The thought of organizing your closet can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Your closet deserves that long overdue makeover you've been avoiding for months. So, we brought in an organizational genius, Beth Zeigler, founder of Bneato professional organizing, who gave us all the tricks to whip our closets into shape. Switching to felt hangers, using hooks for accessories, and adding shelf dividers are just a few of the easy tips we learned. Watch our video to find out how to transform your entire closet! On Allison: Elizabeth and James
When it comes to gorgeous gowns, you can't beat the red carpet, and this year's star-studded events definitely left us swooning over starlets left and right. From Mila Kunis's lovely lavender Elie Saab gown at the Oscars to Anne Hathaway's full-length shine at the Golden Globes, we fell head over heels for a bevy of fantastic frocks — 15 to be exact! To see all our top picks from the carpet rouge, watch our video now!
With cooler days now upon us, we’re highlighting one of our favorite accessories: the haute hat. We’re totally mad for this must have; it’s super functional, been spotted on runways and style setters alike, and adds a dash of panache to any ensemble. Cozy up to a cloche, mix in metallics, or favor a floppy. Any way you style it, you’ll definitely turn heads. So watch our video now to check out the toppers that are topping our list this season. On Allison: StyleMint top.
Source: Need Now: 15 Haute Hats!
Italian designers are known for their glitz and glamour, and Spring 2012 was no exception. From luxe bohemian outfits, to a styled ode to the roaring '20s, Milan Fashion Week debuted gorgeous fringe-trimmed ensembles for next season. Versus and Roberto Cavalli even offered a less literal approach to the trend via car wash pleat skirts and silk paneled gowns. Make sure to check out the rest of our trend reports from London and New York! On Allison: StyleMint
It's no secret, celebrities love their denim. Dressed down for a day of errands or styled up for a hot date night, denim is so versatile and can be worn for many different occasions. Take a style cue from a few of our favorite trend-setting celebrities, like Cameron Diaz, Rihanna, and Reese Witherspoon, and opt for a pair of white skinnies, a denim skirt, or keep it all-American cool with a pair of jeans and a white tee. On Allison: TopShop dress.
For Fall 2011, Derek Lam paired up with eBay to create a line of 16 easy-to-wear dresses which he presented at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week earlier this year. After the presentation, consumers were invited to vote to their favorite pieces, and now the five most popular styles — the black poplin evening dress and shift, the floral print dress in maxi and midi silhouettes, and the indigo denim sun dress — are being sold on eBay.com in the wallet-friendly price range of $125-$295. We’d opt for the black sheath dress — who doesn’t need another LBD? Be sure to check out the whole collection to shop your favorite style!
Last weekend, I took part in a style workshop at Britain's Next Top Model Live where I did a talk about the importance of celebrities to the fashion industry. If you were unable to make it to the event, then fear not as I have a short excerpt to share with you here.