"Everyone has the right to feel fabulous, without breaking the bank.
So, I'm always looking out for new bargains and tips that will help you, and sharing them right here.

— Ella Barry

  • 7 Outfits You Wouldn’t Expect to Work Together, But Do Outfit Design When it comes to putting together an outfit, there seems to be an unspoken set of rules that we instinctively follow. Some wardrobe essentials, like jeans and tees, effortlessly blend together while other items are harder to match. You can waste hours trying to find bottoms to match that cute knit sweater you picked for… Read More
  • 5 Things to Look for When Choosing Sandals Shoes Once reserved for the house and backyard, sandals are now versatile footwear suitable for dinner dates, lunch with the girls, running errands, and even wearing to the office. They’re the go-to summer shoes. We love sandals because they’re easy to slip on and the open design ventilates your feet on a hot, summer day. It… Read More
  • Designer Sunglasses: Pros and Cons Accessories Sunglasses aren’t only essential for protecting your eyes from UV rays, like jewelry, they’re also an easy way to accessorize your outfits and take your style to the next level. The quality of sunglasses available varies significantly. Designer sunglasses by the likes of Chanel, Dior, and Gucci will set you back a few hundred dollars… Read More
  • 6 Makeup Brands That Are Actually Good for Your Skin (and The Planet) Cosmetics It seems like almost every cosmetic company has jumped on the health bandwagon, tagging their products with buzzwords like "natural" and "organic". But is there any real evidence to back up their claims? It can be difficult for the average shopper to differentiate between brands which are actually good for your skin, and those that… Read More
  • 6 Comfy Outfits for Lounging at Home Outfit Design Is there anything better than getting home after a long day at work and immediately kicking off your shoes? You want to get out of your office clothes and slip into something more comfortable ASAP. Before you reach for those dingy, stained, and torn gray sweatpants, I'm going to stop and ask you one question:… Read More
  • What to Pack for a Weekend Road Trip Packing When you don’t have a lot of time for a long vacation, a weekend road trip can be just what you need to rest and restore. It’s freeing to feel the wind in your hair as you sing along to your favorite tunes on the road to nearby towns, mountains, beaches, or lake districts. Packing… Read More
  • 3 Things to Look for When Choosing Runners Shoes Runners, sneakers, sandshoes, whatever you call them, they’re undoubtedly an essential item in your wardrobe. Regardless of whether you run competitively, or just to stay fit, buying new runners is a purchase where quality really matters. Deciding among the many brands and models on the shelf is not easy. Keep these 3 points in mind… Read More
  • Clutch Purse Vs. Handbag: Pros and Cons Accessories Some of us carry the same tired handbag day after day to avoid having to switch out our essential items. The downside of this is that extra items from receipts to old lipsticks find their way into the bottom of your bag never to see the light of day again. Swapping over bags is actually… Read More
  • 3 Easy DIY Fashion Accessories to Make at Home Accessories Accessories like jewelry, handbags, and belts are a simple way to spruce up an outfit. With a pair of high heels and a chunky necklace, even jeans and a tee can be transformed from ultra-casual to date-ready. While it’s always fun to stock up on accessories at stores like Lovisa, especially if there’s a sale,… Read More