If you struggle with making your clothes last, consider these tips to promote wardrobe longevity. 1. Hang vs. fold. Crumpling your clothes on the floor every night requires more turns in the washing machine and leads to faster wear-out. Hang up your clothes the minute you remove them to...

Swap Goods Online Want an international wardrobe? Connect and swap with women from around the world at sites like Swap Style ( www.swapstyle.com ), My Fashion Swap ( myfashionswap.com ) and Commuto ( www.commuto.com ). Use Consignment/Thrift Shops The next time you take a bag of clothing...

While some shopping behaviors, such as buying only fair trade merchandise, can be difficult and expensive, it's nice to know that some of the greenest things you can do for your wardrobe are actually easy and free. Author: If you are fascinated by how clothes are made, you may be...

March 11, 2011 Meet Your Wardrobe's new BFF: a 72" Strand of Pearls Worn a Gazillion Different Ways From ladylike & classic a la Jackie O, Michelle O, Grace Kelly & Princess Di; to fashion-forward (Carrie Bradshaw); to timelessly fabulous (Holly Golightly "breakfasting" at Tiffany and, of...

Or simply get a few wild card items to complement your basics. 3. Try a headpiece I personally am terrified of headpieces of any sort, but they look great on the bold. Go for glamour in a turban or simply chic in a floppy hat: 4. Invest in hot shoes Nothing amps up your wardrobe quite...

Check out this really cheap and easy way to store your sunglasses! Clear a small space on your closet rack to hang your sunglasses on a basic clothes hanger. You can also display them on a wall by hanging the clothes hanger from cool hooks or knobs. It's important to use a felt hanger so...

Jewelry, specifically costume jewelry, is the one of the most inexpensive ways to upgrade your wardrobe. I have a ton of jewelry and my storage methods have been constantly evolving as my collection grows. I am one of those "out of sight, out of mind" kind of girls – so I have to be able to...

It's such an easy way to expand your wardrobe without spending any extra money!! ...unless you go shopping saying it's for your man but really you're shopping for men's clothing so you can wear them too. Not that I do that or anything. Okay, fine! I did it last weekend. My husband is a tall,...

out of your wardrobe by pairing items that you normally wouldn't think to put together. For tips on how to pull it off correctly, see How to Mix Prints Like a Pro. 5. Pile on the bracelets. Want an instant way to add edge to your look? Pile on the bracelets. This can be an inexpensive way...

One of the easiest and most affordable ways to revamp your look is to update your jewelry arsenal. This spring season, designers have made it easy for you by taking some of the current trends and unveiling them in an invigorating new way. For Spring 2011, a myriad of design houses such as...

 

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