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About.com Women's Fashion: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.

Must-Have Wardrobe Staples

What to buy now: suede boots, leather jackets and budget coats top the list.


How to Find the Right Swimsuit for Your Body

Find the right swimsuit for your shape with these tips from swimsuit expert Cindy Alpers.


What to Wear When You're Broke

You don't have to stop shopping just because you're running out of money: use our tips for looking great for just a little cash.


Teen fashion - Fashion 101 for teens, The Basics

Casey's Clicks Fashion 101: The Basics It's easy to find trendy stuff: fashion mags and stores are loaded


How to Tuck Jeans in Boots?

Find out how to tuck boots in jeans for a sleek look.


How to Wear It

How to wear it: includes everything fashion like How to Wear a Scarf, How to Wear a Hat and much more.


Formal Dress Codes Explained

What to wear to a party, including definitions for black tie, formal dress and more!


10 Styling Tips for Tall Women

Wow your admirers by following these fashion tips designed for tall women. Tall women can capitalize on their height when dressing and styling for their bodies, so take advantage of your height with styling tips for tall women.


Finding Workout Pants for Tall Women

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Find Your Dream Dress

Find your perfect dress in six easy steps, including deciding which style is for you, choosing a length and accessorizing.


Designer Profile: Calvin Klein

Find out more about America's modern visionary, fashion designer Calvin Klein.


Dressing the Top-Heavy Figure

Flatter a top-heavy figure by choosing fashion looks to compliment a full bust.


Find your brand

We'll show you how to find your favorite brand of clothing the easy way by going straight to the apparel manufacturer.


10 Ways to Wear Shorts

A shorts suit is a polished way to wear the new shorts; see Julianne Hough's shorts.


Are You Too Old for Skinny Jeans?

Think you're too old or heavy to carry off skinny jeans or leggings. Find out how to do it the right way.


Designer beginnings

Don't worry if your fashion career hasn't taken off yet, because some of the biggest names in fashion design got off to a modest start early in their careers. Read about birthplaces, first jobs, education and more of the world's top fashion designers.


How to Wear Over-the-Knee Boots

Over the knee boots, or thigh high boots, are one of the hottest trends for fall. Find out how to wear over the knee boots.


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.


8 Ways to Flatter a Bottom-Heavy Figure

Learn how to dress for a bottom-heavy figure. Use style tricks to flatter your figure and play up your assets.


Michelle Obama's Favorite Designers

Find out about First Lady Michelle Obama's favorite fashion designers, including the avante-garde Isabel Toledo and newcomer Jason Wu.


What to Wear with a Formal Dress

You've found the perfect formal dress for your special occasion. Did you know pearls are great with a formal dress? Find out now with our step-by-step photo gallery of formal accessories.


What is an Empire Waist Dress?

Find a definition and photo example of the perennially favorite dress silhouette, the empire waist.


Day in the Life of a Fashion Professional

Think the fashion biz is pure glamour? Get a firsthand look at different fashion professionals, including a fashion stlyist, designer and editor to find out what working in the industry is really like. Page 4.


14 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

Wear nude shoes with a little black dress. Page 5.


Fashion Critics Photo Gallery

Fashion critics from Women's Wear Daily, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The Washington Post are considered the Big Four of fashion critics.


The Best Cocktail Dresses

Cocktail attire is one of the most popular formalities for a party. Find out what to wear for a cocktail party.


How to always have something to wear

Always having something to wear is easy when you learn how to develop a fashionable woman's wardrobe without breaking the bank.


8 Ways to Look Better Using Fashion Tips

Why go to the trouble of surgery or extreme exercise to look better? Use these 8 fashion tips to look skinnier, look younger and much more.


What Should Guys Wear to Prom?

Get great prom style tips for guys, including how to coordinate with your date, dress like yourself and more. From About's teen expert.


What Does 'Cocktail Attire' Mean?

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10 Subtle Ways to Sex Up Your Look

Get sexy without baring all! Our simple fashion tips can help any woman add appeal to her style.


Hide Your Cankles!

Hide heavy ankles and legs (or cankles) with these fashion tips.


How to Look Your Best in Ankle Boots

Ankle boots are one of the season's hottest looks. Find out how to wear ankle boots the right way with tights, jeans and dresses.


What to Wear to a Wedding

What to wear to a wedding? Dresses are a great bet for most weddings, and we've got details on which dresses fit best with the formality of the wedding.


10 Fall Classic You Need

Match a sheath with a hem-length coat or wear it on its own with pumps; anyway you wear the classic,


What We Wear to Work

Are sleeveless shirts, open-toed shoes and heavy makeup outlawed at your office? Or are flip-flops, jeans and T-shirts standard office wear? Find out how your office dress code stacks up, and learn the basics of a work-ready wardrobe.


The Best Dresses to Wear to a Wedding

Does your wardrobe include the right dresses to wear to wedding? When you've been invited to a wedding, the first thing you may worry about is what to wear. But we have the answers to that.


Test Your Fashion Knowledge

Find out how much you really know about fashion by takning our fun quizzes.


Little Black Dress Transcends Fashion

Coco Chanel made it chic 75 years ago, and today the little black dress is the most reached for after-five look around. Find out more here.


Tall Women's Guide to Leggings and Skinny Jeans

Learn how tall women can wear skinny jeans and leggings with style and flair.


Name That Fashion Designer

Name That Designer! Fashion Quiz How much do you really know about your favorite fashion designers? Take


Find out what to wear to a summer wedding

Invited to a summer wedding? Learn quickly which dressy women's styles work best for warm weather weddings.


Fitting In

Help large-size kids get ready for back-to-school by spiffing up their style.


How to Rock Western Style

Cowboy boots are an important part of western wear -- even for cowgirls! Page 2.


What is an A-Line Dress?

The A-line dress is one of fashion's most enduring and flattering styles. See what it looks like here.


Look Better (Instantly!) Over 40

Why wait for long-term goals to look your best when instant fixes work just as well?


U.S. Junior Size Chart


5 Stylish and Affordable Cocktail Dresses

Shop for the hottest cocktail dresses.


11 Lace Dresses for Spring

Lace dresses are one of the biggest fashion trends for Spring. See which ones we love.


Back to School Style from the Past

Take a walk down a stylish memory lane as we review youthful trends of the past 50 years in fashion.


Do You Need a New Look?

Do You Need a New Look? Take this fun quiz and see if your look could use an update. Choose just one


Do Kim Kardashian's Tall Sisters Have Good Style?

Kim Kardashian's tall sisters include Khloe Kardashian and Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Get a glimpse at the taller sister's fashion in honor of Kim Kardashian's wedding.


How to Dress Fashionably 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.


How to Dress Sexy (Without Looking Like a Cougar)

You can dress sexy after 40 without looking like a cougar.


Before You Buy a Handbag

Get the down-low on handbags, from trendy labels to budget-conscious styles.


Fashion FAQs - advice help fashion

Fashion questions and answers, including how to get started in the industry, style help and much more


Match the Dress to the Special Occasion

Match the Dress to the Special Occasion From Cynthia Nellis ,Your Guide to Women's Fashion .FREE Newsletter.


11 Ways to Wear a Vest Now

Add a vest to your spring/summer look for an update new style.


The Best Jeans for Tall Women

Tall women have a hard time finding jeans that are long enough. These are the best fitting pairs of jeans that will fit a tall woman.


All about tuxes

All about tuxedos, including when and how to wear a tux.


How to Dress an Apple-Shaped Figure

Learn how to dress for your apple-shaped figure with ideas to create the illusion of a balanced figure.


Is it Really 'Designer?'

Wonder if that. Women's Fashion.


Tall Women Sizing: How To Lengthen Pants

Teaching tall women how to lengthen pants through simple pant alterations.


5 Fashion Rules You Should Break

Outdated fashion rules can keep you from looking your best. Find out which fashion rules you should break.


Cocktail Dresses

Cocktail dresses will take you to a wide variety of special occasions, from weddings to parties. Find out more.


10 Style Errors That Make You Look Older

Who wants to look older? Avoid these middle-aged fashion faux pas and look your best.


What to Wear to a Class Reunion

Whether it's your 10th or 50th, we have great fashion ideas for dressing well for you class reunion.


10 Fresh Ways to Wear Your Leather Jacket

The leather jacket is a classic, but did you now you can dress it up or down; wear it with a ballgown or rocker tee? We'll show you how leather jackets work many different ways.


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! Page 2.


What to Wear to Disney World in Florida

Getting to Disney World is easy. Figuring out what to wear and look comfortable and stylish while there is the hard part. Find out what to wear to Disney World in Orlando, Florida.


Little Black Dresses

A guide to how to wear a little black dress, plus where to buy the best styles and accessorize them.


How To Look Taller and Slimmer

An easy How To about looking tall and lean in your clothing.


Faking it

Fake handbags are everywhere, but that doesn't mean you have to get ripped off by fashion knockoffs. Find out how to spot fakes and why counterfeit fashion isn't a good idea.


Tall Women's Style: What We Wear Better

New York and Milan design fashion for tall women's frames. Trends are born on the runway and modeled on tall women, and many of these styles look best on a tall woman's frame. Check out styles that look better on a tall woman than on other, shorter frames.


Have You Ever Wondered What Dress Size Your...

Ever wonder what size Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez or Christina Hendricks wears? Here's the lowdown on some real celebrity sizes.


What to Wear With Purple

Confused about what to wear with purple? This strong hue flatters everyone and mixes great with neutrals and brights alike: the perfect color!


Dressing for Special Occasions

What to wear to a party, including definitions for black tie, formal dress and more!


Best Shorts for Your Body Type

Bermudas, walking shorts, city shorts, golf shorts, Daisy Dukes: there are dozens of shorts out there, but do you know which ones will flatter your body type the best? Find out now!


10 Tragic Fashion Deaths

Murder, suicide and untimely deaths all play a part in the fashion world. Read more about the shocking deaths of Gianni Versace, Ossie Clark.


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 (Free!) Ways to Create New Outfits

Try these easy ideas for mixing up your wardrobe to create new looks for free.


How to find your size - Women - FASHION

How to find your size - Women, from your About.com Guide


10 Flattering Colors to Wear More Often

Add more flattering color to your wardrobe like pink.


U.S. Plus Size Chart


Are You a Fashion Expert?

Are You a Fashion Expert? Take the quiz and find out! You're always giving fashion advice to friends


What to Wear to the Opera

A wonderful evening at the opera starts with finding the right outfit. Find out more now.


14 Ways to Wear Your LBD

The little black dress: I have to confess that I own quite a few.  But I never wear them exactly the same way every time. Here are 14 ways to wear your LBD.


Heading to a Wedding? Here's What to Wear

Find out what to wear to a wedding when you've been invited, from Black Tie invites to weddings where the invitation doesn't give you any clues what type of dress or suit to wear.


Top 5 Little Black Dresses

We've taken the legwork out of shopping for the perfect little black dress. Whether you're going to a class reunion or going on a cruise ship, you'll love the no-fail special occasion appeal of the little black dress.


Submit your sketches, tips today

Your turn! Can you sketch fashion designs? Do you have a great tip that you'd like to share? Here's your


15 Ways to Wear a Cardigan Sweater

How to a layer a cardigan over a longer layer. Page 3.


Tall Women and High Heels: What’s...

Tall women have to think carefully about which heels are appropriate for work. Unlike shorter women, tall women stand out when wearing heels and should consider keeping things conservative while at work.


Easy figure fixes

Find the answers to your figure problems and learn to dress around them.


Flattering Cocktail Dresses

These flattering cocktail dresses are perfect for after-five occasions.


How to Hide a Muffin Top

Hide muffin top with these easy (no exercise! no surgery!) fashion tips.


Fresh Ways to Wear 3 Basics

Looking for ways to stretch your wardrobe? Try these new ideas for mixing up your leather jackets, black pantsuits and pearls.


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.


Must Read Style Tips for Women Over 50

Fashion over 50 means that while your body may have changed, the rules haven't: wear what looks good on you and have fun,


Definition of a sheath dress

Short and sexy, the sheath dress is a favorite for showing off a great figure. Photo and description.


What to Wear to Work

Getting dressed for the office doesn't mean leaving your personal style behind. Find out which looks give you a polished, professional look and which fashions can be a career killer.


Formal Dresses

Formals come in variety of styles, including various hem lengths, shoulder treatments and colors. We'll help you find the best formal dress for you. Page 3.


10 Foolproof Formal Dresses

Which formal dress will look best for your special occasion? Browse through 10 styles -- including an embellished dress -- that works for most body types now. Page 6.


Tall Women Body Types: Dressing the Pear-Shaped...

A quick guide on choosing the right clothes when you're a pear-shaped tall woman.


Tall Women and High Heels: Dating a Shorter Man

When a tall woman dates a shorter man, she may have a hard time deciding whether to wear high heels. A tall woman wearing heels looks sexy and confident, and she shouldn't feel limited when dating shorter men. Learn how to decide whether or not to wear heels around short men.


Choose the Right Bag for Your Body

Are you schlepping around a huge bag? Do you admire how other women's bags seem to compliment, not clash, with their style? Find out how to choose the right handbag for your body.


Kate Middleton's Evening Dress

See how Princess Kate's evening dress was perfectly suited for her height and frame.


What Makes Something Fashionable?

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. Page 2.


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.


10 Best Fashion Apps for iPhone

Get style on your iPhone with the Top 10 fashion apps.


10 Ways to Look Skinnier Instantly

Want to look skinnier instantly? Try these fashion tips.


Who are the Tallest Women Celebrities?

A comprehensive list of tall women celebrities.


Tall Women Sizing: Understanding the Inseam

Every tall woman should know what her inseam length is and how to measure for it. This article will walk you through the process and teach you how to put it to good use.


9 Ways to Wear Brightly Colored Pants

Wear red pants with a pink top or other hot bright.


Are You Shopping in the Right Department?

Unsure about what size your clothes need to be? Review our U.S. women's apparel size charts to find your perfect fit.


Fashion - Dress Glossary

Fashion - Dress Glossary A-line Ballgown Basque waist Cheongsam Coat dress Empire waist Hankie hem Halter


U.S. Misses Size Chart


Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

Wondering what kind of dress to wear to a summer wedding? Here are our favorite picks for wedding guest dresses.


Why Celebrities Wear See-Through Clothes

It's one thing when starlets visibly parade their goods down the red carpet for media coverage. But it's different when the likes of Barbra Streisand and Uma Thurman feel the same need to bare all through sheer clothes. Why do these seemingly smart, successful women feel the need to wear see-through clothes for the world?


10 Ways to Look Girly

Get your feminine style revved up with these excellent ideas for looking girly.


Top 5 Ways to Hide 5 Extra Pounds

Why do liposuction when you can use fashion to hide a few extra pounds? Here are easy tricks to cover up figure flaws and look great while wearing the latest trends.


10 Fall Trends You'll Love to Wear

Leather is perfect for cooler weather and this season there is everything from leather dresses to leather jackets to choose from.


How to Wear a Slit Skirt

Ready to add some sexy to your skirts and dresses? Try a slit skirt.


Floral Dresses

Florals are one of spring's prettiest prints in dresses.


How to Wear a Maxi Dress

Find out which shoes look good with a maxi dress for a casual look.


Party quick fixes

Party quick fixes - get dressed for after dark with stuff you already have in your closet


5 Easy Ways to Look Taller

Learn how to look taller and look better in your clothes.


Golden Rule of Fashion: It's All About Endings

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What to Wear on a First Date

It's important to be romantic and show the real you on a first date. Banish pre-date jitters with our easy-to-follow fashion advice on what to wear.


How to find your men's size - fashion how to...

For men -- find out how to find your true apparel size


Avoiding modeling scams - FASHION

How to avoid modeling scams, from your About.com Guide


Formal Hair Style

Formal hair style doesn't have to mean a stiff updo. A sexy, long hair style is youthful and fresh and looks especially great with a strapless dress. Get inspiration from this runway picture of long, sexy hair and tips for pulling off your formal long hair look.


10 Fab Celebrities Over 50

Anna Wintour, as editor of Vogue, is the most influential woman in fashion. And as a fab over 50 gal she dresses like it.


Name That Designer Handbag

Name That Designer Bag! From Cynthia Nellis ,Your Guide to Women's Fashion .FREE Newsletter. Sign Up


The Real Reason Your Clothes Don't Fit RIght

Women's sizes have changed over the years. Find out why clothes don't fit well.


“Don’t Slouch!” and Other...

Every tall woman struggles with the occasional confidence hiccup. Learn some tall woman fashion rules to help guide you through your moments of poor posture, weight sensitivity or other confidence problems.


Audio - fashion designer name pronunciation

Net exclusive! Find out how to pronounce fashion designer names using these free audio clips!


U.S. Petite Size Chart


Hitting the Sheets: Intimate Apparel for Tall...

Intimate apparel for tall women isn't all that hard to find, but that doesn't mean tall women don't need tips for finding specialty sizes or styles. Check out these five intimate apparel brands that offer exceptional lingerie options in tough-to-find sizes and specialties.


Try an Update or Two!

Do You Need a New Look? Quiz Result: Yes, you could use a few updates! Your basic style is fine, but


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.


Top 5 Shops for Tall Women

If you dread heading to the mall because you never know where to find clothes that fit you well, take a big sigh of relief--I’ve researched which stores offer the best tops, pants and trends in sizes that will fit your shape.


Little Black Dresses for Every Body Type

Find a perfect little black dress to help cover up flabby arms and still look sexy.


Hot or Not?

If you're wondering whether that low-waisted pair of pants you bought last year look a little too last year, we'll help you decide when a trend has died.


8 Ways to Dress Up a Pencil Skirt

Wondering how to wear a pencil skirt? Style this classic skirt 8 versatile ways.