Friday, September 16, 2005

Handbag Trends for Fall from

While shoes can make or break an outfit, the perfect handbag is like the icing on top. Depending on what your needs are, there's a style that can fit your look. Keeping that in mind, let's take a look at what's in for this season: THE HOBO - an epitome of fashion and function; who says you can't have both? THE SAK Morrison: a Bohemian-style hobo in black pebbled leather with studs, tassels and antique hardware that trendy but practical. THE TOTE - great for 'toting' all your things, whether it's to school, work or shopping Osgoode Marley Cashmere Travel Tote: A cashmere leather tote that proves that you can never go wrong with a classic look. THE STRUCTURED BAG - a relatively large bag that has distinctive structure and noticable hardware closures ILI Handbag 6075 - A top-zip structured shoulder bag in a feminine pink that complements this season's dark shades (also available in black, brown, red and plum). THE SHOULDER CLUTCH - a very popular style that's great for carrying a few small items for a night out on the town; can usually be dressed up or dressed down J. Renee Handbag 5588 - Fashion takes a dressier and more feminine route with this rich, ruby-hued handbag (also available in black). THE SATCHEL - A medium sized hand-held bag that remains the style du jour for trendy working women Clava 4051 Manhattan Satchel - a sophisticated leather satchel with buckled carry handles and contrast stitching that may be named after one of the trendiest places in the world, but looks great anywhere.


Thursday, September 15, 2005

Cowboy Boots Are Back at!

Fashion experts everywhere agree one of the hottest trends of the year is cowboy boots, and it’s a trend that is likely to dominate the fashion scene for a long time to come. Decorative stitching was added to many cowboy boots in the early 1900’s. At that point the boots became as much a fashion statement as they were protective footwear. Celebrities such as John Travolta in Urban Cowboy helped frame this fashion style in pop culture. So what has reignited the trend this year? Perhaps it’s who has been seen wearing cowboy boots: * Chloe Sevigny in the movie Broken Flowers * Jessica Simpson in the movie Dukes of Hazzard * Gwyneth Paltrow in the movie Proof * Fashion icon Paris Hilton in photographs * Mary Kate Olsen on the streets of New York City * Kate Moss and Sienna Miller on the streets of London

It’s no wonder stores are running out of cowboy boots faster than they can stock them. As you begin your quest for the perfect cowboy boots, you will find they are not a one-size-fits-all deal -- everyone has different desires. has noticed trends in both men’s and women’s cowboy boots. Men tend to buy more conservative boots, including slouch boots, harness boots, rounded toes and both short and tall shafts. Women are buying boots with bright colors and embroidered designs and tend to go for a more pointed toe.

A major benefit of is the ability to quickly find the perfect pair of in-stock cowboy boots in your size and color preference. "Whether your style is Bohemian, or you opt for a more classic look, we make boot buying easy." says Anne Crays, V.P. of Merchandising at "By providing a large, easily searchable selection of cowboy boots from a kid’s size 10 to a women’s size 14 and a men's size 16, everyone can find boots that are just right for them." has more than 250 styles of cowboy boots to choose from, including leather boots, short boots, tall boots, fashion boots, harness boots and work boots.

Why is such a great place to buy cowboy boots? · Free Shipping · Free Returns · No Sales Tax · 110% Price Guarantee · Live Customer Service All of the boots come from leading brand names such as American West-Laredo, Dingo, Double H, J Renee and Justin, and the website includes detailed descriptions and pictures. Boots can be bought online now at


Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Designer Alternatives at!

As you prepare your wardrobes for the fall and winter seasons, you don't necessarily have to spend like a celebrity to look like a celebrity. You will find the styles you want at prices that won't kill your wallet. In fact, we have some ideas of our own to get you started on your hunt for that perfect designer look. Take a look at some examples of the hottest designer trends and the alternatives that achieve the same look, but at almost a third of the price or less:


Manolo Blahnik - Satin Mid-Heel Halter in black satin ($495.00)

Touch Ups - Jag in black satin ($45.95 at CLOGS Stuart Weitzman - Animal Print Suede Clog ($225.00)

Tommy Hilfiger - Odelia Leopard Print Clog ($66.95 at

TALL BOOTS Cole Haan - Tall Stretch Boot in black leather ($450.00)

Bronx - Lina 11964 Tall Boot in black leather (on sale for $83.45 at BALLET FLATS Lacoste - Leather Ballerina Slipper in white leather ($98.00)

Blink - Venus Ballerina Flat in white leather (on sale for $32.45 at BRIDAL SHOES Manolo Blahnik - White Satin High-Heel pump ($495.00)

Touch Ups - Laura 340 White Satin high-heel pump ($37.95 at


Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Finding the Right Running Shoe at

Running shoes are the most important investment a runner can make, as a good running shoe can prevent injury and improve efficiency. But running shoes don’t last forever; running shoes must be replaced every 300 to 500 miles, or when the shoe starts wearing down inside, to prevent injury. When it comes time to buy a new pair of running shoes, the sheer number of brands and styles out on the market can be overwhelming; it is easy to see that there is no single “best shoe”—everyone has different needs. The shape of the foot, (normal foot, flat foot or a high-arched foot), the surfaces traveled on (asphalt, gravel, off-road, grass, etc.), the user’s weight and the frequency of use are some of the many factors that affect which shoe one should choose (neutral shoe, stability shoe or motion control shoe). Finding the right running shoe in the right size, at the right price, has usually been a time consuming process, but thanks to the selection at (, the appropriate pair of running shoes is only a click away. “We make shoe buying easy.” says Anne Crays, V.P. of Merchandising at “By providing a large, easily searchable selection of running shoes in all sizes, for men, women and children, everyone can find the shoe that is just right for them.” offers over 600 styles of running shoes from such popular brands as Brooks, Saucony, New Balance and adidas, among others. At, all the running shoes are organized by: - Gender: mens, womens, boys, girls - Size: from a boy’s or girl’s size 10.5 through a women’s size 17 and men’s size 18 - Width: extra narrow to extra wide And can be sorted by: - New Items - Brand - Price - Style Name - Popularity All running shoes are shown with a detailed description, so it is easy to find the appropriate shoe given a user’s needs. Plus, customers get free shipping, free return shipping, no sales tax, a 60-day money back guarantee, and live toll-free customer service. So whether you are an avid runner, a weekend warrior or just enjoy the occasional jog every now and then, there’s a running shoe that will fit your needs at .


Monday, September 12, 2005

Ways to Save at!

There are many ways to save when shopping at! By registering with us, you will automatically receive 10% off your first purchase! When you log in during the checkout process, verifies that you are a first-time buyer and 10% is automatically deducted from your order.Plus, by being registered on the website, you automatically become part of our Frequent Shopper program, which saves you 10% on any purchase you make within 60 days of a previous one! Each time you log in during the checkout process, verifies the date you most recently made a purchase, and if it's within 60 days, 10% is automatically deducted from your order. So, enjoy over 250 brands, 300,000 products, FREE Shipping, FREE Returns, No Sales Tax and 10% additional savings for registering. Click here to Register & Save! Tell your friends about and walk away with Free Money! You and your friends can save: $10 on orders of $50 or more $20 on orders of $100 or more $50 on orders of $250 or more Click here to Refer A Friend Once you are part of our mailing list, you will receive weekly promotional codes for various sales that we conduct. Once you make a purchase, these promotional emails come more often! So join our list today! Click here to Join our Mailing List and Receive Free Offers


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