Posts tagged "trends"

Well Played: Selma Blair Rocks A Romper

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…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 13, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Animal Pendants

Lions and turtles and pandas, oh my! We’re loving the trend of animal pendant necklaces–they’re such a playful addition to simple summer outfits (I mean really, what ensemble isn’t vastly improved with the addition of a golden llama?). Here are 10 of our favorite necklaces inspired by the animal kingdom. Click through to check ‘em…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Do Not Want: Hula Skirt Swimsuit Coverup

Imagined conversation at the Steve Madden clothing factory:

“Sir, there’s been an accident. A huge batch of black jersey skirts got pulled through a shredder.”
“No problem! Just market them as swimsuit coverups and charge double the price!”

And voila, the “short hula skirt coverup” was born. [$42, Zappos]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 25, 2012

Do Not Want: See-Through Fedora

I think most people throw on a hat to cover up a bad hair day or shield their delicate scalp from the sun, which means a see-through hat–especially a really expensive see-through hat–is about as useful as a pair of lens-less sunglasses. [$128, Diesel]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 24, 2012

Style Stealer: Hilary Swank’s Chic Dog-Walking Outfit

Celebs have really been bringing it lately with their dog-walking ensembles. First Emma Stone wore this adorable outfit for an NYC stroll with her pooch, and now here’s Hilary Swank out in Paris with her pet, looking totally gorgeous. White jeans can be tough to style, but as you can see, they look totally striking…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 23, 2012

Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha!

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s time once again for Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha, our weekly roundup of super short skirts and dresses and the awkward poses models must strike to sell them. Click through to check out this week’s batch of chocha, and remember, if you spot a DSYC moment, send it to me at winona@thefrisky.com!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 22, 2012

Must Haves: 8 Elegant Kimono Jackets

Kimono jackets are the perfect lightweight layer for summer, and their flowy shape makes them a super flattering option for all body types. We love how effortlessly chic they look when paired with jeans and a simple ribbed tank, but you can also dress them up for work or an evening out. Want in o…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Corset Sales Are Skyrocketing, But Why?

Beyonce wears one onstage. So does Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, and Madonna. Ebay has sold 1,900 of them in the past three months. Vintage boutiques are marking up their prices like mad. What are they? Corsets, of course! The Spanx of the Victorian era is back in a big way, and their recent popularity ha…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 21, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Dusty Pink Dresses

Dusty pink is such a beautiful, romantic color. It’s much quieter than its loud cousin hot pink, more complex than its simple sister light pink, and–surprise!–it actually works on a variety of skin tones. Here are seven dusty pink dresses we’re currently lusting after. Click through to check ‘em out!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 17, 2012

Would You Wear … Kaleidoscope Pants?

These crazy colorful pants caught my eye on Pinterest,  because really, how could they not? The multicolored kaleidoscopic print makes neon pink jeggings seem totally bland. They’re definitely visually interesting, but not exactly easy to wear. Tell us: would you dare to rock these fancy pants? [$90, Modcloth]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 17, 2012

Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha: Super Mini Mini-Dress Edition

It’s time for Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha! This week let’s take a look at some super mini summer “dresses” and the awkward contortions required to model them. Click through to check ‘em out, and remember–if you need to bend your knees, cross your legs, and clench your thighs in order to not show the world…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Sexy Lace Back Tops

If you’re looking for a way to add a little sex appeal to your summer wardrobe but don’t want to be too revealing, a lace back tank might be the perfect middle ground. They show a peek of skin under a layer of feminine lace–the effect is totally sexy (not to mention totally stylish). Click…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 6, 2012

Style Inspiration: Tuxedos, Redefined

When you hear the word “tuxedo” you probably think of George Clooney at the Oscars and hedge fund managers sipping champagne at stuffy black tie events. But as you can see, there’s a whole different side to the tuxedo: it’s a fun, feminine style to try out this summer in the form of chic shorts,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 6, 2012

Must Haves: 7 Stunning Drop Waist Dresses

Maybe it was the magical trailer for “The Great Gatsby,” or the 1920s lawn party invitation we just got in the mail, but whatever the reason, we are obsessed with drop waist dresses right now. Want to add this retro silhouette to your wardrobe? Click through to check out seven of our top picks!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 4, 2012

Style Stealer: Eva Longoria’s Chic Shift Dress

Let’s ignore the fact that from the neck up Eva Longoria seems to be rapidly morphing into a Kardashian, and talk about her awesome outfit instead. I’m in love with everything from the crisp white shift dress to the trendy peep toe booties and–gulp–Birkin bag. Want to steal her style at a much, much, much

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 3, 2012

Shelter Dogs Ask, “Adopt Me, Maybe?”

We were skeptical about the “Call Me, Maybe” dating cards that surfaced last week, but here’s a variation on the trend that we can totally get behind: “Adopt Me, Maybe” cards for shelter pets. So freakin’ cute. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 1, 2012

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Cat Ladies

The term “cat lady” is often used to describe a dowdy spinster, but we’ve always considered it a compliment. Looks like the world is finally catching on, because cat ladies are actually having something of a fashion moment right now. Here are eight of our favorite cat-themed items to help you become a crazy-stylish cat…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 31, 2012

Style Stealer: Brittany Snow’s Elegant Ensemble

Maxi skirts always look so striking and elegant on the hanger, but in real life they’re definitely a tough garment to style. I think Brittany Snow hit just the right balance with this outfit, which manages to look simultaneously chic and carefree. Plus, the red skirt with turquoise accessories? Gorgeous! Find out how to get…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 28, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Gorgeous Gingham Pieces

Gingham is such a sweet, summery fabric. It’s fabulous on warm weekends, and looks particularly alluring when accessorized with a tall glass of lemonade. Click through to check out 10 gingham pieces–from dresses to shoes to bikinis–guaranteed to add some old-fashioned charm to your summer wardrobe…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 27, 2012

Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha!

Happy Friday, everyone! Let’s kick the long weekend off right with a hearty dose of Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha, our weekly roundup of super short skirts and dresses and the super awkward poses they require. Click through to check ‘em out, and remember, if you spot a DSYC moment, send it to me at winona@thefrisky.com!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 25, 2012
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