Posts tagged "sweaters"

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Cozy Must-Haves From Appalatch

Appalatch is a North Carolina-based apparel company "with a rebellious spirit to upend the clothing industry for good," and it embodies every "practical Americana" cliche of my dreams, so I'm obsessed. The company is so committed to ethics that it eschews sustainability programs altogether. Instead, Appalatch's website reads: "Sustainability shouldn’t be a buzz word that i…
By: Claire Hannum / February 15, 2015

One Black Turtleneck, Three Ways To Wear It

I've always thought of turtlenecks as being one of the more ... oppressive articles of clothing. In addition to having a fabric chokehold around your neck, turtlenecks cover so much skin that they've always struck me as being totally boring. Plus, I grew up on Southern California, where denim shorts with Ugg boots is more…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2015

Must Haves: 12 Cozy Sweaters To Get You Through Winter

I spend a significant portion of the winter months talking about how cold I am, how much I hate the cold, how I can't wait for it to be summer, how the cold makes me want to die, how it seems like winter lasts twice as long as the good seasons, and, again, how much…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 15, 2014

One Crop Top Sweater, Three Ways To Wear It

I know what you're thinking: a crop top?! Really? Yes. I humbly ask you to consider the crop top sweater as a versatile wardrobe staple rather than a trendy mistake you'll one day regret. With a high waisted, ladylike skirt, only a thing band of skin showing, the crop top sweater is understated sexy. Layered…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 9, 2014

One Navy Cardigan, Three Ways

The neutral cardigan. Chances are you have one in your closet, but if you don't, you should. This closet mainstay can be layered over basically everything, from casual weekend outfits to professional work getups. Buttoned or unbuttoned, belted or knotted at the waist, this cozy winter/fall staple will give any look just a little more polish. After…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 7, 2014

Must Haves: 17 Warm & Cozy Sweater Dresses

On Tuesday, the high in New York City is going to be 12 degrees. I know some of you live in the midwest and that's all normal and good for you, but for me, 12 degrees is CRAZY INSANE COLD. Like, that ain't right. If I could, I would wear a snowsuit all day, but…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2014

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Sweet Sweater Projects

Wondering how to spruce up last season's sweaters? It's super easy to breathe new life into basic cardigans and pullovers by adding sequins, studs, bows, and floral accents. Want to repurpose that cashmere v-neck you accidentally threw in the dryer? (I totally did that last night, by the way. Heartbreaking.) With a little crafting savvy, you ca…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 6, 2013

Must Haves: 14 Cozy Mixed-Knit Sweaters

This season, chunky sweaters with unexpected patters are the ultimate weekend wear. These comfy layers provide much needed warmth, without looking frumpy.  If only my knitting skills were up to the challenge of mixing cable, pom-pom, and diamond patterns into one design! I guess I'll just be knitting simple scarves and buying…
By: Sophie Leon / October 30, 2013

Hi/Lo: Metallic Knit Sweater

Looking for a way to be glamorous this fall? When I stumbled across this Karl Lagerfeld metallic knit sweater, I fell in love with the style but not the price. This easy to wear sweater can easily be paired with fitted skirts,…
By: Sophie Leon / October 27, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Fierce Animal Sweaters

Animals on sweaters: not just for kids! They can be chic and sophisticated and add a dose of whimsy to the most serious adult wardrobe. Trust me. Or don't, and click through this gallery of must have animal sweaters. But warning: if the fox wearing glasses sweater is sold out before I get a chance…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 17, 2013

Hi/Lo: A Snuggly Sweater With Sweet Leather Pockets

I am still pretty securely in denial that summer is ending and fall is just around the corner, but in those rare moments when I allow myself to consider the cold temps on the horizon, its been to think about buying sweaters. I have been jonesing for this black sweater with leather pocket…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2013

Must Haves: 8 Awesome Embellished Sweaters

Stores are starting to fill with strapless summer dresses and tiny denim shorts, but in most parts of the country, it's still very much sweater weather. A sweater with some kind of little embellishment--sequins, studs, pearls, beads--will help you add texture and interest to your last winter outfits and easily transition into spring. Click through…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 26, 2013

Weekend Project: Make A Cozy Sweater Pillow Cover

It's waaaayyyy too cold to leave the house this weekend, so make the most of your indoor time by transforming an old sweater into a cozy new pillow cover. The process is surprisingly easy, and when you're done you can cuddle up with the fruits of your labor and take a nice, long nap. […
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 26, 2013

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Short Sleeve Sweaters Under $100

A short-sleeved sweater seems, you know, to totally miss the point of being a sweater. Sweaters should keep you warm and cozy and protected. But! What a short-sleeved sweater lacks in arm-covering it makes up for with style. SS sweaters are great for layering -- wear a long-sleeved shirt underneath, or a pretty, frilly blouse…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 3, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Chunky Pullover Sweaters

I consider myself something of a pullover sweater connoisseur in that I am never not wearing one. Why wear real clothes when you can just throw a sweater on? This year, I'm loving them in warm, thick knits and relaxed crew-neck silhouettes, perfect for wearing alone or layering over collared shirts. Check out 10 of…
By: Rachel Krause / December 28, 2012

Bill Cosby Needs Your Help Deciding His Best Sweater Of All Time

You guys, Bill Cosby has a very important question, and when Bill Cosby has a question, it is in your best interest to give Bill Cosby an answer. So let me relay it to you: Mr. Cosby, and/or whoever represents Mr. Cosby on this here Internet, tweeted, "Over the years, I have worn many sweaters.
By: Rachel Krause / December 19, 2012

Life Dream Status: A Cable-Knit Sweater Onesie

Just when I thought this sleeping bag snowsuit was the World's Coziest Invention, I come across a picture of this full-body sweater onesie thing. Suddenly my winter wardrobe seems wholly inadequate. And yes, in case you're wondering, that does appear to be a zip-up penis hole for easier peeing and/or sweater onesie sex,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 13, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Cozy Shawl Collar Cardigans

When it comes to comfy cozy clothes, it doesn't get much better than a sweater with a shawl collar. On cold winter days you can wrap the extra fabric  around your neck to stay warm and toasty, and the style is surprisingly versatile--shawl cardigans look just as good with a pencil skirt and pumps at…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 24, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Animal Sweaters

When animal print sweaters first popped up in some of the funkier stores and catalogs on my radar, I never thought these novelty tops would become a full-blown trend. Boy, was I wrong--you can find cute animal-adorned sweaters everywhere from Old Navy to Saks Fifth Avenue right now. Whether you're into pandas (ahem, JESSICA) or…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 16, 2012

Style 911: Help Me Find A Fisherman’s Sweater!

"I'm looking for the perfect long, soft, warm, oatmeal-colored cable-knit fisherman's sweater for winter. Any ideas?" --Kim If I had to make a list of my favorite adjectives, it would definitely include "soft," "warm," "cable-knit," and "oatmeal-colored," so we are definitely on the same page. The bad news? Apparently everyone else in the world i…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 14, 2012
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