When your cocktail matches your outfit, all of your event pictures will look as carefully art directed as a Vogue editorial. It also helps hide stains when you inevitably spill. More
Topic: cocktail dresses
Apparently more than half of all British people choose their cocktails to go with their outfits. I think it should work the other way around. More
Harrods saleswoman forced to quiet after refusing to wear makeup. -Styleite
Celebrities and girls in Brooklyn alike are all about crop tops right now. -Betty Confidential
House‘s Hugh Laurie is now the face of L’Oreal. -StyleList
Terrifying sidenote: pigeons never forget this. -Refinery29
A sunscreen cheatsheet, from easy application to sensitive skin. -Birchbox
Top 10 dorm essentials (you’ve never heard of). -College Candy
10 summer cocktail dresses. -The Frisky
This is just a well balanced dress: the nondescript gray stays visually interesting thanks to the criss-crossing panels, the fitted silhouette is tamed by a demure hemline, the cap sleeves are eye-catching but not costume-y. It’s tasteful and versatile, More
First off, after going from $1,690 to $507, this Proenza Schouler t-shirt bustier dress is practically a Score. That’s a 70% discount on a dress so minimal it might as well not exist… in other words, it’s not going to look dated unless the entire population unites in an explosion of floral, plaids and volume such that colorblind golfers lord over the universe.
Cocktail madness continues. You know what’s a really solid bet for looking glamorous-in-good-taste at a cocktail obligation? Start with a simple sleeveless sheath that boasts a modest neckline and a knee-skimming hem then overlay its pale tawny fabric with black lace. Pro-tip: black lace over More
So cocktail gear is fun and great–and a solid LBD is all but critical during the holidays–but I like this Minimarket dress for a few more reasons than its seasonable cut. Namely, I like that its More
A kind reader contacted me about all this holiday dress coverage to share her appreciation for the focus on dresses in the (mostly) under $100 category because, as she put it, she only wears them “once or twice” and then, after the holidays those dresses gradually move toward the back of the closet until they are completely forgotten. I understand why this would be the case with dresses in certain textures that are pretty much worn exclusively during the holidays (velvet, for example, or… uh, dresses with reindeer on them), but More
I feel like sort of a dick for this one, because the dress that Miranda Lambert wore to “the Grammy Nominations Concert Live” (a dubious event title if ever there was one) isn’t a disaster in and of itself. But what takes this from “yikes, that is one ugly dress” into “was she high?!” shock and awe is More
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It’s time again for another holiday dress round-up, at the moment we’re featuring some great cocktail wear for fuller figures. Flattering and versatile throughout, in seasonable textures and colors, holiday-friendly cuts and styles, and all under $200, though per usual, we tried to favor frocks under $100. With lots of LBDs and lace, of course. More
Check out a few fresh images of Max Mara’s Elegante campaign (Elegante being one of the dozens of MM-brand progeny). Take another peak after the jump. More
Lessons in dignity: Kim Kardashain celebrates the opening of… a restroom. -The Superficial
See the re-released Kate Middleton-designed necklace. -Harper’s Bazaar
Olivia Wilde wore a truly bizarre necklace to promote Tron: Legacy. -The Cut
Emma Watson, not down with celeb fragrance lines. -Coco Perez
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It seems like this time of year every woman I know is scrambling to find a good cocktail dress. Trouble is, there are a million great cocktail dresses out there, but not a lot of versatile ones. In other words, if you want a strapless, fitted, bubble-hemmed mini that makes your breasts look like an enchanted alpine trail, just about every shop will have a variation. Now try finding a dress More