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Corduroy: The Vintage Fabric That Always Makes a Comeback

It's had a bumpy history over the past 100 years, going in and out fashion. But some folks never tire of its warmth.

Wool Surf Trunks and Wet Suits? You Bet!

It's time to rethink everything you know about wearing wool. It's not just for warm clothes anymore. It's also ideal for swimwear.

10 Iconic Fashion Pieces Named for People or Places

From the itty-bitty bikini to that must-have Hermès Birkin bag, these fashion favorites have names that are as iconic as the people and places that inspired them.

Great-great-Grandma's Swimsuit Was a Hot Mess

Fashion's most controversial garment has undergone a most fortunate evolution.

Pantone Says the Future Is Purple

Pantone has been influencing our color choices for decades — and its color of the year is just part of that philosophy.

The Ridiculous Reason Most Women's Clothes Don't Have Real Pockets

As Alanis Morissette might have said, we've got one hand in our pocket — and the other is digging into our purse. Why does women's clothing often lack pockets that can hold anything?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Blue Jeans

Denim pants have gone from mining camps and ranches to the White House. How did they get so popular and why are sales shrinking now?

Why Is the Speedo Disappearing From European Beaches?

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?

Alexander McQueen's Skin to Live Again — in Synthetic Leather

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

'I Would Never Say That I Model as a Man': Androgynous Models Clear the Air

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

How to Coordinate a Sequin Dress and Shoes

Sequined dresses really stand out. So what kind of shoes best complement them?

Colored Jean Trends and Faux Pas

Colored jeans can brighten up a fall, winter, spring or summer wardrobe. What are the dos and don'ts of donning hued jeans?

How to Freshen Up Your Look for Spring

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.

5 Tips for Creating a Unique Style

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?

10 Modern Takes on Old Fashion Classics

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

What's been the biggest change in fashion trends in the last decade?

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.

5 Easy Ways to Change Your Look

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.

5 Hottest Celebrity Fashion Trends

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.

Futuristic Fashion Pictures

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.

Top 10 TV Style Trendsetters

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?

How to Wear a Retro Bathing Suit

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?

History of Women's Bathing Suits

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 Trends: Buy, Wear, Toss

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?

10 Spring Fashion Myths

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?

Top 10 2011 Trends We Wouldn't Be Caught Dead In

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.