Shopping

What Is It Like To Go Luxury Shopping In Sweats

Some high-end salespeople will be courteous even if you’re in sweatpants, but don’t count on it.

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Tithing To The Church Of Stop Shopping

There are some hacks you can try to keep from falling prey to this phenomenon yourself and waking one day from a blackout half buried by boxes from Zappos and Sierra Trading Post.

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Link Roundup: Super Bowl Edition!

Important people spent mega-millions to drill into your subconscious. So, did it work?

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The Cost of Things: Pregnancy

Maternity Wardrobe Links and Tips.

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Shopping, Travel-Wise: Are You An Ester Or A Nicole?

NICOLE: The most important thing is that I have a unique outfit for every day. The rest we can figure out as we go.

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Was It Worth It? The Craigslist Coffee Table

I want to tell you about my things, specifically how they’ve held their value and what they’re worth to me. From big-ticket items and impulse buys, down to a pen or cat toy, I’m fascinated by how everything holds some degree of value over time.

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In Search of a Deal on Wheels

Yesterday, at the car dealership, the car salesman acted quickly.

What do you do? Where are you from? What are you interested in?

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The Trouble With Shopping for Swimsuits on Amazon

It’s weird to think about the concept of “trusted brands” as if it were a thing you actually believed in, but when you’re looking at rows and rows of Amazon swimsuit listings, there it is: you see a bunch of retailers you’ve never heard of, alongside digitally altered models who are clearly not wearing the suits that have been photoshopped onto their bodies, and you can’t trust any of it.

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What Do We Want to Spend More Money on in 2015?

We are what we repeatedly buy, right? (That’s totally what Aristotle said. Everyone else translated the Greek incorrectly.) So what do we want to spend more money on this year? How do we actually want to use our hard-earned dollars?

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