Celebrity Fashion: Lauren Conrad Limited Release

What: Lauren Conrad, of MTV’s The Hills and formerly Laguna Beach, has released limited items from her new line. What the fashion heads say: This, from People.com: “The fashion line will reflect her upbringing in the Southern California lifestyle, with easy-to-wear dresses, tops and silhouettes—all at an affordable price ranging from $42-$150.” What I say: […]

20% Off Kate Spade Today

What: Take 20% off handbags at KateSpade.com The Lowdown: I’m telling you up front so you don’t miss it: this offer ends today! Hurry to get your 20% off Kate Spade handbags online, and pick from the latest designs, like this “Clarkson Carla” short shoulder hobo. You’ll need to know the code, but lucky for […]

Street Fashion 101: A Lesson in Accessories

  Another lesson from the woman-on-the-street, featured on StreetPeeper.com from the frenzy of New York’s Fashion Week: Please, please, please take note: your accessories (i.e. bag, shoes, belt) do NOT need to “match.” I promise. Here, against the blank canvas of a neutral dress (grey is super-hot) we’ve got a pop of yellow in the […]

Top Online Retail Sites

Photo credit: Shutterstock What: Women’s Wear Daily recently reported on the top online stores. Notice that all are budget-friendly stores. Also,  it appears that offline stores are starting to make some series gains online and that the sites of catalog companies like Coldwater Creek, LL Bean, and Lands End have successfully made the transition online. […]

Fall Trend Alert: The Day Clutch

What: Yet another handbag option for fall, the day clutch. What the fashion heads say: This from Net-A-Porter.com’s Fall Fashion Flash: “Tote the new oversized clutch with an urban-cool daytime outfit.” The site goes on to laud Marc Jacobs as figuring large in the trend: “Not only has he brought us a dramatic new slimline […]