Plaid + kitten heel + boot = incredibly cute? Or OTT? We’re feeling these Jun Takahashi boots … but think they look like a serious pain to walk in. [High Snobette] Keep reading »
Refinery 29 put me on to Street Etiquette, a men’s street fashion blog run by two gentlemen from the Bronx, Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs. These guys and the other stylish men they feature on their site have mastered the art of making retro-inspired clothing look current. And their accessories game is on point, too. I love a man who’s not afraid to wear jewelry–and I like the way they wear multiple rings, bangles/bracelets, and necklaces.
Sometimes it’s great to borrow from the men’s department, and I instantly fell in love with this look from photographer Kadeem Johnson, a friend of Street Etiquette. I knew I had to recreate it for the ladies. Only problem, though? It’s very difficult to find a maroon and blue stripe button-down shirt right now (his is vintage). So check out a similar look after the jump. Keep reading »
The pink carpet at the 2010 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was populated with men who had no qualms talking about what they prefer when it comes to women’s lingerie, but Tyson Beckford seemed to sum it up best.
“My favorite are the pieces laying on the floor,” he told StyleList with a grin, later admitting that he’s a boxer brief guy himself. Read more … Keep reading »
The only person I can ever remember wearing a muff was Samantha Parkington of the American Girl doll collection. I was pretty keen on Sam’s Victorian style back in the day, so I’m inclined to say that I’d totally rock an old-school muff. Benefits: it’s hard to lose, easier on/off than gloves, and definitely something different. Of course there are downsides: it’s big and bulky, it doesn’t give your hands protection if you actually need to use them, and it’s different. (Too different?) Would you wear a muff? Let us know! [Urban Outfitters]
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Holy hoodies! Lately we’ve seen a plethora of high-end designers get super sporty. Hermès has shown tennis sweaters, Alexander Wang praised the pigskin with football-inspired shoulder-padded sweatshirts, and Bottega Veneta hit the dojo, sending karate-influenced looks down the runway.
But how do you dress with a sporty vibe that looks chic, and not like you’re headed out to a tennis match? Read more … Keep reading »