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Site Spotlight: eDivv

By Celia Shatzman on
(Source: eDivv.com) We all love getting our beauty subscription boxes in the mail every month, but sometimes the samples aren’t exactly at the top of our wishlist. Now you can put the stash of unwanted products piling up in your bathroom to good use by trading them in for whatever you’re coveting at eDivv.(Source: eDivv.com) Launched as the first online community dedicated to swapping samples from the likes of Birchbox, Ipsy, and Julep, it’s a cinch to use. Just create a login, upload photos...Read Full Story

Site Spotlight: Savoir Mode

By Leah Faye Cooper on
(Source: Singer22, Bloomingdale's; 9 Seed Nosara Dress, $79; Marc by Marc Jacobs Lily Dot Jean Jacket, $140; Equipment Elliot Top, $189)We’re not sure how, but after launching both HauteLook and Sole Society, entrepreneur Brett Markinson still had some ideas about how to enhance online shopping. His latest is Savoir Mode, a site that aggregates marked-down clothing and accessories. The web destination differs from other sale sites in that it only features items currently in season, as opposed...Read Full Story

Site Spotlight: Crowdemand

By Leah Faye Cooper on
(Source: Crowdemand; Cynthia Rowley Medallion Print Dress, $298; Whit Leather Shorts, $495; Cynthia Rowley Bonded Pique Dress, $395)Dialing up a design house to request a certain dress or top or bracelet isn’t an option for most of us, but through new e-tailer Crowdemand, getting the pieces we love produced is now in our hands. Launched earlier this month, the site allows designers and brands to tout small, exclusive collections. Items are pre-purchased by shoppers (a.k.a. “Crowders”) and go...Read Full Story

Site Spotlight: Storq

By Leah Faye Cooper on
(Source: Storq) Planning for the arrival of a baby is all-consuming enough—no need to complicate your pregnancy more by stressing over what clothes to wear and which products to use. Versatile separates ($30–$75), chemical-free beauty finds ($13–$26) and all-natural body products ($9–$55) are stocked with you and your little one in mind at new maternity site, Storq. (Source: Storq) Here, moms-to-be can purchase T-shirt dresses ($75), leggings ($30), skirts ($65) and tank tops ($30) a la carte...Read Full Story

Eco-Friendly Clothing We Love: Carrie Parry

By Simona Rabinovitch on
(Courtesy: Carrie Parry. L-R: Cotton Classic Rounded Collar, Signature Short Sleeve T)With Earth Day just around the corner on April 22, conscious consumerism has never been more in style. That's why we love Carrie Parry's new 2014 Collection of Timeless Essentials ($130 to $225).From shirts to tunics and more, these classic, modern essentials are both gorgeous and high-quality. And, as you proudly don your luxurious Signature Short Sleeve T ($150) or Cotton Classic Rounded Collar ($175), you...Read Full Story

From Roma Boots, With Love

By Simona Rabinovitch on
(Courtesy: Roma Boots) If you're looking for a stylish and loving way to combat those April showers––whether the rain on your parade happens to be literal or figurative––philanthropic company Roma Boots has the footwear you crave to warm both your feet and your heart. For every pair of Roma Boots sold ($89), a brand new pair (along with school supplies) is donated to a child in need. After all, Roma spelled backwards is amor, or love.As for the boots themselves, your tootsies will stay cozy...Read Full Story

Site Spotlight: Keep

By Ann Brady on
Changing the way we shop, one fewer click at a time.Read Full Story

Site Spotlight: Glasses.com

By Leah Faye Cooper on
(Source: Glasses.com; Ray-Ban Frames, $170)An online gem for those with less-than-perfect vision, Glasses.com was launched in 2011 by its sight-enhancing predecessor, 1-800-Contacts. The online shop carries frames by brands such as ChloĂ©, Derek Lam, Ralph Lauren and Ray-Ban, all of which Glasses.com fills with free prescription lenses. Browsing is simplified with frames grouped into style categories such as Timeless, Geek Chic and Retro/Vintage. To boot, if you’re in the market for new specs...Read Full Story

Best Online Eyewear Sites

By Aarti Virani on
(Source: BonLook; Dylan glasses, $99)See you later, LensCrafters. Hello, chic online eyewear boutiques. Trendy, budget-friendly eye-candy is all the rage, thanks to an expanding marketplace of sites that replicate the trial experience through a range of options, whether it’s having multiple pairs delivered to your door risk free or uploading a headshot that lets you try on frames virtually.  1. Collins BridgeThis Florida-based boutique, steered by three visionary siblings, offers customers...Read Full Story

How Joyus Is Changing the Way We Shop With Videos

By Katie Davidson on
(Courtesy: Joyus)Online shopping can be an emotional roller coaster. There’s the moment you fall in love (with a garment, for instance), the fear that it might not be available in your size, and the curiosity of whether or not there’s something better suited for you elsewhere. Adding it to your cart is easy, but the moment of truth—the payment tab—forces you to decide if you’re really ready to take that leap of faith.Even though e-commerce is now available practically everywhere, at times we...Read Full Story