Shopping Tips

Spring Style Without Burning A Hole In Your Wallet

Sari Friedman | Posted 04.25.2017 | Canada Style
Sari Friedman

It's hard to resist the siren song of spring fashion. Suddenly clothes are bright and light again after a long, drab winter. But with all the new styles to choose from, how do you know which trend is best, and how can you afford what you want?

Top Tips And Gifts For Every Kind Of Holiday Shopper

Sari Friedman | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

As it turns out, not all holiday shoppers are cut from the same cloth. Some savour the bricks and mortar experience while others cringe at the thought of stepping foot into a shopping mall. And no matter what kind of shopper you are, there are plenty of great tips and gift ideas to be had for every kind of shopper out there.

5 Ways To Get A Return On Your Investment When Shopping

Inessa Radostin | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada Style
Inessa Radostin

There are a few ways that can guarantee that you not only invest in pieces that you can get a lot of use out of but pieces that can make your closet more dynamic. Having a closet that is actually functional can help you redefine both your daily life and your future success. If you exercise these very easy to follow steps every time you go shopping, you should have no problem turning a closet that is "blah" into a closet that rocks your world!

Three Things Retail Stores Need To Do To Stay Relevant

Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Business

Three things retail stores need to do to remain relevant in a world of online shopping. From the AOL Partner Studio

These Tips Will Make Shopping Much Easier For Tall Guys

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Style

Say goodbye to flood pants.

What Clothes You Should Splurge On

Caroline Topperman | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

The question is, how do you know when you should be pulling out your wallet and when you shouldn't? How do you know which piece is a real investment and which one isn't? Even if you can afford to splurge more often than not, sometimes there are better ways to spend your money.

How To Survive A Trip To The Mall When You Hate Shopping

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Short | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style

Because not everyone enjoys spending time in loud, crowded malls.

10 Rules To Survive Boxing Day Shopping

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Style

You’ll thank us when you’re bringing home the bacon without breaking a sweat.

5 Tips For Getting The Best Online Deals On Boxing Day

Sari Friedman | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Shopping doesn't end on December 25, nor do the deals. Most of us are planning to shop on Boxing Day. How do we navigate through the chaos of the best shopping day of the year, while still getting great savings? Consider these five tips for conquering the best deals this Boxing Day.

The 8 Golden Rules Of Shopping

Caroline Topperman | Posted 12.04.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

Attention shoppers! Don't shop sales. If you buy a massively discounted item that you will not use, you did not save any money.

The Only Guide You'll Need: Navigating Outlets During the Holidays

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Style

5. Eat/drink/do not be merry.

Shop Balmain x H&M And Emerge Victorious

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Style

You can DO THIS.

Here's How To Give Yourself A Fashion Facelift On A Shoestring Budget

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Style

Julie Remond shows us how to look chic on a budget.

How to Shop Like You Mean Business

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

While shopping to create and add to this perfectly curated wardrobe might be a casual pastime to some, to me, it's serious business. Shopping with a plan always starts before you leave the house, mainly in your closet. That's where you want to take stock of your wardrobe to see what you have and what you're missing.

3 Ways to Maximize Your Wardrobe and Your Dollar

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Being clear on my style, knowing how to put things together and shopping smart keeps my wardrobe super lean. If you're looking to create a clean, solid, functional yet fabulous wardrobe and want to make the most of every item of clothing you own, here are three things that should help maximize your wardrobe. And your dollar.

How to Stay on Brand and in Budget for Back-to-School Must-Haves

Andrea Stairs | Posted 09.05.2016 | Canada Parents
Andrea Stairs

Working for a major e-commerce player for 10 years, I've become an online shopping expert. It's easy to find a variety of back-to-school must-haves online with different price tags; here are three examples that will help you balance your kid's wish lists with your budget.

Shopping for Back to School Doesn't Have to Be a Nightmare

Adrienne Down Coulson | Posted 09.03.2016 | Canada Parents
Adrienne Down Coulson

While going back to school can be overwhelming for both parents and kids, it doesn't have to be that way. Following these simple tips will take the stress out of back to school shopping -- even if you are down to the final days.

Three Words That Will Change the Way You Shop

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

How do you keep from making these bad purchases time and time again? You shop smart. You only choose pieces that looking amazing on and that can be described by your three, very own, very specific, self chosen, Style Words.

Here's How To Shop Straight-Size Stores When You're Plus-Size

The Huffington Post Canada | Mo Handahu | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada Style

Let's be honest: for the plus-size woman, shopping can be a little bit frustrating. With straight-sized stores outnumbering plus-sized versions, there...

Eleven Ways To Make Shopping Easier This Holiday Season

Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living

The lights are up, holiday window displays have been unveiled, and you’re looking for the right item for everyone on your list. If you’ve already ...

Smart Shopping: How To Hunt For Discounts

Andrew Tai | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Style
Andrew Tai

Ever missed out on a deal so crazy-good that you couldn't stop thinking about it for days? If you're like the rest of us, then your answer is probably yes. Missing good deals is standard because good deals tend to happen all the time, while we are always somehow at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Luckily, there's a fixer for that and it's called taking control.

Five Ways to Make Shopping More Enjoyable

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I'm always amazed when people tell me that they don't like to shop. To me, that's almost equivalent to not liking to eat. And who doesn't like to eat? If you happen to be one of these rare birds, here are five tips to hopefully make your (oh dread) shopping experience a teeny bit more enjoyable.

Five Tips for Off-Retail Bargain Hunting at Winners

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I'm a huge fan of high quality, well-made, designer clothing and accessories. Unfortunately my wallet doesn't always allow me to indulge as often as I'd like. So how does someone like me, who enjoys the finer things, manage to stay current and on trend while still maintaining my budget? The key is to know when and how to shop both regular and off-price retail. Here are my five tips to getting the most out of your shopping experience.

Want Tips on Holiday Shopping? Listen to a Kid

Julianne Bisnaire | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Living
Julianne Bisnaire

As a kid, there is nothing better than opening the coolest new toy, and as a parent, I can only imagine how it feels to put that big smile on a little kid's face. So, here it is parents. I've put together a list of tips to make holiday toy shopping easy. These awesome tips come from a toy expert! Trust me, they are guaranteed to make your holiday shopping fun, quick and easy!

How to Build Your Perfect Wardrobe

Christie Ressel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style
Christie Ressel

Do you have lots of clothing in your closet but feel you have nothing to wear? Most of my clients answer "yes" to this question. Each and everyone one of us from CEOs to stay at home parents have been faced with this dilemma. How many times have you gotten a new outfit, haircut, or makeover and can feel a shift in how you carry yourself as a result? In order to make sure we have a positive impact on ourselves it's important we take time to build our wardrobe appropriately.