shopping

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

Death By Defenestration And Fashion Go Hand In Hand

Apparently, the buyers at New Zealand boutique Superette think the clothes they sell are so bitchin’ they’d still look cute on a dead girl. Congrats on turning the statement “I…

Lily Q | November 3, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Does Shopping Make You Feel Guilty?

The retail industry is getting pretty desperate these days—how many more special events and functions will we see that scream “Oooo! Please, please come shop in our store!” According to…

Leonora Epstein | October 26, 2009 - 12:20 pm

TheFind Makes Shopping Easier And Harder All At Once

At The Frisky, we’re always on the hunt to find awesome products to tell you about (and to buy for ourselves, on occasion). But the internet is huge! It can…

Catherine Strawn | October 19, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Do You Feel Like A Ditz Because You Love Fashion?

“Fashion trends speak volumes about the human condition and wordlessly point us towards the zeitgeist,” writes South Africa Times columnist Jacquie Myburgh. Huh? They do?

Ms. Myburgh, like many…

Leonora Epstein | October 15, 2009 - 2:20 pm

How Often Do You Buy New Jeans? And How Long Until You Chuck Them?

It goes without saying—the one item in your closet that’s older than the latest “High School Musical” star? Probably your favorite pair of jeans. A new survey from the Lakeside…

Leonora Epstein | October 6, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Cheapskate: Forever 21

Any fashionista worth her wardrobe knows that she can buy trendy stuff from Forever 21, but who really has the patience to wade through all the crap and mess that…

Annika Harris | October 1, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Cobbler Vs. New Shoes: Which Is The Better Value?

Thinking I was being smart with my money, I recently took three pairs of black high heels to my local shoe repair man to get them gussied up. All of…

Leonora Epstein | September 1, 2009 - 8:20 pm

What Are Your Biggest Fashion Money Wasters?

I have a closet stuffed with clothes. Yet I have I-have-nothing-to-wear syndrome coupled with the sad realization that I wear only 25 percent of my wardrobe. However, that doesn’t seem…

Leonora Epstein | August 12, 2009 - 8:00 pm

E-Boutique Of The Week: Rewind

Cheap is clearly the new chic! Revolve clothing, the hip online store, has joined the growing number of e-tailers with sites that sell discounted designer duds. They’ve launched Rewind, an…

Zandile Blay | August 8, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Wear Today, Gone Tomorrow Lets You Borrow Or Buy

Celebs get to borrow whatever designer goods they want, whenever they want. We’ll still have to pay for the privilege, but at least the fashion gods have thrown us a…

Zandile Blay | August 3, 2009 - 8:50 pm

Anna Wintour: Public Enemy #1 Of Discount Shoppers?

There’s no denying the rush of joy (and feeling like you’re getting away with theft) when you find an incredible designer piece at Loehmann’s or Nordstrom Rack that you can…

Leonora Epstein | July 30, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Net-A-Porter Launches iPhone App, Your Bank Account Sighs

The economy might still be in the crapper, but that hasn’t stopped luxury retailers from trying to lure shoppers through less traditional means. Recently, Christie’s launched an app to let…

Leonora Epstein | July 21, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Summer Sale Madness: How To Buy Clothes Online

For those of us who get our kicks shopping online, we look forward to this special time all year long: Right now, retailers are rolling out the fall merch, and…

Erin Flaherty | July 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Let’s Go Shopping And Talk Nonsense With Kelly Bensimon!

So basically, Kelly Bensimon went on a shopping trip with The Daily Beast for stuff she already owns. (Gold $370 Gryphon shorts? Wore them to a Kim Kardashian party! “Sexy…

Nina Carbone | July 17, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Do “Deals” At Outlet Malls Just Screw Shoppers Over?

Hold that credit card! Double X excerpted a section from the forthcoming book, Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture, by Ellen Ruppell Shell, which reveals the scams at outlet…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2009 - 5:30 pm
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