Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
We'll admit it: We are pretty spoiled. Between the weather, the food, and the sartorial selections, the paradise that is Miami offers a certain quality of life we just can't deny. Unfortunately, living so (experientially) large sometimes means digging a little deeper into our wallets than we'd like. So, us clever Magic City residents have come up with a couple tricks and tips to act like you made it…without the credit-card debt.
Yes, it's possible to glam out without going broke. After scouring the city,
bribing buddying up to a few concierges, and calling in some "favors," we've learned the ins and outs to living the Miami high life on a budget. Hey, even if your bank account is kind of small, it doesn't mean your taste of adventure needs to be, too.
Snow boots are the shit. They're our shields against the most treacherous winter conditions Mother Nature throws at us. But, sometimes, those bulky, shearling clunksters can't quite deliver the perfect finishing touch for an elevated look. Instead of completely compromising your style in favor of practicality, try read
When I decided to transition my hair from relaxed to natural over the course of a year or so, I naively thought I could continue my usual lazy-girl routine — which basically consisted of going to the hairdresser and having someone else deal with the mess on my head. But, as more and more new growth began to replace read