Archive for June 16th, 2008

Omiru named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites for 2008

Time Magazine LogoI’m honored to announce that Omiru was named one of Time Magazine’s 50 Best Websites for 2008!  Here’s what Anita Hamilton of Time Magazine says about us:

"Focused on "real style for real people," Omiru doesn’t just tell you what the fashion trends are — it helps you figure out what actually looks good on you…The site recommends dresses for curvy petites and accessories for your little black dress. Sure, tips like these are sprinkled throughout more mainstream fashion sites like Glam and Style, but Omiru’s laser focus on practical fashion advice makes it a don’t-miss."

Are you new to Omiru?  Welcome!  Here’s a sampling of our favorite posts to get you started:

Womenswear:
How to Accessorize a Little Black Dress
Shopping Guide: The Best Plus Size Styles
How to Add Some Spice to a Closet full of Classics
Fashion over Fifty: Five Style Tips
Heat Wave!  What to Wear to Work to Beat the Heat
How to Dress up Jeans for Work

Menswear:
Men’s Fashion: 5 Investment Pieces for Spring (and Summer)
Where to Find Affordable Skinny Suits
What’s the Ideal Shirt Length for a Man?
How to Determine the Quality of a Suit
How to Build a Casual Preppy Wardrobe

Want more?  See everything we have to offer in our archives.  And please rate us on Time’s website!

Cheers,
Trisha and the Omiru Team

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You Said: No to Tie Dye

Omiru Poll Result: Tie Dye is Out

Dip Dye Sun DressWe asked: Would you wear Tie Dye?

You said:  No, not so much.  Only 23% of you would give Tie Dye a try.

Style tip?  Tie dye doesn’t have to look like the radial-print hand-dyed shirts you made as a kid.  In fact, it can look elegant–or even casually playful.  Try out some other dyeing techniques, such as dip dyeing (as seen on the dress at left).  Equal parts bohemian and modern.

Next question: You have your cell phone, your money, your makeup, and a host of other assorted items in your evening bag–hence the popularity of the Giant Envelope Clutch.  But would you rather dump out your stuff–or carry a giant bag? Tell us, would you carry a Giant Envelope Clutch?  Cast your vote on the sidebar!

Pictured:  Dip Dye Sun Dress | $62 (approx) at Topshop.

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Issac Mizrahi Trapeze Dress

Issac Mizrahi Trapeze Dress

Isn’t this lipstick pink trapeze dress simply sweet? We love the retro feel–and how it flatters women with short legs.

$34.99  at Target.

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