Thursday, December 10, 2015
It is the eternal quest of the fashion savvy to make the black maxi dress work for all seasons. Spring is a no-brainer, summer works with a simple sandal, and fall is a breeze in a long coat—but winter? Winter is full of woes for those who prefer short silhouettes. Sure, one could adopt Edie Sedgwick’s tried-and-true trick of adding opaque black tights to any ensemble, but for evening affairs where the dress code is more chic than cool, a graphic leg is not always the best choice.
Friday, December 4, 2015
Welcome to the season where the boot and pant are set up for a long, cold-weather-induced union—and a beautiful but tricky union it is. Or it can be. The problem? Unlike summer, when a sandal acts as the fit-all footwear for any bottom, finding the right pant length to suit a boot takes some practice. Not just any boot will do! From the potential for frosty, naked ankles to awkward chunks marring a silhouette, problems can arise.