Style & Shopping

Home Away From Home

February 6, 2008

A guide to setting your child up at college. ...
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It started as a gift. As her wedding day approached, the former Jennifer Dublirer embroidered Soon to Be Mrs. Ross Titton across the back of her sweatshirt, and the piece was such a hit that she personalized sweat suits for her bridesmaids. “The response kept growing after the wedding,” Titton says....
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Tuneful Togs

February 5, 2008

Acting Out, a company founded and run by two New Jersey mothers, is reinventing the childhood pastime of dressing up with its line of musical costumes....
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A Moving Memorial

February 4, 2008

The names inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. include those of the 1,525 New Jersey servicemen and -women who died in the Vietnam War. ...
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Wineries

January 30, 2008

No one is likely to compare New Jersey to California’s Napa Valley. But the Garden State’s offerings, while certainly less visible, are receiving more and more favorable reviews these days....
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Oenophiles spend their free time dining, drinking, and dishing. A few tips from local wine experts will make your next… Read the rest

Here's a list of some high quality antique shops around the state. ...
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We’re the Top

January 29, 2008

Attitude. That’s what we love about this cheeky little T-shirt from the ubertrendy Manhattan shop Olive and Bette’s....
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Temptations in a Teapot

January 28, 2008

At tea time, you can relax, unwind, and savor time spent with family, friends, or yourself, sip by sip....
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Savvy shoppers have long flocked to Summit to buy cozy cashmere sweaters, trendy snake-print bags, and swanky spa shampoos....
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Tatiana wants a Lacoste shirt; she announces her desire on zebo.com. Zebo, hoping to become the next MySpace, bills itself as the world’s largest database of what people own. Its four million users also let other users know what they’d like to own....
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Humorist Dave Barry once called the holiday season “a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.”...
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If you can’t hack another day fighting holiday traffic and tempers as you scour downtown stores and the mall for gifts, why not try shopping via desktop or laptop? Herewith, some holiday advice from the cybertrenches....
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Holidays at the office can be a minefield of faux pas. To avoid hurt feelings and misunderstandings, your goal at this time of year should be to follow whatever is the commonly accepted tradition where you work....
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If you dread battling through crowds of irate and stressed-out shoppers at holiday time, ditch the mall and head downtown. We spoke to town officials throughout the state, who offered the following tips to make your downtown shopping experience smooth and worry-free....
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How do you get ready for Black Friday, that infamous post–Thanksgiving Day shopping-bargains-at-dawn scene? “If you’ve camped out for Springsteen concert tickets, you’re ready for it,” says Jen Singer, creator of the parenting-humor website mommasaid.net and a clubmom.com expert from Kinnelon....
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It’s an inevitable part of the holiday drama: You forget to buy something for your sister-in-law; a relative drops by for an impromptu visit; a friend shows up unexpectedly with a gift. Here are some suggestions for you. ...
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Rise In Fall

December 20, 2007

For Jack McCollough of Montclair (pictured right), success began with a thesis project back in 2002, when he and Lazaro Hernandez were students at the Parsons School of Design....
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