Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Shopping Guide: Bad Ass Bomber Jackets

Bomber jackets have been around for almost 100 years--it's hard to find a style more enduring than that. We've rounded up some of our favorite modern takes on this classic coat, and here's the best part: they're all under 100 bucks. Bombs away!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 3, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Long-Sleeve Dresses

It's officially cold out now, and we're yearning for cozy clothes. One thing our closets are sorely lacking right now is long-sleeve dresses. Worn with tights and a sweater, these dresses will keep you looking stylish and warm.
By: Julie Gerstein / November 2, 2011

10 Cute Aprons For Domestic Goddesses

Lady chefs and home goddesses alike, take note: your kitchen presence isn't destined to be bland in white cotton. Style is putting a new spin on the antiquated apron, so you can bring something fresh to the table without risking the destruction of a cherished top. I'm not exactly what you would call "domestic," but…
By: Rachel Krause / November 2, 2011

10 Products Inspired By Dia De Los Muertos

I don't know about you, but I feel like Halloween always leaves something to be desired. Every year, it's preceded by the usual hype, promising a debaucherous night for all involved. But, um, I find that it's never really that good. I'm always glad when Halloween is over, and it makes me especially happy that…
By: Rachel Krause / November 1, 2011

Shopping Guide: Socks Meant For Showing Off

Cuffed pants are having a moment, but now that it's chilly ankles need a little warmth. So swap your plain sweat socks and trouser socks for these cute, stripe, and argyle socks that will look sweet peeking out between your pants and shoes.
By: Annika Harris / October 30, 2011

Shopping Guide: Warm Winter Scarves

Winter manages to waffle somewhere between being my favorite season and my least favorite all at once. I don't know how this can be. I think I love the idea of it — a fresh layer of snow on the ground, logs on the fire, the omnipresent holiday spirit… I can't stand fingers numb with…
By: Rachel Krause / October 29, 2011

Shopping Guide: 11 Cute Mary Janes

Adding Mary Jane shoes to your menswear-inspired suits and blazers is the easiest and most effective way to mix feminine with masculine, a look that returns season after season. There are hundreds of pairs of Mary Janes around, but we found 11 of our favorites that are sexy and  fun. Seriously, these shoes are nothing…
By: Annika Harris / October 28, 2011

Shopping Guide: 7 Great Plus-Size Coats

There's nothing like a new coat to boost your spirits in the dark, cold months of winter. Here are some gorgeous plus size options in 7 classic styles, from the versatile peacoat to the sassy biker jacket. These beauties will keep you warm, dry, and stylish for many years to come...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 28, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Great Laptop Cases And Bags

A couple of weeks ago, I managed to spill a full cup of iced coffee on my laptop, forever rendering the "P" key on my computer useless. It was quite a wake up call--I need to start treating my precious electronic devices better. And with that in mind, I've set about to find you--and me--some…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 27, 2011

10 Headbands, Headwraps & Ear Warmers (That Don’t Look Stupid!)

Love hats, but hate hat hair? We so relate. Things get even stickier when you throw freezing winds into the equation. And God knows what persnickety motherf**kers ears can be during the winter. Enter your savior: headbands and headwraps. Whether your boho, vintage sweetheart, or straight out of a Russian romance novel — we've got…
By: Stefanie Blejec / October 22, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Awesome Scarves

This shopping guide happens to be very personal for me, because earlier today, I, sniff, destroyed my favorite scarf by accidentally throwing it in with my regular wash. It now lies a shrunken, sponge-y mess at the bottom of my trash can. So yes, now I need a new scarf. Click through to see some…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 21, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Perfect Periwinkle Pieces

I've never been a huge fan of periwinkle, but lately it's been growing on me. I like the idea of pairing the color with neutrals or navy to weigh the color down. Above, 10 periwinkle options to brighten up your wardrobe.
By: Julie Gerstein / October 20, 2011

Etsy Spotlight: Perfect Peace Signs

What's not to love about the peace sign? It's visually pleasing, powerfully symbolic, and a great throwback to the 1960s.  Etsy has tons of handmade products featuring different variations of the peace sign, from rings to journals to baby shoes. We've rounded up 10 of our favorites. The best part? You can get your hand…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 20, 2011

Shopping Guide: 9 Retro Swing Coats

Modern coats can be a little minimalist and boring. However, retro coats have a certain flare that can make staying warm a chic affair. But, you don't have to go hunting in your local thrift shop (although we wouldn't fault you if you do) because we have nine coats with a…
By: Annika Harris / October 18, 2011

Shopping Guide: Polka Dot Love

Polka dots are no longer the pattern of choice for only Minnie Mouse impersonators. Those of us who've spent our adult years maturing are loving the print that screams par-tay now that it's gone sophisticated. Here are 12 of our favorite fashions and accessories for adding a little or a lot…
By: Annika Harris / October 16, 2011

Shopping Guide: Show Off Your Leopard Spots

Sizzling, sexy, sophisticated -- all these words describe leopard print. Surprisingly, this pattern is easy to wear because it acts as a neutral yet also makes an impact. If you're looking to spice up leopard print even more, then pick a garment in dazzling red. Either way, you'll be hot, hot,…
By: Annika Harris / October 15, 2011

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From ShopSosie.com

You know what costs $50? (Besides Plan B.) Each of the 10 items in this slideshow of cute fall clothing and accessories from ShopSosie.com. You're welcome!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 13, 2011

5 Current Trends Charles Darwin Would Probably Be Into

I think about a lot of things when I get dressed in the morning. I consider the pros and cons of shapewear. I come up with brilliant comebacks that would have been useful 3 years ago. I realize that I kind of miss the Macarena dance. And the other day I found myself thinking, I…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 13, 2011

Etsy Spotlight: Vintage Tourist T-Shirts

Who doesn't love a T-shirt? Well, I guess anyone who's ever uttered the phrase "And all I got was this lousy T-shirt!" doesn't really appreciate them, but whatever. T-shirts are awesome. Vintage T-shirts? Even better. And vintage T-shirts from random destinations? Best. Here's a roundup of tourist-y Ts from glamorous locales such as Hawaii and…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 12, 2011

Shopping Guide: Obsessed With Vests

When I was a child, there were three things that defined my style -- big earrings, hats, and vests. Big earrings and hats are style preferences that not everyone shares, but I'm going to argue that everyone needs a vest or two. For one, they're excellent for layering this time of year, but won't be…
By: Annika Harris / October 10, 2011
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