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    1. Wedding Week: To save money on your wedding, don't be afraid to haggle


      Weddings are expensive. Like, really expensive. It gets to a point, as I mentioned in my post about wedding dresses, where money doesn't even seem real anymore. Let me give you a real world example. The other …

      When negotiating for your wedding, make sure the price is right (SEE WHAT WE DID THERE?).
    2. Wedding Week: Goodwill revives its Wedding Gala deep discount dress sale


      We're not saying you could find Carrie's Vivienne Westwood in this bunch, but with a little luck you might find something that makes you feel just as great (but, like, not jilted by Big, though).

      Run, don't walk, to the Goodwill Wedding Gala.
    3. My Outfit Monday: An engagement party ensemble to kick off Wedding Week


      Today marks the start of our second annual Wedding Week, a time-honored Deal Divas tradition in which we answer very important questions like Me & Phil & my outfit.

    4. Unlimited blowouts for $99? Where's my wine?


      A few weeks ago, I had a beauty chair revelation. Getting a blowout is the actual best.

      When you get your hair blow dried by a professional, you're able to strangle annoying men with it!
    5. My Outfit Monday: That time I tried on the stuff someone left behind in the dressing room


      I have a real problem with people who leave piles of clothes in the dressing room. Like, how hard is it to bring the stuff out and put it on the return rack? The store pays people to put the clothes back for you! You don't even have to do it! You just have to move them from a hook to a rack slightly outside the dressing …

      Hey, this car is neat! Let's stand in front of it!
    6. Friday afternoon love note: RMS Eye Polish


      I used DD Katie's RMS eye shadow at some point, though I can't remember when. Maybe her bachelorette party? Maybe one night before hitting happy hour in a desperate attempt to freshen? 

      RMS Eye Polish in Magnetic
    7. How the spirit of the times led me to Kat Von D: A case study


      I was driving back from Sephora the other day, because I have a problem, when I started mentally taking stock of what was on my face. I realized I was a walking billboard for about half a dozen different brands.

      She's cool and edgy, just like that girl who would never be friends with you in school.
    8. Boater's Republic: Shop for boating and fishing gear — and fashion


      It may be cold, rainy or windy outside, but at Boater's Republic it is always warm, with optimum sailing and boating conditions. Owner Mark Thomas wears shorts, hat and flip-flops, a Kenny Chesney song plays in the background and the temperature is kept in the comfortable upper 70s. The shop sells boating and fishing …

      Florida proud. Featuring the Florida flag, Skinny Water Culture hats ($29.99) are made in Clearwater and are the best-selling hats in the store.
    9. Designer Michael Vollbracht revives a lifetime of tattered fashion



      Light leaps from the shiny beading of the black silk fabric that hangs loosely on the dress form.

      Michael Vollbracht arranges a custom-made necklace on an Oscar de la Renta creation from the 1970s, part of his collection of costumes, textiles and shoes that will be on display in Ybor City tonight to benefit the St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation.
    10. Stomachs, sleeves and capes: A Golden Globes red carpet recap


      It's always disconcerting when celebrities start trotting out a trend such as "skin cutouts around the abdomen," because it means inevitably the rest of the normal sandwich-eating world will get brainwashed into thinking "Maybe I should wear stomach cut-outs, too..." And before we know it, Forever 21 has a line of …

      I mean, I'm glad she came with a cape. But everyone would be lying if they didn't want to see Taraji P. Henson show up in, like, a leopard trench coat or a denim-on-denim outfit reminiscent of Britney and Justin's 2001 VMA couples costume. She's Cookie Lyon, whether she likes it or not. Thankfully, she was serving enough face to make up for the lack of accessories.