Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Sustainable Style: The Fine Folks Of Feral Childe

Feral Childe is the creation of bicoastal design team Moriah Carlson and Alice Wu. They make simple, comfortable clothing in amazing fabrications, often creating clothes out of their collaborative drawings. You might remember them from a fairly recent kerfuffle with Forever 21, after the chain store ripped off a rather unique pattern the brand made.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 24, 2012

3 Ways To Wear It: Printed Denim

Jeans printed with polka dots, stripes, and floral patterns are a huge trend this season, but printed denim can be tricky to style.  To help you along, we assembled three very different outfits around one pair of floral jeans. Click through to check ‘em out …

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 24, 2012

6 Awesome J. Crew Pieces — On eBay!

I’ve never been much of an eBay shopper; in fact, I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve bought something on the e-retailer. But two of them have been in the last year — and both were brand new J. Crew items. Maybe this isn’t a secret, but it sure as heck…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From Nasty Gal

Every now and then while browsing the internet I’d see a link to Nasty Gal and assume it was porn. Then my friend Aileen sent me a link to Nasty Gal and I still assumed it was porn, but since a friend sent it to me I thought I might as well check it out.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Neat Neon Bags

Neon accessories are a simple way to amp up your outfit and add a spark to what you’re wearing. You can go full neon, or choose a bag that’s got neon detailing if you don’t want to attract too much attention. Either way, neon’s destined to big big this fall — and is sure to…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 21, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Eco-Friendly Bath Stuff

Baths are so relaxing and luxurious (just ask Amelia), and there is a huge variety of bath salts, soaks, scrubs, and soaps out there that can take your bath to the next level. We scoured Etsy shops for the most delectable bath stuff and found everything coconut lime bath bombs to tropical hibiscus bath salt…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 20, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Colorful Wedge Sandals For $50 Or Less

Wedge sandals are an amazingly versatile shoe to add to your spring wardrobe: they look equally cute with jeans, skirts, dresses, and shorts. Here are 10 of our favorite sandals of the season in a rainbow of colors and patterns, and guess what? They’re all 50 bucks or less…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 19, 2012

7 Things I Can’t Help But Buy Even Though I Already Own Something Just Like It

I am and have always been a creature of habit. I think it’s a symptom of my OCD, but when I like something, I really  like it and I can’t get enough of it and things just like it. I once ate the same tuna fish sandwich (on a baguette with avocado and tomato) everyday for four…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 18, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Bags From Rising Tide Fair Trade

Virginia Dooley and Nicole Jones started their line of fair trade bags, Rising Tide, after traveling around the world and meeting artisans working with exotic and unique textiles. Their bags are Fair Trade Federation-certified and Green America-approved, and a percentage of the profits are donated to philanthropic programs that educate and equip underserved young wome…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 17, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From Pink Mascara

Pink Mascara is a trendy online boutique inspired by celebrity style. Most of the items on the site are higher-end pieces with prices in the triple-digits, but if you dig around a bit you can find some great stuff–especially jewelry–at more affordable price points. Here are 10 of our favorite pieces from Pink Mascara for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 16, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 7 Cute, Casual Pieces From Zen Threads

Zen Threads is one of my favorite Etsy shops. I love their clever designs and their commitment to sustainability–they use eco-friendly inks and most of the clothing they print on is from American Apparel. Another bonus? Their prices are fantastic. Most pieces are around $25 or less. Click through to check out seven of my…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 15, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Concert-Proof Bags Under $100

Earlier this week, I went to a show with my friend Nicole. I had my regular old purse, and Nicole was carrying her tote bag. As usually happens when you go to concerts, Nicole’s bag got jostled and knocked over and her wallet spilled out. When it came time to leave, there was a mad…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2012

Astrology 101: How To Wear Your Power Color

Did you know each zodiac sign has a corresponding color? These lovely hues represent the energy of each sign, and wearing your color is a great way to harness the power of your sun sign. We’ve picked out some gorgeous clothing and accessories in the best colors for each sign. Click through to find your…

Shopping Guide: 10 Lovely, Light Cardigans

Cardigans are an indispensable transition piece for spring. They’re perfect for throwing on over dresses on breezy afternoons or stashing in your desk for those inexplicably chilly days at the office. Here are 10 light cardigans in a rainbow of colors–add them to any outfit for a little warmth and a lot of style …

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 11, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 13 Bandeau Bikinis That Don’t Cost A Fortune

You guys, I simply cannot stay silent for a moment longer. The cost of swimwear is too damn high! It’s. Too. Damn. High. I’m going to Mexico in a month so I’ve been on the hunt for a new bikini to bring with me and wear basically 24/7 while I’m there. But I am seriously appalled by how much…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Sustainable Pieces From Edun

Edun is the brainchild of Bono and his wife Ali Hewson. Founded in 2005, the company is committed to fair trade and sustainability by building partnerships with growers and manufacturers at the beginning of the supply chain in Africa. In 2008, it launched the Conservation Cotton Initiative Uganda, and uses cotton produced through the initiative…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 10, 2012

The 2012 Spring Fashion Trend Awards!

Every spring, the fashion industry goes crazy for new trends that aren’t actually new (OMG you guys! Pastels!), but still, it’s fun to see what styles trickle down from the runways and pop up in stores around the country, and figure out how to work these looks into your own wardrobe. We sorted through thi…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Pairs Of Cute Patterned Shorts

Hey girl, you might be saying, it’s a little too early to break out the shorts just yet. But we recommend you wear these brightly colored, patterned and printed shorts with tights underneath and a plain tee. They’re the perfect thing to get you through spring. After the jump, our favorite printed pairs for your…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From Ruche

I stumbled across a gorgeous dress from Ruche while browsing Pinterest the other day, and when I clicked through to the site I was pleasantly surprised by the selection of flowy, spring-y pieces in muted colors and soft florals. The best part? The prices are totally reasonable. Here are 10 of my favorite pieces for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 8, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Super Stylish Vintage Sunglasses

We’re celebrating Earth Month here at The Frisky, and one of the easiest, cheapest, and fun ways to make your closet more earth-friendly is by buying vintage and secondhand whenever possible. My favorite vintage item to shop for is sunglasses because they add a cool retro vibe to any outfit (and you don’t have to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 7, 2012
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