You don't have to put a halt to your shopping—just shop smart. Thrift and consignment stores help save not only money, but the environment too.

Fashion Industry Taking Steps to be Less Wasteful

The fashion industry is notoriously wasteful. Every year, thousands of pounds of unused or un-purchased textiles and accessories are sent to landfills to make room for a new season of fashion choices. But it isn’t just large companies that are tossing clothes: people throw out things they don’t want or don’t wear, too—and on average, […]

Flash sale sites are popular destinations for competitive holiday shoppers look for designer items at a deep discount.

Flash Sale Sites Attract Savvy Shoppers and Innovative Investors

Over the last few years shoppers have learned to love digital merchandisers like Fab, Gilt, and Rue La La. These companies have been setting records with turnovers reaching hundreds of millions of dollars. They’ve also attracted the attention of leaders in the financial world like Anton Levy, Managing Director of General Atlantic, who sits on […]

Do It Yourself Beauty Products Make Great Gifts And Save Money

With so many different beauty products on the market now, it’s easy to get sucked up into the wind of beautiful packaging, enticing aromas, and the promises of revitalized skin (promises which may or may not be kept). Sometimes, it’s just easier—and much less expensive—to make your own beauty products. This way, you can make […]

The “Plus-Size” Label is Going Away

A few stores like online retailer ModcCoth and even J.C. Penney are beginning to do away with the “plus-size” labels on the clothing they sell. ModCloth announced recently that it’s going to do away with the label in a bid to promote more inclusivity on the site. Soon, customers will be able to find all […]