Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Shopping Guide: 10 Terrific Tartan Pieces In Celebration Of Tartan Day!

It’s April 6th, which means … it’s Tartan Day! Yep, today is the official day to celebrate the delightful plaid pattern known as tartan. In order to avoid a lengthy etymological discussion of “tartan,” for now we’ll define it as a colorful plaid with lines and squares of varied thickness. It’s a classic pattern that’…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 6, 2012

Sustainable Style: Thieves By Sonja Den Elzen

Canadian line Thieves by Sonja den Elzen is committed to sustainability and uses eco-friendly fabrics such as organic wool, organic cotton, peace silk, tencel and hemp. Her clothes are comfortable, wearable and (for the most part) affordable. Check out 10 of our favorite pieces from her collection!

By: Julie Gerstein / April 5, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Pastel Pieces

I guess I may have been a little too presumptuous in my assertions of spring, because things in New York City have taken a turn for the cold. My (rather wise) father is ascribing it to an “Arctic blast,” which seems reasonable, so I’m going to assume that this is indeed a mere blip o…

By: Rachel Krause / April 4, 2012

9 Super Cool Statement Blazers

We were really feeling the crazy patterned blazer that Victoria Justice wore to the premiere of “Bully” the other day. We liked it so much we were inspired to find nine other patterned and printed blazers — jackets that can totally take a simple jeans and tee-shirt combo up a notch. Check ‘em out after…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 3, 2012

Sustainable Style: Bodkin

Bodkin is the brainchild of Brooklyn designer Eviana Hartman. Hartman started out as a writer and editor, working at Nylon and Vogue, where she developed an interest in sustainable fashion and design. And in Bodkin, she strives to maintain a high level of sustainability and transparency. Bodkin is designed and manufactured in the U.S. and…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 3, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Awesome iPad Cases For $50 Or Less

So, you’ve taken the plunge and gotten yourself an iPad. Congratulations! Now it’s time to buy a cute case to protect its delicate screen and add to your fashion cred. Luckily there are a ton of great options out there. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites in a variety of styles, made by to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 1, 2012

Shopping Guide: 11 Denim And Chambray Dresses, Skirts & Tops

Can a gal ever have too much chambray and denim? I think not, especially since the fabrics are used for much more than jackets, jeans, and shorts! Behold these 11 spring-appropriate denim and chambray dresses, skirts, and blouses!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2012

Shopping Guide: 8 Nude Dresses With Pops Of Color

I’ve typically shied away from wearing nude tones, but I’m super into this new trend of mixing nudes with neons and brights. Designers like Christian Siriano did it on the runway for spring, and it seems like a great way to tone down what could be too much color. Pairing a nude shirt with a…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pieces from Dusty Rose Vintage

There’s so much stuff on Etsy that it’s hard to wade through it all — I don’t blame you if you get overwhelmed and give it up all together. That’s why we’ve decided to give you a helpful shortcut, by identifying some of our favorite online shops. First up: Dusty Rose Vintage, which collects and…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 27, 2012

Spring Shopping Guide: 10 Bright Pieces For Petites

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming: spring is here, and it’s time to dress the part! We’ve rounded up 10 pieces–shorts, dresses, skirts, and blouses–in every color of the rainbow, perfectly proportioned for petite ladies. The best part? Everything’s under 100 bucks…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 26, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Weird Wine Glasses

When my friend Lacie posted a picture of a mason jar wine glass on Facebook, I launched a full-scale search to track it down on Etsy. I found it (a whole set of them, actually), and in the process I came across a bunch of other weird wine glasses that were just too awesome not…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 25, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Pairs Of Perfect Spring Flats

Is that the chirping of birds I hear? Oh, it is, and you know what that means — spring has sprung, babes. I’m going bare-legged today, and it couldn’t possibly feel any better … not like we had a long winter, or a winter at all, actually. Like many people with a neurotic personality complex,…

By: Rachel Krause / March 24, 2012

First Look: The H&M Conscious Collection

Just in time for Earth Day, H&M is putting out a collection of eco-friendly sustainable evening wear called the Conscious Collection. Made from hemp, organic cotton and recycled polyester, the capsule collection has  already been spotted on celebs like Michelle Williams and Amanda Seyfreid, and consists of wearable — but fancy! — dresses and short…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 23, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Cool Colorblock Dresses

Warm weather makes us crave bright colors, and we think a colorblock dress might just do the trick. We’ve selected ten great dresses to brighten up your wardrobe and your day. Give ‘em a try!

By: Julie Gerstein / March 22, 2012

Makeup Bag: 10 Skin-Saving Sunscreens For The Face

I hate wearing sunscreen, which is particularly unfortunate when you consider that I have the whitest, most translucent, most easily burnt skin this side of hole in the ozone layer. I rarely sunbathe, given that as a mole creature I shrivel when exposed to sunlight, but I will admit to a few incidents when I…

By: Rachel Krause / March 22, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From American Eagle Outfitters

Ever since Amelia debuted this seriously fabulous summer dress, I’ve had a renewed respect for American Eagle Outfitters. Turns out they’re not just a casual store for teens–they’ve got some gorgeous pieces for all ages, and the laid back, beachy aesthetic is so perfect for spring and summer. Click through for our top 10 piece…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 21, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Super Dresses From Zara

Last week, I stopped at Zara on my way home from work. I’ve had mixed luck finding great things to wear there in the past, but man, their latest crop of dresses are really outstanding. From the cuts to the color palette, their designs are on-point. Check out 10 of our favorite selections.

By: Julie Gerstein / March 19, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Rad Ruffle Dresses

The beauty, they say, is in the details. Which is why we’re coveting these gorgeous dresses with ruffle detailing. They offer a little bit of extra oomph to your everyday dress and make any occasion just a little more special. Check them out!

By: Julie Gerstein / March 18, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Sparkly Vintage Cocktail Rings

Looking for an easy way to add some bling to your jewelry collection? Check out the selection of vintage cocktail rings on Etsy. They’re bright, bold, and guaranteed to make you feel like a fabulous ’60s socialite. Click through to check out eight of our favorite sparkly specimens, all for 25 bucks or less…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 17, 2012

7 Green Dresses (Under $100!) To Barf On This St. Patrick’s Day

Grab a leprechaun and head out to O’Dooleys Pub, because tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll be hiding in underground bunker, as it my opinion that it is the worst faux-holiday of the year. But we realize lots of people use March 17th to get their drink on and of course, look cute doing it.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2012
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