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Shoes and accessories are a part of daily life and it’s time to give them the attention they deserve. From learning how to clearn white sneakers and keeping shoes odor-free and how to polish jewelry, we’re here to help you take a step in the right direction and live your best life–from the ground up.

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    8 Ways to Downsize Your 10-Pound Tote Bag—and Avoid Back Problems Later

    If your handbag is getting too hefty, it’s time to lighten your load.


    Yes, It’s Possible to Wear Killer High Heels AND Still Feel Comfortable

    Who doesn't love a great pair of heels? A posture expert explains why we're so drawn to those sky-high stilettos,...


    The Cutest Summer Shoes You Need to Buy Before They Sell Out

    From lounging on the beach to hitting up the hottest brunch spots, warm-weather footwear is as varied as the many...


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    What Your Favorite Shoes Say About Your Personality

    Are you a go-getter, an attention-seeker, or a loyal friend? This fashion expert can tell, just by looking at your...


    10 Small But Significant Romantic Gestures That Can Improve Any Relationship Almost Immediately

    Expensive jewelry and trips to Paris? Nope. Ten women explain why the small, romantic gestures matter more.


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    What Your Favorite Handbag Says About Your Personality

    By looking at your purse, we can tell whether you prefer stability or making wild memories—and, to think, you were...


    10 Things to Keep in Your Purse to Be Insanely More Productive

    Your purse is the keeper of everything you need on a given day. But let's face it: Do you really...


    The Best Earrings for Your Face Shape

    You may have heard about why choosing the right haircut or glasses for your face shape is important, but here's...

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    How a Group of Retirees Pulled off the Biggest Jewelry Heist in British History

    They pried open the elevator doors to the open shaft. Then one or more of them dropped down to the...


    How to Find the Perfect Hat for Your Face Shape

    Whether you want to add flair to your outfit, cover up a bad hair day, or keep your noggin warm,...


    Does a Jacket Need to Be Expensive to Be Warm?

    Baby it's cold outside, so follow our guide to getting the best bang for your buck when buying a winter...


    What It Was Like to Attend the Best Secretarial School in 1960s America

    As a Katharine Gibbs girl, she learned typing, shorthand and punctuation, all while wearing high heels and white gloves.


    This Groundhog Wearing a Carrot Hat Is the Cutest Thing You’ll See All Day

    Three years in the making, this photo tells my tale of getting to know a groundhog.


    7 Frustrating Winter Fashion Problems—and How to Fix Them

    Cute boots, cozy sweaters, and dazzling holiday dresses: What's not to love about winter fashion? A lot, actually. From salt-stained...


    Here’s Why My Dad Sold Mismatched Shoes Out of an Old School Bus—and Became a Legend

    “We sell most everything” was this father’s motto, and he always came through.


    Keep Your Purse Organized and Clean: 10 Tricks All Women Must Learn

    A purse is like a portable storage room, but it can quickly turn into a black hole with all the...

    20 Things Shoe Salespeople Are Secretly Thinking About You

    Ever wonder what the person who helps you get 300 different pairs of shoes is thinking when in the backroom?...


    Make Your Home Look Expensive: 9 Simple Upgrades That Add Value

    How to choose sophisticated-looking accessories and highlight the features that give your home value.


    18 Brilliant Ways to Use Bobby Pins You Never Thought Of

    Use bobby pins to clasp a bracelet, iron pleats, fix flip flops, and more.


    11 Genius Tricks to Make Your Shoes Last Longer

    How to keep your shoes looking as great as the day you bought them.


    How to Make Jewelry: 5 Handmade Projects That Look Totally Professional

    Lusting for new baubles? In their book Make A Statement, Janet Crowther and Katie Covington teach you how to make...

    Make a Room Look Bigger: 3 Decorating Tricks With Optical Illusions

    Fool the eye with paint and other accessories to completely transform your space.


    Breaking Up? Best Apps to Get You Through the 5 Stages of Grief

    Looking to erase an ex from your mind and reach the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? Today’s technology can...


    13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

    Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled history of American footwear.


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    Prevent Osteoarthritis: Give Heels the Boot

    Want to avoid the pain of arthritis? Experts say, “Give up the high-heeled shoes.” Here’s why: Harvard University researchers wondered


    Make Over Your Jewelry Box

    Have your rings lost their luster? Are your necklaces in a tangle? With our fast makeover, your favorite baubles will...


    13 Things Your Jeweler Won’t Tell You

    Learn the secrets to getting the most out of your fine jewelry purchases.