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It's hard to resist the siren song of spring fashion. Suddenly clothes are bright and light again after a long, drab winter. But with all the new styles to choose from, how do you know which trend is best, and how can you afford what you want?
As it turns out, not all holiday shoppers are cut from the same cloth. Some savour the bricks and mortar experience while others cringe at the thought of stepping foot into a shopping mall. And no matter what kind of shopper you are, there are plenty of great tips and gift ideas to be had for every kind of shopper out there.
There are a few ways that can guarantee that you not only invest in pieces that you can get a lot of use out of but pieces that can make your closet more dynamic. Having a closet that is actually functional can help you redefine both your daily life and your future success. If you exercise these very easy to follow steps every time you go shopping, you should have no problem turning a closet that is "blah" into a closet that rocks your world!
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The question is, how do you know when you should be pulling out your wallet and when you shouldn't? How do you know which piece is a real investment and which one isn't? Even if you can afford to splurge more often than not, sometimes there are better ways to spend your money.
Because not everyone enjoys spending time in loud, crowded malls.
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Shopping doesn't end on December 25, nor do the deals. Most of us are planning to shop on Boxing Day. How do we navigate through the chaos of the best shopping day of the year, while still getting great savings? Consider these five tips for conquering the best deals this Boxing Day.
Attention shoppers! Don't shop sales. If you buy a massively discounted item that you will not use, you did not save any money.
5. Eat/drink/do not be merry.
You can DO THIS.
Julie Remond shows us how to look chic on a budget.
While shopping to create and add to this perfectly curated wardrobe might be a casual pastime to some, to me, it's serious business. Shopping with a plan always starts before you leave the house, mainly in your closet. That's where you want to take stock of your wardrobe to see what you have and what you're missing.
Being clear on my style, knowing how to put things together and shopping smart keeps my wardrobe super lean. If you're looking to create a clean, solid, functional yet fabulous wardrobe and want to make the most of every item of clothing you own, here are three things that should help maximize your wardrobe. And your dollar.
Working for a major e-commerce player for 10 years, I've become an online shopping expert. It's easy to find a variety of back-to-school must-haves online with different price tags; here are three examples that will help you balance your kid's wish lists with your budget.
While going back to school can be overwhelming for both parents and kids, it doesn't have to be that way. Following these simple tips will take the stress out of back to school shopping -- even if you are down to the final days.
How do you keep from making these bad purchases time and time again? You shop smart. You only choose pieces that looking amazing on and that can be described by your three, very own, very specific, self chosen, Style Words.
Let's be honest: for the plus-size woman, shopping can be a little bit frustrating. With straight-sized stores outnumbering