Most Recent Features...
12/21/00 - Design Byte: Stella
Sure, she designed the dress Madonna was wed in, but this talented British designer's star was rising long before that event. Here's the scoop on Chloé's hip talent.
12/20/00 - Madonna weds in style
The Material Girl exchanged vows with Guy Ritchie in Scotland Dec.22. Find out why Gwyneth Paltrow, Dontella Versace and Stella McCartney were part of the affair.
12/07/00 - Style Scoop: The '80s
Big hair, miniskirts, brash styles and colors: fashion is having an eighties' moment and it's the perfect time to add a little fun to your wardrobe.
11/30/00 - Design Byte: Donatella
Three years ago she took over designing for her slain brother Gianni Versace. Her fashion shows are studded with celebrities like George Clooney and Madonna, who vie for a peek at the super-sexy styles. More on Donatella Versace and her Italian fashion house.
11/26/00 - Trend Test: Tie-on fur
Is the "It" accessory of the season all that and more? Find out now, plus how to wear the trend and wear to buy it.
11/17/00 - All about leather
It's the universal fashion language of cool. It wears great and comes in every imaginable style, size and price. Find out everything you need to know about leather this season, including what styles are hot, a glossary of leather terms, and tips for caring for your investment.
11/09/00 - Style scoop: Gilty
Gold is making a huge comeback in fashion, after years of silver as the status color. Find out how to wear this warm, showy color and what where else you will see the color showing up.
10/31/00 - Design Byte: Helmut
The CFDA's Menswear Designer of the Year is one of fashion's most innovative designers, turning out collection after collection of sleek, urban and wearable styles for him and her.
10/27/00 - 60 great dresses
Need inspiration for holiday parties, prom or a wedding? Check out the hottest dress styles straight from the runways in this automated slide show.
10/20/00 - Trend Test: Hoop
Take a gilt trip and give gutsy hoop earrings a spin. Get the scoop on how to wear the season's hottest earring shape, even if you did this retro style the first or second time it came around.
10/12/00 - All about shoes
Get the styles, avoid the pain, protect your investment. Find out everything you need to know about footwear right now.
09/30/00 - Design Byte: Donna
She reinvented power dressing for women with her figure-loving designs. Read more about this influential designer.
09/25/00 - Trend Test: Oversized
Pin on a big bloom and see how you can feel girly and glam at the same time. Find out how to wear this new trend, where to buy it online and how to navigate the do's and don'ts.
09/20/00 - A first look at Spring
Designers in New York are turning up the heat during Fashion Week as they show next Spring's styles. Femme fatales, rock 'n' roll girls and ladies who lunch are big influences. See the photos for yourself.
09/10/00 - Sirens and ladies
shine at Emmys
Fashion at the 2000 Emmy Awards leaned toward girly looks, sheer fabrics, plunging necklines and hot colors. Find out about the trends that you'll be seeing in your local mall soon and which stars stole the spotlight with their winning style.
08/31/00 - Trend Test: The big
Fall's handbags are getting bigger and bolder. Get a first look at what's it like to own one, what to wear it with and the pros and cons of this trend.
08/23/00 - Design Byte: Calvin
His unwavering devotion to spare, modern styles has earned Calvin Klein a spot in every urban sophisticate's closet; his CK jeans and fragrances are just as likely to be favored by teens. Find out more about this legendary designer, his controversial ads and the look for Fall 2000 that you can adapt for yourself.
08/14/00 - More is more for Fall
Flashy logos, plush furs, high-wattage gold -- how do you like your conspicuous consumption? Find out who does the luxe look best, what items are key, how to justify the expense, even how to do luxury on a budget. Extra: "About Luxury: Expert Picks" spotlighting extravagant hotels, cars, furniture and much more.
07/31/00 - Haute Hollywood
Actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston fashionably tie the knot wearing styles from some of the industry's hottest fashion designers, including Hedi Slimane, Lawrence Steele, Prada and Manolo Blahnik.
07/24/00 - Fitting in:
back-to-school style for plus-size kids
For the millions of children who are too large to wear standard sizes, back-to-school style can be a challenge. Find fashion tips, shopping and advice resources to help.
07/07/00 - Get a handle on
Ready to add a splash of logomania to your wardrobe? Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Kate Spade, Lambertson Truex and more handbag designers are now available online. Find out where to buy them (and find off-price sources, too).
06/19/00 - American Fashion
The Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded top honors to Oscar de la Renta, Helmut Lang, Miguel Adrover and more. Take the "Fashion Pop Quiz" to see if you know trivia like which nominee set off a trend that appeared on every wrist.
06/09/00 - 5 style blunders (and
how to fix them)
Have all your "finds" created a closet of odds and ends and left you with nothing to wear? Do you rely too heavily on "must have" lists from the glossies? Improve your fashion sense by correcting these five easy-to-make mistakes.
05/25/00 - Cyber couture: Fashion
for a market of one -- you!
Find the perfect pair of jeans or the ultimate black dress in your size and with your specifications. Mass customization makes it easy and affordable.
05/12/00 - How to shop like a
Don't drop a bundle to jet off to New York or London just to go shopping. All you need for international panache is a credit card and a few clicks. Let's go!
04/28/00 - 10 great trends to
update your wardrobe
You don't need to go out and buy a "Minimalism is Dead" T-shirt or ditch everything black in your closet (it's going to be the No. 1 color again for Fall). However, you might want to splurge on a touch of fuchsia, maybe a beaded sandal or an embellished denim handbag -- fashion right now is having an exuberant moment, so have some fun for a change!
04/11/00 - Fashion better second
Vintage, consignment, thrift shopping -- it's all secondhand clothing and it's never been hotter. If you're tired of cookie cutter styles and high prices this is a great option. How to buy it, where the finds are, and special tips from resale pros.
03/26/00 - Oscar
style: drag, grandma chic and a demure Cher
Lacking show-stopping style, fashion news from the Academy Awards is a bit odd this year. Check out who wore which designers; vote on best and worst dressed.
03/21/00 - Laid
Designers may be thinking furs and stilettos for fall, but most of us are just fine with comfy clothing. Find tips and shopping for casual style.
03/07/00 - Who
wants to be a stylish millionaire?
Giorgio Armani is the richest designer, with earnings of $135 million last year on the Forbes Celebrity 100. Find out where Tommy, Calvin and Donna ended up.
02/28/00 - How
low can you go?
Jennifer Lopez's revealing Versace dress at the Grammys is just one example of the skin-baring trend. Are you ready?
02/09/00 - Fall
2000 Roundup - New York
Preppy's back. Fur and leather are everywhere. Sean "PuffY" Combs and Marc Jacobs are hot. Links to pics, videos and reviews.
02/01/00 - Kid luxe
Cribs that cost as much as cars? Cashmere pajamas? The latest trend for kids is for high-end indulgence.
01/20/00 - How to buy her lingerie
Shopping for sensuous goodies is easy when you know the right style, color and size to look for -- even where to buy the best lingerie!
01/12/00 - Mr. Blackwell's 1999
Teen queen Britney Spears and good taste icon Martha Stewart show up on the 1999 worst dressed list. Find out how Gwyneth, Jennifer Aniston and Cher fared.
01/04/00 - Designers'
Ralph hawked ties, Coco peddled hosiery and Manolo was a jeans buyer. Early jobs, schools and birthplaces of your favorite designers.