Author Archives: Jillian Lucas

Shopping Guide: The “New” Hi-Low Hemmed Dress

Shopping Guide: The "New" Hi-Low Hemmed Dress

Hi(gh)-low hemmed dresses–or mullet dresses as they are sometimes called–are usually associated with the obnoxious wedding dresses and prom gowns of the ’80s. But designers have now deconstructed the image of these bi-level beauties. They’ve added grungy, edgy touches for a more modern feel. The hi-low dress is the Billy Ray Cyrus of the fashion world, in the best way possible. More »

Shopping Guide: How To Wear A Sundress At Any Age

Shopping Guide: How To Wear A Sundress At Any Age

The simple sundress has been a staple in summer wardrobes for years, but many women (of all ages) seem to have trouble finding ones that flatter the shape of their body over time. That balance (of an everyday essential and something that flatters different ages) is hard to maintain in many pieces, but here are a few sundresses–ranging from the graphic and eye-catching for teens to the sophisticated and lovely 50s–to help you beat the heat (and look fantastic while doing so) for any age.
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Shopping Guide: How To Dress Like A French Woman

Shopping Guide: How To Dress Like A French Woman

In honor of Bastille Day, celebrations have been arranged, baguettes have been bought, and berets have been adjusted from boring to chic (THAT’S FRENCH FOR FASHIONABLE) by tilting them to the sides of our heads! We have put together a little guide to help you dress the part of the perfect Parisian and avoid any fashion faux pas. The boatneck sweater and hankerchief around the neck is just a gimmick, don’t even think about it. Seriously. More »

Editorial: Peter Lindbergh Shoots Lara Stone & Alexander Skarsgard For Vogue‘s July Issue

Editorial: Peter Lindbergh Shoots Lara Stone & Alexander Skarsgard For Vogue's July Issue

Swedish teen Frida Gustavsson is also a supporting player here but the headline was getting wordy. Anyway: check out this smokey, noir-themed editorial from American Vogue‘s July issue, featuring supermodel Lara Stone and True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard. Peter Lindbergh lensed the trio in Fall’s moodiest, retro-tailored pieces, styled by the great Grace Coddington. More »

Watch Karl Lagerfeld Be Crazy, Discuss Glasswear

Watch Karl Lagerfeld Be Crazy, Discuss Glasswear

Karl Lagerfeld’s teamed up with Orrefos–a highend glasswear company based in Sweden–to create his first line of (wait for it) glasswear. Here’s a video of the collection and what went into making these “geometrical” beauties. His best lines include the description a white glass as “a freestanding geometrical cloud” and when talking about More »

What Your Tattoos Say About You

What Your Tattoos Say About You

While I don’t fully agree with the chart above, it’s got a point. Tattoos have the possibility of being beautiful works of art when you take your time and decide what you want, if you want that design for the rest of your life, and when you research a reputable artist. But, these following tattoos are not any of those.[ More »

Preppy Fashion Fit For The Kentucky Derby

Preppy Fashion Fit For The Kentucky Derby

If you’re looking for an excuse to wear gingham and don a hat that even Princess Beatrice might not wear, then look no further than the “Greatest Two Minutes In Sports”. The Kentucky Derby is a historical sporting event probably better known for the fashion worn by attendees than the jockees and horses doing the racing and this year is proving to be no different. Vineyard Vines has collaborated with Churchill Downs and has created a line specifically for this year’s race. So if this is your cup of tea, here’s a few Vineyard looks (and many others) you should consider: More »