I whispered to my husband, “Are we insane? A $115 doll? Shouldn’t she be behind glass? What if her hair gets matted?”
I was introduced to Abercrombie in 2001, during the second semester of my sophomore year. My new best friend Sarah had just moved from Colorado to our sleepy California beach town in Orange County. Having also moved just a year and a half prior, I felt a kindred connection with another outsider. We bonded instantly and, like other 15-year-old best friends, we spent all our time at each other’s houses, and in each other’s closets.
Whereas women get to — and, sometimes, are expected to — wear all sorts of jewelry, wedding rings are one of the few ornaments men often feel comfortable wearing. Luckily, the options for men’s rings have broadened well beyond “14K gold band bought in haste from the corner store.”
To be fair, we are equally confused.
Do you miss Blockbuster? Feel wistful for Woolworths? There’s a hack for that: try going south of the border.
Being scrappy is my jam. I don’t call myself frugal because that to me entails sacrifice and I don’t adhere to the mantra of the miser, nor would I call myself a “shopaholic” because that entails frivolity and a lack of control.
Where will bigots, historians, “Dukes of Hazzard” fans, re-enactors, and people who want to celebrate National Burn A Confederate Flag Day turn?
Lauren Wasser, a young model and basketball player, lost a leg to the ramifications of TSS, and her enraged mother is now throwing lawsuits in all directions.
All it takes to charge more money is a little sexist marketing.
Few things will remind you of your station in life more quickly than a $100 gift card for a store where things begin at $300.