Posts tagged "skirts"

16 Reasons Tights Season Is Awesome

I’m a summer baby through and through, so while a part of me is mourning the sudden drop in temperature outside, another part  is secretly thrilled because tights season is here! Tights season may not be a designated thing, but it should be. They may give the impression that they require effort and an air of…

Claire Hannum / September 15, 2014

Fashion Math: Graphic Sweatshirts + Printed Skater Skirts + Bright Stilettos

Y’all know me. I can’t resist a graphic sweatshirt, I love a blindingly bright shoe, and, as one lame ex-BF once noted, I never met a print I didn’t like. Obviously, I needed to play a lil’ Fashion Math with Nina Dobrev’s cute ensemble combinging all three elements.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 15, 2014

One Denim Pencil Skirt, Three Ways To Wear It

Part three of my unofficial guide to wearing a denim pencil skirt is here! First, I gave you 10 denim pencil skirts to consider buying, then I compiled a big ol’ gallery full of street style stars rockin’ the skirt in a variety of ways, and now, full of inspiration, I’m putting it into practice…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 11, 2014

Street Style Spotlight: 24 Ways To Wear A Denim Pencil Skirt

I just had a denim skirt I bought at a sample sale tailored so that it’s now a narrower pencil skirt length, and I’m jazzed about wearing it ASAP. Hmm, but what to wear it with …? For some inspiration, I found some street style pics (you may recognize some of the poses) that show…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 9, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Cool Denim Pencil Skirts

I recently scored an awesome button-front denim skirt at a sample sale, but after trying it on, realized that the A-line cut wasn’t quite as flattering as I’d hoped. So I took it to a tailor and had the bottom hem taken in and a slit cut up the back, transforming it into a curve-hugging…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2014

Here Is Your Solution To Biking With A Skirt On

For those of us sick of worrying about flashing everyone while biking in a skirt, Johanna Holtan and her friends have found the solution we’ve all been waiting for. Penny In Yo Pants is their method for MacGyvering a nifty button to keep your skirt intact using a penny and a rubber band. The ladie…

Claire Hannum / July 11, 2014

Girl Problems: 15 Downsides Of Skirt Season

The weather is finally warming up, and skirt season has officially commenced! Personally, I’m not a big fan of pants, so this is always an exciting time of year for me. But along with the fashion and temperature benefits of skirt season comes a whirlwind of frustration, discomfort and girl problems. As I learned yesterday…

Katie Oldenburg / June 9, 2014

Fashion Math: Biker Jackets + Flowy Midi Skirts

Who says models aren’t smart? Adriana Lima gets an A+ in Fashion Math for this fantastic spring ensemble, combining a floaty below-the-knee skirt with a cropped moto jacket. Another way of looking at this equation: Tough + Feminine = Perfection. Get out your calculator, here are 10 versions to consider……

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 16, 2014

Fashion Math: Sweatshirts + Midi Skirts

Leave it to Chloe Grace Moretz to combine two of my favorite current trends — a fitted sweatshirt and a full midi skirt — into one fabulous outfit. Mixing a sporty top with a girly bottom keeps the look from being too casual or too precious, and has that much ballyhooed “effortless” vibe. Naturally, I went buck…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 18, 2014

Must Haves: 10 High-Slit Maxi Skirts For Showing A Lot Of Leg

This spring, fashion is all about the daring cuts. If you’d rather flash a little leg than a little midriff, consider the high slit trend. Maxi skirts and dresses with high slits are coming in an array of fabrics and patterns, for occasions both casual and formal. To avoid pulling a Paris Hilton and flashing your mons

Sophie Leon / March 15, 2014

Must Haves: 20 Full Midi Skirts To Twirl Around In

In case I haven’t made my full skirt obsession already clear, let me reiterate — I am really, really into this vaguely retro shape, especially when styled with unexpected elements, like chambray shirts and statement blouses and wedge boots. If yesterday’s Street Style Inspiration whet your appetite for all thing flouncy and feminine, here are 20 more…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2013

Street Style Inspiration: 5 Ways To Wear Full Skirts

This always happens. Just a few months after I do a major closet clean, in which I donate/sell things I don’t wear anymore, I wake up with the realization that I should have kept my [INSERT ITEM I DIDN’T CARE ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO BUT WANT NOW]. Such is the case with the full midi skirt I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2013

Must Haves: 11 Fun & Flouncy Mini Skirts

I know what you’re going to say. “Amelia! It’s winter! Shouldn’t the mini skirts be stocked away for next summer?” That, my dears, is a fallacy. Winter is the perfect time to rock a short, flouncy  skirt — you just need to add cold-weather layers, like sweaters, tights and boots, to make them seasonally appropriate.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 17, 2013

Hi/Lo: Skirts In Every Style

We’ve got skirts for you — no matter the budget. Whether polka dots are your passion, or stripes are always right, we’ve found affordable versions of some of our favorite high fashion skirts currently on trend. Take a look!

Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2013

Must Haves: Denim Skirts For Everyone!

A denim skirt is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you’ll ever own. Wear it with flip-flops and a T-shirt to the grocery store, or dress it up with heels and a pretty blouse for a night out. Dark denim pencil skirts totally work at casual offices, while a light wash denim mini…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 8, 2013

Swedish Train Drivers Find A Solution To “No Shorts Policy” — Skirts

After male employees on Sweden’s Roslagsbanna commuter line were told they were prohibited from wearing shorts, they came up with a workaround solution: Skirts. Driver Martin Akersten and around a dozen other conductors are protesting the company’s anti-shorts policy by donning skirts––and so far, nobody’s complaining. Even the company that oversees the train lines say…

Julie Gerstein / June 13, 2013

Must Haves: 9 Patterned Skirts To Celebrate Spring

Maybe it’s because I have the worst cold, but I really seriously cannot wait for it to warm up already. But look, if the weather’s not going to cooperate, I say fake it till you make it. These fresh, brightly patterned skirts will put you in a sunny mood, even if the actual sun fail…

Julie Gerstein / April 5, 2013

Spring Must Haves: 10 Adorable A-Line Skirts

Um, is it spring yet? (Actually, it totally is. Finally!) I’m ready to shed my thick knit tights in favor of bare legs and flippy skirts, and I’m sure you are, too. A-line skirts are flirty and flattering on all body types, thanks to their fit-and-flare silhouette. Let’s get spring started with these 10 adorable…

Rachel Krause / March 21, 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

Men In Bangalore, India, Protest Spate Of Rapes — In Skirts

Fed up with the idea that women are somehow inviting rape by wearing “immodest” clothing, a group of men in Bangalore, India, have taken to wearing skirts in protest. Their protest comes right after the recent gang rape and brutal beating death of Jyoti Singh Pandey, and the men wanted to show solidarity. The protester…

Julie Gerstein / January 16, 2013
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