Celebs who are pro- and anti-furLions and tigers and bears … oh my! No, we're not taking a trip to the zoo, we're just looking through the furry closets of Hollywood moms. While some celebrities won't let PETA … or any animal (sorry, Bambi) … stand in their way of rocking the latest furry fashions, others hold strong to their anti-fur activism.
We've compiled a hairy-ed list of five celebrities who aren't afraid to get their fur on … and five who prefer petting animals to wearing them.
1. Jennifer Lopez
Jenny from the block may have Marc Anthony off her back … but sadly we can't say the same for her and PETA. J. Lo continues to be hounded by the animal rights group for her frequent use of fur in her clothing line.
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Hip-hop superstar Beyonce has long been criticized for her fur-wearing ways. While PETA was happy to see her abandon fur last winter, they can't be thrilled with the fur stole she's seen wearing in her latest album cover.
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Celebs who are pro- and anti-furLions and tigers and bears … oh my! No, we're not taking a trip to the zoo, we're just looking through the furry closets of Hollywood moms. While some celebrities won't let PETA … or any animal (sorry, Bambi) … stand in their way of rocking the latest furry fashions, others hold strong to their anti-fur activism.Read More »from Fur Real! 5 Celebs Who Are Pro-fur … and 5 Who Aren't
These stars prove that you can look hot when it's cold outside. Try these tricks for a very fashionable winter.Read More »from 13 Ways to Look Hot This Winter
By Dawn Davis
Wear a Tuxedo Jacket Out at Night
Just because it's too chilly to don a dress, doesn't mean you can't rock a super-hot date-night look. In a slim-cut, white jacket, Jessica Alba proved that menswear can be seductive.
A Fur Collar Makes Any Outfit Cooler
Add a fur (real or faux) collar, shrug or scarf over your jacket or coat and you'll instantly look more stylish. Rihanna used this trick to dress up jeans and a T-shirt.
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Invest in a Statement Coat
Olivia Wilde's Chanel topper is so gorgeous it doesn't matter what she was wearing underneath. Look for a version with jewel embellishments and a fun pattern or fabric.
Mix Bold Colors
On the set of Gossip Girl, Leighton Meester paired an orange, printed coat with blue cap. Try combining hues that seem to clash for a quirky-cute result.
Take it to the Max in Thigh-High Boots
Nothing says sexy quite like a pair of black, leather, over-the-knee boots. Kim Kardashian lives by this rule.
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- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Winter Style – Tue, Dec 6, 2011 7:04 PM EST
It seems that when orders were placed in September, Target had not fully completed production on all clothing and home goods that were promised to buyers. Clearly, they underestimated the popularity and hype surrounding the designer collaboration. (Let's hope they're better prepared for the upcoming Jason Wu for Target collection). Many Missoni items had lengthy shipping delays or were canceled altogether. While we've seen a few items trickle back into stock (all the men's ties and some dishes were back last month), more than 50 items were just returned to the store website. If you submitted a complaint with Target about the way they handled the Missoni launch or your order, you may have received a $25 gift card in the mail. We just used ours toward that instantly-sold-out Missoni throw blanket (it's still available in twoRead More »from Missoni for Target: back in stock for the holidays!
Sequin Ballet Flats with BowThe holiday season is officially here! The month of December is amazing because it's just about the only time of year when you can't wear too much sequins and there's no such thing as a bow that's too big. If your closet's lacking the perfect pair of holiday heels - don't fret! We rounded up 7 awesome party shoes (all under $50!) that are cheaper than buying a whole new outfit! Happy Holidays!Read More »from 7 Party Shoes Under $50
Rosette T-Strap Heel
1. Rosette T-Strap Heel
T-straps are classic and this pair comes in fun colors, a high heel, and a pretty holiday bow on top.
Buy this pair at Delias for $29.50
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Passion Peep Toe Heel
2. Passion Peep Toe
In a classic winter white, this would be perfect at that black tie holiday work party.
Buy this pair at Asos for $39.53
Sequin Ballet Flats with Bow
3. Sequin Ballet Flats with Bow
Sparkle flats in a classy bow and you can't beat the price!
Buy this pair at New York & Company for $23.06
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4. Mary Jane Bow Shoes
This pair is
The work holiday party is a must for most cubicle-dwellers. It necessitates looking professional but stepping outside of the blazer-and-slacks box. Here, our stylish (corporate-appropriate) picks that'll have you looking your best.Read More »from Dresses for Your Office Holiday Party
If You Want To Hide Your Tummy…
Zara gold dress
Shop for a structured dress with a tailored waistline that hits right at your belly button. Any lower will emphasize your middle and higher can imitate a maternity frock. We love this festive gold pick, perfect for evening drinks but ready for your desk when juxtaposed with a soft, button-up sweater.
Zara Tulip Dress, $99.90; zara.com
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If You're Busty…
Kensie black dress
Shop for a shallow scoop-neck frock that'll allow for a full-support bra. Coverage is important, but avoid cuts that hide your collarbones, as it can look suffocating on larger chested women. We love this pick's playful sheer sleeves-cover 'em up during the day with a fitted jacket and shed it post-5 p.m.!
Kensie Women's Lace Dress,
Cold-weather season doesn't mean you've got to look like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Here, our favorite flattering coats that are chic enough to keep you out of hibernation.
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By Julia Malacoff, REDBOOK
From office parties to Christmas to New Year's Eve, we have a chic, budget-friendly dress for every holiday occasion. What to wear to that festive office party? How to dress for Thanksgiving? We have it covered.
1. Sparkly Dress
This sparkly, slinky dress looks like it was made for a New Years Eve party.
Jones New York, $179; Jones New York Women's Swirl Sequin Sheath, amazon.com.
2. One-Shoulder Dress
A one-shoulder dress is a great way to show a little skin over the holidays without revealing too much.
BCBGeneration, $108; One Shoulder Dress by BCBGeneration, piperlime.com.
3. Sheath Dress
The sheath dress is a classic shape that will never go out of style. If you're looking to splurge on a party dress to last you through New Years, this style is your best bet.
French Connection, $168; Angela Lace Dress, frenchconnection.com.
4. Fit N' Flare Dress
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When November hits, it means it's time to overindulge in pumpkin pie and worry about what you're going to get for all the cool people in your life. While we can't control the first part, we can definitely help eradicate your gift-buying stress! Throughout the holiday season, we'll be bringing you our curated gift guides, covering everything from the best luxury items, to the coolest personalized gifts, to the ultimate items for those ultra stylish people that can be tricky to buy for. First up, we're tackling gifts for those ultra stylish people. Sure it would be easy if we could just walk into Hermés and get them a leather bracelet, but what do you get when you're on a budget of $150 or less? Click to see our picks for foolproof gifts for those stylish peeps in your life - and don't think we forgot about the boys! We included six amazing gifts for the most stylish men in your life, too. Check out more chic and coin-friendlyRead More »from Luxe Gifts For the Fashion Lover — All Under $150
Haven't washed your hair this week? We know: Life gets hectic over the holidays. Luckily, all you need is a round brush, some shine serum, and a spritz of hairspray to tame fly-aways and you'll be the belle of the ball once again. This sleek bun is perfect if you're running late to a Friday night dinner party.
Casual French Twist
This easy-to-do chignon is girly and pretty. Pros: It's great for a low-back dress, it takes under five minutes to complete, and it'll still look good if you get caught in the rain. Cons: It won't take long for your BFF to rush to a mirror and steal your look!
A little curling, a lot of teasing, and voila! Nothing says sexy like big, voluminous hair. Save this show-stopping 'do for New Year's Eve and play up the sex appeal with dangly earrings and a chic body-con dress.
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