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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…

Julie Gerstein | December 15, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Sometimes Shopgirls Are The Worst

How often has this happened to you: You’re stoked to buy something at a cute little boutique, but then the girl working there totally freezes you out? It’s like, commmmme

Julie Gerstein | December 1, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Soapbox: Let’s Talk About Forever 21 — And Every Other Effed Up Retailer

For the past week or so, there’s been comments going back in forth in our “What Are We Wearing Today” posts about the shady nature of Forever 21. Not only…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Retail Giant Zara Accused Of Age Old Practice Of Slave Labor

Just a little reminder for us to think about where our clothes come from. Spanish retailer Zara has been accused of child labor and violating fair labor practices by Brazil’s…

Julie Gerstein | August 20, 2011 - 4:00 pm

How Haul Vlogging Can Pay Off

When the media started noticing haul vloggers—girls (mainly) who post videos of their shopping sprees—the response was a bit cynical. These girls, wrote New York magazine, “seem to be…

Leonora Epstein | August 4, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Girl Talk: Everyone Should Have A Retail Job At Least Once

I’ve never known how to properly fold a shirt. My dressers have always been an orgy of unorganized clothes—sweaters and socks spilling out of drawers—because my approach has always been…

Kelli Bender | June 14, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Folding Clothes Is Just Not That Serious

One of the greatest lessons I learned while working at New York & Company in my early-’20s was how to half fold a T-shirt. It’s pretty basic…you just fold the…

Annika Harris | July 9, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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