I think this scalloped flat would definitely be on my list of “investment ballet flats” — and it’s part of the Designer Clearance Sale.
Which are the most comfortable designer heels, ladies? Which ones are worth the splurge; which ones are only best for a short while?
There have been some really interesting threads and reader questions lately about celebrating professional wins (including whether you can you throw a party for yourself) — so let’s discuss. What are YOUR favorite ways to celebrate professional wins?
If you read our post earlier this week about brain candy books and other fun summer reads, you probably had one of three responses: (1) “Hmm, I should check out some of these,” or (2) “Eh, not my type of book,” … OR (3) “Ugh, why does anyone read those kinds of books, anyway?” Some of … Read More about Open Thread: What Are You a Snob About?
I was looking around the designer dresses and clothes at Nordstrom recently and found myself thinking, man, if I ever win the lottery I am immediately going to the closest Max Mara store. (Then I started debating myself — Akris Punto? Armani? Hmmn.) So I thought this might be a fun fantasy open thread today — what would … Read More about You’ve Just Won the Lottery. Like, a LOT. Now What? (Fantasy Open Thread)
Have you ever bought an item so perfect that you just don’t need to shop for anything similar any more? As in, the whole shopping category is just no longer one of your concerns? Did you KNOW it would be a shopping category killer when you bought it (i.e., the clouds parted, trumpets rang out, etc.) — or … Read More about Shopping Category Killers
Something that I’ve wanted to do for a while is talk about what’s worth the “splurge” (on a big or small level) versus what’s NOT worth the splurge. For example: I always joke that life is too short for cheap liquor and cheap toilet paper. On the flip side, I rarely notice the difference with a … Read More about What Purchases are Worth the Splurge — And What Aren’t?
2019 Update: We still stand by this fun discussion with tips on rewarding yourself for a job well done — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on ways to celebrate professional wins. What are some good ways for rewarding yourself for a job well done? Reader L wonders how … Read More about Rewarding Yourself for a Job Well Done
A big welcome to commenter Kanye East (lawyer by day, jewelry fan by night!) with her pearl guide!
What items are “worth the splurge” if you have a healthy amount of discretionary income? Reader S wonders… Here’s my idea for a post – what are the central items that are “worth the splurge” for those of us with a healthy amount of (but not unlimited) discretionary income? I’m thinking there are certain purchases … Read More about The Best Splurges