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5 Essential Vintage Items for Your Closet

Everyone loves trends, but you depend on the classics -- those timeless go-to pieces that you can throw on to complete your look. Here are five vintage essentials for every fashionista's closet.


How Long Should You Really Go Without Washing Your Jeans?

Is it that important? What about just putting them in the freezer? That's a thing, right? This BrainStuff video looks into the science and dispels some myths.

Should You Always Bet On Black?

Survey finds black is the color of choice for important occasions but not everyone agrees.

5 Modern Shabby Yet Chic Styles

Love to scour thrift stores and flea markets for stylishly shabby pieces for your home? Why not bring this look to your wardrobe with vintage-inspired pieces, floral fabrics and plenty of frilly extras?

What to Pack for a Stylish Weekend Away

You might only be going out of town for a couple of days, but it feels like you need enough clothes for an entire week. How do you pack clothing for day and night and still have room in your overnight bag for a souvenir?

Bell Bottoms: Are They Coming Back?

The classic look of the 1970s is trying to make another comeback. Will the aughts love the look of flared pants?

A Guide to Finding Pants That Fit

No matter your body type, you can find a pair of pants that fit you perfectly. The key is knowing – and accepting – that every pair of pants doesn't fit every body.

Update Your Spring Wardrobe in 5 Steps

You don't have to conduct a complete overhaul to freshen up your spring wardrobe. Use these tips to breathe new life into your spring looks!

Style Tips: Color Blocking Do's and Don'ts

Color blocking is all the rage these days, but there's a right way and a wrong way to do it. Here's how.

What to Wear With Large Prints

Whether you love or hate large prints, our guide will help you decide which is best for you.

Vintage Style Dresses That Rock

Sometimes the best look for tonight's party might be a dress from decades earlier. Which vintage styles are best?