Uptown Cheapskate- Color Me Disappointed

When I started this blog, I promised to share my fashion hunting experiences- both good and bad. So… this is a cautionary tale, to be juxtaposed with my glowing review of Clothes Mentor. Out of curiosity from hearing their ads on local radio, I wandered into an  Uptown Cheapskate in the Charlotte area (I’ll be […]

Quality Sun Protection Doesn’t Have to be Expensive

With the warmer weather on the way, thoughts drift to upcoming beach vacations, bathing suits, and glorious summer tans. And though this topic may seem unrelated, true fashion is skin deep- and begins with good skincare regimens. I’ve heard several news stories in the past week, highlighting the effectiveness of “cheap” or “generic” sunscreen. With […]

Need Some Quick Cash?- Tips on Selling to Clothes Mentor

So, if you’ve been following my blog, you already know that I’m newly obsessed with Clothes Mentor. They offer the best brands in like-new condition at amazingly low prices. Last time I focused on the great purchases I’d made at Clothes Mentor, but I wanted to provide you with tips on selling to Clothes Mentor […]

New App! Swirl- Your Personal Shopping Assistant

Okay- apparently fashion apps are hot right now. Because I’ve stumbled upon another AMAZING one. I took the explanation from their website,http://www.swirl.com/welcome.html,  – because they’ve articulated their mission so well. But I’ve tested the app and it is SO COOL! Choose to follow your favorite retailers to stay on stop of their offers and deals. In […]

Trendabl- Finally, an Instagram I Can Get Behind

For me, instagram wasn’t the instant sensation it was for the rest of the social media world. For some reason, photos of people’s Chinese take out and their dog sleeping next to them on the couch just weren’t things I felt compelled to scroll through. Enter Trendabl- a fashion only app that allows you to […]

Men- Just Say “NO!” to Skinny Jeans

There is absolutely nothing alluring about a man in a pair of skinny jeans. In fact, I’ve found that my natural and immediate response is something akin to the gag reflex you get when the doctor uses his long Qtip looking thing to examine you for strep throat. If a man ever hopes to attract […]

I Found Your Fairy Godmother

I can’t be the only one who jumps on the internet the day after an awards show to drool over the glamour. As I click through the photos of the “best dressed”, I can’t help but wonder what it feels like to wear a disgustingly expensive designer dress. Don’t we all want to be Cinderella […]

Target Follows Fashion

I had a lot of fun putting this entry together. I’ve always wanted to do a side-by-side comparison of Target’s fashion line and the major fashion trends it borrows from. I notice that Target typically does a pretty good job staying on top of the trends and attempting to give customers an “in” look at […]

A Fashion Mentor

So- time to let you in on my most recent favorite find. Clothes Mentor.  If you listen to the radio here in Charlotte, you’ve probably heard ads. And let me assure you, it is everything it claims to be and more. Clothes Mentor truly can mentor the fashion unsavvy, because they only take the best […]