Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Must Haves: 10 Hot High-Waisted Shorts

Honestly, high-waisted shorts are always probably going to be one of those things that girls love and dudes just don’t understand. But who cares? You look cute in them, and they’re a great way to hide some of that summertime pooch you might have put on (all those hot dogs and ice cream sandwiches ca…

Julie Gerstein / July 7, 2012

Winners & Losers: Anthropologie’s Made In Kind Collections

Anthropologie is at it again, launching a new series of collaborative lines by designers like Mia Christopher and Dusen Dusen. This latest crop includes a new round of items from Karen Walker’s diffusion line Hi There. But for all the winners, there’s also a couple of losers — Swarm’s painted denim jackets look like something…

Julie Gerstein / July 6, 2012

10 Alternative Engagement Rings For The Unconventional Bride

Engagement rings are so boring. They’re pretty, sure, and sparkly too, and exorbitantly expensive, and every girl dreams of one from Tiffany, and it has three diamonds in it, and this is the shape of the diamond, and blah blah blah blah blah blah blah. Don’t you want this thing you have to wear o…

Rachel Krause / July 3, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Hot Pink Pieces

Suddenly, it seems like hot pink is everywhere! It’s super summer-appropriate, and we’re into it, but it’s also an easy color to get wrong. If you’re not careful, hot pink can make you look ho-riffic. So we suggest you pair your hot pink with neutral colors and conservative pieces.
Check out our pink picks after…

Julie Gerstein / July 1, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Summer Tanks Suitable For Work And Play

Rising temperatures call for clothing as minimal as possible while still remaining (mostly) decent for public viewing. Don’t get me wrong — I will never forsake my overflowing collection of loose, well-worn tanks — but sometimes a sheer top with a hole here and there just doesn’t cut it. Like, not even close. When these…

Rachel Krause / June 30, 2012

Makeup Bag: 9 Products To Put The Shine Back In (Or Prevent) Parched Summer Strands

We get the point — as good as the sun may feel (and it does), it’s not actually good for you. Now that the breaking news is out, let’s talk specifics. The sun’s rays aren’t only harmful to your skin; they also wreak havoc on your hair. Days spent lazing at the beach, by the…

Rachel Krause / June 29, 2012

Wedding Dress Porn: 15 Amazing & Absurdly Expensive Wedding Gowns

It’s wedding season, and whatever. While everyone else is off pledging eternal devotion, or crying whilst watching others do so, I embrace the opportunity to (pointlessly) browse the prettiest, most ornate wedding dresses money can buy, waxing quixotic for the day a Pinault puts a ring on my finger — or even just knocks me…

Rachel Krause / June 27, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Animal Pendants

Lions and turtles and pandas, oh my! We’re loving the trend of animal pendant necklaces–they’re such a playful addition to simple summer outfits (I mean really, what ensemble isn’t vastly improved with the addition of a golden llama?). Here are 10 of our favorite necklaces inspired by the animal kingdom. Click through to check ‘em…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Stylish Summer Dresses With Sleeves

Stores are filled with gorgeous summer dresses right now, most of which fall under the sleeveless or strapless category. Whether you’re searching for something office appropriate or just prefer a little more coverage, it can be tough to find any semblance of a sleeve this time of year. Never fear–we’ve tracked down 10 lovely dresse…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 25, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 9 Items From Creatures Of Comfort Under $100

Okay, so sometimes you’re having a bad day, and you just really want to buy something. Nine times out of 10, my impulse can be sated with a shirt at H&M or a new pair of tights from American Apparel. But occasionally, I really want to buy something classy, nice and designer. And that’s whe…

Julie Gerstein / June 22, 2012

Must Haves: 8 Elegant Kimono Jackets

Kimono jackets are the perfect lightweight layer for summer, and their flowy shape makes them a super flattering option for all body types. We love how effortlessly chic they look when paired with jeans and a simple ribbed tank, but you can also dress them up for work or an evening out. Want in o…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Must Haves: 15 Pairs Of Totally Ridiculous And Fun Platform Sandals

It’s my belief that every woman should have at least one pair of totally superfluous-just-for-fun-ridiculously-over-the-top shoes. And if they’ve got a crazy platform heel on them, even better. Crazy big shoes make you feel taller, and more able to conquer the world. And if you’re feeling kind of whatever about your outfit, putting on a…

Julie Gerstein / June 18, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Dusty Pink Dresses

Dusty pink is such a beautiful, romantic color. It’s much quieter than its loud cousin hot pink, more complex than its simple sister light pink, and–surprise!–it actually works on a variety of skin tones. Here are seven dusty pink dresses we’re currently lusting after. Click through to check ‘em out!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 17, 2012

Must Haves: 9 Midi Skirts With Moxie

Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to show the world your thighs. And when that happens, it’s nice to pull out a midi-length skirt. Offering more coverage than a mini- or knee-length skirt, midi-skirts are great with skimpy midriff baring tops or sexy Ts. After the jump, nine midi-skirts with extra oomph.

Julie Gerstein / June 16, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items From Express For $50 Or Less

Confession time: I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Express. Even though they’re known mostly for slutty office wear. Even though they instructed their employees to use the term “up in this piece” in the ’90s. Because hidden between all of the sequins and bandage dresses, they actually have some really cute…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 15, 2012

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Dadcessories For The Modern Man

So Father’s Day is this weekend, as well as my dad’s birthday, and the only thing he says he wants is flip-flops. Fortunately, my dad is a pretty easy guy to shop for, because you could get him anything and he’d still feign like he loves it. Socks! Off-brand polo shirts! Gloves! No puppies, though…

Rachel Krause / June 13, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Sweet Chambray Pieces

Chambray is like denim’s svelte, attractive cousin — a better clothing companion in the warm months than a pair of bulky jeans. And, chambray translates well as a great fabric for shirts, rompers, skirts and more. It’s breathable, lightweight and looks super good against tan skin. Try these 10 chambray pieces on for size.

Julie Gerstein / June 13, 2012

Must Haves: 8 Dramatic Draped Dresses

Artfully draped fabric instantly makes any dress more interesting, and, as an added bonus, gives the illusion that it’s a much more expensive piece of clothing. With that in mind, here are eight of our favorite draped dresses, perfect for adding a little high fashion drama to your summer wardrobe. The best part? Most of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Hot Hawaiian Prints

Hawaiian prints were all over the spring and resort runways this year–from Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten and more. And now that it’s summer, it finally seems appropriate to break them out. While Hawaiian shirts might traditional be the purview of men, we’ve found girly, feminine interpretations of the trend for ladies. Check ‘em out!

Julie Gerstein / June 9, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Sleeveless Summer Blouses

I used to harbor an inexplicable hatred for button-down blouses. Actually, I can explain. I don’t mean the actual blouses themselves, or on other people — I actually would see other people wearing them and be jealous of how good they looked. The problem was when I would try them on myself. Suddenly, my shoulder…

Rachel Krause / June 7, 2012
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