La Redoute: Affordable French Designs

La Redoute is the French equivalent of H&M, featuring the latest styles and exclusive bridgelines from designers like Jean Paul Gaultier (of Madonna cone breast fame) and Vanessa Bruno at prices that normal people can actually afford. The Jean Paul Gaultier corset dress is so hot, that people will swear you picked it up on […]

How to Get Free Fragrance Samples

If you’re someone who wears perfume infrequently, then head to the nearest fragrance counter and request a free sample, instead of purchasing a full bottle. Most major fragrance companies, from Burberry to Givenchy have samples of their products. Collect enough samples and you will never have to purchase a bottle of perfume again. Here are […]

A Special PSA Just in Time for Spring: Just Say No to the Visible Thong

Attention Fashionistas young and old… Wearing your thong outside of your pants has never been in style. Yes, pop princesses like Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears have been seen rocking this look, but they are also worth millions of dollars and live in a special place called Hollywood. Turn off MTV and put your underwear […]

My Favorite Beauty Product: Vaseline

This may sound a bit weird but Vaseline is my favorite beauty product. Yes, it’s thick and can be messy , but this petroleum based products has 1001 beauty uses. As legend goes, this product was found by the chemist Robert Cheesebrough in the late 19th century, who observed local factory workers in Pennsylvania using […]

Coquette Faux Furriers: High Fashion for Vegan Fashionistas

Info on Coquette Faux Furriers was just sent to me two days ago and I’m already plotting how to score the faux Leopard Skin Stole. Claire, the owner, started the site in 2002 to provide cruelty-free divas with sexy, glamorous accessories. It’s also a great store for Socialites in Training who don’t have the money […]

Designer Discount Tip: Legit Knock Offs

By now, you’ve probably heard several lectures on the evils of purchasing knock-off designer bags. On a certain level, buying a knock-off is a bit cheesy, especially when you try to pass it off as the real thing. However, fashion has been knocking off each other since the beginning of style. Remember the Chanel Boucle […]

Cheap vs. Chic: The Shoulder Bag by Belstaff

According to ever hip folks at Fashion Week Daily the bag from the British Leisure company Belstaff (think Banana Republic circa 1988), is the new “it” bag. Seen on the silver screen in the movie Interpreter by the dean of Fashionistas, Nicole Kidman, this overpriced canvas and leather bag is available at Barneys and Berdorf. […]