Summer Obsession: How to Wear Elevated Denim Like a Boss

ELEVATED DENIM 1Denim is a wardrobe classic that’s withstood the test of time in the fickle world of fashion. This summer, denim is elevated to new heights, with sharp silhouettes, interesting embellishments, and high-style twists that make it fresher than ever. Get to know elevated denim, and start incorporating it into your wardrobe, whether you’re slipping out of some blue kicks to dip your toes in the pool or rocking an all-denim jumpsuit like a model off-duty. Read more »

The Look: 10 Ways to Wear Ruffles Like a Grown Woman

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After seasons of pared-down simplicity, fashion’s boomerang back to ruffles, flounces and frills is nothing short of exuberant, perfect for the recovering minimalist. Read more »

7 Quick Ways to Embrace Fall’s Best Trend

Pre-fall’s rich, moody mix of embroidery, embellishment, fringe and fur lets you embrace an endless summer — and prepare for fall’s inevitable arrival. Here are seven great buys (that hit all price points!) that  you can start wearing now and carry into fall, plus the inspiration (from Anna Sui’s fall 2015 collection) to pull it off.

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Images courtesy of designers; wedge: Neiman Marcus; top: Net-a-Porter.

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8 Ways to Wear Snakeskin and Not Look Like a Kardashian

This spring, the luxe texture—in versions both real and faux—edges out splashier leopard and zebra prints. It’s more muted and generally rendered in softer, spring-perfect shades. Consider the print a neutral, which means it’s a wardrobe workhorse. But be mindful of fit. For instance, a snake-print dress with a second-skin fit can skew cheap. Look instead for a shift; the boxier shape keeps the look modern and chic. Here’s how to wear the reptilian look without looking cheesy, like, er, well, this.

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8 Ways to Wear the Quirkiest Prints of the Season

It still feels a touch too wintery for bright, sunny florals. But there’s no need to forego prints altogether. The best transitional prints now are those with big personality, from birds and records to superheroes and scribbles. Here are eight picks that you can wear now, and all spring long.

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The Look: 7 Ways To Rock Fur This Winter

Fur is everywhere this season, popping up in unexpected places: the back of a heel, the cap sleeves of a sweater, an entire skirt. Whether you prefer yours in poufs or full pelts, here are the best ways to move beyond mink this winter.

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