Posts tagged "style advice"

Megan’s Style Challenge: More Midi Skirts, Please

The Frisky’s promotions editor Megan is so cute — and she’s always rockin’ adorbs skirts. The other day, she came in wearing an ikat print skirt that she’d hand-altered because it was too long. Skirts, said Megan, are never the right length. She wanted me to help her find a few midi-length skirts (those are…

Julie Gerstein / June 10, 2013

Style 911: “What Do I Wear With These Orange Shoes?”

I received these shoes as a gift recently and I am racking my brain trying to figure out what to wear with them that is daytime casual. I feel like an orange dress would be too much. Any thoughts?––Gina
First off Gina, hi! I gotta say, I think it’s kind of weird to gift…

Julie Gerstein / June 4, 2013

How To Pee In A Jumper

I was late to work today. Well, I’m late every day because I seem to have a high rate of mishaps first thing in the morning, but today I was super late. I woke up early, with a vow to be on time. That’s how it always begins. At 6:50 a.m., my roommate knocked o…

Ami Angelowicz / June 4, 2013

Ami’s Style Challenge: Skirting The Issue For $300 Or Less

When I told The Frisky that I was going to try and fulfill their style needs and wants, Ami piped up immediately. “Skirts!” she said. “I don’t know how to wear them so I just wear dresses instead.” Apparently, years ago, Ami had a bad skirt-related incident, which left her unskirted for lyfe. An ex-boyfriend…

Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2013

Style 911: “What Do I Wear With This Yellow Dress?”

“I recently purchased this Oh My Love Textured Skater Dress from ASOS, and need help styling this gem! Got any advice?” — Megan
You know, normally, I’m all, “demure, demure, demure, don’t look like you’re up in the clurb when you’re actually going to the bank,” but something tells me that a woman whose…

Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2013

Jessica’s Style Challenge: Get Me The Nautical Look For $300 Or Less

Fun fact: As feminine as our Jessica typically dresses, she also enjoys a bit of a more masculine edge. Jess loves nautical style, specifically with a Jean Seberg kind of Fraaaanch twist and is looking to add some pieces to her wardrobe that will reflect that. But here’s the kicker: She doesn’t want to spend…

Julie Gerstein / May 23, 2013

Style 911: “Help Me Find Farrah Abraham’s Swimsuit!”

I realize this post was not meant to be inspirational, but can someone PLEASE tell me where on earth that swimsuit is from? I kind of love it. I would look nothing like this in it but I still want one!  – TheFriskyFan
The heart wants what it wants, and if you want Farrah

Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2013

5 Reasons To Spring Clean Your Closet

One of the main reasons so many women face the proverbial “closet full of clothes and nothing to wear” dilemma is their closets are a jumbled mess. Sifting through tightly jammed hangers and overstuffed shelves can be incredibly frustrating and overwhelming, leaving you feeling like you have nothing to wear.
Cleaning out your closest isn’t…

A New Mode / May 5, 2013

The Dos & Don’ts Of Wearing … Overalls

You’re an adult, you’re not a baby. So if you’re going to wear overalls, wear adult overalls, not weird baby overalls that will make you look like you crapped your pants or something. Conversely, wear them too tight and you just look uncomfortable. To me, the perfect overalls outfit would be loosely worn ‘alls, rolled…

Julie Gerstein / April 6, 2013

Style 911: Help Me Find Jeans That Work With My Love Handles

“I’m a woman with love handles. I’m 5’11” and a size 10 but even when I was a size 6, my (definitely smaller) love handles were still be a problem. Could you recommend good jeans for someone with this issue? I have two styles of jeans from The Gap and it has to be a…

Julie Gerstein / March 16, 2013

Style 911: What Do I Wear WIth These Bright Yellow Swedish Hasbeens?

“I just got these shoes on super sale from a local boutique here in Philly! I can’t wait to wear them this summer … how do you recommend I style them?” –Jackie
First off, nice score on these Swedish Hasbeens! These are awesome. Did you know that Swedish Hasbeens are actually derived from a…

Julie Gerstein / February 8, 2013

Style 911: What Do I Wear With These Velvet Maroon Pants?

“I could really use your advice about this pair of velvet Levi’s that I bought. I have been a jeans-only girl my entire life, so the last time I was at the mall I decided to be a little adventurous and went ahead and bought these pants without any thought as to how I might…

Julie Gerstein / January 31, 2013

28 Shopping Tips To Take Your Wardrobe To The Next Level

It’s true what they say: women always be shopping. I can be home sick, in bed late at night, with 7,000 things to do, and I will still have one browser window open to eBay or ASOS. As such, I know a thing or two about shopping and how to do it. And so doe…

Julie Gerstein / January 15, 2013

One Statement Shirt, Three Ways

Wearing a bright, bold shirt might be too much for some. But never fear, we’ve got three ways to wear that impulse purchase that’s been sitting in your closet, collecting dust. The key with any kind of bold shirt or blouse is to make sure that what you pair it with is fairly basic and…

Julie Gerstein / January 12, 2013

One Pair Of Jeans, Three Ways

Jeans are the keystone around which the rest of my wardrobe revolves. Sure, they’re not exactly trendy or adventurous, but they are definitely cool, comfortable, and the easiest thing to throw on in any given morning. The perfect pair can make you look like a supercharged version of yourself — taller, thinner, more stylish, eve…

Rachel Krause / January 7, 2013

One Chambray Shirt, Worn Three Ways

Today’s 1 x 3 was inspired by Ami and Amelia. Both of them are able to pull off a chambray shirt with aplomb, and I’ve pretty much directly copid a couple of their looks for this lil’ feature. Chambray shirts are great because they can be dressed up or down, worn alone, or layered with…

Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2012

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.

Julie Gerstein / December 19, 2012

The Dos & Don’ts Of Wearing … Boots

Boots. They shouldn’t be that hard, right? But yet people make all kinds of sartorial mistakes when it comes to wearing ‘em. That’s why we’ve put together this celebrity-studded guide to good and bad ways to wear boots. Check it out and choose your footwear wisely.

Julie Gerstein / December 13, 2012

Style Guide: How To Pull Off Printed Pants

Want to know how to get a leg up on looking super fashionable and trendy?  Try a printed pant please! This trend, although not new, has continued throughout this fall/ winter and will keep going through Spring 2013, so you better get your print on! Geometric, flower, jacquard, and animal print pants can create both…

A New Mode / December 5, 2012

One Sweatshirt, Worn Three Ways

A casual gray sweatshirt is a can’t-be-without stalwart in any wardrobe, but we’re not talking the classic Champion men’s version anymore ― the old standby has been given a respectable high-end twist this season with softer, warmer textures and a more figure-flattering shape. Think of it as a sporty take on your favorite cashmere sweater:…

Rachel Krause / November 30, 2012