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

Surviving a Day in Heels

It’s New York Fashion Week, and that means the Real Simple Fashion team is hard at work… and spending very long days in very high heels. How do we make it through? Here are our favorite tips for staying comfortably elevated. • If the shoe fits, it’s going to cause you less pain. Heels should fit as snugly as possible without […]

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How To Shop For the Best Fashion Deals

Want to know how to score the best deals and never pay full price when shopping your favorite fashion retailers? Of course you do. We asked Shop It To Me, one of the internet’s best resources for shopping and sales, to share some of their favorite tips and tricks. Here’s what they had to say: • Although it may not have […]

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How To Wear a Cropped Sweater (Even in the Winter)

Kind of into the crop top look, but not ready to dare to bare? Give it a spin in a way that doesn’t show any midriff.  Try layering a cropped sweater over a longer tee, or, for a look with a sleek modern feel, pull one on over a fitted dress. It’s a great way to work the trend (even […]

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How to Wear the Pajama Dressing Trend

Love it (so comfy!) or hate it (it is, essentially, pj’s, after all), the “pajama dressing” trend is still going strong. If you happen to fall into the “love it” camp, or even just the “I’m a bit intrigued by this but not sure how to wear it” camp, here are a few pointers for getting the trend to work […]

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How To Wear a Cocoon Coat

Coats with a cocoon shape are a chic and fresh update on winter wear, but the voluminous silhouette can seem a bit daunting. Here are three quick tips for pulling off the look. 1. The shape of this type of coat is a bit bulky, so they look best over clothing that is slim in the leg, like skinny jeans […]

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An Easy Styling Tip for Winter Accessories

It can be tricky to look pulled together when bundling up to face the elements. The easiest way to manage this? Make sure your accessories match! Just the way the right jewelry can tie an outfit together, balancing your winter accessories will keep your outer layers looking polished. Try a matching set (hat, gloves and scarf) in a neutral or […]

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Easy Styling Tips for Winter Boots

Every year they eventually become a necessity—not sleek, pretty, leather boots, but down-to-business, weather-proof, maybe-shearling-lined true winter boots. It’s easy enough to stash a pair of flats in your bag to change into at the office, but if you’re going to be outdoors, running errands, or just generally spending a significant amount of time in these serious shoes, here are […]

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Statement Sweatshirts

Cozy up to statement sweatshirts for the next few months to stay warm and on-trend. Before you start having visions of The Cosby Show or “ironically” tacky holiday sweaters, take a look at the options out there right now—chances are there is something to suit your own personal style, whether it’s feminine, cheeky, or a little edgy. Get more winter […]

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The Ultimate Layer

With the weather still waffling between freezing temps and unexpectedly warm days, it’s time to get creative with layering. The must-have? A vest. When it’s truly frigid, the right vest adds an extra shot of warmth beneath a coat. More temperate? Vests become an outer later that still lets your ensemble underneath shine. Look for options with a bit of […]

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How To Wear Flared Jeans

Flared jeans are perennially in style, and it’s a good thing—the cut fits and flatters every body type by balancing out proportions. Wondering how to pull off the silhouette? Here are three simple tips: • The hem should just touch the floor. Too long and the flares will “break” at your ankles. Too short, and silhouette will have the effect of […]

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