Traveling is exciting, but it's not without a few hassles between the planning, packing, and getting to and navigating the airport. We can make it easier, starting with your luggage. Packing always seems to take up more time and space than you'd like, especially when you don't know what you're doing. But no more! These simple travel packing tips will help you get organized, get packed, and be on your way.
Packing for any trip can be tricky, but what to wear on a cruise presents a unique challenge. You'll go from pool to land excursions to formal dinners and more. With all the different activities a cruise vacation has to offer, you'll need to pack more than you think. We've surveyed our favorite fashion bloggers' wardrobes for cruise-ready outfits to get you started!
Learning the rules of style you can (and should) break can boost your confidence and help you develop a chic look of your very own. Many fashion rules were designed for a different era, and these 10 outdated guidelines are ones even the world's most stylish women aren't afraid to break.
A stain doesn't have to be the end of your favorite sweater. Learn how to rescue your favorite wardrobe pieces from potentially life-ending spills, marks and more.
One of your most pressing fashion questions: answered.
Does your bra fit correctly?
In my wildest dreams, I can rock a pair of itty-bitty denim cutoffs as well as Gisele Bundchen. In my waking life, I'm cursed with shortish, semi-stubby stems that I usually end up hiding under boot-cut black slacks (yawn). So I'm always on the lookout for tried-and-true ways to make my lower half my better half--that is, without having to sell my firstborn to be able to afford Tracy Anderson as a personal trainer. The following eight tactics are cuter, more realistic options--no physical suffering required. Related Stories: Are FitFlops a Farce? The Lab Rat Slim and Trim: Tips for Looking Thinner Without Dieting Is Height Advantage a Tall Tale?
Dreading swimsuit season? Don't. Get the same confidence you have when wearing your little black dress by wearing a little black swimsuit. The key to strutting your stuff at the beach is finding the right-fitting swimsuit. Whether you're athletic, busty, curvy, or straight and narrow, we found the best swimsuits to flatter your figure.
As extensive research and frequent articles tell us, guys hate most of the things we wear. If it were up to them, we'd alternate between a T-shirt (white and soaking wet, preferably) and a sexy form-fitting dress with heels. Our experience (and the multi-billion-dollar fashion industry) tells us that what we wear has very little to do with what men want. And yet research about the fashion trends men hate continues. A recent poll by MyCelebrityFashion.co.uk confirms what you probably could guess—that if you get a date, chances are it won't be because of what's hanging in your closet. Here are five fabulous fashions that repel men and the reasons why you should rock them anyway, even if they are on just this side of ridiculous.
Something about the fall triggers the shopping center in my brain. Even though I haven't gone “back to school” in quite a few years, September still makes me want to buy a whole new wardrobe. While most of us can't afford to start over every year, these 10 key wardrobe additions will help to bring your current closet into the new season. And better yet, each piece is under $200!
“It’s easy to update your wardrobe for spring! Just buy something in every single hot new color, silhouette, style, and shape out there—all 158 of them! Also, throw out every pair of shoes and handbag you own and get new, better ones! Not to mention makeup!” Yeah, we’re not following this advice either.
We're at that point of winter when the only thing getting us through is the thought of traveling somewhere warm and snow-less. Whether that's an official Spring Break or a girls' getaway with your friends or a romantic mini vacay, there's nothing like spending a little time in the sun in the dead of winter to lift your spirits. If you're anything like me, you have a trip booked and are already mentally making your packing list. (You may also be sipping an umbrella drink at this very moment.) Here's what you need to pack to make it a memorable and fashionable.
Choosing sunglasses requires more understanding of algebra than one might suspect, knowing angles and lines and what shapes will flatter those angles and lines. So we've broken it down for you - which glasses look best for your face shape. Face the sun with confidence.
You may not be able to do a wardrobe overhaul each and every season, but you can add several pieces that will strategically freshen your entire closet. The right addition can make a winter outfit feel warm-weather wearable, and an old ensemble feel brand new. These six essentials are all you need to put a—dare we say it?—spring in your step.
It’s spring cleaning time…are you ready to go through your closet, convincing yourself that you’ll totally wear every random garment you pull out? Because often, that’s what “spring cleaning" amounts to. You start off with the intention of really editing down your wardrobe into the must-haves, but then every garment tugs at your heartstrings and earns its place right back in the closet. It doesn’t have to be this way. Be ruthless, be calculating, be unemotional with your cleaning, and answer these questions about each and every piece. If a piece of clothing doesn’t measure up, you’ll know unequivocally that it’s got to go.
Maxi dresses are a hot trend and it looks like they’re here to stay. But how can petite women rock the trend without getting lost in a sea of fabric? The key is in the fit. Look for elongating details and just the right length. We've rounded up a few of our favorites to get you started.
There’s a reason women turn to their little black dresses for a night out. Black is a universally flattering color with the power to make you feel hot, hot, hot. Turns out, those same magical properties carry over to swimsuits, too. Here are our picks for the sexiest black one-piece swimsuits this summer.
Not only are black-and-white striped looks the mega-trend of the season, the graphic print also happens to be classic and elegant. We've styled three lovely looks that complement a versatile striped t-shirt dress. From a colorful get-up that showcases your fun-loving side to a gussied up ensemble with all the bells-and-whistles for a classy night out, we've made it easy to figure out how to wear black and white stripes.