Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditForget the candy. Right now, oodles of Halloween decorations and costumes are in stores everywhere, reminding us that it’s time to do some serious Halloween party planning. Whether we’re hosting a mega bash or having a small “ghouls” night in (ha, I crack myself up), the right kind of Halloween home décor and accessories can create a bootiful party mood (Ok,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Reddit Dear Budget Fashionista, I really need your help. Even though I wear a clothing size 12, I have VERY wide calves (plus size- about the size of someone who wears a size 16 to 18). I would love to be able to to find a stylish pair of wide calf boots to wear this winter…. View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditI admit: much as I love my high heels and handbags, I also don’t mind trading them in for sneakers and time around a fire with friends (and wine. And marshmallows). Yes, I’m talking about camping. The problem? Going camping without cramping our style.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditWhen I turned 18, one of the best beauty secrets I ever received was that from my grandmother, and consisted of but two words: Eye Cream. Ever since, I’ve been rather obsessed with the stuff (yes, I sometimes slather it all over my face and neck) despite the occasional hefty price tag.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditThe sun is setting earlier and earlier, there’s a cool breeze in the air, and the fall vibe is settling in. No longer is it all about partying it up outdoors all day in night. Fall reminds us how great it is to cozy into the couch with a blanket and a great movie or book.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 64You’re rummaging through your closet and you wonder, “How do I ever find anything in here?” With clothes everywhere, shirts in the pants area and vice-versa, it’s okay to admit that your closet has seen better days.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditIs it wine? Please say it’s wine! This is the million dollar question right? What to eat for clear skin? Is it that simple? Can we really eat our way to smooth, silky, pimple-free skin? The answer isn’t a hard yes, but it’s not a no either. And I should know, I’ve spent my life in… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditChances are, ladies wearing high hemlines are more optimistic about the economy than their maxi dress wearing friends, and more likely to think the leg-baring style will be this fall’s trend. According to the 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey, 47% of women predicted above- the-knee hemlines to be this season’s look, reinforcing a longstanding theory that says hemlines rise and fall with… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditMy favorite home decoration tip every is to buy items that are cross-seasonal and get them at the end of the first season. For example, when winter was turning in to spring this year, I went on a household-item shopping spree for everything on sale in “winter” colors but that could easily fit in to my… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 53Let’s face it: most of us let out a gym-worthy grunt when hoisting our heavy handbags, right? Now we know why; according to the 2013 style survey conducted jointly by BlogHer, Inc. and Taubman Centers (over 1,600 women, 18+ responded to style, trend and technology-related questions), one third of us are toting around six or more pounds of must-have goodness in our handbags.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditI love people watching like it’s my job and when I travel, all the better. From the second I step into an international airport, my eyes are busy scanning everyone and taking note of their style. Stepping out with a fresh stamp on my passport, I continue to trek to understand the local lay of the… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditFor the past four years, it seems like Alex and Ani “bangles” have made their way to the wrists of college girls everywhere. At first, I was confused as to why all the ladies (and some extra-fashionable gentlemen) were donning the bracelets so regularly. Yeah, they were cute and not too expensive, but what else was so special about… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 597Dear Budget Fashionista, How does one remove scuff marks from patent leather shoes? I have a cream pair that has brown marks and I have a red pair that has black marks. Do I need to go to a shoe shop?? How to Get Scuff Marks Off Shoes Answer: Don’t spend money at a shoe… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditSince that fateful day when Missoni crashed Target’s humble servers and a pair of rubber rainboots was listed for $31,000 on eBay, we knew the designer stampede was coming. Following in the footsteps of Phillip Lim and Jason Wu, British designer Peter Pilotto is going mass market. Target just announced that he is the next designer… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditHuge (and we mean HUGE) news for Phillip Lim fans: the 3.1 Phillip Lim collection for Target has just hit stores. That means staying super stylish with Lim’s animal prints, sparkle accents and sweater dresses while keeping our bank accounts looking great too.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditThe quintessential textile for the cooling climate is as much about form as it is about function. When it comes time to layer up this season, we suggest taking a cue from your surroundings. Outerwear essentials have long incorporated quilted construction for insulation purposes, but this classic coat style has inspired far more than hunting and… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditWhether you’re not quite letting go of your maxi dresses and wedge sandals, or you’ve already broken out your sweaters and leather, there’s no mistaking that it’s time to get in sync with the new season. What holds up in hot and humid won’t work in the dipping temps, particularly with our beauty routines.
Share Tweet +1 Pin RedditShares 93New York Fashion Week always makes us giddy. We love eyeing up every detail right down to nail trends. This past year saw us through all kinds of looks including magnetized swirl effects, nail art and even fuzzy nails. But forward-thinking fashionistas need to know what’s in store for us come Spring/Summer 2014, right?