Posts tagged "dresses"

Awesomely Affordable: 12 New Year’s Dresses Under $100

Whether you're being dragged out on the town this New Year's when you'd rather be on the couch or are hosting a big bash, it's good fashion karma (that's a thing right?) to ring in 2015 in an outfit you love. Click through for 12 budget-friendly New Year's dresses...
By: Claire Hannum / December 26, 2014

10 Holiday Party Dresses Under $50

The window for finding a perfect holiday party dress is closing in as the season heads ramps up, but the good news is that last-minute shopping means last-minute sales! We've all spent a brutal amount of money on gifts and emotional eating this December, so if your wallet's in pain, take a peek at these…
By: Claire Hannum / December 17, 2014

12 Flowy Thanksgiving Dresses That Leave Room For More Turkey

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means it's almost time to eat our body weight in stuffing, turkey and mashed potatoes! And even though some of us won't have the luxury of enjoying the holiday in our sweatpants, we've found 12 comfy, casual dresses that are presentable enough for company, but loose enough that you ca…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 12, 2014

Would You Wear A Dress Made Of Condoms?

Ever wonder what happens to all the condoms that fail the quality control test? Artist and social activist Adriana Bertini crafts gowns out of them. Bertini's Condom Couture project was created to raise awareness about safe sex and STI prevention. Using dyed defective and expired condoms, she puts together dresse…
By: Claire Hannum / July 23, 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

Fashion Math: Denim Vests/Jackets + Printed Maxi Dresses

Say hello to your summer uniform, as worn by Dianna Agron during spring in Los Angeles. So jealous of your weather, LA! Anyway, a printed maxi dress topped with a fitted denim jacket or vest is hardly a new fashion equation, but even basic arithmetic needs to be revisited from time to time. Here are…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 28, 2014

Must Haves: 17 Little White Dresses For Spring

There I was, just a few moments ago, sitting at a coffee shop in West Hollywood, sippin' on a Vietnamese iced coffee and feeling pretty AFB about life, when a random woman approached me and complimented me on my dress. "It looks so lovely on you," she said kindly. "Why thank you!" I replied. "The…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2014

Style Guide: 5 Of Spring’s Hottest Dress Trends

This season, the stores are packed with dresses in cuts that flatter every shape, from showing fit legs to hugging shapely curves. The hardest part is deciphering the lingo! Here is a quick guide to this spring's hottest dress trends...
By: Sophie Leon / March 17, 2014

Must Haves: Sexy Red Dresses For Every Size

Obviously, it's perfectly fine to wear any color you want on your Valentine's Day date -- pink, yellow, black, blue, whatever! -- but sometimes, it's fun to take your fashion cues a bit more literally. Grab one of these sexy red dresses and watch your date's jaw drop when you make your entrance...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 5, 2014

Must Haves: 17 Warm & Cozy Sweater Dresses

On Tuesday, the high in New York City is going to be 12 degrees. I know some of you live in the midwest and that's all normal and good for you, but for me, 12 degrees is CRAZY INSANE COLD. Like, that ain't right. If I could, I would wear a snowsuit all day, but…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2014

Must Haves: 6 Sweet Sweater Dresses For Fall

The weather's changing, the leaves are turning, and it's time for our summer wardrobes to get pushed into the back of the closet until next year. Why not ring in the new season with one of these 6 snuggly sweater dresses? They're perfect for both work and play and, with a few accessories added into…
By: Rachel Krause / September 19, 2013

Must Haves: All About Overall Dresses

Let's face it. We're not all Alexa Chungs who can wear skintight overalls and look adorable and comfortable doing it. The overalls trend is not for everyone, but it can be -- if you're willing to be a bit creative about it. I'm not going to try straight up overalls, but an overall dress? That'…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 2, 2013

Husband Secretly Bought His Wife 55,000 Dresses During Their 56-Year Marriage

Eat your heart out Mr. Big! A California man named Paul Brockman has trounced even your most extravagant romantic gestures by buying his wife, Margot, 55,000 dresses over the course of their 56-year marriage, enough to fill a large warehouse. The decades-long shopping spree began when the couple started going ballroom dancing, and Paul insisted…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2013

What To Wear On A Girls’ Night Out

Hey, not everything is about getting a date. Sometimes you just want to hang with your best lady friends. My best friends and I are terrible at scheduling hang time -- we'll spend an entire huge email chain trying to pick a night that everyone's free, and then somebody will suddenly remember that they promised…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2013

Style 911: “Help Me Find Shoes For This Bridesmaids Dress!”

"I will be a reluctant bridesmaid in a family member's wedding next month. The bride is having us wear silver evening shoes, either sandals or open-toe pumps, with this dusty purple ('wisteria,' hello) gown. Now, buying silver shoes on a budget is pretty much a one-way ticket to trashy town, but I refuse to spend…
By: Rachel Krause / August 15, 2013

Must Haves: 7 Stunning Sweetheart Dresses

There's something so retro and romantic about a sweetheart neckline. Whether it's on a va-va-voomy floral sundress or a simple, office-appropriate frock, it's hard not to feel like Marilyn Monroe when you're wearing one. Want to add this fabulous style to your summer wardrobe? Click through for 7 awesome options, most for less than 50…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 15, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Delightful Drawstring-Waist Dresses

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that the drawstring-waist dress is the most universally flattering of all the dresses in all the land. There's no body type that doesn't stand to benefit from a cinch, and most importantly, it skims over the issue of what I like to call "barbecue belly"…
By: Rachel Krause / July 14, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Gorgeous Made-In-New-York Dresses By Nanette Lepore

I'm well acquainted with designer Nanette Lepore because I've lusted after many of her gorgeous dresses while browsing the racks at my favorite department stores. But before I read the amazing book Overdressed, I didn't know that Lepore was one of the few designers who still produces the majority of her clothing in the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 28, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Black Summer Sundresses

As I write this, I am committing a moral transgression of sartorial infidelity: I'm cheating on my ever-faithful black-filled wardrobe today with a pink floral sundress, and I feel just terrible about it. It wasn't until I left the house that the reality — and, with it, the guilt — set in. I'll be spending…
By: Rachel Krause / June 20, 2013
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