How to Recycle a Bridesmaid Dress

The notorious bridesmaid dress has been immortalized in all its silk taffeta awesome awfulness. Yup, we’re talking about Katherine Heigl in 27 Dresses and the slew of bridezilla movies featuring the horrid bridesmaid’s dress. Yet, for those of us who have been there, done that, most bridesmaids dresses are somewhere between horrible/terrible/no good and the […]

The Art of Thrifting

The Art of Thrifting

Thrifting, much like shaving, war or manliness, is a delicate art form, and we’ve got it down to an imprecise science. Sure, we’ve written about thrifting extensively before, but a seasoned thrifter knows to constantly update her tactical manual; being in the thrifting trenches is a learning process. We’re constantly modifying and evolving our thrift […]

Marge Simpson for MAC

marge simpson mac

Classic beauties never go out of style.  Just ask Marge Simpson, the original blue-haired chica who’s been rocking those locks way before Katy Perry starting roaring.  To be exact, Marge has been donning her pearls and strapless dress for 25 years this fall. To celebrate, MAC is launching a limited edition collection of makeup inspired by […]

8 Long Bridesmaid Dresses

Long Bridesmaid Dresses

Perhaps the beautiful cathedral that will host your “I DOs” has an unspoken dresses-must-be-below-the-knees rule, or perhaps you’re just tired of short dresses in silk taffeta. Whatever the reason, we’ve long been getting comments asking us to feature longer bridesmaids dresses. Here are 8 beautiful gowns that are budget-friendly. Your bridesmaids will thank you.

Spring Cleaning: 5 Things to Consciously Uncouple Yourself From

Spring Cleaning Things to Throw Away

Unless you live in a perpetual paradise (Curse you, Californians!), now is that transitional time of year when you swap your faux fur-lined parkas for lighter trenches.  Meaning now is the time to schedule the more-often-than-not-put-off epic Spring Cleaning session.  Taking a cue from Gwynnie, here’s what you need a conscious uncoupling from asap. Translation […]

4 Money Saving Tips for Your Wedding

Money Saving Wedding Tips

The bridezilla who prescribes weekly CrossFit sessions so her bridesmaids can fit into $300 Amsale dresses.  The overly-involved mother-in-law who insists on Ocean View suites for the whole fam.  We’ve all heard “those” stories before. Perhaps it was a friend’s cousin’s sister-in-law or a coworker’s former boss.  Weddings can ignite everyone’s inner crazy, and in […]

27 Bridesmaid Dresses for Under $100: 2014 Edition

Congratulations! You’ve found that perfect somebody who’ll nurse you back to Soberville when you’ve had one too many Midori sours at the bar, and who’ll love you despite your poor music choices in the car. (Admit it! You’ve been bopping your head to the Biebs’ new song on repeat.) You’re that cloyingly sweet, so-in-love couple […]

First Lady Fashion Regrets

Michelle Obama Fashion Regrets

Photo via: Yahoo Shine Sure, she may have single handedly launched the careers of today’s hottest designers (Hi Jason Wu!), but that doesn’t mean the FLOTUS doesn’t have fashion regrets.  As a guest on BET’s “106 & Park,” Michelle Obama was asked about her biggest fashion regret, to which she answered.