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How to Thread a Needle

Beth Baumgartel, author of Simple Sewing, explains how to thread a needle with ease.

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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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Caring for Sequined and Beaded Dresses

The holidays are nearly upon us, and that means that all of those sequins and sparkles usually relegated to the back of the closet are about to make a reappearance. We gave Jerry Pozniak, managing director of Jeeves New York (a dry cleaner trusted by both celebrities and big-ticket customers like Victoria’s Secret) a call for some tips on how […]

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Save Drawer Space By Rolling T-Shirts

Take a cue from the packing pros when you’re reorganizing your dresser. By rolling T-shirts (and other light-weight items: think yoga pants and leggings) you can save space in your drawers and get up to 1/3 more articles of clothing in each drawer. For even better organization, insert dividers to keep the rolls of knits perfectly straight. Get more organizing […]

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Talbots’ New Aisle Style: Bridesmaid Dresses and More

It’s no secret that planning a wedding is stressful: There are so many details, deadlines, and—whether you want them or not—opinions involved. That is especially true when it comes down to dressing the wedding party. Finding dresses that suit everyone’s style, flatter everyone’s shape, and work together as a complementary set is a nearly impossible task. This summer, though, Talbots […]

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Smart or Silly: The FlipFold Folding Board

How precise are you when it comes to folding your clothes? Do you envy the stacks of perfectly folded T-shirts you find at clothing stores? Would you use a folding board to make your drawers just as organized? If so, check out this FlipFold folding board. It doesn’t look like much, but take a look at the video to see […]

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Shine On With New Jack Rogers Sandals

The fireworks may be over, but you can keep the summer sparkle alive. In 1960, Jack Rogers introduced its “Navajo” sandal—a perennial warm-weather favorite made instantly iconic by none other than Jackie Kennedy. This year, the classic sandal gets a dazzling update in four glittering shades: silver, gold, pink, and turquoise. They’ve just hit the Jack Rogers website. Scoop up […]

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Suit Up! A Q&A With Calavera Swimwear Designer Anna Jerstrom

Finally! Really warm weather is upon us. Whether your summer plans include shredding serious waves or just kicking back in the sand, Anna Jerstrom’s line of hyper-functional swimwear, Calavera, has got you covered. But not too covered to soak up some sun. Perhaps the unlikeliest candidate ever to become a  swimsuit designer, Anna left a job in finance in rainy London […]

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What’s Up with Those Little Holes in T-Shirts?

Do you have unexplained little holes around the waist or hem of your T-shirts? You’re not alone, turns out they’re pretty common. Frequently caused by belts, hardware on your pants or jeans, and even leaning against counters or snagging the material in your seat belt, they can make a tee go from your favorite look to the rag pile in […]

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Have You Ever Wanted to Design Your Own Shoes? Now You Can

Ladies, kick up your heels and rejoice—there is a new way to buy shoes! And this time it doesn’t involve hours traipsing around malls and department stores or that disheartening moment when you finally spy the perfect pair on a website only to find out the shoes don’t come in your size. My new online addiction, rapidly surpassing Facebook and […]

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