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Fashion Week Just Went Plus-Size: A Major Step For The Industry Is Decked Out In Prints

Meet Eden Miller, the first ever plus-sized clothing designer with a show in New York Fashion Week. Miller's line, called Cabiria, was launched in April to "good but unexpected" reviews. Shortly after, she was approached by the Fashion Law Institute, a non-profit organization that offered to fund …

Introducing Oyster, A Netflix For Books

Photo: Courtesy of Oyster Books.<p>Last week, iPhone users got their own digital library in the form of Oyster, <b>an e-book platform that gives subscribers</b> …

My Ten-Item Wardrobe Fall/ Winter 2013

Many people, when they first hear about the 10-item wardrobe, feel a range of emotions:<p>curiosity, fear, disbelief, skepticism, and even guilt.<p>Curiosity because, wait: <i>Does that really mean I only have 10 items in my closet?</i><p>Fear because you don't know how the whole process would work. <i>What will people</i> …

How to start your own business while on the job

Becoming an intrapreneur isn't something people typically fall into. If you want it to happen, you're going to have to get out there and make it happen. And to do that, you'll need a plan.<p>Item number one on your list is to master your job. This is actually a two-parter. First, become an expert in …

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Robyn Lawley On Body-Shaming: 'Skinny' And 'Fat' Labels Are Holding Us Back

Ralph Lauren campaign star Robyn Lawley may be a plus-size model icon -- but you'd better not call her one. In an interview with the Guardian on Friday, the size 12 stunner reveals thats she's loath to endorse any label, big or small.<p>Robyn thinks that celebrating a so-called plus-size shape can be …

4 Celeb-Worthy 'Dos To Up Your Hair Game

When we met celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen, we had to know: When did she have that moment? You know, that day when she realized she'd gone from …

5 Must-Haves For Your Fall Closet

With Labor Day around the corner, I'm ready to put away the swimsuits, and start dreaming of my fall wardrobe. All the back-to-school sales have me …

10 Vintage Trends We Want To See Come Back

It's safe to say that there are many trends that we were more than happy to see go (like butterfly clips and bandana tops). But sometimes, things were cool for a reason. Why doesn't anyone wear petticoats anymore? They add a little extra volume and can make any outfit look fancier. And why are …

How To Wear Tall Boots All Spring Long

For the past few months, I've been putting together outfits from the ground up — literally. In the winter, you just have to start with your shoes …

We've Officially Found The Most Universally Flattering Jeans (PHOTOS)

We're told that skinny jeans look good on certain figures, boyfriend jeans on other, and if you're lucky, you can pull off flared denim. But what most people don't know is that there is one style of denim that is universally flattering: Boot-cut.<p>The relaxed fit of a boot-cut pant skims the body, …

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What You Need To Know About The Crisis In Syria

Photo: REX USA/The Times / Esa Alexander/Rex<p><b>September 10:</b> With American citizens becoming increasingly wary about the prospect of military engagement …

The 3 Fall Trends on Our Radar: Plaid, Florals, and Full Skirts

This season, it's all about the mix of ladylike full skirts, rock-star plaid, and fierce florals (yes, for fall!). Here, shop some of our favorite pieces.

Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot And More Celebrities Who Taught Us All About Cat-Eye Liner

Cat-eye liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history. Actresses, including Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot played a prominent role in making the cat-eye relevant. And music icons such as Nina Simone, Diana Ross and Madonna have all put their own spin on the feminine and …

5 Fresh Ways To Wear Your Summer Dress

<i>Dresses —</i> doy <i>— they go on your body.</i> Let's get that out there before we go any further, and acknowledge that, yes, literally speaking, there's really …

Steve Madden Shoes, Boots, Purses

Sandra Bullock Takes a Color-Blocked Dress to a Whole New Level With a Couple Chic Tricks

Beth over in Beauty already marveled at Sandra Bullock's sexy tousled middle-parted hair (with a couple of gratuitous George Clooney pics thrown in for an extra measure), but I'd like to take a moment to focus on her cheeky color-blocked dress.<p>Like peplums, color-blocking has been going strong for …

'WTF, Plus Size Manufacturers?' Is Our New Tumblr Obsession

Fashionable plus-size clothing -- or the shameful lack thereof -- is on everyone's minds lately. As Tim Gunn put it, "You've never seen such hideous clothes in your entire life." So isn't it about time someone calls out the designers and manufacturers for the fashion crimes they're committing …

Lest We Forget! 5 Apps We Use To Remember Everything

<i>Forget January 1 — for us, this time of year has always been associated with reinvention, renewal, and refinement, even if we aren't going back to</i> …

The Only Dress You Need This Winter

We spent all summer looking for the elusive easy-breezy frock to wear from day to night. And, as fall turns to winter, we've launched the same …

8 Makeup Mistakes You're Probably Making

When you're used to doing your makeup a certain way, it's pretty hard to break out of your routine. That is until you catch a glimpse of your reflection in a store window and notice things aren't as they appeared in your bathroom mirror.<p>Whether you got too heavy-handed with the blush or your face …

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Why you should think long and hard before breaking a promise to a child

<b>The problem</b><p>From an early age all children believe that right at the top of the Ten Commandments is "Your parent shalt not break a promise." And rue the parent who does. Broken promises can produce very unhappy children.<p>"Dad, can we go to the pet store so I can buy a goldfish after we go to Nana and …

My ‘sick’ employee posted pictures of herself out partying

I constantly encounter workplace disputes that push the boundaries of what is legal and what is fair. Whether through ignorance, intolerance, or worse, both workers and employers sometimes just get the law wrong. Here are three more questions from the Globe Careers mailbox of this column, followed …

What impact will baby have on entrepreneur’s business?

I announced on social media this week that I am expecting a little one in late January. The news comes on the heels of my husband's decision to leave his TV anchor role to become CFO of our digital media company.<p>I left my TV news reporting gig before launching the company, partly because after …

Nutrition Basics: Sugar alternatives – which sweeteners are healthiest for you?

There's no shortage of substitutes for plain ol' white sugar out there. Dietitian Leslie Beck highlights some of the healthiest ones out there

College counsellor dishes on tactics of super-rich helicopter parents

Some parents go to extreme lengths to ensure their child attends the best after-school club, the most elite soccer team, and is accepted early to the top school.<p>Ever wondered just what those extreme lengths are?<p>Allow Lacy Crawford, college counsellor to the super-rich, to enlighten you. One parent …

7 Ways Your Grandmother Dressed Better Than You

It's a common problem when discussing vintage fashion: Just how different clothing was "back in the day" versus now. If you're like me, you nearly start to turn into a one-off version of Andy Rooney, grumbling about the sloppy hems, plastic buttons and the rarity of natural fabrics in today's shops.<p>…

Ontario needs to do some problem-solving in mathematics

The latest decline in math test scores for Ontario schoolchildren should be taken as a wake-up call that new approaches to teaching a fundamental subject are failing and need retooling. Like many jurisdictions around the world, Ontario has been shifting its math curriculum to place more emphasis on …