Amy Castaldi

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The Busy Woman's Guide to Looking Fit

It would be nice if you had an hour to spend at the gym right now. It would also be nice if calorie-free pies existed. Until then, what you need is a quick and easy workout plan...

A Healthy, Tasty Take on Your Fave Side: Crispy Avocado Fries

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.<p>2. In a shallow bowl, drizzle avocado slices with olive oil. Sprinkle slices with sea salt and pepper, then coat with flaxseeds, hemp seeds, and crushed red pepper.<p>3. Transfer avocado slices on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.<p>4. Remove from oven; set aside for 5 …

Make The Most Of Your Round Eyes With These Genius Makeup Tips

No two sets of eyes are alike, so despite the beauty world's promise of eye makeup tutorials for everyone, there's no singular set of rules for every …

Fall 2013 Style Preview: Ideas, Trends, Stuff

Fashion designers and retailers tend to play it safe in tougher economic markets. It's why we often see a return of items or trends, colors, shapes, etc., year after year. It helps reduce risk, and hopefully, increases the chance of sales. But before this seems like a negative thing, for fashion …

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What should I wear in the office in hot weather?

Do you work in a place where taking your tie off is tantamount to going naked? Or could you get away with swimming trunks? Either way, hot-weather office-wear is a tricky issue<p><b>How casual is too casual in the office in August?</b><i><br>Simon, by email</i><p>Well, this depends on several factors, Simon: what kind of …

Chicago Workouts To Up Your Fitness Game

This winter lasted forever and a day — even by Chicago standards. During those endless cold and windy months, you may have spent more time …

Best Workout Playlists - Fitness Music

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Find Your Seat: How to Dress for Fashion Week

Joe Zee breaks down the archetypes of the VIPs you'll find in the front row<p>As the industry preps for the next round of shows, Creative Director Joe Zee breaks down the archetypes of the VIPs you'll find in the front row—and we share how to break down their look

The Ultimate Sweat-Inducing Summer Workout Playlist, Courtesy of SoulCycle's Janet Fitzgerald

Photo: Courtesy of Janet Fitzgerald<p>Take one of Janet Fitzgerald's SoulCycle classes and you'll walk out with the-good-kind-of-sore muscles and a reinvigorated spirit. The master instructor (who has 20+ years of experience under her belt) is known for her encouraging words and blood-pumping music …

10 Make Up For Ever Must-Haves Everyone Raves About

When you've heard friends and strangers alike swear by the same beauty brand, you can be pretty sure it boasts a collection of must-have, trustworthy …

The Best Fashion Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following (PHOTOS)

In case you didn't get the memo, Instagram is here to stay. And with hundreds of new fashion accounts popping up everyday, it seems next to impossible to keep track of them all. So, which brands, bloggers and magazines should you be following to make sure you're up on the latest news, trends and …

5 Rules for Wearing All Black Clothing

A couple of weeks ago, my husband's company, Neill-TSP, implemented a company-wide 85 percent all-black dress code. There were two key reasons behind this decision. The first was a branding reason: some of the business units already had this policy in place, and best marketing practices suggest …

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5 Fall Trends Every Gal Can Wear

We don't want to think about cooler temps any more than you do, but once August rolls around, it's hard not to notice that the window mannequins are …

In Defense Of Being High-Maintenance

Illustrated by Isabelle Rancier.<p>I'm not what you'd call a high-maintenance girl. Not by most definitions. Though I love to be pampered (um, who …

The six best eye creams

'It's important to treat the eye area (it's usually the first to wrinkle)'<p>I am asked for eye cream recommendations more than anything else, yet I am somewhat reluctant to endorse them wholesale. I think marketing and beauty advertising has caused people to place undue expectation on eye treatments …

Hair Hacks: 3 Foolproof Ways to Make Waves

For our next bit of hair trickery, we turn to romantic, bohemian, beachy waves. The task of nailing down how exactly to make the perfect wave is a tall order, and one that can easily result in accidental crimping, Shirley Temple-esque ringlets, or simply a big old mess. Lucky for you, we’ve got a …

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Super Simple (& Delicious) Mango-Avocado Salsa

Photo: Courtesy of Fashion Edible<p>Are you a fan of recipes with foolproof preps and impressive presentations to boot? Just feast your eyes on this …

8 Reasons Miranda Was Actually The Most Stylish 'Sex And The City' Gal (PHOTOS, GIFS)

When you get together with your friends and play the "Which 'Sex and the City' character are you?" no one ever wants to be Miranda -- come on, be honest. People are always jumping to be Carrie or Samantha, or sometimes even Charlotte, but Miranda constantly gets left in the dust.<p>Maybe it's because …

Jen Aniston Addresses Questions About Kids With Humor

Let's face it: Sometimes reporters can ask some inappropriate, overly personal questions. Take Jennifer Aniston, for example — as a (gasp!) single …

4 Things to Do Now to Improve Your Online Dating Profile

As an online dating coach, one of the biggest complaints I hear from men is that after a while, every profile they view looks the same. There are too many choices and their searching process becomes so blurry, that they often just turn off the computer and go out to hang out with the guys.<p>Think …

Relationships

Phillip Lim Target Bag Premieres In Fall Ads (PHOTOS)

When we got word that Phillip Lim would be Target's fall guest designer, we could hardly contain our excitement. We're used to lusting after the chain's designer diffusion lines, and we can't wait to see what hits stores on September 15.<p>We got our first glimpse of the budget-conscious line to come …

A Sneak Peek at Phillip Lim x Target and the Bag You'll be Wearing This Fall

Do you need a little afternoon pick-me-up? Well, how about a first look at the Phillip Lim x Target collection that is coming to stores Sept. 15! Yes, the countdown for this collab has officially begun.<p>I'm calling dibs on that dress and the bag that looks an awful lot like the designer's $895 …

25 Pieces That Have Us Pumped For Fall

Cling to your tan, remember the festive playlists, and by all means, keep loading up on sunglasses. But do all that while looking forward to fall, …

Social Media Problems That Make Us Crazy

At any given time, someone, somewhere, is <i>mad</i> on the Internet — this is a known fact. Today, that someone is us. Despite our immense love for …

Football Guide: What to Wear to Watch the Game

What to wear to watch the game? Clothes that score major style points.<p>What to wear to watch the game? Clothes that score major style points.

10 Sporty, Street-Style Looks To Try Outside The Gym

The sporty trend may be super comfy, but there's more to this fad than fancy sweatshirts and tailored track pants. Designers, fashion editors, and …

Fall's Statement Dress, The Real-Girl Way

Photographed by Kate Hoffman.<p>Mastering the art of effortless, elegant style is tricky — which is probably why we have so much admiration for the …

Best Glycolic Acid Peels, Cleansers, Creams, Products

Time to Pack

It's no coincidence that you will often hear people lamenting, "Ugghhh, I have to pack tonight." Taking the time to plan and strategize your looks prior to departure can be both bothersome and a challenge, but at the end of the day, it's an absolute necessity.<p>A carry-on would certainly be ideal, …

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