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.

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.

Strappy Dress and Metallic Bag

Louis Vuitton showed its Spring 2009 line in Paris. We have photos of the newest Louis Vuitton bags, shoes and ready-to-wear. Page 7.

What Does 'Cocktail Attire' Mean?

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

Flattering Cocktail Dresses

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

Design byte

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

Easy figure fixes

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

Audio - fashion designer name pronunciation

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Must-Have Leather Jackets

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

Name That Designer Handbag

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

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

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.

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.

10 Ways to Wear Bright Colors

Replace your little black dress with a bright color.

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.

Michael Kors Shirt Dress

photo gallery of spring dress trends

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Wear a Maxi Dress

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

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.)

Top 5 Formals Under \$100

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

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.

Laid-back style

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

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.

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

Formal Dress Codes Decoded

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

Dressing for Special Occasions

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

Before You Buy a Leather Jacket

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

Is it Really 'Designer?'

Wonder if that. Women's Fashion.

How to find your size - Women - FASHION

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

Fool Mother Nature!

Dress younger! You can fool Mother Nature with these easy fashion tricks for looking younger.

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.

Who are the Tallest Women Celebrities?

A comprehensive list of tall women celebrities.

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.

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.

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 Makes Something Fashionable?

Learn exactly what fashion is, who decides what's

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,

Little Black Dresses for Every Body Type

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

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.

11 Ways to Wear a Vest Now

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

U.S. Petite Size Chart

Are you a snob?

Are you a snob? Take the quiz and find out! We all have our stuck-up moments, but has all that fashion

10 Ways to Wear a Statement Necklace

Wear a statement necklace to give extra impact to any look.

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.

14 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

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

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.

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 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.

5 (Free!) Ways to Create New Outfits

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

Definition of a sheath dress

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

U.S. Misses 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.

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.

What is an Empire Waist Dress?

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

Dress an Apple-Shaped Body

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

Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

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

Julia Roberts, 73rd Academy Awards

Photo gallery of memorable Oscar dresses, including looks from Julia Roberts. Page 8.

5 Stylish and Affordable Cocktail Dresses

Shop for the hottest cocktail dresses.

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.

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.

Fashion flashback

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

Tall Women Sizing: How To Lengthen Pants

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

Before You Buy a Handbag

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

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.

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.

8 Ways to Change Your Look

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

U.S. Plus 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.

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.

Little Black Dresses

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

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.

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.

Fashion FAQs - advice help fashion

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

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.

U.S. Junior Size Chart

Fitting In

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

10 Ways to Look Skinnier Instantly

Want to look skinnier instantly? Try these fashion tips.

Designer Profile: Calvin Klein

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dressing the Top-Heavy Figure

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

Ralph Lauren

Find out more about Ralph Lauren, one of the world's leading fashion designers. Page 7.

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.

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 It

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

'Sex and the City' Style

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

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.

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.

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 Look Taller and Slimmer

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

Test Your Fashion Knowledge

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

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.

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

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

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.

Finding Workout Pants for Tall Women

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Golden Rule of Fashion: It's All About Endings

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Must-Have Wardrobe Staples

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

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?

What Color Pantyhose Should I Wear?

Wonder what color pantyhose you should choose? We have answers to that hose question and more fashion questions.

Name That Fashion Designer

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

How to Find the Right Swimsuit for Your Body

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

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.

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.

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 Style Errors That Make You Look Older

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Fall Fashion Classics You Need to Own

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

8 Ways to Dress Up a Pencil Skirt

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

Queen Latifah's Clothing Line

Queen Latifah's riding leggings for HSN - her new lifestyle collection for plus size women. Page 2.

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.

Cocktail Dresses

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

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!

5 Easy Ways to Look Taller

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

How to Hide a Muffin Top

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

10 Best Fashion Apps for iPhone

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

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.

Halle Berry, 77th Academy Awards

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

Fashion - Dress Glossary

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Dress Sexy (Without Looking Like a Cougar)

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

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.

What is Boho?

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

How to Wear a Slit Skirt

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

15 Ways to Wear a Cardigan Sweater

Wear a cardigan sweater belted for a cute twist.

10 Ways to Wear Shorts

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

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

10 Colors You Should Wear More Often

Add more flattering color to your wardrobe like violet.

How to Hide Bingo Wings

Hide those flabby upper arms known as Bingo Wings.

10 Foolproof Formal Dresses

Which formal dress will look best for your special occasion? Browse through 10 styles -- including a cocktail dress -- that works for most body types now. Page 2.

Celebrity Clothing Lines

Celebrity clothing lines are growing in popularity. Everyone from J Lo to Hilary Duff is boasting their own clothing or accessory line. Find out where to find your favorite celebrity clothing lines.

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