You know what they say, go big or go home. Y’all, I am SICK of wearing clothes that pinch my skin, “hug” my curves (more like strangle, amiright?) and are “figure-flattering” from head-to-toe. What does that even mean anyway? When I see clothing items described as “shrunken” my instinct is to run in the other direction.
I recently found an old photo of me from 11th grade, when I was really into wearing all oversized everything. It wasn’t a good look, but what is a good look is pairing oversized pieces with your more body-conscious pieces — the contrast in proportions is super chic and also gives you room to breathe. Here are 16 big, baggy, bad ass pieces I’m currently digging.
It’s pretty clear that just about all of us have an inner basic bitch, whether she’s hiding deep within our heart or on display right on the sleeve of our North Face fleece. So if we’re all a little bit basic, why is it something to be ridiculed? When rocked a certain way, “basic” sartorial choices can look really chic — and maybe that’s why they’re so popular in the first place. Plenty of celebs seem to feel the same way and have no problem putting a sexy, stylish twist on their ensembles of leggings, top knots, infinity scarves, yoga pants, ballet flats, North Face jackets, Uggs and Starbucks cups — and they look damn good doing it. Click through for a few celebs who are happy to prove that dressing like an alleged “basic” can be a winning choice.
It seems like everyone with a Netflix account and a pair of ovaries (and many people with neither) are rewatching “Gilmore Girls” this month, and I haven’t felt this much Stars Hollow togetherness since 2007! I’ve been in love with this show for years, and I’ll take any excuse to binge watch it. I just made it through the first season, and I’ve noticed a few things: 1) Most of the main characters were developed from the very beginning! 2) Luke and Lorelai need to get it together already, and 3) WTF were they wearing? Read more on The Gloss…
I have a theory: Esquire is on women’s side when it comes to the whole friendzone thing. Meaning, they get it. When a woman decides that she’s not romantically interested in one of her male friends, that’s kind of the bottom line. She’s drawn her boundaries in their relationship and that’s the end of the story. And that’s why they’re giving men terrible, terrible fashion advice to get out of the “friendzone.” Keep reading »
As much as I detest the narcissistic mega-empire that the Kardashian sisters stand for, I can’t help but admire their style. While Kim’s high fashion look is objectively the most chic, I love Kourtney’s feminine and bubbly sartorial tastes — especially her maternity style. I’ve never been pregnant, but for the most part, it looks pretty uncomfortable, so I’m always impressed when ladies like Kourtney manage to dress so damn cute while battling swollen ankles and morning sickness. Kourtney has about a million assistants and as much maternity leave as she can dream of, so it’s not that tough for her, but all you real-life women out there who do the same deserve major cred. Click through for some of Kourtney’s most beaming, cheerful looks from all three of her pregnancies.
Beyoncé will be expanding her entertainment company, Parkwood, to include a new, as-yet-unnamed fashion line in partnership with Topshop, one of Bey’s favorite brands. It’ll be debuting for Fall 2015. Her previous fashion line, House of Dereon, was discontinued in 2012.
The new line isn’t just a celebrity collaboration with Topshop — the CEO of Topshop’s parent company Arcadia, Philip Green, said that it would be “a separate, proper business, with separate overhead and a separate office.” It’s going to be based around athletic wear with a high-fashion bent — which makes sense, since practically half the woman’s life is spent dancing and working out. Keep reading »