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Women's Fashion During Wartime (NEW BOOK)

Posted 04.03.2014 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Great War Fashion: Tales from the History Wardrobe [The History Press, $39.95] When war broke out, it was seen as ...

16 of the 'Must-have' Items in a Woman's Wardrobe

Quora | Posted 03.10.2014 | Style
Quora

You won't likely want to wear a backless, see-through sequined mini dress 10 years from now, but you will always want to wear a beautifully tailored blazer, whether you are 15 or 50.

Decoding Dress Codes

Anita Patrickson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Style
Anita Patrickson

Razzle dazzle, creative cocktail, festive flair, after-five, after six or after-eight -- you can call it whatever you like, but all dress codes really fall into just a few simple categories.

Five Fall Fashion Mistakes You May Be Making

Zara Husaini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Zara Husaini

It is possible to be practical and still look put together. In fact, it's really quite easy, especially in the fall. Much of it is just a matter of avoiding these common pitfalls people tend to fall into during colder months.

The Joys and Hazards of Late-Blooming Style

Sally McGraw | Posted 10.23.2013 | Style
Sally McGraw

I truly believe that some women are born stylish. I am not one of them. But I'm grateful to be a late-bloomer. And here's why.

Where's All The Lingerie For Mature Women?

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 09.13.2013 | Fifty
Elisabeth Dale

I'm ready to celebrate my aging body with style, grace and sensual fashion. And I'd like to do it while wearing something fabulous, underneath it all. What's do you think? Is the intimate apparel industry letting women down?

Beat the Heat. (No, Really, Please Beat It.)

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York
Claudia Zelevansky

The city in the summer is a special case. If you have ever spent more than 30 seconds on a subway platform during rush hour in August, you will know of what I speak.

Designer-Model Michael Tintiuc Talks Fashion and Skateboarding

Dori Hartley | Posted 06.23.2013 | Style
Dori Hartley

Michael Tintiuc has a look that is not easily forgotten. Between his trademark long, dark brown hair, doe-like eyes and soft, sensuous features, it isn't a surprise that this young man found himself working hard as the male model whose presence would demand worldwide attention on both the catwalk and in print.

LOOK: Karl Lagerfeld Debuts Lesbian Wedding Couture In Paris

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 03.24.2013 | Gay Voices

The only thing better than one Chanel wedding dress is two Chanel wedding dresses.

Am I Too Old For A Little Bling?

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Kuhn

I want to pull them on and admire the blingy back pockets that only draw attention to that flattened place where I sit and write. I want to wear them to my favorite haunts...the grocery store, Target or the gas station. I want to sparkle...just a bit.

How Fashion Is Like Basketball

Cappie Pondexter | Posted 03.19.2013 | Style
Cappie Pondexter

One of the reasons why I opened my company was to help other athletes with their fashion needs. I study fashion no matter where I go and I love to watch my teammates and their fashion styles.

Do Your Shoes And Belt Have To Match? From Tim Gunn (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

There are fashion rules that many of us have followed religiously for years, but is it time to throw some of them out the window? Tim Gunn, fashion th...

Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover--or a Woman by Her Wardrobe

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.12.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure I've been thinking a lot about clothing lately--more than usua...

The Tyranny of the Hem Lines

Elise Sax | Posted 11.11.2012 | Style
Elise Sax

It was the '80s, and sure, the decade was a sea of fashion what-were-we-thinking, but despite the sickening wave of pastels and shoulder pads, a woman had a choice of hemlines. From trampy mini to hippie chic, every length was the right length.

5 Fabulous Fall Leather Must-haves

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 10.24.2012 | Style
Susan Holmes-McKagan

This year, more than ever, we're seeing nuances of cool vintage revival (think Hell's Angel biker babe meets Bridget Bardot's sweet yet wild side) strutting down the runways. Here goes my lovely list of luxurious leather must-haves...

WATCH: How To Choose The Right Hemline

Posted 08.24.2012 | Fifty

Not quite sure where your hemline should be? Style expert Lloyd Boston recently visited NBC's "Today" show with some fashion advice for women of all a...

Giving Up the Shame of Those Sagging Arms

Annie Stein | Posted 10.16.2012 | Style
Annie Stein

If I wore sleeveless, I'd be wearing that blouse as I hit these very keys and never take it off, it was such perfection, but I gave up wearing anything without sleeves several years ago. I just can't continue to keep it all together and have allowed the arms to go first.

How I Learned To Love Being Tall

Kimberly Couzens | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style
Kimberly Couzens

Having "the jolly green giant lives here!" scrawled across my locker stung, but it was nothing compared to the discomfort I felt in my own skin. My height was an unavoidable reminder that I was different, and being different isn't cool or fun when you're a teenager.

Attention Women: The Most Important Item in Your Wardrobe Is...

Joah Spearman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Style
Joah Spearman

I don't care what jewelry you have on, what bra and panty-set you're wearing and how good your mascara looks... good jeans take the cake every time.

One Month, Six Pieces of Clothing: Taking on the Six-Item Challenge

LearnVest | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
LearnVest

For the next month, I vowed to wear six items of "essential" clothing only, take photos of myself each day to push myself to style each outfit differently and document my feelings.

The Sandal Revolution

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Julie Gerstenblatt

You may look at it and go, what the heck is that thing? And that is precisely why the fashion community has put their heads together to give this shoe a name. Readers, I'd like to present the newest in hybrid shoe luxury: the flatform.

How Much Is Too Much for a Trend Item?

Ruth Sonnenshein and Rebecca Resnick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Ruth Sonnenshein and Rebecca Resnick

Our mantra is: Assess, Edit, Style. These three words are the basis of our concept when walking into everyday closets and making people look and feel their best.

Not Dying to Stop Dyeing

Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The decision to start coloring my hair was easy; the decision to stop doing it is proving more complicated. Like every other woman in my family, my...

A Conversation With Designer Tracy Reese

Blue Carreon | Posted 12.04.2011 | Style
Blue Carreon

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at11.20.46AM.jpg Here, the fashion designer talks about politeness, great ideas and being well-dressed.

WATCH: The Most Eighties-tastic Commercials Ever

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 11.01.2011 | Style

Ever since reading the news about Jordache's new throwback TV commercials, which chronicle Jordache denim looks from the Farrah Fawcett-inspired Seven...