shopping

I Swore I’d Never: Shoes From Anthropologie

I Swore I’d Never: Shoes From Anthropologie

Clockwise from upper left: 1) Seychelles Garden Walk, $80. 2) Latigo Verge T-Straps, $88. 3) Splendid Twilight Sandals, $78. 4) Sam Edelman Dakota Sandals, $110. 5) Cynthia Vincent Winnima Lace-Up Sandals, $248. 6) Jasper & Jeera Guincho Sandals, $78. I am definitely surprising myself by writing an entire roundup about sandals that I’d like to buy(…)

Kawaii Craziness: Elizabeth Center in Chinatown

Kawaii Craziness: Elizabeth Center in Chinatown

From the outside, Elizabeth Center in Chinatown looks not only unassuming, but straight up boring.  When you first enter the building, things don’t really look much better.  Weird shops selling giant bras and medical supplies abound. Take the escalator downstairs, though, and what you will find is a crazy wonderland of Kawaii epicness.  Want a(…)

All the Things From A Thousand Picnics

All the Things From A Thousand Picnics

A perfect store full of small, adorable, and mystical things exists and it is called A Thousand Picnics. It has nothing you need and everything you want… and therefore must have. It is located across the street from Pies and Thighs (which if you haven’t seen their adorable commercial, watch it now!) and next door(…)

Creating Your Bed Palace: White Bedding = Superb Comfort!

Creating Your Bed Palace: White Bedding = Superb Comfort!

I don’t know who popularized the concept of creating a “bed palace” but it might be our very own PA Melissa! And yessss I’m going to reference that episode of SATC where Miranda is trying to make her bedroom more awesome and improve her ‘bed karma’ and is all ‘if you build it they will(…)

Vaunte: Shopping Through Closets

Vaunte: Shopping Through Closets

I somehow magically stumbled across Vaunte.com yesterday, a website that is an instant obsession. I had no idea what was awaiting me when I clicked on a link to shop Jennifer Mankin’s closet – who is, by the way, the owner of the Bird boutiques we all hate to love. It’s a magical world where(…)

Bergen Town Center: Where Bargain Dreams Are Made

Bergen Town Center: Where Bargain Dreams Are Made

*Ahhh-Ahhh-Ahhh-Ahhhhhhhhh!* Please tell me you read that operatically. So I drove by these magical outlets a multitude of times, but never with the time to stop, for years. I mean, reading the signs plastered on its walls, it was the ideal shopping destination for someone like me who straight up gets high on bargains –(…)

We Love MochiThings!

We Love MochiThings!

After many years of research, I think we may have finally discovered the cutest shop on the entire internet: MochiThings. Full of absolutely adorable, affordable and functional items, it’s like internet shopping heaven. It was tough, but we narrowed it down to five favorite items to share with you! 1. Nicole likes the Crown Smartphone(…)

Secrets Revealed: Here’s How the Temptress Known as ZARA is Able to Make You Spend All Your Money!

Secrets Revealed: Here’s How the Temptress Known as ZARA is Able to Make You Spend All Your Money!

We’ve often talked about how when it comes to shopping, that the goal is quality over quantity.  And yet every single time I walk by a Zara I am COMPELLED to walk through those doors and sample their slouchy pants, smart blazers, and bold (often animal) prints. Now, I’d rather be splurging on a few(…)