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When The Frisky Took On Ted

A couple of weeks ago, The Frisky participated in TakeOnTed, the first-ever remote-controlled digital styling project with Ted Baker London. I was tasked with styling a man and woman for her hypothetical first time meeting his parents at their Notting Hill home. I sent tweets to #TakeOnTed to give directions on my styling. For her, I went for an outfit that was smart and approachable-looking, but also conveyed that she had style. I gave her lips a sheer rosy-tinted stain because a saturated red lip is too bold for meeting the ‘rents, and left her hair curly and bouncy. I think the guy in this situation is at an advantage because he doesn’t have to impress his own parents. So I kept his look layered and pulled together. Check out the video above from the live styling session. And peep the finished photo and get the fashion details after the jump. Keep reading »

Beauty Test Drive: O.P.I. Avoplex High-Intensity Hand & Nail Cream

As the temperature drops, so does the moisture in my hands. This happens every year, but instead of complaining about my dry, cracked hands in January and trying too late to find a cure, I’m going to be proactive. I’m loving O.P.I. Avoplex High-Intensity Hand & Nail Cream and think it will be a long-term solution to keeping my hands moist, smooth, and pain-free all winter long. Keep reading »

Is Re-Releasing Collections Lazy Or Awesome?

So it would seem that the biggest trend in retailing since the designer collaboration is the re-release. In the past few weeks we’ve heard of three major brands doing replays of past collections. Target is coming out with a “greatest hits” range from previous Go International lines while Marni and Marc by Marc Jacobs have also announced that they’ll be re-creating “vintage” styles. This can sort of be seen as a type of eBay—except the prices aren’t any lower. They’re maybe even higher. Keep reading »

Former “Lucky” Column Inspires New Website

You might have noticed something different about the December issue of Lucky magazine. Creative director Andrea Linnett’s illustrated “Fashion Babble” column was missing from the last page. The column hasn’t died—it’s just moved. Linnett has revived the former fashion story on a new site called I Want to Be Her!, where she features stylish or fashion-forward women. I Want to Be Her! is presented in illustration form, like “Fashion Babble,” but what’s even better is that each piece is hotlinked to an actual clothing item, making shopping easier. The illustrations are the creation of Anne Johnston Albert, an illustrator and designer who also drew “Fashion Babble.” I’ve already fallen in love with the “Cute Barneys Girl” story (above), and have plans to recreate that look, but I’m sure there will be many more sartorial illustrations to spark outfit ideas. [Fashionista] Keep reading »

The Case For Letting Kids Just Be Kids: Cecilia Cassini

Meet Cecilia Cassini, the youngest fashion designer in the country, and perhaps one of the most terrifying children we’ve ever seen. Listen as the 10-year-old talks about her “ruuuuuude” sewing teacher and opines that “all little girls should have a dress, not pants!” [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Herstory 101

For ladies who like to learn, and like to do it loudly, check out this sassy top by Hellz Bellz, which reads “The Rest Is Her Story.” So channel your inner Joan of Arc, Susan B. Anthony, or Marie Curie, and remind the world that women wrote (and write) the history books just as much as the guys. And no, this shirt isn’t meant to be all “men suck,” but rather, “women rule, y’hear?”

[$58.00 80s Purple]
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