How is it that I'm recently attracted to buying a $300 very nice necklace rather than a staple pair of designer jeans? But I've been thinking about this and the cost per wear on the jewelry I love...it's incredible! There are certain necklaces I grab in my closet almost every other day...

I bought them because they were so cheap or because I just wanted to buy something. I felt so stupid for spending a lot of money on things I would never wear. So, I decided to stop making stupid buys, just for buying and only buy things wich I think are amazing, unregarded the price. It...

A case in point must surely be the contents of Janis Joplin's, first uncovered in admirable detail in 1972 in David Dalton's Piece of My Heart and, only recently, making ripples across websites including Hairpin (the first to unearth this impressively obscure reference) and Jezebel. "Now...

FFL's latest contributor, Giverney, is blogging today about the new make-up buy to have her hooked.. Good news for bright young things...the hot pink lip is big again this season, popping up at Marni and Fendi and dazzling at DVF. For us mere mortals, the perfect pop pink lip is one of...

Stone Amethyst necklace The Body Shop Mango Shower Scrub & Soften Gift Set Make Up Forever Artistic Eyelashes 25115 Too Faced The Bronzed and The Beautiful DKNY Be Delicious For beauty girls I say focus on accessories and make-up - gifts that can make them even more beautiful. Rather than...

It went on sale recently, making it even more perfect, if that's even possible. In other shopping news this week, I ran across a bargain-priced pair of cropped pants in floaty lightweight denim that are so incredibly versatile. Here are all of the great finds taking up room in my online...

If I'm dateless I still make it a point to pamper myself. And I'm not alone: I remember someone Tweeted recently that she buys herself a gift each day for the two weeks leading up to V-day. Here are some of th hottest shoes and stilleto's that'll have you looking smoking hot for...

It's not exactly #BREAKING news that retailers use music to make you buy more shit. Often even a clothing store changing the way in which they play their music is itself deserving of column inches, such as Abercombie & Fitch's recent attempt to shake off their reputation as a underage...

In short, they are designed to make you buy more than what you were intending. There have been several exposés on consumption-encouraging tricks that individual retailers use; this clip illustrates those occurring on a grander level in the structure and surrounding area. Just one reason we...

I didn't eat cake or make people buy me presents or throw myself a party or anything (though I did go to a fun Holiday staff party last night!). No, on my half-birthday I like to take the time to reflect on what I've accomplished and how I've grown in the last six months, and then think about...

 

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