Fashion Trends & Looks

Fashion trends can change quickly. Explore current fashion trends and stay current with what is in style.


The brief-style swimsuit has never caught on in puritanical America like around the world. But as baggy shorts become more popular, is this body image, or just fashion?

Which kind of makes you wonder: What's stopping someone from taking your cells, growing your flesh and doing anything they please with it?

Gender-bending clothing seems like a challenge to gender norms. Gender-bending models seem like a challenge to gender. Ready to meet a few?

The cold winds of winter have abated and spring is finally in the air. With such a change in scenery should come a change in wardrobe, and we have some tips to help you pull it off.

It's hard to establish a unique style when you're wearing the same thing as the person next to you. How can you set yourself apart and become your own style icon?

Fashion is typically cyclical, but these 10 classics have never gone out of style.

What's the look of the '00s? It's an interesting question, with an even more interesting answer: Turns out 21st-century fashion isn't as high-tech as we might have expected.

Peplums, color-blocked dresses, sequins, florals. What else was on the runway for spring 2012 and how can you wear it like star?

Tired of wearing the same thing day after day, but don't have the budget for a complete overhaul? No problem. We've got five easy solutions to change it up -- for the better.

Worshipping celebrities isn't just about loving the movies or shows they appear in. We often find ourselves following what they're wearing off-screen as well.

Every year, trends change based on what major designers deem to be "in" at the moment. Some of these are wearable in the real world, and some are just ridiculous. Here are our picks for the best trends of 2011.

Knowledge of trends that might pop up in 2200 is tough to come by, but one excellent source is sci-fi. After all, they were right about digital ink, supercomputers and robots! So roll up your side buns as we take a tour of future fashions.

From teens in cocky hats to working women with surprisingly large disposable incomes, fictional television characters have made history with their styles. So who are 10 of the biggest TV trendsetters?

Sure, a string bikini is always au courante, but if you want to look chic beachside and still clear a breakwater or two, retro styling might be for you. So how do you wear fabulously old-fashioned maillots, two-pieces, and, yes, bikinis, from another era without looking outdated yourself?

It may seem like nothing more than a swath of stretchy fabric, but the swimsuit has a history -- one that traces the evolution of sex, gender roles and the rush to lose 10 pounds before summer. So how did we go from nothing to everything and back again?

Spring has sprung, and it's time to get your looks together. Which clothing pieces should you buy, which should you keep, and which should you toss?

Fashion has so many rules. It's enough to give even the most jaded fashionista whiplash. Which 10 myths about springtime fashion can we let go?

of strange looks were seen on runways last year, but now that those fashions have made it into stores, we're sounding the alarm bells. Put down the romper, and step away from the neoprene. Don't get caught dead in these trends. We wouldn't.

And the award for best dress goes to ... See our 10 picks for the most smashing Oscar looks of all time. We've reached into the vaults of Oscar history to find vintage glamour, and we've profiled the hottest looks of the new millennium.

Flip-flops and bikinis be gone! The temperature is cooling down, but your clothes can still look hot! We caught up with What Not To Wear's Clinton Kelly for a preview of this Fall's fashion trends.

We accuse our boyfriends of having no style when they pull on polo shirts and baggy pants. But these frat house staples have roots in men's fashion history. Thank your stars that he's not wearing knickers and leisure suits!

It's sexist but true: Most men have no fashion sense. But just because you want yours to look a little more sharply dressed doesn't mean you have to act like his mom. What are 10 ways to help your man out of a sartorial rut?

Just because something looks like contemporary art on the runway doesn't mean it'll look fantastic on you while you cruise the aisles at the grocery store. Which fall fashion trends should you pass up?

As the days get longer and the temperature rises, what items do you need to have in your closet to stay in style all summer long?

Fashion transference is experienced by busy moms with little time to focus on their own clothing. Find out if you are suffering from fashion transference.