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7 Popular Types of Plaid and How to Tell Them Apart

Get schooled, checkmate.
Trend-wise, plaid never really goes away! Rather, it gets redone in different shapes, sizes, and silhouettes as the years go by. And by the way, it matters exactly which kind of check is dominating the runways season after season! Confused already? Worry

Here's the Funny History Behind Double Denim

People also call it "Canadian tuxedo" for a reason.
"Double denim" is now a pretty common term, rolling off the tongues of cool kids and classicists alike as if it wasn't considered serious faux pas just over a decade ago. Pasts considered, did you know that the rather tricky look was

Fashion Dictionary: Your Ultimate Guide to Hats

Yes, bretons and berets are different.
We're shipping you off to fashion school! You've got a good head on your shoulders, so why not top it with somethin' pretty—a very en vogue beret, perhaps? Or maybe a beanie? Here's a quick and easy guide to telling your hats

Fashion Dictionary: The Different Sunglasses Shapes You Need to Know

Don't confuse 'em anymore!
Now you know exactly what to ask for when shopping for sunnies. Today's fashion lesson ensures that you'll never confuse a browline and a retro square ever again! Get cool in school, girls.IMAGE Angeline MoralesAVIATORS: Classic aviators have smoked or reflective lenses

Fashion Cheat Sheet: How to Tell Different Shoe Types Apart

Yes, a platform is different from a wedge heel!
It's of utmost importance to be schooled on fashion lingo, girls. We at Preview value your style education, and we hear you: it can get rather hard to tell certain shoe silhouettes apart. Like, aren't platforms and wedges pretty much the same thing?!

Fashion Dictionary: All the Collar Types You Need to Know

Familiarize yourself with these terms!
Continuing our weekly fashion terminology lessons, we created a collar reference chart just for you. Below, learn the different types of collars that you should familiarize yourself with. Scroll down and feel free to save these infographics!

Fashion Dictionary: Your Ultimate Guide to Skirts

Do you know all kinds yet?
This week, we move on to learning the different types of skirts. Learn the most basic and versatile types below and you'll have an easier time choosing whichever design that will best accentuate your curves. Below, check out the charts we made

Your Foolproof Guide to International Clothing Sizes

No more confusion!
While casually shopping around one day, I spotted the perfect pair of mom jeans hanging in a store, and in my excitement, I grabbed the first pair in my size. Spoiler: it was a pretty unpleasant way to find out that an

Your Ultimate Guide to International Shoe Sizes

Online shoe shopping made easier!
It's happened one too many times: you order a divine pair of stilettos online (and on sale!), only to have it arrive at your the wrong size.The utter devastation is no joke, and we wholeheartedly feel you—the solution? Get smart! Never

Fashion Glossary: The Different Sleeve and Cuff Styles You Need to Know About

Know where you hide your tricks (and where you should wear your heart).
Attention, class! As demonstrated by the street style stars whose outfits you drool over on the daily, sleeves are huuuge right now—both literally and figuratively. Enormous, statement-making, and big enough to hide all your secrets in, Spring/Summer 2017 saw arms flounced at

The Shoe Dictionary: Heels

Do you know which type you're always wearing?
Girls all know the love-hate relationship we have with wearing heels. It gives us the instant confidence boost we need once we step in them and the automatic posture correction we get from walking in them. But, we’re also familiar with blisters

The Shoe Dictionary: Flats

Take a crash course on Shoes 101.
Shoes are every girl’s best friend. With the right pair, she can take on the world! Although let’s be honest, there’s a ton of shoe styles out there. So here at Preview, we’ve put together a handy little guide chart to help

Fashion A To Z: The Style Bible Designer Dictionary

We aid your tricky problem with the ever tongue-twisting fashion lexicon.
Can you relate if we tell you that even fashion girls have a handful of read-it-but-never-said-it moments when it comes to hard-to-pronounce labels? It happens, moments where you would rather not say it out loud for fear of mispronouncing them, or worse,