While I usually write about current fashion trends that I love and how one can achieve them for less, there are many current fashion trends that I wish would die. While some of these trends are fun, and some may be carried off by a few True Fashionistas, these trends in general are not flattering, not very wearable, and just need to leave the runway and the retailers.
Doing your holiday shopping online can save you plenty of headaches and stress during the crazy shopping season. Knowing the very best days to shop for a particular item can also save you plenty of cash. If you're familiar with Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when retailers slash prices, you may have also heard of Cyber Monday, the online version.
But online deals are available on other days as well, if you know what day of the week you should be looking.
The world is gaga over Lady Gaga. Her outfits so outrageous during an award show that the costume itself deserves an award. You can catch a small glimpse of her face through the crazy mix of carnival masks she wears. And her hair, it's so um…wait, has anyone seen her real hair? She wears wigs, lots of them.
Help her out, which wig do you think would look best on Lady Gaga from Vogue Wigs?
Spring is in the air: The days are longer, the birds are chirping, and we're switching from wool and tweed to cotton and linen. It's important to properly store your winter wardrobe so it maintains its quality and shape for when the cooler weather returns.
A recent article at Forbes.com exploded the myth of a time-honored advertising tactic: the celebrity endorsement. Specifically, Dorothy Pomerantz's piece cited a study by Ace Metrix which examined 2010 celebrity ads and found that 20% actually had a negative impact on the advertiser. The study findings were published at Advertising Age and show that on average only 12% of ads featuring celebrities were effective.
This news must be especially disturbing to a number of brands who have shelled out millions and millions of dollars to celebs to act as the "face" of their products--especially as it comes on the heels of a spate of celebrity endorsement announcements that have surfaced in the last month or so:
In honor of this year's looming Black Friday and the inevitable flood of welcome "buy one, get one free" deals, this week's wacky product is actually two wacky products. All of this is being brought to you for the standard low, low price of $0.00.