Canvas Shopping Bags—The New Black: Do Good

Canvas bags are popping up everywhere! People are finally getting into the groove of bringing their bags to the grocery store (if you’re having trouble remembering to bring your bags with you, check out these great tips from the Life Less Plastic blog. Stores are beginning to give incentives. At my local Trader Joe’s, customers […]

Pierre Hardy Joins Gap

What: Shoe designer Pierre Hardy, whose footwear goes for $500 and up at pricey stores like Bergdorf and Nordstrom, is designing a spring shoe capsule collection for Gap, with prices ranging from $78 to $98. The Lowdown: From WWD “Hardy, known for his sculptural sky-high stilettos under his eight-year-old signature label, as well as those […]

Try This: Inspiration Boards

Lori Pickert runs a blog dedicated to Inspiration Boards for your home office, sewing room, kitchen, workspace, or any place you call your own.The board above is by Meg Rooks and displays her love of children’s books and illustrations. So ask yourself—what inspires you? The boards are beautiful and easy to make, so they’re perfect […]

Looking for a Great Men’s Fashion/Style Blogger

We’re looking for a fabulous blogger (or two) for our brother blog, See Jack Shop. If the thought of a 50% off sale turns you on and you’re a great blogger, then this is the gig for you. We’re looking for blogger who have an eye for detail who can consistently provide budget beauty information […]

Nordstrom Comes to Manhattan

What: Nordstrom, my favorite department store, is one step closer to moving to in Manhattan. The Lowdown: This from WWD: Nordstrom Inc. has signed a nonbinding letter of intent on the former Drake Hotel, bringing the Seattle-based retailer a step closer to securing a Manhattan location, according to real estate sources. What I say: For […]

Holiday Company: Hosting on a Budget

Whenever overnight guests come to stay at my house, I am tempted to go overboard, cooking and cleaning and making things look just right, but sometimes the budget just doesn’t allow me to purchase those 500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. So here are some budget-friendly ideas for making those holiday guests feel at home.

Topshop: Not Just In Manhattan?

Topshop is officially opening shop in SOHO (in New York City), but plans are underway for several more US stores. According to WWD, Topshop is looking at opening at least 2 more stores in Manhattan, as well as stores in Las Vegas, Boston and Miami. Interestingly, and much like it’s chief US competitor H&M, Los […]

Gap Project Red Goes Designer

What: Gap’s Project Red enlisted fashion insider Kate Grand to gather a stable of top designers like Proenza Schouler, Pierre Hardy to design one off pieces for the Project Red collection. Half of the profits from the sale of the garments will go to programs that provide anti-retroviral drugs for women and children affected by […]