Fashion Forecasts According to the Futurists

I was recently reading a newspaper article that contained the predictions of futurists, those people who try and predict the upcoming trends.  Some interesting thoughts that I’ll share with you. On the RiseHandmade goodsOp ShoppingBargain HuntingTwin setsPearls Out of FashionPlastic surgeryLooking sloppyConspicuous brand namesPaying full price It appears with tougher economic times we look to…

5 Tips for Surviving Sales Shopping

Today I welcome a guest post from Jill Chivers.  Jill runs a program and award winning website called My Year Without Clothes Shopping which she invited me to be a guest contributor for, writing the lessons on colour and style.  Jill’s own year-long challenge, her year without clothes shopping, finishes on Wednesday December 15 2010. …

How to Pick a Fake Handbag

You’re perusing ebay looking at ‘designer’ handbags, how do you spot the real from the fake?  Some tips to consider: 1. Pictures – if the pictures are stock photography (professional, from the designer’s website, the same as everyone elses) then it’s most likely fake.  Ask to see photos of the actual bag that you are…