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Get the Look: Celeb Spotting
By Lauren Cosenza | 08/02/2010 - 12:53

Through the decades, fashion has interpreted—and reinterpreted!—polka dots in countless ways. But at least one aspect of this classic pattern has always stayed the same: an impressive versatility that can take you from fun and flirty to sharp and sophisticated.

How to do dots depends as much on your age as your personal style. But no matter how old you are, there is a right way to be spotted!


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The New "It" Bag Gets Its Style from Colombia and Venezuela
By Alice Taranto | 07/28/2010 - 08:00

"It" handbags swing in and out of style as fast as you can get them in your hands, and fashion followers have seen the trends oscillate from extra-large carryalls to micro-purses, from graffiti printed to covered in fur. The latest trend tickling the fancy of fashionistas everywhere? The Wayuu Mochila Bag. And it's no wonder, as each bag is 100 percent unique and a product of Latin American artistry.


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Get La La Vazquez's Wedding Day Dress for Less
By Kathryn Papanek | 07/16/2010 - 12:30

When La La Vazquez wed Carmelo Anthony last weekend in New York City, she took the spotlight in a lovely custom made wedding dress by Vera Wang. Like the look of the bride’s romantic gown? You don’t need a celebrity-sized budget to find a fairy-tale worthy bridal dress of your own.


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7 Best Swimsuits for Your Body Type
By Kathryn Papanek | 06/23/2010 - 12:00

Ready or not, it’s beach season! To help you look your best while lounging poolside, we asked Heather Gross—style expert and buyer for intimate apparel company Bare Necessities—to share her advice on how you can select the most flattering swimsuit for your body type this summer. Just pick the Latina celeb whose body type best matches your own, soak in these tips on choosing the ideal suit for your shape, and then gear up for some stylish fun in the sun.


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Inspired by the Best: Black & White Graphic Prints
By Miranda Noland | 05/28/2010 - 14:00

We've seen how the celebs wear black & white. Now it is time for you to try the bold and graphic trend. We've found nine of the best looks for under $100 so you'll have enough cash left for a colorful accessory.


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Inspired by the Best: Minidresses
By Miranda Noland | 04/26/2010 - 00:26

We've seen how celebs bare their legs in sexy minidresses. Now it's time for you to the high-hemline trend a spin! All our picks here are less than $100, so you'll have money left over to pick up a new pair of platform sandals to go with your new mini guilt-free!


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Eco Fashions for Earth Day
By Miranda Noland | 04/21/2010 - 16:15

What better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day this week than with some fun new clothes, shoes and accessories that are environmentally conscious? Since we know you're not trying to look like a hippie from yesteryear, we found some of the best eco-friendly fashions out there that scream "trendy," not "tree-hugger".


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Spring Wedding Accessories: Gems, Bags, Shoes & More!
By Kathryn Papanek | 04/20/2010 - 16:51

Wedding planning season has officially begun! Once you've found your ideal bridal gown—take a look at wedding dress designer Angel Sanchez's favorite gowns for divine inspiration—you'll need an array of lovely wedding-worthy accessories to complete your look. Our roundup of floral headpieces, bags, shoes and jewelry is sure to help you say "I do" in style this season.


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Inspired by the Best: Silver & Gold
By Miranda Noland | 04/16/2010 - 11:12

We've seen celebs rock the silver and gold trend on the red carpet. Now it's time to add the dazzling color duo to your own closet. These cheap and chic options will help you get started!


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Spring Trend: Tie-Dyed
By Miranda Noland | 04/08/2010 - 09:02

Tie-dyed clothes may instantly remind you of Woodstock and Jerry Garcia; but this spring the hippie-inspired trend is taking on a more sophisticated, cutting edge look. Forget grunge; this is all about glamour. And we found some of the best options out there for less than $100!


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