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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

5 Spring Outfits Guaranteed to Wow at Sunday Brunch

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“Show up, dress up, and treat yo’self to bottomless mimosas” — say hello to our new mantra for taking on Sunday brunch like a champ. Not just restricted to preppy spring shift dresses and essential espadrilles, there’s more than one way to brunch on in style. Whether you’re indulging in croissants at a French bakery on the UES or enjoying a nice picnic spread in the park, we’ve got you covered with five foolproof spring #OOTDs to rock. You’re welcome.

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1. Urban Sophisticate: Here’s an outfit that seems to say “brunch hard or go home.” Introducing the flouncy red skirt that pairs well with anything/everything, including a playful ringer tee that confirms your weekend availability. Proceed to rack up the...
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19 Apr

How to Wear Spring’s Hottest Trends to Work, According to a Buyer

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If I had Natalie Kingham's cell phone number, I'd FaceTime her everyday before work to get outfit approval. Kingham, the buying director at MATCHESFASHION.COM is one part retail genius (she's responsible for just about all the women's product that goes up on MATCHESFASHION.COM) and one part stylist extraordinare (prior to joining the e-tailer, she styled and launched her own line).

Kingham knows everything there is to know about looking chic for work because, well, it's her job! Here, she breaks down five trends of the season and shows you how you can actually (yes, for real!) wear them this summer TO WORK!

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1. THE PURIST "Favoring clean lines and a minimalist palette, the Purist strikes a measured balance...
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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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6 Apr

How 6 Cool French Girls Are Wearing Jeans This Spring

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No need to hop a jet to France this spring—infuse the City of Light's charm, romance, and sartorial je ne sais quoi into your wardrobe with styling tips straight from the source. Six fashionable Parisian women show us how they'll wear this season's chicest denim colors and cuts.

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LINDSEY SONGA, MODEL AND STYLIST Adding edge to your outfit starts from the bottom up this spring. Drastic uneven hems on cropped jeans impart avant-garde French style, especially when worn with a bow heel and modern accents. One half of budding fashion duo Lili & Pat of La Barbe de Lyly, Songa knows all about power pairing. Her signature mix of tough and sweet takes this outfit from your...
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5 Apr

What Is It With “Gabrielles”?

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It shouldn’t surprise you to know that Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel was born to a fashion family. But, with a mother who worked as a laundrywoman and a father who sold undergarments as a street merchant, Chanel’s upbringing was probably not the privileged, pearl-lined one you imagined. After being sent to an orphanage at the age of 12, Chanel worked as a struggling singer in a cafe (where she picked up the name “Coco,” after a song she sang), before meeting a series of men with whom she’d become romantically involved with, whose wealth and connections she’d eventually use to build her own empire. Before her, there were no female ready-to-wear designers. After her, there have been thousands. Chanel’s background undoubtedly...
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5 Apr

22 Signs You Are a Legitimate Fashion Girl

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Don't expect your mom, your guy friends, or your significant others to "get" your love for overalls or #ootd selfies. There are some things only your fashion friends will understand.

Since we spend a lot of time discussing exactly these kinds of things, we've put together something of a list to celebrate the fashion-girl things we all do. They may seem strange to other people, but to us, they're totally normal. So, if you've got a style-obsessed friend, or if you are that friend, this one's for you.

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You own six pairs of sneakers, and none are actually the kind you'd work out in. You were wearing crop tops in 2011, despite your disapproving friends. Now, you can barely...
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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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31 Mar

5 Outfits That Science Says Will Make You More Attractive

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Much as we might like to think that love is an alchemy of timing and pheromones and actually doing something about the feels you've just caught, it is also a science. (I mean, I obviously wouldn't know.) But we do know data—actual, concrete fashion findings that up your chances of catching somebody's eye. Here, distilled into five outfit ideas, the Business of Bae-Catching.

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1 WEARING RED In some instances, red means stop; in other instances, means "This girl is dangerous, but I still really like her." In a study published by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, dudes were more into women wearing red, which is good for them, but better for you because you're in suede...
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