Posts tagged "sweaters"

Feminists Need Cozy Winter Sweaters, Too

… seeing as we don’t have a man to keep us warm at night and all. Click through Flavorwire’s gallery to see them all — one to accessorize with every cat. [Flavorwire]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 21, 2012

How To Save Your Sweaters

It’s time to be honest with ourselves and with our closets — Fall is here. Time to put away those barely-there slipdresses and airy tanks, and make room for an arsenal of cozy wear-everyday sweaters. And, if you’re like us, you’ve probably had most of these layering lifesavers stored away somewhere dark and out of…

By: Stylelist / October 21, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 25 Cozy Sweaters Under $25

Try as we might, we can’t deny that it’s getting colder. And as such, it’s time to stock up on sweaters — great for layering and for keeping you cozy. We’ve found 25 sweaters that stand up to our stringent style test and are also only $25 or less. They’ll sell out fast, so get…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 4, 2012

Fall Must Haves: 10 Superb Slouchy Sweaters

Every fall my passionate love affair with slouchy sweaters begins anew. I wear them pretty much constantly: with jeans and boots, miniskirts and tights, over sparkly dresses at night, and, of course, with undies and argyle socks to lounge around my house on the weekends. If you want to get in on this hot (well,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 25, 2012

Fall Into A Slouchy Cardigan In A Perky Color

This cardigan combines the best thing about fall fashion (slouchy cardigans!) with the best thing about summer fashion (bright colors!), which makes it the perfect transition piece to bridge the seasons. I’d love to throw it on over jersey dresses or dark denim skinny jeans and flats–pretty sure I’d find a way to wear thi…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 19, 2012

3 Ways To Wear It: Cropped Sweaters

The long, lean silhouette that dominated past seasons (think tunics and boyfriend cardigans) has recently given way to a much different look: short tops and sweaters that stop right at the waist or just above it. This style is super cute but it’s a bit tricky to style a cropped top if you don’t want…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 13, 2012

Shopping Guide: 13 Three-Quarter Sleeve Pullover Sweaters

You know what part of my body I like that doesn’t get enough attention? No, not my vagina, although that’s true too. I’m actually talking about my wrists. I like my wrists and I especially like comfy cozy sweaters that keep me warm but leave them exposed. Here are 13 such sweaters. I shall take…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Super Sweaters

I still can’t get my mind off the brutal winter to come. We’ve had a few bone-chilling days already, and it’s only mid-November. Needless to say, it’s hard to stay warm and sexy in the wintertime. Bulking up is a must so as not to freeze, but who wants to leave the house looking like…

By: Rachel Krause / November 18, 2011

Knit New Zealand’s Penguins A Sweater Already

The penguins living on the shores of New Zealand’s north island have been suffering of late, thanks to a disastrous oil spill that occurred there earlier this month. But! Now there’s something we can do to help the little guys — knit ‘em some sweaters. It seems that penguin sweaters are needed to help kee…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 20, 2011

The Purr-fect Transitional Sweater

With the winter months headed our way, I’m seriously hoarding any sweater I can get my hands on. I’m really into something that I can wear now on its own and continue to wear as a layer once the colder weather rolls in. This Dolly Cat Jumper from ASOS is crucial to my fall/winter transitional…

By: Rachel Krause / October 13, 2011

Hangin’ Tough … With A New Kids On The Block Homemade Sweater

Necessity, and extreme fandom, are the mothers of invention, right? That’s exactly what prompted German mom Joanne Conklin to knit these totally out of control New Kids on the Block and Vanilla Ice sweaters for her teenage daughter. Before she knew it, she’d launched a full on NKOTB knitwear empire. “We were living in Germany…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 18, 2011

A Mythical Way To Stay Warm And Cute This Winter

Baby, it is cold outside. What we wouldn’t give for that mythical garment that both keeps us warm and enlivens our wardrobe with a little imagination. Does such a thing exist? Why yes! This crewneck’s red and gray stripes will go great with any of the neutrals in your closet, the snuggly wool with banded…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 11, 2011

Gotta Love Cashmere Sweaters

Cashmere is a soft and luxurious fabric you’ll want to wear all year long, but it’s also one of the most expensive. To get the luxe feel of cashmere without the hefty price tag, go for a blend. This cashmere blend boat-neck sweater from Express is so versatile that you can wear it dressed u…

By: Annika Harris / December 22, 2010

Ask The Man Panel: On The Fringe

This week, in response to a reader request to have the Man Panel review “something that normal people would actually wear,” I decided to get their thoughts on this fringed shawl cardigan from Forever 21. Personally, I’m a huge fan of the current blanket sweater trend, because it’s the next best thing to cutting two…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 8, 2010

Men’s Fashion Is Looking Very Nordic This Winter—Yay Or Nay?

The New York Times points out that men’s sweaters are looking very folksy and Nordic this year, backing up their claim with examples by Topman and Ralph Lauren. We’re down with this slightly retro style for the ladies. It recalls all the goodness of winter—cabins, wood fires, skiing, snow. How do we feel about thi…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 5, 2010

Do Not Want: Blood-Stained Sweater

I’m all for eye-catching design, but I’d prefer that my clothing choices didn’t lead to 911 calls from concerned passersby, like this Jason Wu sweater might: “Ummm, yeah, there’s a woman in front of me in line at Starbucks, and she’s obviously bleeding out, but she doesn’t seem to notice … yeah … that’s right…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 15, 2010

Style Stealer: Leona Lewis’ Sweater Coat

Brit singer and Simon Cowell buddy Leona Lewis has one of the best clothing items for the fall climate — a sweater coat! Not quite a coat, but more substantial than a regular cardigan, the sweater coat just might become your favorite companion as you brave the unpredictable fall weather. We especially like the one…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 2, 2010

Cheapskate: Cozy Fall Sweaters

Today, NYC received its first taste of fall weather, so we have cozy sweaters on the brain. While most retailers haven’t brought out the heavy cold-weather knits, a few have cardigans and pullovers that will take you through October, either alone or with a little layering. Keep clicking for 10 moderately priced, cozy fall sweaters.

By: Annika Harris / September 9, 2010

AE Cable Knit Studded Sweater

Every year we buy a few sweaters, but only end up wearing a couple favorites over and over. This year, though, we’ve found one that deserves to be added to the wardrobe mix because it pulls double duty. This particular sweater is perfect for layering under a quilted vest and toning down a full mini-skirt…

By: Annika Harris / December 29, 2009