Topic: urban outfitters

Shopping Guide: 12 Cute, Cheap Rain Boots (All Under $100)

Shopping Guide: 12 Cute, Cheap Rain Boots (All Under $100)

It’s pouring in New York today–luckily, we were walking to work clomping through puddles with impunity, thanks to our excellent Tretorn ‘Kelly’ boots. Only after conquering many puddles did we realize that a lot of you may be mulling rain boot options right this very moment. So, we decided to put together this handy guide to cute/versatile/practical and cheap rain boots for those rainy weeks of Spring when the weather is figuring out what it wants to be.

Ahead, we have selected 12 cute rain boots under $100 (though 11 of them are under $70). More »

Shopping Guide: 17 Exciting Ankle Boots That’ll Add Some Life To Boring Winter Looks

Shopping Guide: 17 Exciting Ankle Boots That'll Add Some Life To Boring Winter Looks

The weather is shitty.

A nice way to pass the time when you can’t go outside is online shopping (well, online window shopping). At the moment, we’re interested in ankle boots of the Winter-friendly variety (no stillettos, no slender heels)–basically, closed toe leather boots for clomping down slick streets. Bonus points if they liven up drab winter staples like puffer jackets and scarves. More »

If You Really Were What You Wear

If You Really Were What You Wear

A thorough but by no means exhaustive look at what where you shop says about you.

American Apparel: you have a rash somewhere on your body right now that you definitely plan on getting checked out, even though you have yet to make a doctor’s appointment.

Lululemon: all of your scarves are infinity scarves. Somehow you are still unhappy.

Anthropologie: you are reading this on a bicycle. You have always been on a bicycle. You don’t know where you’re going and you can’t stop the bicycle, no matter how much you want to. There is a dog in your basket – a dog you have never seen before in your life. It’s raining gently and you’re frightened. More »

Shopping Guide: Awesome Printed Jeans & Pants (So You Can Ride The Trend In Style)

Shopping Guide: Awesome Printed Jeans & Pants (So You Can Ride The Trend In Style)

Okay, look: printed jeans (and cords and trousers) are verging on annoying trend territory (maybe not far off trends-that-need-to-die territory) but the fact of the matter is… we love them. We love them a lot. They are surprisingly versatile, incredibly easy to style–a solid color top and cool ankle boots, you say?–and they look so fresh. Which is to say, even if they seem dated in six months, we won’t care because we’ll still be wearing them. Here’s a bunch of good ones, starting at $24.80 and topping out around $400. More »

Jesus, Marilyn Monroe, & Other Pop Culture Icons As Hipsters

Jesus, Marilyn Monroe, & Other Pop Culture Icons As Hipsters

If there are a few major lessons we’ve learned in our time at TheGloss, it’s that people 1) hate hipsters 2) no one can agree on what a hipster is and 3) despite the hate, they fucking love hipster versions of regular things. It’s a study in contradictions, really. Illustrator Fabian Ciraolo trades in the public’s weird, amorphous hatred of the great white pejorative by imagining historical figures (Marilyn Monroe, Che, Dali) and pop culture icons (Captain Planet, Dorothy, Edward Scissorhands) in band shirts and suspenders and tattoos. More »