Cubicle Chic: 3 Pastel Looks for the Office

Posted On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Filed Under: Cubicle Chic, Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide, trends for less

Cubicle Chic: 3 Pastel Looks for the Workplace

As winter {finally!} comes to an end, it’s time to freshen up your work wardrobe – with chic shades of pastel. Trade in your drab winter greys for stylish hues of mint, lavender, blush and powder blue.

Check out three style options to rock this trend in a professional, affordable way.

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6 Etsy Shops You Need to Know

Posted On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $50, shopping

6 Etsy Shops to Know: affordable and vintage accessories

If you’re on the hunt for unique trends on a budget, Etsy is your number one shopping destination. We’ve scoured your go-to online marketplace for tons of vintage and handmade goodies.

Here’s a roundup of swanky shops where you can rack up cute accessories for under $50.

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Spring Cleaning: Signs It’s Time to Toss Your Clothes

Posted On Monday, March 31st, 2014
Filed Under: How To, shopping, Style Guide

5 Signs It's Time to Toss Your Clothes

I have close to 20 pairs of jeans but I tend to wear the same five or six pairs over and over. Also, even when I have a closet full of clothes, I feel I have nothing to wear. You know what this means? I have way too many clothes {gasp!} that I don’t wear, need and/or want.

This turns out to be pretty common. Last year, an article in the Wall Street Journal stated most people only wear 20 percent of their wardrobe regularly.

It can be tough tossing the clothes you no longer wear, but here are a few tips to determine when it’s time to just let them go.

Links to Save By: Spring’s Must Have Fashion and DIY Projects

Posted On Friday, March 28th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, DIY, Fab Under $50
Links to Save By: DIY Fashion and Home Decor, Cheap & Chic Style News
Grab your tickets for my thrift shopping party with Housing Works {Ready, Set, Thrift!}
The 40 Best Drugstore Beauty Products {StyleList}
DIY Fabric Button Earrings Tutorial {O So Chic}
Details on the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant Collection {StyleBlazer}
8 Stenciled, Papered and Painted File Cabinet Makeovers {Apartment Therapy}
Kohl’s Announces DesignNation Collection with Elie Tahari {Yahoo}
14 Stylish Flats You’ll Want for Spring {my Ebony Cheap & Chic column}

The Spring Trend You Can Score at Any Thrift Store

Posted On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores

Thrifty Threads 365: Spring Trend to Thrift

Spring is officially here and if there’s one trend that’s haute, it would have to be pastels. From soft lilac to minty green to baby pink to powder blue, pastels are having a serious moment.

Fashion is so cyclical, so what’s hot now was hot years and decades ago. That cycle means your local thrift store can fulfill this trend. Sure you could splurge, but why would you?

Here are tips to find pastels at your local thrift store.