The way products are formulated for men (with moisturizers, for example, forgoing floral or fruity fragrances and being less greasy) appeals to many women, too. And men’s products often cost considerably less.
Five years ago, denim-on-denim defied all of the dire warnings in the “Undateable” handbook: Instead of evoking John Denver or Britney Spears in her misstyled youth, chambray shirts paired with darker blue jeans became as cool as actor Johnny Depp and street-style heroine Alexa Chung.
This spring sees the return of gingham, the trend that took center stage on the runways. Designers Diane von Furstenberg, Tsumori Chisato and Temperley mixed gingham with other prints such as florals and plaids to create a bold look. Gingham went sexy secretary at Altuzarra with prim and proper shirt-dresses and skirt suits made provocative with plunging necklines and high slits. A retro French Riviera look also popped up in several collections including Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, and Diane von Furstenberg. It's a great alternative to spring's other classic, florals. So it's time to "check" it out!
Five years ago, denim-on-denim defied all of the dire warnings in the "Undateable" handbook: Instead of evoking John Denver or Britney Spears in her misstyled youth, chambray shirts paired with darker blue jeans became as cool as actor Johnny Depp and street-style heroine Alexa Chung.
There is no style that’s easier to love than a good ole’ classic T-shirt. And, as comfy as they are, tees can be right on trend, too. Here are some of our favorite T-shirts and how to wear them this season.
From flare leg pants to rock festival chic, spring’s big fashion statements are daring and fun to wear. But since these trends may only be sticking around for a season, don’t break the bank when trying them. Turn to wearable (and affordable) versions that incorporate the hits, without the splurge or lifelong commitment.
The engagement rings are sparkling which means when this summer rolls around wedding invitations will arrive. Every time I go to a wedding I think about one I was at a while back. I hadn’t known the bride very long so I was surprised, but happy, to be invited.
Although there is certainly no shortage of movie-merchandise tie-ins pegged to Disney’s live-action version of “Cinderella” (think fairy godmother wands and Bluetooth speakers shaped like pumpkin carriages), let’s be honest: This is one fairy tale that’s all about the footwear.
It’s Academy Awards time! Send in the gowns. While the women on the red carpet who have been buffed and polished, moussed and manicured, gelled and jeweled strike photo pose after pose and answer the same questions again and again, we can curl up and watch. Let them wear their Spanx, corset bodices and five-inch heels. I’ll be in my favorite old robe and fleecy socks.
Who is your oldest friend? No, not the person you’ve been friends with the longest, the one who has lived the most years. Who is your youngest friend? If both of those friends are close to your age, you have some work to do. I believe strongly in having friends who are decades younger and also decades older.
Wearing a hat during the frigid months of winter is a no-brainer. You can top off your cold-weather look and keep your noggin warm. Sara Rogers, trend specialist for the Mall of America, helps us break down five key women’s hat styles that are perfect for this time of year.