designer jeans on the cheap (without busting your budget) Thrift stores and consignment shops Your thrift and/or consignment shop can be a great place to score cheap designer jeans. While consignment stores like Buffalo Exchange tend to have better quality jeans (read: more expensive),...

Hailing from the South of France and now based in Soho, shoe designer Jean-Michel Cazabat celebrated the opening of his first freestanding boutique on Bleecker Street last night. The shop, which opens to the public on Saturday, is modeled after the designer's Soho loft in his signature...

No matter how bad the economy has gotten, it's been said that people are still dishing out the big bucks for nice designer jeans. But now the economy could be causing jeans to get even more expensive. Will people be willing to pay more for designer jeans? A good pair of jeans is already...

Emma Watson just gets more fashionable by the day. The "Harry Potter" star has been designing eco-friendly fashion in collaborations for a while, and she was the celebrity face of a couple of Burberry campaigns. Now she's signed on as a brand ambassador for Lancôme. Tough fitness trainer...

We've given you over a dozen options below, but should you want to strike out on your own, there are a few key things to remember in order to get maximum style for minimal dollars. First, stay away from logos or bags that were obviously modeled after a much more expensive design--both are...

The best advice I can give anyone hoping to get the most aesthetic value out of her bag: remove logo hang-tags, put them in the purse's dustbag, store in closet. Anonymizing a bag is often the best way to make something from a popular contemporary designer look more expensive. Don't limit...

for higher profit margins and try to bring the cost of the jeans down to $0.75 and even less which, would result in inhumane working conditions. For a great visual on the costs that go into this pair of under-a-buck jeans, check out Bloomberg's infograph. Why the Insane Mark-up? Okay so...

Phillip Lim says he is getting more in touch with his Asian heritage Phillip Lim says he is getting more in touch with his Asian heritage. I grew up in a duality where day was Western culture and night was completely Eastern culture. I grew up fighting my Eastern heritage, my Chinese side....

Last Day for Gap's Get More, Save More Sale Today's your last shot to shop for summer shoes at Gap and save more money the more you spend. Here's how it works: When you spend $75, you save 20%. When you spend $100 or $125, you save 25% or 30%, respectively. Just use code GPSAVEBIG on picks...

The party line from brands on why bags have spiked in price so much over the past ten years is that raw materials keep getting more expensive; while leather may indeed be going up in price, these calculations seem to indicate that it's not the whole story, especially because the men's bags...

 

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