Laura Lajiness

5 Fashion Gifts Every Woman In Her 30s Wants

I recently turned 30 and despite always having had a fairly mature sense of style (some of my friends say it borders on school teacher-chic), my sartorial stride into this new decade has been a liberating one — not to toot my horn too hard, but I…
By Laura Lajiness

29 Easy Gadget Gifts For The Man Who Claims To Want "Nothing"

Men aren't always easy to shop for. While saying they don’t “need” anything is a common refrain, more often than not, a tech-y gift will not only please, but serve as a source of pure excitement for hours after opening. Going beyond computers,…
By Laura Lajiness

What 3 Fashion Insiders Wear On A Tropical Vacation

Ok, so winter isn't your thing. That's fair. If you’re they type that come November 1st, you're already figuring out how to flee the cold, then right now, deciding where to go and what to wear on a tropical vacation is likely an all-consuming…
By Laura Lajiness

Here's Exactly What To Wear On Your Next Ski Vacation

Whether you’re headed to a chalet in the French Alps, St. Moritz in Switzerland, the mountains of Whistler, or a lodge in Aspen, figuring out what to wear on a ski vacation is a crucial part of winter wardrobe building. Regardless of whether you’re…
By Laura Lajiness

5 Trendsetter Secrets To Pulling Off A Chunky Knit

A chunky sweater may be the coziest piece in your winter wardrobe — but, as the name implies, there’s a lot of extra material involved, which can make it a challenge to style. Sure, an oversized knit is great for travel or lounging around the house…
By Laura Lajiness

3 Ways To Make Your Holiday Outfit Look So Expensive

Whether you take a tempered approach to holiday dressing or can’t fight the urge to wear sequins head to toe, you can't deny that holiday party outfits require an extra dose of opulence. But there are a couple common sartorial hiccups when it comes…
By Laura Lajiness

3 Holiday Outfit Mistakes Fashion Insiders Never Make

The holidays are synonymous with sparkle and shine, whether it be sequin dresses, or rhinestone-adorned accessories, or even glittery makeup. While an all-out glam approach to festive attire works for some (‘tis the season!), others prefer to pair…
By Laura Lajiness

If Your Style Is Classic, Put These Items On Your Holiday Wish List

For the woman who has seen Breakfast At Tiffany's 100 times, gift-giving should always start with the classics. Clean lines and neutral colors are this woman’s comfort zone, and she's never met a streamlined silhouette she didn't like. Still, before…
By Laura Lajiness

Finally, A Clothing Collection Designed With All Your Holiday Travel In Mind

Whether you’re catching a flight, setting out on a road trip, or hopping on a train, travel attire can often go one of two ways — casually polished or comfy and relaxed. While both are perfectly acceptable looks in transit, a coordinating loungewear…
By Laura Lajiness

5 Travel Outfit Ideas That Are Equal Parts Comfy And Stylish

Everyone has a go-to travel ensemble — jeans and a hoodie, a cool jacket and leggings, sweats head to toe. Wherever you're traveling, the outfit you choose is likely dictated by the length of time you’ll spend en route — a quick flight for work…
By Laura Lajiness

Here's What To Gift The Fitness Lover In Your Life

Everyone has a fitness-junkie friend, relative, or co-worker in their life — there’s the serial SoulCycler, the hot-yoga fiend, the cross-training marathoner, the ClassPass addict, the outdoor adventurer, and so forth. When it comes to gift ideas…
By Laura Lajiness

These Are The Zodiac Gifts Stylish Women Want

Everyone has that one friend who’s completely consumed by the cosmos — if Mercury is in retrograde, this pal lets you know. Going beyond a daily horoscope fix, cool astrology gifts are exactly how to delight this zodiac-obsessed friend during the…
By Laura Lajiness

Why A Yuzefi Bag Is The Cult-Status Symbol Your Wardrobe Is Missing

Big-name designer handbags will always be among the most-coveted: Chanel, Gucci, Christian Dior, and Saint Laurent are classics; lust-worthy status symbols that consistently top wish lists. While these high-end labels will forever be in style,…
By Laura Lajiness

How To Nail Monochromatic Dressing Like A Fashion Pro

There are certain outfits that look effortless, but end up being trickier than expected in practice. Monochromatic outfits fall into this category: While achingly chic, a tone-on-tone outfit takes a little (okay, a lot of) styling know-how to…
By Laura Lajiness

Experts Agree: This '70s Throwback Is Making A Return For Fall

Corduroy is a mainstay for fall, but with a distinctly nostalgic feel, it can dig up dark, bell-bottomed memories of the '70s for some. However, designers shook off nerdy notions for Fall/Winter 2018 with ultra-modern styles on deck from flared…
By Laura Lajiness

How Going Vegan Can Change The Way You Get Dressed

When you think about veganism, it’s common to associate the practice first with diet, but when it comes to going vegan, clothing is a huge piece of the cruelty-free puzzle. If you don't practice veganism, you may not know that it doesn't just limit…
By Laura Lajiness

What To Wear With Leopard Print When You're Running Out Of Outfit Ideas

By now you know you that leopard print is fall’s biggest trend. The iconic print is incredibly versatile, striking a balance between neutral and daring whether you choose to rock spots in the form of jeans, a tie-neck blouse, or as a head-to-toe…
By Laura Lajiness

3 Ways To Layer Sweaters Like A Fashion Trendsetter

The moment fall weather hits, there’s no greater feeling than a cozy sweater to envelop yourself in. There is a common challenge, however: figuring out how to layer sweaters and not look like a marshmallow in the process. Whether it’s a knit-on-knit…
By Laura Lajiness

The Trends To Try In 2018, According To A Celebrity Stylist

Despite a post-fashion month fixation on Spring/Summer 2019 trends, fall has just begun — so bring on the cozy sweaters, cool coats, and every style of boot. While said wardrobe staples are essential this time of year, the freshest fall outfits take…
By Laura Lajiness

If You Have Classic Style, You’re Closet Is In Dire Need Of This New Brand

I’ve always had a taste for the sophisticated. While I drank the American Eagle, Abercrombie, and Hollister Kool-Aid like the best of them as an early teen, my style took a turn for the mature in high school. Crisp shirts and tailored outerwear…
By Laura Lajiness