Plaid: British Style on a Budget

Once reserved solely for Scottish kilts, tartan (or plaid) made waves on the 1970s punk scene in London, after being revolutionized by Brit designer, Vivienne Westwood. There was hardly a designer in sight that didn

Lindsay Lohan: Look for Less

Er, due to extreme overexposure, Lindsay Lohan is not our typical first choice for a look for less feature; however, having recently witnessed many, many women marking the Fourth of July holiday by dressing up as their very own version of the American flag, we zeroed in on this particular look as a way to […]

News Alert: More Designers on Target’s All-Star Roster

What: —Richard Chai is the 12th designer to create the next collection for Target’s GO International Program. His contemporary dresses, skirts, blouses and more will be available to Target customers (which, by now, should be all of us) starting August 3 and it will be around for most of August. Prices range from $12.99 to […]

Olay Definity Deep Penetrating Foaming Moisturizer: Product Review

What: Karie hopes that the expression “out, darn spot” comes true with Olay Definity Deep Penetrating Foaming Moisturizer; $24.99. The Lowdown: A few years ago, a momentous event happened to me: I got my first age spot. Smack-dab on my forehead, and not at all in a location where my bangs can hide it. Each […]

News Update: Steve & Barry’s Files for Bankruptcy

Last week, we reported that Steve & Barry’s was in danger of full liquidation. Unfortunately, they’ve filed for bankruptcy today, according to the Chicago Sun-Times . Along with filing for bankruptcy protection, the company was forced to close offices and fire 172 employees. The stores will continue to operate because of an agreement with its […]

Fish Tank: Recycle This

We want to give credit where credit is due. So the idea for this post came from one of our favorite British blogs, How Can I Recycle This? It just so happens that one of the Ecoists over here has a husband (and we’re not naming names) who has a thing about fish tanks. You […]