Posts tagged "skirts"

Mara Hoffman Knit Mini

Unless they're splashy formal wear, skirts tend to be pretty basic—sort of like how an LBD or a pair of jeans functions in your wardrobe. That's why we're loving the creativity in Mara Hoffman's knit mini skirt, which brings a punch to an everyday look with its black, white, and purple print. Added bonus: it'…

By: Leonora Epstein / January 5, 2010

You Can’t Get Raped If You Dress Up Like A Coca-Cola Machine!

Rape sucks. So does getting mugged. But by disguising yourself as a life-sized Coca-Cola machine whenever you're out late at night and feel threatened, you can hide from the bad guys! Seriously? Seriously. According to Bust magazine, Japanese designer Aya Tsukioka has invented an ankle-length skirt constructed from fabric that can be pulled upside dow…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 16, 2009

Students Walk Out When Headmaster Says Girls’ Skirts Are Too Short

About 100 high school students in the U.K. used Facebook to stage a walkout from class Friday after the headmaster threatened a ban on skirts due to ever-shortening hemlines. "Since half-term, the skirts have got ridiculously short," headmaster Jane Holland wrote in a letter to the governors of Upton-by-Chester High School in Chester. "The skirt…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 22, 2009

In Case Of Emergency, Inflate Skirt

Ever since the crash-landing on the Hudson a couple of weeks ago that prompted a re-examination of the old “women and children” first tradition, I’ve been totally freaked out over the possibility of finding myself in some horrific accident in which feminism might totally screw with my chance of beating the little old men i…

By: Wendy Atterberry / February 3, 2009

Crave: Feral Childe Print Skirt

This pretty green polished cotton skirt by Brooklyn-based designers Alice Wu and Moriah Carlson is made with love in New York. The scribbles on it remind us of the doodles we used to draw while ignoring our seventh-grade teacher's lecture on gerunds -- except Wu and Carlson are much better at doodling than we ever…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 20, 2008

Fashion Slideshow: Fun & Frisky Mini-Skirts

For the ladies who aren’t fans of pants, like the glamorous Miss Dita Von Teese, here’s a plethora of cute skirts to cover you bum and show off your gams, after the jump...

By: Leigh Raines / November 2, 2008

Style On The Street: Who Will Make Me This Skirt?

I think I'm in love. And, FYI, I don't just fling that word around casually. [Trender Bender]…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 11, 2008

Questionable Guy Trend: The Man Skirt

While we’re still not sure how we feel about men in tights, couture designers like John Galliano, Comme des Garçons, and Etro are putting men in skirts and sending them down the runway. And we’re not talking tribal Scottish kilts here either -- a woman could easily wear these duds for dudes. The designer taste…

By: Simcha / September 11, 2008

Style On The Street: Flower Power

Meet Jessica. She likes to get dressed and take pictures of her outfits. Amelia and I really like her skirt, which she made herself. We wish we were that talented. [What I Wore]…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 26, 2008
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