Posts tagged "spring fashion"

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Polka Dot Pieces

Polka dots! So cute! So spring-like! So much verve and personality! Wear 'em, okay? They'll perk you right up. After the jump, 10 polka-perfect options.
By: Julie Gerstein / May 19, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Pieces From Brooklyn Industries Under $80

Unisex clothing company Brooklyn Industries makes comfy staples and classic designs, all with a cheeky Brooklyn twist. As the name might suggest, the company is New York born and bred, and is as much influenced by the city life surrounding it as by the desire to create easy, affordable casual wear. We've found 10 piece…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 6, 2012

Shopping Guide: Retro Plus-Size Dresses

If you're searching for style inspiration for spring and summer, try looking to the past. Silhouettes and prints from the 40s through the '70s will instantly add a playful feel to your wardrobe. Whether you're looking for something casual or special occasion, we found 7 gorgeous dresses to flatter and celebrate your curves. Click through…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 4, 2012

Shopping Guide: 7 Breezy Blouses

Lightweight blouses are the perfect garment for spring and summer. They pair equally well with trousers as they do with denim cutoffs, which makes them perfect for warm days at the office or weekend adventures. Click through to check out seven of our favorite breezy styles in a rainbow of colors!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 3, 2012

Check Out Tracy Reese’s Collection For Anthropologie

We've been big fans of Tracy Reese for a long time. Her dresses are girly, pretty and the epitome of feminine charm. So we were especially thrilled to learn she'd be doing a capsule collection for Anthropologie. Reese's seven-piece collection is part of Anthro's Made In Kind series, where the company teams u…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 1, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items From Mango For $50 Or Less

Mango, the Spanish retailer which, somewhat recently, set up shop in the US, also has an awesome website for online shoppers. Their summer collection is bright, flattering, and so affordable that we had really tough time narrowing it down to just 10 pieces for less than $50. Click through to check out our picks!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 1, 2012

Style Stealer: Jessica Hart’s Mini Dress And Trench

I'm pretty obsessed with the outfit model Jessica Hart wore to a "Fashion Star" party earlier this week. Everything from the mustard color of her mini dress to the classic trench thrown over the top and the unexpected details like a quirky book clutch and glossy red lips. After the jump, check out how to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 29, 2012

Shopping Guide: 7 Skater Skirts For Spring

Looking for an undeniably springy item to add to your wardrobe this season? Try a skater skirt. They're comfy, flattering, and perfect for twirling around in meadows, which is what all of us do in springtime, right? Click through to check out seven of our faves in a variety of colors, patterns, and textures ...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 28, 2012

Sustainable Style: The Fine Folks Of Feral Childe

Feral Childe is the creation of bicoastal design team Moriah Carlson and Alice Wu. They make simple, comfortable clothing in amazing fabrications, often creating clothes out of their collaborative drawings. You might remember them from a fairly recent kerfuffle with Forever 21, after the chain store ripped off a rather unique pattern the…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 24, 2012

3 Ways To Wear It: Printed Denim

Jeans printed with polka dots, stripes, and floral patterns are a huge trend this season, but printed denim can be tricky to style.  To help you along, we assembled three very different outfits around one pair of floral jeans. Click through to check 'em out ...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 24, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From Nasty Gal

Every now and then while browsing the internet I'd see a link to Nasty Gal and assume it was porn. Then my friend Aileen sent me a link to Nasty Gal and I still assumed it was porn, but since a friend sent it to me I thought I might as well check it out.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Neat Neon Bags

Neon accessories are a simple way to amp up your outfit and add a spark to what you're wearing. You can go full neon, or choose a bag that's got neon detailing if you don't want to attract too much attention. Either way, neon's destined to big big this fall -- and is sure to…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 21, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Colorful Wedge Sandals For $50 Or Less

Wedge sandals are an amazingly versatile shoe to add to your spring wardrobe: they look equally cute with jeans, skirts, dresses, and shorts. Here are 10 of our favorite sandals of the season in a rainbow of colors and patterns, and guess what? They're all 50 bucks or less...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 19, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Bags From Rising Tide Fair Trade

Virginia Dooley and Nicole Jones started their line of fair trade bags, Rising Tide, after traveling around the world and meeting artisans working with exotic and unique textiles. Their bags are Fair Trade Federation-certified and Green America-approved, and a percentage of the profits are donated to philanthropic programs that educate and equip underserved…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 17, 2012

3 Ways To Wear It: Cropped Sweaters

The long, lean silhouette that dominated past seasons (think tunics and boyfriend cardigans) has recently given way to a much different look: short tops and sweaters that stop right at the waist or just above it. This style is super cute but it's a bit tricky to style a cropped top if you don't want…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 13, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Concert-Proof Bags Under $100

Earlier this week, I went to a show with my friend Nicole. I had my regular old purse, and Nicole was carrying her tote bag. As usually happens when you go to concerts, Nicole's bag got jostled and knocked over and her wallet spilled out. When it came time to leave, there was a mad…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2012

Inside Susie Bubble’s Fabulous Fashion Closet

London-based blogger Susie Lau is the lady behind Susie Bubble, one of the first, and best, style blogs on the web. Susie's imprint is all over the fashion world: You can find her in the front row at every fashion week, plus she's constantly collaborating with designers and writes a style column for…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Lovely, Light Cardigans

Cardigans are an indispensable transition piece for spring. They're perfect for throwing on over dresses on breezy afternoons or stashing in your desk for those inexplicably chilly days at the office. Here are 10 light cardigans in a rainbow of colors--add them to any outfit for a little warmth and a lot of style ...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 11, 2012

The 2012 Spring Fashion Trend Awards!

Every spring, the fashion industry goes crazy for new trends that aren't actually new (OMG you guys! Pastels!), but still, it's fun to see what styles trickle down from the runways and pop up in stores around the country, and figure out how to work these looks into your own wardrobe. We sorted through thi…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Pairs Of Cute Patterned Shorts

Hey girl, you might be saying, it's a little too early to break out the shorts just yet. But we recommend you wear these brightly colored, patterned and printed shorts with tights underneath and a plain tee. They're the perfect thing to get you through spring. After the jump, our favorite printed pairs for your…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2012