11 Great Wedding Veils and Hair Pieces on a Budget

Great Wedding Veils and Hair Pieces on a Budget

Tasha Flower Fascinator Headband, $48 from Nordstrom Fashion History: The wedding veil was invented in the 19th century as a way to convey the bride’s modesty and virginity. Let’s take a moment to absorb that… A lot has changed in the past 200 years. We’re all friends here, so we can be honest with each […]

Target’s Next Big Designer Partnership: Neiman Marcus

Target and Neiman Marcus

  Didn’t see this one coming — Target’s latest designer partnership is with … a luxury department store giant? This morning Target announced it’s teaming up with the high-end retailer Neiman Marcus for a winter holiday collection featuring Neiman’s stable of clothing and goods designers. According to the Washington Post, the line will feature “more […]

Want Perfect Eyebrows? Then Read This…..

Scarlett Johansson

Credit: Gareth Cattermole/People.com The secret to perfect eyebrows? The eyebrow pencil. I’m always surprised by how many of my friends go without an eyebrow pencil in their daily makeup routine. Even if you are blessed with gorgeous, full eyebrows, an eyebrow pencil can be just the ticket to get a nice, complete makeup look. Your […]

Is Online Gaming the Future of Fashion?

Fashion online gaming

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Most fashion labels already communicate with customers across multiple social media channels, but online gaming is a territory still being explored—most recently by DKNY. The digitally-savvy brand has been developing an interactive computer experience with a company called Fashion Week Live, and it’s debuting […]

The Print Edition

Bouquet Tee

It’s not exactly cutting-edge news when another high-end, Who’s-Who-in-Fashion designer comes out with a more affordable line. (Can we get a “Hey!!” for Versace and Jason Wu?) Yet, Cynthia Rowley was somewhat of a pioneer in this designer-goes-cheap trend. Before internet crazies tried auctioning off Missioni for Target boots for an ungodly-we-don’t-even-want-to-repeat-it amount, Ms. Rowley […]

Crib Needs an Update? Check Out These Great Places to Find Home Décor on a Budget

Home Decor on a Budget

Out with the old, in with the new! If you’re feeling the urge to spruce up your living space with some new home décor but have been scared off by unpronounceable, multi-syllabic designer or store names (whose price tag renders you just as speechless), have we got some ideas for you. Read on to discover […]

ShopSmart Reveals the Most Common Tricky Ad Claims–and How to Avoid Them

Reading Ads Fineprint

Shutterstock As the saying goes, promise (and large promise, at that) is the soul of advertising. Unfortunately, advertisers get to pay for their houses and cars because they sell things well, not because they can keep their promises. The July 2012 copy of Shopsmart magazine reminds us of this with their timely article that exposes […]

11 Reasons Why We Love Amazon

Reasons Why We Love Amazon

Credit: NY Times As its name implies, Amazon is a winding, veritable jungle chock-full of fabulous finds and steep discounts. Seriously. From hard-to-find makeup must-haves to designer duds, home necessities or the perfect gift for mom, dad, sister or lover, Amazon is practically sacred ground for shopaholics. In no particular order, here are 11 reasons […]

Creative Braids: The Perfect Braided Hairstyles for Summer

Summer braids

Credit: Fashion Boom Daily This post is from our new sister site Mighty Beauty. If you’re thinking about getting braids for the summer or have already braided your hair for a low-maintenance hair-care routine this season, there are lots of things you can do to keep your style fresh and exciting. Forming your braids into […]

We Pledge Allegiance to These Great Patriotic Style Icons!

Patriotic Style Icons

You’ve got the apple pie, sparklers and July 4 barbecue festivities all set. Next up? Take a break from all your Independence Day planning and enjoy our rundown of 13 great patriotic style icons—past and present—who’ll no doubt be remembered for their country’s loyalty as well as for their sometimes over-the top (and sometimes not) […]