Market Report: How to Shop For Plus-Size Clothing in Straight-Size Stores


  • These pro tips for how to navigate straight-size stores (like Zara) for sizes 14 and up are spot-on: Look for already oversize pieces (like capes and sweaters!), look for stretchy fabric, and consider wearing a straight-size dress as a top. [Refinery29]
  • The Apple watch isn’t even out yet and already people have gone nuts creating accessories for it, based on how they think it’ll actually look and work. Hey, don’t want to be late for the party. [Gizmodo]

Up next: The 9 things all ridiculously stylish people have in their homes.

Market Report: Walmart Features Horrifying Selection of “Fat Girl” Costumes

  • Well, this is just dumb and offensive. Walmart’s website recently featured a selection of “fat girl” costumes available for purchase. The section has since (rightfully) been removed. [Jezebel]
  • How to wear those quirky novelty tights this fall without looking juvenile. [Fashionista]

Next: The best peel-off face masks for your complexion.

Market Report: How To Properly Wear 5 Different Types Of Scarves


  • How to master the shoulder drape, blanket scarf, fur stole, bandana and infinity look with five scarf styles.  [Refinery29]
  • Might want to start requesting that your receipts be emailed to you: A recent study found that cash register receipts contain BPA, a harmful chemical that’s been linked to cancer. [Forbes]

Next: Beyoncé’s launching a line of workout clothes.

Market Report: 7 Clothing Items That Help You Fake a Perfect Body


  • Want to look longer, leaner and, well, like you go to the gym way more than you actually do? Here are the seven most figure-flattering pieces you can buy. [WhoWhatWear]
  • Remember when we told you about SJP’s photo shoot for her shoe line, which she set up on the steps of Carrie Bradshaw’s West Village brownstone? Well, the people that actually live there—plus the entire neighborhood—are pretty angry. [Page Six]

Click here to see Snoop Dogg’s new sock line. (Yes, really.)

Market Report: Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

  • One of the most legendary designers of the last century, Oscar de la Renta, died yesterday at the age of 82. Without his fantastically feminine looks, the red carpet will never be the same. [Huffington Post]
  • To remember the famed designer, here’s a roundup of his most iconic looks. (He dressed everyone from Jackie O. and numerous other First Ladies to, most recently, Amal Alamuddin, for whom he designed a wedding dress for her marriage to George Clooney.  [Bustle]
  • In beauty news, your medicine cabinet is about to get a whole lot more spacious. These are the 10 beauty products you should be borrowing from the boys. (We swear by men’s razors.) [The Zoe Report]

Up Next: A gemstone that makes your face less puffy and the witchiest products in Free People’s new shop.

Market Report: 11 Pairs of Tights That Won’t Give You a Muffin-Top


  • This morning officially ushered in the season of the tights. Here are 11 pairs that won’t roll down or give you the dreaded Hosiery Muffin-Top. (Cue cheering.) [Fashionista]
  • Scary fact: Thieves can easily steal your credit card information just by walking past you with a special scanner. Freaked out? A design team has created a line of purses and wallets that prevents this identity theft.  [Styleite]
  • The trend I’m digging most for fall: Fringe! Here’s how to do it without veering into Pocahontas territory. [Wall Street Journal]

Next: Blake Lively is rocking the whole maternity thing, and the most popular pair of black work pants ever.

Market Report: 5 Pumpkin Beauty Products to Try Now

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  • Ditch your grande PSL for these antioxidant-rich and anti-inflammatory pumpkin beauty products. Way fewer calories, too. [The Zoe Report]
  • In just three days, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners will be able to forgo credit cards and instead use their phones for purchases. Here’s everything you need to know about Apply Pay. [Lucky]

Up next: How to deal with losing your favorite piece of jewelry.

Market Report: The Makeup Products You Need To Throw Away


  • We all have those beauty products that we keep around for sentimental purposes (cough, shimmer lotion). Here’s what people hang on to for way too long, and what you really need to toss already. [Into The Gloss]
  • I can’t believe I’m saying this, but Chanel’s tiny purse shaped like a bagel and cream cheese is sort of—okay, really—cute. [Lucky]

Up next: Tyra has a new makeup line, and you’re gonna love it.

Market Report: 11 Budget Buys That Will Make Your Outfit Look More Expensive


  • Happy Monday! Here are 11 inexpensive (like, all under $115!) buys that make any outfit look like it cost a million bucks. [WhoWhatWear]
  • While I was a tad frightened by the packaging of Christian Louboutin’s new nail polish line, his latest addition is cool: a red polish with a pen-like applicator that lets you paint the underside of your nail in a nod to the famed red soles. It launches today. [InStyle]

Up next: Birkins that smell like pot.

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