The Rhinestone Cowboy Issue: Blame it on Texas, Vegas winds, and a Republican in office. Get guided through this season's rhinestone cowboy trail. Musings on how we got here with tips, news and clues to help you do it all your fashionable self.

Fausto Puglisi leads all the wayward cowgirls home. Seen everywhere from on Madonna to Whitney Houston - he knows how to walk this season's line between flash and trash.

Just in time to carry the torch of its forefathers to a new, necessary level, punk's true offspring has passed the finish line in the form of British based Agent Provocateur. Get to know the sassy pair.

Hollywood Exodus. The story behind the scene to dress Oscar.

Why don't they just say so? Vivienne Westwood openly set up shop with her Gold Label collection - and had Oscar in mind.

In timely homage to both the mini-skirt's return and bathing suit weather, design icon Rudi Gernreich, whose stellar contributions to pop culture include the scandalous monokini - is being shown in full historic glory at Philly's Institute of Contemporary Art this fall. Save the dates and get some inspiration.

Still can't just dive in because you're feeling a bit hairy. "Everything you wanted to know about bikini waxing but didn't know who to ask" is here.

Test the waters before diving in. There's help on-line to see how friendly your ocean of choice is before you go dipping your bikini-clad self in it. The EPA and the Clean Water Network are ready to keep your summer fun clean.

Get wireless, or just look like it. Beverly Hills based Charmed Technology brings wearable gadgets to the fashionably mobile.

Face summer's end without looking like an old sea captain. Tips and tricks for chicks in our summer Beauty Lounge:

Dolce up those old dark jeans for less than a buck. Fashion Icon shows you how to do it your fashionable self in the Style Studio.

Ask her anything. Site hostess Fashion Icon answers your fashion quandaries day and night.