How to Walk in Heels
As Marilyn Monroe once famously said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” But first, the girl must conquer the shoes (and we’re pretty certain Marilyn didn’t mean anything as easy as ballet flats). Try one—or all—of these easy tips, and you’ll find yourself a step or two closer to high-heel mastery.
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.
8 Pantone Color of the Year Fashion Finds
When Pantone announces their annual Color of the Year, you can bet it’s going to be the next big thing in fashion. For 2016 they predicted not one, but two hues: A pale pink called “Rose Quartz,” and a soft periwinkle dubbed “Serenity.” Stay ahead of the curve by adding one of these on-trend items to your wardrobe.
8 Cute Workout Outfits That Will Make You Want to Go to the Gym
If your New Year's resolution involves amping up your workout regimen or just getting yourself moving again, then these inspired activewear ensembles can help you get to where you want to go (and keep going).
5 Inspiring Women Who’ve Nailed Their Personal Style
For some women, developing a signature style comes as naturally as breathing. For (many, many) others, just hearing the term makes them hyperventilate. Real Simple asked five effortlessly stylish women—chic, individual, opinionated, and wearing their own clothes—just how they do it.