Topic “style”

By Denisa R. Superville (The Record/MCT)

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Sean O’Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons.

“Don’t put your hands in your pocket a lot. People will think you have a gun,” O’Reilly, now 17 and a senior at Teaneck High School in northern New Jersey, remembered his mother telling him. “Don’t walk around with...

By Karen Deer (St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT))

Can you use an extra $5,000 for college?

You’re in luck. The 12th Annual Duck Tape brand “Stuck at Prom” Scholarship Contest started March 7.

High school students from the United States and Canada create one-of-a kind prom formal wear using Duck Tape brand duct tape’s more than 35 available colors and prints.

Entry deadline...

By Jenn Harris (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

What better way to flaunt your toned, tan stems than in a pair of flirty shorts?

Whether it’s a knicker-grazing pair of hot pants, party-ready high-waist sequin shorts or a pair of denim cutoffs, celebrities such as Selena Gomez and Michelle Williams have already been spotted sporting all varieties of this hot spring trend.

At the...

By Melissa Magsaysay (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

NEW YORK — Whether you’re an avid viewer of Fox News or have only a passing acquaintance with the network, it’s been nearly impossible not to notice anchorwoman and “America Live” host Megyn Kelly.

Particularly during the GOP primary round of debates and Super Tuesday coverage, Kelly’s position in the lead anchor chair along with co-...

By Elizabeth Wellington (The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT))

PHILADELPHIA — Skinny, colored jeans are more than this spring’s fashion must-have — they are becoming the apparel industry’s savior.

Or at least that’s what the pants feel like to retailers who, after nearly four years of dismal women’s clothing sales, finally are experiencing an uptick.

“It’s just been fabulous,” said Pam Katz,...