Plus Size Fashion at Target: Fall 2008

Finding plus size fashion that’s actually, well, fashionable, is always a challenge—but fortunately for us, a handful of budget-friendly retailers are starting to get the picture. Target, of course, is one, and this fall they’ve got plenty of trendy/stylish pieces to pick from, in sizes 16W-30W. Some tips for wearing the pieces to their best […]

Original Art Panels: The Look for Less

We love the look of original art; the price, however, we can do without. Here’s a truly easy way to make your own original art panels with inexpensive fabric and wooden picture frames – no artistic skills required. Choose a fabric to your liking – we chose this cool paisley print, but anything will do, […]

The Bootine: Hot Again for Fall 2008

What: Bootines, booties, ankle boots, everywhere What We Say: Last year, the bootine was THE shoe for fall. Well, this year isn’t very original, but once again the bootine (or bootie, or ankle boot, or whatever you wish to call it) is super hot again. Still perplexed on how to wear it? Don’t be, because […]

Free Shipping on Handbags at

The Deal: Handbags ship for free overnight from The Lowdown: A fab new handbag is just what the fashion doctor ordered for the season, and is one of our fave sources—and free overnight shipping? Hello—that’s what we’re talkin’ about. Need a clutch suitable for going out? We looove this Jessica Simpson Sapphire Clutch […]

Women’s Fall Coat Trends

Fall is the time to set aside that bathing suit (which many of us are not that sorry to see go) and start thinking about outerwear to fend of the impending chill. If last year’s coat needs to be retired, or if you just need something new to help you face all that cold weather […]

Home Decor on Sale at Walmart: Daily Deal

The Deal: Big savings on home decor at The Lowdown: You probably already buy groceries, office supplies, kids’ stuff, electronics and all kinds of other stuff at Walmart — but don’t overlook the opportunities to pick up home decor for less. There are lots of categories to look over, but right now, after the […]

Look for Less: Room Dividers

In a world of bachelor apartments, mini-mized condos and cramped homes, it’s often hard to create unique, defined spaces. And while we’re fans of the open concept look, sometimes all we really want is a little definition. That’s why we’ve come up with some cheap architectural ideas that will not only divide an airy room, […]