Work It! Fashion for the Office

Many jobs require you to dress the part, but we believe your personality should also be highlighted in your work-wear wardrobe. From the board room to a casual office, we’ve created a variety of looks that you can mix and match and make work for your personal style and job description.     Casual Friday  […]

Transition Summer Clothes to Fall

One of the most fun things about dressing for fall is figuring out ways to extend the lives of some of our favorite summer pieces. After all, just because the days are getting grayer, it doesn’t mean our clothes have to. A well-chosen jacket or pair of boots can make even springy dresses feel appropriate […]

Fall Beauty Trends

The fall season calls for breaking out your chunky sweaters, favorite boots, and a new beauty product or hairstyle. We’ve narrowed down the best fall beauty trends you can work into your routine. Hair Messy Buns: You CAN wear a bun without looking like you’ve walked out of Swan Lake. A messy bun (see above […]

Better or Bust: Topshop Makeup

Topshop finally opened its doors on Michigan Avenue last week, but fabulous fashion isn’t the only thing filling its shelves. The British retailer has also launched a line of beauty products, and Make It Better’s editors took them for a test drive. Lips Lip Polish ($8): Associate Editor Liz Logan swears by this balm in […]

Spring Fashion! Six Wearable Trends

Winter begone! Along with sunshine, blooms and warmer weather come the clothes to match.   Fashion this spring has a welcome optimism, from candy colors to playful prints to comfy fits. Embrace the cheer in the air with six of the most wearable trends for 2011. Rainbow Brights There are endless ways to wear this […]