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Style gift guide: Glam up your gift-giving this holiday season

Gifting a stylish gift for a stylish person can be a sophisticatedly tricky gifting drawback. Whether this person is up on the latest trends, has a fetish for all things rose gold, or adopts a more classic personal style; the question remains, what to gift the style-icon on your holiday shopping...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 2:29pm

New York Fashion Week 2018 public events you need to know

Does fashion matter? That’s the question you might be asking as New York Fashion Week 2018 steps off from Sept. 5-13. To which we say: Are we living in the same city? Anyone who’s walked down the street in Williamsburg has made a mental note to step up their game. New York Fashion Week...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:27pm

You'll find religion at the Met's Catholic fashion show Heavenly Bodies

You don’t have to be religious to be overcome by the holy spirit of Heavenly Bodies, the Met’s new exhibit about the influence of Catholicism on fashion. Taking over three halls and the Anna Wintour Costume Institute at the Met’s home on Fifth Avenue and stretching up to the...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:03pm

Here's the real reason why women wore corsets

When it comes to fashion, it can seem as if the body is meant to fit the design. Nowhere is that more obvious than the corset, the French undergarment invented in the 1500s made to cinch the waist to as small as 18 inches and give the bustline a boost. But the reason why ladies wore corsets isn...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:28pm

Shop brand-name styles for 70% off at Fashion for Action

When you say you’re “shopping for a good cause,” it usually means your closet. This week, it can mean New Yorkers struggling with HIV and homelessness at Housing Works’ Fashion for Action benefit sale. Taking place Nov. 16-18 at Housing Works’ Chelsea Thrift Shop (...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:53pm

Hitler or glitter? Online shop receives backlash over design of tote bag

Arizona-based online boutique Belle Chic recently advertised their glitter tote bag with a simple and playful message that reads “my favorite color is glitter.” But because of the font used, it was mistaken to read something completely different. People began to point out the fun...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2:08pm

Sasha and Malia Obama through the years

During President Barack Obama’s presidency we have collectively watched him and First Lady Michelle Obama raise two young daughters.   Americans first laid eyes on the girls, Sasha and Malia, during the early days of Obama’s campaign trail in 2007. And now,...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

PHOTOS: A Journey through Alan Cumming's fashion choices

Alan Cumming has always been known to push the limits of style by adding his vibrant personality to his fashion choices. Whether it's mixing patterns together to create a new and unique look, or rocking vibrant colored plaid or traditional tailored suits with a slick pair of sneakers or...

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:29pm

Balenciaga wants to sell you a $2,150 knockoff Ikea bag

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Ikea must be feeling exceptionally flattered as French luxury fashion house Balenciaga’s latest "it" bag looks just like the furniture store’s iconic blue bag. But while Ikea’s reusable Frakta shopper bag will set you...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:29pm

Woman ‘RepliKates’ Kate Middleton’s outfits on a non-royal budget

She’s a fashion icon the world over, but Kate Middleton’s outfits come with price tags that are not usually commoner-friendly. One crafty fan is changing that by replicating the duchess’ wardrobe for a steal. An England-based beautician, coincidentally named Kate Urbanksa,...

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 1:01pm

The best places to shop for bikinis online

Summer is quickly approaching. Save yourself the pain of trying on swimsuit after swimsuit by shopping online for the perfect style. These are the best sites to shop from this summer for everyone from petite to plus.1.Missguided US - $14-$77Missguided is a great site to shop for petites and anyone...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:34am

Elton John’s 7 greatest glasses in honor of his 70th birthday

Looks like Saturday night’s alright for a birthday what with Elton John turning 70 today.The musical icon and noted AIDs activist was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947, in the Pinner area of London.He’s since sold more than 300 million albums, including seven that consecutively hit No...

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 12:08am

5 NYC designers to buy a bathing suit from this spring

As of yesterday, it’s officially spring, and if you stand in the sun with an iced coffee in hand, it even sorta feels like it. Whether you have a tropical getaway planned or a year-round jacuzzi connect, it’s getting to be bathing suit shopping time. Instead of combing the racks at Target, or...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:44am

Henry A. Davidsen is organizing a suit drive for Career Wardrobe

The right suit can make all the difference when it comes to getting your next job. When you’re unemployed and short on cash, however, investing in a new wardrobe is the last thing on your mind.For the second year in a row, Brian Lipstein, president and founder of Henry A. Davidsen: Master Tailors...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:14pm

Let’s talk about the shoes at Bus Stop boutique

Want to add a little pep to your step? A trip to Bus Stop in Queen Village is a must. Since 2007, the trendy boutique has been wowing customers with an impressive selection of designer shoes from Milan, Tokyo, London and more.Shop owner Elena Brennan is originally from the U.K. and first came to...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:40am

Five plus-size brands that slay

Not long ago, if you were an above-average-size American woman —for years, that was a 14, but as of 2016, it’s a 16 —your sartorial choices were limited. Very limited. For safe, everyday wear, there was that one store in the mall (sounds like Lame Giant). God forbid you had a formal event to dress...

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 5:42pm

5 sandals trends to wear this spring

Spring is right around the corner which means it’s time to update your warm weather wardrobe. What better place to start then the bottom? These five sandals are must haves and are right on trend this spring so you can step out in style.1. Delta Gladiator Sandals – $79Gladiator sandals have been...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:00am

Is Glossier Cloud Paint worth the hype?

In the hype heard ‘round the world, Glossier debuted their newest face color product — a gel-crème blusher called Cloud Paint — on the faces of stars on the Oscars’ red carpet. Chrissy Teigen rocked a warm glow from a blend of Beam and Dusk, while Allison Williams and Rashida Jones looked “post-...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 5:00am

Oscars 2017: Best dressed on the red carpet

The 2017 Oscars kicked off withhigh octane glamour — and a message. Along with their high-fashionlooks, someof Hollywood's biggest stars hit the red carpet wearing a blue ribbon to show their support for the American Civil Liberties Union.FromIsabelle Huppert's shimmery'70's tinged Armani...

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 6:52pm

13 of Ruth Negga's boldest red carpet looks

If you haven’t heard of Ruth Negga, you’re missing out. If you’re me, you remember Negga from her short stint on “Misfits.” But if you’re everyone else, you know the 35-year old actress as the breakout star of “Loving,” an Oscar worthy film about an interracial couple in Virginia in the 1950swho...

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:15pm