Posts tagged "style 911"

Style 911: I Really Need These Boots!

On Friday, I got an email from a reader named Tyiesha. It simply said: "Where can I find these?" with the attached photo. Well, Tyiesha, I looked high and low. Do you want the good news or the bad news first? The bad news? I couldn't find the exact shoes you're looking for. I'm thinking…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 19, 2012

Style 911: What Should I Wear To My Event Planning Job?

"My job is a bit unusual because I work in a large sports bar/ lounge at night. I handle all of the events in the space from birthdays, game watches, corporate happy hours and pretty much anything under the sun. I find myself in a wardrobe dilemma!! My hours are so random just like the…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 27, 2012

Style 911: “What Is Business Casual, Anyway?”

"I just got a job that requires 'business casual' attire, but I have no idea how to make that look fashionable, so I either end up over-dressing or just wearing boring slacks and a button-down.  I work in the recovery field with mostly men, so I also need to stay on the conservative side.  The…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 15, 2012

Style 911: Help Me Find A Fisherman’s Sweater!

"I'm looking for the perfect long, soft, warm, oatmeal-colored cable-knit fisherman's sweater for winter. Any ideas?" --Kim If I had to make a list of my favorite adjectives, it would definitely include "soft," "warm," "cable-knit," and "oatmeal-colored," so we are definitely on the same page. The bad news? Apparently everyone else in the world i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 14, 2012

Style 911: “Help Me Find An Affordable Leather Jacket!”

"I'm searching for a cute black leather jacket in the price range of under $500, sort of like the one that Ami's been rocking.  There's so many of them out there it's overwhelming to search, but I think it's an item a lot of Frisky readers might be interested in, especially now that the temperature…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 4, 2012

Style 911: What Do I Do With This Vintage Mink Stole?

"I have a vintage stole that was my grandmother's from the 1940s or so, and I have absolutely no idea what to do with it! How do I wear something like this?" -- Sonia The way I see it, you have two options: play into the retro-ness of the stole, or try and redefine it…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 28, 2012

Style 911: “Shower Me In A Turquoise Skirt!”

"Help! I'm a bridesmaid in an upcoming wedding and the only directive I've been given is turquoise. I can wear a skirt or a dress but there needs to be turquoise. I don't want it to be too tight, or too revealing (I've got back tattoos!) -- and none of that high-low skirt business. What…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 21, 2012

Style 911: “This Chambray Shirt Is Too Big!”

"I just received a Gap chambray shirt that I ordered from Ebay ... but what I thought was their modern-cut, form-fitting top was more of a '90s style, over-sized shirt. I see women wearing looser chambray shirts tucked into tight miniskirts ... but I'm 5'0" and a size 12. I don't think that look would…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 18, 2012

Style 911: Help! I Want Bethenny Frankel’s Dress!

The other day, Winona did a gallery of celebs in maroon and burgundy dresses. One of her pics was of Bethenny Frankel, and reader dgissell commented, "can we please find out what brand is this dress and the cheaper version of it too?? i loooove it!!!" Well you ask, and we respond. Winona and I…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 15, 2012

Style 911: “I Need Good Grey Jeans!”

"Help! I'm looking for a pair of grey jeans to mix up my wardrobe. I want light grey ones, but not so light that I have to worry about spills on them. I'd also like them skinny not flared. Do you have suggestion of jeans that fit a size 10 or 12? I'm willing to…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 12, 2012

Style 911: Where Can I Get These Shoes?

First off, can I just say ... our intern has the best last name: Moo-Pow. I love it. Not only that, but she's great and she has a minor dilemma: she needs the perfect pair of black strappy sandals. She saw some on Pinterest that she liked, but isn't sure where to find them. Because Pinterest…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 29, 2012

Style 911: Help Me Find The Wedding Dress Of My Dreams!

I'm getting married soon and I found the perfect dress on someone's Pinterest board. The only problem? I don't know who made it, and I'm not sure I could afford it. I'd like to only spend a few hundred dollars on my dress. I just really love the knot detailing on the bodice. Got any…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2012

Beauty 911: Help Me Figure Out Where Primer Fits Into My Makeup Routine!

"I just bought my first primer and I was so excited to use it, but then I realized I don't actually know how to use it. Does it go on before or after my concealer? What about moisturizer? My daily regimen includes sunscreen, concealer, powder, and now primer. Could you help me figure out the…

By: Rachel Krause / September 5, 2012

Style 911: What Should The Daughter Of The Bride Wear?

My mom's getting married next month, and I don't even know where to start when it comes to finding a "daughter of the bride" dress. Mom is pretty laid back and hasn't given me much guidance, fashion-wise, because she's been so busy with wedding planning. Any tips would be much appreciated! --Proud DOB Congrats to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 31, 2012

Style 911: All Your Wedding Fashion Questions, Answered!

Wedding traditions have changed a lot over the years, and many of the hard and fast dos and don'ts of wedding style have fallen by the wayside. It's great that brides, grooms, and guests have more freedom over what they wear these days, but in a way, all these updated rules and non-rules have also…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 28, 2012

Beauty 911: Help Me Find A Summer Foundation For My Sensitive, Acne-Prone Skin!

"How about a summer foundation recommendation for a girl with super sensitive and acne-prone skin? I've even tried Garnier BB Cream. Breaks me out like crazy — even if I use my Clarisonic afterwards. Ick!" - Nikki via Facebook Hi, Nikki! I know — it's hard out here for a sensitive, acne-prone girl, especially thi…

By: Rachel Krause / June 26, 2012

Style 911: Where Can I Find Shorts For Thick Thighs?

I haven't worn non-athletic shorts since my age was in the single digits due to my German heritage and stocky lower body.  I am not overweight by any means; I just have thighs that love to accumulate muscle and that cupcake I ate yesterday! It would expand my summer wardrobe so much if I had…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 19, 2012

Style 911: Help Me Find The Perfect Wedding Shoes!

I'm going to a wedding in a few weeks and am recycling a dress I love that I've worn before (see photo). I want to buy a new pair of nude-colored shoes to wear with it, but would ideally like to find something that I could wear with other, more casual outfits throughout the summer.

By: Julie Gerstein / May 30, 2012

Style 911: “Help Me Find An Open-Back Shirt!”

"I am dying to find a top like the one I recently saw someone wearing that had an open lower back. I know I'm not describing it well, but I found a few that I didn't really like and I hope you guys will help! Are these tops a little too slutty for every day…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2012

Style 911: “Help, I Need A Bridesmaid’s Outfit — In Brown!”

"One of my dearest friends is getting married in a few months and she's asked me to be a bridesmaid. Super! However, she had requested that the bridesmaids wear some kind of brown suit instead of the usual dress. Now, while I really appreciate her originality and desire for us girls to be able to…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 26, 2012