Do Good: Maggie Gyllenhaal Teams Up With Trickle Up

What: The Dark Knight’s femme fatale Maggie Gyllenhaal and Trickle Up have teamed up for one of our fave combinations—fashion and a great cause. In this case, Gyllenhaal tapped New York jewelry design studio TENTHOUSANDTHINGS to design a necklace with proceeds to benefit Trickle Up’s “Seed a Dream” campaign. The Lowdown: The necklace features three […]

Green Shoes, Ecostiletto, and Scrabfabulous: The Budget Ecoist

The lowdown on the latest eco-friendly dish at The Budget Ecoist: ~ Have a passion for green fashion? Corso Como shoes might be just your thing—handcrafted footwear using natural materials, from a company dedicated to fair wages, ethical treatment, and fair working conditions. We call that fashion you can feel good about. ~ The Budget […]

Clairol Nice N’ Easy Root Touch-Up: Product Review

What: Angela takes Clairol Nice ‘n Easy Root Touch-Up for a test run. The Lowdown: When the budget gets tight, getting your hair colored somehow doesn’t make it to the top of the priority list (seems that everyone else in the household wants stuff like food and electricity — go figure). That being said, when […]

Summer Fashion Trend: The White Dress

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: The Rise of the White Dress What We Say: Okay, okay, we get it already! Everywhere you turn right now—and we do mean everywhere—you will find the white dress, on everyone from Jessica Simpson to Halle Berry. White dresses of all types, but primarily white sundresses —from […]

Packing for a Summer Getaway: Expert Advice from’s Laird Borrelli

July and August are prime times for taking that much-needed summer getaway, but our least favorite part? Er, packing. Figuring out what to bring is hard enough (especially for any self-respecting fashionista), but with all those extra per-bag charges airlines are imposing these days, we have to watch the bottom line as well. Fortunately, […]