One Sofia Top, Two Ways

We love this Sofia by Sofia Vergara boxed top. It’s fun and flirty but all the while still maintaining an understated sophistication. How would we style it? Two ways! Street Chic: With just a few heavy-duty additions like these combat boots and this military jacket, we just made this outfit ten times tougher. Casual Corporate:


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Color Trend: Purple

During the wintery months, jewel tones like emerald, ruby and sapphires rule the runway. But this season, we’ve spotted designers passionately pining purple (aka amethyst). What’s great is that it comes in sexy silhouettes like this one-shoulder number from Sofia by Sofia Vergara, to practical additions like this incredibly warm and chic puffer jacket from


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Style Spotlight: Bongo Rhinestone Bangle

Fashion Designer Carolina Herrera once said, “Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.” We totally agree! When we spotted this beautiful rhinestone bangle by Bongo, we were in absolute awe. Offered in red, white and black, these simple sparkling bracelets can be worn alone or stacked monochromatically for a trendier look. Shown below: Bongo


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Holiday Wish List: For the Best Mom in the World

Are you tired of pretending you actually like the gifts you receive every holiday? Avoid it this year and simply share our gift guide with your friend, significant other, or if you so desire… even Santa! Every Friday, we’re putting together a special list of great gift ideas specifically for you. Whether you’re a fashionista,


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Q+A w/ SHAPE Contributing Writer Jené Luciani

You have been hailed as a “brilliant bra guru” and “bra fit guru” by the likes of Bravo and New York Daily News, tell us how this came about. As a journalist for nearly a dozen years, I’ve always had a passion for tackling a subject, and then delivering it to the people who want


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White After Labor Day Guide

We’ve all heard of that old fashion myth: It’s a faux-pas to wear white after Labor day. You know what else is faux-pas? Listening to age-old myths. It’s only true if you’re still sporting a summer look such as white linen Capri pants when the weatherman calls for a jacket. Wearing white can still be


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6 Ways to Dress Like A Celebrity

Sometimes it can be tricky trying to emulate your favorite celeb’s style, so I wanted to break down some of the Hollywood trends we love so much with six simple tips. 1. Animal Prints. Anything goes with this trend, and it is so versatile that you can rock it as a dress, shoes or accessory.


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Legendary Look: Marilyn Monroe

With intense buzz surrounding the new Oscar-worthy 1950’s drama, My Week With Marilyn, I thought it only appropriate to highlight Marilyn Monroe as the fashion icon she is. Marilyn’s timeless sense of style is classic, simple and elegant. This particular look that she made famous is almost as well known as she is. To recreate


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Friday Featured Item: Love Your Style, Love Your Size Women’s Plus Pintuck Tunic

Red is a huge trend for fall and LYS’s pintuck tunic is definitely RED! It has incredible detailing like the tie in the back. You can make it as loose or as tight as you want. You can definitely keep this piece going through the cooler, winter months by pairing it with a jacket or


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Fall 2011 Beauty Must-Haves

When the weather starts to turn cooler I like to adjust my beauty buys accordingly. On my shopping radar for fall are some of the beauty must-haves that help keep me looking and feeling my best. Because I am obsessed with my nails and always like to keep them perfectly manicured, a mini manicure set


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