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october 2017
How to Wear a Trench Coat: 4 Unexpected Ways (Plus a History Lesson!)
HOW TO WEAR A TRENCH COAT: 4 UNEXPECTED WAYS (PLUS A HISTORY LESSON!)

The trench coat is one of those classics that always makes those winter essentials lists, but it’s not something that everyone already has in their closet. It often gets overlooked for being too basic or boring. But if you look at the trench coat as a key piece of an entire outfit instead of an […...

DIY Jeans and Jean Jackets: 5 Ways to Customize Your Denim
DIY JEANS AND JEAN JACKETS: 5 WAYS TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR DENIM

Personalizing your clothes is a trend that’s here to stay. Wearing something of your own creation is fun, easy, and such a confidence-booster. Since we’re all in jeans and jean jackets ALL of the time (because, of course), denim is the perfect canvas for self-expression. Start with something simple like ...

10 Halloween Activities that Don’t Involve Begging for Candy
10 HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES THAT DON’T INVOLVE BEGGING FOR CANDY

Sometimes thinking of things to do on Halloween is the scariest part of the holiday. If you don’t have kids and you’re tempted to borrow someone else’s just so you can go trick or treating, or you do have kids and you’re not into collecting piles of sugar, don’t worry! There are plenty of fun […]<...

How to Wear a Blazer 5 Ways
HOW TO WEAR A BLAZER 5 WAYS

You know how you always style the same pieces together over and over and over again? That blazer with those pants. That blouse with those jeans. We know we do. It’s part morning madness and part style rut. So, we turned to our resident Style Challenge guru Hilary Pearson to see if she could take [&hellip...

Brand Spotlight: 10 Things to Love About Zara
BRAND SPOTLIGHT: 10 THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT ZARA

We’ve always loved Zara. You can find a wide range of styles from basic to classic to trendy, the prices are affordable, and it’s one of Garance Dore’s and Kate Middleton’s favorite stores (maybe that’s why they don’t need to advertise!). It’s also not as fast-fashion-y as some other brands—newness is a ...

Wear-a-Blazer Wednesday: Best Types of Blazers for Boss-Ladies
WEAR-A-BLAZER WEDNESDAY: BEST TYPES OF BLAZERS FOR BOSS-LADIES

Have you heard of Wear-a-Blazer Wednesday? Well, we just made it up. Last week, our VP of creative Judee put a note on all our calendars to wear a blazer. So, we did. Blazers are a powerful piece of clothing that can pull an outfit together in an instant. Which means, you can technically dial […]<...

Like a Boss: How to Dress for Work in 2017
LIKE A BOSS: HOW TO DRESS FOR WORK IN 2017

Gone are the days of power suits and shoulder pads. Now, it seems like every day is casual Friday at the office. Boots have replaced heels and denim has found a permanent home in our 9-5. But if you don’t have to follow a strict dress code, it’s hard to know what you should and […]

5 DIY Kids’ Halloween Costumes Using a Cardboard Box
5 DIY KIDS’ HALLOWEEN COSTUMES USING A CARDBOARD BOX

If you’re anything like us, you’re probably wondering what to do with all those cardboard boxes you unintentionally collect – or intentionally collect, because you just LOVE how cute thredUP’s boxes are. (Nudge, nudge. Wink, wink.) Anyway, we have an idea! Make an original, one-of...

7 All Black Halloween Costumes You Can Make with Clothes You&#8217;ll Wear Again
7 ALL BLACK HALLOWEEN COSTUMES YOU CAN MAKE WITH CLOTHES YOU’LL WEAR AGAIN

We know you have the best intentions. Dreaming up the coolest culturally relevant costume that will have everyone applauding your creativity on Instagram. But truth is, life happens. While we’re busy outfitting the kids into their dream costumes, we leave our own costumes to the last minute. This year, l...

Sweater-ify Your Closet: 5 Types of Sweaters to Beat the Chill in Style
SWEATER-IFY YOUR CLOSET: 5 TYPES OF SWEATERS TO BEAT THE CHILL IN STYLE

Now that you’re a pro at taking care of your sweaters, it’s time to stock up on them! This is the season when you grab your sweater as often as your favorite tee. Get the lowdown on the five must-own silhouettes, the fabrics to look for, and the classic prints and patterns that will likely […]

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