• The store that encourages you to shoplift

    Published: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    Here's an interesting new policy we'd love to see in the States: The Japanese clothing store GU recently announced that customers can try on up to three pieces of clothing and then leave the store to test-drive clothes out "in the wild," provided they return before the end of the day, according to Yahoo Shine. Though it may seem like sanctioned shoplifting, the policy actually makes a lot of sense — the brand, owned by retail chain Uniqlo, is trying to combat the phenomenon of shoppers buying something, taking it home, changing their minds, and returning the item.

  • Macy's to host Great American County Fair at Penn Square Mall

    Linda Miller | Updated: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    Step right up for all-American food, carnival games and clowns at a family friendly event in Oklahoma City

  • Russian lawmaker proposes high heel ban

    Published: Thu, Jun 19, 2014

    Oleg Mikheyev, a member of Russia’s parliament, is suggesting a ban that is angering a lot of people in his country.

  • Online shopping site offers more swimwear options for plus-size women

    Linda Miller | Updated: Thu, Jun 19, 2014

    Dive in for some good news if you're a plus-size woman looking for swimwear.

  • Celebrity fashion designer Kevan Hall: Clothes for all occasions

    By Linda Miller, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Jun 19, 2014

    Kevan Hall’s designs are worldwide and represent women in every facet of their fashion continuum. He recently visited with Oklahoma women at R Meyers in Oklahoma City.

  • Get a jump on next Thunder season with new blue shoes

    By Linda Miller | Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Still sad that the OKC Thunder didn’t play for the NBA championship? Well, there’s nothing like a new pair of shoes to brighten your spirits and let you show off your favorite shade of blue while you wait for pro basketball season to kick off in five months or so.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 15

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Jun 15, 2014

    Boomerang Awards Banquet, Pool Party, WSGA Reception, Hefner Graduation Party, OFE Awards Banquet

  • Mom plans to wear dress school deemed ‘inappropriate’ for daughter, to graduation

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    In the last few hours of her senior year at Lexington, North Carolina’s Central Davidson High School, Violet Burkhart was sent home to change after the dress she was wearing was deemed too short, Yahoo News reports.

  • Summer trends: Oklahoma City fashionistas share their favorites

    By Heather Warlick, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jun 12, 2014

    We asked some owners of locally owned boutiques in Oklahoma City for their favorite summer trends.

  • Target teams with Altuzarra on new fashion collection

    Linda Miller | Updated: Tue, Jun 10, 2014

    A new limited-edition fashion collection is coming to Target in September.

  • Survey reveals women more turned on by new shoes than their significant others

    Linda Miller | Updated: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    What gets many women more excited than their significant others? A new pair of shoes.

  • Glamour eyes: Sunglasses are sultry and sporty this season

    By Heather Warlick, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Jun 5, 2014

    Sunglasses are more glamorous than ever — yet many manufacturers are adding a sporty quality that can seamlessly take sunglasses from the office to the golf course.

  • Melissa McCarthy: I Couldn't Find Anybody to Dress Me For the Oscars

    Published: Wed, Jun 4, 2014

    Melissa McCarthy is starting her own plus-size line after admitting that she has trouble finding styles to fit her frame, according to Yahoo TV. Covering the July 2014 issue of Redbook magazine, on newsstands June 10th, the "Tammy "star revealed that when she was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for her role in "Bridesmaids," she didn't know what she was going to wear. "When I go shopping, most of the time I'm disappointed," the 43-year-old said. "Two Oscars ago, I couldn't find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers--very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people--and they all said no."

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.:Sunday, June 1, 2014

    By Helen Ford Wallace, hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    50th Anniversary, Engagement Party, Birthday Party, 80th Anniversary, Picnic, Producer's Party, Brunch, Wine and Cheese, Mercy Party

  • World Cup country sets dress code for tourists

    Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    Qatar's capital city, Doha, has just been chosen as the venue for the 2022 World Cup. And while many locals are busy celebrating the exciting news, others are thinking about how an influx of tourists might affect the small Middle Eastern nation, according to Yahoo Shine. The new Reflect Your Respect campaign, which officially launches in Qatar next month, is designed to help Western tourists learn about local modest clothing standards. In one drawing from the campaign, several stick figures are shown in different outfits, including one in a short skirt and another in tight-fitting pants, with Xs underneath them to indicate they're inappropriate.

  • Pink with envy: Rose gold is blushing on a new generation

    By Linda Miller, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    Rose gold is back in fashion, with a softer blush and plenty of possibilities. An Oklahoma City jewelry retailer discusses the trend.

  • High school senior hand-paints prom dress

    Rebecca Irvine, KSL | Updated: Thu, May 22, 2014

    Julia Reidhead, a high school senior from Mesa, Arizona, hand-painted her prom dress to look like Van Gogh's "Starry Night."

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties Etc.: May 25, 2014

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@opubco.com | Published: Sun, May 25, 2014

    Wedding Party, Hall of Fame Luncheon, Past Presidents, Early American Glass, Gavel Club Tea, Book Signing, Launch Party

  • Stacy London teams with Hollywood Fashion Secrets

    Linda Miller | Updated: Fri, May 16, 2014

    Stacy London, best known as co-host on fashion reality show “What Not to Wear,” has teamed with Hollywood Fashion Secrets as its style ambassadress. And what, you’re probably wondering, is a style ambassadress? It’s the chosen one who reveals well-kept style secrets to women everywhere.

  • Bored straight? Try out some of this season's favorite curly hair styles

    By Heather Warlick, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, May 14, 2014

    This year’s favorite hairstyles are curly, some deconstructed, some romantic, some messy and some spirals.