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A Day in the Life With Angela Simmons: Girl Boss on the Rise

We are finally in an era where women empowerment and messages of uplifting sisterhood are penetrating our subconscious. I feverishly scout for women who define this message while fulfilling their true purpose, Angela Simmons is amongst the elite group that I speak of. Show More Summary

Paisley Is Making A Comeback

Flashback to the '70s of passé shag rugs, big hair, and loud paisley prints. That's right, those busy patterned ties you remember your grandfather always wearing have trickled down to skivvies as the hottest trend in men's underwear right now. Show More Summary

It Takes A Real Man To Become A Gentleman

Don't be scared, fellas: This article is for all guys, not only the fussy ones. The term gentleman doesn't need to strike visions of an impossibly fastidious dude cracking his newspaper in an overstuffed club chair, wearing an ascot....Show More Summary

The Hypocrisy of Plastic Surgery

We can pretend that we pity Renee Zellweger for falling prey to society's expectations about women and aging, and condemn her for being so vain, but studies show that more, not fewer, people are undergoing plastic surgery. Botox is up. Show More Summary

MADE Expands to the Sound of Music: An Exclusive With Mazdack Rassi

As far as gambles go, this property was a big one. The cavernous, multi-story warehouse in New York City's Meatpacking district would have been a hot commodity in any decade. But this was 1996 and gentrification had yet to start. IfShow More Summary

Men's Style: How to Look Hot on Halloween

They say you can tell if a woman is single or attached based on how sexy her Halloween costume is. It's a different case for men though -- most guys' Halloween costumes are super dorky and do little in service of sex appeal. (I'm talking...Show More Summary

Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self

Diriye Osman (photo by Bahareh Hosseini) Dear 13-year-old self, It is night, and you're probably sitting in silence in your room in Kilimani, Nairobi, listening to Aaliyah and creating fashion illustrations. You have run out of paper,...Show More Summary

6 Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Despite the ghoulish decorations for sale since August, some of us are still unexpectedly accosted by putting together a Halloween costume -- because we're a tad behind on the trends or a bit reluctant in our busy day-to-day lives to get the job done. Show More Summary

The High Price Our Bodies Pay for High Fashion

Six-inch stilettos, over-sized heavy handbags, toothpick-tight jeans -- the average woman is no stranger to suffering for fashion. In the "Look At Me" culture we live in, it is no wonder who you wear is just as important as what you wear. Show More Summary

15 Questions: Designer Marco Marco

photo credit: Magnus Hastings Marco Marco's "Collection Three" show proved to be an even more perfectly outrageous spectacle than his last showing. That alone was no small feat, but with 37 looks adorned on the bodies of the most celebrated...Show More Summary

What I Want in a Woman

I started online dating a few days ago. I posted on Facebook to ask my friends which dating sites they did, do or would use. There were a bunch, including Craigslist which could possibly be my last resort, but the overall consensus was, so I signed up for a three month subscription. Show More Summary

Fashion Is Around Us and Within Us

The new Women in Clothes (Blue Rider Press), edited by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton, is a wonderful collection of essays, diary entries, surveys and conversations about women's relationship to clothes. I'm thrilledShow More Summary

Hollywood Hypocrisy Versus Annie, Renée And Feminism

Let's bring in three incendiary words we've been bombarded with, and see if we can string them together -- so that they compliment each other: Feminism, Renée Zellweger and Annie Lennox (one ages, the other doesn't). Let's start with poor Renée Zellweger (45). Show More Summary

How to Take a Picture of Your Nails Post-Manicure

I like to paint my nails weird colors. I've always loved to do that. When I was a little girl and my mom would treat me to a manicure, she'd "o0oo0h" and "ahhhh" me toward the more modest colors. Essie's Ballet Slipper or Marshmallow...Show More Summary

Oscar De La Renta: A Man of Heart

Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta who spent half a century putting high society in his modern yet effortlessly feminine haute couture designs, died Monday evening in his home in Connecticut of complications from cancer. He...Show More Summary

Gory and Beautiful for Halloween

Let's imagine for a moment that you've been invited to join a zombie group costume for a big Halloween party. Lots of cool people are in the group... including a really cute guy you like. This presents a dilemma. Of course, you want to join the group. Show More Summary

What Brides Need to Know When Buying Wedding Shoes

First the proposal, next the ring, the wedding date, the dress and then the shoes or is it the shoes and then the dress? So what do women look for when they are buying their wedding shoes? Regardless of which comes first, is it designer...Show More Summary

Keep Your Feet Happy With These Club Friendly Shoes

As a recently converted New Yorker, I have learned that the only thing worse than wearing white after Labor Day is wearing stilettos to a club in the meatpacking district. Naturally, the cosmos came together and decided to situate 80 percent of the nightclubs in New York in an area with primarily cobblestone streets. Show More Summary

Holiday 2014: 5 Ways To Shine Bright Like a Diamond

Fashionistas everywhere are still drooling over last week's Pharrell Williams' Swarovski crystal cardigan. It may be only October but Bling is in the air! Right now, fashion magazines everywhere -- on newsstands and online -- are featuring...Show More Summary

The Day I Met Oscar de la Renta

Credit: Vogue I first met Oscar de la Renta in 1998 while flipping through the December issue of Vogue. On its cover, Hilary Rodham Clinton sat gracefully on a great manicured chair wrapped head to toe in the most exquisite wine colored...Show More Summary

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