New Trends from Consignment

Breaking Fashion Rules: New Trends from Consignment

This year’s spring and summer fashion runways featured 1970s-inspired styles ranging from hippy dresses to patchwork and pantsuits. But while you might not be ready to ditch your favorite pair of shorts for a closet full of fringe and feathers, there are a few of these upcoming fashion trends that could be easily translated to life in the stands at a Little League baseball game or at a backyard barbeque.

Many of these designers’ shows included pieces that were both timeless and trendy, in fabrics like denim or colors and patterns like khaki, bold red and even classic polka dots. Savvy shoppers who want to take advantage of these trends on-budget will find plenty of great bargains from online consignment sites for clothes that will be just as fashionable this summer as they were when they graced the department store shelves. (more…)

Read More

Buying consignment online

Moms to be: What to expect when buying consignment online

It may be a couple months before you start to show, so it can be tempting to start purchasing baby clothes for every stage of your pregnancy. Or, perhaps you feel that maternity clothing lacks the flair of your usual fashion choices.

But, no matter your feelings on maternity fashion, you’ll need some basics to get you through the upcoming months – a fact that drives women to spend $800 million annually on maternity clothes, for an average of $200 each, according figures from the Financial Times.

Here are a few ideas on how to buy wardrobe staples that will keep you feeling fashionable while saving some cash to outfit yourself – and your new bundle – after it’s born. (more…)

Read More

9 Must-Read Books

9 Must-Read Books for Expecting Moms

There are millions of books out there that claim to offer advice on pregnancy and child-rearing, but with only nine months to prepare for the big day, you won’t have time to read them all in between checkups, putting together a nursery and catering to cravings!

So, to help you save time, here’s a suggested list of nine books for expectant moms that also offers some advice for dad and, finally, a few tips on how to handle a baby when it’s more than just a bump. Start with these books and you’ll be more than ready to bring home your new bundle of joy. (more…)

Read More