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21 Sep

There’s Something Interesting Going On With Boobs In Fashion Right Now

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According to Playboy, young people aren't into boobs anymore, adding mammaries to a CVS-receipt's length list of things beginning with Big Macs and ending with self-pity. But fashion people—despite their traditional aversion to any protrusion that interferes with The Line—would beg to differ.

You see, for spring, designers have been presenting pieces that both enhance the poitrine while simultaneously ignoring it, namely by doing these stylized corsets where the traditional boob cups are present but not outlining where the real boobs actually are. Huh? Maybe a picture would help.

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Granted, who knows how these J.W. Anderson tops would look on a larger bust measurement, but we can at least appreciate how they hint at the body without giving much away....
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28 Apr

9 Ways To Toughen Up Spring Florals With a Little City Grit

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What does a tomboy do once spring hits? The type who clings to Dickies and Dr. Martens when everyone else is fiending for floral dresses. The truth is that even the most delicate many-petaled motifs can be made to fit a cooler urban wardrobe. For starters, you can swap out those pastel mules and toughen up your pretty frock with a heavy-soled military boot. A patchwork floral-print skirt is a surprisingly good match for some classic-rock merch—we’re thinking a Slayer tee would fit the bill here—especially when there are rose-dotted workman boots thrown into the mix. And adding a corset to a ’70s-inspired micro-print dress, or a neon green bag to a soft pink Victorian-style top, is a styling trick...
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27 Apr

Street Style Outfits To Copy This Spring

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Spring cleaning is a dreadful task, but there's one area of the house we'll always happily attack: the closet. If looking through last year's clothes doesn't spark instant joy (hat tip, Marie Kondo), you don't need to chuck everything and start from scratch. Just focus on spring 2017 trends, find outfit inspiration that grabs your attention, and start mixing with what you've already got.

1 Cropped T-Shirt + Shorts

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Witness the totally wearable, impressively unfussy crop top: It looks all grown up with leg-lengthening shorts, sexy heeled sandals, and glitzy jewelry. Armani Exchange S/S Knit Top, $70, armaniexchange.com; Coach Turnlock Saddle Bag, $495, coach.com; Alice and Olivia Marisa Embroidered Back Zip Shorts, $285, aliceandolivia.com; Eddie Borgo Medium Safety Chain...
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25 Apr

It’s All About The Baker Boy Hat

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Whether you refer to it as the newsboy, baker boy, cabbie, or page boy—there's no denying this topper is taking over. It girls and supermodels alike have adopted this staple of the early 20th century 'working class' and news boys, and turned it into the ultimate cool-girl must have on or off the red carpet.

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1 The Icons

Leave it to the French, like Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin, to make anything chic, even a hat was once traditionally worn by men.

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2 The It Brits

The hat became synonymous with glamorous supermodels like Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss in the '90s keeping an air of incognito.

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24 Apr

How To Dress (At Every Age) This Season

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Whether you're in your 30s, 40s or 50s, the new season is full of fresh and colorful updates to give your closet the glamorous makeover it deserves.

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20S

Channel your inner rock chick in dark florals.

From top left, clockwise: Rag & Bone dress, $450, Neiman Marcus, 888-888-4757; Shinola watch, $950,shinola.com;  Coach 1941 dress, $795, coach.com; Edun dress, $1,290, Oxosi NYC, 646-661-7732; Etro earrings, $445, etro.com; 3.1 Phillip Lim top, $495, shopBAZAAR.com; Sam Edelman shoe, $130, thebay.com; Furla bag, $748, furla.com; L'Oréal Paris Infallible Paints Eyeliner in Electric Blue, $10, lorealparisusa.com.

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30S Keep it cool in the timeless duo of black and denim. From top left, clockwise: Guess top, $49, shop.guess.com; Baume & Mercier watch, $2,850, baume-et-mercier.com; J Brand jeans, $228, Bloomingdale's...
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24 Apr

10 Ways To Wear Gingham Without Looking Like a Picnic Blanket

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In all sorts of thrilling shapes and colors, gingham is now anything but square. Here, shop 10 pieces that upgrade the classic summertime print. (Sitting on/rolling around in the grass still highly encouraged.)

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This little T-shirt swim silhouette is It this summer, and you can't beat the price (or color) of this one.

$35, boohoo.com.

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::garbled squealing:: (P.S. This guy by Gaia is made by female artisans who are paid a living wage, so SOLD.)

$128, jcrew.com.

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Your all-black Kawakubo-esque outfit might say "Keep away," but your Hanky Panky bra can say "Moi je joue."

$50, net-a-porter.com.

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Or, if you want your underpinnings on the outside, there's this Sandy...
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19 Apr

New Workwear Essentials You Need For Spring

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From crisp pantsuits in ivory white to a new take on the trench, spring's latest in workwear is nothing short of stylish.

The Deconstructed Suit

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DAN & CORINA LECCA/STUDIO D

Keep the look clean, opting for a sleek high-neck blouse.

From left: Max Mara jacket, $2,690, blouse, $595, jacket, $1,190, skirt, $475, 312-475-9500.

How to Wear It

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Finish the look with white boots in geometric lines and modern gold earrings.

From left: Louis Vuitton tote, $3,850, 866-VUITTON; Fossil smartwatch $255, fossil.com; Pomellato earrings, $5,100, 800-254-6020. 

The Ivory Pantsuit

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Choose a tailored white blazer with a notched-lapel collar.

From left: Max Mara jacket, $1,450, 617-267-9775; Polo Ralph Lauren shirt, $198,ralphlauren.com; Monica Rich Kosann necklace, $1,450, monicarichkosann.com. Escada pants, $995, escada.com. 

How to Wear It

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18 Apr

Cute Spring Jackets Under $100

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Moms are always warning you that, if you go out without a sweater, you'll contract all kinds of potentially life-threatening diseases. And although we've kind of debunked the great mom myth of not going to bed with wet hair, we're still far too respectful (read: frightened) to disagree with them on the topic of outerwear preparedness. That's why, ahead, we've selected seven ultra-affordable jackets—just in case.

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1 ARITZIA
Easy. Dries-y. Beautiful.

$100, artizia.com.

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2 FRONT ROW SHOP
Okay, the matching mini might put you over the top, but what's a $20 deficit when you can look like the type of girl who rolls down a grassy knoll in a skirt suit, eh?

$70, frontrowshop.com.

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10 Apr

5 Ways To Wear White Skinny Jeans Everywhere

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White jeans are the workhorse of your spring and summer wardrobe. With its blank canvas nature all you need are a few key accessories to them from a Bermuda-ready outfit to a date night look. Here, five completely different ways to style your white jeans no matter where you are (except a black tie event; trust us, we tried).

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On Vacation When you need a break from linen and swimwear, try this outfit. You can still incorporate beach-essentials like a straw bag and a crochet top, but white jeans keep the look clean and elevated. Rag & Bone The Capri Cropped Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans, $185; net-a-porter.com (used throughout)  Madewell Embroidered Peplum Jacket, $80; madewell.com Rosie Assoulin Crochet Crop Top, $1,312; brownsfashion.com Elizabeth and James Isla...
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4 Apr

Ballerina Cassandra Trenary Shows Off Fresh Ways To Wear Ballet Flats And Pumps

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Typically, there's more intrigue surrounding the ballerina than the ballet flat, but our combination of both might just change your mind. Fresh for the warm-weather months, American Ballet Theatre soloist Cassandra Trenary modeled this season's most striking pieces with supple leather ballet flats and pumps from Clarks, and the results will definitely make you rethink the streamlined shape.

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Gauzy, skin-flashing pieces feel even cozier with a thick-heeled ballet pump. The spring 2017 runways were covered with slouchy, Flashdance-inspired shoulders, and the rehearsal-room vibe is only more amped when worn with a sheer maxi (full-coverage briefs provide modesty). Live the Process Wide Rib Crew Neck Crop Zip-Up, $295, livetheprocess.com; Vionnet Chiffon Skirt, vionnet.com; Dos Gardenis Foggy Notion Lycra Bottoms,...
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