Try This Trend: Your Initials --> Here

Wearing anything embroidered with your initials may seem like toddler onesie territory, but monogrammed accessories are hot right now. Designers like Ralph Lauren and Burberry are in on it, and the fashion savvy are snapping up personalized pieces of all sorts -- from purses and ponchos to necklaces and statement rings. Instead of brandishing a designer label, think of it as flaunting your very own logo. Online clothing stores like KItson and jewelry websites like Etsy and Nordstrom are offering customers the option to sew or stamp initials on just about anything right now. If the trend seems a bit too preppy, follow Kourtney Kardashian's lead and wear your kiddo's initials on a necklace.   read more

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March 6, 2014  |   7:03 AM  |  COMMENT
The Best Photobombs, Selfies and Instagram Snaps of Awards Season 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch was crowned the new King of Photobombing with this stunt he pulled on U2 at the Oscars.   read more

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March 3, 2014  |  10:03 AM  |  COMMENT
Oscars 2014: All The Red Carpet Looks You Need To See

The year's awards season has been a Cinderella story in the making for Lupita Nyong'o, so it was only fitting that her Prada gown (which she helped design, naturally) was reminiscent of a Disney princess, from the fairytale pale blue to matching headband.   read more

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March 2, 2014  |   5:03 PM  |  1 COMMENT
The Best (and Worst) Oscars Looks of All Time, from Grace Kelly to Kerry Washington

Oscar season brings out the inner critic in all of us. Whether you're throwing your own stylish soiree or kicking back in your comfiest Victoria's Secret sweats, you know you're going to witness fashion moments that make you cry with envy and with laughter (oh, Bjork -- will you ever live down that swan?). The award show may get a little (okay, a lot) boring and repetitive, but we never get tired of the perfectly tailored couture gowns and jewels so bling-y they come with their own bodyguard. We're counting down all of the Oscar looks, going way back -- like before E!'s GlamCam 360 back -- to give you the good, the bad and the Cher. (And on that note ... if you notice a conspicuous lack of great looks from the 80s and 90s, well, we'll let that omission speak for itself.)   read more

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February 28, 2014  |   8:02 AM  |  COMMENT
Do This Fashion Don't

Navy blue and black. Gold with silver. Denim on denim. These age-old fashion rules may have made you cringe back in the day (and still might), but let's face it: there are no rules in fashion that can't be broken. Case in point: socks with heels.   read more

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February 27, 2014  |   9:02 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Adios, Winter! 11 Picks We're Packing for Spring Vacation

1. Kenzo FlowerbyKenzo, $103
This is such a great scent that isn't too overpowering. It feels flirty, sexy and strong all at the same time. Definitely on my must-have list.   read more

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February 21, 2014  |  10:02 AM  |  COMMENT
No, Seriously. Sneakers Are Back

It should come as no surprise in the middle of this never-ending winter of snow days (plus marathon walking-around events like New York Fashion Week) that some of our favorite trendsetters are trading in mile-high heels for sensible (but always chic) sneaks. The kicks of choice? Along with Nike, Converse and Adidas trainers, labels typically associated with high fashion (think Chanel, Dior) are getting in on the game. And they've taken the simple sneaker up a few notches with metallic gold patent leather, gems -- even low heels. It's safe to say you won't see those couture styles running up and down a court, but we're happy for any excuse to leave the stilettos in the closet.   read more

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February 20, 2014  |   8:02 AM  |  COMMENT
Buckle Up: Belts are Running the Red Carpet

The red carpet has range. From movie premieres to full-fledged galas, you see virtually every style, accessory and hair trend make an appearance. But once awards season gets rolling, things can get a bit more predictable: Heavy on the floor length gowns, blinding bling is the norm and we're given two or three daring looks that go down in red carpet hall of fame (see: Bjork's swan getup and Gwyneth's pink Ralph Lauren dress.) But in the midst of the all the haute couture and Louboutins, a dark horse of accessories has emerged as the latest trend: belts. No fancy capelets, daring thigh-high slits or weird hemlines, but an accessory everyone has in their closet.   read more

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February 19, 2014  |  11:02 AM  |  COMMENT
Two (Affordable) Must-Buy Color Collaborations to Pull You Out of the Winter Doldrums

As we all hit the wall with this incessant winter weather, it can be comforting to seek out things that cheer you up. Photos of Caribbean beaches and surreptitious sniffs of Hawaiian Tropic buoy my spirits and, when I saw these two new collections -- from two exceedingly disparate sources -- I felt a bona fide little wave of "happy" and "warm" cascade over me. (Hokey? Ok, a little, but at this point I'll take happy and warm wherever I can get it.)   read more

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February 18, 2014  |   8:02 AM  |  COMMENT
Crazy-Gorgeous Wedding Gowns

No girl can stand the beauty of a gorgeous wedding dress. It's incredible. The thought of wearing thousands of dollars of pure elegance on the happiness day of my life, well, it gives me butterflies.   read more

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February 14, 2014  |  12:02 PM  |  COMMENT

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