Stone Mat: The Look for Less

Looking to bring a little bit of nature indoors with a stone mat? These Zen-like floor mats, which could work equally well as a spa-like bath mat or a rustic door mat, sell for upwards of $40 at home design stores, but you can easily make your own custom mat at home with just a […]

Katie Holmes: Look for Less

Katie Holmes’ new short ‘do has captured all the media attention lately (and it is pretty darn cute) but we’re still sort of increasingly enamoured with her style—she seems to always hit the right balance of ease and chic. This look caught our attention mostly for the high-waisted wide-leg pant, which takes the jeans-and-t-shirt combo […]

Vogue Italia: Win This Part Deux

Kathryn stumbled upon a store in NYC and found more copies of this issue, so we’re having a second contest. there will be 4 lucky winners. What: Vogue Italia’s July issue is a historical one: it addresses the issue of racial inequality in the fashion world by filling its editorial pages with models of color […]

JC Penney Semi Annual Home Sale: Daily Deal

What: JC Penney’s “Semi Annual” Home Sale, which you’ll have to run to (or click around) on your lunch break as today, Aug. 11, is the last day to save. The Lowdown: JC Penney is always having sales, we know this — but who are we to argue? Get great home furnishing deals for 30-60% […]

Minimalist Fitness: Go Green

This week on CBS Sunday Morning the Fast Draw guys mentioned that overweight people actually get worse gas mileage, which shocked us so much we dropped our potato chips. But in this economy, the gym membership may be the first thing to go on the “extras” list. If you don’t have perfect weather to run […]

Fashion Trend: On the Fringe

What: The latest thing in fashion embellishment—fringes. What We Say: We thought maybe it was just us, but we’ve definitely noticed a significant increase in fringing lately, on everything from shoes to handbags to dresses . . . and as long as they’re not on the sleeves of a cropped purple suede jacket with giant […]

Eco Chic Look of the Week: Green Fashion

This Rogan for Target Linen Stripe Wrap Dress is perfect for late summer parties, and at a 50% savings (now only $22.49!) it’s practically begging to be added to your wardrobe. Wrap dresses have a comfortable, go anywhere feel to them, and this short-sleeved, above-the-knee version is no exception. Warning, though! While wrap dresses look […]