Take a look at this bag and guess how much you think it costs before you click to find out the answer. I stumbled upon this bag while checking out the new bag at Net-A-Porter and felt a little squeal of excitement inside of me. This bag is not true lizard skin, but lizard effect leather,...

It's a little like asking, "How much food should I keep in the pantry?" or "How much furniture is necessary for a well-appointed home?" The answer will depend on several highly individual factors: Clothing is steeped in social meaning, but it was originally invented to keep us warm, dry,...

John Galliano's lawyer won't specify just how much money in damages the designer is seeking in his lawsuit against Dior, but new information about his salary indicates it's going to be a fairly sizable sum. "He was at the company for a long time and he had a big salary, so the sums demanded...

However, you may be surprised at how much the average woman spends on makeup. Curious? According to MintLife, the average woman will spend $15,000 on makeup in her lifetime! And while you may think that's a lot of trips to the MAC counter, a good portion of that money is probably spent on top...

How much are those jeans in the window? Um...what? I'm sorry, I must have misheard you (gulp), $275? We all know denim sticker shock, we have all coveted the pair of way-too-expensive jeans, and we've all spent more than we've wanted to on our own dream pair. But, what gives? What actually...

And so we come to the really important bit: how much should bloggers charge an advertiser? There aren't strict standard rates, because celebrity bloggers can really raise their fees simply because they have a huge following and advertisers need the exposure. Non-celeb bloggers may also have...

When people ask me how much you should spend on glasses I usually say that if it seems like a really good price – for example "buy-one-get-one-free", "free lenses", "frames just $29.99" – then in all likelihood, it probably isn't. You get what you pay for Just like with a decent watch,...

$25K, how much should you reserve for clothes/shoes/accessories? $50K? $100K? How should that change if you're in a professional job and need to wear suits (as I am), or if you wear scrubs, etc. to work every day? I know I'm spending far too little on my wardrobe, but I have no idea how much I...

There is no shortage of misconceptions about how much models get paid to walk runway shows during New York Fashion Week. But now, thanks to organizations like The Model Alliance and increased online scrutiny, some of them are starting to get cleared up. This week, both BuzzFeed Shift and...

How much are the things that you buy worth? The fashion industry's opacity means it's hard to tell. But considering luxury brands run profit margins of as much as 30%, the one thing you can guarantee is that it's a fraction of what you pay for them. Fashion has always had an odd relationship...

 

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