Ever fallen for a blouse that’s just slightly too flowy for your liking? Cue the half-tuck. A little less formal than the full-tuck, this simple style trick adds instant polish and gives the illusion of longer, leaner legs. Here’s how.


  1. Start with your top draped naturally over your jeans.
  2. Then, tuck in the front about an inch, letting the sides and back hang loose.
  3. Gently fluff some of the tucked material out over your waistband to achieve a relaxed, effortless look.
  4. Not feeling quite right? Play with the angle of your tuck, either pulling fabric back into the waistband or letting more hang out. Repeat until satisfied.

Ta-da! You just gave “business in the front, party in the back” a whole new meaning.

By Kim Watson, Staff Writer

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August 1, 2015

Matching solid-colored ties to solid-colored shirts? Piece of cake. But throw in stripes, paisley patterns, and checks, and you’re suddenly lost. Don’t panic. This simple guide will teach you the ropes of shirt and tie pairings.


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August 11, 2013

Suits always look dapper, but keeping them unique and different from the rest takes a little extra thought. Whether playing with color (royal blue cuff links and a grey suit) or patterns (like a striped dress shirt), you’ll be sure to stand out from the crowd – in a good way. Try any of the ideas below for a stylish twist on a classic look.


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By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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April 15, 2013