Posts tagged "online shopping"

5 Sort Of Disturbing Things I Learned About My Shopping Problem

Do you ever think about how and why you shop? Is it out of necessity? As therapy? To problem-solve? Earlier this week a friend asked me to participate in a survey about shopping habits. For an hour, I laid it all bare, telling a room full of random strangers about the things I purchased, why…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 29, 2013

Introducing The Minimum Wage Dress

My wallet thanks you, SheLikes.com. The British shopping website has created the MWD (Minimum Wage Dress) for all of those whose salaries are scraping the bottom of the barrel. The cut-out mini-shift goes for £3.68, the hourly minimum wage for teens in Britain. For us Americans, that totals about $5.68 – or…
By: Alyson Penn / June 24, 2013

Online Retail Therapy: Tons Of Cyber Monday Deals Await!

If the thought of going to the mall on Black Friday completely freaked you out, take heart. Today is the second biggest holiday shopping day of the year, but you can participate without even leaving the comfort of your own laptop. After the jump, tons of Cyber Monday deals. And if you've found one we…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 26, 2012

Free Stuff Alert! Get A $15 Gap Gift Card With Wrapp

Do you like free stuff? Me too! That's why I'm super stoked about this new smart phone app called Wrapp. Wrapp is a simple tool that allows you to give gift cards -- at a discount -- to anyone in your social circle. And the folks at Wrapp are happily offering you -- all of…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 12, 2012

Lucky Magazine Set To Become An Even Bigger Drain On Your Credit Card

I guess the "want" stickers in the front of the magazine just weren't cutting it anymore — on August 17th, Lucky will launch myLuckymag.com, the shopping and style glossy's first foray into the world of e-commerce. By offering a selection of items from various retailers curated by the mag's editors all in one hot…
By: Rachel Krause / August 9, 2012

How To Turn Your Pinterest Page Into An Online Store

I use Pinterest as a visual wishlist of the products I'd love to buy if I had a little extra cash--everything from shoes to clothes to makeup to home decor--and I've bought a number of products after seeing them pop up on my Pinterest homepage. This is why I'm both intrigued and excited about a…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Mirrors are a great way to make a room seem bigger or add visual interest to your space. Mirrors with ornate frames can hold their own next to framed art and photos, and I love how unexpected they look mixed in with non-reflective decorations. Another great way to utilize a gorgeous mirror? Lay it dow…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2012

E-Commerce Site Very.com Is Very, Very British

Love Brit High Street stores -- like South Savoir and Love Label -- but hate paying for stupid overseas shipping? Us, too. That's why we're pleased to announce that Very.com has hit American shores, and is offering the best in British brands stateside. The site offers everything you might need in sizes ranging from petite…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 15, 2011

A Running List Of Awesome Cyber Monday Deals (Updated!)

Cyber Monday. All of the awesome Black Friday deals, without the risk of being trampled, mugged, or pepper-sprayed by your fellow shoppers. Look, as much as I sort of hate these "buy buy buy buy!" pseudo-holidays, the fact remains that Christmas and Hanukkah are just around the corner and there is gifts to purchase, so…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 28, 2011

The Frisky’s Top 12 Ebay Finds Of The Week

In this week’s lineup of can’t-miss items: school supplies for the kids (or the kids-at-heart) and a nighttime essential that’s finally seeing the light of day. [The Inside Source]…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2011

The Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Finds Of The Week

From delicate wall clocks to eye-catching photo prints, here’s a look at the week’s must-have finds.
By: Julie Gerstein / June 26, 2011

The Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Finds Of The Week

From designer collaborations sold out at retail to collectible posters honoring rock legends, these are the dozen items we're longing for on eBay this week.
By: Julie Gerstein / June 10, 2011

The Frisky’s eBay Finds Of The Week

Let’s face it, scouring the search pages of eBay can be as intense and demanding as a full-time job. That’s why we’ve done the work for you, and picked out 12 great deals on eBay this week. Bid on them yourself, or use them for inspiration to find a one-of-a-kind piece of your own. A…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 31, 2011

Woo Hoo! H&M Online Shopping Is Coming Soon

I have a weakness for H&M. But going to the store can be pure hell between the crowds, the thumping music, and the epic fitting room lines. So I've always been annoyed that the retailer hasn't offered online shopping for U.S. costumers—I mean, they have it in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Holland, Norway, Sweden, and…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 28, 2011

Rue La La Sells Rock & Republic Jeans For More Than 50 Percent Off

Rue La La, one of our favorite designer sample sale sites, kicked off its 48-hour sale of Rock & Republic jeans today. Rock & Republic is known for bringing their customer chic and edgy jeans and sportswear. Their jeans have come to symbolize luxury and status for today's ambitious and fashion-forward…
By: Annika Harris / January 13, 2011

For Designers Banking On Instant Gratification, “Seasons” May Become A Thing Of The Past

While we are die-hard Fashion Week fans, we've often griped about the frustration it brings because winter collections are shown in the summer, spring collections in the winter, and so on and so forth. With the way the fashion world is set up, it often feels like you can never see what you want…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 27, 2010

Awesome Sale Alert: Up To 50 Percent Off At APC

One of our favorite French brands? A.P.C. The simple yet classic goods are always a strong bet, but are (like so many good things) very expensive. Good news! A.P.C. is having an online sale with up to 50 percent off winter accessories, coats (quality coats are always expensive so if you're looking for a…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 22, 2010

Gilt Goes Auto-Style Again, This Time With Vespas

Will the idea of private sales for automobiles actually take off? We were pretty stunned when Gilt announced they were offering three VW Jettas for the insanely awesome price of $5,995. Sure, kinda crazy to buy a car off the internet ... on a whim ... from a clothing website, but we sort of…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 17, 2010

The Science Behind The Shopbop Redhead

Whether you're a frequent buyer of Shopbop goods, or just peruse the site for style inspiration (we do), you have almost certainly noticed one glaring constant: the redhead model. She's been a fixture on the site for six years running, and is instantly recognizable. Such a long tenure is perhaps now rare in the…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 2, 2010

Cyber Monday Online Deals Rundown

While there weren't any death-by-tramplings this year on Black Friday (and thank goodness for that), we'd still rather avoid a holiday shopping crowd at all costs. So, hooray for Cyber Monday, which lets you skip the long register line and screaming kids and scoop up deals and savings in the privacy of your ow…
By: Leonora Epstein / November 29, 2010
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