5 Unique and Stunning Retail Stores and How to Get Their Look

There’s functional retail design, there’s beautiful retail design, and then there’s memorable and effective retail design. Retailers all over the world are struggling to sell their wares effectively, and for many shops, this means fabulous and unforgettable store structure. If you’re in the process of designing your store, check out what these innovative retailers are doing and see if any of their sets would work for your product ....more

10 Minutes with Petite Entrepreneur Carolina Alvo (Q&A)

Psst, ladies. Did you know that half the population of women in the U.S. qualify as “petite” at 5’4” or under? Are you in disbelief? ...more

Jillian Michaels Approved Fitness Gear? Okay!

Department stores all across the globe have been teaming up with big time celebrities...more

The Ultimate Melrose Place Shopping Guide

For anyone who is familiar with the city of Los Angeles, there are certain neighborhoods and parts of the city that are meaningful in some way. Areas like Hollywood, the Sunset Strip, and others have all integrated themselves into the heart and the history of one of the most interesting places in the world. If there’s one part of the city that has endeared itself to shoppers from around the globe, it’s fabulous Melrose Avenue ....more

Trouble Falling Asleep? How to Get the Shut-eye You Deserve

Are you getting enough sleep? Is the sleep that you do get restful? Do you feel that a lack of sleep is affecting your life in a negative way? ...more

4 Outfits You Totally Need to Wear This Weekend

Where has the summer gone? It seems like just yesterday we were all still bundled up in our favorite winter coats. Although the heat has been extra brutal these past few days, the weekend forecast is looking beyond perfect ....more

Is That Tote Bag Taxable? Why You May Want to Decline “Thank You” Gifts

While some may argue that the benefit of giving to charity is the knowledge that you helped support a worthy organization and contributed to making a positive change in the world, many charitable organizations nonprofits still offer something in return for a donation. The average household is full of T-shirts, tote bags, umbrellas, magnets and other paraphernalia indicating that someone in the home supported a certain cause at some point. While collecting swag can be fun — and let’s face it, you really did want that entire collection of Masterpiece Theatre episodes that the local public television station was giving away to donors — it can also dilute the power of your donation, at least when it comes to tax time ....more

Life Lessons from Young Playwright Brandon Monokian (Q&A)

Brandon Monokian is a writer, actor, director, entrepreneur, and overall, an outrageous human being. He’s hilarious, talented, and extremely hard-working, and at the ripe age of 27, he’s accomplished more than many do in a lifetime. He...more

7 Clever Ways to Layer This Summer

Now that the temps are getting even hotter, less and less clothes are being worn. But if you feel a bit blah just wearing a dress or a basic tank and some cut-offs, a little layering action is needed. Layering is the secret to looking stylish and ultra put together, but many avoid layers in the summer ....more

Update Your Space with These Totally Awesome Pillows

Don’t think pillows can make your day?...more