We know what you’re thinking: It’s way too early to start thinking about bare legs, let alone bare shoulders. But, just because it’s nearly impossible to imagine a time when sleeves will be your ultimate, sweat-inducing nemesis, doesn’t mean we can’t take a tropical vacation keep our fingers crossed that warmer weather is on its way.
Still, even if you’re not showing off newly bronzed shoulders just yet, you can rock these sleeveless numbers now — just pair ‘em with a blazer, a jean jacket, or a sweater for a perfectly appropriate transitional weather getup. So, from a too-cute, floral mini-frock to a striped, leather-trimmed midi, click through for the strapless styles you’ll be wearing for spring and beyond.
If that headline didn’t get your heart pounding instantly, we’ll try again: One of our favorite boutiques in Georgetown, relish, is slashing prices on goodies from Marni, Jil Sander, Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten, and more. You can expect a discount of anywhere from 30 to 50% on fall and winter items — think coats, sweaters, skirts, boots (i.e., all those things you need in your closet rightthisminute). When you choose to hit the racks is up to you, but take our sage advice: The early girl gets the Margiela.
When: Sale starts Friday, January 11, at 10 a.m. Where: 3312 Cady’s Alley NW; 202-333-5343.
One of the many, many, grand things about college life is moving twice a year — home for the summer and back to school in the fall. What do all those boxes and over-stuffed suitcases afford you (besides a free bicep workout)? Two opportunities to cleanse your closet.
This year, start fresh with a light heart and an even lighter wardrobe, when you donate your old goods to charity. We went through your stuff so you don’t have to, and are proud to present you with a starter guide to what you need to hold on to and you should what to pass along. Trust, you’ll be glad you made some extra room in your closet when it comes time for back-to-school shopping season.
Head of Design Emma Farrow always cuts a dash as she walks through the offices at Topshop HQ. Tall and willowy, she’s always wearing something incredible that all the girls try to catch a glimpse of as she strides through – whether it’s a long breezy shirt with unusual backless cut-outs or wide-legged pants that look great on her tall frame, she always works a look with total confidence.
And ELLE has obviously picked up on this, because they recently interviewed the designer about her style for their My Style section of the website, in which they focus on people in the industry who have amazing style – Olivia Palermo and Lulu Kennedy have been previous participants, so Emma’s in good company!
In the interview, we learn what Emma once did for two pairs of Prada shoes (kids, don’t try this at home!), what wardrobe essential she can’t live without, and the curious item that she collects
Talk about print on print on print ON PRINT! Cavalli, Etro, L.A.M.B and Thakoon are all over it in a big way. While we’re not suggesting you go to the nearest art supply store and drape yourself with dizzy wallpaper, it might be kind of fun to consider the totes popular now mico-floral denim or a neon butterfly patterned blazer! Pair them together if you’re feeling feisty!