There’s something special about carrying the iconic Bloomingdale’s brown bag. The bag, in it’s own right, has become a status symbol for great taste. Behind the brown bag is a level of customer service, refinement, and design that every fashionista admittedly craves. Whether we make enough to drop the big bucks or stop in every […]
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Who doesn’t love a good gag gift? Or getting something crazy you secretly always lusted after, but couldn’t get yourself to buy? If you’ve got a friend with a good sense of humor or a creative sense of style, try going for one of these gifts that we found. All for under $25!
A H&M lookbook that ISN’T associated with a Versace or Marni? Yup, it’s been a while, but H&M just released their Spring/Summer 2012 lookbook video, and *gasp* it’s NOT a designer capsule collection! And we may like it better! While we love seeing creative designer collaborations, we also love clothes that are, um, wearable, and […]
In the eyes of a budget fashionista it doesn’t get much better than luxury outlet. Saks Fifth Avenue’s version, Off Fifth, houses all of the same designer amenities (men’s, women’s, kid’s, accessories, jewelry, shoes, bags…the list goes on) you know and swooned over at the regular store, cut to a fraction of the price. Pristine […]
White House Black Market has expanded far beyond it’s white and ivory origins, to include killer prints, patterns and work wear. With a focused color pallet of neutrals and pops of red WHBM is great for holiday pieces and novelty jackets. The price points are on the higher side but the signature style of WHBM […]
The best thing about the Neiman Marcus Last Call outlet is that the brand offers an e-commerce option. Neiman Marcus is one of the few luxury retailers who has their discount offerings available for online purchase, which in the word of outlet shopping, makes all the difference. Outlets are notorious for being over-crowded, messy and […]
The second you walk into a store your senses are immediately assaulted with a variety of sneaky tactics that marketing executives use in an attempt to get you to spend more money than you originally intended. Enticing merchandise is placed at eye level. Red tags are placed on merchandise that isn’t actually on a really […]
The Deal: The Lowdown: Tis the season to be festive, and nothing screams joy more than a cute little clutch. We love small bags that are teeny enough that they’re no hassle, but they’re big enough to fit your big girl essentials. Lip balm, reinforcements for that time of the month, cell phone, etc. You […]
Throw everything you’ve ever thought about holiday shopping out the window because it’s time for a massive reality check. We are officially in a recession, and while the results of Black Friday may show otherwise, America is broke. So this holiday season, it’s time for you to go old school- coupons, price comparison and shopping […]
While many fashionista’s think of Chico’s as an older woman’s store, there are plenty of trend finds underneath the surface. Infamously known for it’s Travelers collection, pieces of wrinkle-free design quality, the brand has expanded to become a go-to source for a variety of apparel and accessory needs and has recently launched the Black Label, […]