rebeccadaly
Rebecca was the TV stylist for InStyle Magazine and People StyleWatch, and a freelance fashion writer-slash-stylist-slash-editor-slash-all-around-go-to-fashion-girl before joining Real Simple. As the Market Editor, she spends her days in a constantly changing sea of shoes, bags, clothing and jewelry, attending fashion shows and previewing designers' upcoming collections to forecast next season's trends and make sure the very best of what's available winds up on our pages for our readers. When not hitting the pavement in hot pursuit of haute couture, you can find her watching bad reality television in her small but sunny Brooklyn apartment, where she lives alongside a collection of books rivaled only by her collection of shoes. And also maybe jewelry.

Recent Posts By rebeccadaly

Spring Espadrilles

It’s possible that espadrilles are the ultimate spring shoe. They unmistakably welcome warmer weather, but they provide enough protection (and warmth) for those days that just didn’t quite get the message that it’s no longer winter. On top of that, they’re super cute—and super comfortable. Here are three great pairs to help start spring off on the right foot:   Check out more cute […]

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Easy Outfit Idea: Jumpsuits

  If the word “jumpsuit” immediately calls to mind images of your mechanic, read on: You might not know it yet, but this versatile piece could just be your new LBD. Although perhaps a bit intimidating if you’ve yet to try the trend, just think of a jumpsuit as a slight (and slightly cooler) update to the classic cocktail dress. Just like […]

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A Better Alternative to Rain Boots

There’s nothing wrong with a galosh, but with April showers upon us it’s a good time to think about stepping up your waterproof game. Rain boots don’t have to be that classic, clunky shape; they now come in all kinds of silhouettes so you don’t have to sacrifice your outfit to the weather gods. Try out one of these options […]

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A Super Simple Tip For Tailoring Jeans

Bringing your new boot-cuts (or skinnies, or wide-legs…) to the tailor for a hem job? Make sure you toss those jeans into the laundry first. Denim shrinks a bit when you wash it, which can cause the length of the inseam to shorten slightly. Putting your new jeans through two wash-and-dry cycles before you get them hemmed will spare you the grief […]

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Wearing White? Go Nude.

It may be pretty obvious that neon green is not the optimal color choice for undergarments worn beneath a white top or skirt. Less obvious, but also not the right choice, is white. White fabric on white fabric creates a double-opaque effect that makes your underpinnings just as obvious as wearing a bright color beneath light shades. Instead, opt for […]

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Easy Outfit Idea: Boyfriend Jeans

A few simple tricks can make even intentionally rumpled-looking pieces feel proper and polished. To pull this look together, start with a pair of “boyfriend”-cut jeans (styles that are relatively slim-cut will be the most flattering) and add a layering tee. Whip these slouchy basics into stylish shape by pairing them with tailored and ladylike accessories, like a blazer, pointy-toed […]

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How To Remove Salt Stains from Leather and Suede

Has winter’s festive mix of sludgy melted snow and street salt left white stains all over your beloved leather boots? Good news: there’s a super simple solution (literally!). Dip a cloth (or paper towel, or cotton ball) into a mixture of one part white vinegar, one part warm water and gently rub against the stains—they should come right off—and then […]

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How To Store Sweaters

It may be wishful thinking (the groundhog did see his shadow, right?), but with spring weather on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about storing your winter wardrobe. We asked Katherine Carpenter, the Design Director for Autumn Cashmere, how to best store sweaters to keep them wrinkle-free and in top shape until next winter rolls around. Here are her […]

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How To Keep A Shirt Tucked In

“To tuck, or not to tuck?” is actually a pretty serious question if you work in an office environment with a dress code that requires suiting and button-down shirts. Depending on body-type and personal style, many women feel adamantly attached to a particular side of this debate. If you’re going untucked, one of the best tips is to look for shirting […]

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Easy Outfit Idea – Dressing Up a Tee

Ever notice how elusive the concept of being “effortlessly stylish” is? It’s actually a tenuous balance between looking put together without looking like you tried to put anything together.One of the tricks is making sure everything fits just the way you want it to. Another is mixing pieces that wouldn’t seem like obvious pairs for a slightly unexpected result. Take, […]

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