Posts tagged "summer fashion"

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: 15 Scarf Styles For Summer

Summer is a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to hair. It’s the season of beachy waves and sexy curls, but also epic frizz and greasy roots. The perfect antidote? A pretty scarf! Tie one on to tame a bad hair day, draw attention to a good one, or just add some retro…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 20, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: The Summer Uniform

All I want to wear this summer are tiny cutoff shorts and flowy, floral kimono jackets. Is that OK? Is it still OK if I’m almost 30 and would rather die than go anywhere near an outdoor music festival? Sure hope so, because I’m gonna wear it anyway. [Cherry Blossom Kimono Jacket: $48, Frolic Apparel]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 18, 2014

Awesomely Affordable: 9 Beach Cover-Ups & Sarongs For $75 Or Less

Some ladiez have no problem busting around in their bikinis, but me? Not a fan. I like me some clothes, or at least a cover up that will take the pressure off. As you head out to the beach or pool or lake this weekend, consider a sarong. Sarongs offer a weird socially acceptable middle…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 12, 2013

Do Not Want: If You Insist On Wearing This To The Beach, I’m Probably Going To Laugh At You

This here is a $295 beach cover up from Haute Hippie. I imagine this sort of thing would look totally appropriate if you’re sunning yourself on a billionaire’s private yacht off the coast of Ibitttttha. But for the 99.9999 percent of the rest of us for whom that seems a distant prospect, this “beach cover-up”…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 12, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Sustainable Swimsuits For Summer Fun

Compassionate fashion isn’t just on land — it’s also in the water. You can help save the oceans while you’re in the ocean by supporting sustainable swimwear brands. The suits in the following gallery may cost more than you might typically spend on swimwear, but that’s because they’re made at a living wage, and are…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 10, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 11 Super Summery Swing Dresses For Under $100

I’ve made it my goal in life never to feel the uncomfortable, sweaty tug of a waistband ever again. That shit is for amateurs. If you really want to dress like a full-time comfortable hobo (which yes, I do) you need to invest in a couple-few swing dresses. Swing dresses are espesh good for summer,…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 21, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 9 Not-So-Typical Plus-Size Swimsuits Under $100

Feeling like being a little bold on the beach? Then we’ve got the perfect swimsuit for you. These patterned prints will pop poolside and offer a fun alternative to the staid single-color suit you’re always seeing. You’re not boring, so why should your swimsuit be? We’ve got nine kick ass options (in sizes up to…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 9, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 9 White Dresses Under $100

The other day, I did a post of celeb ladies wearing white, where I told y’all how I’d been indoctrinated to believe that you shouldn’t wear white before Memorial Day or after Labor Day. But then a couple readers mentioned that they thought that the no-white prohibition ended on Easter, not Memorial Day. I did…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 17, 2013

8 Swimsuits That Will Make You Want To Crawl Back Into Your Winter Coat

Don’t let the shitty weather fool you. According to most major women’s clothing purveyors, it is bathing suit season. Maybe it’s on account of it being “Spring Breakers” all over the place (“sprang break! sprang break! sprang break!”), but a surprising portion of this year’s swimsuits seem to be rather tickety-tackety. But don’t take our…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 15, 2013

Well Played: Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Glowing

How freakin’ gorgeous does Sarah Michelle Gellar look here, you guys? The floral maxi dress, teal cardigan, slouchy leather bag, and bright blonde highlights, all topped off with a beautiful pregnant glow is almost too much for me to handle. And then–as if enough flawless fashion sense wasn’t already present in this photo–there’s little Charlotte…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 22, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Stylish Summer Scarves For $35 Or Less

When the weather is in the triple digits, wrapping extra fabric around your neck is the last thing you want to do, but trust us: as summer winds down and temperatures drop a bit, a lightweight scarf can be a great way to add some interest to your outfits and stay comfortable on breezy nights.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 17, 2012

Celeb Street Style Spotlight: Florals, Florals, Everywhere!

Floral prints are everywhere right now: they’re decorating dresses, pants, blouses, skirts, and purses. Celebrities are flocking to this trend like bees to, well, flowers, and we couldn’t help but round up some examples of floral street style. Click through to check out celebs like Rihanna, Hilary Duff, Eva Mendes, and Katy Perry getting their…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 14, 2012

Celeb Street Style Spotlight: Summer Hats

A hat not only shields your skin from the harsh rays of the sun (hello, wrinkle-free face for life!), it can also take your outfit to a whole new level. We’re all about fedoras on the weekend and wide-brimmed sunhats on the beach, and tons of celebs have been rocking hats this summer too. From…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 13, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Pieces From Oasis

Oasis Clothing is synonymous with refined British style, and is one of our favorite imports from across the pond. Oasis’s style is classic and pretty, but never stuffy. We’ve picked ten awesome items from their latest collection, so you can dress like a classic British lass.

By: Julie Gerstein / August 12, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Stylish Dresses For Sweltering Summer Weddings

Over the weekend, I went to an outdoor wedding, which was totally lovely except for the fact that Saturday happened to be the hottest day Oregon’s had in three years. The temperature allowed the guests to bond very quickly by comparing the size of our back sweat stains, but damn, it was an uncomfortable afternoon.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 8, 2012

Well Played: Monica Looks Gorgeous In Green Jeans

Time to officially file Monica in the “’90s Teen Idols Who Have Aged Well” category. Doesn’t she look incredible? I love everything about her outfit, from the trendy mint-colored jeans (jeggings, to be exact) to the silk tunic to those funky fabric sandals that look so cool on everyone else but whenever I try them…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 8, 2012

Check Out Our Summer Makeup Routines (And Share Yours!)

When it’s hot and sticky out, the last thing you want to do is apply thick layers of opaque makeup, but you do want to take care of your skin and play with some amazing summer products like perfecting primers, beachy bronzers, matte sunscreens, and pretty sheer lipsticks. Click through to check out how The…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 7, 2012

Must Haves: Major Sunglasses For $25 Or Less

When it comes to sunglasses, we say the bigger the better. Why? Let us count the ways: a pair of large frame sunglasses will make you look and feel like a movie star, add interest to a basic outfit, and distract from that chin zit that just won’t quit. Looking for a pair that will…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 6, 2012

Style Stealer: Helen Svedin’s Cool Color Combo

Model Helen Svedin caught our eye with this simple, colorful summer outfit she sported on a shopping trip in Madrid. That pink dress and teal purse are totally to die for, right? We’ve got all the pieces to recreate her look, and the best part? Nothing’s over 100 bucks. Shopping details after the jump!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 5, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Bright, Bold Bib Necklaces

Looking for a piece of jewelry that will take any outfit from “meh” to memorable? Try a bold bib necklace! These statement pieces feature eye-catching beads, gems, and rhinestones. Try one with a classic shift dress for work or pair with a tanktop, jeans, and sandals for a chic weekend look. We found 10 bright…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 2, 2012
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