What Ever Happened to 5-7-9?

5.7.9

There’s nothing mysterious about the origin of the name of the popular 1980s store, 5-7-9. In a fashion culture that is becoming hyper-sensitive to size shaming, size discrimination, size profiling, etc. etc., it is almost impossible to imagine the existence of a store that caters solely to a range of three sizes, but that’s exactly what […]

Spring 2015: Neon Pastels – Is That a Thing?

Neon Pastels

Color us confused—we’ve always been under the impression that neon and pastel were essentially two mutually exclusive types of color, and never the two shall meet. But for Spring of 2015, we’re presented with this particular fashion oxymoron—the neon pastel. So what exactly makes a neon pastel, or, conversely, a pastel neon? Is it brightly muted? Vividly […]

Summer to Fall: Transition Dressing On A Budget

Cover

It’s October, and for many of us that means days that swing from, say, 45 degrees in the early morning to 75 degrees in the early afternoon—a range that challenges even the most, ahem, seasoned fashionista. We’re soooo ready for the richness and texture of fall, but the weather still has a bad case of […]

Fashion Trend: Faux Fur on a Budget

Luxe Faux Fur Vest

As Kohl’s recently taught us, faux fur isn’t always so faux—the budget retail giant was caught riding dirty, passing off jackets with “faux” fur trim that actually came from raccoon dogs (an Asian species that is more dog than raccoon, but most certainly not faux in any sense of the word). What what??? If we’re going […]

How to: Wear a Slip Dress Like Kate Moss

Kate Moss Slip Dress

While most ladies leave the lingerie for under their garments, one queen of the catwalk makes her own rules. This boss cemented the slip as fashion statement and turned a simple intimate into an iconic standard, making pre-Riri bad girl history along the way. We’re talking about the one and only, Kate Moss, of course.