Listen Up: Models and Photographers Teach You How to Take Awesome Profile Pics

Jen Lilley

Get ready to “like” this story. After all, you may never take a bad Facebook profile pic again. Having a great profile pic is just about as important as 1) Kathryn’s new found love of Crocs, 2) watching well-versed (or not so well-versed) political debates and 3) for me, scoring some cute skirts. And heels. […]

16 Great Free Shipping Sites

Free Shipping Sites

As a gal who loves to shop but hates crowds and lines, online shopping has become the first stop on my list whenever I need to buy something. If I can buy it online, I do–so as you can imagine, for the sake of convenience, I’ve bought pretty much every kind of thing possible to […]

Web Site Review:

Accessory Foundry Site Review

What: Angela shops “artisan, indie and retro fab finds” on The Lowdown: There’s nothing we love more than a great accessory–which means something that elevates our generally-basic pieces while spending, well, as little as humanly possible. So we’re always on the lookout for new accessory sources (you can only do so much with a […]

Web Site Review:

Hauler Deals Site Review

What: announces big changes–so Angela does some shopping Web site recon. The Lowdown: HaulerDeals defines “haulers” as “those who hunt for amazing fashion, gather their favorites and share them with the world.” Okay, we’re on board with that. Upon our first visit, we’re asked to sign up of course, so we do, with the […]

How to Wear a Pencil Skirt

Jennifer Aniston Pencil Skirts

So Jennifer Aniston, with her toned legs (ok, who are we kidding . . . her toned EVERYTHING), is basically the model of pencil skirt-wearing perfection. Not quite sporting the Aniston physique (not to mention bank account) How to Wear Pencil Skirts 1. Choose the Right Length Pencil skirts  come in three basic lengths- about […]

How to Bargain at Garage Sales

How to Negotiate at Garage Sales

Yes, I know getting up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday morning should be a sin, but ladies, during garage sale season, it is so worth it. Chic vintage luggage, designer clothes, solid wood furniture and picture frames galore–I’ve gotten it all at garage sales. I’ve long believed that garage sales are the place to […]

How to Clean Your Closet in Less than 30 Minutes

Messy Closet

A messy closet can be a frightening place. Confession: sometimes it takes me at least 20 minutes to find an outfit in my closet because I can’t find what I’m looking for. Literally. I can’t find it. Hamper? Closet? Ah, might as well be the same thing. Finally though, I cleaned my closet (the case […]