Practically nothing feels better than a pair of jeans that fit just right. With such versatile denim pieces in style this season, you don’t have to limit that feel-good sensation to just your lower half. From jackets to jeggings, here are the quintessential denim items you need right now. Related Stories: Fashion Trends Men Hate And Why to Wear Them Anyway Twenty Ways to Wear Your Favorite Jeans The Perfect Fit: Ten Figure-Flattering Jeans
Even with the sad departure of visionary Alexander McQueen, global interest in British fashion has increased by leaps and bounds over the past year, thanks, in part to Duchess Kate Middleton and her equally famous sister. With the eyes of the (fashion) world on London, did the collections rise to the occasion? Here are the best and worst of London’s Fashion Week Spring 2012.
How often have you looked through your closet and thought, “What on earth am I going to wear today?!” Well, time to get back to basics! The key to a well-balanced wardrobe is versatility: every item should be appropriate for more than one occasion. You don’t have to spend your life savings on a pair of shoes, but a well-crafted item will last longer (and cost less over time) than a fast-fashion knockoff. Click through for six essentials (with a twist!) to fit your personal style. Your closet will never be boring again!
Like designer shoes, fathers don't come in one-size-fits-all—and shopping for men (especially those who raised you) is sometimes as impossible as finding a Jimmy Choo sample sale. But it is still possible to give the man in your life a necktie that's tailored to his personality. Whether he's preppy or football-crazy, there's a tie for every guy in your life.
Denim is the WD-40 of a woman's closet; your favorite pair of jeans can take you from office hours to a hot date to a relaxing weekend. But when most denim brands feature 16-year-old models in their advertisements, it can be hard to tell which styles will fit your body and your life. From Oprah's favorite pair to the perfect bootcut, these eight stylish jeans were made for real women's bodies—and some for under $50! (Mom jeans need not apply.)
For that pore-free, flawless no-makeup look, mineral powder is a woman’s best friend. But with all the hype surrounding it, how can you separate the truth from the malarkey? Mineral powder won’t walk your dog, do your taxes, or wash your dishes, but as far as cosmetics go, its healthy, natural composition gives it an edge over its synthetic competition.
You've heard the adage "The eyes are the windows to the soul." But the eyebrows are just as significant as the eyes, framing our "windows" and, more importantly, our faces. Great brows make a world of difference when they're properly tamed and can instantly make you look more awake and polished. If your beauty routine is more Frida Kahlo than Brooke Shields, keep reading to discover the best tweezers, brow gel, stencils, and more. And for the truly adventurous, brows can even make a (literally) colorful statement.
Spring's right around the corner; time for a pretty pastel manicure! But before you break out the Easter-egg colors, make sure your hands are in tip-top shape. After all, there's nothing worse than a perfect manicure next to painful, unsightly cuticles. And if left untreated, hangnails can cause bacterial infection. For the ultimate in cuticle Rx, soothe your frayed fingers with these eight favorites from beauty editors and manicurists alike.
For fashionistas everywhere, Lady Gaga's immortal lyrics are words to live by: J’adore Vivienne, la vie et moi. Gucci, Fendi, et Prada. Valentino, Armani too. Merde I love them Jimmy Choo. But if you yawn at the thought of yet another Birkin bag in your closet, fear not! These high-fashion designers believe no household item, from Chanel fishing rods to Louis Vuitton garbage bags, should be devoid of luxury. After all, one can never be too rich, too thin, or too decadently fabulous.
Robin Leach's hilarious show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" showcases the luxurious lifestyles of those more financially fortunate. Sadly, our budgets run more Holiday Inn than Four Seasons, but we can still dream, right? Check out these six resorts we're wishing to visit now.