Fall 2014 Pantone Color Guide

Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2014

By now we all know that the all-powerful color gods at Pantone (our dream job) have crowned “Radiant Orchid” as 2014’s Color of the Year, so it only stands to reason that the dreamy hue leads the lineup for Pantone’s top colors for Fall of 2014. Do we normally think of orchid for fall? Um, not […]

True Costs: How Much Does that Pair of Designer Jeans Cost to Make?

Jeans Stack

How much are those jeans in the window? Um…what? I’m sorry, I must have misheard you (gulp), $275? We all know denim sticker shock, we have all coveted the pair of way-too-expensive jeans, and we’ve all spent more than we’ve wanted to on our own dream pair. But, what gives? What actually drives denim to […]

The Way Back: Fashion Trends & Lessons from the 90s

Clueless

The 90s are back—fashionably speaking, anyway. While we still secretly covet the wardrobe of Cher in Clueless (don’t judge) we understand that decades of fashion influence should be just that—influence. No matter how much you love the look of any particular decade, incorporating that look into your wardrobe should always take the form of putting […]

Petite Fashion: The Jacket

Petite Fashion Jacket

Never underestimate the style power of a great jacket. Throw one on with jeans, a maxi skirt, even tailored shorts and poof—instant style upgrade. Slip on a pair of fun flats or on-trend boots, and suddenly even running errands feels chic, and there’s nothing that makes standing in the grocery line more tolerable than knowing that at least you […]

Whatever Happened to … Chic Jeans?

Chic Jeans

Ladies… those of you of a certain age (ahem) remember the miracle that was “Chic Jeans” — the high waist, the medium-to-dark wash, the peg leg, the gold scrolly letters proclaiming that you were, in fact, “chic” (pronounced “chick” but whatever) – oh, the grandeur! Okay, so the truth is they were soooo very 80s … the other […]

Five Fashion Rules You Should Break

Print Trend

Do you know what we have to say about not wearing white pants after Labor Day? EFF THAT! And eff all of the other fashion rules that we’re supposed to abide by. Who came up with these restrictions, anyway? Click through to see what other rebellious decisions we’ll be making this summer and fall. You’re […]