By Latina Staff | 12/10/2009 - 17:37
It's really all about the kids this time of year. And we couldn't be more excited about our roundup of trendy, creative and fun gift ideas for the young people we love. Your gift will be watching their little faces light up when they see their cool presents. Happy Holidays!
Reporting by Mariela Rosario, Chris Hermosilla and Shani Saxon-Parrish
By Latina Staff | 12/07/2009 - 17:15
We have something for every budget on our list of gift ideas for the men in your life. Whether your favorite guy is a gadget guru or the quiet nerdy type, we've searched high and low for thoughtful and fun gifts that were made just for him. Happy shopping!
Reporting by Chris Hermosilla, Mariela Rosario and Shani Saxon-Parrish
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2009 - 19:00
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, we bring you all the hottest products that blush pink over their devotion to the cause. With every item you buy, you’ll help fund the fight against this disease. So, what are you waiting for? Get your shop on!
Reporting by Angelique Serrano and Dorkys Ramos
By Angelique Serrano | 09/21/2009 - 16:05
Today is the last day to log onto neimanmarcus.com to take part in The Beauty Event. Online, this event consists of you receiving a fabulous free leopard-print tote with five free goodies inside should you buy any cosmetics or fragrance totaling $100. If you’ve got a few gifts to buy for others, that bag might make a cute “thank you” gift to yourself.
By Angelique Serrano | 06/19/2009 - 15:00
Toilet paper, affordable baby clothing, cat food, protein-shake mix, Hot Pockets—all these things and more are commonly found under the Target bull’s eye. However, with their shelves now exclusively stocking mega makeup brands like Sonia Kashuk, Australian and British imports like NP by Napoleon Perdis and JK Jemma Kid, and fantastic stand-bys like the amazing Olay Profesional Pro-X collection, Target is now making a new mark in the beauty industry.
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/18/2009 - 15:18
After feeling guilty about my last sample sale shopping spree, I’ve decided to make a purchase that will redeem my wanna-be green soul—this go-with-anything seed bracelet (from One World Projects, $12), which is made out of white beans and chirilla seeds. It’s a conversation starter, for sure, but the proceeds from this fairly-traded jewelry go to Villa del Leyva, the small Colombian town where it’s manufactured by at-risk youth.
By Latina Staff | 12/16/2008 - 18:15
Be honest: In your tireless quest for the perfect gifts to give to your friends and family...as you're running breathlessly from store to store and website to website...do you ever give in to the urge to buy one--okay, maybe two or three--cute items for yourself? We're as guilty as the next woman, but guess what? We're proud of it! So in that same spirit of giving back to the one person who deserves it most, we present the coolest, prettiest and most self-pampering gifts you can't help but want this holiday season. Enjoy...
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!
By Latina Staff | 08/28/2008 - 14:23
Labor Day Weekend is one of the best retail events of the year, because you can still get your fall stuff for cheap and early enough to really wear it all season long. So put on your trying-on-clothes outfit and hit the shops, both online and brick-and-mortar, for some of the best deals of the year.