Formal - Long Skirts
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For every woman, there is formal dress to make you look and feel fabulous. Whether you want to accentuate your hourglass shape, curvy silhouette, or petite figure, you can find dress for your shape. Before you head to your next formal event, use these tips to determine which styles will highlight your natural body type, so you can feel confident and glamorous.
Skirts have always have always been an essential element of women's clothing, but with so many options, it may be hard to decide which skirts are right for you. Long skirts, short skirts, pleated skirts, pencil skirts: It's enough to make you want to give up and only wear pants! This women's skirt buying guide is here to help you diversify your wardrobe. Once you know how to buy skirts that will look great on you, you'll love having skirts in your closet.
It is important to find a comfortable skirt to wear to the office that is appropriate yet stylish. Skirts are a staple of any wardrobe; they are also one of the most versatile pieces of clothing and can be worn with sweaters, blouses or jackets. Depending on your office dress code, conservative or casual styles may be appropriate, so choose styles and colors that fit into your existing wardrobe. Wear long skirts for cooler weather. While the most popular women's skirts are hemmed around the knee, cold winter months are a great time to wear longer skirts. Formal long skirts, especially those made of silk or velvet fabric, are probably out of place in the office. Stick to cotton, twill or even wool fabrics for a professional look. Ruffles and pleats can also give long skirts a feminine touch. A-line skirts are the best shape for most women because they create a waistline and widen at the hem, balancing out larger hips. Select flattering skirt sets. To ensure your skirt looks as professional as possible for the office, find a skirt set with an accompanying jacket. You can pair the skirt set with any type blouse, including silk, cotton or polyester. For a clean look, wear a skirt and jacket with a blouse that easily tucks in and does not create a bulge or pull around the skirt waist. You can also pair women's skirts with separate jackets if you want to mix up the wardrobe. Choose a slimming pencil skirt. One of the most common and fashionable skirts to wear is the pencil skirt. It pairs nicely with a variety of blouses, sweaters and jackets, making it a versatile part of the wardrobe. The pencil skirt is flattering to all body types, from very thin to curvaceous women. The skirt's silhouette is straight at the waist and narrows at the knees, allowing it to hug all of the curves of the body. Look for a pencil skirt that has a slit or pleat in the back near the hem to allow for increased movement while walking. Find an appropriate casual skirt. Casual skirts can be professional and dressy enough to wear to work. For the office, look for skirts made of cotton, khaki material, linen or even wool to provide a comfortable option. Keep casual skirts mid-length, allowing them to fall either slightly above or below the knee cap. View All Skirts Back to Guides Directory View All Skirts
With so many etiquette rules about what to wear to a wedding, an invite may have you wondering what clothing to choose. You want to dress up to be respectful for this sort of occasion, but you don't want to be overdressed. Check the invitation to see how formal you need to be, or ask a bridesmaid or the mother of the bride what the dress code will be. The location given on the invitation will also give you clues about the expected level of formality.
Prom night is one of the most anticipated and most often remembered nights of a teen's life. If you're a teenage girl looking forward to prom or the parent of one, you know that picking the right prom dress is important. You want to feel pretty and confident on prom night, but with the variety of formal dresses available, it can be hard to find the right one for you. Read the following tips to help you find the right prom dress for your big night.
Bead bracelets are some of the most versatile pieces of jewelry available. Beaded bracelets can be feminine and dressy, bohemian and casual or dramatic and formal. You can wear bead bracelets with jeans, dresses, shorts, trousers and suits, and they can easily be paired with other bracelets and bead jewelry. Beaded jewelry can be an investment, and it can also be affordable. If you are looking to add to your jewelry collection and want to choose bracelets that will go with practically everything you own, consider bead bracelets and other beaded jewelry. Let us help you wear your beautiful bead jewelry selections tastefully while making your accessorizing personal.
No matter which season it is, you need skirts as versatile wardrobe options you can turn to again and again. But which women's skirts will look best on your figure and work for many different occasions? This guide lists the top 5 women's skirts you should have in your closet for every event you attend.
Spring has sprung and summer is on its way, which means you need a great pair of sandals. Why not try a pair of embellished sandals for a glamorous, easy-to-wear accessory this season? Beaded sandals, jeweled flip flops, platform sandals and other women's sandals are just a few of the styles that will add a bit of sparkle to any outfit. Read on for tips on buying embellished sandals.
Dresses are some of the oldest fashions in the world. Because of this, endless styles have developed, each with its own set of vocabulary. Understanding dress terminology can be helpful when you're shopping for dresses, particularly if you're shopping online. Here is a collection of the most common terms to know when you're shopping for new dresses.
The delicate details of a skeleton key go perfectly with contemporary fashions. A key pendant offers both designer appeal and whimsy. If you're new to key jewelry, then shopping for necklaces is the perfect place to start. You'll find a delightful selection of key pendants in every size, many decorated with gemstones or crafted of solid gold. Use this guide to wear key necklaces with hip fashion sense.
When a wedding invitation asks for guests to come in casual dress, the hosts are typically asking you to show up in fancy business attire. For women, that means skipping the elaborate dresses in favor of more relaxed separates or more casual dresses. There are several simple clothing options that allow women to be comfortable yet stylish for an important occasion like a wedding. Here are a few suggestions for finding the perfect outfit.
Because sofas are are the largest pieces of living room furniture, the decor of an entire room is usually centered around one. With all of the sofas, sofa sets, sectionals, and sleeper sofas available, however, basing your choice solely on looks will only get you so far. Here's what to look for when you are sofa shopping, so you can choose one that is not only beautiful but functional, too.
You've got a killer dress, beautiful jewelry and a gorgeous handbag: Now all you need is a great pair of ladies' shoes to complete your outfit. With ladies' dress shoes, boots and other women's shoes, the styles you want are right at your fingertips online. Read on for tips on selecting the best women's shoes for all occasions.
Classic and versatile, drop earrings may be paired with any wardrobe option to complete a look and add sparkle and shine. Drop earrings include a variety of style categories, including teardrop earrings, chandelier earrings and dangling earrings. Earrings with dangling gemstones, teardrops, charms and chandeliers go well with other jewelry selections and make great jewelry gifts. Choose teardrop earrings, dangling earrings, chandelier earrings and other drop earrings for your collection with our list of the best styles.
When you're shopping online for women's clothing, you may come across some terminology that you're not familiar with. If you're not sure what something in the clothing description for women's shirts or women's pants means, you may be hesitant to buy clothes online. This women's clothing glossary is here to help you figure out all of the clothing descriptions so you can buy women's clothing that is right for you. Read on for tips on fabric, specific cuts and embellishments before you buy clothes online.
Rose quartz is a beautiful gem with a pale pink hue. Rose quartz can be opaque or translucent, and may range in color from the palest shades of pink to rich coral pinks. Rose quartz jewelry is beloved for its charming appearance and affordability. Rose quartz also has a rich history with a romantic mysticism. Many refer to it as the "love stone" because gem lore states that rose quartz jewelry can aid the wearer in all aspects of love. Let us help you accessorize with rose quartz jewelry selections such as earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings.
The glowing green gemstones in tourmaline necklaces are stunning. Green tourmaline gemstones reflect the beauty of nature; their hues will remind you of grass, trees and forest lagoons. Tourmaline is one of the birthstones for those born in October, but anyone can appreciate the gorgeous shades of tourmaline jewelry. Green tourmaline necklaces are versatile; you can wear your tourmaline necklace with a variety of clothing and jewelry selections. Tourmaline is mined largely in the United States, Brazil, Africa and Afghanistan, and the gemstone is durable enough for daily wear. Invest in a beautiful green tourmaline necklace for your jewelry collection or choose green tourmaline gemstone jewelry as a spectacular gift. Our fashion tips will help you wear green tourmaline with flair.
In the world of sports, there are few known for being stylish. Golf has that distinct honor, with its "uniform" of plaid golf clothing and origins in Scotland. But golf, which stands for "gentlemen only, ladies forbidden," doesn't require plaid kilts anymore -- and it isn't restricted to men. Today's golf clothes and golf shoes come in many different styles and colors for both men and women. This buying guide is designed to help you find the right golf apparel for the climate, the course and your personal tastes.
Whether you're furnishing your first home or just updating your living room, you need living room furniture that fits your current decor and is comfortable for your family and friends to relax in. With armchairs, sofas and other living room couches to choose from, picking the right style can be somewhat overwhelming. This buying guide will help you sort through all the living room furniture and help you decide on the pieces that will work best in your living room.