Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen joined CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski at the new CFDA offices in lower Manhattan to announce the nominees and honorees for the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards. The duo, who took home last year's womenswear designer of the year award, aren't up for a nomination this time around, but they stepped out in two chic takes on black for their special cameo. Watch on for all the details on this year's talented nominees.
Couture . . . Chanel . . . Le Grand Palais . . . these are only a few of the reasons we wax poetic about Paris Fashion Week! Between Karl Lagerfeld's global spectacle, H&M's return to the runway, the Swarovski Paris Haute Couture exhibition, and the unstoppable street style, there's more than a few moments that topped the charts at Fashion Week in the City of Light. But we're narrowing it down to just the crème de la crème. See the top 10 reasons we love Paris Fashion Week right here!
On the streets of Paris style takes precedence, especially when Fashion Week is in full effect. The ultrachic attendees gathered outside the venues are a show unto themselves — and one of our favorite parts of Paris Fashion Week. Get a glimpse of all the outrageous, gorgeous, and awe-inspiring street styles that give PFW its je ne sais quoi right here.
Chanel goes global, and Saint Laurent takes on grunge — are you dying to know what else c'est passé a Paris? Our fashion and beauty director, Melissa Liebling-Goldberg, has all the fashionably French scoop straight from the Chanel Fall 2013 show. Click on to check it out now!
It's time to kick off your (uber-high) heels, because low heels (3 inches and below) are breaking ground. Seen at runways like Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, and Peter Som, this demure heel height isn't just more walkable; it's also right on trend. Watch our video to check out four pairs that will put a little Spring in your step right now.
For Lanvin's Fall 2013 collection, designer Alber Elbaz turned out ladylike silhouettes in dark, romantic shades, along with surprising accents like insects and flowers. Highlights included chain-link necklaces that read "HAPPY" and "HELP," gorgeous floral prints, and a few ruffles we can't live without. To see every look right off the runway, watch our video now!
Want to know what's really happening at Paris Fashion Week, right now? Luckily, our fashion editors are on the scene and bringing you the scoop straight from the City of Light. Watch as they fill us in on H&M's very first runway show and afterparty, as well as Carven's Fall 2013 collection — which was filled with oversize coats, mod skirt suits, and surprising pastels.
We're taking you inside jewelry designer Jennifer Fisher's studio, where we're getting an inside look at her newest collection, aptly named The Darkside. From tough-girl spine bracelets to skull-trimmed necklaces and bangles, Jennifer's collection is perfect for the downtown girl who loves to show off some serious arm candy. Watch on to hear Jennifer's heart-wrenching story on how she got her start, and all about the style setters who rock her designs! On Allison McNamara: H&M top and skirt, Jennifer Fisher rings.
With the high-watt action of Oscars night comes an A-list set of social-media snaps. From behind-the-scenes styling sessions to last-minute wardrobe checks to of-the-moment outfit sneak peeks straight from the red carpet, we've culled the best (read: chicest) Instagram pictures from Hollywood's biggest night to keep you in the midst of it all. Just keep clicking.
If you love sailor stripes, a '60s cat eye, and a touch of Parisian je ne sais quoi, you will love Whitney Pozgay's Whit. Inspired by Marianne Faithfull and filled with the most covetable and wearable pieces (think a metallic tweed oversize sweater), Whit's Fall 2013 collection will have you rushing to place your preorder. Check out our exclusive sneak peek before the show airs tomorrow!
A black pencil skirt is arguably one of the most versatile items in any lady's closet, and accordingly, should be a mandatory part of any style arsenal. It may have started as an office essential, but that doesn't mean this knee-length sheath is strictly business. Don't believe us? Watch as we put this basic to the test and style it out seven different ways — from work presentations to date-night and Sunday strolling, you'll be covered every day of the week.
Today the countdown begins to New York Fashion Week, the dizzying time full of groundbreaking fashion, fun model moments, and, of course, gorgeous clothes! So what are we most excited for come Thursday? Watch and see our editors, style director, and fashion host have a bicoastal conversation about why they can't wait for the week to start! On Marisa: BCBG Max Azria Top
The white button-down is a classic closet staple and the perfect canvas for a variety of truly chic looks. From office appropriate with a pencil skirt to tied up with a maxi or worn with a bit of menswear flair (not to mention black tie, metallics, and head-to-toe white!), the possibilities are endless. So take a look as we hit one of the coolest rooftops in Los Angeles and offer up a hefty dose of white button-down inspiration with 10 knockout ensembles you can easily re-create. Want more? Check out our behind-the-scenes video from our white button-down shoot to see how it all gets styled . . .
Layering your Winter clothes — without adding bulk — can be one of the biggest styling challenges during the cold-weather season. But when the temperatures drop, there's no other way to stay seriously warm than to pile it on. That's why we're showing you five ways to layer like a pro. We guarantee you'll look sleek and chic — without ever sacrificing heat!
The easiest way to get in on the SAG Awards red-carpet action (aside from voting in all of our live polls) is to go straight to the up-to-the-minute source. Thanks to our favorite A-list style setters' Instagram and Twitter feeds, we're privy to the most gorgeous gowns, dazzling baubles, and chicest award-season antics as they're happening in real time. With the combination of unfiltered candor and filtered photo finishes, we're bringing you the best social media snaps straight from the SAGs red carpet (and beyond).
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Because the weather outside is truly a little frightful, we've culled a delightfully cozy set of earmuffs, gloves, and scarves to ward off the Winter chill. We know looking cute in the cold can often be a challenge, but with these chic Winter add-ons, you can jazz up even the most bundled-up ensembles. So sit back, relax (grab a hot cocoa!), and watch now to see our favorite fashionable and functional accessories!
When it comes to wardrobe staples, there's nothing more classic, sexy, and versatile than a little black dress. For brunch with friends, office meetings, girls' nights out, or your next hot date, the LBD can be transformed time and time again with the right accent pieces. So today we're bringing you 10 chic new ways to wear this timeless frock, and we can't wait to hear which stylish ensemble is your favorite!
If you missed a moment of the Golden Globes action, don't fret — you didn't have to be on the red carpet to be on the red carpet. Translation: take one look at these Instagram pictures and Twitpics, and you'll feel like you're right there with the A-listers as they make their way into the Beverly Hilton Hotel and beyond. From behind-the-scenes styling shots and a sweet BFF snap of the award show's hostesses (with the most), Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, to the onslaught of afterparty styling fodder, this is your inside look — in 140 characters or fewer.