Careful with that hashtag: new pilot program allows you to buy stuff with Tweets
Feb 13, 2013
Twitter is many things: comedy device, college major, a tool that makes us hyper-connected. But now a new pilot program has the potential to...
These reopened Red Hook businesses would love to see you
Dec 8, 2012
While you're out shopping for holiday gifts, consider stopping by Red Hook to patronize local businesses trying to recover from storm damage and profit...
Jeans or blazer? Help dress Dave for a real job interview!
Apr 19, 2012
Help a t-shirt-and-jeans-kind-of guy take it up a notch for a job interview.
My one-cent Bloomingdales sweater
Mar 31, 2011
Picture it. Spring, 2008. The euro was trouncing the dollar. The Democratic party was in turmoil, split between the experienced vanguard and the young...
Worth the schlep? Foraging for fashion deals at an American Place store
Mar 24, 2011
Brokelyn scopes out the finds at American Place, a six-store South Brooklyn chain offering designer clothing for 40 percent off and more.
Health and Beauty
Free manis on Court for your Thursday holiday shop
Nov 30, 2010
Deep discounts and sales are all well and good, but to really lure the shoppers in? Freebies, dear store-owners. Freebies. (And they best be...
Po po po! Give the gift of Brokelyn style
Nov 8, 2010
If you've ever confronted that age-old fashion dilemma -- Whatever do I wear to a casserole party? -- Mike of the blog Brooklynauts has...
Fashion’s Night Out: What’s happening in Brooklyn
Sep 8, 2010
It's September, which means school's back in session and Fashion's Night Out is back for a second year. Originally created as a way to...
Fab engagement rings under $1K
Feb 22, 2010
While not everyone's into mega-rocks (thankfully for you) even the most non-trad alterna girl wants a ring that she considers beautiful—whatever her taste may be. And you don't have to eviscerate your savings accounts to find it.
Retail quickie: H&M’s smart early spring jackets
Feb 17, 2010
We don't have tons of photographic evidence (this pic is from the Danish site because the U.S. one is so lame) but from the...
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