Designers talk style do's and don'ts

Story highlightsSome fashion rules get the boot while others are here to stayWearing an all-black ensemble isn't just for funerals anymoreIt's always better to be overdressed than underdressed

Were Mom's fashion rules made to be broken? A panel of fashion designers style experts weighs in on what to wear, and what to leave in the past.

Mom Says...



"When you have a choice between wearing pants or a skirt, carefully weigh your options...and choose the skirt."

Lloyd Boston, author of "Before You Put That On": Truer than ever. Why not go for the skirt? In this age of metrosexual men, sometimes the only thing that separates you from the guys is the power to pu