Cheap Holiday Dress: Head to Thrift Stores

The Lowdown: Broke? Like, really broke, but still want to look presentable at your friend’s office party (cause it’s all about the free food)? Then head to your local thrift store to score a holiday dress. Who’s it for: Those with patience, sewers and other crafty folks, vintage fashionistas, up and coming fashion designers, and […]

Trend Alert: The Body Conscious Party Dress

What: The new shape in party dresses? Form-fitting. What the fashion heads say: This from The New York Times style page: “What happened to last winter’s easygoing party frocks that replicated simple geometric shapes, the circular pouf, the triangular trapeze, the rectangular shift? Turns out they were all square. ‘The baby-doll dress is dead,’ Sarah […]

Holiday Accessories: The Easy Update

What: Save cash by skipping the new holiday clothes, and update last year’s stuff with the hottest accessories of the season (that’s why we keep a Little Black Dress, right?). What the fashion heads say: Vogue.com says it’s all about “holiday ice”—the jeweled heel and semi-precious necklace. “There’s no better way to bring holiday cheer […]

Daily Deal: New Markdowns at Shopbop.com

What: Shopbop.com  is featuring new markdowns from 30-70% off regular prices The Lowdown: Okay, even on sale, stuff at Shopbop.com isn’t usually going to be as cheap as going to Target. Or even Macy’s. However, we’re talking designer items here, so think “deal” instead of “cheap” if you’re going to bother. That being said, 70% […]