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The Red Light District Has a New Address: LinkedIn

Ghazal Omid | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Ghazal Omid

LinkedIn is under immense pressure to clean up its act when it comes to prostitution on its site. There is a great deal of evidence that it has become a hosting agent for illegal and illicit cyber pimping because of its lucrative client list which provides a cyber brothel for those who enjoy such pleasures or make a profit from it.

Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week: What the Editors Wore

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

We checked in with a few of our favorite editors to get a preview of what they've been wearing this past week. Trend trackers, take note -- this is almost as big as what's on the runway.

Shopping With New York's Top Fashion Editors

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

See what some of New York's finest fashion editors are planning to buy this year, and what they're going to avoid.

The J. Crew Genius Who's Making "Mini Mes" of the Kids of the Company's Legions of Fans

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Jenny Cooper, the New York-based Head of Design for J. Crew's covetable children's line, is part of the creative dream team that has catapulted J. Crew from rollneck sweater and barn jacket catalogue fixture into one of the most influential fashion houses in America.

The Man Repeller on the Perfect NYE Outfit

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Journalism student Leandra Medine and a close friend, WWD editor Rachel Strugatz, were combing through the racks at Topshop and joking that the fashions were so good they were man repelling. Thus The Man Repeller was born.

We're Bananas Over Rachel Zoe's Newest Addition

Meredith Barnett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Jeremiah Brent serves as Rachel Zoe's go-to design expert. He spoke with us about interior design, typical day at the Rachel Zoe offices, and his favorite holiday decorating traditions. It was, as Zoe would say, "bananas."

Two's a Charm: Meet the Design Duo Behind NAHM

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

In Ally Hilfiger (daughter to Tommy) and Nary Manivong's case, two heads make for one chic fashion collection.

Fall For Art, Affordably

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Here, we catch up with industry power publicist Bettina Prentice, founder of Prentice Art Communications, who shares buying advice those of us without bottomless pockets can actually use.

The L.A. Boutique Beloved by Fashion Insiders

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Kristen Lee has more than proven her passion for accessories and her knack for style. The namesake shoe line she launched in 2003 was a hit with the fashion set for being at once forward-thinking and totally wearable.

The Working Girl, Esq. Lays Down the Law

Meredith Barnett | Posted 01.14.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

We are in awe of Preetma Singh. For one, she's gorgeous, stylish and smart. But even more amazing is that she quit her job as a corporate lawyer to be an intern -- at a fashion site.

The Jewelry Line We (and Hollywood) Can't Get Enough Of

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

A browse through Rosanne Karmes' Sydney Evan jewelry line leaves us wondering how one designer can achieve so many contradictory traits at the same time.

"Hart of Dixie" -- From City Chic to Southern Belle

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

When it comes to celebrity style, Rachel Bilson (aside from being interminably cute) is one of our favorites. Now after a few stints on the silver screen, the former "The O.C." star is back this fall on a TV series.

Sustainable Design Star Carrie Parry

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Sustainable fashion designer Carrie Parry just debuted her first collection in February, but she's not as green as you might think.

Expert Advice: How to Fix Your Man's Style

Meredith Barnett | Posted 12.06.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Do you know where your man's style is? Bruce Pask, Men's Fashion Director at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, helps us find it.

Style Bubble's Susie Lau Preps for Paris Fashion Week

Meredith Barnett | Posted 11.29.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

A few times year during Fashion Week season, Susie Bubble scours the globe, exposing new fashion design talent and giving her fresh, enthusiastic and unfiltered take on the big name designers you already know and love.

Expert How To: The Rarest Nail Colors and Biggest Trends

Meredith Barnett | Posted 11.26.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

For some folks, it's all about the shoes. For others, it's the bag. But for more and more fashion followers, nails are the hottest place to show off the latest fashion trends.

Spring 2012 Fashion Week: What the Editors Are Wearing

Meredith Barnett | Posted 11.12.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Aya Kanai, freelance fashion stylist; Sheena Smith, Senior Associate Accessories Editor, Teen Vogue; Lisa Mosko, Stylist and Fashion Director/Founder...

Lucy Sykes on Fashion Week: Memorable Moments, Who She'd Like to Sit Next To and the Hot Pink Bag She Covets

Meredith Barnett | Posted 11.15.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

If there's one name that's synonymous with the glamour of New York Fashion Week, it's Lucy Sykes. Gorgeous and charismatic, Sykes works the week from every angle.

The Coveteur Founders Dish on Their Favorite Closets -- and Whose They'd Most Like to Peek Into

Meredith Barnett | Posted 11.01.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

On The Coveteur, their perfectly turned out ode to closets, BFF's Erin Kleinberg and Stephanie Mark giddily document the impeccable taste and sartorial acquisitions of stylesetters everywhere.

Plastic Fantastic: Fake Plants Are the Latest Design Trend

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.18.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

The Rag & Bone design team isn't the first to adopt artificial greenery as a hip form of decor.

Shoe Truck: Gorgeous New Shoe Boutique Parks in Austin

Meredith Barnett | Posted 10.05.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Armed with a pioneer spirit and with the eye of a seasoned stylist, Texas Native Sarah Lewis recently opened Austin's newest shoe boutique, BOOTLEG, in a 30-foot airstream trailer.

Tina Fey's Bossypants Inspires a Fashion Collection

Meredith Barnett | Posted 09.27.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Diana Eng is the rare fashion designer who is as comfortable working with conductive wire and electrical circuits as she is with velvet and silk chiffon.

An eBay Wedding Story That Has Us in Awe

Meredith Barnett | Posted 09.13.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

By day, Beatriz Cardenas is the director of global communications for Bumble and Bumble. But after she got engaged two years ago, Cardenas took on a second full time gig: planning her June wedding with characteristic attention to detail.

Doing Red, White and Blue Right

Meredith Barnett | Posted 08.30.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

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Brooklyn-Based Artist and Blog Sensation Is Anthropologie's Latest Design Star

Meredith Barnett | Posted 08.23.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Fanny Bostrom achieved internet fame when she adorably donned dungarees and a floral wreath on her wedding day -- and managed to look way more stylish than your run-of-the-mill girl in strapless Vera Wang.