Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Day-To-Night: 3 Outfits To Take You From The Office To The Club

If you're anything like us, you find it nearly impossible to leave work, come home and go back out again. Once we get in the vicinity of our couches, the idea of leaving the house to do anything -- even the most fun thing -- seems unlikely. Which is why it's imperative that we find…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013

Hi/Lo: Skirts In Every Style

We've got skirts for you -- no matter the budget. Whether polka dots are your passion, or stripes are always right, we've found affordable versions of some of our favorite high fashion skirts currently on trend. Take a look!

By: Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2013

Totally Coveted: New Wave Vinyl, ’70s Platforms & A Brooklyn Apartment

This is Totally Coveted, our new whenever series documenting all the super ridiculous crap we want but (probably, most certainly) are too sensible to buy. Hey, a girl can dream — about $1,200 shoes — can’t she? Take a peek at what we’re coveting, and then tell us what you’re lusting after in the comments!

By: Julie Gerstein / August 18, 2013

Hi/Lo: Denim Jacket Guide

Denim is perfect for transitioning from summer to fall. How do I know? I've got a denim jacket on right now -- mostly to stave off the ridiculously cold air conditioning in The Frisky's bizarrely tempered offices. This is really my first foray into denim jackets in a long while, mostly because I've been unable…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 15, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 8 Office-Ready Basics From Dobbin

There are so many reason to love the women-owned clothing line Dobbin, but here are a few: 1. They make all of their clothing in the U.S. 2. They use the same quality fabrics and factories as much, much more expensive designer labels, but keep all their prices below $200. 3. Most of their pieces are available i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 14, 2013

Must Haves: Pyrite Pieces With Extra Punch

You might know pyrite by its other name -- Fool's Gold. It's true, the stuff vaguely resembles hunks of unpolished, just-mined gold, but it's way cooler than that -- mostly because it's actually affordable. Plus, we think pyrite has an edgier, punky quality about it. We've found 12 pieces of pyrite-y jewelry -- most under…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 10, 2013

Color Me Rad! Yes You Can Mix Peach & Navy Blue

Welcome to Color Me Rad!, our new color series where each week we challenge each other to make awesome, wearable outfits based on a couple of random colors. Think teal and pink can't work together without make you look like a Malibu Barbie? Think again! Aren't sure that orange and yellow can really work with…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 10, 2013

One Military Jacket, Three Ways

The military-inspired utility jacket has been staple of the average college kid's wardrobe since the dawn of time (or at least since the invention of canvas). While it's certainly a casual cover-up, there's more than one way to wear it. In honor of Schooled Week, I've put together three outfits -- for class, for a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 7, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 20 Shoppable Picks From H&M’s New E-Commerce Store

H&M has long been the mecca of affordable, adorable, celebrity-approved clothes, trendy pieces and simple classics alike, but there's always been a catch: while you could browse a bit of the (massive) selection on their website, you could only actually purchase the items in one of their hundreds of international stores. The company has alway…

By: Rachel Krause / August 1, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Pairs Of Surprisingly Stylish “Dad” Jeans

Dad jeans: they're ill-fitting! They're man/woman-repelling! They're generally unattractive! And they're also really, really trendy. Trust me on this one, I live in Brooklyn. Worn with a cute fitted top and a dash of irony, you'd be surprised by just how stylish and versatile they really are. (More importantly: comfortable.) These 10 pairs of dad…

By: Rachel Krause / July 26, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Foxy Faux Leather Pieces From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

I scoped out the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale over the weekend, and one trend definitely stood out to me: So. Much. Faux. Leather. I'm not complaining! I love the look of leather, but I really love faux leather because it's more affordable and more humane than genuine leather. Want to add this sexy trend to your fall wardrobe?

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 25, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 12 Super-Cute Eco-Friendly Sandals From Picolinos

Pikolinos shoes encourages cooperative projects and promotes sustainability by employing a "zero paper" policy in its factories and offices. They also use vegetable dying where possible, and water-based dyes and solvent-free glues to reduce environmental impact. This year, they created a special Maasai project, which helps fund development projects in the Maasai Mara National Reserve…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 24, 2013

Totally Coveted: Turquoise, Tulip Dresses, Tanks & More

This is Totally Coveted, our new whenever series documenting all the super ridiculous crap we want but (probably, most certainly) are too sensible to buy. Hey, a girl can dream — about $1,200 shoes — can’t she? Take a peek at what we’re coveting, and then tell us what you’re lusting after in the comments!

By: Julie Gerstein / July 21, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Scoop Neck Tees For Under $50

All scoop neck Ts are not created equal. In fact, it takes some work to find the one with the perfect depth of scoop, and the softest, most comfy fabric. We've collected 10 of our faves -- all under $50 -- for your scoop neck-wearing pleasure.

By: Julie Gerstein / July 18, 2013

One Chambray Blouse, Three Ways

We fell in love with this Land's End chambray top while looking for cool scoop-neck shirts. It looks so summery and light -- the perfect alternative to the typical button-down chambray shirt. Chambray is basically perfect. Think about it: You wear your jeans with everything, right? And chambray's just a softer variation on denim, so…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 17, 2013

Must Haves: 7 Stunning Sweetheart Dresses

There's something so retro and romantic about a sweetheart neckline. Whether it's on a va-va-voomy floral sundress or a simple, office-appropriate frock, it's hard not to feel like Marilyn Monroe when you're wearing one. Want to add this fabulous style to your summer wardrobe? Click through for 7 awesome options, most for less than 50…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 15, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Delightful Drawstring-Waist Dresses

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that the drawstring-waist dress is the most universally flattering of all the dresses in all the land. There's no body type that doesn't stand to benefit from a cinch, and most importantly, it skims over the issue of what I like to call "barbecue belly"…

By: Rachel Krause / July 14, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 9 Beach Cover-Ups & Sarongs For $75 Or Less

Some ladiez have no problem busting around in their bikinis, but me? Not a fan. I like me some clothes, or at least a cover up that will take the pressure off. As you head out to the beach or pool or lake this weekend, consider a sarong. Sarongs offer a weird socially acceptable middle…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 12, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Sustainable Swimsuits For Summer Fun

Compassionate fashion isn't just on land -- it's also in the water. You can help save the oceans while you're in the ocean by supporting sustainable swimwear brands. The suits in the following gallery may cost more than you might typically spend on swimwear, but that's because they're made at a living wage, and are…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 10, 2013

Must Haves: Denim Skirts For Everyone!

A denim skirt is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you'll ever own. Wear it with flip-flops and a T-shirt to the grocery store, or dress it up with heels and a pretty blouse for a night out. Dark denim pencil skirts totally work at casual offices, while a light wash denim mini…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 8, 2013
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