It can’t be helped: After weeks of top designer runway previews of spring styles at marathon fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris, the eye started to wander and it caught the newest trends for handbags and shoes. For some shoppers, accessories are at the forefront of the catwalk news they’re waiting for.
If you’re thinking of making this year’s Halloween costume yourself, you can stick with simple or go Hollywood pro. Neither has to take much time or money, and either can create a convincing costume, whether you’re looking to draw guffaws, shrieks or admiring nods.
The transition from bright summer hues to somber winter practicality tends to be the most favored fashion season of the year ... with good reason.
I’ve known many shoes in my day, but a pair of coral-colored calf hair mules with kitten heels and an exquisitely pointed toe remains my all-time favorite.
If the styles on the runways shown during the recent New York Fashion Week spring collections seemed a blur of psychedelic prints, sheer gauzy fabrics and bizarre patterns, take a deep breath and look at the big picture.
I’ve never had a piece of clothing altered. Not ever. I’m too cheap. If it doesn’t fit, I don’t buy it.
For most girls, their foray into makeup is brought on by the urge to appear grown up, mature, worldly. Fast-forward several decades and makeup becomes a totally new tool, no longer used to advance one’s age, but instead to slow the clock.
Every shopper faces the familiar question of when to splurge and why.
Now that we’ve seen hundreds, maybe thousands, of outfits on the New York Fashion Week runways, what’s going to stay in our collective memory?
Summer’s not over just yet, and some designers at New York Fashion Week were clearly focused on the beach Friday, the second of eight days of spring previews for editors, stylists and retailers.
You never really know what to expect when you’re expecting, but it’s always a good idea not to stress out.
While some denim brands are pushing the trends this fall – giving blue jeans motocross details, quilting finishes or leatherlike coatings – two of the biggest players are looking back instead of forward. Levi’s and Gap are both mining their archives and leveraging a nostalgic longing for decades past.
SherryLynne Heller-Wells always wanted a fairytale wedding.
Michael Kors can’t really be called just a fashion designer anymore. He’s a full-fledged lifestyle brand, and that lifestyle is about to add color cosmetics and several new fragrances.
If you’re slipping into a tweed blazer, an oversized cardigan or a sleek women’s tux this fall, the right beauty look is the perfect accessory to complete your menswear-inspired outfit. The choice is yours to do a 180-degree turn and go with hyper-girlie, or stay strictly tomboy: Either can complement the more masculine clothing silhouettes.
Working in the yard, running, playing softball – summertime activities can turn you into a sweaty, dirty mess. Not only you, but your baseball cap as well.
Beauty consumers seem to like the delivery of their products with the touch of a button, and brands are obliging them with more spray-on items.
Pants are always popular, especially with real women and real lives to lead, but they rarely spark a lot of excitement. What can you do with two legs and a waistband, after all?
The T-shirt is one of fashions most basic items, but even with todays popular slim cuts, theres wiggle room to change up the style. That can be pretty important to the kids and teenagers who practically live in them but like to feel that they have something new when they go back to school.
One of the bright spots of summer dressing is the return of the maxi dress.