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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11 Sexiest Swimsuits You Need Now (But Can't Have 'Til Next Year)

Note to self: start working on my abs now, because next year's swimsuits just showed at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: Swim in Miami, and they're looking as itsy-bitsy as ever. And while I'm at it, I'm going to be bathing in vats of the best self-tanners, because a golden glow is the perfect accessory to some of these bright, patterned swimsuits.   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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Graphic Design: Bold Patterns Sizzle This Summer

There are a handful of seasonal trends that we can predict -- pastels in spring, jewel tones in fall. Bright prints aren't exactly groundbreaking for summer, but this time around, celebs aren't just hitting the red carpet in expected floral, traditional stripes or one-dimensional polka dots. They're wearing bold graphic prints, unusual shapes and mixing quirky patterns with even crazier ones. The end result? Head-turning, memorable looks we never saw coming.   read more

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Cute Rompers That Won't Make You Feel Like An 8-Year-Old

Rompers, playsuits, jumpsuits … call 'em what you want, they're hard to pull off. A one-piece outfit is great in theory -- you can throw it on and go, and you don't have to worry about having a Marilyn-Monroe moment on a windy day. Add floral prints, frills and bows to that outfit, and you're creeping into "Toddlers & Tiaras" territory. Luckily, there are plenty of chic, fashion-forward rompers out there that are breezy, functional and, most importantly, won't make you feel like a preschooler.   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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13 Super-Chic Bikinis for Women Who Hate Bikinis

Did you know that three out of five women would rather have a Pap smear every day for a week than wear a triangle top bikini in public? Probably not, because I made that up, but I wouldn't be surprised if it were true. Even if you are totally cool displaying swaths of skin to the sun and your fellow man -- comfort and freedom of movement aren't hallmarks of itsy-bitsy two-pieces. (Just try diving into a strong wave if you don't believe us.)   read more

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The 8 Top Resort Wear Trends for 2015

The words "resort wear" tend to mislead people when it comes time for yet another season of ubiquitous fashion shows. But what sounds like the showing of multiple collections featuring swimwear and sarongs (most likely at a time when you're stuck in a hot office dreaming of vacation), is actually a showing of trends appropriate for any season. This year's resort collections features coats we're coveting for the autumn chill, sheer dresses that have us scheduling time at the gym, and, OK, there are also some vacation-worthy pieces. Here, our favorite trends from the resort 2015 Collections. Use them to start your "back-to-school" pre-fall shopping list.   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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