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Michelle Persad, Fashion Editor for HuffPost Style.

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'Dior And I' Is The Latest Fashion Flick You Need To See

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 9:47 AM

"Fashion says that you can be somebody different" is how the "Dior and I" trailer begins. And that is exactly what Raf Simons proves, in the new documentary that chronicles the designer's first few months as creative director at Christian Dior.

The film, which premiered to...

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Anna Wintour Is Just Like Us, Unplugs With Family In The Country

(6) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 2:48 PM

When you think of Anna Wintour, many words come to mind, but gardener and animal-lover are not among the top few. Until now.

In British journalist Alastair Campbell's new book, “Winners and How They Succeed”, Wintour offers some insight into how she has achieved mass success in the fashion...

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The Street Style At Milan Fashion Week Is Bellissima

(5) Comments | Posted February 28, 2015 | 8:15 AM

New Yorkers know hats, the British know shoes, but the Italians, they know bags.

Over the last couple of days at Milan Fashion Week, we have spotted some pretty amazing purses on the streets. After seeing the photos below, we really want to...

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The 9 Best Swimsuit Brands You Have Probably Never Heard Of

(4) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Spring is almost here. Okay, that is just a rumor we heard that we can neither confirm nor deny, but these tundra-like temperatures have to end sometime, right? And what is the first thing we are going to do when the earth unthaws? Head to the beach.

While we...

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This Black Tie Dress Will Take You From The Boardroom To The Ballroom

(4) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 10:04 AM

Rules were meant to be broken. That's how we feel about fashion and especially about dress codes.

With wedding season and event season almost upon us, chances are your inbox is soon going to be overflowing with invites, all with different clothing requirements. If you're stumped, you might attempt...

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I Tried Co-Washing My Hair For Two Weeks And Here's What Happened

(85) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 3:32 PM

A few weeks ago, the fashion site The Coveteur challenged me to give up shampoo for two whole weeks in favor of cleansing conditioners. As a person who has always been told to lather, rinse and repeat, I was hesitant to ditch shampoo for co-washing.

Before I...

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Celebrities Wearing H&M Prove That They Are Mere Mortals, Just Like Us

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 10:06 AM

Whenever a celebrity walks the red carpet wearing fancy designer labels they can barely pronounce, we rarely bat an eyelash. But when A-listers nonchalantly say their outfit is "H&M", it's cause for pause. How can that outfit possibly be from H&M?

Lately, many Hollywood actresses have been walking...

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Kim Kardashian Goes Five Days Without Washing Her Hair

(117) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 12:10 PM

Every time we see Kim Kardashian head into a restaurant wearing head-to-toe Givenchy, step onto the red carpet with her perfectly contoured makeup or tote around her 1-year-old daughter in a fur coat, we are reminded that celebrities aren't just like us.

But it turns...

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Emma Stone's Oscar Dress 2015 Is Arguably The Best Of The Night

(67) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 8:16 PM

Emma Stone is probably one of our most favorite stars to see on any red carpet. Her fashion risk-taking always pays off, so it's no surprise that she stunned once again at the Oscars.

The redheaded beauty looked ravishing in a long-sleeve, chartreuse custom Elie Saab gown. While...

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Sienna Miller's 2015 Oscar Dress Is Black And Navy And Perfect All Over

(1) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 7:29 PM

Sienna Miller has been on a sartorial roll lately and we had a feeling that it would continue right onto the Oscars red carpet.

And we were right. The British bombshell wowed in a black and navy Oscar de la Renta gown with velvet bow...

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Chrissy Teigen's Oscar Dress 2015 Is Low-Cut And Sexy

(110) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 7:18 PM

When a supermodel arrives anywhere, you take notice. But when one shows up to the Oscars looking the way Chrissy Teigen did, you really take notice.

The brunette babe wowed in a light blue, embellished Zuhair Murad gown, retro waves and dark burgundy lipstick.

Teigen was...

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Oscars 2015 Red Carpet: See All The Gorgeous Gowns From The Academy Awards

(20) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 7:00 PM

The Oscars are the biggest and most important award show of the year. Everyone who is anyone makes an appearance on the red carpet and the night is inevitably filled with haute couture, glitzy gowns and thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.

So you don't miss a...

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This Is The Most Stylish Hat Of The Season

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Most people think that winter is synonymous with cozy beanies, but we're here to let you in on a little secret that most of the fashion world already knows. There is a better headwear choice out there: the wide-brim hat.

At first, it may not seem like the most...

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13 Of The Best Moments From New York Fashion Week Fall 2015

(1) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 1:48 PM

New York Fashion Week is over and while the eight-day extravaganza may seem like one giant blur, there were definitely a few stand out moments.

With all the tweets, posts and Instagrams clogging up your feeds, it's easy to miss something important (aka a

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H&M Suits, Bright Red Dresses And More Looks That Made Our Best Dressed List

(6) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 7:00 AM

It's happening! We are finally starting to see prints and color on the red carpet, a true sign that spring awaits.

Although the majority of our best-dressed list is made up of black dresses and jumpsuits, a few A-listers stood out from the pack in bright red...

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Editors Pick Their Top 5 Outfits From NYFW Fall 2015

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 7:00 AM

By the time New York Fashion Week draws to a close, everyone at HuffPost Style has attended dozens of shows, clicked through hundreds of images and lusted after thousands of outfits (that sadly won't be available until fall 2015). But every season there is always that one...

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The 14 Most Outrageous Looks From NYFW Fall 2015

(62) Comments | Posted February 19, 2015 | 11:22 AM

Sometimes fashion is beautiful, sometimes it's crazy and sometimes it just makes us LOL.

And such was the case with a few looks we saw come down the runway during New York Fashion Week. Between the oil-soaked, stringy hair that covered the models' faces at Alexander Wang,...

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J.Crew's Fall 2015 Collection Is For The Preppy Kids Who Are All Grown Up

(13) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 6:00 PM

J.Crew presented its Fall 2015 collection on Tuesday and it was all kinds of perfect.

A brand known for its preppy and casual sensibilities, J.Crew is entering new territory with its latest collection featuring the same effortless approach to style, but with a little more luxury. For women, there...

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You Are Going To Want To Curl Up In Ryan Roche's Entire Fall 2015 Collection

(4) Comments | Posted February 16, 2015 | 4:32 PM

Who's the next great fashion designer? We're on the lookout this New York Fashion Week for the lesser-known or up-and-coming stars who are creating clothing and careers worthy of some praise and closet space. Although they aren't household names yet, we're so impressed with their skills that we bet they...

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Fringe Is One Of The Biggest Trends Filling The New York Fashion Week Runways

(48) Comments | Posted February 16, 2015 | 12:12 PM

Every fashion week we spot trends on the runway that are sure to be huge next season. This week we've seen a lot of turtlenecks, serious '70s vibes and edgy hair accessories. While we are often introduced to new trends, some just...

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