Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Compassionate Fashion: Mata Traders

So far, our Compassionate Fashion feature has spotlighted a company that still makes most of its clothes in the U.S. and a big brand that has found an ethical approach to overseas factory production. This week we want to shine a light on a fair trade company, Mata Traders. Everything Mata sells is handmade by women in India who are…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Pairs Of Work-Friendly Sandals

Ladies, step away from the flip flops. As comfy as they may be around the house or in the dorm/gym shower (please, you're not going in there barefoot, are you?), flip flops aren't appropriate in, like, 99 percent of office environments. You might think if you put a massive foam platform on it or something,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 26, 2013

Style 911: Help Me Find Work-Appropriate Shorts!

Lovely reader Elise left the following question on our Facebook page: Would it be possible to do a slideshow on shorts-at-work? So many of the shorts styles are too revealing to work, wearing jeans all the time is way hot, and wearing skirts all the time is way too girly for my .com office! Frisky to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 25, 2013

18 Galaxy-Print Items Every “Star Trek” Fan Needs

In honor of "Star Trek" Week -- which, let's face it, is every week in my heart -- I bought the most awesome galaxy-printed dress in homage to my love of space travel. And then I realized, WHY STOP THERE? Keep clicking to find out where to buy my dress, as well as 17 other galaxy-printed fashion items. Hello,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 24, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 9 White Dresses Under $100

The other day, I did a post of celeb ladies wearing white, where I told y'all how I'd been indoctrinated to believe that you shouldn't wear white before Memorial Day or after Labor Day. But then a couple readers mentioned that they thought that the no-white prohibition ended on Easter, not Memorial Day. I did…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 17, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Not-So-Basic Pieces From Levi’s

This week's Compassionate Fashion shopping guide spotlights Levi Strauss, a classic American denim brand. Unfortunately, Levi's can no longer afford to produce all of their clothing in the US, but they deserve credit for the all the ways they prioritize worker safety and well-being around the globe. Levi's was the first major apparel company to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Fabulous Karen Kane Pieces

The collapse of Rana Plaza, a clothing factory in Bangladesh, has been a horrifying wake-up call about the consequences of "fast fashion." Here at The Frisky, we're dedicated to bringing you the styles you love at prices you can afford, but we're also working hard to make sure to recommend companies we believe in and advocate for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: Sunny Sunglasses For Under $50!

Well hello there sunshine! How we've missed you! To welcome the sun back to our world, we've picked out 12 awesome, and affordable pairs of sunglasses -- all under $50 (and most under $$35). Pick a pair -- or two -- and get outside, will ya? (And click here to see the image larger).

By: Julie Gerstein / May 5, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: Travel-Themed Jewelry To Celebrate Your Journey

We've been sharing our favorite travel tips, stories and destinations with you the past couple of weeks, so it seemed like a good time to pick out some of our favorite travel-themed jewelry. We've selected some great map, compass and plane-themed pieces to help feed your travel bug!

By: Julie Gerstein / April 30, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Lovely Lockets For Keeping Your Keepsakes

Lockets are a cute, old-timey way to keep the things you care about close to you. Whether you stick a picture, or a tiny note, or your breast milk (!?) in them, we've got 12 sweet lockets to keep close to your heart (and wrist!) (Click here to see a larger image!)…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Must Have: 9 Pairs Of Tip Top Peep-Toe Booties

It's that annoying in-between season time, and if you're anything like us, you're having a difficult time figuring out what to wear. May we suggest the peep-toe bootie as a possible transitional shoe for winter-to-spring? The bootie gives you enough coverage and support for cold mornings, while the peep toe gives your lil' piggies a…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 28, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Pretty Pairs Of Spring-Ready Shorts

Shorts are a standard come the warm weather, but wearing denim cutoffs every day can get old fast. Upgrading to a more put-together lace or patterned pair brings your casual summer look to the next level — and even better, if your office is on the laid-back side, these may just fit the bill. These…

By: Rachel Krause / April 27, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Cute Carry-On Bags For $100 Or Less

If you want to travel the world, you need a few things: a passport, money, fabulous sunglasses, and a great bag. From oversized totes to hard shell suitcases, we found 10 awesome carry-on bags that will let you skip the baggage claim crowds and head right to your destination. Click through to check 'em out!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 24, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Wrap Dresses Under $100

Wrap dresses: so easy to throw on, especially on days when you just don't feel like thinking about what you're going to wear. We've picked out 10 wrap dresses -- all under $100! -- that will treat you right.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 23, 2013

Must Haves: 8 Awesome Boat Shoes For Spring

Boat shoes, a staple of every self-respecting WASP's footwear collection, have returned for spring, and this year's crop features fun colors, patterns, and a more feminine shape. I've never even been to Connecticut (although eating lobster at Jessica's parents house is on my bucket list), but man do I love me a boat shoe. Wear…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 21, 2013

Spring Must Haves: 10 Perfect Pairs Of Printed Jeans

Like an amazing piece of statement jewelry, a pair of printed jeans takes a basic look and turns it into something special. White tee? Grey sweatshirt? Sneakers? Add colorful printed denim and you've got a serious Outfit (yes, with a capital O) on your hands. It's nigh summer, which makes it the perfect time to…

By: Rachel Krause / April 19, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Pairs Of Pajamas For “Wear Your Pajamas To Work” Day

Today is "Wear Your Pajamas To Work" Day! Are you wearing your pajamas yet? Our office is under construction, so a few of us Frisky staffers are working from home this week, so it's a good bet that some of us are sitting around in our sweatpants right now. With that in mind, I've found…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 18, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Drop-Waist Dresses

You might have noticed a recent trend of tons and tons of drop-waist dresses. Likely, designers wanted to tie their collections to "The Great Gatsby," which was supposed to come out at the end of last year. The film still isn't out, but collections featuring Gatsby-inspired clothes are all over. We love a drop waist…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 14, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Flirty Floral Dresses

As soon as the weather turns vaguely spring-y, I want to wear nothing but huge sunglasses and bright floral prints. These 10 floral dresses totally fit the bill. Click on the gallery to check 'em out!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 13, 2013

Must Haves: 7 Colorful Wedge Sandals For Spring

Spring is upon us, and I don't know about you, but my sandals from last year have definitely seen better days. I'm on the hunt for a new pair of bright wedges to pair with my cutoffs and summer dresses. Care to join me? Whether you prefer a low wedge or a towering espadrille, click…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 3, 2013
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