Posts tagged "shopping"

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

Layaway Plans: Not Just For The Citizens Of 1992

I remember shopping in Kids ‘R Us (well, not exactly shopping, it was more trailing behind Mom while she picked out clothes and held them up to my and my…

Nina Carbone | June 14, 2009 - 10:00 am

Note To Relationships Authors: Dating Is Nothing Like Shopping

We’re sick of shopping metaphors being used to explain dating. Maybe it’s because we watched way too much “Sex and the City” back in the day and grew…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Shopping Guide: The Best Places To Blow Your Paycheck In LaLa Land

There’s no denying that in Hollywood, you are what you wear. In fact, everyone is so well styled that it’s often hard to tell the normals from the celebs (okay,…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Saudi Arabia: Where The Recession Is A Real Slap in The Face

Have you ever spent so much money you wanted slap yourself? Well, now you don’t have to! Thanks to a Saudi Arabian court, if a wife spends too much of…

Simcha | May 11, 2009 - 6:45 pm

America’s Malls In Crisis: Our Fave Mall Moments

Oh no! The country’s second-biggest mall operator is totally bankrupt! General Growth Properties, which manages more than 1,500 malls across the country, is $25 billion in debt. With vacancies at…

Deborah Stein | April 19, 2009 - 2:00 pm
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