You don’t have to be an Olsen (or have an Olsen budget) to get this chic spring look.
Don’t have a designer budget? You don’t need it!
Cotton, seersucker, chambray and … leather? It may not seem like a quintessentially spring material, but this season, designers explored warm-weather applications for one of fashion’s heaviest fabrics, from leather-sleeved trenches at Rag & Bone to florescent, perforated leather minis at Proenza Schouler. We don’t like picking favorites (after all, between the sumptuousness of Marni’s […]
At long last, fashion’s infatuation with too-tiny hot pants and cheek-baring short-shorts seems to be waning. Across Spring 2013 runways, labels like Diane Von Furstenberg, Rebecca Taylor, DKNY, Assembly New York and Peter Som extended shorts to knee-skimming lengths in a sophisticated and effortlessly cool new take on the classic bermuda. Of course, for some of […]
Brooklyn-based natural makeup artist and herbalist Jessa Blades has built a career out of teaching women to “detox” their beauty routines of harmful chemicals and toxins. Of course, being a self-made career gal comes with its share of stress: When she isn’t giving one-on-one tutorials in her Fort Greene studio, Blades is running between shoots, […]
What: A colorful polka-dotted clutch bag embellished with bright enamel beads. Why: Our trusty black bags are great, but sometimes a gal needs something a little livlier—and this perky polka-dot clutch is a cocktail hour no brainer. The neutral cream leather makes it easy to style, and a roomy interior pouch leaves ample room for […]
It may be the smallest room in the house, but between plucking, curling, straightening, moisturizing and lipstick-ing, we spend an astonishing amount of time in the bathroom. Too often, though, we spend half of that time frantically searching through messy drawers and cabinets to find our favorite new nail polish or a spare cotton swab. […]
What: A versatile nude-colored overcoat in an elongated blazer silhouette. Why: Granted, it’s still teeth-chatteringly chilly, but with spring collections trickling into our favorite stores, we can’t help but strategize our wardrobes for the approaching seasonal transition. Topshop’s oversize “boyfriend” jacket is perfect for keeping warm during the final (and totally freezing) days of winter, […]
For years, round-toe pumps were the rule of thumb in the workplace, but this season, the classic pointy-toe stiletto—the same favored by “Mad Men”-era housewives and ’50s screen sirens—has staged a major comeback. Lucky for us, these new shoe styles can easily transition from the runway to your office. Sophisticated, chic, and undeniably sexy, pointy-toe […]
What: A shrunken sweatshirt cut in thick reverse terrycloth. Why: We never thought we’d live to see the day when athletic-style sweatshirts became work appropriate, but now that it’s here, we’re embracing the comfy trend with both (terrycloth-clad) arms. This dark navy number from Everlane—a west coast based e-commerce shop specializing in gorgeously crafted basics—is […]