Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditSure, saying goodbye to summer can be a bit of a bummer. But there’s one end-of-season staple that always makes us smile — say hello to the clearance section! With stores working overtime to unload their summer merch, major markdowns are awaiting your purchase. Here are the standout pieces we found while perusing the end of… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 24What: We recently spotted a Yahoo! Shine story on how to shop clothes from your own closet, including putting your Pinterest procrastination hobbies to work, seeking second opinion (and we don’t mean your trusted doctor here), and making your own closet inventory. What They Say: When dealing with private clients, I always say the same… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 208Editor’s Note: One of our TBF readers, M.H., asks: I’m a twenty-something who worked for the past two-years in a job that required daily fairly strict business attire . Now I am in a job where the wardrobe requirements barely exist but I still own and paid for high quality business clothes (Banana, JCrew, etc.)… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 5KThe essential Oxford shoe. This shoe is a fashion magic cluster of intellect, charm, chic, feminine and masculine rolled into one. The Oxford shoe originated in Ireland and Scotland and made it’s way into men’s wardrobes here in the US, and only recently have become a typical part of the female wardrobe.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditConfession: I still have, and use, those dinner plates from the ’70s. Those white ones with tiny olive daisies dotting the edge . . . yep, they’ve got a place at my table. Bold and beautiful plates they’re not, but what can I say? I inherited them when I got my first apartment and even though I’ve moved on in life, the… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditThere’s always a whole lot of love at a wedding, but I’ve always found it difficult to love buying and wearing one-time wedding attire. So, in the midst of summer wedding season, instead of buying multiple one-time wears, I made a pact to seek out dresses that I could wear again. And not just to another… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 22If there’s one thing I’m not, it’s a procrastinator. That’s why I’m in brisk weather mode, excited over the Fall 2013 Pantone colors and thinking about my wardrobe now. I know, I know, it’s still summer, but it never hurts to plan ahead. Fall 2014 Pantone color trends range from Turbulence (heather gray/slate) and Koi (yes, as in our orange… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditGraduates, it’s time to invest in your “big girl outfits,” aka interview outfits to show employers that you know what you’re doing. Aside from the obvious (no mini skirts, short shorts, midriff tops), there are still ways to be drop dead gorgeous and still professional .
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 52Sure, appetizers and great music make a summer party memorable, but there’s something about festive outdoor lighting that turns the let’s-linger factor up several notches. Let’s face it, a porch lamp or deck floodlight works, but it doesn’t do much in the “wow, this is going to be an exciting shindig” department.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditStrapless, backless, boat-neck, one-shoulder, crisscross straps and halter- all the looks that make me pause before I purchase and ask, “Do I have the right bra to wear with this?” This summer, I decided to wonder no longer. Thanks to some internet, foot, and word-of-mouth research, I’ll never have to sacrifice look for lift, comfort, or… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 42As summer begins to draw to a close, our wardrobes can look sparse. You can’t go to dinner with a light, chilly wind on a cool day and wear a romper and Converse, or a maxi skirt and halter top. And that turban isn’t going to be enough to keep you warm! Have Your Summer… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 11Leather skirts, not a dominant piece among leather fashions on the runways this year, still have made their way to stores for the fall. And it didn’t hurt their fashion cache that celebrities donned one particular skirt this summer. Check out our insights on the leather skirts trend this season!
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditFive words. Issa London’s Banana Republic Collection. Who can forget that impeccable royal blue that perfectly matched her gorgeous engagement ring? It was THE dress that had the fashion world asking, “Kate Moss who?” because there was a new English gal in town taking the fashion community by storm. She had the accent, the chops, the… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditI bet it wasn’t too long ago you looked in a magazine or saw a mascara commercial where the model’s eye lashes were all the way to the ceiling and the claim was that “Triple Lash Super Long” Mascara did it. You found the same mascara in the store and applied it on your own lashes,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 58Though the sweltering heat seems to be calling the shots, it’s actually time to bring our brains forward to fall fashion. That means mentally moving on from our white pants and wedge sandals, and stepping into something that says cool autumnal breeze. No need to overhaul your entire wardrobe! With a few key updates, you’ll… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 19KConverse are ubiquitous, adorable, and can be found on ladies from birth to 99! They come in all kinds of colors but the most beloved are white and black, and the high top Converse has its place in our hearts forever as well.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditWhat: HuffPost recently came up with 9 tricks to make clothes look expensive, including tailoring outfits and visiting your shoemaker regularly.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 28The long wait is over– Hennes & Mauritz, a.k.a. H&M has finally opened the doors of its online shop to the US market. Starting August 1st, the Swedish budget fashion retailer will offer the same collections online as in-store. Plans also include additional sizes and exclusive “online-only” items available all year-round.