Posts tagged "spring fashion"

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 young wome…

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 The Guardian.

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

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From Ruche

I stumbled across a gorgeous dress from Ruche while browsing Pinterest the other day, and when I clicked through to the site I was pleasantly surprised by the selection of flowy, spring-y pieces in muted colors and soft florals. The best part? The prices are totally reasonable. Here are 10 of my favorite pieces for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 8, 2012

9 Super Cool Statement Blazers

We were really feeling the crazy patterned blazer that Victoria Justice wore to the premiere of "Bully" the other day. We liked it so much we were inspired to find nine other patterned and printed blazers -- jackets that can totally take a simple jeans and tee-shirt combo up a notch. Check 'em out after…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 3, 2012

Shopping Guide: 11 Denim And Chambray Dresses, Skirts & Tops

Can a gal ever have too much chambray and denim? I think not, especially since the fabrics are used for much more than jackets, jeans, and shorts! Behold these 11 spring-appropriate denim and chambray dresses, skirts, and blouses!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 31, 2012

Shopping Guide: 8 Nude Dresses With Pops Of Color

I've typically shied away from wearing nude tones, but I'm super into this new trend of mixing nudes with neons and brights. Designers like Christian Siriano did it on the runway for spring, and it seems like a great way to tone down what could be too much color. Pairing a nude shirt with a…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pieces from Dusty Rose Vintage

There's so much stuff on Etsy that it's hard to wade through it all -- I don't blame you if you get overwhelmed and give it up all together. That's why we've decided to give you a helpful shortcut, by identifying some of our favorite online shops. First up: Dusty Rose Vintage, which collects and…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 27, 2012

Spring Shopping Guide: 10 Bright Pieces For Petites

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming: spring is here, and it's time to dress the part! We've rounded up 10 pieces--shorts, dresses, skirts, and blouses--in every color of the rainbow, perfectly proportioned for petite ladies. The best part? Everything's under 100 bucks...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 26, 2012

Style Stealer: Louise Roe’s Stripes Situation

Louise Roe is what the British call a TV Presenter, and also, she is a Very Tall Person. I happen to be a fan of Ms. Roe, mostly from when she appeared on "The City" as a foil to totally evil biotch Olivia Palermo (who is so pretty it hurts.) So! Apparently Louise attended some…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 26, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Cool Colorblock Dresses

Warm weather makes us crave bright colors, and we think a colorblock dress might just do the trick. We've selected ten great dresses to brighten up your wardrobe and your day. Give 'em a try!

By: Julie Gerstein / March 22, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items Under $50 From American Eagle Outfitters

Ever since Amelia debuted this seriously fabulous summer dress, I've had a renewed respect for American Eagle Outfitters. Turns out they're not just a casual store for teens--they've got some gorgeous pieces for all ages, and the laid back, beachy aesthetic is so perfect for spring and summer. Click through for our top 10 piece…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 21, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Super Dresses From Zara

Last week, I stopped at Zara on my way home from work. I've had mixed luck finding great things to wear there in the past, but man, their latest crop of dresses are really outstanding. From the cuts to the color palette, their designs are on-point. Check out 10 of our favorite selections.

By: Julie Gerstein / March 19, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Rad Ruffle Dresses

The beauty, they say, is in the details. Which is why we're coveting these gorgeous dresses with ruffle detailing. They offer a little bit of extra oomph to your everyday dress and make any occasion just a little more special. Check them out!

By: Julie Gerstein / March 18, 2012

Shopping Guide: 8 Pretty Plus-Size Dresses For Spring

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means ... spring dresses! Time to put away the drab, dark clothing and embrace bright colors, pretty prints and flirty florals. Click through to check out eight of our favorite spring dresses for curvy ladies!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Cool Cobalt Dresses

We really think that cobalt is going to be a huge color for spring. Cobalt's kind of an updated take on last season's electric blue, and we're really feeling it. Check out these 10 fun, flirty cobalt dresses for spring.

By: Julie Gerstein / March 12, 2012