Summer, A-Listers! While most of us are enjoying the sunshine, hitting the beach, and traveling the globe, some of our sisters are hard at work, trying to achieve a big dream: becoming Miss America. If you’re pageant junkies like we are, you’ll know that it’s prime competition time for those women who are competing […]

Don’t Worry Girlfriend—The Ultimate Recruitment Guide for a PNM

First and foremost, what the heck is a PNM? If you’re thinking of going through sorority recruitment, then darling, you are one. A P (Potential) N (New) M (Member) is a collegiate woman who is eligible to sign up for recruitment. This usually encompasses the incoming class of freshmen women, but because some schools require […]

Trends Crush List

I never read my Cosmopolitan or Instyle magazines without a notebook by my side to scribble notes. I know, I know, most normal people just flag pages or circle their favorites with a pen, but there’s just something about jotting down notes that makes me feel like I’m hunting for something extraordinary. Flipping from trend […]

Wedding Showers Bring Brides Flowers

Happy Thursday A-Listers! I’m back, and this week, we’ll be chatting about a little more than just produce and open air markets. In a few weeks, A-List will be hosting a “Wedding Week” where we’ll be blogging, Instagraming, and swooning over the latest wedding trends and tips this season. But I wanted to give you […]

Work It Out!—How to Use Your Sorority Network TO Network

Every member of our A-List team is an alumna from a sorority; we are proud Greek women who are always willing and excited to involve other Greek women in our projects. When we are in need of a little extra expertise or spare hands on deck, we first turn to the Greek community. Unsurprisingly, we […]

A-List Travel Diaries: Good Ole Southern Hospitality

Happy Friday, A-Listers! Who’s excited for a holiday weekend—we are! Heading into this three day break, we in the design studio, are nostalgic for some southern hospitality. Not going to lie, in this SoCal May Gray, we’re dreaming of some sweet tea, juicy BBQ, and fried chicken. Where are we wishing we could teleport to? None […]

DIY Floral Letters for Under $40

Alright ladies, let’s get into craft season (I slay)! Though we all know crafting never really stops—during the summer it’s for recruitment; in the fall it’s for your new little; in the spring, it’s senior spoils!—we wanted to kick off the summer right: with cute, new letters to display around the chapter house, your dorm […]

Sister Feature of the Month: Juno

June Gloom has kicked in a little early here in Southern California. While our closets are stocked with the latest lace rompers and freshest nude heels, winter (and bear in mind we’re talking about a SoCal winter here) just refuses to give way to a bright spring or even brighter summer. Despite the constant, slight […]

A-List Travel Diaries: Sororities and the Big City

Rise and Shine, our wonderful A-Listers, and welcome to our newest blog series, the A-List Travel Diaries! In our line of work, we are lucky enough to travel all over the country to connect and chat with sorority women from all walks of life. While we’re based in sunny southern California, we are always excited […]

Greek Life Spotlight: #WeAreNotOurStereotype #ActualSororityMove #BreaktheStereotype

The lights dim and the movie begins. The screen fades in from black, slowing panning over a large, grand, brick house. The camera sweeps up and over the dominating white, marble columns, resting on three Greek letters glimmering in the fading sunlight. Suddenly, a girl bursts from the front door, laughing uncontrollably, teetering in too-tall-for […]

Top 13 Short Quotes for Your Graduation Cap

In Part 1 of our Grad Cap Design Series we outlined our top five favorite grad cap themes. The first step in making your grad cap is selecting your theme and then personalizing your design. If you plan to feature some kind of quote on your cap, the next logical step is choosing your quote! […]

Our 5 Favorite Grad Cap Design Themes

Crafting the Ultimate Grad Cap Series Part 1 from www.alistgreek.com

School’s out…forever! It’s been four long years coming, and now it’s time to enter the real world. Believe it yet? Neither can we! Take a break from thinking about #adulting and stay in denial with us just a tad bit longer…at least, just long enough to decorate graduation caps with us! For many of you, […]