True Costs: How Much Does that Pair of Designer Jeans Cost to Make?

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How much are those jeans in the window? Um…what? I’m sorry, I must have misheard you (gulp), $275? We all know denim sticker shock, we have all coveted the pair of way-too-expensive jeans, and we’ve all spent more than we’ve wanted to on our own dream pair. But, what gives? What actually drives denim to […]

Malia Obama: Style Deconstructed

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As the daughter of one super stylin’ First Lady, it’s no surprise that Malia Obama has come into her own sartorial spotlight. The infamous teen and paparazzi target has been having fun with trends for years alongside her sister Sasha, and now the chic both young and old look forward to seeing what dress she’ll don at […]

The Way Back: Fashion Trends & Lessons from the 90s

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The 90s are back—fashionably speaking, anyway. While we still secretly covet the wardrobe of Cher in Clueless (don’t judge) we understand that decades of fashion influence should be just that—influence. No matter how much you love the look of any particular decade, incorporating that look into your wardrobe should always take the form of putting […]

Petite Fashion: The Jacket

Petite Fashion Jacket

Never underestimate the style power of a great jacket. Throw one on with jeans, a maxi skirt, even tailored shorts and poof—instant style upgrade. Slip on a pair of fun flats or on-trend boots, and suddenly even running errands feels chic, and there’s nothing that makes standing in the grocery line more tolerable than knowing that at least you […]

How to Find Fall Fashion Trends

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Fall is the time when shoppers tend to turn their thoughts from summer easy casual fashion to fall’s latest fashion trends. While, we love fall’s fashion, it can be a pain to find out the what trends are in and which ones you should spend your money on. After the jump are a few tips […]

Jennifer Aniston Style Deconstructed

Jennifer Aniston

With her American classic style, it’s no wonder that Jennifer Aniston is America’s sweetheart. No one makes the red carpet look as effortless as she does, and while some criticize her for rarely changing up her look, she knows that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s why, year after year, Aniston shows up […]

Whatever Happened to … Chic Jeans?

Chic Jeans

Ladies… those of you of a certain age (ahem) remember the miracle that was “Chic Jeans” — the high waist, the medium-to-dark wash, the peg leg, the gold scrolly letters proclaiming that you were, in fact, “chic” (pronounced “chick” but whatever) – oh, the grandeur! Okay, so the truth is they were soooo very 80s … the other […]

Budget Home Tip: When You Shouldn’t Do It Yourself

Easter Home Decoration Ideas

In order to save $, we’ll basically do anything. We’ve fixed our heater when it was -10 outside and installed a dishwasher (a project that ended in tears and cursing, but the dishes got clean). But sometimes, even we admit that it’s best not to DIY. When to throw in the towel But sometimes, as […]