Posts tagged "style advice"

Ask The Man Panel: Black Halo’s Paris Sheath Dress

This colorful dress seems the epitome of sexy style, but what do guys think of it? We asked the man panel to weigh in on this Black Halo Paris Sheath Dress; it turns out guys kinda sorta like dresses that remind them of Tetris. And if you've got an item you're dying for…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 21, 2011

What’s Your Seasonal Wardrobe Change Routine?

As it begins to slowly inch from winter to spring, we've begun to reexamine our wardrobes, pulling out some of the light coats and spring dresses that have been shoved in the back for so long. The savviest fashionistas among us have a dedicated plan for switching from winter to spring. One thing I like…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 14, 2011

Do Not Want: A Sequined Top For The Senior Set

It's not so much that we're opposed to this shirt--which reminds of us one of the most beloved television characters of all time, Dorothy Zbornak--it's just that no one should ever pay full price for a shirt like this when so many languish in the thrift stores and vintage shops of America. If you…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 13, 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 similar…
By: 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 meeting…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 8, 2010

The Frisky’s 20 Best Piece Of Style Advice

I'm kind of in love with Lucky's December 2010 issue, which is celebrating the shopping mag's 10th anniversary by rehashing some of their best content. My favorite piece is the 100 fashion edicts that the editors live by — not dumb, lofty fashion tips like Rachel Zoe might suggest ("An elephant tusk…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2010

Shades Made Simple: A Few Rules For Wearing Sunglasses

Even though the leaves are falling and temperatures are cooling down, it’s never the wrong season for sunglasses. I say this as an admitted eyewear addict: the other day a friend of mine shifted slightly in the backseat of my car and was buried in a mini avalanche of sunglasses I’d been hoarding behind her…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 29, 2010

Dear Wendy: “How Can Overweight Women Look Sexy?”

A few days ago I was walking past a girl and she just seemed so incredibly sexy and beautiful and I'm actually WAYYY smaller than her, but just, something about her seemed so attractive! This has happened to me a few times. I'm not incredibly fat, but I've got a belly and arms, and eve…
By: Wendy Atterberry / May 12, 2010

How To Throw A Kick-Ass Party

Over the weekend I threw a big birthday bash for my husband's 40th. It was the third party we've thrown in the last year — not counting small dinner parties — and about the tenth or so since I moved in almost three years ago, so I like to think I've learned a thing or…
By: Wendy Atterberry / April 12, 2010

Style 911: How Do I Buy A First Suit?

I bought this gray pinstriped suit jacket the other day, and I really like it, but it was being sold in the separates section so I couldn't find the pants that were supposed to go with it in my size. So ... what CAN I wear it with? Are black pants acceptable? Navy? Should I…
By: Lily Q / March 30, 2010

Style 911: How Do I Dress For A Bridal Shower?

I'm getting married next fall and I haven't a clue what to wear to the three of four bridal showers between now and then. Any ideas? -- Moira When you're planning your outfits, keep in mind that this is the bridal shower, not the bachelorette party. By which we mean your mom and several other…
By: Lily Q / March 18, 2010

Is It Ever Acceptable To Wear Sweatpants In Public?

Writer Sean Macaulay at the Daily Beast calls sweatpants "the universal wardrobe shorthand for sloth and lassitude" in "Our Sweatpants Nightmare." He says the wearing of sweats in public is a result of young people's lack of social responsibility and too-casual office dress codes. Well, this is basically how I feel about…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 19, 2010

Stella McCartney’s Style Advice And More From Glamour Awards

Missed the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards? Yeah, us too. You know who did manage to show up? Bill Clinton, that's who. Also, Stella McCartney gives some solid fashion advice, but breaks her own rules. [Examiner]…
By: Erin Flaherty / November 11, 2009

Style 911: So I’m Broke …

"I just graduated college and unfortunately haven't been able to find a job yet. Like any red blooded American female, I look forward to doing some shopping in the fall, but this year it's kind of bummer since I have such low cash flow. Is there anything affordable I can buy to update my wardrobe…
By: Erin Flaherty / September 29, 2009

Five Fashion Splurges To Indulge (And Five To Skimp On)

Fall is rolling around and we've begun to seriously consider revamping our wardrobes. We will, of course, need a few new items and have to do the requisite closet cleaning. And while it's all too easy (and fun to get carried away) to splurge on fun items while ignoring what we really need, when it…
By: Lily Q / August 29, 2009
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