Sure, the on-court competition at tennis’s main event is fierce, but it’s the courtside action that has our attention. A-list celebs (including members of the royal family) fill the stands to cheer – and their fashion game never serves to disappoint. Playing to their advantage? Knowing how to look chic among the crowd. Take a peek at some of our favorite past looks.

Tennis StyleAppropriate as ever, the Duchess of Cambridge sported classic tennis white in this springy dress by Zimmermann, adding a pop of color with her pashmina and clutch. Her best accessory? That perfect blowout.

wimbledon styleThe former Spice Girl steered clear from her usual all-black palette and stepped out in a bold dress from her namesake label for the occasion. The feminine silhouette perfectly balanced the colorblocked pattern.

wimbledon styleChic sunnies are a must for this spectator sport. The Underworld actress was on point in her dark, oversized shades.

Our Tennis Chic: Championship-Inspired Looks Boutique opened Monday, June 29, at 11AM ET.

By Elizabeth Burns, Assistant Fashion Editor

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June 29, 2015

Intimidated by the idea of wearing a one-piece in public? We get it. But these three style tips are sure to banish any romper reservations.

How to Wear a RomperSunday Brunch
When you wake up to a “We’re leaving in 15″ text, jump into a printed romper, throw on sneaks, and accessorize with classic shades. The look is as quick (and comfortable) as jeans and a tee, but it offers a little extra polish.
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June 26, 2015

Have what it takes to nail this classic look? Of course you do. Just snag these five seaside staples.

Preppy StyleA Printed Shift
The brighter, the better. Go for classic florals or nautical prints. Bonus points for adding baubles.

Preppy StyleAn Iconic Sandal
Two words: Jack Rogers. There’s just something about the whipstitched style that makes us (and our outfits) feel complete.

Preppy StyleClassic Sunnies
Ray-Bans seriously have it made in the shade. Opt for mirrored lenses and put a modern spin on an old favorite.

Preppy StylePastel Shorts
Pastels are practically neutrals. Think of these bottoms as your blank canvas and pair from there.

Preppy StyleA Go-To Tunic
This top is down for whatever. Toss over your swimsuit by day and pair with white denim at night.

Our Off to Martha’s Vineyard: Classic Summer Style Boutique opened Thursday, June 25, at 11AM ET.

By Jillian Hudon, Staff Writer

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June 25, 2015

Let’s be honest, the number of puppies we follow on Instagram just about tops the number of fashionistas. But our faves? The accounts that merge the two – obviously. Check our list of the top 5 stylish canines, then follow them immediately. You’ll be happy you did.

Instagram Toast Dog1. @toastmeetsworld
This fabulous spaniel might just be as famous as her dad @thefatjewish. Her trademark floppy tongue has won the hearts of A-listers: she gets front-row treatment at Fashion Week, surfs with Mara Hoffman, and even scored a Karen Walker campaign.

Lady Gaga Dog Instagram2. @missasiakinney
Not only is this Frenchie @ladygaga‘s best accessory, she’s also the star of the most recent Coach campaign, Coach Pups. She even got celebrity photographer Steven Meisel to capture her good side.

15-06-24_pupsofinstagram_MENSWEAR3. @mensweardog
Watch out world: we’ve got an author on our hands. Dubbed “The Most Stylish Dog in the World,” this Shiba Inu scored a book deal, thanks to his dapper outfits. In The New Classics, readers can find the timeless staples every man needs in his wardrobe.

15-06-24_pupsofinstagram_NEVILLE4. @nevillejacobs
Owned by fashion designer @themarcjacobs, it’s no wonder this Bull Terrier rubs elbows (paws?) with some of the world’s top models – hello, Christy Turlington, Cara Delevingne, and Kendall Jenner.

15-06-24_pupsofinstagram_BOO5. @buddyboowaggytails
We all know this fluffy Pomeranian like the back of our hand (he’s been famous for quite some time). When it comes to style? He’s mostly in his birthday suit, but when he dresses up, he does it right.

Watch out, pupparazzi – Instagram royalty coming through.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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June 24, 2015

Kendall Jenner’s effortless cool-girl style? It has the whole world staring. Here’s a peek at three of her must-have items and how to style them like this supermodel-in-the-making.

kendall jenner style
Slip-On Sneakers
Comfortable can be chic. And Kendall proves it. Just pair these kicks with a mini or maxi for a fashion-forward (yet functional) day look.

Mini Bag
This mini silhouette can be worn anywhere – and with everything. No wonder it’s Kendall’s go-to.

Crop Top
It’s safe to say this fashionista has nailed the trend. Take a page from her book and try a fitted version with wide-leg trousers.

Our Style Rookie: Trending Looks Inspired by Kendall Jenner Boutique opened Wednesday, June 24, at 11AM ET.

By Kasey Rowe, Assistant Fashion Editor 

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June 24, 2015

Looking to stand out in a sea of ordinary? We get it – and so does LAGOS. Every one of its coveted Caviar pieces is crafted by hand with meticulous attention to detail. Read on for three ways to wear these heirloom-worthy accessories, all while keeping it personal.

LAGOS Jewelry
Layer and mix metals.
Think piled-on bracelets and rings (bonus points for combining textures).

Let one bold accessory shine.
A handmade Caviar statement item turns heads all on its own.

Find your It piece.
When hundreds of steps go into the making of a bauble, you’ll never take it off.

It’s time to get your luxe on. Our LAGOS Boutique opens Thursday, June 25, at 3PM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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June 23, 2015

Who says fashion has to be so serious? Not us – or our favorite Brits over at Boden. Take a cue from our cheeky friends and make standout prints your new thing. Here are a few ways to master the look.

how to wear printsGo Bold
Making a head-to-toe statement has never been so easy. Just throw on a printed maxi. Stick to simple accessories – a sleek pair of metallic sandals keeps things from looking too busy.
 
 
how to wear printsMix & Match
Don’t run away scared just yet. Combining prints is actually a piece of cake. Just follow these three rules:

  1. When in doubt, keep it simple. Stripes and dots are always a no-fail match.
  2. Stick to one color family. You can’t go wrong with prints in the same hue.
  3. Play with scale. Balance a bold-print skirt with a delicate-print top.how to wear prints

Stripe It
Forget what you’ve heard about stripes. When done right, they’re more flattering than you think. For added curves, go with wide, horizontal stripes. For a lengthening effect, try thin, vertical lines.

Ready to get print happy? Our Boden Boutique opened Monday, June 22, at 3PM ET.

By Kelly Hamilton, Staff Writer

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June 22, 2015

Nothing says summer like the perfect pair of leather sandals (worn on a patio, sipping a cucumber martini… but we digress). The only thing standing in your way? The fear of blisters – it’s real.

how to break in leather sandals
Thankfully, Real Simple taught us this trick so we could ditch the Band-Aids:

  1. Strap on your new leather sandals.
  2. Fill a bucket with water.
  3. Quickly step in and out of the water.
  4. Towel off any excess water.
  5. Wear the sandals damp to soften them up.

 
Note: Not all leather is created equal, so be sure to do a quick water test on a hidden patch before you take the full plunge.

Once they dry, your kicks will be molded to your feet and take their rightful place as your go-to summer shoe. Now all that’s left is tracking down that cucumber martini.

By Ashley Bell, Staff Writer

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June 18, 2015

So you forgot to pack a few key items in your weekender bag – stay calm. Your beachwear is about to save you. Seriously, check these styling secrets.

15-06-16_swimsuitinpublic_blog3Cover-Up Tunic
Over and out? Roger that. During the day, toss this versatile piece over a swimsuit. At night, pair with white jeans for a preppy look favored by the likes of Tory Burch. Continue reading “Follow Suit: 3 Beach Styles You Can Wear Out” »

June 17, 2015

There’s no denying mini bags are having a moment. Luxe labels – from Balenciaga to Givenchy – are shrinking down their most coveted designs with celebrity-approved results. Take a cue from these three starlets on how to style the silhouette.

mini bag trend

Hitting the festival circuit this summer? Give your crossbody a breather and try a small studded handheld bag for a touch of extra refinement.

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June 15, 2015