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Back to Cool: Best Backpacks for Fall 2013

Toss the tote: it's time to think outside the standard fashion curriculum and strap into something edgy for Fall 2013.<p>Toss the tote! It's time to think outside of the standard fashion curriculum and strap into something edgy for fall.

Clothing

Cult of Aphrodite Vintage

Cult of Aphrodite Vintage

Cult of Aphrodite Vintage

Surreal Drawings, Paintings and Murals by Rustam QBic | Colossal

<p>With a wildly surreal imagination, artist Rustam QBic from Kazan, Russia creates fish adorned with houses and windows, elephants sprouting giant …

The Type Collective – Typographic Poster Designs

The Type Collective.<p>The Type Collective is a creative project by 8 designers who share the passion for typography and graphic design. The Type …

Diane Von Furstenberg News - DVF Fashion, Lookbooks, Sales

Girls are all here for the @hm #shophm event! @kcdworldwide

The Sexual Revolution Started in the Late Fifties in Paris with Two Movies and Two Big Movie Stars

The sexual revolution started in the late fifties in Paris with two movies and two big movie stars: Brigitte Bardot in <i>And God Created a Woman</i> in 1956 and Jean Paul Belmondo in <i>Breathless</i> in 1959.<p>Brigitte had real sex (to completion) on camera with her co star and later lover, Jean Louis Trintignant, …

Are you a Student or a Teacher? Then Lucky You, Cuz These Stores are Always on Sale to You

We're in the thick of back-to-school season and whether you're a smart-shopping student or a hardworking teacher, you're probably gearing up for the big first day. And enjoying some fall retail therapy to prepare, hopefully! But did you know that as a student or a teacher you can enjoy <i>year-round</i> …

Christina Hendricks Gives Us Mad Tips

Photo: Courtesy of Christina Hendricks.<p>It’s no secret that we’re hooked on <i>Mad Men</i>. We’re riveted by the dialog, the vintage fashion slays us, and …

They DO Exist: 15 Long-Sleeved Dresses Made For Summer

By now, you've probably stowed away your cold-weather clothes, happy to forget about them until fall. But, we hope your summer wardrobe didn't do …

Style With Substance

Photo: Lerkenfeldt Photography<p>When I stepped into the charming Copenhagen shop, I found that its proprietor, Danish jewelry designer, Rebekka Notkin, was every bit as lovely as the elegant jewelry displayed in the window.<p>I had walked right past the small shop, and then doubled back, because of the …

Guys With Fancy Lady Hair Is Our New Favorite Thing

Photo: Courtesy of The Bold Italic.<p>It seems like only yesterday that we were sitting at our desks debating the pros and cons of the increasingly …

5 Ways to Rock a Wild Button Down (+ 10 Shirts We’d Buy!)

Rawr! It seems that wild animal-inspired graphic button downs are all the rage these days, so we had to give this trend a try. And what better way to try out a new trend than by going on a full on safari? We took this $18 Forever 21 Safari shirt and styled it up 5 different ways, proving you don’t …

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Lala Anthony Dishes on Dressing Kim Kardashian and How She Coordinates Outfits With Her Stylish Husband, Carmelo Anthony

When Lala Anthony set out to design her new 5th and Mercer collection for Shopbop, she decided to create pieces she would wear herself and that her besties Kim Kardashian, Ciara and Kelly Rowland would also approve of.<p>Lala said she showed the collection first to her husband, New York Knicks star …

Victoria Beckham Is Intent on Building a Fashion and Beauty Empire: Think Shoes, Fragrances, and Makeup!

Victoria Beckham is already a major force in the fashion world, but she said that's just not enough. Victoria is going for total fashion domination! "I want to get bigger and bigger," she told T Magazine. "I absolutely want an empire."<p>So, what exactly does that mean? Well, Victoria hinted that she …

Levi's New Collection Celebrates Music and Denim From 1972

When the crew at Levi's told me they were reissuing pieces from their 1972 archives, I had to see for myself. So this weekend I time traveled back to when my mom was 16 and celebrated with Levi's the launch of Orange Tab and what the team at Levi's are calling the hey-day of denim and music!<p>The …

The 3 Outfits Just Made For Carnival

With all due respect to Richard Curtis, there's much more to Notting Hill than lovesick, floppy-haired yuppies. Exhibit A: <b>The annual Notting Hill</b> …

Lily Collins Knows We Adore Her Brows & Thinks It's Creepy/Cute

Photo: REX USA/BRAVO PRESS SA/REX<p>Lily Collins is puzzled — or a mixture of puzzled <i>and</i> amused. She can't quite figure out the fascination the fashion …

Is It Just Us, Or Is Burberry Resort '14 Prim & Saucy, All At Once?

Prepare to show off your softer side, ladies. Burberry’s resort '14 collection just dropped and it is <i>beautiful</i>. Peppered with <b>cashmere sweaters,</b> …

I Bought It: ELLE Assistant Beauty and Fitness Editor Lauren Elliott's Chic Circular Shades

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Elliott/Barneys<p>Since before I can remember, I've had an affinity for glasses. I mean <i>all</i> shapes and sizes: cat-eyes, aviators, square frames—the list could go on forever. I have always been drawn to circular frames, but as soon as I try them on I'm overcome with …

Fashion Math: The Fall Jacket Editon

As soon as temperatures drop, we instantly enter kid-in-a-candy-shop mode. Cherry-picking the perfect fall jacket has become one of our favorite …

1 Piece, 3 Ways: Rethink The Leather Jacket

As Chicagoans, we are never content with the weather — it's either too hot or too cold, and is almost <i>always</i> too windy. Chi weather is the porridge to …

How Fast Fashion Is Changing The Way Design Works

It's obvious enough that fast fashion brands like H&M, Zara, and Topshop — as much as we often depend on them to fill out our wardrobes — have the …

Kilts: the fashion line-up – in pictures

Kilts are big news for autumn/winter 2013. Strike thoughts of school uniform from your mind and wear it now with bare legs and a silk shirt, then come autumn pair with tights and a print knit. Chunky boots, oversized earrings and tough leather bags complete the look

21 Pointers For Revamping Your Shoe Collection

A pointed shoe always looks sharp — and not just literally. The cutting-edge silhouette will have those around you checking out your <i>entire</i> ensemble, …

Street Chic: New York

Photo: Anton Lombardi<p>Bright color-coordinated accessories add a playful element.<p><b>Name:</b> Lisa<p><b>Shirt:</b> Vintage (shop similar: Madewell)<p><b>Shorts:</b> Vintage (shop similar: Topshop)<p><b>Shoes:</b> Vintage (shop similar: Tory Burch)<p><b>Want to see more street style? Check out our Tumblr and Pinterest!</b>

Bar Refaeli Fan Might Just Be The Most Adorable Fanboy Ever (PHOTOS)

Bar Refaeli hasn't let fame go to her head. Want proof? She's still as nice as ever to her adoring fans.<p>One fanboy in particular had arguably the best day of his life last month when he got to meet the supermodel face-to-face. He had posted a note to his Instagram account, tagging Refaeli and …