Wash Rags: DIY

Wash rags, or dish rags, aren’t expensive, but sometimes it’s hard to find a good one. If you can knit, you can make these handy wash rags for just a dollar or two each. Made of 100 percent cotton (use the organic stuff if you can), they are smooth and soft, and won’t scratch even […]

If It’s On Credit It’s No Deal

How many times have you stumbled across a massive clearance or enticing sale at your favorite store right around the time when you ran out of money until the next payday? If you are like most people, chances are when this occurs your first instinct might be to grab your credit card and start charging.  […]

The Floppy Brimmed Hat: High Vs. Low

Hats can add a little oomph to the most basic of outfits—and we love ‘em because, like belts, you can get some that look trendy and terrific without parting with a whole lotta dough. You could pay more for a stylish hat, but we’re here to prove it’s not necessary, with this floppy hat high […]

What’s Mine Is Yours: Green Fashion

Buy and swap designer, vintage and fashionable clothing at whatsmineisyours.com Ever get fully bummed out to realize you no longer fit into (or the piece no longer fits your style) one of your favorite pieces of clothing? Adding salt to the wound, it was an expensive piece of clothing, and simply donating it feels like […]

Hayden-Harnett to Design Limited Edition Handbag Line for Target

What: Designers Toni Hacker and Ben Harnett will launch a limited-edition handbag collection, Hayden-Harnett for Target, due to appear in stores Dec. 28. What We Say: There’s been a flurry of activity this week at Tar-jey; after yesterday’s announcement that Thakoon will design the next Go International line for the retailer, now we know that […]

Thakoon: Next Up From Target’s Go International Line

What: Thakoon is the next designer to team with Target for their Go International designer line, with clothes to hit stores in December. What We Say: This isn’t Thakoon’s first foray into budget fashion (he worked with Gap on a white shirt project not long ago), but we’re glad he’s decided to expand his horizons […]

Melissa Shoes—The Most Stylish Plastic Shoes You’ll Ever Own

My friend Barb has been vegan since before it was cute to be. We’re talking pre-Oprah vs. Cows. Pre-environmentally friendly Yugos (aka Toyota Prius), pre-rappers versus rockers showing their eco-prowest on cable tv.  She doesn’t eat meat and trys to avoid wearing animal skin shoes (although I do distinctly remember her owning a pair of […]