The black and white combo has been in fashion for decades, and it doesn't seem to be going out of style anytime soon. While many stars update their looks by switching up the textures or fabrics of their white and black ensembles, one thing's for sure, the hues offer something for everyone.
Summer days at the office typically turn into nights out with coworkers - let's face it, everyone can use a drink after a hectic day. While it's impossible to plan a perfect outfit for impromptu after-work drinks, selecting a few ensembles that can easily look just as chic in the office as they do in the evenings is a must.
"The Smurfs 2" may be an animated film aimed at entertaining children, but it was the various leading ladies at the recent California premiere of the lasted installment of the franchise who stole the show.
Summer is a great season for trying a slew of fresh, bold and bright trends. Whether you're into color blocking, emerald green frocks or nautical pieces, one style that must be on your radar is flowers. That's right, these beautiful natural blooms are no longer reserved for vases and gardens, as more designers than ever have been creating fabulous necklaces, rings and pendants with bright floral accents.
When it comes to fashion trends, most women turn to their favorite celebrities for guidance on what will be hot in the coming months. Fashionistas who dare to be bold might want to take style points from the fabulous Cate Blanchett and the stunning Solange Knowles, as both women proved recently that sometimes it's OK to incorporate multiple pieces into one look.
Boat neck, cowl neck, one-shoulder and strapless - if you're like most ladies, you've probably donned a dress in each of these necklines, if not more. While it can sometimes be easy to figure out what accessories will help accentuate your gown - wither it be a stunning cocktail ring, a few bangles or a pair of statement earrings, sometimes choosing the right piece is not as clear cut.
Actress Vanessa Hudgens is better known for her bohemian style than her flair for high fashion, but the beautiful brunette recently tried her hand at the latter, and did so in a very old-Hollywood way.
It's certainly true that people tend to come alive in the warmer months thanks to getting plenty of time in the sun and the chance to wear bolder, brighter clothing and accessories. Even though you might reserve your most colorful ensembles for your time off the clock, there are ways to infuse the happier summer vibes into your work style.
Australian beauty Nicole Kidman is no stranger to having show-stopping moments on the red carpet - she's been showing off her risk-taking fashions for years. However, it was her subtle and understated frock at the Cinema for Peace UN Woman Honorary Dinner in Berlin that had us saying "wow."
Audrey Hepburn certainly paved the way for pairing stylish updos with fun and chic earrings. While her signature high bun and black and white earring combo is still an acceptable choice in 2013, there are plenty of other ways to have fun with your hair pulled back.
Yes, earrings, bracelets and necklaces certainly add flair and personal style to any ensemble, but there is something sophisticatedly understated about rings that make them our top accessory for summer.
Leave it to legendary diva Mariah Carey to make an arm sling look fabulous. The singer, known for her love of all things glitz and glam, recently donned a crystal-encrusted arm sling as well as a feathered option and a third style all in the same night.
Even though the second installment of the "Red" franchise is focused around a group of older assassins, the actresses in the film proved they can keep up with the younger ladies in Hollywood at the recent Los Angeles premiere.
If bold necklaces, earrings or rings make you think of your great aunt or another senior relative, you're not alone. While images like these might make some fashionistas stray from turning heads in funky and unique pieces, learning how to wear such items correctly could help a few ladies see the light.
Silver and gold are two of the most popular metals to use when it comes to creating fabulous jewelry, which may be why it comes as no surprise that stylish A-listers Blake Lively and Jessica Alba have made each look their own. While both leading ladies are fashion chameleons, more recently, Alba turned heads with a slew of gold accessories, while Lively dazzled in major silver bling.
Hitting the beach or a friend's pool is a must as the temperature rises in summer, and even though you might be tempted to simply throw on an old pair of shorts, a tank top and flip-flops, adding a few style points with fresh jewelry is an easy way to step up your overall look.