Kristin is an American writer based in the Scottish Highlands. She is a saxophonist, an obsessive tennis player, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, and holds a Master's degree as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She is the author of the online style blog highlandfashionista.com
It’s official! High waistlines are back in style, and the new season’s shorts are a great way to rock the look! If you still don’t know how to wear high waisted shorts, read the best tips for rocking this summer staple.
Blazers are wardrobe staples that seem to have infinite style variations. Here, we break it down for you with this easy guide to this great wardrobe extender.
Style blogger Kristin Buchholz-MacKillop puts herself in the hot seat and documents her experience going through the Dressing Your Truth style makeover system.
“Classy” is a meaning that often gets confused with “expensive” or “high-maintenance.” Not true. These easy tips will show you how to look classy at low cost.
The styles of the 1950s were some of the most popular to ever grace the runway. Here, we look at the very iconic name in fashion design that started it all.
The personal style of Kate Moss has been a fashion talking point for a few decades now, and shows no signs of slowing down. Here are some of our favorite Moss moments.
For a little over a decade now, Keira Knightley has been evolving her red carpet style right before our very eyes. Here are some of her most memorable moments.
Olivia Palermo’s place among the style elite has been solidified for a long time. Here, we uncover a few of her secrets so that we might copy her look.
At the young age of 30, TV presenter, model, and author Alexa Chung has already managed to secure her place as a modern style icon. Here’s what inspires her.
For years, actress Sienna Miller was as famous for her quirky bohemian style as she was for her acting. Lately her style has evolved, and along with it, her career.
Blake Lively has been a fixture on best dressed lists for quite a while now, but to hear her tell it, it’s all just one big coincidence. Here, we uncover some of her style secrets.
You may or may not agree that Kate Middleton is a style icon, but there’s no denying the fact that the Duchess of Cambridge has the power to exert some serious style influence.
Whether you wear them or not, you know what they represent nowadays, but was it always so? Through the history of high heels you’ll find various meanings and uses they had at different times.
Summers seem to be one constant stream of tips on how to dress for festivals. But what about the concerts held the rest of the year? Don’t panic. We’ll make sure you’re ready to face the music year round.
Office dress codes are often ill-defined resources that leave employees unsure of their sartorial boundaries. Here, we’ll look at some common work environments and try to dispel a bit of the mystery.
Think you can’t wear hats? Nonsense, you probably just haven’t found the right one. There is a hat out there for everyone, and this handy style guide can help you find your perfect match.
During the holidays, everyone seems to sing from the same sartorial hymn sheet; glitter, sequins, and the color red everywhere you look. Want to stand out in the crowd this year? We’ll show you how.
Casual attire can mean anything from “must wear a shirt and shoes” to a shirt with a collar and a knee-length skirt. Confused? Our quick-fix guide can help.
Like ’em or loathe ’em, leggings are a part of our permanent sartorial vocabulary. These simple styling tips will help you keep your legging game looking fabulous.
Of all the holidays to dress for, New Year’s Eve is the one where truly anything goes. Why not try something new this year with these 2 non-traditional looks.
While the famed “it bag” era is supposedly behind us, the price of luxury handbags continues to soar. Here, we will look at the how and the why of the luxury handbag boom.
It seems fur is still having a bit of a fashion moment, but have you thought about what you’re going to do when it’s time to clean it? Don’t panic. We’ve got this.
Dropped a glass of Merlot all over your favorite pair of over the knee boots? Has your white suede bag been rubbing against your jeans and now it’s turning an odd shade of blue? We’ve got you covered.
You love the idea of the blanket scarf trend, but you’re unsure of where to start? Our quick guide on how to wear a blanket scarf will help you rock the look.
This season’s collections are heavily inspired by the mod 60s and psychedelic 70s. Want to capture the look for yourself? Be inspired by these groovy collections.
Your daughter’s Sweet 16 party is a balancing act between what she wants to wear and what you consider appropriate…but it doesn’t have to be war. Here are some ideas for finding a dress that pleases everyone.
Is your holiday calendar already filling up with parties? Are you afraid you’ll have nothing to wear? Have no fear. Stick to our holiday season cocktail dress code and all will be well!
Winter weddings challenge us to keep warm while looking stylish and festive. What to wear to a winter wedding? Here’s what.
Can you say je ne sais quoi? Honestly, we can’t either. But we can all look as chic and glamorous as French women with these simple styling tips.
High heels make your legs look long and trim, but oh, the pain! These fabulous shoe styles for clubbing will make you look good and feel great while dancing the night away.
The great fashion houses have spoken: Floral-print accessories will be very much in vogue for spring and summer of 2015. Here are our favorite picks from the runways.
This season’s fashion trends include lots of options for curvier gals. Here are three of the best options for plus-size women.
Wearing a nude dress isn’t as easy as it looks. Follow these tips to avoid the pitfalls and rock a nude look with flair and style.
Got a closet full of clothes but nothing to wear? We can help. With these tips, you needn’t spend a fortune updating your wardrobe to make it office-ready.
Let’s face it: Weddings can be a bit long, and after a while you may feel like you’re starting to wilt. Don’t let a long wedding get the best of you. These simple pointers will keep you looking your best.
You may not need a closet that can store over 500 pairs of shoes, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find inspiration to get organized from these impressive celebrity shoe closets.
Michelle Obama’s polished style is a perfect blend of political polish, designer luxury, and American sportswear. Here are some of our favorite Michelle O moments.
Apparently footwear can tell a thousand tales. You might not have realized it, but a lot can be told by the shoes you choose to wear. Here are 7 things you didn’t know your shoes were saying about you.
Have you always longed for a tall, willowy frame that just seems to look good in everything? Create the illusion of a taller you with these styling tips.
Cap toe shoes are a wardrobe essential that can easily make the transition from day to night. Think you might need a pair? Here are 3 great styles to keep in mind.
Maxi skirts have been around for a few fashion cycles now despite their reputation for being a bit difficult to wear. Here are a few styling tips to help you take advantage of this ongoing trend.
Denim overalls were popular in the 90s and are back in style once again. We’ll help you rock the new overall trend without looking like you wandered out of a time capsule.
Nude shoes are one of the most pragmatic investments you can make to really get the most out of your wardrobe. Here are some of our top picks along with some styling tips to help keep you looking great!
Love a pair of killer heels? So do we. The good news is that you no longer need to choose between your favorite high heels and your overall comfort level. With these simple tips, we’ll show you how it’s done.
Over the summer, playsuits have emerged as one of the hottest trends of the season, yet are notoriously hard to style. Learn to navigate the world of onesies with panache and these few styling tips!
There are so many choices with jewelry that it can be downright overwhelming. Here we show you four classic options that will solve any styling conundrum.
Calaphya strikes a perfect blend of sophisticated chic, wearable fine art and literary inspiration create one of a kind bespoke wearable masterpieces. Check out a few of our favorite pieces.
The bob haircut rose to popularity in the 1920s and is making a comeback in 2014. Here are some of the most popular bob hairstyles trending right now as seen on Pinterest.
From red carpet celebrities to Bond villains, everyone loves diamonds. Looking to build your diamond wardrobe? These two diamond pieces can help you get started.
The weather may not be cool enough for us to start thinking about fall just yet, but that doesn’t mean a girl can’t plan ahead. Here are three of our favorite handbag collections from the Fall 2014 runway shows.
For most of us, a red carpet lifestyle is out of reach, but that doesn’t stop us from looking to it for inspiration. Here are four of our favorite celebrities to inspire you no matter what your style.
With the much-anticipated fall fashion season right around the corner, the runway shows have given us some exciting new trends to incorporate into our wardrobes. Here are a few of our favorites.
From festival-ready floral wreaths to boho headscarves, summer is the season of the hair accessory. Here are some of our picks to take you straight through to fall.
For larger-bust women, finding the perfect swimsuit can be a challenge. Selections can be paltry, and often seem dated or matronly. Need some inspiration? Try some of these suggestions.
Mid-heels are officially back in vogue, and after seasons of sky-high killer heels, they are a welcome sight indeed. Here are a few fashion-forward ways you can rock a mid-heeled look at the office.
There is no better way to add life to a look than with a pop of color. These three ways to wear yellow sandals will add a bit of sunshine to your summer wardrobe.
There’s no denying the influence of celebrity culture on the fashion and accessory market. Here are some of our favorite celebrity-inspired sunglasses that will keep your summer stylish.
Although everyone loves a wedding, outfitting yourself in a new look each time can be costly. We’ll show you how to get more mileage out of your current looks.
The clutch is an enduring classic, with infinite style options to choose from. Need help finding that perfect clutch for a particular look? Look no further than these simple styling suggestions.
Of all of the accessories that you have in your collection, one of the most useful may very well be one of the smallest. Listed are our top picks for clutches, chosen with style and versatility in mind.
When the weather refuses to cooperate with the arrival of summer, it can be disheartening to say the least. Try lifting your mood with the following seven accessory suggestions.
Although we think of jewelry as neutral territory in fashion, like everything else, there are some pieces that are more suitable for certain skin tones than others.
This summer, give your wardrobe an instant update with summer’s hottest new jewelry trends! Here are five of our favourite looks that will brighten any wardrobe.
Thought of as one of the most beautiful women in the world, Angelina Jolie has forged a personal style that is a unique blend of simple, sophisticated lines in a sophisticated and neutral palate.
For many, menswear as womenswear is a trend that seems out of reach. Here are five ways to introduce touches of menswear into even the most feminine of wardrobes.
Modern beach attire is a casual affair; cutoff denim shorts and straw cowboy hats abound. This summer, try adding some glamour to the mix with these fresh options.
The long boyfriend cardigan is a wardrobe staple that has been enjoying a bit of a heyday of late. Need some styling help? Look no further than the following tips.
The tribal trend is making headlines heading into the spring and summer seasons. These three tricks can help anyone incorporate this trend into their wardrobe.
Even the most steadfast followers of fashion will tell you that some trends just don’t work. Listed here are 10 of the most challenging fashion trends of all time.
Items from old school fashion archives are back in vogue this season. The following ten trends include some of the most wearable old school revivals to see you through the warmer months to come.
Street style is the one of most influential style elements there is. Interpretations of the Spring 2014 fashions underscore why this influence has such a stronghold on the industry.
Spring trends mirror the sense of renewal that grips us after a long winter. The current season offers a variety of trends for fashion lovers everywhere. Here are some of this season’s standouts.
Whether you are an off-the-rack kind of a gal or prefer to haunt the aisles of your local vintage shop, Zooey Deschanel’s unique and quirky blend of vintage and modern pieces is be easily attainable.
Crop tops, though they have been around for a few seasons now, can be a difficult trend to wear. However, there are two key tricks to getting the look just right.
Over the past few seasons, the fashion world has shifted away from the more body-conscious silhouettes of seasons past, replacing them with directional looks that play with volume and proportion.
Tropical prints bring to mind ease of warmer climes, and are a perfect way to enjoy spring’s emerging graphic print trend, while boosting your mood in the process!
Khaki pants have become a sort of unintentional symbol for “business casual” modern corporate work wear, causing many of us to forget just how versatile and modern a pair of khakis can actually be.