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Must Haves: 10 Rad Red Dresses

Trends come and go, style is constantly changing, but one fact of fashion remains constant: there’s nothing quite as alluring as a woman in a red dress. Ready to take the plunge in a fabulous scarlet frock of your own? Here are 10 red dresses in a variety of cuts, styles, and sizes guaranteed to bring out your inner bombshell…

Must Haves: 10 Perfect Pieces From Oasis

Oasis Clothing is synonymous with refined British style, and is one of our favorite imports from across the pond. Oasis’s style is classic and pretty, but never stuffy. We’ve picked ten awesome items from their latest collection, so you can dress like a classic British lass.

Makeup Bag: 7 Low-Maintenance Beauty Products For The Laziest Of Makeup Lovers

Individual makeup routines, and reasons for wearing makeup, vary. I wear makeup because, well, I don’t like the way my face looks without it.Gwen Stefani wears makeup so that her husband likes her more.  Some women are even devoted enough to wear makeup at the gym. But regardless of why or when you choose to wear the stuff, there’s nothing worse than spending half of your day putting it on and the other half concerned about what it’s doing on your face. Bright lipstick, shimmery shadow, and sweeping black liner may look fabulous, but they can take ages to apply properly, and then you have to worry about what it all looks while you’re sitting hunched over at your desk or running for the train — things can get messy!

Most of us could use a little bit of a low-maintenance makeup overhaul, a welcome departure from the primer-foundation-concealer-powder-eyeshadow-eyeliner-mascara tedium, and there’s no better time than summer to minimize your routine. These products serve double (or triple, or quadruple) duty to cut a chunk of time and energy out of the process so that you can expend it somewhere else.

Shimmery Makeup
10 Shimmery (Not Glittery!) Products To Light Up Your Summer Look
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Must Haves: 7 Stylish Dresses For Sweltering Summer Weddings

Over the weekend, I went to an outdoor wedding, which was totally lovely except for the fact that Saturday happened to be the hottest day Oregon’s had in three years. The temperature allowed the guests to bond very quickly by comparing the size of our back sweat stains, but damn, it was an uncomfortable afternoon. I felt so grateful that I’d picked up a cute, breezy dress the week before (that green floral number on the left, in fact!), so I thought it might be helpful to round up some other dress options to get everyone through the rest of the sweltering summer wedding season in style and (relative) comfort. Click through to check ‘em out!

Wedding Survival Guide
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Wedding Style Guide
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Check Out Our Summer Makeup Routines (And Share Yours!)

When it’s hot and sticky out, the last thing you want to do is apply thick layers of opaque makeup, but you do want to take care of your skin and play with some amazing summer products like perfecting primers, beachy bronzers, matte sunscreens, and pretty sheer lipsticks. Click through to check out how The Frisky staff looks their best under the hot summer sun, and please share your own summer makeup routines (and fave products) in the comments!

Shimmery Makeup
10 Shimmery (Not Glittery!) Products To Light Up Your Summer Look
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Your Summer To-Do List
Here are 50 ways to make this the best summer ever! Read More »

Must Haves: Major Sunglasses For $25 Or Less

When it comes to sunglasses, we say the bigger the better. Why? Let us count the ways: a pair of large frame sunglasses will make you look and feel like a movie star, add interest to a basic outfit, and distract from that chin zit that just won’t quit. Looking for a pair that will make a statement? Not to worry–we rounded up 10 bold specs, and here’s the best part: they’re all $25 or less. Click through to check ‘em out!

Must Haves: 10 Non-Tacky Leopard Pieces

Let’s face it: It’s a whole lot easier to get leopard print wrong than it is to get it right. We’re surrounded (surrounded!) by people who are getting it all wrong — leopard that’s too tight, too trashy or just plain uggos. So that’s why I’ve searched high and low to find several leopard printed pieces that are actually pretty cool. The rule is, when you’re wearing a pattern that’s as bold as leopard, try pairing it with more demure accessories, and balance out the wild print with a classic shape. And with those words of wisdom, it’s off to the leopard looks …

Must Haves: 10 Bright, Bold Bib Necklaces

Looking for a piece of jewelry that will take any outfit from “meh” to memorable? Try a bold bib necklace! These statement pieces feature eye-catching beads, gems, and rhinestones. Try one with a classic shift dress for work or pair with a tanktop, jeans, and sandals for a chic weekend look. We found 10 bright bib necklaces ready to punch up your summer wardrobe. Click through to check ‘em out…

Hang Your Necklaces
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Cheap & Chic: This Mary Katrantzou Dress For Less

Cheap and Chic: Nina Ricci
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Keira's Floral Valentino
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Floral Pants
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We love this Mary Katrantzou floral bustier dress. We don’t love its $1,820 price tag. So we endeavored to find a floral dress with the same look and feel, at a fraction of the cost. Click through to see how our options stack up.

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Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items From Arden B. For $50 Or Less

What do we want? Cute summer clothes and accessories! At what price do we want them? Cheap! Let’s check out what Arden B. has to offer, shall we? Click through to see some bright dresses, classic denim shorts, and seriously fabulous jewelry–all for $50 or less…

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