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Remembering Iconic Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta on What Would Have Been His 83rd Birthday

We’re taking a moment to remember Oscar de la Renta on his birthday. Today, the legendary designer would have been 83 years old. At the time of his passing in October of last year, InStyle’s fashion new director Eric Wilson reflected on de la Renta’s extraordinary life and legacy. Read his tribute below.

Would You Wear Lingerie As Outerwear? Shop the Most-Stylish Lace Bodysuits

Forget taking your ensemble from day to night -- we're taking these chic bodysuits from night to day! While some lacy delicates are meant to never be seen in public, others are designed for (decent) public exposure. This new crop of stylish bodysuits has made its way from the shadows to the spotlight, and if you're feeling bold, try wearing one of these picks as outerwear. Pair it with high-waist pants or shorts (think: Carey Mulligan on the red carpet in Nina Ricci) and shrug on a blazer. A tad too risqué? Give a glimpse of peekaboo lace from under your top instead. From shiny charmeuse to pretty barely-there prints, take a gander at the top 10 bodysuits we’re loving this season. Click the photo to start shopping, then tell us, are you bold enough to try this trend? [wrn_button url="" text="SEE THE PHOTOS!" title="SEE THE PHOTOS!"]

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Know When to Fold: 8 Perfectly Pleated Skirts Made for Spring

Pleated skirts have undergone a sophisticated makeover for spring. The usually preppy schoolgirl style comes in all shapes and sizes this season, from mini and midi skirts to box and accordion pleats, but the update didn't stop there. This sweet-meets-edgy look embraced spring trends, like cutouts and florals too. So keep your pencil skirts at home and put a bounce in your step with these flirty cuts. But first, a few tidbits to keep in mind: The FitGo for a ladylike feel rather than a badgirl style. The neat pleats can add an air of sophistication to an otherwise casual look. If you're tall, go for the midi length. If you're petite, opt for for a style that hits just above (or at) your knees. The FabricYou want a fabric that is crisp enough to hold the shape of the pleat yet airy enough to flutter in the wind. Summery, lightweight cotton, sleek silk, and a breezy eyelet works wonders with the swingy shape. The OutfitLook to balance out proportions. If you go for a full, pleated skirt, pair it with a fitted top. For mini lengths, try a button front blouse on top to add a polished edge. To make your pleat pop, work a monochromatic color scheme, like the Nina Ricci's spring 2014 runway look (above, left), for maximum impact. Browse through the gallery to shop our favorite flirty styles of the season. Pick up the May issue of InStyle, available on newsstands and for digital download, for more features like this!