We love to love Pamela Love, so it's no big shocker that her spring '11 collection had us circling potential holiday presents for ourselves in one minute flat. She's still getting her creative juices from tribal Indian and Africa, but this time, rather than channeling warriors, the jewelry is more spiritual, less violent. As always, brass, sterling silver, and antique bronze run rampant through pieces that were inspired by the tribes' beliefs in jewelry as a form of protection. There's a spike necklace with quartz crystals for healing, a three finger ring with chakra-cleansing sapphires, and some pretty intense pentagrams to ward off evil. Also on tap? A clutch of wooden nickel rings and pendants whose selection symbols could probably fight off your local bully or the stray dementor. Love thyself indeed.
I've done my fair share of moving into and out of dorms, apartments, you-name-it. The process summed up in a word? Tiring. But, the prospect of each new place is always met with healthy amounts of excitement and anticipation, too. Thoughts of extravagant baking projects, Netflix binges on just-purchased couches, and read
We heard your thoughts on The Broke Girl’s Guide To Dress Shopping. And, while we always appreciate smart, under-$100 buys and unexpected, mid-season sales — we get it. You want the real-deal, super-affordable finds. The secret, employee menu. The hidden-in-the-back-room merch. So, we found tons of gorgeous goods read