little black dress

Feb 24, 2015

The Little Black Dress: Half A Century Of Fashion History

The famous LBD, or little black dress, first appeared in the pages of a 1926 issue of Vogue as the...

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Jul 6, 2012

Finding the Perfect Little Black Birthday Dress! [8 Under $20]

Whether you like the classic little black dress or shy away from simple and embrace the trendier styles, I've put together 8 different looks.

Nov 11, 2011

Budget Stylista: The Little Black Dress

The LBD is essential to any wardrobe, even if fashion isn't your favorite pass time. Slimming, chic, and eternally in style; the little black dress is perfect for every body type. Wear a LBD to turn heads, to look chic, or just polished in class. This must have can come cheap, in fact for under $30!

Oct 31, 2011

Rent the Runway Look of the Week: The Perfect LBD

I am obsessed with little black dresses. Quite literally obsessed. So obsessed that whenever I am shopping for a fancy dress I have to avoid even trying on the black ones because I know I will buy them. They’re slimming, dressy and I already have all the accessories I need to style them. My closet is in desperate need of a bit of color… but we’ll deal with that another time.

Oct 17, 2011

6 Ways To Wear The Little Black Dress

During NY's bridal fashion week, famed designer Vera Wang introduced black wedding dresses down her runway. Colored wedding dresses aren't anything new, but black is pretty big statement. Like, say for example, if white means you're the beautiful, virginal bride, then black means...what exactly? Well, wedding dress statements aside, a black dress is essential to any college girl wardrobes.

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Fashion Porn: Navy Orgy

One of the hottest colors for 2011, whether it's for fashion or home decor, is navy. With the popularity of nautical inspired pieces the last few seasons, there's a good chance you already own something in this dark shade of blue.

8 Under $20: Little Black Dresses

The Little Black Dress: consider it your wardobe's secret weapon. It can be styled hundreds of different ways and is therefore the perfect outfit for almost any occasion. Every woman should own at least one that she loves and she looks great in.

Nov 23, 2010

9 Things Every Senior Should Know Before Senior Year

Heading into your senior year well-prepared (and well-hydrated) makes all the difference, so here’s 9 things to keep in mind before you embark on the beginning of the end:

Aug 12, 2010

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Mar 29, 2010

Candy Dish: The Stage is Set for the Final Four

• But who's gonna take it?Gerard Butler is naughty! • 10 LBDs for under $100. • Surprise! Everyone hates Chris Brown.Smell like summer. Mmmmm. • You can be casual and chic. Just try these on for size.

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Feb 11, 2010

Campus Couture: KP, Quinnipiac

It was time for me to get a “little sister” in my sorority, and I knew the girl I was looking for had to be stylish (it runs in our family.) And along came KP. When she wasn’t wearing sorority letters, she was rocking some seriously edgy outfits, always accompanied by studded belts and funky vests.

Jan 6, 2010

The End of The LBD?

If you're like the majority of women, you've had it drilled into your head that the "little black dress" is the answer to all your wardrobe issues. It's listed in every "must-have" wardrobe list because it "looks soooo great on everyone!" But experts now say that in actuality, only 1 in 5 women look good in black.

Dec 22, 2009

8 under $20: Target

And that, my friends, is when you should head to Target. Not only can you get a gift for everyone on your entire list there, but you can also pick up stuff for yourself without feeling guilty. Seriously, they've got a ton (and I mean a TON) of really great stuff under $20 lining those racks. I just want it all. And at these prices, I may just get it all.

Oct 30, 2009

The CC Weekly Weigh In: This Season’s Fashion Must-Haves

One of the best things about fall (besides Halloween, candy corn, pumpkin everything, Honeycrisp apples, etc.) is switching up your wardrobe. If you live in a colder climate like me, each October you yank your tanks and dresses from your closet (shed a few tears) and swap 'em out for the sweaters and boots stuffed under your bed.

Oct 2, 2009

Budget Stylista: The Little Black Dress Gone Wild

So it’s Friday night. You need to get ready and you spent far too long watching GLEE on your DVR and chatting with your roommate about the best mode of communicating with your crush tonight. Text? G-chat? BBM? You just don’t know! And now you have - uh - 20 minutes to get I-look-damn-good ready.

Sep 9, 2009

We Love WeLoveColors.com

My aversion to pants puts a strain on my wardrobe when the autumn weather rolls into town. But this season’s addiction to brightly colored tights has come to my rescue. Taking my fashion cue from Blair Waldorf and the rest of the Gossip Girl cast, bright, opaque tights are the remedy for the end-of-summer blues.

May 28, 2009

Fashion Porn: Dress Orgy

Dresses are to me as naked ladies are to boys: irresistible. And sexy. And the pictures I look at most on the internet. Though they are often associated with special occasions - probably due to the puffy versions with crinoline underskirts young girls were forced into - they don't have to be.

May 26, 2009

Day-to-Night Styler: Turn Back Time

Vintage/vintage-inspired fashion is a great way to add a fun flair to the every day. Why wear a simple cotton dress when you can easily bring a unique retro look into the mix? I'm all about playing with fashion, so this week's Day-to-Night Styler is taking a trip down memory lane. I found a darling 50's style dress that can smoothly transition from day to night and look totally bangin' wherever you decide to wear it.

Apr 3, 2009

Celebrity Chic on the Cheap: Blake Makes Basic Look Gooood

Every week our style guru takes a celebrity look and breaks it down for you, our poor college fashionista. What does that mean? It means that while the celebrities are spending $5,000 on an ensemble, you don’t have to. All you have to do is click on the goods and - boom - you can buy the entire ensemble.

Mar 30, 2009

Wardrobe Wish List: Cutout Back Dress

This may look like any ordinary knit dress from the front, but turn around to reveal (and surprise your friends!) some awesome and sexy cutouts on the back. They turn this otherwise plain dress into one fit for a fabulous night out on the town.

Mar 26, 2009

Springing (Fashion) Forward: Spring’s Hottest Trends

I don’t know about you, but after what seemed to be the most grueling. winter. ever. I am excited and eager to dust off my spring wardrobe... and add some new pieces to it.

Mar 23, 2009

Wardrobe Wish List: Sweetheart Bustier Dress

While a little black dress is a staple in every woman's wardrobe, some much-needed attention should be given to LBD's sexy cousin: the little red dress.

Feb 17, 2009

Night Styler: Put Some Heat Into Those Cold Winter Nights

[In early adulthood there is an activity that plays a large role in most of our lives; nights out on...

Dec 26, 2008

Celebrity Chic on the Cheap: Tonight We’re Going to Party like it’s 1999…er…2009

[Every weekour style guru takes a celebrity look and breaks it down for you, our poor college fashionista. What does...

Aug 14, 2008

5 Fashion Splurges Worth Making

With the dawn of Fall semester approaching, and the recession in full swing, many of us are facing a dilemma–quality...

Jun 9, 2008

Ahoy Sailors! The Fleet Comes To The West Coast!

I know The Fleet has come and gone from the East coast, but now it has made it’s way to...

May 26, 2008

Fashion Understatement: the NEW “Little Black Dress”

It happens to the best of us. Midnight strikes, and you’re sitting on the edge of your bed, staring at...

Oct 21, 2007

Maternity Wear is the New Little Black Dress

Okay. I can’t believe these words are going to come out of my finger tips… I hate shopping! Okay, well,...