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Mad for Monochrome: How to Wear Head-to-Toe Color

Photos by Indigital Images

Forget the black-on-black uniform from last winter. Instead, opt for all-cobalt office wear or ballet-pink velvet. As monochrome trends get more colorful by the season, we say the brighter the better. One-tonal outfitting may seem challenging at first. But don’t be intimidated. Just focus on the structural elements of your garb, like texture and shape, and remember that now’s the time to play with accessories—also, a statement red lip goes far in elevating your look.

Read on for some of our favorite colors and shopping options for going full-on monochrome, so you can lead the trend.

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What to Wear to 3 Types of Holiday Parties

When the invitations to merriment arrive, our minds quickly turn to what to wear. And most holidays we’re not dressing for a single party but for three or four or five. Planning party wear can be preoccupying—and pretty fun.

To give us a jump-start this season, we’ve put together nine looks for three different types of affairs. Whether we’re chilling with our girls, celebrating with office mates or sipping cocktails at the in-laws’, we always look as festive as an (extremely fashionable) elf. Here are our tips, plus seasonal inspiration and shoppable styles, all wrapped up in a pretty package. (It’s OK if you didn’t get us anything.)

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Gifts for Your Host This Holiday Season

Photos by Elizabeth Podlesnik 

She’s dutifully planned the perfect holiday hobnob, complete with all the trimmings. As you’re picking up presents for your family and friends, don’t forget your loving host, without whom your favorite pumpkin chiffon pie would not have been baked.

Ahead, the holiday gifts that acknowledge her effort and ensure you get a standing invitation—if not an extra slice.

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Hot Hat Styles to Keep You Warm This Winter

Photos by Crystal Nicodemus and Kristin Yamada

Not dressing for the weather is never in fashion—after all, shivering is pretty unflattering. And yet, sometimes cold weather accessories cramp our style. Especially when it comes to hats. Finding one that suits us and our attire is a challenge. One we accept!

Taking our cues from the street-style set, we’ve rounded up several hats and caps to keep us warm this winter. They’re all really so chic, we’re calling them this season’s crowning achievement.

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Andrew Rosen Holds Fashion Accountable with Good Wool by Theory

Dedicated to creating clothing that lasts—in terms of both fashion and quality—Theory’s latest innovation involves crafting clothing that is better for our planet. Good Wool by Theory raises the bar with a novel approach to fashion manufacturing that is elegant, effective and environmental.

Cofounder and CEO Andrew Rosen is heading this shift with the label’s most sustainable fabric to date. The line’s new colorful wool suits start with wool that is humanely sourced on the rural island of Tasmania, and then ecologically manufactured in Italy using renewable resources. Even the hangtags are made with recycled paper. Good Wool is just the beginning for Theory and Rosen, who has plans to make the label fully sustainable. We spoke to him about this eco-friendly enterprise, his vision for Theory and what the future holds for fine, sustainable fashion.

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Wedding Trimmings: You've got the dress, not get the rest. Style Weddings

Wedding Trimmings: You’ve Got the Dress, Now Get the Rest

Congratulations. There were millions out there, yet you managed to find “the one.” Or maybe you’ve chosen two? (If so, no one’s judging—a shorter reception dress is a handy option for the dance floor.) Either way, now you can move on to assembling your wedding-day trousseau—from jewelry and a veil to shoes and night-of lingerie.

While your wedding dress is decidedly the eye-grabbing foundation of your big-day wardrobe, shoes and accessories are the finishing touches that express your distinct personality. That leaves a lot of space to experiment. You can go big, go subtle, go bohemian or go retro.

Because there are so many options out there, we’ve rounded up a few tips and accessory ideas to help you get started. Also, if you’re surrounding yourself with a bridal party, you’ll want your bridesmaid outfits to reflect a similar aesthetic—so get your supporting ladies in on the search.

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For Something New: Our Buyer’s Diary from Bridal Fashion Week

Spring bridal trends are aimed at nonconforming brides-to-be—she who prefers leather to tulle and jumpsuits over ball gowns. With elegant body-con shapes and convertible trains, even traditional silhouettes have been modernized to suit the contemporary woman. Our favorite trend? Variety, because no two fairy tales are the same. Below, peek inside Nordstrom buyer Sharon Wikstrom’s notes and see what excites her most about next season’s bridal.

 

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Beauty Style

Halloween Headbands for the Costume Non-Committed

Deciding on a Halloween look is no easy task, which is why we often take a low-key (but sporty) approach to dressing up. Because with the right accessories, your getup can bewitch party guests with minimal effort.

Below, spooktacular headbands and shoppable links to get you in the festive spirit. Happy haunting!

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The Sweater Style Danish It Girls Love

Pernille Teisbaek and Emili Sindlev photographed by Crystal Nicodemus 

For a tiny country, Denmark has cornered the international market on coolness. Celebrity chef René Redzepi put hyperlocal cuisine and foraged foods on the menu. Nordic noir shows like The Killing and The Bridge spawned streaming binge sessions around the globe. “Hygge” had us all swaddled in wooly blankets in front of fires seeking the Dane’s national brand of coziness.

Then there are the Danish It girls, like Pernille Teisbaek and Emili Sindlev, who epitomize Scandi style. Truly, Copenhagen may just be our favorite city for the mellow yet sophisticated looks on its streets. One tip we picked up from these Northern beauties in the hip district of Nørrebro: Scandinavian-inspired sweaters are the next heritage piece primed for mass appeal. Their folksy patterns, colorful yarns and snug warmth make them so inviting.

Here are a few of our favorite cheery knits to shop now. Pair them with pants or skirts for a fresh fall look. And feel free to mix prints with your knits: it’s how the Danes do it.

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The 5 (Best) Boot Styles for Fall 2017

Photos by Indigital Images

Boots: fall’s must-have and as ubiquitous as a wool scarf, but with the power to make or break your entire outfit. Before replacing last year’s black booties with another, less-worn pair, consider upgrading your staple shoe altogether. We’ve gathered the season’s most-buzzed-about boot trends, plus shoppable links for you to refresh your soles. From winter whites to slouchy, over-the-knee styles, there’s something for everyone to break out of their comfort zone and, perhaps, slip into a pair of silver space boots.

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