Master the Color-Block Trend

Colorblock Dress

The hottest trend of the spring/summer season is color-blocking, and personally, we couldn’t be more thrilled. The spring 2011 runways exploded with vibrant hues that were avante garde, playful, and impossible to ignore both for their brightness and their prominence across designers and retailers. The color-block look is far from new, but it’s back with […]

Sexy Cleavage: How to Increase Your Bust (If You Must)

First, let’s start off by saying this: there is absolutely nothing wrong with a flat chest, remember that from Audrey Hepburn to Keira Knightley, some of the most beautiful women of the past and present have turned heads without cleavage. But in spite of the a-cup revolution, cleavage still makes a woman look and feel […]

Become a Super Couponer With These Tips


What: Are you a bargain hunter? Well, ShopSmart brings us an in depth report on the bargain shopper’s psyche as well as some Super Couponers’ Top Tips. What they Say: American women are savvy shoppers, according to a new national poll featured in the May 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer […]

How to Unshrink/Stretch A Pair of Jeans

Dear Budget Fashionista: Is there anyway to unshrink a pair of jeans? A: It can be difficult, but no impossible, to “stretch” a pair of jeans. Most jeans are made with 1%-3% of stretchy spandex/lycra fabric to help the jeans retain their shape and cotton, both fabrics’ fibers can be broken (aka stretched) when wet. […]

Sponsored Series: Adding Spring 2011 Fashion Trends to Your Work Wardrobe

You go to work everyday and you’re forced to conform to the standard work attire, which consists of slacks, skirts and button-up shirts. It’s boring and you’re over it. How about some originality? Well, we’ve officially decided that you don’t have to sacrifice fashion for professionalism. The new spring trends that you’ve been ogling in […]

How To Wear Spring 2011’s Bright Colors

By the time spring hits, you’re in need of a major vacation from work, from cold weather and from the all-black ensembles you’ve been wearing (fabulously) all winter. You’re thinking of exotic destinations like Africa, Peru and India. Coincidentally, so are your favorite designers. “En Exotic Journey” was the theme created by the color experts […]

How Many Pairs of Shoes Do You Own? Shoe Buying Tips and More

What: The average woman has 19 pairs of shoes, but only wears three pairs on a regular basis, according to a national poll of over 1,000 women conducted by Consumer Report’s ShopSmart Magazine. The magazine also offers tips on buying shoes (after the jump). From ShopSmart: Over half of women (51%) own more than 10 […]