Once you build your base with uncompromising color and a take-no-prisoners cut, a signature style is guaranteed to complete your look. What often comes more naturally to younger dolls can also be had easily by all women.
Super busy women don't have time to traffic in trends. They need power basics that can weather anything from the carpool lane to the cocktail party.
For years I tried to change my body with diets and exercise, believing that its shape and size were the root of the problem, but I just kept on hating it. When I began exploring fashion and style -- dressing in fun, flattering and form-fitting clothes -- an unexplored universe opened up to me.
It's one thing to have a closet full of loose Eileen Fisher garb because you've always had a thing for her line. It's another if you're shopping there because you think you're supposed to.
Thanks to a good friend, I've gained a new appreciation for practical style.
Tim Gunn told me that black isn't always slimming. Bobbie Thomas told me how to find the perfect skirt length. And Joy Bauer said that jicama can help combat bloating. Who knew?
While my personal style was devolving, my husband's was reaching new, luxurious heights.
Travel may not carry the glamour of days gone by, but by trying to make a flight more comfortable we've ended up ruining any of the magic that was left in flying.
Fashion crowd-watching is almost as much fun as craning your neck for a glimpse of next season's looks. Here's to the hassle, excitement, personal wardrobes and personalities of NYFW.
Frump is something many of us moms succumb to. We say things like "comfortable enough to sleep in" and "wash-n-wear" to mask what's really happening: a loss of style. But we deserve more.
Fashion should be aspirational and inspirational, but real women need and deserve chic, inspired clothes that make them feel beautiful and work for them IN REAL LIFE.
But there are those of us who end up learning the tools to turning this crazy fixation on beauty into more than just a mindless addiction. So, I went about my way starting Bellacures to tend to one's hands, feet and ultimately, heart.
There are certain fashion and beauty questions you really shouldn't ask any woman unless she's your best friend -- and even then, you should proceed with extreme caution.
Last week, Huffington Post Women's Senior Lifestyle Editor Lori Fradkin appealed to our expertise in their new feature "Help Wanted". Lori wrote in to ask us how we'd style her new bib-style necklace. Here, Fashion Editor Christina Anderson weighs in on how to wear this statement piece in everyday life.
I bought this fabric necklace several years ago and recently remembered that it was in my nightstand drawer. What's the proper way to wear it?
We so easily fabricate insane rules and create laws, but there are no rules to getting laid. When it works, it works and when it doesn't, it doesn't.