Posts tagged "winter fashion"

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2015

Must Haves: 10 Bad Weather Boots That Aren’t Hideous

It only took 13 years, but I finally feel like I understand how to dress cute and comfortably for the face-numbingly cold East Coast winter. I have a couple truly warm coats, a pile of snuggly sweaters that don’t make my neck break out in hives and finally understand why the person who invented ear…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 14, 2015

Awesomely Affordable: 50 Winter Coats For $150 And Under

Brrrrrrr, it’s cold in here! If you haven’t bought a winter coat, don’t shed a tear. I found 50 awesomely affordable pieces of outerwear! From faux fur and hooded to puffy and sleek, your chances of staying warm this season don’t have to be bleak. So click through this gallery and break out your credit

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2014

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 15, 2014

Shop The Trend: 16 Pieces Of Voluminous, Baggy, Oversized Clothing You Can Really Breathe In

You know what they say, go big or go home. Y’all, I am SICK of wearing clothes that pinch my skin, “hug” my curves (more like strangle, amiright?) and are “figure-flattering” from head-to-toe. What does that even mean anyway? When I see clothing items described as “shrunken” my instinct is to run in the other…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Blankets Masquerading As Coats And Capes To Swaddle Yourself In This Winter

As I’ve previously noted, there are few things I am just doing to NEED in order to make it through another bitterly cold New York winter, among them, a BLANKET coat or cape. A blanket coat/cape is just what it sounds like — a large piece of fabric that is ostensibly something you’d have draped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 31, 2014

Style Stealer: Amy Poehler Is Mad About Plaid

Guys guys guys guys guys, Amy Poehler’s memoir, Yes Please, comes out today! YES PLEASE INDEED. In addition to picking up what is sure to be a hilaaaaarious and insightful read from one of our favorite comediennes, may I also suggest you steal her style by snatching up a cool plaid coat of your own?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2014

Must Haves: 12 Cute & Cozy Winter Staples From Joe Fresh

If you’re getting bored of scooping up affordable basics from brands like the GAP, Old Navy and American Eagle, check out Joe Fresh. I hadn’t really paid much attention to Joe Fresh until recently, when I saw a sweater I liked in a magazine and then perused their website, impressed with the affordable prices, seemingly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 26, 2014

10 Items I Need To Buy In Order To Survive My 14th East Coast Winter

So, I decided to stay in New York City for at least another year, after a recent bout of depression made me realize I wasn’t ready to uproot myself just yet. I found a new apartment in Brooklyn that I’m really excited about (moving November 1), my friends and family are thrilled I’m sticking around,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 21, 2014

Style Stealer: Geri Halliwell Is A Beauty In Winter White

Geri Halliwell sauntered into a London Christmas party wearing this fabulous outfit that I’m dying to recreate. That white shawl collar coat is divine (and Olivia Pope approved), and the hot pink (or is it radiant orchid?!?!) clutch adds a formal, festive touch to the whole ensemble. Want to steal this Spice Girl’s style for…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 11, 2013

Style Stealer: 9 Moto Coats Inspired By Miranda Kerr’s Rag & Bone Look

A significant amount of my brain space is being taken up with obsessing over winter coats. I know, really intellectual stuff. I am currently creating a puddle of drool on my laptop keyboard over Miranda Kerr’s gorgeous Rag & Bone coat. This bitch is $1,395, however, which is waaaaaaay too rich for my blood. Luckily, there’s a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2013

Hi/Lo: Cool Colorful Coats!

Okay, yeah, sure, you should probably have one or two neutral colored coats in your winter wardrobe — camel, black, navy, grey, whatever. But don’t you want something fun and colorful and bright and crazy to keep you warm sometimes too? Spending a bundle on an eye-catching red, blue, yellow, green or burgundy coat is probably not particularly practical, however,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 5, 2013

Must Haves: 9 Cool, Cozy, Chunky Knit Scarves

Sorry to break it to you, but winter is going to keep happening for another few months. Isn’t it time you updated your outerwear wardrobe? Even if you don’t feel like shelling out for a new coat, why not get a nice new chunky knit scarf? We’ve got nine warm and cozy options for you…

Julie Gerstein / January 10, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Pairs Of Wedge Boots

If you don’t have a pair of wedge boots, girl, you are missing out. Wedge boots give you a bit of height and make your legs look amazing, plus they’re way more stable on slippery sidewalks than pointy heels. If you’re in need of the perfect winter shoe, look no further–we found 10 pairs i…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 2, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Ear Muffs To Keep You Cozy

Perhaps a winter hat isn’t your scene — maybe you’d like a less hair-ruffling winter accoutrement? Try on a pair of ear muffs for size. They’re remarkably good at keeping you warm and toasty in cold climates. We’ve picked 12 of our favorite pairs for your perusal.

Julie Gerstein / December 5, 2012

Must Haves: 12 Cozy & Comfy Knit Hats

If you’re like me and have zero knitting skills, you’re going to need to purchase a knit hat (or else become friends with someone who has some major skillz). We’ve selected 12 warm, comfy knit caps that’ll keep you protected this winter … or at least until you figure out what to do with those…

Julie Gerstein / December 3, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Perfect Pleated Skirts Under $50

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to give up wearing skirts and dresses. Throw on a pair of wool tights and a cute skirt — like one of the 10 pleated skirts we’ve found under $50 — and you’re warm and toasty. So pick a skirt, any skirt, and get fancy for the…

Julie Gerstein / December 2, 2012

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…

Julie Gerstein / November 23, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: Colorful Party-Ready Clutches Under $50

After you shake off that Thanksgiving food coma, you’ll have a season full of holiday parties to contend with. And why not be party perfect with a cute and colorful clutch? These purses are an ideal edition to your festive party dress. Click through to check ‘em out!

Julie Gerstein / November 22, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Bad-Ass Button-Down Cardigans

It’s not even December, and I’m already freezing all the time. Like right now? I’m wearing a dress, tights, a cardigan and have a space heater blowing directly on me, and you know, I could be warmer. So yeah, I’ve got cardigans on the brain, and found 10 cozy, button-down (or up!) cardigans that will…

Julie Gerstein / November 20, 2012
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