One of the simplest formulas for interesting style is to think in opposites. Big on top, small on bottom; skinny in the heel and chunky in the sole; colorful with your outer layer and neutral underneath. Got it? Good — because one of our favorite no-brainer team-ups during the summer employs just this technique, and we find ourselves deferring to its power any time we need to be both polished and comfortable (which is most days).
You're going to laugh at how simple the combination is, but that's kind of the genius behind it: A structured skirt and a blouse with some volume (don't even worry about matching — it will). That's it. Add on some accessories depending on your mood, and you're going to look like you spent an eternity deciding what to wear, when it actually took you only a second. Ahead five variation on this foolproof combination to get you going.
We're still buzzing from the Golden Globe nominations — because that means we're one step closer to seeing what some of our favorite runway creations look like on real people. Well, celebrities, at least. But, sartorial credit where it's due: This year's leading ladies have some seriously impressive off-camera style that read
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read