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
Take time for a deep breath. Then take a stroll down the spice aisle, inhaling the exotic aromas -- from pungent turmeric to zesty pepper to fresh sage -- that have inspired the colors of a spirited fashion season. Here's a list of the newest spicy hues to add to your clothes rack in the new year.
--Not-so-mellow yellow. A current culinary ...Read more
When you come out of hibernation, there will be plenty of shopping to do for spring. A change of seasons calls for a fresh start to update tried-and-true basics that are sometimes more "tired" than new. Here's a shopping list of fresh fashion items to try for warmer days ahead:
-- Short shorts. Think back to the '80s and the shorts that ...Read more
Even though most of us are still wrapped up in our puffer coats, the fashion winds are blowing in the balmy trends for a new season. And it's time to loosen up and go with the flow of breezy designs, tropical prints and, yes, even bike shorts. Here's the shortlist of the spring runways' latest trends:
--Frilly dresses. In the softest of fabrics...Read more
It may be a New Year's resolution we can all relate to: getting organized! And that usually means cleaning out our closets. I call my current closet my "situation room." My husband calls it our "dressing room." When we recently downsized and moved into a wonderful Victorian -- a true restoration and had almost no closet space (armoires don't ...Read more
New Year's resolutions come and go. Most go by the wayside. But a few years ago, I started taking a different approach to the yearly guilt trip: Why not just improve on what has worked in the past? And I started keeping a list -- thanks to Oprah -- of "Aha!" fashion tips that are easy to stick to.
--You can't go wrong with black. My No. 1 go-to...Read more
New Year's Eve calls for dressing in a special way. We all want to look our best, especially during the holidays, and that calls for wearing clothes that fit the bodies we have. Some of my favorite fashion experts, Stacy London and Clinton Kelly, who hosted TLC's "What Not to Wear" for years, have a lot to say about what to wear for the...Read more
Want a unique idea for that special fashion lover on your list? Then take a cue from this Santa's helper! Make a list and check it off with some fun gifts that will be sure to appeal to your fashionable loved one's personal sense of style, whatever it may be. Here are some ideas to get you inspired -- and finished with your shopping!
--Booking ...Read more
When it comes time to shine this holiday season, there's nothing that outshines the glimmer and glamour of the party girl's best friend: sequins. From all-over shimmering cocktail frocks to glittering skirts and jackets -- even glittering leggings and twinkling toes -- there are show-stopping ways to sparkle in sequins.
But before you leave a ...Read more
Dress up your tree. Dress up your mantel. Dress up your dress. 'Tis the season to decorate our homes and ourselves! The fastest way to add some extra glamour to your party wardrobe is with special accessories. Here are some of the best fashion "ornaments" of the season ... and some of the best gifts, too.
--Start with statement jewelry. The ...Read more
Don't waste your time searching out the deals on those boring black basics this holiday season. Instead, when it comes to par-tay Fridays, try these festive new updates to fashion's favorite classics.
--The not-so-basic velvet tuxedo. What could be more luxurious? The ultimate formal attire from head to toe in black velvet. For men and women, ...Read more