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Holiday trends, tips, photos, shopping

Looking for the perfect party dress? Need gift ideas for the fashion-lover on your list? We've got the lowdown on the best dressy looks, top picks for holiday shopping and much more.

10 Great Holiday Sweaters
Holiday sweaters don't need to be tacky Christmas sweaters. Choose from these sophisticated styles that are timeless enough to wear year after year.

Best Sequin Pieces
Add some shine to your special occasions and holiday fashion with sequin pieces like shoes, sweaters and even maxi skirts.

Little Black Dresses
A guide to how to wear a little black dress, plus where to buy the best styles and accessorize them.

What is Cocktail Attire?
Find out to wear when the invite reads "Cocktail Attire."

Little Black Dresses for Every Body Type
Find a perfect little black dress that's right for your bottom-heavy figure.

Perfect Cocktail Dresses
Special occasions -- from drinks with the girls to date night -- call for short (knee-length or shorter) dresses with some specialness to them.

Cocktail Attire
Cocktail attire is one of the most popular formalities for a party. Find out what to wear for a cocktail party.

Little black dress transcends fashion
This timeless style will take you anywhere, from vacation to office party. Find out why everyone needs a little black dress.

What to Wear If You're a Holiday Hostess
You've planned the menu, the guest list and the decorations. But do you have any idea what to wear? We'll help you decide early so that your outfit is the last thing on your mind the day of the holiday celebration.

New Year's Eve Fashion
Find out how to dress up this New Year's Eve.

20 Gifts Under $20
You don't need to spend a bundle to get a great fashion gift: we've found 20 gifts under $20 that any fashionista would love to own this holiday!

What to do if You Get an Ugly Gift
Did your mother-in-law give you an incredibly ugly sweater? Or a co-worker gift you with a hideous pair of earrings? We've all been stuck with gifts that weren't our taste and wondered what to do with them. Find out our answers to what to do with an ugly gift.

Juicy Couture Gifts for Her
Find Juicy brand gifts for her.

Survive the Holidays in Style
If the thought of shopping, wrapping, cooking and looking fabulous at parties make you cringe, you may need help getting through the holidays in style.

Fendi Gifts for Her
Does she love Fendi? If so, she'll love our top picks in the Fendi line for the holidays.

Gifts for stylish men
The well-dressed man deserves more than just a tie: buy him a piece of the good life (without breaking the bank).

Dooney & Bourke Gifts for Her
Find the perfect gift for the Dooney & Bourke lover, from our list of bags, watches and more.

Special Occasion Tops to Wear with Jeans or Black Pants
Put together a quick special occasion look by adding a festive top to jeans or black pants. Our guide to the season's most versatile special occasion jackets, blouses and sweaters will help you make good use of the bottoms already in your closet.

Holiday Fashion - Formal Dresses, Gifts, Fashion
Get ready for a great holiday season by using our handy gift guides and holiday fashion resources. Whether you need a formal dress for a winter dance or a sweater for grandma, we'll show you exactly what you need to help simplify the season for you.

Lingerie for the fashion lover
She'll appreciate primo brands and great styling, so splurge on your fashion-loving sweetheart with these perfect lingerie picks.

Top 10 Fashion Gifts Under $25
No need to shell out big bucks for stylish gifts. Just click through to our budget-conscious fashions and save!

Best Holiday Shopping: Marshall Field's, Chicago
Lots of places have pretty decorations. Many even have great presents and holiday apparel. And a few even have good food on the premises. But only at Marshall Field's in Chicago, at the downtown State Street location, will you find the ultimate holiday shopping experience for the whole family.

Sweaters for Gift-Giving
Sweaters top most holiday gift lists; make sure your sweater purchase includes some of the most popular styles and colors.

Plus Size Special Occasion Looks
Get ready for your next formal event by finding a beautiful plus size look to fit your womanly figure.

Ultimate Fashion Gifts
Why be happy with knockoffs when only the original fashion gift will do? Find out which handbags, watches and other fashion gifts are the cream of the crop.

Formal Dresses Under $100
Get a great designer look for your special occasion, for less than $100.

Formal Dresses
When the occasion calls for all-out glamour, go with a gorgeous formal dress. Our favorites include halters, satins, even a retro look. Start shopping now!

5 Holiday Fashion Mistakes
Are you dressed up shinier than a Christmas tree? The problem may be that your holiday wardrobe may be a bit heavy on the glitz. Learn how to avoid common holiday fashion mistakes and look your prettiest this year.

Gift Guide -- Women's Fashion
Clothing gifts top everyone's holiday list, but clothes shopping for someone else can sometimes be a chore. Learn how to shop smarter, including how to determine sizes, ways to save time while shopping and how to click straight through and start shopping with our "Top Picks."

Party quick fixes
Don't shy away from last-minute holiday invites! You probably already own something in your closet that will pass party muster with a bit of help from our tips.

60 Great Dresses
Find inspiration for your next special occasion dress by browsing through straight-from-the-runway designer dresses. Short, long, black, red, sexy, classic: look for your dream dress here!

Top 10 party 'musts'
Stock up on party basics and you'll always be ready for a last-minute special occasion. Stick with basics -- the little black dress, a perfect evening clutch -- and you'll get mileage out of these festive pieces for years to come. Find our Top 10 party essentials here!

10 ways to sex up your look
Get sexy without looking sleazy. It's easier than you think! Choose unexpected touches, glam essentials and sensuous fabrics. Perfect tips for holiday parties, romantic evenings or any time you want to get in touch with your inner goddess.

Little Black Dresses
Make your special occasion worry-free with this classic pick for evenings, including reunions, cruises, weddings, dates and much more. Our seven favorite styles to buy online

Dressing for Special Occasions
Answers to all of your questions, including what's appropriate for weddings, exactly what "Black Tie" means, when to wear a tux and more.

Why I Love My Tacky Christmas Sweater
I confess: I still reach for my tacky Christmas sweater each year because my kids love me wearing it. Share pics and stories about what keeps you coming back to your tacky Christmas sweater each year.

Best Dressy Holiday Looks
You're invited! So now it's time to find a dressy holiday look: one that will work for most black tie, cocktail, business formal and formal holiday parties.

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