With temps dropping below zero, it’s important to bundle up. But when you’re piling on so many layers, it’s easy for your figure to get lost beneath it all. To avoid that frumpy look, check out the tips below for finding a winter jacket that’s actually flattering.

How to Pick a Flattering Winter Coat

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December 9, 2013

So, you want to gift your friend a pair of pants for the holidays. But with so many different cuts, fits, and washes, where do you begin? First, breathe. Next, simply use the tips below to make sure the pants you pick are a guaranteed good fit.


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December 2, 2013

Using online measurements can be a bit difficult. Add gifting to the equation, and, well, it’s just flat-out intimidating. But fear not – you don’t have to give up the idea of gifting a perfectly fitting top this holiday season. Simply use the tips below to make sure your picks are always a good fit.

How to Find the Shirt That Fits Best

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November 25, 2013

Okay, so there’s a superstition that warns us to never gift shoes. But we’re pretty sure we’d be happy with opening any box that involved some fancy foot candy. Here, we’ve gathered tips to help you figure out how to gift a pair of shoes that are not only well-received, but well-fitting.

Gifting Shoes

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November 18, 2013

The key to jeans that fit flawlessly? Knowing your measurements before you order online. Here, a guide to get you started – simply click on the image below to open and print.

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November 13, 2013

Not all figures are created equal, so it’s silly to expect that all women can fit easily into formfitting blazers and dainty blouses. For those of us with broader shoulders or bigger arms, finding these items can be a battle not worth fighting. Taking into consideration a few tips, however, makes for a much easier time. (Trust us.)

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October 28, 2013

Forget what anyone says. Those items of clothing you’ve deemed “completely unflattering” for your curves or your legs or whatever – well, consider this your permission slip to have at them.

Fitting Room You Can Wear It

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October 7, 2013

The impeccably tailored suit. It basically radiates power. You put it on, step into a room, and – bam – you own it. Heads turn. People respect you. Want to get to know you. The ill-fitting suit, on the other hand? It means none of that. Even if you’ve splurged on the finest brands, if the suit doesn’t fit, screw it.

So before your next big presentation or night downtown, suit up, step in front of a full-length mirror, and ask yourself these six questions.

Fitting Room-The impeccable Suit

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September 23, 2013

On fall’s must-have list: a full skirt (or four). Along with peplum – which is, for the record, still going strong – this ladylike piece is one of the season’s most flattering. Waists are rendered teeny-tiny. The hipless are granted curves. The pear-shaped? Now hourglasses. And, if that didn’t lure you, it’s also decidedly simple to pull off. Here’s how.

The Full Skirt

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September 2, 2013

Tailoring Nina Garcia

Nina Garcia is right, of course.  A good tailor is absolutely essential. Do you really think clothes just naturally fit celebs like a glove?

So do your research on the best tailor in your area, then grab these three key garments and see for yourself what a little tailoring can do for your figure. Continue reading “Take It In: 3 Wardrobe Staples a Tailor Can Transform” »

August 26, 2013