Category Archive: MICROTREND

Holy Slit! Our Favorite Leg-Baring Cuts For Summer

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Here in sunny SoCal, we’re lucky enough to have lovely weather for most of the year, but in the middle of summer, sometimes the sun beating down on you just makes you wanna… Continue reading

#ThrowbackThursday: R U Jelly?

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Flashback to nineteen-ninety-something. You’re chillin’ on the monkey bars, discussing crayon colors and Snack Packs, when your BFF runs up sporting the sweetest looking shoes you’ve ever laid your four-eyes on. They’re clear, they’re sparkly,… Continue reading

Microtrend: Summer Shorts

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From left to right: Sporty French Terry Shorts, Acid Wash Jogger Shorts, Knit Denim Cut-Off Shorts, Neon Of Ur Business Shorts Sun worshippers, rejoice! With the summer season in full swing, your favorite… Continue reading

Seeing Is Believing: Optical Illusion Dresses (Plus Tips For Dressing Slimmer)

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Don’t have an hourglass figure? Don’t worry. You can get one. Already have an hourglass figure? Don’t worry. You can make it even better. Enter the optical illusion dress. We’re not talking an… Continue reading

No Assembly Required: Two-Piece Looks From One-Piece Wonders

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Optical illusion fashion is all the rage right now, what with the likes of Keira Knightley, Blake Lively, and Rihanna donning waist-whittling dresses to stunned (and sometimes outraged!) crowds at recent red carpet… Continue reading

Wear Your Polka Face: Do’s and Don’ts of Donning Dots

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Summer is only mere hours away (or three days if you’re being all accurate about it), and even though most of us working folk don’t get a real break like the schoolkids do,… Continue reading

The 2014 Tony Awards: The Bests Of The Best From Broadway’s Biggest Bash

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Hollywood may be the destination darling for most major award shows, but the east coast gets the upper hand at least one glamorous night of the year that always has a decidedly New… Continue reading

How To Be The Bombshell Dot Com: Lessons From Marilyn

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This past Sunday marked the eighty-eighth birthday of one Norma Jeane Baker, better known to the world as Miss Marilyn Monroe. Some fifty years after her passing, Marilyn Monroe is still a style… Continue reading

Battle Florale: Floral Alternatives For The Non-Girly Girl

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While flowers may not all be perennial, floral print sure seems to be, and we here at GoJane wouldn’t have it any other way. We love floral print, and the girly girl in us… Continue reading

Microtrend: Cami Dresses

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We looooove spaghetti… Straps, that is. Fooled you, huh? As much as we’d love to drop everything and go eat (#FOMO on grub), we need to get to the meat (ha) of the… Continue reading

Summertime In The LBD: Little Black Dresses To Beat (And Turn Up) The Heat

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Today, May 22nd, just happens to be World Goth Day, and to commemorate the occasion, we’re honoring our favorite color in the world (black, duh!) by putting the spotlight on a perennial wardrobe essential… Continue reading

Microtrend: Single-Strap Heels

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We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: less is more. And while we love showing off our latest, greatest, and most outrageous footwear (like these, these, and these), we also know… Continue reading

So Knotty! How To Turn One Top Into A Million No-Sew Accessories

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As much as we may try to avoid it, with every spring has to come spring cleaning. (How else would we keep our closets from bursting at the seams?) But spring cleaning your closet doesn’t have… Continue reading

Microtrend: Matching Sets

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1. Flower Painting Strappy Peplum Top, Flower Painting Textured Pencil Skirt, 2. Roses On Grid Bustier Cropped Tank, Roses On Grid Mini Skirt, 3. Piped Tropical Floral Bustier Cropped Top, Piped Tropical Floral… Continue reading

Nauti By Nature: Ways To Wear The Nautical Trend

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Fashion is notorious for its ebb and flow. Like tides that turn, trends will come, but then they go. And though every once in a while, waves are made by this or that, one… Continue reading

The Purr-fect Canvas: How To DIY Kitty Graffiti Sneaks!

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The classic canvas sneaker has been around forever, and everyone has a pair – from the hippest hipster to the grandest grandma. They’re cool, comfortable, and cost-efficient, not to mention the perfect canvas… Continue reading

Microtrend: “High” Fashion (Also, Happy 420!)

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There’s a certain counterculture symbol that is budding into a mainstream fashion trend. Sure, it’s still taboo for most people out there. But all of a sudden rocking a gigantic maryjane leaf emblazoned… Continue reading

Microtrend: Espadrilles

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Images courtesy of Pinterest While slipping on a pair of flip-flops or sandals every day during the spring and summer seasons is the bee’s knees in our book, you gotta admit… The casually-cool-yet-classically-chic… Continue reading

How To Wear A Bodysuit: A Guide To The One-Piece Wonder

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Us nineties’ kids remember the bodysuit well. Like jelly sandals (those are back too now!) and slap bracelets (sadly these are not, or else we would buy a dozen) the bodysuit was a… Continue reading

5 Types Of Rompers That’ll Save You Time

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Do you ever have that dilemma in the morning where you don’t quite know what to wear? You know, the one where you finally settle on a top only to realize that the… Continue reading

Top Of The Line: 5 Types Of Stripes You Need In Your Life

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We love stripes. And why wouldn’t we? You’d be hard-pressed to find another print in the fashion world that is more classic, more graphic, more versatile, more chic…the list goes on and on.… Continue reading

Microtrend: Overalls

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1. Destruction Manual Denim Shortalls, 2. Mineral Wash Denim Overalls, 3. Crazy Paisley Denim Overall Shorts Wondering what a mechanic, a farmer, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air all have in common? It’s… Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung! 6 Dresses, 6 Destinations

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Ahh. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the air is all kinds of fresh. And while the weather has been mighty unpredictable as of late, one thing is for certain… Continue reading

Queen Of The Crop: How To Wear A Cropped Top (Without Showing Too Much Skin)

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Lately, with the days getting longer (y’all did turn your clocks forward, right?), the hems, inevitably, are getting shorter, and we’re not just talking miniskirts and cut-off shorts. No, no, the same thing… Continue reading

Microtrend: Be A Good Sport

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Thought the days of phys ed and organized sports were long gone? Ha, think again. Huddle up, ladies! There’s a new trend on the field, and she’s taking cues from our glory days… Continue reading

Wearable Masterpieces: Dress Like A Work Of Art

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The question “Is fashion art?” has long been deliberated by fashion designers and art historians alike. As has the question “Does life imitate art, or does art imitate life?” While we do love… Continue reading

Microtrend: Fresh as a Daisy

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Remember making cute daisy chains with your friends during recess? We adore daisies for the memories. Plus, if you grew up during the 90s, you’ll totally understand why we can’t seem to separate… Continue reading

Welcome To The Destruction Zone: 5 Must-Try Distressed Denim Styles

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There’s nothing like a pair of blue jeans when you’re going for a cool, casual, carefree vibe, but how do you take it to a hole new level? Two words – distressed denim.… Continue reading

Damsel In Which Dress? Take The GoJane Dress Personality Quiz!

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Dresses today definitely provide a dressing-to-kill girl with a plethora of options. You’ve got countless variations on skirts and bodices, prints and fabrics, sleeves and hemlines… So many silhouettes, so little time! It’s… Continue reading

It’s A Mad Plaid World: Ways To Wear Tartan

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As classic as blue jeans and as essential as an LBD, the plaid shirt is a universal piece that belongs in every closet, whether the owner of that closet is man, woman, child,… Continue reading

Inspiration Gallery: Shirt Happens

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Even though we’re only into January, we here at GoJane already have our collective eye on what’s coming our way this spring (especially since in SoCal winter lasts like a day). If the… Continue reading

The 2014 Golden Globes: Trends In High Places

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The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were an action- and fashion-packed affair helmed last night by besties – and now trusty hosting duo – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. From Aaron Paul’s “Yeah, bitch!”… Continue reading

Fall Color To Live By: Burg’s The Word

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Have you heard? Burg’s the word. Burgundy is this fall’s go-to color. Yes, yes. It’s easy to turn to blacks and greys when the weather outside is as exciting as soggy bread. But… Continue reading

Think Outside The Boss

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Tomorrow, October 16th, is National Boss’s Day, and while we’re all for observing the holiday (we have some literate great bosses here at GoJane who may read the blog deserve some thanks), we’re even… Continue reading

The Sweet Taste of Rainbows

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ROYGBIV doesn’t always lead to a pot of gold, but for some it sure does right now! So, remember those old school Trapper Keepers of yesteryear with Lisa Frank rainbow-y deliciousness embellished with… Continue reading

Microtrend: Egyptian Lover

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Why we’re such hardcore Egyptian lovers: crazy thick black eyeliner, all gold errrrthang, and super yoked-up shirtless dudes in skirts! GoJane is so diggin’ on this ode to ancient Egypt thing, and we… Continue reading

Microtrend: Nautical

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Confession: we were going to introduce this post with lyrics from “I’m On a Boat,” but we were worried that some of you wouldn’t know the song. Anyways, today we’re crushing on all… Continue reading

Microtrend: Geometric

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Sure, some of us majorly failed geometry in high school, but we still love us a good geometric print. On today’s menu? Lots of geometric prints in stark black and white, punchy coral, and saturated… Continue reading

Microtrend: Jellies are the Jam

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Remember those awesome glitter jellies you rocked everywhere you went in elementary school? Well, they’re back. But this time, they’re a lot more grown-up. With bows, flowers, and embellishments, you’re sure to find… Continue reading

Microtrend: Deep Cut Tanks

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Remember when we showed you some of our fave street style stars lounging about in deep cut tanks? We still haven’t been able to get enough of the trend, so we had our… Continue reading

Microtrend: Party Perfect Platforms

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It’s not a secret that we’ve been seriously crushing on single sole heels, but don’t think that we’ve forgotten about our BFF, the platform heel. Check out our stylist’s top five picks for… Continue reading

Microtrend: Garter Accents

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Garters have forever been a staple of intimate apparel. But someone decided it was time for garters to get out of bed and join the rest of the cool kids in becoming one… Continue reading

Microtrend: Galaxy Prints

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If you were a fan of the hit 80′s/90′s fantasy sitcom, Out Of This World, you’re gonna love this trend! We started seeing these galaxy printed pieces a few months ago. But what… Continue reading

Microtrend: The Return of Mint

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Last spring, all things minty fresh emerged onto the fashion scene with a big, pastel bang. This year, mint is making its return in every shape and size imaginable. From shoes to watches… Continue reading