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Basic do's and don't of women's fashion, glossaries of popular fashion terms, answers to frequently asked questions and fashion rules to get you looking your best.
  1. Color Tips (4)
  2. DIY Makeovers (41)
  3. Dress for Your Body Type (63)
  4. FAQs (5)
  5. Glossary (5)
  6. Travel Tips (10)
  7. What to Wear (21)
  8. Work Style (9)

How to Not Look Fat in White Pants
White pants are great for summer, as long as you know these tricks for not looking fat in white pants.

5 Fashion Rules You Should Break
Outdated fashion rules can keep you from looking your best. Find out which fashion rules you should break.

10 Style Errors That Make You Look Older
Who wants to look older? Avoid these middle-aged fashion faux pas and look your best.

5 Easy Ways to Look Taller
Learn how to look taller and look better in your clothes with these 5 easy tips.

10 Ways to Look Skinnier Instantly
Want to look skinnier instantly? Try these fashion tips.

5 (Free!) Ways to Create New Outfits
Try these easy ideas for mixing up your wardrobe to create new looks for free.

10 Ways to Look Girly
Add ruffles, bows and lace to your look to soften it up.

All About Fit
Concerned about how your clothes fit? Sizes aren't the same from brand to brand (but there are ways to work around that.)

10 Essential Cardigan Sweaters
The one piece you'll turn to this fall? The cardigan sweater of course. Here are our 10 favorite cardigans so you can start shopping now.

How to Wear a Maxi Dress
Want to wear a maxi but aren't sure how to pull it off? Learn the Dos and Don'ts of wearing a maxi dress, which is a hot dress trend right now.

When it's hot outside, you need a new approach to getting dressed. Find 6...
When it's hot outside, you need a new approach to getting dressed. Find 6 style strategies to beat the heat.

How to Wear a Full Skirt
Find out how to wear a full skirt the right way.

How to Wear Stripes
Stripes are always chic and fresh and now they are also trendy. Find out how to wear stripes the right way.

How to Wear a Belt
Use these tips to wear a belt to flatter your figure.

How to Wear a Scarf
A scarf can add warmth, complete a look or define your style. Learn the Dos and Don'ts of wearing a scarf the right way.

How to Wear It

You may admire the way celebrities look when they wear something like a hat or a scarf, but when it comes to pulling the look off for yourself, you may stumble. So we've put together a great guide to getting the look you want with a scarf, leggings, skinny jeans, a hat and more.

Fashion Tips
Fashion tips, including how to wear it, what's in style, dressing for your body type and more.

Tall Women Fashion Tips

Tall women have a whole different set of issues surrounding personal fashion and style than women of average height. To develop fashion-confidence follow these tips on choosing clothing, wearing trends and dressing your body type.

Harmful Fashions
Tight jeans can cause nerve damage, high heels can contribute to foot pain. Share your stories of how fashion has been harmful to your health.

Fashion for Your Body Type
Find the right styles to suit your unique body style and look great in your clothes.

What Should a Grown Woman Never Wear?
Pigtails and overalls are for little kids. But what else do you hate seeing on a grown woman?

Seasonless Fashion
Stretch your clothing budget with pieces you can wear year round.

How to Wear a Hat
You've seen celebrities looks great in hats, now you'd like to copy that look for yourself. We'll show you how to pull off hats the right way.

What to Wear...
Black-tie party? Losing weight? Want to look slimmer? Find out what to wear for every occasion!

Develop Trend-Proof Style
Are you tired of buying something only to have it go out of style in a few months? Find out how to invest wisely in a wardrobe that always looks current and modern.

10 Secrets of Timeless Style
Trend-proof your wardrobe and develop a lasting, timeless style with essential pieces that will keep you looking fabulous. Designer and fashion expert Gayla Bentley has helped thousands of women find a modern way to look great; now she'll share those secrets with you!

U.S. Misses Size Chart
Unsure about what size your clothes need to be? Review our U.S. Misses size chart to find your perfect fit.

5 Things a Grown Woman Should Never Wear
"Fashion is ageless?" Whatever! There are some things that a grown woman (Considering Botox? Then you're a grown woman) should never be seen wearing. Find out which five qualify now.

Simple Style Rules
Fashion isn't difficult, just confusing. But there are a few simple style rules you can use to help decipher the fashion world.

Fashion Over 40
Women over 40 can be just as sexy and vital looking as their younger counterparts. Find out what style expert Kim Johnson Gross has to say that keep your shoes, hair, clothes and makeup looking fresh and pretty.

Styles to Make You Look Up to a Size Smaller
Want to look instantly slimmer in a swimsuit? How about a pair of pants or a sexy dress? We'll show you the products that give you no-diet slimming results.

Fashion 101
Wonder why everyone cares about what they wear? Can't figure out why fashion matters anyway? Find out exactly what fashion is, where trends come from and why it's still relevant today.

Are You a Fashion Disaster?
Take this fun quiz to see whether you classify as a fashion disaster or a true fashionista!

Fashion FAQs
Want to know if pantyhose and sandals are a Don't? Need packing tips or an opinion on going braless? Try this handy reference for frequently asked and answered questions.

5 Common Fashion Flubs
You would never dream of making an obvious fashion faux pas (Seamed hose with sandals? Never!) But even dedicated fashionistas sometimes run the risk of making style snafus. Find easy fixes now!

How to Rock Western Style
Give your wardrobe a cowgirl update with these western wear tips.

10 Fashion Tips You Need to Know
Learn to use the rules of fashion and style to look your very best. Not only are they easy, they are quick to learn and don't require a big budget to carry them off.

How to Dress Like a Rock Chick
Whether you are going to a rock concert or just want to add more edge to your style, find the secrets to rocker chick dressing.

How to Wear It

You may admire the way celebrities look when they wear something like a hat or a scarf, but when it comes to pulling the look off for yourself, you may stumble. So we've put together a great guide to getting the look you want with a scarf, leggings, skinny jeans, a hat and more.

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