Posts tagged "style tips"

10 Styling Tips For People Who Are Wearing Their Clothes All Wrong

If there’s anything I’ve learned from trolling Pinterest, flipping through the J. Crew catalogs that stuff my mailbox every week and ogling stylish women on the streets of New York City, it’s that I apparently have no idea how to dress myself. I mean, I learned how to dress myself as a kid — step right

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2014

Increase Your Confidence With These Style And Body Language Tips

In a recent study conducted by Marshalls, 75 percent of the 1000 women surveyed admitted to having said “No” to various activities and invitations due to a lack of confidence. Are you shocked? I’m not. I’ve been there. Raise your hand if you’re among the 55 percent of women who’ve declined party invitations or the…

By: Sophie Leon / April 18, 2014

Menswear Dog Knows His Kenzo From His Kibble

Guys have a lot of trouble dressing stylishly, no? Some are a bit to Johnny Tries Too Hard, and others wouldn’t know a cufflink if it bit them on the face (cufflinks usually don’t bite, but you never know). Enter Menswear Dog, a sartorially-inclined fashion animal, ready to set the malefolk of the world straight.

By: Julie Gerstein / February 8, 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…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 15, 2013

One Skirt, Worn Three Ways

We’ve long been obsessed with leather (or faux-leather) pieces for fall and winter — there’s no other material in the world that has quite the same edgy, effortless downtown appeal. Plus, it’s warm! A pleated black leather skirt is the perfect versatile accoutrement for the season’s wardrobe. It can go cute and casual with a…

By: Rachel Krause / November 15, 2012

5 Alternative Uses For Beer

Growing up with many German relatives, I knew from an early age that beer was very important to people. But as an adult, I learned that beer is useful for more than just drinking. From an (oddly true) sleep aid to a natural pesticide, here are my favorite “other uses” for beer.

Wash

By: StyleList Home / February 7, 2012

10 Things I’ll Wear When I’m Braver

I saw this girl the other day. She was wearing stunningly high, bright green heels, a strapless silver jumpsuit with a huge white belt, and a fur vest. She looked amazing. I don’t know how she did it, but she looked amazing. And I thought, as I always do, I wish I could pull off

By: Kate Fridkis / January 30, 2012

10 (More) Style Don’ts

You already know what flies and what doesn’t for summer style, but there are a few other violations that are driving us up the fashion wall. Ill-fitting clothing, poor trend execution, and outdated ideas simply must go. Prevention is key! After the jump, find the faux pas we just can’t handle.

By: Lauren Gold / July 16, 2010

Style 911: How Can I Make Casual Shorts Look More Put-Together?

My office is pretty casual, but I still feel like I probably can’t show up in denim cutoffs. Any ideas for making jean shorts more presentable? – Amy

We all struggle through the difficulty of looking halfway decent in the summer without being totally ravaged by the heat. Luckily, there are a few way…

By: Lily Q / July 15, 2010

How To Dress To Meet Your Ex

There are few things more horrifying than running into an ex on the street when you’re on the way to the gym or, i don’t know, going on three days sans shower and maybe not smelling so normal. Scheduled ex sightings, however, leave endless room to look awesome and either A) make him completely regret…

By: Lily Q / June 22, 2010

How To Buy Shorts For Summer

Shorts are a tricky and generally unflattering beast. But when the temperature is pushing 90 and the mere thought of jeans is vomit-inducing, it’s hard not to acknowledge the benefits of a nice demi pant. Before you rush out and buy a pair that strangles your thigh or drowns your calves, though, keep these few…

By: Lily Q / June 19, 2010

How To Do The Summer Sales Right

The one good thing about the ridiculously accelerated pace of fashion is the fact that sales often start soon after the season does. And ladies, sale time is upon us! Neiman Marcus is already on it, Net-A-Porter is on their game and smaller stores, too, are about to start. Basically, you’ve got limited time to…

By: Lily Q / June 17, 2010

Style 911: How To Pull Off Voluminous Sleeves

I’m a lover of the voluminously sleeved white blouse. When handled correctly, a puffy sleeve does glorious things to an outfit. When done badly, however, you get a pregnant-looking train wreck situation. Click through for tips to get it right.

By: Lily Q / June 12, 2010

Summer Must: Anthropologie Reversible Seamless Tank

I am not graceful during the summer. Really, is it reasonable for anyone to expect to look like anything but a mess when it’s 90 degrees and it feels as though the world is going to melt? Probably not. But certain occasions do warrant looking more put-together. On those days, I thank the sweet god…

By: Lily Q / June 2, 2010

Style 911: How To Wear Sleeveless To The Office

If you work in a place where not looking skanky or slobbish is valued, summer presents a few problems. As temperatures creep closer and closer to unbearable, keeping up the same level of dress sometimes becomes an issue. Fall, after all, makes a crisp blouse and jacket easy. July at 90 degrees? Not so much.

By: Lily Q / May 24, 2010

How To Dress For Cuteness And Comfort On A Long Flight

A quick glance around any airplane is often an assault to your eyes. Whether too short, too tight, too sloppy, or too much, travelers are highly susceptible to putting on clothes inappropriate for their journey. Though it’s taken years, I think I’ve finally mastered the art of dressing for a long flight. It requires a…

By: Lily Q / May 18, 2010

Model Lara Stone Changed Into A Short Dress For Her Wedding Reception — Would You?

The ever-gorgeous Lara Stone married comedian David Walliams in London over the weekend. While full-length photos of her custom-made, £30,000 Givenchy gown haven’t yet circulated, shots of her and new hubby David heading to the reception are all over the place, and Lara’s looking fly in a short gold Givenchy dress. Apparently the bride changed…

By: Lily Q / May 17, 2010

Staggered Mini-Shelves Make For Chic Storage

It can be hard to get creative with your decor in shoebox-sized apartments. (Unless, of course, you count using half of your bed for shoe storage “creative” instead of plain sad.) Those of us who’ve grown accustomed to the tiny space, however, have learned to jump on every opportunity for adorableness that can be had…

By: Lily Q / May 4, 2010

Style 911: How Do I Pull Off Sparkly Clothing?

I want to buy a few sparkly pieces but I’m not sure how to wear them without looking tacky. Any ideas? — Melanie

Ahh, yes, the age-old “how much shine is too much shine” conundrum. We know it well. A general rule of thumb when wearing sequins and sparkles is to make sure you’re…

By: Lily Q / April 29, 2010

Net-A-Porter’s “Jean Team” Will Make Your Denim Dreams Come True

In an apparent bid to make the Canadian Tuxedo cool, Net-A-Porter will open a denim e-boutique this Wednesday. Given Net-A-Porter’s history of awesomeness, we’re pretty excited about the whole thing. The site’s denim selection is already pretty legit, with everything from straight-up jeans to jackets to bags included, which makes us a little too excited.

By: Lily Q / April 27, 2010
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