Topic: polka-dots

Friday Style Icon: Lucille Ball As Lucy Ricardo From I Love Lucy

Friday Style Icon: Lucille Ball As Lucy Ricardo From I Love Lucy

What can you say about Lucille Ball other than the obvious: that she fucking ruled? Well, you can say she looked pretty fresh in house dresses, polka dots, contrasting collars and kitten-heeled slingbacks. Also, she was waaaaaay ahead of the game on fashion turbans. Let’s get some some retro inspiration, I Love Lucy style. …Also: I’m super sorry that the theme song is now stuck in your head, like it’s been stuck in mine. More »

Party Favors: In Case You Didn’t Know…

Party Favors: In Case You Didn't Know...

Important lessons from forgotten classic, What Is A WIFE. -The Hairpin

Another day, another offensive PETA ad. -DoubleX

Separated at birth: Justin Beiber and Rachel Maddow. -The Frisky

Probably not true: “Women who like casual sex hate other women.” -YourTango

Yes to polka dots! -Betty Confidential

I wish I had crazy hedges. -ShelterPop

See Lady Gaga do her mostly uninteresting drag thing to open the VMA’s. -Styleite

The ubiquitous I <3 NY bag goes luxe… in leather. -Refinery29

Off-site retro snap: Steven Meisel and Linda Evangelista, looking great. -StyleList

Technology sure is getting invasive. -The High Low

Jennifer Lopez and one of her Kohl’s bags. -The Budget Babe

Exfoliating is a non-negotiable part of your routine.” -Birchbox

Concerning vanity sizing. -YouBeauty

Lust Object: Thakoon Striped/Flocked Dress

Lust Object: Thakoon Striped/Flocked Dress

I love a good polka-dot dress and I’ve been scouring vintage stores for as long as I can remember in search of that perfect sexy 50′s housewife sheath. Unfortunately, every time I see a bit of promising black and white peeking out of a rack, the dress is revealed to be hugely flawed, whether it be school marmish, Peter Pan collar’ed, or inexplicably belted. At this point I’d settle for a budget I Love Lucy costume. More »