Cashmere is a soft and luxurious fabric you’ll want to wear all year long, but it’s also one of the most expensive. To get the luxe feel of cashmere without the hefty price tag, go for a blend. This cashmere blend boat-neck sweater from Express is so versatile that you can wear it dressed up or down, but the affordable price lets you also pick up some sparkly accessories to go with it.
Like most of you, my mailbox has been filling with Christmas cards over the last couple weeks from extended family members and far-flung friends of my husband’s and mine whom we haven’t seen in an eternity. And while it’s nice to get mail other than bills and junk, I can’t help but feel a little jaded and Scrooge-y every time I open one of those cards and find there isn’t so much as a hand-written signature, let alone a personal note. In a lot of cases, these cards aren’t even really greeting cards as much as they’re photos of friends’ kids with text below their smiling faces that says something like “Happy Holidays! From the Gordmans!” The back of the photo cards are almost always blank with plenty of room for a brief greeting. So, why isn’t there one? Keep reading »
Introducing “Footstickers,” which are exactly what they sound like—stickers for your feet so that you can be as close to barefoot as possible without having to actually touch the ground. So do you throw them out when you’re done? Re-wear? Wash? Either way, we can’t really fathom how you’d get away with wearing these to work … or anywhere else for that matter. [Refinery 29] Keep reading »
This photo, taken over 100 years ago, captures what may be the most refined, fashionable boxing match ever waged. Mike Tyson might rock a scary face tattoo, but would he be brave enough to enter the ring wearing a heavily embellished floral hat? Keep reading »
Think of all the cool things you could put in this gorgeous locket: a photo of your lover, a photo of your dog, a cute little poem, a tiny cheat sheet for your French quiz … the possibilities are endless! [$8, Urban Rose] Keep reading »
Wondering how the hideous collaboration between Jimmy Choo and Ugg Australia came about? Let Tamara Mellon, Jimmy Choo founder and creative chief officer, explain:
“Uggs were my guilty pleasure until I was on a flight to London and the airline staff said, ‘We’re all so excited to see what shoes you’re wearing!’ I had Uggs on. So now we’ve done a collaboration where I took traditional Uggs and decorated them with the DNA of Jimmy Choo — animal prints and studs.”
I think we can all probably agree that Uggs were doing just fine without an injection of Jimmy Choo DNA. [The Cut] Keep reading »