It's time to think about gifts for Mother's Day -- and for other spring and summer occasions, such as graduations and weddings. So why not give something unexpected? How about giving that incredible Mom, special graduate or bride and groom the gift of your time? Set aside a few hours for a closet update, a shopping trip or a beauty makeover. ...Read more
If you're tired of the same old black swimsuit you've been wearing for years, it's time to color your water world with rainbow stripes and follow the yellow brick road to fun in the sun. Swimwear trends this year are anything but boring. Whether you choose a retro one-piece or a slinky bikini, there's a swimsuit for everyone. Here are the trends...Read more
It may be the one shopping trip that most women put off indefinitely. We'd rather wear the same swimsuit we've had for years than buy a new one. However, spring is a good time to take the plunge. This year's styles are making a splash with bold cutouts, exotic florals, glittering metallics and retro two-pieces. And there are lots of new ways to ...Read more
Get ready to take a fashion adventure into the urban jungle and celebrate the wild child in all of us. Safari chic has been inspiring fashion designers for years. Ralph Lauren created a whole lifestyle out of the aesthetic in his advertising campaigns of the '80s. Meryl Streep glamorized the iconic style in the epic award-winning film "Out of ...Read more
Denim -- our favorite must-have for every season -- springs out of the blue this year into a wave of fresh candy pastels and beachy neutrals with a splash of white to lighten it all up. The jean scene is anything but boring. Give those skinny jeans a rest and refresh your wardrobe with one of these new denim trends this spring.
--The New ...Read more
It's a special night of the year! High school proms are on the spring calendar, and finding that special dress gets more critical every day. Start your shopping now, and say "yes" to these prom fashion trends that you'll find twirling around the dance floor.
-- Be the belle of the ballgown. Yes, the ultimate prom dress this year may just be a ...Read more
Face a new season with a fresh outlook! Update your makeup palette with Easter egg-colored eyeshadows, bold lips, glowing cheeks and strong brows. Try one new trend at a time and you'll have a whole new attitude to welcome spring. Here's what's making the biggest buzz on the spring runways:
-- Luscious lips. If you only change one thing in your...Read more
When designer Karl Lagerfeld died two weeks ago at the age of 85, he left a lot of runways to fill. The ponytailed German-born designer spent decades working as the creative director of fashion houses such as Chanel and Fendi. Rarely caught without his sunglasses and fingerless gloves, Lagerfeld had a lifetime of lessons he shared openly -- ...Read more
Stash the heavy leather tote and lighten up your load with a brand-new bag. This spring, you don't have to worry about cramming all your worldly possessions into a tiny purse. Bigger is better this season in airy bags that look like they're bound for the beach. Here are the latest trends to look for now:
-- The breezy straw bag. From round ...Read more
If you're dreaming of tropical shores and lucky enough to take a break from the cold weather this spring, just remember to take your fashion sense with you. But before the clothes come off and the beach party begins, here are a few tips to keep your cool and avoid having a spring break style meltdown.
--Do keep it natural. Who really wants to ...Read more
Get a step ahead of a new season and indulge in a new pair of shoes. You may still be wearing snow boots, but it's never too early to give your feet a breather and get ready for the warmer days to come.
Here's a preview of spring's best footwear trends:
-- Details, details, details. Think of shoes as jewelry. This year, shoes are decorated ...Read more
You may have danced the night away on New Year's Eve, but now it's time to celebrate Valentine's Day with a whole new attitude. It's time to put a little romance into your wardrobe.
The good news is that with a few tips, you can look great and have a wonderful time whether you have a date with a friend you've just met or someone you've been ...Read more
Chances are you're not yet quite ready to shop for spring clothes. You're probably still snuggled up in your heavy sweaters and sweatpants, slugging through cold rain and blowing snowstorms. But hey, it is sale time and worth browsing your iPad for some great deals, right? And if you're really serious about scoring some fashion bargains, you'll ...Read more