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Everything You Need To Know About J Brand

 Brand, which has become known for their simple back pocket design and flattering fits, quickly has become popular with fashion insiders and celebrities alike.  Not only has the brand have great classic styles and fits but it helped to spur one of the biggest trends, Cargos (The Houlihan).The mission is as simple as their designs, "To create a classic and sophisticated jean with an emphasis on fit."   History: J Brand was co-founded by Jeff Rudes in 2004 Jeff Rudes had a background working in the denim industry and founded Paris 2000 in the 1970s. He had... read more

Ebay Sniping Tips And Tricks

  • by marc

    You know when you are bidding on an item and at the last second you have been outbid?  In most cases that means someone else has sniped the auction.   The Wikipedia definition of "auction sniping":  Auction sniping is the process of watching a timed online auction (such as on eBay), and placing a winning bid at the last possible moment (often seconds before the end of the auction), giving the other bidders no time to outbid the sniper. Some bidders do this manually, and others use software designed for the purpose. A bid sniper is a person or software... read more

7 Questions To Ask Before Making A Denim Purchase

  Premium denim can be an expensive investment. Especially when something is marked down, it is easy to wind up with a case of buyer's remorse. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before making a purchase to ensure you get the most bang for your buck.   1. Do They Fit Properly? Forget about the number on the tag and focus on the fit. It is easy to buy a pair of jeans for the body you hope to have, when you lose a few pounds or on the anticipation that they will stretch. Don't focus on the body you hope to have, or you may end up with a pair of designer... read more

The Basics Of Spotting Fake Burberry

  • by RuthSupporter

Here is a quick guide to help you avoid or spot some common fakes, especially the Polo’s. First, Let's start off with the basics. Always remember that the Burberry Nova Check (this is the correct term for the 'plaid') is always symmetrical, especially in Handbags and Small Leather Goods, this means that the pattern will always line up. The check has ONLY three thick faint navy stripes crosshatching each other. In between the stripes, there is a white filling that is also faint. Also, the red thinner stripes cross exactly in the middle of the blue check. There is... read more

5 Money Saving Tips For Online Shopping

  1. Sign up for a site or store's emails. Frequently, stores send out emails alerting customers to sales and discounts before they're advertised to the public. It also eliminates the need for checking a site daily. For example, Gap's biannual Friends and Family Discount is sent out via email. This coupon can get you up to 30% off your purchase both online and in stores.   2. Before you buy, check out online coupon websites like Couponcabin.com and Retailmenot.com. These sites offer coupon and discount codes for a variety of websites, from % off to free... read more

5 Places To Buy Jeans Online

The internet can be one of the best places to buy jeans. You can find great deals and discounts as well as discontinued styles. Below are some of tips of great places to buy jeans online.     1. Flash Sales: Sites like Gilt, Ideeli, Hautelook, Ruelala, Beyond The Rack, The Sample Sale and more offer great discounts and deals on still popular styles. A suggestion is knowing your size in a particular brand so you don't have to deal with returns or a sometimes final sale item. Luckily, these sites advertise ahead of time what day they will be featuring which... read more

11 Tips For Hemming Your Jeans

After you've found your perfect pair of jeans, Hemming can be the final step to securing a perfect fit. Check out some tips for hemming your jeans:   Wash your jeans before you take them to be hemmed. Jeans do shrink and you don't want them to be too short post-hem and wash. Always be sure to wear the shoes you'll be wearing most frequently with your jeans. If you've purchase a pair of trouser jeans for the office and will be wearing them with heels, bring the heels! If you swear by flats, bring your favorite pair. Be sure to consult with a tailor... read more

Top 5 Tips On Finding Jeans For Petites

It can be difficult to find jeans that are smaller yet still trendy when you're a petite. Luckily brands are starting to cater to those who are petite by offering their most popular styles and cuts in smaller sizes and inseams. One of the best hints is to check out websites. While some stores to carry petite sizes, If you can't find a petite size in stores, check out their websites. For example, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue offers a wide varitey of designer brands such as Citizens for Humanity, Joe's jeans and True Religion in... read more

Top 7 Tips For Finding Jeans For Taller Sizes

As a someone who is taller, finding jeans that are long enough can be a real struggle. Here are some tips for finding jeans that fit:   Visit online stores. Many retailers, such as the Gap, carry longer or "tall" sizes online. Stores such as Gap, Banana Republic, American Eagle and J Crew all carry their regular styles online in tall lengths. Before you start shopping it's good to know your what your inseam measurement is. Check out the sizing wiki and consult the measuring guide below for how to measure your inseam. Try a cropped style.... read more

Top 5 Tips For Finding Jeans For Your Body Type

Here are some tips for finding the most flattering fit for your body type:   For Hour Glass Figure:   Look for jeans that are slightly higher rise, which will provide higher coverage in the back as well. Look for brands that offer a contoured waist band, which is a waistband cut on a curve. Boot cut leg are flattering and if you're looking for a more narrow leg, opt for straight-leg over a skinny.   Brands to try: Paige and CJ By Cookie Johnson are great options.   For Fuller Hips and Thighs: Look for higher rises, rather than lower rises.... read more

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