Plus Fashion Goes High End: Saks to Carry Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, McQueen Up to Size 20

What: Saks Fifth Avenue is testing placement of “plus sizes” on it’s high end floor with almost all the big designers participating. This could affect all levels of the retail chain According to Racked: And we’re not just talking about smart suits and evening gowns for the ladies-who-lunch set (though they’ll have plenty to peruse, with […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Really Ugly: Site Review

The Lowdown: Laura reviews, an online boutique featuring a small and sometimes stylish selection of “extras” (think handbags and bracelets). Our Review: is all about the accessories, we’re not just talking your average necklace, but also bracelets, scarves, hats, pins, etc. Sort of like an accessories smorgasbord. To find the accessory that’s right […]

Rachel Bilson: Look For Less

Rachel Bilson is just one of those celebrities that has great personal style. We wish we could have a personal tour of her closet. She is never afraid to mix and match pieces and she almost always wears an interesting piece that takes her look to the next level. What we love most about her […]

7 Super Cute Dresses Under $30 From Modcloth

The Deal: Check out ModCloth’s Super Sale– dresses, accessories, and more on sale, plus free shipping for orders over $75. The Lowdown: Okay, our love of Modcloth is well documented. We *heart* their collection of super stylish dresses and we’re totally head over heels with the price (under $30 bucks? Works for Us). We choose […]

Listen: Super Star Vanessa Williams Shares Her Beauty Secrets

As the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams certainty paved the way for African Americans in the 80’s and continues to amaze us with her fashion icon status, musical talents, and diverse acting credits, including her recent stint on Ugly Betty as the uber-villainous diva Wilhelmina and her role on Desperate Housewives (love her!!). So, […]

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The Deal: Extra 15% Off + Free Shipping Smart Bargains. The Lowdown: We’ve been fans of Smartbargains ever since we found a Nicole Miller dress for $65 less than on The only issue is that you have to act fast, because items appear to sell out quickly on the site. However, you can find […]

Top Five Under $50: Black Lace Trend

One of the best times to pick up pre-fall items is during the mid summer sales, which are going strong because stores are having a hard time turning over (ie “selling”) their stock. That means you’ll see “new” trends that really are just rehashed versions of old trends. Case in point Black Lace, which was […]