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Help me find more shirts like this

The style of blouse that the woman is wearing in this stock photo looks very flattering on me. I have one blouse like that, but I'd like to buy more. What search terms can I use to find them, or what stores should I check out?
posted by mekily on Mar 30, 2014 - 7 answers

 

Trash my closet and start over? I don't know how to dress myself.

It's embarrassing to admit to being a 33 year old woman who can't dress herself, but my frustration is outgrowing my embarrassment. I have pretty much nothing in my closet that I like to wear, and that I feel I look good in. I wear nearly the same thing every day: jeans, sneakers/tennis shoes, t-shirt or slightly fancier t-shirt, and one of several ratty hooded sweatshirts, each of which has a hole in the left elbow. I dress like slob. I do not feel this look suits me, and I want to change it, but don't know how. [more inside]
posted by polywomp on Jan 15, 2014 - 68 answers

Help me find new clothes for going out!

I've outgrown cheap, sparkly, skin-baring clothes from Express. A floor length ball gown would probably be overkill. What does a classy 27-year-old female wear on the weekends? [more inside]
posted by therumsgone on Oct 30, 2013 - 16 answers

The dream of the 1890s is alive in my work dress code

What's the best way for a woman to wear classic menswear? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Sep 29, 2013 - 21 answers

Lookbooks for going out clubbing

I just got a Bonobos lookbook in the mail, and thought, "wow, these people are absolutely dressed the most stylish way possible for the portrayed situations." But, those situations were: being a cabana boy; bird-watching; and going to the state fair. Most of the time I want to look good, it's to dress up for NYC nightlife with my girlfriend. Are there lookbooks geared toward that kind of dress?
posted by Jacen Solo on Sep 16, 2013 - 4 answers

Help me style my new boots!

I bought these boots and I'm looking for cute but casual ways to wear them. Point me in the direction of specific looks, blogs, stores, or any general ideas of how you would wear them. [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A on Sep 1, 2013 - 8 answers

Who decides that everyone will be wearing the same color for 3 months?

Everyone is wearing mint green as of spring. EVERYONE. How does this happen? [more inside]
posted by herbplarfegan on May 9, 2013 - 16 answers

Women's fashion blogs and shops that focus on quality and craftsmanship?

Help me find women's fashion blogs and shops that emulate a certain quality I enjoy in men's fashion and accessories, namely the emphasis on craftsmanship and timeless style. [more inside]
posted by third word on a random page on Apr 21, 2013 - 11 answers

Website that showed 'Street Style/OOTD' of people with similar bodyshape

I am trying to remember a website I vaguely remember. It was like lookbook.nu but everyone had their height/weight/body shape in their profile, so you could search for fashionable style posts/outfit of the days with people with a similar body type to you? [more inside]
posted by Huck on Feb 1, 2013 - 6 answers

How do I get ready for these grad school interviews and what do I wear?

I've been invited to interview with a few grad schools for biochemistry and biophysics doctoral programs. Hooray! What should I expect? How do I prepare? And what the heck do I wear? Complications: extremely poor and wardrobe consists of t-shirts and blue jeans with one proper "job interview" outfit. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jan 2, 2013 - 22 answers

Men’s fashion book from the 70’s

A couple of years ago I read about a book of contemporary men’s fashion from the 70’s. It is considered a classic by some and I believe fetches a fair price. It featured a lot of mixing of styles. Any idea what this might be?
posted by bongo_x on Dec 25, 2012 - 4 answers

We're having some trouble picking a name for our vintage clothing business; lend a hand!

Help us name our vintage clothing business! [more inside]
posted by faeuboulanger on Dec 9, 2012 - 23 answers

Dress up

Book about style/clothing for a woman in her mid 20s wanting to look her age and put together a new wardrobe [more inside]
posted by Ideal Impulse on Dec 4, 2012 - 12 answers

How to dress older than a college student?

How can I dress older now that I'm 25? [more inside]
posted by mtphoto on Dec 3, 2012 - 27 answers

We're trying to start a vintage clothing business! How do we source the best clothing at the best prices?

How do I source reasonable to high quality vintage clothing at low prices [more inside]
posted by faeuboulanger on Nov 26, 2012 - 9 answers

How do I learn to become a bespoke tailor and/or find an apprenticeship in the United States?

Where should I look for information on becoming a bespoke tailor (through books/self-education, training, and/or apprenticeship) in the United States? [more inside]
posted by faeuboulanger on Nov 18, 2012 - 9 answers

Wardrobe Therapy

Are there any books out there in the vein of The Artist's Way and Apartment Therapy, but for clothes? [more inside]
posted by sheprime on Oct 11, 2012 - 7 answers

Where can I (a woman) shop for simple but fashiony/interesting/structured basics?

Where else can I shop for structured, simple-but-fashiony basics? I am a woman in my late-20s. [more inside]
posted by lxs on Oct 7, 2012 - 8 answers

Boot cut girl in a skinny jeans world

The era of skinny women's jeans has been here for a while, but I've still got a closet full of my perfectly good boot-cut and flared jeans. Can I wear these judiciously (even among young people) without looking embarrassingly out-of-touch? If not, should I try to alter them, or is there a chance they'll come back into style in a year or two anyway? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Oct 3, 2012 - 51 answers

When "belt it" isn't enough...

Help me find a not-outrageous tailor for casual women's clothing in Seattle. [more inside]
posted by sweltering on Jun 21, 2012 - 6 answers

Stockhausenify my Guy

I would like to buy a men's jacket like the one Stockhausen is wearing in this video. I'm not sure what the style is called. Any ideas on search terms and/or links to specific jackets for sale? The color is not particularly important -- it's all about the style.
posted by nosila on Mar 10, 2012 - 6 answers

Help keep me warm.

I am currently studying a dance-based course at uni, which requires a day-to-day wardrobe of stretchy, comfortable clothes (leotards, singlets, leggings etc.). Easy enough. But I need warm things to chuck on over the top of my dance gear in between classes and I'm sick of trackies and hoodies. Help me find some inspiration. [more inside]
posted by lovedbymarylane on Mar 4, 2012 - 16 answers

What, other than weight gain/loss, can make clothes stop fitting right?

My clothes aren't fitting right anymore, but I haven't gained or lost weight. What's going on? [more inside]
posted by dekathelon on Nov 22, 2011 - 27 answers

What pieces of clothing/accessories should a (stylish?) man have in his wardrobe (possibly for the winter) that I don't have?

What pieces of clothing/accessories should a stylish man have in his wardrobe (possibly for the winter) that I don't have? [more inside]
posted by jander03 on Oct 20, 2011 - 13 answers

Buying men's clothes in London

Where should I shop for men's clothing in London for an office job? And what should I wear? [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Sep 29, 2011 - 11 answers

Fashion 101 for the Tall and Clueless

How can a tall 20-something female become fashionable on a budget? [more inside]
posted by sunnychef88 on Sep 24, 2011 - 13 answers

Putting on the hotness.

How should I dress for a job interview? (Hot weather edition) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 7, 2011 - 25 answers

Outfit Inspiration

What are your favorite fashion blogs for inspiration? [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on May 6, 2011 - 18 answers

Help me find durable high-quality clothing basics for small women

I'm looking for recommendations for well-cut, simple, durable, high-quality clothing basics for women. [more inside]
posted by Susan PG on Apr 18, 2011 - 16 answers

What was this fashion dateness timeline?

There was this fashion-datedness timeline... [more inside]
posted by Joe Beese on Nov 15, 2010 - 2 answers

Fashion failure, needs help

I'm getting a bit tired of the jeans-and-nerdy tshirts look I sport most of the time. I want to develop a visual look that's a bit more together, a bit more interesting, and a bit less daggy. [more inside]
posted by ysabet on Nov 6, 2010 - 15 answers

I'm cool, now I need hot.

I've developed what I consider to be a great fall / winter / spring wardrobe... but what do I wear in the summer? [more inside]
posted by frwagon on Jun 18, 2010 - 16 answers

Apple, meet pear.

It's wardrobe revamp time for me and the gang! Recommend me some resources for choosing clothes to suit body shape. We are mostly lady-type people, but advice aimed at men is also welcome. [more inside]
posted by stuck on an island on May 8, 2010 - 3 answers

Where can I go to find a well-cut suit? I'm 6'3" 190lbs and I'm sick of suits that look like they were made for me before I lost 60 lbs.

Where can I go to find a well-cut suit? I'm 6'3" 190lbs and I'm sick of suits that look like they were made for me before I lost 60 lbs. [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on Apr 12, 2010 - 20 answers

Non-hipster needs a discounted fashion website.

Suggestions for websites welling classy, classic, used clothes? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Apr 1, 2010 - 5 answers

Less is More

What are the best practices for a smaller, versatile wardrobe? [more inside]
posted by fantine on Jan 2, 2010 - 15 answers

I'm right, but lack visual evidence of my rightness

Help me find images of handsome, manly men in white sweaters. I'm trying to convince my husband that a white sweater is as versatile as his dour browns, blacks and grays. If they are layered with shirts under or jackets over, all the better. Thank you!
posted by B-squared on Nov 6, 2009 - 28 answers

Help a fussy, picky dresser look better.

I'm embarrassed by the way my husband dresses. He says he wants to dress better, but that he "physically can't". [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 8, 2009 - 62 answers

Looking for some style advice for a 21 year old from the HiveMind!

Looking for some style advice for a 21 year old from the HiveMind! [more inside]
posted by Junior687 on Oct 6, 2009 - 23 answers

What do wear under 3/4-length sleeves?

What do you wear under a 3/4-length sleeve jacket? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Aug 13, 2009 - 13 answers

Nerdy white girl wonders about hip-hop fashion and subcultural stereotypes.

I am curious about different varieties of hip-hop style (basically, the kinds of things I see cool [mostly] black teenagers and young adults wearing). I'm interested in looking at pictures of it (are there street fashion blogs for this kind of thing?) and also in finding out more about the history, origins, and cultural associations of this kind of dress (anything from academic articles to fashion magazines). [more inside]
posted by bubukaba on Jul 24, 2009 - 13 answers

How would I find a place in DC that could make some custom-made dress shirts for me?

How would I find a place in DC that could make some custom-made dress shirts for me? Or should I tailor my normal store-bought "fitted" shirts? Will this remedy my issues? [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on Mar 25, 2009 - 9 answers

Help me with clothes for my lifestyle--SAHM/Travel/exercise/errands/small town/comfort/classic

I would like some direction about making my wardrobe work well for my lifestyle that I see as diverse. [more inside]
posted by seekingsimplicity on Aug 24, 2008 - 12 answers

Dear Fashion Diary

Is there a site out there that can help me keep track of what I wear? [more inside]
posted by mathlete on Jul 27, 2008 - 6 answers

Skinny ties in Austin

Where can you get skinny ties in Austin?
posted by rush on May 23, 2008 - 6 answers

A Fatal Attraction to Cuteness

My favorite styles of clothing and accessories tend to be whimsical, cute, and generally suited to children or teenagers... but I’m in my late twenties. I obviously need to outgrow this eventually, but I’m not sure when or how. [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Jan 31, 2008 - 27 answers

Clothing/fashion analysis websites?

I enjoy watching What Not to Wear and find myself analyzing real people on the street through the lens' of Stacy and Clinton. Help me find a kindred website! [more inside]
posted by ml98tu on Jan 22, 2008 - 14 answers

Identifiy this pattern!

Can anyone identify the pattern on this shirt and tell me what these people are or anything about the pattern. I bought it at a vintage clothing store a little while back and while its one of my favorite shirts and I'd like to know more about it. here are the photos
posted by tev on Jul 23, 2007 - 3 answers

Wow, that looks...snug

Cycling clothes that won't make me look like a jackass? [more inside]
posted by TheWhiteSkull on Jun 14, 2007 - 27 answers

looking for a sweater style

Looking for a style, it includes sleeveless sweater vest over a white shirt with black trousers or tight jeans and I think a studded belt. Im looking for the name if one exists or some pics that will help me find the clothes to buy. We recently had swedish exchange students here and one of them had it and I remember seeing a swedish band clothed like that too so I think its a swedish trend
posted by freddymetz on Apr 22, 2007 - 4 answers

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