• Trading ruffles for robots: Princess Awesome makes alternative dresses for girls

    WASHINGTON — Little girls may be made of sugar, spice and everything nice, but that doesn’t mean their dresses need to be. In fact, a successful Kickstarter campaign is proving that many little girls prefer…

  • Live Blog: 85th annual Academy Awards

    Join WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley and Style for Hire\’s Lisa Tumbarello as they break down the best dressed on the red carpet, the speeches and who takes home a shiny gold statue. The live blog starts Sunday at 7 p.m.

  • Off the 8’s: A few hours in a corset

    WTOP\’s Heather Brady spent a few hours dancing in a corset at a Victorian Ball. A few hours was more than enough.

  • Stylists forecast fashion trends at inaugural balls and parties

    Washington fashion experts predict peplums, and Grecian goddess one-
    shoulder necklines will be popular among women ballgoers, while men
    will sport slim-cut tuxedos with a pop of color at inaugural parties this