As it begins to slowly inch from winter to spring, we’ve begun to reexamine our wardrobes, pulling out some of the light coats and spring dresses that have been shoved in the back for so long. The savviest fashionistas among us have a dedicated plan for switching from winter to spring. One thing I like to do — I do an end-of-season boot/shoe examination. Any shoes with busted soles or worn-down heels get taken to the cobbler ASAP. That’s because there’s nothing worse than waiting until the first cold day of fall to realize all of your boots have busted heels.
So tell us: how do you make the transition? What are your seasonal switch tips? Keep reading »
After record rainfall here in the Northeast this month, New Yorkers are looking forward to what promises to be a fantastic weekend — full sun and temps in the 70s! One of the best things about this time of year is planning cute outfits to wear — your legs! you can finally show your legs! and your feet! and even your shoulders! Perhaps even better than that, though, is seeing all the exposed skin on other people. Seriously, after months of everyone hiding under bulky layers, is there anything better than that moment we shed those layers for good — well, at least for the next few months — and show off what we actually look like again? And wow, doesn’t everyone look hot? Gawker recently had a great round-up of the six reasons people look so fine this time of year. Check it out — the reasons aren’t always what you’d think of. Keep reading »
Most people couldn’t be happier come summer, what with the beach weather and BBQs and all. But there are a few folks out there who get sad and anxious when the weather heats up. Peeps who feel this way may have Summer-Onset Depression, a form of Seasonal Affective Disorder. However, where we usually think of SAD as starting in the fall, the summer version begins in the late spring and ends when the weather starts to get all cold and icky again. Keep reading »
Spring has arrived! I can practically smell the sunscreen and the delightful ocean breeze. But with the heat comes a question — do men suddenly get a little skip in their step when spring arrives that signals a sudden interest in flirting and non-committal sexy times? I’ve heard the theory that people, especially men, prefer monogamy during the colder months, while spring and summer are reserved for fun philandering. But is it true? I went to the usual suspects for answers… Keep reading »