Shopping for warm weather clothes is one of the best parts about summer. Flirty dresses, chic sunglasses, bright colors -- what's not to love? Unfortunately, some people shy away from their inner fashion goddesses due to the inevitable challenges our favorite season can provide. How do you stay cool without feeling overexposed? Are there ways to dress up shorts for work? What about making sure your clothes don't wrinkle in the heat?
Luckily, all of our biggest summer style problems have been solved by one of my very favorite sources for retro-chic summery staples - ModCloth! They tackled every one of our fashion issues, from travel wardrobe woes to accessorizing questions. Check out 6 of my favorite pieces of advice:
1. PROBLEM: Looking cute while traveling
looking cute while traveling
Solution: "Breathable, wrinkle-free fabrics, with light layers, cute flats, and simple accessories."
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- Babble.com | Fashion – Wed, May 15, 2013 1:40 PM EDT
Shopping for warm weather clothes is one of the best parts about summer. Flirty dresses, chic sunglasses, bright colors -- what's not to love? Unfortunately, some people shy away from their inner fashion goddesses due to the inevitable challenges our favorite season can provide. How do you stay cool without feeling overexposed? Are there ways to dress up shorts for work? What about making sure your clothes don't wrinkle in the heat?Read More »from Old Clothes, New Tricks: 6 Summer Style Problems Solved by ModCloth
- The Vivant | Fashion – Wed, May 15, 2013 1:29 PM EDT
By Spencer Cain, The VivantRead More »from Oops! Kanye West’s $750,000 Car Crushed in Kim Kardashian’s Gates
Kanye's Car This has just not been a great week for Kanye West. After walking into a sign outside of Beverly Hills Vietnamese restaurant 9021pho and getting into a fight with a photographer the other day, his prized possession-a $750,000 black Lamborghini Aventador that baby mama Kim Kardashian bought him for his 35th birthday-was damaged upon entering Kardashian's swanky Los Angeles mansion.
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After being serviced yesterday, a driver was returning the pricey vehicle to the Mediterranean pad and entering the gates. Sadly, they were going just a little too slow, and the gates began to close on it, causing some unfortunate damage. There's no word on how much the damage cost, but chances are it wasn't cheap. Considering the car is close to $1 million, every square inch on this bad boy is worth something!
Here's hoping the birth of Kanye and Kim's child is a smoother
Bauer-Griffin While promoting her new single "Come and Get It" in Miami, InStyle's June cover girl Selena Gomez snuck in some beach time in a ViX by Paula Hermanny bikini. And you can snag the tribal print two-piece for yourself: The triangle top is available for $94 and the bikini bottoms are available for $100, both at vixpaulahermanny.com.Read More »from Found It! Selena Gomez’s Tribal Bikini
- StyleCaster News | Fashion – Wed, May 15, 2013 11:57 AM EDT
By Meghan Blalock, StyleCasterRead More »from Spanx Founder and Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges Half Her Fortune to Charity
Sara Blakely In today's ultimate good deed, shapewear queen and Spanx founder Sara Blakely has just become the first female billionaire to sign the Giving Pledge, an initiative started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet in 2010 that encourages the world's richest people to give at least half their wealth to charity, reported Forbes. Blakely-who's worth a whopping $1 billion-became the world's youngest female billionaire last year at the age of 42.
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"Since I was a little girl I have always known I would help women," Blakely wrote in her pledge letter. "At Spanx, we say it's our goal to make the world a better place, one butt at a time. With this pledge my goal is to make the world a better place…one woman at a time."
Blakely's story is seriously amazing, as she started Spanx less than 15 years ago with an investment of just $5,000. At the time, Blakely-a young graduate of Florida
- Beauty High | Fashion – Wed, May 15, 2013 11:44 AM EDT
By Rachel Adler, Beauty HighRead More »from Chrissy Teigen Will Definitely Be Taking Xanax Before Her Wedding
Chrissy Teigen Sports Illustrated model Chrissy Teigen may have become famous because of her bikini body, but she's made a name for herself due to her social media prowess. Teigen, a Venus Razor spokesperson and longtime fiancee to John Legend has no qualms with taking to Twitter to state her opinions on everything from the latest "Teen Mom" scandals to politics. We hung out with Teigen yesterday at her bridal shower (which she claimed would be her only one before the wedding) as Venus showered the bride-to-be on a rooftop in NYC.
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Teigen was hanging out with her mom, Pepper, and while taking a break from the "usual" bridal shower games and photo booths she dished to us about some of the special details that would be taking place at her wedding, the rituals that she would be doing the morning of, and of course why everyone should be taking Xanax the day they get married - read on for
We're seriously craving new shoes, and while killer heels and adorable sandals are on our shopping lists, sometimes we just want to run around in a fresh pair of sneakers. This week we've rounded up our top five cute-but-comfy kicks that will revive any spring outfit.
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I can never find a phone case that I love. I search far and wide, but nothing is quite what I'm looking for- everything is slightly too cutesie, or the wrong color, or just a bit off... does that happen to you? If so, you'll love these 7 easy custom phone cases that let you decide what your favorite digital accessory looks like.
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Amp up your summer style with these amazingly affordable accessories! Whether your style is boho, classic, edgy, or girly, these pieces will make you look hot all season long.Read More »from Summer Accessories (Under $30!) for Every Style
By Connie Wang, Refinery29
It starts innocently enough: You feel like you need more clothes - oh, and accessories, books, gadgets, and doodads - than you expected for your trip. Next thing you know, you're dusting off that jumbo suitcase from underneath your bed for your weekend trip, checking your 50-pound suitcase at the airport, losing your luggage, and having to do the weekend with one outfit.
If it's happened to you once, it's probably enough to scare you into the carry-on club for the rest of your air-travel life - no matter if you're going on a weekend getaway or a multi-week extravaganza. And you're not alone. We've been there...several times and, as a result, have become pro-packers. Ahead, we reveal our space-saving tips for doing it carry-on style, every time.
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- Lucky Magazine | Fashion – Tue, May 14, 2013 4:16 PM EDT
by Elana FishmanRead More »from Rihanna's Second River Island Collection Will Include 'Clothes for Fat Days'
WWD/George Chinsee Fans of Rihanna's first capsule for UK high street brand River Island, which included unzipped-up-to-there maxi skirts, crop tops and utilitarian onesies, will be psyched to learn that the collection is coming back for another round. Rihanna for River Island's summer collection drops May 25, and impatient RiRi fans can get a sneak peek at the goods to come in the video, which shows the star and designer Adam Selman tweaking the pieces during a fitting.
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While the slinky, clingy silhouettes and midriff-baring cuts Rihanna's first collab contained aren't going anywhere, it looks like the summer range will contain far more prints. The songstress insists that her muted florals are more "gangsta" than "chic," extols the virtues of a tie-dyed jumpsuit and curiously claims that she wanted to make "clothes for fat days." Personally, we're not about to slip into a completely sheer macramé crop top when we're feeling heavier than usual, but
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