Posts tagged "skirt"

Ami’s Style Challenge: Skirting The Issue For $300 Or Less

When I told The Frisky that I was going to try and fulfill their style needs and wants, Ami piped up immediately. “Skirts!” she said. “I don’t know how to wear them so I just wear dresses instead.” Apparently, years ago, Ami had a bad skirt-related incident, which left her unskirted for lyfe. An ex-boyfriend…

Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Just-Perfect Jacquard Skirts

Jacquard refers to the process of creating intricately woven patterns in fabric. It doesn’t matter if you’re making flowers, squares or portraits of your favorite pet — it’s the process that makes something jacquard or not. I love jacquards, especially for evening wear, because they typically have a bit of weight and heft to them,…

Julie Gerstein / March 1, 2013

Must Haves: 9 Sequined Pieces You Can Wear Whenever

Doesn’t it suck when you buy something special, only to realize you don’t actually have any place to wear it? Stuff with sequins on it can be difficult — they can make you look like you came to work dressed for a cocktail party. Which is why it’s important that you balance out your sequined…

Julie Gerstein / October 27, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Sweet Circle Skirts

Circle skirts are great for both girls with big hips and those with more boxy figures. Adding extra volume on the bottom half of your body can create a more feminine shape for straight up-and-down girls, and can accentuate the junk in your trunk if you’re more curvy (raises hand). To get you circling the…

Julie Gerstein / September 1, 2012

Must Haves: 9 Midi Skirts With Moxie

Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to show the world your thighs. And when that happens, it’s nice to pull out a midi-length skirt. Offering more coverage than a mini- or knee-length skirt, midi-skirts are great with skimpy midriff baring tops or sexy Ts. After the jump, nine midi-skirts with extra oomph.

Julie Gerstein / June 16, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 25 Summer Skirts For $25 Or Less

The challenge: find 25 cute, summery, affordable skirts you’d love — for under $25 each! It was difficult, but we managed to do it, giving you tons of new options for your summertime wardrobe. Sheer skirts, flowery skirts, stripes and more — we’ve got it all. Click through to browse and shop!

Julie Gerstein / May 16, 2012

Would You Wear: Mullet Skirts?

It’s bizarre to hear the words “mullet” and “trend” in the same sentence, but here it goes: mullet skirts, in all of their business in the back/party out front (I guess that makes it more of a reverse mullet) glory, are a huge trend right now. Its inception, like that of most trends, was o…

Rachel Krause / March 28, 2012

NYC Cops Warn Against Shorts & Skirts To Avoid Serial Rapist

A gift from me to you, A Handy-Dandy Guide On Things Not To Do If You’re A Cop — Or Anyone — Talking To Women About Sexual Assault When A Serial Rapist Is Afoot:

Suggest that wearing a skirt, shorts, or dress is just asking for it.
That’s it.


Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2011

Can Maxi Skirts Ever Work For Short Women?

As an individual who is faced with the dilemma of being vertically challenged — I’m super short, 5’1″ to be exact — certain fashion trends just don’t work for me. Pants are pretty much impossible and even if I liked the harem style, I can totally forget about ever looking good in them. In fact,…

Bianca Posterli / April 5, 2010

Get Your Hands Off

Forever 21 goes avant-garde with their new skirt offering, which gives a new meaning to the phrase “hands-on attention.” We’re not really sure how we feel about it though. [Forever 21]…

Bianca Posterli / January 15, 2010

Gremlin Skirt: Creepy Or Sort Of Cute?

Fashion dispatch from the land of the oddball, bizarre and why’d-they-do-that: The “gizmo” skirt designed by L.A.-based Brian Lichtenberg. “Gizmo” as in the lead character (if you could call him that) from the classic 1984 movie “Gremlins.” The skirt is gray tweed with “ear-pockets” and Swarovski crystal eyes—just don’t break the three rules (Remember? No…

Nina Carbone / December 30, 2009