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Almost All of Kate Spade's Last Designs Have Sold Out

Shortly after Kate Spade was pronounced dead on Tuesday of an apparent suicide in New York, fans of her eponymous brand took to social media to pay …

Kate Spade

He’s a legend in Caracas, and now you can find him cooking in Brickell

Venezuelan chef Carlos Garcia has made his Miami debut with the opening of his first U.S. eatery, Obra Kitchen Table. A well-known chef in his native …

Ice Cream

Kate Spade's Husband Just Released A Heartbreaking Statement About Her Death

He addresses his wife's depression, their marriage, and their teenage daughter.<p>Kate Spade's husband, Andy, has released a personal statement to <i>The New York Times</i> about his wife's death. Andy, who co-founded Kate's iconic handbag brand, broke his silence to set the record straight about his wife's …

Mental Health

Reese Witherspoon’s Latest Plus-Size Collaboration is All Under $145

Earlier this spring, Reese Witherspoon's highly addictive lifestyle brand, Draper James teamed up with the popular plus-size retailer Eloquii for a …

Retail's Innovation Problem

If retail’s battle cry is truly ‘innovate or die,’ why are so many choosing death?<p><b>TORONTO, Canada</b> — In 2012, US grocery chain Kroger announced what …

4 Trends Everyone Will Be Wearing This Summer (& They’re Not Basic!)

When trends really start to catch on, we tend to see them over and over again until they become overdone and eventually dismissed. Think platform …

3 New Ways to Wear Your Jeans Right Now

Bodysuit required.<p>It’s no groundbreaking secret that denim (of all cuts, crops, and styles) is a wardrobe cornerstone (and something nearly every woman feels the best version of herself in). But the thing is, defaulting to denim makes it easy to fall into a rut: It’s just <i>so easy</i> to mindlessly wear …

4 Tips a Life Coach Gave Me About My Style Insecurities

As an adult, we're supposed to give up our security blankets (full disclosure, I still have a stuffed animal sitting on my bed). But at a time when I …

Flight Attendants Reveal What You Should Wear If You're Looking for a First Class Upgrade (Video)

Sometimes getting an upgrade isn’t about the right timing or knowing the right people. Sometimes, it’s all about having the right outfit.<p>There's one …

10 Perfect Swim and Cover Up Pairings

Yes... summer is finally here!<p>Summer is finally here so it's time to refresh your summer wardrobe! Get ready to elevate your summer Friday looks with the perfect combination of swimsuits and coverups. Whether you are planning backyard BBQ's, a beach vacation or margaritas poolside look ahead for …

I Got So Many Compliments When I Started Wearing This Color

My personal style skews on the more classic end of the spectrum, and for the most part, I usually stick to shades of black, tan, white, and navy. But …

Clothing

How to Shop Forever 21 Like a Fashion Editor

Every fashionista can appreciate a great deal, whether it's a sale at a high-end store—like Neiman Marcus—or a fast-fashion find from Forever 21. …

Alison Lou’s ’80s-Inspired Jewelry Line Is the Key to Killer Spring Style

If there’s one message ringing loud and clear this season, it’s this: Long live lucite. Transparent materials popped up everywhere on the Spring 2018 runways, from Chanel and Helmut Lang to Proenza Schouler and Altuzzara. So, when we heard that NYC-based jewelry brand Alison Lou (beloved by celebs …

Decorations

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AKR Textile has taken a substantial minority stake in the Good Clothing Company and will shift 20 percent of its production to the U.S.<p>May 24, 2018 • …

The Arts

Miley Cyrus Converse Collection Has Finally Landed and It's Fierce AF

Do want.<p>Miley Cyrus' Converse collaboration is finally here, and they're even cuter (and sparklier! and more bandana-y!) than previously anticipated. Let's dive in and drool over all the ~adorable~ sneakers, and then vote for our faves, because voting is super fun, and I wanna know what the kids …

The Summer Sandal Trends You'll See From Coast to Coast

You know that incredible feeling you get when you finally slip on a pair of sandals for the first time after winter? Get used to it—summer will be …

Apple now performing rear camera repairs for iPhone X Face ID issues

In a new support document sent to retail stores and Authorized Service Providers this weekend and obtained by <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple has outlined an updated repair process for instances where customers are experiencing issues with Face ID on the iPhone X.<p>Essentially, the document explains that employees …

17 Easy, Stylish Jumpsuits You Can Wear to Work

<i>Getting dressed for work shouldn’t be a bore. Welcome to</i> <i>Business Casual</i> <i>— here to make your weekdays easier.</i><p>The stylish, successful women we feature …

Naeem Khan Spring 2019 Bridal New York Collection

Naeem Khan lives to dress the party girls. Thanks to his penchant for a crystal-encrusted minidress or a heavily embroidered jumpsuit, his collections always have an element of dance-’til-dawn fun. The same is true of his bridal designs, and this season, he upped the ante on the idea of outfitting …

Faux Fur: Good For Ethics, Bad For The Planet?

Anti-fur advocates have come a long way since the days of slinging red paint on the fluffy-clad fashion elite. Instead, they now count some key …

30 Accessories Under $50 to Complete Your Music Festival Look

Festival fashion has become its own category of dressing. Stores have entire sections dedicated to it. But it's not necessarily something you want to invest a lot of money in, considering how much it cost to get out to the festival in the first place and <i>especially</i> thinking about the conditions you …

The Bizarre Footwear Trend That’s Going To Be Everywhere This Summer

Bizarre fashion trends pop up almost every season. Starting with this unique bikini, the fashion industry is always coming up with something new. …

Olivia Pope of ‘Scandal’ Proved That Serious People Can Care About Fashion Too

Scandal’s series finale airs this week, but Olivia’s signature style will live on.<p>When ABC’s <i>Scandal</i> premiered in 2012, the show’s heroine, Olivia Pope, was the first black female lead in a network TV drama in almost 40 years. Played by Kerry Washington, she joined ABC’s Thursday night lineup as a …

11 Animal Print Items to Invest in This Spring

Most fashionistas are whipping out the pastel florals and nautical stripes. But we know the power of a good animal print, especially since the …

Could You Only Buy 12 Pieces For One Year?

<i>Making environmentally conscious shopping decisions in today’s retail landscape isn’t as easy as it should be. With Earth Day, April 22, right around</i> …

7 Spring Buys That Are Major Confidence Boosters

'Tis the season to burn your puffer coats — well, not literally, but put those puppies in storage and let your sun-starved skin bask in a much-needed …

I Tried Dressing Better to Pull Myself Out of a Funk

Looking in the mirror these days is a weird exercise in disappearing. I take myself in only in half-glances: the sleeve of a sweatshirt with a hole …

6 Types of Heels Every Woman Needs in Her Wardrobe

Clothing

This 135-Year-Old Men's Brand Is Now Making The Perfect Shirt For Women

Shopping for something as simple a shirt can be exasperating as a woman. Fabrics and quality don’t always measure up to the men’s department and …

Semi-circular Cage Shape Clutch Evening Bag

Your order is always an “on demand order” directly from the brand to us and then to you. As shipment times vary for each brand, please expect your …