Posts tagged "must haves"

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Hot Pink Pieces

Suddenly, it seems like hot pink is everywhere! It’s super summer-appropriate, and we’re into it, but it’s also an easy color to get wrong. If you’re not careful, hot pink can make you look ho-riffic. So we suggest you pair your hot pink with neutral colors and conservative pieces.

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By: Julie Gerstein / July 1, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Summer Tanks Suitable For Work And Play

Rising temperatures call for clothing as minimal as possible while still remaining (mostly) decent for public viewing. Don’t get me wrong โ€” I will never forsake my overflowing collection of loose, well-worn tanks โ€” but sometimes a sheer top with a hole here and there just doesn’t cut it. Like, not even close. When these…

By: Rachel Krause / June 30, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Animal Pendants

Lions and turtles and pandas, oh my! We’re loving the trend of animal pendant necklaces–they’re such a playful addition to simple summer outfits (I mean really, what ensemble isn’t vastly improved with the addition of a golden llama?). Here are 10 of our favorite necklaces inspired by the animal kingdom. Click through to check ‘em…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Stylish Summer Dresses With Sleeves

Stores are filled with gorgeous summer dresses right now, most of which fall under the sleeveless or strapless category. Whether you’re searching for something office appropriate or just prefer a little more coverage, it can be tough to find any semblance of a sleeve this time of year. Never fear–we’ve tracked down 10 lovely dresse…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 25, 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…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Must Haves: 15 Pairs Of Totally Ridiculous And Fun Platform Sandals

It’s my belief that every woman should have at least one pair of totally superfluous-just-for-fun-ridiculously-over-the-top shoes. And if they’ve got a crazy platform heel on them, even better. Crazy big shoes make you feel taller, and more able to conquer the world. And if you’re feeling kind of whatever about your outfit, putting on a…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 18, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Dusty Pink Dresses

Dusty pink is such a beautiful, romantic color. It’s much quieter than its loud cousin hot pink, more complex than its simple sister light pink, and–surprise!–it actually works on a variety of skin tones. Here are seven dusty pink dresses we’re currently lusting after. Click through to check ‘em out!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 17, 2012

Must Haves: 9 Midi Skirts With Moxie

Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to show the world your thighs. And when that happens, it’s nice to pull out a midi-length skirt. Offering more coverage than a mini- or knee-length skirt, midi-skirts are great with skimpy midriff baring tops or sexy Ts. After the jump, nine midi-skirts with extra oomph.

By: Julie Gerstein / June 16, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items From Express For $50 Or Less

Confession time: I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Express. Even though they’re known mostly for slutty office wear. Even though they instructed their employees to use the term “up in this piece” in the ’90s. Because hidden between all of the sequins and bandage dresses, they actually have some really cute…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 15, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Sweet Chambray Pieces

Chambray is like denim’s svelte, attractive cousin — a better clothing companion in the warm months than a pair of bulky jeans. And, chambray translates well as a great fabric for shirts, rompers, skirts and more. It’s breathable, lightweight and looks super good against tan skin. Try these 10 chambray pieces on for size.

By: Julie Gerstein / June 13, 2012

Must Haves: 8 Dramatic Draped Dresses

Artfully draped fabric instantly makes any dress more interesting, and, as an added bonus, gives the illusion that it’s a much more expensive piece of clothing. With that in mind, here are eight of our favorite draped dresses, perfect for adding a little high fashion drama to your summer wardrobe. The best part? Most of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Hot Hawaiian Prints

Hawaiian prints were all over the spring and resort runways this year–from Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten and more. And now that it’s summer, it finally seems appropriate to break them out. While Hawaiian shirts might traditional be the purview of men, we’ve found girly, feminine interpretations of the trend for ladies. Check ‘em out!

By: Julie Gerstein / June 9, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Sexy Lace Back Tops

If you’re looking for a way to add a little sex appeal to your summer wardrobe but don’t want to be too revealing, a lace back tank might be the perfect middle ground. They show a peek of skin under a layer of feminine lace–the effect is totally sexy (not to mention totally stylish). Click…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 6, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Pieces For Your Inner Horse Girl

Were you a horse girl when you were younger? I definitely was, from my horse-sticker-covered Trapper Keeper to my short but sweet stint with horseback riding lessons. Horses are just so majestic and pretty, am I right? But they’re also expensive and they poop a lot. So maybe instead of owning one, let’s consider just…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 4, 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 top picks!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 4, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Cute Canvas Sneakers

Flip-flops and fancy sandals are obviously summer footwear necessities, but I’ve found that a cute pair of light sneakers will also get a lot of wear in the warmer months. Throw ‘em on for spontaneous trips to the river, evening walks with your BFF, or braving the dirt and dust at outdoor concerts. Here are…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Summer Sandals In Neon Hues

Sometimes, all it takes is the perfect shoe to take an outfit from boring to blam. That’s why we’re all for neon sandals this summer. Pair a neon sandal with a khaki short and a white T-shirt and you’ve got a foolproof summertime outfit. We’ve picked out 10 of our favorite pairs for your perusal.

By: Julie Gerstein / May 21, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Petite Summer Purses

In the summer it’s all about keeping things light and carefree, so there’s nothing more annoying than lugging around a huge bag. Of course, a tiny clutch is equally annoying, if not more so โ€” if something is not physically bound to me with a strap or handle, I will lose it. I promise. There’s also…

By: Rachel Krause / May 20, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Polka Dot Pieces

Polka dots! So cute! So spring-like! So much verve and personality! Wear ‘em, okay? They’ll perk you right up. After the jump, 10 polka-perfect options.

By: Julie Gerstein / May 19, 2012

Makeup Bag: 5 Simple Beauty Must-Haves

I’m a diehard believer in the power of makeup to make you not just look better (though it’s a fortunate byproduct) but truly feel better. We’ve all reenacted, purposely or not, the scene from “Mean Girls” that shows the Plastics staring in the mirror alongside one another, discrediting their appearances, one by one, for one reaso…

By: Rachel Krause / April 6, 2012
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