Posts tagged "dress"

Must Haves: 12 Simple Yet Sexy Shirtdresses

I have always found shirtdresses to be unexpectedly sexy, reminiscent of how a woman looks when she wears her man's button-down to bed. There is something to be said for a full-coverage dress that could rip right open.  Plus, shirtdresses are super versatile -- wear them now with strappy sandals and later with tights and booties.

By: Sophie Leon / July 12, 2014

Must Haves: A Wedding Dress For A Wedding Guest For $100 Or Less

This weekend, Amelia and I are both attending weddings. As a frequent wedding guest, this particular wedding season has been a challenge. I have worn and re-worn every single dress in my closet. Last weekend, I offered Katie three dresses from my collection to borrow for a wedding she was attending, because she too, ha…

By: Sophie Leon / July 4, 2014

Style 911: “Help Me Tina Fey’s Red Dress From The ‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere!”

HELP! I just watched Tina Fey's 'SNL' episode that premiered a few weeks ago and I am obsessed with the red dress she is wearing in the opening monologue. The only links I could find with "Tina Fey" and "red dress" were pretty much only concerned with her recent nip slip and not her actual…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2013

Style 911: “Find Me A Cheaper Version Of Kat Dennings’ Look!”

“Hey y'all, Looking for this dress or a way cheaper version of this look Kat Dennings wore to the 'Thor' premiere. The dress, the lips, the nails, the shoes... everything! Can you help?" -- Ashley Ashley, I could not agree with you more. Kat Dennings is stunning in this Naeem Khan cocktail dress. The neck-to-knee…

By: Sophie Leon / November 13, 2013

Hi/Lo: Plus-Size Swing Dress

A classic little black swing dress is simply glamorous way to transition into winter. Style with leggings, stockings, statement jewelry, booties, or knee high boots to create multiple looks. The beautiful drape of Elieen Fisher's silk A-line dress can also be found in ASOS's CURVE shift dress with embellished cuff. Get it before it's gone!

By: Sophie Leon / November 9, 2013

6 Party Dresses To Flatter Your Favorite Feature

Look at you! You're so hot! You have great shoulders/legs/boobs and you should show 'em off. We've found dresses that flatter every friggin' shape, no matter whether you think you've got a bangin' behind or a super jacked and strong arms. Because why not show off your best self when you're out on the town?

By: Julie Gerstein / August 29, 2013

Winona’s Style Challenge: Find Me Curve-Conscious Dresses For Under $150

Winona's been craving a style makeover. She wants to change up her wardrobe and add some spiiiiice with some bombshell-style fitted dresses that really accentuate her va-va-voom curves. (Think "Mad Men"'s Joan Holloway for reference.) The trick, of course, with this 1960s silhouette is looking cute without veering to close to costume-y. You're not i…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 26, 2013

Introducing The Minimum Wage Dress

My wallet thanks you, SheLikes.com. The British shopping website has created the MWD (Minimum Wage Dress) for all of those whose salaries are scraping the bottom of the barrel. The cut-out mini-shift goes for £3.68, the hourly minimum wage for teens in Britain. For us Americans, that totals about $5.68 – or a splurge at…

By: Alyson Penn / June 24, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 11 Super Summery Swing Dresses For Under $100

I've made it my goal in life never to feel the uncomfortable, sweaty tug of a waistband ever again. That shit is for amateurs. If you really want to dress like a full-time comfortable hobo (which yes, I do) you need to invest in a couple-few swing dresses. Swing dresses are espesh good for summer,…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 21, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Summer-Ready Maxi Dresses Under $50

Why wear a maxi dress during the summer? It's simple: Shaving your legs every friggin' day gets so tedious. Plus, maxi dresses are a femme, flow-y way to stay cool in the face of 90 degree heat and humidity. Throw one over your head, slip on some sandals and you're ready for work, the beach…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 8, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Super Sustainable Wedding Dresses

What does it mean to have an eco-friendly wedding dress? That's a good question, considering that by their very nature a dress that's only worn once, twice tops, seems rather wasteful by environmental standards. There are a lot of ways around that. You can buy a previously owned or vintage dress; you can rent a…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 7, 2013

Must Haves: 11 Wedding Dresses To Wear To Your City Hall Wedding

More and more couples are eschewing the pomp and circumstance of big weddings in favor of getting married at City Hall. City Hall weddings are super affordable (most often costing between $40 and $100), and are a quick and easy way to get hitched without spending a lot of time or money on a big…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2013

An Ode To The Ubiquitous One-Shoulder Flutter Dress

One sleeve so long, so flowy, extreme One sleeve right out of a Stevie Nicks dream The other -- sigh! -- gone, a specter in the night A whole sleeve is missing, the cause of such fright Off-shoulder flutter dress, and your similar ilk Whether made of cotton or fashioned from silk I don't understand…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 16, 2013

If You Wish To Make A Fabulous Dress, You Must First Invent The Universe

A flirty mini dress in a stunning galaxy print, for less than $50: perfection. Add black tights, pointy toe pumps, a cropped blazer, and this astronaut necklace to really complete the look. [$44, ROMWE]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 21, 2013

That’s A Lot Of Look: Mariah Carey Goes Bad In Plaid

Generally, Mariah Carey can pull off anything she wants, because she's Mariah Carey. A bikini top missing its bottom half? Sure. A mini-skirt stretched within an inch of its life? Okay. Anything and everything covered in spandex and sparkles? Well, alright, I mean, she has had about five million number one hits. If she want…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 26, 2012

Love It Or Leave It: A Hello Kitty Dress From Hell

Listen, I know, sometimes we just want to be cute. Cute is fine, but in my estimation, this dress goes over the cliff from cute to infantilizing. This "Kawaii Not?" dress from Modcloth puts a Hello Kitty face on your boobs, and just seems like an adult-man repeller. But what do you think? [poll id="4672"]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 16, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Super Silver Party Dresses

Mark our words, you're going to be seeing a lot of silver in the coming year. We've just got a feeling about it. So why not get a jump on the trend -- and get a perfect holiday party dress -- with one of these ten snazzy silver numbers? These dresses will get you through…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 15, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Emerald Green Pieces

As we've mentioned, emerald green is going to loom large in the style consciousness this next year, at least according to the folks at Pantone. To prevent you from going green with envy (of green stuff), we've put together this guide to jewelry and clothes in our new favorite hue.

By: Julie Gerstein / December 8, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Tip-Top Tulip Dresses

Nope, the name Tulip dress doesn't refer to the pattern -- it's actually a reference to the shape of the skirt, which flares out and then comes back in at the hem, mimicking the shape of a tulip. This style is great for girls who are lacking in the hip department, and they provide a…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 11, 2012

Must Haves: 9 Sequined Pieces You Can Wear Whenever

Doesn't it suck when you buy something special, only to realize you don't actually have any place to wear it? Stuff with sequins on it can be difficult -- they can make you look like you came to work dressed for a cocktail party. Which is why it's important that you balance out your sequined…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 27, 2012
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