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 […]

Spring 2011’s Must-have Accessories

Phew. Not that we didn’t love the heavy hardware designers have had us lugging around, but we are more than happy to trade our studded bags and spiked shoes for something lighter and brighter. If you want to capture attention this season, bold colors are the way to do it. Altogether, this spring’s accessories are […]