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The Future of Fashion: Earth Day, Fash Rev, True Cost

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.27.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

It feels like divine momentum that Earth Day and Fash Rev Day are only 24 hrs apart. A multitude of good can spring from even the most dire circumstances -- so how can we best harness the energy of change?

Bakersfield Teacher Creates Clothing Bank For Students

Nadine Cheung | Posted 05.20.2015 | Good News

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

What Does Your Gear Do? Aces in Action Is Giving a New Meaning to Style

Caroline Watson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact
Caroline Watson

Earning the nickname 'Smokin' Aces' from his days shooting hoops at EBC Rucker Park, Kortovich has ingrained himself into the basketball community after losing his father to cancer at an early age.

Commandments of Style

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.14.2015 | Style
Nicole Williams

Sweat the small stuff. We're talking fine details. Shave or wax your legs if you'll be wearing a skirt. Take a hard look in the mirror and if your upper lip needs waxing, by all means. Even better, have a professional do the honors.

A Conversation On Fashion, Inspiration, and Life With The Sartorialist, Scott Schuman

Ahmad Khan | Posted 05.04.2015 | Style
Ahmad Khan

I recently sent a cold email to the address on Mr. Schuman's website and was greeted with a response from his assistant. Little did I know that in less than a week I would be sitting in the studio of the man who inspired me to care about clothes in the first place.

Crash Course in Mom Fashion

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 04.17.2015 | Comedy
Alexandra Rosas

I am a busy mom of three, and I need what I have. I am going to share my tips and tricks to help you on your busy mom personal journey: I promise you, you don't even have to learn how to use belts to accessorize.

One Size Fits No One

Melanie Kluger | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Melanie Kluger

Whatever size you are in any particular piece of clothing, that's the size you are in that one store ONLY. Let's let this soak in and realize that if we are a bigger size in one store, that it does mean ANYTHING about us.

The Girl Stays In The Dress

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

"Hippy," she said. "This one's got some hips on her." She continued to pull and sigh and make small laboring noises as she worked. I sought out my mother's eyes, but she didn't seem to notice where Eugenia's remark had landed.

Breaking Free From The Middle-Aged Mom Uniform

MiddleSexy | Posted 04.02.2015 | Fifty
MiddleSexy

Some days, I just don't want to get dressed. If I'm lucky, it's a day where I'm working from home and I'll throw on a pair of exercise pants, a bra and a T-shirt. I'll brush my teeth but not put on any make-up. Then I sit down at my computer and write.

6 Packing Tips for Hoarders

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

The first step in reigning in an overpacking habit is to set up some ground rules and goals. Packing, like any organizational activity, requires a game plan. You be the coach: Ask yourself what perfect packing means to you.

Fashion and Style Who?

Shawna Wright | Posted 05.11.2015 | Style
Shawna Wright

Style for me means an expression; never in life should we feel that how we express ourselves should be limited based on the perspectives of others.

Making It Personal

Beth Whitley | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

I have enough close friends with children whose milestones have, like Hannah's, not been reached, to know that I am not the only one who finds birthdays hard.

Go Ahead and Blush: Think Pink for Spring

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.03.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

Seen Fifty Shades of Gray? Or catch Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris in his skivvies? (My hand still covers my mouth thinking about it!) If your cheeks are flush, you're halfway to donning one of the hottest hues of the Oscars' red carpet: soft pink tones.

Why Moving Back In With Your Parents Can Be A Game-Changing Business Decision

Posted 03.07.2015 | Small Business

Moving home after college is hard for many young adults, but what’s even more difficult is moving home after graduating college plus three years of ...

The No-Makeup Challenge

Gabi Holzwarth | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Gabi Holzwarth

I came to the conclusion that my life would be much more productive if I could gain the confidence to go out and about my life without having these worries weigh me down. How would I do this? I decided to take a no-makeup pledge.

Yoga Bare

Amy Mullis | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy
Amy Mullis

It's not that the folks in one part of the country eat healthier than the others, but I come from a place in the South where if you slow down for a yellow light, we will deep fry your car.

The Perfect Lives of Style Bloggers

Neely Steinberg | Posted 02.08.2015 | Style
Neely Steinberg

What I've learned and what I'm sure I will continue to learn is that I'll probably never be that perfect domestic Goddess. I'll never be able to keep up with a constant schedule of hair salons and nail salons and spinning classes. And, you know what, that's OK.

Why I Sometimes Wish I Still Smoked Cigarettes

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Country singer Ronnie Dunn, of Brooks and Dunn, came out with an amazing song titled "I Wish I Still Smoked Cigarettes." The sentiments expressed throughout the song brought me back to an era that started when I was 13, and fell deeply in love for the first time.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopping Tips

Jay Miranda | Posted 01.26.2015 | Style
Jay Miranda

When it comes to online shopping, know your measurements and use the size charts. If you are like me, you'll be grabbing that extra serving of stuffing (my favorite) the evening before -- and the morning after. So know your size before then so you can ensure a perfect fit.

How I Broke Up With My Clothes (And My Walk-in Closet)

The Cut | Lisa Miller | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style

For a precious, fleeting period in my adulthood, I had a walk-in closet. This was during what I think of as my Mary Tyler Moore years, a decade in whi...

'My Mother, the Model'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.25.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

My mom's the very model of the modern modeling mother. And she could soon share a runway with Heidi Klum and other model moms because she (my mother, not Heidi) began her modeling career recently at a fashion show in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticut.

One Size Fits None

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

I hate clothes shopping, which explains why I've never been accused of being a fashionista. It also explains why my daughters always call first to ask what I'm wearing before they bring their friends over to the house.

7 Steps to Hand-wash Laundry and Challenge the Capitalist Patriarchy

Lucas Spangher | Posted 12.11.2014 | Impact
Lucas Spangher

Separate the underwear and socks from the shirts and pants, and soak in separate buckets of water Our job starts with a highly baptismal process. T...

The Hat Everyone And Their Mother Wears

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 10.12.2014 | Style

We all know by now that everyone on Instagram is infatuated with the fall season and all things that come with it, including coffee. Next up? Wide-bri...

The Right Way to Care For Sweaters

GalTime | Posted 12.06.2014 | Style
GalTime

Each winter, there always seems to be one sweater that's sacrificed to the fashion gods. It's been shrunk to doll-size proportions because you swore you could wash it yourself, or it ends up warped and faded in the back of your closet.