Posts tagged "style advice"

9 Easy Tips For Making More Counter Space In The Kitchen

Food Prep:
– Buy small appliances such as toasters, microwaves, and can openers that can be mounted underneath cabinets. 
– Swap a knife blick for a magnetic strip on the wall. 
– Instead of storing utensils in a canister, install a stainless steel rod with matching S hooks on the backsplash and hang utensils out…

Stylelist Home / November 9, 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
It’…

Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011

How To Get Sexy Short Girl Style

I don’t know if you know this, but I can testify to the fact that being short has perks aplenty. I have a boast-worthy ability to slither through small spaces when the situation calls for it. I can date anyone provided they exceed my own five feet. I sometimes manage to get away with buying…

Rachel Krause / October 27, 2011

Style Advice: Invest In Your Shoes And They’ll Work Hard For You

Ask any of my close friends or family members, and they’ll tell you I’m an extreme shoe addict. I’m also a bit of a hoarder, since I have a problem getting rid of shoes and clothes. I recently counted all the shoes that were visible to me without moving any boxes, and the number totaled…

Annika Harris / October 25, 2011

What To Wear On A Roadtrip

This past weekend, I did something really weird. I drove with several friends to Toronto on Friday night and came back on Sunday. NBD, except Toronto is a 10-hour trip from NYC, so about a third of my weekend was spent in a car. The trip taught me a lot: boys in punk bands talk…

Julie Gerstein / October 25, 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: “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

5 Color Rules You Should Totally Break

Emma Stone showed up at the “Friends With Benefits” premiere rocking a color combination that is usually avoided: red and pink. Fire engine red and bright fuchsia, to be exact. And how striking does she look? Girlfriend ispulling it off. As Ms. Stone illustrates, flouting the “rules” of color can yield awesome results, and I wish people…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 22, 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

Check Out These Bad Hair Day Fixes

Most modern women are familiar with that gut-sinking moment when one looks in the mirror and realizes the cold, hard truth: It’s going to be a bad hair day.

Well, for those days when the hair goddesses do not smile upon you kindly, we believe every lady can take her hair look from…

StyleList Home / July 4, 2011

Tattoos 101: Everything You Need To Know If You Want To Get Inked

Two years ago, I got my fifth tattoo, a large red and black crown on the back of my neck. I went home to visit my parents and was stunned by the lack of commentary. Eventually, I just had to ask.

“Mom, did you see my new tattoo?”

“Yes. It’s …

Sally McGraw / June 28, 2011

Do Not Want: A Very Expensive Thank You

Cast of Vices’ ‘Corner Store’ Leather Shopper takes the plastic “thank you” bag way uptown. This bag is, if you will, the high class hooker version of a plastic bag. And as you might imagine, Cast of Vices bags are, of course, more expensive then your typical corner store bag–they run between $178-$218 each. I’ll…

Julie Gerstein / June 28, 2011

Do Not Want: Lucy In Disguise Haight & Ashbury Dress

Lily Allen and her sister Sarah Owen have collaborated on Lucy in Disguise, a modern take on retro style clothing. As owners of a vintage store of the same name, the sisters definitely know about fashions from decades past. But their Haight & Ashbury Dress confuses us because we don’t know anyone who wants to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 27, 2011

10 Bizarre Tricks For Beautiful Hair And Nails

When you’re in a jam and desperate for hair or nail help, the perfect fix can come from some highly unexpected places. Whether you tore a nail and can’t get to the salon, need a manicure to dry fast, or forgot your curling iron before a big event, as our friends over at DailyMakoever report,…

StyleList Home / June 26, 2011

Tina Fey’s Feelings On Fashion

“A wise friend once told me, ‘Don’t wear what fashion designers tell you to wear. Wear what they wear.’ His point being that most designers, no matter what they throw onto the runway, favor simple, flattering pieces for themselves. Anyone who has never met me can tell you that fashion has always been very very…

Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2011

Beware Your Tiny Hat

File this under bizarre fashion emergencies. This guy superglued his tiny hat to his head and couldn’t get it off. He thought he might have to wear the tiny top hat around forever until Dr. Shabir saved the day by performing an emergency hat amputation, a hamputation. Let this be a warning to Helena

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2011

How Colorful Is Your Closet?

The vast majority of my clothes are black, which means my closet is almost as dark as a Stanley Kubrick film. Usually I’m okay with this arrangement. I prefer to bring color into my wardrobe with accessories–hot pink shoes, bright blue tights, gold costume jewelry–but there are times when I see someone rocking a bright…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 29, 2011

Ask The Man Panel: Club Monaco’s Boyish Charm

This boyish outfit is made up of Club Monaco’s Maggie pants and Tamia blouse. We asked the man panel to weigh in on the look and tell us whether boyish girls make their knees weak. And if you’ve got an item you’re dying for the man panel’s opinion on, {encode=”julie@thefrisky.com” title=”email us a link”}!

Julie Gerstein / March 28, 2011

How Do I Wear: Floral Tights?

Floral tights are everywhere right now — and it make sense. After all, everyone’s itching to start rocking their spring clothes, but it’s still a bit too cold to be traipsing around with bare legs. However, there are some rules for wearing floral tights the right way. For one, don’t try to pair another patter…

Julie Gerstein / March 22, 2011