About.com Women's Fashion: Most Popular Articles
These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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
Name That Fashion Designer
Name That Designer! Fashion Quiz How much do you really know about your favorite fashion designers? Take
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.
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 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.
How to Dress Sexy (Without Looking Like a Cougar)
You can dress sexy after 40 without looking like a cougar.
13 Ways to Wear a Cardigan Sweater
A cardigan sweater is one of those staples every woman has in their wardrobe. This fashion workhouse can be styled from preppy to edgy, with the right accessories. See our favorite ways to wear a cardigan sweater, plus some chic cardigan options to shop right now.
Golden Rule of Fashion: It's All About Endings
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10 Fall Classic You Need
The fitted jacket is a fall classic and one that looks great on all women.
8 New Ways to Wear Olive Green
Olive green is one of the hottest hues for Fall 2010. Find out how to wear it
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 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.
10 Ways to Wear Bright Colors
Replace your little black dress with a bright color.
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.
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 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.
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 Hide Bingo Wings
Hide those flabby upper arms known as Bingo Wings.
How to Wear a Slit Skirt
Ready to add some sexy to your skirts and dresses? Try a slit skirt.
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.
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.
5 Holiday Fashion Mistakes
Are you dressed up shinier than a Christmas tree? The problem may be that your holiday wardrobe may be a bit heavy on the glitz. Learn how to avoid common holiday fashion mistakes and look your prettiest this year.
Name That Designer Handbag
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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.
Finding Workout Pants for Tall Women
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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.
10 Ways to Look Skinnier Instantly
Want to look skinnier instantly? Try these fashion tips.
What is an Empire Waist Dress?
Find a definition and photo example of the perennially favorite dress silhouette, the empire waist.
5 Easy Ways to Look Taller
Learn how to look taller and look better in your clothes.
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.
U.S. Misses Size Chart
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.
Dressing for Special Occasions
What to wear to a party, including definitions for black tie, formal dress and more!
Test Your Fashion Knowledge
Find out how much you really know about fashion by takning our fun quizzes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Audio - fashion designer name pronunciation
Net exclusive! Find out how to pronounce fashion designer names using these free audio clips!
How to Hide a Muffin Top
Hide muffin top with these easy (no exercise! no surgery!) fashion tips.
Cocktail dresses will take you to a wide variety of special occasions, from weddings to parties. Find out more.
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.
Help large-size kids get ready for back-to-school by spiffing up their style.
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.
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.
5 (Free!) Ways to Create New Outfits
Try these easy ideas for mixing up your wardrobe to create new looks for free.
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.
Different Styles of Formal and Prom 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.
10 Ways to Look Girly
Want to look girly? A touch of feminine charm, like ruffles, bows or lace soften up your look.
11 Ways to Wear a Vest Now
Add a vest to your spring/summer look for an update new style.
Who are the Tallest Women Celebrities?
A comprehensive list of tall women celebrities.
Are You a Fashion Expert?
Are You a Fashion Expert? Take the quiz and find out! You're always giving fashion advice to friends
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.
Summer Wedding Guest Dresses
Wondering what kind of dress to wear to a summer wedding? Here are our favorite picks for wedding guest dresses.
Before You Buy a Handbag
Get the down-low on handbags, from trendy labels to budget-conscious styles.
U.S. Petite Size Chart
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.
Formal Dress Codes Explained
What to wear to a party, including definitions for black tie, formal dress and more!
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,
14 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress
Wear your little black dress, with head-to-toe black like Sarah Jessica Parker.
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.
Dressing the Top-Heavy Figure
Flatter a top-heavy figure by choosing fashion looks to compliment a full bust.
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.
5 Fashion Rules You Should Break
Outdated fashion rules can keep you from looking your best. Find out which fashion rules you should break.
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.
How to find your size - Women - FASHION
How to find your size - Women, from your About.com Guide
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find Your Dream Dress
Find your perfect dress in six easy steps, including deciding which style is for you, choosing a length and accessorizing.
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.
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 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.
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 Makes Something Fashionable?
Learn exactly what fashion is, who decides what's
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.
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 Does 'Cocktail Attire' Mean?
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How to find your men's size - fashion how to...
For men -- find out how to find your true apparel size
What to Wear If You're a Holiday Hostess
You've planned the menu, the guest list and the decorations. But do you have any idea what to wear? We'll help you decide early so that your outfit is the last thing on your mind the day of the holiday celebration.
Little Black Dresses for Every Body Type
Find a perfect little black dress that's right for your bottom-heavy figure.
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. Page 5.
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 tuxes
All about tuxedos, including when and how to wear a tux.
Look Better (Instantly!) Over 40
Why wait for long-term goals to look your best when instant fixes work just as well?
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.
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.
5 Stylish and Affordable Cocktail Dresses
Shop for the hottest cocktail dresses.
U.S. Plus Size Chart
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.
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,
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 Tuck Jeans in Boots?
Find out how to tuck boots in jeans for a sleek look.
10 Best Fashion Apps for iPhone
Get style on your iPhone with the Top 10 fashion apps.
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.
Cher is My Style Mentor, Who is Yours?
Early fashion influences can shape your style later in life. For example, I still find myself wearing fringe, hoop earrings, etc. like Cher.
U.S. Junior Size Chart
Designer Profile: Calvin Klein
Find out more about America's modern visionary, fashion designer Calvin Klein.
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.
Hide Your Cankles!
Hide heavy ankles and legs (or cankles) with these fashion tips.
Definition of a sheath dress
Short and sexy, the sheath dress is a favorite for showing off a great figure. Photo and description.
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.
The Real Reason Your Clothes Don't Fit RIght
Ordering clothes online but you aren't sure of your exact size? Find out how to take your measurements to get perfect fit. Page 3.
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!
How to Wear a Maxi Dress
Find out which shoes look good with a maxi dress for a casual look.
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.
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.
10 Style Errors That Make You Look Older
Who wants to look older? Avoid these middle-aged fashion faux pas and look your best.
10 Flattering Colors to Wear More Often
Add more flattering color to your wardrobe like pink.
10 Fresh Ways to Wear a Pencil Skirt
The pencil skirt is one of the longest-running silhouettes in fashion. With a good reason: it's a flattering look -- when worn right -- on just about every figure.
What is Boho?
Want to know the meaning of the term Boho? Find it here.
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.
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.
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 Print Pants
Print pants are one of the biggest fashion trends, but can be tricky unless you know how to pull them off.
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.
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.)