Posts tagged "cheapskate"

Dealbreaker: He Made Me Mail My Half Of The Bill

I met Donny* for a drink at 6 p.m. on a Sunday. When I walked into the deserted restaurant, soaked from the downpour outside, I didn’t know he was destined…

Christiana Yiallourides | March 16, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Cheapskate: J. Crew’s Extra 30 Percent Off Sale!

Oh, hey there, J.Crew email in my inbox telling me there’s an extra 30 percent off sale items online. That’s the only excuse I need to blow my wad on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Cheapskate: The Children’s Place Sale

I don’t have any children, but I have a few cousins with at least three children each, who don’t want for anything. So when it comes to birthdays, I prefer…

Annika Harris | January 17, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Cheapskate: J.Crew Semi-Annual Sale

I’m sure you can guess who alerted me to J.Crew’s semi-annual sale this morning. [Who?!?! — Editor] And if you can’t, then I’ll tell you it was Amelia, of course.

Annika Harris | January 14, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Cheapskate: Gap End-Of-Season Sale

I have a really hard time walking past a Gap store without going in. But I have an even more difficult time paying the ridiculous prices of some Gap basics.

Annika Harris | January 4, 2011 - 11:30 am

Cheapskate: Lands’ End Canvas Does The Preppy Look For Less

You know we’re big fans of J.Crew, over here. But we’re not fans of the Crew’s oftentimes ridiculous prices. We still haven’t figured out why most of the shoes are…

Annika Harris | October 25, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Cheapskate: PNKElephant Has Jewelry You’ll Want And Can Afford

If you’re a lover of costume jewelry, like we are, then you’re going to want to bookmark Not only does this accessories site have of-the-moment rings, bracelets, earrings, and…

Annika Harris | October 24, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Cheapskate: Get Audrina Patridge’s Classic Look For Less

Sure, the term “classic” doesn’t usually apply to “Hills” star Audrina Patridge. But this jeans and sweater ensemble has the “Dancing with the Stars’” star looking like a downright respectable…

Carrie Morrissey | October 16, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Cheapskate: Isabel Marant’s Mesh Layer Skirt

Isabel Marant’s Spring Summer 2011 had one piece that i absolutely loved – a mesh overlay skirt. This is actually something that could be infinitely DIY’d with about a yard…

Carrie Morrissey | October 14, 2010 - 5:55 pm

Cheapskate: Leopard-Print Shoes, Boots, And Bags For Less

The above objects of desire — Christian Louboutin’s Big Lips Booty boots, Valentino’s Leopard Hair Calf Bow Tote, and Lanvin’s Leopard-Print Knee Boot — all cost way more than $1,000!

Annika Harris | October 7, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Cheapskate: Capes & Ponchos For $100 Or Less

Capes and ponchos are not only very in this fall, but are also quite practical, which — let’s face it — fashion often isn’t. Capes and ponchos allow room for…

Annika Harris | September 30, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Cheapskate: Cargo Pants For Fall

Amelia and I have been lusting after the J Brand skinny cargo pants all the celebs have been wearing. But those pants cost more than $200, and we can’t justify…

Annika Harris | September 16, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Cheapskate: Cozy Fall Sweaters

Today, NYC received its first taste of fall weather, so we have cozy sweaters on the brain. While most retailers haven’t brought out the heavy cold-weather knits, a few have…

Annika Harris | September 9, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Cheapskate: Workout Wear From $6

When it comes to working out, you’ll usually find me in a large random T-shirt and a pair of leggings that aren’t nice enough to really wear as an outfit.

Annika Harris | September 2, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Cheapskate: American Eagle Outfitters & Aerie Fall

We’re not too grown to admit that we look to American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie for trendy and classic pieces. With a little adult tweak here and there, AE clothes…

Annika Harris | August 26, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Cheapskate: Go Sweet, Sexy, Or Demure With Lace

As fashion steps away from the ’80s this fall and returns to ladylike dressing, lace has become a major trend for the season. But this fabric — which can be…

Annika Harris | August 19, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Cheapskate: Miss Selfridge

Gone are the days when shopping from an overseas website seemed absurd. Many, like the U.K.’s Miss Selfridge, offer flat-rate shipping, about $12 in this case, to the U.S. You…

Annika Harris | August 12, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Cheapskate: Hayden-Harnett’s Summer Sale

Amelia turned me on to Hayden-Harnett last year, and I’ve been hooked ever since. This super cool Brooklyn brand has tough leather and nylon bags, retro-style swimsuits, and edgy fashions.

Annika Harris | August 5, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Cheapskate: Ruche

Ruche is a site we stumbled upon and instantly fell in love with. All the clothes look like items you’d find in an old trunk in your fashionable grandmother’s attic,…

Annika Harris | July 29, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Cheapskate: Fall’s Shoe And Bag Trends For Less Than $120

As hard as it is to comprehend, it’s time to start looking forward to fall. Contrary to what you might believe, a lot of online shopping sites have fall trends…

Annika Harris | July 22, 2010 - 7:00 pm
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