I tend to hold on to
clothes until they're falling apart – stains on the cuff, rips at the
seam, and faded. In that condition, I don't feel right donating them to a
charity shop. But I also don't feel right just tossing old clothes in
the trash and adding to our ever-growing landfills. So I end up with
bags of unwanted clothes taking up space in my closet.
I stumbled across the bags while I was spring cleaning. Instead of just
tossing them back in the closet and forgetting for another year, I
decided to do find a way to re-purpose the clothes. Turns out, old
clothes have plenty of new uses, and I've saved a bunch of money reusing
something to boot.
For many of us the holiday season is a time of parties. And, of course, parties mean dressing up. For day three of the Twelve Days of Giveaways, we have a prize package that will help you add some festive flair to your wardrobe.
It is estimated that back-to-school spending will cost an average of $600-800 per student this year. Fortunately we're taking the sting out of school supply shopping with a one-stop source for the best Back-to-School deals. With gas prices continuing to rise and time running out before the fall semester starts, Savings.com offers the quickest and easiest way to save money on back-to-school needs.
I love wearing white in summer--it gives such a crisp look, and it complements every color in your wardrobe. White is also a great color to wear in the sun--it reflects the light keeping you cooler than if you wore the same item in a darker hue. While white is a perfect summer color to wear, it takes some care to ensure it looks great on you.
Some seasons, I adore the current trends. Colors that look great with my skin, silhouettes that flatter my figure, shoe styles that are adorable and wearable. Some seasons I hardly spend a penny because the trends are so unwearable and unrealistic for my life. Summer 2011 has been a banner season for me--great hues, great style, and great little touches to update what I already own in my closet.
This is the year of accessories. It's amazing how one little addition can completely transform your ensemble, and how it can do it for just pennies. Here are some of my favorite ways to update your existing wardrobe for this season without spending and arm and a leg:
Shorts are having their day in the sun this Summer 2011 and I couldn't be more excited. For years shorts have been two styles: straight and long a la Bermudas, or short and very difficult to wear unless you have a perfect body. Not this season, where shorts are available in every length, fabric and silhouette imaginable. There is a style of shorts that is perfect for every woman this summer.