8 Pieces of Stone Jewelry to Make Your Fall Wardrobe Shine

Fall means bulky sweaters, heavy scarves and oversize coats, so it's hard for jewelry to stand out among them. Perhaps it was that thought designers had in mind when they designed their fall 2014 collections, because this season's jewelry is bigger, bolder and more eye-catching. Raw-cut jewelry made from agates, druzy crystals and geodes is popping up everywhere. Here are eight ways to wear this new jewelry trend.   read more

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8 Furry Handbags You'll Love

Fashion trends have long been a sign of the economic climate. So when fur purses appeared en masse at the runways of New York Fashion Week, they seemed to signal fortuitous economic times to come. Although those designer fur purses are pricey and luxurious, they've also inspired hundreds more affordable options, as well as a few DIY versions and faux fur handbags. Here, eight faux fur and fur purses on our lust lists.   read more

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8 Statement-Making Accessories to Add to Your Wardrobe

Consider the new crop of word-emblazoned accessories a not-so-subtle nudge to speak your mind this season. The accessories at fall/winter fashion week shows literally sent a message, proving that fashion designers have a sense of humor. From oversize clutches reading, "Liberal, Miserable and Cynical" to nameplate-style necklaces, these slogan accessories are practically made for your #OOTD Instagram shots. Start expressing yourself with eight of our favorites.   read more

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The Hot New Print for Cold Weather

Plaid is a classic autumnal pattern, and fashionistas everywhere are gravitating toward buffalo check, a bold iteration of the trend for fall. To specify, buffalo check is a type of plaid containing only lines that are equal in width (other types of plaid have lines varying in width and thickness). Classic buffalo check is typically red and black, but it can also be other colors. Now that that fashion lesson is out of the way, check out our favorite ways to wear buffalo check here.   read more

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13 Shoes Every Up-and-Coming Career Woman Must Own

You've heard it a dozen times -- dress for the job you want, not the job you have. As a career woman, it's important to have a wardrobe you feel confident and powerful in. But at the same time, you don't want to throw every element of your personal style in the trash for uniform style. To strike the perfect balance, we've compiled a list of the 13 shoes every career woman should have. These shoes complement every outfit in your work wardrobe, are professional and sophisticated, and still leave room for your own style interpretation. Do you need some basic pumps for work -- yes. But who says they can't be snakeskin pumps?   read more

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8 Edgy New Ways to Wear Pearls

Pearls are timelessly beautiful. But as classy as a string of pearls can make you feel, it can also feel a little bit like you're playing dress-up. Which is why we're in love with these eight completely refreshing and modern ways to wear pearls. Last year, Chanel debuted chunky pearl chokers at New York Fashion Week, and we instantly fell in love with this new take on a classic. Since then, funky shapes and new uses for pearls as accessories have grown tenfold, and red-carpet stars and street-style bloggers alike are wearing the trend in ways that suit their personal styles. Here are eight ways to wear pearls in modern fashion.   read more

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12 Shoes That Stole the Show at NYFW

The runway shows at New York Fashion Week left us dreaming of clothes we won't be able to wear until a long, cold winter has passed. But the shoes? Those, we can get on board with right now. The shoe trends at fashion week covered everything from lace-up heels to comfy sandals we'd wear on a typical Saturday. Here, 12 fashion week shoes that left us reeling.   read more

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8 Grown-Up Charms to Add Flair to Your Handbag

Remember when you were in grade school and your backpack had so many colorful keychains hanging off the zipper that you were pretty sure they weighed more than your books? I miss those days. Apparently, so did the creative teams at Fendi, MCM and several other high-end bag designers, because keychains are back. OK, we call them "bag charms" now, and you're more likely to see them on an expensive satchel than a JanSport backback. Call 'em what you want -- we're on board. From luxury charms resembling our favorite designer to colorful pom-pom-adorned bag charms, these trinkets make us want to start a new collection. Here's why you should, too.   read more

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You Need These Stylish (and Comfy) Shoes

It's been 10 years since the series finale of Sex and the City and I still dream about Carrie Bradshaw's fictional shoe closet. Girl has her fair share of covetable designer footwear, but it's her collection of slip-on mules that makes me most envious.   read more

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The Print That Goes With Everything (Seriously)

Last weekend, one of my friends boldly announced, "I'm just going to say it. Snakeskin is the new neutral." I couldn't wrap my head around it. I have long since reserved the whole "patterns as a neutral" category for cheetah print and cheetah print alone. But as I started going back through fashion week coverage, and the more editorials I flipped through, I saw it. Snakeskin is everywhere -- and for good reason. Whether you wear it in bold colors or subtle neutrals, snakeskin does go with just about anything, and it adds an element of luxe. Even simple jeans and a T-shirt can get an update from a small snakeskin accessory like a bracelet or scarf. Here, eight examples to make you a believer.   read more

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The Prettiest Commitment-Free Tattoos Ever

Confession time: I'm one of those people who got a tattoo when she was younger and grew to regret it shortly thereafter. (What can I say? I'm impulsive.) So when I first started seeing metallic temporary tattoos on the music festival circuit and at the beach, I was enthralled. There are now dozens of designs of these shimmery gold, black and silver tattoos in every pattern you could want. These metallic tattoos can be worn as body art or eerily realistic-looking jewelry. Most products last four to six days and rub off with ease using coconut oil or baby oil. And each tattoo comes on a sheet with multiple styles, so you can cut up the designs and remix them however you like.   read more

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The Fall Shoe Trend We're Stealing From the Boys

We're pretty fond of stealing looks from the boys -- oversized blazers, boyfriend jeans, motorcycle jackets -- and women's clothing lines are following suit. Oxfords, brogues and saddle shoes are popping up everywhere, and much like this summer's Birkenstock trend, they're stylish and comfortable. Embrace the look with other menswear separates or put a girly twist on the trend with a heeled, metallic pair. Whichever you choose, here's your style inspiration.   read more

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The Fun, Fruity Print That's Everywhere This Summer

The cure for a balmy, sweltering summer: refreshing pineapple prints. This season, bold graphic patterns have hijacked our wardrobes, and taken us straight to the tropics. Dreamy palm fronds and luscious summer fruit are giving us a serious case of island fever. Our favorite fruit-print phenomenon right now, the pineapple, is popping up on scarves, iPhone cases, totes and every accessory you can think of. Adorable, whimsical and breaths of fresh air, they're everything we look for in our summer statement pieces. With brands like J. Crew, Kate Spade and Ann Taylor embracing the pineapple trend, we're sure to see even more sophisticated takes on this pretty, of-the-moment pattern.   read more

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Throw Out All Your Shoes -- This Is the Only Pair You Need

If you haven't heard of "shooties" yet, let us fill you in. A shootie is a cross between a high heel and an ankle boot -- or a full-coverage high heel if you want to think about it that way. And they go with everything. Pair shooties with a blazer and jeans like one of our favorite fashion bloggers did for a super polished casual Friday look. Or, wear a pair of completely badass metallic-accented shooties like the pairs we saw at multiple Fashion Week shows to give a little black dress some major attitude. Need more convincing that your closet is missing out in a big way? Here, eight very compelling reasons you'll want to hightail it to the mall ASAP.   read more

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8 Backpacks Sleek Enough to Wear to Work

After watching all the spring/summer 2014 runway shows from New York Fashion Week I could have kicked myself. I instantly regretted giving away my collection of leather, denim and brightly colored backpacks from my school years. That being said, mine weren't nearly as sleek as the reimagined accessories gracing the arms of celebrities and fashion bloggers today. These chic backpacks will have you wondering if you really need that giant purse that weighs you down and gives you a crick in your neck. Newsflash: you don't. Because a trendy new backpack will fit everything you need (including your emergency flats) and will do so in an effortlessly stylish way. Here's proof.   read more

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The New Statement Necklace You Have to Have

In case you need additional proof that the '90s are back -- we're suddenly lusting after choker necklaces .... again (and Birkenstocks and backpacks ...   read more

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The Mirrored Sunnies You Need for Summer

There is no better time than summertime for a pair of new sunglasses -- particularly if you're of the sit on them, forget them in the dressing room, lose them annually variety. This season's hottest shades are mirrored sunglasses and trust us, you'll want to hold on to these highly reflective pairs that instantly up the style ante on any outfit. Whether you try a pair of brightly colored mirrored sunglasses, or a cool metallic pair, let these fashion bloggers, street style stars and fashion week designers show you how it's done.   read more

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The Only Jacket You'll Be Needing This Summer

After months of seeing these delicate, fanned out earrings all over the red carpet and throughout the blogosphere, I finally found out their proper name: Ear jackets. And while the phrase might not send you running to the nearest jewelry store, these images will. Ear jackets are the slightly subdued, classier version of last summer's big and bold ear cuffs (they were all over the punk-themed Met Gala red carpet). Just slip them onto any earring post. Our favorite thing about this accessory trend? They're appropriate for any occasion, from the red carpet to the boardroom. Here's why.   read more

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Hit List: The Trendy Gadget We're Coveting

My closet is so full of purses, jewelry and shoes, I'm beginning to run out of excuses for why I really "need" that next trendy item. Maybe that's why I'm gravitating toward the old school, metallic and just plain cool headphones I've been spotting on celebs and fashion bloggers. Even Karl Lagerfeld got in on the hype, outfitting the models in his Fall/Winter 2014 Fashion Week runway show with black quilted pairs. And let's not forget -- headphones aren't just another trendy accessory. They're functional. That's excuse enough to go out and snap a pair.   read more

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Love It or Hate It: Birkenstocks Are Back

The words "fashionable" and "comfortable" don't often go together when it comes to the latest trends. But this season, celebrities, fashion bloggers and designers alike are hitting the streets (and the runways) in a '90s (and '70s) throwback -- Birkenstocks. And whether you're on board with the whole "normcore" trend or not, everyone can agree these slide-on sandals make appearing trendy pretty effortless.   read more

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