Posts tagged "shopping"

Don’t Buy Into Holiday Gift Cards

Buying a gift card or certificate might be one way to deal with people whom you have no idea what to get for the holidays. And true, for the person…

Leonora Epstein | December 14, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Quick Vid: Barneys Elf Makes Luxury Wishes Come True

Simon Doonan is the famously charming and genius Creative Director of fancy department store Barneys New York. And also, apparently, one very irritated (and totally gay) elf. Yet, he…

Leonora Epstein | December 8, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Get Out Of The Way Of My Golden Shopping Cart

Bling while you grocery shop! To promote the super-fabulousness of gourmet store Okku in Istanbul, the supermarket created a set of gold-plated, rhinestone-encrusted shopping carts. Purportedly, all the “fabulously rich…

Susannah Breslin | December 4, 2009 - 5:20 pm

eBay Joins The Online Sample Sale Craze

My inbox is inundated with sample sales — from Gilt Groupe, Editor’s Closet, The Clothing Line, and Daily Candy’s updates. But now there’s one more to add to the list…

Bianca Posterli | December 3, 2009 - 9:10 pm

Lily Allen To Open A Designer Clothing Rental Shop

Breaking News: Lily Allen and her sister are planning to open up a clothing shop and rent out designer looks à la Rent the Runway. The shop will be called…

Lily Q | December 3, 2009 - 6:40 pm

How Long Does It Take You To Prep For Holiday Parties?

The holidays are pretty important to most of us, although some of the reasons why are a little superficial. For example, it’s the perfect time to show off a new…

Bianca Posterli | December 2, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Simple Shopping App Shows You Cheapest Price Online

Did you miss Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Don’t worry, the deals are still readily available. And if you’re trolling the Internet for savings instead of working, here’s the perfect…

Bianca Posterli | December 1, 2009 - 2:40 pm

DailyCandy’s Swirl Has Head-Spinning Good Deals

We love a good bargain on designer goods, so we’re totes excited about DailyCandy’s new sample sale site, Swirl. The site offers up to 80 percent off clothing and accessories…

Annika Harris | November 30, 2009 - 9:50 pm

How To Strategically Attack Black Friday Sales

It seems a rather cruel joke that Black Friday, one of the most aggressive shopping days of the year, comes the day after Thanksgiving, one of the most aggressive eating…

Lily Q | November 26, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Black Friday: The Rundown

It’s almost Black Friday, which isn’t a religious holiday but might as well be because of the fervent displays of passion some people go through. Black Friday, for those who…

Leonora Epstein | November 26, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Recession? What Recession?

Paris Hilton (with bf Doug Reinhardt in tow) beat the Black Friday crowds and went on a shopping spree today, stocking up on who-knows-what at Fred Segal. Leave something for…

Erin Flaherty | November 25, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Want To Use Your Webcam For Shopping?

Personally, I can’t online shop. I’m probably one of the few girls in the world who actually goes to a store each and every time I want to buy something.

Bianca Posterli | November 22, 2009 - 1:30 pm

What Is Up With Boutiques And “No Photo” Policies?

Yesterday I took a field trip over to Colette, the famous Parisian concept boutique. This place might as well be the Eiffel Tower because it’s a prime tourist destination, and…

Leonora Epstein | November 19, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Would You Ever Cut Yourself Off?

Are cutting credit cards up a new recession trend? The Atlantic thinks so: “Cutting up credit cards is a classic solution to the temptations of easy credit, but as Americans…

Leonora Epstein | November 19, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Do High-End Boutiques Fashionably Discriminate?

The other day, I went into a very exclusive boutique. You know, the kind with the all-glass front, and the man at the door who has to unlock the door…

Susannah Breslin | November 18, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Do You Dress Up To Go Shopping?

Check out Rachel Bilson. She’s looking seriously put-together in her majah heels, chic black pants, fab Phillip Lim bag and pretty blow-out. (And her friend is looking adorable, too!) Where’s…

Nina Carbone | November 12, 2009 - 9:45 pm

What Happens When You Call Something “Trashy” In A Store

Today’s issue of the U.K.’s Guardian features a fashion Q&A section, highlighting the following scenario:

Q: Is it ever acceptable to inform a shop assistant that the item of…

Leonora Epstein | November 9, 2009 - 7:10 pm

I’ve Lost My Passion For Shopping

I don’t know what’s happened to me. I used to love shopping. Next to having sex, drinking, and eating great food with friends, shopping used to rank pretty high on…

Leonora Epstein | November 8, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Sample Sales Are My Vice

Growing up in Ohio, I didn’t encounter many, er, any sample sales. In fact, I had no clue what one was until I went to college in the big city…

Catherine Strawn | November 6, 2009 - 6:50 pm
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