Plus size at Prada?

What: Prada featured a “plus size” (who was more “average” sized than plus) on the runway during Milan’s fashion week What the fashion heads say: From The Daily Telegraph: The back-to-nature collection was apparently inspired by the German art nouveau movement, in which straight lines were eschewed in favour of a more rounded look. What […]

Breast Cancer Awareness: Cashmere for the Cure

What: “Cashmere for the Cure” sweater, from Lauren Hansen The Lowdown: Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues, with a chance for you to combine cashmere with supporting a great cause. This pure cashmere sweater from Lauren Hansen is available now, with a bold pink ribbon design that brings instant recognition and a fun style statement at […]

Shop This: The Bridal Sale at Filene’s Basement

What: The Bridal Sale at Filene’s Basement, affectionately known as “The Running of the Brides” The Lowdown: Okay, there are a lot of reasons to love Filene’s Basement, but this is what they’re famous for: fabulous bridal discounts. Think designer gowns, originally priced from $900 to $9,000, marked down to prices ranging from $249 to […]

Trend Alert: The Sweater Dress

What: The sweater dress as a wardrobe building option for fall. What the experts say: This, from the New York Times: “The sweater dress, no longer a boring basic straight out of your mother’s college yearbook, is swiftly racking up votes for the retail world’s Homecoming Queen.” What I say: They’re adorable in photos and […]

Shoptalk: Anastasia Brown, Country Music Super Producer and Judge USA Network’s Nashville Star

There’s nothing I like more than chatting with fun, interesting, intelligent women who also know how to shop, which is why my interview with Anastasia Brown, Country Music Super Producer and the “honest” judge on USA Network’s ‘Nashville Star”, was nothing but pure joy. This woman has worked with EVERYONE… John Travolta to Robin WIlliams […]

Dry Cleaner’s Secret, Around $20 for a 14-Count Box

What: Angela takes the “Dry Cleaner’s Secret” home dry cleaning cloth for a spin (in the dryer, that is). The Lowdown: We all have it – that pile of clothes in dry cleaning limbo, that need to be taken in but don’t quite make it because A) we don’t have time, or B) we don’t […]