Kim Cihlar is our NextTribe Fashionista. She can make anything look amazing and so put together. So in her video series for NextTribe named Kim’s Talk-in Closet, she shares the latest fashion trends, how-tos and what-to-wear-when tips.
Kim is a fashion brand content editor, fashion writer/style blogger and jewelry designer based in New York City, sharing her style stories on Fashionwhirled.com and her jewelry creations on Collection13.com.
Early in her career, she served as the Fashion Director to Fairchild’s men’s wear trade daily, DNR, and has since been published in ShowBoats Int’l., Cigar Aficionado, The New York Times’ Style Section, Wantful, GQ, British Esquire, British GQ, The International Herald Tribune and Dutch Magazine. Kimberly lives in Manhattan with her ever-so-patient husband and their two beloved dogs.
Take a look here at Kim’s latest Talk-in Closet episodes.
Episode 18: Shopping Tricks, NYC Edition
Think you know all the tricks for sussing out great, cool affordable designer fashion finds? Think again! In her next episode of “Talk’n Closet with Kim,” NextTribe’s fashion editor Kim Cihlar takes you on a tour of New York City with a bird’s eye view (peacock, naturally) of shopping in the city. Get the low down on great deals and shop with her and her style buddies at thrift stores, pop up sample sales, even in friends of a friend’s homes.
Episode 17: Let’s Shop! Thrift, Vintage, Flea and Yard Saling With the Tribe
Apologies to the ’80s band Missing Persons, but people DO walk in LA! And boy do they shop while doing so! Since we were just in LA for NextTribe’s “Screw Invisibility” event, we went with the flow—and the sidewalk (and crosswalk) protocol. Check out the cool thrift, vintage, flea and yard sale finds that our Fashion Editor Kim Cihlar and our posse of NextTribers in town for the fun sussed out in her latest episode of “Talk’n Closet with Kim.”
Episode 16: 7 Spring Shoe Ideas for Comfort and Style
What’s better than going barefoot? Wearing shoes that look great AND feel comfortable on your feet! In her next episode of “Talk’n Closet with Kim,” NextTribe’s Fashion Editor Kimberly Cihlar walks you through her top 7 footwear choices that don’t involve heels or annoying straps or buckles, laces or shoestrings. Slides, sock booties, wrap-up flip flops, these are a few of her favorite footwear options come warmer weather. Step up to the style plate and walk out a winner with her suggestions!
Episode 15: 15 Comfy, Cozy “Sweatsuit” Ideas for Women over 45
15 ways to think about “sweatsuit” style? Isn’t that an oxymoron, you ask? Indeed, the late designer Karl Lagerfeld once famously stated “sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life, so your bought some sweatpants.” Our Fashion Editor, Kimberly Cihlar respectfully, in fact emphatically, disagrees.
Episode 14: Shopping Charleston, SC’s Historic King Street
What do you get when you take 12 NextTribers shopping on historic King Street in Charleston, South Carolina on the last day of a highly successful bonding weekend in the Lowcountry’s Holy City? Lots of stylish purchases, fashion fun and cultural chicness.
Episode 13: 14 Swimsuit Solutions for Women Over 50 (NextTribe on Location in Troncones, Mexico)
Our favorite 14 swimsuit solutions for women over 50! From bikinis to maillots, one pieces to surf and swim tanks — our fashion editor shows you top choices, interviewing Tribe members on location to show off the suits she and they love and packed for NextTribe’s”Stretch Your Body, Stretch Your Mind” retreat in Troncones, Mexico.
Episode 12: 10 Swimwear Styles for Women Over 50
Spring springs next week, meaning it’s almost swimsuit season! Check out the top 10 bathing suits — from bikinis to maillots to one pieces to surf and swim tanks — our fashion and style editor shops and see how they might work for you in her next episode of “Talk’n Closet with Kim,” our video series that shows you how to #ageboldly and #dresswisely.
Episode 11: Carry On! 13 Pieces to Pack for the Perfect Beach Getaway
Pack lightly, #AgeBoldly. Our fashion and style expert Kimberly Cihlar tucks just 13 items in her tiny, lightweight stowaway roller bag for a week away at our yoga beach retreat! Watch how she makes packing small count in a big way in the next episode of our video series “Talk’n Closet with Kim” and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Don’t forget a hat and your sunglasses! Oh, and of course, sunscreen and your swimsuit. Carry on!
Episode 10: How to Pack Light for Your Next Winter Getaway
If you’re wondering how to pack light and still stay warm when you go on a little winter vacay, we’ve got you covered. Our resident fashion expert shows you how to fit 15 winter items in one tiny carry-on roller! Seriously, it CAN be done.
Episode 9: Winter Hats for Women: 7 Ways to Keep Warm While You Look Cool
Hats off to us! Who could forget the opening credits of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, MTM tossing her pom pom’d beanie into the air, both gesture and series celebrating the single, working modern woman? Hats for women have always fashioned a memorable statement, and that 1970s moment was no exception. Beyond serving as stylish statement makers, hats keep you warm in cold winter months, and they definitely make you look cool while doing so. Can’t wrap your heard around the various hat styles of today? Keep calling a cloche a cowboy, a bowler a beanie, a fedora a floppy? Well, NextTribe’s fashion editor has got some hat tricks for you. Heads up for the warmest, coolest hats around.