Taylor Swift Sundresses at Wal-Mart

Teen star Taylor Swift is launching an upcoming line of colorful, cotton sundresses with discount retailer Wal-Mart. Swift acknowledges she’s no designer, but wants to expand her personal brand nonetheless, states: “In these hard times, making expensive dresses just doesn’t make any sense.”. The line features three dress styles — two tie-back and one tiered, […]

Discount Designer Lines: A Comprehensive List


Discount lines by top designers (known as “bridge”, “mass market”  or “diffusion” lines) were once a novelty, but in recent months? It’s become a fashion trend all it’s own. While the lines are being created by designers these days as more of an economic survival tactic (in this economy, $600 ostrich skin platform wedges just […]

Eco Beauty: Go Green

The Budget Ecoist links you to the best of the beauty eco buzz from around the web: A-list haircare with a natural twist via Greenmystyle.com: Frederic Fekkai goes Au Naturel with plant-extracts like peppermint leaf, linden blossom and Peruvian bark, conditioning and strengthening the hair and scalp. 10 Beauty Tips for Under $5 via Sprig.com: […]

Paint: Recycle This

The first thing most people do when they move into a new house is…paint. The first thing soon-to-be parents think of when they find out the sex of the baby is…what color to paint the room. So what do we do with all that leftover paint? It might sit in the garage or the side […]

It’s a Bright Future for Target

Target will introduce its GO International spring collection to shoppers on February 1st, just in time for Valentines Day. One of our favorite new looks is the multi-color “bandage dress”, a one-shouldered, colorful, and flirty number for $44.99. The bandage dress, which isn’t like the iconic Herve Leger, is part of an eclectic mix that […]

Beauty Product Swap: Go Green

Raise your hand if you have loads of beauty products, hair products, nail polishes, etc. clogging up your cabinets. And you never intend to use a one of them. Why? Maybe it’s not your color. Maybe it sounded like a great idea when you read that magazine article telling you which products you had to […]

Stock Up and Save Event at Gap

The Deal: The Stock up and Save Event at Gap, online and in-stores while supplies last The Lowdown: We wouldn’t suggest buying quantity in order to “save” money if you only really need one of the item in question (seriously, we all know this is the whole point of those tempting BOGO-type sales, and who […]

Presidential Green: Web round-Up

The Budget Ecoist links you to the best of the new administration eco buzz from around the web: This week marks a new presidential administration for our fair country, and it is an administration that environmentalists are welcoming and pinning high expectations to. In a nod to our new administration, we’ve gathered some of the […]

Do Your Own Eco Manicure: Go Green

Manicures have always been a fun past time to partake in with our girlfriends. They’re not terribly expensive, and you can sit there chatting while your toes and nails are getting all prettied up! And then all that information about toxic ingredients, cancer-causing, birth defects…ugh. What’s a green girl to do when she wants to […]