Topic: cocktail dresses

Ready-To-Click: Where Makeup Is Mandatory

Ready-To-Click: Where Makeup Is Mandatory

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

Lust Object: Proenza Schouler Bustier Dress

Lust Object: Proenza Schouler Bustier Dress

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.
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Poll: Do You Buy Clothes That You Never Wear?

Poll: Do You Buy Clothes That You Never Wear?

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 »

Fashion Disasters: Miranda Lambert

Fashion Disasters: Miranda Lambert

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 »

Ready-to-Click: Kim Kardashian Will Show Up to Anything

Ready-to-Click: Kim Kardashian Will Show Up to Anything

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

Franca Sozzani talks diversity, Kate Moss talks photography, Irina Shayk talks legal action and More »

10 Versatile Holiday Cocktail Dresses… Under $100

10 Versatile Holiday Cocktail Dresses... Under $100

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 »