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Animal prints – introduced to the world in the 1960’s – will forever be a print that designers revisit time and again because of it’s ability to tap into our commonly-shared personality traits: a little naughtiness and our inner wannabe rebel rouser. The safest way to outwardly express the naughty in you and to avoid the always-probing eyes of the police and […]

Fashion’s fall 2011 trends have already hit the runway and though we’re not quite ready to say goodbye to summer yet, we do want to be on trend come September. Refinery29 was nice enough to compile the ultimate list of fall 2011 trends. Here are HB’s favorites: Brightly Colored Pants Whether they were cropped, flared, […]

The cutout trend has been spotted all over celebrities. Some show off their abs, others show off their neckline, but if you’re trying to pull it off, here are a few tips from Glamour. 1. Keep the rest of your look super simple. Let the dress do the talking. No crazy jewelry, no wild shoes, […]

Joan Smalls shows us how to wear the caftan in the Spring 2011 issue of New York Times’ T Magazine. “These caftans — as photographed, above, by Sharif Hamza and modeled by Joan Smalls — are for city streets. [Here’s] how the right jewelry and sexy shoes can put a street-smart twist on the caftan […]

A new season always comes with new fashion trends. And this coming season, you can expect rich, vibrant, turn-up-the-volume color. We’ve got the six hottest hues of the moment right here. See the gallery below! Blue: Truth be told, nothing gets more classic than blue, especially this spring’s offerings. A vibrant aqua, a dusty sky […]

Rid yourself of your wool and felt hats and enjoy this Spring’s hottest headwear trends. This seasons most popular hats take you back in time from the 1800s to the 1970s. Top 15 Black Supermodels Of All Time [PHOTOS] The Bowler Hat The bowler hat has long been associated with the London mobster look. It […]

Your closet might already be full of florals, stripes, dots, and plaids—but you probably only wear one patterned piece at a time. We don’t blame you! Print mixing is one of the more difficult trends to pull off. But when done right, mixed prints can look wildly high-fashion. See how Rihanna, Beyonce and Solange pulled […]

If you’re already hoping for winter to be over, here are 5 Spring 2011 fashion trends to look forward to. Back in September when New York and Paris’ Fashion Weeks kicked off, designers gave us an advance screening of their springtime clothing lines. Now that the season is just around the corner, start getting ready […]

Velvet is making a comeback. Though it’s always been a tricky fabric, if you choose the right colors and shape, it can look pretty classy. Plus, it still looks warm and winter-appropriate. Here’s how to avoid looking too old-school. Check the gallery below to see how the celebs did it. Go Beyond Black: “Velvet is […]

Nail polish colors usually go light in the spring, but this season, bold and creamy pastels (in blue, purple and peach!) are taking center stage. Here are the top 6 nail polish trends of 2011. Blue (think “Tiffany & Co.”) From Left: Nicholas K Spring 2011 image courtesy of Dashing Diva/Eric Yu; Tracy Reese for […]