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Fashion Trends: The Inverted-Martini Skirt or What to Wear on July 4th

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 07.06.2015 | Style
Margaret Gardiner

Fashion is fickle and comes in waves, rushing up onto the shores of consciousness, soaking the landscape so it becomes more than a trend, before receding to be re-invented, a decade or two later.

How To Get Started Using Wallpaper

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 05.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Do repetitive prints of cabbage roses give you chills? Floral striped swags from floor to ceiling make you feel faint? You might be suffering from what interior designer, Annie Elliott diagnoses as a 1980's Waverly wallpaper hangover. The good news? There's a cure.

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

Chasing Glances

Bryan Reimer | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology
Bryan Reimer

Today's connected world is bound to become even more complex, as devices with screens become even more pervasive. Brands and advertisers will need to work harder to grab your attention -- and legible type is key.

91-Year-Old Is Living Her Dream As A Tech Designer At Silicon Valley Firm

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.02.2015 | Good News

A nonagenarian has started a new career as a valuable part of Silicon Valley's tech world, bringing her years of wisdom to the industry. When Barba...

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Costume Designer

Anne M. Strick | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

How does a costume designer go about the job? "It's all very precise", says Louise Frogley, among whose credits are The Conspirator and The Men Who Stare at Goats, and who has been in the business for 35 years.

The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

Eerie Interiors

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Halloween is one of the cheesiest traditions. That's right, cheesy. It is supposed to be scary, yet somehow it turns into a cheesefest, stinky enough to make Switzerland proud.

This Is The Largest Group Of Original David Shrigley Drawings

Crane.tv | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Few artists would fancy following on from Martin Creed but if there's anyone who can rise to the challenge it's David Shrigley. The Glasgow-based ...

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Graphic Design

Anne M. Strick | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

Graphic Designers are responsible for any print or facsimile of print that is needed. And often, as in the Civil War period film The Conspirator, research is necessary to determine and accurately reproduce the era's print and cursive styles.

Retail Chatter #7

June Haynes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
June Haynes

You have to imagine why today it's so easy to find many new accessory stores pumping out knock-offs of designer shoes and bags, all for a fraction of its original brands. It's no wonder why more women are in search of finding the best replica at the right price.

Is Your Rome Burning? Getting Engineers and Designers Delighted to Build Together

Mona Patel | Posted 06.22.2014 | Huffpost Code
Mona Patel

It's the responsibility of both the designer and the engineer to work together to find the smartest way to deliver the desired result. Of course, that's the crux of it--figuring out how to get them working together first.

Boho Chic Jewelry Bridges Amazonian and Urban Jungles

Zoe Helene | Posted 06.02.2014 | Style
Zoe Helene

Through ORG by vio, Villacorta shares tools that allow women in indigenous communities to maintain their traditions while creating income and livelihoods.

DIY Halloween: Becoming Karl Lagerfeld

Magdalena Wojcik | Posted 12.29.2013 | Style
Magdalena Wojcik

Before buying anything, raid your closet to see if you can find any of the necessary pieces on a hanger or stuffed in a drawer. If all fails, check other options/stores where you can get each needed piece for under $50.

Supermodel Camila Alves-McConaughey Talks Fall Fashion Trends and Fun Halloween Costumes

Catherine Garvin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Catherine Garvin

Supermodel, designer and celebrity wife Camila Alves-McConaughey recently hosted in the Pacific Northwest a trendy fashion event as Macy's I.N.C. Brand Ambassador.

Take Me Back To My Roots, Lovely Ulyana

Kate Wolfson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Style
Kate Wolfson

Borrowing heavily from such culturally relevant elements as whisper-thin lace and the corseted damsels illustrated in the classical fairytales of my childhood, designer, Ulyana Sergeenko breathes relevancy into folkloric elements that were on the fast track to extinction.

An Innovative Home Of The Future

VernissageTV | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Werner Aisslinger is a multiple award-winning product designer and co-founder of the Berlin Design Festival DMY. For his current exhibition at Haus am...

This Lady Has Fashion Running Through Her Blood

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 05.10.2013 | Style

Miuccia Prada was born into a fashion dynasty -- her grandfather, Mario Prada, started the wildly-popular luxury label Prada in the early 1900's. Clea...

Runway-Ready Wedding Looks

www.marieclaire.com | Posted 05.08.2013 | Weddings

April marks the beginning of wedding season, and we at MC couldn't be more thrilled. There's nothing we love more than designer duds, a chic celebrato...

Wedding Flowers 101: Choosing the Florist

Michael Gaffney | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings
Michael Gaffney

Wedding florists are the ultimate wedding stylists! Choosing your wedding flowers and style is best left to a good floral designer no matter how big or small your budget is.

My Fashion Show Honored Grandma Lucy

Lori Kyler Christensen | Posted 03.20.2013 | Style
Lori Kyler Christensen

When I was growing up, my grandmother was one of the most important people in my life. She was a self-taught sewing dynamo without any formal training, and no sewing project was too difficult for Lucy.

Chicago Shakes Wig and Make-Up Designer, Melissa Veal, Turns Me Into a 17th Century Vixen

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The School for Lies opened at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on December 4th. In honor of this trip back in time to the Sixteen Hundreds and the land of Moliere, I visited Jeff Award winning wig and make-up designer, Melissa Veal.

Selena Gomez Signs With Adidas NEO Label One Month After Justin Bieber Does The Same

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.21.2012 | Style

OH NO SHE DIDN'T.

Shepard Fairey Discusses Election 2012 and the Importance of Voting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

While he's considered making a similar poster for the 2012 election, the artist says that it would be naive to deny the realities and changes of the last four years.

Disney and Barney's Are Sorry...That You're a Misinformed Minnie Mouse Activist

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

Let's hope Disney and Barney's come to their senses and find some chic, stylish threads for the real Minnie and crew to fit into soon.