Our dream: waltzing through April and May in the perfect Burberry trench coat. Reality: yeah, right. As an alternative, check out this tan oversized trench, which comes at a fraction of the price but still brings a high-end aesthetic. Plus, we’re into the idea of making this spring jacket less fitted and girly, and taking a more boyish approach with a roomy fit, and a bloused look when belted.
Packing for a trip means whittling your wardrobe down to a fraction of its size while still ensuring you’re prepared for all sorts of weather conditions and situations. Old Navy’s travel-friendly Jacket-in-a-Packet can be neatly stashed in a built-in pouch, saving precious space in your luggage, and its chic trench coat-style will guarantee you look anything but touristy — provided you don’t pair it with a fanny pack. [$19.50, Old Navy] Keep reading »
Three big trends for spring to fit every budget!
We’re stoked that espadrilles are making a big comeback this season because they’re the ultimate multi-purpose shoe. They’re the sort of dress-up/dress-down accessory that works particularly well with jeans and simple dresses. We’re loving the candy-colored varieties that are popping up all over stores, that add an extra zing to your spring.
- This sweet criss-cross strap slims and flatters the ankles. [$170, Bettye Muller, NeimanMarcus.com]
- We love the retro feel of this peep-toe sandal. [$69, Victoria’s Secret, VictoriasSecret.com]
- Satin fabric and a flower detail lend a classy touch to these shoes. [$60, J. Crew, JCrew.com]
- Patent leather makes the pretty colors of these espadrilles shine. [$24, Newport News, Newport-News.com]
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As Tim Gunn would say on his “Guide To Stye”, a trench coats is one of the 10 essential items every woman needs in her closet. Personally, I think a trench coast IS the perfect coat because you can dress it up and dress it down and it’s always totally timeless and classic. Think about it — Jackie O and Audrey Hepburn were wearing the same kind of trenches you can buy now back in their hey day. Anyhoo, after the jump, some classic and not-so-classic trenches that belong in your closet. Keep reading »
Isn’t the girl on the left intense? Especially her dress’s neckline. The girl in the middle knows what’s going on. Red trenches are one of the 10 best articles of clothing ever created. And on the right, the whole striped-shirt peaking out of jacket-sleeves thing is a nice touch. [Trender Bender] Keep reading »
Spring is a lovely season, except when it rains — a regular occurrence. Our friends at Trender Bender alerted us to this lovely lady, who knows that wearing pants on a wet day means you’ll end up wearing wet pants. Platforms, however, keep you above the puddles. [Trender Bender] Keep reading »