Can We Talk About Balmain for H&M and Why Designer Collabs Should Die?

Posted On Monday, November 9th, 2015
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, shopping, Style Guide

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Sigh. I hate doing rant posts and I’m going to do my best to not turn this into just that. But can we talk for a minute? Like, a real talk.

I’m so over affordable retailers and their designer collaborations. And last week’s Balmain for H&M disaster was my final straw.

Links to Save By

Posted On Friday, August 1st, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide

Links to Save By

15 under $50: Handbags You Can Buy Now and Carry Through Winter {my latest piece for StyleBlazer}

Best Strategies for Successful Flea Market Shopping {So Haute}

10 Stores That Offer Major Retail Rewards for Loyal Spenders {Lucky}

An eBay Power Seller Spills Everything You Need to Know About Buying and Selling Online {Fab Sugar}

Fashion Hacks to Remove Stains, Repair Clothes and Make Your Garments Last Longer {Bustle}

32 Amazing Websites that Will Actually Save You Money {Buzzfeed}

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Links to Save By: How to Score Vintage Finds on eBay + Home Decor DIYs

Posted On Friday, April 4th, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Fab Under $50

How to Score Amazing Vintage Furniture Deals on eBay {So Haute}

32 Ways to Make Your Own Leather Jewelry {Brit + Co}

How to Transition a Bodycon Dress from the Office to After Hours {Living Fiesta}

DIY Room Decor: Lace Doily Bowls {Apartment Therapy}
11 Essentials that Will Make You Stand Out This Spring {my Cheap & Chic column for ebony.com}
20 Under $20: High-Style Home Accents {The Budget Babe}
Ready, Set, Thrift! Grab Your Tickets for My Thrift Shopping Party {Housing Works}
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3 Tips to Resell Clothes Online

Posted On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Filed Under: How To, shopping

earn cash from your clothes, how to resell clothes You’re probably just like me. You have a closet full of clothes, but you end up wearing the same pieces over and over {and over!} again. Or you have clothes and accessories you loved once upon a time and now you’ve moved on. Instead of letting clothes just collect dust, there’s a way to clear the clutter and make a little cash while you’re at it.

I love reselling my unwanted goods and clothes I’ve thrifted that are amazing designer finds but just not my size {like an awesome DSquared parka I bought for $2 and sold for more than 300 bucks!}. And I’m increasingly looking at online reselling, which is super convenient.

Of course you want to take crisp, clear pictures but here are 3 tips to sell your clothes online.

5 Ways to Revamp Your Closet

Posted On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime, shopping

It’s the start of a new year and maybe you’ve set a few resolutions to make your life easier and more fulfilled. In addition to career and personal goals, why not have some fashion goals as well? It’s pretty tough to get dressed when your closet is a mess and the top of 2013 is the perfect time to declutter and revamp your closet.
It may sound a bit intimidating but it’s easier than you think. For starters, you want to…