Purging your closet can feel marvelous. Jettisoning items that have gone unworn for months (or years) alleviates anxiety and guilt, gives you room to really see what you own, and allows you to focus on items that you truly adore. But if you've spent big on something and never worn it, or know...

Store-bought clothes incorporate color-block bands at the hem all the time, so don't be afraid to try it yourself and wear it with confidence. This works really well, especially if you've already seen a version you want to imitate. The idea for this project came from a Ralph Lauren dress...

Everything I know about how to make your clothes look as though they fit you when they are, in fact, too short. xoxo, Gracey _ _ _ _ _ Already Pretty contributor Gracey hails from Fashion for Giants. She's essentially your average blogger, except that she's taller than average (six...

--Guest Post By Sheila Barnett Americans throw away about 35 pounds of clothing each year. Often, we throw away clothes simply because they are out of style or worn out. For clothing that is obviously damaged or tattered beyond recognition, it is best to go ahead and toss these items. What we...

Clothes with existing color stripes are a DIYer's dream come true. It's like they come with a neon-lit invitation to get messed with. HA. I've wanted to do a couple posts on how to use color blocking to add length for a while now, and finally found the products I needed to pull it off. No...

) Some of the more trendy, young, fashion-forward consignment shops will consider your vintage items, but many want modern clothes and accessories only. In fact, my main consignment source is looking for clothes made within the past three to five years. The newer the better, in many...

a very selective acceptance process for the pieces that come in, and thus only resell clothing that is in fantastic condition. In addition, if any piece on the rack is damaged, most stores will sell it to you at a heavily discounted price. I must admit that I was a little reluctant to...

So here are some tips on how to order clothing efficiently on line... 1) Read the entire garment's description: What is the fabric? Do you know what that fabric feels like? Do you already own something with that particular combination and do you like the feel of it? What are the closures?...

Purging your closet can feel marvelous. Jettisoning items that have gone unworn for months (or years) alleviates anxiety and guilt, gives you room to really see what you own, and allows you to focus on items that you truly adore. But if you've spent big on something and never worn it, or know...

Start with a dress How to layer clothes depends on the weather in your area, but no matter where you live you really can't go wrong with thin layers. For example, wearing a dress with pants underneath is kind of a big deal this season. Sweater dresses with tights are also a fun staple to...

 

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