Style Tips & Advice

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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.

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

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?

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?

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

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.

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!

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

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

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

Summer has arrived, but your wardrobe looks so last season. Don't despair – we can help you get you from frumpy to fab in 5 easy steps.

Face facts: Skinny jeans are here to stay. What should you wear with these tight denim numbers to look like a fashion champ?

Whether you live to shop or hate to set foot in the mall, you've got to do it at some point! We've got some great tips for you, whether you're doing a quick solo trip or an all-day fiesta with the girls.

Models in their off-duty wear tend to favor some ultracasual standards -- all mixed with an eye for fashion, of course. Which model-ready items might already be in your closet?

The perfect dress makes you feel not only your most beautiful, but also your most comfortably "you." But where to start when there are so many colors, styles and lengths to choose from?

High-waisted pants are making a comeback. If you're brave enough to give them a try, here are five tips for avoiding a fashion disaster.

While personal style is easily defined for some, it's an enigma for others. We've got five tips to help get you started.

Standard-issue uniforms may not seem like the stuff of style inspiration, but for centuries now, the military look has influenced trends. How did battle-ready fashion move beyond epaulets and gold braid?

Indulging your inner grunge doesn't have to mean going back to shapeless flannels, floral dresses and combat boots. Today, classically grungy elements can clean up in no time, without losing any of their rebel appeal.

In the age of music mash-ups, Shabby Chic décor and Asian fusion fare, sporting a singular style is way passé.

You may have a pretty good idea of what styles look good on you for work, casual Friday and weekend fun. But dressing up may be a little bit trickier.

After a long day at the office slipping into a pair of yoga pants feels fine, but they may not be much to look at. Until now, that is.

The preppy look can be both casual and dressy, so you can fly your prep flag in many different ways, including at the office.

The beach is a place where you bare it all--or most of it all. The right swimsuit can help you turn heads for all the right reasons. Learn which style is right for your body.

Adding some African flair to your wardrobe may seem like a bit much for the office, but it's a lot easier than you'd think. Here are some tips to help you out.

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