Say what men will about how beautiful their girlfriends are in sweats and no makeup (and don’t get me wrong – they are), but there’s just nothing quite like a cocktail dress to make me feel pretty and feminine. It’s about the ritual, really…
There’s nothing like a good peek-a-boo bag for summer. Suddenly, you’re showing a bit more skin, and it feels right that your bag gets in on the airy, revealing action, too. But like with your sundress and shorts, you don’t want to show too much. The best bags merely hint at being bare, without giving it all away.
The mix of minimalism and edge we’ve come to love from Helmut Lang couldn’t be executed more perfectly than on these pointed-toe stingray pumps. They manage to look out there without going too far out thanks to the incredibly sexy and rocker-chic cutouts (ever so slightly reminiscent of Steven Tyler – in a good way!).
Okay, so Heidi Klum probably isn’t taking a weekend getaway. Odds are she’s flying into NYC for one of her million fashion gigs, but how great would this perfectly polished look be for a quick rendezvous? Airport style this chic is worth imitating, starting with a crisp, black and white tote.
Maison Martin Margiela is known for their unyielding sense of modernist innovation. They’re also known for their trademark blank chain-link ID bracelets. Now they’ve amplified their vision by turning their famed jewelry piece into a witty bag. Well, a bag strap, to be specific.
While the cutout trend continues, it can be a little tricky to pull off on a mini dress. A little goes a long way in the wrong places! But look at these minis – when it comes to your back, you can bare it all (especially when you have high necklines like these). Even if … Continue reading “Top 5 Open-Back Mini Dresses: Fashion Flipside”