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Summer Nail Resolutions

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 6, 2011
If you’re anything like us, the minute the weatherman predicted a high above 45, your winter boots hit the back of the closet and your flip-flops came out. All winter, our Dim Sum Plum toenails were obscured under wool socks, and our fingernails languished under greige pol More  →
Summer Nail Resolutions

Can't Smell Like Teen Spirit? Then Dress Like Kurt Cobain.

By ContributorJune 6, 2011
alyena22, we love any post that revolves around deodorant. You're number 1 in our books.—Sparkitors If you live in the southeastern portion of the United States, you are probably sweating right now. And if you are a Sparkler (if... More  →
Can't Smell Like Teen Spirit? Then Dress Like Kurt Cobain.

The Best T-Shirts for English Majors

By ContributorJune 1, 2011
Courtney Guth is going to be the best English teacher ever! —Sparkitors I’ve always boasted that if shopping were an Olympic sport, I’d be a gold medalist. It’s certainly one of my favorite pastimes. I was raised in shopping malls and outlet stores. At... More  →
The Best T-Shirts for English Majors

We're Wearing Maxis! (No, Not THAT Kind!)

By kat_rosenfieldMay 27, 2011
We've been having a prolonged, gloomy, chilly spring season in the Northeast, and last Saturday was the first truly warm day of this year—a day to lounge outdoors, bask in the sun, and enjoy the company of friends and family at a riverside festival in... More  →
We're Wearing Maxis! (No, Not THAT Kind!)

Designer Clothes for $1.50

By ApneetMay 26, 2011
This week I went thrifting at a store not in my usual thrifty route, and was thrilled to find tons of designer labels. (Designer names are actually relatively easy to find in thrift stores, though the pieces may be slightly older styles. And designer vintage... More  →
Designer Clothes for $1.50

Rain, Rain, Go (and STAY) Away

By kat_rosenfieldMay 20, 2011
First, the bad news: I accidentally cut my feet out of these pictures. Oops! But, it's okay! Because the good news is, I was actually wearing the same exact shoes that I had on in the last post. (Yeah, yeah, it's boring—but considering... More  →
Rain, Rain, Go (and STAY) Away

The Deep-Discounted Heels of Glory

By kat_rosenfieldMay 16, 2011
Before we begin today's post, let me just say this: whoever put the Marshalls Shoe Megashop within shouting distance of the Fairfield County DMV deserves a gold star. Maybe two. As you all likely know, Marshalls and its ilk can be a crapshoot in terms of... More  →
The Deep-Discounted Heels of Glory

Thrifting Outfits

By ApneetMay 12, 2011
Because of the donation-based inventory of thrift stores, finding a complete outfit at a secondhand shop can be a little difficult. I usually buy pieces separately and then work them into my wardrobe. This week, however, I challenged myself to find complete outfits. At times... More  →
Thrifting Outfits

What to Wear to a Breakup

By Ashley SpencerMay 6, 2011
You know how to dress for certain occasions: for a wedding, you wear a white dress. For Easter, you wear a nice pastel blouse with a neckline your grandma approves of. For New Year's Eve, you wear something short, sparkly, and cheap, so when someone... More  →
What to Wear to a Breakup

Boys Who Love Vintage? They Exist!

By ApneetMay 6, 2011
The spotlight this week is on boy fashion, with my friend Adam modeling vintage and thrifted pieces from his wardrobe. I admire Adam's personal style—it's classic, with a twist. He studies theater in New York City and is a frequent thrift shopper. After the jump,... More  →
Boys Who Love Vintage? They Exist!