Your Guide to Cheap Couches

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Tired of scouring Craigslist for a reliable deal on a couch free of stains and shady salespersons? Not impressed with the quadruple digit price tags at all your local furniture galleries? I’ve been there and done that, too. Instead of wasting precious hours on a piece of furniture that I’m either unimpressed with or that […]

Get Ziggy Wit It: Chevron- The MUST HAVE Print For Fall 2012

The MUST HAVE Print For Fall 2012

Just when we think every print possible has been recycled through the seasonal trend machine, along comes something semi-fresh — the chevron print. So, er, just what is a chevron (you ask in your head, and not out loud, so as to not to call attention to yourself)? The lowdown: A chevron print is a […]

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 […]

Macy’s Fall 2012 Look Book is Out Now

Macy’s has certainly hit all the right notes in their Fall 2012 look book. Their lineup is a delicious cacophony of bright blues, elegant neutrals, and warm earth tones, designed to appeal to every woman’s sartorial sensibilities. Our eyes are on the gorgeous Rachel by Rachel Roy coat (priced at a steep $229, but hey, […]

Home Decorating Myths Dispelled

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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 […]