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Consumer Online Shopping Trends Report

People waking up at ungodly hours to shop.  Websites crashing because of awesome sales.  Backordered items that won’t ship for weeks.  We get it.  The shopping culture this time of year gets crazy.  Literally. Chase Paymentech recently released their sixth annual Cyber Holiday Pulse Index, which provides insights into online shopping behavior throughout the holiday […]

Couturious: Online Shopping Meets Online Styling

Update: It appears that Couturious is very similar to the site  We’re contacting the folks behind both sites to get their response. What: Yesterday we got an exclusive peek at Couturious , a new social shopping/discover service by the folks behind It’s like an online version of the old skool activity of dressing […]

New Online Shopping Boutique:

What:   A new online shopping boutique called has just launched. All their apparel and accessories are less than $100! What We Say: You’re probably asking the question we first did when we found out about this site: “Really? Everything’s only $100 or less?” Yes, it’s true. The dresses, sweaters, tops, skirts, and the […]

Online Shopping Alert:

Tired of trolling those other online shopping behemoths for designer pieces at a budget price?  Now you have another option—the creator of has announced the launch of a new online fashion marketplace,  The focus is on boutique and designer items, with easy options for buyers and sellers to list and purchase. Listing costs […]

H&M Online Shop Finally Opens in the US

H&M Online Shopping

The long wait is over– Hennes & Mauritz, a.k.a. H&M has finally opened the doors of its online shop to the US market. Starting August 1st, the Swedish budget fashion retailer will offer the same collections online as in-store. Plans also include additional sizes and exclusive “online-only” items available all year-round.

How to Shop Online Outlet Stores

We live in a world of instant gratification, and technology has turned budget fashionista’s into the ultimate #hautegeeks. We know our way around online stores like we know our way around Facebook and Gmail, and if the words “flash sale” and “free shipping” are music to your ears, then read on for tips and tricks […]

Another Reason to Shop Online: the Environment

What:You may recall a story from a while back about the negative environmental impact of Google searches (something you’d probably take for granted). However, it was still concluded at the time that “if your internet use is in place of more energy-intensive activities, such as driving your car to the shops, that’s good” – and […]

Shop H&M Online Soon

What: We’ve got a special place in our heart reserved for H&M, and now that we may be able to shop for our favorite diffusion lines and trends online…well, we’re in love. Rumor has it that H&M will launch an online storefront for the US. To date, Americans have to purchase everything in store. What […]

Uncle Sam is Coming for Online Shoppers…

Online shopping may not be carefree (read: sales tax free) for much longer. State governments are eyeballing bargain hunters, like you and me, who skip out on a sales tax by purchasing shoes, handbags, dresses, jeans, bracelets, and nearly everything else, on the Internet. Shoppers should report taxes on these items to the government

Wal-Mart: the New Amazon for Apparel?

What: Dirt-cheap clothes. Check. Celeb fashion collabs. Check. Monopoly on the online shopping market? Getting there. Wal-Mart has just expanded its site to include one million new items, including apparel. The twist is the new inventory is from outside retailers. Like this $19 clutch from eBags. What They Say: Retail consultant Burt Flickinger III said […]

Shopping Survey Findings Reveal Surprising Results

What: Findings from a recent shopping survey conducted by SteelHouse reveals surprising results about the online shopping personalities and buying behaviors of American consumers. What SteelHouse says:  Americans’ online shopping personalities and buying behaviors are both diverse and distinct – and are not always easy to predict.  Some surprising findings: 25 percent of men say […]

Girlshop Moves Offline

It seems that everyone is trying to follow’s recent foray into the offline shopping territory. The ever popular online shopping store, Girlshop, has just opened a store in the meatpacking district. I’ve yet to check it out, but I imagine it is filled with goodies from Amy Chan and Lotta—perfect for the “subversive socialite” […]

Shopping Burns Lots of Calories

What: Just as online shopping starts to hit its stride, we get news like this:  the walking around and standing required to shop  (offline, of course) burns 48,000 calories a year. For a gal on a 2,000-calorie diet, that’s 24 days worth of food! What They Say: The study, which polled 3,000 women, also found […] is Still A Generic Shopping Search Engine: Site Re-Review

Site Re-Review is a new series on TBF where we revisit site’s we’ve reviewed in the past The Lowdown: Laura checks back on, which wants to be your one and only online shopping companion. Instead of heading to Google or Amazon, SortPrice suggests you search for your favorite apparel items on its generic looking […]

How to Get Designer Boots Online

Dear Budget Fashionista: My question is – I live in a small town in Ontario, Canada and my shopping is limited.  I started doing more online shopping because my shopping time is restricted as I work two jobs and when I do get the chance to shop,  I have to travel 2 hours to Toronto. […]