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  • On the Ever-Sparklier Red Carpet, Galvan’s Simplicity Stands Out

    What do Gwyneth Paltrow and Kylie Jenner have in common? In addition to the obvious age difference (Paltrow is 43, Jenner 19), their personal styles and body types are practically polar opposites. Paltrow’s wardrobe leans polished and preppy, while Jenner’s is sexy and sporty.

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  • Where Can I Find: Affordable Chelsea Boots I Can Feel Good About Buying?

    The really, really nice ones are so expensive (Alexander Wang, etc etc). The closest thing I can find that look awesome are these Zara ones — they’re beautiful and I’ll probably buy them... but there HAS TO BE something out there that I can buy that won't break the bank (Wang) or won’t make me…

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  • Cat Eye Products For Any Idiot

    You ever looked at a cat and thought, 'I want your eyes?'

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  • Strong Suit

    The Dress for Success boutique in Manhattan is mid-sized and modest, with high ceilings and brown carpet. At the entrance, black and white portraits of smiling women hang on a red wall that also has the organization’s tagline — “Going places, going strong” — mounted beneath its block-letter logo.

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  • #OurVoteCounts: Racked's Pledge to Help Register 100,000 Female Voters

    Here’s how to make your voice heard. According to the Center for American Women and Politics, about 64 percent of women eligible to vote went to the polls in the last presidential election; for women ages 18-24, the number was just 45 percent. Those numbers aren’t nearly high enough in any…

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  • Real New Yorkers on the Really Weird World of Fashion Week

    These non-fashion folks tell us the truth about New York Fashion Week

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  • A Yeezy Boost Story With a Happy Ending

    My two year battle with Adidas and Kanye West has finally come to a close and left me the supreme victor. The earliest known record of me attempting to get Yeezys comes from 2014, where it appears I was mad that someone who barely used Twitter won them. No big deal, I only tweeted about Adidas…

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  • Where to Shop for a Leather Jacket

    Plus, four different ways to wear them. The leather jacket is a true outerwear problem solver: it can be worn over a dress to transition into cooler months, or thrown over a T-shirt or thin sweater to pair with jeans for when it’s truly fall. Shop the best ones that are in stores now here, with a…

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  • Where Does French Fashion Go after Haute Couture?

    Until October 15th, Le Bon Marché in Paris — the world’s oldest department store, founded in 1852 — is showcasing one hundred artisanal Paris-based clothing, jewelry, beauty, and stationery labels. Curated by Le Bon Marché’s style director, Jennifer Cullvier, and complemented by Christine…

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  • The Ultimate Denim Shopping Guide

    Finding the right jeans can take a few tries, and often requires sifting through several different stores, brands, and styles to find the right pair - which is why, for our annual denim guide, we put together several different stories.Below is everything you need to know to shop for jeans this…

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  • What to Buy at H&M Right Now

    The merchandising at H&M makes it pretty clear what the “good stuff” is; while stretchy tanks and dresses are relegated to the far-off corners, and non-fashion denim is tucked away inside shelves, the collection pieces are arranged quite differently — think heavy spotlights and dead-center…

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  • Help! My Bra Smells Even After I Wash It

    While I can't say for absolute sure, because I can't examine your actual bras, what I suspect is going on is that you're using too much detergent when you're laundering your bras. It may also be the case that the bras aren't being washed often enough, leading to an excess buildup of skin and sweat…

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  • What to Tell Your Tailor: Vintage Jeans with a Modern Fit

    Take your vintage denim to the next level. For most people, experience with tailoring denim starts and ends with getting a pair of jeans hemmed at the local dry cleaners. But especially when it comes to vintage jeans, taking the extra time to get a perfectly worn-in pair altered by someone who…

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  • Denim Styling Cues Straight From New York’s Most Casual Fashion Week

    Time to take notes. The New York fashion week crowd was noticeably casual this season, but that’s not to say the clothes were boring. From chatty graphic tees to jeans and sneakers, show-goers made the case for taking it easy. Below, five laid-back denim-based outfit ideas that don’t require much…

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  • Where to Shop: Non-Itchy Sweaters

    When 100% wool just won’t work. Nothing takes the “yay” out of layering (er, lyayering?) quite like an itchy, scratchy sweater. I should know — last December, after years of wearing my favorite woolens without any irritation whatsoever, my skin suddenly turned ultra-sensitive, rendering my drawers…

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  • Deciem Might Be the Most Thrilling Thing to Happen to Skincare in a Long Time

    Deciem is a Toronto-based company founded in 2013 by a serial beauty entrepreneur named Brandon Truaxe. The brands include skin care, hair care, a men's grooming line, and supplements, each with a unique personality profile – color cosmetics are in the works.

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  • Why SEC Fans Dress to the Nines for Football Games

    While the colorized merchandising might be perplexing to an out-of-towner, any native Georgian will immediately recognize that Bulldawg red as a symbol of imminent deliverance — it’s almost Saturday in Athens. Football at the 14 universities that comprise the Southeastern Conference is, for many,…

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