Posts tagged "jackets"

Fall Fashion: 5 Coat & Jacket Trends To Help You Transition

As much as I rant and rave about how much I hate anything close to resembling cold weather — I am pretty sure I have said “fuck fall” at least 20 times this week — I must admit that I’ve gotten kind of excited about doing some “necessary” stocking up of my fall wardrobe. Listen,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2015

Style Guide: Spring’s Coolest Jacket Trends

Winter is totally overstaying its welcome, but at some point soon, spring will actually arrive and it’ll be time to store away your heavy coats for at least the next six months. But crisp air, cool breezes and the occasional spring shower means that you can’t go completely bare-armed. Girl, you need a spring jacket,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2015

Awesomely Affordable: 50 Winter Coats For $150 And Under

Brrrrrrr, it’s cold in here! If you haven’t bought a winter coat, don’t shed a tear. I found 50 awesomely affordable pieces of outerwear! From faux fur and hooded to puffy and sleek, your chances of staying warm this season don’t have to be bleak. So click through this gallery and break out your credit

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2014

Style Guide: Fall’s Hottest Coat Trends

The leaves are turning, a chill has entered the air and people are giving you weird looks when they see you’re still wearing flip-flops everywhere (okay, maybe that’s just me). It’s fall, which means it’s time to buy a new coat. Now, I gotta say, as much as I hate the changing seasons, I’m pretty…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Sassy Spring Trench Coats For Rain Or Shine

April showers may bring may flowers, but let’s be honest — Mother Nature is doing whatever the hell she wants lately. So, this spring, be prepared for rain or shine with a light trench coat that’s as unique as you are. Say goodbye to black, beige and plain white coats and give your seasonal staple…

Katie Oldenburg / May 3, 2014

Fashion Forecast: A Cool Faux Leather Moto Jacket Styled For Three Different Temperatures

Welcome to layering season! As we ease our way into fall and anticipate cooler temperatures ahead, we’ll be showing you how to wear key wardrobe pieces in different ways depending on the weather outside, ensuring that item you bought in September is still a part of your wardrobe rotation come February. For our second Fashion

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 9, 2013

Hi/Lo: The Leather Look

A leather jacket is de rigueur for fall. But not everyone has the inclination or the ethics (hello, vegans!) to spend big bucks on a nice moto jacket. That’s why we’re here — to find the affordable, faux-leather versions of the high fashion styles you love.
After the jump, leather jackets and “leather” jackets we…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

One Military Jacket, Three Ways

The military-inspired utility jacket has been staple of the average college kid’s wardrobe since the dawn of time (or at least since the invention of canvas). While it’s certainly a casual cover-up, there’s more than one way to wear it. In honor of Schooled Week, I’ve put together three outfits — for class, for a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 7, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Lovely Light Jackets For $50 Or Less

It’s almost time to put away that bulky down-comforter-with-sleeves you’ve been wearing all winter and switch it out for a stylish light jacket. Click through to check out some of our favorite blazers, anoraks, and motorcycle jackets of the season–all for $50 or less!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 6, 2013

Fall Must Haves: 10 Fresh Mixed-Media Jackets

A good surplus or leather jacket is great in its own right, but the latest crop of outerwear this season is putting an unexpected twist on our old autumn standbys with mixed-media touches, like leather sleeves on a classic army jacket or twill topper. The result is a little ― okay, a lot ― cooler…

Rachel Krause / November 1, 2012

Fall Must Haves: 10 Marvelous Motorcycle Jackets

Newflash: you don’t have to ride a motorcycle to wear a motorcycle jacket! Hell, you don’t have to go anywhere near a motorcycle. Regardless of your ideal form of recreation, motorcycle jackets add a suggestion of down-for-anything edge to even your most virtuous fall look. It’s just as hip when worn as a contrasting touch…

Rachel Krause / September 30, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 20 Fabulous Blazers For $50 Or Less

Seeing so many celebs rocking blazers has made me go a little blazer-crazy. If you want to add one item to your wardrobe for fall, you really can’t go wrong with a blazer–it’s a perfect transition piece for the changing seasons, and there’s a chance it’s the most versatile piece of clothing ever. Seriously: wear…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 3, 2012

Must Haves: 8 Elegant Kimono Jackets

Kimono jackets are the perfect lightweight layer for summer, and their flowy shape makes them a super flattering option for all body types. We love how effortlessly chic they look when paired with jeans and a simple ribbed tank, but you can also dress them up for work or an evening out. Want in o…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Shopping Guide: Lightweight Transitional Jackets

Okay, so it seems like spring is actually coming. We’ve had a few false starts (i.e. the entire winter), but now March is upon us and it’s only a matter of time before we’re breaking out those bathing suits. Just kidding, I won’t be because I hate swimming. I will be breaking out my … cutoffs.

Rachel Krause / March 3, 2012

Shopping Guide: 7 Stylish Plus-Size Blazers

A blazer is one of the few pieces of clothing that can transition effortlessly from workday to date night to casual weekend. It’s also a super flattering choice for curvy women: the nipped-in waist highlights an hourglass silhouette. Here are 7 stylish plus size blazers that will look amazing with pencil skirts, jeans, or a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 2, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Toasty Toggle Coats

Turns out Paddington Bear knew what was up. Toggles are a cute, retro addition to tons of winter coats this season. We’ve rounded up some fabulous toggle coat options in every color and pricepoint (starting as low as 40 bucks!). Click through to check ‘em out……

Julie Gerstein / October 9, 2011

Shopping Guide: Searching For An Affordable Little Leather Jacket

A couple years ago, I wrote a love letter of sorts to my hand-me-down leather jacket. But sadly, my little leather jacket and I are breaking up. Why? Well my too-wide shoulders have pushed a wedge between us. So now I’m on a hunt for a new love because everyone needs an LLJ. Whether faux or real,…

Annika Harris / September 26, 2011

The Perfect Evening Cover-Up

One of the more difficult voids to fill in our closet is the role of “fancy-ish evening cover-up.” Something you can thrown on over a pretty dress or flirty top that isn’t business-like (like a structured blazer) or casual (like a knit cardigan). That’s where the silky shirt-jacket comes in. We saw a number of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 11, 2011

A Chic Cover-Up For All Occasions

As luck would have it — it being Wedding Week and all — I am attending the wedding of a good friend from college this weekend, in the Napa Valley. I know, boo hoo for me, what a pain. What is a pain is that I do not have a cover-up of any sort to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 25, 2011