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NYE Outfits We Adore — 6 Ways to Make a Style Statement on NYE


Updated September 28, 2020

Party time! New Year’s Eve is on the horizon, which means it’s time to find yourself something amazing to wear. That’s assuming your plan is to stay up and ring in the new decade among friends, or at least friendly strangers. Whether you’re all about the sparkle-and-shine factor or would prefer a more toned-down approach,…

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Women’s Tuxedo Jacket — Wear One for Edgy Holiday Party Looks


Updated September 29, 2020

It’s tough to find the perfect outfit for your office holiday party, or for a last-minute gathering where you want to look your best but not like you tried too hard. A few wardrobe saviors can change the entire landscape and make it simpler for you to plan a look that’s appropriate, stylish, and flattering…

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What to Wear to the Office Holiday Party! 5 Stylish Ideas


Updated October 18, 2020

Holiday party season is upon us, which means it’s time to start dusting off your finest work-appropriate festivity garb to enjoy some quality off-duty time with your coworkers. Unless it’s strictly an ugly sweater fete, you might be a little torn about what to wear. The bottom line: Stay comfortable, but don’t be afraid to…

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Don’t Be That Girl! 6 Rules To Live By for the Holiday Work Party


There’s one party every year where business is guaranteed to mix with pleasure: the holiday office party. It’s that time to let your hair down (finally) with your coworkers, have a few laughs, and connect on a different level. The best of holiday work parties bring teams together…and the worst? Well, a work party gone…

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18 Budget Party Dresses for Every Body


Updated January 18, 2019

Party season is in full swing. If your favorite dresses have been worn just a few too many times and you really just want a great excuse to snag something new, the holiday season is your reason to add a fresh party dress to your closet. Whether you’re on the hunt for a sexy new…

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5 Glitzy Shoe-and-Bag Combos for the Holidays


Updated March 25, 2019

Party season is upon us, and that means your schedule is quickly filling up with soirees of all kinds. Whether it’s biz-cajsh annual office gathering or a formal affair you’ve been anticipating for weeks, you may already be stressing about what to wear. Remember there’s more to it than a great dress! Accessories are everything…

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Life of the Party — Cocktail Wear to Love in 2018


Updated August 25, 2020

Falling in that hardly neat space between semi-formal and fancy, cocktail wear is a mystery to many aspiring fashionistas. If you have ever shown up to a bridal shower in a maxi dress or an office party in a sexy LBD, you too have felt the pain! There’s no definitive handbook on dressing for cocktail…

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The Plus Size Evening Dress That Looks, Feels Incredible


Updated November 19, 2020

Dear Budget Fashionista: I am a plus-sized woman and was just invited to a black-tie optional event in early December. I’m 28 and don’t want to look 58. On top of that, I’d like to cover my arms (or at least the tops of them — I hate them!) and disguise my huge belly. Any suggestions?…

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Cold-Weather Dresses for the Over-40 Party Girl


Updated March 22, 2019

Ahh, New Year’s Eve. For a party girl, it’s the most anticipated “night out” of the year, even though it usually fails to live up to the hype. The morning after, you find yourself watching parades while nursing a headache and sore feet — and wondering what went wrong. You had the hair, the shoes…

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10 Ruffle Dresses that Dazzle (Under $200)


Updated January 24, 2019

If you’re old enough to remember the Seinfeld episode about a pirate shirt, you know that ruffles, no matter how trendy, can go terribly wrong. Poor George destroys his promising hand-model career and Jerry gets mocked by Bryan Gumbel — all over an overly ruffled shirt. And, since every shop in the mall is bursting…

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Holiday Outfits: A Look for Every Celebration


Updated February 4, 2019

How are you spending the holidays this year? From friend to friend, family to family, even year to year, we each celebrate the holidays differently. You may have settled into long-standing traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation, or be craving a break and change of pace with your own celebratory ways. But…

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5 Rules for Power Fashion — aka Cookie Lyon Style


Updated August 23, 2020

Cookie Lyon of Empire is the fiercest female character on TV right now, and her over-the-top, power fashion sense is always inspiring. With Empire Season 2 just out on DVD and Empire Season 3 kicking off on FOX, Cookie has inspired me to dive into some of her most memorable looks from Season 2. I set out…

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The Cocktail Dress Identity Crisis Solved


Updated February 8, 2019

Content sponsored by Tahari ASL. All opinions are my own. I suspect my millennial daughters aren’t really sure what a cocktail dress is. Once a formal staple of the wealthy woman’s closet, the cocktail dress faces an identity crisis today. Is it the same thing as a party dress? Is this what you wear to a wedding? If you…

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Fancy Outfits: LBD Alternatives to Try Now


Updated August 28, 2020

When it comes to choosing fancy outfits for upscale parties, many of us switch to autopilot and reach straight for the little black dress. While it may be a timeless and flattering option, it’s fair to say it’s also a safe and predictable choice. Black can still be your color of choice–after all, it goes with…

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The Bodycon Dress: Dos and Don’ts


Updated May 28, 2020

Bodycon, short for body-conscious, is a popular style of dress characterized by its stretch, figure-hugging fabric and seductive style designed to show off a woman’s curves. The bodycon dress was first introduced to the fashion scene in the nineties, offering women of all ages a chance to flaunt their bodies instead of hide them under…

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Black Tie Dress Code on a Budget!


Updated January 20, 2019

Feeling high anxiety because you have a black tie event on your calendar but a low balance in your checking account? Treat yourself to a deep, relaxing breath–because we have the answers you need. Read on to learn the dos and does for living up to a black tie dress code on a budget. How…

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Today’s Little Black Dress: 4 Affordable Options


Updated January 20, 2019

Ahhh, the Little Black Dress. Such an iconic piece, and most of us probably already have at least one on standby for the holiday season. At the same time, have you really looked at your LBD lately? It may be classic and iconic in and of itself, the perfect backdrop for updated accessories to switch…