Topic: French Connection

15 Breezy Dresses With Sleeves To Finish Out Summer (All Under $150)

15 Breezy Dresses With Sleeves To Finish Out Summer (All Under $150)

How did it get to be the middle of August? Days are suddenly shorter and nights are a little bit colder–but not quite enough to bring a jacket. So, unless you want to be carrying a cardigan everywhere you go, right now’s a really good time for a light, breezy summer sun dress, with a little extra protection from the new chill. That’s why today’s shopping guide brings you 15 dresses with sleeves in Summer-appropriate textures but with just a little bit of fabric to block those first dropped degrees. All under $150. More »

12 Super Flattering One Piece Swimsuits Under $100

12 Super Flattering One Piece Swimsuits Under $100

It’s Summer! It’s BBQ season! It’s swimming time! It’s buy-up-all-the-aloe-and-bug-spray month! It also may be time to buy a swimsuit–and, while bikinis may be the choice of lad mags everywhere, a one piece is way more practical if you plan to do any swimming. Hence, we rounded up some currently available (++ super flattering) one piece suits all carrying a sub-$100 price tag. Enjoy. More »

Shopping Guide: Fashion That Gives Back

Shopping Guide: Fashion That Gives Back

Earth Day was this week and apparently that makes this week Earth Week. But the planet is (obviously) not the only thing we should give back to wherever possible. There’s all kinds of stuff you can purchase that goes to all kinds of people and causes that need your help: education, hunger, animals, HIV/AIDS, clean water, and more. So, here’s a few brands that give back when you buy. More »

Shopping Guide: 18 Lightweight Trenches For Spring

Shopping Guide: 18 Lightweight Trenches For Spring

It’s starting to get sunny, but it’s still too chilly to just go with a tank or tee… to say nothing of those random New York rainstorms that seem to happen whenever is least convenient during the summer. So, to help your wardrobe on its transitional way, we’ve put together a nice round-up of cool, easy, lightweight jackets that’ll keep you dry (but not too warm) this Spring. More »

Shopping Guide: 17 Easy Rompers For Better Weather

Shopping Guide: 17 Easy Rompers For Better Weather

I was a diehard romper hater for years. Then I tried one on and couldn’t believe how flattering they were. That said, fit is crucial… unless you want to end up looking like a little kid (and I still kind of cringe when boutiques refer to them as “playsuits”). Anyway, if you’re a romper holdout, I respect that. But if you’ve always been a fan (or crossed over, like me) here’s a bunch of rompers fit for many occasions involving Spring. More »

Shopping Guide: What To Wear When You Meet Your SO’s Parents

Shopping Guide: What To Wear When You Meet Your SO's Parents

We have all experienced the unique anguish of planning an outfit for introduction to our significant other’s parents. One thing I’ve learned over the years of meeting parents is that you don’t want to call attention to your clothes: stay away from statement items, bold colors and eye-catching materials. You want to showcase your lovely personality (and good posture) on that crucial first meeting, not have them asking “Why is our child with this… carnie… in leather chaps?” More »