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Must Haves: 10 Anything-But-Basic Summer Tees

OKAY, CONFESSION TIME. (God, I feel like I’m always confessing! So much latent guilt!) I love a good breezy tank top as much as the next human being with temperature receptors, but honestly, I don’t necessarily feel like shaving my armpits every day in the summer. I also personally (PERSONALLY! YOU DO YOU!) don’t like the look of my unshaven underarms, which places me in quite the quandary indeed. Will I bro out in a tank top with my stubbly armpits, or will I wear a long-sleeved shirt and sweat out all day? There ought to be some happy medium — and, duh, there is. A good short-sleeved summer tee is not to be underestimated, and there’s certainly no dearth of cute ones. Here are 10 that I would like to see magically appear in my closet right now…

10 Summer LBDs
Must Haves: 10 Black Summer Sundresses
No need to cast your black dresses aside in the summertime. Read More »
9 Plus-Size Bikinis
Must Haves: 9 Pretty Plus-Size Bikinis
Pretty plus-size bikinis DO exist! Read More »
8 Sweet Summer Dresses
Summer Dress
In pretty pastels and otherwise. Read More »

Must Haves: 10 Black Summer Sundresses

As I write this, I am committing a moral transgression of sartorial infidelity: I’m cheating on my ever-faithful black-filled wardrobe today with a pink floral sundress, and I feel just terrible about it. It wasn’t until I left the house that the reality — and, with it, the guilt — set in. I’ll be spending the remainder of the day coming up with a variety of ways to repent for my style sins, so don’t be surprised if you spot me at confession. But first, let’s start with these 10 black summer dresses that I totally could have (and should have) worn today …

15 Sad Dudes Waiting For Their Girlfriends At The Mall

15 Sad Dudes Waiting For Their Girlfriends At The Mall

We’ve all been there: In the midst of a productive shopping bender, when you peek out the store window and see your guy sitting on the bench buried in Nordstrom bags, your purse and just about every other boyfriend at the mall that day. You start to feel a little guilty he’s about to pull his hair out, but then you remember, those bags are heavy. Just kidding. But no, really, they were getting in the way of your wardrobe goals. And, as sleep-inducing as it might be for him to wait while you break the bank, there’s something sweet about him being there. As an ode to the men who wait (and wait) for us, we count down our favorite poor stuckers at the mall. Read more on Your Tango…

Compassionate Fashion: 5 Tips For Hesitant Thrifters

Compassionate Fashion: KK
Made in the USA dresses from Karen Kane. Read More »
Thrift Shopping

One way to be a more conscious consumer is to buy from responsible, ethical companies, which we’ve been spotlighting in our Compassionate Fashion shopping guides these past few weeks. When it comes down to it though, the most effective way to step out of the fast fashion cycle is to buy your clothes secondhand. Thrift shopping is good for the environment, since it helps clothes stay out of landfills (a huge problem with our disposable fashion culture), and it’s a great way to stretch a small budget. If you’re new to thrift shopping or hesitant about it for whatever reason, here are a few tips to help you make like Macklemore and go hunting for some sweet secondhand deals… Keep reading »

Mom Punishes Daughter For Bullying By Making Her Wear Thrift Store Clothes — And Yes, That’s A Problem

Thrift Store Scoring
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Bad Thrift Smell
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thrift store punishment

A step-mom in Utah wanted to punish her daughter for bullying other students and teach her a lesson. So far, so good. But as her penance, 10-year-old Kaylee was forced to wear thrift store clothes to school. Say what?

Apparently Kaylee was making fun of another girl for what she was wearing, and had tormented her for several weeks over her wardrobe choices — at one point even saying she “dressed like a sleaze.” So step-mom Ally stepped in and decided to enforce a clothing-oriented punishment. Ally purchased two “cheap” (her words) outfits at the thrift store and made Kaylee — full of tears — wear them to school. Keep reading »

Gilt City Warehouse Sales Are My Kryptonite

Frisky Talks Gilt on CNN
We really love online shopping. Too much. Read More »
Types Of Shoppers
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Gilt + Travel
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Today, after work, Amelia and I are going to the Gilt City Warehouse Sale, where all the stuff you normally see on Gilt will be available to touch, try on and buy at deeply discounted prices — up to 90 percent off. We here in The Frisky offices love Gilt — so much so that we gabbed all about it on CNN. New York City’s Gilt City Warehouse Sale is this weekend, May 4 and 5th. Plus, there’ll be one happening in Austin, Texas, as part of Austin Fashion Week, on May 9 and 10; one in San Francisco on May 17th; and a final sale in Los Angeles on June 7th. The good (i.e. dangerous) thing about Gilt sales is that they liquor you up with Prosecco, vodka and wine, and feed you snacks while you shop. Not in or near any of the Gilt Warehouse Sale locations? Never fear — the series will start up again in September across the country. [Gilt City]

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