What to Buy Fall 2007: Falling for Plaid

What: Mad plaid on the runway for fall, updated with modern colors and fabrics. What the Fashion heads say: Style.com: “….the patterned cloth looked surprisingly twenty-first century, thanks in part to electric-bright color combinations…” The Lowdown: Did plaid ever really go away? It feels a bit like a flashback to the fall previews of ’06, […]

What to Buy Fall 2007: Bright Colored Shoes

Bright Shoes

One of the hottest trends of the summer will continue to be a hot trend for fall, the bright colored shoe. While a pair of yellow pumps might not be your everyday shoe, it can add a much needed to kick to a fall wardrobe full of blacks and browns. How to Wear Bright Colored […]

Free Books for Fellow Bloggers

Thanks to everyone who read my first book, How to Be a Budget Fashionista,  and posted a review. I REALLY appreciate it, especially the support from long time readers of the blog and fellow bloggers.  I made a personal commitment to taking a “blogroots” approach to getting the word out about the book. If you […]

Daisy Marc Jacobs: What to Buy Fall 2007

What: Daisy by Marc Jacobs, the designer’s new fragrance launching just in time for fall, has created an invite only online “experience” with product descriptions, chances to win prizes, and a highly addictive pollination game. The perfect way to waste time while your boss is on vacation. What the fashion head say: from Splendora- “Daisy […]

What to Buy Fall 2007: Wide Leg Pants

Fall’s hot new bottom is the wide leg pants. The difference between wide leg pants and other, wider leg options like boot cut and flare jeans, is that wide leg pants fall straight from the hip, meaning the pants are as wide in the thigh as they are at the hem. Where to get them […]

Stella McCartney’s Limited Edition Glastonbury Music Festival T-Shirt, $50 at Yoox.com

What: Stella McCartney, Sir Paul’s daughter and the most fashionable vegan alive, has designed a limited edition t-shirt, sold online at Yoox.com, for the iconic Glastonbury Music Festival, with the proceeds going to Oxfam, the international charity with the goal of ending poverty worldwide.” What the fashion heads say: From Yoox.com Dedicated to the Glastonbury, […]

What to Buy Fall 2007: Menswear for Women

What: Menswear styling for women this fall with tailored jackets and pants in traditional colors kicked up with a bit of feminine detail, like this Marc Jacobs look, far left. What the Fashion heads say: From Vogue: The borrowed-from-the-boys look takes on a more refined quality and cut for a woman’s shape. Key pieces: collegiate […]

You by Crocs: Crocs Go Mainstream

What: The people behind Crocs, the plastic shoes we all love to hate, has just come out with a more traditional shoe line called “You by Crocs” and, ehh umm, they’re actually cute. AOL/Money: The first YOU by Crocs(TM) collection (MSRP: $149-$299), High Spirits, features luxurious materials, including lamb’s wool, leather and suede that line […]