Of Chicks and Chevaliers: Kirna Zabête and Odin Debut this Fall at Shops at Target

Kirna Zabete Shops at Target

We can never write enough posts to show how much we heart the Shops at Target concept. It’s the fashion retailer’s version of inception– your favorite local shop in the Shops at Target section inside Target itself where you shop– but with less Leonardo De Caprio and metaphysics involved. This season, two terrific shops will […]

The Chicago Shopping Guide

The Chicago Shopping Guide

Chicago is one of my FAVORITE shopping cities (read about my shopping adventures in the Chicago Tribune).  Located on the shores of the mighty Lake Michigan, Chicago is definitely our kind of town.  Part college town, part business town and part ethnic enclave, Chicago is full of amazing deals.  Chicago fashionistas have long loved the […]

So You’ve Gotta Go to a Wedding? Wear THIS (it’s under 75 bucks)!

Wedding Guest Outfit Under $75

Summertime is wedding time, and while you may not be the bride, at least this time, you’re not a bridesmaid (creamsicle-orange satin, anyone?). So that means you get to relax and enjoy the festivities as a guest, but it doesn’t mean that you get a pass on being fabulous–and why would you want to? After […]

Home Decorating Myths Dispelled

Hanging picture

Woman choosing color of wall via Shutterstock Blame those addictive home makeover shows on HGTV, or maybe you’ve simply had one too many drinks during your last girls’ night out. Whatever your motivation may be, we would like to congratulate you for finally deciding to give your house a more updated look.The good news is, […]

5 Great Kicks for the Beach

Great Kicks for the Beach

Whether you’re on a romantic honeymoon on some exotic island or soaking up the sun on the crowded beaches of Florida and Cali, there’s one thing we can all agree on: there’s nothing like a beach vacay. While most stylistas worry about their swimsuits and cover-ups, a surprising few pay attention to their beach footwear. […]

The Costco Wedding Dress: Could You Do It?

The Costco Wedding Dress

Let me preface this by setting the record straight: I love Costco. As a petite frugalista with grandparents who lived through war and poverty and parents who rewash Ziploc bags, Costco was my foray into American consumerism and budget shopping. Much of my childhood was spent meandering through the welcoming aisles of the warehouse, generously […]

11 Great Wedding Veils and Hair Pieces on a Budget

Great Wedding Veils and Hair Pieces on a Budget

Tasha Flower Fascinator Headband, $48 from Nordstrom Fashion History: The wedding veil was invented in the 19th century as a way to convey the bride’s modesty and virginity. Let’s take a moment to absorb that… A lot has changed in the past 200 years. We’re all friends here, so we can be honest with each […]

Target’s Next Big Designer Partnership: Neiman Marcus

Target and Neiman Marcus

  Didn’t see this one coming — Target’s latest designer partnership is with … a luxury department store giant? This morning Target announced it’s teaming up with the high-end retailer Neiman Marcus for a winter holiday collection featuring Neiman’s stable of clothing and goods designers. According to the Washington Post, the line will feature “more […]