All posts for the month June, 2011

Looking Chic on the 4th of July

June 27, 2011

Reader Question: Help! I’ve been invited to a July 4th cookout. Any tips on how to stay cool and look patriotic but not look like I’ve worn an American flag? Style Me Thrifty:  Fireworks. Hot dogs. Backyard BBQs. Cold beer. How can you not love the 4th of July? This year, show your patriotism for the […]

The Best Drug Store Beauty Products

June 21, 2011

CVS. Walgreens. Target. These are my happy places. I love the endless aisles of affordable makeup, rows of lotions, potions, and cheap hair products! Every once in awhile on my lunch break, I wander into CVS and pick up a new beauty product to try. It’s amazing what a fresh bottle of nail polish or […]

The Case of the Missing Trench Coat Belt

June 12, 2011

Reader Question:  Recently I picked up my spring/fall lightweight khaki trench coat from the dry cleaners and much to my horror, they had lost the matching belt! Do you have any suggestions for a “replacement belt”? I don’t want to try to find a perfect match because, inevitably, it will not be a perfect match. […]