Spring Fashion Trend 2012 – Novelty Tops

It’s nice to know that fashion designers don’t always take themselves too seriously. And this Spring we got the perfect reminder in the form of the novelty tops that hit the runways for the 2012 collections. Novelty Tops for Spring 2012 Credit: 3.1 Phillip Lim/Style.com, Betsey Johnson/Yannis Vlamos , Ana Sui/Alessandro Viero Credit: Prada/Monica Feudi, […]

Shops that Offer Freebies

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. The free gift with purchase has been tempting shoppers since, like, forever. After all, who doesn’t love to get the most for their money? But there is something even better: the elusive in-store freebie. Whether it’s in the form of a complimentary beverage, beauty […]

DIY Organizing Tips from ShopSmart Magazine

The days of never-ending cups of eggnog and Hanukkah cards from your cousin Geraldine in Amsterdam are over.  Translation?  The holidays have officially ended, and you’re left with an armful (or two or three) of post-holiday goodies.  Yup, hand knit holiday sweaters from Grandma Rose, souvenirs from your sister who studied abroad in Minsk, and […]

How to Wear Spring 2012’s Bright Bag Trend

Spring runways  saw bright color from nearly head to toe, but working a bright bag into your everyday wardrobe is a heck of a lot easier, not to mention more feasible, than, say, working an all-over color frock into the big picture. The bright bag trend spanned all sizes of the purse spectrum from over-sized […]

Sam Edelman Collaborates with American Eagle

With Spring (just barely) on the horizon, it’s time for another ultra cool collab. This time, it’s American Eagle Outfitters and marvy shoe designer Sam Edelman. Available online now, the Sam Edelman for AEO collection offers 11 different styles anchored by key shoe shapes: ballet flats, wedges, and gladiator sandals in easy to wear neutrals […]

CONVERSE ♥ MARIMEKKO SPRING 2012 COLLECTION

Light Blue Converse

Here’s another fantastic early Spring treat for us Fashionistas! Converse and Marimekko have partnered to dish out more springtime excitement with the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star, Chuck Taylor All Star PJ and Jack Purcell Helen shoes. With five signature prints from Marimekko master designers Maija Isola and Annika Rimala (and prices around $90), the […]

CFDA releases “Model Health Guidelines”

On Thursday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America released their Model Health Guidelines for the upcoming Fall 2012 fashion week. As reported by New York Magazine’s “The Cut” Blog, the rules are a bit stricter than in past years, requiring models to be at least 16 years old and to show I.D. proving their […]

The Shops at Target Explained

Check out this video for the newly announced “Shops at Target” concept, in which “mini=boutiques” from some of our favorite local shops (like The Candy Store in San Francisco which saved me one day with a MUCH needed chocolate covered oreo), are featured within Target stores. This is a brilliant way to help local boutiques, […]