Tag: designer jeans

Shop Small Day 234: September Updates

Wow! Almost 10 months into this challenge of shopping small. Although I’m not ready to even think about Christmas and cold weather, I am looking forward to buying holiday gifts from some of the amazing stores I have found throughout the year. Not to mention new ones that I’ve heard are opening soon. There are... Read more »

Shop Small Day 192: Fuschia

Who says it’s impossible to shop adorable boutiques without spending a fortune? You just need to know when to shop. And, this weekend’s Glen Ellyn Sidewalk Sales are the perfect time hit Fuschia. I’ve always been drawn to boutiques because, generally, lesser known brands often mean higher quality. Since I don’t shop often, I don’t... Read more »

Shop Small Day 161: Updates-some new, some closed

Over the past 5 1/2 months I have found some amazing businesses. Unfortunately, as many of you know, having a fabulous small shop and staying in business against the huge chains is a different story. There’s been a few changes to some of the stores I’ve written about, so just wanted to give you some... Read more »

Shop Small Day 95: Me Tu Boutique

UPDATE (9-28-13) Me Tu is now under new ownership and a new name, Me Tu Boutique Bella. They are no longer affiliated with the Morris location. Same trendy concept, more affordable prices! Sometime during the span of having my kids, jeans went from a $40 off the Gap rack staple to a $198 investment. I’m... Read more »

Day 38: Fantastic Designer Brand Deals!

I swear, this is the last post on resale shops for awhile.  But I had so much fun today, that I couldn’t pass up telling you.  Looking for designer shoes, purses, clothes, and jewelry and huge discounts?   I found the mother of all resale stores for you! Champagne tastes on a beer budget?  You’re... Read more »

Day 37: Designer Jeans...dirt cheap!

I live in jeans. I wish it weren’t the case, and that I really did mix it up with nice pants or a skirt more often. But that rarely happens, especially in the winter. It all started with my first pair of Paper, Denim, and Cloth jeans. (fyi-that’s not me!) I’m sure somewhere along the... Read more »