Posts tagged "outerwear"

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,…

By: 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

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2014

Must Haves: 13 Cape Coats For Superheroes And Regular Gals Alike

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a super fashionable chick wearing one of the season's hottest cape coats! Click on...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 9, 2013

Style Stealer: 9 Moto Coats Inspired By Miranda Kerr’s Rag & Bone Look

A significant amount of my brain space is being taken up with obsessing over winter coats. I know, really intellectual stuff. I am currently creating a puddle of drool on my laptop keyboard over Miranda Kerr's gorgeous Rag & Bone coat. This bitch is $1,395, however, which is waaaaaaay too rich for my blood. Luckily, there's a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2013

Hi/Lo: Cool Colorful Coats!

Okay, yeah, sure, you should probably have one or two neutral colored coats in your winter wardrobe -- camel, black, navy, grey, whatever. But don't you want something fun and colorful and bright and crazy to keep you warm sometimes too? Spending a bundle on an eye-catching red, blue, yellow, green or burgundy coat is probably not particularly practical, however,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 5, 2013

Fashion Forecast: A Sporty Puffer Vest Styled For Three Different Temperatures

A puffy down vest is a wardrobe must for anyone who lives in a cold climate, as they provide loads of heat without adding tons of bulk to your outfit. Plus, they have a whole sporty, utilitarian vibe to them that's actually quite chic, if styled properly. Here's how I'd wear it depending on the weather forecast...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 4, 2013

Hi/Lo: Classic Camel Coats

Camel coats are a cold weather wardrobe staple -- they go with anything. I've found five different styles of high-end camel coats -- from single button blazers to toggle button duffle coats -- and their affordable counterparts. Shop on!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 3, 2013

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

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 9, 2013

Must Haves: 8 Awesome Oversized Coats

Psst! Let me tell you a secret! The best time to buy a new coat is right now. Since it's mid-winter, most stores are desperate to get rid of their coat stock, and you can tell by the deep discounts they're willing to give. We have it on good authority that boxy, oversized coats are…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 21, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Super-Warm Coats, Gloves, And Scarves To Get You Through This Winter

It's been a pretty mild winter so far here in New York, with temperatures rising above 50 just last week … so it seems only karmic that just when we were thinking we could deal with winter at its best, we're about to get it at its worst. Rumor has it (I go on Weather.com,…

By: Rachel Krause / January 18, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Classic Trench Coats For $100 Or Less

A trench coat is one of those truly classic pieces you'll never regret adding to your wardrobe. If you can afford to invest in a top quality trench coat, it's definitely worth paying more, since it will never go out of style. However, if your budget is more Target than Neiman Marcus (I feel you,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 6, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Cozy & Comfy Knit Hats

If you're like me and have zero knitting skills, you're going to need to purchase a knit hat (or else become friends with someone who has some major skillz). We've selected 12 warm, comfy knit caps that'll keep you protected this winter ... or at least until you figure out what to do with those…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 3, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Super Cool Sweater Coats

Sometimes you want warmth and comfort without actually investing in a full-on coat-coat. Or maybe you live in an area that doesn't get as cold as the rest of the country (lucky you!). If so, a sweater coat might be the right way to go. Sweater coats are a nice alternative to a traditional pea…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 14, 2012

Fall Must Haves: 10 Cute Cape Coats

Want to be a stylish superhero this fall? Reach for a retro cape coat! They're cute, cozy, and look especially awesome with skinny jeans and boots, which happens to be my fall uniform. I found 10 fabulous cape coats in a variety of cuts and fabrics, starting at just 27 bucks. Click through to check…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 8, 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. Anyway,…

By: Rachel Krause / March 3, 2012

Shopping Guide: Warm Winter Scarves

Winter manages to waffle somewhere between being my favorite season and my least favorite all at once. I don't know how this can be. I think I love the idea of it — a fresh layer of snow on the ground, logs on the fire, the omnipresent holiday spirit… I can't stand fingers numb with…

By: Rachel Krause / October 29, 2011

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...

By: 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,…

By: Annika Harris / September 26, 2011

Win This! Gap’s Soft Trench For Spring

Jeggings. Shooties. Jorts. So many hybrid fashion terms, too little time after shopping to memorize them. It's okay, here's one worth remembering -- FLASHION. That when flash sales occur on hot fashion items allowing shoppers the opportunity to grab them before sell out at a major markdown. Gap is having one a Flashion sale of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 1, 2011

Shopping Guide: Anoraks

Thanks to the continuation of the military trend, the anorak is still big this season. Anoraks make staying warm in the fall a no-brainer because the drawstring and loose sleeves make layering easy. As Amelia has already shown, anoraks look hot with a girly dress, but of course are appropriate with jeans or even shorts.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 24, 2010
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