Posts tagged "must haves"

Must Haves: 10 Printed Leggings To Brighten Up Your Spring Workouts

Sure, you could work out in a plain pair of black leggings, but where’s the fun in that? Athletic brands are packing the spring shelves with capri leggings and running tights in all kinds of bright, crazy patterns — why not grab a pair for yourself and bring a little life to your gym wardrobe…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 12, 2014

Must Haves: Sexy Sheer Panels

One of my favorite recent trends is the use of sheer insets/panels/sleeves/details to add visual interest and a little sex appeal to every day pieces. Using mesh, organza, chiffon or silk, these little windows expose a glimpse of extra skin, but in a tame, subtle way. Check out 16 cool, fashionable pieces I found with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 11, 2014

10 Luxe Items You Need That Are Worth The Splurge

Alright, we all know the economy is rough right now, and tough times call for good bargains. Because let’s be real, ain’t nobody got time (or money) for a $250 blouse.

I can’t even remember the last time I paid full price for anything, with the exception of food (bargain food freaks me…

Kendall Fisher / February 21, 2014

Must Haves: Secret An Early Spring With Pretty Pastels

This winter has turned me into one of those people who complains about the weather, either aloud or on social media, on a daily basis. Hourly, even, on single digit temperature days. And I’m sick of it. Of the weather, yes (there goes today’s complaint!), but also of being so disgruntled about the weather, because it’s not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 19, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Bad Ass Bucket Bags

I really, really don’t need to add another bag to my collection, but an exception may need to be made for a bucket purse. Carrying one, especially in a rich tan or burgundy color, with a crossbody strap, gives such solid Francoise Hardy vibes. Who doesn’t want that?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 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……

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 5, 2014

Must Haves: 14 Small Crossbody Bags To Hold All Your Essential Shit

On the somewhat rare occasion that I emerge from my life as a shut-in and go out to, you know, a bar or a party at night, I do everything in my power to bring as little as possible with me. In an ideal world, I would not carry a purse at all, but pocket…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 31, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Pairs Of Pretty D’Orsay Flats

I have a closet full of heels and wedges, a couple pairs of workout and “fashion” sneakers, boots for the colder months, and I blow through at least three pairs of J. Crew Capri flip-flops each summer. But there’s long been a gaping hole in my wardrobe when it comes to work-appropriate flats. I recently…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2014

Must Haves: 7 Pretty Popovers

The other night here in Los Angeles, where I am working for the week, I was gettin’ it on with my West Coast booty call when he encountered a little problem removing my shirt. He was undoing the buttons on what appeared to be a button-up, when they stopped halfway down. Sitting up to get a better…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 24, 2014

Must Haves: 20 Pairs Of Snow Boots To Conquer Any “Polar Vortex”-Like Situation

Attempting to cross the street in yesterday’s winter vortex was painful. The horizontal snowfall blinded eyes as unsteady feet slipped along the sidewalk.  I witnessed one too many close calls of women and men wearing the wrong shoes. What were these New Yorkers thinking? Even if you only experience heavy snow a few times a year, it&#8217…

Sophie Leon / January 22, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Plus-Size Dresses To Take You From Winter To Spring

It’s still cold as hell, but with spring (allegedly) just around the corner, who wants to buy yet another winter dress? Luckily, Modcloth has a ton of cute transitional dresses to help you solve this dilemma. Wear these dresses now with tights, boots, and cardigans, and into spring and summer with sandals and sunglasses. Perfect.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 16, 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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Delicate Cuff Bracelets To Wear Alone Or Pile On

Cuff bracelets aren’t all reminiscent of Wonder Woman’s chunky wrist shield thingies. Delicate, lightweight and thin cuffs have a decidedly feminine feel that you can rock solo or pile on for a serious arm party. Here are 10 whimsical cuff bracelets I’m totally hot for.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Party-Ready Box Clutches

Headed out on the town this New Year’s Eve? Keep your essentials — keys, credit card, lipstick and cell phone — safe in one of these fancy-pants evening box clutches. No longer just for teenagers headed to prom or celebs walking an award show red carpet, these metallic, sparkly and jeweled little purses will give…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 29, 2013

Must Haves: Sparkly, Glittery, Sequin-y Shoes To Win New Year’s Eve

When it comes to New Year’s Eve, the goal of your outfit should be to make the disco ball jealous. The more sequins, glitter, rhinestones, and sparkle, the better. Don’t stop at a sequined dress — go all out with some truly show-stopping sparkly shoes, too! Here are 10 pairs I’m currently drooling over, most…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 26, 2013

Must Haves: 15 Comfy & Cozy Pajama Sets

Yet another sign that I am getting old: I get really, really excited when I have a new set of pajamas. Sure, in summer, I just go to bed in a tank and undies, but during winter? Matching flannel PJs all the way, baby. Maybe I am putting too much emphasis on sleepwear, but putting on a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 20, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Party-Ready Coats And Jackets

When it comes to holiday party outfits, the truth is you can wear pretty much whatever you want (floor-length gown, skinny jeans, pencil skirt, pajama bottoms) as long as you top it with a really fierce, fabulous jacket. The perfect party-ready jacket is made of faux fur or covered in sequins (or both!), has a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 13, 2013

Must Haves: Radiant Orchid, Pantone’s Color Of 2014

Goodbye, Emerald Green. Hello, Radiant Orchid! The Pantone Color Institute has announced its new color for 2014. This year’s hue is described as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones” that “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health.” Hey, sounds good to us. We rounded up 11 Radiant Orchid pieces — clothing, shoes,…

Must Haves: 10 Grandma-Approved Holiday Dresses

Choosing a holiday dress your grandma will approve of is an art form. It can’t be too flashy or high fashion. It must be relatively modest, with feminine details like lace, floral prints, and peplums. Bonus points for retro styles that harken back to your granny’s youth (peter pan collars, full skirts, etc). Does thi…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 25, 2013

Must Haves: Brighten Up Your Winter Wardrobe With These Colorful Cold Weather Accessories!

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real and it’s a menace! Help beat the winter blues by bundling up in these colorful cold weather accessories. Seriously, it’s kind of difficult to be in a shitty mood with a hot pink pom-pom hat on.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 23, 2013
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