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?
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.
Whether they're baggy, tight, high-waisted or low-rise, your jeans are saying more about you than you probably realize. Let's look at some of the current trends and what they reveal about your personality.
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?
If you're fashion challenged, you probably know it, and your significant other knows it, too. Just in case you haven't gotten the word about these 10 style no-nos, we're here to make sure you're in the loop.
There's not too much we enjoy more than a good old-fashioned celebrity fashion disaster. So, for your voyeuristic entertainment, we've rounded up a list of the top 10 most heinous celebrity disasters of all time.
Do you have something embarrassing in your closet? A pair of pants your friends call your "mom jeans"? Some green Crocs you wear to the office? Whatever your wardrobe weakness, we know you'll enjoy this list of fashion failures.
Some fashions -- the little black dress, for example -- are timeless. Others, like poodle skirts, looked cute back in the day. And then there's the black-sheep category: stuff that never looked good in the first place.
Most women aren't tall and slim with an hourglass figure -- they have rounder middles or broader hips. But those "apples" and "pears" get their own shape guides. How can you make the most of your figure if you're big on top, curvy allover or straight as a board?
Someone with an inverted triangle body type usually has broad shoulders and smaller hips, and it can be hard to fit a pair of jeans that fits. Should you look for pockets or no pockets? Boot cut or skinny?
When you see some people out and about, it's hard to believe they have mirrors at home. Some fashion trends don't flatter the human form, and others probably only suit about 1 percent of the population, if that. It's time to let them go.
The fashion world may value slender women, but in the real world, women's bodies run the gamut, from thin to curvy and beyond. How can women with curves find fashions that work well with their body types? As the song says, accentuate the positive.