The Outnet- The Most Fashionable Fashion Outlet, Online!

Okay- so this is an exciting find. The Outnet (www.theoutnet.com) describes itself as “your ultimate destination for amazing designer fashion at up to 85% off. From party dresses by Hervé Léger to must-haves by Marni, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander Wang and more, discover the thousands of items waiting for you!” And it does not […]

Free Kate Spade Wallpapers for your Mobile Devices

Hey, Recessionistas! Get Kate Spade “in the palm of your hand”. Welcome in Summer with these pretty Kate Spade Wallpapers (inspired by her new Ginger Island print) for your mobile phone, Ipads, computers, or Facebook timeline! 🙂 Get them here! : http://www.katespade.com/blog/katespade-blog-in-the-palm-of-your-hand,en_US,pg.html

EASY DIY Glitter Pumps!

    A DIY Project is the ULTIMATE recessionista tip! And this one is a piece of cake. Seriously, anyone can do it. 🙂   As I’ve mentioned, repeatedly, I’m obsessed with JCrew. That being the case, I sort of flipped when they came out with glitter pumps last year (they are often doing variations […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]