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The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Casual In Munich

A touch of military inspiration always looks pulled together. Eva, shopping along Kaufingerstrasse, wears a Zero double-breasted peacoat with cargo pants. She adds the modern touch of a Hallhuber floral scarf so the look is not all utilitarian, but also a little bit femme. Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Layering Tricks In Geneva

These days, wearing designer duds from head to toe is frowned upon even by the most fashionable of the fashionistas. Instead, mixing high and low is the way to go. Taylor, American Marie Claire’s Style Director, is on her way to tour the Tag Heuer factory in Geneva. She layers her fancy pants from Comme des Garcons with a Zara blazer and ginormous Club Monaco scarf. If anyone can handle the harems/blazer/platforms/layering look, it’s her. Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic on the Street: Greece Oct. 19th 2009

The true key to looking chic is all about being comfortable in your own skin. In that case, Marta, a traveling musician from Poland, may have tied up the award for chicest gal on the island. She bought her scarf at a kiosk in India and pinned it up the front to make a top. It attaches around her back by an itty bitty string! No one could take their eyes off of her as she played and sang to the Santorini sunset. Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Rome Oct. 16th 2009

Who says Olivia Newton John’s influence on fashion is over? Carmen’s sporty look is achieved by pairing a Zara top and American Apparel leggings, in an apparent nod to the cult classic “Let’s Get Physical” video. Work it out, girl! Keep reading »

Diva Hotel’s Cougar Package Deal Grosses Us Out

According to The New York Times, cougars are not only trendy, but they’re here to stay! And if that’s the case, she’s gonna need a place to stay, when she’s on one of her prowls. That must be the rationale behind Diva Hotel’s “Cougars With Personality” package. The San Francisco boutique hotel is offering sexy older ladies a one night stay, “2 animal print Hanky Panky thongs” (would she wear anything else under her impossibly tight mini?!), “2 lemondrop cocktails” (Cosmos are so last year), two $25 gift certificates to the spa, a complimentary bra fitting for two at Nordstrom (because a cougar needs to “hold ‘em high!”), and the “Huntress Road Map,” which is a list of all the cougar-friendly bars in the city. Prices start at $199, cabana boys not included. Seriously, who would actually go for this crap? Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Rome Oct. 14th 2009

What’s black and white and printed all over? Besides the newspaper, check out this prize maxi-dress that Lauren found at the flea market in Queensland, Australia. She’s headed out for a day of sightseeing with her beau, looking awesome and feeling fab about the price tag. Is there any better combination? Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Rome Oct. 12th 2009

When I discovered that over-the-knee boots were fall’s “must have,” I flashed to the opening scene of “Pretty Woman” and promptly dismissed them from my future. After seeing the look executed on a non-prostitute, I may have to reconsider. The thigh is the limit for Marta; her Calvin Klein Jeans dress and Zara boots both just reach. Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Bordeaux Oct. 9th 2009

The menswear look is always a winner, but it’s best to not look like you just piled on your boyfriend’s clothes. Anais has the tomboy-chic look down pat on the streets of Bordeaux. Her Sandro ankle-skimming pants and oxford shoes are masculine yet sexy. So, uh, you know, let’s hear it for the boys! Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Venice Oct. 7th 2009

Venice is 99 percent filled with tourists wearing t-shirts, sneakers, and fanny packs. In the land of over 400 walking bridges and stone alleys, making a wardrobe effort does not go unnoticed. Natalie, studying art history abroad, wears a custom-made tweed topper from her native Republic of Maldova. She picks out the fabric and buttons, and her tailor measures and sews. This is the original design collaboration, before the H&Ms and Topshops of the world! Keep reading »

Travel Diary: My Costa Rican Surf Adventure

I recently crossed something off my bucket list. At 29-almost-30, I finally learned how to surf. Despite growing up in sunny San Diego, I’d never learned, and after a failed attempt to teach myself in Hawaii as a teenager — resulting in bloody knees and feet after a detour through a coral reef — I never tried again. Until this summer. Keep reading »

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