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Shopping: The Universal Language
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/25/2008 - 01:08


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Weekly Shopper: Luxury Items Discounted at Bergdorf Goodman
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/24/2008 - 13:30

Bergdorf Goodman introduces the BG sale online and in stores. They are reducing prices up to 50% off on designer collections, the shoe salon and handbags. So if you’ve been holding out all season to treat yourself to those thigh-high Fendi boots that were $1380, they are now a mere $966. And this adorable Stella McCartney blouse with the fluttery cap sleeves is going for $847. You think that’s a lot? It was $1265.


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How-To: Shop a Sale Like a Pro
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/21/2008 - 02:40

Sale signs are popping up like mushrooms these days. So tempting, and yet so treacherous. We asked Lilliana Vazquez, accessories designer, style coordinator for Maxx New York and fashion blogger for cheapchicas.com, for her tips on navigating the clearance rack. Here's what she said:

1. Make a list and stick to it!


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Penelope Cruz and Sister Monica Collaborate with Barcelona-Based Clothier Mango Shop for Winter 2008
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/19/2008 - 01:33

Penélope Cruz and her sister, Monica, have collaborated with Barcelona-based Mango Shop (mangoshop.com), which like Zara, specializes in interpreting runway fashion for real life women at affordable prices. Their limited edition collection offers all kinds of awesome items to carry you through the holiday season, like a walnut colored funnel neck double breasted coat for $199, a graphic printed mini tunic dress for $109, and a sleek anthracite colored tube dress for $79.


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The Return of Leggings
By Latina Staff | 11/18/2008 - 14:38

Doesn't it seem like just yesterday when all women wore flared pants that obscured their ankles amid ample fabric? Now, the reverse couldn't be truer. Pants have gotten so skinny and tapered, that women are now wearing straight-up leggings. Which is good news for many reasons. Leggings are comfortable and easy to wear. They tend to be flattering, because they emphasize the ankle, which for most women are slender no matter how their waists might look.


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The Return of Leggings
By Latina Staff | 11/18/2008 - 14:36
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Trend Alert: Little Leather Jackets
By Latina Staff | 11/17/2008 - 14:32

The leather jacket is proving to be the most stylish, versatile solution to staying warm this season. Motorcycle and bomber versions are showing up all over the red carpet these days, dressed up and dressed down. Seriously, with the exception of bath time and bedtime, there is no real reason to take your little leather jacket off!


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Carlos Santana Handbags Hit Stores
By Monica Herrera | 11/14/2008 - 17:49

Back in August, we shared the news that our favorite Latin guitar hero, Carlos Santana, was expanding his fashion portfolio by launching a collection of handbags later this year. Carlos by Carlos Santana shoes have graced our pies on many an occasion, so we've been eagerly awaiting the new line...and here it is!


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Weekend Shopper: Commes de Garcons Hits H&M - Run for It!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/14/2008 - 10:38

If you head to your nearest H&M this weekend--and trust us, you should--expected to face a madhouse scene, and to leave with a superfly new wardrobe. Lovers of Commes des Garçons’ unadulterated avant garde flair can now find the Japanese-designed collection at H&M. The low-priced collaboration, which includes clothing for men, women and children, was formally launched yesterday, which caused long lines to form outside of H&Ms in Tokyo days in advance. Get there fast while sizes are still available!


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