The Return of Doc Martens: Yea or Nay?

Question of the week- Doc Martens: Yea or Nay? The year was 1992 and I used the bonus money I earned from selling the most stirrup pants at my part time job at Lerner’s New York at the Mall of America (even then I knew stirrup pants were just wrong) to purchase a pair of […]

Zumiez Site Review

Huge e-commerce sites are fantastic when you aren’t sure what to buy for yourself or as a gift, but we like the niche markets too. Sometimes having focus is incredibly helpful, especially when trying to buy for someone with specific likes, even if that picky person is you … Our Review: Zumiez.com, a site we […]

Vera Wang Cosmetic Line At Kohls For Spring 2012

What: Come Spring of 2012, Vera Wang will release a mass market cosmetics line exclusively for Kohl’s department stores and online at kohls.com. Wang’s new lines will be comprised of make-up, bath, body and skincare products. Kohls Said: “The value-oriented American chain department store has been carrying the designer’s Simply Vera Vera Wang merchandise, comprising […]

How to Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Fabric Freshener

Fabric freshener is one of those things you think you don’t really need…until you’ve got some gotta-impress guest coming over and suddenly you realize your couch is smelling a little, well, let’s say un-fresh. Furniture and area rugs are notorious for sucking up scents, both good and bad, but there are a bevy of other […]

H&M Slashes and Trashes Unsold Merchandise

Credit: Sfhazwaste/Flickr What: From our “what-the-hell” files, apparently retailers like H&M trash some of their unsold merchandise and mutilate those garments so they can’t be worn or resold. Really. Even in this economy. The New York Times Says: At the back entrance on 35th Street, awaiting trash haulers, were bags of garments that appear to […]