Caroline van Alphen

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9 Spring Runway Looks That Truly Flatter

Who says runway is only fit for models? These key looks of the season are made for real women.<p>Who says runway is only fit for models? These key looks of the season are made for real women.

How to dress: the teddy bear coat

What do Carine Roitfeld, Kim Kardashian and I have in common? This coat. Nothing else, to be fair, but no matter. Such is the barrier-crashing, agenda-setting power of the teddy bear coat, which may well be the world's very first It coat. Carine, to give her her dues, owned the grungy-fur look – as …

Sneaking Off for a Winter Beach Getaway? Add Pret-à-Surf x Thakoon's Go Surfer Girl Chic Swimwear Collaboration to Your Suitcase

With all this winter weather upon us, we are longing for warmer days! If you're lucky enough to be hitting the beach sometime soon—or just dreaming …

Fashion Visionary Hussein Chalayan Joins French Label Vionnet

Fashion visionary Hussein Chalayan has just been tapped to design for Vionnet's Demi-Couture collection. The innovative designer, known for his …

Secrets of a Makeup Master

Napoleon Perdis is redefining what it means to be a modern guru. Christine Lennon meets the unstoppable Aussie.<p>Even among the peacocks who populate his professional circle, Napoleon Perdis is not known for subtlety. On a recent morning, the Australian makeup artist turned entrepreneur is in mobile …

25 Wonderful Christmas Light Painting Images

Last week we shared a tutorial and image collection on taking beautiful Christmas Bokeh images which got shared around the web like crazy. As a …

If All You Want for Christmas Is Voluminous Hair, Here's How to Get It

Holiday season is in high gear, and that means lots of sparkle, a major red lip, and voluminous party hair. We caught up with super stylist and …

Get Ready to Rock Around the Christmas Tree With DJ Michelle Pesce's Holiday Party Playlist!

In order to have a successful party, a good host not only needs a delicious menu and tasty cocktails, but also a playlist that hits every note. If …

33 Festive And Beautiful Foods To Make For Christmas

There are so many great things about the holidays. One of them is presents; all of the rest of them are food.

31 Days of Cookies: Chocolate-Peppermint Cream Sandwich Cookies

This year, we're celebrating the season with a month of nonstop cookies. For the 14th day of cookies, we're sandwiching peppermint cream between two …

Corned beef on rye with an egg yolk on the side. Brunch perfection at Reynard in Brooklyn.

The Best Looks from Pre-Fall 2014

Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season.<p>Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season. Plus, see more fall fashion here.

Women's Fashion

How to dress: jackets

There is power dressing, and there is status dressing. Power dressing is about work; status dressing is about a more subtle wielding of position, wealth and influence. Society women had status dressing, even back when only actual queens had power. These days, women have both kinds.<p>The jacket I am …

3 Makeup Tricks You Need To Know

When it comes to looking younger, who doesn't want instant gratification? Makeup artist Napoleon Perdis gives his easy secrets to having sculpted cheekbones, wider eyes, and fuller lips in minutes.<p><b>Sculpt sky-high cheekbones</b><p>First, apply foundation as you normally would to create an even, matte …

Your Holiday Beauty Survival Kit

There are a lot of things we love about the holiday party season. Getting to dress up, rocking red lipstick on the regular, seeing all of our friends …

14 products to soothe winter skin

14 products to soothe winter skin<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>I like to believe that I've reached a point in my life where I'm disciplined enough to do …

How To Get Hands So Young Looking, They'll Get Carded

Photographed by Ryan Koopmans.<p>You go to the gym. You wear foundation and moisturizer with sunscreen. Hell, you even avoid sunlight! And, when it …

A Celebration of Edward Steichen, the World’s First Fashion Photographer

A recent gift to the Whitney Museum of American Art brings a collection of Edward Steichen’s early fashion work for Condé Nast to New York City.<p>It …

16 Indie Designers You Should Be Shopping

There’s nothing we love more than the hunt for a new, out-of-the-blue, up-and-coming designer. Sure, we’ll always adore the classics (we’re looking …

The Mirrored Brooklyn Closet You'll Wanna Move Into

<i>Clos-ette’s Melanie Charlton practically invented the idea of a custom closet, so it’s only natural that she’s always peeking in everyone else’s.</i> …

In the 70s Spirit: Shop "American Hustle"

Shopping inspired by the glamour of American Hustle.<p>Using vintage Halston and Gucci, costume designer Michael Wilkinson recreated glam 1970s style in <i>American Hustle</i>, hitting theaters Friday. Lose any notion of the era's preppier tones, and shop pieces inspired by characters portrayed by Jennifer …

The Most Stylish Gifts for Under $100

Our favorite fashionable gifts that won't break the bank.<p>Not sure what to give this holiday season? From chic accessories to cozy pajamas and luxe coffee table books, these are the most stylish gifts to give every woman on your list for under $100.

SAVING MR. BANKS Featurette - Recreating 1961 Disneyland

10 Ways To Bundle Up In Style When It's Freezing Cold Outside

Living and working in New York sure has its perks. Namely, the best sample sales and Chinese food delivery at 4am. But one of the best things about The Big Apple is the street style.<p>Just walking to and from work and taking the subway every day leaves us inspired. We are constantly passing people …

Vintage fashion, or how to fall back in love with clothes

Last week ended the way I wish all my weeks could end, over tea, crisps and a gossip with Dawn O'Porter. You see, I've had a sneaky peak at the first few pages of Dawn's new book (still in the design process at Hot Key Books) and I'm delighted to tell you that it promises to be a colourful, joyful …