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3 Rules for Wearing a Sheer Blouse

February 04, 2016

Let’s all be ladies Few fashion trends are as daunting as the sheer blouse. First, you have to master your undergarments. (Bra versus cami.) Second, you have to finagle what you’re actually going to wear with it. (Jeans versus pencil skirt.) We have some thoughts on how to pull off the look like a lady. 1. Forget about just your bra and opt for a cami. Let’s be honest, you’re never going to sport a sheer top with just a bra. (unless you are Beyoncé.) Instead, look to the trusty camisole--one that has thin spaghetti straps and fits snug but ever-so-slightly loose. Anything too tight and it’ll ride up your waist; anything too large and it’ll create bulk. (It goes without...

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4 Tips for Looking Younger in Your Glasses

February 03, 2016

JBLacroix/Getty images You pride yourself on keeping your wardrobe up-to-date. (Except for those fabulous bell bottoms--thank goodness you kept them!) But what about eye wear? They succumb to trends, too, and if you haven’t replaced your frames in the last, oh, decade, you might be aging yourself. Here, four tricks to looking young and current in your glasses. DO: Embrace Thick Resin FramesNot the newest trend per se, but they’re hanging in for the foreseeable future. So if you’re heading to the optometrist anytime soon, try on a few chunky pairs. DON’T: Think Less Is MoreA tiny pair of readers isn’t doing you any favors by way of age. Instead, draw all the attention to your eyes with over sized...

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Rule of Bum: a girl's guide to wearing leggings

February 02, 2016

Now that Spring is almost here, and the promise of warmer days just a weather report away, leggings are out in full force, and maybe it's the influence of celebs like Lindsay Lohan (consider your role models, ladies!), but I can't help but notice all the seemingly sensible women stepping out of doors wearing leggings in lieu of pants. The number of sightings is truly disturbing and with the legging trend still going strong, I thought it our duty to remind wayward fashionistas how to wear them and, most importantly, how not to wear them.   Leggings are:   Let's get one thing straight: leggings  tights, which, like fishnets, thigh-highs and Spanx, are another category of hosiery. Hosiery is an...

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