Fall Fashion 2008: Wide Leg Trousers

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” Wide leg pants remained a force on the runway for Fall 2008, and the good news is there are plenty of styles on sale now—pick some up and stash them until September . . .   INC Petite Wide Leg Pants,  on sale for $56.25, Macy’s Sele Wide […]

Tribal Style: Runway to Real Life

Global thinking translates to fashion this spring, with an emphasis on loose fabrics and tribal patterns, peppered with animal prints and an occasional dose of beads for good measure. How can you translate this look so that it makes sense in your closet? Some tips (roll over slideshow below for details):        Unlike […]

The Gladiator Sandal: High Vs. Low

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” With the urban tribal theme everywhere this spring, gladiator sandals are hot once again, and they do go incredibly well with the global prints and safari-influenced styling we’re seeing. So, can you get cute glad sandals without breaking the bank? Of course. Here’s a test first: we’ve picked […]

The Anorak: Spring Trend 2008

   What: The anorak as the new spring transition coat of choice. According to style maven Hilary Alexander of The Daily Telegraph, “This spring, however, the anorak has been grasped by its collar and rejigged as a new, lightweight, trans-seasonal cover-up.

Best Handbags on a Budget: Reader Advice

Even the most commited of budget fashionistas knows that if you’re going to splurge on anything, a classic, quality handbag is the thing to buy (we like to call it an investment). However, we also know that when it comes to having fun with trends, inexpensive handbags can be just as great. Our handbag go-to […]

Du Jour on QVC: Adventures in Home Shopping

Not every great home shopping find is going to have a big name attached—and we’re not so attached to big names, so it’s all good. This week, we clicked on QVC’s Du Jour fashions to find some very cute Spring-ready pieces for less (roll over slideshow for details; to shop, go to QVC and search […]

The Motorcycle Jacket: High Vs. Low

We’ve been fixated on spring as of late, but since it’s only February it’s not quite time for cantaloupe chiffon just yet. Actually, the motorcycle jacket maintains its momentum through spring, and while black is not the most spring-like of color choices, a lightweight black biker jacket is a great transition piece as winter wanes. […]

Best Foundation on a Budget: Reader Advice

Getting the perfect foundation is a tricky thing—the right finish, the right color. Oh, and we’d like to maintain moisture—but not too much. And make it last, while you’re at it. It’s a lot to pack into one little product. We have faith, however, that you can find a great foundation for less—Angela’s kind of […]

Target: What to Buy Spring 2008

Spring 2008 is going to be an amazing season for wearable, lady-like fashions. Check out these early offerings from Target to get a style jump start:    ~ Merona Jewel Neckline Jacket, $29.99 ~ IM for Target Geo-Print Wrap Dress, $39.99 ~ Converse Polka Dot Skimmers, $29.99 ~ Loeffler Randall Clutch, $19.99 ~ Isaac Mizrahi […]

Iman’s Global Chic: Adventures in Home Shopping

Iman brings her global fashion sensibility to, yes, the Home Shopping Network. Our favorite way to go global this spring is with fab accessories, and Iman’s got it covered. Some are a little pricier than rifling through the bargain bin at, say, Claire’s, but they’re classic enough to make spending a tiny bit extra worth […]