Dear Budget Fashionista: Hi! I’ve just started getting into “fashion” hose and tights in order to liven up my boring lawyer wardrobe. However, I have a few problems. First, I am plus size. Second, I live in a pretty un-trendy town, and I was wondering if you could suggest some online retailers for this type […]
Today’s guest post is by Charisse Conanan of Smarteys.com. I know — “money-saving tips” and “looking F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S” are terms that might appear to be at odds with each other. But, keep reading and you’ll realize that these terms go hand-in-hand, especially for those looking to impress their colleagues.
Are cotton swimsuits okay to buy? Is it acceptable to put your swimsuits in the washer? Should you ever shop for a swimsuit online? We’ve got some surprising answers to these burning question. Answers to Common Swimsuit Questions Question 1: Spandex or Cotton? Cotton, along with other lightweight materials, is comfy and soft, and many […]
In the spirit of April 1st, we are sharing an interesting infographic about the top beauty myths that may have fooled some of us once or twice (okay, more than twice in my case). From commonplace nuggets like “Find harshest possible lighting to apply foundation” to head-scratchers such as “For every gray hair plucked, two […]
What: In case you haven’t heard this week, Vera Wang has opened a Shanghai bridal boutique in January to house her globally-revered bridal couture creations. Which typically wouldn’t be such a huge point of interest for normal folks who aren’t celebrity brides, except that the shop was charging 3,000 yuan ($480) for customers to have […]
My grandma Doonie has been a seamstress for over 70 years. Every time I go home to Minneapolis, she drops little pearls of fashion/garment/shopping related wisdom. On a recent trip home, Doonie gave me these simple instructions on finding your natural waist. Most people think they’re natural waist is the mid point of their torso, […]