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Style Stealer: Kate Mara Keeps Her Style In Check

Kate Mara Style Stealer

This outfit. This outfit. The Prince of Wales check coat, the shit-kicking loafers with their bad ass chain detailing, the coated jeans and bright red handbag … simple, yet special. Dare I say it, but it’s a … wait for it … TRAIN STOPPER. If only ”House of Cards”‘ Zoe Barnes had been wearing an outfit this chic. Oh well. Find out how to get it for yourself after the jump! Keep reading »

Lorde’s Style Icons Are David Bowie & Grace Jones, Of Course

“The kind of clothes that I’ve found I like to wear over the past year and six months have all been things that make me feel powerful and strong. I wear a lot of pants. I wear a lot of long, structured dresses.”

In a chat with Vogue for their March 2014 issue, Lorde shared some of her fashion philosophies. The singer looks up to people “who have such a sense of themselves” within their style, like Grace Jones and David Bowie. Lorde is about the most self-actualized high schooler I know of, and that certainly comes across in her sartorial choices. She’s mentioned that her favorite designers are Comme des Garcons, Miu Miu, Moschino and Simone Rocha, but the singer also has a dog named Jimmy Choo — another favorite brand perhaps? In the past, she’s explained to Vogue how important clothes are to her musicality: Keep reading »

Must Haves: Secret An Early Spring With Pretty Pastels

This winter has turned me into one of those people who complains about the weather, either aloud or on social media, on a daily basis. Hourly, even, on single digit temperature days. And I’m sick of it. Of the weather, yes (there goes today’s complaint!), but also of being so disgruntled about the weather, because it’s not changing anything. You know what might change things? A positive attitude! That’s what that stupid book The Secret says, right? There’s that old adage, “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” Well, what if we tried dressing for the weather we want — warm and breezy spring! — instead of the weather we have? Okay, so putting on sandals when it’s snowing is a bit extreme, but wearing pastels — one of the hot trends for spring — is a frostbite-free way to Secret the sun out. Here are 15 pastel pieces you can scoop up now!

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 White Sneaker Makeovers

What do you get when you cross a pair of basic white sneakers with a little paint, a little lace, a few studs, some glue, and a sharpie? Some freakin’ awesome customized kicks that will set you apart from the crowd, that’s what. Click through to check out 10 of our favorite DIY sneaker makeovers!

Street Style Spotlight: 25 Stylish Women Who Will Make You Reconsider Overalls

My signature look as a toddler — yes, I had a signature look at age 3 — was a striped shirt, Saltwater sandals and Osh-Kosh overalls. (Plus a sweet haphazard bowl cut that was rather Vidal Sassoon-esque.) I still love having my feet as free as possible, and stripes are a regular part of wardrobe, but I haven’t donned a pair of overalls since they had a very brief resurgence during the early ’90s. And now, suddenly, they are back again. I am always more inspired by regular ol’ fashionable women than magazine spreads and runway looks, so I hunted down a wealth of street style snaps that show how fun and versatile a pair of (adult) overalls can actually be.

What do you think? Would you attempt this trend or should overalls be left in the sandbox?

Retrospective: Ranking Kim Kardashian’s Most Labial Outfits

After seeing a photo of Kim Kardashian wearing that ruffled leather skirt on the left, I had an epiphany: over the past few years, Kim’s style has been getting more and more … labial. To put it less delicately, a lot of her outfits look like a big ol’ vag.

Perhaps this is the result of letting Kanye pick out her clothes. Perhaps it’s some kind of performance art Rorschach test. If so, I should probably be committed, because I’m seeing vaginas everywhere. Click through to check out some of Kim’s most labial looks, and see if you agree.

Damn, Girl: Torrid Unveils New Plus-Size Swimsuit Collection Starring Model Georgina Burke

Torrid Swimsuit Ad Featuring Georgina Burke
Ladies, this is not your mother’s plus-size swimsuit catalog. First of all, the suits are sexy, flattering, and in no way resemble a waterproof muumuu. Second of all, Torrid has unveiled the first “official face” of the brand, plus-size model Georgina Burke, and she is absolutely stunning. She’s also an outspoken advocate for more body diversity in the fashion world, telling Women’s Wear Daily, “Sixty-eight percent of women in America are over size 12. Why can’t we be put in the magazine as well? Who’s to say we aren’t good enough to be in there? What’s wrong with putting me as the face of a company or using us in a magazine or putting us out there in a fashionable way?” Preach! After the jump, check out another shot of Georgina wearing a fabulous red polka dot suit that you’re going to want in your closet, like, now. Keep reading »

NYFW Fall 2014: Marc By Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Rodarte & More!

NYFW Fall 2014: Marc By Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Rodarte & More!

It’s that time of year again! That is, time for the the human clothing hangers better known as models to strut down the catwalks of Lincoln Center in beautiful, expensive and sometimes absurd designer clothing, for the Fall 2014 runway shows. Each day, we’ll present to you a selection of noteworthy shows so that, even if you can’t ultimately afford what you see (uh, we can’t), you’ll be up to date on the coming trends. Or at least have plenty of outfits, makeup and hair looks to drool over and/or laugh at.  Here’s what Marc by Marc Jacobs, Rodarte, Vera Wang and more designed for Fall 2014… Keep reading »

NYFW Fall 2014: Christian Siriano, Monique Lhuillier, Tibi, Rebecca Taylor & More!

NYFW Fall 2014: Christian Siriano, Monique Lhuillier, Tibi, Rebecca Taylor & More!

It’s that time of year again! That is, time for the the human clothing hangers better known as models to strut down the catwalks of Lincoln Center in beautiful, expensive and sometimes absurd designer clothing, for the Fall 2014 runway shows. Each day, we’ll present to you a selection of noteworthy shows so that, even if you can’t ultimately afford what you see (uh, we can’t), you’ll be up to date on the coming trends. Or at least have plenty of outfits, makeup and hair looks to drool over and/or laugh at. Keep reading »

Favorite Store Not Stocking Your Size? Give Them This.

Anyone who wears a hard-to-find, frequently sold-out, or generally ignored size knows that shopping can be an extremely frustrating experience. The next time you’ve scoured the racks and your size is nowhere to be found, channel that frustration into one of these polite-but-productive clothes calling cards, and leave it with the manager. You can print out the cards for free or purchase them on Etsy, with proceeds benefiting Dress For Success. [Clothes Calling Card via Already Pretty]

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