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Category: Shopping Guides

Holiday Gift Guide: Presents for Your Pooch

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If you haven’t already noticed, I’m a bit obsessed with my dog Yohji. I’ve basically entered “crazy dog lady” territory but I really don’t care. For me, any day is a good day to spoil my dog, but with the holidays approaching you know I am going to go extra cray-cray when it comes to […]

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Lauren’s Top 3 Must-See Hotspots in LA

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Let me start this post by saying this, I’m not normal. When a normal person is asked to list out their top 3 hotspots in their city they will probably name an impossible to get in restaurant, a trendy club, and a fancy-pants store where the salesclerks will treat you like garbage for sport. Well, […]

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Shopping Guide: Online Luxury Shopping for Less

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One of my favorite ways to score a deal is through luxury consignment boutiques. These beautifully curated stores are filled with discarded treasures from the most fashionable closets around. Not all cities have amazing boutiques like Decades and Entre Nous but fear not because there are tons of amazing luxury consignment shops online. Here are […]

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Shopping Guide: Luxury for Less in “The Valley”

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Mel: Where are you? Cher: I’m just having a snack at my girlfriend’s. Mel: Where, in Kuwait? Cher: Is that in the valley? The Valley, gets such a bad reputation. It’s hot, it’s far, and it’s not much to look at … but for me The Valley is gold. I venture off into the hot, […]

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Shopping Guide: Luxury for Less in Los Angeles

Shopping Guide: Luxury for Less in Los Angeles

photo via www.gomoneyways.com Los Angeles is a shopping mecca for luxury goods. From Rodeo Drive to Robertson Blvd, there is amazing style all around. The question is, how do you score all of that amazing stuff for less? Like, way less. This is what I do. I’ve found Chanel, YSL, Celine, and Balenciaga (to name […]

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LA Luxury Consignment Shopping Guide

LA Luxury Consignment Shopping Guide

As a master level luxury bargain shopper I will go into the trenches for a deal. My regular retail haunts range from high-end department store outlets to department store alternatives like TJ Maxx and Marshalls but did you know I also score quite a few deals at consignment stores. In the words of Mugatu, consignment […]

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TJ Maxx Beverly Connection = Next Level

TJ Maxx Beverly Connection = Next Level

Fact: The Beverly Connection in Los Angeles has always been one of my favorite places to shop. You can catch me there on any given day shopping for myself or for clients. I mean, what’s not to love? They have a Nordstrom Rack and a Marshalls. To sweeten the pot, they’ve also added a TJ […]

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How to Shop at Marshalls

How to Shop at Marshalls

Growing up I shopped for school clothes at two major places, TJ Maxx and Marshalls. At the time I wasn’t too excited about it (I wanted to shop at the Limited Too) but later in life I began to appreciate a good bargain. Clearly those shopping techniques have served me well today. I still pop […]

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Top 5 Ways to Score a Designer Deal Online

Top 5 Ways to Score a Designer Deal Online

Sure I spend a lot of time deal hunting by foot but scoring a great deal doesn’t have to involve taking a trip out to the outlet malls. There are deals to be found right in the privacy of your own home. In fact, I do a lot of online shopping for myself and for […]

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How to Shop at Century 21

How to Shop at Century 21

Century 21 is perhaps the most challenging bargain shopping spot there is but you know me – I’m always up for a challenge! You see, each and every time I visit New York City I have to stop by Century 21. I blame it on my first high (shopping high of course). I mean I […]

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