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 more on sale and the deals are a little ridiculous. Sizes can be a bit tricky to find, but if you’re willing to e-dig for… More »
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 chucked in the garbage. One New Yorker made this sad discovery when she happened upon tons of black trash bags filled with H&M clothing ruined… More »
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 appearances are over the top and up to her standards. Credit card bills and debt? Apparently, that’s a worry for tomorrow. But now her penchant… More »
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. Bean and Lands’ End—have pulled an Eileen Fisher in re-branding for a trendier consumer. Both outdoorsy companies are launching bridge lines with wares that are… More »
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 more, retail employees are committing theft by manipulating stores’ gift cards. When you think about it, these electronic devices are far more clever than filling… More »
The days of waiting outside for a store to open alongside a dangerous mob of people swarming around you are coming to a close. Thanks to online retail and all the comparison shopping tools available, it’s never been easier or more convenient to score seriously great deals. And due to the combination of competition and… More »
Looking for free booze? Just head to your local luxury retailer, where they might just be offering shoppers—whether they’re your average Joes or loaded P. Diddies—a glass of bubbly when you walk in the door. According to the New York Times, many stores are experiencing attitude readjustments in an attempt to lure in holiday shoppers. More »
Fashion trends may come and go, but true style is eternal. Just ask Elizabeth Taylor, who recently sat down to talk style with out friends at Stylelist. Take lessons from her, darlings, because she certainly knows what she’s talking about. “I don’t follow the dictates of fashion,” she said.” “I stay true to my own… More »
Ohmigod, newsflash: women like shoes! In the latest of lady debates, people have discussed which women care more about—guys or their footwear? This should be an obvious answer, but recent studies have tried to convince us that ladies actually obsess way more over shoes than men. Apparently, these women do exist, and one of them… More »
Avon calling! Or, poking?
Mark, Avon’s trendier, Lauren Conrad-endorsed line, is now selling makeup through Facebook. This is the first time we’ve seen e-commerce really take advantage of the social network. The Mark store essentially operates as a fan page with the standard wall and info tabs, but there’s also a shop tab… More »
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 receiving a gift card, it can feel like free money.
However, if you’re going this route, you’d probably be better off just handing… More »
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 still has to do his job, and take down everyone’s gift wish at the Barneys office. Watch to see Doonan’s best Santa’s Helper impression. [YouTube]… More »
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 customers” loved them. When I was younger, I used to climb in shopping carts, and my friends would push me down a hill, and then… More »
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 of tempting sales. eBay must feel left out, because they just launched their very own online shopping section. Their Fashion Vault opened with goodies from… More »
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 Lucy In Disguise and, though we’re fairly sick of celebs thinking they have any business working in fashion, we’re fairly excited about this idea. After… More »
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 look, your hard work at the gym, and the outfit that took you hours to find. But are you aware of just how many hours… More »
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 way to save time: Firefox has a new shopping app called InvisibleHand which basically does your dirty work for you. Search for the item you… More »
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 from the world’s most established brands and up-and-coming designers. If you’re a DailyCandy reader like we are, then you already know that the site always… More »
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 days of the year. So start mentally preparing yourself now to nurse that food hangover and shop like a pro. We’ve got a few tips… More »