Posts tagged "style advice"

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

11 Dos & Don’ts Of Wearing … Leggings

I think leggings confuse a lot of people, right? First off, leggings are in that netherworld between pants and tights, but people confuse them for one another all the time. And that's why I've created this handy guide, with a few simple rules for how to best wear leggings. Because you don't want to look…

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

The Dos & Don’ts Of Wearing … Jumpsuits

You will never catch me in a jumpsuit. Never ever. Mostly because I like to know that I can get out of my clothes quickly if I really need to pee. But those are my priorities. Jumpsuits can be totally cute! We've got some handy rules for wearing a jumpsuit with aplomb.

By: Julie Gerstein / November 14, 2012

One Boot, Worn Three Ways

Everybody in The Frisky office has a pair of low-rise boots like the ones pictured above. And we're betting that you've probably got a pair or two stashed in your closet too. But not all of us know how to wear them. So that's why we've put together a handy guide to three different way…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 13, 2012

13 Dos And Don’ts Of Wearing … Plaid

Since it's now officially freeze your tits off cold, we're betting tons of dudes are going to be pulling out their favorite plaid flannels. But guys shouldn't have all the plaid fun -- girls can wear it too, and still look cute and feminine -- if you follow our rules. Here are our 13 guideline…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2012

One Dress, Worn Three Ways

You know how it is -- you get all excited about a dress, but then it sits in your closet and basically rots while you figure out how to wear it. This happens to me all the time. But never fear, we've got a plan to help you make the most out of what you've…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 7, 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

3 Ways To Wear These Biker Boots

I was having a conversation with one of my girlfriends the other day and she mentioned how she loves motorcycle boots, but has no idea how to incorporate them into her current wardrobe.  I’ve heard this a lot in the past couple months, so I figured I’d share with you the easy ways you ca…

By: A New Mode / 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: “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

5 Fashion Swaps To Do With Your Mom

Whether you grew up with a cool mom or not, chances are your mom's got something vintage and amazing worth stealing in her closet. The nostalgic nature of fashion means that we're always looking back, even as we're looking forward -- so if you keep stuff in your wardrobe long enough, eventually it'll be cool…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 4, 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

10 Tips For Finding Cheap Bridesmaids Dresses

Take it from me, cheap bridesmaids dresses do exist. How do I know? I purchased five bridesmaids dresses for under $50 each. Cheap bridesmaids dresses do exist. Do not let the bridal stores, magazines and Pinterest lead you astray. If your goal is to find affordable (or at least "reasonable," depending on your perspective) dresses for…

By: Sophie Leon / September 28, 2012

9 Do’s & Don’ts Of Airport Fashion

Flying used to be considered mega-glamorous and exciting, but these days, most people treat flying like it's a horrible inconvenience, and dress much the same. To wit: If I see one more girl in a matching Juicy sweatsuit and Uggs in front of me in line during a TSA screening, I'm going to scream. People,…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 27, 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

9 Celebrity Wardrobe Malfunctions & How To Fix Them!

Celebs, they're just like us! Their heels break, their pants are too tight, their stockings run, and they get visible panty lines. Luckily, these easy fixes for all those wardrobe malfunctions and more should work just as well for the rich and famous as they do for commoners like us. Click on to see how…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 19, 2012

6 Ways We’re Shaving Our Legs Wrong

When it came to shaving my legs, the razor would always win the battle. Instead of walking out of my bathroom with clean, shaven limbs, I'd end up frustrated with all the unsightly gashes and leftover hair stubble. According to Schick Quattro for Women Brand Manager Christine Galotti and Skintimate Brand Manager Alison Macneil, the tell–tale sign a woman i…

By: Stylelist / May 26, 2012