• Consignment
  • You Won’t Believe the Price for These Alaïa Boots

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    Every so often, I’ll start digging on a designer and go on a tear looking for vintage and consignment pieces. Lately, I’ve been on the hunt for pieces from Tuleh (I wrote about the now-defunct label last week) and Celine from the Michael Kors era. But I’m always stalking the holy grail — affordable Alaïa. It’s […]

  • Shopping Secrets
  • Shapewear You Don’t Need to Hide

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    Often, the most important and utilized pieces of our wardrobe are the humblest and least celebrated. (When was the last time you heard someone rave about the perfect gym sock, no matter how comfortable?) For me, the unsung clothes I wear most often are bicycle shorts and shapewear — and my affection for both tends to […]

  • Shopping Secrets
  • Have You Discovered Meg’s Dresses Yet?

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    During one of my recent sojourns to Williamsburg, I discovered a fantastic new boutique called Meg. The boutique’s specialty? Its dresses, which are strikingly well-cut. The dresses don’t have a ton of hanger appeal — because they are cut so simply, they seem to hang like sacks. But it’s a game-changrs once you slip one on. Lately, Breton stripes […]

  • Guest Blog
  • Review: My First Time Using Stitch Fix

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    Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Stitch Fix, which is a sort of clothing delivery club that selects and sends you a personalized wardrobe every month. Because of my limited closet space, I am forbidden from partaking in such a service. But my talented friend Grace L. Williams has recently joined the service and has […]

  • Shopping Secrets
  • The Bag That Fits Everything… Seriously

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    Some people geek out at the idea of meeting a celebrity. For me, there’s no one more awe-inspiring than an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs put their blood, sweat, tears and often, their savings into their dreams. It takes nerves of steel to take the plunge — especially in fashion, where consumer tastes are famously fickle. I had […]

  • Fashion Critique
  • The Label You Need to Know: Trademark

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    Over the weekend, I was racing through Soho in a late-night cab when I spotted a chic storefront emblazoned with a simple logo: Trademark. I spent the rest of the cab ride wracking my brain: Where had I heard that name before? It was nearly 2 a.m., but I got a brief reprieve from sleep deprivation […]

  • Consignment
  • A Sample of the LA Consignment Scene

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    No surprise here — I enjoy shopping whenever I travel. However, I always steer clear of the mall and the luxury mega-brands. (You can find all that stuff online or in NYC anyway.) Instead, I seek out the area’s consignment and vintage stores — the perfect way to discover the nuances of a city’s fashion culture. For […]

  • Fashion Critique
  • Why Are Pandora Bracelets So Popular?

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    Until last month, Pandora bracelets were a phenomenon I knew nothing about. That is, until I saw an enormous line of Pandora worshippers queuing for a chance to shop at the Pandora in Miami’s Aventura Mall. (I felt the same bewilderment when I saw a throng of shoppers waiting patiently to shop at Abercrombie and Fitch — in Paris.) I was […]