Posts tagged "winter fashion"

Shopping Guide: 12 Ways To Brighten Up This Winter With Neon

Yesterday, I wandered into the Gap and was instantly blinded by the array of brilliantly bright items they had for sale. Seriously, does anything snap you out of the haze a cloudy and cold day can bring as well as a shock of neon? This is what I told myself as I bought the first…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 26, 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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2012

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: 10 Sweet Scarflettes

It’s been unseasonably warm in New York, not that I’m complaining, and most days don’t really call for a full-on scarf. Instead, why not try a scarflette — a mini-scarf approach to neck warmth? Check out these 10 cute options from Etsy!

Julie Gerstein / December 29, 2011

Shopping Guide: In The Navy

As you might have noticed, my navy blue cardigan from Anthropologie is pretty much a staple for me. Navy is a great alternative to boring black, but is neutral enough that you can pair it with virtually anything. As such, I resolve to add more navy to my wardrobe in 2012 — and I think…

Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2011

Shopping Guide: Everyone Needs A Puffer Coat

Having grown up in NYC, where the winters can be as frigid as the summers are humid, I know the power of a puffer coat. These coats block out the wind and cold, but are lightweight. Fortunately, gone are the days when puffer coats make you look like the Michelin Man. Now, there are many

Annika Harris / November 22, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Faux Fur Vests For Animal Lovers

Ah, faux-fur vests. They provide an in-yo-face punch, adding considerable girth, shag and fluff that encapsulate your figure in a BAMF (that’s Bad Ass Mother F**ker) way. Bonus points for their ability to make an outfit while still treading easily between day and night. It’s time to cast your iPhone’s Polaroid photo app aside and…

Stefanie Blejec / November 12, 2011

Shopping Guide: All Dressed Up For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner, and while the food usually gets all the attention, we bet you can turn a few heads away from the turkey with a festive dress. Look for inspiration from the fall foliage when selecting a dress color and you’ll be all set for Turkey Day … and you’ll…

Annika Harris / November 9, 2011

Shopping Guide: Bad Ass Bomber Jackets

Bomber jackets have been around for almost 100 years–it’s hard to find a style more enduring than that. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite modern takes on this classic coat, and here’s the best part: they’re all under 100 bucks. Bombs away!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 3, 2011

Shopping Guide: 10 Long-Sleeve Dresses

It’s officially cold out now, and we’re yearning for cozy clothes. One thing our closets are sorely lacking right now is long-sleeve dresses. Worn with tights and a sweater, these dresses will keep you looking stylish and warm.

Julie Gerstein / November 2, 2011

Style 911: “I Need Wide-Calf Boots!”

Damn you all and your cute boots! Except — not really. I’m just jealous. I have wider calves and would love to find some smart and stylish brown boots made for gals like me–do you all have any suggestions? Comfort and adorable-ness are a must. Thanks and keep up the good work! — Betsy
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Julie Gerstein / November 1, 2011

Shopping Guide: Socks Meant For Showing Off

Cuffed pants are having a moment, but now that it’s chilly ankles need a little warmth. So swap your plain sweat socks and trouser socks for these cute, stripe, and argyle socks that will look sweet peeking out between your pants and shoes.

Annika Harris / October 30, 2011

Shopping Guide: Warm Winter Scarves

Winter manages to waffle somewhere between being my favorite season and my least favorite all at once. I don’t know how this can be. I think I love the idea of it — a fresh layer of snow on the ground, logs on the fire, the omnipresent holiday spirit… I can’t stand fingers numb with…

Rachel Krause / October 29, 2011

Shopping Guide: 7 Great Plus-Size Coats

There’s nothing like a new coat to boost your spirits in the dark, cold months of winter. Here are some gorgeous plus size options in 7 classic styles, from the versatile peacoat to the sassy biker jacket. These beauties will keep you warm, dry, and stylish for many years to come……

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 28, 2011

A Winter Scarf With An Identity Crisis

It’s 20 degrees out and you’ve forgotten your gloves again. So typical. Thank goodness your scarf works overtime. Or it would if you owned Wolf & Harrison’s knit scarf with pockets perfect for stuffing your nearly frost-bitten mitts in. Oh crap. Forgot your earmuffs too? No worries, this scarf is long enough to wrap around…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 26, 2011

Cheapskate: J.Crew Semi-Annual Sale

I’m sure you can guess who alerted me to J.Crew’s semi-annual sale this morning. [Who?!?! — Editor] And if you can’t, then I’ll tell you it was Amelia, of course. [Oh yeah. — Editor] We both are big fans of J.Crew, especially the semi-annual sale because a ton of current season clothes are reduced –…

Annika Harris / January 14, 2011

Rue La La Sells Rock & Republic Jeans For More Than 50 Percent Off

Rue La La, one of our favorite designer sample sale sites, kicked off its 48-hour sale of Rock & Republic jeans today. Rock & Republic is known for bringing their customer chic and edgy jeans and sportswear. Their jeans have come to symbolize luxury and status for today’s ambitious and fashion-forward generation. But even those…

Annika Harris / January 13, 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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 11, 2011

I Went Crazy Thrifting And Bought 7 Coats!

On Saturday, I went to the Salvation Army coat sale for the first time. It would have been quite an overwhelming experience if my “thrifting coach,” Patrice J. Williams of Living Fly On A Dime, hadn’t given me some pointers before we began shopping. You see, Patrice has challenged herself to purchase only thrifted, second-hand,…

Annika Harris / January 10, 2011

Would You Wear: The Romeo & Juliet Feather Peplum Jacket?

Feathers are everywhere this fashion season. They’re on blouses, sweaters, skirts, and jackets, like this Peplum Jacket from Romeo & Juliet Couture. The feathers on this jacket are nowhere near the face or neck, so there’s no risk of looking like the Chicken Lady or Big Bird. But there’s still something off about this jacket.

Annika Harris / January 4, 2011