4 Ways Technology Can Help You Figure Out Your Actual Size
Real Simple staffer Brandi Broxson put the latest find-your-fit services to the test. Here's her firsthand account of how they measured up.
7 Steps to a Successful Closet Purge
Ditching the items you spent hard-earned cash on is no easy task. First things first: Don’t think—just dump. Power-sort the items that you love or wear all the time into a keep pile and the ones that you know aren’t working (and aren’t worth something) into a donate or recycle bag. “Pretend your closet is about to catch fire. What would you save?” says Jennifer Baumgartner, Psy.D., a psychologist, a wardrobe consultant, and the author of You Are What You Wear. “You’ll make better decisions if you go with your gut and don’t get sucked into the paralysis of analysis.” To get started, ask yourself these seven questions.
10 Things Every Woman Should Have in Her Wardrobe by the Time She Is 30
Everyone is different. We all have vastly different lifestyles, jobs, hobbies, tastes, and, therefore, vastly different needs for our wardrobes. Still, there are a few common experiences and needs—job interviews! first dates! leaving the house on weekends (not in sweatpants)!—almost all of us share. Stock these items in your closet, and you’ll be covered for any of them.
7 Smart Picks for Summer Workouts
Whatever fitness path you take, these seasonal essentials can keep you on track.
6 Budget-Friendly Leather Buys for Fall
Embrace the coolest of-the-moment material, while keeping your budget in check.
8 Fall Pieces for Work
Eight powerful pieces that add up to one seriously stylish (and versatile) office wardrobe.
Inspired by the Emmys? 6 White Dresses to Buy Now
Even toward the end of summer white is right, both hot (see: the Emmys red carpet) and cool.
7 Reasons to Go Mad for Mod Fall Fashions
This season, fashion swings into the ’60s all over again. And the prices are groovy, to boot.