shopping

Style 911: “Help Me Find Shoes For This Bridesmaids Dress!”

“I will be a reluctant bridesmaid in a family member’s wedding next month. The bride is having us wear silver evening shoes, either sandals or open-toe pumps, with this dusty…

Rachel Krause | August 15, 2013 - 4:00 pm

New App From IKEA Puts Furniture Directly In Your Home

IKEA is one of my favorite places in this world. Everything is colorful and beautiful, the prices are good, and HELLO,  Swedish meatballs. However, if you don’t feel quite so…

Mary Odell | August 11, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Pie Chart: An Impressive Catalog Of All The Things We Have Purchased While Drunk

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To be drunk and to find yourself perusing the latest in helicopter camera drone technology is to be human. To actually purchase said helicopter camera…

Julie Gerstein | August 7, 2013 - 9:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: How A Shopaholic Fashion Writer Is Learning To Be A More Conscious Consumer

This post has been a long time coming. I decided to write it on April 24th, 2013, but I didn’t know how to write it; all I knew was I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 5, 2013 - 11:00 am

Lululemon Says Larger Sizes Aren’t Part Of Their “Formula”

…. whatever that means? I guess people who want to wear cute workout clothes but need to wear larger sizes are going to shop elsewhere.  [Huffington Post]
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Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Awesomely Affordable: 20 Shoppable Picks From H&M’s New E-Commerce Store

H&M has long been the mecca of affordable, adorable, celebrity-approved clothes, trendy pieces and simple classics alike, but there’s always been a catch: while you could browse a bit of…

Rachel Krause | August 1, 2013 - 1:00 pm

10 Things We Do Every Damn Time We Go To Sephora (Illustrated by GIFs)

Last weekend I popped into Sephora to restock my basic brown eyeliner and stumbled out hours later, hundreds of dollars poorer, with an armful of fuchsia lip gloss and a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 30, 2013 - 9:00 am

Must Haves: 10 Pairs Of Surprisingly Stylish “Dad” Jeans

Dad jeans: they’re ill-fitting! They’re man/woman-repelling! They’re generally unattractive! And they’re also really, really trendy. Trust me on this one, I live in Brooklyn. Worn with a cute fitted top…

Rachel Krause | July 26, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Tell Us: What’s The Worst Customer Service You’ve Ever Received?

This past weekend, I was craving a smoothie in a really profound way. Sometimes I get very specific food urges that must be heeded immediately; for example, a couple weeks…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 24, 2013 - 3:00 pm

That Store Knows Where You Shopped Last Summer

I, like many people do, figure that while online shopping, companies track the things I look at, how long I look at them, and whether or not I buy them.

Mary Odell | July 15, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Must Haves: 10 Delightful Drawstring-Waist Dresses

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the drawstring-waist dress is the most universally flattering of all the dresses in all the land. There’s no body…

Rachel Krause | July 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Style Stealer: Doutzen Kroes’ Simple, Summery Look

What it is about models? They’re always so friggin’ well-dressed, regardless of where they are or what they’re doing. Maybe this is a delusion, and the clothes aren’t actually that…

Rachel Krause | July 14, 2013 - 11:00 am

One Pair Of Boyfriend Jeans, Worn Three Ways

Those of us who rely on denim for much of our bottom-half needs are often left feeling deserted come summer. Not the kind of summer where there’s a breeze in…

Rachel Krause | July 9, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Cheating Website Releases Dumb “Study” On How Unfaithful Wives Like To Dress

So, apparently cheating doesn’t take up as much free time as we thought it would. While married women were busy scouting out the profile of this weekend’s lover on AshleyMadison.com, 52,390…

Alyson Penn | June 28, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Must Haves: 10 Anything-But-Basic Summer Tees

OKAY, CONFESSION TIME. (God, I feel like I’m always confessing! So much latent guilt!) I love a good breezy tank top as much as the next human being with temperature…

Rachel Krause | June 24, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Must Haves: 10 Black Summer Sundresses

As I write this, I am committing a moral transgression of sartorial infidelity: I’m cheating on my ever-faithful black-filled wardrobe today with a pink floral sundress, and I feel just…

Rachel Krause | June 20, 2013 - 5:00 pm

15 Sad Dudes Waiting For Their Girlfriends At The Mall

We’ve all been there: In the midst of a productive shopping bender, when you peek out the store window and see your guy sitting on the bench buried in Nordstrom…

YourTango.com | June 11, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Compassionate Fashion: 5 Tips For Hesitant Thrifters

One way to be a more conscious consumer is to buy from responsible, ethical companies, which we’ve been spotlighting in our Compassionate Fashion shopping guides these past few weeks. When…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 5, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Mom Punishes Daughter For Bullying By Making Her Wear Thrift Store Clothes — And Yes, That’s A Problem

A step-mom in Utah wanted to punish her daughter for bullying other students and teach her a lesson. So far, so good. But as her penance, 10-year-old Kaylee was forced…

Julie Gerstein | May 22, 2013 - 9:40 am

Gilt City Warehouse Sales Are My Kryptonite

Today, after work, Amelia and I are going to the Gilt City Warehouse Sale, where all the stuff you normally see on Gilt will be available to touch, try on…

Julie Gerstein | May 3, 2013 - 5:00 pm
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