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Celeb Street Style Spotlight: Maxi Skirts

Last week, we took a look at 15 celebs beating the heat in itty-bitty cutoff shorts. This week let’s check out the opposite end of the summer style spectrum: long, flowy maxi skirts. This super comfortable garment has become a warm weather staple, and everyone from Ashley Olsen to Beyonce is getting in on the action. Click on the gallery above to check out how 11 stars styled their maxi skirts!

Must Haves: Fly Kicks For Everyone!

The hottest shoe of the summer isn’t a strappy sandal or stiletto heel: it’s a sneaker. Yep, sporty, colorful, strangely glamorous and totally comfortable high tops are everywhere right now, and our aching feet are so thankful. Pair ‘em with a summer dress or skinny pants to add some swagger to your summer wardrobe. New to the world of fly kicks? Check out our introductory guide, and then click through for 10 of our favorite sneaks in stores right now…

How To Choose Your Kicks
New to the world of stylish sneakers? Start here! Read More »

DIY Louboutins Are A Boon For The Red Paint Industry

DIY: Glitter Flats
Learn how to make your own sparkly shoes! Read More »
Spruce Up Your Shoes
Annika's advice to make your shoes last longer. Read More »

A real pair of Christian Louboutin heels will set you back anywhere from $800 to $2000 (“A stupid pair of shoes should never cost the same amount as a fair condition ’95 Nissan Maxima!” — my dad), which means they’re not a realistic footwear option for most people. But hey, if the recession and crumbling global economy have taught us anything, it’s that a little creativity will get you far. Keep reading »

Well Played: Selma Blair Rocks A Romper

Well Played: Jessica Alba
Looking lovely in leather at Versace. Read More »
Well Played: Victoria Beckham
The world is her runway, and we're just poorly dressed spectators. Read More »
Well Played: Blake Lively
Facts are facts: you done good, Blake. Read More »
Well Played: Katy Perry
The singer rocks it in red roses. Read More »

I never thought I’d have positive things to say about a romper. Maybe neutral things like ” I guess, for a romper, it’s not awful,” and definitely negative things like, “An adult onesie? God help us,” but never positive things. Then along came Selma Blair wearing this creamy silk romper with her jet black hair and red purse, looking comfortable and glamorous, and suddenly I’ve got nothing but genuine adoration for a romper. Well played, indeed. [Photo:¬†Fame/Flynet]

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Animal Pendants

Lions and turtles and pandas, oh my! We’re loving the trend of animal pendant necklaces–they’re such a playful addition to simple summer outfits (I mean really, what ensemble isn’t vastly improved with the addition of a golden llama?). Here are 10 of our favorite necklaces inspired by the animal kingdom. Click through to check ‘em out!

Inspiration: Cat Ladies
Cat ladies are so hot right now. Read More »

Do Not Want: Hula Skirt Swimsuit Coverup

Do Not Want: Towel Skirt
Umm...that's totally a hand towel. Read More »
Do Not Want: Sunglasses
Patriotic? Maybe. Ridiculous? Definitely. Read More »

Imagined conversation at the Steve Madden clothing factory:

“Sir, there’s been an accident. A huge batch of black jersey skirts got pulled through a shredder.”
“No problem! Just market them as swimsuit coverups and charge double the price!”

And voila, the “short hula skirt coverup” was born. [$42, Zappos]

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