Wednesday was an epic apocalyptic weather day in NYC. What was a sunny zillion degree day turned into a monsoon in the early afternoon and everybody in the office was without an umbrella. Never again! These ten cool umbrellas will keep us — and you — dry in the worst of storms.
Last week, we took a look at 15 celebs beating the heat in itty-bitty cutoff shorts. This week let’s check out the opposite end of the summer style spectrum: long, flowy maxi skirts. This super comfortable garment has become a warm weather staple, and everyone from Ashley Olsen to Beyonce is getting in on the action. Click on the gallery above to check out how 11 stars styled their maxi skirts!
We’ve been waiting not-so-patiently for the Christmas release date of the latest movie incarnation of “The Great Gatsby” ever since we saw the amazing trailer (seriously, could time move any slower?!). In the meantime, we’re going to show our Gatsby street cred with this amazing tank top, which should instantly make us the coolest attendee of any and all summer parties. Pair it with cute cutoffs, embellished sandals, and do The Charleston like nobody’s watching. [$31, Skreened]
The hottest shoe of the summer isn’t a strappy sandal or stiletto heel: it’s a sneaker. Yep, sporty, colorful, strangely glamorous and totally comfortable high tops are everywhere right now, and our aching feet are so thankful. Pair ‘em with a summer dress or skinny pants to add some swagger to your summer wardrobe. New to the world of fly kicks? Check out our introductory guide, and then click through for 10 of our favorite sneaks in stores right now…
How much do I love Stevie Nicks? This is a woman who literally shot cocaine up her butt and also sings like an angel. We loved her as part of Fleetwood Mac and we loved her solo. And we especially loved it when she was on “Oprah” not too long ago. Oprah, plagued by all the debaucherous things Stevie had done in the past, couldn’t even deal with asking her anything real, so she was all, “STEVIE! How do you KEEP! Your SKIN! Looking so FRESH!” In Oprah voice, you know.
We are so stoked that Fleetwood Mac is getting the band back together, especially since we were like, five years old the last time they released an album. Plus, Stevie has to die for style, though we’d hardly recommend you copy her look line for line. Come on, do you really want to look like a consumptive rat catcher lady dressed by a flock of whitedoves?
Instead, we suggest you update your Stevie-worshiping look with one of these fine frocks. Keep reading »
Black isn’t an obvious choice for a jersey summer dress, but if you’ve ever tried on a jersey dress, you know that black is by far the most forgiving color (I may never recover from the time I tried on a cream colored jersey dress while wearing a slightly-too-tight pair of underwear–the horror!). I love new mom Hilary Duff’s simple black dress, paired here with bold accessories, and totally want to recreate it. Get all the shopping details, after the jump! Keep reading »
Essie’s Bikini So Teeny shade is pretty much the color of the summer. Not quite periwinkle, and not pastel either, Bikini So Teeny is summery, and bright and very very fresh. It’s also pretty much sold out, no matter where you go. So if you can’t get your paws on a bottle, you can still dress the shade, but choosing one of the nine Bikini So Teeny-ish-colored items we’ve found.
I never thought I’d have positive things to say about a romper. Maybe neutral things like ” I guess, for a romper, it’s not awful,” and definitely negative things like, “An adult onesie? God help us,” but never positive things. Then along came Selma Blair wearing this creamy silk romper with her jet black hair and red purse, looking comfortable and glamorous, and suddenly I’ve got nothing but genuine adoration for a romper. Well played, indeed. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
Basic $5 flip-flops are definitely a summer necessity, but sometimes you want a thong sandal with a little more oomph. Whether you prefer your “oomph” in the bright color, fabric flower, beads, rhinestones, or fringe variety, we’ve got you covered. Click through to check out 10 of our favorite not-so-average flip-flops!
Denim cutoffs are a summer style staple, perfect for everything from beach days to barbecues to coffee runs. Don’t believe me? Just ask these 15 celebs who are rocking cutoffs in 15 very different ways (including high heels, bikinis, sweaters, and knee-high boots!). I love seeing all the interpretations of this super casual garment–click through to check ‘em out, and let us know in the comments which outfit is your favorite!