Jan
10
2014
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Friday Frocks: Skating Right Along
Written by: WhyDid | Friday Frocks

ice princessOnly thing a true ice princess needs this winter more than a whimsical skater skirt is a flirty, flippy, skater frock – just ask Michelle Trachtenberg.  This silhouette is especially kind to those who have trim waists but may view their thighs as the type that are thunderous.  It’s also great for someone who’s a bit more straight up and down and looking to add a little volume to her svelte shape.  If you fear this looking too feminine much like Michelle and myself, layer a tough leather jacket on top and slip into a pair of rugged moto boots.  Another option for styling a skater dress is wearing it over a turtleneck or long sleeve tee to give it a 90′s “jumper” look for the winter months.

skater-dresses21. Lover Vee Vee Guipure Chiffon and Lace Dress, 2. Carven Sleeveless Dress, 3. Splendid Stretch Jersey Mini Dress, 4. Faith Connexion Skater Dress, 5. Elizabeth and James Magdalena Dress, 6. Three Dots Crew Neck Dress, 7. Tibi Leopard Pattern Stretch Knit Dress, 8. For Love & Lemons Lulu Dress, 9.MINKPINK The Mini Dress, 10. Matthew Williamson Floral Haze Jacquard andd Silk Dress

 

xx,

WhyDid

 

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Oct
25
2013
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Friday Frocks: Sweater Dressing
Written by: WhyDid | Friday Frocks

To me, there is no better thing than being able to look pulled together while feeling as if you are lounging in your oldest holiest sweats.  The perfect way to achieve this style nirvana is by acquiring a sweater dress… or many of them.  Be it cashmere, merino wool, or cotton blend, sweater dresses come in all shapes, colors, and patterns making it quite possible to wear one each and every day of the week.  Perfectly suited for a day at the office or a weekend brunch with friends, this knit number is as versatile as it is comfortable.  With tights, over the knee boots, and a leather jacket, no one will ever accuse you of being frumpy.

knit dresses1. 360 SWEATER Zana Sweater Dress, 2. Remain Intarsia Knit Sweater Dress, 3. kensie Stripe Cotton Blend Sweater, 4. Tess Giberson Intarsia Collage Sweater Dress, 5. Matthew Williamson Knitted Sweater Dress, 6. Jonathan Simkhai Pixel Sweater Dress, 7. Tibi Intarsia Cotton and Modal Dress, 8.Temperley London Honeycomb Dress, 9. French Connection Stripe Sweater Dress, 10. Maison Martin Margiela Paneled Wool Sweater Dress

xx,

WhyDid

 

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Apr
01
2013
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Setting the Mood: Breaking Spring
Written by: WhyDid | Setting the Mood

swimwear beach inspirationRecently, people just kept throwing out the term, “spring break” and not in reference to the questionable Disney Channel graduates’ movie.  While, spring break doesn’t mean much to me anymore, I did partake in several years of beachside debauchery without ever returning home with a tramp stamp or body piercing.  I don’t know about you, but I call that success.   Despite your stance on spring break, one must realize it is kind of a rite of passage wherein young people discover spring flings, alcohol by the yard, and the importance of chlorine in public swimming pools.  So whether spring break is just a distant memory or something you still have yet to indulge in, get yourself in the mood with bright bikinis, shiny sunglasses, and shady headwear.

1. Matthew Williamson Digital Blossom Printed Triangle Bikini, 2. Eugenia Kim Gabriella Appliqued Toyo Sunhat, 3. Linda Farrow for The Row Rounded Sunglasses, 4. TKEES Blends Ombre Flip Flop

xx,

WhyDid

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Jan
18
2013
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Friday Frocks: Put On Your Party Dress
Written by: WhyDid | Friday Frocks

playing dress upLike I said, once the girl’s got the dress, all the rest lies in the details.  But until we find the dress, there is nothing else on our brains.  Okay, maybe some things, but not much else.  Birthdays are all about indulgence, right?  Right.  This week, let’s look at some dresses that I won’t be wearing this weekend to celebrate my own arrival on planet earth… but wouldn’t mind if I was.

1. Valentino Tonal Lace Dress, $3,390, 2. Nina Ricci Tank Dress, $2,068, 3. Reem Acra Lace Cocktail Dress, $2,250, 4. Versace Chainmail and Silk Satin Minidress, $26,725, 5. Matthew Williamson Sequined Silk Dress, $3,995, 6. Cushnie et Ochs Ruched Georgette Dress, $1,750, 7. Nina Ricci Ruffled Eyelet Dress, $1,425, 8. Miu Miu Crepe Trimmed Metallic Brocade Dress, $2,875, 9. Alexander McQueen Cap Sleeve Minidress, $1,395, 10. Sonia Rykiel Short Sleeve Lace Dress, $1,995

Time to party.

xx,

WhyDid

 

 

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Feb
03
2012
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Friday Frocks: Be Mine, Valentine.

paper valentines

Shall we go ahead and acknowledge the upcoming calendar holiday (ahem, Valentine’s Day)?  Knowing you pretty (and smart) ladies, you’ve probably already got a handful (or more) of handsome suitors just willing you to be their Valentines.  As a matter of fact, they’re probably doodling your name as we speak.  Whether or not you oblige one of these lucky gentlemen on their offer or opt to hit the town with your favorite gal pals instead, it’s never too early to start planning your outfit.  Stick to traditional red, a splash of fuchsia, or spice things up with a playful pattern.  These frocks are sure to get all kinds of hearts aflutter.

valentines day dresses1. DKNY Cutout Stretch Ponte Dress, $295, 2. Lipsy Lace Panel Dress, $63.56, 3. Herve Leger Colorblock Lola Dress, $1,590, 4. Kimberly Taylor Diana Dress, $193, 5. Mc Q Alexander McQueen Racer Dress, $365, 6. Lucca Couture Cutout Ponte Dress, $29.99, 7. Diane von Furstenberg Tamika Colorblock Dress, $345, 8. Juicy Couture Printed Ruffle Neck Dress, $178, 9. Matthew Williamson Rainbow Satin and Crochet Appliqued Lace Dress, $2,675, 10. Parker Ruffle Side Dress, $198

Looking fine, Valentine.

xx,

WhyDid

 

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