Should Brands Like J.Crew Sell Bags for over 1K?

Recently, Refinery29 posted an article featuring J.Crew’s latest Edie bag with a price tag of $1,500 US, asking if it’s really worth it.  This bag, only available at their Madison Avenue store – there is a python version that is… Continue Reading

Some Recent Peacock Parade Purchases

This post is a long time coming as some of the purchases came over two weeks ago!  Since I signed up for the flash sale site,  Peacock Parade back in the fall, I had mostly been buying dresses.  Lately, it has been tops – ones that I can wear into spring and even summer.  The […] Continue Reading

New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is Starting!

The Fall/Winter 2012 collections will be presented between February 9 and 16.  Once again, many designers will be streaming their shows online so that those of us who can’t be in New York will be able to watch.  Online shows,… Continue Reading

Interview: Alan White and Barry Moss of Hats, Etc.

Hats, Etc. is the hat design house of Alan White and Barry Moss! The U.K. born but Ottawa based design duo create works of art for all occasions. We sat down and asked them a few questions about their growing… Continue Reading

J.Crew Changes Canadian Prices After Outcry

Due to public outcry, J.Crew is now absorbing all charges on duty for Canadian orders made on their site, according to  The Globe and Mail.  The changes started this morning.  This means that the base price listed on the website… Continue Reading

Making Sense of the New Canadian (Online) J.Crew Prices

If you read my earlier post about J.Crew’s opening at Yorkdale, you would have noticed my complaint about the new online prices.  This is still something I’m trying to make sense of.  After all, I had assumed that adjusting the… Continue Reading

Online Shopping in Canada = :-(

I read a lot of style blogs, many of which are based in the US.  I’m sometimes jealous of what these writers can buy, since so many online stores either don’t deliver north of the border (nor do they take… Continue Reading

The Ideal DelectablyChic! Work Wardrobe (Women)

Cynthia Cheng Mintz So with UBS recently publishing what they consider an appropriate work wardrobe being one of the most trending topics last week (and apparently, people are *STILL* talking about it), I’ve decided to post one of my own… Continue Reading