Do shopping trips overwhelm you? Do you often end up buying the same thing every time, getting things you didn't plan on buying or leaving empty-handed?
If so, you may be struggling while shopping. Shopping habits are hard to break and can have a huge effect on your wardrobe. If you've ever looked in your closet in the morning and not known ...Read more
Target is introducing a new loyalty program this fall.
Target Circle will offer cash back and special savings to shoppers enrolled in the free program coming to stores on Oct. 6, the company announced on Monday.
Rewards include 1% back on all purchases, personalized coupons, early access to sales and a "birthday surprise," which ...Read more
Poshmark connects millions of buyers and sellers with new and used luxe brands, such as Chanel.
After scouring thrift stores for luxury goods, I've decided to keep a few treasures I've found. I'm regularly using a cute Fendi purse and a pair of vintage Gucci sunglasses that I scored for less than $8.
But other finds, such as a new Versace ...Read more
Stay on trend with this year's best adult costumes for Halloween. These picks draw inspiration from movies, television shows, comic books and other pop culture.
Another school year often brings a new "back-to-school" wardrobe, be it uniforms or a different look for a new grade. But before you go out to buy more, consider some statistics found in author Elizabeth Cline's latest book, "The Conscious Closet: The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good." Data like:
A third ...Read more
Traveling by train can be a romantic way to see the world. Flights may get you to your destination faster, but the slow pace of riding the rails provides a one-of-a-kind experience. Plus, when you're traveling through some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, it becomes truly unforgettable. Train travel may not be as popular in the ...Read more
If you can only add one thing to your fall wardrobe, make it a new pair of shoes ... or boots. Footwear this fall is an exciting way to change up anything you wear ... even that trusty little black suit or dress you wear year after year. So, get ready to take a walk on the wild side this season with these trends.
First, fall is all about the ...Read more
In the last year, I have upped my travel game. These trips have helped me to see how style can deepen and shift through a change in environment, not only in a logistical sense but also in the gathering of inspiration and heightened possibility of trying new things.
I'm starting to feel like hitting the road might be a crucial element of ...Read more
SAN DIEGO - Getting up at 3:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning for anything other than heading to an amusement park isn't something most 12-year-olds would be interested in. Gina Mertz counted herself among most 12-year-olds when her dad was leading a ministry group to prepare and hand out food to their local community of people experiencing ...Read more
I have a new hobby and it involves shopping. Shocking, I know.
I've been trolling South Florida thrift stores, stocking my closet with luxury goods. You know I never pay retail. A few recent scavenger hunts with my favorite shopping partner Ruth have yielded some truly dazzling finds for very little cash.
Ruth and I are dipping our toes into ...Read more
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. - She should have known better. That's what Farmingdale resident Alexandra Karcev thinks now, looking back to 2011 when Target launched a designer collaboration with the exclusive Italian knitwear brand Missoni. Karcev, a busy communications executive, figured she'd just pop into Target in Westbury and check it out.
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: My 16-year-old son thinks sweatpants are actual attire for public events like attending a play or going out to dinner. Is this correct? Am I too fussy and old? The sweatpants are standard issue gray ones, Champion brand.
- Frustrated Mom
Dear Frustrated: Not all sweats are created equal. In fact, some (not your son's...Read more
Between its rugged natural beauty and its vibrant cities and towns, Ireland is an excellent vacation destination on many levels. However, whether or not you've visited before, there are many mistakes - from classic tourist errors to outright offensive blunders - to avoid while visiting. For starters, you can skip the phrase "top of the ...Read more
Get ready to suit up for a new season that makes a return to men's classics -- with updated twists. Nothing ever remains quite the same. As fashion influences from the '70s and the '90s take center stage again on the runways, menswear designers make everything old new again. Here's a shopping list of fall 2019 favorites:
-- Sharp suiters. It's ...Read more
Something I hear quite often from friends and clients is that they have a lot of anxiety about shopping for new clothes. Some love adding bold new pieces to their wardrobe, but they haven't always been good at judging when they truly should buy something.
As a result, they experience buyers' remorse and have wasted money or time spent waiting ...Read more
She described her own work as "romantic mathematics." Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer who leapt to national fame after designing Michelle Obama's iconic 2009 inaugural parade outfit, died last week in Manhattan of breast cancer. She was 59. Hers was a life lived in fashion: attending the Fashion Institute of ...Read more
So long, sundresses, flimsy tops and summery florals. So what now? The good news heading into the fall season is that you don't need to purge your closet or do a major wardrobe restock.
First, check out what you already have, says Adam Glassman, creative director of O the Oprah Magazine. "Everything old is new again, with a significant nod...Read more
Nature is calling. When the weather turns cooler, it's all about getting outdoors and soaking up those fall weekends. Time to pull on the cowboy boots, the frayed jeans and denim vests and head for the hills. Think country cool with a contemporary twist.
Here's a few ways to get the laid-back vibe:
-- Reboot. This fall, the boots are big, big,...Read more
A classic T-shirt that is well fitted and super soft is absolutely an essential wardrobe item. Sometimes you just want to get up in the morning, throw on a T-shirt and go but then you remember you must look at least a little presentable for work. Well, fret not because there are some ways you can get away with wearing a T-shirt for work while ...Read more
And here they are - the March sisters! From left, that's Emma Watson as Meg, Florence Pugh as Amy, Saoirse Ronan (ah!) as Jo and Eliza Scanlen as Beth, in Greta Gerwig's upcoming film version of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women." The first trailer appeared earlier this month and all looks very promising indeed; now we all just have to...Read more
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