High Hemlines = High (Economic) Hopes? Yes, Says 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey

High Hemline Skirt

Chances are, ladies wearing high hemlines are more optimistic about the economy than their maxi dress wearing friends, and more likely to think the leg-baring style will be this fall’s trend.  According to the 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey, 47% of women predicted above- the-knee hemlines to be this season’s look, reinforcing a longstanding theory that says hemlines rise and fall […]

Heavy Handbag? We’re Not Alone, According to 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey

Heavy Handbag

Let’s face it: most of us let out a gym-worthy grunt when hoisting our heavy handbags, right?  Now we know why;  according to the 2013 style survey conducted jointly by BlogHer, Inc. and Taubman Centers (over 1,600 women, 18+ responded to style, trend and technology-related questions), one third of us are toting around six or more pounds of must-have goodness in our handbags.

Charmed, I’m Sure: 3 Reasons We Love Alex and Ani

Alex and Ani

For the past four years, it seems like Alex and Ani “bangles” have made their way to the wrists of college girls everywhere. At first, I was confused as to why all the ladies (and some extra-fashionable gentlemen) were donning the bracelets so regularly. Yeah, they were cute and not too expensive, but what else was so special […]

Women + Men: Equally High Maintenance

Woman Applying Makeup

Image via: Shutterstock We all know that woman.  The one who takes a small eternity to get ready.  The old sorority sister with marathon makeup sessions before a big date.  Your current roommate who budgets an hour before work to shower, prep her skin, etc, etc. But get this.  Most women aren’t that bad.  In fact, most […]

Rent the Runway 2.0: Plus-Size Division Launched

Rent the Runway

It’s about friggin’ time! Rent the Runway has launched a plus-size division, meaning stylish chicas can now rent dresses ranging from sizes 14-22.  Historically, the high end fashion industry hasn’t exactly been accommodating of the everyday woman, forgetting that the majority of us don’t fit into model sizes with the average American woman wearing a size […]

Blogger Roundup: Quilted Construction

Blake Vond

The quintessential textile for the cooling climate is as much about form as it is about function. When it comes time to layer up this season, we suggest taking a cue from your surroundings. Outerwear essentials have long incorporated quilted construction for insulation purposes, but this classic coat style has inspired far more than hunting […]