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7 #OOTDs for the Week: How to Style a Hat This Season

No matter what the season, a hat is always a good idea. While you’ve probably packed away your beanies, it’s time to bust out that crop of stylish summer toppers that have been hiding out in your closet — think: trilbies, sweet straw numbers and floppy styles. The added sun protection is definitely …

11 Hair + Makeup Trends to Steal from Spring 2016 Bridal Fashion Week

On your wedding day, the aisle is basically your own personal version of a catwalk. And with all eyes on you, you’ll want to totally own it, so looking <i>and</i> feeling fab are key. You’ve already scored the perfect dress, so now it’s time to take a look at the finer details — like your makeup and hair. …

Chanel Resort 2016 Backstage

Wavy Bob Hairstyles: How To Rock This Summer's 'It' Cut

<i>Photo Credit: Getty Images</i><p>It was only just a few months ago that we were discussing the lob haircut takeover. Women were chopping off their locks in favor of the shoulder-skimming style. But there's an even shorter look that is poised to take over this summer.<p>The wob, also known as the wavy bob, …

Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina Star's Style and Fashion

You may not be familiar with the name Alicia Vikander, but by December, she's all you'll be talking about. The Swedish actress, 26, currently stars in <i>Ex Machina</i> and is set to appear in five more major films this year. So you know what that means: tons of fantastic gowns and other fashion …

Chanel Resort 2016 Runway

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Cute Summer Dresses With Sleeves for Any Occasion

Whether you're aiming for an office-appropriate look or because you're not a huge fan of your arms, dresses with sleeves can be incredibly useful even in warm weather. Not only are they totally chic, since you're exposing less on top, you can get away with a more daring hemline. Bonus: Once the …

Model Xiao Wen Ju on Her First Fashion Moments and Ascent to Street Style Stardom

<b>Xiao Wen Ju</b> has a peculiar, vibrant energy when she talks, sometimes miming sentences with her dainty hands or randomly breaking out into a laugh that is so spontaneous and unexpected, it's startling. Even when the Xi’an (“where the Terracotta statues are!”), China, native is exhausted (New York to …

5 Things You Should Know About Audrey Hepburn’s Supermodel Granddaughter

There will always be a special place in our hearts for Miss Audrey Hepburn. From her trademark films to her impeccable amount of class, the Hollywood actress is a legacy. While she sadly passed away back in ’93, her small family has played a major role in helping to keep her memory alive. One …

How To Style Summer's Chicest Cut

Charlotte Groeneveld of @TheFashionGuitar visits the new Nexxus salon in NYC and proves that with the right cut, your hair is your best accessory.

Packing Tips for Traveling With Just a Carry-On Bag

It's true: I was just away for a 10-day vacation and was totally fine with just a carry-on roller suitcase. Better than fine in fact—it might have been the vacation where I was happiest with what I packed. The heartaches of poorly planned suitcases are easy to avoid; as long as you give yourself …

The Best Model Instagrams from Chanel Cruise in Seoul

Leave it to Chanel to pull a 180 from last season's resort collection (a Dubai–meets–Paris bash on a manmade island) and make way to the bustling eternally neon-lit metropolis of Seoul, South Korea, for this season's resort show. Jetting off to meet<b>Karl Lagerfeld</b> and company was a set of favorite …

The Best Looks from the 2015 Met Gala

See every red carpet look from the biggest night in fashion.<p>See every red carpet look from the biggest night in fashion.

See the 2015 Met Gala’s Best Dressed

This is the night where we come home from work and collectively sit in front of our laptops, clicking and clicking and clicking, eager to see what outfits the world’s top actors, models, pop stars, and fashion icons have worn to the Met Gala. It is the night for the bold risk, the risqué hemline, …

Met Ball 2015: celebrities arrive on the red carpet – in pictures

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Headdresses Were the Go-To Accessory on the 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

When early arrival <b>Sarah Jessica Parker</b> walked the Met Gala red carpet in a tasseled <b>Philip Treacy</b> hat of bouquet-like flames, it seemed as though the high-fashion favorite had hit a singular note for the evening. But as the arrivals continued, the headdress proved <i>the</i> go-to statement accessory for …

Met Gala 2015: The Best Dressed Celebrities on the Red Carpet

For a thematically tricky year, dressing for the occasion was a feat in itself and our best dressed did it with the grace and cinematic allure reflected in the exhibition—and some just went for sheer gorgeous glamour.

How Dakota Johnson Stole the Spotlight on the Met Gala Red Carpet

Between the red dresses, intricate headpieces, and cascading trains, there was one look that stood out in the crowd. <b>Dakota Johnson,</b> dressed in a checkerboard Chanel Haute Couture minidress, exemplified the playful side of red-carpet dressing and just how fun rejecting the dress code can be.<p>Made …

The Empire Strikes Back: Taraji P. Henson, Naomi Campbell, and Lee Daniels at the Met Gala

The impact of <i>Empire</i> has been felt in all corners of popular culture—not least the most fashionable ones. So for this year's Met Gala we weren't surprised to see our favorite cast members pull out all the stops on the red carpet.<p>Lee Daniels and Naomi Campbell met gala 2015<p>While <b>Taraji P. Henson</b> opted …

Rihanna Met Gala Dress: Who Is Guo Pei?

When Rihanna stepped onto the Met Gala red carpet in a jaw-dropping yellow gown, the fashion world pretty much came to a standstill. But who was the genius behind the epic creation? That honor belongs to Chinese couture designer Guo Pei.<p>The Bejing-based designer, 45, has been designing for 26 …

11 Stylish Alternatives to the Class Ring

After years of going to school and killing it in the classroom, it’s time to celebrate all that hard work with a stylish symbol: your class ring. But sometimes — okay, most of the time — the class rings in those brochures just don’t cut it. Instead of settling for an overpriced piece you won’t …

Met's China: Through the Looking Glass show presents a fantasy of the far east

Nestled inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, alongside Chinese Buddhist sculptures from the seventh to 18th centuries, sits a stunning haute couture gold lamé gown by designer Guo Pei.<p>The resplendent strapless gown barely calls to mind the compassion and spiritual wisdom anchoring Buddhist …

Celebrity Closet Pictures: Kaley Cuoco, Jessica Alba, Miranda Kerr, and More

For Erin Kleinberg, one of the biggest perks of being the brain behind The Coveteur blog is getting to snoop around in some of Hollywood's most extraordinary closets (recent subjects have included Daisy Lowe, Julia Restoin Roitfeld, and Arianna Huffington). It's her experience with the site—and all …

I Tried Wearing a Uniform to Work

One fashion-obsessed editor takes on the sartorial challenge...<p>After an article by creative director Matilda Kahl on why she wears the exact same thing to work every day went viral on this very site—one with over 100,000 shares on social media—it's apparent that the idea of wearing a daily …

The Best Instagrams from The 2015 Met Gala

The celebrities, models and designers offering up a sneak-peek inside this year's fashion event. Plus, see the best Met Gala gowns of all time.<p>Tonight marks fashion's biggest party of the year—the Met Gala—which will debut this year's exhibition, <i>China: Through the Looking Glass</i>. Get a sneak-peek …

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Through the years: A walk down the Met Gala red carpet

The Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the biggest nights in fashion. Stars flock from far and wide (literally -- it …

What to Wear to Work When You're Channeling Kim Kardashian

When she's all business, so is her work wardrobe.<p>Kim Kardashian may have a knack for naked dressing—but when she's all business, so is her work wardrobe (just with a bit more flare). Think: tasteful body-con silhouettes, structured layering pieces, warm neutrals, and animal prints. Here, find five …

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This Grilled Naan Recipe Might Just Be Better Than Pizza

And the winner of our 2015 Readers' Choice Week contest is...<p>Remember last month when it was Readers' Choice Week? Well, as a part of that wacky program we asked you guys to send us your best, your greatest, your you-have-to-make-this recipes. And then you actually did! We love it when you work …

Too Many Cooks: Do You Haiku?

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i><br>April showers might</i><i><br>bring May flowers, but April</i><i><br>also brings haikus.</i><p>At Food52 we love to cook<br>But we also love to rhyme<br>And while …

Beauty and the Beast