Posts tagged "dresses"

Graduating Girl Finds Ingenious Way To Stick It To Her Math Teacher

Kara Koskowich really wanted to make a statement when she graduated from high school, so rather than donning the traditional white graduation dress, Kara made her own --- out of old math homework. [CNN]…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 10, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Stunning Drop Waist Dresses

Maybe it was the magical trailer for "The Great Gatsby," or the 1920s lawn party invitation we just got in the mail, but whatever the reason, we are obsessed with drop waist dresses right now. Want to add this retro silhouette to your wardrobe? Click through to check out seven of our to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 4, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Gorgeous Gingham Pieces

Gingham is such a sweet, summery fabric. It's fabulous on warm weekends, and looks particularly alluring when accessorized with a tall glass of lemonade. Click through to check out 10 gingham pieces--from dresses to shoes to bikinis--guaranteed to add some old-fashioned charm to your summer wardrobe...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 27, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From Dorothy Perkins

Dorothy Perkins is one of the largest fashion chains in the UK, and late last year US shoppers finally got the chance to get in on the action online. The Dorothy Perkins website boasts an impressive selection of trendy, feminine pieces, and I'm especially loving their flirty retro dresses. Click through to check out 10…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 22, 2012

Must Haves: 10 White Dresses For Summer

When the weather takes a turn for the hot, hot, hot (fingers crossed it actually happens, I mean, does anybody remember winter?), societal requirements mandate you should be wearing clothes, but I'd rather be… not, not, not. Seriously, I love the warm weather, but the idea of sticky shorts and tank tops has me…
By: Rachel Krause / May 17, 2012

“My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding” Hits American Shores

As someone who is some small percentage Gypsy (my mother swears we're Russian from the Caucaucus mountains), I'm more than a little bit fascinated by Gypsy culture. I've watched the UK version of "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" and have been blown away by the elaborate wedding ceremonies Gypsy families participate in, passing off their…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 13, 2012

Is This Gutsy Gown One Of Kate Middleton’s Best Looks Ever?

Kate Middleton isn't exactly my fashion hero, given her somewhat mundane personal style selections (don't hit me!), but I must confess that even I, a jaded fashion freak, am occasionally charmed by some of her more impressive choices. My favorite thus far of her sartorial standouts has been the Grecian-style lavender Alexander McQuee…
By: Rachel Krause / May 12, 2012

Shopping Guide: 7 Sunny Yellow Dresses

Warm weather calls for sunglasses, popsicles, cute sandals, and breezy dresses. Here are seven of our favorite summer dresses in sunny shades of yellow, in a variety of sizes and styles. The best part? They're all $50 or less. Click through to check 'em out...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 10, 2012

Do Not Want: Doily Dress

If you've always harbored a hidden fantasy about wearing a giant doily, this dress is currently on sale for $886. That's a small price to pay to realize a doily dress dream, you guys. [Shopbop]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Pieces From Brooklyn Industries Under $80

Unisex clothing company Brooklyn Industries makes comfy staples and classic designs, all with a cheeky Brooklyn twist. As the name might suggest, the company is New York born and bred, and is as much influenced by the city life surrounding it as by the desire to create easy, affordable casual wear. We've found 10 piece…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 6, 2012

Shopping Guide: Retro Plus-Size Dresses

If you're searching for style inspiration for spring and summer, try looking to the past. Silhouettes and prints from the 40s through the '70s will instantly add a playful feel to your wardrobe. Whether you're looking for something casual or special occasion, we found 7 gorgeous dresses to flatter and celebrate your curves. Click through…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 4, 2012

Check Out Tracy Reese’s Collection For Anthropologie

We've been big fans of Tracy Reese for a long time. Her dresses are girly, pretty and the epitome of feminine charm. So we were especially thrilled to learn she'd be doing a capsule collection for Anthropologie. Reese's seven-piece collection is part of Anthro's Made In Kind series, where the company teams u…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 1, 2012

Style 911: “Help Me Find A Maxi Dress That Doesn’t Make Me Look Pregnant!”

I would GREATLY appreciate some help in finding maxi dresses that don't make someone 5'1" look pregnant. I always love how they look on everyone, and the few I've tried on are the most comfortable things on Earth, however, they always end up making me look short and fat, and often like I'm about to…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2012

Shopping Guide: 11 Denim And Chambray Dresses, Skirts & Tops

Can a gal ever have too much chambray and denim? I think not, especially since the fabrics are used for much more than jackets, jeans, and shorts! Behold these 11 spring-appropriate denim and chambray dresses, skirts, and blouses!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2012

Shopping Guide: 8 Nude Dresses With Pops Of Color

I've typically shied away from wearing nude tones, but I'm super into this new trend of mixing nudes with neons and brights. Designers like Christian Siriano did it on the runway for spring, and it seems like a great way to tone down what could be too much color. Pairing a nude shirt…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2012

Would You Wear: Bustier Tops?

Lingerie-inspired dressing is hot right now, and celebrities are taking note. Just last night, Miley Cyrus attended the premiere of "The Hunger Games" in a glorified bra-and-maxi skirt combo. While her interpretation fell flat for us, I would totally snag that bustier top and pair it with something less matchy-matchy, or even wear…
By: Rachel Krause / March 18, 2012

7 Green Dresses (Under $100!) To Barf On This St. Patrick’s Day

Grab a leprechaun and head out to O'Dooleys Pub, because tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day. I'll be hiding in underground bunker, as it my opinion that it is the worst faux-holiday of the year. But we realize lots of people use March 17th to get their drink on and of course, look cute doing it.
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2012

Shopping Guide: 8 Pretty Plus-Size Dresses For Spring

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means ... spring dresses! Time to put away the drab, dark clothing and embrace bright colors, pretty prints and flirty florals. Click through to check out eight of our favorite spring dresses for curvy ladies!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Cool Cobalt Dresses

We really think that cobalt is going to be a huge color for spring. Cobalt's kind of an updated take on last season's electric blue, and we're really feeling it. Check out these 10 fun, flirty cobalt dresses for spring.
By: Julie Gerstein / March 12, 2012

A Spring Dress To Wear Now

There are two problems with unseasonably warm weather in the middle of winter: 1) global warming, duh, and 2) the urge to buy spring dresses months before you'll actually get any use out of them. Luckily this dress -- on sale at American Eagle Outfitters -- is a super affordable way to indulge and ca…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 12, 2012
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