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21 Jul

Expert Interview Outfits

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What makes a great job interview outfit? Step one: It has to fit well—no pulling buttons or skirts hiking up. Step two: It needs to be appropriate for your field. The elusive x-factor, though, comes from creating an ensemble that makes you feel like a powerhouse. And while it's tough to check all those boxes, the great news is you only have to do it a few times. Keeping a dependable, proven interview outfit is like having an up-to-date resume; you're always ready for whatever opportunity comes next. While the Marie Claire offices are pretty casual compared to, say, a law firm, they also demand a certain sense of taste and style. (Read: Finding a look can be panic-inducing.) Here, the...
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21 Jul

How To Spice Up Your Denim Shorts

Photo: Sandra Semburg

A guide to styling a timeless classic for a sporty or sexy look. Choose your favorite style from a variety of denim shorts transformed into contemporary and striking outfits.

Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg

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21 Jul

Stella McCartney’s Latest Campaign Was Shot In A Landfill, & Here’s Why That’s Totally Normal

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For designers, the most important moments to showcase the DNA of their brand come in the form of catwalks and campaigns. Where a 15-minute runway show reveals what's to come, an international advertising campaign cements their vision into history. Some houses play it safe with glossy pictures, and others use the opportunities to create shock and awe. All of this may sound like good marketing, but the results can vary (and, in some cases, be banned). A recent example of this is British designer Stella McCartney's latest campaign, which sees models wearing her high-dollar looks in the middle of a landfill. But did the lesson in contrast succeed in painting the pretty-ugly picture consumers need to see? McCartney upheld her ongoing commitment...
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21 Jul

Another Day, Another Emoji Dancer Dress! How Hailey Baldwin Gives the Ruffle Trend a Hip Twist

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This week, fresh off the heels of World Emoji Day and leading up to the release of The Emoji Movie, celebrities have been channeling what might be the most fashionable character in our iPhones: the salsa dancing emoji with the ruffled red dress. Charlize Theron was one of the first to try out the look before Natalie Portman and Kate Middleton swiftly followed up. While all three reworked the look for day, Hailey Baldwin gave it a new twist when she took a saffron-hued version out in New York last night. Like Portman and Middleton’s versions, Baldwin’s frock tied in with the off-the-shoulder trend, which drew extra attention to the playful ruffled effect. The fitted mini silhouette, while a departure from the digital inspiration, was still fit for...
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21 Jul

Sorry, French Girls Just Aren’t Into This

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It's not just you, baskets are everywhere right now. The relaxed summer style has long been a favorite of French women, but it's catching on globally too. According to data collected by Paris-based Vestiaire Collective, Parisian trends are taking over just about everywhere. And one tidbit we couldn't help but latch onto is the idea that French women prefer simple sleek bags to overly flashy designer styles. “The basket, like the idea behind the Balenciaga Bazaar, is the ultimate anti bag," says Marie Blanchet, Vestiaire's head of vintage. "French girls don’t obsess over It-bags too much. " According to Vestiaire's data, searches for basket bags are up over 350 percent since last year, an impressive jump for so short a time. So if French-girl style is currently on your radar,...
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20 Jul

Proof You Can Wear a Crop Top For Just About Any Occasion

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We're taking five summertime events and showing you how to wear the official clothing item of the season—a crop top—to each one. No turning back on your abs exercises now.

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On and Off the Beach
A crop top bathing suits does double duty as a regular item of clothing off the beach, too. Just pair it with a denim skirt, slip on your slides, then explore the boardwalk.

Lisa Marie Fernandez Marle-Louise Striped Cotton Bikini, $385; lisamariefernandez.com

Tomas Maier Denim Skirt, $259; mytheresa.com

Proud Mary Fringe Slide Sandal, $148; proudmary.org

Abacá Kahun Basket, $25; needsupply.com

Raen Benson Sunglasses, $170; raen.com

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At Work A collar makes your cropped shirt look work-appropriate, even more so if it's paired with high-waist trousers. Wear with office necessities like...
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20 Jul

Gucci’s Urban Garden

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When Alessandro Michele and I meet at his hotel in New York’s SoHo, after what has already been a long workday for him, he tells me that he almost added another layer to the day: On the way here, his people had to talk him out of taking a detour to de Vera, one of the many antiques stores he knows and adores in the city. “I mean, if you are a collector,” he says, “you find things everywhere. Also, if you go outside just to the pharmacy, you come back with something. It’s like you are a prisoner inside a bit of a dream. If I have one minute, I take my iPad and I spy everywhere.” Michele is a...
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20 Jul

10 Stylish Ways To Tie a Silk Scarf, From Fashion Girls

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Accessories are the easiest way to update your wardrobe from season to season. Without overhauling what's already in your closet, you can update your basics with a new belt, statement sunglasses, or even a hat. But there's one particular accessory you should consider an investment piece, as it remains a fail-safe option from season to season, whatever the changing fads and predilections in the fashion world: silk scarves. There's a reason silk scarves—the most old-school accessory of them all—have never gone out of style. They instantly elevate any ensemble while harkening back to a beautiful history of craftsmanship and luxury. What's more, there so many ways to wear them, which you can update with every season or even every wear. So if you've made the...
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20 Jul

Kanye Will Reportedly Stay Stateside For Yeezy Season 6

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An update on this September's NYFW roster

As New York Fashion Week nears, media coverage has zoned-in on the apparent demise of the city’s schedule. Designers have been weighing up whether to stay stateside or defect to Paris. As it stands today, the current number of leavers stands at four; Altuzarra, Rodarte, Proenza Schouler, and Thom Browne will all be noticeably absent from this September’s proceedings in Manhattan. Among those choosing to return or remain, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Tom Ford, Rihanna, and now reportedly Yeezy are the most major name draws on the diminished Spring 2018 calendar. While details have yet to be formally confirmed by Kanye West, sources close to the rapper slash designer say that he has been vying...
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