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About.com Women's Fashion: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.

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.


Fashionese

Is your fashion lingo passe? Do you say things that are of the moment or sooo last century? Take a look at our snarky guide to the most overused fashion terms!


Diane von Furstenberg

Diane von Furstenberg is one of the most influential designers working today. Find out more about the innovator behind great prints and the wrap dress.


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.


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.


Name That Fashion Designer

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


Tall Women's Shopping Resources

If you're looking for a one-stop shop when it comes to finding tall women's shopping resources, look no further! This list will provide you with the best stores for tall women's clothes, tall women's maternity, tall women's jeans, tall women's athletic wear and more.


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.


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.


Name That Designer Handbag

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


Top 6 Career Looks on a Budget

Find great career looks for women without breaking the bank.


“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.


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.


What Makes Something Fashionable?

Learn exactly what fashion is, who decides what's


U.S. Junior Size Chart


How to Rock Western Style

Western wear is more than cowboy hats and boots: for women it's a mix of feminine styles with masculine looks that is distinctly American.


Easy figure fixes

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


5 (Free!) Ways to Create New Outfits

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


How to Wear a Full Skirt

Michelle Obama wears the full skirt silhouette beautifully, like this green print full-skirted dress.


How To Shop for Clothes

Clothes shopping doesn't have to be an impossible chore. Our quick tips for smarter shopping will help you buy a better wardrobe by spending less time and money.


How to wear a camisole

Lacy lingerie-type camisoles are the hottest tops for summer. Find out how to wear this pretty women's fashion trend.


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.


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.


Before You Buy A Sweater

Find product information about cashmere, cotton or wool sweaters and make an informed decision before you buy a sweater.


11 Ways to Wear a Vest Now

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


All about tuxes

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


Must-Have Wardrobe Staples

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


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.


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.


4 Best Stores for Tall Women's Shoes

Here are the top four shoe stores that cater to tall women's large-size shoes. You'll never have to be frustrated again when shopping at these tall women's shoe stores.


15 Ways to Wear a Cardigan Sweater

Wear a cardigan sweater belted for a cute twist.


Tall Women Sizing: How To Lengthen Pants

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


How to Find the Right Swimsuit for Your Body

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


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.


8 Ways to Change Your Look

Change your look with these easy-to-follow steps.


Before You Buy a Leather Jacket

Everything you need to know before buying a leather jacket or coat.


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.


How to Be Sexy

You can use your style to be sexy by using sexy, touchable fabrics, peekaboo styles and the right colors. We used examples from some of the sexiest celebrities to show you how to sex up your look.


What is an Empire Waist Dress?

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


8 Secrets of Highly Successful Sale Shoppers

Successful sale shopping for fashion items isn't like a trip to the grocery store: coupon clipping won't likely score you any big discounts off of the stuff you really want. Find the secret to getting great stuff for a steal.


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.


Little Black Dresses for Every Body Type

Find a perfect little black dress that's right for your bottom-heavy figure.


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


10 Best Fashion Apps for iPhone

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


Favorite Suede Boots

This fall the best boots are tall and suede: update your wardrobe with gray suede boots, flat suede boots, black suede boots and suede wedge boots.


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.


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!


Audio - fashion designer name pronunciation

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


Can't do bare legs?

Love the look of bare legs with sandals but don't have perfect legs? Four easy alternatives to bare legs, all of them inexpensive and easy to do yourself at home.


Must-Have Leather Jackets

Leather jackets are must-haves for this fall, find favorites from leather motorcycle jackets to red leather jackets.


Laid-back style

Learn how to max out your casual stlye with these tips for comfort wear.


14 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

Wear your little black dress, with head-to-toe black like Sarah Jessica Parker.


Aspiring designer showcase - reader submission...

Check out new fashion design talent in the About Aspiring Desinger Showcase


Fashion flashback

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


Golden Rule of Fashion: It's All About Endings

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Michael Kors Shirt Dress

photo gallery of spring dress trends


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.


10 Colors You Should Wear More Often

Add more flattering color to your wardrobe like violet.


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.


13 Ways to Wear Jeans

Switch up your jeans with these 13 ways to wear jeans.


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.


All About Secondhand Clothing

Fashionistas love the uniqueness, quality and bargain prices of secondhand clothing. Find out more about the different types including vintage, consignment and more!


5 Stylish and Affordable Cocktail Dresses

Shop for the hottest cocktail dresses.


Floral Dresses

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


10 Fall Fashion Classics You Need to Own

The fitted jacket is a fall classic and one that looks great on all women.


Finding Workout Pants for Tall Women

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10 Ways to Look Skinnier Instantly

Want to look skinnier instantly? Try these fashion tips.


Before You Buy a Handbag

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


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.


All About New York Fashion Week

Twice a year American designers show their fashion designs to a crowd of journalists, buyers, celebrities and social types at New York Fashion Week. Find out more about Fashion Week and why it's a must-attend event for fashionistas from around the world.


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.


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


How to Wear a Belt

Wearing a belt can add a finishing touch to your outfit, define a waist or change a silhouette. Find out how to wear a belt the right way.


How to Dress Sexy (Without Looking Like a Cougar)

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


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.


Formal Dress Codes Decoded

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


What Your Style Says About You

Sure, it sounds shallow, but folks will judge you by how you look. Find out what non-verbal clues your clothes are sending out about your inner self.


What to Wear...

Black-tie party? Losing weight? Want to look slimmer? Find out what to wear for every occasion!


Dressing the Top-Heavy Figure

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


New Looks for Black Pantsuit, Leather Jacket,...

Rethink your black pantsuit, leather jacket and pearl necklace by re-mixing these fashion basics with fresh combinations,


What Does 'Cocktail Attire' Mean?

: What is Cocktail Attire? : Cocktail attire technically means a suit for men, and a cocktail dress for


Behind the Scenes at Fashion Week

Go behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week and see what it's really like to attend a fashion show.


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.


Fashion - Dress Glossary

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


Is it Really 'Designer?'

Wonder if that. Women's Fashion.


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.


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.


Top 5 Formals Under \$100

Find a beautiful dressy dress -- for dances, prom, weddings -- for less than $100.


Test Your Fashion Knowledge

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


Top 10 Simple Style Rules

Fashion isn't difficult, just confusing. But there are a few simple style rules you can use to help decipher the fashion world.


Fashion FAQs - advice help fashion

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


8 Ways to Dress Up a Pencil Skirt

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


Avoiding modeling scams - FASHION

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


10 Ways to Wear Shorts

Laura Whitmore dresses up for the red carpet in dressy shorts.


10 Essential Cardigan Sweaters

The one piece you'll turn to all fall? The cardigan sweater of course. Here are our 10 favorite cardigans so you can start shopping now.


How to Wear a Maxi Dress

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


Are You a Fashion Expert?

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


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

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


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.


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.


6 Sexy Maxi Dresses

Update your look with the season's longer lengths: maxi dresses.


What to wear on the first day of school - back...

What to wear... On the first day of school When school starts, it always means a time for renewal in


Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

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


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.


U.S. Petite Size Chart


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


Summer Special Occasion Dresses

Summer special occasion dresses need to be lighter to beat the heat, while still being special enough to go to events like weddings.


Definition of a sheath dress

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


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,


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.


Tall Fashion How Tos: Wearing Ankle Pants

Wearing ankle pants isn't always easy for tall women. Learn how to put together cute outfits using ankle pants to flatter your figure.


Designer Profile: Calvin Klein

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


U.S. Plus Size Chart


Who are the Tallest Women Celebrities?

A comprehensive list of tall women celebrities.


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!


How To Look Taller and Slimmer

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


Tall Fashion How Tos: Posing with a Shorter Man

Tall women posing with short men can look a little awkward; use these tips to learn how to pose for pictures with a shorter man.


Halle Berry, 77th Academy Awards

Photo gallery of memorable Oscar dresses, including looks from Halle Berry. Page 2.


All about jeans

Everything you need to know about denim jeans, including trends, shopping, what to wear to flatter your body type.


Dressing for Special Occasions

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


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.


How to Wear Skinny Jeans

Love the new skinny jeans but not sure how they'll work for you? Find out how to make this new trend work for your figure.


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.


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

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


'Sex and the City' Style

Everything you need to know about 'Sex and the City' style, including trends and where to buy them.


How to Wear Print Pants

Print pants are one of the biggest fashion trends, but can be tricky unless you know how to pull them off.


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.


What to wear on the first day of school

Teen fashion alert! Find out what to wear on the first day of school, from About's teen fashion expert.


How to Dress Like a Rock Chick

Want to dress like a rock chick? Just ask yourself whether or not Steven Tyler would wear it (well, maybe with the exception of a dress.)


How to Hide a Muffin Top

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


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.


5 Easy Ways to Look Taller

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


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?


Tall Women Fashion: Dissecting Skirt Length

Learn how to choose the best skirt length for a tall woman based on age and purpose of the skirt.


60 great dresses - prom evening after five...

View photos of 60 great dress trends for prom, weddings and parties


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.


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.


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.


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.


10 Ways to Wear Bright Colors

Replace your little black dress with a bright color.


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.


Top 5 Things a Grown Woman Should Never Wear

Fashion may be ageless now, but that doesn't mean there aren't limits. Find out which items a grown woman should never wear.


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.


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.


Tall Fashion Designers

There are a number of tall fashion designers that tall women should be familiar with when shopping for tall women's fashion.


How to Wear a Slit Skirt

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


10 Ways to Look Girly

Want to look girly? A touch of feminine charm, like ruffles, bows or lace soften up your look.


Design byte

Find out more about America's greatest lifestyle designer, fashion designer Ralph Lauren.


U.S. Misses Size Chart


Find Your Dream Dress

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


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.


Little Black Dresses

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


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.


Fashion Designer Photo Gallery

Find out more about your favorite fashion designers, including Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Diane Von Furstenberg, Donatella Versace, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan.


U.S. Tall Size Chart


10 Foolproof Formal Dresses

Which formal dress will look best for your special occasion? Browse through 10 styles -- including a jacket dress -- that works for most body types now. Page 5.


Cocktail Dresses

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


Top 10 "How to" Fashion Tips for Tall Women

Learn how to develop your own style as a tall woman by adhering to these tall women fashion tips.


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.


10 Style Errors That Make You Look Older

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


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 Formal Dresses

When the occasion calls for a formal dress, go all out with beautiful and glamorous gowns. Find out which dressy dresses make the cut with our guide to top looks in formal dresses.


Fitting In

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


Dress an Apple-Shaped Body

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


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.


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.


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.


How to find your size - Women - FASHION

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


9 Ways to Wear Brightly Colored Pants

Kate Middleton wears the color of the year -- tangerine -- in a pair of colored skinny jeans. Get more ideas for how to pull off brightly colored pants.


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.


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.


Flattering Cocktail Dresses

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


How to Hide Bingo Wings

Hide those flabby upper arms known as Bingo Wings.


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.