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7 Nov

6 Strategic, Yet Stylish Ways To Dress For Thanksgiving Dinner

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Dressing to the nines may not be a priority on Thanksgiving Day, but that doesn't mean one has to default to overstretched leggings and baggy T-shirts. With these six outfits you can accommodate a never-ending appetite without sacrificing style.

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"I'm usually a Thanksgiving dress person, because let's be honest—skinny jeans and Thanksgiving dinner don't get along—but this year I'm switching it up with a jumpsuit. The key here: a drawstring waist that can be loosened with each helping of pie." — Gena Kaufman, ELLE.com Social Media Director

Roksanda Tamiko Stretch Crepe de Chine Jumpsuit, $1,605; net-a-porter.com

Stuart Weitzman Cling Kitten Heel Booties, $575; shopbop.com

Tory Burch Art Deco Statement Earrings, $139; shopbop.com

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7 Nov

How To Under-dress For Your Next Holiday Party

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Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. For November, join stylist-to-the-stars Karla Welch in her personal-style bootcamp. This week, nail your winter party look with Welch's time-tested tips.

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When in doubt, don’t be afraid to be slightly under-dressed… …But if you’re wearing something super special, don’t be afraid to be over-dressed. Just be your fabulous self. If I walk into a room and I’m in an amazing vintage dress and everybody’s in jeans and blazers, you’ve just got to own it. You’ve got to kind of adapt to whatever situation you’re in. You can’t just be like, “Oh, my God, I’m over-dressed.” Don’t say that....
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31 Oct

How To Find The Right Evening Bag For Your Look

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Try to think about the last time you decided to invest in an evening bag. You are probably struggling to come up with even one time it has happened. It usually goes like this: you think about the dress, then you think about the shoes, and then you start texting your friends: "hoops or studs? choker or monogrammed chain necklace?" And when all that's said and done, and you think your work here is finished, you're left with one lingering afterthought, "Crap, I still need a bag." This all-too familiar scenario has us scrounging around for a bag small enough to be considered a clutch - usually just our most basic going out crossbody - and hoping we get away with it. So...
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27 Sep

5 Ways To Wear PJ’s, According To Milan Fashion Week’s Street Style Scene

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Ciao, bella! The showgoers of Milan Fashion Week are now departing for the runways in Paris, and what sartorial inspiration they’ve left in their wake. This season, the street style crew embraced pajama dressing and the cozy Danish hyggephenomenon in new and wonderful ways, proving that getting decked out for the photographers outside the shows doesn’t have to mean sacrificing comfort. There were silk pants with fuzzy, furry moccasins, overcoats with easy button-down blouses, and white denim (yes, after Labor Day) with slides and thin silk scarves. It was as if the most stylish travelers were living that dolce vita life, valuing ease over edge and backing away from full lewks—though, unlike most locals, they probably didn’t squeeze in that classic afternoon nap. In...
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6 Sep

5 Fresh Ways To Wear Boots At The Office

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Think boots are NSFW? Reality check: They could be the missing ingredient to a pulled-together office outfit. Whether they're daring over-the-knee stunners, fun ankle booties or comfy ones for your commute, there's a boot for everyone. (And every work-related situation.) No matter what you do, here are five looks that will take you from 9 to 5 in *prime* style.

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10 Aug

What To Wear To a Fall Wedding, From The Shoes To The Dress

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It doesn't take an American Express survey to let you know that you're hemorrhaging money on wedding season—your bank account probably already knows and doesn't want to talk about it. But the cool thing about preparing for a wedding is that if you find the *right* options (provided you're not a member of the matching Bridal Party troupe), you're good to go with your bad self. Below, colorful dress, shoe, and jewelry options that you'll want to wear way past the reception—primed for whatever your dancing, layering, and budget needs require.

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The dress is Struggle Numero Uno, but don't hurt yourself thinking too hard. Seek out classic-ish shapes, like a boudoir-y knotted jacquard number or an embellished V-neck gown you'll...
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9 Aug

The Fall Runway Trend Your Zodiac Sign Should Try

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Dial up the intensity! Sartorial elements arrive in a sexier package this fall as daring Jupiter embarks on a yearlong tour through smoldering Scorpio. Here, the fall runway trend to try based on your astro sign.

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With a spate of planets simmering in Scorpio and your seductive eighth house, you're the sultriest of them all this fall. Fishnets tights will become Aries' go-to staple. You can play them off a flouncy dress when you're feeling demure, or a leather mini when you're in badass mode, or alone under a vintage fur when the vixen vibes take hold.

Shop the look: H&M Fishnet Tights, $13, hm.com; Sanctuary Guilty Pleasure Denim Jacket, $139, sanctuaryclothing.com; Rosetta Getty Skirt, $719, stylebop.com; IRO Birok Booties, $695, shopbop.com

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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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29 Jun

How To Get Laid Wearing Birkenstocks

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Mel Ottenberg is a Certified Big Deal™ in Fashion Land, having styled Bjork and Chloe Sevigny before becoming Rihanna's all-day-every-day outfit planner. So why is he now working with Birkenstock, the brand beloved by hot camp counselors who just dropped out of Oberlin?
"Not just Oberlin—I went to Rhode Island School of Design, and I wore them too!" he laughed. "Also, when I was a teenager, I interned for Marc Jacobs, and I would wear white Birkenstocks to the office. The city was so hot in summer; we all wore them with basically everything."

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Fast forward to now, when "utility shoes"—Crocs at Christopher Kane, Tevas at Versace—have taken over runways, while Rihanna herself makes best-selling slides for Puma. But though...
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21 Jun

Let The A+ Street Style From Firefly Music Festival Show You What To Wear When It’s Too Hot To Move

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The conditions at Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware this weekend: boiling and extremely humid—with a chance of lightning. Not the best weather for looking cute, but these artists and attendees still managed to do it. See the best outfits ahead.

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The '90s girl group vibes are strong with this trio, who coordinated down to the thrifted camo and tinted sunglasses.

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Somebody listened when we said one of our favorite styling tricks for the summer was an open shirtdress over shorts (or a skirt).

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A pair of stylish friends in mirrored sunnies and printed co-ords.

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Laura in all secondhand clothing (while registering...
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