Posts tagged "plaid"

Style Stealer: Amy Poehler Is Mad About Plaid

Guys guys guys guys guys, Amy Poehler’s memoir, Yes Please, comes out today! YES PLEASE INDEED. In addition to picking up what is sure to be a hilaaaaarious and insightful read from one of our favorite comediennes, may I also suggest you steal her style by snatching up a cool plaid coat of your own?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2014

Shop The NYFW Trend: 13 Ways To Get Your Gingham On

Gingham was a big component in Diane Von Furstenberg’s NYFW runway show this week, and while her designs won’t be available until spring 2015, there’s no reason why you can’t rock the hell out of some gingham now. Here are 13 pieces to start with……

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 8, 2014

Style Stealer: Kate Bosworth’s Casual & Cool Plaid Look

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I really cannot get enough plaid flannel. It’s not just that I’m feeling ever nostalgic for the ’90s — the way flannel is worn now is much more put together than the baggy, shapeless plaid flannel I wore to my first Pearl Jam concert in 1993. This Kate Bosworth look…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 29, 2013

Nerd Girl Porn: ‪10 Hot Guys Bundled Up In Plaid Flannel‬

It’s frigid outside. If there is a God, then one of these sexy men will let you cozy up in his plaid, flannel shirt to stay warm. And maybe hunt some dinner for you. Grab some hot apple cider and click through for  unprecedented displays of hotness perfect for the cold weather.

Ami Angelowicz / November 29, 2013

Must Haves: 13 Reasons To Be Mad About Plaid

I have loved plaid textiles ever since I was a girl coming of age during the flannel-swaddled ’90s. Now my approach to plaid is a touch more sophisticated and the array of plaid options available at this time of year is one of the only reasons my seasonal depression doesn’t just start the second the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2013

Style Stealer: Jessica Alba’s Plaid Passion

Jessica Alba does casual so well. Here she is, running from a breakfast date at Urth Cafe in Los Angeles, to the hospital (no idea why she’s going to the hospital) looking cool as ever. You can’t see it here, but the back of her leather jacket features a giant studded cross. We didn’t gra…

Julie Gerstein / December 25, 2012

13 Dos And Don’ts Of Wearing … Plaid

Since it’s now officially freeze your tits off cold, we’re betting tons of dudes are going to be pulling out their favorite plaid flannels. But guys shouldn’t have all the plaid fun — girls can wear it too, and still look cute and feminine — if you follow our rules. Here are our 13 guideline…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2012

Celeb Street Style Spotlight: 15 Ways To Wear Plaid

Plaid is the preferred fabric of lumberjacks, Catholic school students, and hipsters, and it enjoys such a diverse range of fans for good reason: it can be dressed up or dressed down, and is available in infinite color combinations. Whether they’re wearing plaid to the grocery store or fashion week, celebs can’t seem to get…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2012

WTF Are You Wearing, Bill Murray? Oh, Who Cares, You Can Do Anything You Want

Bill Murray upstaged the rest of Cannes doing what he does best: being a lovable old coot who doesn’t give a fuck. I’m sure Anna Wintour is riding her senior editors as we speak figuring out how to get plaid-on-plaid-on-plaid in the next issue of Vogue.  Bill walked the red carpet for Wes Anderson’s new…

Jessica Wakeman / May 17, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Terrific Tartan Pieces In Celebration Of Tartan Day!

It’s April 6th, which means … it’s Tartan Day! Yep, today is the official day to celebrate the delightful plaid pattern known as tartan. In order to avoid a lengthy etymological discussion of “tartan,” for now we’ll define it as a colorful plaid with lines and squares of varied thickness. It’s a classic pattern that&#8217…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 6, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Perfect Plaid Pieces

Plaid. Why not pepper your wardrobe with a couple of plaid pieces? Pair a plaid shirt with dark wash jeans, or a plaid dress with solid black tights. Tartan — don’t tart — it up!

Julie Gerstein / February 19, 2012

Men Needed A Rap About Plaid

Well, well, holy nerds, what do we have here? It appears that a bunch of bros have discovered an untapped niche — the plaid shirt-wearing demo. And here, they rap all about their love for the ubiquitous pattern. I’ll just be over here in the corner eating a P’Zone and crying on the inside. [YouTube]…

Julie Gerstein / January 12, 2012

Shopping Guide: ‘Tis The Season For Plaid

It’s that time of year when the air is crisper, the leaves are changing colors, and we’re mad for plaid. Few patterns evoke the autumn season like plaid and we’re determined to stay chic with these 12 perfectly patterned fashions.

Annika Harris / September 27, 2011

What Do We Think Of Plaid Kitten Heel Boots?

Plaid + kitten heel + boot = incredibly cute? Or OTT? We’re feeling these Jun Takahashi boots … but think they look like a serious pain to walk in. [High Snobette]…

Leonora Epstein / November 14, 2010

Quick Pic: Drew Barrymore Proves Plaid Blankets Can Be Worn Year Round

Drew Barrymore (and Justin Long) went to a Green Day concert last night. Drew wore what looks like a blanket with straps. Even though plaid is my favorite color, I do not approve. [Hollywood, 6/4/09]…

Catherine Strawn / June 5, 2009

Sliding Scale: Plaid Sundresses & Star Necklaces

It’s a plaid, plaid, plaid, plaid world! Or at least, it is for us when we see cute sundresses made hip by the preppy print. Go girly by accessorizing with a thick headband and pearls (so “Gossip Girl”), or make the look boho chic with some feather jewelry and braided sandals. “Check out” our cool…

Leonora Epstein / April 14, 2009

Crave: Black & White Plaid Leggings

While plaid pants can make a lady look bulky, these black and white leggings are tight! They’re like a picnic blanket for your stems and we bet they’d make someone special want to take a bite out of you! The plus-size leggings are also available in red, plus, since they’re 92% cotton and only 8%…

Simcha / January 7, 2009

Style On The Street: Check Marks The Spot

Okay, so I have absolutely no idea what is going on with this girl. I am hoping that it was Halloween when this photo was taken. Either that, or she’s an actress in a horror movie and she didn’t have a chance to take off her blood makeup. That being said, her buffalo plaid cardiga…

Catherine Strawn / November 27, 2008

Cheapskate: If You Like Plaid, You Should Shop At JC Penney

The past couple days we’ve been exploring different stores like Wal-Mart and Kohl’s in an attempt to suss out whether they sell clothes on the cheap that we would actually want to purchase. Today, we’re looking at JC Penney, which seems to sell a lot of plaid items, including a taffeta skirt that would be…

Catherine Strawn / October 9, 2008