Posts tagged J. Crew

spring break must-haves!

Spring break is an American institution. Once reserved only for college students, it’s now a seasonal adventure for all ages, and styles. While plotting our own mad dashes for warmer climes — New York City can be brutal in March — we looked to some of our favorite vloggers and bloggers for inspiration.

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nye dresses for any occasion

The holiday party circuit is drawing to a close, but there’s still one final blowout left: New Year’s Eve! The biggest celebration of the year offers the perfect excuse to put on one last, super-fabulous frock – whether you’re attending a black-tie affair or just throwing back some bubbly with your besties. Sequins are appropriate, of course, as are LBD’s… or you could choose to stand out in something a bit unexpected. This season’s best evening dresses also come in everything from red to blue to cut-out’s to to lace to funky modern prints. We’ve found some dream gowns for you to choose from, or to use as inspiration for your NYE look. Pop… fizz… clink! Happy new year! More >

gifts for the men in your life

 

 


If you ask us, there is nothing more challenging then buying gifts for the men in your life.  If you happen to know a guy who’s willing to give you hints, or, even better, come right out and tell you what he wants this holiday, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. The rest you may want to reference this guide.

From grandpa’s to boyfriends, younger brothers and fathers, we’ve got you covered. More >

holiday gift guides: clean and classic

 

Kim, tarte’s resident numbers cruncher, is the one that ensures bills get paid, expense reports make sense and everything adds up at the end of the day. But when it comes to her personal style, not to mention her holiday gift list, she likes to add a pinch of color to her otherwise classical look. Check out the items that are topping her list this year: More >

holiday gift guides: the chic aesthete

Our digital marketing manager is one of the few people we know who can deftly, and flawlessly, navigate the fine line between quirky and couture — obviously she had to curate one of our gifts guides. Here are her top gift picks for the holiday season:

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fall trends: eye-catching bottoms

Don’t fret as you stow your lovely summer frocks, tartelettes. Fall’s got some amazing items in store for you – namely, fresh new bottoms that will have you thinking, who needs dresses? These are so much more interesting.


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beauty trends from the runway … to you

These looks worked in New York, they worked in London, and they can work for you. Here are our favorite spring beauty trends, straight from the New York and London catwalks – and our tips for how to rock them yourself. More >

real “girls” style

Girls is being hailed as the next generation’s Sex and the City – and one that’s a little more true to life than the gilded un-reality of Carrie Bradshaw’s gorgeous apartment packed with Manolos and Dior. That’s not to say, though, that we still can’t have fun chronicling each Girls girls’ style, from Marni’s perfectly-coiffed gallery girl to Jessa’s bohemian free spirit. Here are a few of our favorite outfits from the first season, along with ways to recreate the looks yourself. More >

the short end of summer

In these last few weeks of summer, we still have a handful of outdoorsy events to attend — hello Labor Day! Why not spend them in the most quintessential warm-weather item: shorts? No longer relegated to the most casual of occasions, there are now shorts for pretty much any occasion. Send off summer in style, in these four types of shorts. More >

wine week: sparkling inspiration

We believe there’s a grape to suit any event, time of day, and budget – whether you’re craving a casual afternoon refreshment or the perfect beverage for a fancy dinner party. But there’s one genre of wine that is specially reserved for celebrations: the sparkling variety. And with good reason! What could be more festive, more congratulatory, more fete-worthy than a beautiful bubbly? The very pop of the cork is enough to put us in a jovial mood.
So cheers to whatever occasion you find bubble-worthy — and make sure to always have a few shimmery outfits to match.

Prosecco


Prosecco is a sparkling wine that hails from Italy — one that is a little more fruity than the typical champagne. It’s your classic bubbly, with a little bite! General tasting notes: pears, apples, honey.

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