Dress Like a Celebrity by Kathryn Finney

How does Sarah Jessica, Oprah, and Salma do it? They have a bottomless bank account and an army of stylists. We’ve got the dish for achieving star quality without breaking the bank. The key to looking like a million bucks is not found in a bunch of designer labels, but in how we wear an item. Here are three tips that celebrities (or should we say their stylists) use to create their star looks.

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About.com Women's Fashion: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.

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.

Test Your Fashion Knowledge

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

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.

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.

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.

Is it Really 'Designer?'

Wonder if that. Women's Fashion.

U.S. Junior Size Chart

U.S. Plus Size Chart

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.

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.

10 Fab Celebrities Over 50

Madonna has a sexy, soft style and a great way with fashion over 50. Get her fab look for yourself.

Fashion FAQs - advice help fashion

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

Are You a Fashion Expert?

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

Party quick fixes

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

What is an Empire Waist Dress?

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

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

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 Foolproof Formal Dresses

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

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.

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.)

Your favorite fashion tips - reader submissions

Your favorite fashion tips, submitted by readers of About.com fashion pages

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.

U.S. Misses Size Chart

Audio - fashion designer name pronunciation

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

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.

Michael Kors Shirt Dress

photo gallery of spring dress trends

Match the Dress to the Special Occasion

How much do you know about dressing for special occasions? Test your skills with our fun quiz.

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?

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.

Flattering Cocktail Dresses

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

5 Fashion Rules You Should Break

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

What is Boho?

Want to know the meaning of the term Boho? Find it here.

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.

The Best Ways to Hide 5 Lbs.

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.

Dressing for Special Occasions

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

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.

How to Dress Sexy (Without Looking Like a Cougar)

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

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.

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 Look Great in Black and White

Strong black and pure white are the the hottest combo in fashion. Find out how to wear it and look great.

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.

Easy figure fixes

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

5 Stylish and Affordable Cocktail Dresses

Shop for the hottest cocktail dresses.

15 Ways to Wear a Cardigan Sweater

Wear a cardigan sweater belted for a cute twist.

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 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.

Little Black Dresses

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

14 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

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

Eat-Your-Heart-Out Celebrity Makeovers

If living well is the best revenge, then looking fabulous after the breakup must be off the charts! See how Drew Barrymore, Ellen Barkin, Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon and Whitney Houston look after their splits.

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.

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.

Tall Women's Body Types: Sexy Dresses

If you're a tall woman, learn how to choose sexy dresses based on your body type.

10 Foolproof Special Occasion Dresses

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Who are the Tallest Women Celebrities?

A comprehensive list of tall women celebrities.

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,

How to Wear a Slit Skirt

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

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

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

Outfit Inspiration for 16 Fashion Staples

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

U.S. Petite Size Chart

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.

Name That Fashion Designer

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

Look Better (Instantly!) Over 40

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

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,

10 Best Fashion Apps for iPhone

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

Dressing the Top-Heavy Figure

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

How to Hide a Muffin Top

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

How to Wear Stripes

Stripes are always chic and fresh and now they are also trendy. Find out how to wear stripes the right way.

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.

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.

10 Ways to Look Skinnier Instantly

Want to look skinnier instantly? Try these fashion tips.

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.

What to Wear...

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

10 Fall Classic You Need

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

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.

Tall Women and Royal Wedding Hats

Tall women should only try to pull off a few of the hats worn during the royal wedding.

Before You Buy a Handbag

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

Steal Michelle Obama's Dress Styles

Do you love the way first lady-to-be Michelle Obama dresses? We'll show you how to get a similar style -- and save money doing it.

8 Ways to Dress Up a Pencil Skirt

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

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.

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.

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!

Definition of a sheath dress

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

5 (Free!) Ways to Create New Outfits

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

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.

What Does 'Cocktail Attire' Mean?

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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

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.

Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

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

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

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.

What Sizes Celebrities Really Wear

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

Hide Your Cankles!

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

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.

10 Style Errors That Make You Look Older

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

Kate Middleton's Evening Dress

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

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.

Avoiding modeling scams - FASHION

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

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.

Cocktail Dresses

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

Dress Better Over 40

If you're over 40 and use lame excuses to stick to the same style you've had for years, I've got some inspiration for how to shake up your style with a little fantasy (your dream look) and reality (but done on a budget.)

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.

How to Hide Bingo Wings

Hide those flabby upper arms known as Bingo Wings.

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.

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.

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.

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 Wear a Maxi Dress

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

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.

How to Wear a Big Hat

Donna Karan's hat is too big. Find out how to wear big hats.

Fitting In

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

10 Flattering Colors to Wear More Often

Add more flattering color to your wardrobe like pink.

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.

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.

Little Black Dresses for Every Body Type

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

10 Ways to Wear Bright Colors

Replace your little black dress with a bright color.

Formal Dress Codes Explained

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

Golden Rule of Fashion: It's All About Endings

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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.

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.

8 Ways to Change Your Look

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

How Not to Look Fat in White

White pants are great for summer, as long as you know these tricks for not looking fat in white pants.

8 Legwear Looks for Fall

Anna Sui's bright tights are fun for Fall.

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.

8 New Ways to Wear Olive Green

Olive green is one of the hottest hues for Fall 2010. Find out how to wear it

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.

5 Easy Ways to Look Taller

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

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.

Name That Designer Handbag

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

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.

All about tuxes

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

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.

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 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 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.

11 Ways to Wear a Vest Now

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

How to Find the Right Swimsuit for Your Body

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

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.

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.

10 Ways to Wear Shorts

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

How to find your size - Women - FASHION

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

10 Ways to Look Girly

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

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.

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