Coming from J.Crew and Jenna Lyons' tutelage, Somsack Sikhounmuong is poised to make Madewell more woman-friendly, with made-to-last work-to-play staples that'll more than justify their sticker price. The designer, taking away some of the super-trendy pieces women older than 16 might struggle to wear, plans to streamline, clean up, and elevate Madewell's products, which will debut in the forthcoming spring '14 lookbook. So, while we wait for that to be unveiled, we reached out to Sikhounmuong to pick his brain. Ahead, five of our common styling woes and the five Madewell-approved solutions that provide a fix. Because we all need a little help sometimes.
Lately, it's taken nearly all our willpower not to think about sun rays, long weekends, and beach hair — from the actual beach and not a bottle. But, there's really no bigger buzzkill than hours of trying on bathing suits that epically fail to do your body justice. And, the fact is, your swimwear is probably the read
So, you're a tall drink of water, blessed with the ability to reach the top shelf and see over crowds without standing on tip-toe. You might have envy-inspiring long legs, but much to your frustration, on you, most pants suddenly become capris, and midi-skirts are actually minis. And, though it seems like the fashion world read