Do You Care What Others Think About the Way You Look? is Betting You Do

The Lowdown: Laura reviews , a fashion opinion site with the following fashion philosophy: “Get an opinion. Give an Opinion.” Our Review: For the time being, (in beta phase) is pretty simple and straightforward: create an account, upload a photo or two of your own look, edit and rearrange the photos if you […] A Guilty Pleasure

The Lowdown: Laura reviews GuiltlessPurse, a handbag sample sale site that doesn’t require membership. Our Review: features dozens of designer accessories on sale – from Alexander McQueen handbags to Escada bracelets. According to the site, items sell out very fast, but are replaced by something new almost right away. While many products – in […]

Fashism: Thousands of Peronal Stylists at Your Finger Tips

The Lowdown: Laura reviews Fashism, an online “lookbook” that’s like TLC’s “What Not to Wear,” but way, way nicer and more helpful!. Style queens (or wannabe style queens at least) can browse a real-life “look book” on Add your own looks to the gallery, for all to see and judge, or just share your […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Really Ugly: Site Review

The Lowdown: Laura reviews, an online boutique featuring a small and sometimes stylish selection of “extras” (think handbags and bracelets). Our Review: is all about the accessories, we’re not just talking your average necklace, but also bracelets, scarves, hats, pins, etc. Sort of like an accessories smorgasbord. To find the accessory that’s right […] A Site Full of Awesome, but Pricey Gift Items

The Lowdown: Got a gal pal to shop for? Hop on over to, featuring unique (and sometimes pretty pricey) one-size-fits-all “gifts” for her. Instead of blouses, dresses or jeans, think scarves, hats, purses, and jewelry. also has a ton of quirky items, like his and her “custom silhouette” coffee mugs. Our Review: With […]