Fashion Basics

Build a well-balanced wardrobe: the basics to buy, the mistakes to avoid, and the rules to follow (or ignore).

More Elements of Style

8 Best Jeans for Women

These stylish, figure-flattering pairs are age-appropriate without veering anywhere near Mom-jeans territory.

Define Your Signature Style

Create a signature look and avoid buyer’s remorse with this four-step plan.

Avoiding Wardrobe Blunders

Nine common (and commonly ignored) dressing oversights―and easy ways to fix them.

10 Fashion Trends With Staying Power

Experts predict which fads have come and gone―and which will come back again.

The Stories Behind Your Favorite Fashions

Why did women start carrying handbags? Here, the answer to this and other puzzlers.

15 Women’s Power-Dressing Moments

A quick look at how women, famous and otherwise, dressed themselves for the job.

8 Seriously Stylish Accessories

Stay organized and look good doing it with these attractive buys.

6 Office Wardrobe Malfunctions to Avoid

A wardrobe fail doesn’t have be as spectacular as a popped zipper to affect how others view your work. Even loose threads can raise suspicions of loose ends on your report.

7 Trendy Slip-on Sneakers for Fall

No wonder this style crops up season after season: These kicks are adorable and practical.


Shopping Tips

10 Simply Sexy Bras

Something for everyone, no matter her size: These styles will solve wardrobe conundrums and look beautiful to boot.

How to Store Bras and Lingerie

Opening up a beautifully organized drawer of lingerie each morning can be one of life’s small pleasures. Here’s how to straighten out a tangled mass of straps, hooks, and unmatched fabrics.