Look Better at Little Cost


No one knows how much longer the recession will last. Most of us don’t feel entirely comfortable spending a lot of money on clothes while...

  • (L–R) Singer/songwriter Ciara, Ricky Lauren, Ralph Lauren, and model Kendall Jenner pose at MBFW Spring/Summer 2015 - Ralph Lauren Polo 4D fashion show at Central Park on Sept 8, in New York. (Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)

    Lauren Stages 4-D Hologram Show for Fashion Week

    NEW YORK—If you came out for Ralph Lauren’s spring 2015 fashion show to get a close-up of the designer’s new Polo brand for women, you... Read more

  • Top 20 Eco Fashion and Beauty shopping sites curated by Eluxe Magazine

    Top 20 Eco Shopping Sites for All Your Green Living Needs

    Big online luxury retailers like Net-a-Porter are now carrying eco-friendly beauty and fashion ranges alongside their high-fashion brands but most consumers don’t know that entire... Read more

  • This product image provided by Levi Strauss shows the company's Knit Jeans, made of stretch cotton knit that look like jeans but feel like sweatpants. Companies, including Levi Strauss, which invented the first pair of blue jeans 141 years ago, acknowledge that the jeans business has been hurt by what the fashion industry dubs the “athleisure” trend. That has led them to create new versions of classic denim that are more “stretchy” and mimic the comfort of sweatpants.  (AP Photo/Levi Strauss)

    A Look at the Past and Uncertain Future of the Iconic Blue Jeans

    NEW YORK—Americans’ obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin. Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. After all, not... Read more

  • Fashion from Carmen Marc Valvo Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Carmen Marc Valvo Marks Anniversary With Menswear

    NEW YORK— Carmen Marc Valvo has a stable of celebrities who wear his stable of celebrities, so he decided to mark his 25th anniversary in... Read more

  • Fashion from the Creatures of the Wind Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Creatures of the Wind Shows Off New Chunky Shoes

    NEW YORK— With a delicious clackety clack on the runway, Creatures of the Wind designers Christopher Peters and Shane Gabier on Thursday debuted their first... Read more

  • Fashion from Peter Som Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Fun, Spectacle at New York Fashion Week on Day 2

    NEW YORK— New York Fashion Week kicked into high gear on its second day, with celebrities dotting audiences at the Lincoln Center tents and elsewhere... Read more

  • Fashion from Tadashi Shoji Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    NYFW: Tadashi Shoji Goes to Old Venice in Lace and Chain

    Tadashi Shoji on Thursday paid homage to 15th-century Venice and the Grand Canal at sunset as it reflects the famous Ca’ d’Oro palace in a... Read more

  • This ensemble demonstrates how the same modules of fabric cut according to the golden ratio can be used to achieve various designs. (Julianna Turcu)

    Designing With the Perfect Tool: The Golden Ratio as It Applies to Fashion

    I must confess, mathematics has never been my forte; and I must confess this to those who might think that understanding and using the golden... Read more

  • Designer Donna Karan greets the audience after the Donna Karan New York Fall 2014 collection was presented during Fashion Week, at 23 Wall Street in New York on Feb. 10, 2014. An organization that works on global development through fashion plans to honor Karan on Sept. 23, 2014, for her work with artisans in Haiti and around the world. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

    Fashion 4 Development to Honor Donna Karan

    NEW YORK—An organization that works on global development through fashion plans to honor Donna Karan for her work with artisans in Haiti and around the... Read more

  • Horse-drawn carriage protesters rally near Central Park on Sept. 3, 2014 ahead of Victor de Souza's Fashion Week opening show, which includes models on horse-drawn carriages. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYFW Opening Pushed Back By Horse-Drawn Carriage Protest

    NEW YORK—An hour late, after the sun had already set and the angry chants began to fade, the models were finally allowed to get on... Read more

  • Keep wearing that suit. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Dear President Obama, I Hope You Roll Out the Tan Suit Again

    A Twitterstorm about Barack Obama’s tan suit can hardly have been what the president was expecting as he spoke at a press conference about foreign... Read more

  • President Barack Obama after speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28. Obama’s summer fashion choice—not unprecedented among presidents—was the talk of social media. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)

    Obama’s Tan Suit Buzzed Around the World

    NEW YORK—Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine while dressed in the tan... Read more

  • Isabella Rose Taylor, 13, at her home, in Austin, Texas, on Aug. 14. Her fashion line is debuting at Nordstrom stores, and she’s set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Teen Texas Fashion Designer Finds Success

    AUSTIN, Texas—At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor—a painter since she was 3—took a week long sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles... Read more

  • The new Polo Tech compression shirt offers smart technology to send heartbeat, respiration, stress levels, and other data to tablets and smartphones. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauren)

    Luxury Fashion Takes On Fitness Technology

    NEW YORK—Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking... Read more

  • Keke Palmer arrives at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Aug. 25, 2014. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Primaries at the Emmys

    There was an air of “take the bull by the horns” when it came to the colors chosen by the stars who attended Monday’s Emmy... Read more

  • Host Seth Meyers, left, and Alexi Ashe arrive at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Emmy 2014: Reds, Blues Dominate Emmy Awards Red Carpet

    NEW YORK— Lena Dunham showed up for the Emmys in an awkward pink confection and Kerry Washington went for a bright orange dress with dark... Read more