shopping

The Gap, Completely Turned Upside Down

Did April Fool’s Day come early or something? While it would have been nice to get that out of the way, this Gap store turned upside down is a prank…

Leonora Epstein | March 9, 2010 - 7:50 pm

Cheapskate: The Gap

Pretty much everything at the Gap goes on sale at some point. (They usually add newly discounted items on Tuesdays.) So why pay full price when all you need is…

Annika Harris | February 18, 2010 - 8:00 pm

How Much Would You Drop On A Pair Of Sneaks?

Sneakers are supposed to be less expensive than your fancy-schmancy heels, right? Well, it would depend on just how much you want your comfy kicks to make a statement. We…

Leonora Epstein | February 17, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Vivienne Westwood Wants You To Stop Buying Clothes

Most designers would never suggest that anyone quit shopping. After all, their businesses run according to the premise that the public will go out and buy new clothes every season.

Bianca Posterli | February 13, 2010 - 5:30 pm

3 On-The-Mark Items From Gaultier For Target

We’re (understandably) slightly less excited about cheapie designer collaborations these days. From the shoddy construction and poor fabric quality to the fact that they’re always sold-out so quickly and priced…

Erin Flaherty | February 10, 2010 - 7:20 pm

How Long Could You Last Without Shopping For Clothes?

We’ve heard of diets where you consume no carbs. We’ve heard of diets where you refuse sugar and dairy. But this is the first diet we’ve heard of where a…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2010 - 6:30 pm

What If You Had $40,000 To Spend On Designer Clothes?

I almost regret sharing this news, mostly because I just entered myself, but I love you guys and this is a serious need to know. In celebration of their one…

Erin Flaherty | January 22, 2010 - 12:20 pm

How We Live Now: Debenhams Launches Divorce Registry

With divorce rates on the rise and an increasingly cynical view on lasting marriage, it’s a wonder someone hadn’t come up with this before—Debenhams, the British department store, has just…

Leonora Epstein | January 21, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Shop ‘Til You Drop (Weight)

Turns out, a little (or a lot of) shopping could actually be good for you. Well, for your body, not your closet, that is. A new study from the folks…

Nina Carbone | January 14, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Do You Wash New Clothes Before You Wear Them?

OK, so forgive me for missing this crazy-ass “Good Morning America” report last week, but after coming across it today, I could stand silent no more and simply had to…

Erin Flaherty | January 14, 2010 - 3:50 pm

The Matthew Williamson E-Commerce Site Is Up!

As so often is the case when it comes to the tastiest of fashion morsels, there’s good news, and, well, there’s bad news. We couldn’t be happier to discover that,…

Erin Flaherty | January 13, 2010 - 9:15 pm

Our Favorite Post-Holiday Deals

Let’s face it — shopping in January can be a lot more fun than shopping during the madness of the holidays. For one thing, the pressure to find everyone the…

Wendy Atterberry | January 12, 2010 - 3:50 pm

H&M Clothing Trash Scandal Update—Something’s Still Fishy

Shame, H&M, shame. Last week we learned that both the trend-forward retailer and Wal-Mart engage in the odd and wasteful practice of destroying unsold merchandise, and throwing it in the…

Leonora Epstein | January 11, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Do You Swap Clothes With Friends?

She might have plenty of money to buy new clothes, but Reese Witherspoon would rather swap with friends. “There are three of us who wear pretty much the same size,”

Bianca Posterli | January 10, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Cheapskate: Yoox

Much like an endless online sample sale, Yoox.com plays host to scores of designer duds and regular person prices all the time. Now, however, even their sale stuff is even…

Lily Q | January 7, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Not Cool: H&M And Wal-Mart Trash Unsold Clothes

Where does unsold fashion merchandise go to die? In an ideal world, it would go to charity. For H&M and Wal-Mart, it apparently gets slashed so it’s unwearable, and then…

Leonora Epstein | January 7, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Lady Gaga Is A Shopaholic

The crazy couture, the massive stage sets: It all comes with a price tag. For Lady Gaga, the cost of her accoutrement matters less than making sure her performances and…

Bianca Posterli | January 6, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Guess Which Retailer This Super Hot Guy Is Modeling For

If Lands’ End models now look like this, then maybe that’s a sign the New Year is off to a great start.

Two brands that were previously momtastic—L.L.

Leonora Epstein | January 4, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Shoplifters Of The World Use Gift Cards

Forget that gift cards generally make lousy presents, another reason why they’re an all-around bad idea: they’re becoming popular vehicles of crime. The New York Times reports that more and…

Leonora Epstein | January 1, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Who Do You Shop With?

It’s the season for post-holiday super sales and like all of us, celebs are out taking advantage of the slashed prices—check out Charlize Theron with her mom at BCBG and…

Nina Carbone | December 28, 2009 - 5:10 pm
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