Posts tagged "style 911"

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…

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…

Julie Gerstein / April 26, 2012

Style 911: “Help Me Find A Maxi Dress That Doesn’t Make Me Look Pregnant!”

I would GREATLY appreciate some help in finding maxi dresses that don’t make someone 5’1″ look pregnant. I always love how they look on everyone, and the few I’ve tried on are the most comfortable things on Earth, however, they always end up making me look short and fat, and often like I’m about to…

Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2012

Style 911: Can I Wear Glasses And Earrings Together?

I’ve worn contacts since I was 14, but recently, my eyes just aren’t tolerating them very well. I am moving closer and closer to wearing glasses full time. I believe that 90% of my hatred of glasses comes back to the fact that I just don’t like the way they look with earrings, one of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 2, 2012

Style 911: I Need Hair Accessories So I Can Grow Out My Hair!

I’m trying to grow my pixie cut out, which means I’m going to have awkward hair for a while. What kinds of hair accessories do you recommend to keep my locks in check? – Recovering Pixie
Ah yes, growing out a short haircut: the most challenging hair transition ever. Many people abandon their long hair goal…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 20, 2012

Style 911: “Find Me The Perfect Scoop Neck T-Shirt!”

I saw the perfect tee when I was in high school, it was simple, fitted, had cap-sleeves, a nice color, and a very, very deep scoop neck–like “how would I wear a bra under that” deep…only problem–it was online and I didn’t have a card. Now, I can’t find any shirts that are like it!

Julie Gerstein / February 18, 2012

Style 911: “What Do I Wear With My New Anthro Dress?”

I am the proud new owner of Rodna Halter Dress from Anthropologie–which is a store I usually just drool over.  This is my first purchase from Anthro and I have to say it was an impulse buy! Now I’m not sure where/how to wear my new favorite dress.  It’s a fine dark navy corduroy and…

Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2011

Style 911: What Do I Wear With A Purple Body Con Dress?

I love these tight mini dresses with sleeves that are everywhere right now but I\’m unsure of how to stylize one. What would I wear with a purple one? I want to wear tights because its cold! Could I color block it with some gold tights? But then what kind of shoes? Help!–Lisa

Julie Gerstein / November 10, 2011

Style 911: “I Need Wide-Calf Boots!”

Damn you all and your cute boots! Except — not really. I’m just jealous. I have wider calves and would love to find some smart and stylish brown boots made for gals like me–do you all have any suggestions? Comfort and adorable-ness are a must. Thanks and keep up the good work! — Betsy

Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011

Style 911: “Find Me Cheap & Cute Ts, Please!”

As a girl who has just started down the road of personal style, I noticed a few things about my wardrobe. Since high school, most of my outfits were based on thrift-store and band tees. When I began to branch out from that, I avoided all tees and went for the interesting pieces… Then I…

Julie Gerstein / September 29, 2011

Style 911: What Do I Wear With Purple Jeans?

I see you rocking your red J Brand jeans all the time and love how you pull off the look. You have inspired me to buy myself a pair of their colored jeans. I opted for the aubergine pair and am struggling on how to make them more work appropriate. I work in a busine…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2011

Style 911: “Help Me Find Something To Wear With This Taupe Blazer!”

A few years ago I bought my wardrobe for my first office job and was struggling with what constituted “business casual”. Among other missteps, I bought a rather expensive, taupe, suede blazer from Anne Taylor Loft. I thought it would be super versatile but in the four years I’ve had it I have yet to…

Julie Gerstein / September 2, 2011

Style 911: “I Need The Perfect Dress For A ‘Casual, Elegant’ Beach Wedding!”

Next month, I will be traveling halfway across the world for my boyfriend’s sister’s wedding, and it will be the first time I meet most of his family. It’s a beach wedding, and the only style guidelines I’ve received from my fashion-challenged man are that the wedding is “casual and elegant” (though, frankly, I think…

Julie Gerstein / August 10, 2011

Style 911: “I Need An Eco-Friendly Denim Jacket!”

I’m in the market for a jean jacket, but I want to get one that’s from am eco-denim company. I don’t really know whats out there, except for the Gap and J. Crew [ED NOTE: Sorry Amelia!], which I don’t think are known for their organic cotton farming or treatment of kids in their factories.

Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2011

Style 911: Help Me Find The Perfect White Ruffle Tank Top!

I’ve been on the look out for a ruffled white halter tank top for quite some time now, but I have yet to find one that is the style I like. I figured if anyone could help me, it’d be you Frisky girls! I’m not sure if this will even work, but if you girl…

Julie Gerstein / July 21, 2011

Style 911: “How Do I Create A Work-From-Home Look Without Dressing Like A Slob?”

I just got a new job, and it allows me to work from home. Great, right? But I’m worried that my style is going to devolve into sweatpants and mu-mus. Can you help me find some work-from-home appropriate pieces that will get me motivated? –Jenny
Since all of us Frisky ladies are in a…

Julie Gerstein / March 8, 2011

Style 911: I’m Meeting My Boyfriend’s Parents At Their Holiday Party

My boyfriend had the bright idea to introduce me to his parents for the first time at their annual holiday party. Fortunately, the party is taking place at their home so it’s more casual than formal. Unfortunately, I have no idea what to wear. Please help me! – Beth
Wow! That’s a doozy. You’re…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 8, 2010

Style 911: I Want A Cute And Warm Winter Coat For NYC

I’m having a hard time finding a warm winter coat to deal with the bone-chilling cold of NYC. I want a cute but VERY warm winter options! Not trying to go out in a hardcore parka or sporty-looking snow boarding jacket. I do not do winter sports and don’t want to look like it. Perha…

Annika Harris / November 16, 2010

Style 911: How Do I Wear Crop Tops And Sweaters Without Looking Like A Tart?

I need your help! I’m probably one of the few real women that is intrigued by the crop tops and sweaters this fall. I know, I know. But is there a way for a non-celebrity, non-model to wear this look? – Marie

I completely understand your style dilemma. I laughed and said, “hell no,”…

Annika Harris / October 8, 2010

Style 911: How Do You Wear Clogs Without Looking Like A Blast From The Past?

I’ve been seeing clogs in all forms on the pages of glossy magazines and on the feet of celebrities. I’m sure this is a big trend, but how can an average, moderately-stylish woman take part? I don’t want to look as if I stepped out of the ’70s, though. – Nicole

I know exactly…

Annika Harris / October 4, 2010