20 Perfect Picnic Outfits

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Summer isn’t complete without at least one meal eaten alfresco in the park, by the lake, or on the beach—and because any occasion with rosé, finger food, and maybe even puppy or two in tow is just begging to be Instagrammed, you’re going to want to wear the right picnic outfit. First things first: Ditch […]

The Cool-Girl’s Guide to Party Outfits

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It’s so cliché that it almost pains me to admit it, but the number one reason I’m always out the door way later than planned on Friday and Saturday nights is that somehow, among all my many, many clothes, I can’t find anything I actually want to wear. So, there are the default options: the […]

Wearing a Choker Doesn’t Make You Basic

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The choker necklace is under siege. Small-scale, fashion-industry-centric siege, sure, but siege nonetheless. The trend has been on the rise for the past year or two, but really hit fever pitch this year, with red carpet regulars and Tumblr teens alike snatching up the accessory at an alarming pace. It hit something of a breaking […]

Sick Layering Ideas to Steal From Australian Street Style Stars

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Over in Sydney, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is in full swing, and—while stalking the dozens of excellent street style images filling my Instagram feed —I noticed how adept Aussie girls are at the fine art of layering. An oversized off-the-shoulder top under a calf-length vest? Why not! A micromini strapless cocktail dress made daytime-apropos by adding […]

Pearls Are Cool Again! 10 Modern Ways to Wear Them

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One thing about pearls is that they somehow always seem to feel either really modern, or completely dull. In the case of this season, it’s the former. With labels from Miu Miu to Dries Van Noten and Gucci showing pearl-adorned fuzzy slides and elegantly embellished heels or loafers, embedded with the shiny extra on the […]

4 Fun DIY Manicure Ideals That WIll Flaunt Your Engagement Ring

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What’s better than a gorgeous, salon-worthy manicure to go with your engagement ring? Not a whole lot! That’s why we searched the Internet high and low for fun, creative nail art ideas.     Nude Polish with Silver Glitter Neutral polish is always sophisticated, but the hit of glitter at the nail beds is exciting, […]

8 Fashion Trends that Will Dominate 2016

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Don’t get us wrong: We love suede skirts and lace-up flats as much as the next gal. But we’re always looking for the next big thing. In fact, we found eight things. Read on to see what just might hang in your closet this year . SHOULDER CUTOUTS High necklines are here to stay, but exposed shoulders […]

Perfect Prom Nails – 17 Ideas

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With all of the preparation that goes into prom night, your manicure is definitely one of your top three priorities on your big night. With that much importance, picking the right type is crucial, and we here at Dressed Up have you covered. We’ve scoured the web looking for the best prom nails for that […]

Ideas & Tips for Prom Makeup

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  Prom night is creeping up on us, and it’s time to start planning out your prom makeup look for the big night. Are you going for a glam, goth, natural or classic look? The options are clearly endless, but it’s time to start brainstorming (and compiling inspiration boards) to help you figure out your […]

How Street-Style Stars Wear Tie-Neck Blouses

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Unfortunate name aside, classic pussy-bow blouses—button-downs characterized by a floppy tie at the neck—are back in a very big, very cool way. Gucci’s Alessandro Michele reinterpreted the feminine shirt—previously associated with Margaret Thatcher, 1950s secretaries, and ’80s-era career women—giving it a youthful, quirky, almost tomboyish spin by pairing it with wide-leg suits and metallic midi […]