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Forget that bathrobe and get ready to look hot this year! This Valentine's Day, choose your best cuts and your favorite looks for the sexist lingerie you can imagine.

By Julia Layton

While the maxi dress is long in length, it makes short work of looking great. Learn how to choose a style of maxi dress that flatters your body type and which accessories to pair with it.

By Bambi Turner

Whether your look is totally original or you always follow the latest trends, these women inspire us and help create the fashions that stand the test of time. See the style icons who made our list.

By Laurie L. Dove


Creating a look for Yachiyo, a woman with uneven breasts, doesn't prove too challenging for Stacy and Clinton of What Not to Wear.

Stacy and Clinton of What Not to Wear show Gina how to accentuate her bust and cover her behind.

So can you wear white after Labor Day? Is it OK for tall women to wear high heels? We're digging up the truth on 10 fashion dos-and don'ts.

By Caitlin Uttley

Beauty is all about proportion. By figuring our where your body is out of whack, you can choose clothes that will camouflage your figure's quirks and make you look 10 pounds thinner.

By Gerlinda Grimes


If you're Ms. Fashionista and your best friend is Ms. Frump, she might like some tips from you on how to improve her look. What gifts will help her out?

By Debra Ronca

The fashionista who eats, sleeps and breathes fashion is one of the more difficult women to buy for. So what can you get for the girl who has everything? A new handbag for starters.

By Julia Layton

We've met with and moved forward from the big 4-0. We're all grown up. It's time to make some fashion changes that reflect our maturity. How can women in their 40s adapt to their changing lifestyle?

By Heather Kolich

You can still be fun and flirty in your 30s, but your clothes should have a slightly more sophisticated feel and they should be more about your personal style than what's on trend at the moment. Check out our guide for more fashion tips.

By Colleen Cancio


Dressing younger doesn't make you look younger. In fact, it can have the opposite effect. What can you wear to look your best in your fifties?

By Meredith Bower

It's easy to look fabulous when you have stylists at your beck and call and huge bank accounts at your disposal. Yet -- with a little work and a lot less cash -- the rest of us can look just as fashionable as the celebs.

By Stephanie Watson

Does your bra fit? The answer for eight out of 10 women is "no," although they might not realize it. What qualities make a well-fitting bra, and how can you find your right size?

By Julia Layton

If you love clothes but hate the hassle of visiting the mall, you'll love shopping for clothes online. With great photos and easy-to-navigate pages, finding a little black dress and actually having it fit once you get it home has never been easier.

By Sara Elliott


Fashion makeovers are not just for TV. Create a brand-new you with these quick and simple makeover tips.