The moment I got my first blogging gig, I went out and bought my first blog writing uniform. Sweatpants? Check. T-shirt? Check. Hoodie for the winter? Check. Now I come to find out, I’ve been doing it all wrong. Today, The Daily What turned me on to this Blog Writer Dress. “As a full-time blog writer, you know that there’s no reason to sacrifice ease in the name of style when you’re swanning around for hours with your laptop in tow,” says Dear Creatures. The look is sort of like your mom’s housedress meets Laura Ingalls Wilder. Issue: It’s $131.99. Blogger homegirl is going to have to get wayyy more page views if she’s going to be able to afford that. [The Daily What] Keep reading »
Oh, Gap, what pervy places your design team’s minds have gone. Lest you think I’m alone in my belief that this sweater tunic is reminiscent of a hoo-ha, the ladies at Outblush wrote, “Let’s just say that if you’re performing in the Vagina Monologues, it would serve as a monologue in and of itself. Otherwise, you will be pointed at and sniggered at by strangers all day. Especially if you have an unconscious habit of fiddling with any embellishments on your clothes.” The color of the sweater — dare I call it “p***y pink”? — isn’t helping things. [Gap] Keep reading »
Amelia and I have been lusting after the J Brand skinny cargo pants all the celebs have been wearing. But those pants cost more than $200, and we can’t justify spending that much on a garment we can’t wear every single day or at least for really special occasions. To satisfy our cargo desires while sticking to a budget, I hunted through some of our favorite mainstream retailers for cargo pants that are affordable and give butts a nice shape. Check ‘em out after the jump. Keep reading »
Fall is a splendid time to update your bag wardrobe — your go-to straw tote is looking quite out of place right now. We’ve fallen hard for Gap’s Leather Tassel Tote, which can fit just about anything, including a laptop. It’s constructed well of thin, soft leather so it won’t add extra weight to your daily load. Plus, the tassel gives the tote a playful feel, whereas the unlined interior keeps the look rugged.