- Healthy and packable snacks that make long road trips fun
- Sofia Vergara shows off a baby bump on set
- Postswim beauty fixes
- Hit the books: learn to style your back-to-school basics
- Beach house essentials that work year-round
- See Elizabeth Olsen charm Josh Radnor in the Liberal Arts trailer
- Video: Fun facts about Michael Phelps's new girlfriend Megan Rossee
- What can you expect to pay for an Olympic medal?
- Try a healthy vegan strawberry fudgsicle
- Celebrity accessory trend — beaded bracelets are all the rage!
- From pens to tablets: how school shopping has changed with technology
- James Bond's guide to pickup lines
- Stay cool all Summer long with ice-cream-making tools
Posts for August 7th 2012
Gwen Stefani hit the beach with her family for a little rest and relaxation after a busy week promoting her new single "Settle Down" in NYC. The No Doubt singer slipped into a leopard-print bikini and delivered her signature punky style on the sand, complete with a bold red lip. Watch today's Fab Flash for all the details. On Allison McNamara: StyleMint dress, Topshop jacket, Luv AJ Necklace.
Lucky magazine is one of our favorite sources for great shopping tips. We're thrilled to share this fabulous story from our friends at Lucky!Remember all those awesome pieces that CFDA designers Joseph Altuzarra, Creatures of the Wind and Pamela Love made for J.Crew a few months ago? The ones that were less expensive than usual, but still enough to bust your budget if you bought more than one? Well, most of them are still available on the retailer's website—but now, they're on sale. And on top of that, with the code "SHOPNOW", you'll get an additional 30 percent off the already-reduced cost.
Altuzarra for J.Crew Serge Sweater, $139.99 (was $295 marked down to $199.99), jcrew.com
Click over to Lucky to shop all of J.Crew's awesome sale.
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From sweet hats to sassy sunglasses to chic shoes, celebrities are all about accessories, and the latest trend to top the list is beaded bracelets. Jessica Alba has been spotted working her Chibi Jewels wrist candy all over NYC, Alessandra Ambrosio amped up her rock-chic Hollywood look with a slew of colorful beaded bracelets, while Katy Perry accessorized her green-and-yellow geometric bikini with a few Jewels by Dunn bracelets in Hawaii. See what other stylish stars are on board with the beaded bracelet trend, then shop our favorites, including some exact pieces, for yourself. Don't forget to Instagram a photo of your beaded bracelets with hashtag #csfind so we can gush over your arm party.
Don't get us wrong, we're absolutely loving the resurgence of the backpack — they're perfect for Summer beach days, music festivals, and weekend trips. But if you're feeling something a little more polished and mature for your return to school, we're helping you out with our roundup of sleek, sophisticated satchels — perfect for toting your bags, papers, and laptop in style. Click through to shop 14 chic book bags to get your school year started right.
Miranda Kerr, Orlando Bloom, and baby Flynn touched down at the airport in Sydney, but that didn't stop Miranda from sporting yet another mega-stylish outfit. This time the model mom worked denim on denim, tucking a denim button-up with black buttons and side-zip detail into these Stella McCartney white wide-leg jeans ($244, originally $488). She injected major cool via Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses and her signature burgundy Louis Vuitton leather duffel bag. While we can't see what shoes she wore, we gave her a pair of high brown strappy wedges to match the look. Mimic Miranda's travel style everywhere from the airport to your upcoming weekend festivities.
Rachel Zoe grabbed lunch with her son Skyler in West Hollywood and naturally looked all the bit glamorous while doing it. She started off with this Nation LTD beige tunic maxi gauze dress ($184), which she belted at the waist for definition. Then she dressed her neck with a chunky gold necklace, her wrist via a gold watch, and her feet with tan ankle-strap wedges. She finished off with oversized round sunglasses and a new bag, the tan version of this Givenchy satchel ($2,405). We adore Rachel's earthy chic color palette, and if you do too, re-create the look with similar pieces below.
A first date is one of those typical occurrences that leave you standing in front of your closet, scratching your head. You've gotten asked out, and now it's time to find the perfect outfit — no easy feat, considering you've only got one chance to make a first impression, right? We've put together five stylish ensembles for various first-date scenarios, so whether you end up at a five-star restaurant or playing a few rounds of pool at your neighborhood dive, you're sure to look your absolute best. Click through to see (and shop!) each look.
Photo courtesy of Coco Rocha