How to Put Together a Last Minute V-day Outfit

Despite the fact that February 14th is conspicuously circled in an ostentatious pink on your calendar (Yep, a subtle hint for the special friend in your life), between 6am yoga, your job, novel writing classes, and your second job, somehow Valentine’s Day has crept its way up.  Grand plans to put together a show-stopping Valentine’s Day […]

7 Tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Image source: Flickr Creative Commons Outlet malls, end-of-season sales, and the good ole clearance rack are all fine and dandy, but for a REALLY amazing bargain, you can’t beat thrift stores. Now, unless you’re a seasoned pro who has meandered through the aisles of Goodwill and Salvation Army to find that barely used Theory skirt […]

Michelle Obama Wears Ann Taylor Coat

image source: Mrs. O Political discourse has never been so engaging, and by that, we mean dialogue about “current events” like what is Michelle O wearing right now.  Sure, she’s not the only political lady that rocks a mean sense of style, and there have been plenty before her who have played the style card beautifully. […]

Alberta Ferretti Designs for Macy’s Impulse Line

Doo-Ri Chung‘s line hasn’t even meandered its way to Macy’s racks yet, but the department store is at it again.  Italian designer Alberta Ferretti‘s carrying the designer collaboration torch with an exclusive collection for Macy’s Impulse contemporary department. Inspired by the Amalfi Coast, the 30 piece collection features feminine dresses, peasant blouses, garden-party looks, and abstract […]

Prabal Gurung Designs Sephora Cast Costumes

It’s pretty much a given that Sephora’s Beauty Advis0rs are cutting edge and ridiculously trendy when it comes to the makeup department, but now, they’re getting a makeover in the wardrobe department.  CFDA award winning fashion designer Prabal Gurung designed new “cast costumes” for the Sephora Beauty Advisors in North America.  The new uniforms maintain […]

Dana Buchman for Kohl’s to Support Breast Cancer Research

Who says scientific advancement and research are separate from stylish endeavors?  Kohl’s has found a way to  merge the two with fashion designer Dana Buchman’s exclusive collection at all 40 Wisconsin Kohl’s stores and online at Kohls.com.  The collection features everything from beaded bracelets to the oh-so-popular graphic tee trend to stylish lunch totes!  Splashes of […]

DIY Organizing Tips from ShopSmart Magazine

The days of never-ending cups of eggnog and Hanukkah cards from your cousin Geraldine in Amsterdam are over.  Translation?  The holidays have officially ended, and you’re left with an armful (or two or three) of post-holiday goodies.  Yup, hand knit holiday sweaters from Grandma Rose, souvenirs from your sister who studied abroad in Minsk, and […]

Mobile Holiday Shopping Study

Apparently, our multi-functional smart phones aren’t being used for just texting and late night sessions of Angry Birds.  According to IBM’s Smarter Commerce study for the 2011 Holiday season, mobile shopping doubled in the month of December. The study analyzed the entire month of December and focused on mobile devices.  Here are some interesting stats […]

Golden Globes Red Carpet Live Blogging Tonight 7pm EST

Credits: Sarah Michelle Gellar (Steve Granitz/WireImage) Reese Witherspoon (Jason Merritt/Getty) Award show seasons has officially begun, and tonight’s a biggie: The Golden Globes!  Whether you see the Globes as a precursor to the Oscars, or you’re excited to see what naughty/offensive jabs host Ricky Gervais has planned, one thing is for sure.  The Golden Globes […]

How to Regift

When it comes to regifting, for most of us, it’s a case of “been there, done that.”  Admit it.  You were anticipating the oh-so-adorable patent Mary Jane’s you had been hinting on, but instead, you receive a floral vase that has “I love my niece” written across it from your Aunt Ernestine.  You’re hoping that […]