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Be The Talk Of Your Ugly Christmas Sweater Party This Year

A History Of The Ugly Christmas Sweater

If you’re the type who finds joy in getting in on the ugly sweater game come mid-December, listen up: a company called Digital Dudz has just taken your humble holiday activity to the next level, and now anything is possible. Each sweater features a pocket-like window in the stomach area for your smartphone, so all you have to do is download the corresponding app, stick it in the pocket, and head off to give Grandma the biggest surprise of her life. Or at least of the 2013 holiday season. You don’t know what Grandma saw sixty years ago. Nobody does. [Fashionista]

Fashion Forecast: A Cozy Jeweled Sweater Styled For Three Different Temperatures

Fashion Forecast: A Cozy Jeweled Sweater Styled For Three Different Temperatures

Welcome to layering season! As we ease our way into fall and anticipate cooler temperatures ahead, we’ll be showing you how to wear key wardrobe pieces in different ways depending on the weather outside, ensuring that item you bought in September is still a part of your wardrobe rotation come February. For our first Fashion Forecast, I’ll show you how to wear this soft, cozy and subtly glitzy sweater — from Phillip Lim’s Target line! — when it’s mild and sunny (now!), chilly and rainy (in two months), and cold and dreary (the dead of winter).  Keep reading »

Must Haves: 10 Top Turtlenecks

At some point a few years ago, I stopped wearing turtlenecks. I’m not sure what it was, but I’m officially rescinding my turtleneck prohibition. A turtleneck sweater — with or without a cowl — is a flattering fit that highlights your cheekbones and does that delicate trick of being sexy but not revealing. Plus, they’re really, really warm, which is kind of at a premium right now. After the jump, 10 terrific turtlenecks, to keep you covered.

Cropped Sweaters
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DIY: Sweater Leg Warmers
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Must Haves: 10 Perfect Poncho Sweaters

In winter, you just can’t have enough ways to stay warm. So let us present to you the poncho sweater — an innovative two-in-one kind of garment that can be worn as an extra layer during the colder months. And though we caution you to stay away from more “stereotypical” ponchos — covered in fringe and vaguely ethnic designs — we think sticking with a simple design with modern details will do the trick just fine.

Feminist Sweater
Tavi's got a sweater with the "f word" on it. Feminist, that is! Read More »
Cropped Sweaters
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Do Not Want: A Mouth-Wateringly Ugly Sweater

Do Not Want: Wang Boots
Ugh, these boots are terrible. Read More »
Do Not Want: Pants
Ugh, these evil genie pants are horrible. Read More »
Do Not Want: Shoes
These kinda remind us of Marge Simpson. Read More »
Do Not Want: Keychain
A keychain...that comes with keys. Dumb. Read More »

On the one hand, this sweater looks enticingly delicious. On the other, I still can’t eat it. And that makes me HANNNNNGRY (which is a word combining the two miserable qualities of being both hungry and angry). So for that reason alone, I’m not particularly fond of this pizza sweater. Consider also that I’m not entirely sure of pizza sweater’s origins (Alien baby? Pizza the Hut?) and this pizza sweater is a confusingly delectable Do Not Want.

Style Stealer: Daisy Lowe’s Laid-Back Look

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Daisy Lowe is the model daughter of Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. Remember him? She’s also in constant circulation on the British tabloids for her public exploits and relationships. Supposedly, this photo was taken just days (hours?) after she and “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith broke off their 18-month relationship. That explains the overall dark palette and sunglasses — after all, who wants to be seen in the aftermath of a break up? We still think Daisy looks tops here, though, with her charming schoolgirl silhouette, bright pops of color, and little pup. After the jump we’ve given you all the tools you need to steal Daisy’s style, no heartbreak required. 

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Love ‘Em Or Leave ‘Em: Message Sweaters

Remember when message T-shirts were really popular and Paris Hilton was always wearing baby tees that said things like “Hottie” or “I love shoes”? That was a weird time. These days, sweaters seem to have surpassed T-shirts as the wordiest garments. Stores are packed with cozy pullovers and cardigans emblazoned with random sayings like “Bonjour!” and “Tra la la.” What do you think of this trend? Is it fun and whimsical, or should text stay on T-shirts? [$63, ASOS]

Wear Your Valuables Close To Your Neck

I think the Turtleneck Wallet just single-handedly made the purse obsolete. Only problem is I have lots of crap in my purse. It might make my neck look huge. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Do Not Want: Cat Toy Turned Sweater

How would you like to own your very own pre-destroyed $1,500 sweater? It has been lovingly ravaged by cats*, so you won’t have to go though the trouble of messing it up yourself! Trying to find a date?! This sweater will snag you the man of your dreams! Only $1,535 (really, a small price to pay) at Kirna Zabete.

*No cats were harmed in the making of this sweater. Keep reading »

So, What Is A “Cozy” Anyway?

Last night, on the season finale of “Kell on Earth,” DNKY hired Kelly Cutrone’s team to produce a short viral video, since fashion is embracing the internet as the wave of the future. With a limited budget and only a day to shoot a short film, Kelly wrangled the camera guys, models, and PR girls while dealing with time restraints and police issues — all to show the world the power of a Cozy. So, just what is this object? Essentially, it’s simply a wrap sweater that comes in a variety of colors. But the key is to get crafty with your Cozy and learn to tie it in a bunch of different ways. You’ll show off your DIY skills and fashion styling sense, plus you’ll get to be part of Kelly’s power girl army she dreamed up for the video. Each Cozy retails for $195, but you can get your own 10 percent off today by becoming a member of DKNY. [The Recessionista] Keep reading »

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