Ah, the joys of buying in bulk. It makes perfect sense when it comes to Advil and pistachios, but clothing? Most people join Costco to buy 36 rolls of toilet paper for $18, but there are plenty of reasons to steer your gigantic cart on over to the stacks of clothes and cosmetics aisle. Don’t […]
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We’ve finally got to the point, where shopping online is as easy as shopping at our local mall. However, returning items bought from our online shopping trips is still as hard as doing a marathon in a pair of 4 inch Loubies. So thank Gucci our friends at FreeShipping.org put together this awesome list of […]
We’re obsessed with the style of our fashionable friends on the other side of the big pond (Kathryn has legendary stores of spending 2 hours in the accessories section of the Oxford high street Topshop). British fashionista’s are little more willing to experiment with color (orange) and style (fascinators, aka, the crazy hats worn to […]
Since 1956, Marshalls has been perfecting the formula of off priced shopping and has been our go-to-place for deals since the days of pegged leg Guess jeans (which Marshalls, of course, had on sale for 60% off department store prices). The store, which is, for lack of a better word, more “down-market (a marketing word […]
Save Money. Live Better. Dress better? Surprise, surprise: Walmart fashion isn’t an oxymoron. After dabbling with Target-esque designer collaborations, the biggest company in the world has, for the most part, gone back to its roots of bringing low-cost goods to middle America. Following that mission, there are still some chic finds (but you do have […]
A “banana republic” refers to an unstable country. However, Banana Republic, the chain of stores owned by Gap’s parent company, is one of the most consistently dependable shopping destinations for the working woman. Banana Republic was started as a safari-inspired collection of jetsetter-ready clothes in the late 1970s. Now, the trend-forward (and sometimes pricey) clothing […]
If the smell of fresh leather wafting from a shoe box makes you smile, then Zappos is the site for you. This online retailer carries more styles of shoes than any bricks-and-mortar store could hold, with customer service that truly is the best around. Here’s some tips on how to shop the online shoe mecca.
When it comes to swoon-worthy fashion, nobody does it better than Nordstrom. However, if your champagne taste requires a beer budget, then it’s time to hit Nordstrom Rack. The department store’s off-price outlets offer similar brands at 30 to 70 percent off. If you aren’t near one of 95 stores, you might be in luck […]
Old Navy is the go to spot for true bargain shopping ($1 flip-flops???). The least expensive chain in the Gap’s empire (Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta and Piperlime) always offers relatively fashion-forward clothing and accessories, for prices you can actually afford. Since we’re frequent Old Navy shoppers, we put together some tips to help you get […]
What: Designer Nicole Miller recently launched a collection of high-priced fine jewelry at JcPenney From Nicole Miller: Nicole is the first runway designer to create a fine jewelry line for Jcpenney. The collection includes necklaces, pendants, bangles, rings and earrings with prices ranging from $127.99 to $699.99. What We Say: While the collection is nice […]