Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailLet’s face it, we’re busy ladies. Wristlets to the rescue! Especially in the summer, when we’re carrying lounge chairs to the beach, heading to our BFFs wedding and grocery shopping for picnics, we want to keep life organized – and still look cute doing it.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 833It’s here, and we’re in the dead middle of it: the season of groomzillas (Yes, they’re real), matching A-line dresses in petunia, and something old, borrowed, and blue. It’s that time affectionately known as “wedding season,” and while we love open bars and our dearests finding their life partners, we don’t love the hefty bill… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 124Dear Budget Fashionista, I love shoes, I want shoes, but I have a bunion and need wide shoes (I wear a 7w). I’m nervous about buying online because the fit is so important, especially with wide feet. When I shop in store, all I can find are elderly orthopedic shoes. Is it possible to buy… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 42This summer has been a recession from the recession—the sun, water, sand, beaches and pools are free, and the clothes can be cheap and fun! Let’s take a look at what was Ride or Die for Summer 2013! Ride or Die Summer 2013 Fashion Trends What’s your favorite RoD Summer 2013 Trend? Let us know… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailWho could forget the iconic blue wrap dress that then-commoner Kate Middleton donned for her engagement? It created a fashion frenzy overnight, and catapulted designer Issa London to global fame. And now, this dress (originally priced at $575) will be made available at Banana Republic for only $130, along with nearly 40 other pieces of apparel… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 22I think there’s nothing prettier than walking in a room and seeing a vase of flowers. Of course decorative pillows and a nice painting also do the trick, but something about flowers really livens up a room and makes me smile. Whether it’s a single rose on a table or a massive living room bouquet, they bring an extra dose of cheer… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailWhat: The Huffington Post published an infograph last weekend detailing the many horrifying ways that flip flops are the biggest menace to your feet since, er, Alexander McQueen’s “Armadillo” Heels? Or Crocs 2007 era, before they saw the light?
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailI love hats and boy, do I need them in summer. You may be thinking this sounds weird since, obviously I’d need a warm hat more in the winter months of Chicago but don’t forget—pigmentation, my friends! Exposing yourself even with 1,789 so-called SPF, your face is still at risk for splotchy pigmentation problems, so hats… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 11The 14th of July marks independence day in France, and was a gory beginning to the French Revolution marked by the storming of the Bastille prison (hence it’s name) and the release of its crazy prisoners. I love all things French so for me, the fourteenth is a day that I always eat at my… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailConfession time: I’m not neat when it comes to packing jewelry for a getaway. OK, I’m downright careless. While my sandals rest carefully between perfectly folded shorts, my jewelry is another story. I toss ’em in a plastic sandwich bag, then smush it in my suitcase.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailIt’s summer, and in this kind of heat we’re all trying to wear as little as possible to stave off the sweat. I can’t even begin to count the days that I spend a few minutes in the morning trying to adjust my skimpy-summer look so I don’t flash too much skin – and here’s the… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailAt first I thought it was just me, but a few friends have confirmed – 2013 is the summer of stripes! Shorts, dresses, shirts and tanks: stripe is the word. Per the usual with any fad that trends on animal (in this case – zebra and bee) or has the potential for accentuating the wrong curves,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 12There’s never been a better time to wear it. White. It’s summer and even if you’re not a sun worshipper, you can still rock this color so long as you add a little lip color to keep your face alive.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailSummer‘s in full swing, which means many of us are in body-baring mode. Even if we’re not into showing our midriffs at the beach, there’s nothing wrong with some lunges and power walks here and there. The problem? Getting fit in style.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailWhat: Coupons.com has decided to do all of us a huge favor by helpfully curating over 200 offers in a single 4th of July sales round-up.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 19Summer‘s in full force and of course, that means stepping out in feminine, fun styles. When it comes to footwear, one trend we can’t get enough of are shoes with laser cut out designs. Their patterns range from perfectly round mini circles to edgier geometric shapes, giving shoes (and us) a look that’s as unique as our personality. Sometimes sweet, sometimes… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailDon’t get us wrong—we aren’t abandoning our go-to LBDs. But when high summer arrives, nothing feels (or looks!) better than it’s lighter counterpart, the LWD. As the temps creep steadily toward stifling territory, easy to breath fabrics in a heat reflecting palette matter.