Posts tagged "outfits"

One Pair Of Culottes, Three Ways To Wear Them

WAIT! I know what you’re thinking -- that culottes are just baggy, long shorts that cannot possibly look good -- but please hear me out. If you like full midi skirts, you should really consider trying culottes because they give you the same silhouette -- dramatic volume with a tiny waist! -- without the risk…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 28, 2014

Fashion Face-Off: Michelle Obama Vs. Ann Romney

You're probably sick to death of hearing about their husbands, but Ann Romney and Michelle Obama merit some attention, too. We're not going to talk about their politics, but we are going to examine their wardrobes. In the past four years, Michelle's risen to prominence as a fashion star, but Ann certainly is giving her…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 23, 2012

May 11: What Are We Wearing Today?

TGIF guys! This week has been totally awesome, but still, we are craving the weekend. This weekend I'm throwing a huge roof party to celebrate the warm weather and my roommate finishing grad school (congrats Abby!). What are your weekend plans? Tell us in the comments!

By: Julie Gerstein / May 11, 2012

May 10: What Are We Wearing Today?

With Amelia sweating it out in Tulum still, it'll be a short but sweet WWWT. Things are improving slightly, weather-wise here in Ye Olde New York, so we're cautiously bringing our spring wardrobe out of retirement. And one thing you haven't seen in a while -- and maybe won't see again for a bit --…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2012

Weekend Wear: Daytime Date Look

Trolling street wear sites like Chictopia is one of my favorite online activities -- after online shopping. Like others who are fans of these sites, I get inspiration for my own outfits. User FashionisaPlayground calls this look the "Fair weather sailor," but I think it's more suited for a daytime date on land. Although the…

By: Annika Harris / May 21, 2010

Quotable: Lady Gaga Prefers Death Over Flats

“I would rather die than have my fans not see me in a pair of high heels. I’d never give up my wigs and hats for anything."-- Lady Gaga, who appeared on "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross" and discussed just how tragic it would be if she were seen taking out the trash or sa…

By: Bianca Posterli / March 4, 2010

What Are You Wearing For New Year’s Eve?

After way more time than I care to admit, I finally found a dress to wear tonight at the little New Year's Eve get-together I'm hosting. In honor of tonight's blue moon, I decided on this blue dress from French Connection. OK, full disclosure: I didn't actually make the blue moon connection until after I…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 31, 2009

What To Wear When You Don’t Know The Dress Code

Last night, I had one of those full-on fashion emergencies. We're talking closet vomit all over my bedroom and an exhausting try-it-on-again workout. The dilemma: I was attending a party for the release of a fashion-art book and had no idea what people would be wearing. My guess was that it could be anywhere i…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 19, 2009

And The Obama Copycats Begin…

Michelle Obama's two Inauguration Day outfits are already getting copied. Faviana, known for "reinterpreting" gowns worn by celebrities, drew up sketches immediately after Obama appeared on Tuesday. The knock-off of Isabel Toledo's lemongrass dress and jacket will retail for $450 and the copy of Jason Wu's white gown will cost $400, and they, along with…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2009

StyleHiving: Tips For Rocking A First Date

“First date” - two simple words that can send shivers up anyone’s spine, much like the words “job interview.” When you think about it, there isn’t much of a difference between the two, except one involves cocktails and palpable sexual tension. I have no idea where that old adage “You are what you eat” came…

By: Sabrina Newman / March 21, 2008

The Perfect Outfit For Couples Embroiled In A Major Political Scandal

For Him (As shown on Eliot Spitzer and James McGreevey): Dark suit, striped red tie, American Flag pin on lapel. For Her (As shown on Silda Wall and Dina Matos-McGreevey): Powder blue suit, tasteful pearls, smile [optional].

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 13, 2008