When you wear gloves to a bar in 2012, everyone thinks you are nuts and comments on them endlessly. These are 2 signs that your outfit has hit the mark.
The more days I X off my metaphysical calendar, the more I realize that short of hurting people, I just really do not care one bit what anybody else does

May 25, 2012 at 1:00pm | 180 comments

consumer culture
You are a gift and a curse, Forever 21. For today, while you are friendly companion to my pitiful grad school budget, one day you will become the antithesis of everything I stand for, as a newly-minted fashion designer.
Yesterday we announced the 10 winners of our JewelMint giveaway - have you checked yet to see if you're one of them? Here we go again!
One lucky reader will win $500 worth of joy.

Jun 18, 2012 at 2:30pm | 165 comments

The host of The Wendy Williams Show tells us about her Botox, stalkers, breast implants, wigs and cellulite and doesn't let us get away with anything -- and we love her for it.

May 17, 2012 at 9:00am | 153 comments

The art of editing while shopping can be learned. I’ll teach you how!
I have finally accepted my inner blonde-ness and launched a full frontal assault to make my meticulously highlighted, baby-fine blonde hair the very best it can be.
My approach to fashion and beauty is shaped by the fact I am stingy and lazy and I hate spending a lot of money, so I will endeavour to find you stuff that does the job and won't cost the earth.

Apr 12, 2012 at 2:30pm | 123 comments

Sometimes I feel embarrassed by the very thing I've spent over half my life obsessing about.

Jul 12, 2012 at 4:00pm | 113 comments

Are you into fecal matter? Sprained ankles? Comfort? Then slip on a pair of flip-flops.
beverly hills
I like crimped hair, roller skates and eating ice cream. ALERT THE MEDIA.
Lilly Pulitzer was a wealthy socialite in 1960s Palm Beach when she started making dresses both to relieve boredom and to solve a problem: Her good clothes were always getting ruined by fruit juice stains.
I’ve weeded through a metric shit-ton of personal style blogs so you don't have to. There really is something here for everyone!
The caftan is a magical, elegant, flowing garment made of luscious printed cotton or silk which instantly transforms the wearer into a truly ethereal creature.
Hurry up and get hitched! It's not too late to be a June bride.
What's so hot that it's cool? LEATHER SHORTS IN THE DEAD OF SUMMER!
Those 40s housewife dresses that I loved now just sort of made me look… like a housewife.
I spent the last 4 days at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, wandering the convention halls in search of some cool girl-centric geek gear to share with you guys. PLUS: ZOMBIES MADE ME MISS MY TRAIN.

Jul 16, 2012 at 9:00am | 79 comments

Basically, my boyfriend wants me to help him build a new, more stylish wardrobe, but I'm not into other chicks sizing up my work.

Apr 25, 2012 at 12:00pm | 78 comments

ask alison
If you are looking for something specific or have an item in your closet that you don’t know how to style, don't sit around moping in your filthy sweatpants -- ASK ME!
Looking stylish in the summer is actually simple if you use this fashion equation: simple+classic+colorful=easy, breezy, CUTE! I guarantee you probably already own the items to make this look work. Stand in front of your closet while you read.