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5 Ways to Wear Floral Pants Into Fall

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Floral pants were a huge hit this past spring and summer. With Miranda Kerr stepping out in pair last month, and Jessica Alba spotted in Current/Elliot floral skinnies multiple times the past few weeks, we have a feeling this celeb fave is here to stay. And just because they're floral, doesn't mean they don't work for fall! Since this week is the last real week of summer, and we all have fall fashion on the brain, we've rounded up the ten best floral pants, tailor-made to help you transition...Read Full Story

Study: The Average Woman Changes Four Times a Day on Vacation

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A recent study of 2,000 women in the UK found that an average woman will bring 28 outfits with her on a typical one-week vacation—that's four changes a day!According to the research, which was commissioned by British supermarket chain Tesco, an average woman's suitcase for a week away will include four dresses, six tops, four pairs of shorts or skirts, two pairs of pants/jeans, three pieces of swimwear, three pairs of sandals, and two pairs of shoes. Oh, and while she's away, she's more than...Read Full Story

Tight Jeans Are Causing Health Problems for Men

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Levi's Super Skinny Jeans, courtesy Macys.com.As a wise man once said, "Beauty is pain." From walking miles in sky-high heels (ouch!) to baring it all for bikini waxes (ouch!)—Yeah, we know.But now guys are starting to feel the pangs of lookin' good, too. According to a report in the Telegraph, for one in 10 men who wear skinny jeans, that sexy, lean look is becoming a real pain in the... Balls. (ouuuuchhh!)Based on a study conducted by a leading male bladder-weakness brand in Britain, half...Read Full Story

How to Find a Comfortable and Affordable Work Bag

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If you're anything like us, you schlep stuff. A lot of stuff. So to ease the pain of carrying a serious amount of things to and from the office, here are a few tips for finding the perfect work bag that won't break your back—or the bank.1. Try a backpack.From left to right: Marc by Marc Jacobs Pretty Nylon Knapsack, $198. Kate Spade New York Raimy Backpack, $278. Lonchamp Veau Foulonne backpack, $462. The biggest issue with carrying a lot of stuff is that all that stuff will hurt your back...Read Full Story

How to Take Care of Naturally Red Hair

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Fun fact: redheads make up only three percent of the world's population—which means, while blondes have more fun, and brunettes get all the husbands, redheads are often forgotten. The fact is, naturally red hair needs just as much TLC (tender love and care) to keep its color vibrant—it can naturally fade, especially in the sun—and it's often dryer than other hair types. In an attempt to bridge the color gap, we've rounded up some expert tips on how to maintain healthy natural red hair for all...Read Full Story

A Chat With Beyonce's Stylists, Raquel Smith

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By a stroke of luck, StyleBistro's fashion editor Tanya Leigh Washington was seated next to one of Beyonce's stylists, Raquel Smith, at the Chado Ralph Rucci show earlier this month at New York Fashion Week. Of course, Tanya took this opportunity to pry into what one of pop's most fashionable will be wearing this year? Whilewaiting for the start of the show, Raquel shared with Tanya her go-to brands for dressing the style icon, post-baby fashion, and what it's like to work for the Queen B...Read Full Story

8 Celeb Fashion Tumblrs You Need to Check Out

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We stumbled upon a brand-new gem on the internet—15-year-old Kylie Jenner's fashion Tumblr. It's called "Kalifornia Klasss." Yep. Kalifornia Klasss. Three s-es.Scroll through, and you'll see it's filled with the expected pictures of Christian Louboutins, Chanel-emblazoned paraphernalia, and the occasional appearance of a sister or two (even Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth make a couple of cameos).So, with Kylie's Kouture Kalfornia Klasss Tumblr in mind, we set out to find which other celebs...Read Full Story

4 Great Runway Moments From the Last 5 Years - Donna Karan

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(Photos by ImaxTree)Iconic for her mix of sharp tailoring and soft draping, slinky stretch jersey fabrics, and timeless aesthetic, Donna Karan captures the essence of the modern woman season after season with her  designs.In honor of the designer's spring 2013 collection, we give you our four favorite Donna Karan runway moments from the past five years:Spring 2008:(Photos by ImaxTree)It was all about sharp structure on the spring 2008 runway—nipped waists, archetectural cuts, and super...Read Full Story

Kirsten Dunst's Beauty & Skincare Secrets

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Kirsten Dunst on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon". Have you ever wondered how actress Kirsten Dunst always looks so glowy and radiant? Dunst recently sat down for a photoshoot with Hello! Magazine UK and she spilled some of her personal beauty secrets.Turns out, she's really into natural and holistic products and brands—like Dr. Hauschka, Eve Lom, Yon-Ka, and hair color by Leonor Greyl. She washes her face every night with a Dove Beauty Cream Bar and moisturizes with Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing...Read Full Story

Would You Buy Insurance For Your Handbag?

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If Mariah Carey once insured her legs for $1 billion (seriously, one billion dollars), then what's so wrong with safeguarding your handbag from damage? According to Reuters, women are in outrage over a French bank's pink-and-gold "For Her" insurance card that offers $250 in handbag-theft protection—yup, Societe Generale, one of the biggest banks in France-land, will pay cardholders $250 if their purse gets snatched.Sure designer bags don't come cheap, so in theory the concept is brilliant...Read Full Story