Posts tagged "online shopping"

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 own home…

Leonora Epstein / November 29, 2010

First Google, Now Tumblr Also Aids Fashion Game

While Google was feting its new shopping website (Boutiques.com) with acrobats and celebs like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tumblr was playing host to a fashion launch. “Of a Kind” is the first e-commerce-type site of its kind to use the blogging service as their online platform. A sort of blog-cum-shop, the store rotates features o…

Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

Google Launches Boutiques.com Today!

On Monday we told you that we’d heard rumors about Google opening some type of e-commerce enterprise. Turns out it was true and the internet giant has just today launched Boutiques.com, a style inspiration-driven fashion search engine. It’s not so much e-boutique as it is aggregator à la Shopstyle. At Boutiques.com, you can follow influential…

Leonora Epstein / November 17, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Most Expensive Impulse Buy

Last week, we asked you to tell us the story of your most expensive impulse buy, in the hopes of winning a $100 gift card from HauteLook. Damn! I thought I was an impulse shopper, but never have I considered buying a house on impulse, like our winner did. So prgirl is the winner of…

Annika Harris / November 12, 2010

Win This! A $100 HauteLook Gift Card

You know HauteLook for offering daily discounts of 50 to 75 percent off the top brands. But did you know they just launched a new iPhone app, which makes your shopping sprees easier? Through the app, shoppers have streamlined access to the HauteLook’s 48-hour sale events; can search for products by size, price, and category…

Annika Harris / November 5, 2010

Quick Tip Of The Day: Save Big With Coupon Codes

In the last year or so, I’ve turned into my mother and have become obsessed with using coupon codes when shopping online. I’m so obsessed, that I never make a purchase online without searching for a coupon code first. I’d say about 75 percent of the time, I’m successful in that search. Anyway, I wanted…

Wendy Atterberry / October 29, 2010

Club Monaco Is Finally Going Online

Rejoice! Club Monaco is finally offering online shopping to its customers. The brand will debut a capsule collection for fall and holiday on Oct. 13 on Shopbop.com. Prices for the 30-piece collection will range from $24 for a pair of over-the-knee socks to $1,100 for a shearling coat. For the customer looking for pieces to…

Annika Harris / October 7, 2010

Would You Pay To Have Kate Bosworth Tell You What Jewelry To Buy?

These days, you can ask anyone for style advice. Ask Rachel Bilson what sunglasses will look good on your enormous head. And now, you can consult Kate Bosworth on your accessorizing needs. The actress has teamed up with her stylist Cher Coulter and the shopping website JewelMint to create a new jewelry-buying experience. How it…

Leonora Epstein / October 6, 2010

Limited-Edition DVF Camera On AHALife … Wait, What Is AHALife?

Cameras and social networking go hand-in-hand. Both make it possible to take your friends on your journey with you, even if they’re across the country. But for some moments of creativity or inspiration, a simple smartphone camera just won’t do. Instead, you need something that packs a stylish technological punch. Enter Diane Von Furstenberg’s limited-editio…

Annika Harris / September 24, 2010

Frisky Staffers Shop Gilt Groupe On CNN

This shouldn’t come as a shock, but the majority of us at The Frisky are a little obsessed with online shopping. Personally, I way prefer shopping from the comfort of my desk or couch to fighting the crowds at department stores or New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, which has come to basically be a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2010

Hump Day Afternoons Are Peak Time For Online Shopping

What will you be doing at 4 p.m. today? If you’re at work, there’s a good chance you’ll be spending some time doing a little online shopping. Research shows that online shopping peaks at 4 p.m. on Wednesday and is a full 75 percent higher compared to other times of the week, like Monday mornings.

Wendy Atterberry / August 25, 2010

Money 101: Top Online Money-Saving Sites And Tools

The way we shop now: via virtual window browsing, electronic payments, and clicks of a button. Which is great for making things easier, but it also means you may become less discerning about your purchases. Avoid settling for the quick fix when you’re spending online—with a bit of research, you might find yourself saving more…

Leonora Epstein / June 11, 2010

Need Another Online Shopping Site? Maybe.

Between Gilt Groupe, ideeli, Rue La La, and The Outnet, the web is clogged with newsletters, online shopping sites, and exclusive deals, but pretty soon another one will be added to the masses. A former retail exec, Cecilia Pagkalinawan, and venture capitalist, Jim Robinson IV, have hatched a plan to launch StyleTrek, which aims to…

Bianca Posterli / June 3, 2010

Hallelujah! Madewell Launches E-Commerce Site

We have sort of an obsession with Madewell at The Frisky, but we’ve rarely talked about the retailer because there are only a few stores nationwide. We thought it’d be wrong to tease with the product and then not deliver on buying info. But now everyone can get a taste of what we think of…

Annika Harris / May 27, 2010

Net-A-Porter Sells Out Of $6,000 Alexander McQueen Dress—How Much Will You Drop Online?

When Net-A-Porter started up in 2000, it seemed doubtful that people would buy premier designer goods off the internet, sight unseen. But the times, they did change, and now we’re all online shopping. However, it still seems shocking to us that shoppers drop thousands of dollars through e-commerce sites. For example, this famous Alexander McQueen

Leonora Epstein / May 18, 2010

U.K. E-Tailer ASOS Launching In The U.S.

Come September, Asos.com, the U.K.’s largest multi-brand online retailer, will make a virtual leap across the pond to the U.S. This shopping site is already one of our favorites because it not only sells affordable trendy pieces, but also has an extremely large selection from brands like Gap, Levi’s, and Diesel. However, unlike other trendy…

Annika Harris / May 13, 2010

Gilt Groupe Expands Home Selection

If you’ve outgrown thrift store couches and dollar store home decor but don’t want to pay full price for fancy furnishings, today’s your lucky day. Gilt Groupe, the wonderfully addictive shopping site, is expanding its Gilt Home offerings to 15 sales per week from more than 200 brands, including Cuisinart, Ligne Roset, and Missoni Home.

Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2010

NYU Students Dream Up Your Next Shopping Addiction

Watch out, Gilt Groupe. There’s a new sample sale site launching and fashion lovers will be just a teensy bit obsessed with it for one major reason. Instead of offering last season’s wares like so many discount stores and sites, ToVieFor plans to sell designer items from the current season’s collections. Two students at New…

Bianca Posterli / May 4, 2010

Net-A-Porter’s “Jean Team” Will Make Your Denim Dreams Come True

In an apparent bid to make the Canadian Tuxedo cool, Net-A-Porter will open a denim e-boutique this Wednesday. Given Net-A-Porter’s history of awesomeness, we’re pretty excited about the whole thing. The site’s denim selection is already pretty legit, with everything from straight-up jeans to jackets to bags included, which makes us a little too excited.

Lily Q / April 27, 2010

Rich People Shop At Kohl’s?

There are two types of wealthy people. Those who go on reality television to show off their private jets and bling and Caribbean estates. And then there are rich people who are also cheapskates, and won’t spend money on peculiar things, like clothes. (Come to think of it, Daddy Warbucks did wear pretty much the…

Leonora Epstein / April 16, 2010