Posts tagged "shopping guide"

Hi/Lo: Fantastic Fall Booties!

Tonight/tomorrow morning, we set the clocks back an hour which means shorter days and colder temps have arrived. One piece of good news: you are absolutely justified in spending some of your hard-earned cash on a new pair or pairs of booties for the season. I decree it. I found seven pairs of stupidly expensive…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 2, 2013

Must Haves: 14 Cozy Mixed-Knit Sweaters

This season, chunky sweaters with unexpected patters are the ultimate weekend wear. These comfy layers provide much needed warmth, without looking frumpy.  If only my knitting skills were up to the challenge of mixing cable, pom-pom, and diamond patterns into one design! I guess I'll just be knitting simple scarves and buying…
By: Sophie Leon / October 30, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: Rad Tomboy Style From Tradlands

Tradlands is a new fashion company based in San Francisco with a simple mission: "Our intention is to make the best clothing for our customer, the woman who drifts towards the men’s section and thinks, 'I wish they made this for me.'" Using fabrics and materials from the US, Tradlands designs and…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 29, 2013

Must Haves: 15 Skulls & Skeletons On Etsy

You don't have to dress up on Halloween to get into the holiday's goth spirit. I may not be in the market for a sexy dinosaur costume, but I am on the search for some skull and skeleton accessories. And lucky me, on Etsy they abound! Mwahahahaha...
By: Sophie Leon / October 27, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Pairs Of Cold Weather Shorts

A few weeks ago, I wore a pair of wool shorts with tights and boots for the first time. It was a momentous occasion, as I had long held on to the belief that shorts were only for warm summer days and that is it. How wrong I was. Here are 12 pairs of shorts you ca…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 23, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: Stylish, American-Made Sneakers From New Balance

When it comes to major athletic brands, most companies' abhorrent manufacturing practices leave a lot to be desired. And then there's New Balance. Take a spin through one of their stores or pick up one of their colorful athletic shoes and you'll probably find a little surprise printed on the tag: "Proudly Made…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 24, 2013

Must Haves: 6 Sweet Sweater Dresses For Fall

The weather's changing, the leaves are turning, and it's time for our summer wardrobes to get pushed into the back of the closet until next year. Why not ring in the new season with one of these 6 snuggly sweater dresses? They're perfect for both work and play and, with a few accessories added into…
By: Rachel Krause / September 19, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Fierce Animal Sweaters

Animals on sweaters: not just for kids! They can be chic and sophisticated and add a dose of whimsy to the most serious adult wardrobe. Trust me. Or don't, and click through this gallery of must have animal sweaters. But warning: if the fox wearing glasses sweater is sold out before I get a chance…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 17, 2013

Must Haves: 7 Pairs Of Sweet Accent Heeled Booties

Ankle boots, booties, shooties ... whatever you call them, they're hot for fall, and the more special the details, the better. Kick your feet up in these accent heeled booties, why don'tcha...
By: Sophie Leon / September 15, 2013

Must Haves: 9 Kickin’ Pairs Of Buckle Booties For Fall

Buckle accents on booties are one of the hottest trends for fall. Here, we've pulled together our eight favorite pairs for under $250. Now get to steppin'...
By: Sophie Leon / September 14, 2013

Hi/Lo: The Leather Look

A leather jacket is de rigueur for fall. But not everyone has the inclination or the ethics (hello, vegans!) to spend big bucks on a nice moto jacket. That's why we're here -- to find the affordable, faux-leather versions of the high fashion styles you love. After the jump, leather jackets and "leather" jackets we…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Sustainable, Super Hip Pieces From Zady

Zady is a sustainable fashion shop founded by friends Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi. Bédat and Darabi both worked in the non-profit sector, and noticed that their closets were overflowing with fast-fashion garments that were cheap to buy and quick to fall apart. They're hoping Zady, which focuses on showcasing high-quality, sustainably…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Totally Coveted: Tights, Tall Chests & Consort Skirts

This is Totally Coveted, our new whenever series documenting all the super ridiculous crap we want but (probably, most certainly) are too sensible to buy. Hey, a girl can dream — about $1,200 shoes — can’t she? Take a peek at what we’re coveting, and then tell us what you’re lusting after in the comments. …
By: Julie Gerstein / September 2, 2013

Must Haves: All About Overall Dresses

Let's face it. We're not all Alexa Chungs who can wear skintight overalls and look adorable and comfortable doing it. The overalls trend is not for everyone, but it can be -- if you're willing to be a bit creative about it. I'm not going to try straight up overalls, but an overall dress? That'…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 2, 2013

6 Party Dresses To Flatter Your Favorite Feature

Look at you! You're so hot! You have great shoulders/legs/boobs and you should show 'em off. We've found dresses that flatter every friggin' shape, no matter whether you think you've got a bangin' behind or a super jacked and strong arms. Because why not show off your best self when you're out on the town?
By: Julie Gerstein / August 29, 2013

A Comprehensive Guide To Fall Handbags (All Under $300!)

It's that time of year again. I'm not even going to say it. I will say, however, that we're getting dangerously close to the point where it no longer makes sense to be carrying around tiny, brightly colored messenger bags and dainty clutches. No, my friends, we are officially within reach of carry-all hour. It'…
By: Rachel Krause / August 29, 2013

Must Haves: 7 Quirky Cardigans For Fall

Would you like to inject your wardrobe with some adorkability (adorkableness? adorkablosity?) this fall? Look no further than a quirky cardigan! Whether embellished with sequined owls, printed with cute little hearts, or trimmed with lace, these sweet sweaters add interest to any outfit and will have Zooey Deschanel seething with jealousy. Click through to check…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 28, 2013

What To Wear On A Girls’ Night Out

Hey, not everything is about getting a date. Sometimes you just want to hang with your best lady friends. My best friends and I are terrible at scheduling hang time -- we'll spend an entire huge email chain trying to pick a night that everyone's free, and then somebody will suddenly remember that they promised…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2013

Totally Coveted: Peep Show, Perfume & The Perfect LBD

This is Totally Coveted, our new whenever series documenting all the super ridiculous crap we want but (probably, most certainly) are too sensible to buy. Hey, a girl can dream — about $1,200 shoes — can’t she? Take a peek at what we’re coveting, and then tell us what you’re lusting after i…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 24, 2013

Day-To-Night: 3 Outfits To Take You From The Office To The Club

If you're anything like us, you find it nearly impossible to leave work, come home and go back out again. Once we get in the vicinity of our couches, the idea of leaving the house to do anything -- even the most fun thing -- seems unlikely. Which is why it's imperative that we find…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013
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