Tag: Styling Tips

Ciao, Bella: The Milan Street Style We'll Be Copying, As Snapped By On Abbot Kinney.

Attention to detail, exquisite tailoring, and sumptuous textiles, the clothes that come out of Milan mean business. In fact, we like to think of this city as the Mecca of fashion. Right on the heels of #NYFW and #LFW, this year's #MFW certainly didn't disappoint. Michael Dumler of On Abbot Kinney was there in the thick of it all to capture the city's best street… read more »

The Checklist: Five Dresses We Swear By Come Spring. (And It IS Finally Spring.)

There are a few workhorse dresses absolutely essential for every closet out there. These are the dresses you’ll gratefully reach for when you get a call for that last minute interview, that last minute dinner invite, that last minute anything. Or (let’s be real) when you are already 20 minutes late for work and need to somehow get it together and look put… read more »

Grammys Trends You Can Actually Wear: A 2014 Red Carpet Recap.

There were times during last night’s Grammys broadcast when it was easy to forget you were watching an award ceremony. From the seemingly endless big-budget performances to the casual stadium-style arrangement of the seats, everything felt more fun than serious. By contrast, the red carpet was a bit... tame. However, that didn’t prevent a few cool (but tricky)… read more »

Dress Season Is Upon Us, Folks: The Four Styles Currently Topping Our Shopping Lists.

The recent chill in the air brought us to the startling realization that we need more dresses. Truth is, those flirty little sundresses we've been wearing for the past four months simply (and sadly) won't cut it for those winter days at the office, those various holiday parties and festive occasions. And so: On to the new. Here, a few of the styles we're buying… read more »

All Black, All Day: A Love Letter To The Best Of Those Basic Hues.

Maybe it’s because I’ve lived in New York for nine years, but to me black isn’t some serious shade to be reserved for formal occasions or funerals. It’s a way of life. From a casual sweatshirt and jeans combo to a knock-out LBD for an important Saturday night date, my wardrobe is filled with the hue for two reasons: it’s easy and it never goes out of style.… read more »

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding: The New Orleans Edition.

From the flurry of invitations to the pics of celeb nuptials in every glossy mag, one thing’s for sure: Summer is wedding season. It also happens to be awful, frizzy hair season. And the season of skyrocketing temperatures. Which presents a bit of a problem for a style-savvy guest like me. So: What to wear to a summer wedding without melting into a sad,… read more »

Spring Fashion: A Love Letter From Keiko Lynn Groves.

Although I'm a dedicated fan of warmer weather, I often have a difficult time dressing for actual Summer - those sticky, sweaty, humid kind of days. That's when I inevitably throw my hands up in defeat, put on as few clothing items as possible and simultaneously thank my lucky stars that I found an apartment with central air. But Springtime, you are perfect - and… read more »

Sound Bite: Janie Bryant Is Mad Men's Costume Designer for A Reason.

...because in one mere sentence she manages to reveal the key to dressing like a woman.

What style habit should every woman adopt?
Incorporate vintage and own some sexy lingerie.

Noted.

This Surface to Air Cape: Must-Buy of the Day. (Take Two.)

There’s something about capes that makes them ideal for transition weather (winter to spring…hello; fall to winter.) This cool, neutral-color Surface to Air version would look just right with a textured cashmere sweater peeking out the sleeves. Plus, we go crazy for the big pockets – perfect for warming those hands on biting February days. Can you relate?

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This Lauren Merkin Clutch: Must-Buy of the Day.

…because it’s all about the clutch this spring. Because it’s just a wee bit too soon to start our spring shopping, and this purchase will tide us over until then. Because camel hues are all over the Fall / Winter runways at this very moment. And because a good Lauren Merkin clutch just plum never goes out of style.

Styling Tips: Coated Denim 101.

Coated jeans: I’m a fan. Super sexy, surprisingly wearable, and just a tad more special than those plain old blue jeans. I own them in solid colors as well as in a metallic silver, and love that they look like leather pants without the price tag. I pair them with a blazer and wear them to the office for day, then add heels for a night. One thing to note is that… read more »

Styling Tips: The Duo Behind Meredith Wendell On Adding A Bit O’ Color In your home & closet.

1. Start an inspiration board. Print images you love and post on a bulletin board - if you see it every day on the wall, you won’t forget that cool new idea.

2. Go on a colorful vacation. I grew up close to the Greenbrier Hotel, which is full of color. I always leave with new ideas for my collection or our apartment.

Snapshot: Cozy Winter Style, Perfected.

Alas, we are not, in fact, going to Sundance, but if we were, this is precisely what we would rock: A heather grey waffle knit sweater topped with a sleek faux fur vest. Loose hair, rosy cheeks and classic aviators capped by a perfectly thick crème knit hat. Nonetheless: Inspiration for weathering (literally) the snowy days ahead.

Denim Trends: The Corduroy.

The corduroy, that perennial staple hailing from our childhood, is back once again, folks. Just in time, too, as cords provide the comfort, warmth and, of course, style so many of us are desperate for come January. We are obsessed with how surprisingly versatile they are, too, feeling just as fresh paired with a tucked-in buttondown or a blazer at the office as… read more »

Best Dressed, Golden Globes Edition: Julianne Moore. (Hands Down.)

The Golden Globes are always a highlight of the awards circuit. It’s the first big show of the season, a veritable constellation of stars from TV and film are present, and there enough loopy speeches and awkward camera pans to make any .GIF-loving techie smile. It’s also the first real chance we get to see and assess some of spring’s biggest trends in action.… read more »

Snapshot: Proof That Spring Is On Its Way, Courtesy of the MYHABIT Photo Studio.

This snapshot of a dreamy peach gown is so much more than just a snapshot of a dreamy peach gown. You see, the mere fact that this dress was shot at the MYHABIT photo studio recently is proof that we will soon be replacing those bulky jackets and cozy scarves and knit hats with dreamy gowns and breezy tops and flirty skirts. Maybe not now, maybe not next… read more »

Styling Tips for 2013: A Shopping Resolution From the Duo Behind WhoWhatWear.

The easiest resolutions to keep are those that you can take action upon immediately. Such as promising to fill that wardrobe of yours with chic yet classic staples, which is exactly what WhoWhatWear.com founders Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr resolve to do in 2013. Here, some the pieces the duo hand-picked to fulfill this resolution.

Home Decorating Ideas, The Year In Style & Other Habits From 'Round the Web.

Every day our New York-based editorial team has a tantalizingly long wait between our 9am(ish) arrival to work and the noon-o’clock launch of our daily events. What’s an editor to do? Sip our coffee and surf the web for stylish habits, interesting tidbits, cute cat pictures and random words of wisdom, naturally. What caught our attention this week:

We simply… read more »

The How-To: New Year’s Eve Denim.

You could rock a sexy dress for New Year’s, but maybe you are more of a jeans and tee kind of gal. (Like, ahem, me.) If so, a few tips to keep in mind when getting dressed for the big night.

The Fit: It’s important to find the right pair of jeans for your body shape and style. The styles to shop for this holiday season are the skinny, the legging, the… read more »

This MARNI Heel: Must Buy Of the Day.

We know: It’s Christmas Day. And we know: Perhaps shopping should not be top of mind for many of us on this day. Yet: A sale is a sale, and MYHABIT just happens to be having a fantastic sale at this very moment, and included in said sale is a pair of heels that we’ve had our eyes on for months, and that just so happen to go perfectly with the dress we will be… read more »

Holiday How-To: The Necktie.

Heading out to your third holiday soiree this week? Throw on a tie. A solid color worsted wool tie looks great against plaid and checked shirts. Or maybe go for a striped repp tie under a V-neck sweater or shawl cardigan. Whatever your style, don’t get bogged down with the knot—keep it quick and simple.

Styling Tips for Guys, Musicians' Favorite Recipes & Other Habits From 'Round the Web.

Every day our New York-based editorial team has a tantalizingly long wait between our 9am(ish) arrival to work and the noon-o’clock launch of our daily events. What’s an editor to do? Sip our coffee and surf the web for stylish habits, interesting tidbits, cute cat pictures and random words of wisdom, naturally. What caught our attention this week:

Winter,… read more »

Pinned: The Perfect White Buttondown.

Pinterest: Officially our new go-to for all things inspiring. The plethora of home décor and styling tips pinned by our favorite bloggers, photographers, editors and all-around stylish people in one place is enough to distract us for hours on end. (And often does).

Up this week? White buttondowns. Perfect, silky, luxe white buttondowns, to be exact. This is one… read more »

The How-To: Buying Jeans Online.

Oh, Cyber Monday. An online extravaganza of shopping, discounts and deals. A perfect excuse for catching up on holiday shopping, and for picking up a thing or two for your wardrobe, without ever leaving your desk. On my to-buy list this afternoon? A pair of dressed-up jeans that will take me from desk to dinner all December long. Yes, I buy my jeans online, and… read more »

Must Buy(s) of the Day: Essentially Everything on MYHABIT at This Very Moment.

Okay, okay: Calling everything on the site a must buy might be just a wee bit excessive, but sales just have that effect on us. (Hey, we do work at MYHABIT, after all.) Some of the specific must-buys we’ve come across so far? A super chic black Missoni umbrella. A perfect, wear-with-everything statement necklace. Cool kicks. And a color-blocked, ladylike purse.

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Styling Tips: Tim Gunn's Rules for Holiday Dressing.

There’s no denying that Tim Gunn knows a thing or two about style. Here, the Project Runway star and all-around fashion expert shares his rules for dressing for all of those upcoming holiday soirees. Between this handy list and the party-perfect attire he hand-picked just for MYHABIT, we might just be ready for the festivities to begin.

 

Denim Trends We Are Thankful For: The Black Jean (AKA: The Holiday Essential.)

Black jeans may be a wardrobe staple year round, but, come the holiday season, they become a flat-out necessity. (For us, anyway.) You can wear ‘em casually to the office with a pair of flats, and then throw on a pair of heels and be ready for that party after work. And there are so many types of black jeans to choose from these days: Basic black, coated, with… read more »

Cold Weather Essentials: What Every Guy Needs Come Winter.

Hibernating is not an option for guys on the go this holiday season, but it is sometimes hard to envision a fun night out when the temperatures are dipping into the teens. So, I say: Be prepared. Here, the three outerwear pieces that will keep you warm, while making sure you get a chance to impress.

Five Cold Weather Wardrobe Essentials, According to Milk & Mode's Carol Han

Here in New York, the temperature has recently done a sudden turn from fall’s golden days, and is now veering dangerously close to heavy-down-parka weather. As a former West Coaster, this is the kind of thing that still manages to shock me every single time. Thoughts like “Wait, winter’s really coming again?” and “But fall’s only been happening for like two days!”… read more »

Pinned: Gold Skulls, Lacy Masks & Other Chic Takes on Halloween Décor & Dress Up

Pinterest: Officially our new go-to for all things inspiring. The plethora of home décor and styling tips pinned by our favorite bloggers, photographers, editors and all-around stylish people in one place is enough to distract us for hours on end. (And often does).

What we’re loving today, this spookiest day of all days: A chic, updated take on traditional… read more »




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