Jan 03, 2012 - By Meieli Detoni
I’m getting a slight David Bowie vibe here from this spread in Pen magazine with Oskar Tranum. I love unisex and androgynous looks, and this has its moments of gender-bending, with the cheekbones, high color (after the jump), and slim-cut suits. There’s a dandy vibe, with a certain Asian aesthetic to the garments’ drape. Deeply pleated pants with room to spare look elegant with collegiate separates and bookish style… and if you wear glasses, even better.
Dec 21, 2011 - By Meieli Detoni
Oak just released a couple breezier shoe styles, and these ones are by far the most agreeable of the newly-dropped options. Oak’s selections are a little mandal-y, a little oxford-y, including a pair with a buckled heel strap and an open design. Oak’s shoes are hit-or-miss this time around, but the Antoine & Stanley Black Calvin Braided Shoes are winners. Highly glossy and textured, these shoes have a dressy shape paired with a more casual upper effect. Those who declare themselves “not the sandals type” will still find the braided ones cool enough for summer.
Dec 05, 2011 - By Meieli Detoni
Could you pull these off? They’re a challenging summer shoe style, but the pre-Memorial Day and post-spring span always leaves me wishing and wanting more light colors in my collection. These Generic Surplus “Dury” shoes are so dapper that they’re worth the plunge, although matching gets decidedly trickier. Generic Surplus’s shoes are fashioned from fine, sleek canvas with a leather sole, and there’s no doubt that these shoes are made for the budget-wise guy with an eye for luxe: they are priced at $89.
Nov 15, 2011 - By Jeffrey Hyatt
It’s almost never that we’d feature a bar of soap here. But when the bar of soap in question is from style master Tom Ford, well, attention must be paid. You’re probably just fine with the three-pack of Zest you have now, but it’s perfectly normal to wonder how you might smell and how you might feel after a long, hot shower with the Tom Ford designer bar soap.
Oct 15, 2011 - By Meieli Detoni
This padded leather case from +Beryll has me captivated–that’s some great sheen on the “metal” version. Also available in black, the Adam bag is intended for the iPad or a laptop, with dimensions of 15.75″ x 12″. Handcrafted in Los Angeles by “good people”–Beryll’s little tag line–the bag features an original edge on the flap that gives it an artistic, creative feel. It’s not just the shape and color that makes the bag very buyable, but the fact that it’s unisex. Does anyone you know have an iPad and a very ugly holder for it? Get this.
Sep 30, 2011 - By Meieli Detoni
Screenshot from the video, shown here.
Girl with Curves‘ Tanesha Awasthi is a curvy style star to watch — and she’s looking lovely in the recent Refinery29 photoshoot preview, we might add. We’re glad to add Tanesha to our must-read list: she adds depth to daily style blogs on Tumblr with a great variety of thrifted and low-cost pieces, plus plenty of color. She’s curvy, she’s fun, and she’s going places. We first noticed her getting mentions on Carmakoma’s blog months back, but she headed for the big leagues with mentions in Marie Claire and now Refinery29 — plus a coveted trip on the Tumblr-sponsored NYFW excursion this fall.
Sep 22, 2011 - By Meieli Detoni
People are already shopping for the holidays — are you? This time, we’re looking at opportunities to save ourselves some money so we can actually buy people gifts this time around (insert requisite economy-related grumbling here). Instead of tossing bags that look worse-for-wear, we should be making an effort to keep them somewhat fresh and usable. After all, it’s fall, and after this? Brace yourselves; we’re looking at nothing but cold weather and snow up ahead, and purses must be in tip-top shape to last the season. Indispensables follow!
Sep 19, 2011 - By Meieli Detoni
Chloe Canvas Wedge Ankle Boots via Highsnobette
There’s a lot of bookmarking going on here at StyleCrave, and that includes pieces for the ladies. We’re looking at buttery ankle boots in the whirlwind of spring fashion that we’ll sadly be unable to wear until the next warm spell. With this sad news in mind, we’re gravitating towards some very fashionable booties that do have a link to fashion week after all — Surface to Air’s two pairs, shown after the jump, were on display during the New York shows and are the type of dream booties that we sincerely hope to buy this F/W 2011-12.
Sep 14, 2011 - By Jeffrey Hyatt
Lady Gaga is back with the release of the second fashion video for her latest single “Yoü and I”.
The short clip, known as “Haus of Ü ft. Bride,” debuted online Wednesday (9-14) and is the second in a series of six videos by Dutch design team Inez and Vinoodh. Each of the six films will spotlight one of Gaga’s fun characters from the original ‘You And I’ video – including her male alter ego, Jo Calderone.
Check out the new Lady Gaga video below!