Is Your Coach Bag A Fake?

Coach… sigh. Design, quality and durability make them the quintessential handbags. Unfortunately, for many of us the prices aren’t quite so ideal ($1200 for a Coach handbag? WTF?), so when we spot one for a great price, we want to pounce. But before you purchase what looks like a Coach bag, make sure it actually […]

Chicagoshopping.com Site Review

Chicago Shopping It seems most deal aggregators claim to be all things to all people. They can personalize your deals and offer you loyalty programs and read your mind…okay, obviously, they don’t really claim to do that that last one. But, truly, they can’t all be the best! We recently checked out a site called […]

Is Your Kate Spade Bag Fake?

Playful sophistication is the hallmark of Kate Spade New York, and since the brand’s launch in 1993, women on every continent have been splurging on its sleek, utilitarian and adorably colorful bags. But when a peek at the pricetag makes a fashionista grapple with style vs. smart spending, she might be likely to fall prey […]

How To Wear: A Cardigan

How to Wear a Cardigan

Okay, let’s be clear about one thing here — by holiday cardigan we are not referring to those Christmas-tree emblazoned chunky knit sweaters (you know, the one with the snowman buttons) that your Great Aunt Hazel breaks out of the mothballs about this time each year. What we’re talking about is the cute, embellished little […]

Five Plus Size New Year’s Dresses Under $50

It may be almost 2011, but the problem we face is age-old — finding a plus size New Year’s Eve dress that is fun, sexy AND doesn’t cost six times as much as non-plus-size versions. It wasn’t easy, but we discovered there are at least five hot New Year’s dresses out there under $50 — […]

Holiday Party Trend: The Tux Jacket

We all know how tricky it can be trying to find something to wear to that office party that‘s right after work or when a friend is having a casual holiday get together. Sometimes you just don’t want to wear a dress but you still want to look as glamorous or as put together as […]

How to Wear Sequins

All that glitters isn’t gold — and we’re totally fine with that; tis’ the season to sparkle, and we’re not just talking about those festive lights. Sequins is a trend that transcends the holidays but this time of year? Even the most conservative among us can’t resist. But it’s awfully easy to cross the line […]