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One Pair Of Boyfriend Jeans, Worn Three Ways

One Pair Of Boyfriend Jeans, Worn Three Ways

Those of us who rely on denim for much of our bottom-half needs are often left feeling deserted come summer. Not the kind of summer where there’s a breeze in the air and, more importantly, around our legs — I mean the ninety degrees, one million percent humidity kind of summer, where the only breeze is coming from the arriving or departing subway (and, ugh, it feels so good). Jean shorts and skirts only suffice for so long before a girl wants something to cover her damn knees already. So, for the uninitiated, allow me tell you: boyfriend jeans make the perfect summer foil for those who wish they could sport their skinnies year-round. They’re looser, airier, and don’t need to be peeled painfully from the skin at the end of the day like one big, sweaty denim band-aid. And yes, because they’re jeans, they’re ridiculously versatile — depending on how you style them, you can go from day to evening to late-night (because 24 hours in the summer is like no other 24 hours we’ve ever experienced). Check out these three looks I’ve created around one pair of affordable boyfriend jeans… Keep reading »

Cheating Website Releases Dumb “Study” On How Unfaithful Wives Like To Dress

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So, apparently cheating doesn’t take up as much free time as we thought it would. While married women were busy scouting out the profile of this weekend’s lover on AshleyMadison.com, 52,390 of them took a quick pause for survey about what they like to wear. The straying missus doesn’t walked around with a scarlet letter pinned to her chest, after all. And what did it reveal? Not a whole lot.  The whole staff of The Frisky could be cheating wives according to this “data.” The top five stores a cheating wife apparently shops in are Banana Republic, J.Crew, Macy’s, Ann Taylor and H&M; she prefers Marc Jacobs purses, Ray-Ban sunglasses, and tankinis at the beach; and her summer must-haves are a maxi dress, colored skinny jeans, and a pencil skirt. How … interesting? According to AshleyMadison.com’s CEO:

“Becoming more concerned with one’s appearance is often a dead giveaway for an affair. If your spouse suddenly seems more consumed with style and putting outfits together after spending years in sweat pants, that is a tell tale sign she could be two timing.”

I’m guessing these answers are completely the same as faithful wives. But maybe that’s exactly what these cheating wives want you to think. Sneaky! [AshleyMadison.com]

Must Haves: 10 Anything-But-Basic Summer Tees

OKAY, CONFESSION TIME. (God, I feel like I’m always confessing! So much latent guilt!) I love a good breezy tank top as much as the next human being with temperature receptors, but honestly, I don’t necessarily feel like shaving my armpits every day in the summer. I also personally (PERSONALLY! YOU DO YOU!) don’t like the look of my unshaven underarms, which places me in quite the quandary indeed. Will I bro out in a tank top with my stubbly armpits, or will I wear a long-sleeved shirt and sweat out all day? There ought to be some happy medium — and, duh, there is. A good short-sleeved summer tee is not to be underestimated, and there’s certainly no dearth of cute ones. Here are 10 that I would like to see magically appear in my closet right now…

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Must Haves: 10 Black Summer Sundresses

As I write this, I am committing a moral transgression of sartorial infidelity: I’m cheating on my ever-faithful black-filled wardrobe today with a pink floral sundress, and I feel just terrible about it. It wasn’t until I left the house that the reality — and, with it, the guilt — set in. I’ll be spending the remainder of the day coming up with a variety of ways to repent for my style sins, so don’t be surprised if you spot me at confession. But first, let’s start with these 10 black summer dresses that I totally could have (and should have) worn today …

15 Sad Dudes Waiting For Their Girlfriends At The Mall

15 Sad Dudes Waiting For Their Girlfriends At The Mall

We’ve all been there: In the midst of a productive shopping bender, when you peek out the store window and see your guy sitting on the bench buried in Nordstrom bags, your purse and just about every other boyfriend at the mall that day. You start to feel a little guilty he’s about to pull his hair out, but then you remember, those bags are heavy. Just kidding. But no, really, they were getting in the way of your wardrobe goals. And, as sleep-inducing as it might be for him to wait while you break the bank, there’s something sweet about him being there. As an ode to the men who wait (and wait) for us, we count down our favorite poor stuckers at the mall. Read more on Your Tango…

Compassionate Fashion: 5 Tips For Hesitant Thrifters

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Thrift Shopping

One way to be a more conscious consumer is to buy from responsible, ethical companies, which we’ve been spotlighting in our Compassionate Fashion shopping guides these past few weeks. When it comes down to it though, the most effective way to step out of the fast fashion cycle is to buy your clothes secondhand. Thrift shopping is good for the environment, since it helps clothes stay out of landfills (a huge problem with our disposable fashion culture), and it’s a great way to stretch a small budget. If you’re new to thrift shopping or hesitant about it for whatever reason, here are a few tips to help you make like Macklemore and go hunting for some sweet secondhand deals… Keep reading »

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