Emily Thungkaew

Recent Articles

Threads: Anatomy of a Prom Outfit

Anatomy of a Prom Outfit

As the fateful season approaches, Emily dissects the elements of the archetypal prom ensemble.

Threads: Green with envy

Green with envy

Happy St. Patrick's Day! For this week's Threads, Emily takes a look at Etsy.com and strikes gold with all things green.

Threads: Cold weather, hot deals

Cold weather, hot deals

The season is starting to turn, but there are still plenty of good deals on your favorite winter fashion items, and Emily shows you where to look.

Threads: The best of the Golden Globes red carpet

The best of the Golden Globes red carpet

The Golden Globes kick off awards season, and for this week's Threads, Emily breaks down the best and the worst styles on the red carpet.

Threads: Time to sparkle

Time to sparkle

It's the holidays, so have some fun! Tis the season to get dolled up and enjoy the festivities, and Emily has ways to celebrate in style.

Threads: The ins-and-outs of renewable fashion

The ins-and-outs of renewable fashion

Emily spends a day behind the scenes at Value Village and comes back with some great finds.

Threads: Instant Glam, via fall fashion accessories

Instant Glam, via fall fashion accessories

Emily finds all the right bags, boots, scarves and leggings to get you ready for fall.

Threads: Fall into autumn’s hottest trends

Fall into autumn’s hottest trends

While the rest of us cling to these last days of summer, Emily looks ahead to a new season of fashion.

Threads: Pinpointing your personal style

Pinpointing your personal style

Emily explores Pinterest, an online tool that helps users collage their personal style. Gone are the days of clipping photos from magazines - one visit to Pinterest and you'll be hooked.

Threads: The jet-setting travelista

The jet-setting travelista

What every girl needs in her suitcase for vacation.

Threads: The Hair Edition

The Hair Edition

Finding the appropriate hairstyle for an outfit might seem trivial, but trust me - your 'do can make or break your ensemble. A few tips for fun summer styles.

Threads: Rainy day fashion

Rainy day fashion

It may be spring, but it's not safe to bust out the ballet flats just yet. Sate your stylistic cravings during the wet season with fun, flirty rain boots.

Threads: The best of both worlds

The best of both worlds

Emily offers tips on pairing your favorite wardrobe items from winter and spring to help transition into the new season in style.

Threads: Something old, something new…

Something old, something new…

On Valentine's Day, Urban Outfitters launches "Bhldn," a whimsical new line of bridal wear. Take a moment for the little girl inside of you to squeal with joy.

Threads: The Swimsuit Edition

The Swimsuit Edition

Believe it or not, now is the best time to buy a swimsuit. This week, Emily offers a few tips on finding the best cut and fit for your body type.

Threads: Personal style that shines, shimmers and pops

Personal style that shines, shimmers and pops

Uniforms and dress codes can stifle personal style. Emily offers a few tips on how to let your inner fashionista shine through the button-down blahs.

Threads: Lanvin for H&M

Lanvin for H&M

Alber Elbaz has created the Lanvin line for H&M. The look book is out, but will you pay the price?

Threads: Halloween, celebrity style

Halloween, celebrity style

How to spoof your favorite (or least favorite) celebrities this Halloween. Think fake tans, bump-its and colors so bright they should be illegal.

Threads: These are a few of my favorite things

These are a few of my favorite things

Just when I was beginning to welcome the return of sweater weather, Fashion Week comes along and has me craving the light and breezy looks of spring.

Threads: Evolution of the Little Black Dress

Evolution of the Little Black Dress

Coco Chanel first unveiled the timeless wardrobe item in the pages of Vogue nearly a century ago. Now, the little black dress is a staple in every woman's closet.

Threads: Threading the love

Threading the love

After the Brew City Flood destroyed their house, the community responded with a plan to help get Teecycle Tim & family back home.

Threads: Style staples

Style staples

Ten simple items that every woman should invest in to create timeless style.

Threads: Bootie-licious


Soon, we'll pack away our light and breezy summer garments in exchange for something more substantial. Personally, I'm looking forward to fall because it means one thing: boot season.

Threads: ‘Mad’ about these trends

‘Mad’ about these trends

The hit AMC series reawakened our love for retro 60s styles. Parlay these trends into your wardrobe and you'll make men go mad.

Threads: Step into cool

Step into cool

Fashion mags are already rolling out looks for fall. I'm not ready to let go of summer just yet, but it's always good to be prepared. My tips to help make the seasonal transition in style.

Threads: Fashion for a cause

Fashion for a cause

ReFashion For Life combines fashion, sustainability and charity for a one-of-a-kind event.

Threads: My plastic shoes

My plastic shoes

I thought I had fallen out of love with plastic shoes long ago, but recently we rekindled the flame.

Threads: Heavy Rotation

Heavy Rotation

This week, Threads showcases a local Milwaukee company with a t-shirt line with a simple mission- to inject art into fashion.

Threads: Leggings – use and abuse

Leggings – use and abuse

Leggings can be your friend or your foe. Follow Emily's style guide to wear this trend with confidence!

Threads: Jean-ius denim for everyone!

Jean-ius denim for everyone!

Finding the perfect pair of jeans is like searching for true love - once you find what you're looking for, you should never let go!

Threads: Zac Posen, meet Target

Zac Posen, meet Target

Zac Posen drops a new line at Target that you can drop in your cart. If you can bring yourself to pony up that much cash, that is.

Threads: Fashionably responsible

Fashionably responsible

In honor of Earth Week, Threads offers a few local options for environmentally responsible shopping.

Threads: Project M keeps it local

Project M keeps it local

Buying local doesn't just apply to groceries anymore. Project M keeps you in style and ensures that your hard-earned dollars stay in the community.

Threads: Buy, Sell, Luv

Buy, Sell, Luv

What's better than buying new clothes? Getting cash for your old ones.

Threads: Reduce.Reuse.Teecycle.


Trends change all the time. One day you're in, the next you're out. At Teecyle.org, responsibility is always in fashion.

Threads: Five defining accessories for spring

Five defining accessories for spring

Got the itch to switch? Don’t worry, spring is just around the corner and we’ve got some hot picks to help you jazz up a drab wardrobe.

Review: Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day

Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day warms the heart like a bowl of chicken soup. Bring a loved one to see this Valentine’s weekend blockbuster.