I don’t use an umbrella to shield me from the rain (it’s a Portland thing), but I am definitely not averse to using an umbrella to organize my rings. Especially a cute little silver umbrella like this. Adorable and practical? Be still, my soggy heart! [$12, Modcloth]
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Earrings are a great accessory to play with during the summer because they look incredible with warm weather hairstyles like updos and ponytails. Bright, bold earrings not only add interest to an outfit, they highlight your neck and collarbone. So pretty. If you’re in the market for some new earrings, check out these 10 fabulous pairs from Etsy–they’re guaranteed to make a statement!
The other day,I popped into the GAP and was pleasantly surprised by their summer collection, which is full of simple, streamlined pieces in bright colors and fun patterns. I especially loved their fresh take on the T-shirt dress and an epically fabulous sunhat that instantly made me feel like Sophia Loren. Click through to check out 10 of GAP’s sunny weather essentials for $60 or less…
If you don’t watch “Ice Loves Coco” you might assume that Ice-T and his wife Coco have a shallow, reality show relationship. After all, he’s a rap star, she’s a voluptuous model; usually that combo doesn’t make for the most healthy and equal partnerships. But anyone who has watched “Ice Loves Coco” knows that these two crazy kids are actually the reality show exception: they have a genuinely solid relationship and have been married for over 11 years. As an avid fan of the show, I thought it might be helpful to compile some relationship tips I’ve learned from watching the show. Read on for seven love lessons from Coco and Ice-T that we should all take to heart… Keep reading »
So apparently all it takes to create a banana peel trucker hat is a few simple knife cuts and some careful sticker placement. Now I just have to make some apple skin cargo shorts and orange peel aviators and my whole fruit basket will be ready for spring break in Cancun! [Neatorama]
Ready for The Meat Dress: Redux? Skeevy photographer Terry Richardson just posted this photo of Lady Gaga on stage in Japan, donning a new version of her infamous meat dress. Luckily for the costume department, this one looks to be made of leather instead of raw beef, and I must say I’m digging the trendy tulip shaped skirt. As far as meat dresses go, this updated style is definitely an improvement. [MTV Style]
We all knew it was coming, and now it’s official: Jessica Simpson is adding a maternity clothing line to her billion dollar fashion empire. Simpson’s company partnered with Destination Maternity to make the line available in more than 700 stores nationwide, including Motherhood Maternity and Macy’s. Three preview outfits were released today, and it looks pretty consistent with Simpson’s general aesthetic and price point (everything is under $100). Click on the photo above to get a closer look at each outfit, and all you stylish mamas-to-be, please let us know what you think in the comments! [Fashionista]
Oh Dier is an Etsy shop run by an adorable husband and wife team from St. Paul, Minnesota. They create handmade acrylic and wood signs with a fun, cheeky aesthetic–they have a “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!” sign, you guys. Click through for a few of our favorite pieces guaranteed to add some character to your home or office…
We’ve been so happy to see the huge variety of swimsuits available today (remember when everyone had to choose between a string bikini or an old lady one piece?), and we’re especially excited about the resurgence of retro style swimsuits. Here are 10 fabulous options in every size, shape, and color, guaranteed to make you look like a 50s film star lounging poolside. Just add cat eye sunglasses, a wide brim hat, and a cabana boy to fetch you a Mai Tai!
Do you ever look at your lacy lingerie and think, “You know what this is missing? A picture of the Wolf Man.”? If so, you definitely need to check out this vintage monster print garter belt from Etsy seller Voluscious. It’s got all the big names in old school horror, including Dracula about to claim a new victim, and Frankenstein lumbering across your right thigh. Overall, the effect is terrifyingly hot. [$40, Etsy]